Friday, April 30, 2010

Episode 12 | "We Are Crying in One Mighty Magnetic Voice"


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

"I May Never Get to Heaven," Wanda Jackson
"Blessed Are the Poor in Spirit," Luther Magby
"Ghost Train," Marty Robbins

Circles form to conjure Houdini back from his grave

"The Ghost of the St. Louis Blues," Emmett Miller
"Pray for the Lights to Go Out," Bob Wills

Allen Ginsberg rides the his one good idea into eternity

"Cherokee Dance," Bob Landers, with Willie Joe Duncan and his One-String Unitar
"Mexican Rock'n'Roll," Unknown Singer (Sun Studios discard)
"Blue Ghost Blues," Lonnie Johnson
"Tulsa Telephone Book," Calexico
"She Ain't Goin' Nowhere," Guy Clark
"She Never Knew Me," Don Williams

Johnny Cash finds beauty in the land and its people

"Learning to Live with Myself," Merle Haggard

Blind Willie McTell checks out of the St. James hotel

"(It's a Mighty Thin Line) Between Love and Hate," Johnny Paycheck
"I Take the Chance," The Browns
"Wino," Cast King
"Be Careful of the Stones that You Throw," The Staple Singers

Henry Townsend knows what the truth touches

"Rock Island Line (Demo)," Johnny Horton

Sam Phillips and the Miller Sisters chatter

"Jean Harlow," Lead Belly
"Black Girl," John Phillips

Van Dyke Parks discovers America

"Travelin' Soldier," Dixie Chicks
"Bugle Call from Heaven," Webb Pierce
"Dust on the Bible," The Bailes Brothers
"Voice in the Wilderness," Cliff Richard

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