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Favoriting July 2, 2011: Didn't He Ramble

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Artist Track Comments Approx. start time
Big Guitars from Texas  Guitar Army   Favoriting   0:00:00 (Pop-up)
Greenbriar Boys  Mississippi Sawyer   Favoriting A little jarring for this early but I love these guys. Urban bluegrass turned a lot of us onto some great music. Just like the Yardbirds & Stones turned me on to blues, back in the 60s, these guys (& other urban bluegrass bands) got me into old timey & bluegrass. More coming.  0:02:47 (Pop-up)
Michael Chapman  Thurston's House   Favoriting From "Trainsong: Guitar Compositions 1967-2010" (Tompkins Square, 2011)  0:04:25 (Pop-up)
John Miller  Lady Be Good   Favoriting One of those songs I hear everywhere, many versions, many styles. This one took a while to catch on with me.  0:08:13 (Pop-up)
Norman Blake  OBC #3   Favoriting Both this and the previous song are from a nice Rounder guitar collection, from 1987. Norman Blake is one of the great pickers of our time.  0:09:47 (Pop-up)
Glenn Jones  On the Massachusetts-Virginia Border   Favoriting Don't know about this Jones but it's a burn, on Thrill Jockey: "Even to Win Is to Fail." No year available.  0:15:11 (Pop-up)
Frank Fairfield  Haste to the Wedding/The Darling True Love   Favoriting Another new Tompkins Square CD: "Out On the Open West." It's a cool instrumental until the singing starts-- not that the singing is bad!  0:18:21 (Pop-up)
Greenbriar Boys  Darby Ram   Favoriting In New Orleans, they do this as a brassy funky tune. Great song: John Herald singing lead. Hear that high lonesome yodeling sound!  0:22:40 (Pop-up)
Woodstock Mountain Revue  Warm Rain   Favoriting Written by John Herald, who does lead vocals. Harmony vocals & dobro from Cindy Cashdollar. This album, from 1981, also has Pat Alger, Happy & Artie Traum, Keith & Rooney. And Roly Salley.  0:31:18 (Pop-up)
Demolition String Band  Wisteria   Favoriting Straight outta Hoboken. From "Different Kinds of Love" on Breaking Records, 2007. On the hills of Jersey...City.  0:35:22 (Pop-up)
Laura Cantrell  Making Believe   Favoriting It's so much fun to play Laura's latest: "Kitty Wells Dresses: Songs of the Queen of Country Music." Go buy it. On Diesel Only.  0:38:21 (Pop-up)
The Lonesome Strangers  Goodbye Lonesome, Hello Baby Doll   Favoriting This is Randy Weeks et al, from their 1989 High Tone album. A Johnny Horton tune.  0:41:41 (Pop-up)
Rosie Flores  Blue Highway   Favoriting I found this one (and the one before it) on a Hightone Records Anthology that I bought for $2-- a double CD collection.  0:43:40 (Pop-up)
Nick Lowe  Changing All Those Changes   Favoriting The standout track on a pretty good album of Buddy Holly covers: "Rave On Buddy Holly" on Fantasy (2011).  0:46:59 (Pop-up)
Blackie & the Rodeo Kings w/ Lucinda Williams  If I Can't Have You   Favoriting I did a double-take when I saw this CD: duets with Lucinda, Rosanne Cash, Cassandra Wilson, Pam Tillis and other terrific female vocalists. Wow. The album is "Kings and Queens" (File Under Music, 2011)  0:48:46 (Pop-up)
Blackie & the Rodeo Kings w/ Cassandra Wilson  Golden Sorrows   Favoriting Let's do another!!  0:51:46 (Pop-up)
Robert Plant & Alison Krauss  Killing the Blues   Favoriting Written by Roly Salley, of Woodstock Mountain Review & lots more.  1:00:52 (Pop-up)
Dillard & Clark  Out on the Side   Favoriting This combo-- Gene Clark working with banjo whiz Doug Dillard-- produced two of the best albums of the 70s.  1:06:51 (Pop-up)
Dillard & Clark  Train Leaves Here This Morning   Favoriting This song co-written by Bernie Leadon, a founder of the Eagles. Clark, of course, was a founder of the Byrds. Nice, huh?!  1:10:44 (Pop-up)
Gene Clark  Kansas City Southern   Favoriting Solo Gene, from "Two Sides to Every Story" (RSO, 1977). The cover always haunts me: he looks very cool, very content. Not Hollywood rock star. Sad that he died less appreciated than he deserves!  1:14:30 (Pop-up)
Gene Clark  Spanish Guitar   Favoriting From his first solo album, simply called Gene Clark, post-Byrds/Burrito Brothers. So sweet.  1:19:02 (Pop-up)
Robert Plant & Alison Krauss  Polly Come Home   Favoriting Written by Gene Clark. His version is on the second Dillard & Clark album.  1:24:08 (Pop-up)
Everly Brothers  Gone Gone Gone   Favoriting This is the original; part of a long country tradition of harmony duos.  1:29:41 (Pop-up)
The Orlons  South Street   Favoriting 1963 Philly hit, part of the Cameo/Parkway scene-- which included "Bristol Stomp" and lots more. I assume this song is one of the earliest mention of hippies.  1:36:23 (Pop-up)
Dennis Coffey  7th Galaxy   Favoriting Funk Brothers guitarist has fine solo album on Strut (2011)  1:38:44 (Pop-up)
Dennis Coffey  I Bet You   Favoriting Featuring Mick Collins of the Dirtbombs & Rachel Nagy of The Detroit Cobras  1:42:32 (Pop-up)
Dinah Washington  Blues for a Day   Favoriting She recorded this song in 1945, at the age of 21.  1:47:48 (Pop-up)
Swamp Dogg and Esther Philips  The Love We Got Aint Worth Two Dead Flies   Favoriting What a hoot! Esther Philips may be long gone but Swamp Dogg, aka Jerry Williams, is still around. Check him out here on FMU, twice. Once talking with Michael Shelley, then playing on Joe McGasko's show.  1:51:14 (Pop-up)
Group Doueh  Jagwar Doueh   Favoriting Hot band out of Western Sahara, playing Central Park Summerstage tomorrow.  1:55:28 (Pop-up)

