The Boudin Barndance – 05/18/06

The Boudin Barndance – 05/18/2006
Dan Ferguson
WRIU-FM, 90.3 Kingston, RI
Thursdays 6-9 pm
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Go-Betweens, The Minus 5, Tommy Keane, Josh Ritter and Cordero.

Let’s label this evening’s Boudin Barndance one of them “playing the field” nights. Following a R&B and blues-dominated couple of sets to get things going, began sampling a host of new releases many of which were receiving their inaugural Barndance spin. These included releases from Irma Thomas, Charlie Musselwhite, the Elvis Costello/Allan Toussaint collaboration, Tab Benoit, Danielle Howle, Annie Keating, Teddy Thompson, Chatham County Line, Allison Moorer, Weed Patch, Texas Sapphires, Slaid Cleaves, Daniel Johnston, and DeSoto Rust. Buttshaker of the night????? From a 7-incher on Goldband, Charles Page & the Rockin’ Aces with “Baby You Been to School”. Now onto the goods…..

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

Costello & Toussaint – On Your Way Down / The River in Reverse (Verve Forecast)
Irma Thomas – Flowers / After the Rain (Rounder)
Candi Staton – How Do I Get Over You? / His Hands (Honest Jons)
Candi Staton – Sweet Feeling / self-titled (Honest Jons)
William Bell – You’re Such a Sweet Thang / Soul of a Bell (Stax)
Bobby “Blue” Bland – Someday / I Pity the Fool (MCA)

Charlie Musselwhite – Sundown / Delta Hardware (Real WOrld)
Bog Joe Turner – Midnight Cannonball / Big, Bad & Blue (Rhino)
The Treniers – Hey You / Cool It Baby (Bear Family)
The Lamplighters – I Used to Cry Mercy, Mercy / Bi Bop Wino (Regency)
Wallace Bros – Faith / Lover’s Prayer (Excello)
Al Garner – You Must Be Crazy / Ernie’s Record Mart (Ace)

Charles Page & the Rockin’ Aces – Baby You Been to School / 7″ (Goldband)
James Hunter – Kick It Around / same (Rounder)
Tab Benoit – Comin’ On Strong / Brother to the Blues (Telarc)
Danielle Howle – I’ll Be Blue / Thank You Merle (Valley)
Annie Keating – Waiting Game / Take the Wheel (Brown Bear)
Teddy Thompson – Altered State / Sperate Ways (Verve Forecast)

Reno & Smiley – When You Are Lonely / A Day In the Country (Copper Creek)
Chubby Wise – Little Liza Jane / An American Original (Pinecastle)
Chatham County Line – Company Blues / Speed of the Whipporwill (Yep Roc)
Tim Easton – Not Today/ Ammunition (New West)
Allison Moorer – Take It So Hard / Getting Somehwre (Sugar Hill)
Weed Patch – Sweet Thing / Some Kinda Happy (OhGrowUpAlready)
club listings backdrop:
Bodeco – “Bone, Hair & Hide” (Homestead)
Texas Sapphires – The Emerald Outlaw / Valley So Steep (Low Farm)
Marty Brown – Your Sugar Daddy’s Long Gone / High & Dry (MCA)
Hollisters – Sugarland / Sweet Inspiration (HighTone)
Kelly Willis – Fading Fast / same (A&M)
Slaid Cleaves – Flowered Dresses / Unsung (Rounder)
Bruce Robison – Bandera Waltz / Eleven Stories (Sustain)

Josh Ritter – Lillian Egypt / The Animal Years (V2)
Bobby Bare Jr – I’ll Be Around / Young Criminal’s Starvation League (Bloodshot)
Mark Pickerel – Sin Tax Dance / Snake in the Radio (Bloodshot)
Daniel Johnston – Ain’t No Woman Gonna Make a George Jones Out of Me / Welcome to My World (HighWire)
Drive-By Truckers – Gravity’s Gone / A Blessing & a Curse (New West)
Dave Alvin – Kern River / West of the West (Yep Roc)

DeSoto Rust – Nice Enough Gal / Greene Country Town
Eric Hisaw – Farther On Down the Road / The Crosses (Saustex)
Freddie Fender – Magia de Amor / Canciones de Mi Barrio (Arhoolie)
Warren Storm – Don’t Tell Me Your Sorry / 7″ (Showtime)
Hoyle Brothers – Gotta Get Up / One More Draw (Loose Booty)
The Stumbleweeds – I Love You Because / Evil On Your Mind (Spinout)
Bill Phillips – Wheeling Deeling Daddy / 7″ (Decca)
Cornell Hurd Band – Party of One / Texas By Night (Behemoth)

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