Playlist: The Boudin Barndance – 09/28/2023

The Boudin Barndance: 09/28/2023
Dan Ferguson
WRIU-FM, 90.3 Kingston, RI
Thursdays 6-9 pm
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A very full night on The Boudin Barndance tonight. We continued our Alt Country A to Z feature with a focus on the “E” artists tonight. The series focuses on the heyday of the alt country movement from the late 1980s to the very early aughts. We remembered the guitar slinger and songwriter Mike Henderson who passed away on Sept. 22. Prior to that, it was the usual new releases the first hour followed by our weekly C&W segment. New albums and singles making their Barndance debut tonight came from Brent Cobb, Charles Godwin, Jenny Owen Youngs, Ryan Bingham, Turnpike Troubadours, Eli Paperboy Reed, and Jonah Tolchin. Buttshaker of the week???? Merrill Moore with “Cooing to the Wrong Pigeon.” Now let’s all grab a cold one or three, and get to the goods….

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

Logan Ledger – Golden State / same (Rounder, 2023)
Brent Cobb – Kick the Can / Southern Star (Ol’ Buddy/TT, 2023)
Jenny Owen Youngs – It’s Later Than You Think / Avalanche (Yep Roc, 2023)
Charles Godwin – Minor Imperfections / Family Ties (Big Loud, 2023)
Margo Cilker – Lowland Trail / Valley of Heart’s Delight (Fluff & Gravy, 2023)
Ryan Bingham – River of Love / Watch Out for the Wolf (BRC/TT, 2023)
Turnpike Troubadours – Chipping Mill / A Cat is the Rain (Bossier City/TT, 2023)

Wilco – Erected / Cousin (dBpm, 2023)
AC Sapphire – Mood Ring / Desert Car (AST, 2023)
Lucinda Williams – Never Gonna Fade Away / Stories From a Rock & Roll Heart (Hwy 20/TT, 2023)
Deano & Jo – I Just Can’t Let You Go / s/t (Plenty Tuff, 2023)
Willie Nelson – Yesterday’s Wine /Bluegrass (Legacy, 2023)
Eli Paperboy Reed – I’m Gonna Break Every Heart That I Can / Hits & Misses (Yep Roc, 2023)
Jonah Tolchin – Blues With a Feeling / Dockside (Clover, 2023)

Savoy Doucet Cajun Band – Une Vieille Valse / Home Music w/ Spirits (Arhoolie)
Gene Autry – Bear Cat Mama Blues / Blues Singer 1929-31 (Legacy)
Bill Boyd & Cowboy Ramblers – The Sweetest Girl / Under the Double Eagle (RCA)
Jimmy & Johnny – I’m Beginning to Remember / If You Don’t Somebody Else Will (Bear Family)
Merrill Moore – Cooing the Wrong Pigeon / Boogie My Blues Away (Bear Family)
Skeets McDonald – Fingertips / Don’t Let the Stars Get in Your Eyes (Bear Family)
Tommy Collins – No Love Have I / Leonard (Bear Family)
Merle & Bonnie – Stranger in My Arms / Just Between the Two of Us (King)
Carl & Pearl Butler – Precious Memories / Crying My Heart Out Over You (Bear Family)
Marty Robbins – Devil Woman / Essential (Legacy)
Jerry Lee Lewis – Walking the Floor Over You / Killer Country (Mercury)
Intermission backdrop:
Hermanos Gutierrez – El Bueno y El Malo (Easy Eye)
……………..r.i.p. mike henderson……………….
Kevin Welch – The Restless Kind / Western Beat (Reprise)
Mike Henderson – Fountain of Youth / Country Music Made Me Do It (RCA)
Mike Henderson – Edge of Night / same (Dead Reckoning)
Kevin Welch – True Love Never Dies / s/t (Reprise)
The Steeldrivers – Midnight Train to Memphis / s/t (Rounder)
Chris Stapleton – Starting Over / same (Mercury)

…………………..alt country a to z: “e’’ pt 1………………….
Steve Earle – Guitar Town / Essential (MCA)
Joe Ely – Settle for Love / Love & Danger (MCA)
Alejandro Escovedo – 13 Years Theme, The Ballad of the Sun & Moon / Thirteen Years (Watermelon)
Steve Earle – Ben McCulloch / Train a Comin’ (Winter Harvest)
Steve Earle – I Feel Alright / same (WB)
Fred Eaglesmith – Drinking Too Much / Lipstick, Lies & Gasoline (R&T)

The Ex-Husbands – Love You Always / s/t (Tar Hut)
Tim Easton – Special 20 / same (Heathen)
Joe Ely – All Just to Get to You / Letter to Laredo (MCA)
Dickie Lee Erwin – Another True Love / True Sounds of the New West (Freedom)
Alejandro Escovedo – I Was Drunk / Bourbonitis Blues (Bloodshot)

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

Comments welcome.
Boudin Dan