Music behind DJ:


Your DJ rants on about Swamp Dogg & Dave Van Ronk & lots more! 

3:15:03 (Pop-up)
Tom Russell featuring Iris Dement  Wayfarin' Stranger   Favoriting From Tom's "The Man From God Knows Where"-- subtitled An Immigrant Song Cycle.  2:07:39 (Pop-up)
Tom Russell & Walt Whitman  The Man From God Knows Where   Favoriting Walt Whitman recorded on was cylinder by Thomas Edison, circa 1890  2:09:25 (Pop-up)
Tom Russell featuring Knut Reiersrud  Wayfarin' Stranger (Passage of Time)   Favoriting An instrumental version  2:11:05 (Pop-up)
Tom Russell & Iris Dement  Horshoes at the Moon   Favoriting   2:12:31 (Pop-up)
Tom Russell featuring Dave Van Ronk  The Outcast   Favoriting Not sure if Dave was as ornery as his public persona. But this song sure does fit.  2:15:32 (Pop-up)
Iris Dement  Wayfarin' Stranger   Favoriting End of song cycle  2:19:34 (Pop-up)

Music behind DJ:


DJ raves about music & apologizes for sloppy segues! 

Steve Earle  If You Need a Fool   Favoriting A younger Steve Earle. Not the cool dude on Treme.  2:25:06 (Pop-up)
Mama Rosin w/Hipbone Slim & the Kneetremblers  Swamp Water   Favoriting Some Europeans made an album of Louisiana music and it works.  2:27:31 (Pop-up)
Gary US Bonds  New Orleans   Favoriting Is this really from 1960? Boy, I'm old. I remember this from when I went to the James A Garfield Junior High School in Revere, Massachusetts.  2:30:39 (Pop-up)
NRBQ  I'm Satisfied   Favoriting Nice new album, new band. It's cool to be able to regenerate.  2:33:48 (Pop-up)
Marianne Faithfull  Goin' Back   Favoriting The Byrds do a superb job with this, a Carol King-Gerry Goffin song. This is a good versiono, from a new album: "Horses & High Heels" (Naive, 2011). BTW, she looks great.  2:35:55 (Pop-up)
Old 97s  You Call It Rain   Favoriting New CD sound good: "The Grand Theatre" on New West. Why do they have to spell theater that way?!  2:39:43 (Pop-up)
Etta Baker  Crow Jane Blues   Favoriting From the 1994 Florida Folk Festival, White Springs, FL. On "Where the Palm Trees Shake at Night" by Florida Department of State.  2:42:19 (Pop-up)
The Perails  Boss Walk   Favoriting From an "old bin" Folkways album: "Roots: The Rock and Roll Sound of Louisiana and Mississippi"  2:45:30 (Pop-up)
Dengue Fever  Thank You Goodbye   Favoriting CD is "Cannibal Courtship" on Concord (2011)  2:48:33 (Pop-up)
Duane Eddy  The Trembler   Favoriting Found this in a dollar bin of CDs; it's on volume two of his greatest hits, on Rhino from 1993.  2:53:01 (Pop-up)

Music behind DJ:
Steve Lacy/Roswell Rudd/Henry Grimes/Dennis Charles 

Bye-Ya   Favoriting

Bed music; wish I could play the whole thing. Recorded in 1963. 

3:09:41 (Pop-up)

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Listener comments!


thanks for the email reminder!!
steve krinsky:

Mornin' early birds. It's even light out at 6 am!

and da boids is singin'

all these tunes take me back to my dancing days....

really enjoying the show mr krinsky

morning maja!!

Marmalade Kitty:

Gene Clark, gorgeous tunes!!

Hey Steve! Nice to hear you. Great music, thanks.
Marmalade Kitty:

appreciating the tunes, Steve!! Muchas gracias ;)

hey steve great selections be in the car now for a drive later folks

I was just this second reading about the new Coen Brothers movie to be made, about Dave Van Ronk from his memoirs "The Mayor of MacDougal Street".
Mikey D.:

Many thanks for the Tom Russel album cuts, Steve. Brings back super-fine memories of 2001 living in The Village, making short films with my ex-pat Brit friends who introduced that great record to me.
A request for Ian and Sylvia, perhaps, before you sign off ??

Been listening to a lot of Van Ronk lately, too.... very timely!
You made my morning drive to work a special one... even though FMU has been very static-y lately, for some reason... transmitter problems ?

So good to hear you online, again! Thanks for the fill-in.
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