Bluegrass Underground

S10 E12 | FULL EPISODE

Episode 12

Taped deep within the subterranean amphitheater of The Caverns in Tennessee's majestic Cumberland Mountains, this "musical adventure" series features both long-established and emerging artists within a broad spectrum of genres to include roots-rock, jamband, r&b, soul, folk, Americana and bluegrass. Each episode offers two or more artists who have graced the underground stage over past seasons.

AIRED: June 06, 2021 | 0:25:36
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- HIDDEN DEEP IN THE MOUNTAINS IN GRUNDY COUNTY TENNESSEE

LIES THE CAVERNS.

THE WORLD'S MOST MAGICAL, MUSICAL ADVENTURE,

AND HOME TO BLUEGRASS UNDERGROUND.

CELEBRATING MUSIC FROM THE HEART

OF THE AMERICAN EXPERIENCE.

SEASON 10 PRESENTS AMAZING ENCORE PERFORMANCES,

THIS WEEK WITH, DEL MCOURY BAND.

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- RHONDA VINCENT & THE RAGE.

♪ JOLENE...

- MICHAEL CLEVELAND & FLAMEKEEPER.

AND LEFTOVER SALMON.

IT'S BLUEGRASS UNDERGROUND COMING UP NOW!

[APPLAUSE AND CHEERING]

[INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC]

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♪ ALONG ABOUT ROUND-UP TIME IN TEXAS WAY OUT WEST ♪

♪ I LOST A FRIEND AND A PAL, BOYS I LAID HIM DOWN TO REST ♪

♪ I WEEPED AND MOANED OVER HIS GRAVE ♪

♪ AND TO ME BOYS IT WAS SAD

♪ I KNEW DOWN BENEATH THAT MOUND ♪

♪ WAS THE BEST PAL I EVER HAD ♪

♪ OH DE LADY A, DE OH LADY OH, DE LADIE ♪

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♪ MY BEST PAL WAS MY OLD PAINT HORSE ♪

♪ AND NOW HE'S GONE TO REST

♪ I LAID HIM DOWN BENEATH THAT MOUND IN TEXAS AWAY OUT WEST ♪

♪ WHERE THE CACTUS BLOOM OVER HIS GRAVE ♪

♪ AND THE COYOTES CRY

♪ I KNOW HE SLEEPS IN PERFECT PEACE ♪

♪ BENEATH THE TEXAS SKY

♪ OH DE LADY A, DE OH LADY OH, DE LADIE ♪

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♪ DEAR OLD PAL IT BREAKS MY HEART ♪

♪ TO LEAVE YOU HERE ALONE

♪ NOW I'LL GO AND RIDE THE RANGE ON THE TEXAS ROAN ♪

♪ BUT MY LOVE FOR YOU OLD PAL IT SHALL LINGER ON ♪

♪ AND I WILL ALWAYS THINK OF YOU ♪

♪ ALTHOUGH YOU'RE DEAD AND GONE ♪

♪ OH DE LADY A, DE OH LADY OH, DE LADIE ♪

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♪ OH DE LADY A, DE OH LADY OH, DE LADIE... ♪♪

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[CHEERS AND APPLAUSE]

- OH, YOU ALL ARE READY, AREN'T YA?

[CHEERS AND APPLAUSE]

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- ALRIGHT, HERE WE GO!

ONE, TWO, THREE...

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-THANK YOU ALL HAVE BEEN A GREAT AUDIENCE.

[CHEERS AND APPLAUSE]

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[INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC]

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♪ JOLENE, JOLENE, JOLENE, JOLENE ♪

