The Back Country (Music)
With Jeff Corbin
Sat Oct 1st 2011 3.00pm–5.00pm
Time zone: central
Eric Brace & Peter Cooper “I Wish We Had Our Time Again” from Master Sessions (Red Beet www.redbeetrecords.com 2010) —ERIC BRACE and PETER COOPER will be at The Focal Point on Friday, October 21st for an 8PM show.Buy it!
Roy Book Binder “Davis-Travis Rag” from Live Book...Don't Start Me Talkin'... (Rounder www.rounder.com 1994) —Acoustic blues and folk guitarist ROY BOOK BINDER was born on October 5, 1941 in New York City and will be 70 years old on Wednesday.Buy it!
Sam Bush “Diamond Joe” from Circles Around Me (SUGAR HILL ww.sugarhillrecords.com 2009) —SAM BUSH returns to St. Louis—probably wearing a Cardinals jersey—next week as he appears Friday October 7th down at the Old Post Office Plaza for a noon concert and he will be at the Sheldon Concert Hall that night for an 8PM show.Buy it!
Tara Nevins “Nothing Really” from Wood and Stone (Sugar Hill Records ww.sugarhillrecords.com 2011) N —Tara Nevins is a fine musician and was formerly part of Donna The Buffalo. This is her solo debut on Sugar Hill.Buy it!
April Verch “I'm Waiting to Hear You Call Me Darlin'” from That's How We Run (Slab Town www.aprilverch.com 2011) N —This is someone I am not familiar with but she has some ace musical support and shows some good chops on the fiddle. A Lester Flatt tune.Buy it!
Great American Taxi “Blair Mountain” from Paradise Lost (GATR 2011) N —Likewise not familiar with these folks but they'll be at 2720 on Wednesday, Oct. 5th. Found out from a caller who later corrected himself that they're from Nederland, CO, not The Netherlands!Buy it!
Bottle Rockets “Turn For The Worse” from Not So Loud: An Acoustic Evening With The Bottle Rockets (Bloodshot www.bloodshotrecords.com 2011) N LBuy it!
Rev. Matt “Long as You Say I Can” from Honkytonk Gospel Vol 1 (Loud Label 2011) L —The REV. MATT have a cd release party for “Honkytonk Gospel, Vol. 1” at The Gramaphone on Sunday, October 9th along with the Warbuckles. Show time is 6:30PM.Buy it!
Wilma Lee and Stoney Cooper “The Tramp on the Street” from The Very Best of Wilma Lee and Stoney Cooper and the Clinch Mountain Clan (Hickory 2002) —And one for the late Wilma Lee Cooper, who with her husband, Stoney, formed a musical partnership that stretched from 1939 until Stoney’s death in 1977. Wilma Lee Cooper died on September 13, 2011 at the age of 90.Buy it!
Merle Haggard “Too Much Boogie Woogie” from Working in Tennessee (Vanguard www.vanguardrecords.com 2011) N —Not officially released until next Tuesday, this is the latest from the "Poet of the Common Man". A cursory listen says it's a good one.Buy it!
Ray Wylie Hubbard “Rabbit” from Live at KDHX Volume 9 (KDHX 2011) R —This cut was recorded live in our KDHX studios in June 2010 and is part of a 22-track compilation, "Live at KDHX, Vol. 9". You can get this at the $88 or above membership donation during the upcoming drive.Buy it!
Dale Watson “No Help Wanted” from The Truckin' Sessions, Vol. 2 (Hyena 2009) —Singer-songwriter-guitarist DALE WATSON was born on October 7, 1962 in Birmingham, AL and will be 49 years old on Friday. His latest is 2009’s “The Trucker Sessions, Volume 2. Thanks for keeping it real, Dale!Buy it!
Whitey Morgan and the 78s “Where Do You Want It?” from Whitey Morgan and the 78s (Bloodshot www.bloodshotrecords.com 2010) —One written by Dale Watson, which chronicles an incident a few years back involving Billy Joe Shaver and some guy who brought a knife to a gun fight.Buy it!
Jimmy Bryant “Georgia Boogie (outro)” from Frettin' Fingers: The Lightning Guitar of Jimmy Bryant (Sundazed 1995)Buy it!