The Boudin Barndance – 01/07/16 (Best of 2015 show)

The Boudin Barndance – 01/07/2016
Dan Ferguson
WRIU-FM, 90.3 Kingston, RI
Thursdays 6-9 pm
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Jan. 8 – Amy Rigby ( – SOLD OUT
Jan. 30 – Sarah Borges & Eric “Roscoe” Amble (
Apr 17 – The Waco Brothers (
First off, Happy New Year to all. The first Boudin Barndance of 2016 amounted to a look back at some favorite releases from 2015 with the last half of the show focused on our tops for the year. In addition to the radio, I’ve been contributing reviews to the Southern Rhode Island Newspapers since 1992 (save for a few year stretch). You can check out a “capsule” wrap-up of ‘15 Barndance favorites at:
Buttshaker of the week???? From a great 2015 album, JD McPherson with “Bossy”. Now let’s all grab a cold one, or two, and get to the goods….
Buck Owens, et al – Buckaroo / Box Set / Rhino (intro)
Murder By Death – Send Me Home / Big Dark Love (Bloodshot)
Heartless Bastards – Hi-Line / Restless Ones (Partisan)
Rayland Baxter – Yellow Eyes / Imaginary Man (ATO)
Waxahatchee – Under a Rock / Ivy Tripp (Merge)
Lilly Hiatt – Somebody’s Daughter / Royal Blue (Normaltown)
Leigh Nash – Tell Me Now Tennessee (One Son)
Dave Rawlings Machine – Short-Haired Woman Blues / Nashville Obsolete (Acony)
Joe Pug – Bright Beginnings / Windfall (Lightning Rod)
Bottle Rockets – Something Good / South Broadway Athletic Club (Bloodshot)
Diamond Rugs – Blame / Cosmetics (Partisan)
Leo Bud Welch – Girl in the Holler / I Don’t Prefer No Blues (Big Legal Mess)
Charlie Parr – Over the Red Cedar / Stumpjumper (Red House)
Joan Shelley – Brighter then the Blues / Over and Easy (No Quarter)
Phil Cook – 1922 / Southland Mission (Thirty Tigers)
Rhiannon Giddens – Don’t Let It Trouble Your Mind / Tomorrow Is My Turn (Nonesuch)
Lady Lamb the Beakeeper – Ten / After (Mom+Pop)
The Yawpers – Burdens / American Man (Bloodshot)
The Banditos – Long Gone, Anyway / s/t (Bloodshot)
Andrew Combs – Foolin’ / All These Dreams (Coin)
Corb Lund – Washed-Up Rock Star Blues / Things That Can’t Be Undone (New West)
Sarah Gayle Meech – Watermelon & Root Beer / Tennessee Love Song
Daniel Romano – Strange Face / I’ve Only One Time Askin’ (New West)
club listings backdrop:
Steelism- The Drawing Room, Vol. 1 (Intoxicating Sounds)
Jason Isbell – Flagship / Something More Than Free (Southeastern)
Jake Fussell – Let Me Lose / s/t (Paradise of Bachelors)
Mike + Ruthy Band – Chasin’ Gold / Bright As You Can (Humble Abode)
Gun Outfit – Gotta Wanna / Dream All Over (Paradise of Bachelors)
Jesse Baylin – The Ringer / Dark Place (Blonde Rat)
Mikal Cronin – Control / MCIII (Merge)
John Moreland – Losing Sleep Tonight / High On Tulsa Heat (Old Omens)
The Honeycutters – Carolina / Me Oh My (Organic)
The Deslondes – The Real Deal / s/t (New West)
Kevin Gordon – Church On Time / Long Gone Time (Crowville Collective)
Chris Stapleton – Nobody to Blame / Traveller (Mercury)
Jeremy Pinnell – These Days & Nights / OH/KY (Sofaburn)
Dwight Yoakam – Off Your Mind / Second Hand Heart (Reprise)
Courtney Barnett – Dead Fox / Sometime I Sit & Think and… (Mom+Pop)
The Pollies – My Darling / Not Here (Single Lock)
Promised Land Sound – Canfield Drive / For Use & Delight (Paradise of Bachelors)
Andrew Bryant – Fool Heart / This is the Life (Sleep)
JD McPherson – Bossy / Let the Good Times Roll (Rounder)
Burton & Mooney – Corn Pickin’ / Legends of Country Guitar / Rhino (outro)
Comments welcome.
Boudin Dan

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