The Back Country (Music)
With Jeff Corbin
Sat Sep 28th 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
Laurie Lewis and The Right Hands “Rank Stranger” from The Golden West (HighTone Records 2006) —Linda Ronstadt on harmony vocal with one written by Albert E. Brumley and made famous by the Stanley Brothers.Buy it!
The Stanley Brothers “Little Maggie” from Earliest Recordings: The Complete Rich-R-Tone 78s (1947-1952 (Rounder 2005) —Recorded 65 years ago in 1948. I'll send this one out to my wife, Maggie, whom I have seen with a wine glass in her hand.Buy it!
Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver “The Long, Long Journey” from Beyond The Shadows (Sugar Hill Records www.sugarhillrecords.com 2004) R —One written by Governor Jimmie Davis, Mike Auldridge on steel guitar.Buy it!
Noam Pikelny “Wheel Hoss (feat. Mike Bub, Stuart Duncan, Ronnie McCoury & Bryan Sutton)” from Plays Kenny Baker Plays Bill Monroe (Compass Records 2013) N —Just released this week, Noam Pikelny re-records the tracks from Kenny Baker's 1976 album, "Kenny Baker Plays Bill Monroe".Buy it!
Old Salt Union “On and On” from Western Skies (self released 2013) N L —Old Salt Union is at the TOCO Festival at Jellystone Park in Eureka this weekend. Check out www.oldsaltunion.com for more gigs.Buy it!
Sturgill Simpson “Some Days” from High Top Mountain (High Top Mountain sturgillsimpson.bandcamp.com/album/high-top-mountain 2013) N —He's back in town at The Gramophone on October 20th.Buy it!
JP Harris & the Tough Choices “I'm Staying Here” from I'll Keep Calling (Cow Island Music 2012) —JP Harris and the Tough Choices close out Saturday's music at the Folk 'N' Roots Festival with a show at the Sheldon ballroom, 11PM.Buy it!
The Geyer Street Sheiks “Sixteen Tons” from Great Dream CD ALBUM (Bjam 1993) L —Written by Merle Travis and made famous by Tennessee Ernie. The GSSs (including Alice) are at the Focal Point Arts Center on Sunday, October 6th.Buy it!
Tim O'Brien and Darrell Scott “Alone and Forsaken” from Memories and Moments (Full Skies 2013) N —A Hank Williams minor key masterpiece. I believe this is the third collaboration in a row these two have released.Buy it!
Moon Mullican “Pipeliner Blues” from Moon's Rock (Bear Family www.bear-family.de 1992) —Originally recorded for the King label 55 years ago in 1958. Along with Merrill Moore, Moon was a big influence on Jerry Lee.Buy it!
Jerry Lee Lewis “Funny How Time Slips Away” from The Locust Years...to the Promised Land, Volume 2 (Bear Family www.bear-family.de 1994) —One of Willie Nelson's finest blues compositions, recorded in 1965 for the Smash label.Buy it!
Gene Autry “Dallas County Jail Blues (Remastered)” from The Essential Gene Autry, Volume 1 (COLUMBIA/LEGACY 2005) —Originally recorded in 1931 for the Romeo label, this Autry composition shows the complete influence Jimmie Rodgers' music had on Gene and many others at the time.Buy it!
Gene Autry “Don'T Fence Me In” from The Essential Gene Autry, Volume 2 (Columbia / Legacy 2005) —Recorded in 1944 for the Okeh label, one written by well-known Parisian and New York City cowboy, Cole Porter.Buy it!
Bill Boyd and His Cowboy Ramblers “Mama Don't Like No Music” from Stompin' Singers & Western Swingers: More from the Golden Years of Western Swing (Proper 2004) —Recorded at the Texas Hotel in San Antonio, TX in 1934 for the Bluebird label.Buy it!
Gary Carter “Shenandoah” from The Big E: A Salute To Steel Guitarist Buddy Emmons (Warner 2013) N —Gary Carter is Marty Stuart's steel player. "Shenandoah" was the last song Buddy performed at the 2007 International Steel Guitar Convention.Buy it!
Jimmy Bryant “Georgia Boogie (outro)” from Frettin' Fingers: The Lightning Guitar of Jimmy Bryant (Sundazed 1995)Buy it!
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