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Favoriting April 13, 2004: Remember Me

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Big Guitars from Texas  Boomerang   Favoriting Twang theme rides again 
Freddy Krc  Ride Through the High Country   Favoriting Austin drummer's solo country twang album from 1987: "Freddy Steady's Wild Country: Lucky Seven" on Amazing Records 
Duke Levine  Attack of the Mutant Guitars   Favoriting Duke Levine from Worcester, MA, has been rocking New England for decades 
Charlie Hunter  Two for Bleu   Favoriting Acid jazz/ jam band/guitar whiz Hunter covers a lot of ground & collaborates with interesting players from many genres. This tune is from his eponymous 2000 release on Capitol 
Jimi Hendrix  Country Blues   Favoriting Nobody has more posthumous releases than Hendrix. This tune-- from "Martin Scorsese Presents the Blues: Jimi Hendrix"-- is a lost gem, a simple blues instrumental from a complex player 
Dennis Bovell  Harmonizer Dub   Favoriting Bovell was a player in the UK scene in the 70s; some of his best work was recently reissued on "Decibel"-- a compilation of his work from 1976-1983 
Blanket Mkhize  Blanket's Guitar Solo   Favoriting from "Gumboot Guitar: Zulu Street Guitar Music" 
Blanket Mkhize / Ngangabanye Zondi  Gumboot 1993   Favoriting More Gumboot guitar-- the music of South African miners-- this one with concertina plus lotsa claps, stomps and grunts. 
Horace Tapscott  Bibi Mkuu: The Great Black Lady   Favoriting Composer/bandleader/activist Tapscott was a mainstay of Los Angeles progressive jazz until his death in 1999. His brilliant piano, on "Thoughts of Dar-Es Salaam (1997), fits nicely with Ray Drummond's bass and Billy Hart's drums. Check this cat out. 
Coleman Hawkins  You Can't Take That Away from Me   Favoriting  
Billie Holiday  You Can't Take That Away from Me   Favoriting Even this poorly recorded live version by Lady Day is great! 
Calexico  Praskovia   Favoriting These guys mix their southwestern stylings with an eastern european circus flavor on this tune; from "Convict Pool" on Quarterstick (2004) 
Piero Umiliani  Explosion #1/Band Astrale   Favoriting Late Italian composer ("Mah Nah Mah Nah") on this Japanese release-- "Effets Speciaux" (2003)-- from the Zippy CD company 
Nat King Cole  Sweet Lorraine   Favoriting This guy could play a mean jazz piano but they made him into a lounge singer instead. Still he was a damn good lounge singer! 
Country Joe & the Fish  Not So Sweet Martha Lorraine   Favoriting Lotsa long skips on this old piece of psychedelic vinyl. Sorry. 
Mister Neutron  A Mod Proposal   Favoriting from "Garage Justice, Volume 1"-- a collection of Austin vs. NYC garage bands. Produced by, among others, our friend Larry Higgs. 
The Midgetmen  8 Ball   Favoriting More "Garage Justice" 
Ike Turner  You've Got to Lose   Favoriting Before Tina, Ike was the guitar man 
Gary US Bonds  Dear Lady Twist   Favoriting Early 60s rocker with a reggae touch before there was much reggae; I danced to this tune in high school! 
Speedy West & Jimmy Bryant  Caffeine Patrol   Favoriting Country pickers in the morning 
Steve Earle  A Girl Like That   Favoriting Check out "The Q People: Tribute to NRBQ" on Spirithouse Records out of Northampton, MA. Nice article about the label: spirithouserecords.com/press_advocate_p2.htm 
Mike Mills  When Things Was Cheap   Favoriting more Q people 
Los Jazz Vatos  Chica Loca   Favoriting The lastest project from Austin/San Antonio drummer Ernie Durawa. Find out more at losjazzvatos.com and erniedurawa.com 
Texas Tornados  A Mover El Bote   Favoriting To anyone familiar with Texas music, the Tornadoes were a supergroup, with Freddy Fender on vocals, Flaco Jiminez on accordian, Augie Meyers on organ, Ernie Durawa on drums-- and Doug Sahm doing the rest 
Spot Barent Band w/ Doug Sahm  Just A Moment of Your Time   Favoriting Like Ernie, Doug grew up in San Antone. In the early 60s, he worked with the best R&B bands around. In 2000, Norton Records released a collection of his work called "San Antonio Rock: The Harlem Recordings 1957-1961" 
Doug Sahm  La Cucaracha   Favoriting "He's About a Groover" is a new compilation of Doug's early work, from San Antonio to San Francisco. Pancho Villa would love this rocking honking marijuana classic! 
Sir Douglas Quintet  You Never Get to Big...   Favoriting Ernie Durawa was playing drums with Doug when the band decided to go to SF in 1966 but Ernie decided to stay behind in Texas while Sir Doug and band brought Texas psychedelic blues to the world 
Janine Wilson  Make No Mistake   Favoriting Recorded in Texas-- with Ernie Durawa on drums-- this Washington, DC, blues singer's new album is a nice piece of work 
Nighthawks  Hot Spot   Favoriting This 1980s DC blues band sure could rock! 
The Blasters  Border Radio   Favoriting Live reunion of this Los Angeles rockabilly band-- with brothers Dave & Phil Alvin-- recorded in August 2003 at the Galaxy Theatre in Santa Ana, CA 
Jimmie Dale Gilmore  Deep Eddy Blues   Favoriting A song about Austin, from "Don't Look for a Heartache" (Hightone, 2004) 
Carla Bozulich  Remember Me   Favoriting  
Carla Bozulich  I'm Gonna Stop Killing   Favoriting  
Willie Nelson  Remember Me   Favoriting Willie covers this on "Red Headed Stranger" but the tune has been around the block 
Kris Kristofferson  Best of All Possible Worlds   Favoriting Clever lyrics from a young Kristofferson, now on "The Essential Kris Kristofferson" (Monument, 2004) 
The Lonesome Sisters  Bright Morning Star   Favoriting  
Ayyappan Pattu  Trikkur   Favoriting Ayyapan Velakke Temple Festival 
Tom Brosseau  No Reason   Favoriting Melancholy songwriter with a sweet voice; on Relax Records, PO Box 14754, Grand Forks, ND 58208 
Robin WIlliamson  West from California's Shores   Favoriting Incredible Stringbander does Whitman (and Blake) on "Skirting the River Road" 
Billy Bragg & WIlco  Walt Whitman's Niece   Favoriting Two great poets here-- Whitman via Woody Guthrie-- done so well by BB & Wilco. 
Robin WIlliamson w/ Ale Moller  Sheperd's Tune   Favoriting Instrumental from "Skirting the River Road" with Moller, who plays Flute, Trumpet, Lute, Shawm, Mandola, Vibraphone, Dulcimer (Hammer), Drones, Bamboo Flute 
Stanley Brothers  Little Birdie   Favoriting Recorded March 24, 1956 on WCYB, Bristol, VA and released on CD in 2004 as "An Evening Long Ago" (DMZ/Columbia/Legacy) 
Stanley Brothers  Driftin' Too Far from the Shore   Favoriting Also from "An Evening Long Ago" 
Spade Cooley  Fidoodlin'   Favoriting This 1956 release was reissued recently on Collectors Choice music 
Gamelon Son of Lion  Gamelon II   Favoriting The western musicians made powerful gamelon music, based on traditional music from Java & other parts of the Indonesian archipelago. Now out on CD as "Gamelan in the New World" (Locust, 2004) 

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