The Boudin Barndance – 02/16/12

The Boudin Barndance – 02/16/2012
Dan Ferguson
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We sent tonight’s entire Boudin Barndance out to Room 505 at Newport Hospital where a very important part of the program is convalescing after back surgery (and progressing quite well, especially after Syl Johnson serenaded her with “Try Me”). Lots of old and new on this evening’s program, including Syl. Closed things out with a Mardi Gras/Louisiana set in part to preview Saturday’s 20th annual Cajun & Zydeco Mardi Gras Ball happening at Rhodes on the Pawtuxet in Cranston, RI. New albums making their Barndance debut this evening included recordings from Tommy Womack, Have Gun Will Travel, Heartless Bastards, Sharon Van Etten, and Cowboy Junkies. Buttshaker of the week???? In the Cajun spirit, Steve Riley & the Mamou Playboys with the “Lawrence Walker Medley”. Now let’s all grab a cold one and get to the goods….

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

Tommy Womack – It Doesn’t Have to Be That Good / Now What! (Cedar Creek)
Adam Acuragi – President’s Song / Like a Fire…. (Thirty Tigers)
Have Gun Will Travel – Time Machine / Mergers & Acquisitions (Suburban Home)
The James Low Western Front – Words / Whiskey Farmer (Union Made)
Mike Ireland & Holler – Biggest Torch in Town / Learning How to Live (Sub Pop)
Kelly Hogan & PVCs – Wild Mountain Berries / Beneath the Country Underdog (Bloodshot)

Johnny Paycheck – Handcuffed to Love / On His Way (Koch)
Johnny Paycheck – The Wheels Fell Off the Wagon / On His Way (Koch)
Tennessee Ernie Ford – Tailor Made Boogie / 16 Tons of Boogie (Rhino)
Pee Wee King – Opportunity / Country Hoedown (Bloodshot)
York Bros – Don’t Leave Me with the Yum Yum Blues / Detroit in the 40s & 50s (Collector)
Kitty Wells – My Big Truck Drivin’ Man / 7″ (Decca)
Andy Kirk – Big Jim Blues / & 12 Clouds of Joys (ASV)

Anais Mitchell – Your Are Forgiven / Young Man in America (Wilderland)
The Decemberists – Forgone / Long Live the King (Capitol)
Amos Lee – The Darkness / The Crow Flies (Blue Note)
Glossary – Trouble Won’t Last Always / Long Live All of Us (Last Chance)
Amy Lavere – Often Happens / Stranger Me (Archer)
Martin Zellar & Hardways – Running on Pure Fear / same (Owen Lee)
First Aid Kit – This Old Routine / The Lion’s Roar (Wichita)
club listings backdrop:
Herb Steiner – Texas Dance Time
Heartless Bastards – Parted Ways / Arrow (Partisan)
Sharon Van Etten – In Line / Tramp (Jagjaguwar)
Eleanor Friedberger – Early Earthquake / Last Summer (Merge)
Jesse Baylin – Holiday / Little Sparks (Blonde Rat)
Cowboy Junkies – We Are the Selfish Ones / The Wilderness (R&T)
Giant Sand – Ride the Rail / Blurry Blue Mountain (Fire)

Syl Johnson – Is It Because I’m Black / Complete Mythology (Numero Group)
Syl Johnson – Try Me / Complete Mythology (Numero Group)
Paul Kelly – Since I Found You / Hot Runnin’ Soul (Kent)
JC Brooks, et al – Everything Will Be Fine / Want More (Bloodshot)
Jackie Shane – Stand Up Straight & Tall / New Breed R&B (Kent)

………..mardi gras time…………..
CJ Chenier & Red Hot Louisiana Band – Just Like a Woman / I Ain’t No Playboy (Slash)
CJ Chenier & Red Hot Louisiana Band – Don’t You Break My Heart / I Ain’t No Playboy (Slash)
Steve Riley & the Mamou Playboys – Lawrence Walker Medley / Friday at Last (Swallow)
Frankie Ford – Sea Cruise / Best of New Orleans R&B Vol. 2 (Rhino)
Bobby Mitchell & the Toppers – I’m Gonna Be a Wheel Someday / Best of New Orleans R&B Vol. 1 (Rhino)
Smiley Lewis – The Rocks / Vol. 2 (KC)
Betty Harris – Nearer to You / Get Low Down (Sundazed)
The Hawkettes – Mardi Gras Mambo / Best of New Orleans R&B Vol. 1 (Rhino)
Benny Spellman – Sinner Girl / Get Low Down (Sundazed)

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

Comments welcome.
Boudin …