Wednesday, December 9, 2009

Tony Tost's America | Episode 7 | "Today Thou Shalt Be With Me in Paradise"

Welcome to Tony Tost's America. My name is Tony Tost, and this is my America:

"My Rifle, My Pony and Me," Dean Martin & Ricky Nelson
"My Life," Iris DeMent
"Julia Miller," Richard Buckner
"The Merry Golden Tree," Jean Ritchie

Johnny Cash contemplates upon the plow, the spirit, & like labors

"The Royal Palm," Abner Jay
"Black Eye Blues," Ma Rainey
"Bloodshot Eyes," Wynonie Harris
"Big Boss Man," Elvis Presley
"Sheldon Church Yard," Larry John Wilson

Charlton Heston briefly ascends so to map a battlefield

"Jailbait," Andre Williams
"Mrs. Leroy Brown," Loretta Lynn
"Poor But Ambitious," Wilmoth Houdini

Amiri Baraka speaks, verily, to the fire that surrounds him

"Sobbin' Woman Blues," Elizabeth Johnson
"Lonely Tombs," The Stanley Brothers
"Release Me," Charlie Feathers
"Song Man," Tanya Tucker
"Old Kentucky Home," Johnny Cash
"When Your House Is Not a Home," Patsy Cline
"The Ballad of Susan Smith," Lee Ann Brown
"Too Long at the Fair," Bonnie Raitt
"This Little Girl of Mine," Ray Charles
"Woody," The Miller Sisters

Linh Dinh wipes his chin and addresses a hungry nation

"Book of Daniel," David Koresh
"Ride Billy Ride," Bob Dylan

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