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Spinitron - KDHX: The Back Country Sat Feb 1st 2014

The Back Country (Music)

Sat Feb 1st 2014 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


The Texas Troubadors “Buddy's Boogie (intro)”
from Almost To Tulsa (Bear Family 2008)


The Almanac Singers “Groundhog”
from Their Complete General Recordings (MCA 1996) —Recorded in 1941 for the General label, Pete on the lead vocal. That whistle-pig had better not see his shadow tomorrow. Winter begone!


Pete Seeger “Cielito Lindo”
from Classic Folk Music from Smithsonian Folkways Recordings (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings www.folkways.si.edu 2004) —Recorded ca. 1963 for Folkways. The title translates roughly as "lovely sweet one".


Bruce Springsteen with The Sessions Band “Old Dan Tucker”
from We Shall Overcome: The Seeger Sessions (Sony BMG 2006) —A collection of songs made popular by Pete, done up in a raucous, community sing style.


Asleep at the Wheel with Merle Haggard “St. Louis Blues”
from Ride with Bob: A Tribute to Bob Wills and the Texas Playboys (SKG Music 1995) —Merle does this W.C. Handy classic Emmett Miller style.


Dale Watson and His Lone Stars “Hello, I'm an Old Country Song”
from Carryin' On (E1 Music 2010) —Dale is a Merle disciple, and mentions being "haggard" and "kicking out the footlights" in this song.


Suzy Bogguss “Some Day When Things are Good”
from Lucky (Loyal Dutchess Records 2014) N  —New music from Suzy Bogguss, covering twelve songs by Haggard.


Carl Smith “Live and Let Live”
from Satisfaction Guaranteed, Volume 4 (Bear Family 1996) R  —Recorded in 1956 on the Columbia label.


Hank Williams and The Drifting Cowboys “Let's Turn Back the Years”
from The Original Singles Collection Plus, Volume 3 (MERCURY NASHVILLE 1992) R  —Recorded in 1952 on the MGM label.


Leroy Van Dyke “The Auctioneer”
from Movin' Van Dyke (Wing 1962) R  —Going out to Jim.


Brandi Clark “Stripes”
from 12 Stories (Slate Creek Records 2013) R  —Brandy played this track on David Letterman's show earlier this week.


The Soggy Bottom Boys “I Am a Man of Constant Sorrow”
from O Brother, Where Art Thou? (Soundtrack from the Motion Picture) (UMG Recordings 2000) —We kick off Tuesdays at the Stage at St. Louis with a showing of this classic Coen Brothers film, a modern-day retelling of The Odyssey.


Dock Boggs “Oh, Death”
from His Folkways Years, 1963-1968 CD Album (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings www.folkways.si.edu 1998) —Recorded in 1963 for Folkways. When he wanted to add this song to his repertoire back in the '30s one of his band members said, "Aw, get out of the graveyard, Dock". Ralph Stanley sang an acapella version of this in O, Brother in an iconic scene.


Del McCoury Band “You'll Find Her Name Written There”
from High Lonesome and Blue (Rounder Records www.rounderrecords.com 2004) —Originally recorded in 1988, one of Bill Monroe's compositions.


Jason Carter “Chicken Under the Washtub”
from On the Move (Rounder www.rounder.com 1997) —One written by Vivian Williams, a fine songwriter.


Dolly Parton “Jolene” (Buddha 1999) —This song topped the charts 40 years ago this week. Originally recorded for RCA.


Bill Monroe and His Blue Grass Boys “Panhandle Country”
from Live at Mechanics Hall (Acoustic Disc www.acousticdisc.com 2004) —One of Bill's compositions, recorded at a concert on November 16, 1963 and, as Bill tells you, Joe Stuart is on the fiddle.


Hylo Brown and The Timberliners “There's More Pretty Girls Than One”
from In Concert (Copper Creek www.coppercreekrec.com 1995) —Tater Tate on the fiddle, recorded 55 years ago on August 9, 1959 at New River Ranch in Rising Sun, Maryland.


The Seldom Scene “Keep Me From Blowin' Away”
from Different Roads (Rebel Records www.rebelrecords.com 2007) —Originally recorded in 1973, a great song written by Paul Craft. Tom Gray bows the bass a bit on this one.


Roy Smeck's Serenaders “Guitarese”
from Steelin' It: The Steel Guitar Story (Proper 2008) —Recorded in 1936 for the Decca label.


Paul Burch “Daddy Rhythm Guitar”
from East to West (Bloodshot www.bloodshotrecords.com 2006) —Paul is with his WPA Ballclub, along with The Ragbirds and Honey Suckle next Friday, February 7th, at the Gramophone.


Trigger 5 “Cheatin' Walk”
from Three Cords EP (self 2012) L —Trigger 5 will be at BB's Jazz, Blues and Soups on Saturday, February 15th, from 3-6PM. This winter may end up being a three-cord winter.


Wilma Lee and Stoney Cooper and the Clinch Mountain Clan “There's a Big Wheel”
from The Very Best of Wilma Lee and Stoney Cooper and the Clinch Mountain Clan (Varese Sarabande 2002) —Recorded 55 years ago in 1959 on the Hickory label.


Robbie Fulks “When You Get to the Bottom”
from Gone Away Backward (Bloodshot www.bloodshotrecords.com 2013)


Robin and Linda Williams “When My Sweet Love Ain't Around”
from Back 40 (Red House www.redhouserecords.com 2013) —A release from the latter part of last year that escaped my attention.


The Time Jumpers “Three Sides to Every Story”
from The Time Jumpers (Rounder www.rounder.com 2012) —Vince Gill on the lead vocal--as if I had to tell you that.


Irene Kelley “Things We Never Did”
from Pennsylvania Coal (Patio Records 2013) N  —I continue to enjoy this album, the first one in ten years by this talented songwriter. Lots of good musicians as well, with Carl Jackson doing the background vocal here.


The Everly Brothers “Brand New Heartache”
from Heartaches and Harmonies (Rhino 1994) —One of many songs Felice and Boudleaux Bryant wrote for the Everlys.


Emmylou Harris and The Hot Band “So Sad (To Watch Good Love Go Bad)”
from Last Date (Eminent 2000) —One written by Don Everly, recorded in 1982 for the Warner label, Barry Tashian on the harmony vocal.


Gillian Welch and David Rawlings “Barroom Girls”
from Revival (Acony 1996) —Gillian's debut album, and a fine one it is.


Teri Joyce “Kitchen Radio” (Cow Island Music 2010) —For everyone listening while they're whipping up something good to eat at home.

Like everything else, times are approximate. Spinitron and this station are not liable for errors or omissions.