The Back Country (Music)
With Jeff Corbin
Sat Mar 9th 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
Claude King “Wolverton Mountain” from ...And the Answer Is: Great Country Answer Discs from the '60s and Their Original Versions (Bear Family www.bear-family.de 1994) —Claude King passed away earlier this week. This was his biggest hit by far.Buy it!
The Red-Headed Strangers “Onopatopoeia” from Live at the Focal Point (RHS 2011) —Two chances to catch the RHS in the coming week, March 13th @ Blank Space, 9PM and March 16th at Roper's Regal Beagle, 4PM.Buy it!
Wayne Hancock “Best to be Alone” from Ride (Bloodshot www.bloodshotrecords.com 2013) N —Looks like Springfield, IL is as close as Wayne gets on this leg of his new tour, @ Donnie's Homespun Friday, April 5th, 8PM.Buy it!
The Five And Dimers “Ten Miles to Tulsa” from Quarter of a Tank (The Five and Dimers New 2011) L —The Five and Dimers close out the show at Plush next Friday, March 15th, with Adam Reichmann and The Vondrukes, 9PM start.Buy it!
Bobby Bare “Going Down the Road (I Ain't Gonna Be Treated This Way)” from Darker Than Light (Plowboy Records www.plowboyrecords.com 2012) N —Bobby will be 78 years old next month and still sounds good. Mostly traditional songs on this one, with music set to Shel Silverstein's words on "The Devil and Billy Markham".Buy it!
Jerry Byrd “Faded Love” from Master of the Steel Guitar, Vol. One (Sony BMG 2005) —From 1964's "Admiral Byrd". Jerry is a member of the inaugural group of inductees into the International Steel Guitar Hall of Fame in 1978 and "The Master of Touch and Tone".Buy it!
Ry Cooder “Steel Guitar Heaven” from I, Flathead: The Songs of Cash Buk and the Clowns (Nonesuch 2008) —Paul Bigsby's new design may need a little work, but he did design a pedal steel guitar with a built-in ashtray.Buy it!
Steve Goodman and Jethro Burns “Take Me Out to the Ballgame” from No Big Surprise: The Steve Goodman Anthology (Red Pajamas 1994) —Originally recorded at the studios of WFMT in Chicago and released on "Affordable Art". Jethro may be the best mandolin player in the last 100 years.Buy it!
Norman Blake “Old Brown Case” from Norman Blake/Tut Taylor/Sam Bush/Butch Robins/Vassar Clements/David Holland/Jethro Burns (HDS 1974) —Norman released three recordings of this chestnut and this is the best IMO. White-hot pickin' here.Buy it!
The Kings of Mongrel Folk “Tap Dancin' on the Moon” from Kings of Mongrel Folk (self 1996) —Written by the late John Pavlik. Orville and John played together frequently in the early '70s before OJ headed west. "Bitter Truth" from the Kings is due out any day now.Buy it!
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