The Boudin Barndance: 01/05/23
Dan Ferguson
WRIU-FM, 90.3 Kingston, RI
Thursdays 6-9 pm
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Jan 12 – Favorites reissues of 2022 plus more

The first Boudin Barndance of 2023 was a continuation of our look back at releases from 2022 and there sure were plenty of good ones. We’ll do one more next week and also include favorite 2022 reissues on that show. Buttshaker of the week???? Luke Winslow-King with “Watch Me Change.” Now let’s all grab a cold one or three, and get to the goods….

Buck Owens, et al – Buckaroo / Box Set / Rhino (intro)

The Deslondes – Ways & Means / same (New West)
Sophie & Broken Things – Trouble / Delusions of Grandeur (Petaluma)
Cactus Blossoms – Runaway / One Day (Walkie Talkie)
Paul Cauthen – High Heels / Country Coming Down (Velvet Rose/TT)
David Quinn – Heartland / Country Fresh
Kaitlin Butts – Bored If I Don’t / What Else Can She Do (TT)
Brennen Leigh – If Tommy Duncan’s Voice Was Booze / Obsessed With the West (Signature Sounds)

Angel Olsen – All the Good Times / Big Time (Secretly Canadian)
The Local Honeys – Better Than I Deserve / s/t (LaHonda/TT)
Jonah Tolchin – Never Giving Up / Lava Lamp (Yep Roc)
Tami Neilson – King of Country Music / Kingmaker
Jim Lauderdale – Friends Again / Game Changer (Sky Crunch)
Tedeschi-Trucks Band – Soul Sweet Song / I Am the Moon (Fantasy)
Thee Sacred Souls – Can I Call You Rose / s/t (Daptone)
Johnny Ray Daniels – Church Get Ready / Whatever You Need (Bible & Tire)

Mike & the Moonpies – Hour on the Hour / One to Grow On (Prairie Rose)
Langford & Stewart – Robby / Bad Luck & Love (Cornelius Chapel)
Emily Nenni – The Ranch / same (Normaltown)
Justin Pickard & Thunderbird Winos – Ginger Snap / The Memphis Recordings
Slink Moss Explosion – Beware Beware / Floating Ghost Hotel (Hi-Style)
Geoffrey Miller – Cold Coffee Warm Beer / Leavin’ 101
Eli Paperboy Reed – I’m Gonna Break Every Heart That I Can / Down Every Road (Yep Roc)
The Po Ramblin’ Boys – Lonesome / Never Slow Down (Smithsonian Folkways)
Joshua Hedley – Down to My Last Lie / Neon Blue (New West)
Intermission backdrop:
Tijuana Panthers – Halfway to Eighty (Innovative Leisure)
Mahal & Cooder – Drinkin’ Wine Spode-Dee-O-Dee / (Nonesuch)
Staples & Helm – Move Along Train / Carry Me Home (Anti)
Elizabeth King – I Need the Lord / I Got Love (Bible & Tire)
Dr. John – Funny How Time Slips Away / Things Happen That Way (Rounder)
Kenny Roby – New Day / same (RPF)
Nicki Bluhm – Leaving Me / Avondale Drive (Compass)
Robyn Hitchcock – Midnight Tram to Nowhere / Shufflemania
Steve Poltz – Can O’ Pop / Stardust & Satellites (Red House)
Michaela Anne – Dirty Secrets / Oh To Be That free (Yep Roc)

Jake Blount – Once There Was No Sun / The New Faith (Smithsonian)
Sam Bush – I’m Still Here / Radio John (Smithsonian)
Tyler Childers – Angel Band / Can I Take My Hounds to Town (RCA)
Nikki Lane – First High / Denim & Diamonds (New West)
Megg Farrell – Big City Lights / Christine’s Daughter
Erin Rae – Enemy / Lighten Up (Good Memory/TT)
Seth Avett – Laughing River / Sings Greg Brown (Ramseur/TT)

Eric Ambel – It’s Heartbreak That Sells / You Asked For It (Lakeside Lounge)
Luke Winslow-King – Watch Me Change / If the Walls Could Talk (Ghost River)
Thomas Dollbaum – God’s Country / Wellswood (Big Legal Mess)

Burton & Mooney – Corn Pickin’ / Legends of Country Guitar / Rhino (outro)

Comments welcome.
Boudin Dan