9 Dec 2023

Nashville Babylon: 9 December 2023

From Nashville Babylon, 6:00 pm on 9 December 2023

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On this week's Nashville Babylon there's classic blues courtesy of Otis Spann and Etta James, reggae from Toots and the Maytals, a preview of Calexico's forthcoming New Zealand tour plus a show favourite from Iris Dement.

Songs Played:

Artist: Toots & The Maytals

Track: Funky Kingston

Composer: Hibbert

Album: Funky Kingston

Label: Soul Jazz


Artist: Curtis Baker and the Bravehearts

Track: Crawfish Gumbo

Composer: Anderson

Album: Single

Label: Original Gravity


Artist: Calexico

Track: Close Behind

Composer: Burns / Convertino

Album: Feast Of Wire

Label: City Slang


Artist: The Handsome Family

Track: Far From Any Road

Composer: Brett Sparks / Rennie Sparks

Album: Singing Bones

Label: Loose


Artist: Giant Sand

Track: Shiver

Composer: Gelb

Album: Chore Of Enchantment

Label: Loose


Artist: Etta James

Track: Good Rockin' Daddy

Composer: Berry / Josea

Album: Good Rockin' Mama

Label: Ace


Artist: Aretha Franklin

Track:The Weight

Composer: Robertson

Album: This Girl's In Love With You

Label: Atlantic


Artist: Bobby Charles

Track: Grow To Old

Composer: Charles / Bartholomew / Domino

Album: Bobby Charles

Label: Rhino


Artist: Guitar Slim

Track: The Things That I Used To Do

Composer: Eddie Jones

Album: Single

Label: Speciality


Artist: Otis Spann

Track: Country Boy

Composer: Otis Spann

Album: Otis Spann Is The Blues

Label: Candid


Artist: Guy Clark

Track: Let Him Roll

Composer: Guy Clark

Album: Old No1

Label: RCA


Artist: Nanci Griffith

Track: Love At The Five And Dime

Composer: Nanci Griffith

Album:The Last Of The True Believers

Label: Philo


Artist: Iris Dement

Track: Our Town

Composer: Iris Dement

Album: Infamous Angel

Label: Rounder


Artist: The Noveltones

Track: Left Bank Two

Composer: Wayne Hill

Album: Single

Label: DeWolfe