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

The Back Country (Music)

Sat Mar 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)


Jerry Reed “Amos Moses”
from RCA Country Legends: Jerry Reed (Remastered) (Buddha Records 2001) R  —Recorded in 1970 and made it to #16 on the country chart, #8 on the pop chart.


Johnny Horton “Battle of New Orleans”
from The Essential Johnny Horton 1956-1960: Honky Tonk Man, Vol. 2 (Sony 1996) —Recorded 55 years ago in 1959 for Columbia, written by Jimmy Driftwood. Jimmy was a schoolteacher in Arkansas and sometimes wrote songs to help his students understand history. He was a prolific songwriter.


Jimmy C. Newman and Cajun Country “La Porte d'en Arriere”
from Cajun Music: The Essential Collection (Rounder www.rounder.com 2002) —Jimmy C. Newman is one of a number of Cajun artists who have bridged the gap with country music.


The Red Stick Ramblers “That's What I Like About the South”
from Right Key, Wrong Keyhole (Memphis International 2005) —Originally from the land of the Red Stick, Baton Rouge. This song is firmly ensconced in the Western swing catalog.


The Zozo Sisters “The One I Love is Gone”
from Adieu False Heart (Vanguard www.vanguardrecords.com 2006) —The Zozo Sisters are Ann Savoy and Linda Ronstadt, here with a Bill Monroe composition.


Wayne Hancock “Louisiana Blues”
from Swing Time (Bloodshot www.bloodshotrecords.com 2003) —The late Paul Skelton and Dave "Leroy" Biller on guitars, Eddie Rivers on steel and Bob "Texaco" Stafford on trombone.


Levon Helm “Poor Old Dirt Farmer”
from Dirt Farmer (Dirt Farmer Music 2007) —Levon made some great records in his last years, produced by Larry Campbell.


Norman and Nancy Blake with Tut Taylor “On the Banks of Lake Pontchartrain”
from Shacktown Road (Dualtone 2007) —Written by Pattie Bryan.


Don Rich and the Buckaroos “Cajun Fiddle”
from Country Pickin': The Don Rich Anthology CD Album (Sundazed 2000) —Recorded in 1965 for Capitol, co-writing credit to Buck and Don. Don was a fine fiddle player in addition to the Telecaster.


The Hackberry Ramblers with Jimmie Dale Gilmore “Deep Water” (Hot Biscuits 1997) —One written by the great Fred Rose.


Hank Williams and The Drifting Cowboys “On the Banks of the Old Pontchartrain”
from The Original Singles Collection Plus, Volume One (MERCURY NASHVILLE 1992) —Recorded in 1947 on the MGM label.


Jo-El Sonnier “The Real Deal” (Musique de Jo-El 2008) —Sending this one out to my pal, Woody Adkins at KOPN in Columbia, who hosts Midnight Country Sundays at midnight and The Real Deal Country Show Mondays at 3PM.


Ganey Arsement “Old Pipeliner”
from Le Forgeron (Salty Bayou Music 2013) N  —One written by Moon Mullican. Lots of pipeliners in oil-and-gas-rich Louisiana. Ganey calls Lake Charles home these days.


Hank Penny and His Radio Cowboys “Got the Louisiana Blues”
from Swinging Western Strings, Vol. 3 (Western 2003) —Originally recorded in 1947 for the King label.


Moon Mullican and His Showboys “Cush-Cush-Ky-Yay”
from Moon's Rock (Bear Family 1994) —Recorded in 1959 for the Decca label. Cornbread and buttermilk in a bowl, as Moon explains it.


Hank Snow and His Rainbow Ranch Boys “When Mexican Joe Met Jole Blon”
from I'm Movin' On, 1949-1953, Vol. 3 (Bear Family 1998) —Originally recorded in 1953 for RCA.


Emmylou Harris and The Hot Band “Leaving Louisiana in the Broad Daylight”
from Quarter Moon in a Ten Cent Town (Warner 2004) —Originally recorded in 1978, written by Rodney Crowell. Garth Hudson on accordion and Rick Danko on fiddle and background vocal.


Rodney Crowell “Stars on the Water”
from Collection (Warner 1989) —Originally recorded on his eponymous 1981 album with his band, The Notorious Cherry Bombs.


New Grass Revival “Callin' Baton Rouge”
from Best of New Grass Revival (Liberty 1994) —Originally recorded for the Capitol label in 1989. Wendy Waldman produced the original album, Friday Night in America, Bela Fleck on banjo.


Lattie Moore “Cajun Doll”
from I'm Not Broke but I'm Badly Bent: The Best of the King-Starday Recordings 1953-1963 (Westside 2000) —Recorded in 1960 on the King label. Lattie sings here about Bayou Tech, must be that new engineering school in LA.


Bill Kirchen “Red Cajun Girl”
from Have Love, Will Travel (Black Top 1996) —One written by Kevin "Blackie" Farrell. The great Buddy Charleton on steel guitar.


Al Berard & The Basin Brothers “Baisse et Tete et Pleurer (Hang Your Head and Cry)”
from Dans la Louisiane (Rounder Records www.rounderrecords.com 1996) —Going out to the memory of Al Berard, who passed away earlier this week after suffering a brain aneurysm. He just finished an album of his guitar music that still needs mixed and mastered and you can donate to that at the indiegogo site.


Marcia Ball “Daddy Said”
from Gatorhythms (Rounder www.rounder.com 1989) —Marcia grew up in East Texas and has long had an appreciation for that cross-fertilized Gulf Gumbo of music. Words of wisdom from the paterfamilias in this song.


Buddy Miller and Jim Lauderdale “South in New Orleans”
from Buddy and Jim (New West 2012) —A rhumba beat written by Johnny Wright and Jack Anglin.


Joni Harms “Louisiana Hot Sauce”
from Let's Put The Western Back In The Country (Wildcatter 2003) —Joni is a great artist who lives and works on her family's 4th-generation Oregon ranch.


Orville Johnson “My Sweet Octoroon”
from Blueprint for the Blues (OJM 1998) —I understand Orville wrote this one for his some-time musical partner, Laura Love. An octoroon is a Creole with a black grandparent, i.e., 1/8th black. We go to ridiculous lengths sometimes when talking about race.


Rusty and Doug Kershaw “Louisiana Man”
from Greatest Hits (Varese Sarabande 2002) —Written by Doug, recorded on the Hickory label in 1961, and reaching #10 on the country/western chart.


Harry Choates and His Melody Boys “Wrong Keyhole”
from The Fiddle King of Cajun Swing2 (Arhoolie 1993) —Originally recorded in 1946 on Bill Quinn's Gold Star label.


Ryan Spearman “Do You Know What It Means To Miss New Orleans?”
from Live at the Chapel (self 2010) L —Ryan and his wife, Kelly Wells, have a new album out as The Aching Hearts, "Just a Habit".


Rick Nelson “Take a City Bride”
from Bright Lights...and Country Fever (Ace 1998) —Written by Gib Guilbeau. This cd combines two of Rick's country albums from the Decca label, this one recorded in 1967. The great James Burton on dobro.


Jerry Lee Lewis “Jambalaya”
from The Locust Years...to the Promised Land, Volume 4 (Bear Family 1994) —Songwriting credit to Hank Williams but it may well have come from Moon Mullican.


John Fogerty “Diggy Liggy Lo”
from Evangeline Made (Vanguard www.vanguardrecords.com 2002) —With Marc and Ann Savoy and Christine Balfa.


Orville Johnson “Mardi March (outro)”
from Slide & Joy (OJM Records 1999) —It's Mardi Gras in St. Louis and it's March--the perfect way to close out today's show.

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