Options Steve Krinsky: Playlist from April 29, 2017 Options

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Options April 29, 2017: Mr Tambourine Man: A Tribute to Bruce Langhorne

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Big Guitars from Texas  Bulldoggin' Boogie   Options   0:00:00 (Pop‑up)
Richard & Mimi Fariña  Dopico   Options With Bruce Langhorne (1938-2017) on electric guitar & tambourine  0:02:16 (Pop‑up)
Elliot Sharp  Eon Blur Changer   Options Bruce Langhorne did the score for the 1971 Peter Fonda film, "Hired Hand." Recently , a group of musicians did a 2-CD tribute album; this is one of the tunes from that. (Scissor Tail, 2017)  0:06:15 (Pop‑up)
0latunji  Se Eni A Fe l'Amo-- Kere Kere   Options Bruce Langhorne & Carlos Santana both join Nigerian drummer Olatunji on this tune from "Drums of Passion: The Beat"-- produced by Grateful Dead drummer Mickey Hart (Rykodisc, 1989)  0:10:20 (Pop‑up)
Bruce Langhorne  Le Vavalou   Options Longtime sideman Bruce Langhorne is said to be the inspiration for Dylan's "Mr. Tambourine Man." In 2011, Bruce put out his first solo album; he died this month, after a long illness.  0:19:27 (Pop‑up)
Fred Neil  Looks Like Rain   Options Bruce Langhorne is one of four acoustic guitar players accompanying Fred Neil on this session> Not sure what year but from the 1960s; found on "The Many Sides of Fred Neil" (EMI, 1999)  0:23:20 (Pop‑up)
Richard & Mimi Fariña  House Un-American Blues Activity Dream   Options Bruce Langhorne helps out on this one. R&M Farina did this live at 1965 Newport Folk Festival, in the pouring rain, the same year that Dylan went electric. I was there!  0:30:03 (Pop‑up)

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Bob Dylan  It Takes a Lot to Laugh, It Takes a Train to Cry   Options Alternate take, from the soundtrack to "No Direction Home."  0:38:22 (Pop‑up)
Speedy West & Jimmy Bryant  Stratosphere Boogie   Options   0:41:36 (Pop‑up)
Tinariwen  Ittus   Options North African jam band; from new CD: "Elwan" (Anti-, 2017)  0:43:41 (Pop‑up)
Tinariwen  Tenere Taqqal   Options Let's do another one  0:47:28 (Pop‑up)
Interview with Jonathan Demme    Live on WFMU, 1988. JD had just come back from Haiti, following the overthrow of the Duvalier dictatorship; his documentary, "Haiti: Dreams of Democracy" played in NYC.  0:57:34 (Pop‑up)
Tabou Combo  Chale Lanmou   Options Haitian music at its best  1:00:09 (Pop‑up)
More Jonathan Demme    "We're ugly but we're here," said Jonathan Demme, in Creole, at the end of our 1988 interview. A good guy. RIP  1:05:22 (Pop‑up)
Brave Combo  Kiss of Fire   Options Vocals by Laura Agnelli  1:06:30 (Pop‑up)
Rodrigo y Gabriela  Stairway to Heaven   Options Liner notes describe Rodrigo y Gabriela as "two fast-fingered, Dublin-based, Mexicans with a unique sound..." Their self-titled album from 2006 is on Advance Music.  1:09:00 (Pop‑up)
Duck Baker  Breakdown Lane   Options Re-issue of work from 1970s & 80s" "Outside" (Emanem, 2017)  1:13:40 (Pop‑up)

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Merle Haggard  California Blues   Options From "Same Train, A Different Time"-- Merle's tribute to Jimmie Rodgers  1:23:21 (Pop‑up)
Merle Haggard  Narration #1   Options   1:27:24 (Pop‑up)
Merle Haggard  Peach Pickin' Time in Georgia   Options   1:27:40 (Pop‑up)
Jimmie Rodgers  Any Old Time   Options I used to think that the record execs added the horns but not so. Jimmie played with jazz musicians-- including Louis Armstrong; this cut was recorded in NYC in 1929, with Jimmie on vocals and an unknown orchestra, led by Leonard Joy. Check out the clarinet!  1:30:10 (Pop‑up)
Aaron Neville  Why Should I Be Lonely   Options From a 1997 tribute album, with Dickey Betts, Bob Dylan, Steve Earle and lots more: "The Songs of Jimmie Rodgers: A Tribute" on Columbia  1:33:02 (Pop‑up)
Spade Cooley  Three Way Boogie   Options This guy was the king of western swing, until he killed his wife. A bad career move. Oops: "Spadella" skips.  1:36:14 (Pop‑up)
The Statler Brothers  Flowers on the Wall   Options No one named Statler in this band. This tune was a clever hit in the 70s. Rest of their "essential" songs are so-so, although some great titles, like "You Can't Have Your Kate & Edith Too."  1:39:15 (Pop‑up)
Dale & Ray  The Ballad of Dale and Ray   Options This is Dale Watson & Ray Benson (from Asleep at the Wheel), from a new duo album on Ameripolitan Home (2017)  1:42:25 (Pop‑up)
Kasey Chambers  Golden Rails   Options New double CD-- "Dragonfly"-- on Essence. This tune produced by fellow Aussie Paul Kelly.  1:46:10 (Pop‑up)
Ramblin' Jack Elliott  Rex's Blues   Options Jack covers Townes Van Zandt, with help from Emmylou Harris & Nanci Griffith. From "Friends of Mine" (Hightone, 1998)  1:49:02 (Pop‑up)
Paul Rishell & Annie Raines  I'm Gonna Jump and Shout   Options On "Talking Guitar," Paul covers many of the blues greats but this one is an orginal. Annie Raines on harmonica.  1:51:58 (Pop‑up)

