Monthly Archives: January 2011

Show recap from January 20, 2011

As is the case during the cold and flu season, Bakersfield & Beyond’s Amanda was out last night recovering from a cold.  I sat down and put together a little playlist that was fun to play.  Hope it was fun to listen to as well!  Not much special going on, but I did play some rockabilly tunes by The Paladins after watching a DVD from Amanda titled “Rebel Beat:  The Story of L.A. Rockabilly.”  If you get a chance it was a good watch.  There was some great footage of Ray Camp and Janis Martin talking about the music.  It also provided a good link between the West Coast country music of Bakersfield and the rockabilly beat.  And Dave Gonzales from The Paladins as well as D.J. Bonebrake from X were featured as well.  And…well, just go watch it (it’s on Netflix too).

And in honor of the Dave Alvin, Nina Gerber, Christy McWilson show that we caught last week, here’s a little Guilty Women clip

Artist Cut Album Label
Tim Hus Bakersfield Music Bushpilot Buckaroo Stony Plain Records
Dave Alvin Ashgrove ashgrove Yep Roc
Dave Alvin And The Guilty Women California’s Burning Dave Alvin and the Guilty Women Yep Roc
The Knitters Dry River The Modern Sounds of The Knitters Zoe Reocrds
X 4th of July See How We Are (Bonus Track Version) Elektra
The Paladins You’re So Fine El Matador Lux Records
The Paladins El Matador El Matador Lux Records
The Byrds Hickory Wind Sweetheart of the Rodeo Columbia/Legacy
The Byrds Yesterday’s Train (Untitled) /(Unissued) Sony BMG
Buck Owens Think of Me Buck Owens: 21 #1 Hits: The Ultimate Collection Rhino
Buck Owens Yer Fer Me His Earliest Recordings Recall Records
Buck Owens Nights Are Forever Without You The Warner Brothers Recordings Warner Bros.
Merle Haggard & The Strangers Sing Me Back Home Hag – The Best of Merle Haggard capitol nashville
Merle Haggard Sing a Sad Song Swing West Vol. 1 – Bakersfield Razor & Tie
Merle Haggard Live and Love Always I Am What I Am Vanguard Records
The Maddox Brothers & Rose Hold That Critter Down On the Air Arhoolie Records
Mike Ness Funnel of Love Time Bomb Sampler Time Bomb
Gilbeau & Parsons Lodi Louisiana Rain Big Beat
Gilbeau & Parsons Louisiana Woman Louisiana Rain Big Beat
Lucinda Williams Louisiana Man Happy Woman Blues Smithsonian Folkways Recordings
Big House Ease Me Down Never Ending Train Big House Records
Bobby Austin, Johnny Paycheck & Tammy Wynette Apartment #9 Tammy Wynette Super Hits, Vol. 2 Epic/Nashville
Clarence White Nature’s Child Tuff & Stringy/Sessions 1966-68 ace
Dave Gleason Radio 1965 Turn and Fade 326 Records
The Derailers Whatever Made You Change Your Mind Full Western Dress Rhino/London-Sire
The Derailers Johnny B. Goode Under the Influence of Buck Palo Duro Records
Dr. BLT with Lloyd McGarrity Have Mercy January Single Killbilly Records
Lone Justice Sweet, Sweet Baby (I’m Falling) Lone Justice Geffen
Dwight Yoakam My Heart Skips a Beat Dwight Sings Buck New West
Ruby Dee & The Snakehandlers Make It Last North of Bakersfield Dionysus Records
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Recap of Jan 6, 2011 show – Top 10!

Last night was our annual Top 10 of the previous year show.  We both compile our lists independently so the listener is treated to what would amount to a Top 20.  This list isn’t necessarily a Top 10 list of what was released in the previous year, but a list compiled from songs we played or heard in the previous year.

Last year, there was no one song that made it to both of our lists.  This year, however, there was one song that made it to both lists.  Our pal, Dave Gleason, with his “Blue Side Of The World” from his 2010 release, Turn And Fade, made both of our lists.  Dave is an outstanding guitar player and singer/songwriter and we are proud to play his music on our show.  Dave’s moved from the Los Angeles area to Nashville to be closer to where one needs to be to really make your mark on the music scene – and I’m sure he’s bringing his blend of the Bakersfield Sound to Nashville.

So, here’s the list and some clips to enjoy.  Our Top 10 lists ends with the Wynn Stewart song and with some time left, we slipped in Johnny Horton’s North To Alaska as a tribute to a friend who is moving to Alaska and a little 77 El Deora in honor of their releasing a new CD.  Thanks for listening!

How bout this for a small radio station studio!  Very cool!

The video of Wynn Stewart performing It’s Such A Pretty World Today can’t be embedded, but it’s totally worth checking out.  Click on the link and watch!  And then, as if it can’t get better, check out this clip of Wynn Stewart performing the song with the Buckaroos.  Fantastic!

Artist Cut Album Label
Tim Hus Bakersfield Music Bushpilot Buckaroo Stony Plain Records
Dave Gleason Blue Side of the World Turn and Fade 326 Records
Sheryl Crow & Emmy Lou Juanita return of the grievous angel Almo
The Flying Burrito Brothers Christine’s Tune Best of the Flying Burrito Brothers Relix Records
Stone Foxes Mercury Stone Foxes Self Produced
Gary Stewart Backsliders Wine The Essential Gary Stewart RCA
Waylon Jennings Only Daddy That’ll Walk the Line The Best of Waylon Jennings RCA Records Label Nashville
John Doe & The Sadies Stop The World And Let Me Off Country Club Yep Roc Records
Jones Family Fortune Someday Self-Titled Thin Silver Records
Merle Haggard & The Strangers Hungry Eyes Hag – The Best of Merle Haggard capitol nashville
Derailers Country a Go-Go here come the derailers Lost Highway
Red Meat Deep Water 13 Ranchero Records
Red Meat Thrift Store Cowgirl Live At The World’s Smallest Honky Tonk Ranchero Records
Johnny Cash & Bob Dylan T for Texas Songs From The Real America Swingin’ Pig Records
Johnny Cash & Bob Dylan Girl from the North Country Songs From The Real America Swingin’ Pig Records
Rosie Flores Chauffeur girl of the century Bloodshot Records
Cowboy Junkies Ooh las Vegas Return of the Grievous Angel: A Tribute to Gram Parsons Almo
Blue Diamond Fillups Going Down to Big Mary’s Self self
The Councilmen Boxcar Sermon Untitled self
Lloyd McGarrity Next Buck Owens Self Produced self
Wynn Stewart It’s Such a Pretty World Today Wynn Stewrt: It’s Such a Pretty World Today Capitol
Johnny Horton North to Alaska Johnny Horton’s Greatest Hits Columbia
77 El Deora (Ain’t I A) Handsome Fool? Sirens Western Independent Recordings
Ruby Dee & The Snakehandlers Make It Last North of Bakersfield Dionysus Records

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