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The Boudin Barndance - 12/29/11 (Favorites of 2011)

The Boudin Barndance - 12/29/2011 (FAVORITES OF 2011)
Dan Ferguson
WRIU-FM, 90.3 Kingston, RI
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We closed out 2011 with a whole show's worth of cherrypicking Boudin Barndance favorites from the past year (with the last two sets the tree top releases s as far we were concerned). We'll continue next week with some 2011 stuff we couldn't fit this evening as well as a look at some favorite reissues. Buttshaker of the week???? Patrick Sweany with "The Edges". Now let's all grab a cold one and get to the goods....

Buck Owens, et al - Buckaroo / Box Set / Rhino (intro)

Connie Smith - A Heart Like You / Long Line of Heartaches (Sugar Hill)
Bonnie Whitmore - Tin Man / Embers to Ashes
Laura Cantrell - Kitty Wells Dresses / same (Diesel Only)
Nikki Lane - Coming Home to You / Walk of Shame (IAmSound)
Hayes Carll - Chances Are / KMAG Yo Yo (Lost Highway)
Star Anna - Shine / Alone In This Together (Local 638)

Middle Brother - Million Dollar Bill / s/t (Partisan)
Felice Brothers - Best I Ever Had / Celebration, Fla (Fat Possum)
Southeast Engine - Summer & Her Ferris Wheel / Canary (Misra)
Jimbo Mathus - Glad It's Dark / Confederate Buddha (Memphis International)
Black Swans - I Forgot to Change the Windshield Wipers of My Life / Don't Blame the Stars (Misra)
Drive-By Truckers - Everybody Needs Love / Go-Go Boots (ATO)

Shelby Earl - 22 / Burn the Boats (Local 638)
Amy Lavere - Damn Love Song / Stranger Me (Archer)
Exene Cervenka - Half Past Forever / The Excitement of Maybe (Bloodshot)
John Doe - Don't Forget How Much I Love You / Keeper (Yep Roc)
Jason Isbell & 400 Unit - Alabama Pines / Here We Rest (Lightning Rod)
Bobby Long - A Passing Tale / A Winter Tale (ATO)

David Mayfield Parade - I Just Might Pray / s/t (9th Grade)
Michael Fracasso - Gypsy Moth / Saint Monday (Little Fuji)
Wilco - Whole Love / the Whole Love (dBpm)
Dawes - Time Spent in LA / Nothing is Wrong (ATO)

John Howie Jr & the Rosewood Bluff - Watch Me Fall / Leavin' Yesterday (Hands Up!)
Old 97s - I'm a Trainwreck / The Grand Theatre Vol. 2 (New West)
Maggie Bjorkland - Wasteland / Coming Home (Bloodshot)
The Civil Wars - 20 Years / Barton Hollow (Sensibility)
Eddie Spaghetti - Marie / Sundowner (Bloodshot)
Dex Romweber Duo - Brazil / Is That You In the Blue? (Bloodshot)

.......our top faves...........
Rod Picott - Still I Want You Band / Welding Burns (WR)
Amanda Shires - When You Need a Train / Carrying Lightning
Cave Singers - Clever Creatures / No Witch (Jagjaguwar)
Reverend John Wilkins - Sinner's Prayer / You can't Hurry God (Big Legal Mess)
Patrick Sweany - The Edges / That Old Southern Drag (Nine Mile)
Deer Tick - Main Street / Divine Providence (Partisan)
Sonny & the Sunsets - Pretend You Love Me / Hit After Hit (Fat Possum)
Nick Lowe - Checkout Time / The Old Magic (Yep Roc)

Zoe Muth & Lost High Rollers - Whatever's Left / Starlight Hotel (Signature Sounds)
Jessica Lea Mayfield - Our Hearts Are Wrong / Tell Me (Nonesuch)
Charles Bradley - I Believe In Your Love / No Time for Dreaming (Dunham)
Caitlin Rose - Sinful Wishing Well / Own Side Now (Theory 8 /ATO)
Lydia Loveless - More Like Them / Indestructible Machine (Bloodshot)
Charles Bradley - I Believe In Your Love / No Time for Dreaming (Dunham)

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

Comments welcome.
Enjoy & Happy Holidays!
Boudin Dan

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