WZBC 90.3 FM Newton

Boston College Radio, Chestnut Hill, MA

Sunday Morning Country (Specialty)

From deep down in the radio bunker, high atop legendary Heartbreak Hill, four BIG hours of all your favorite Country, Alt-Country, Country-Rock, Classic Country, Outlaw Country, Honky Tonk, Tex-Mex, Conjunto, Ranchera, Tejano, Bolero, Folk-Country, Bluegrass, Country Gospel, Old-Timey, Cajun, Zydeco, Country Boogie, Swing tunes and more for the underserved, talent-starved, REAL country music fans! All while providing the latest info on top-choice local appearances, festivals, and noteworthy Country music-related happenings each week! If you miss it on Sunday, the show is now archived for TWO weeks! No excuses! A rootin’ tootin’ time for over 38 years. Remember “….I’m only playin’ the good stuff!”

Sun Jul 23rd 2017 10.00am–2.00pm

R=listener request. N=music new at the station. L=local music. Your purchases using the Buy it! links help support the station.

Time zone: eastern


Porter Wagoner “(1) Country Music's Gone To Town”
from The Bluegrass Story CD Album (RCA 1964) —Intro . . . thanks to Country Vic for filling in for me last Sunday! We've got ticket giveaways for CLINT BLACK @ The Cabot (7/28)!


Lefty Frizzell “(10) Always Late (With Your Kisses)”
from Look What Thoughts Will Do CD Album (Columbia/Legacy 1997) —RIP, 7/19/75!


The Secret Sisters “(2) Mississippi”
from You Don't Own Me Anymore CD Album (New West Records newwestrecords.com 2017) —" . . . I get ugly when the whiskey flows!"


Tony Joe White “(5) Back Porch Therapy”
from The Heroines CD Album (Santuary 2004) —B-day boy, 7/23/43!


Amy LaVere “(7) Ten Cats Down”
from Red Hot: A Memphis Celebration of Sun Records (Americana Music Society) —That's Will Sexton on guitar!


Jim Lauderdale “(9) Different Kind of Groove Some Time”
from London Southern CD Album (Sky Crunch 2017) —Groovy, soulful Jim! Love this record!! @ Red & Shorty's, Dover, NH 8/18; @ Spire Center, Plymouth, MA 8/19!


Mary Osborne “(6) I Found A New Baby (Instr)”
from A Girl & Her Guitar CD Album (El Records www.elrecords.co.uk 2015)


Red Foley “(3) Midnight”
from The Complete US Country Hits 1944-59 (#3) CD Album (Acrobat 2014) —From 1952! Atkins/B.Bryant tune!


Jenny Don't And The Spurs “(1) Call of the Road”
from Call of the Road CD Album (Modern Mississippi 2017)


Dori Freeman “(3) Go On Lovin'”
from Dori Freeman CD Album (Trade Root Music Group Llc 2017) —Playing all three days at the Lowell Folk Festival! More @ http://lowellfolkfestival.org/about/discover/listen/2017-artists/


Kacy & Clayton “(5) White Butte Country”
from The Siren's Song CD Album (New West Records newwestrecords.com 2017) —Such a great record!!


Amber Cross “(5) Echoes”
from Savage On the Downhill CD Album (Two Red Doors 2017) —This one's got shades of Nancy's "These Boots Are Made For Walking!"


Western Centuries “(8) Hallucinations”
from Weight of the World CD Album (Trade Root Music Group Llc 2017) —How were they @ Atwood's?


Monica Passin “(7) I Can't Get Enough Honey”
from Monette CD Album (Passin Fancy Records 2017)


Slaid Cleaves “(1) Already Gone”
from Ghost on the Car Radio CD Album (Candy House Media 2017) —Love the guitar on this track, very Byrds-ish! Thanks Scrappy!


Mike Younger “(7) With Every Heartbeat”
from Little Folks Like You and Me CD Album (Mike Younger 2017) N  —New CD, out now! @ Boston Greenfest, 3:30pm, 8/12!


Juanita Stein “(10) Cold comfort”
from America CD Album (Nude 2017) N  —New CD, out 7/28! She's from Howling Bells (Australia/England)!