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Masked Marvel  Boll Weevil   Options From the 1920s, on the Harris Smith Anthology of American Folk Music  2:04:47 (Pop‑up)
Punch Brothers  Boll Weevil   Options This is Chris Thile's band, great instrumentalists. Chris is the new host of Prairie Home Companion-- and a superb mandolin player  2:06:59 (Pop‑up)
Carl Sandburg  Boll Weevil Song   Options   2:09:32 (Pop‑up)
Koerner, Ray & Glover  Power Tool   Options Tony Glover plays mouth harp on this one  2:12:22 (Pop‑up)
Koerner, Ray & Glover  Shortnin' Bread   Options From "One Foot in the Groove" (Tim/Kerr/1996). Ray & Glover died after this album was done but Spider John Koerner is still around. Good for him.  2:14:31 (Pop‑up)
Carolina Chocolate Drops  Rickett's Hornpipe   Options A modern take on black string band music; from "Heritage" (Music Maker, 2007)  2:17:23 (Pop‑up)
Carolina Chocolate Drops  Cornbread and Butterbeans   Options Rhiannon Giddens on vocals. She's the best!  2:21:04 (Pop‑up)
Holy Modal Rounders  Bonaparte's Retreat   Options Peter Stampfel & Steve Weber do their take on this classic; from "Too Much Fun" (Rounder, 1999)  2:23:15 (Pop‑up)

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Holy Modal Rounders  Penny's Farm   Options Another song about hard times on Southern farms; original also from Harry Smith collection.  2:32:19 (Pop‑up)
Carolyn Hester  Swing and Turn Jubilee   Options Bruce Langhorne played with Carolyn Hester back in the 60s; not sure if he's on this one.  2:34:35 (Pop‑up)
Lloyd H. Miller  Trapped in the Attic   Options When she was enslaved in the South, Harriet Jacobs hid for years in the attic of her own house. This is from a interesting collection of Civil War tunes: "Glory! Glory! Hallelujah" (lloydhmiller.com)  2:36:53 (Pop‑up)
Lloyd H. Miller  Baldy   Options The story of a Civil War horse  2:40:21 (Pop‑up)
Christine Santelli  Lazy   Options Christine is a longtime north Jersey blues shouter; here she is more "lazy" with guitar and original songs on "Dragonfly" (Rapid Records, 2011)  2:42:08 (Pop‑up)
Sarah Lee Guthrie & Johnny Irion  Hurry Up and Wait   Options This is Woody's granddaughter, a fine combo, on Bright Examples (2011)  2:44:49 (Pop‑up)
Tim Buckley  The Dolphins   Options Great cover of Fred Neil tune.  2:48:51 (Pop‑up)

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Buena Vista Social Club  Black Chicken 37   Options Cachaito-- the great Cuban bass player-- put this one together.  2:56:31 (Pop‑up)

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Listener comments!

Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:01am annie:

hi steve, so good that you're here!
  Swag For Life Member 6:23am Steve Krinsky:

G'mornin Annie; g'mornin' all.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:24am annie:

i especially love your notes..
  6:38am Cooh John:

Hello Steve, nice to meet you at the marathon. Good morning annie and planeteers to come.
Avatar 6:45am Howard F:

Good morning friends
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:56am annie:

i'm so glad you're playing this.. thank you
Avatar 6:56am KP:

"In '76 Langhorne, did Bob Rafelson's Stay Hungry and Jonathan Demme's Fighting Mad ..."
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:04am Rebecca Lewis:

Good morning Steve! Wow, thanks for the interview with Jonathan Demme. I was a fan of his work and am really sorry to hear of his death.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:23am annie:

no record show for me.. ..paring down does that to ye. going to the Herb Fest, though, next saturday. going to commune with greenery.
  7:26am Douglas:

James Burton on dobro
Avatar 7:30am Howard F:

I went to record fair yesterday and found some great stuff.
  7:37am wild neil:

peace all. What did you find Herb?
  7:37am wild neil:

what did you find Howard?
Avatar 7:40am Howard F:

@wildneil: Karen Dalton, Sun Ra, Can, Cymande, Annette Peacock, Gil Scott Heron et al. Are you attending the fair?
  7:41am wild neil:

im nwar buffalo so no.m.which can album?
Avatar 7:43am Howard F:

A German reissue of Tago Mago from 2000. He had a couple of Can original presses but they were a bit out of my price range. I would've loved to have grabbed those.
  7:45am wild neil:

tago mago is sublime. enjoy...
Avatar 7:48am Howard F:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:50am annie:

way back in the day, when AM radio had some class, WKBW deejay tim kelly used to play thses singers. it was my introduction to ramblin' jack. late 60s...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:59am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Mornin'! Good to hear ya. Thx for standing in.
Avatar 8:03am Joe non Papa:

I first heard that "Kate and Edith" song you mentioned sung by Jim Nabors on Gomer Pyle USMC. Don't recall if the Statlers were in the episode.
  8:03am Douglas:

Laura Cantrell played that Jimmie Rodgers/Louis Armstrong record at lecture I attended
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:11am annie:

one of my favorite songs in music class, elementary school.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:49am annie:

i rarely click the "episode" star.... this one i did
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:55am JohnEBGood:

Great show Steve. Picked up my 6 string and jammed with the great songs you played.Thanks for fillin' in and have a gr8 weekend in JC.
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