The Back Country (Music)
With Jeff Corbin
Sat Sep 7th 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
Jimmie Davis “It Makes No Difference Now” from Louisiana (Soundtrack from the Motion Picture) (Bloodshot Records www.bloodshotrecords.com 2000) —A Floyd Tillman composition. Monogram Pictures released "Louisiana" in 1947, essentially a full-length biography loosely based on the life of The Singing Governor.Buy it!
Bill Monroe and His Blue Grass Boys “Muleskinner Blues” from RCA Country Legends (BMG Heritage 2003) —Recorded on RCA's Bluebird subsidiary in 1940. Muleskinner Blues is Blue Yodel #8 for those of you keeping score at home.Buy it!
Peter Rowan “Stable Boy Blues” from Bluegrass Boy (Sugar Hill Records www.sugarhillrecords.com 1996) —Peter Rowan is at the Old Rock House tomorrow night. This song has nothing to do with the care and grooming of equines. Charles Sawtelle, Richard Greene and Roy Huskey, Jr. play on this one.Buy it!
Marie Muldaur “Any Old Time” from Maria Muldaur (Reprise 1973) —A Jimmie Rodgers song, of course. Too many good players to name on her debut album but Willie Dixon, David Grisman, Ry Cooder and Clarence White are among them.Buy it!
Luke Wills' Rhythm Busters “High Voltage Gal” from Stompin' Singers & Western Swingers: More from the Golden Years of Western Swing (Proper 2004) —Recorded in 1947 on the RCA label.Buy it!
Waylon Jennings and the Waylors “The Chokin' Kind” from The Essential Waylon Jennings, Volume 1 (Sony BMG 2007) —One of Harlan Howard's many, many classic country songs, recorded for RCA in 1967.Buy it!
Tommy Collins “You Better Not Do That” from Leonard, Volume 1 (Bear Family www.bear-family.de 1992) —This was cut at Tommy's first Capitol recording session 60 years ago tomorrow and become his first hit at #2. Buck Owens plays lead guitar on this one.Buy it!
Jamie Hartford “Don't Put Him Down for It Now” from Part Of Your History: The Songs of John Hartford (New Sheriff 2005) —Jamie Hartford will perform an acoustic set next Friday, September 12th at Left Bank Books as part of a book signing with Andrew Vaughn, author of a book about the making of the seminal "Steam Powered Aereo Plane".Buy it!
Pokey LaFarge “The Lovebug Itch” from You Don't Know Me: Rediscovering Eddy Arnold (Plowboy 2013) N —Interesting compilation of various artists performing the songs of Eddy Arnold. Some are country, many are not, including a rocking version of "Texarkana Baby" by Jason Isbell.Buy it!
Spencer Boehren “Blues Stay Away from Me” from Southern Cross (Value Records 2004) —From the Delmore Brothers catalog. Spencer Boehren will be at the Focal Point Arts Center next Friday, September 12th, 8PM.Buy it!
Zoe Muth & the Lost High Rollers “If I Can't Trust You With a Quarter (How Can I Trust You With My Heart?)” from Starlight Hotel (Signature Sounds Recordings Company 2011) —Delighted that Zoe Muth will be back in St. Louis on Tuesday, September 17th, at Off Broadway.Buy it!
Duane Eddy and Dan Dugmore “Mansion on the Hill” from The Big E: A Salute To Steel Guitarist Buddy Emmons (Warner 2013) N —A great combination of Duane Eddy's big guitar sound and Dan Dugmore's wailing steel on this Hank Williams classic, with Spooner Oldham on piano and Richard Bennet on acoustic guitar.Buy it!
Vince Gill And Paul Franklin “I Can't Be Myself” from Bakersfield (MCA 2013) N —One of Hag's saddest songs in my estimation. Having to submerge or hide one's identity or essence because of another's expectations borders on the pathological.Buy it!
Jimmy Bryant “Georgia Boogie (outro)” from Frettin' Fingers: The Lightning Guitar of Jimmy Bryant (Sundazed 1995)Buy it!
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