COUNTRY(2)

B/C Nov 2 2011

1. Green on Red-Are You Sure Hank Done It This Way?
2. Violent Femmes-Hallowed Ground
3. Los Lobos-I Got Loaded
4.Elvis Costello-I’m Your Toy
5.Emmylou Harris-Boulder to Birmingham
6.Flying Burrito Brothers-Hot Burrito No 2
7.The Langley Schools Project-Desperado
8.Dolly Parton-I Will Always Love You
9.Glen Campbell-Country Boy
10.Guy Clark-Desperadoes Waiting for a Train
11.Townes Van Zandt-No Place to Fall
12.Little Feat-Willin’

This show is available on the RTE player:
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  1. Mike – all of the above is great stuff – except for the Glen Campbell pick. Wrong song my friend. It’s gotta be Wichitaw Lineman [the first existential country song], Galveston [a young Texan foresees his death while lamenting his lost love], Gentle on my Mind [a hobo’s paean to love and freedom], By the Time I Get to Phoenix [callous lover with a very poor grasp of geography and/or the working day], or Rhinestone Cowboy [showbiz casualty keeps the dream alive]. These are the classics. These are the ones…

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