The Back Country (Music)
With Jeff Corbin
Sat Aug 13th 2011 3.00pm–5.00pm
Time zone: central
The Stanley Brothers “The Little Glass of Wine” from Earliest Recordings: The Complete Rich-R-Tone 78s (1947-1952) (Rounder www.rounderrecords.com 2005) —Recorded in 1948.Buy it!
The Louvin Brothers “The Great Atomic Power” from When I Stop Dreaming: The Best of the Louvin Brothers (Razor & Tie 1995) —From the Capitol label 50 years ago in 1961. The LOUVIN BROTHERS played their last show as a duo in Watseka, IL this week in 1963.Buy it!
Bryan Bowers “Rufus and Beverly” from For You (Flying Fish 1990) —Autoharp master BRYAN Benson BOWERS was born on August 18, 1940 in Yorktown, VA and will be 71 years old on Thursday. This song was written by Mark Graham, from whom we hear later in the show.Buy it!
Wayne Raney “Why Don't You Haul Off and Love Me” from That Real Hot Boogie Boy (Ace 2002) —From the King label in 1949. This is Wayne's best-known composition and was a big hit for The Maddox Brothers and Rose, among others.Buy it!
Ola Belle Reed “High On A Mountain” from Hills of Home: 25 Years of Folk Music on Rounder Records (Rounder Records www.rounderrecords.com)Buy it!
Ernest Tubb and His Texas Troubadours “Waltz Across Texas” from Country Music Hall of Fame (MCA 1991) R —For the Decca label in 1965, when Leon Rhodes and Buddy Charleton were still working their Troubador magic.Buy it!
Whitey Morgan and the 78s “Where Do You Want It?” from Whitey Morgan and the 78s (Bloodshot www.bloodshotrecords.com 2010) —Written by Dale Watson, the song narrates the Waco bar incident mentioned earlier.Buy it!
David Olney “Red Tail Hawk” from Dutchman's Curve (Deadbeat Records 2010) —DAVID OLNEY will be in town for a show at Off Broadway next Thursday, August 18th along with sideman Sergio Webb. Show time is 8 o’clock.Buy it!
The Kings of Mongrel Folk “Blueprint for the Blues” from Kings of Mongrel Folk (self 1996) —An original composition (and title track to one of his cds) from Orville Johnson. Rumor has it the Kings are working on another release.Buy it!
The Maddox Brothers and Rose “KTRB Theme/Regal Pale Beer Commercial” from On The Air (Arhoolie 1996) —This intro and the next song were recorded on acetate transcriptions ca. 1949. The theme song was "I Want to Live and Love Always".Buy it!
Jo-El Sonnier “Hadacol Train” from Where's That Music Coming From? (Musique de Jo-El 2011) N —New material from Jo-El, this one recapturing the halcyon days in country music of the Hadacol Caravan, last of the old time medicine shows.Buy it!
Johnny Paycheck “(Pardon Me) I've Got Someone to Kill” from The Real Mr. Heartache: The Little Darlin' Years (Country Music Foundation 1996) R —From Johnny's fabulous work for Little Darlin', this one recorded 45 years ago in 1966.Buy it!
Emmylou Harris and The Hot Band “Cajun Boy” from Elite Hotel (Expanded Edition) (Warner 2004) —Recorded ca. 1975, this is one of two bonus tracks on the expanded edition cd of Emmylou's second album for Warner. The other is a version of the Louvin Brothers' "You're Running Wild".Buy it!
Jimmy Bryant “Georgia Boogie (outro)” from Frettin' Fingers: The Lightning Guitar of Jimmy Bryant (Sundazed 1995)Buy it!