Playlist: The Boudin Barndance – 10/14/21

The Boudin Barndance: 10/14/21
Dan Ferguson
WRIU-FM, 90.3 Kingston, RI
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A night dominated by new and recent releases on The Boudin Barndance. At the same time, we also previewed live shows coming up in the area by Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real (Fete on Saturday night), Jake Blount (Common Fence on Saturday night), and Jeremy Pinnell (Askew on Sunday night), and Marty Stuart (Narrows on Friday night). New albums and singles making their Barndance debut tonight came from Margo Cilker, Bria, Natalie Hemby, Alan Jackson, Joshua Ray Walker, and the new John Prine tribute album. Buttshaker of the week???? Birthday boy Stoney Cooper with wife Wilma Lee doing “Big Midnight Special.” Now let’s all grab a cold one or three, and get to the goods….

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

Luka Nelson & POTR – We’ll Be Alright / A Few Stars Apart (Fantasy, 2021)
Margo Cilker – The River / single (Fluff & Gravy, 2021)
Iris DeMent – One Red Rose / Broken Hearts & Dirty Windows (Oh Boy/TT, 2021)
Tyler Childers – They Oughta Name a Drink After You / Broken Hearts & Dirty Windows (Oh Boy/TT, 2021)
John Prine – God Only Knows / Tree of Forgiveness (Oh Boy/TT)
Bria – Dreaming My Dreams With You / Cuntry Covers, Vol. 1 (Sub Pop, 2021)
Luka Nelson & POTR – Perennial Bloom / A Few Stars Apart (Fantasy, 2021)

Tammi Savoy w/ Chris Casello Combo – It’s Been a Good Year / single (2021)
Natalie Hemby – Pinwheel / Pins & Needles (Rounder, 2021)
Billy Strings – Love & Regret / Revival (Rounder, 2021)
KC Jones – Lost My Way / Queen of In-Between (2021)
Sierra Ferrell – Give It Time / Long Time Coming (Rounder, 2021)
Shannon McNally – This Time / The Waylon Sessions (Compass, 2021)
Charlie Marie – Ramble On Man / Ramble On (Soundly, 2021)

Wilma Lee & Stoney Cooper – Big Midnight Special / Big Wheel (Hickory)
Jimmy Murphy – We Live a Long Time to Get old / Electricity (Sugar Hill)
Jones & Montgomery – Once More / Vintage Collections (Capitol)
Dottie West – Would You Hold It Against Me / RCA Country Legends (Buddha)
Orville Couch – Lonesomes / Hello Trouble (Audium)
Alan Jackson – Wishful Drinkin’ / Where Have You Gone (EMI Nashville, 2021)
Gene Watson – The Truth is I Lied / From the Heart (RMG)
Sid King & 5 Strings – What Have You Got to Lose / Gonna Shake This Shack Tonight (Bear Family)
Mickey Baker – Stranger Blues / Rock With a Sock (Bear Family)
Canray Fontenot – Joe Pitre Got 2 Women / Louisiana Hot Sauce – Creole Style (Arhoolie)
Intermission backdrop:
Speedy West – Steel Guitar (Sundazed)
Jake Blount – Brown Skin Baby / Spider Tales (Free Dirt, 2020)
Jake Blount – Mean Mama’s Blues / Spider Tales (Free Dirt, 2020)
Heartless Bastards – Revolution / A Beautiful Life (Sweet Unknown/TT, 2021)
Dar Williams – Let the Wind Blow / I’ll Meet You Here (Renew, 2021)
Tim Easton – Running Down Your Soul / You Don’t Really Know Me (Black Mesa, 2021)
Paul Thorn – You Mess Around & Get a Buzz / Never Too Late to Call / Perpetual Obscurity/TT, 2021)
Marty Stuart & FSs – Somebody Save Me / Soul’s Chapel (Superlatone)
John Prine – Everything is Cool / The Missing Years (Oh Boy)

Jeremy Pinnell – Wanna Do Something / Goodbye LA (Sofaburn, 2021)
Jeremy Pinnell – Night Time Eagle / Goodbye LA (Sofaburn, 2021)
Asleep at the Wheel – Marie / Half a Hundred Years (TT, 2021)
Joshua Ray Walker – Sexy After Dark / See You Next Time (State Fair, 2021)
Mike & the Moonpies – Growing Pains / One to Grow On (Prairie Rose, 2021)
Rodney Crowell – I’m All About the Love / Triage (RC1/TT, 2021)
Alexa Rose – 1999 / Headwaters (Big Legal Mess, 2021)

Jon Langford & Skull Orchard – Getting Used to Uselessness / Old Devils (Bloodshot)
Bob Weir – Gonesville / Blue Mountain (Columbia Legacy)
Nancy Sinatra & Lee Hazelwood – Arkansas Coal / Start Walkin’ (LITA)

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

Comments welcome.
Boudin Dan