Playlist: The Boudin Barndance – 06/15/2023

The Boudin Barndance: 06/15/2023
Dan Ferguson
WRIU-FM, 90.3 Kingston, RI
Thursdays 6-9 pm
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Another Boudin Barndance in the books tonight. Our main feature was a preview of the Swamp Stomp 15 festival produced by yours truly and happening Saturday here in South Kingstown. We featured new releases the first hour followed by our C&W segment, in addition to various odds and ends and closing set of blues and soul. New albums and singles making their Barndance debut tonight came from Jason Isbell & The 400 UNit, Jenny Lewis, Beth Bombara, Jonah Tolchin, Tim O’Brien, Al Straehely, and Tracy Nelson. Buttshaker of the week???? Tracy Nelson with “Strange Things.” Now let’s all grab a cold one or three, and get to the goods….

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

Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit – Volunteer / Weathervanes (Southeastern/TT, 2023)
Jenny Lewis – Chain of Tears / Joy’All (Blue Note, 2023)
Beth Bombara – Everythng I Wanted / single (Black Mesa, 2023)
Jonah Tolchin – Searching For My Soul / single (Clover Music, 2023)
Kassi Valazza – Watching Planes / … Knows Nothing (Fluff & Gravy, 2023)
Esther Rose – Levee Song / Safe to Run (New West, 2023)
Charlotte Cornfield – You & Me / Could Have Done Anything (Polyvinyl, 2023)

Tim O’Brien – Bear / Cup of Sugar (Howdy Sky, 2023)
Al Staehely – Mercy of the Moon / Somewhere in West Texas (Quarto Valley, 2023)
Marty Stuart & His Fabulous Superlatives – Nightriding / Altitude (Snake Farm, 2023)
Ickes & Hensley – Is The World Still Turning / Living in a Song (Compass, 2023)
Mighty Poplar – Grey Eagle / s/t (Free Dirt, 2023)
Sam Bush – No End of Love / Radio John (S/F)
Melissa Carper – Hit or Miss / Ramblin’ Soul (Mae/TT)

Waylon Jennings – If You Were Mine to Love / The Journey (Bear Family)
Waylon Jennings – Honky Tonk Woman / The Journey (Bear Family)
Waylon Jennings – Bob Wills is Still the King / Waylon Live (RCA)
Leon Payne – Mailman / I Love You Because (Bear Family)
Junior Brown – Party Lights / Git With It (Curb)
Red Foley – Hillbilly Fever / Stay a Little Longer (Jasmine)
Charlie Feathers – Can’t Hardly Stand It / Get With It (Revenant)
Billy Crash Craddock – I Cheated On a Good Woman’s Love / Crash’s Crashes (R&T)
Marti Brom w/ Cornell Hurd Band – Making Love Tennessee Style / Feudin’ & Fightin’ (Goofin)
Bobby Flores – One More Time / Just for the Record (Yellow Rose)
Intermission backdrop:
Jon Rauhouse – Steel Guitar Airshow (Bloodshot)
Kate Jacobs – One Good Night / The Calm Comes After (Bar None)
The Handsome Family – In the Air / same (Carrot Top)
Richard Buckner – A Goodbye Rye / Devotion + Doubt (MCA)
Simon Bonney – Don’t Walk Away From Love / Everyman (Mute)
Jonathan Richman – New England / & The Modern Lovers (Omnivore)

………………..swamp stomp 15 previews………………
Waco Bros – Blowin’ My Top / The Man That God Forgot (Plenty Tuff, 2023)
The Silos – My Big Car / Hasta La Victoria (Watermelon)
Lonesome Bob – Love Is Not Blind / Things Fall Apart (Catamount)
Kevin Gordon – Tearin’ It Down / Gloryland (Crowville)
Girls on Grass – Return to Earth / s/t

Lonesome Bob – It’d Be Said If It Weren’t So Funny / Things Change (Leap)
Kevin Gordon – Crowville / Long Gone Time (Crowville)
The Silos – For Always / Cuba (Record Collect)
Waco Bros – Do You Think About Me? / same (Bloodshot)

Tracy Nelson – Strange Things / Life Don’t Miss Nobody (BMG, 2023)
Howlin’ Wolf – Chocolate Drop / Memphis Days (Bear Family)
Johnny Ace – Pledging My Love / The Complete Duke Recordings (MCA)
Arthur Gunter – Workin’ For My Baby / Let’s Play House (Excello)
Arthur Maye & The Crowns – Oh-Rooba Lee / Specialty Story (Specialty)
Howlin’ Wolf – Smile at Me / Memphis Days (Bear Family)
Albert King – Down Don’t Bother Me / Born Under a Bad Sign (Stax)

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

Comments welcome.
Boudin Dan