The Back Country (Music)
With Jeff Corbin
Sat Jul 7th 2012 3.00pm–5.00pm
Time zone: central
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 in 1961.Buy it!
The Byrds “The Christian Life (Master Take)” from Sweetheart of the Rodeo (Columbia 1997) —Originally released by Columbia in 1968 with McGuinn's lead vocal instead of Gram Parsons for contractual reasons.Buy it!
The Sons of the Pioneers “Cigareets and Whusky and Wild Wild Women” from Swinging Hollywood Hillbilly Cowboys (Proper 2004) —Recorded 65 years ago for RCA Victor, written by Tim Spencer, and including Noel Boggs on steel guitar and Pat Brady--Whoa, Nellybelle--on bass.Buy it!
Steve Young “Shopping for Dresses” from Tulare Dust - A Songwriters' Tribute to Merle Haggard (Shout! 1994) —A fine guitar player in addition to great vocal work.Buy it!
John McCutcheon “This Morning I Was Born Again” from This Land: Woody Guthrie's America (Appalsongs 2011) —Better get your tickets now for next Saturday at Off Broadway: Just One Big Soul: Woody Guthrie's 100th Birthday Celebration & KDHX Benefit. www.offbroadwaystl.com.Buy it!
George Jones and James Taylor “Bartender's Blues” from My Very Special Guests (Sony/BMG 2005) —JAMES TAYLOR returns to St. Louis for a show at the Fox Theater on Friday, July 20th at 8PM. He is the author and composer of this song and here joins The Possum on harmony vocal.Buy it!
Wil Maring and Robert Bowlin “Don't Fence Me In” from Wil Maring and Robert Bowlin (Roan Pony Records 2010) L —WIL MARING and ROBERT BOWLIN will be at Bellerive Park in the Carondelet neighborhood on Monday, July 9th, show time is 7PM.Buy it!
Asleep at The Wheel “Miles and Miles of Texas” from The Very Best Of Asleep At The Wheel (Madacy 2001) —Originally recorded in 1974 on the Epic label. ASLEEP AT THE WHEEL is at the Wildey Theater in Edwardsville next Saturday, July 13th, for an 8PM show.Buy it!
Dan Hicks and his Hot Licks “Chattanooga Shoeshine Boy” from Beatin' The Heat (SURFDOG 2000) —DAN HICKS and HIS HOT LICKS will be at the Old Rock House next Wednesday, July 11th for an 8PM show.Buy it!
Old Crow Medicine Show “Union Maid” from Big Iron World CD ALBUM (Nettwerk Records 2006) —OLD CROW MEDICINE SHOW returns to St. Louis on Friday, July 20th for an 8PM show at The Pageant. Here they cover a Woody Guthrie song.Buy it!
Waylon Jennings and the Waylors “Are You Sure Hank Done It This Way” from The Essential Waylon Jennings (Sony BMG 2007) R —Originally recorded in 1975 on the RCA label. I rarely play the same song two weeks in a row so I hope the guy who requested this is awake this week.Buy it!
Marty Stuart and His Fabulous Superlatives “Sundown In Nashville” from Nashville, Volume 1: Tear The Woodpile Down (Sugar Hill Records www.sugarhillrecords.com 2012) N R —Going out to Annabelle and Bill in Farmington.Buy it!
Béla Fleck “Major Honker” from The Bluegrass Sessions: Tales From The Acoustic Planet, Volume 2 (Warner Brothers 1999)Buy it!
Rev. Matt “Barn Swallow Boogie” from Still Fight Left In These Fists EP (Loud Label 2012) N L —Rev. Matt has an EP release party next Friday, July 13th, at the Gramaphone, featuring Liquid Gold.Buy it!
Jimmy Bryant “Georgia Boogie (outro)” from Frettin' Fingers: The Lightning Guitar of Jimmy Bryant (Sundazed 1995)Buy it!