The Back Country (Music)
With Jeff Corbin
Sat Aug 31st 2013 3.00pm–5.00pm
Time zone: central
Doug Jernigan “Buddy's Boogie”
from The Big E: A Salute to Steel Guitarist Buddy Emmons (Warner 2013) N —My usual intro is The Texas Troubadors' version of Buddy's Boogie, but Doug Jernigan has a fine version on this great tribute album.
Norm Hamlett “Invitation to the Blues”
from The Big E: A Salute to Steel Guitarist Buddy Emmons (Warner 2013) N —Hag's longtime steel and dobro man and a member of the International Steel Guitar Hall of Fame.
John Anderson “Half a Mind”
from The Big E: A Salute to Steel Guitarist Buddy Emmons (MPI 2013) N —Buck Reid on the pedal steel guitar. A Roger Miller composition made famous by Ernest Tubb.
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.
Jimmy Bryant “Georgia Boogie (outro)”
from Frettin' Fingers: The Lightning Guitar of Jimmy Bryant (Sundazed 1995)