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Bluegrass Signal rocks out!


Saturday (April 9th) on "Bluegrass Signal” (6:30 - 8:00 pm), Bluegrass musicians present their versions of songs originally done by Chuck Berry, the Beatles and Stones, Dylan and the Dead, Richard Thompson, and other non-bluegrassers. Should be a fun one!

RENO & SMILEY: Country Boy Rock & Roll/The Hillbillies - They Tried To Rock, Vol. 2 (Bear Family/56)
STANLEY BROTHERS: Finger Poppin’ Time/The Hillbillies - They Tried To Rock, Vol. 1 (Bear Family/60)
JIM & JESSE: Maybelline/Berry Pickin in the Country (Epic/65)
DAVID GRISMAN, JOHN HARTFORD, & MIKE SEEGER: Memphis/Retrograss (Acoustic Disc/00)
THE CHARLES RIVER VALLEY BOYS: I Feel Fine/Beatle Country (Elektra/66)
BILL EVANS: A Hard Day’s Night/In Good Company (Native & Fine/12)
OLD & IN THE GRAY: Honky Tonk Women/Old & In The Gray (Acoustic Disc/02)
FLATT & SCRUGGS: Down in the Flood/Changin’ Times (Columbia/68)
COUNTRY GENTLEMEN: Walking Down the Line/Early Rebel Recordings (Rebel/71)
NICKLE CREEK: Tomorrow Is a Long Time/Why Should The Fire Die? (Sugar Hill/05)
TIM O’BRIEN: Tombstone Blues/Red On Blonde (Sugar Hill/96)
KATHY KALLICK BAND: Tear Stained Letter/Foxhounds (Live Oak/15)
NASHVILLE BLUEGRASS BAND: Waltzin’s For Dreamers/Waiting For the Hard Times To Go (Sugar Hill/93)
DEL McCOURY BAND: 1952 Vincent Black Lightning/Del & the Boys (Ceili/01)
RICE, RICE, HILLMAN & PEDERSEN: Friend of the Devil/Rice, Rice, Hillman & Pedersen (Rounder/99)
JESSE McREYNOLDS & THE VIRGINIA BOYS: Black Muddy River/A Tribute to Jerry Garcia & Robert Hunter (Woodstock/10)
THE GRASS IS DEAD: Tennessee Jed/Built To Grass (self/02)
Dudley Connell interview excerpt -> SELDOM SCENE: Rollin’ & Tumblin’/Scene It All (Sugar Hill/00)
SELDOM SCENE: I Know You Rider/Live At the Cellar Door (Rebel/75)
GILLIAN WELCH (& DAVID RAWLINGS): I Want To Sing That Rock And Roll/Time (The Revelator) (Acony/01)

Archived until April 16/16 at www.KALW.org/local-music-player (select 'Bluegrass Signal’)
Producer/host: Peter Thompson
Playlists & Bay Area bluegrass events: www.bgsignal.com