RSD Preview – Bloodshot Records 15th Anniversary Live
Country music might ignore Record Store Day (RSD) this Saturday (April 16th), the worldwide event that has become an international holiday for audiofiles, but Saving Country Music won’t. Neither will Bloodshot Records, who has a number of releases and events planned for the day meant to prop up the ailing mom and pop record store.
Justin Townes Earle will be releasing a 7″ called Move Over Mama, which will include that track from his most recent album Harlem River Blues, with the B Side being “Racing in the Streets”, a “heretofore unreleased sparse, haunting Bruce Springsteen song that JTE’s been slaying ’em with live.”
I’m also salivating over the release of No One Got Hurt: Bloodshot’s 15th Anniversary @ The Hideout Block Party. It is a live bootleg from their September 12, 2009 Anniversary Party, that includes some amazing tracks from Scott H. Biram, The Waco Brother, Bobby Bare Jr., The Deadstring Brothers, and many more. 19 tracks in all.
This is a CD, not an LP, but is being released in conjunction with Record Store Day. It will eventually be released digitally to the masses, but the only way you will be able to get it in the near term is finding a local record store that carries Bloodshot stuff. However, I will be spinning tracks from the bootleg on this Saturday’s edition of Saving Country Music Radio, which broadcasts at 9 PM on Record Store Day via The Real Deal KOOK, and which I will include the most BRUTAL version of Scott Biram’s “Truck Drivin’ Man” I’ve ever heard. It’s so out of control it had to be edited for the public airwaves!
Find Local Record Stores Participating in Record Store Day
Bloodshot artists like Whitey Morgan & The 78’s, The Deadstring Brothers, and Dex Romweber Duo will be conducting in-store performances, and many record stores like the infamous Shake-It Records in Cincinnati will have Bloodshot specials going on. See a full list of Bloodshot’s Record Store Day events.
Track List for No One Got Hurt: Bloodshot’s 15th Anniversary @ The Hideout Block Party:
- SANCTIFIED GRUMBLERS – EZ Riden’ Grumblers
- SALLY TIMMS – Sad Milkman
- JON LANGFORD – Pill Sailor
- THE BLACKS – Theresa Leaves Lonesome Town
- THE BLACKS – Horrorshow
- BOBBY BARE JR – Monk at the Disco
- BOBBY BARE JR – Valentine
- MOONSHINE WILLY – Turn The Lights Down Low
- THE SCOTLAND YARD GOSPEL CHOIR – Aspidistra
- THE SCOTLAND YARD GOSPEL CHOIR – Tear Down the Opera House
- SCOTT H BIRAM – Still Drunk, Still Crazy, Still Blue
- SCOTT H BIRAM – Truck Driver
- DEADSTRING BROTHERS – If You Want Me To
- DEADSTRING BROTHERS – Smile
- ALEJANDRO ESCOVEDO – Castanets
- ALEJANDRO ESCOVEDO – I Was Drunk
- WACO BROTHERS – Red Brick Wall
- RICO BELL & the Waco Brothers – Merseysong
- WACO BROTHERS – See Willy Fly By
Read an interview with Bloodshot owner Rob Miller about Record Store Day
April 13, 2011 @ 11:46 am
April 13, 2011 @ 11:48 am
If anyone can hook me up with that cd I’ll pay you the purchase cost and shipping. Closest store is a few hours from me.
April 13, 2011 @ 12:04 pm
Graham Parker in-store in Bethlehem, PA. Those lucky stiffs!
April 13, 2011 @ 3:25 pm
I’d really like to get my grimy little mitts on that JTE single, I might email Bloodshot and ask them if they are despatching any internationally.
April 27, 2011 @ 11:26 am
Are in the UK? You can get it on the Rough Trade website – 5.99 GBP.
Fifth on the Floor
April 13, 2011 @ 3:49 pm
My Morning Jacket is releasing an exclusive vinyl single on Record Store Day. Only some 1200 were printed up. 600 will be at CD Central in Lexington, KY, and the other 600 will be at Ear X-tacy in Louisville, KY. MMJ will actually be at CD Central in the afternoon.
Fifth on the Floor and other bands will be playing throughout the day. If ya’ll are in the area, would love to see ya.
April 13, 2011 @ 5:21 pm
Bobby Bare JUNIOR?! Sounds like a great tracklist. I like Scott B.’s Still Drunk, Still Crazy, Still Blue and sure would like to check the others out Saturday night. Great blog Triggerman.
April 13, 2011 @ 5:48 pm
i’m an outta control vinyl collector and strong supporter of local stores..thrilled to be participating at hymies in minneapolis
April 14, 2011 @ 2:10 am
Jeremy, check out this awesome wallpaper. I am being literal, it’s actual wallpaper you stick up on your walls.
April 13, 2011 @ 6:48 pm
Hope like hell i can make it to one of the Nashville stores on Saturday. I love to get home and open a package of a vinyl I ordered online. Does not compare to walking in a record store and digging around though.
April 14, 2011 @ 10:51 am
The Hideout was my favorite bar in Chicago. SO many good shows there. I miss being able to see all the Bloodshot artists on a regular basis! Looks like a great album!
April 15, 2011 @ 12:23 am
william elliott whitmore and p.o.s. have a split 7″ coming out that day also..