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Favoriting November 5, 2005: Jarred Awake

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Big Guitars from Texas  Holiday for Hoss   Favoriting The usual twangy intro stuff 
Big Guitars from Texas  Strained   Favoriting More usual twangy intro stuff; can't get enough of these pickers 
Karl Bryan  LK Strut   Favoriting Clement "Coxsone" Dodd did wonders with stuff like this Jamaican ska instrumental from Studio One, on Soul Jazz 
Count Ozzie & the Zion All Stars  Holy Mount Zion   Favoriting More Studio One 
Alton Ellis  Alton's Groove   Favoriting From "Alton is a Legend" on Heartbeat, released 1995 
Big Chief Ellis  Chief's E (flat) Blues"   Favoriting 1974 recording with Tarheel Slim on guitar-- and Brownie McGhee helping out on other cuts 
Dexter Gordon  Confirmation   Favoriting Dexter plays Bird on "Daddy Plays the Horn"-- recorded in 1955, released on CD by Shout Factory, 2005) 
Mance Lipscomb  Going Down Slow   Favoriting That sweet East Texas blues sound, recorded in Mance's hometown of Navasota in 1960 by Chris Strachwitz. This became one of the first releases of Arhoolie Records 
Mississippi Fred McDowell  Someday   Favoriting This guy could play! From "Bues Guitar Heroes" on Fuel, 2003 
Johnny Copeland w/ Dr. John  Ghetto Child   Favoriting Clyde Copeland plays the blues on "Strike a Deep Chord: Blues Guitars for the Homeless" (Justice Records, 1992) 
Zora Neal Hurston  Shove It Over   Favoriting A work song, done by one of the gems of the Harlem Renaissance; from "Music from the Florida Folklife Collection" (See floridamemory.com) 
Crap Eye  One Morning at the Break of Day (Wake Up Song)   Favoriting Part of the Alan Lomax archives: "Mississippi Saints & Sinners"-- from the "Deep River of Song" documentary 
Frank Evans  French Song   Favoriting More Lomax 
Fernest & the Thunders  Since You've Been Gone   Favoriting Zydeco from St. Martin's Parish in the swamps of Louisiana 
Los Bomboras  Run & Hide   Favoriting A listener called during this set-- it was only 7 am, Saturday-- to complain that she didn't want to be jarred awake. Sorry. 
Joe King Carrasco  Bandido Rock   Favoriting Title cut from Joe's very political Tex-Mex party album 
Los Straitjackets w/ El Vez  Rey Criollo (aka King Creole)   Favoriting  
Los Straitjackets w/ Dave Alvin  Caifornia Sun   Favoriting  
Nick Lowe  Poor Side of Town   Favoriting Nick Lowe does a great job on this cover of the 1960s Johnny RIvers hit; from "The Convincer" (Yep Roc, 2001) 
Sue Foley  Oh Baby, We Got a Good Thing Going   Favoriting  
Cliffie Stone Orchestra  Barracuda   Favoriting Not much rockin' here-- even though the CD is called "Country Goes Rock N Roll, Vol. 1: The Old Guard" (Rev Ola 2005) 
Shorty Long  Who Said I Said That   Favoriting Another "Country Goes Rock" tune: Shorty has a little more rock & roll growl than Cliffie 
Joe Ely  Rock Me My Baby   Favoriting Joe Ely knows how to take this great Shorty Long song and make it rock! 
Doug Sahm  Is Anybody Going to San Antone?   Favoriting "This is a song about my hometown," he says. Doug died a few years ago, still in his 50s. A real loss 
Doug Sahm  Groover's Paradise   Favoriting This one is about Austin. I knew the Guacamole Queen but I can't remember her name. Her brother was a pretty good session drummer 
Doug Sahm  Whirlaway   Favoriting Nice instrumental you a young Doug Sahm; can be found-- with lots of other good stuff-- on "San Antonio Rocks: The Harlem Recordings, 1957-1961" 
Sir Douglas Quintet  Song of Everything   Favoriting Doug moved his band to San Francisco in the late 60s 
Los Jazz Vatos  Sho Nuff Did   Favoriting Led by Doug's longtime drummer and San Antonio pal Ernie Durawa, this contemporary Austin jazz combo covers Thad Jones here. 
Los Jazz Vatos  Bluellespie   Favoriting A Paquito D'Rivera composition 
Rich Minus  Woke Up This Morning   Favoriting My old pal Rich grew up in San Antonio, near Doug and Ernie. He has a bunch of albums out of Last Call records out of Paris 
Texas Tornados  Bonita Es El Espanol   Favoriting Doug teamed up with Flaco Jimenez, Freddy Frender and Augie Myers in the late 80s. They did a Spanish language version of their first album, here covering Butch Hancock's "She Never Spoke Spanish To Me" 
Flaco Jimenez  Swiss Waltz   Favoriting Flaco plays accordian-- in every style. Here is an instrumental that mixes Tex-Mex with European sounds, a common South Texas amalgam 
Flaco Jimenez  Ay Te Dijo En San Antonio   Favoriting Flaco comes from a musical family from San Antonio. This classic tune was written by his dad, Santiago Jimenez, Sr. 
Flaco Jimenez w/ Radney Foster  Jealous Heart   Favoriting  
Gamble Rogers w/ Will McLean  Orange Blossom Special   Favoriting Florida folkies duet 
Tommy Jarrell  Let Me Fall   Favoriting Tommy (on banjo) with Oscar Jenkins & Fred Cockerham, from "Down at the Cidar Mill" (Country Records, 2004) 
Seldom Scene  Philadelphia Lawyer   Favoriting DC-bluegrass band does Woody Guthrie 
Ramblin Jack Elliot  Rex's Blues   Favoriting With help from Emmy Lou Harris & Nanci Griffith, Jack covers Townes Van Zandt 
Townes Van Zandt  Dollar Bill Blues   Favoriting  
Dave Alvin  Engine 143   Favoriting  
Doc Watson Family  Georgie   Favoriting  
Doc Watson Family  Reuben's Train   Favoriting  
Joel Plaskett Emergency  What Do You Wnat Me To Do   Favoriting  
Joel Plaskett Emergency  Light of the Moon   Favoriting  

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