The Back Country (Music)
With Jeff Corbin
Sat Jul 30th 2011 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
Jerry Garcia, David Grisman and Tony Rice “Long Black Veil” from The Pizza Tapes (Acoustic Disc www.acousticdisc.com 2000) —Jerome John “JERRY” GARCIA was born on August 1, 1942 and would have been 69 years old on Monday. What a long, strange trip it was. Jerry died on August 9, 1995.Buy it!
The Carter Family “Single Girl, Married Girl (Digitally Remastered)” from Anchored in Love: Their Complete Victor Recordings, 1927-1928 (Rounder 1993)Buy it!
Elvis Presley “I Got A Woman (Live)” from The Tupelo Mississippi Flash (Proper 2008) —ELVIS PRESLEY made his first advertised concert appearance this week in 1954 on the Slim Whitman Show at the Overton Park Band Shell in Memphis. This cut is from an appearance on the Louisiana Hayride the next year.Buy it!
Marty Robbins “I'm Too Big to Cry” from Country, 1951-1958 (Bear Family www.bear-family.de 1991) —Also on the Slim Whitman Show bill that day was another unknown artist, MARTY ROBBINS. This is from a 1954 Columbia recording.Buy it!
Brenda Lee “Jambalaya (Digitally Remastered)” from Anthology, Volume One, 1956-1961 (MCA 1991) —Little Miss Dynamite, BRENDA LEE, cut her first records for the Decca label 60 years ago today, July 30, 1956. This Hank Williams number was among those recorded at the session.Buy it!
Scotty Stoneman and the Kentucky Colonels “Once a Day” from Live in LA with the Kentucky Colonels (Rural Rhythm 2002) —Recorded in 1965 and written by Bill Anderson, this was Connie Smith's first hit.Buy it!
Merle Haggard “The Fugitive” from Down Every Road, Volume 1 (CAPITOL 1996) —MERLE HAGGARD recorded this one 45 years ago this week and it became his first #1 record. It was written by Liz Anderson, mother of Lynn Anderson.Buy it!
Jerry Lee Lewis and Buddy Guy “Hadacohl Boogie” from Last Man Standing The Duets (Shangri-La Entertainment 2006) —Premier purveyor of the Chicago Blues scene, prime influence on Jimi Hendrix and of whom Eric Clapton says “he was to me what Elvis was to others”, George “BUDDY” GUY was born on July 30, 1936 in Lettsworth, LA and is 75 years old today.Buy it!
Junior Brown “Kansas City Blues” from Mixed Bag (Curb www.bear-family.de 2001) —JUNIOR BROWN released his “Mixed Bag” cd ten years ago this week and this is a fine cover of Jim Jackson’s classic.Buy it!
Leon Chappelear and his Lone Star Cowboys “She Got Me Worried” from Western Swing Chronicles, Volume 2 (Origin Jazz Library 2002) —From the Decca label in 1937. This was his last recording session for a dozen years.Buy it!
Jimmy Bryant “Georgia Boogie (outro)” from Frettin' Fingers: The Lightning Guitar of Jimmy Bryant (Sundazed 1995)Buy it!
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