Tuesday, June 16, 2009

Tony Tost's America | Episode 1














Welcome to Tony Tost’s America.


My name is Tony Tost, and this is my America:

Set 1:

Alligator Wine, Screamin’ Jay Hawkins
Quiet Whiskey, Wynonie Harris
Drinkin’ Wine Spo-Dee-o-Dee, Jerry Lee Lewis
Lead Me On, Paul “Wine” Jones

(Tony Tost composes comments at the point of utterance, trusting)

Set 2:

Brown Eyed Handsome Man, Chuck Berry
Merle’s Farewell to Elvis, Merle Haggard
Jesus Walked That Lonesome Valley, Million Dollar Quartet
Will the Circle Be Unbroken, The Staple Singers
Tiger Man, Rufus Thomas
Run Johnny Run, Jimmie Driftwood

(Tony Tost verbally encourages America, urges fellowship)

Set 3:

A Soldier of the Cross, Zion Travelers
I’m Lonesome, Ernie Chaffin
Do Lord Remember Me, Evangelist Sister Rosetta Winn
Hobo Flats, Mel Brown
Don’t Turn Your Heater Down, Steve Cropper, Pops Staples, & Albert King

(Tony Tost admonishes America to come and take its losses like a lamb)

Set 4:

A Apolitical Blues, Little Feat
Devil in a Sleeping Bag, Willie Nelson
I’ve Lived So Fast and Hard, Porter Wagoner
Ramblin’ Man, Del Shannon
Mansion on the Hill, Vernon Oxford
TV Mama, Frantics Four

(Tony Tost wishes America luck and loyalty and long goodbyes)

Set 5:

Ain’t No Tellin’, Mississippi John Hurt
Moonshine Blues, Bob Dylan
When Will This Ever End, Don Gibson and Los Indios Tabajaras
One More Time, Billy Lee Riley
Man We Had a Party, Wanda Jackson

Thank you for visiting Tony Tost’s America.

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2 comments:

  1. I'm so excited about this I could slap a mule across the face.

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