Wednesday, July 29, 2009

#47: From The Beginning To The End

Playlist for Sunday August 2, 2009
Hosted by Greg Denton with guest Lindsay (No Show) Roe


1. Wake Up Jacob - Prince Albert Hunt & His Texas Ramblers

2. In The Beginning - Old Man Luedecke
3. I'll See You In The Spring When The Birds Begin To Sing - Memphis Jug Band
4. That's When Your Heartaches Begin - Billy Bunn & His Buddies

5. In The Middle Of A Heartache - Wanda Jackson
6. With A Vamp In The Middle - John Hartford
7. In The Middle Of Nowhere - The Louvin Brothers
8. Middle Of Nowhere - The Cracker Cats

9. Endless Grey Ribbon - The Corn Sisters
10. Endless Stream Of Tears - Dolly Parton
11. One Endless Night - Jimmie Dale Gilmore

12. Forever Is Ending Today - Ernest Tubb
13. Till The End Of The World Rolls Around - Flatt & Scruggs
14. End Of The Line - The Hot Club Of Cowtown
15. At The End - Leon Morris & Buzz Busby

16. End Of The Night - Washboard Hank & The Country Squires

Tuesday, July 21, 2009

#46: Walking On The Moon

Playlist for Sunday July 26, 2009
Hosted by Greg Denton with guest Jocelyn Maurice

Songs about The Moon, to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Neil Armstrong first setting foot on The Moon - July 21, 1969.


1. Wake Up Jacob - Prince Albert Hunt & His Texas Ramblers

2. Meet Me By The Moonlight, Alone - The Carter Family
3. Shine On Harvest Moon - Vernon Dalhart & Carson Robison
4. Spoonin' Moon - Merle Travis & Judy Hayden
5. Griselda - The Holy Modal Rounders

6. Blue Moon Of Kentucky - The Stanley Brothers
7. Crazy Moon - Jimmy Work
8. My Swiss Moonlight Lullaby - Montana Slim (Wilf Carter)
9. Under A Texas Moon - King Nawahi Hawaiians

10. Howlin' At The Moon - Hank Williams
11. The Werewolf - Peter Stampfel

12. Midnight To Moonlight - Rosie Flores
13. Shoot Me To The Moon - Dan Reeder
14. RC Cola And Moon Pie - Big Bill Lister
15. How High The Moon - Slim Gaillard

16. Walking On The Moon - Lucia Pamela
From Lucia Pamela's 1969 album 'Into Outer Space', which she claims to have actually recorded in the year 2000 (with the aid of time travel) on the moon. "The air is so thin everything sounds different up there," claimed the former Miss St Louis 1926. Lucia plays all the instruments herself here, slighty out of time. According to the Into Outer Space website, "Into Outer Space with Lucia Pamela is the sound of a ragtime band lost in another galaxy, hopelessly whacked out on alien hallucinogens, desperately trying to pull together history's strangest concept album". There's even a colouring book made by Lucia Pamela as an account of her visit to the moon, replete with smoking dogs, nut people, ice-skating (on the dark side of the moon), and an Indian wedding! The moon had perhaps changed a lot by the time Neil Armstrong set his foot down there later in the year, or perhaps it was the time travel that accounts for their differing experiences. Anyway, you can download Lucia's colouring book in pdf form. And you can still enter the colouring contest started in 1969 - it's ongoing because Lucia Pamela, apparently, doesn't want to rush anyone.

Thursday, July 16, 2009

#45: Guitar Town

Playlist for Sunday July 19, 2009
Hosted by Greg Denton with guest Claire Begin


1. Wake Up Jacob - Prince Albert Hunt & His Texas Ramblers

2. Guitar Town - Steve Earle
3. The Hot Guitar - Eddie Hill
4. Old Flat-Top Guitar - Stompin' Tom Connors
5. Dust Off This Old Guitar - Michael Hurley

6. Guns And Guitars - Gene Autry
7. Guitar Pickin' Martyrs - Luther Wright & The Wrongs

8. The Preacher Picked The Guitar - Roy Book Binder
Live at Folkway Music, Guelph Ontario, September 19, 2008
9. Flatland Farmer - Terry Allen
10. Long-Legged Guitar Pickin' Man - Johnny Cash & June Carter

11. Space Guitar - Johnny "Guitar" Watson
12. I'll Keep My Old Guitar - Adolph Hofner & His Texans
13. Gonna Lay Down My Old Guitar - The Louvin Brothers

14. Lay Down Your Weary Tune - Bob Dylan

Saturday, July 11, 2009

#44: Skeletons In The Closet

Playlist for Sunday July 12, 2009
Hosted by Greg Denton with guest Kent MacMillan


1. Wake Up Jacob - Prince Albert Hunt & His Texas Ramblers

2. Bone Dry Blues - Lowe Stokes & His North Georgians
3. Dry Bone Shuffle - Blind Blake
4. Dry Bones - Bascom Lamar Lunsford
5. Them Bones - Mitchell's Christian Singers

6. Bone of Contention - Al Tuck & No Action
7. Lazy Bones - Jeffrey Fredericks & The Clamtones
8. Madalyn's Bones - Gurf Morlix
Madalyn Murray O'Hair was called "the most hated woman in America" by Life Magazine. She was an activist, founder and president of the American Athiests organization, and was responsible for a 1963 Supreme Court ruling that ended the practice of mandatory daily prayer in public schools. In 1995, Madalyn and two of her children mysteriously disappeared. Eventually a typesetter and office manager, David Roland Waters, who had previously pleaded guilty to charges of stealing $54, 000 from American Athiests (and was outed by O'Hair), was charged with the abduction and murder of O'Hair, her two children, and an accomplice in the abduction, Danny Fry. The sawn and mutilated bones of the family were exhumed from a Texas ranch where they had been buried. Another of Madalyn's children, William Murray, had previously dissented from his mother's views, been baptized and became a preacher in Dallas. To add to the heinous injury his mother suffered, William Murray added insult to her memory, legacy, beliefs and express wishes by seeing to it that her remains were finally laid to rest with a Christian ceremony.

9. Big Boned Gal - K. D. Lang
10. These Old Bones - Dolly Parton

11. Skeletons In The Closet - Nat Gonella & His Georgians
12. Old Joe Bone - Tony Allen
13. Memphis Hambone Blues - Jolly Joe's Jug Band

14. My Bones Gonna Rise Again - Old Crow Medicine Show

Thursday, July 2, 2009

#43: Grass, Rain, & Beer

Playlist for Sunday July 5, 2009
Hosted by Greg Denton with guest Mary Fera


1. Wake Up Jacob - Prince Albert Hunt & His Texas Ramblers

2. Dry Grass & Shadows - Alela Diane
3. Green Green Grass Of Home - Dave Alvin
4. Who's Gonna Mow Your Grass - Buck Owens
5. Church Of The Long Grass - John Wort Hannam

6. Rainmaker - The Dillards
7. It Rains Rain - Glen Glenn
8. Didn't It Rain - Sister Rosetta Tharpe

9. Blues In The Rain - Eddie Kelly's Washboard Band
10. Rainy Day Feeling - Merle Travis
11. Rainin' On The Mountain - Wes Tuttle

12. Gimme A Pigfoot And A Bottle Of Beer - Bessie Smith with Buck & His Band
13. One Scotch, One Bourbon, One Beer - Snooks Eaglin
14. Shut Up And Drink Your Beer - Luke Wills' Rhythm Busters
15. Who Drank My Beer (While I Was In The Rear) - Tommy Duncan

16. It Ain't Gonna Rain No Mo' - Gid Tanner & The Skillet Lickers