The Back Country (Music)
With Jeff Corbin
Sat Sep 3rd 2011 3.00pm–5.00pm
Time zone: central
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.
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.
Emmylou Harris “The Boxer”
from Emmylou Harris Anthology: The Warner / Reprise Years (Rhino/Warner Bros. 2005) R
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.
Tom Breiding “The Longest Darkest Day”
from The Unbroken Circle: Songs of the West Virginia Coalfields (AmeriSon Records 2008)
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.
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.
Jimmy Bryant “Georgia Boogie (outro)”
from Frettin' Fingers: The Lightning Guitar of Jimmy Bryant (Sundazed 1995)