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Spinitron - KDHX: Bluegrass Breakdown Sun Jul 7th 2013

Bluegrass Breakdown (Music)

Sun Jul 7th 2013 12.00pm–2.00pm

R=listener request. N=music new at the station. L=local music. Your purchases using the Buy it! links

Time zone: central


The Dowden Sisters “The Star-spangled banner”
from Hymns And Sacred Songs Vol. 1 (self-release 2002) —This is Hound Dog Brown sitting in for Walter and Willa, who are attending the Starvy Creek Bluegrass fest this weekend.This is an a capella rendition of the national anthem, including the rarely heard second and fourth verses.


Bill Monroe & BG Boys "56-59" “Bluegrass breakdown”
from Bill Monroe & BG Boys "56-59" (Smithsonian Folkways) —Show theme song, and music bed under announcements.


The Goins Brothers “Lonesome pine”
from Still Goin' Strong (Hay Holler Harvest) —Melvin Goins is appearing at the Starvy Creek Fest, and this cut by the Goins Bros features Melvin on lead vocal.


Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver “How long have I been waiting”
from The Original Band (Sugar Hill Records www.sugarhillrecords.com) —This is another band appearing at Starvy Creek BG Fest.


Junior Sisk & Ramblers Choice “Humble Man”
from Heartaches And Dreams (Rebel Records www.rebelrecords.com) —Also appearing at Starvy Creek.


Larry Sparks “Almost home”
from Almost Home (Rounder Records www.rounderrecords.com 2011) —And yet another personal appearance at the Starvy Creek BG Fest.


Bill Monroe and His Bluegrass Boys “Will You Be Loving Another Man”
from Bill Monroe And His Bluegrass Boys 1946 - 1949 (JSP Records) —Here are three in a row by Bill Monroe's band, each cut featuring a different distinguished bluegrass vocalist. This cut from 1946 features Lester Flatt on lead vocal.....


Bill Monroe and His Bluegrass Boys “Travelin' This Lonesome Road”
from Bill Monroe And His Bluegrass Boys 1946 - 1949 (JSP Records) —...and this cut from 1949 features Mac Wiseman on lead vocal....


Bill Monroe and His Bluegrass Boys “River of death”
from Bill Monroe And His Bluegrass Boys 1950 - 1951 (JSP Records) —....and this cut from 1950 features Jimmy Martin on lead vocal.


Jim Hoiles & Friends “Sally Goodin, featuring Alison Krauss on fiddle”
from Different Strokes (Fiddle Tunes 1985) —This cut features Alison Krauss at the age of 14, showing her fiddle talents. I found this LP in the station record library. It was recorded at a small studio in Flora, Illinois.


Alison Krauss “Steel Rails”
from I've Got That Old Feeling (Rounder www.rounder.com 1990)


The Harmans “Garden in my life, with Alison Krauss”
from Garden In My Life (The Harmans 2006) L —Alison sings harmony vocal on this cut by her friends and local good folks, the Harmans.


Jimmy Martin “You Don't Know My MInd”
from You Don't Know My Mind (Rounder Records www.rounderrecords.com) —Here are four cuts in a row by distinguished alumni of Bill Monroe's band, starting with Jimmy Martin.


The Foggy Mountain Quartet “Pray For The Boys”
from Foggy Mountain Jamboree (Sony BMG Music Entertainment) —Lester, Earl and the boys doing business as the Foggy Mountain Quartet.


Byron Berline “Ragtime Annie”
from Hand-Picked: Twenty-Five Years Of Rounder Bluegrass (Rounder Records www.rounderrecords.com) —Fiddle master Byron Berline is another alum of Bill's band.


Don Stover “Things In Life”
from Things in Life (Rounder Records www.rounderrecords.com 1995) —And yet another talented alum of Bill's band, providing some fine clawhammer style banjo on this cut.


King Sacred Quartet “Turn Your Radio On”
from The Louisiana Hayride Story (Proper Records) —Recorded in 1947 on the King Records label in Cincinnati, Ohio. This band included Johnny Wright and Jack Anglin of Johnny & Jack fame, plus Clyde Moody and Ray Atkins, with Ernest Ferguson on mandolin.


The Dowden Sisters “Mules”
from Traditional Folk Songs Vol. 1 (self-release) —A very short cut, sung a capella as a round, this could be called "vocal gymnastics"! ; - ) Gene Roberts introduced me to the Dowden sisters through his show on KDHX at least ten years ago.


The Dowden Sisters “Little Maggie”
from Traditional Folk Songs Vol. 1 (self-release) —The Sisters again, with Hannah on fiddle, Laura on Maybelle Carter-style guitar, and Emily on clawhammer banjo. When I heard their recordings and live performances on Gene's show, the Sisters had me thoroughly charmed.


George Portz And His Friends Of Bluegrass “Kentucky Girl”
from George Portz & Friends of Bluegrass (self 2004) L —George Portz is a national fiddle champion who lives locally, so here we'll see what it sounds like when a national fiddle champion airs out his fiddle!


The Stanley Brothers “The Old Home”
from The Complete Columbia Stanley Brothers (Sony 1996) —Here's three from the Stanley Brothers, one each from three different major record labels. This first cut is from 1949 on the Columbia label...


The Stanley Brothers and The Clinch Mountain Boys “The flood”
from The Complete Mercury Recordings (Mercury Records/UMG Recordings) —...and from 1957 on the Mercury label, a story of the 1957 flood...


The Stanley Brothers “Pig In A Pen”
from The King Years 1961 - 1965 (King Records) —....and from 1963 on the King label, a bluegrass scorcher. Old & In The Way later patterned their cover of this oldie after the Stanley Bros rendition.


Split-Rail “Shenandoah Valley Waltz”
from Just for Fun (self) R L —This is Walter & Willa's old band, which they are reuniting for a benefit show on Saturday July 13 at the KC Hall in Scottsdale MO (House Springs area) 1 - 6 pm.


Nitty Gritty Dirt Band “Nashville blues.”
from Will the Circle Be Unbroken - The Trilogy (Capitol Records 1972) —(Music bed under calendar announcements.)


Bull Harman “Please Search the Book Again”
from Rosewood, Spruce & Ebony (Bull's Eye Records 2001) L —More fine local talent, featuring Rhonda Vincent on lead vocal.


Lester Flatt and Earl Scruggs with the Foggy Mountain Boys “We'll meet again sweetheart”
from The Golden Hits of Lester Flatt and Earl Scruggs with the Foggy Mountain Boys (Nashville) —Thanks to Walter & Willa for inviting me to sit in today!

Like everything else, times are approximate. Spinitron and this station are not liable for errors or omissions.