The Back Country (Music)
With Jeff Corbin
Sat Jul 9th 2011 3.00pm–5.00pm
Time zone: central
Carl Smith and June Carter “Love, Oh Crazy Love” from Keep On the Sunny Side - June Carter Cash: Her Life In Music (Sony BMG 2005) —From the Columbia label in 1954.Buy it!
Merle Travis “Divorce Me C.O.D.” from Guitar Rags And A Too Fast Past (Bear Family www.bear-family.de 1994) —MERLE TRAVIS recorded “Divorce Me C.O.D.” 65 years ago today in 1946 for the Capitol label. Travis composed the song and it reached #1 in October of that year.Buy it!
Jerry Reed “This Great Big Empty Room” from Here I Am (Bear Family www.bear-family.de 1999) R —JERRY REED made some nice recordings for the Capitol label in the 1950s before moving to RCA and Chet Atkins in the next decade. From 1956, this is a good example of one of those recordings.Buy it!
Trigger 5 “Who's That Man?” from Heartbreak and Regret (Self Release 2009) L —TRIGGER 5 opens tomorrow night for Sarah and the Tall Boys at BB’s Jazz Blues and Soups. They start at 7PM and Sarah goes on around 9:30.Buy it!
The Notable Haberdashers “Blues for Dixie” from none-live at KDHX 3.27.10 (none 2010) L —Local Western swing and honky-tonk favorites THE NOTABLE HABERDASHERS are at The Focal Point in Maplewood tonight for an 8PM show.Buy it!
Swing Deville “Salt Up the Dance Floor” from Salt Up The Dance Floor (self 2009) L —Rounding out our local groups in this set who are playing around town, SWING DEVILLE holds forth at the Schlafly Bottleworks over on Southwest Avenue in Maplewood tonight at 9PM.Buy it!
Woody Guthrie “This Land Is Your Land” from My Dusty Road (Rounder 2009) —Again from Folkways, 1944. Here's to singing all the verses to this song, especially the one about the sign sayin' private property.Buy it!
Rhonda Vincent and the Rage “Drivin' Nails In My Coffin” from Ragin Live' CD ALBUM (Rounder Records www.rounderrecords.com 2005) L —Recorded live in St. Louis at the wonderful Sheldon Concert Hall.Buy it!
Jimmy Bryant “Georgia Boogie (outro)” from Frettin' Fingers: The Lightning Guitar of Jimmy Bryant (Sundazed 1995) —Recorded in 1958 on Capitol.Buy it!