Leon Redbone / Steve Riley & the Mamou Playboys


July 7th, 2004 ~ A visit with the mysterious pop antiquarian Leon Redbone. And closer to home, Steve Riley and David Greely of the Mamou Playboys play new Cajun music live in our studios. Also, Emmylou Harris, Jerry Douglas and others remember the country musician and riverboat captain John Hartford.

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Hour One   Hour Two  
  • Open Bed: Marie Leon Redbone
    On the Track, Warner
  • My Walking Stick Leon Redbone
    On the Track, Warner
  • My Man Stands Out Julia Lee & Her Boyfriends
    Risque Rhythm, Rhino
  • Mr. Five By Five Ella Mae Morse
    The Very Best Of, Collectables
  • Three Hundred Pounds of Joy Howlin' Wolf
    His Best, MCA
  • Lady Be Good Howard Armstrong
    Louie Bluie, Blue Suit
  • Doin' Things Joe Venuti with Eddie Lang
    Jazz Violin 1926/1942, Jazz Archives
  • Sweet Mama Hurry Home Jimmie Rodgers
    The Singing Brakeman, Bear Family
  • INTERVIEW: Leon Redbone
  • Lovesick Blues Emmett Miller
    The Minstrel Man from Georgia, Columbia
  • Time Changes Everything Bob Wills
    The Tiffany Transcriptions Vol.2, Rhino
  • Lazy River Merrill Moore
    Boogie My Blues Away, Bear Family
  • You Win Again Charlie Rich
    Country Meets Soul, Hi Records
  • I'll Be Standing By Al Green
    Country Meets Soul, Hi Records
  • I've Been Lonely for So Long Lambchop
    What Another Man Spills, Merge
  • I've Been Lonely for So Long Frederick Knight
    The Complete Stax/Volt Soul Singles Vol. 3, Stax
  • Bed: A Night With Daddy G The Church Street Five
    If You Wanna be Happy: The best of the Norfolk Sound, Varese
  • Quarter to Three Gary ‘US' Bonds
    If You Wanna be Happy: The best of the Norfolk Sound, Varese
  • Spiritual Conversation Clouds of Heaven
    Saints Paradise, Smithsonian Folkways
  • Open Bed: Creole Stomp Steve Riley & the Mamou Playboys
    Happytown, Rounder
  • Let's Do the Cajun Twist Randy & the Rockets
    Swamp Gold Volume1, Jin
  • Allons a Lafayette Joe Falcon
    French Music and Folk Songs of Le Sud De La Louisianne, La Louisianne
  • Ti Jeanne Sam Castendet et Son Orchestre Creole
    Biguine a la Canne a Sucre 1946-1949, Fremeaux
  • Eh La Bas Billie and DeDe Pierce
    New Orleans Jazz, Arhoolie
  • Instrumental: Poche Bridge Steve Riley and the Mamou Playboys
    Happytown, Rounder
  • INTERVIEW: Steve Riley, David Greely and Sam Broussard of the Mamou Playboys
  • Cajun Moon JJ Cale
    Anyway the Wind Blows: The Anthology, Mercury
  • Bright Lights, Big City Jimmy Reed
    18 Greatest Hits, Motown
  • I'd Rather Drink Muddy Water The Cats and the Fiddle
    Jive is Jumpin, West Side
  • Muddy Water Aretha Franklin
    Aretha Sings The Blues, Columbia
  • Instrumental: Since I've Laid My Burden Down Mississippi John Hurt
    The Complete Studio Recordings, Vanguard
  • Avalon Blues Mississippi John Hurt
    Avalon Blues: The Complete 1928 Okeh Recordings, Okeh
  • Beaulah Land Gillian Welch
    Avalon Blues: A Tribute to the Music of Mississippi John Hurt, Vanguard
  • SEGMENT: John Hartford remembered
  • Gentle on My Mind John Hartford
    Me Oh My, How the Time Does Fly: Anthology, Flying Fish