Playlist: The Boudin Barndance – 12/29/2022 (Favorites of 2022)

The Boudin Barndance: 12/29/22
Dan Ferguson
WRIU-FM, 90.3 Kingston, RI
Thursdays 6-9 pm
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Jan 5 – Favorites of 2022, Pt. 2
Jan 12 – Favorites reissues of 2022 plus more

The final Boudin Barndance of 2022 was a look back at our favorite releases from 2022 with the last half of the program the “tree top” recordings for us. There was plenty of good stuff in 2022 and we couldn’t get to it all tonight and will continue next week. Buttshaker of the week???? GA-20 with “Fairweather Friend.” Now let’s all grab a cold one or three, and get to the goods….

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

Del McCoury Band – Once Again / Almost Proud (McCoury Music)
Charley Crockett – Home Motel / Jukebox Charlie (Son of Davy/TT)
Molly Tuttle & Golden Highway – Nashville Mess Around / Crooked Tree (Nonesuch)
Wilco – Cruel Country / same (dBpm)
Miranda Lambert – Music City Queen / Palomino (Sony)
John Doe – The Cowboy & The Hot Air Balloon / Fables in a Foreign Land (Fat Possum)
Will Stewart – Bad Memory / Slow Life (Cornelius Chapel)
Willi Carlisle – Life on the Fence / Peculiar, MO (Free Dirt)

Sarah Borges – Wasting My Time / Wouldn’t You Know (Blue Corn)
GA-20 – Fairweather Friend / Crackdown (Karma Chief)
Good Looks – Almost Automatic / Bummer Year (Keeled Scales)
Whitmore Sisters – Big Heart, Sick Mind / Ghost Stories (RHR)
Arlo McKinley – I Don’t Mind / The Mess We’re In (Oh Boy/TT)
Kelsey Waldon – Tall & Mighty / No Regular Dog (Oh Boy/TT)
Gabbard Bros – Pockets of Your Mind / s/t (Karma Chief)
The Volebeats – All I’m Asking / Lonesome Galaxy (Mad Bunny)

Hermanos Gutierrez – El Bueno y El Malo / same (Easy Eye Sound)
Harlem Gospel Travelers – Look Up! / same (Colemine)
Tommy McLain – Somebody / I Ran Down Every Dream (Yep Roc)
Bonnie Raitt – Just Like That / same (Red Wing)
John Moreland – Dim Little Light / Birds in the Ceiling (Old Omens/TT)
Caitlin Rose – Holdin’ / CAZIMI (Missing Piece)
Cristina Vain – Make Myself Me Again / same (Red Parlor)
Sunny Sweeney – Easy as Hello / Married Alone (TT)
Intermission backdrop:
Delvon Lamarr Organ Trio – Cold as Weiss (Colemine)
Ian Noe – Burning Down the Prairie / River Fools & Mountain Saints (TT)
S.G. Goodman – All My Love is Coming Back to Me / Teeth Marks (Verve Forecast)
Superchunk – On the Floor / Wild Loneliness (Merge)
Jake Xerxes Fussell – Carriebelle / Good & Green Again (Paradise of Bachelors)
Mary Gauthier – Fall Apart World / Dark Enough to See Stars (In the Dark/TT)
Sierra Ferrell – Years / Something Borrowed, Something New (Easy Eye Sound)
A.C. Sapphire – Desert Car / same (AST)

Joan Shelley – Like the Thunder / The Spur (No Quarter)
Early James – Dance in the Fire / Strange Time to be Alive (Easy Eye Sound)
Herman Hitson – All I Want is You / Let the Gods Sing (Big Legal Mess)
Melissa Carper – Hit or Miss / Ramblin’ Soul (Mae/TT)
Charley Crockett – The Man from Waco / same (Son of Davy/TT)

Anais Mitchell – Brooklyn Bridge / s/t (BMG)
Nora O’Connor – My Heart / My Heart (Pravda)
Spoon – My Babe / Lucifer on the Sofa (Matador)
Carson McHone – Hawks Don’t Share / Still Life (Merge)
Plains – Problem With It / I Walked With You A Ways (Anti)
Nora O’Connor – Outta Space / My Heart (Pravda)
The Sadies – More Alone / Colder Streams (Yep Roc)

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

Comments welcome.
Boudin Dan