The Back Country (Music)
With Jeff Corbin
Sat May 18th 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
Ernest Stoneman, Kahle Brewer and Walter Mooney “Dying Girl's Farewell” from RCA Country Legends: The Bristol Sessions (Sony BMG 2002) —Recorded the first day of the Bristol Sessions, July 25, 1927.Buy it!
Jimmie Rodgers “Jimmie Rodger's Last Blue Yodel” from RCA Country Legends (BMG Heritage 2002) —Not recorded at the Bristol Sessions. This was recorded exactly 80 years ago today on May 18, 1933 and Jimmie is in remarkable voice considering he died eight days later of tuberculosis.Buy it!
Kenny Baker “Bluegrass in the Backwoods” from Frost on the Pumpkin (County Records 2002) —Recorded in 1976, one of Kenny's compositions with a clear Slavic influence. I don't think Mr. Monroe taught him this one.Buy it!
Tommy Jarrell “Soldier's Joy” from The Legacy of Tommy Jarrell, Vol. 1: Sail Away Ladies (County 1999) —Nowhere in these otherwise fine liner notes does it say when Tommy recorded the tunes in this volume.Buy it!
The Dillards “Walkin' Down the Line” from There Is A Time (1963-70) (Vanguard vanguardrecords.com 1991) —One written by Bob Dylan, who has a birthday next Friday. Has to be one of the earliest (if not the earliest) bluegrass covers of Dylan).Buy it!
Marty Rabon “That's One” from Full Circle (Doobie Shea 2003) —Marty is part of the lineup for the Feed the Need benefit show June 8th at the Alton Amphitheater that also includes Marty Stuart, The Expedition Show and The Harmans. For tickets seniorservicesplus.comBuy it!
Rosanne Cash “Girl From The North Country” from The List (Manhatten Records 2009) —Another one from the pen of Mr. Dylan, which he and Rosanne's daddy recorded for Nashville Skyline. She did a fine version of this at the Sheldon a week ago.Buy it!
Nora Jane Struthers & The Party Line “Carnival” (Blue Pig Music 2013) N —Carnival/Homecoming season is upon us. Nora Jane Struthers & the PL are at The Gramophone with Jack Grelle and the Johnson Family on Thursday, June 27th.Buy it!
Rusty and Doug Kershaw “Cajun Joe (The Bully Of The Bayou)” from Greatest Hits (Varese Sarabande 2002) —Recorded in 1962 on the Hickory label. Rusty and Doug made their Grand Ole Opry debut on this day in 1957.Buy it!
Kitty Wells “It Wasn't God Who Made Honky Tong Angels” from Country Music Hall Of Fame (MCA 1991) —Written by J.D. Miller and recorded this day in 1952. You can't very well play one without the other, can you?Buy it!
Ray Price and the Cherokee Cowboys “City Lights” from The Essential Ray Price 1951-62 (Sony 1991) —Written by Bill Anderson and recorded 55 years ago in 1958 for Columbia. Ray was recently in the hospital for dehydration and we wish him well.Buy it!
Dailey & Vincent “Where Have You Been” from Brothers of the Highway (Rounder www.rounderrecords.com 2013) N —I first heard this song on a Kathy Mattea album late '80s/early '90s. My wife likes this one a lot.Buy it!
Amanda Cevallos “He Won't Stop Leavin' Me Alone” from I'll Never Honky Tonk You (Amanda Cevallos 2012) —Dale Watson on the electric guitar. Amanda is coming to Stovall's Grove on Saturday, June 1st and hopefully to our KDHX performance studio on the same day.Buy it!
Mandy Heinemann “Hillbilly Girl with the Blues” from The Real Me (Right Side Up Records 2013) N —One written by Lacy J. Dalton. Mandy lives in nearby southern Illinois and was in our town last evening. She plays with Nine Mile Creek and the River Ridge Band. Gary Gordon produced this album.Buy it!
The Carper Family “Bad Attitude” from Old-Fashioned Gal (self 2013) N —From their new album available on May 28th, one written by Beth Chrisman. You can pre-order this at www.carperfamilyband.comBuy it!
Jimmy Bryant “Georgia Boogie (outro)” from Frettin' Fingers: The Lightning Guitar of Jimmy Bryant (Sundazed 1995)Buy it!
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