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Options September 24, 2005: Paris, New Orleans, Jersey City

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Big Guitars from Texas  Alamo Beach   Options This one, written by Rick Rawls, is so short that I needed another 
Big Guitars from Texas  Neanderthal   Options Sarah Brown, who wrote this one, has been one of Austin's premier bass players for years 
Galactic  Go Go   Options Snazzy organ instrumental from last year's Big Ol' Box of New Orleans box, "Doctors, Professors, Kings & Queens" on Shout Factory 
Greyboy  Panacea   Options This guy plays jazz electronica, in a cool groove; from the "Get Shorty" soundtrack 
Deke Dickerson  Double Naught Spy   Options Twangster has a new album-- "The Melody"-- on Major Label Records 
Bill Frisell  Crazy   Options I bet Willie loves this strange version of his country classic! 
Tom Rush  Galveston Flood   Options More than 8000 people died in this flood, more than 100 years ago. Tom Rush recorded this song in 1966, with Bruce Langhorne on guitar and Bill Lee on bass 
Utah Phillips & Ani DiFranco  Bridges   Options "The past didn't go anywhere" is the name of an album of Utah Phillips telling stories and Ani DiFranco mixing in the music (Righteous Babe Music, 1996) 
Playing for Change artists  Playing for Change Blues   Options An album of street musicians doing some nice stuff. That's all I know. 
Lonnie Donegon  Talking Guitar Blues   Options Born in Scotland, Donegon brought American folk music to England and influenced the music scene. This song is from 1959 
Mark Knopfler  Donegon's Gone   Options Knopfler's tribute to the skiffle king, from his "One Take Radio Sessions" CD (WB, 2005) 
Lonnie Donegon  Times Are Getting Hard Boys   Options Either Pete Seeger or Lee Hays (both of the Weavers) wrote this song; Donegon version is so sincere-- for a guy known, in part, for his novelty tunes 
Freakwater  Buckets of Oil   Options from "Thinking of You" on Thrill Jockey 
Friends of Dean Martinez  Somewhere Over the Waves   Options Fuzzy guitars, from "Lost Horizon" on Aero Records 
Jimmie Dale Gilmore  I'll Never Get Out of this World Alive   Options On his new album, Jimmie covers the songs his dad loved the best 
Blasters  Daddy Rolling Stone   Options Is the name of their new CD-- "4-11-44"-- a date or the combination to a lock? 
Bastard Sons of Johnny Cash  Austin Night   Options Sweet tribute to Texas music; from "Mile Markers" on Texacali Records 
Rod Piazza  Texas Twister   Options Blue harp guy has a nice collection, "Modern Master, 1968-2003"-- on Tone Cool. This tune's from 1985 
Pinguinos del Norte  El Desesperado   Options Recorded in the 70s for Arhoolie, this album is filled with corridos, Texas border songs, about topical issues 
Dallas String Band w/ Coley Jones  Hokum Blues   Options From an amazing new collection of old music: "Good for What AIls You: Music of the Medicine Shows, 1926-1937" on Old Hat Records 
Shorty Godwin  Jimbo Jambo Land   Options Colorful names, clever lingo, snazzy guitars (and an occasional kazoo) just knocks those cocanuts off the tree 
Pink Anderson & Simmie Dooley  Gonna Trip Out Tonight   Options Pink Anderson (namesake of Pink Floyd!?) lived into the folk era; died in 1974. He sure knew how to strut his stuff! 
Papa Charlie Jackson  Scoodle Um Skoo   Options Scoodle Um Skoo or Beedle Um Bum: it's all hokum in jimbo jambo land 
Jim Kweskin Jug Band  Beedle Um Bum   Options These Boston-based folkies took the old hokum stuff and revived it in the 60s. 
Django Reinhardt  Lady Be Good   Options I just love Django's version of this tune-- and it's an easy way to start of a set of music inspired by my recent tres bon voyage a La France. 
Andrex  Y'a des Zazous   Options The Zazous were the post-WWII French hipsters, into swing. I picked up a collection of Zazou tunes in Paris; lots of it is corny, this one has its charm 
Madeleine Peyroux  You're Gonna Make Me Lonesome   Options Dylan's mention of Verlaine & Rimbaud gives a little Parisian touch to this nice new album from Madeleine Peyroux, on Rounder (2004) 
Amadou & Mariam  Coulibaly   Options We got to Paris on the overnight from Newark and checked out the music listings to find these guys playing, for free, on the Seine a few days later. 
Amadou & Mariam  M'Bife Blues   Options Their new album--"Dimanche a Bamako"-- was produced by Manu Chao, who co-write this tune with Mariam and plays on others. 
Chris Kenner  I Like It Like That   Options It will take more than a flood to drown out this great New Orleans music! Allen Toussaint produced this one at Cosimo Matassa's studio in 1961 
Louis Armstrong  Potato Head Blues   Options In 1927, when Louis & his Hot Seven recorded this, they had already left New Orleans for Chicago-- but listen closely and you hear lotsa New Orleans in the tune 
Louis Prima  Basin Street Blues   Options When it began almost 300 years ago, New Orleans was the classic multiculti city. This Italian fellow knew how to put on a show! 
Morning 40 Federation  Ninth Ward   Options These New Orleans boozers take on the rougher musical neighborhood on "You My Brother" (Tekito, 2000) 
Dirty Dozen Brass Band  The Flintstones Meet the President   Options :Live: Mardi Gras in Montreux" is funky brass band music recorded in Switzerland in 1985, on Rounder 
Rockin' Dopsie  Hold On! (To That Tiger)   Options One of the Zydeco greats, Rockin' Dopsie (pronounced Doopsie) was Alton Rubin from somewhere near Opelousas, LA. He died in 1993 
Coolbone  The Saints   Options A nice rap spin on the theme song of New Orleans, originally released on "Brass Hop" in 1997. Found here on the "Big Ol' Box of New Orleans" 
The Meters  (The World is a Little Bit Under the Weather) Doodle Oop   Options Meters clever funk tune showed up on their "Trick Bag" album in 1976. Now available on CD on Sundazed 
Slim Harpo  Rainin' in my Heart   Options Almost New Orleans. This guy played a country blues as well as anyone. 
Lester & Sen  Opportunities to Learn   Options A nice album-- "Kick It!"-- from here in Jersey City, by Carol Lester & M. Vickram Sen. More info at carollester.com 
Winston Jarret & the Righteous Flames  Humble Dub   Options This song, recorded in 1979, is on "Survival Is The Game" (Young Tree Records)-- with instrumental assistance from the Wailers. 
Kansas City Six  Them There Eyes   Options This group included Buck Clayton, Lester Young and others. Found on "Billy Crystal Presents Milt Gabler" (Verve 2005) 
Mel Blanc  I Taut I Taw a Puddy Tat   Options That's All Folks 

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