The Back Country (Music)
With Jeff Corbin
Sat Jun 30th 2012 3.00pm–5.00pm
Time zone: central
Jimmie Rodgers “Miss the Mississippi and You” from RCA Country Legends (BMG Heritage 2002) R —Bill Haley is credited with writing this one, although Jimmie Rodgers recorded this in 1932 when Bill was 7 years old. Can anyone help explain this?Buy it!
Hank Williams “My Bucket's Got A Hole In It” from The Original Singles Collection Plus (Polygram 1990) R —This was written by early blues musician Clarence Williams, grandfather of Clarence Williams III of "Mod Squad" fame. On the MGM label in 1949.Buy it!
Marty Stuart & His Fabulous Superlatives “A Picture from Life’s Other Side” from Tear the Woodpile Down: Nashville, Vol. 1 (SUGAR HILL ww.sugarhillrecords.com 2012) N —One written by Hank, with Hank III helping Marty with this one.Buy it!
Dan Hicks and his Hot Licks “Texas Kinda Attitude” from Selected Shorts (Surfdog Records 2004) —Dan Hicks and His Hot Licks will be at the Old Rock House on Wednesday, July 11th, for an 8PM show.Buy it!
Asleep at the Wheel with the Blind Boys of Alabama “The Devil Ain't Lazy” from Reinventing the Wheel (Megaforce 2007) —Asleep at the Wheel will be at the Wildey Theater in Edwardsville on Friday, July 13th, 8PM show.Buy it!
Freda and the Firedogs “Be Real” from Keep Your Soul: A Tribute to Doug Sahm (Vanguard 2009) —"Freda" is Marcia Ball, who will be at the Wildey Theater in Edwardsville on Sunday, July 15th for an 8PM show.Buy it!
The Monroe Brothers “Six Months Ain't Long” from Just a Song of Old Kentucky: The Monroe Brothers, Vol. 2 (Rounder 2001) —Recorded in 1936 for Bluebird.Buy it!
The Dillards “The Old Home Place” from There is a Time, 1963-70 (Vanguard 1991) —Co-written by Mitch and Dean Webb, this appeared on their first album for Elektra in 1963, "Back Porch Bluegrass".Buy it!
Sam Bush “Old Joe Clark” from Glamour & Grits (SUGAR HILL ww.sugarhillrecords.com 1996) —Written by Verlon Thompson and Darrell Scott. Sam Bush returns to the Old Rock House next Saturday for an 8PM show.Buy it!
Shelly Lee Alley & His Alley Cats “Women, Women, Women” from Doughboys, Playboys and Cowboys: The Golden Years of Western Swing (Proper unk 1999) —Recorded in 1937 for Vocalion, this configuration of the Alley Cats includes Ted Daffan on steel guitar and Cliff Bruner on fiddle.Buy it!
The Five And Dimers “Drunken Smile” from Quarter of a Tank (The Five and Dimers New 2011) R L —Thanks to the Five and Dimers for their show at the Spirit Lounge in Alton last evening, which was a benefit for KDHX. Appreciate it, boys!Buy it!
Kathy Mattea “Come from the Heart” from Willow in the Wind (Polygram Records 1989) —A set going out to the memory of the late Susanna Clark, wife of Guy Clark, who passed away on Wednesday. Susanna wrote the first two songs.Buy it!