Ben Hunter & Joe Seamons with Phil Wiggins “(5) Struttin' With Some Barbeque (Instr)”
from A Black & Tan Ball CD Album (2017) N  —New CD, out 7/28!


Ben Hunter & Joe Seamons with Phil Wiggins “(6) Do Nothing Til You Hear From Me”
from A Black & Tan Ball CD Album (2017) N  —New CD, out 7/28! Beautiful! A Duke Ellington/Bob Russell tune!


Tyler Childers “(8) Honky Tonk Flame”
from Purgatory CD Album (Hickman Holler Records 2017) N  —HOLY COW!!!! New CD, out 8/4! Produced by Sturgill Simpson!


Secret Emchy Society “(11) Songs Are All We're Left”
from The Stars Fall Shooting Into Twangsville CD Album (2017)


Walter Brennan “(5) Back To the Farm”
from Old Shep CD Comp (Universal Special Products* 2000) —B-day boy, 7/25 1894! From Swampscott, MA!


Walter Brennan “(9) Dutchman's Gold”
from Old Shep CD Comp (Universal Special Products* 2000) —B-day boy, 7/25 1894! From Swampscott, MA!


Pam Tillis “Cleopatra (Queen of Denial)”
from Homeward Looking Angel MP3 Single (Arista 1993) —B-day girl, 7/25/57!


Pam Tillis “(1) Maybe It Was Memphis”
from Pam Tillis Collection CD Album (WB 1994) —B-day girl, 7/25/57!


Pam Tillis “Don't Tell Me What to Do”
from Put Yourself in My Place MP3 Album (Arista 1990) —B-day girl, 7/25/57!


Radney Foster “(4) A Fine Line”
from Del Rio Texas Revisited: Unplugged & Lonesome CD Album (Devil's River 2012) —B-day boy, 7/20/59! @ Amesbury Harvest Fair And Country Music Festival 9/22 & 24!


Foster and Lloyd “(8) Don't Go Out With Him”
from Foster and Lloyd CD Album (Legacy Recordings 1987) —B-day boy, 7/20/59! Miss hearing these guys sing together!! T. Graham Brown & Tanya covered this song, fantastic!


Radney Foster “(1) A Real Fine Place To Start w/Georgia Middleman”
from Another Way To Go CD Album (Dualtone 2002) —B-day boy, 7/20/59! Great big, pop-country sound! George Ducas co-write!


Hank Williams “(12) The Devil's Train”
from The Complete Hank Williams Box Set - Disk #7 CD Album (Mercury 1998) —Spiritual set! Recorded Jan - May 1949!


Mavis Staples “(12) Jesus Is on the Main Line”
from We'll Never Turn Back CD Album (Anti 2007) —Spiritual set! B-day girl, 7/10/39!


Ollabelle “(9) Can't Nobody do Me Like Jesus”
from Ollabelle CD Album (DMZ 2004) —Spiritual set!


Daniel Crabtree “(4) Oh Blessed Lord, Carry Me”
from The Gospel Road CD Album (Codel Records 2016) —Spiritual set!


Naomi Shelton & The Gospel Queens “(6) Trouble in my Way”
from What Have You Done, My Brother? CD Album (Daptone Records 2009) —Spiritual set! " . . .he's a doctor, in your sittin' room!"


Naomi Shelton & The Gospel Queens “(12) A Change Is Gonna Come”
from What Have You Done, My Brother? CD Album (Daptone Records 2009) —Spiritual set! Sam Cooke tune!


Ray Charles “(2) You Don't Know Me”
from Modern Sounds In Country and Western Music CD Album (Rhino 1988) —Yeowza! B-day girl, Cindy Walker (& Eddy Arnold), tune b. 7/20/1918!


Hot Club of Cowtown “(2) It's All Your Fault w/Elana”
from What Makes Bob Holler CD Album (Proper 2011) —B-day girl, Cindy Walker tune b. 7/20/1918!


Asleep At the Wheel “(19) Bubbles in My Beer w/The Devil Makes Three”
from Still the King: Celebrating the Music of Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys CD Album (Bismeaux Records 2015) —B-day girl, Cindy Walker (Tommy Duncan), tune b. 7/20/1918!


