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Spinitron - KDHX: The Back Country Sat Aug 31st 2013

The Back Country (Music)

Sat Aug 31st 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


Doug Jernigan “Buddy's Boogie” from The Big E: A Salute to Steel Guitarist Buddy Emmons (Warner 2013N  —My usual intro is The Texas Troubadors' version of Buddy's Boogie, but Doug Jernigan has a fine version on this great tribute album.Buy it!


Buddy Emmons “Country Boy Bounce” from Amazing Steel Guitar: the Buddy Emmons Collection (Razor & Tie 1997) —Listen to this and it's amazing to think Buddy was playing this in 1954.Buy it!


Ray Price and the Cherokee Cowboys “Night Life” from The Essential Ray Price, Volume 2 (Sony 2007) —Recorded the same year as Amazing Steel Guitar in 1963 on Columbia, with Grady Martin, Ray Edenton, Darrell McCall, Tommy Jackson, Shorty Lavendar, Pig Robbins, Buddy Harman and Buddy Emmons.Buy it!


Norm Hamlett “Invitation to the Blues” from The Big E: A Salute to Steel Guitarist Buddy Emmons (Warner 2013N  —Hag's longtime steel and dobro man and a member of the International Steel Guitar Hall of Fame.Buy it!


Sam Ku West “St. Louis Blues” from Steelin' It: The Steel Guitar Story (Proper 2008) —Originally recorded on the Banner label in 1927, with James Kohono on guitar accompaniment. Going out to everyone at this weekend's Big Muddy Blues Festival on Laclede's Landing.Buy it!


Shot Jackson “Steeling the Mood” from Steelin' It: The Steel Guitar Story (Proper 2008) —From a transcript ca. February 1951 at KWKH in Shreveport, LA, with Buddy Attaway on guitar and Tillman Franks on bass. One of Shot's compositions.Buy it!


John Anderson “Half a Mind” from The Big E: A Salute to Steel Guitarist Buddy Emmons (MPI 2013N  —Buck Reid on the pedal steel guitar. A Roger Miller composition made famous by Ernest Tubb.Buy it!


Roy Newman and His Boys “Takin' Off” from Bob Dunn: Master of the Steel Guitar, 1935-1950, Volume 1 (Origin Jazz Library 2010) —Originally recorded in 1937 on the Vocalion label. My short list of greatest steel players ever has to include the great Bob Dunn.Buy it!


Ralph Mooney “Crazy Arms” from Ghost Train: The Studio B Sessions (SUGAR HILL 2010) —Ralph's classic composition, which ushered in the shuffle beat to country music. Moon recorded this a few months before his passing in March 2011.Buy it!


Willie Nelson “I Gotta Get Drunk” from Crazy: The Demo Sessions (SUGAR HILL 2003R  —Demo recordings from 1960-1966. "There's more old drunks than there are old doctors, so I guess I'd better have another round".Buy it!


Waylon Jennings and the Waylors “Slow Movin' Outlaws” from Wanted: The Outlaws, 20th Anniversary Edition (Sony BMG 1996R  —20th Anniversary Edition, ergo, originally released in 1976. The first country music album to go platinum, although this track wasn't on the original album.Buy it!


Conway Twitty “As Soon As I Hang Up the Phone” from Hello Darlin': 15 #1 Hits (Dualtone 2003) —Recorded for Decca in 1974.Buy it!


Charley Pride “All I Have To Offer You (Is Me)” from The Essential Charley Pride (RCA Nashville/Legacy 2003R  —Going out to Lony's mom.Buy it!


George Jones “You Take Me for Granted” from Kickin' Out the Footlights...Again (Bandit 2006R  —Going out to Lony, Norm Hamlett on steel and Pig Robbins on piano.Buy it!


Lucinda Williams “Greenville” from Car Wheels on a Gravel Road (Mercury 1998) —Emmylou Harris on the harmony vocal. Lucinda Williams is at The Pageant on Monday, September 9th with the Kenneth Brian Band, 8PM.Buy it!


Peter Rowan “That's All She Wrote” from The Old School (Compass Records 2013N  —The Peter Rowan Bluegrass Band is at the Old Rock House next Sunday, September 8th, 8PMBuy it!


The Carper Family “City Folks Call Us Poor” from Old-Fashioned Gal (self 2013N  —The Carper Family put on a great show last Saturday night at Wood House Concerts. Come back soon, gals!Buy it!


The Kings of Mongrel Folk “Zen Gospel Singing” from Bitter Truth (The Kings of Mongrel Folk 2013N  —The Kings are Mark Graham and Orville Johnson, here with a Mark Graham original. It's hard to shake that old time religion.Buy it!


David Bromberg “Spanish Johnny” from My Own House/You Should See the Rest of the Band (Fantasy 1999) —Originally recorded in 1978 on Columbia on "My Own House", an acoustic tour-de-force for Mr. Bromberg. At the Old Rock House September 20th.Buy it!


Zoe Muth & the Lost High Rollers “I've Been Gone” from Starlight Hotel (Signature Sounds Recordings Company 2011) —It will be nice to have Zoe Muth back in town on Tuesday, September 17th at Off Broadway.Buy it!


Marty Stuart and Merle Haggard “Farmer's Blues” from Compadres (Universal Music 2007)Buy it!


Hazel Dickens and Alice Gerrard “Working Girl Blues” from Hazel Dickens and Alice Gerard (Rounder New 1998)Buy it!


Emily Herring “Austin (Ain't Got No) City Limits” from Your Mistake (self 2013N  —A fine new talent from the Austin, TX area (San Marcos, as the song says).Buy it!


Big Sandy and His Fly-Rite Boys “Three Years Blind” from What a Dream It's Been (Cow Island Music 2013N  —Acoustic versions of previously recorded Big Sandy material.Buy it!


Carl Perkins “Turn Around” from The Classic Carl Perkins, Volume 1 (Bear Family 1990R  —Originally recorded on the Sun label in 1954, obviously before "Blue Suede Shoes".Buy it!


Hank Thompson And His Brazos Boys “Lost Highway” from At the Golden Nugget (CAPITOL 1960) —The first live recording of a country music album.Buy it!


Dwight Yoakum “These Arms” from A Long Way Home (Reprise 1998R Buy it!


Tom Russell “Mineral Wells (feat. Katy Moffatt) [Live]” from The Long Way Around CD COMP (Hightone 1996R  —Recorded live at Off Broadway in St. Louis.Buy it!


Miss Leslie “Nice Girl” from Lucky (Zero Label Records 2013N  —Miss Leslie's voice never sounded better than on her new album.Buy it!


Robbie Fulks “When You Get to the Bottom” from Gone Away Backward (Bloodshot www.bloodshotrecords.com 2013N  —Fine new album by Robbie.Buy it!


Junior Brown “It Hurts When I Do That” from Down Home Chrome (Telarc 2004) —Junior Brown is at Beale on Broadway tonight, 10PM.Buy it!


Sturgill Simpson “Some Days” from High Top Mountain (High Top Mountain 2013N  —Congratulations to Sturgill, who appeared on the Grand Ole Opry a week ago yesterday.Buy it!


Jimmy Bryant “Georgia Boogie (outro)” from Frettin' Fingers: The Lightning Guitar of Jimmy Bryant (Sundazed 1995)Buy it!

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