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 30th 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 . . .the last Sunday of July?! Goodness, Summer is FLYING by!


D.L. Menard “(11) The Back Door”
from Cajun Memories CD Album (Swallow 1995) —RIP, 7/26/17!


D.L. Menard “(3) One Last Song”
from Cajun Memories CD Album (Swallow 1995) —RIP, 7/26/17!


Eddie LeJeune, D. L. Menard & Ken Smith “(3) Bayou pon pon”
from Le trio cadien (Decca (UMO) 1992) —RIP, 7/26/17!


Eddie LeJeune, D.L. Menard, Ken Smith “(13) Mamou Two Step (Instr)”
from Le Trio Cadien CD Album (Rounder 1992) —RIP, 7/26/17!


John Prine “(9) Love, Love, Love”
from German Afternoons CD Album (Oh Boy 1986) —He's the BEST!! Closing out the Harbor Stage today @ Newport FF, 6:30pm - 7:30pm.


Caroline Spence “(6) Slow Dancer w/Stephanie Lambring”
from Spades & Roses CD Album (Caroline Spence / Tone Tree Music 2017)


George Jones & The Jones Boys “Take Me”
from We Go Together MP3 Album (1971) —WOW!!!!! Why doesn't someone cover this classic?!


Jeannie C. Riley “(15) Darling Days”
from Harper Valley P.T.A. (The Plantation Recordings 1968-70) (#2) CD Album (Charly 1968) —Dallas Frazier co-write, from 1970!


Glen Campbell “(1) Everybody's Talkin'”
from Adios CD Album (Universal 2017) —A new recording of this HUGE hit!


The Secret Sisters “(3) Carry Me”
from You Don't Own Me Anymore CD Album (New West Records newwestrecords.com 2017) —@ The Strand, Rockland, ME, 8/25; @ The Music Loft, Portsmouth, NH 8/26; @ The Iron Horse, Northampton, 8/28!


Steve Earle & The Dukes “(9) You Broke My Heart”
from So You Wannabe an Outlaw CD Album (Warner Bros. 2017)


Twisted Pine “(2) Bound to Do It Right (The Jersey City Song)”
from Twisted Pine CD Album (Signature Sounds Recordings 2017) —Love their sound! @ Passim's, 8/11!


Western Centuries “(6) Sadder Day”
from Weight of the World CD Album (Trade Root Music Group Llc 2017) —" . . . so for me, each tomorrow is a sadder day!" Ohhh no, the saddest of the sad songs!


Mary Osborne “(3) How High the Moon (Instr)”
from A Girl & Her Guitar CD Album (El Records www.elrecords.co.uk 2015)


Jim Lauderdale “(11) Don't Shut Me Down”
from London Southern CD Album (Sky Crunch 2017) —@ Red & Shorty's, Dover, NH 8/18; @ Spire Center, Plymouth, MA 8/19!


CALICO the band “(2) Cold Cold Love”
from Blue Skies CD Album (California Country 2017) N  —New CD, out 9/15!


Paul Kelly “(8) Josephina”
from Life is Fine CD Album (Cooking Vinyl 2017) N  —New CD, out 8/11! @ Brighton Music Hall, 9/22!


Kathy Mattea “A Sleepin' At the Foot of the Bed”
from The Rhinestone Hillbilly CD Single (WVMHoF 2017) N  —New CD, out 9/1! It's a killer collection of songs and artists!!!


George Thorogood “(13) Pictures From Life’s Other Side”
from Party of One CD Album (Rounder 2017) N  —New CD, out 8/4! Hank Williams tune!


The Sweetback Sisters “(5) I'm Gonna Cry”
from King of Killing Time CD Album (Signature Sounds 2017) N  —New CD, out 8/25! " . . .hey there hoss. . . can you let me slide!"


Joe Mullins & the Radio Ramblers “(7) I Heard That Train”
from The Story We Tell CD Album (Rebel Records Llc 2017) N  —New CD, out 8/18!


India Ramey “(7) Stone's Throw”
from Snake Handler CD Album (IRM 2017) N  —New CD, out now!


Sammi Smith “(1) Help Me Make It Through the Night”
from The Best of Sammi Smith CD Album (varese 1996) —B-day girl, 8/5/43!


Sammi Smith “(5) Kentucky”
from The Best of Sammi Smith CD Album (varese 1996) —B-day girl, 8/5/43!


from The Best of Sammi Smith CD Album (varese 1996) —B-day girl, 8/5/43!


Darrell Scott “(3) You'll Never Leave Harlan Alive”
from Aloha From Nashville CD Album (Sugar Hill 1997) —B-day boy, 8/5/59!


Darrell Scott “(10) This Beggar's Heart”
from A Crooked Road (#2) CD Album (Full Light www.darrellscott.com 2010) —B-day boy, 8/5/59! Love his voice!


Tim O'Brien & Darrell Scott “(12) Angel's Blue Eyes”
from Memories and Moments CD Album (Full Skies 2013) —B-day boy, Darrell Scott, b. 8/5/59!


Darrell Scott “(1) My Father's House”
from Family Tree (Sugar Hill) —B-day boy, 8/5/59!