The Cornell Hurd Band “(12) I Always Went Through”
from Fanmail From the Lost Planet CD Album (Behemoth 2005) —Sing it Cornell!! B-day girl, Cindy Walker, tune b. 7/20/1918!


Asleep At the Wheel “(17) Going Away Party w/Willie Nelson & The Manhattan Transfer”
from Ride With Bob CD Album (SKG/Dreamworks 1999) —OMG!!! MT sounding like The McGuire Sisters! B-day girl, Cindy Walker tune b. 7/20/1918!


Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys “(10) Cherokee Maiden w/Tommy Duncan”
from Legends Of Country Music (#3) CD Album (Legacy 2006) —Recorded July 23, 1941! B-day girl, Cindy Walker tune b. 7/20/1918!


Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys “(15) That Hot Lick Fiddlin' Man w/Leon McAuliffe”
from Legends Of Country Music (#3) CD Album (Legacy 2006) —Recorded July 14, 1942! B-day girl, Cindy Walker tune b. 7/20/1918!


Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys “(16) Miss Molly w/Leon McAuliffe”
from Legends Of Country Music (#3) CD Album (Legacy 2006) —Recorded July 1, 1942! B-day girl, Cindy Walker tune b. 7/20/1918!


Zephaniah Ohora “(5) Songs My Mama Sand”
from This Highway CD Album (Last Roundup 2017)


Bobbie Gentry “(16) Fancy”
from Chickasaw County Child: The Artistry of Bibbie Gentry CD Album (Shout! Factory 2004) —B-day girl, 7/27/44! " . . .don't let me down!"


Elijah Ocean “(10) Days Are Long”
from Elijah Ocean CD Album (New Wheel Music 2017) —@ Atwood's, 8/23! He's in N.E. playing several dates, check out his tour schedule!


Sarah Shook & the Disarmers “(3) Heal Me”
from Sidelong CD Album (Sarah Shook & the Disarmers 2015) —@ The Lizard Lounge, 8/15!!!!


Los Straitjackets “(4) Aerostar (Instr)”
from Jet Set (Bonus Track Version) CD Album (yep roc records 2012) —@ The Sincalir w/Marshall Crenshaw, 8/18!


Marshall Crenshaw “(1) Whenever You're On My Mind”
from Field Day LP Album (Warner Bros. 1983) —STILL GREAT!!! @ The Sincalir w/Los Straitjackets, 8/18! " . . . I think about you and I'm weak, though I'm in my prime!"


Susan Cattaneo “(3) In the Grooves w/Bill Kirchen”
from The Hammer & the Heart (#1) CD Album (Jersey Girl 2017)


The Revelers “(5) Pus Whiskey”
from Get Ready CD Album (The Revelers 2015) —@ Atwood's, 8/27!


Clint Black “(9) Killin' Time”
from Killin' Time CD Album (RCA 1989) —@ The Cabot, Beverly 7/28! " . . . I keep a tight grip on the bottle!"


Kelsey Waldon “(3) You Can Have It”
from I've Got a Way CD Album (Monkey's Eyebrow Recordings 2016) —@ Great Scott w/Paul Cauthen, 9/22!


Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers “(2) You Got Lucky”
from Long After Dark LP Album (Backstreet 1982) —AMAZING night of music last week, Peter Wolf was the opener (and slayed everyone, band was so tight!), Petty showed Boston a lot of love. Wish I could catch him every week! Forty years and still rocking hard!


Elizabeth Cook “(5) He Got No Heart”
from Balls CD Album (31 Tigers 2007) —B-day girl, 7/17/72!


Peter Wolf “(2) I Don't Wanna Know”
from Midnight Souvenirs CD Album (Verve 2010) —Pete and the boys were on FIRE last week opening for Petty! Huzzah boys!


Lesley Kernochan “(3) Hurricane Eye”
from A Calm Sun CD Album (Make My Day Records 2017)


Sonny Landreth “(4) Creole Angel”
from Recorded LIVE in LaFayette (#1) CD Album (Provogue 2017) —One of my favorites!!


Benny Martin “(11) Two O'Clock”
from The "Big Tiger" Roars Again, Pt. 2 CD Album (OMS Records 2001) —Don't forget about the Lowell Folk Festival & Newport Folk Festival happening this weekend!! How lucky are we?!

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