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The Boudin Barndance - 12/30/2004

The Boudin Barndance - 12/30/2004
Dan Ferguson
WRIU-FM, 90.3 Kingston, RI
Thursdays 6-9 pm
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We closed out 2004 by featuring Boudin Barndance favorites from the new release
ranks from the past year. Overall, a so-so year compared to years past as far
as real grabbers go. Kicked off the show with one from Hank Garland who passed
away earlier this week. We'll get into a bigger remembrance set on next week's
program. For 2004, releases from Jon Dee Graham and Lori McKenna led the
charge. The dozen faves went something like this:

1. Jon Dee Graham - The Great Battle (New West)
2. Lori McKenna - Bittertown (Signature Sounds)
3. James McMurtry & the Heartless Bastards - Live In Aught-Three (Compadre)
4. Black Keys - Rubber Factory (Fat Possum)
5. Nora O'Connor - Til the Dawn (Bloodshot)
6. Chuck Prophet - Age of Miracles (New West)
7. Lil' Cap'n Travis - In All Their Splendor (Glurp)
8. Loretta Lynn - Van Lear Rose (Interscope)
9. Geraint Watkins - Dial "W" for Watkins (Yep Roc)
10. Neko Case - The Tigers Have Spoken (Anti)
11. Southern Culture On the Skids, Mojo Box (Yep Roc)

Here's wishin' a happy and healthy new year to all you playlisters out there and
now onto the goods.....

Hank Garland & the Sugarfooters - Sugarfoot Rag / self-titled (Bear Family)

.....bloodshot '04 favorites spotlight......
Jon Rauhouse - Widowmaker / Steel Guitar Rodeo (Bloodshot)
Jon Langford - Last Fair Deal is Gone / All the Fame of Lofty Deeds (Bloodshot)
Graham Parker - Anything for a Laugh / Your Country (Bloodshot)
Dollar Store - New Country / self-titled (Bloodshot)
Bobby Bare, Jr - Valentine / From the End of Your Leash (Bloodshot)
Meat Purveyors - Paint By Numbers / Pain By Numbers (Bloodshot)

Eliza Gilkyson - Not Lonely / Land of Milk & Honey (Red House)
Slaid Cleaves - New Year's Day / Wishbones (Philo)
Old Crow Medicine Show - Wagon Wheel / OCMS (Nettwerk)
Matt the Electrician - Valedictorian / Long Way Home
Lonesome Bros - If I Had No Shoes / Fences (Spirit House)
Mendoza Line - Faithful Brother / Fortune (Bar/None)

Dale Watson - Honky Tonkers Don't Cry / Dreamland (Koch)
Hoyle Bros - Relief's Just a Swallow Away / Back to the Door (Wingedear)
Jesse Dayton - One of Them Days / Country Soul Brother (Stag)
Ed Burleson - If You Wanna Go / The Cold Hard Truth (Palo Duro)
Cornell Hurd Band - Learning to Live With the Blues / Fanmail: From the Lost
Planet (Behemoth)
Davies & Fulks - Shakin' the Blues / Touch My Heart (Suagr Hill)

.....yep roc '04 favorites spotlight......
Robyn Hitchcock - If You Know Time / Spooked (Yep Roc)
Sadies - Northumberland West / Favorite Colours (Yep Roc)
Dolorean - To Destruction / Violence in the Snowy Fields (Yep Roc)
Jason Ringenberg - SHe Hung the Moon / Empire Builders (Yep Roc)
$2 Pistols - Runnin' With the Fools / Hands Up! (Yep Roc)
Amy Farris - Pretty Dresses / Anyway (Yep Roc)

....creepin' into the top dozen.......
Drive-By Truckers - Tornadoes / The Dirty South (New West)
Neko Case - The Tigers Have Spoken / same (Anti)
Loretta Lynn - Portland, Oregon / Van Lear Rose (Interscope)
SCOTS - Where Is the Moon / Mojo Box (Yep Roc)
Geraint Watkins - Heores & Villains / Dial "W" for Watkins (Yep Roc)

Black Keys - 10 AM Automatic / Rubber Factory (Fat Possum)
Chuck Prophet - Just to See You Smle / Age of Miracles (New West)
Paul Westerberg - $100 Groom / Folker (Vagrant)
Black Keys - Just Couldn't Tie Me Down / Rubber Factory (Fat Possum)

.......#s 5 & 4............
Lil' Cap'n Travis - Steady As She Goes / .. .In All Their Splendor (Glurp)
Nora O'Connor - My Backyard / Til the Dawn (Bloodshot)
Lil' Cap'n Travis - 3.2 Beer of Love / .. .In All Their Splendor (Glurp)
Nora O'Connor - OK With Me / Til the Dawn (Bloodshot)

.......#s 3 & 2............
James McMurtry & Heartless Bastards - Saint Mary of the Woods / Live in Aught
Three (Compadre)
Lori McKenna - One Kiss Goodnight / Bittertown (Signature Sounds)
Lori McKenna - Monday Afternoon / Bittertown (Signature Sounds)

....the fave...........
Jon Dee Graham - The Great Battle / The Great Battle (New West)
Jon Dee Graham - I Don't Feel That Way / The Great Battle (New West)
Jon Dee Graham - Something to Look Forward To / The Great Battle (New West)

Burton & Mooney / Corn Pickin' / Legends of Country Guitar / Rhino (outro)

The Boudin Barndance


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