It’s that time of year again-the annual Back To The ’50s show (a week early due to me being gone June 19). This was really a great decade for country music (in my totally unprofessional humble opinion).
-Hull, Dakota Dave / New Shirt / New Shirt / Arabica / 3.58
-Holiday, Billie / Gloomy Sunday / Quintessential / Columbia / 3.13
-Jackson, Jim / My Monday Woman Blues / Broke, Black and Blue / Proper / 3.04
-Count Basie / Tuesday at Ten / The Essential Count Basie, Vol. 3 / 2.58
-Dunn, Bob’s Vagabonds / Wednesday Rag / Western Swing and Country Jazz / JSP / 2.42
-Cats the Fiddle / Thursday Evening Swing / Killin’ Jive: Complete Recordings, Vol. 1 (1939-1940) / Dee Jay / 2.26
Starting off tonight with the 12” release of “Chrome Optimism” from Dubblestandart/Subatomic Sound/David Lynch/Lee Perry. This was followed by new releases from Rainbow Nation, Pale Rider, The Defendants (Dr. Echo), All India Radio, Ras Abubakar (and friends), Don Carlos, and more…