The Back Country (Music)
With Jeff Corbin
Sat Apr 23rd 2011 3.00pm–5.00pm
Time zone: central
Norman Blake, Nancy Blake and Tut Taylor “End of the World” from Shacktown Road (Plectrafone 2007) —Tut will be there, although Norman and Nancy won't. Come by the Local Guys tent and pick a little with Tut.Buy it!
Nashville Bluegrass Band “Old Riverman” from Twenty Year Blues (Sugar Hill Records ww.sugarhillrecords.com 2004) —There's a tribute to the late John Hartford at MerleFest next Saturday at the same time the Back Country is broadcast, so we're doing a little tribute ourselves. John wrote this one with Bill Monroe.Buy it!
Jim Lauderdale “One Blue Mule” from Bluegrass Diaries (Yep Roc Records www.yeprocrecords.com 2007) —Jim Lauderdale will perform and will once again head up the judging in the Chris Austin Songwriting Contest.Buy it!
The Krüger Brothers “If I Needed You” from Forever and a Day (Double Time Music 2010) —The Kruger brothers, Jens and Ewe, were born in Switzerland. They are longtime residents of North Carolina and favorites at MerleFest.Buy it!