The Back Country (Music)
With Jeff Corbin
Sat Jul 21st 2012 3.00pm–5.00pm
Time zone: central
The Carter Family “The Wildwood Flower” from Anchored in Love: Their Complete Victor Recordings, 1927-1928 (Rounder 1993) N Buy it!
The 23 String Band “Long Hot Summer Days” from Catch 23 (The 23 String Band 2011) —The 23 String Band and Ryan Spearman and Kelly Wells will be at Off Broadway tomorrow night, July 22nd, for a 7:30PM show.Buy it!
Cumberland Gap “No More Will I Ramble” from Dreams of Living (Cumberland Gap 2013) L —Cumberland Gap will be at The Focal Point on Friday, August 3rd, for an 8PM show. www.cumberlandgapband.com for more gigs and info.Buy it!
Cathy Barton and Dave Parra “Guerrilla Man” from Johnny Whistletrigger: Civil War Songs form the Western Border (Big Canoe 1993) —CATHY BARTON and DAVE PARA return to The Focal Point for a show next Saturday, July 28th at 8PM. Almost 20 years ago they, along with the late Bob Dyer from Boonville, released this fine album of Civil War songs from the Western border, i.e., Missouri.Buy it!
George Jones “Color of the Blues” from Cup of Loneliness: The Classic Mercury Years, Volume 1 (Polygram 1994) —Recorded in 1959 on the Mercury label.Buy it!
Richard Gilewitz “St. Louis Blues” from Tasmania Live (GillaZilla Records 2011) —Fingerpick style guitarist RICHARD GILEWITZ will be in the St. Louis area for shows next weekend, Friday night at The Focal Point and Saturday night at Log House Concerts. For more go to www.thefocalpoint.org or www.loghouseconcerts.com.Buy it!
Wanda Jackson “I Gotta Know” from Vintage Collections CD ALBUM (CAPITOL 1996) —WANDA JACKSON returns to St. Louis for a show at the Blueberry Hill Duck Room on Saturday, August 11th at 9PM. Wanda released this song today in 1956, trying to straddle the country and rock ‘n’ roll divide.Buy it!
Homer and Jethro “Tennessee, Tennessee” from America's Song Butchers: The Weird World of Homer & Jethro (BMG 1997)Buy it!
The Country All Stars “What's the Reason (I'm not Pleasin' You)” from Jazz from the Hills (Bear Family www.bear-family.de 1994) —Originally released on RCA 60 years ago in 1952, Homer on the lead vocal.Buy it!
Jimmy Bryant “Georgia Boogie (outro)” from Frettin' Fingers: The Lightning Guitar of Jimmy Bryant (Sundazed 1995)Buy it!