The Back Country (Music)
With Jeff Corbin
Sat Jul 23rd 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
Charley Pride “Kiss An Angel Good Mornin'” from The Essential Charley Pride (RCA Nashville/Legacy) —CHARLEY PRIDE recorded “Kiss An Angel Good Morning” 40 years ago this week in 1971. It became one of his biggest hits, rising to the top of the charts.Buy it!
Jonathan Edwards “Crazy Texas Woman” from My Love Will Keep (Appleseed www.appleseedrec.com 2011) N —JONATHAN EDWARDS was born on July 28, 1946 in Aitkin, MN and will be 65 years old on Thursday.Buy it!
The Newton Gang “Southbound Train” from The Newton Gang (The Newton Gang 2011) N —J.D. Duarte of The Newton Gang dropped this cd off during last week's show. Part of the emerging Brooklyn, NY country scene.Buy it!
Clark Kessinger “Red Bird” from Old Time Music - The Essential Collection (Rounder 2002) —Old time fiddler CLARK W. KESSINGER was born on July 27, 1896 in South Hills, WV. He played with his nephew, Luches, and was known as the “Gentleman of Old-Time Music”. He died on June 4, 1975 at the age of 78.Buy it!
Mark O' Connor and Buddy Spicher “Sadness/Darlin' Waltz” from Heroes (Warner 1995) —BUDDY SPICHER, fiddle player and session man, was born on July 28, 1938 and will be 73 years old on Thursday.Buy it!
Country All Stars “Do Something” from Jazz from the Hills (Bear Family Records www.bear-family.de 1993) —Homer on the vocal on this 1952 RCA recording. This is a terrific release that also features Chet Atkins, Jerry Byrd, Dale Potter, George Barnes and Charles Grean.Buy it!
The Gordons “Why I'm Walkin'” from Wasn't Born to Follow (Street Level 2005) L —THE GORDONS will appear along with BARRY and HOLLY TASHIAN at the Sparta Public Library on Broadway Street in Sparta next Friday night, July 29th starting at 7PM. For more information call 618-443-5014Buy it!
Lefty Frizzell “If You've Got The Money I've Got The Time” from LIfe's Like Poetry (Bear Family www.bear-family.de 1992) —LEFTY FRIZZELL made his first recordings on this day in 1950. This classic tune from Lefty was one of those recordings, made at Jim Beck’s studio in DallasBuy it!
Roger Miller “You Can't Roller Skate In a Buffalo Herd” from King of the Road - The Genius of Roger Miller (Box Set) (Polygram 1995) —From the Smash label in 1964. ROGER MILLER charted at #40 with this song 45 years ago today in 1966.Buy it!
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