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Spinitron - KDHX: The Back Country Sat Feb 8th 2014

The Back Country (Music)

Sat Feb 8th 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)


Sturgill Simpson “I'd Have to be Crazy”
from High Top Mountain (High Top Mountain 2013) R  —From the pen of the late Steve Fromholz.


Steve Earle “Introduction/Valentine's Day”
from Together At the Bluebird Café (American Original Records 2001) —From a 1995 live performance that also features Townes Van Zandt and Guy Clark.


Red Allen and the Kentuckians “What About You”
from Lonesome And Blue: The Complete County Recordings (Rebel 2004) —Recorded in 1965 and written by Johnny and Jack and Jack's brother, Jim Anglin.


Jim and Jesse and the Virginia Boys “Better Times A Coming”
from Y'all Come: The Essential Jim and Jesse (Sony 1998) —Recorded 50 years ago in 1964 for the Epic label.


Doc and Merle Watson “Russian Grass”
from Home Sweet Home (SUGAR HILL www.sugarhillrecords.com 1998) —Recorded in December 1967, six months after Merle took up the banjo. Later music added by Sam Bush, Marty Stuart, T. Michael Coleman and Alan O'Bryant. Sending this out to folks at Sochi.


Irene Kelley “Sister's Heart”
from Pennsylvania Coal (Patio Records 2013) —Dale Ann Bradley adds harmony vocal. Dale Ann won her 7th Female Vocalist of the Year award last week at SPBGMA.


The Carper Family “Tennessee Jive”
from Back When (self 2012) R


The Louvin Brothers “Weapon of Prayer”
from Close Harmony, Volume 1 (Bear Family 1992) R  —Originally recorded for the MGM label in 1951.


Kathy Louvin and Pamela Brown Hayes “I Wish You Knew”
from Livin' Lovin' Losin': Songs of The Louvin Brothers (Universal South 2003) —Kathy is Ira Louvin's daughter. Pamela Brown Hayes is evidently the girl whom Leo Kottke didn't marry but Mr. Hayes did.


The Haden Triplets “When I Stop Dreaming”
from The Haden Triplets (Third Man www.thirdmanrecords.com 2014) —Charlie Haden's daughters have a great new album out, produced by Ry Cooder.


Roy Newman and His Boys “Everybody's Blues”
from Bob Dunn: Master of the Steel Guitar, 1935-1950, Volume 1 (Origin Jazz Library 2010) —Recorded in 1937 for the Brunswick label. I knew I should have shot that groundhog rootin' 'round in my backyard!


Bob Dunn's Vagabonds “You Don't Know My Mind”
from Bob Dunn: Master of the Electric Steel Guitar 1935-1950, Volume 2 (Origin Jazz Library 2010) —Recorded in 1939 for Decca, one written by early blues artist Clarence Williams. Moon Mullican does the vocal here.


Waylon Jennings “Four Strong Winds”
from The Journey: Destiny's Child, Volume 1 (Bear Family 1999) R  —The listener requested the original written by Ian Tyson, but I couldn't put my hands on it.


Great Speckled Bird “This Dream”
from Great Speckled Bird (Collector's Choice Music 2006) R  —From the Ampex label in 1970. Great Speckled Bird's original members were Ian Tyson, Sylvia Fricker Tyson, Buddy Cage, Amos Garrett and N.D. Smart.


Gene Vincent And The Blue Caps “Dance to the Bop”
from The Big "D" Jamboree LIVE, Volume 2 (Dragon Street 2000) —Big Ed McLemore rebuilt The Sportatorium after a 1953 fire and hosted professional wrestling and The Big "D" Jamboree on Saturdays, broadcast over CBS radio.


Waylon Jennings and the Waylors “I'm a Ramblin' Man”
from The Essential Waylon Jennings, Volume 2 (Sony BMG 2007) —Written by guitar great Ray Pennington, Waylon recorded this 40 years ago today in 1974 and took it to #1.


Prairie du Rocher Singers “La Gui-Annee”
from Folk Songs of Illinois, Volume 1 (University of Illinois Press 2007) —This was a French New Year's Eve event where poor people visit the homes of the rich and sing for food and drink. It's still celebrated in Prairie du Rocher IL and St. Genevieve MO.


The Texas Tornados “Soy de San Luis”
from Texas Tornados (Reprise 1990) —Written by Flaco's father, Santiago Jiminez, Sr. and Louis Ortega. St. Louis was Spanish-ruled from 1763 until the Louisiana Purchase.


Pokey LaFarge “Central Time”
from Pokey LaFarge (Third Man Records 2013) L —Pokey performs as part of the Burning Love Festival on Art Hill at Forest Park next Friday from 4:30-10:30. Go to www.stl250.org for more St. Louis birthday events.


Ernest Tubb “Walking the Floor Over You”
from Country Music Hall of Fame (MCA 1991) —Recorded in 1941 for Decca before forming his Texas Troubadors, Fay "Smitty" Smith plays the first electric lead guitar in country music and launches the honky-tonk genre.


Tennessee Ernie Ford “Shotgun Boogie”
from Hey Good Lookin' Single (CAPITOL 2002) —Recorded for the Capitol label in 1950.


George Jones “Hearts in My Dreams”
from Cup of Loneliness: The Classic Mercury Years, Volume 1 (Polygram 1994) —Recorded for Starday in 1958, one George co-wrote with Roger Miller.


Moe Bandy “Honky Tonk Amnesia”
from Honky Tonk Amnesia: The Hard Country Sound of Moe Bandy (Razor and Tie 2000) —Originally recorded for the GRC label in 1974, written by Whitey Shafer and Doodle Owens.


Emmylou Harris and The Hot Band “For No One”
from Pieces of the Sky (Reprise 1974) —A Lennon-McCartney song in honor of their February 9, 1964 American debut on the Ed Sullivan Show. Just a beautiful version.


Joe Ely “Because of the Wind”
from Honky Tonk Masquerade (MCA 1978) —Recorded in 1978 for MCA, this was Joe's second solo release.


Beausoleil “L'ouragon”
from La Danse De La Vie (Rhino 1993) —The monthly Cajun dance at Focal Point next Wednesday is the last before Mardi Gras. The Boudin Brothers perform, dance lessons at 7:30, music at 8:15.


Hank Locklin “Send Me the Pillow That You Dream On”
from Send Me the Pillow That You Dream On, Volume 1 (Bear Family 1996) —Recorded for RCA in 1949.


Eddy Arnold And His Tennessee Plowboys “Texarkana Baby”
from Eddy's Song (Proper 2003) —Recorded in 1947 for RCA.


Chet Atkins “City Slicker”
from Galloping Guitar, Volume 3 (Bear Family 1995) —Recorded in 1953 for RCA.


Jim Reeves “He'll Have to Go” (RCA 1960)


Hank Snow and His Rainbow Ranch Boys “I'm Movin' On”
from I'm Movin' On, 1949-1953, Vol. 1 (Bear Family 1998) —Recorded in 1950 for RCA.

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