Music You Can't Hear On The Radio

with KPC

...subbing for John Weingart

Sunday, December 13, 2009
19:00 to 22:00
Rock/etc
other shows

Artist Song Album Label Comments Comp
Little Junior's Blue Flames Mystery train The Complete Sun Singles, Vol. 1 Bear Family 1953 C
Bessie Smith At the Christmas ball The Essential Bessie Smith Columbia 1925
Doc Watson Christmas time's a comin' Christmas on the mountain: a bluegrass Christmas Universal 2002 (comp. release) C
Amy Allison & The Maudlins Drinkin' thru Christmas Upsalooza: more live music from WFMU WFMU 1995 C
Lester Flatt, Earl Scruggs & The Foggy Mountain Boys Foggy Mountain breakdown Appalachian stomp: bluegrass classics Rhino 1995 (comp. release)/1950 single on Mercury
Bob Wills & HIs Texas Playboys When it's Christmas on the range "Santa's on his way"/"When it's Christmas on the range" (10" single) MGM 1950
Carl T. Sprague When the work's all done this fall Cattle call: early cowboy music and its roots Rounder 1996 (comp. release)/1925 C
Merle Haggard If we make it through December A Christmas present Curb 1973
Brian Dewan The Island of Misfit Toys Hello Santa Special Hello 1995
Memphis Minnie Chickasaw train blues (low down dirty thing) Out came the blues Decca 1964 (comp. release)/1934 C
Charles Brown Please come home for Christmas Merry blue Christmas Fuel 2000 2002 (comp. release) C
Clifton Chenier (listed as "Cliston Chanier") Louisiana stomp Zydeco dynamite: The Clifton Chenier anthology Rhino 1993 (comp. release)/1954 single on Elko Records
Lyle Lovett Christmas morning The Road to Ensenada Curb 1996
Lionel Hampton & HIs Orchestra Gin for Christmas Lionel Hampton & HIs Orchestra (10" ep) Columbia 1950
The Carter Family When the springtime comes again The Carter Family: their complete Victor recordings Rounder 1995 (comp. release)/1930
Glen Campbell Old toy trains That Christmas feeling Capitol 1967
Dixie Hummingbirds Christian's automobile Jubilation: great gospel performances Rhino 1992 (comp. release)/1957 C
Alison Krauss Dusty Miller Too late to cry Rounder 1987
Reverend Gary Davis Moon goes down Pure religion and bad company Smithsonian/Folkways 1957
John Prine Christmas in prison (live version) A John Prine Christmas Oh Boy 1993
The Handsome Family So much wine In the air Carrot Top 2000
The Del McCoury Band Bluegrass Christmas Christmas on the mountain: a bluegrass Christmas Universal 2002 (comp. release) C
Joni MItchell River Blue Reprise 1971
Waylon Jennings The Stage (stars in heaven) Phase one: the early years Hip-O 2002 (comp. release)/1960-1961
The Mountain Ramblers Big ball in Boston Sounds of the south: Blue Ridge Mountain music Atlantic 1993 (comp. release) C
Bob Wills & His Texas Playboys Santa's on his way "Santa's on his way"/"When it's Christmas on the range" (10" single) MGM 1950
Lowell Fulson Lonesome Christmas, part 1 & 2 Merry blue Christmas Fuel 2000 2000
Hank Williams You win again Settin' the woods on fire Recall 2005 (comp. release)/1952 MGM single
Gene Autry He's a chubby little fellow The Complete Columbia Christmas recordings Columbia 2004 (comp. release)/1949
Carson Robison's Buckaroos Carry me back to the lone prairie Cattle call: early cowboy music and its roots Rounder 1996 (comp. release)/c.1930s C
Charlie Byrd The First Noel Christmas carols for solo guitar Sony 1967
Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee You'd better mind Blues legends in London Sanctuary 2002 (comp. release)/1958
Country Cooking Silver bell Hills of home: 25 years of folk music on Rounder Records Rounder 1995 (comp. release) C
Cyndi Wheeler I'll be home for Christmas Christmas on the mountain: a bluegrass Christmas Universal 2002 (comp. release) C
Toshi Reagon We'll understand it better by and by African American gospel: the pioneering composers Smithsonian/Folkways 1994 C
Mahalia Jackson Dig a little deeper The Great gospel women Shanachie recorded 1947 C
Willie Nelson White Christmas Pretty paper Columbia 1979
Boozoo Chavis Paper in my shoe (Papier dans mon soulier) Cajun music and zydeco Rounder 1992 C
Lead Belly Packin' trunk Harry Smith's anthology of American folks music, vol. 4 Revenant recorded 1935 C
Big Bill Broonzy Key to the highway Can't be satisfied Snapper 2004
The Kentucky Colonels Nine pound hammer Appalachian swing! Rounder 1982
Bobby Helms Captain Santa Claus (and the reindeer space patrol) "Jingle bell rock"/"Captain Santa Claus (and the reindeer space patrol)" (7" single) MCA 1957
Andy Statman The Whup of love Nashville mornings, New York nights Rounder 1986
Jelly Roll Morton The Story of 'I'm Alabama bound' The Complete Library of Congress Recordings Rounder 2005
Johnny London Drivin' slow The Complete Sun singles, vol.1 Bear Family 1994 (comp. release)/1952 C
The Caravans Walk around heaven all day Jubilation: great gospel performances Rhino 1992 (comp. release)/1964 C
Madam Mattie Wigley & Congregation Power Sounds of the south: White spirituals Atlantic 1993 (comp. release) C
Julia Lee Mama don't allow it Julia Lee & her boyfriends JSP 2001
Odetta Nobody knows you when you're down and out Livin' with the blues Vanguard 2000...recorded early 60s
Tim O'Brien Bah humbug Christmas on the mountain: a bluegrass Christmas Universal 2002 C