The Boudin Barndance – 05/04/06

The Boudin Barndance – 05/04/2006
Dan Ferguson
WRIU-FM, 90.3 Kingston, RI
Thursdays 6-9 pm
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reviews include new releases from Calexico, Neko Case, SCOTS, Tres Chicas, The
Go-Betweens, The Minus
5, Tommy Keane, Josh Ritter, Cordero, Chris Mills, and the Deadstring Brothers.

Being Cinco de Mayo eve, we dedicated the last two sets of the Boudin Barndance
this evening to a slew of Tex-Mex sounds with releases courtesy of the Arhoolie
and Rounder record labels. Sprinkled in a bunch of cuts from Chris Mills who
plays a house in these parts on Saturday night hosted by yours truly. Also, a
bunch of releases making the Barndance hit parade for the first time this
evening including new ones from Casey Driessen, The Minus 5, The Hoyle Brothers,
Tennessee Rounders, and Miss Lauren Marie. Buttshaker of the night????? Joe
Carson takes top honors with a primer to lovemaking called “I’ll Do the Dishes”.
Now onto the goods…..

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

Alejandro Escovedo – The Ladder / The Boxing Mirror (Back Porch)
Alejandro Escovedo – Break This Time / The Boxing Mirror (Back Porch)
Calexico – Letter to Bowie Knife / Garden Ruin (1/4 stick)
Richard Buckner – Lil Wallet Picture / Devotion + Doubt (MCA)
Paul Westerberg – Gun Shy / Folker (Vagrant)
Chris Mills – You Are My Favorite Song / The Wall to Wall Sessions (Ernest

Chris Mills – Nowhere Town / Nobody’s Favorite (Powerless Pop)
The Minus 5 – With a Gun / The Gun Album (Yep Roc)
Jeffrey Focault – Train to Jackson / Ghost Repeater (Signature Sounds)
Drive-By Truckers – Little Bonnie / A Blessing & a Curse (New West)
Jon Dee Graham – Holes / Full (Freedom)
Chris Mills – Suicide Note / The Silver Line (Powerless Pop)

Josh Ritter – Best for the Best / The Animal Years (V2)
Brothers & Sisters – One Night / self-titled (Calla Lily)
Neko Case – Lion’s Jaw / Fox Confessor … (Anti)
Kevin Johnson – Imitation of Wife / Sunday Driver (Sam)
Casey Driessen – Country Blues / self-titled (Sugar Hill)
The Wilders – The Blues Come Around / Throwdown (Rural Grit)

Pine Valley Cosmonauts & Chris Mills – Home in San Antone / Salute the Majesty
of Bob Wills (Bloodshot)
Pine Valley Cosmonauts & Johnny Frigo – Bye Bye Blues / Barn Dance Favorites
Tommy Duncan – Who Drank My Beer (While I Was In the Rear) / Beneath a Neon Star
in a Honky Tonk (Bear Family)
club listings backdrop:
Pedro Ayala – “El Monarca del Accordeon” (Arhoolie)
Tammy Wynette – Take Me To Your World / same (Epic)
Hoyle Brothers – Crazy That’s / One More Draw (Loose Booty)
Mike Stinson – Can’t Go Out Anymore / Last Fool at the Bar (Boronda)
Tennessee Rounders – Hardcore Trucker / Here We Go
Don Walser – Big Ball in Cowtown / The Archive Series Vol. 1 (Watermelon)
Joe Carson – I’ll Do the Dishes / Hillbilly Band from Mars (Bear Family)

Cornell Hurd Band – Black Smoke Blowin’ Over 18 Wheels / Texas By Night
Jessie Miller – 10 Tons of Love / Now You’re Gonna Be Saved
Lucky Tomblin Band – The Key’s in the Mailbox / In a Honky Tonk Mood (Texas
Miss Lauren Marie – One Sided Heart / Introducing (Texas Jamboree)

Steve Jordan – Johnny Charasquis / The Return of El Parche (Rounder)
Santiago Jimenez Jr. – El Alacran / El Mero, Mero de San Antonio (Arhoolie)
Valerio Longoria – Amor Con Interes / Texas Conjunto Pioneer (Arhoolie)
Lydia Mendoza – Mi Problema / La Gloria de Texas (Arhoolie)
Eva Ybarra – Las Palmeras / Romance Inolvidable (Rounder)
Roberto Pulido – El Gavilan Pollero / Conjunto Classics (Rounder)

Freddie Fender – La Banda esta Borracha / Canciones de Mi Barrio (Arhoolie)
Fred Zimmerle’s Conjunto – No Me Estorbes / Trio San Antonio (Arhoolie)
Flaco Jimenez – Recuerdos de Saginaw / Flaco’s First (Arhoolie)
Don Santiago Jimenez – Rumbo a Roma / Viva Seguin (Arhoolie)
Los Pavos Reales – Nuevo Laredo / San Antonio’s Conjuntos of the ’50s (Arhoolie)
Las Hermanos Segovia – Ya Me Voy / Punuladas de Amor (Arhoolie)

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