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"Back Up & Push" with mark (archive)

Wednesday, November 23, 2005 | 10:30 to 12:00 | Playlist

New Artist Song Album Label Comments
Link Wray Crowbar Link Wray Polydor His 1970 record in which he actually does a bit o' singin', despite having only one lung. (Lost a lung to tuberculosis.) Link Wray died earlier this month.
Link Wray Rumble Rumble! The Best of Link Wray Rhino His signature piece from 1958.
Rosie Flores '59 Tweedle Dee Dance Hall Dreams Rounder Don't miss a chance to see the great Rosie Flores in a *living room* ! Yes! Dec 3rd in Chapel Hill! See afternoonnap.org for details.
* Finks Caveman (VA) Compulation vol. 2: Songs from North Carolina Pox World Empire
* Dials Phone Line Flex Time Latest Flame
* Sybris Hobo Detail Shop Sybris Flameshovel
* Dan Friel Tractor Calls Sunburn Velocirecords
Doris Day Canadian Capers (Cuttin' Capers) 16 Most Requested Songs Columbia 1949. From the film My Dream Is Yours
* Miss Leslie and Her Juke-Jointers Talk To Me Lonesome Heart Honky Tonk Revival Zero Label Great new (but classic style) honky tonk from down near Houston. This'n was a George Jones hit, but there are several fine originals on the record too.
Aaron Neville I've Done It Again (VA) The Minit Records Story Legends oops meant to play the Ike & Tina...
Ike & Tina Turner I Wanna Jump (VA) The Minit Records Story Legends OK. There ya go. Better now.
* G√ľnter Noris Gemini (VA) The In-Kraut: Hip Shaking Grooves Made In Germany 1966-1974 Marina Oh my! This looks like a scrumptious and promising little disc....
Nic Armstrong & The Thieves I Can't Stand It The Greatest White Liar New West
Nick Lowe & His Cowboy Outfit Maureen Nick Lowe & His Cowboy Outfit CBS
Bigger Lovers Slice Of Life This Affair Never Happened...And Here Are Eleven Songs About It Yep Roc
* Elizabeth McQueen & The Firebrands You Ain't Nothin' But Fine Happy Doing What We're Doing Freedom Rockpile cover. From a tribute to Pub Rock project.
* Cast King Wino Saw Mill Man Locust Media
* Blaze Foley 1,2,3 1,2,3,4,5 Wanted More Dead Than Alive Waddell Hollow Long-lost recordings of the late Blaze Foley, unearthed this past summer.
Guy Clark Homegrown Tomatoes Keepers Sugar Hill Cookin' tomorrow? Tune in to WXDU 88.7 from 9am-noon and I'll be on the air playin' lots of songs about FOOD. Plus we may do Alice's Restaurant in its entirety.
* Precious Bryant One Black Rat My Name Is Precious Music Maker Relief Foundation
* Soul Creations Funky Jive Part II (VA) Cult Cargo: Belize City Boil-Up Numero Oooh yeah! Speakin' of food: "boil-up" refers to the national dish of Belize
Paul Burch & Ralph Stanley Little Glass Of Wine (VA) For A Decade Of Sin: 11 Years of Bloodshot Records Bloodshot new compilation out now...
Hank Williams Lost Highway The Original Singles Collection...Plus Mercury Leon Payne song, recorded in 1949.
Gram Parsons Ooh Las Vegas Grievous Angel Reprise
Loretta Lynn Out Of My Head And Back In My Bed The Best of Loretta Lynn vol. 2 MCA Comments, questions, requests? Email me at americana@wxdu.org / Happy Thanksgiving everyone!