Playlist: The Boudin Barndance – 04/21/2022

The Boudin Barndance: 04/21/22
Dan Ferguson
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Remembrances of Specialty Records head ramrod Art Rupe and bluegrasser Roland White of Kentucky Colonels, Country Gazette and Nashville Bluegrass Band fame were the main features on The Boudin Barndance radio show tonight occupying the entire 2nd half of the program. We kicked off with an hour of new releases followed by our weekly C&W-and-then-some set. New albums and singles making their Barndance debut tonight came from Mary Gauthier (single), GA-20 (Single), Michaela Ann, The Staples Jr Singers, Charley Crockett, Lonesome Brothers, and The Weight Band. Buttshaker of the week???? From the Specialty Records vault, “Short Fat Fannie” by Larry Williams. Now let’s all grab a cold one or three, and get to the goods….

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

Mary Gauthier – Fall Apart World / single (In the Dark/TT, 2022)
Neil Young & Crazy Horse – Tumblin’ Thru the Years / Barn (Reprise, 2021)
GA-20 – Jolene / single (Karma Chief)
John Doe – Never Coming Back / Fables in a Foreign Land (Fat Possum, 2022)
Michaela Ann – I’m Only Human / Oh to Be That Free (Yep Roc, 2022)
Kaitlin Butts – Blood / What Else Can She Do (Soundly, 2022)

The Staples Jr Singers – Get On Board / When Do We Get Paid (Luka Bop, 2022)
Charley Crockett – Make Way for a Better Man / Lil’ GL Presents Jukebox Charlie (Son of Davy/TT, 2022)
Terry Allen & Panhandle Mystery Band – Texas Tears / Smokin’ the Dummy (Paradise of Bachelors, 2022)
David Quinn – Low Down / Country Fresh (2022)
The Cactus Blossoms – One Day / One Day (Walkie Talkie, 2022)
Lonesome Brothers – Where the Good Souls Go / Hollywood (Captivating Music, 2022)
Jack Grace Band – Here Comes the Breeze Again / What a Way to Spend the Night (Radia, 2021)
The Weight Band – Long Journey / Shines Like Gold (2022)

Vin Bruce – J’ai Laisse Mon Coeur a la Maison / Cajun Country Greatest (La Louisianne)
Carl Belew – I Don’t Know How I’ll Live / Lonely Street (Vocalion)
Louvin Bros – Midnight Special / Close Harmony (Bear Family)
Roy Orbison – Sunset / In Dreams (Monument)
Rap Campi – Blue Ranger / The Eager Beaver Boy (Bear Family)
The Green River Boys – No Vacancy / Big Bluegrass Special (Capitol)
Vassar Clements – Corina Corina / Crossing the Catskills (Rounder)
Roy Clark – A Maiden’s Prayer / The Lightning Fingers of RC (R&T)
Gene O’Quin – The Pinball Millionaire / Boogie Woogie Fever (Bear Family)
Dave & Deke Combo – Cut Out That Boogie / Hollywood Barndance (Heyday)
Intermission backdrop:
Burton & Mooney – Corn Pickin’ & Slick Slidin’ (Capitol)
…………..r.i.p. roland white……………
Kentucky Colonels – Nine Pound Hammer / Appalachian Swing (Rounder)
Kentucky Colonels – Faded Love / Appalachian Swing (Rounder)
Kentucky Colonels – The Prisoners Song / Appalachian Swing (Rounder)
Country Gazette – Still Feeling Blue / Out to Lunch (Flying Fish)
Roland White – Kansas City Railroad Blues / I Wasn’t Born to R&R (Tompkins Square)
Roland White – Doorstep of Trouble / I Wasn’t Born to R&R (Tompkins Square)
Nashville Bluegrass Band – I Ain’t Goin’ Down / Waitin’ for the Hard Times to Go (Sugar Hill)
Nashville Bluegrass Band – Livin’ the Blues / American Beauty (Sugar Hill)
Roland White – Head Over Heals in Love With You / I Wasn’t Born to R&R (Tompkins Square)

…………………r.i.p. art rupe…………………….
Sepia Tones – Boogie #1 / The Specialty Story (Specialty)
Roy Milton & Solid Senders – R.M. Boogie / The Specialty Story (Specialty)
Jimmy Liggins & His Drops of Joy – Teardrop Blues / The Specialty Story (Specialty)
Camille Howard – X-Temporaneous Blues / The Specialty Story (Specialty)
Percy Mayfield – Strange Things Happening / The Specialty Story (Specialty)
Lloyd Price – Oooh Oooh Oooh / The Specialty Story (Specialty)
Guitar Slim – The Things That I Used to Do / The Specialty Story (Specialty)
Little Richard – Long Tall Sally / The Specialty Story (Specialty)

……………………r.i.p. art rupe (cont’d)…………………….
Little Richard – The Girl Can’t Help It / The Specialty Story (Specialty)
The Soul Stirrers – Touch the Hem of His Garment / The Specialty Story (Specialty)
The Four Flames – Wheel of Fortune / Hardcore Doo Wop (Specialty)
The Titans – Don’t You Just Know It / Rock & Roll Fever (Specialty)
Tony Harris – Chicken Baby Chicken / Rock & Roll Fever (Specialty)
Larry Williams – Short Fat Fannie / The Specialty Story (Specialty)
Art Neville – Ooh Wee Baby / The Specialty Story (Specialty)
Don & Dewey – Hey Thelma / Jungle Hop (Specialty)

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

Comments welcome.
Boudin Dan