Hanksgiving: Jazz Tributes to Hank Williams
November 27, 2018
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This week we have concocted a delicious playlist for you which is all stuffing and no tryptophan, two hours to show how jazz musicians can make even Country & Western tunes swing and groove like there is no tomorrow!
Playlist "Mondo Jazz Theme (feat. Ben Allison & Ted Nash )" 0:00 Pyeng Threadgill with the James Brown Orchestra, Louie Bellson conducting "Your Cheatin' Heart" from Oliver Nelson Soul on (Top on (Verve) 0:17 Host talks 3:12 "Honky Tonkin'" from Regina Carter Southern Comfort on (Sony) 4:18 Trio "My Bucket's Got a Hole in It" from Ramsey Lewis Country Meets the Blues on (Argo) 8:03 & Brass Ecstacy "I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry" from Dave Douglas Spirit Moves on (Greenleaf) 9:52 "Weary Blues from Waitin'" from Madeleine Peyroux Careless Love on (Rounder) 14:02 Host talks 17:40 's Hank Williams Project "Again You Win" from Andrew Bishop Hank Williams Project on (Envoi) 20:28 "I Can't Help It" from Lenny Breau The Legendary Lenny Breau... Now! on (Sound Hole) 25:21 "Lovesick Blues" from Laurence Hobgood Left to My Own Devices on (Naim) 30:02 , Bill Frisell , Jason Moran "I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry" from Kenny Wollesen Live in California on (Bill Frisell Download Series) 32:44 Host talks 37:55 "I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry" from John Scofield Country for Old Men on (Impulse!) 39:28 With Louis Armstrong and His Orchestra "Cold Cold Heart" from Sy Oliver Satchmo Serenades on (Decca) 46:26 "Ramblin' Man" from Tom Varner Window Up Above -American Songs 1770-1998 on (New World) 49:37 Host talks 54:08 "I Heard That Lonesome Whistle" from Stephen Riley Baubles, Bangles and Beads on (SteepleChase) 56:13 Roy Clark & "Kaw-liga" from Joe Pass Roy Clark & Joe Pass Play Hank Williams on (Buster Ann Music) 1:00:26 & Charlie Hunter "Move It on Over" from Scott Amendola Cars/Williams/Porter/Ellington on (Self-released) 1:06:03 "Long Gone Lonesome Blues" from Leon Redbone No Regrets on (Sugar Hill) 1:10:44 & Friends Near, Friends Far "Alone and Foresake" from Gary Burton Tennessee Firebird on (RCA/Legacy) 1:13:24 Host talks 1:16:11 "Cold Cold Heart" from Aretha Franklin Unforgettable -A Tribute to Dinah Washington on (Columbia) 1:18:36 "Hey Good Lookin'" from Spike Jones The New Band Of Spike Jones plays Hank Williams Hits on (Liberty) 1:23:10 "Mind Your Own Business" from Taj Mahal Senor Blues on (Private) 1:25:30 "Lost Highway" from Ran Blake Driftwoods on (Tompkins Square) 1:28:10 "Jambalaya" from Owen Broder Heritage, The American Roots Project (Heritage) on (ArtistShare) 1:30:10 Host talks 1:34:26 "You Win Again" from Joe Pass The Capitol Vaults Jazz Series on (Blue Note) 1:35:58 Guano Padano "Ramblin' Man" from Guano Padano on (Important) 1:38:32 "Why Should We Try Anymore" from Esther Phillips The Country Side of Esther on (Rhino Atlantic) 1:42:07 with Jack Walrath "I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry" from Willie Nelson Master of Suspense on (Blue Note) 1:44:14 Host talks 1:53:06 Orquestra Was "Lost on the River" from Forever's a Long, Long Time on (Verve) 1:57:21
Do you sympathize with the plight of the turkeys? Do family reunions bring you anxiety? Then forget about Thanksgiving! Mondo Jazz is here to help you switch to Hanksgiving, with two hours of Jazz tributes to the great Hank Williams, the only singer who is more American than pumpkin pie!