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Oct 1, 2022 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
With Jeff Corbin
The Back Country brings you the traditional sounds and styles of country music from the 1920s to the contemporary artists who respect and build on that tradition. The Back Country has Jimmie Rodgers and Jimmie Dale Gilmore, Wayne Raney and Wayne Hancock, Cousin Emmy and Emmylou Harris.
The Texas Troubadours Buddie's Boogie (intro)
Almost To Tulsa: The Instrumentals Bear Family 2008
It's our Fall Drive at KDHX and I hope to reach my member goal in the next two hours. We'll try to keep it Back Country as usual as much as we can, but this is the biggest part of how we are able to bring you independent, commercial-free music 24/7. Please go to support.kdhx.org or call 314-925-7514.
Bob Wills & His Texas Playboys I'm a Ding Dong Daddy (From Dumas) R
San Antonio Rose Bear Family 2000
James wanted to hear this one. From 85 years ago in 1935 on the Columbia label.
Asleep at the Wheel Bump Bounce Boogie
Half a Hundred Years Home Records 2021
And 84 years after that Bob Wills recording this group dedicated to keeping Wills' music alive celebrated their 50th year in the business with this album. Chris O'Connor, Katie Shore and Elizabeth McQueen on the vocals.
Peter Rowan The First Whippoorwill
The First Whippoorwill Sugar Hill Records 1990
We almost always have some bluegrass music in the mix on the Back Country and I'm so pleased to see two such deserving figures inducted in the IBMA Hall of Fame Thursday night as these fellas. A couple of Monroe tunes are in order for the occasion.
Norman Blake Jerusalem Ridge
Blackberry Blossom Rounder 2000
Norman has excelled not just in bluegrass, but in country, old time and acoustic music as well. And Norman writes new songs that seem like they're from another era. Originally on Flying Fish in 1977.
Gillian Welch Barroom Girls
Boots No. 1: The Official Revival Bootleg Acony 2016
Gillian celebrates her 55th birthday tomorrow and here she provides a different version of the song that first appeared on her great debut release, "Revival."
Lloyd Green with Gillian Welch and Davd Rawlings One Hundred Years from Now
Revisited Lloyd Green 2003
Thirty years older than Gillian is ISG Hall of Famer Lloyd Green, celebrating number 85 on Tuesday and here helping Gillian and David cover a Gram Parsons song.
Ryan Koenig and the Goldenrods Don't Put Her Down (You Helped Put Her There) L
The Focal Point Recordings Vol. 2 RK Records 2019
St. Louis favorite Ryan Koenig celebrates his 37th birthday on Tuesday and he and The Goldenrods are playing the Fox Park Fall Festival next Saturday, October 8th, at 4 o'clock.
Dale Watson Johnny and June
Call Me Lucky Red House Records 2019
Another guy with a birthday and playing in our town is Dale Watson, who celebrates his 60th on Friday. Dale will be at Off Broadway on Wednesday, October 12th at 8PM.
John Hiatt Memphis in the Meantime
Live in Austin, TX New West 2005
The artists in this set are sharing a bill next Friday, October 7th at the Scheidigger Center for the Arts on the campus of Lindenwood University at 8PM. This is one of John's originals.
Lyle Lovett This Old Porch
Anthology Volume One: Cowboy Man Curb Records 2001
This song originally appeared on Lyle's eponymously-titled debut album on MCA in 1986, co-produced with Tony Brown.
George Jones and Merle Haggard Born with the Blues
Kickin' Out the Footlights Again Bandit 2006
Great duet of a Haggard song. The three singers in this set, along with Ray Price, are tied for number one male vocalist in country music.
Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard Django and Jimmie
Django and Jimmie Legacy 2015
I remember when Dylan and Hag played the Fox about ten years ago and Hag hollered out, "where's all the pot." "It's All Going to Pot" on this album.
Eliza Gilkyson Colorado Trail
Songs from the River Wind Howlin' Dog Records 2022
A couple of albums released this year and a couple of songs from the Western side of things. This is a traditional song with added lyrics by Eliza, Warren Hood on the fiddle.
Brennen Leigh Obsessed with the West
Obsessed with the West Signature Sounds 2022
The title track to Brennen's terrific new released, music in much the same vein as Eliza's before it.
Wanda Jackson Tears at the Grand Ole Opry
Before the Fame IMC Music 2007
A set of music featuring some of the great female singers, past and present, of country music. Wanda recorded this for Decca Records in 1955.
Emmylou Harris & the Nash Ramblers Even Cowgirls Get the Blues
Ramble in Music City: The Lost Concert Nonesuch 2021
One of the delights a year ago was the release of this 1990 concert, with some new takes on old material. Rodney Crowell wrote the song and claims it's about Emmylou and Susanna Clark. Rodney is at Off Broadway on October 25th.
Loretta Lynn and Margo Price One's on the Way
Still Not Woman Enough Legacy 2021
Loretta's latest release came out last year, another one co-produced by Loretta's daughter Patsy Lynn Russell and John Carter Cash. Shel Silverstein wrote it.
Sunny Sweeney Married Alone N
Married Alone Aunt Daddy Records 2022
The title track to Sunny Sweeney's new album, Vince Gill on the harmony vocal.
Melissa Carper It's Better If You Never Know
Daddy's Country Gold Melissa Carper 2021
This release easily made my Top Ten list last year. An original composition, with the incomparable Lloyd Green on pedal steel. Melissa has an ethereal voice.
Waylon Jennings & The Waylors Lonesome, On'ry and Mean
The Essential Waylon Jennings Sony BMG 2007
Sending this one out to Mike Stuart in Columbia, longtime listener and supporter of KDHX. Written by Steve Young.
Charley Crockett The Man from Waco N
The Man from Waco Son of Davy 2022
The title track to Charley's latest.
Ida Red Fat Boy Rag
Harmony Grits Ida Red 2021
Another Top Ten release from last year was this excellent album by two Texas gals, Sophia Johnson and Rose Sinclair.