Playlist: The Boudin Barndance – 06/01/2023

The Boudin Barndance: 06/01/2023
Dan Ferguson
WRIU-FM, 90.3 Kingston, RI
Thursdays 6-9 pm
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The first Boudin Barndance of June was a varied affair with new releases dominating the first hour, the weekly C&W segment, and then various odds and ends to fill the 2nd half of the program. Albums and singles making their Barndance debut tonight came from Buck Meek, Drunken Hearts, Tanya Tucker, Summer Dean, and Brennen Leigh. Buttshaker of the week???? Freddy Fender with “Que Soledad.” Now let’s all grab a cold one or three, and get to the goods….

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

Waco Bros – The Man That Time Forgot / same (Plenty Tuff, 2023)
Buck Meek – Haunted Mountain / single (4AD, 2023)
Drunken Hearts – 100 Proof / Reckless Ways of Living (2023)
Kassi Valazza – Smile / Knows Nothing (Fluff & Gravy, 2023)
Eilen Jewell – Could You WOuld You / Get Behind the Wheel (Signature Sounds, 2023)
Bella White – Numbers / Among Other Things (Rounder, 2023)
Willie Nelson – Too Many Rivers / I Don’t Know a Thing About Love (Legacy, 2023)

Tanya Tucker – When the Rodeo is Over / single (Fantasy, 2023)
Summer Dean – She’s In His Arms But I’m in the Palm of his Hands / The Biggest Life (TNW, 2023)
Lydia Mendoz – Sin Querer / 1st Queen of Tejano Music (Arhoolie)
Brennen Leigh – Carole with an E / Ain’t Through Honky Tonkin’ Yet (Signature Sounds, 2023)
Logan Halstead – Mountain Queen / Dark Black Coal (2023
Marty Stuart & Fabulous Superlatives – Tomahawk/ Altitude (Snakefarm, 2023)
Bill Monroe – Muleskinner Blues / Music of Bill Monroe (MCA)
Bob Wills – Osage Stomp / Take Me Back to Tulsa (Rounder)

Bill Monroe – My Long Journey Home / Music of Bill Monroe (MCA)
Hazel & Alice – Take Me Back to Tulsa / Who’s That Knocking (S/F)
Merle Haggard – Old Fashioned Love / A Tribute to the Best Damn Fiddle Player (Capitol)
Cornell Hurd Band – Rubboard Playing Man / Live at Jovita’s (Behemoth)
Johnny Paycheck – Jukebox Charlie / The Real Mr Heartache (CMF)
Johnny Paycheck – It’s a Mighty Thin Line …. / The Real Mr Heartache (CMF)
Carl & Pearl Butler – Dog Eat Dog / Crying My Heart Out Over You (Bear Family)
Johnny Bond – Side Car Cycle / Very Best of (Varese Sarabande)
Deke Dickerson & Ecco-Fonics – Sparkin’ / #1 Hit Record
Freddy Fender – Que Soledad / Rock & Roll (Arhoolie)
Johnny Paycheck – Someone to Give My Love To / The Soul & The Edge (Legacy)
Intermission backdrop:
Hermanos Gutierez– El Bueno y El Malo (Easy Eye Sound)
Kenny Roverts – I Miss My Swiss / Jumpin’ & Yodelin’ (Bear Family)
Earl Lett Quartet – Now Is the Time / Skippy White Story (Yep Roc)
Alvin & Gilmore – Downey to Lubbock / same (Yep Roc)
Jerry Joseph – Full Body Echo / The Beautiful Echo (CSD)
Andrew Gabbard – Cool Ranch / Cedar City Sweetheart (Karma Chief)
The Honeycutters – Jukebox / Me Oh My (Organic)
The Feelies – Nobody Knows / Here Before (Bar None)

Al Dexter – It’s Up to You / Pistol Packin’ Mama (ASV)
Big Joe Turner – I Wanta LIttle Girl / Big Bad & Blue (Rhino)
David Mayfield Parade – WHat Do You Call It / s/t (Ramseur)
Marvin Rainwater – Burning Bridges / Classic Recordings (Bear Family)
Link Wray & Wraymen – Chicago Bird / Mr Guitar (Norton)
Wilburn Bros – Making Plans / Retrospective (Decca)
Marty Stuart, et al – Hangman / Studio B Sessions (Superlatone)
Mimi Roman – Weary Blues From Waiting / First of the Brooklyn Cowgirls (Sundazed)

Slim Harpo – Wonderin’ & Worryin’ / The Scratch (AVI)
The Marvelettes – Someday, Someway / Complete Stax Singles (Stax)
Mary Wells – Come to Me / Complete Stax Singles (Stax)
John Howie & Rosewood Bluff – Should Have Known / Everything Except Goodbye
Elise Davis – I Like It / The Token (TT)
Spirited Believers – Sweet to Know / Boddie Recording Co (Numero)
Jesse Baylin – Yuma / Little Spark (Wharf Rat/TT)

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

Comments welcome.
Boudin Dan