The Back Country (Music)
With Jeff Corbin
Sat May 25th 2013 3.00pm–5.00pm
Time zone: central
Jessi Colter “Why You Been Gone So Long” from Wanted! The Outlaws (20th Anniversary Edition) (RCA 1996) —One written by Mickey Newbury. Jessi's son, Shooter Jennings is at the Atomic Cowboy tomorrow evening for a show.Buy it!
Amando Cevallos “Texas Hold Him” from I'll Never Honky Tonk You (self 2012) —Augie Meyer plays the Farfisa organ on this one. Amanda is at Stovall's Grove next Saturday, June 1st and will stop by our performance studio on The Back Country.Buy it!
Ray Wylie Hubbard “Home Grown Tomatoes” from This One's for Him: A Tribute to Guy Clark (Music Road Records 2011) —Ray is surely a deacon in the Church of the Texas Songwriters. At Plush Wednesday, June 5th, with Todd Snider and Stickey & Canan.Buy it!
Bottle Rockets “Early in the Morning” from Not So Loud: An Acoustic Evening With The Bottle Rockets (Bloodshot www.bloodshotrecords.com 2011) L —The Pride of Festus, MO, with Marshall Crenshaw and Dolly Varden closing out Twangfest on Saturday, June 8th at the Duck Room.Buy it!
Asleep at The Wheel “Big Balls in Cowtown” from The Very Best Of Asleep At The Wheel (Unknown 2001) —Originally recorded in 1994. Purveyors of Western swing since 1970, Ray Benson and Asleep at the Wheel join Eilen Jewell and The Half Knots at Blueberry Hill's Duck Room Friday night, June 7th.Buy it!
Marty Stuart and Connie Smith “I Run To You” from Ghost Train: The Studio B Sessions (SUGAR HILL 2010) —Marty is part of the lineup for the Feed the Need concert on June 8th at the Alton Amphitheater, joining the Expedition Show, Marty Stuart and The Harmans. Tickets at seniorservicesplus.org.Buy it!
Willie Nelson “I'd Have to Be Crazy” from The Sound In Your Mind (Columbia 1976) —A Steve Fromholz composition. Sure sounds like Willie could have written this one: "I'd have to be weird to grow me a beard, just to see what the rednecks would do".Buy it!
Whitey Morgan and the 78's “Meanest Jukebox in Town” from Whitey Morgan and The 78's (Bloodshot Records www.bloodshotrecords.com 2010) —Whitey vocal sound a whole lot like Paycheck on this one.Buy it!
Hot Club Of Cowtown “Crazy Rhythm” from Rendezvous in Rhythm (Gold Strike Records 2013) N —New music from Hot Club of Cowtown. This one was made famous by Hank Penny and his Radio Cowboys in 1951.Buy it!
The Carter Family “See That My Grave Is Kept Clean” from Gold Watch and Chain: Their Complete Victor Recordings, 1933-34 (Rounder Records www.rounder.com 1998) R —This is another one which can be thought of as a Decoration Day song.Buy it!
Ray Price and the Cherokee Cowboys “Crazy Arms” from The Essential Ray Price (Sony 1991) —Originally recorded for Columbia in 1956, this record charted this week, stayed at #1 for 20 weeks and on the charts for an amazing 45 weeks. Country music was forever changed with the advent of the "Ray Price Shuffle".Buy it!
Jimmy Bryant “Georgia Boogie (outro)” from Frettin' Fingers: The Lightning Guitar of Jimmy Bryant (Sundazed 1995)Buy it!