The Back Country (Music)
With Jeff Corbin
Sat Sep 21st 2013 3.00pm–5.00pm
Time zone: central
Joanie Keller Johnson featuring Mike Johnson “Someday Soon”
from The Big E: A Salute to Steel Guitarist Buddy Emmons (Warner 2013) N —Daughter handles the vocals, dad handles the pedal steel on this Ian Tyson classic.
Willie Nelson “A Couple More Years”
from The Best of Shel Silverstein: His Words, His Songs, His Friends (Sony BMG 2005) —Shel Silverstein could flat out write a country song.
Dillard & Clark “Through the Morning, Through the Night”
from The Fantastic Expedition of Dillard & Clark + Through the Morning Through the Night (A&M 1998) R —Originally recorded in 1969 for A & M. Going out to Russ.
Lee Roy Parnell “Nashville Casualty and Life”
from Pearls in the Snow: The Songs of Kinky Friedman (Kinkajou 1998) —40 years ago this week the National Life and Accident Insurance Company, owners of WSM, purchased the Ryman Auditorium for about $207,000, renaming it the "Grand Ole Opry House".
Ralph Stanley with Gillian Welch and David Rawlings “Gold Watch and Chain”
from Clinch Mountain Country (County 1998) —A fine two-disc collection of duets with Dr. Ralph and bluegrass and country stars. He's in town performing for the last time in St. Louis at the Sheldon next Saturday night as the headliner for the 2012 St. Louis Folk 'N' Roots Festival.
Flatt and Scruggs and the Foggy Mountain Boys “Blue Ridge Cabin Home”
from Foggy Mountain Jamboree (County 1996) —Recorded for Columbia in 1957, possibly the best configuration of the Foggy Mountain Boys, with Josh Graves on dobro, Paul Warren on fiddle, Curly Seckler on mandolin and Joe Stuart on bass.
Little Jimmy Dickens “When Your House is Not a Home”
from The Big E: A Salute to Steel Guitarist Buddy Emmons (Warner 2013) N —A Roger Miller song, sung here by 92-year old Jimmy Dickens, who first hired Buddy as one of his Country Boys. Of course, Jimmy was probably only 91 when he recorded it.
Jimmy Bryant “Georgia Boogie (outro)”
from Frettin' Fingers: The Lightning Guitar of Jimmy Bryant (Sundazed 1995)