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Spinitron - KDHX: The Back Country Sat Aug 3rd 2013

The Back Country (Music)

Sat Aug 3rd 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 Texas Troubadors “Buddy's Boogie (intro)”
from Almost To Tulsa (Bear Family 2008)


Jerry Jeff Walker and the Lost Gonzo Band “London Homesick Blues”
from Viva Terlingua! (MCA 1973) —Armadillo World Headquarters opened this week in 1970 and 3 years later Jerry Jeff recorded this Gary P. Nunn song, which became the theme song for "The 'Dillo".


Miss Leslie “I Get the Bar”
from Lucky (Zero Label Records 2013) N  —Miss Leslie's first release in four years is a very good one. She wrote all but two songs on the new release. As this song reminds us, ending a relationship has costs.


Jimmie Rodgers “Blue Yodel (T For Texas)”
from RCA Country Legends (BMG Heritage 2002) —Jimmie Rodgers made his first Bristol Session recordings 86 years ago tomorrow. This was the first of twelve "blue yodels" he wrote, recorded later in 1927.


Johnny Cash and the Tennessee Two “Luther Played the Boogie”
from The Man in Black, 1954-1958 (Bear Family 1990) —Luther Perkins died 45 years ago this coming Monday, August 5th, in a fire at his house trailer. Released by Sun Records in 1959. Johnny left Sun for Columbia the year before but Sam Phillips continued to release Sun recordings he made.


Scotty Stoneman and the Kentucky Colonels “Once a Day”
from Live in LA with the Kentucky Colonels (Rural Rhythm 2002) —Live performances from the Cobblestone Club and the famed Ash Grove in 1965. This is a Bill Anderson song, recorded a year earlier by Connie Smith.


Merle Haggard And The Strangers “Working Man Blues”
from Down Every Road, Volume 2 (CAPITOL 1996) R  —Originally recorded in 1969.


The Everly Brothers “Like Strangers”
from Heartaches and Harmonies (Rhino 1994) —One of the many Felice and Boudleaux Bryant songs recorded by the Everlys, back in 1960 on the Cadence label.


Webb Pierce “Tupelo County Jail”
from King of the Honky-Tonk: Original Decca Masters, 1952-1959 (Country Music Foundation 2000) —Recorded 55 years ago in 1958 for the Decca label. Webb and Mel Tillis share a birthday as well as songwriting credit for this and other songs Wynn recorded.


Mel Tillis “Good Woman Blues”
from Greatest Hits (Curb 1991) —Recorded in 1976 for MCA.


George Jones “He Stopped Loving Her Today”
from The Essential George Jones, Volume 2 (Sony 2006) —From the Epic label in 1980. Bobby Braddock co-wrote this Jones hit with Curley Putman, among whose credits are "Green Green Grass of Home".


Sturgill Simpson “Life Ain't Fair and the World is Mean”
from High Top Mountain (High Top Mountain 2013) N  —Opening for Dwight Yoakum at The Pageant on August 18th.


Dwight Yoakam “Carmelita”
from Reprise Please Baby: The Warner Bros. Years (Rhino 2002) —A Warren Zevon song, Flaco Jiminez on the accordion.


Barry and Holly Tashian “Darkness On The Delta”
from Long Story Short (Rock-A-Lot Records 2008)


Mark O'Connor and Johnny Gimble “Fiddlin' Around”
from Heroes (Warner 1992) —Great Western swing number with some of the masters of the genre.


Rodney Crowell “'Til I Can Gain Control Again”
from Collection (Warner 1989) —Sending this out to Kathy Rogers Weir. KDHX will be in the Larry J. Weir Center for Independent Media in the near future.


The Notorious Cherry Bombs “It's Hard to Kiss the Lips At Night That Chew Your Ass Out All Day Long”
from The Notorious Cherry Bombs (Universal South 2004) —This two-song set of Rodney's tunes takes us from the sublime to the ridiculous.


Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell “Bluebird Wine”
from Old Yellow Moon (Nonesuch 2013) N  —This song of Rodney's was track one on Emmylou's debut album for Warner. Rodney reworked some of the lyrics for the new album.


Rodney Crowell and Johnny Cash “I Walk the Line (Revisited)”
from The Houston Kid (SUGAR HILL www.sugarhillrecords.com 2001) —It takes some cojones grandes to rework a Johnny Cash classic--especially when you're Johnny's son-in-law.


Rodney Crowell “The Last Waltz   ”
from Diamonds & Dirt (Sony 1988) —This album produced five #1 singles for Rodney.


Hank Williams and The Drifting Cowboys “I Saw the Light”
from The Original Singles Collection Plus (MERCURY NASHVILLE 1992) —Hank joined the Louisiana Hayride 65 years ago this week in 1948 after convincing Hayride officials he was sober. Hank recorded this the following month in September 1948.


Hank Williams “Take These Chains from My Heart”
from Hank Williams - The Original Singles Collection Plus (Mercury Nashville Records 1991) R  —Recorded at Hank's last recording sessions and released posthumously 60 years ago in 1953.


Tim O'Brien & Darrell Scott “House of Gold”
from We're Usually a Lot Better Than This (Full Light www.darrellscott.com 2012) —A wonderful acapella version of Hank's classic gospel tune.


Darrell Scott “You'll Never Leave Harlan Alive”
from Live in NC (Full Light www.darrellscott.com 2004) —A terrific album which Darrell works as a trio with Kenny Malone and Danny Thompson.


Big Sandy and His Fly-Rite Boys “Glad When I'm Gone”
from What a Dream It's Been (Cow Island Music 2013) N  —New acoustic recordings of Big Sandy's music celebrating 25 years of Big Sandy, now on Cow Island Music. Thanks to Bill Hunt for getting me a copy of this.


Roy Acuff and His Smoky Mountain Boys “Freight Train Blues”
from The Essential Roy Acuff (Legacy 2005) R


The Carper Family “Bad Attitude”
from Old-Fashioned Gal (self 2013) N  —One written by Katie Euliss of Truckstop Honeymoon. The Carper Family plays a house concert on Saturday, August 24th. Email me for more information at backcountry.

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