Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Playlist for 3/27

Sammy Davis Jr. - American Masters (PBS Documentary)
Charley Pride - American Masters (PBS Documentary)
Our Native Daughters - Songs of Our Native Daughters
Lone Justice - Western Tapes, 1983
Eric Dolphy - Out There
Eric Dolphy - Far Cry
Gary Clark Jr. - This Land

Thursday, March 21, 2019

Playlist for 3/21

All the Young Droogs - Various (Box Set)
Free - Tons of Sobs
Free - s/t
Dale Watson - Call Me Lucky
Robert Ellis - Texas Piano Man
Ryan Bingham -  American Love Song
Florida Georgia Line - Can't Say I Ain't Country

Monday, March 18, 2019

Missing From Country Music Hall of Fame (Updated 2019 Inductees)

The 2020 Country Hall inductees were announced today: Maty Stuart (Modern Era), Hank Williams Jr. (Veterans Era), Dean Dillon (Non-Performer).
The process to get into the Country Hall is explained here . In short: One act is chosen from 3 categories every year: Veterans Era (45 years after achieving "national prominence").  Modern Era (20 years after achieving "national prominence").   Non-Performer, Songwriter and Recording/Touring Musician categories rotate every 3 years.

Below are a list of artists, session musicians, songwriters, producers, etc., that have yet to be inducted as of 2020.

Asleep At The Wheel
Billy Joe Shaver
Buddy Emmons
Buddy Killen
Carter Sisters
Charlie Rich
Clint Black
Crystal Gayle
Curly Putnam
Dallas Frazier
Don Rich
Doug Sahm
Dwight Yoakam
Eddie Rabbitt
Flatlanders (Jimmie Dale Gilmore, Joe Ely, Butch Hancock)
Freddy Fender
Garth Fundis
Gary Stewart
Gene Watson
Gram Parsons
Guy Clark
Hank Garland
Jerry Douglas
Jerry Jeff Walker
Jerry Lee Lewis
John Hughey
Kenny Chesney
Jimmy Martin
John Anderson
Johnny Horton
Johnny Paycheck
June Carter Cash
Keith Whitley
Linda Ronstadt
Lloyd Green
Lynn Anderson
Mac McAnally
Maddox Brothers and Rose
Mark O'Connor
Martina McBride
Mickey Gilley
Milton Brown
Patty Loveless
Pete Drake
Ralph Mooney
Red Volkaert
Reggie Young
Rodney Crowell
Rosanne Cash
Skeeter Davis
Stanley Brothers
Steve Earle
Tanya Tucker
Tim McGraw
Toby Keith
Tompall Glaser & the Glaser Brothers
Tony Brown
Townes Van Zandt
Travis Tritt
Vern Gosdin
Weldon Myrick
Wilburn Brothers
W.S. Holland

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Saturday, March 16, 2019

Best Songs Under 2 Minutes Poll

Here's a choice for a Music Poll that you don't see much: Best Songs Under 2 Minutes.  Unlike other Polls I've voted in, this one had a set list of nominees.  Voter can list up to 50 songs.  I stopped at 25.

1.  That's All Right - Elvis Presley
2.  Great Balls of Fire - Jerry Lee Lewis
3.  All Shook Up - Elvis Presley
4.  Summertime Blues - Eddie Cochran
5.  Hit The Road Jack - Ray Charles
6.  Love Potion No. 9 - Clovers
7.  Letter- Box Tops
8,  Stay - Maurice Williams
9.  Little Deuce Coupe - Beach Boys
10.  Whole Lotta Loving - Fats Domino
11.  Dang Me - Roger Miller
12.  Rave On - Buddy Holly
13.  Yakety Yak - Coasters
14.  Please Please Please Let Me Get What I Want - Smiths
15.  Fell In Love With A Girl - White Stripes
16.  Ready Or Not Here I Come - Delfonics
17. Teddy Bear - Elvis Presley
18. Words of Love - Buddy Holly
19. C'mon Everybody - Eddie Cochran
20. Blue Suede Shoes - Elvis Presley
21. Palisades Park - Freddy Cannon
22. Walking to New Orleans - Fats Domino
23. Finger Poppin' Time - Hank Ballard
24. Mercedes Benz - Janis Joplin
25. This Ain't No Picnic - Minutemen

Friday, March 15, 2019

Playlist for 3/16

Leaving Neverland (Michael Jackson Documentary)
Surviving R. Kelly (Documentary)
Teddy Pendergrass - If You Don't Know Me (Documentary)
Whitney Houston - Whitney (Documentary)
Aretha! A Grammy Celebration (Aretha Franklin TV Special)
Sam Cooke - ReMastered: Two Killings of Sam Cooke (Netflix Documentary)
Chaka Khan - Hello Happiness
Ariana Grande - Thank You, Next
Mariah Carey - Automatic
Bad Reputation (Joan Jett Documentary)

Sunday, March 10, 2019

Playlist for 3/10

Hayes Carll - What It Is
Tedeschi Trucks Band - Signs
David Crosby - Here If You Listen
Alex Chilton - Ocean Club '77
Hazel Dickens & Alice Gerrard - Hazel & Alice
American Soul (BET min-series about Soul Train)

Tuesday, March 05, 2019

Playlist for 3/5

Elvis All-Star Tribute (NBC TV Special)
Remastered: Massacre at the Stadium: Victor Jara Story
Nat King Cole - Where Did Everyone Go
Nat King Cole - Nat King Cole Sings/George Shearing Plays
Better Oblivion Community Center - Oblivion Community Center Army
Cass McCombs - Tip of the Sphere
Ex - Singles. Period.
Linda Ronstadt - Live in Hollywood
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