The Back Country (Music)
With Jeff Corbin
Sat Jul 16th 2011 3.00pm–5.00pm
R=listener request. N=music new at the station. L=local music. Your purchases using the Buy it! links
Time zone: central
The Country Gentlemen “Some Old Day” from John Duffey: The Rebel Years, 1962-1977 (Rebel Records www.rebelrecords.com 2011) N —A nice collection of John's work on the Rebel label. This one was written by Louise Certain and Gladys Stacey, spouses respectively of Earl Scruggs and Lester Flatt.Buy it!
The Carter Family “The Homestead On The Farm” from My Clinch Mountain Home: Their Complete Victor Recordings, 1928-1929 (Rounder www.rounder.com 1993) —A couple of lesser-known Carter Family tunes. This is from the Victor label in 1929.Buy it!
The Carter Family “I'll Be All Smiles Tonight” from Gold Watch and Chain: Their Complete Victor Recordings, 1933-34 (Rounder www.rounder.com 1998) —From the Bluebird subsidiary in 1934.Buy it!
Kenny Baker and Josh Graves “Kenny's Blues” from The Puritan Sessions (Rebel www.rebelrecords.com 1989) —Originally recorded in 1973 for the Puritan label. Kenny was one of the greats of the fiddle but not a lot of folks know how well he played the guitar too.Buy it!
Joe Paul Nichols and Jimmy C. Newman “Louisiana Man.” from Friend in High Places (Heart of Texas 2011) N —A new collection of 14 duets, including Moe Bandy, Johnny Bush, Melba Montgomery and Barbara Fairchild among others.Buy it!
Roy Acuff and His Smoky Mountain Boys “The Precious Jewel” from The Essential Roy Acuff (Legacy 2005) R —From 1940 on the Okeh label. Annabelle wanted to hear something with Bashful Brother Oswald on the dobro.Buy it!
Sarah And The Tall Boys “Don't Make Your Heart Easy To Break” from A Lifetime Worth of Sin (self 2010) —You can hear the archived stream of the July 9th Back Country with Sarah and the Tall Boys live in our KDHX studios until next Saturday. www.kdhx.org.Buy it!
Hank Thompson And His Brazos Valley Boys “Bubbles in my Beer” from Hank Thompson and His Brazos Valley Boys, 1946-1964 (Bear Family www.bear-family.de 1996) —From 1958 on the Capitol label.Buy it!
Hank Snow & His Rainbow Ranch Boys “The Gold Rush Is Over” from The Essential Hank Snow (RCA 1997) —From 60 years ago on the RCA label in 1951. Hank Snow was the complete package--bandleader, lead vocalist and a great guitar player.Buy it!
Bob Wills and HIs Texas Playboys with Cindy Walker “Three Little Kittens” from Boot Heel Drag: The MGM Years (Mercury/Nashville 2001) —From 1951 and previously unreleased, this is the only known recording of Cindy Walker with Bob and the Texas Playboys.Buy it!
Riders in the Sky with Ray Benson “Dusty Skies” from Tribute to the Music of Bob Wills and The Texas Playboys (Liberty 1993) —Cindy wrote this song at the ridiculously young age of 11.Buy it!
Jimmy Bryant “Georgia Boogie (outro)” from Frettin' Fingers: The Lightning Guitar of Jimmy Bryant (Sundazed 1995)Buy it!
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