Thursday, November 12, 2009

A Trip Back to Alternative Country

I realize the 2010s are almost upon us and at some point I may make a best of 2009 compilation, but tonight's post is devoted to alternative country from the 1990s - specifically, the alt-country artists and bands from the 90s that didn't receive the attention of Wilco, Whiskeytown, Old 97s, etc.

Long Time A Comin' Bap Kennedy
The Calm Comes After Kate Jacobs
A Little Bluer Than That Irene Kelley
On The Streets Rico Bell
Monterey Paul Burch & the WPA Ballclub
Blue Stranger Paul Kelly & the Messengers
Love Is Not Blind Lonesome Bob
Lie, Memory, Lie Dallas Wayne
Pictures Of China Tandy
Cycle Of Days The Schramms
I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For Dale Ann Bradley
Weight Of The World Christy McWilson
Big Time Broken Heart Terry Anderson
Jealous of the River Pat Haney
Songs Bottles Are Broken To Forever Goldrush
Link Of Chain Chris Smither
Try It Again Royann Calvin
Hands Off Courtney & Western
Highway Junkie Chris Knight
Can't Let Go Randy Weeks

Disc Two

County Fair Phil Alvin
Red, Red Wine And Cheatin' Songs Marty Stuart
Red Headed Woman Deke Dickerson & The Eccofonics
It's a Mystery to Me Big Sandy & His Fly-Rite Boys
Kansas City Kitty Dave Stuckey & The Rhythm Gang
Oh Lonesome Me Anna Fermin's Trigger Gospel
Wake Up Screaming Jim Lauderdale
Must've Been High Supersuckers
George's Bad Day Biller & Wakefield
Big Black Cadillac Sonny Burgess
Fool on a Stool Bill Kirchen
King of the Blues Dick Curless
Gastonia The Starroom Boys
Bustin' Up Jim Campilongo and the 10 Gallon Cats
She's A Nail In My Heart Jeff Bright & The Sunshine Boys
Lester Leaps In Ray Condo & His Ricochets
Blue Moon Blue Neil Mooney
Little M Flat Duo Jets
I Don't Do Floors Jann Browne
Your Old Used To Be Souvenirs


Anonymous said...

ooooh. Thanks for the tasty bites.

Auk said...

Thank you for the 90`s alt country mixes - not easy being a dude in the UK !

Ishkabibliophile said...

@auk - And sometimes it's not so easy in the U.S. either> :)