The Back Country (Music)
With Jeff Corbin
Sat Mar 2nd 2013 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
Bill Monroe and the Bluegrass Boys “True Life Blues” from Bill Monroe and the Bluegrass Boys: Live Recordings1956-1969 Off the Record Vol 1 (Smithsonian Folkways 1993) R —With "Dale" McCoury on harmony vocal.Buy it!
The Country Gentlemen “Some Old Day” from John Duffey: The Rebel Years, 1962-1977 (Rebel Records www.rebelrecords.com 2011) —Writing credit to Louise Certain and Gladys Stacey, spouses of Lester Flatt and Earl Scruggs.Buy it!
Townes Van Zandt et. al. “Pancho and Lefty” from Texas Rain - The Texas Hill Country Recordings (Tomato 2001) —with Freddy Fender, Rubin Ramos & the Texas Revolution and Doug Sahm and Augie Meyer.Buy it!
Townes Van Zandt “Tecumseh Valley” from Rear View Mirror (Sugar Hill Records ww.sugarhillrecords.com 1993) —Townes is in fine voice on this live album, with Danny Rowland (Guy Clark, Waylon Jennings) on guitar and Owen Cody (Billy Joe Shaver) on fiddle.Buy it!
Tom Russell “Tulare Dust/They're Tearin' The Labor Camps Down” from Veteran's Day: The Tom Russell Anthology, Volume 1 (Shout Factory 2008 2008) —Originally released on the Tom Russell/Dave Alvin-produced Tulare Dust: A Songwriter's Tribute to Merle Haggard in 1994.Buy it!
Johnny Cash “Veteran's Day” from Wounded Heart of America (Tom Russell Songs) (Hightone 2007) —Lots of great artists covering Tom's songs on this release, including Doug Sahm, Iris DeMent, Jerry Jeff Walker and Joe Ely.Buy it!
Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys “Take Me Back to Tulsa” SINGLE (Proper Records 2000) —Recorded at the Blackstone Hotel in Fort Worth, TX in 1941, although by this time the band was based in Tulsa. I can just picture some country siren hitting on a band member and Tommy Duncan's imaginative songwriting taking over.Buy it!
Commander Cody And His Hot Lost Planet Airmen “Too Much Fun” from We've Got a Live One Here (Warner 1976) R —Going out to Steve. Recorded at various venues in the UK in 1976, one written by telecaster master Bill Kirchen.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) R —Going out to Kay from her outlaw dancer. Whitey and the boys (and Tamineh) return to St. Louis Saturday, April 27th at Off Broadway.Buy it!
Jimmy Bryant and Speedy West “Pickin' Peppers” from Frettin' Fingers: The Lightning Guitar of Jimmy Bryant, Vol. 2 (Sundazed 2003) —Recorded ca. 1961.Buy it!
Jimmy Bryant “Georgia Boogie (outro)” from Frettin' Fingers: The Lightning Guitar of Jimmy Bryant (Sundazed 1995)Buy it!
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