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Spinitron - KDHX: The Back Country Sat Apr 27th 2013

The Back Country (Music)

Sat Apr 27th 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)


Doc & Merle Watson “Black Mountain Rag” (Rounder Records www.rounderrecords.com 2006) —Originally recorded in 1982 for Flying Fish. Mark O'Connor on the fiddle.


Peter Rowan “Doc Watson Morning”
from The Old School (Compass Records 2013) N  —Bryan Sutton on the other guitar on this song.


Sons of the Pioneers “Cigareets and Whuskey and Wild Wild Women”
from Swinging Hollywood Hillbilly Cowboys (Proper 2004) R  —Going out to Roy over in Caseyville. Originally recorded for RCA in 1947, with Bob Nolan, Tim Spencer, Hugh and Karl Farr, Lloyd Perryman, Ken Carson, Noel Boggs and Pat Brady.


Vassar Clements “Fiddlin' & Faddlin'”
from Livin' With the Blues (Acoustic Disc www.acousticdisc.com 2004) —Bob Brozman on the National tricone guitar on this one. Bob died on Wednesday of this week at age 59. He lived in St. Louis in the 1970s studying at Wash U. Ethnomusicologist and lover of Hawaiian guitar and world music.


Patsy Cline “Crazy”
from The Patsy Cline Collection, Volume 3, Heartaches (MCA 1991) —Recorded for Decca in 1961, Patsy hated Willie's demo version of this because he sang off the beat. Still the most requested juke box song in the world.


Merle Haggard and Willie Nelson “Pancho and Lefty”
from The Essential Merle Haggard: The Epic Years (Sony Legacy 2004) —Recorded in 1982 on the Epic label, a Townes Van Zandt classic.


Faron Young “Hello Walls”
from The Complete Capitol Hits of Faron Young (EMI 2000) —Recorded in 1961 for Capitol. Producer Ken Nelson (no relation to Willie) thought this song was stupid when he first heard it


Faron Young “Congratulations”
from The Complete Capitol Hits of Faron Young (EMI 2000) —This Willie Nelson composition was the B-side of Hello Walls.


George Jones “Family Bible”
from Cup of Loneliness: The Classic Mercury Years, Volume 2 (Polygram 1994) —As Waylon remarked, "If we could all sound like we wanted to, we'd all sound like George Jones". RIP, Possum. Originally recorded in 1961. When times were hard for Willie he sold the rights to this song for $50.


Jamey Johnson and Willie Nelson “Don't You Ever Get Tired of Hurting Me?”
from Living for a Song: A Tribute to Hank Cochran (Mercury 2012) —A terrific album of songs written by Willie's Pamper Music stablemate, Hank Cochran.


Ray Charles and Willie Nelson “Seven Spanish Angels”
from Friendship (Sony Legacy 1984) —Recorded for the Epic label in 1982.


Asleep at The Wheel “Going Away Party”
from Ride with Bob: A Tribute to Bob Wills and the Texas Playboys (DreamWorks 1999) —A great version of the Cindy Walker song from Willie and The Manhattan Transfer.


Willie Nelson and Wynton Marsalis “My Bucket`s Got a Hole In It”
from Two Men With The Blues (Blue Note/EMI www.bluenote.com 2008) —Written by Clarence Williams, grandfather of CWIII of "Mod Squad" fame, and recorded in 2007 at Lincoln Center, NYC.


Ray Price and the Cherokee Cowboys “I'm Still Not Over You”
from Ray Price and the Cherokee Cowboys, Vol. 10 (Bear Family 1995) —One written by Willie. Ray employed Willie twice, once as a Cherokee Cowboy and also as a songwriter for Ray's Pamper Music publishing company.


Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard “Back to Earth”
from Last of the Breed (Lost Highway 2007) —Another Willie composition on a stellar album with great players like Buddy Emmons, Johnny Gimble, Charlie McCoy and Boots Randolph.


Ray Price and the Cherokee Cowboys “I've Just Destroyed the World (I'm Living In)”
from Ray Price and The Cherokee Cowboys, Vol. 7 (Bear Family 1995) —Recorded in 1962 for Capitol.


Waylon Jennings and Willie Nelson “Mamas, Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Cowboys”
from The Essential Waylon Jennings (Sony BMG 2007) —Recorded in 1977 for RCA.


Waylon Jennings and Willie Nelson “A Good Hearted Woman”
from Wanted: The Outlaws, 20th Anniversary Edition (RCA 1996) —Originally recorded in 1975 and released in 1976, this was the first platinum album in country music history.


Waylon Jennings and Willie Nelson “Luckenbach, Texas (Back to the Basics of Love)”
from RCA Country Legends, Vol. 2 (Buddha 2001) —Recorded in 1977 for RCA


Lukas Nelson and Promise of the Real “Fathers and Mothers”
from Promise of the Real (POTR Music, LLC 2010) —Willie adds harmony vocals on this track from his son's first album. Lukas' mother is Annie D'Angelo, Willie's fourth wife.


Willie Nelson “Red Headed Stranger” (Columbia 1975) —The title track to Willie's first album free from RCA's oversight, it's sparse production and gorgeous lyrics and melodies marked Willie as a major force. Lots of folks thought he wrote "Blue Eyes Crying in the Rain".


The Little Willies “I Gotta Get Drunk”
from The Little Willies (Milking Bull 2006) —This Norah Jones-led ensemble formed in 2003 and took their name from Mr. Nelson. They released their second album in 2012.


Emmylou Harris and Willie Nelson “Gulf Coast Highway”
from Duets (Reprise 1990) —A wonderful cover of great Nanci Griffith song.


The Highwaymen “Desperados Waiting for a Train”
from The Highwaymen (Columbia 1984) —A Guy Clark song. Cash, Kristofferson, Jennings and Nelson's first album, produced by Chips Moman.


Willie Nelson “Me and Paul”
from One Hell of a Ride Box Sampler (Sony BMG 2008) —Originally released on "Yesterday's Wine" in 1971, then appearing on "Wanted: The Outlaws". The song references Willie's longtime drummer, Paul English, whose son now plays with Willie too.


Emmylou Harris and Willie Nelson “One Paper Kid”
from Quarter Moon in a Ten Cent Town (Rhino 2004) —Originally released in 1978 on the Warner label.


Willie Nelson and the Family Band “Uncloudy Day”
from The Troublemaker (Sony 2004) —Recorded in 1972 on the Atlantic label but not released until 1976 on the Columbia label. Great players here like Jimmy Day, Doug Sahm, Larry Gatlin, Bobbie Nelson, Bee Spears and Paul English.

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