Song Roulette: The Saltine Ramblers’ Cory Minefee Shuffles Us Some Tracks

The Saltine Ramblers’ Cory Minefee Shuffles Us Some Tracks

Jessica Cassyle Carr
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Cory Minefee is a vocalist and electric guitar player for bluegrass-oriented alt. country band The Saltine Ramblers. On Friday the group releases its first proper studio recording, Arroyo Borealis . What kinds of things does Minefee listen to? See the five shuffled tracks below.

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1) “Po’ Boys in the Glovebox” • South Austin Jug Band • Strange Invitation

“I really love these guys. It’s fun to see how they have evolved as a band. We’ve had the opportunity to open with them as well. They do a really good cover of Beck’s “Jack-Ass.”

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2) “Strange Vine” • Delta Spirit • Ode To Sunshine

“I don’t think I’ve ever listened to an album more than this one, except for when I had
Are You Experienced (Jimi Hendrix) stuck in my 8-track player as a kid. (Yes, I said 8-track.)”

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3) “Car Seat (God’s Presents)” • Blind Melon • Soup

“C’mon, who doesn’t like Blind Melon? So underrated. Who knows what they could have done? Really love the production on this one—so warm-sounding.”

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4) “Outtasite (Outta mind)” • Wilco • Being There

“All hail mighty Wilco! Saw these guys at the Fillmore in Denver. BEST CONCERT EVER!”

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5) “Constructive Summer” • The Hold Steady • Daytrotter Session, Apr. 30, 2009

“Rock-n-roll, anyone? These guys just kick ass, what can I say? Bands don’t use piano enough anymore! is such a great site for music—check it out.”

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