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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 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.


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


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


Ralph Mooney “Crazy Arms”
from Ghost Train: The Studio B Sessions (SUGAR HILL www.sugarhillrecords.com 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.


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


Waylon Jennings and the Waylors “Slow Movin' Outlaws”
from Wanted: The Outlaws, 20th Anniversary Edition (Sony BMG 1996) R  —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.


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


Charley Pride “All I Have To Offer You (Is Me)”
from The Essential Charley Pride (RCA 1997) R  —Going out to Lony's mom.


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


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.


Peter Rowan “That's All She Wrote”
from The Old School (Compass Records www.compassrecords.com 2013) N  —The Peter Rowan Bluegrass Band is at the Old Rock House next Sunday, September 8th, 8PM


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


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


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.


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.


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


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


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


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


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


Dwight Yoakam “These Arms”
from A Long Way Home (Reprise 1998) R


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


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


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


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


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

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