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Spinitron - KDHX: The Back Country Sat Mar 16th 2013

The Back Country (Music)

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


The Texas Troubadors “Buddy's Boogie (intro)”
from Almost To Tulsa (Bear Family 2008) —The late Jack Greene on drums here. Jack passed away on Thursday, March 14th.


Delores Keane and Iris DeMent “When Irish Girls Grow Up”
from The Man from God Knows Where (Hightone 1999)


Tim O'Brien “Ireland's Green Shore”
from The Crossing (Alula Records 1999)


Kim and Jim Lansford “Shamus O'Brien”
from Out In The Cold World (self 1997) —Shamus is no doubt a distant relative of Tim.


John Hartford and the Hartford String Band “Dixie Trucker's Home”
from Good Old Boys (Rounder www.rounder.com 1999) —A rather famous truck stop on I-55 (Route 66) near McLean, IL.


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.


Dewey Balfa “La Valse De Deux Familles (Instrumental)”
from Dewey Balfa and Friends (Swallow jarvis 1991)


Beausoleil avec Michael Doucet “Bessie's Blues”
from From Bamako to Carencro (Compass www.compassrecords.com 2013) N  —A John Coltrane composition.


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.


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.


Richard Bailey and Tammy Rogers “Angeline The Baker”
from Banjo & Fiddle (self 2012) —Richard and Tammy comprise two-fifths of The SteelDrivers. A song written by Stephen Foster.


Nora Jane Struthers & The Party Line “Barn Dance”
from Carnival (Blue Pig Music 2013) N  —Release date for this fine second album is one month from today on April 16th.


Waylon Jennings and the Waylors “Lucille (You Won't Do Your Daddy's Will)”
from Nashville Rebel (RCA 2006) R  —This Little Richard composition hit the country chart 25 years ago this week.


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, MO


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.


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.


Riders In the Sky “That's How The Yodel Was Born”
from Cowboy Jubilee (Rounder www.rounder.com 1991) —Originally recorded in 1983. Ranger Doug wrote this one and provides the yodeling.


Jerry Jeff Walker “Night Rider's Lament”
from Ridin' High (MCA 1975) —Originally released on MCA in 1975, a terrific song written by Mike Burton.


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.


Freda and the Firedogs “Be Real”
from Keep Your Soul: A Tribute to Doug Sahm (Vanguard www.vanguardrecords.com 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.


Asleep at The Wheel “Cherokee Maiden”
from Ride With Bob (DreamWorks 1999) —Ray on the vocal here. Thank you, Ray, for keeping the music of Bob Wills alive and vibrant.


The Flatlanders “See the Way”
from Wheels of Fortune (New West 2004) —The Flatlanders return to St. Louis on Thursday, April 4th at the Old Rock House. Joe Pug is also on the bill.


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.


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.


Jerry Reed “Lord, Mr. Ford”
from RCA Country Legends (Buddha 2001) —Originally recorded in 1973 on RCA, it made it to #1.


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.


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.


Charley Pride “All I Have To Offer You (Is Me)”
from The Essential Charley Pride (RCA 1997) —A #1 hit for Charley in 1969.


James Hand “Lesson in Depression”
from Mighty Lonesome Man (Hillgrass Bluebilly Records 2012) N


Emmylou Harris and The Hot Band “Sin City”
from Elite Hotel (Expanded Edition) (Warner 2004) —Originally released in 1975.

Like everything else, times are approximate. Spinitron and this station are not liable for errors or omissions.