The Back Country (Music)
With Jeff Corbin
Sat Aug 10th 2013 3.00pm–5.00pm
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Time zone: central
T.G. Sheppard and Merle Haggard “Song Man”
from Partners in Rhyme: T.G. Sheppard Sings Duets with Country Legends (Partners In Rhyme 2011) R —Bob Reuter was certainly a song man, writing a number of memorable ones.
Ray Charles “Teardrops in My Heart”
from Ray Charles The Complete Country & Western Recordings 1959-1986 Disc One (Rhino 1998) R —Originally recorded in 1962 for ABC-Paramount. Also recorded by the Sons of the Pioneers, Jim Reeves and others.
Jimmy Sweeney “Boogie Woogie Jockey”
from Night Train to Nashville: Music City Rhythm & Blues, 1945-1970 (Lost Highway 2005) —Originally recorded in 1950 on the Tennessee label. Red Foley could easily have recorded this. Bob Reuter was a boogie woogie jockey too.
Esther Phillips “Release Me”
from Night Train to Nashville: Music City Rhythm & Blues, 1945-1970 (Lost Highway 2005) —Recorded in 1962 for the Lenox label, whose owner was Kenny Rogers' brother.
Jimmy Sweeney “She Wears My Ring”
from Night Train to Nashville: Music City Rhythm & Blues, 1945-1970 (Lost Highway 2005) —Originally recorded in 1960 for Roy Acuff's Hickory label. Marty Robbins could have easily done this one.
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