The Boudin Barndance – 05/15/14

The Boudin Barndance – 05/15/2014
Dan Ferguson
WRIU-FM, 90.3 Kingston, RI
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Upcoming house shows ( & tix available for ALL):
May 18 – Jon Langford
Jun 1 – Matt the Electrician
July 12 – Swamp Stomp 7 with Ha Ha Tonka, JP Harris & Tough Choices, Girls Guns & Glory, and Smith & Weeden (
Lots happening on The Boudin Barndance this evening. Our main focus was a preview of the 15th annual Roots on the River Festival happening June 5-8 in Bellows Falls, VT ( They have a super lineup led by the host James McMurtry and including the Bottle Rockets and plenty more. Check out the link. We featured music from Jon Langford & Skull Orchard who play a house concert hosted by yours truly this coming Sunday afternoon ( New releases making their Barndance debut this evening included albums from Willie Watson, The Big Bright, Zoe Muth, Bob Kendall, and Amy LaVere. Buttshaker of the week???? Roots on the River scheduled performer J.D. McPherson with “Dimes for Nickels”. Now let’s all grab a cold one or two and get to the goods….
Buck Owens, et al – Buckaroo / Box Set / Rhino (intro)
Willie Watson – Mexican Cowboy / Folk Singer Vol. 1 (Acony)
The Big Bright – Don’t Change / I Slept Through the 80s (TBB)
Sturgill Simpson – It All Ain’t Flowers / Metamodern Sounds in Country Music (High Top Mt)
Angel Olsen – Iota / Burn Your Fire for No Witness (Jagjaguwar)
Caroline Rose – Here Come the Rain // America Religious (Parkhill Studio)
Jim Oblon – When I Was a Cowboy 1911 / Sunset (Compass)
Steve Young – Shopping for Dresses / Tulare Dust (HighTone)
Hayes Carll – I Don’t Wanna Grow Up / Trouble in Mind (Lost Highway)
Zoe Muth – Little Piece of History / World of Strangers (Signature Sounds)
Bob Kendall – Long Road / s/t (75orless)
Amy LaVere – Last R&R Boy to Dance / Runaway’s Diary (Archer)
Garland Jeffreys – Colorblind Love / Truth Serum (Luna Park/TT)
Stan Martin – Should’ve Been Gone / Distilled Influences (Twangtone)
Alejandro Escovedo – It’s a Sin / You Don’t Know Me (Plowboy)
Joe Maphis – Town Hall Shuffle / Flying Fingers (Bear Family)
Johnny & Jack – Goodnite, Sweetheart, Goodnite / For Old Time’s Sake (Bear Family)
Bob Wills – My Life’s Been a Pleasure / Take Me Back to Tulsa (Rounder)
Reno & Smiley – Flowers Are Like People / Together Again (Rebel)
The Howlin’ Brothers – Monroe / Trouble (Readymade)
Clifton Chenier – Ain’t No Need of Crying / Clifton Sings the Blues (Arhoolie)
Roosevelt Sykes – Dream Woman / Music is My Business (Fat Possum)
club listings backdrop:
Los Straitjackets – Viva (Upstart)
………….roots on the river preview pt. 1………
James McMurtry – Childish Things / same (Compadre)
James McMurtry – Bayou Tortous / Just Us Kids (Lightning Rod)
Bottle Rockets – Happy Anniversary / Zoysia (Bloodshot)
Bottle Rockets – Radar Gun / The Brooklyn Side (Bloodshot)
………….roots on the river preview pt. 2………
Mary Gauthier – Cigarette Machine / Live at Blue Rock
Carolyn Wonderland – What Good Can Drinkin’ Do / Peace meal (Bismeaux)
Sean Rowe – Flying / The Salesman & The Shark (Anti)
Rev Peyton’s Big Damn Band – We’ll Get Through / Between the Ditches (Side One Dummy)
JD McPherson – Dimes for Nickels / Signs & Signifiers (Rounder)
The Black Lillies – All This Living / Runaway Freeway Blues
Jon Langford & Skull Orchard – Drone Operator / Here Be Monsters (In De Goot)
Jon Langford & Skull Orchard – Self Portrait / Old Devils (Bloodshot)
Tarbox Ramblers – Stewball / s/t (Rounder)
Lee Bains III & Glory Fires – Ain’t No Stranger / There’s a Bomb in Gilead (Sub Pop)
The Woggles – Walking My Dog / Ragged But Right (Telstar)
Tim Lee 3 – You’re Not There / Devil’s Rope (Cool Dog)
Holly Golightly & Brokeoffs – 1234 / All Her Fault (Transdreamer)
Burton & Mooney – Corn Pickin’ / Legends of Country Guitar / Rhino (outro)
Comments welcome.
Boudin Dan

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