The Boudin Barndance – 08/14/08

The Boudin Barndance – 08/14/2008
Dan Ferguson
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Another busy night night on The Boudin Barndance. In the forefront was a preview of music from Laura Cantrell who appears at the Narrows Center for the Arts in Fall River on Saturday night ( We remembered legendary steel guitarist Don Helms who passed away earlier this week by playing a set of music showcasing his talents. We did a birthday set of music from Connie Smith and the late Buck Owens and Porter Wagoner. Finally, we closed out the show with a trio of tunes from Isaac Hayes who also passed away earlier this week. Lots of releases making their Barndance debuts tonight. They included new ones from Eric Hisaw, Chris Knight, Ben Weaver, Samantha Crain, Sammy Walker, Drew Emmitt, Eddie Floyd, Irma Thomas, and Wiley & the Checkmates. Buttshaker of the week???? She & Him with “I Was Made For You”. Now let’s all grab a cold one and get to the goods….

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

Eric Hisaw – Cheap Living / Nature of the Blues (Saustex)
Kevin Gordon – Promise Road / Down to the Well (Shanachie)
Chris Knight – Another Dollar / Heart of Stone (Drifter’s church)
Ben Weaver – Anything with Words / The As In the Oak (Bloodshot)
Chris Mills – I Guess This Is Why / Living in the Aftermath (Ernest Jenning)
The ‘mericans – Hey, Driver / Where All the Dead Leaves Go

Steve Young – Have a Laugh / Switchblades of Love (Watermelon)
Samantha Crain – The River / The Confiscation (Ramseur)
Sammy Walker – Misfit Scarecrow / same (Ramseur)
Drew Emmitt – Gold Hill Lane / Long Road (compass)
The Sacred Shakers – Prayer Bells of Heaven / self-titled (Signature Sounds)
Dan Tyminski – How Many Times / Wheels (Rounder)

Bottle Rockets – Indianapolis / 24 Hours a Day (Atlantic)
Lonesome Brothers – The Drinking Side / Pony Tales (Captivating Music)
Spider Bags – My Oh My / A Celebration of Hunger (Birdman)
Lucinda Williams – Pineola / Sweet Old World (Chameleon)
Andy friedman – Searchers / Taken Man (City Salvage)
Hacienda Bros – When You’re Tired of Breaking Other Hearts / Arizona Motel

Connie Smith – Holdin’ On / Miss Smith Goes to Nashville (Westside)
Buck Owens – I Don’t Care… / same (Sundazed)
Buck Owens (& Rose Maddox) – Sweethearts in Heaven / On the Bandstand (Sundazed)
Porter Wagoner – I’ve Enjoyed as Much of This As I Can Stand / Thin Man From West Plains (Bear Family)
club listings backdrop:
The Lustre Kings – “Once a King” (Cacophonic)
……………r.i.p. Don Helms…………
Hank Williams – Cold, Cold Heart / Original Singles Collection (Polydor)
Hank Williams – I Can’t Help It… / Original Singles Collection (Polydor)
Ray Price – Time / & Cherokee Cowboys (Bear Family)
Ray Price – Who Stole That Train / & Cherokee Cowboys (Bear Family)
Lefty Frizzell – The Long Black Veil / Best of (Rhino)
Stonewall Jackson – Waterloo / Waterloo (Bear Family)
Loretta Lynn – Success / Collection (MCA)

Laura Cantrell – Trains & Boats & Planes / same (Diesel Only)
Laura Cantrell – Too Late for Tonight / When the Roses Bloom Again (Diesel Only)
Laura Cantrell – Little Bit of You / Not the Tremblin’ Kind (Diesel Only)
Laura Cantrell – Cellar Door / Hello CD of the Month

Laura Cantrell – Wait / When the Roses Bloom Again (Diesel Only)
Laura Cantrell – Do You Ever Think of Me / Not the Tremblin’ Kind (Diesel Only)
Laura Cantrell – Wishful Thinking / Humming By the Flowered Vine (Matador)
Laura Cantrell – Train of Life / Trains & Boats & Planes (Diesel Only)

She & Him – I Was Made For You / Vol. 1 (Merge)
Mary Weiss – Stitch In Time / Dangerous Game (Norton)
Irma Thomas – Somebody Told You / Simply Grand (Rounder)
Eddie Floyd – “til My Back Ain’t Got No Bone / Eddie Loves You So (Stax)
Marcia Ball – My Heart & Soul / Peace, Love & BBQ (Alligator)
Wiley & the Checkmates – Up In Heah / We Call It Soul (Rabbit Factory)
Isaac Hayes – Precious, Precious / Ultimate (Stax)
Isaac Hayes – Soulville / Ultimate (Stax)
Isaac Hayes – Theme From Shaft / Ultimate (Stax)

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

Boudin Dan