The Boudin Barndance – 12/21/06

The Boudin Barndance – 12/21/2006
Dan Ferguson
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It was Xmas party night on the Boudin Barndance this evening as holiday revelers packed the studio to help us celebrate the season. Before dipping into the holiday trimmings, in honor of his upcoming birthday we devoted a set to the music of Cornell Hurd and his swinging band. Buttshaker of the night??? Brendan Hanlon & the Bat Men take the honors with “Christmas Party”. Now onto the goods……

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

Cornell Hurd Band – It’s Just the Whiskey Talkin’ / Honky Tonk Mayhem (Behemoth)
Cornell Hurd Band – 7 Cups of Coffee, 14 Cigarettes / At Large (Behemoth)
Cornell Hurd Band – I Bought the Shoes That Just Walked Out on Me / Live at Broken Spoke (Behemoth)
Cornell Hurd Band – My Missing Years / Live at Jovitas (Behemoth)
Cornell Hurd Band – I Start Out Dreaming I Wake Up Screaming / Cool & Unusual Punishment (Behemoth)
Cornell Hurd Band – Black Smoke Blowin’ Over 18 Wheels / Texas By Night (Behemoth)
Cornell Hurd Band – I’m Gonna Drive / Cool & Unusual Punishment (Behemoth)

Angela Desveaux – Feel Alright / Wandering Eyes (Thrill Jockey)
Jay Sherman-Godfrey – Silver Shoes / Two Score (Mobile Able)
Pernice Bros – PCH One / Live a Little (Ashmont)
Anna Fermin – Yellow Rose of Texas / Go (Sigh Low)
Tracy Huffman – Glad / Ever Notice a Crow (Boronda)
Laura Cantrell – Letters / Humming By the Flowered Vine (Matador)
Merle Haggard – If We Make It Through December / More of the Best 9Rhino)
Evan Johns – Santa Got a Guitar / Happy Holidays 2005 (Jellyroll)

The 5,6,7,8s – Rock & Roll Santa / 7″ (Norton)
Donny Burns – Cool Yule / 7″ (Norton)
Clifton Chenier – It’s Christmas Time / King of the Bayous (Arhoolie)
Big Joe Turner – Christmas Date Boogie / Tell Me Pretty Baby (Arhoolie)
Candy Mt Boys – It’s Hillbilly Christmas / Detroit in the 50s (Collector)
Johnny Paycheck – Mommy For Awhile on Xmas Day / Little Darlin’ Xmas (Koch)

Andre Williams – Poor Mr. Santa / 7″ (Norton)
Black Ace – Santa Claus Blues / I’m the Boss Card In Your Hand (Arhoolie)
The Wailers – Christmas Spirit? / Bummed Out Xmas (Rhino)
Reverend Horton Heat – We Three Kings / same (Yep Roc)
club listings backdrop:
Blue Hawaiians – Christmas from Big Island (Restless)
Ernest Tubb – Blue Christmas / Blue Christmas (Decca)
Brendan Hanlon & the Bat Men – Christmas Party / 7″ (Norton)
Mike Ireland & Holler – Christmas Past / EP (Sub Pop)
Mike Ireland & Holler – Merry Christmas From a Bar / EP (Sub Pop)
Kelly Willis & Bruce Robison – Please Daddy Don’t Get Drunk on Xmas / Happy Holidays (Boar’s Nest)
Red Simpson – Out on the Road for Xmas / Trucker’s Xmas (Sundazed)
Buck Owens & Buckaroos – Santa’s Gonna Come in a Stagecoach / Christmas With (Sundazed)

Stonewall Jackson – Mommy Look, Santa Claus is Crying / Waterloo (Bear Family)
Dale Watson – Hot Texas Xmas Day / Christmas Time In Texas (Audium)
Jon Graboff – Too Late for Tonight (Bombay Noel) / For Christ’s Sake (Confidential)
Groovey Joe Poovey – Xmas Filled With Cheer / Greatest Grooves (Dragon Street)
King Coleman – Blue Grey Christmas / It’s Dance Time (Norton)
The Belairs – 3 Blind Christmas MIce / Volcanic Action (Sundazed)

Willie Nelson – What a Merry Xmas This Could Be / Nashville Was the Roughest (Bear Family)
Lyle Lovett – Christmas Morning / Road to Ensenada (MCA)
Terry Allen – Sawahdi (Xmas Song) / Amerasia (Sugar Hill)
Kevin Deal – One Good Ride / Kiss On the Breeze (Blind Nello)
Carolyn Mark – The Xmas Song / It’s a Team Mint Xmas Vol. 2 (Mint)

Evan Johns & H-Bombs – Please Mr Santa Claus / Please Mr Santa Claus (Ryko)
Mojo Nixon & Toad Liquors – Good King Wenselas / Horny Holidays (Triple X)
Los Straitjackets – Sleigh Ride / ‘Tis the Season for … (Yep Roc)
Evan Johns & H-Bombs – Cocktails at the Cabin / Please Mr Santa Claus (Ryko)

Enjoy & Happy Xmas.
Boudin Dan