The Back Country (Music)
With Jeff Corbin
Sat Nov 2nd 2013 3.00pm–5.00pm
Time zone: central
Ernest Tubb and the Texas Troubadours “When I Take My Vacation in Heaven” from Let's Say Goodbye Like We Said Hello (Bear Family www.bear-family.de 1991) R —Originally recorded in 1950 for Decca. Going out to Annabelle and Bill in Farmington.Buy it!
Tammy Wynette “Take Me to Your World” from Take Me To Your World/I Don't Wanna Play House (Sony 1998) —Originally recorded 45 years ago in 1968 on the Epic label. Epic was a CBS subsidiary label but in truth, Billy Sherrill "owned" it.Buy it!
Mike Zanger “Lonesome and Blue” from Vanity Press (self 2013) N —Mike is co-host of Log House Concerts and he went to Nashville and made hisself a cd. With Aaron Till on fiddle and mandolin, Richard Smith on guitar and shakers and Brad Benge on bass and drums. I call it the "Supersessions".Buy it!
The Wilhelms “Left Behind and Gone for Good” from Film at 11 (Perdition 2013) L —One written by John Wendland. CD release party tomorrow night at the Focal Point Arts Center, 8PM, along with The Trio Project.Buy it!
International Submarine Band “Blue Eyes” from Sacred Hearts & Fallen Angels: The Gram Parsons Anthology (Rhino 2001) —From "Safe at Home" on the LHI label in 1967.Buy it!
Guy Clark “The Last Gunfighter Ballad” from Keepers: A Live Recording (SUGAR HILL ww.sugarhillrecords.com 1997) —Waylon Jennings played on the original studio version of this song on "Texas Cookin" in 1976.Buy it!
Hank Wilson “I'm Movin' On” from Hank Wilson's Back, Vol. II (Leon Russell Records 2001) —Hank Wilson is, of course, the persona of Leon Russell. Leon will be at the Old Rock House on Wednesday, November 20th, along with Alex Dezen of The Damnwells, 8PM show.Buy it!
New Riders of the Purple Sage “Down for the Ride” from 17 Pine Avenue (Woodstock Records 2012) —This album features David Nelson and Buddy Cage and they will be part of the New Riders lineup at The Gramophone, along with Acoustics Anonymous, on Saturday, November 23rd.Buy it!
Asleep At The Wheel with Clint Black “Bob Wills Is Still The King” from Ride With Bob (DreamWorks 1999) —Clint Black will be at the Meramec Music Theater in Steeleville next Saturday, November 9th, 8PM show.Buy it!
Sir Douglas Quintet “(Is Anybody Going To) San Antone” from He's About a Groover: An Essential Collection (Fuel 2000 2004) —Recorded 50 years ago in 1963. This is a nice 2-disc collection of Doug Sahm's work from 1957-1963.Buy it!
Webb Pierce “There Stands the Glass” from Webb "The Wondering Boy" Pierce, 1951-1958 (Bear Family www.bear-family.de 1990) —60 years ago tomorrow radio station WXGI in Richmond, VA banned this song, saying it wasn't suitable for their younger listeners. Other stations followed suit as well. That didn't keep the song from reaching #1 for twelve weeks.Buy it!
Bonnie Raitt “Your Sweet and Shiny Eyes” from Home Plate (Warner Brothers 1975) —Sending this out to Kenny & Te and Darrell and Jeff. Wish we were drinking salty margaritas together with Fernando. Harmony vocals from J.D. Souther, Jackson Browne and Emmylou Harris.Buy it!
Jimmy Bryant “Georgia Boogie (outro)” from Frettin' Fingers: The Lightning Guitar of Jimmy Bryant (Sundazed 1995)Buy it!