The Back Country (Music)
With Jeff Corbin
Sat Jul 13th 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 Carper Family “Dollar Bill” from Old-Fashioned Gal (self released 2013) N —I'm playing tracks this afternoon from my Top Ten releases for the first half of 2013, which I'll designate with "TTFH" in the notes.Buy it!
Del Reeves “The Girl on the Billboard” from Truck Driver's Boogie: Big Rig Hits, Vol. 1, 1939-1969 (Audium 2001) —Originally recorded in 1965 for United Artists.Buy it!
Sturgill Simpson “I'd Have to Be Crazy” from High Top Mountain (High Top Mountain/Thirty Tigers 2013) N —Sturgill returns to St. Louis on Sunday, August 18th opening for Dwight Yoakum at The Pageant.Buy it!
Don Starwalt “Coming Home Again” from $300 Night (self 1999) L —Another of John's songs, Orville on the dobro. Don played with John in the Don Juan Band and others. He's part of a benefit at the Wildey Theater tomorrow afternoon.Buy it!
The Kings of Mongrel Folk “Tap Dancin' on the Moon” from Kings of Mongrel Folk (self 1996) —A John Pavlik song. The Kings are Mark Graham and Orville Johnson. Orville and John played together many moons ago in the Edwardsville area.Buy it!
Joel Savoy's Honky Tonk Merry-Go-Round “No Letter Today” from Joel Savoy's Honky Tonk Merry-Go-Round (Valcour Records www.valcorrecords.com 2013) N —Kelli Jones-Savoy and Emma Young on the great harmony vocals here.Buy it!
Brennen Leigh “Distracted” from The Box (self 2010) —Brennen ended a 9-year residency at Austin's Evangeline Cafe with an appearance Tuesday night. She continues to be an in-demand session player on the Austin scene.Buy it!
The Five And Dimers “Drunken Smile” from Quarter of a Tank (The Five and Dimers New 2011) L —The Five and Dimers host the Big Gig local music show at the Alton Amphitheater on July 20th and open for Leftover Salmon at the same venue on August 9th.Buy it!
Miss Leslie and Her Juke-Jointers “All You Do Is Make Me Cry” from Wrong is What I Do Best (Zero 2009) —Miss Leslie has her first release in four years, "Lucky", ready for order and shipment on July 22nd. Go to www.missleslie.com to order.Buy it!
Son Volt “Hearts and Minds” from Honky Tonk (Rounder 2013) N L —TTFH. With Jay playing stee guitar with Colonel Ford for the last couple of years on a semi-regular basis, "Honky Tonk" is the natural result--and a fine one it is.Buy it!
Jimmy Bryant “Georgia Boogie (outro)” from Frettin' Fingers: The Lightning Guitar of Jimmy Bryant (Sundazed 1995)Buy it!
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