The Back Country (Music)
With Jeff Corbin
Sat Jun 29th 2013 3.00pm–5.00pm
Time zone: central
Bill Kirchen and Too Much Fun “What's the Matter With the Mill?” from Have Love, Will Travel (Black Top unk 1996) —One of those double-entendre songs which were popular in early country and blues recordings.Buy it!
The Infamous Stringdusters “Three Days in July” from The Infamous Stringdusters (Sugar Hill Records ww.sugarhillrecords.com 2008) —The battle of Gettysburg began 150 years ago on Monday, July 1st, and, coupled with the fall of Vicksburg on the 4th, provided a one-two punch from which the Confederacy could not recover. This song recounts a 12 year-old's experience then.Buy it!
Emmylou Harris and The Hot Band “Hard Times” from At the Ryman (Warner 1992) —This Stephen Foster song has been recorded by many artists, including Nanci Griffith, Dylan, Springsteen and Johnny Cash.Buy it!
Della Mae “Ain't No Ash Will Burn” from This World Oft Can Be (Rounder www.rounder.com 2013) N —I first heard this beautiful song on a Jo Miller/Laura Love album, "Bluegrass and Old Time Music".Buy it!
The Monroe Brothers “Roll In My Sweet Baby's Arms” from The Monroe Brothers Complete RCA Victor Bluebird Recordings, Vol. 2 (Rounder www.rounder.com 2001)Buy it!
Marty Hayes “Pick Me Up on Your Way Down” from Wish We Had Our Time Again (Right Side Up 2013) N L —A Harlan Howard classic. Marty was formerly with David Davis and the Warrior River Boys and this, his solo debut, was recorded at Gary Gordon's studio in Sparta.Buy it!
The Henhouse Prowlers “Thirty Years of Farming” from Henhouse Prowlers (Slackjaw Records 2006) —Our friends from Chicago, the Henhouse Prowlers are part of the Abita/Folk School of St. Louis bluegrass show tomorrow at the Broadway Oyster Bar beginning at 1PM.Buy it!
Willie Nelson and the Family Band “Whiskey River” from Live from Austin, TX (New West www.newwestrecords.com 2006) —An Austin City Limits recording from September 6, 1990. Willie's first 4th of July picnic was 40 years ago next Thursday in Dripping Springs, TX.Buy it!
Jimmy Bryant “Georgia Boogie (outro)” from Frettin' Fingers: The Lightning Guitar of Jimmy Bryant (Sundazed 1995)Buy it!