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Roots and Rhythms

Roots and Rhythms
Sunday September 2nd, 2018 with Rough Renny
ROUGH, ROWDY AND BLUE was one of Merle Travis' last recordings. This gem is an acoustic blend of blues and country played by a master. Never released on CD, I'll be playing this vinyl wonder in it's entirety. Country odds & sods in the last ten minutes.

AOR&R - Album-oriented Roots & Rhythms.
Cocaine Blues
MERLE TRAVIS - Rough, Rowdy And Blue - '86 CMH Records
Cairo
MERLE TRAVIS - Rough, Rowdy And Blue - '86 CMH Records
Jelly Roll Blues
MERLE TRAVIS - Rough, Rowdy And Blue - '86 CMH Records
Merry Christmas, Pretty Baby
MERLE TRAVIS - Rough, Rowdy And Blue - '86 CMH Records
Key To The Highway
MERLE TRAVIS - Rough, Rowdy And Blue - '86 CMH Records
(I'm Gonna Move Way Out) To The Outskirts Of Town
MERLE TRAVIS - Rough, Rowdy And Blue - '86 CMH Records
Stack O' Lee
MERLE TRAVIS - Rough, Rowdy And Blue - '86 CMH Records
Whiskey
MERLE TRAVIS - Rough, Rowdy And Blue - '86 CMH Records
Step It Up And Go
MERLE TRAVIS - Rough, Rowdy And Blue - '86 CMH Records
Dry Bread
MERLE TRAVIS - Rough, Rowdy And Blue - '86 CMH Records
Honey Take A Whiff Off Me
MERLE TRAVIS - Rough, Rowdy And Blue - '86 CMH Records
Too Mean To Cry
MERLE TRAVIS - Rough, Rowdy And Blue - '86 CMH Records
Special Friend
LARRY DAVIS - Alex Chilton's Lost Decade - recorded sometime between '72 and '75/'86 Fan Club Records
How Long
GRADY WHITEBREAD - Alex Chilton's Lost Decade - recorded in '73 /'86 Fan Club Records
Interactive CKCU
Renny G (host)
Rough, Rowdy And Blue. Recorded the year before Merle Travis' death in 1983 and released in 1986.

8:09 PM, September 2nd, 2018
Renny G (host)
Any listeners tonight? Any Travis-teers out there? Doc Watson named his son after Merle and Chet Atkins named his daughter Merle as well.

8:10 PM, September 2nd, 2018
Renny G (host)
One of the men who taught Merle how to play guitar was Ike Everly. The Everly Brothers father, who was a neighbour and co-worker of Merle when he was young.

8:12 PM, September 2nd, 2018
IanJ
Truly a vinyl wonder! Not sure why it was never released on other formats. Thanks for sharing , Renny!

8:13 PM, September 2nd, 2018
Renny G (host)
Thanks for finding it for me Ian. I nearly fainted when you pulled it out of the bag.

8:47 PM, September 2nd, 2018