The Back Country (Music)
With Jeff Corbin
Sat Oct 26th 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
Greg Leisz “Wild Mountain Thyme” from The Big E: A Salute To Steel Guitarist Buddy Emmons (MPI 2013) N —A beautiful version of the traditional Scottish tune, Sara Watkins on fiddle and harmony vocal, Cormac de Barra on the Irish harp.Buy it!
David Davis And The Warrior River Boys “Two Dimes & a Nickel” (Rebel www.rebelrecords.com 2009) —David Davis and the Warrior River Boys will be at the Old Feed Store in Cobden, IL along with The Gordons on Sunday, November 3rd, for a 6:30PM show. 618.525.2531 or email@example.com.Buy it!
The Wilhelms “Church Street Blues” from Film at 11 (Perdition 2013) L —Another one from the Norman Blake catalog. The Wilhelms are Andy Ploof and John Wendland from Rough Shop (and the latter from "Memphis to Manchester" on KDHX) and they recently recorded this cd at The Gordons' studio in Sparta.Buy it!
Ralph Stanley and The Clinch Mountain Boys “Rank Stranger” from Classic Bluegrass (Rebel www.rebelrecords.com 1990) —Originally recorded in 1972 with Roy Lee Centers on lead vocal. This and the next song are two of the many classic gospel numbers from A.E. Brumley.Buy it!
The Blue Sky Boys “Worried Man Blues” from The Blue Sky Boys In Concert 1964 (Rounder 1989) —Recorded at the University of Illinois' Assembly Hall in Champaign, IL the year after it opened. Not a particularly acoustic-friendly venue.Buy it!
Iry Lejeune and His Louisiana Playboys “Lacassine Special” from Cajun Capers: Cajun Music 1928-1954 (Proper 2005) —Recorded at KPLC in Lake Charles, LA in 1949 and released on the tiny Folk Life label.Buy it!
Moon Mullican “Jambalaya” from Cajun Capers: Cajun Music 1928-1954 (Proper 2005) —Recorded in 1952, three months after Hank released his version. Moon and Hank were fast friends and there is evidence to suggest Moon wrote the song and gave it to Hank. Jimmy Bryant and Speedy West play on this one.Buy it!
Ray Price and the Cherokee Cowboys “City Lights” from The Essential Ray Price 1951-62 (Sony 1991) —Recorded for the Capitol label 55 years ago in 1958. Bill wrote this one at age 19 while working at a Georgia radio station. Ray's recording allowed him to move to Nashville.Buy it!
Bill Kirchen “Dim Lights, Thick Smoke” from The Twangbangers Tour of the USA (Hightone 2001) —A much different version than we heard last week from Dwight. Bill is at Off Broadway on Thursday, November 14th for a 7PM show.Buy it!
Wil Maring and Robert Bowlin “Django's Waltz” from Wil Maring & Robert Bowlin (Roan Pony Records 2010) —Wil and Robert are at Turtle Creek Farmhouse concert in Dittmer tomorrow, 636.285.9060 or firstname.lastname@example.org.Buy it!
Kinky Friedman and the Texas Jewboys “Make My Coffee Blue” from Lost and Found: The Famous Living Room Tape (Kinky Friedman and the Texas Jewboys 2013) N —The original lineup included Billy Swan on rhythm guitar and vocals. He soon quit the band and had a #1 hit.Buy it!
Jimmy Bryant “Georgia Boogie (outro)” from Frettin' Fingers: The Lightning Guitar of Jimmy Bryant (Sundazed 1995)Buy it!
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