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Spinitron - KDHX: The Back Country Sat Sep 3rd 2011

The Back Country (Music)

Sat Sep 3rd 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 Texas Troubadors “Buddy's Boogie (intro)”
from Almost To Tulsa (Bear Family 2008)


Rusty and Doug Kershaw “Louisiana Man”
from Louisiana Men, Volume 2 (Ace 2004) —Recorded 50 years ago in 1961 on the Hickory label.


Levon Helm “Poor Old Dirt Farmer”
from Dirt Farmer (Dirt Farmer Music 2007)


Guy Clark “South Coast Of Texas (Live)”
from Keepers (SUGAR HILL www.sugarhillrecords.com 1997)


Porter Wagoner and Dolly Parton “Daddy was an Old Time Preacher Man”
from The Essential Porter Wagoner and Dolly Parton (RCA 1996) —From the RCA label in 1970.


John Prine “Grandpa Was a Carpenter”
from Souvenirs (Oh Boy www.ohboy.com 2000) —"Voted for Eisenhower 'cause Lincoln won the war."


Cliff Bruner and His Boys “Truck Driver's Blues”
from Truck Driver's Boogie: Big Rig Hits, Vol. 1, 1939-1969 (Audium 2001) —Ted Daffan's composition, recorded in 1939 for Decca.


George Jones “Bartender's Blues”
from My Very Special Guests (Sony Legacy 2005) —Featuring co-writer James Taylor on the harmony vocal. From the Columbia label in 1977.


Bill Kirchen “Looking At the World Through a Windshield (Live)”
from Hot Rod Lincoln (Live) (Hightone 1997) R


Merle Haggard & The Strangers “Working Man Blues”
from Down Every Road (CAPITOL 1996) —Recorded in 1969 for Capitol.


Hazel Dickens and Alice Gerrard “Working Girl Blues”
from Hazel Dickens and Alice Gerard (Rounder www.rounder.com 1998) —Originally recorded in 1974 on Rounder.


Marie Muldaur “The Work Song”
from Maria Muldaur (Reprise 1973) —Her debut album featured lots of great players like David Grisman, Richard Green, Ry Cooder and Ray Brown.


Nina Simone “Work Song”
from Forbidden Fruit/At Newport (Collectables 1998) —I love Nina Simone. This is a fine cover of the Nat Adderly tune.


The Carter Family “Engine 143 (Remastered)”
from My Clinch Mountain Home: Their Complete Victor Recordings, 1928-1929 (Rounder www.rounder.com 1993) —From the Victor label in 1928.


The Maddox Brothers and Rose “Philadelphia Lawyer”
from Maddox Brothers and Rose (King 1997) —A classic written by Woody Guthrie and recorded ca. 1949 on the King label.


The Tom Russell Band “U.S. Steel”
from Road to Bayamon (Philo 1989) —Tom Russell returns to St. Louis on October 7th at Off Broadway and at the Turner Hall in Mt. Olive on the 8th, digger@madisontelco.com.


Gillian Welch and David Rawlings “In Tall Buildings”
from A Tribute to John Hartford: Live from Mountain Stage (Blue Plate 2001) —Gillian and Dave are at The Pageant tonight for an 8 o'clock show.


John Hartford “Let Him Go On Mama”
from Mark Twang (Flying Fish 1976) L


Woody Guthrie “John Henry”
from My Dusty Road (Rounder www.rounder.com 2009) —Recorded for Folkways in 1944.


The Highwaymen “Deportee (Plane Crash at Los Gatos Canyon)”
from Highwayman (Columbia 1985) —Johnny Rodriguez joins Johnny Cash, Kris, Waylon and Willie on this Woody Guthrie song.


The Dillards “Dooley”
from There Is a Time (Vanguard www.vanguardrecords.com 1991) —It's making a living, if not quite legal. From their debut album on the Elektra label in 1963.


Bill Monroe and His Blue Grass Boys “New Mule Skinner Blues”
from The Very Best of Bill Monroe and His Blue Grass Boys (MCA NASHVILLE 2002) —They don't use mules anymore but section gangs are still rebuilding rails and moving ties.


Skip Gorman “Cattle Call”
from Greener Prairie (Rounder www.rounder.com 1994) —A fine version of the Tex Owens classic.


Joni Harms “Long Hard Ride”
from Cowgirl Dreams (Warner Nashville 1998)


Jerry Jeff Walker “Night Rider's Lament”
from Ridin' High (MCA 1975) —Written by Michael Burton and originally released on MCA in 1975.


Merle Haggard & The Strangers “Harold's Super Service”
from The Hit Albums (CAPITOL 1995) —Recorded in 1970 for Capitol.


Junior Brown “Highway Patrol”
from Guit With It (Curb 1993)


Hank Thompson And His Brazos Valley Boys “The Night Miss Nancy Ann's Hotel for Single Girls Burned Down”
from Seven Decades (Hightone 2003) —More a profession than an occupation, I suppose.


Peter Cooper and Lloyd Green “Here Comes That Rainbow Again”
from The Lloyd Green Album (Red Beet www.redbeetrecords.com 2010) —Nice version of the Kristofferson song. Peter will be at The Focal Point later this fall along with Eric Brace.


Dick Curless “Chick Inspector (That's Where My Money Goes)”
from The Drag 'Em Off The Interstate, Sock It To 'Em Hits of Dick Curless (Razor and Tie 1998) —OK, you're probably not going to find this one in the Dictionary of Occupational Titles. From the Capitol label in 1973.

Like everything else, times are approximate. Spinitron and this station are not liable for errors or omissions.