The Back Country (Music)
With Jeff Corbin
Sat Feb 1st 2014 3.00pm–5.00pm
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Time zone: central
Pete Seeger “Cielito Lindo”
from Classic Folk Music from Smithsonian Folkways Recordings (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings 2004) —Recorded ca. 1963 for Folkways. The title translates roughly as "lovely sweet one".
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.
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 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.
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.
Jimmy Bryant “Georgia Boogie (outro)”
from Frettin' Fingers: The Lightning Guitar of Jimmy Bryant (Sundazed 1995)
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