The Back Country (Music)
With Jeff Corbin
Sat Aug 3rd 2013 3.00pm–5.00pm
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Time zone: central
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.
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.
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.
Jimmy Bryant “Georgia Boogie (outro)”
from Frettin' Fingers: The Lightning Guitar of Jimmy Bryant (Sundazed 1995)
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