The Back Country (Music)
With Jeff Corbin
Sat Mar 16th 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
Bascom Lamar Lunsford “The Last Gold Dollar” from Ballads, Banjo Tunes and Sacred Songs of Western North Carolina (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings folkways.si.edu 1996)Buy it!
The Wilders “Squirrel Hunters” from Throw Down (Free Dirt Records 2005) —Betse Ellis, a great fiddler with Kansas City's The Wilders has a fiddle workshop from 3-5 and a concert at 7:30 next Saturday, March 23rd at Folk School of St. Louis.Buy it!
Charlie Poole and The North Carolina Ramblers “Don't Let Your Deal Go Down Blues” from The Best of Bluegrass: 80 Years of American Music (COLUMBIA/LEGACY 2004) —Originally recorded for Columbia in 1925.Buy it!
The SteelDrivers “Wearin' a Hole” from Hammer Down (Rounder www.rounder.com 2013) N —The SteelDrivers are at the Old Rock House next Friday, March 22nd, at 8PM, part of the Listening Room Series.Buy it!
Merle Haggard “Kern River” from Down Every Road, Volume 4 (CAPITOL NASHVILLE 1996) R —Recorded in 1985 on the Epic label. This song and the last one going out to our friends listening down in Desloge, MOBuy it!
Moe Bandy “I Just Started Hated Cheatin' Songs Today” from Honky Tonk Amnesia: The Hard Country Sound of Moe Bandy (Razor and Tie 2000) R —Originally recorded in 1974 on the GRC label.Buy it!
Peter Rowan and Don Edwards “Trail To Mexico” from High Lonesome Cowboy (Shanachie 2002) —A set of cowboy music going out to three fellas celebrating birthdays this week and also going out to Ursula Krimmelman and her late husband, Arnie.Buy it!
The Mavericks “All You Ever Do Is Bring Me Down (feat. Flaco Jimenez)” from Music for All Occasions CD ALBUM (MCA 1995) R —Going out to Logan and going out to the progenitor of The Back Country and Maxwell Loui. Congratulations Kip and J.J.Buy it!
Freda and the Firedogs “Be Real” from Keep Your Soul: A Tribute to Doug Sahm (Vanguard 2009) —Freda is aka Marcia Ball and she and the Firedogs were a popular band on the Austin scene in the early '70s, holding down a Sunday night spot at The Split Rail.Buy it!
The Flatlanders “See the Way” from Wheels of Fortune (New West www.newwestrecords.com 2004) —The Flatlanders return to St. Louis on Thursday, April 4th at the Old Rock House. Joe Pug is also on the bill.Buy it!
George Strait “Does Fort Worth Ever Cross Your Mind” (MCA NASHVILLE 1984) R —Written by the great Whitey Shafer and his wife, Darlene. Couldn't find George's version of the song requested, but I found Rodney's.Buy it!
Rodney Crowell “Heartbroke” from Collection (Warner 1989) R —Originally recorded in 1980. Rodney is with Emmylou Harris and the Richard Thompson Electric Trio tomorrow night at the Peabody Opera House, 7PM.Buy it!
Chet Atkins and Jerry Reed “The Mad Russian” from Me And Chet / Me And Jerry (BMG 1998) —Recorded in 1972 on RCA. A tip of the cap to former St. Louis colorful character, Vladimir "The Mad Russian" Noskov.Buy it!
Dick Curless “A Tombstone Every Mile” from The Drag 'Em Off The Interstate, Sock It To 'Em Hits of Dick Curless (Razor and Tie 1998) —Originally recorded in 1965 on the Tower label.Buy it!
Jimmy Bryant “Georgia Boogie (outro)” from Frettin' Fingers: The Lightning Guitar of Jimmy Bryant (Sundazed 1995)Buy it!
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