"DOWN HOME" #23
Saturday, October 18, 2000
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SON VOLT - Medicine Hat [WIDE SWING TREMOLO/Warner Bros.] RICHARD BUCKNER - The Ocean Cliff Clearing [SINCE/MCA] CHRIS GAFFNEY - Six Nights a Week [MI VIDA LOCA/Hightone] KATE AND ANNA McGARRIGLE with EMMYLOU HARRIS - La Porte d'en Arriere THE McGARRIGLE HOUR/Hannibal] BALFA TOUJOURS - Restez, Mom et Pop, Restez [LA POINTE/Rounder] LISA HALEY AND THE ZYDEKATS - Mr. Leonard CONJUNTO JARDIN - El Chuchumbe [NUEVO SON JAROCHO/Trova] MALDITA VECINDAD - Pata de Perro [EL CIRCO/BMG] FLOR DE CANA - Candombe Mulato [BAILANDO EN LA MURALLA/Flying Fish] SILVIO RODRIGUEZ - Playa Giron [CANCIONES URGENTES/Luaka Bop] CHRIS ARDOIN AND DOUBLE CLUTCHIN' - Before the Deal was Done BEAU JOCQUE AND THE ZYDECO HI-ROLLERS - Like a Pot of Neckbones [CHECK IT OUT, LOCK IT IN, CRANK IT UP!/Rounder] CHRISTY MOORE - Viva la Quinte Brigada [RIDE ON/Green Linnet] PAUL SANCHEZ - Wasted Lives and Bluegrass [WASTED LIVES AND BLUEGRASS/ Monkey Hill] GRATEFUL DEAD - Cumberland Blues [WORKINGMAN'S DEAD/Warner] THE FREIGHT HOPPERS - Nobody's Business [WAITING ON THE GRAVY TRAIN/Rounder] MAC WISEMAN, DOC WATSON AND DEL McCOURY - Live and Let Live [MAC, DOC AND DEL/Sugar Hill] RICHARD BURNETT and LEONARD RUTHERFORD - Flower From the Fields of Alabama [CLYDEOSCOPE/County] Actually, this is from a Clyde Davenport record. Rutherford is his favorite fiddler, a fellow Monticello, Kentuckian to whom he's listened, with whom he's played and from whom much he's learned. This is a 1928 recording the he included on his own album to show his smooth, effortless fiddling style. RICHARD BURNETT and LEONARD RUTHERFORD - Willie Moore [THE ANTHOLOGY OF AMERICAN FOLK MUSIC/Smithsonian-Folkways] Them again, with Burnett on banjo and vocals, on this fairly well-known traditional song. I've decided I'm now going to play at least one track from the Anthology every week. It'll be the new millennium before I run out of songs and have to repeat one. DONAL LUNNY with MAIGHREAD and TRIONA NI DHOMHNAILL - False Fly [COOLFIN/ Metro Blue-Capitol] THE BOTHY BAND - Am Bothan a Bh'aig Fionnghuala (Fionnuala's Bothy) [LIVE IN CONCERT/BBC Records] EOIN DUIGNAN - Diarmuidin agus An Bothar go Cuil Aodha (Diarmuidin and the Road to Cuil Aodha) [COUMINEOL/Gael-Linn] An amazing, seven-minute tune of Duignan's own composition; a slow air bursting into a wild reel backed by driving percussion. Duignan's a piper who lives in Dingle, Co. Kerry where half the year he runs a whole-foods restaurant. LILLIS O LAOIRE - An tOilean Ur Lillis is a wonderful sean-nos (ancient unaccompanied Irish-language singing) whom I got to meet last year during his one-year residency at UCLA's Ethnomusicology department. RED MEAT - The Heartache's On Me [13/Ranchero] Seguing flawlessly into The Good Old Boys doing "I'm Tryin' to Get My Baby Out of Jail", which began Sarcastic Deadhead ...
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