Playlist: The Boudin Barndance – 10/19/2023

The Boudin Barndance: 10/19/2023
Dan Ferguson
WRIU-FM, 90.3 Kingston, RI
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Another full plate of music on The Boudin Barndance tonight from new releases the first hour to our weekly C&W segment to a “Memphis” set to a look at the recent “Written in Their Soul: Stax Songwriter Demos” collection. New albums and singles making their Barndance debut tonight came from John R. Miller, Sally Anne Morgan, Kelly Pardekooper, Jon Dee Graham, Jeffrey Martin, Todd Snider, Phil Alvin (reissue), Jason Hawk Harris, and Al Backstrom. Buttshaker of the week???? The Mar-Keys with “Made in Memphis.” Now let’s all grab a cold one or three, and get to the goods….

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

John R. Miller – Summerlong / Heat Comes Down (Rounder, 2023)
Sally Anne Morgan – Summerwater / Carrying (Thrill Jockey, 2023)
Allison Russell – Demons / The Returner (Fantasy, 2023)
Kelly Hunt – Take Me Back to Memphis/ Ozark Symphony (Compass, 2023)
Jonah Tolchin – Endless Highway / Dockside (Clover, 2023)
Kelly Pardekooper – Mr. Middle / Three Song Slices (2023)
Jon Dee Graham – Lost in the Flood / Only Died for a Little While (Strolling Bones, 2023)

Jeffrey Martin – Red Station Wagon / Thank God We Left the Garden (Fluff & Gravy, 2023)
John R. Miller – Conspiracies, Cults & UFOs / Heat Comes Down (Rounder, 2023)
Todd Snider – Slim Chance is Still a Chance / Crank It We’re Doomed (Aimless/TT, 2023)
Phil Alvin – Daddy Rollin’ Stone / Un “Sung Stories” (Liberation Hall, 2023)
Tom Heyman – Like a Lion / The Mission is on Fire (Bohemian Neglect, 2023)
Viv & Reilly – How to Lose / Imaginary People (Free Dirt, 2023)
Jason Hawk Harris – Shine a Little Light / Thin Places (Bloodshot, 2023)

Wilma Lee & Stoney Cooper – All on Account of You / Early Recordings (County)
Maddox Bros & Rose – New Step it Up & Go / Volume 1 (Arhoolie)
Wynn Stewart – Loversville / The Challenge Masters (AVI)
Merle Haggard – Street Singer / Lonesome Fugitive Anthology (R&T)
Merle Haggard – Sing Me Back Home / Lonesome Fugitive Anthology (R&T)
Mel Street – Lust Affair / Greatest Hits (Hollywood)
Carlene Carter – Nowhere Train / Little Love Letters (Giant)
Jeannie C. Riley – Neglected / The Songs of … (Little Darlin)
Wanda Jackson – Just Call Me Lonesome / s/t (Capitol)
Grandpa Jones – Daylight Savings Time / Hall of Fame (MCA)
Chuck Berry – I’m Talking About You / The Great 28 (Chess)
Intermission backdrop:
Jon Rauhouse – Hawaiian Guitar Expedition
Al Backstrom – One More for the Road / Wild Colonial Boy (2023)
Bonnie Montgomery – Modern Cowgirl’s Dream / River (Gar Hole, 2023)
Laura Cantrell – Just Lie a Rose / same (Propeller Sound, 2023)
The Jayhawks – Bitter Pill / XOXO (TT)
Freedy Johnston – Can’t Sink This Town / This Perfect World (Elektra)
Amy Farris – Drivin’ All Night Long / Anyway (Yep Roc)
Slaid Cleaves – Second Hand / Together Through the Dark (CHM, 2023)

Elder Curry – Memphis Flu / I Got Two Wings
Jack Oblivian & the Sheiks – Fast Friends / The Lone Ranger of Love (B&W)
King Louie & Loose Diamonds – Memphis Treat / same
Ronnie Dawson – Monkey’s Uncle / Rockinitis (CCS)
Rod Bernard – Memphis / Swamp Rock & Roller (Ace)
Fulks & Lewis – Memphis Never Falls from Style / Wild Wild Wild (Bloodshot)
Charlie Marie – 40 Miles from Memphis / Ramble On (Soundly)
The Mar-Keys – Made in Memphis / Stax Instrumentals (Stax)
Merle Travis – Memphis Blues / Guitar Rags & a Too Fast Past (Bear Family)

March Wind – Until I Lost You / Written in Their Soul: Stax Songwriter Demos (Craft)
Homer Banks – If You’re Ready / Written in Their Soul: Stax Songwriter Demos (Craft)
Wendy Rene – Break Out / Written in Their Soul: Stax Songwriter Demos (Craft)
Henderson Thigpen – Stone for Stone / Written in Their Soul: Stax Songwriter Demos (Craft)

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

Comments welcome.
Boudin Dan