Lucinda Williams and Carol Fran


March 2nd, 2005 ~ Join us and cruise the Gulf Coast Highway with Deep South singer/songwriter Lucinda Williams as she talks about her connection with traditional music, her writing style and sense of place. Plus, Lafayette, Louisiana R&B chanteuse and pianist Carol Fran comes by the studio for conversation and a special live set. There's also great music from, Johnny Cash, Cassandra Wilson and Gatemouth Brown.

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Hour One   Hour Two  
  • Open Bed: Metal Firecracker Lucinda Williams
    Car Wheels On A Gravel Road, Mercury
  • Ramblin' on My Mind Lucinda Williams
    Ramblin, Smithsonian Folkways
  • Richland Woman Blues Mississippi John Hurt
    Avalon Blues 1963, Rounder
  • Kokomo Me Baby Mississippi Fred McDowell
    I Do Not Play No Rock ‘n’ Roll, Capitol
  • Rock Island Line Johnny Cash
    The Essential 1955-83, Columbia
  • It Takes a Lot to Laugh, It Takes a Train to Cry Bob Dylan
    Highway 61 Revisited, Columbia
  • This Train Sister Rosetta Tharpe
    Gospel 1938/1943, Frémeaux & Associés
  • Instrumental: Jesus Will Fix It For You Sonny Treadway
    Sacred Steel Instrumentals, Arhoolie
  • Mama Tried Merle Haggard
    Greatest Hits Volume 1, Curb
  • Tonight the Bottle Let Me Down Elvis Costello and the Attractions
    Almost Blue, Rhino
  • Drunken Angel Lucinda Williams
    Car Wheels on a Gravel Road, Mercury
  • INTERVIEW: Lucinda Williams
  • Instrumental:
    20 Fiddle Tunes and Waltz Favorites, Rural Rhythm
  • Tennessee Blues Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown
    Timeless, Hightone
  • That's All Right Blind Snooks Eaglin
    That's All Right, Bluesville
  • Everybody's Trying to be My Baby Roy Newman & His Boys
    Texas Music Vol. 2: Western Swing & Honky Tonk, Rhino
  • Everybody’s Trying to be My Baby Carl Perkins
    The Classics, Bear Family
  • Honey Don't The Beatles
    Beatles for Sale, Capitol
  • Passionate Kisses Lucinda Williams
    Lucinda Williams, Koch
  • Open Bed: Down Yonder Willie Nelson
    Red Headed Stranger, Columbia
  • Gimme a Pigfoot and a Bottle of Beer Bessie Smith
    The Essential Bessie Smith, Columbia/Legacy
  • Give me a Red Hot Mama and an Ice Cold Beer Smiley Maxedon
    Hillbilly Boogie!, Columbia
  • My Bucket's Got A Hole in It Jim Robinson
    Atlantic Jazz: New Orleans, Atlantic
  • Bourbon Street Blues Louis Prima
    He's the Wildest: The Capitol Recordings, Bear Family
  • Instrumental: I Will Always Be In Love With You Carol Fran
    American Routes live recording,
  • INTERVIEW: Carol Fran
  • Quelque Chose Sur Mon Idee (There's Something On My Mind) Clifton Chenier
    Bogalusa Boogie, Arhoolie
  • Wasted Days and Wasted Nights Freddy Fender
    The Voice: The Crazy Cajun Recordings, Edsel
  • Wasted Laura Cantrell
    Hard-Headed Woman: A Celebration of Wanda Jackson, Bloodshot
  • Continental Trailways Blues Steve Earle
    Early Tracks, Koch
  • Liza Jane Dale Hawkins
    Oh! Susie Q: The Best of Dale Hawkins, MCA
  • Instrumental: Li'l Liza Jane The New Rebirth Brassband
    D-Boy, NYNO
  • I Hear You Knocking Fats Domino
    Out of New Orleans, Bear Family
  • St. Louis Blues Mose Allison
    Gimcracks and Gewgaws, Blue Note
  • Blue Skies Cassandra Wilson
    Blue Skies, Polydor
  • Wrap Your Troubles in Dreams Kermit Ruffins
    Kermit Ruffins, Putumayo
  • End Bed: Blue Horizon Sidney Bechet
    Dear Old Southland, Definitive