The Back Country (Music)
With Jeff Corbin
Sat Nov 16th 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
John Hartford and the Aereo Plain Band “Steam Powered Aereo Plane” from Steam Powered Aereo Plain (Rounder Select 2002) —A classic from the Warner label in 1971, going out to Kelly Wells, host of Steam Powered Radio Wednesdays from 10 til noon on KDHX.Buy it!
Norman Blake, Tut Taylor, Sam Bush, Butch Robins, Vassar Clements, David Holland, Jethro Burns “Oconee” from Norman Blake, Tut Taylor, Sam Bush, Butch Robins, Vassar Clements, David Holland, Jethro Burns (Flying Fish 1975) —One written by Tut and he plays mandolin on this one. I think he takes the opening and is later joined by Sam and Jethro.Buy it!
Mike Auldridge “This Ain't Grass” from Blues and Bluegrass (TAKOMA 1974) —Mike was able to re-record this song of Tut's on Tut's tribute album, "Southern Filibuster" in 2011 before Mike passed away late last year.Buy it!
Eck Robertson “Brilliancy Medley” from Vintage Recordings, 1922-1929 (County 1998) —Recorded for the Victor label in Dallas, TX in October 1929, shortly before the stock market crashed and ushered in the Great Depression.Buy it!
Jim Lauderdale “Just Say You Want Me There” from Old Time Angels (Sky Crunch 2013) N —New music from Jim Lauderdale, and he's working with Robert Hunter on their third album of co-written songs.Buy it!
The Wilhelms “Little Stream of Whiskey” from Film at 11 (Perdition 2013) N L —Andy Ploof and John Wendland have made a fine record, with an assist from Gary Gordon at Inside Out Studios in Sparta.Buy it!
Larry Cordle and Lonesome Standard Time “Black Diamond Strings” from Murder On Music Row (Shell Point Records 2000) —Larry remembers them fondly but Guy Clark says "they're like white flour and grits, you play Black Diamond Strings 'cause that's all you can get".Buy it!
Doug Dillard and Gene Clark “Through the Morning, Through the Night” from Fantastic Expedition of Dillard & Clark/Through the Morning, Through the Night (A & M 1998) —The title track to their second album, released on A & M in 1969.Buy it!
George Jones “He Stopped Loving Her Today” from The Essential George Jones, Volume 2 (Sony 2008) —Bobby Braddock co-wrote this #1 for George, who hadn't topped the charts in 6 years. George really didn't care for the song and his last word on the subject to Billy Sherrill was "Nobody'll buy that morbid sonofabitch". He was wrong about that.Buy it!
Jimmie Dale Gilmore “Darcy Farrow” from One Endless Night (Rounder 2000) —Steve Gillette co-wrote this one long ago, first recorded by Ian and Sylvia in 1965. Steve and his wife, Cindy Mangsen are at the Focal Point tonight at 8PM.Buy it!
Jimmy Rivers and the Cherokees “Jammin' With Jimmy” from Brisbane Bop: Western Swing, 1961-64 (San Joaquin Records 1995) —Featuring Vance Terry on pedal steel guitar, these recordings are the product of Terry's taped recordings of the band's performances at the 23 Club in Brisbane, CA.Buy it!
Ray Price and the Cherokee Cowboys “Don't You Ever Get Tired of Hurting Me?” from Ray Price and the Cherokee Cowboys, Volume 9 (Bear Family www.bear-family.de 1995) —Recorded in 1965 for Capitol, one written by former Cherokee Cowboy, Willie Nelson.Buy it!
BR5-49 “Cherokee Boogie” from BR5-49 CD ALBUM (Arista Records 1996) —Co-written by Moon Mullican and Chief William Redbird, a Cherokee chief, rodeo performer, marksman and minor league ballplayer, who presented a headdress to every U.S. president from Wilson to Ford.Buy it!
Cumberland Gap “Ribbon of Darkness” from Circle the Wagons (Wildstone www.briantcurran.com 2004) L —A fine version of this Gordon Lightfoot song from Cumberland Gap, who is evidently on deep hiatus.Buy it!
Doye O'Dell “Diesel Smoke (Dangerous Curves)” from Truck Driver's Boogie: Big Rig Hits, Vol. 1, 1939-1969 (Audium 2001) —Recorded in 1952 for the Intro label.Buy it!
Sturgill Simpson “Life Ain't Fair and the World Is Mean” from High Top Mountain (High Top Mountain sturgillsimpson.bandcamp.com/album/high-top-mountain 2013) N Buy it!
Jimmy Bryant “Georgia Boogie (outro)” from Frettin' Fingers: The Lightning Guitar of Jimmy Bryant (Sundazed 1995)Buy it!
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