The Boudin Barndance – 12/01/11

The Boudin Barndance – 12/01/2011
Dan Ferguson
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The 1st Boudin Barndance of December was a fun one and devoid of any holiday fare. (We’ll hold off on that until the 12/22 show.) Previewed some upcoming live shows in the area with the big focus on Justin Townes Earle who plays the Narrows Center for the Arts in Fall River, MA on Sunday evening with Tristen in the opening slot. A bunch of new and recent releases making their Barndance debuts this evening including albums from D. Charles Speer & the Helix, The Poison Oaks, Donal Hinley, Willie Nelson, John Howie Jr & the Rosewood Bluff, Nick Lowe, John Doe, and the latest addition to The Numero Group’s Eccentric Soul series focusing on the Chicago-based Nickel & Penny labels. Buttshaker of the week???? I ask y’all how can it not be Syl Johnson with “Don’t Give It Away”? Now let’s all grab a cold one and get to the goods….

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

D. Charles Speer & the Helix – Cumberland / Leaving the Common wealth (Thrill Jockey)
Brown Bird – End of Days / Salt for Salt
Jeffrey Foucault – I Dream an Old Lover / Ghost Repeater (Signature Sounds)
Bobby Bare Jr – I’ll Be Around / Young Criminal’s Starvation League (Bloodshot)
Pieta Brown – Closing Time / Mercury (Red House)
The Poison Oaks – Pine / same

Mark Erelli – Here & Now / Hope & Other Casualties (Signature Sounds)
Greg Brown – Telling Stories / Milk of the Moon (Red House)
Shelby Earl – 22 / Burn the Boats (Local 638)
Donal Hinley – Man of Consequence / The Famous Rocket Cage (Atom)
Tim Krekel – Singing For My Baby / Happ Town (FreeFalls)
The Mastersons – Money / Birds Fly South

KORT – Eyes Look Away / Invariable Heartache (City Slang)
Willie Nelson – I’m Movin’ On / Remember Me, Vol. 1 (Randj)
The Wilburn Bros – Somebody’s Back in Town / Retrospective (MCA)
Ferlin Husky – I Feel Better All Over / Vintage Collections (Capitol)
Merle Travis – Cannonball Rag / Strictly Guitar (Sundazed)
Merle Travis – Heart of My Heart / Strictly Guitar (Sundazed)
club listings backdrop:
Booka & the Flaming Geckos – The Not So Meaningful Songs in the Life of Jeremy Fink (Loudhouse)
Justin Townes Earle – Hard Livin’ / The Good Life (Bloodshot)
Justin Townes Earle – Can’t Hardly Wait / Midnight at the Movies (Bloodshot)
Justin Townes Earle – One More Night in Brooklyn / Harlem River Blues (Bloodshot)
Justin Townes Earle – Move Over Mama / Harlem River Blues (Bloodshot)

Tristen – Save Raina / Charlatans at the Garden Gate (American Myth)
Amanda Shires – Sloe Gin / Carrying Lightning
Deer Tick – Walkin’ Out the Door / Divine Providence (Partisan)
Jack Oblivian – Moses & Me / Rat City (Big Legal Mess)
JC Brooks & Uptown Sound – Sister Ray Charles / Want Me (Bloodshot)
Deacon Williams & The Golden Stars – I Went to the House / This May Be My Last Time Singing (Tompkins Square)

John Howie Jr & the Rosewood Bluff – Watch Me Fall / Leavin’ Yesterday (Hands Up!)
Nick Lowe – Checkout Time / The Old Magic (Yep Roc)
John Doe – Never Enough / Keeper (Yep Roc)
Cam Penner – My Lover & I / Gypsy Summer
Danny Barnes – Rich Boys Blues / Rocket (ATO)
Delmore Bros – The Nashville Blues / Brown’s Ferry Blues (County)

Voices – Forever is a Long Time / Eccentric Soul: Nickel & Penny (Numero Group)
Syl Johnson – Don’t Give It Away / Complete Mythology (Numero Group)
Chris & Shack – Goodies / Complete Stax-Volt Singles Vol. 2 (Stax)
Pops Staples – World in Motion / Peace to the Neighborhood (Point Blank)

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

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