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Saturday September 17th, 2016 with Stephen Neale, plus Bruce Anderson
Alabama Pines

To begin: A tribute to Prince Buster who passed away on September 8. Prince Buster was sometimes referred to as the 'King of Ska', but he was also a key artist and producer during the transition to rocksteady and early reggae.
Hard Man Fi Dead
Prince Buster - 7" Single - Blue Beat (1965)
Judge Dread
Prince Buster - Roots of Reggae - Rock Steady - Rhino Records
It was Prince Buster who, perhaps, provided the blueprint to the 'one step beyond' ska revival in the late ‘70s led by the English Beat, the Specials, and, of course, Madness.
Prince Buster - 7" Single - Blue Beat (1963)
The Prince
Madness - One Step Beyond - Sire Records (1979)
Rough Rider
English Beat - I Just Can't Stop - Sire Records (1980)
Nothing more to say
The FRIGHTNRS - Nothing more to say - Daptone Recording Co. New
Hard to Believe
Aaron Neville - Apache - Tell It (2016; Neville's label) New
I was in Austin last weekend to attend the Eastside Kings Festival organized by Eddie Stout of Dialtone Records ( And while on my program of September 3 I previewed a few of the artists that appear, I am recapping on this program, so a couple of the artists I saw at the festival, specifically: Gregg A. Smith, who along with Ernie Johnson and Bobby Patterson, delivered a great soul-blues evening at Bad Lands on Chicon; and even though I played her on my previous program, Barbara Lynn because she delivered the live music set of the year, perhaps of the past few.
You Can't Buy My Love
Barbara Lynn - 7" Single - Immediate (1965) New
Gregg A. Smith - Blues You Can Use Vol. 1 - G Man Records (2016) New
If You're Not In Love By Monday
Millie Jackson - Feelin' Bitchy - Spring Records (1997)
The Things I Used to Do
Luther Allison - Soul Fixin' Man - Alligator
Love is so Good When You Are Stealing It
Z.Z. Hill - 7" Single - Columbia (1977)
The Greatest Love
Judy Clay - 7" Single - Atlantic (1967)
My Deceiving Heart
The Impressions - 7" Single - Curtom (1969)
Thank You Jesus
The Harold Bailey Singers - Adopted in the Royal Family - Savoy Records (1966)
Dr. Jesus
The Fantastic Violinaires - Born Again - Jewel Records (1981)
Distant Sky
Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds (with Else Torp) - Skeleton Tree - Bad Seed (2016)
If You Go
Hothouse Flowers - People - London Records (1988)
Brandon Allan - Compromises EP - Independent Canadian
Isabel's Daughter
The Jayhawks - Paging Mr. Proust - Sham Hawk (2016)
What it Means
Drive-by Truckers - American Band - ATO Records (2016, September 30) New
#DJforaDay Bruce Anderson has 'taken over the controls' for the final hour of the program.

You may know Bruce as a pollster and commentator on public opinion through his role as a now former member of CBC's At Issue Panel and his online columns for the Globe and Mail. What you may not know is that he is also passionate about music. So, at my request, Bruce has kindly crafted four sets of country influence tunes.
Alabama Pines
Jason Isbell - Here We Rest - Lightning Rod Records (2011)
You Only Believe Me When I am Lying
Zoe Muth - Zoe Muth and the Lost High Rollers - Independent
If You Were a Bluebird
Joe Ely - Joe Ely - MCA Records (1977)
Chivalry is Dead
Whitney Rose - Whitney Rose - Cameron House Records
Broke Down
Slaid Cleaves - Broke Down - Philo
Old Crow Medicine Show - Tennessee Pusher - Nettwerk (2008)
The Good Life
Justin Townes Earle - The Good Life - Bloodshot Records (2008)
The Mountain Song
Rayland Baxter - Feathers and Fishooks - ATO Records
It's A Shame
Hayes Carll - Trouble in My Mind - Lost Highway (2008)
The Brothers Comatose - City Painted Gold - Swamp Jam Records (2016)
If I Had A Boat
Lyle Lovett - Pontiac - Curb Records / MCA
Today I Sarted Loving You Again
Merle Haggard - The Best of the Capitol Years - Capital Records Nashville
Cold, Cold Heart
Lucinda Williams - Hank Williams Timeless - Lost Highway
Interactive CKCU
Love the Slaid Cleaves track! Thanks for the great mix.

9:24 AM, January 24th, 2017