The Back Country (Music)
Sat Mar 17th 2012 3.00pm–5.00pm
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Time zone: central
The Whites with Ricky Skaggs “Will My Mother Know Me There?”
from The Unbroken Circle - The Musical Heritage of the Carter Family (Dualtone Music Group, Inc. 2004) —This and the next two cuts were all written by the great A.P. Carter.
Marty Stuart and His Fabulous Superlatives “Never let the devil get the upper hand of you”
from The Unbroken Circle - The Musical Heritage Of The Carter Family (Dualtone Music Group) —This is a blood curdling rendition of a bone chilling murder ballad!
Sheryl Crow “No Depression In Heaven”
from The Unbroken Circle - The Musical Heritage Of The Carter Family (Dualtone Music Group, Inc. 2004)
Carolina Chocolate Drops “Real Old Mountain Dew”
from Heritage (Dixiefrog 2007) —This is a song which Rhiannon Giddens found in a compilation of Irish American tunes. It was recorded in the 1920s by an Irish singer named John Griffin, who a a bus driver in NY City, thus is a good 'un for St. Pat's Day!
Adolph Hofner & His Texans “I'll keep my old guitar”
from Doughboys, Playboys and Cowboys - The Golden Years Of Western Swing (Proper Records) —This and the following cut were both recorded in 1938 by some of the pioneers of western swing.
W. Lee O'Daniel & His Hillbilly Boys “Lonesome Road Blues”
from Doughboys, Playboys and Cowboys - The Golden Years Of Western Swing (Proper Records) —Though W. Lee O'Daniel was the organizer and commercial backer of this band, he did not sing or play an instrument ; - )
Hank Williams “(Last night) I heard you crying in your sleep”
from Hank Williams - The Original Singles Collection Plus (Mercury Nashville Records 1991)
The Soggy Bottom Boys “In The Jailhouse Now (feat. Tim Blake Nelson)”
from Soundtrack - O Brother Where Art Thou? (UMG Recordings) —I was thinking about former Illinois governor Rod Blagoyevich, who went to a federal slammer this week, and then I thought of this song (written by Jimmie Rodgers, of course!)
The Flying Burrito Brothers “Colorado”
from Hot Burritos! The Flying Burrito Brothers Anthology, 1969 - 1972 (A&M Records 2000) —Gram Parsons had left the group when this was recorded, so Rick Roberts is singing lead on this one.
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