♪ I'M BEGGING OF YOU PLEASE DON'T TAKE MY MAN ♪

♪ JOLENE, JOLENE, JOLENE, JOLENE ♪

♪ PLEASE DON'T TAKE HIM EVEN THOUGH YOU CAN ♪

♪ YOUR BEAUTY IS BEYOND COMPARE ♪

♪ WITH FLAMING LOCKS OF AUBURN HAIR ♪

♪ WITH IVORY SKIN AND EYES OF EMERALD GREEN ♪

♪ YOUR SMILE IS LIKE A BREATH OF SPRING ♪

♪ YOUR VOICE IS SOFT LIKE SUMMER RAIN ♪

♪ AND I CANNOT COMPETE WITH YOU, JOLENE ♪

♪ HE TALKS ABOUT YOU IN HIS SLEEP ♪

♪ THERE'S NOTHING I CAN DO TO KEEP ♪

♪ FROM CRYING WHEN HE CALLS YOUR NAME, JOLENE ♪

♪ NOW, I CAN EASILY UNDERSTAND ♪

♪ HOW YOU COULD EASILY TAKE MY MAN ♪

♪ BUT YOU DON'T KNOW WHAT HE MEANS TO ME, JOLENE ♪

♪ JOLENE, JOLENE, JOLENE, JOLENE ♪

♪ I'M BEGGING OF YOU PLEASE DON'T TAKE MY MAN ♪

♪ JOLENE, JOLENE, JOLENE, JOLENE ♪

♪ PLEASE DON'T TAKE HIM EVEN THOUGH YOU CAN ♪

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♪ YOU CAN HAVE YOUR CHOICE OF MEN ♪

♪ BUT I COULD NEVER LOVE AGAIN ♪

♪ HE'S THE ONLY ONE FOR ME, JOLENE ♪

♪ I HAD TO HAVE THIS TALK WITH YOU ♪

♪ MY HAPPINESS DEPENDS ON YOU ♪

♪ AND WHATEVER YOU DECIDE TO DO, JOLENE ♪

♪ JOLENE, JOLENE, JOLENE, JOLENE ♪

♪ I'M BEGGING OF YOU PLEASE DON'T TAKE MY MAN ♪

♪ JOLENE, JOLENE, JOLENE, JOLENE ♪

♪ PLEASE DON'T TAKE HIM EVEN THOUGH YOU CAN ♪

♪ JOLENE, JOLENE, JOLENE, JOLENE ♪

♪ I'M BEGGING OF YOU PLEASE DON'T TAKE MY MAN ♪

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♪ JOLENE, JOLENE, JOLENE, JOLENE ♪

♪ PLEASE DON'T TAKE HIM EVEN THOUGH YOU CAN ♪

♪ PLEASE DON'T TAKE HIM JUST BECAUSE YOU CAN ♪♪

[INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC]

[APPLAUSE AND CHEERING]

THANK YOU SO MUCH!

[APPLAUSE AND CHEERING]

- THERE'S A GUY OVER IN ENGLAND

WROTE THIS SONG, HIS NAME'S RICHARD THOMPSON.

YOU KNOW, HE'S KIND OF A ROCKER OVER THERE.

YA'LL, I KNOW YOU KNOW WHO THAT IS, YEAH,

HE'S A GOOD ONE.

IT'S A LITTLE TUNE ABOUT A MOTORCYCLE AND BLACK LEATHER.

BUT THE BEST PART ABOUT THIS IS THE RED HEADED GIRL.

THERE'S A RED HEADED GIRL, RIGHT THERE, ALRIGHT.

HER NAME IS RED MOLLY.

OKAY.

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♪ SAID RED MOLLY TO JAMES THAT'S A FINE MOTORBIKE ♪

♪ A GIRL COULD FEEL SPECIAL ON ANY SUCH LIKE ♪

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♪ SAID JAMES TO RED MOLLY, WELL MY HAT'S OFF TO YOU ♪

♪ IT'S A VINCENT BLACK LIGHTNING, 1952 ♪

♪ AND I'VE SEEN YOU AT THE CORNERS AND CAFES IT SEEMS ♪

♪ RED HAIR AND BLACK LEATHER, MY FAVORITE COLOR SCHEME ♪

♪ AND HE PULLED HER ON BEHIND ♪

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♪ AND DOWN TO KNOXVILLE THEY DID RIDE ♪

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♪ SAID JAMES TO RED MOLLY, MY HAT'S OFF TO YOU ♪

♪ IT'S A VINCENT BLACK LIGHTNING, 1952 ♪

♪ AND I'VE SEEN YOU AT THE CORNERS AND CAFES IT SEEMS ♪

♪ RED HAIR AND BLACK LEATHER, MY FAVORITE COLOR SCHEME ♪

♪ AND HE PULLED HER ON BEHIND ♪

♪ AND DOWN TO KNOXVILLE THEY DID RIDE ♪

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♪ SAID JAMES TO RED MOLLY, ♪

