The Back Country (Music)
With Jeff Corbin
Sat May 11th 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 Blue Sky Boys “If I Could Hear My Mother Pray Again” from Mama's Hand: Bluegrass and Mountain Songs About Mother (Rounder 2002)Buy it!
Eddy Arnold And His Tennessee Plowboys “Texarkana Baby” from Eddy's Song (Proper 2003) —Recorded for RCA on August 20, 1947. Rollin Sullivan, aka Oscar of Lonzo and Oscar on the mandolin. Give me early Eddy Arnold with Little Roy Wiggins and you can have his Nashville sound recordings.Buy it!
Willie Nelson “You Left Me a Long Time Ago” from Countryman (Lost Highway 2005) R —Willie received an honorary doctorate this week, so I don't know if there's more old drunks than there are old doctors any more. Willie does prescribe his own medication, however.Buy it!
James Hand “Favorite Fool” from Mighty Lonesome Man (Hillgrass Bluebilly Records 2012) —Cindy Cashdollar on the steel and Earl Poole Ball on piano. Sending this out to Woody Atkins who does two fine country shows on KOPN in Columbia, MO.Buy it!
Larry Cordle and Lonesome Standard Time “Murder on Music Row” from Murder On Music Row (Shell Point Records 2000) R —I don't have the Alan Jackson version but this is from the author and composer.Buy it!
Sturgill Simpson “Some Days” from High Top Mountain (High Top Mountain sturgillsimpson.bandcamp.com/album/high-top-mountain 2013) N —New to my ears but a fine album that we'll sample more from in the coming weeks.Buy it!
Amanda Cevallos “I'll Never Honky Tonk You” (Amanda Cevallos 2012) —She's holding down a residency at The Broken Spoke in Austin. Choosing between Amanda and Son Volt will be tough. She's at the venerable Stovall's Grove on Saturday, June 1st.Buy it!
Ryan Spearman with Pokey LaFarge “Haley Mae” from Pain & Time (Ryan Spearman www.spearman.com 2013) N L —Ryan is part of the bill for the 3rd annual John Hartford Memorial Festival in Bean Blossom, IN May 30-June 1.Buy it!
The Carper Family “Foolish Ramblin' Man” from none--live at KDHX 5.7.13 (KDHX www.kdhx.org 2013) —The Carper Family stopped by our performance studio before last Tuesday's great show at Off Broadway with The Lulus and laid down a few tracks.Buy it!
Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell “Bluebird Wine” from Old Yellow Moon (Nonesuch 2013) N —Rodney changed a few lyrics to this one, which was the first song to appear on Emmylou's first album for Warner in 1974.Buy it!
Marty Stuart and Del McCoury “Let Us Travel, Travel On” from Compadres: An Anthology of Duets (Universal Music 2007) —Marty is part of a great lineup that includes The Harmans, Marty Rabon and The Expedition Show June 8th at the Alton Amphitheater to benefit Meals on Wheels. Tickets at seniorservicesplus.org or 618.278.4422Buy it!
Jimmy Bryant “Georgia Boogie (outro)” from Frettin' Fingers: The Lightning Guitar of Jimmy Bryant (Sundazed 1995)Buy it!
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