The Back Country (Music)
With Jeff Corbin
Sat Sep 1st 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
Jimmie Dale Gilmore “Hearts-A-Bustin'” from A Tribute to Billy Joe Shaver - Live (Compadre 2004) —Billy Joe Shaver will be in Perryville, MO next Wednesday, September 5th for a 7PM show. For more information call 636.608.2789.Buy it!
Robert Earl Keen “Barbeque” from Gringo Honeymoon (Sugar Hill Records www.sugarhillrecords.com 1994) —Originally recorded in 1994. Robert Earl Keen will be at Off Broadway on Wednesday, September 19th for a 9PM show.Buy it!
Johnnie Lee Wills & All His Boys “Milk Cow Blues” from Stompin' Singers & Western Swingers: More from the Golden Years of Western Swing (Proper 2004) —Written by Kokomo Arnold, this 1941 Decca recording features Junior Barnard on electric guitar.Buy it!
Hank Thompson And His Brazos Valley Boys “A Six Pack to Go” from At the Golden Nugget (CAPITOL 1961) —This was the first live recording of a country music album. Hank learned electronics in the Navy and put it to immediate use in his career.Buy it!
The Vespers “Grinning in Your Face” from The Fourth Wall (self-released 2012) N —A Son House classic. The Vespers consists of two sisters and two brothers and they'll be at Cicero's next Friday, September 7th, for a 7:30PM show.Buy it!
Rosco Beano “Back Door Man” from Fried Chicken $7.99 (self-released 2012) N —Rosco first recorded this for the Old Time Music Fete in Cahokia, which, unfortunately has fallen victim to these hard times and is on hiatus for at least this year.Buy it!
Tommy Emmanuel “Gameshow Rag / Cannonball Rag” from The Mystery (ABC Music 2006) —Tommy Emmanuel will be at the Sheldon Concert Hall next Thursday at 8PM. He wrote the first half of this, Merle Travis the second.Buy it!
Fred Eaglesmith “Alcohol & Pills” from Ralph's Last Show, Volume 2 (Signature Sounds 2001) —The Fred Eaglesmith Traveling Steam Show Tin Can Caravan at Off Broadway Sunday, September 16th for a 7:30PM show.Buy it!
Tompall Glaser “Put Another Log On The Fire” from Wanted: The Outlaws (20th Anniversary Edition) (RCA 1996) —Alternately titled the "Male Chauvinist National Anthem", I understand the lyrics became part of the platform at the RNC earlier this week.Buy it!
Johnny Bush “Hands Can Say a Lot Beneath the Table” from Lost Highway Saloon (Texas Music Group 2000) —With Buddy Emmons, Tommy Jackson and Buddy Spicher on twin fiddles, and Junior Huskey on bass.Buy it!
The Lucky Stars “The Tattooed Lady” from Stay Out Late With The Lucky Stars CD ALBUM (Fate Records 2005) —Jeremy Wakefield takes the lead vocal and plays his steel guitar on this one, made known through Skeets McDonald in the '50s.Buy it!
Bobby Caldwell and Buddy Charleton “Waltz Across Texas” from Bobby Caldwell and His Friends of Steel, Volume 1 (self 2003) L —St. Louis' own, Bobby Caldwell, was the leader of the house band for steel guitar conventions for many years. This is from the 1993 convention.Buy it!
Charline Arthur “I'm Having a Party All by Myself” from The Gals of the Big "D" Jamboree (Dragon Street 2001) —From an appearance on the Midnight Jamboree in the late '70s, Justin Tubb the emcee.Buy it!
Whitey Morgan and the 78's “Turn Up The Bottle” from Whitey Morgan and The 78's (Bloodshot Records www.bloodshotrecords.com 2010) —Whitey returns to Off Broadway on Saturday, September 22nd, 9PM show.Buy it!
Jimmy Bryant “Georgia Boogie (outro)” from Frettin' Fingers: The Lightning Guitar of Jimmy Bryant (Sundazed 1995)Buy it!
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