Playlist: The Boudin Barndance: 01/07/21 (Favorites of 2020 – Pt. 1)

The Boudin Barndance: 01/07/21
Dan Ferguson
WRIU-FM, 90.3 Kingston, RI
Thursdays 6-9 pm
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First off, Happy New Year to all. The first Boudin Barndance radio program of 2021 was a look back at favorite releases from 2020 with the last two sets of the show devoted to our top 10 or so for the year. In addition to the radio, I’ve been contributing reviews to the Rhode Island Suburban Newspapers and other publications since 1992 (save for a few years stretch). You can check my write-up of 2020 Barndance favorites at the following link:

Boudin Dan’s Favorites of 2020

Buttshaker of the week???? Legendary soul man Don Bryant with “Your Love is Too Late.” Now let’s all grab a cold one, or three, and get to the goods….

*** All releases from 2020 “”***

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

Joshua Ray Walker – Voices / Glad You Made It (Stae Fair)
Elizabeth Cook – Terry By God / Aftermath (Agent Love/TT)
Jason Isbell & 400 Unit – Dreamsicle / Reunions (Southeaster/TT)
The Steeldrivers – 12 O’Clock Blues / Bad for You (Rounder)
Dirk Powell – Jack of Hearts / When I Wait for You (Vertical/Compass)
John Craigie – Part Wolf / Asterisk the Universe (TT)
John Moreland – When My Fever Breaks / LP5 (Old Omens/TT)
Drive-By Truckers – 21st Century USA / The Unraveling (ATO)

Waylon Payne – Ol’ Blue Eyes / Blue Eyes, The Harlot, The Pusher …
Jeff Tweedy – Natural Disaster / Love is the King (dBpm)
Kathleen Edwards – Hard On Everyone / Total Freedom (Dualtone)
H.C. McEntire – Final Bow / Eno Axis (Merge)
Rookie – Sunglasses / s/t (Bloodshot)
Robert Vincent – My Neighbour’s Ghost / In this Town You’re Owned (TT)
Logan Ledger – Someday / s/t (Rounder)
William Prince – Waster / Reliever (Glass Note)

John Baumann – The Country Doesn’t Sound the Same / Country Shade (JBM)
Charley Crockett – Welcome to Hard Times / same (Son of Davy/TT)
Zephaniah Ohora – Heaven’s on the Way / Welcome to the Music (Last Roundup)
Arlo McKinley – Die Midwestern / same (Oh Boy/TT)
The Panhandlers – Caprockin’ / s/t (The Next Waltz)
Chris Stapleton – When I’m With You / Starting Over (Mercury)
Sturgill Simpson – All the Pretty Colors / Cuttin’ Grass, Vol. 1 (High Top Mt/TT)

The Jayhawks – Bitter Pill / XOXO (SHAM/TT)
Rose City Band – Real Long Gone / Summerlong (Thrill Jockey)
The No Ones – No One Falls Alone / The Great last No Ones Album (Yep Roc)
Lucinda Williams – Man Without a Soul / Good Souls Better Angels (Highway 20/TT)
Katie Pruitt – Wishful Thinking / Expectations (Rounder)

Sarah Jarosz – Johnny / World on the Ground (Rounder)
Jerry Joseph – Days of Heaven / The Beautiful Madness (Cosmic Sex School)
Paul Burch – Love Came Back / Light Sensitive (Plowboy)
Bart Budwig – Time for Two / Another Burn on the Astroturf (Fluff & Gravy)
Swamp Dogg – Family Pain / Sorry You Couldn’t Make It (Joyful Noise)
Don Bryant – Your Love is Too Late / You Make Me Feel (Fat Possum)

Puss N Boots – It’s a Wonderful Lie / Sister (Blue Note)
Waxahatchee – Can’t Do Much / Saint Cloud (Merge)
Nathaniel Rateliff – Mavis / And It’s Still Alright (Stax)
Country Westerns – Gentle Soul / s/t (Fat Possum)
Lilly Hiatt – Drawl / Walking Proof (New West)
Early James – Blue Pill Blues / Singing for My Supper (Easy Eye Sound)
Bob Dylan – I Contain Multitudes / Rough & Rowdy Ways (Columbia)
Bob Dylan – False Prophet / Rough & Rowdy Ways (Columbia)

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

Comments welcome.
Boudin Dan