♪ HERE'S A RING FOR YOUR RIGHT HAND ♪

♪ BUT I'LL TELL YOU IN EARNEST I'M A DANGEROUS MAN ♪

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♪ I'VE FOUGHT WITH THE LAW SINCE I WAS SEVENTEEN ♪

♪ I ROBBED MANY A MAN TO GET MY VINCENT MACHINE ♪

♪ NOW I'M 21 YEARS, I MIGHT MAKE 22 ♪

♪ AND I DON'T MIND DYING, FOR THE LOVE OF YOU ♪

♪ AND IF FATE SHOULD BREAK MY STRIDE ♪

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♪ THEN I'LL GIVE YOU MY VINCENT TO RIDE ♪

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♪ COME DOWN, COME DOWN, RED MOLLY, ♪

♪ CALLED SERGEANT MCRAE

♪ FOR THEY'VE TAKEN YOUNG JAMES ADIE FOR ARMED ROBBERY ♪

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♪ SHOTGUN BLAST TO HIS CHEST, LEFT NOTHING INSIDE ♪

♪ OH, COME DOWN, RED MOLLY TO HIS DYING BEDSIDE ♪

♪ WHEN SHE CAME TO THE HOSPITAL, THERE WASN'T MUCH LEFT ♪

♪ HE WAS RUNNING OUT OF ROAD, HE WAS RUNNING OUT OF BREATH ♪

♪ BUT HE SMILED TO SEE HER CRY ♪

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♪ HE SAID I'LL GIVE YOU MY VINCENT TO RIDE ♪

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♪ SAYS JAMES, IN MY OPINION, THERE'S NOTHING IN THIS WORLD ♪

♪ BEATS A '52 VINCENT AND A RED HEADED GIRL ♪

♪ NOW, NORTON'S AND INDIAN'S AND GREEVES'S WON'T DO ♪

♪ THEY DON'T HAVE A SOUL LIKE A VINCENT '52 ♪

♪ AND HE REACHED FOR HER HAND AND HE SLIPPED HER THE KEYS ♪

♪ HE SAID I DON'T HAVE ANY FURTHER USE FOR THESE ♪

♪ I SEE ANGELS ON ARIELS IN LEATHER AND CHROME ♪

♪ SWOOPING DOWN FROM HEAVEN TO CARRY ME HOME... ♪

[INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC]

♪ AND HE GAVE HER ONE LAST KISS AND DIED ♪

[INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC]

♪ AND HE GAVE HER HIS VINCENT TO RIDE ♪♪

- OH YEAH!

[CHEERING AND APPLAUSE]

♪ [FAST BLUEGRASS MUSIC]

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[CHEERING AND APPLAUSE]

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♪ WAY DOWN IN THE HOLLOW

♪ WHERE THE WILD REDTAILS FLY

♪ AND THE OAKS AND THE SYCAMORES ♪

♪ REACH UP TO THE SKY

♪ AND THE OLD RIVER WINDS CLEAR OUT OF SIGHT ♪

♪ BACK TO A TIME ON A COLD SOUTHERN NIGHT ♪

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♪ WAY UP IN THE HILLS IN THE WOODS DARK AND DEEP ♪

♪ WHERE THE LIGHT AND THE SHADOWS SILENTLY CREEP ♪

♪ AND THE OWL AND THE WHIPPOORWILL ♪

♪ CALL OUT THROUGH THE MIST

♪ IN THE GLOW OF THE MOONLIGHT AND THE WILL OF THE WISP ♪

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♪ IF I COULD RETURN TO THE DAYS OF MY YOUTH ♪

♪ AND THE TIME THAT I SPENT IN THOSE TENNESSEE WOODS ♪

♪ SEEMS LIKE JUST YESTERDAY BUT IT WAS SO LONG AGO ♪

♪ HOW THE TIME SLIPS AWAY SO MUCH MORE THAN WE KNOW ♪

[INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC]

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♪ WAY DOWN IN THE HOLLOW

♪ WHERE THE WILD REDTAILS FLY

♪ AND THE OAKS AND THE SYCAMORES ♪

♪ REACH UP TO THE SKY

♪ AND THE OLD RIVER WINDS CLEAR OUT OF SIGHT ♪

♪ BACK TO A TIME ON A COLD SOUTHERN NIGHT ♪

♪ BACK TO A TIME... ON A COLD SOUTHERN NIGHT ♪♪

[INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC]

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[APPLAUSE AND CHEERS]

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