Playlist: The Boudin Barndance – 03/17/2022

The Boudin Barndance edition on March 31 – Barndance HOODIES coming this year!!!!

The Boudin Barndance: 03/17/22
Dan Ferguson
WRIU-FM, 90.3 Kingston, RI
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The Boudin Barndance radio show was a full agenda tonight with features including a remembrance of Bobbie Nelson as well as a look at a new collection of Irma Thomas ‘70s recordings made for Cotillion Records. That was in addition to loads of new releases, the weekly C&W set, and more. New releases making their Barndance debut tonight included albums from Paul Leary, Freakons, Jeremy Ivey and singles from Terry Allen & the Panhandle Mystery Band, JD McPherson, and Paul Cauthen. Buttshaker of the week???? The late Bobbie Nelson with “Beer Barrel Polka.” Now let’s all grab a cold one or three, and get to the goods….

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

Terry Allen & Panhandle Mystery Band – Heart of California / Smokin’ the Dummy (Paradise of Bachelors, 2022)
Paul Leary – Mohawk Town / Born Stupid (Shiimy Disc, 2021)
Freakons – Abernant 84 85 / s/t (Fluff & Gravy, 2022)
Aoife O’Donovan – Prodigal Daughter/ Age of Apathy (Yep Roc, 2022)
Taylor Rae – Never Gonna Do / Mad Twenties (2022)
Kaitlin Butts – It Won’t Always Be Thus Way / What Else Can She Do (Soundly, 2022)
Superchunk – Set It Aside / Wild Loneliness (Merge, 2022)

Good Looks – Bummer Year / same (Kealed Scales, 2022)
JD McPherson – Lust for Life/Sixteen / Warm Covers EP (New West, 2022)
The Cactus Blossoms – Runaway / One Day (Walkie Talkie, 2022)
Jeremy Ivey – Orphan Child / Invisible Pictures (Ant, 2022)
Paul Cauthen – High Heals / Country Coming Down (Velvet Rose, 2022)
Noel McKay – Sleeping in My Car / Blue Blue Blue (2021)
Del McCoury Band – Once Again / Almost Proud (McCoury Music, 2022)

Nathan Abshire & Balfa Bros – Calcasieu Waltz / Cajun Fais Do-Do (Arhoolie)
Tommy McClain – If You Don’t Love Me / Sweet Dreams (Edsel)
Jerry Reed – Take a Walk / The Unbelievable Guitar & Voice of Jerry Reed (RCA)
Jerry Reed – How Can I Go On This Way / Here I Am (Bear Family)
Carl Smith – Please Come Back Home / Satisfaction Guaranteed (Bear Family)
Carl Smith – Why Why / Satisfaction Guaranteed (Bear Family)
Dick Curless – Snap Your Fingers / The Drag ‘em Off the Interstate… (R&T)
Charley Pride – Let the Chips Fall / Anthology (RCA)
Martha Carson – I Feel It in My Soul / Satisfied (Capitol)
Ronnie Dawson – Everybody Clap Your Hands / Rockin’ Bones (Crystal Clear Sound)
Intermission backdrop:
Jimmy Bryant – Frettin’ Fingers (Sundazed)
………………..r.i.p. bobbie nelson……………….
Bobbie Nelson – Down Yonder / Red Headed Stranger (Columbia)
Willie Nelson – Can’t Help It If I’m Still in Love With You / Red Headed Stranger (Columbia)
Willie Nelson – Little Old-Fashioned Karma / Tougher Than Leather (Legacy)
Bobbie Nelson – Beer Barrel Polka/ Tougher Than Leather (Legacy)
Willie Nelson – I Guess I’ve Come to Live Here in Your Eyes / Spirit (Island)
Willie Nelson – Uncloudy Day / Willie & Family Live (Legacy)

……………….one more from bobbie………….
Daniel Johnston – Love Will See You Through / Fun (Atlantic)
James McMurtry – Blackberry Winter / The Horses & The Hounds (New West, 2021)
Jerry Jeff Walker – Old Five & Dimers Like Me / Great Gonzos (MCA)
Dick Curless – Changing Times / Traveling Through (Rounder)
Sarah Shook & The Disarmers – Been Lovin’ You / Nightroamer (Abeyance/TT, 2022)
Sarah Borges – Something to Do / Forever Alone (BCM, 2022)
Erin Rae – Enemy / Lighten Up (Good Memory/TT, 2022)
The Wooks – Flyin’ High / same (2022)

Irma Thomas – All I Wanna Do is Save You / Full-Time Women – The Lost Cotillion Years (Real Gone, 2022)
Irma Thomas – Fancy / Full-Time Women – The Lost Cotillion Years (Real Gone, 2022)
Irma Thomas – Full Time Woman / Full-Time Women – The Lost Cotillion Years (Real Gone, 2022)
Clarence Henry – Ain’t Got No Home / The Best of New Orleans R&B (Rhino)
Lightnin’ Hopkins – Watch My Fingers / Texas Blues (Arhoolie)
Ry Cooder – No Banker Left Behind / Pull Up Some Dirt & Sit Dow (Nonesuch)

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

Comments welcome.
Boudin Dan