Wednesday, June 2, 2010

Episode 14 | "Where the Train Goes Slow"

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

"Going to Memphis," Carl Perkins
"Two Six Packs Away," Dave Dudley
"What'd I Say (pt. 1)," Jerry Lee Lewis
"Late Last Night," John Lee Hooker
"Don't Miss That Train," Sister Wynona Carr

Judy Garland knows what she's worth, and where to find love

"Ain't Blues Too Sad," Roky Erickson & Okkervil River
"Cowboy's Prayer," Goebel Reeves
"Man in the Long Black Coat," Bob Dylan

Steven Wright and Townes Van Zandt share a mask

"Mr. Mudd & Mr. Gold," Townes Van Zandt
"Southern Accents," Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers
"El Rey," George Strait
"Me and Paul," Doug Sahm

Johnny Cash in a landscape of resemblances

"Leaving Louisiana in the Broad Daylight," Rodney Crowell

Robert Duncan's everlasting omen

"Tecumseh Valley," The Flatlanders

Woody Guthrie gets inside the inner migrating brain

"California Cottonfields," Merle Haggard
"Hillbilly Highway," Steve Earle

Lucius Tate talks with a neighbor

"Louisiana Man," Johnny Cash
"Tipitina," Dr. John
"Take Five," Hound Dog Taylor
"What'd I Say (pt. 2)," Jerry Lee Lewis
"Night Rider," Elvis Presley
"Hey, Memphis," Lavern Baker
"Fly Trouble," Hank Williams

Hank Williams sees songs in every kitchen, every parlor, any purse

"Down There By the Train," Tom Waits
"Night Train to Memphis," Rick Nelson




  1. Great podcast! Is the Jerry Lee Lewis from Live at Hamburg?



  2. Yeah, both from the amazing Star Club album . .