The Carter Family “(1) Bury Me Under the Weeping Willow Tree”
from 1927-1934 (Disc A) CD Album (JSP 2001) —Spiritual set! Recorded in Bristol TN on 8/1/1927! 90 years old!


Mark Kuykendall, Bobby Hicks & Asheville Bluegrass “(14) Wicked Path of Sin”
from Forever and a Day CD Album (Rebel Records Llc 2017) —Spiritual set!


Sister Wynona Carr “(17) The Ball Game”
from Dragnet for Jesus CD Album (Specialty/Fantasy 1992) —Spiritual set! " . . .Jesus is standing at the home plate, he's waiting for you there!"


Blind Boys of Alabama “(8) Take Your Burden To the Lord”
from I'll Find A Way CD Album (Masterworks 2013) —Spiritual set!


Connie Smith “(4) Over the Next Hill We'll Be Home”
from Voice Of The Spirit: The Gospel Of The South CD Album (Dualtone 2006) —Spiritual set! Johnny Cash tune!


Vince Gill “(13) What Are They Doing In Heaven Today?”
from Voices of the Spirit: The Gospel of the South CD Album (Dualtone 2006) —Spiritual set! What a voice!!


Alison Krauss & the Cox Family “(2) Will There Be Any Stars In My Crown w/Suzanne, Alison & Willard”
from I Know Who Holds Tommorow CD Album (Rounder 1994) —Spiritual set! Gorgeousness!!


D.L. Menard “(7) Le village d'Erath (The Town of Erath)”
from Happy Go Lucky CD Album (Swallow 2010) —RIP, 7/26/17!


D.L. Menard “(4) Les portraits sur la plafonage (The Pictures on the Wall)”
from Happy Go Lucky CD Album (Swallow 2010) —RIP, 7/26/17!


Amber Cross “(2) Eagle & Blue”
from Savage On the Downhill CD Album (Two Red Doors 2017)


Joe Ely “(9) Burden of Your Load”
from Panhandle Rambler CD Album (Rack 'Em Records 2015) —Featuring Joel Guzman on accordion!


Juanita Stein “(4) I'll Cry”
from America CD Album (Nude 2017) —She's from Howling Bells (Australia/England)!


Tyler Childers “(1) I Swear (To God)”
from Purgatory CD Album (Hickman Holler Records 2017) —Sounding a lot like Prine here!


The Sweetback Sisters “I Gotta Get A Goin”
from King of Killing Time CD Album (Signature Sounds 2017) N  —New CD, out 8/25! @ The Heath Fair, Heath MA, 8/18!


Ernest Tubb & Loretta Lynn “(3) Two In the Cold”
from ET & LL Compilation CD Comp —From 1964!


George Jones “(27) What's Money”
from The Complete United Artists Solo Singles CD Album (Omnivore 2013) —From August 1965!


Andy Hall & Roosevelt Collier “(7) Remington (Instr)”
from Let the Steel Play CD Album (2017)


Ben Hunter & Joe Seamons with Phil Wiggins “(4) Po Howard”
from A Black & Tan Ball CD Album (2017)


Lilly Hiatt “(1) All Kinds of People”
from Trinity Lane CD Album (Dine Alone Music 2017) N  —New CD, out 8/25! @ Atwood's, 9/3!


Zephaniah Ohora “(11) For A Moment Or Two”
from This Highway CD Album (Last Roundup 2017)


Kacy & Clayton “(4) A Lifeboat”
from The Siren's Song CD Album (New West Records newwestrecords.com 2017)


Jeremy Pinnell “(7) Best I Could Do”
from Ties of Blood and Affection CD Album (Sofaburn 2017) N  —New CD, out 8/11! @ O'Brien's Pub, 11/5!


Susan Cattaneo “(2) Ordinary Magic”
from The Hammer & the Heart (#2) CD Album (Jersey Girl 2017) —This tune has "big hit" written all over it! Who's gonna cover it??


Al Anderson “(11) Hole In My Heart”
from Pay Before You Pump CD Album (Imprint 1996) —B-day boy, 7/26/47! Happy 70th, Big Al!!


NRBQ “(18) Ridin' in My Car”
from Uncommon Denominations CD Album (Red Rooster 1986) —B-day boy, Al Anderson, tune b. 7/26/47! Happy 70th, Big Al!!


NRBQ “Wacky Tobacky”
from Uncommon Denominations CD Album (Red Rooster 1986) —B-day boy, Al Anderson b. 7/26/47! Happy 70th, Big Al!


NRBQ “(6) Boozoo, That's Who?”
from Wild Weekend CD Album (Virgin Records www.virginrecords.com 1999) —" . . . tell me who is the Zydeco king?" Oh man, we all miss Boozoo! B-day boy, Al Anderson b. 7/26/47! Happy 70th, Big Al!


NRBQ “(1) It's a Wild Weekend”
from Wild Weekend CD Album (Virgin Records www.virginrecords.com 1999) —B-day boy, Al Anderson b. 7/26/47! Happy 70th, Big Al!


Benny Martin “(11) Two O'Clock”
from The "Big Tiger" Roars Again, Pt. 2 CD Album (OMS Records 2001) —Outro . . . okay, so who's headed down to Pat's training??

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