Tag: Georgia

Thursday 12pm: Music of The States – Georgia

Listen every Monday through Friday at 12PM ET as we feature the music of the states, A to Z.  Thursday and Friday we feature music focusing on Georgia in the title or tunes about the state.

Georgia is a state in the Southeastern United States. It began as a British colony in 1733, the last and southernmost of the original Thirteen Colonies to be established. Named after King George II of Great Britain, the Province of Georgia covered the area from South Carolina down to Spanish Florida and New France along Louisiana (New France), also bordering to the west towards the Mississippi River. Georgia was the fourth state to ratify the United States Constitution, on January 2, 1788. In 1802–1804, western Georgia was split to the Mississippi Territory, which later split to form Alabama with part of former West Florida in 1819. Georgia declared its secession from the Union on January 19, 1861, and was one of the original seven Confederate states. It was the last state to be restored to the Union, on July 15, 1870. Georgia is the 24th largest and the 8th most populous of the 50 United States. From 2007 to 2008, 14 of Georgia’s counties ranked among the nation’s 100 fastest-growing, second only to Texas. Georgia is known as the Peach State and the Empire State of the South. Atlanta, the state’s capital and most populous city, has been named a global city.

Georgia is bordered to the north by Tennessee and North Carolina, to the northeast by South Carolina, to the southeast by the Atlantic Ocean, to the south by Florida, and to the west by Alabama. The state’s northernmost part is in the Blue Ridge Mountains, part of the Appalachian Mountains system. The Piedmont extends through the central part of the state from the foothills of the Blue Ridge to the Fall Line, where the rivers cascade down in elevation to the coastal plain of the state’s southern part. Georgia’s highest point is Brasstown Bald at 4,784 feet (1,458 m) above sea level; the lowest is the Atlantic Ocean. Of the states entirely east of the Mississippi River, Georgia is the largest in land area. – Wikipedia

Artist Countdown: Charlie Daniels Band 2pm ET @CharlieDaniels

CharlieDanielsCharles Edward “Charlie” Daniels (born on October 28, 1936) is an American musician known for his contributions to country and southern rock music. He is perhaps best known for his number one country hit “The Devil Went Down to Georgia“, and multiple other songs he has written and performed. Daniels has been active as a singer since the early 1950s. He was inducted into the Grand Ole Opry on January 24, 2008 and the Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum in 2009.

1 The Devil Went Down to Georgia
2 Uneasy Rider
3 Long Haired Country Boy
4 In America
5 Mississippi
6 Still in Saigon
7 Simple Man
8 Drinkin’ My Baby Goodbye
9 Wichita Jail
10 The Legend of Wooley Swamp
11 Texas
12 Still Hurtin’ Me
13 Carolina (I Remember You)
14 Mister DJ
15 The South’s Gonna Do It
16 Little Folks
17 Boogie Woogie Fiddle Country Blues
18 A Few More Rednecks
19 Sweet Home Alabama
20 Country Boy * Aaron Lewis (with George Jones)
21 Bogged Down in Love with You
22 This Ain’t No Rag, It’s a Flag
23 Cowboy Hat in Dallas
24 Midnight Train
25 Southern Boy (with Travis Tritt)
26 American Farmer
27 My Beautiful America
28 Ragin’ Cajun
29 Stroker’s Theme (from Stroker Ace)
30 Honky Tonk Life
31 We Had It All One Time
32 America I Believe in You
33 Billy the Kid
34 Heaven Can Be Anywhere
35 Behind Your Eyes
36 Birmingham Blues
37 Sweet Louisiana
38 Good Ole Boy
39 Sugar Hill Saturday Night
40 Trudy


Artist Countdown: Confederate Railroad Top 30 Hits 7:30pm ET

Confederate RailroadConfederate Railroad is an American country rock band founded in 1987 in Marietta, Georgia by Danny Shirley (lead vocals, rhythm guitar), Michael Lamb (lead guitar), Mark Dufresne (drums), Chris McDaniel (keyboards), Warren “Gates” Nichols (steel guitar) and Wayne Secrest (bass guitar). After serving as a backing band for outlaw country act David Allan Coe, the band signed to a recording contract with Atlantic Records, releasing their self-titled debut album that year.
Throughout the 1990s, they released four more albums for Atlantic.

Confederate Railroad has released six studio albums. In addition, more than twenty of their singles have entered the Billboard Hot Country Songs charts. Only two changes in membership have occurred, both in the late 1990s-early 2000s: Michael Lamb was replaced by Jimmy Dormire on lead guitar, and Cody McCarver took over for Chris McDaniel, the band’s original keyboardist. In addition to his work with Confederate Railroad, McCarver has released one solo album and two singles. Dormire was replaced in 2008 by Rusty Hendrix.

The band’s most recent studio album, a compilation of cover songs entitled Cheap Thrills, was issued on the independent Shanachie label in 2007. The band released their first live album, Confederate Railroad Live: Back to the Barrooms, on the E1 Music label on June 15, 2010. -Wikipedia

1 Queen of Memphis
2 Trashy Women
3 Daddy Never Was the Cadillac Kind
4 Jesus and Mama
5 Elvis and Andy
6 When You Leave That Way You Can Never Go Back
7 When and Where
8 She Never Cried
9 She Took It Like a Man
10 Bill’s Laundromat, Bar and Grill
11 When He Was My Age
12 What Brothers Do
13 See Ya
14 Summer in Dixie
15 She Treats Her Body Like a Temple
16 The Big One
17 Cowboy Cadillac
18 Toss a Little Bone
19 White Trash with Money
20 Please Come to Boston
21 Keep on Rockin’
22 Redneck Romeo
23 I Hate Rap
24 Still One Outlaw Left
25 Notorious
26 Long Gone
27 Roll The Dice
28 Right Track, Wrong Train
29 Three Versus
30 Sunday Morning and Saturday Night