Dangerous Curves (Music)
Mon Nov 12th 2012 2.00pm–4.00pm
Time zone: central
Bessie Smith “I Ain't Gonna Play No Second Fiddle” from Bessie Smith - The Collection (CBS Records) R —Carlos called and requested this one.....two for the price of one. Bessie on vocal, and Louis Armstrong on cornet.Buy it!
Zoe Muth & the Lost High Rollers “Middle of nowhere.” from Zoe Muth and the Lost High Rollers (Continental Song City 2012) —When a young gal writes and sings a country song these days, if I may humbly opine, THIS is what it should sound like ; - )Buy it!
David Frizzell & Shelly West “You're The Reason God Made Oklahoma” from The Very Best of David Frizzell & Shelly West (Varèse Sarabande Records, Inc. 2009) —This was a #1 C&W hit for Shelly and David in 1981. Felice and Boudleaux Bryant wrote this along with Larry Collins and Sandy Pinkard. Shelly West is daughter of C&W star Dottie West.Buy it!
Gogi Grant “The wayward wind” from Great Ladies Of Rock & Roll (Collectables Records) —This is a favorite of Gabriel's, and he requested it. Listen to Gabriel on KDHX every Sunday night at midnight to 3 a.m. Monday morning!Buy it!
John Barry Orchestra “James Bond Theme (From Dr. No)” from James Bond - 13 Original Themes (DANJAQ S.A.) —In tribute to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and to Her Majesty's Secret Service, here is a set of three Bond movie themes.Buy it!
Janis Joplin “Black mountain blues” from Janis (Columbia Legacy 1998) —I'm playing two cuts from a double LP issued by Columbia in 1975. These are pre-Big Brother & the Holding Company, and were only intended as homemade demo tapes. They catch Janis singing the blues before the world knew who she was.Buy it!
Janis Joplin “C. C. rider” from Janis (Columbia Legacy 1998) —This cut was recorded in '63 or '64 in Austin TX on a home recorder. Janis was drenched in the blues to the core, and these recordings are plenty of proof.Buy it!
Cee Cee James “I Got A Right To Sing The Blues” from Blood Red Blues (FWG Records 2012) N —Ms James lives and performs locally. She belts out the blues in a manner that I'd think Janis Joplin would do had she not died at such a young age.Buy it!
Carolina Chocolate Drops “Ruby, Are You Mad At Your Man?” from Leaving Eden (Nonesuch 2012) N —Rhiannon Giddens is the female vocalist with the Chocolate Drops, and this song, written by Cousin Emmy, is a good showcase for her vocal talent. The Chocolate Drops will appear at the Sheldon in St. Louis on Nov. 16.Buy it!