Sunday, February 24, 2013

Rat Salad Radio • February 20, 2013


Time Is Running Out Fast by James Brown
from the album
The Payback (Polydor)
1 9 7 4


Oja Omoba by Dele Ojo & His Star Brothers Band
from the album
(VA) Nigeria Special: Modern Highlife, Afro-Sounds & Nigerian Blues 1970-76 (Soundway)


Disco Dancer by Kiki Gyan
from the album
24 Hours In A Disco: 1978-1982 (Soundway)
from Ghana


Not Mine by Grape Soda
from the album
Form A Sign (Kindercore)
new. no clues on pkging where they're from tho.


Separate The People by Mates of State
from the album
Team Boo (Polyvinyl)


Just A Little Bit by Tiny Topsy
from the album
(VA) R&B Hipshakers Vol. 3: Just a Little Bit of the Jumpin' Bean (Vampisoul)


Some Guys Have All The Luck by Cassis Orange
from the album
2 Covers (self-released)
Dag. Haven't heard this since Rod Stewart did it in the 80s.


The Only One by The Maybellines
from the album
A La Carte (Best Friends)
Denver. 2005.


I Drink To Forget by Dale Watson & His Lonestars
from the album
El Rancho Azul (Red House)
New one from Dale, one of the best pure honky tonk players around any more. First time he's recorded a record w/ his excellent road band.


I'm Stayin' Here by JP Harris and the Tough Choices
from the album
I'll Keep Calling (Cow Island)
New from a Alabama dude who lives in Vermont. Also nice purebred country stuff.


Cowboy Boots by The Backsliders
from the album
Throwin' Rocks At The Moon (Mammoth)
1997. Raleigh. Rare semi-"reunion" show at Cat's Cradle in a couple weeks.


(There's Still) Someone I Can't Forget by Charley Pride
from the album
From Me To You (RCA)
1971. Charley Pride is BOSS.


Ohoopee River Bottomland by Larry Jon Wilson
from the album
(VA) Country Funk 1969-1975 (Light In The Attic)
1975. Excellent new comp!!!


There's A Heartbreak Somewhere by Roscoe Shelton
from the album
(VA) Dirty Laundry: The Soul of Black Country (Trikont)
same era, don't know the year. Another awesome comp that has a fine sequel too.


I'm A Fool For You by James Carr
from the album
A Man Needs A Woman (Kent)
w/Betty Harris. 1967.


The King of Carrot Flowers Pt. One by Neutral Milk Hotel
from the album
In The Aeroplane Over The Sea (Merge)


Like A Staring Contest by Future Kings of Nowhere
from the album
Future Kings of Nowhere (307 Knox)


Circular C by Mountains
from the album
Centralia (Thrill Jockey)


Cold Cut Nature by Lost Animal
from the album
Ex Tropical (Hardly Art)
new from Jarrod Quarrel of Melbourne


So-So by Airstrip
from the album
Willing (Holidays for Quince)
new, local


Gone Baby Gone by Jenn Grant
from the album
The Beautiful Wild (Six Shooter)
new from Nova Scotia


Soldier's Joy by North Carolina Hawaiians
from the album
(VA) Work Hard, Play Hard, Pray Hard: Hard Time, Good Time & End Time Music 1923-1936 (Tompkins Square)
1928. New(ish) comp of old music from a collection of 78s. Many never released since the orig. 78.


Making Likker in North Carolina, pt. 4 by Red Fox Chasers
from the album
I'm Going Down To North Carolina: The Complete Recordings of The Red Fox Chasers, 1928-31 (Tompkins Square)
lovely little skit, kinda corny but amusing


Roll On John by The Black Twig Pickers
from the album
Rough Carpenters (Thrill Jockey)
new from SW Virginia. Modern old-time, really well done.


Sift The Meal and Save The Bran by The Black Twig Pickers
from the album
Rough Carpenters (Thrill Jockey)


French Blues by The Balfa Family
from the album
A Retrospective - Festivals Acadiens et Créoles 1977-2010 (Valcour)
1982 recording, new disc. Song by the late great Nathan Abshire. Check him out.


Le Two-Step de Bon Café by Balfa Toujours
from the album
Live at the Whiskey River Landing (Rounder)
Christine Balfa leads this band, here recorded 2000. She is the daughter of Dewey Balfa, a pillar in Cajun music.


Quiet As A Grave by Dawnbringer
from the album
Into The Lair of the Sun God (Profound Lore)


Mean Machine by Motörhead
from the album
Orgasmatron (GWR)

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