The Boudin Barndance – 11/20/08

The Boudin Barndance – 11/20/2008
Dan Ferguson
WRIU-FM, 90.3 Kingston, RI
Thursdays 6-9 pm
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Recent reviews include the Como Now! a capella gospel collection, Menahan
Street Band, Charlie Pickett, Johnny Cash, Starline Rhythm Boys, Roy
Heinrich, The Dixons, Eddie Floyd, Irma Thomas, Blue Mountain (new one &
retrospective), Charlie Feathers, Brothers & Sisters, Ben Weaver, Jim
Stringer, and Andre Williams.

Can probably count on one finger the number of times I’ve missed a Boudin
Barndance as a result of illness, among other things, and last week was one
of them. Thanks to Granger for the fill-in. As a result, there was lots of
catching up to do this evening, particularly on the new and recent release
front. We did feature music from and give aways tickets to Bill Kirchen’s
upcoming performance next Friday, November 28, at the Bank Street Cafe in
New London, CT ( Also featured a few from local
band The Stumbleweeds who play The Crowe Bar in Coventry this evening. As
for new stuff, the latest from the Cornell Hurd Band called American
Shadows: The Songs of Moon Mullican led the charge. Other new and recent
releases receving their innaugural Barndance spin included albums from The
Dixons, Bobby Flores, Tejas Brothers, The Bouchards, Fingerpistol, Dana
Falconberry, Miss Lana Rebel , The Golden Boys, and New London heroes The
Reducers. Buttshaker of the week???? From one of a number of saucy Las
Vegas Grind compilations, Big Bo Thomas & the Arrows take the big enchilada
with “How About It, Part 1”. Now let’s all grab a cold one and get to the

Before jumping into the goods, please tune in to next week’s special
Thanksgiving evening edition of The Boudin Barndance for our 10th annual
salute to the late and great Doug Sahm. It’ll be a full three hours of all
things Doug.

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

Cornell Hurd Band – Introduction / American Shadows (Behemoth)
Cornell Hurd Band – Fools Like Me / American Shadows (Behemoth)
Cornell Hurd Band – Don’t Ever Take My Picture Down / American Shadows
Cornell Hurd Band – Cherokee Boogie / American Shadows (Behemoth)

Johnny & Jack – S.O.S. / Fold Old Time Sake (Bear Family)
Jean Shepard – 2nd Fiddle (To an Old Guitar) / Honky Tonk Heroine (CMF)
Larry Nolan & the Bandits – I Need You Now / Sarg Records Anthology (Bear
Starline Rhythm Boys – Lonesome, On’ry & Mean / Live at Charlie-O’s World
Famous (Cow Island)
The Stumbleweeds – When You’re Finally Done Drinking / Pickin’ & Sinnin’
The Stumbleweeds – Tearin’ Up the Town / Evil On Your Mind (Spinout)

The Dixons – Please Don’t Stop Lovin’ Me / Still Your Fool (Cow Island)
Bobby Flores – I Go Anywhere / Eleven Roses (Yellow Rose)
Redd Volkaert – Raisin’ the Dickens / Reddhead (Telehog)
The Derailers – Bittersweet Teardrops / Guaranteed to Satsify (Palo Duro)
The Bouchards – Corinne / High Water Line (Double Dice)
Tejas Brothers – I Can’t Stop / self-titled (Smith)

Bill Kirchen – Hammer of the Honky Tonk Gods / Hammer of the Honky Tonk Gods
(Proper American)
Bill Kirchen – Devil With the Blue Dress / Hammer of the Honky Tonk Gods
(Proper American)
Roy Heinrich – The American Wall / All Night All Day (3H)
Jesse Dayton – I’m Comin’ Home / Voices of a Grateful Nation (Icehouse)
Fingerpistol – Goodbye, Marie / Young & Beautiful
Bill Kirchen – Soul Cruisin’ / Hammer of the Honky Tonk Gods (Proper
The Replacements – Date to Church / Don’t Tell a Soul (Rhino)
club listings backdrop:
Various Artists – Mad Mike Monsters, Vol. 2 (Norton)

Sir Douglas Quintet – The Tracker / Best of (BeatRocket)
Rank & File – (Glad I’m) Not in Love / Sundown (CCM)
Alejandro Escovedo – Sister Lost Soul / Real Animal (Back Porch)
Bobby Fuller Four – The Magic Touch / Never To Be Forgotten (Del Fi)
Brothers & Sisters – The Air Getting Thicker / Fortunately (Calla Lily)
The Jungle Rockers – Cool It Out / Cool It Our (JRR)

Peter Case – Put Down the Gun / The Man With the Blue… (Hip-o)
John Doe – Big Moon / A Year In the Wilderness (Yep Roc)
Steve Wynn & Miracle Three – Cindy, It Was Always You /
…tick…tick…tick (Down There)
I’m Not Jim – Walk Into / You Are All My People (Bloodshot)
Lucinda Williams – Knowing / Little Honey (Lost Highway)
Dana Falconberry – Satin Dress / Oh Skies of Joy (00:02:59)

Miss Lana Rebel – Road Song / All I Need Now (Wantage)
Golden Boys – James Gentle Giant / Goodbye Country (MFP)
The Reducers – Stop It Baby / Guitar, Bass & Drums (Rave On)
Nathaniel Mayer – From Now On / Village of Love (Gold Dust)
Big Bo Thomas & the Arrows – How About It, Part 1 / Las Vegas Grind, Vol. 6
Richard Berry – Get Out of the Car / same (Ace)
Esquerita – Sweet Skinny Jenny / Vintage Voola (Norton)
Savoys – Slappin’ Rods & Leaky Oil / Mad Mike Monsters, Vol. 2 (Norton)

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

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