The Back Country (Music)
With Jeff Corbin
Sat Nov 17th 2012 3.00pm–5.00pm
R=listener request. N=music new at the station. L=local music. Your purchases using the Buy it! links
Time zone: central
Hank Thompson And His Brazos Valley Boys “The WIld Side of Life” from Vintage Collections (CAPITOL NASHVILLE 1996) —This week in 1952 saw the first DJ convention, held in Nashville. It's a pretty good bet they were spinning the #1 songs in this set that year.Buy it!
Hank Williams and His Drifting Cowboys “Jambalaya (On The Bayou)” from The Original Singles Collection Plus, Volume Three (MERCURY NASHVILLE 1991) —Originally on the MGM label.Buy it!
Eck Robertson “Texas Wagoner” from Old-Time Texas Fiddler (1922-1929) (Rebel Records www.rebelrecords.com 2007) —A real family affair recorded in 1929, wife Nettie on guitar, son Dueron on banjo and daughter Daphne on tenor guitar.Buy it!
Roger Miller “When A House Is Not A Home” from King of the Road - The Genius of Roger Miller (Box Set) (Polygram 1995) R Buy it!
New Riders of the Purple Sage “Henry” from The Best of New Riders of the Purple Sage (Sony BMG 2006) R —From 1971, Captain Trips on the pedal steel. Going out to Steve, who's back in STL for a visit but spends most of his year working in Belize.Buy it!
Dillard & Clark “Train Leaves Here This Mornin'” from The Fantastic Expedition of Dillard & Clark + Through the Morning Through the Night (A&M 1998) —From the A & M label in 1968., a classic from Gene Clark.Buy it!
JP Harris and the Tough Choices “Gear Jammin' Daddy” from I'll Keep Calling (Cow Island Music 2011) —Likely to make my Top Ten list for 2012, lots of pure honky tonk originals and an impressive debut album.Buy it!
Katy Moffatt “The Evangeline Hotel” from The Greatest Show on Earth (Philo 1995) —A Tom Russell composition. This became the revised title track when Ringling Bros. sued Philo for the original album title, "The Greatest Show on Earth".Buy it!
Norman Blake, Tut Taylor, Sam Bush, Butch Robins, Vassar Clements, David Holland, Jethro Burns “Oconee” from Norman Blake, Tut Taylor, Sam Bush, Butch Robins, Vassar Clements, David Holland, Jethro Burns (Flying Fish Lyrics from a poem by Kahlil Gibran 1975) —Tut wrote this one and plays some mandolin on it.Buy it!
Billy Don Burns “Gaylor Creek Church” from Nights When I'm Sober (Portrait of a Honky Tonk Singer) (Rusty Knuckles 2012) N Buy it!
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