The Boudin Barndance – 12/17/09

The Boudin Barndance – 12/17/2009
Dan Ferguson
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Recent reviews include Texas Sheiks, Exene Cervenka, Reigning Sound live, the compilation Ciao My Shining Star: The Songs of Mark Mulcahy, Elvis Presley, Light: On the South Side from Numero Group Records, Rosie Flores, Teri Joyce, Carolyn Mark & NQ Arbuckle, Robert Earl Keen, AA Bondy, Amy Millan, Barbara Lynn, Reigning Sound, Paul Burch, Magnolia Electric Company, Emmitt-Nershi Band, Amy Speace, Bottle Rockets, Scott H. Biram, The Jayhawks, and Big Star.

With temps in the teens, it had all the makings of a night for staying indoors and hanging close to the radio in these parts (as least that’s what we hope for with The Boudin Barndance faithful). Lots of features on tonight’s program. We did a twin spin of James Booker tunes in honor of his birthday. A South Austin institution, The Cornell Hurd Band at Jovita’s on Thursday nights, comes to an end tonight. I’ve had many a memorable night there, so we paid tribute to the CHB with tracks from what else but the Live at Jovita’s CD. (And Cornell will start a new residency in January.) The 11th annual Southern music issue of the Oxford American Magazine has just come out and once again the accompanying 2-CD set is all killer, no filler. We played some tracks from each of the two discs. You all owe it to yourself to go get it – great read and great tunes! Check out Finally, we featured tracks from the new gospel compilation Fire In My Bones ( Produced by Mike McGonigle who has been a force behind many of the Mississippi records vinyl-only releases, this 3-Cd, 80 track set is a monster of raw-as-red meat post-war gospel music that is way highly recommended. New and recent releases making their Barndance debuts tonight included recordings from Joe Swank & the Zen Pirates, Patrick Bloom, and Matthew Grimm (of Hangdogs fame). Buttshaker of the week???? Staying with the gospel thread, The Reverend Billy H. Grady with “Holy Rock”. Now let’s all grab a cold one and get to the goods….

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

Joe Swank & Zen Pirates – Fool For You / Hank Williams Died For My Sins
Todd Snider – Bring ’em Home / The Excitement Plan (Yep Roc)
Avett Brothers – Ten Thousand Words / I and Love and You (American)
Patrick Bloom – Minnesota / Ghosts of Radio (Mud Dauber)
Matthew Grimm – My Girlfriend is Way Too Hot / The Ghost of R&R (Mud Dauber)
Lucero – Hey Darlin’ Do You Gamble / 1372 Overton Park (Republic)

Vulgar Boatmen – You Don’t Love Me Yet / Reck Room Vol. 1 (Safe House)
Chuck Prophet – Sonny Liston’s Blues / Let Freedom Ring! (Yep Roc)
Elliot Brood – T-Bill / Mountain Melodies (Six Shooter)
James Booker – Tico Tico / Spiders on the Keys (Rounder)
James Booker – Medley / Resurrection of the Bayou Maharajah (Rounder)
Otis Clay & Pine Valley Cosmonauts – Banks of the Ohio / The Executioner’s Last Songs Vol. 2 (Bloodshot)

Blue Sky Boys – Will Meet Me Over Yonder? / On Radio Vol. 1 (Copper Creek)
Frankie Miller – Old Time Religion / Starday Recordings
Little Jimmy Dickens – Raggedy Ann / I’m Little But I’m Loud (R&T)
Charlie Adams – If a Beer Bottle Had a Nipple On It / Cattin’ Around (Bear Family)
Charline Arthur – I’m Having a Party All By Myself / Welcome to the Club (Bear Family)
Terry Fell – That’s What I Like / Truck Driving Man (Bear Family)
Teri Joyce – Wearing Out My Welcome / Kitchen Radio
James Hand – Midnight Run / Shadow On the Ground (Rounder)
club listings backdrop:
Los Straitjackets (Upstart)

………….end of an era, but a new one about to begin…………..
Cornell Hurd Band – I Don’t care What You Did … / Live at Jovita’s (Behemoth)
Cornell Hurd Band – 157 Linmore Drive / Live at Jovita’s (Behemoth)
Cornell Hurd Band – Nyquil Blues / Live at Jovita’s (Behemoth)

Corb Lund – A Game In Town In Like This / Losin’ Lately Gambler (New West)
Carolyn Mark & NQ Arbuckle – Officer Down / Let’s Just Stay Here (Mint)
Jim Mize – Close to You / Release It to the Sky (Fat Possum)
Cecil Barfield – My Babe / George Mitchell Collection (Fat Possum)
Cedell Davis – Guitar Boogie / Feel Like Doin’ Something Wrong (Fat Possum)
Black Joe Lewis – Bobby Booshay / Tell ‘Em What Your Name Is (Lost Highway)

…………..oxford american southern music sampler………….
Maxine Brown – Take It Out in Trade / OA #11 – Arkansas Masters
Frank Frost – Now What You Gonna Do / OA #11 – Arkansas Masters
The Esquires – Sadie’s Ways / OA #11 – Arkansas Masters
Linda Martell – Color Him Father / OA #11 – Southern Masters
Sonny Burgess – We Wanna Boogie / OA #11 – Southern Masters
Fern Jones – I Ain’t Got Time / OA #11 – Southern Masters

……………… in my bones in the spotlight!!!…………
Rev. Lonnie Farris – Peace In the Valley / Fire In My Bones (Tompkins Square)
The Phillips’ Specials – I’m a Soldier / Fire In My Bones (Tompkins Square)
Rev. Robert Ballinger – So Glad / Fire In My Bones (Tompkins Square)
Napoleon Strickland – Glory Glory Hallelujah / Fire In My Bones (Tompkins Square)
Rev. Utah Smith – God’s Mighty Hand / Fire In My Bones (Tompkins Square)
Abner Jay – My Testimony / Fire In My Bones (Tompkins Square)
Rev. Billy H. Grady – Holy Rock / Fire In My Bones (Tompkins Square)

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

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