The Back Country (Music)
With Jeff Corbin
Sat May 5th 2012 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
Truckstop Honeymoon “Waffle House Booth” from Delivery Boy CD ALBUM (Squirrel Records 2005) R —If you get thrown out of the Waffle House go to Black Bear Bakery for brunch. Second Saturday each month benefits KDHX.Buy it!
Milton Brown & His Musical Brownies “I'll Be Glad When You're Dead, You Rascal You” from Daddy of Western Swing (Proper 2003) —From the Decca label in 1935, going out to Bill Mason and the Sins of the Pioneers, who do a nice version of this song.Buy it!
The Texas Tornados “(Hey Baby) Que Paso?” from Texas Tornados (Reprise 1990) —Here’s a couple of songs to celebrate faux holiday and primo drinking excuse, Cinco de Mayo, courtesy of the best Tex-Mex band of all time.Buy it!
The Carper Family “Would You Like to Get Some Goats?” from Back When (self 2012) —Congratulations to The Carper Family for having "Back When" named Country Album of the Year by the Independent Music Association.Buy it!
Willie Nelson “Red Headed Stranger” (COLUMBIA/LEGACY 2000) —Once Willie gained artistic control of his recordings, he released this classic in 1975, "Sound in Your Mind" in 1976 and "To Lefty from Willie in 1977.Buy it!
Alejandro Escovedo “1968” from Man Of Somebody's Dreams: A Tribute To Chris Gaffney (Yep Roc 2009) —Alejandro Escovedo returns to St. Louis for an 8PM show on Tuesday, May 15th at Off Broadway.Buy it!
Emmylou Harris and The Hot Band “Beneath Still Waters” from Anthology (Warner 2001) —Written by Dallas Frazier, this was the #1 song on the country chart this week in 1980. Originally released on "Blue Kentucky Girl".Buy it!
Johnson, Miller & Dermody “I'm Gonna Sit at the Welcome Table” from We Heard the Voice of a Porkchop (Orb Discs 2011) —One recorded by The Carter Family many years ago, this is a fine album of acoustic blues by some premiere musicians from the Pacific northwest.Buy it!
Pokey LaFarge and the South City Three “Drinkin' Whiskey Tonight” from Middle of Everywhere (Free Dirt Records 2011) L —Congratulations to Pokey and the SS Three, co-winners of Americana album of the year by the Independent Music Association. Pokey has just inked a deal with Jack White's Third Man label.Buy it!
Jimmie Dale Gilmore “That Hardwood Floor” from Don't Look for a Heartache (Hightone 2004) —Originally recorded in 1989. We'll send this song and the next out to the folks at Stovall's Grove, a home to country music since 1935.Buy it!
Chuck Mead & His Grassy Knoll Boys “Honky Tonk Hardwood Floor” from Back At the Quonset Hut (Ramseur Records www.ramseurrecords.ocm 2012) N —Chuck put on a fine show at the Old Rock House Thursday night.Buy it!
Hank Williams III “What They Want Me To Be” from Long Gone Daddy (Curb 2012) N —A fine new album by "Tricephus", with covers of his granddad, Haggard and Jennings among others, plus originals like this one.Buy it!
Jimmy Bryant “Georgia Boogie (outro)” from Frettin' Fingers: The Lightning Guitar of Jimmy Bryant (Sundazed 1995)Buy it!
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