The Boudin Barndance – 01/12/12

The Boudin Barndance – 01/12/2012 (2011 Review – Rest of the batch & reissues/historic collections)
Dan Ferguson
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A bunch of stuff on The Boudin Barndance agenda this evening. We concluded our look at new recordings from 2011 (Part 3). We also looked at a few reissues/historic collections from 2011 that hit the Barndance sweet spot with the two-fer reissue from Memphis band Limes on Goner Records taking the cake. Finally, we remembered drummer Tom Ardolino of NRBQ fame who passed away last Friday by closing out with a whole set of tunes from the ‘Q. Buttshaker of the week???? NRBQ, of course, with “Smackaroo”. Now let’s all grab a cold one and get to the goods….

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

Dave Alvin – Harlan County Line / Eleven Eleven (Yep Roc)
Ry Cooder – Lord Tell Me Why / Pull Up Some Dust & Sit Down (Nonesuch)
Robert Earl Keen The Road Goes On & On / Ready for Confetti (Lost Highway)
Merle Haggard – Truck Driver’s Blues / Working in Tennessee (Vanguard)
Willie Nelson – Ramblin’ Fever / Remember Me Vol. 1 (RJ)
Hallyanna – I’d Rather Be a Memory / The Country (Cheatham St)

O’Death – Bugs / Outside (Ernest Jenning)
Brown Bird – Blood of Angels / Salt for Salt
Jolie Holland – Wreckage / Pint of Blood (Anti)
The ‘Mericans – Sky Full / So Late It Hurts (MR)
The Mekons – Arthur’s Angel / Ancient & Modern (Bloodshot)
Baseball Project – Buckner’s Bolero / Vol. 2 (Yep Roc)

Eilen Jewell – Warning Signs / Queen of the Minor Key (Signature Sounds)
Girls, Guns & Glory – Baby’s Got a Dream / Sweet Nothings
Horton Brothers – Hey Girl… / Songs in the Key of Lonesome (Texas Jamboree)
T Jarrod Bonta – Tears Keep a Fallin’ / White Lines (Music Room)

North Miss. All-Stars – Ain’t No Grave / Keys to the Kingdom (Songs of the South)
Steve Cropper – Think / Dedicated (429)
Alabama Shakes – Hold On / ep
Black Joe Lewis & Honeybears – You Been Lyin’ / Scandalous (Lost Highway)
Kevin Gordon – Nine Bells / Gloryland (Crowville)
club listings backdrop:
Ben Hall – Ben Hall! (Tompkins Square)
……favorite reissues & compilations of 2011………..
Voices – Fall in Love Again / Eccentric Soul: Nickel & Penny Labels (Numero Group)
Norvells – Why Do You Want to Make Me Sad / Eccentric Soul: Nickel & Penny Labels (Numero Group)

Harry Hall – Tell Me About It / Boddie Record Co.: Cleveland, OH (Numero Group)
Gospel Harmonizers – Won’t Be Back No More / Boddie Record Co., Cleveland, OH (Numero Group)
Alexander & Saddler – Spoilin’ for a Fight / Boddie Record Co., Cleveland, OH (Numero Group)
Addie Pearl Rice – Flowers are Blooming / Boddie Record Co., Cleveland, OH (bonus disc) (Numero Group)

The Fantastic Angels – Jesus Been Good / This May Be My Last Time Singing (Tompkins Square)
Rev. Lonnie Farris – Peace in the Valley / This May Be My Last Time Singing (Tompkins Square)

Johnny Cash – Big River / Bootleg Series Vol. 3 (Legacy)
Johnny Cash – Folsom Prison Blues/ Bootleg Series Vol. 3 (Legacy)
Johnny Cash – There You Go / Bootleg Series Vol. 3 (Legacy)

Limes – Into a Tree / Tarantula-Blue Blood (Goner)
Limes – Under My Head / Tarantula-Blue Blood (Goner)

…………..r.i.p. tommy ardolino………………….
NRBQ – Ridin’ In My Car / God Bless Us All (Rounder) – recorded at Lupo’s in Providence in ‘87
NRBQ – Smackaroo / Grooves in Orbit (Bearsville)
NRBQ – Rain at the Drive-in / Grooves in Orbit (Bearsville)
NRBQ – That’s Alright / Peek-a-Boo (Rhino)
NRBQ – Things We Like to Do / Kick Me Hard (Rounder)
NRBQ – You Can’t Hide / Tiddlywinks (Red Rooster)
NRBQ – A Girl Like That / Grooves in Orbit (Bearsville)
NRBQ – It Feels Good / All Hopped Up (Red Rooster)

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

Comments welcome.
Happy New Year!
Boudin Dan<...