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Options April 30, 2005: When the Springtime Comes Again

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Big Guitars from Texas  High Tide in Hub City   Options Rycodisc combined two albums--"Trash, Twang & Thunder" and "That's Cool, That's Trash"-- into one find CD. 
Davie Allan and the Arrows  Blues Trip   Options Sundazed just re-issued on CD three Davie Allan albums from the 60s, including "Cycle-Delic Sounds" from 1968 
Davie Allan and the Arrows  Another Cycle in Detroit   Options More biker soundtrack stuff from 1968, courtesy of Davie Allan and Mike Curb 
Denny Freeman  Acapulco Rain   Options Austin picker-- on the Big Guitars from Texas-- put out a nice album in the 80s on Amazing Records. I hear he is now playing in Bob Dylan's band! 
John Fahey  When the Springtime Comes Again   Options This has been re-issued before but "The Great Santa Barbara Oil Slick" (on Water) is a nice collection of early Fahey work. 
Merle Travis & Joe Maphis  When It's Time for the Whipporwill to Sing   Options Another good one from Sundazed, this 1964 album is humbly called "Country Music's Two Guitar Greats" 
Beacon Hillbillies  Hummingbird   Options Boston band from 1994 on East Side Digital 
Charles River Valley Boys  And Your Bird Can Sing   Options I was a high school kid when I went to the Club 47 to see these guys play. In 1966, this Harvard Square bluegrass band (which included the late great Joe Val) put out a cool album of Beatles covers, now on CD. 
Roy Book Binder  Cincinatti Flow Rag II   Options Fine picking from the folk blues guitar player and storyteller, now living in Florida 
Roy Book Binder  Bisquits   Options Cover of a Bo Carter tune on Roy's "Travelin' Man" CD 
Olu Dara  Okra   Options Brilliant eclectic jazz musician, brings a Mississippi blues feel to his music. Now known as dad of rapper Nas but top notch player on his own! 
Oscar Brown Jr  Rags & Old Iron   Options I just heard, listening to Doug's show, that OBJ died on May 29, 2005 in his hometown of Chicago. This prolific jazz songwriter-- an amazing and important personality--was 78. 
Fred Epps  Chinese Picnic & Oriental Dance   Options This 1923 banjo tune was part of a WFMU marathon premium CD: Thomas Edison's Attic Presents 'Prohibition Songs: edison Records 1919-1929' 
Aaron Alexander  Peep Nokh A Mol   Options Klezmer jazz from "Midrash Mish Mosh" (Tzadik, 2004)-- with Greg Wall and Frank London helping out drummer Alexander 
Nina Simone  Nobody's Fault But Mine   Options Nina Simone died last year, after years of living in France; her music legacy and political courage makes her a hero to many of us 
Delta Rhythm Boys  Flickornai Smaland   Options Black vocal group sings in Finnish, from "Guldkorn" on Metronome (Warner?) 2001 
Stanley Brothers  I Am A Man of Constant Sorrow   Options Ralph, with brother Carter, did this bluegrass classic in 1950 
Doc Watson  Bird Dog   Options With Marty Stuart, Mike Auldridge and others, from "Docabilly" 
Everly Brothers  Sleepless Nights   Options Another Boudeloux Bryant tune. In 1994, Rhino put out a 4-CD box-- "Heartaches & Headaches"-- filled with more great songs than you can imagine! 
Emmy Lou Harris  To Daddy   Options Beautiful cover of a sweet Dolly Parton song 
James Burton & Ralph Mooney  Elusive Dream   Options In 1968, these superb players put out an album-- "Corn Pickin' and Slick Slidin'"-- that had this Tammy Wynette number. They sure can play but, for the most part, the album is way too corny and slick! 
Modern Sounds  Long Gone Lonesome Blues   Options An album of Hank Williams covers, "in modern rock-acid sound"-- no musicians listed, no dates, no info. Very wierd. 
Ian & Sylvia  Someday Soon   Options Brilliant cowboy folk tune by this 60s Canadian duo, written by Ian Tyson 
Roy Acuff & the Smokey Mountain Boys  Steel Guitar Chimes   Options From Newport Folk Festival sampler from the 60s on Vanguard 
Peter Case  Walk in the Woods   Options From "Troubadours of Folk: Singer-Songwriters of the 80s" on Rhino 
Dave Alvin  What Did the Deep Sea Say?   Options  
Peter Stampfel  Goldfinger   Options  
Eddie "One String" Jones  Rolling and Tumbling Blues   Options There's a great story on allmusic.com about Jones, a street musician who was found on Los Angeles' Skid Row in 1960, playing a homemade one-string guitar board, using a whiskey bottle as his slide. From "Takoma Slide" (1999) 
Bobby Bare Jr.  Bullet Through My Teeth   Options This guy is as good a songwriter and singer as his dad-- which is saying a lot. He has two albums on Bloodshot, including "Young Criminals Starvation League" (2002). 
Spanic Boys  Won't You Help Me   Options What happened to this Milwaukee father-son duo? They have a bunch of nice albums, 3 on Rounder from the early 90s, a few more recent ones. 
Buck Owens & the Buckaroos  Ruby (Honey, Are You Mad at Your Man?)   Options Sundazed is doing it all! They put out an excellent collection of Buck and the boys last year, with this song and lots more 
Elizabeth Cotton  Oh Babe It Ain't No Lie   Options Sweet folk guitar tune from "There Is No Eye"-- a CD based on John Cohen's book of photos 
Woody Guthrie  Ramblin' Round   Options Also from "There Is No Eye". This is one of Woody's tributes to migrant workers. 
Tommy Hancock  Marfa Lights (Instrumental)   Options  
Tommy Hancock  Marfa Lights   Options Tommy's vocal version, from 
Texana Dames  Why Baby Why   Options Tommy's family, with lots of help from Austin's finest, rocks a bit 
Terry Allen  I Blame God   Options Jo Carol Pierce lyrics, done-- with just the right touch of irony-- by Lubbock artist Terry Allen 
Flatlanders  Down in the Light of the Melon Moon   Options Butch Hancock-- no relation to fellow Lubbocker-Tommy-- with pals Jimmy Gilmore and Joe Ely, from 
Tommy Hancock  Marfa Lights (Instrumental)   Options There something about West Texas that inspires a sense of wonder. From Big Bend to the Panhandle, there are few trees just wind & sky. Let's play this one again 
Ruben Vela  Lo Nuestro Termino   Options From "Taste of Tex-Mex" on Music Club (1997) 
Bob Dylan  Romance in Durango   Options Scarlett Rivera on fiddle, Emmy Lou Harris on harmony vocals. Amazing stuff from Dylan at his best! 
Harry Nilsson  Coconut   Options From 1971, first released on Harry's "Songwriter" album. Put the lime in the coconut and call me in the morning. 

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