The Back Country (Music)
With Jeff Corbin
Sat Dec 14th 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
Linda Ronstadt, Emmylou Harris, & Dolly Parton “The Pain of Loving You” from Trio (Warner 1987) —Sending this set of bluegrass out to the memory of Gene Roberts. Country Function and Bluegrass Junction followed The Back Country on Tuesday mornings until I moved to Saturday afternoons. He was the best.Buy it!
Willie Nelson, Merle Haggard and Ray Price “Night Watch” from Last of the Breed (Lost Highway 2007) —Sorry to report that Ray Price is receiving hospice services at his ranch in Texas after a strong three year battle with pancreatic cancer. Ray sits at the main table in the country music pantheon of great artists and his music will endure.Buy it!
The Geyer Street Sheiks “Sixteen Tons” from Great Dream CD ALBUM (Bjam 1993) L —The Sheiks are in town over the holidays, playing Saturday, December 29th at the Schlafly Tap Room. Who knows where else they may pop up? Sheiks are punks!Buy it!
Robert Earl Keen “Tom Ames' Prayer” from Gringo Honeymoon (SUGAR HILL ww.sugarhillrecords.com 1994) —Robert Earl Keen is such a fine songwriter he doesn't do a lot of covers, but this is a Steve Earle composition.Buy it!
The Carper Family “Late Evening Blues” from Back When (self 2012) —It's been an amazing three years for these gals since this was released. Now will someone get these women a table, er, I mean a LABEL!Buy it!
Johnny Cash “Hurt” from American IV - The Man Comes Around (American 2002) —I get lots of requests for Johnny Cash, as you might imagine. But what are the odds that I picked this one to play before the show and a listener requested it?Buy it!
Junior Brown “My Wife Thinks You're Dead” from Guit With It (Curb www.bear-family.de 1993) —One of those situations where the album was released in 1993 but this track wasn't a single until 1995.Buy it!
Emmylou Harris and The Hot Band “I'm Movin' On” from Last Date (Eminent Records 2000) —Recorded for the Warner label in 1985. One last song to the memory of Larry Weir. Emmylou was his favorite singer. I hope everyone will keep listening and come and see us at "The Larry".Buy it!
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