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On the Front Row with Dale Hawkins

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♪ [APPLAUSE] ♪ ♪ WILDCAT TAMER GON' TAME YOU DOWN I'M A WILDCAT TAMER AND I'M GON' TAME YOU DOWN WHEN I GET YOU BABY YOU GONNA KNOW WHAT YOU FOUND WELL YOU HAD PAUL AND PETER EATIN OUT YOUR HAND LISTEN TO ME MAMA YOU HAVE TO UNDERSTAND I'M A WILDCAT TAMER AND I'M GON' TAME YOU DOWN YEAH SAY WHEN I GET YOU BABY YOU GON' KNOW WHAT YOU FOUND HIT IT ♪ ♪ LIONS OUT IN THE JUNGLE CRAWFISHES IN THE SEA WHEN YOU GET ME HONEY YOU GON' KNOW WHAT I MEAN I'M A WILDCAT TAMER AND I'M GON' TAME YOU DOWN WHEN YOU GET ME BABY YOU GON' KNOW WHAT YOU FOUND ONE MORE TIME HIT IT ♪ ♪ HUNTING LAST WEEK GETTING BACK TODAY THIS IS THE LAST TIME YOU SAW WE'RE GOING TO PLAY SAID A WILDCAT TAMER GON' TAME YOU DOWN WHEN I GET YOU BABY YOU GONNA KNOW WHAT YOU FOUND YEAH YOU WILL SAYING YEAH YOU WILL ♪  [CHEERS AND APPLAUSE]

THANK YOU, THANK YOU. A WHOLE LOT. I APPRECIATE THAT. I'VE BEEN OUT HERE 52 YEARS, OK. [APPLAUSE] SOME OF THE SONGS I AM GOING TO DO FOR YOU WILL GO BACK TO LATE 1956, 1957  WHEN IT WAS COMING IN GOODBYE. I WANT TO INTRODUCE THE BAND, AH, HOW MUCH GUYS LIKE THIS ARE APPRECIATEDED AND IT'S NOT SHOWN ENOUGH. OVER HERE IS A FRIEND OF MINE. I SAY "FRIEND." I HOPE HE IS A FRIEND. [LAUGHING] I'VE KNOW, I GUESS GOING ON 14 YEARS ISN'T IT, NICK? I THINK?

LONGER THAN THAT.

WE'VE BEEN ON THE ROAD TOGETHER, IN THE STUDIO TOGETHER. THE ONLY THING WE'VE NEVER MADE, A FIGHT TOGETHER. MR. NICK DEVLIN. [APPLAUSE]

THANK YOU.

ON THE BASS, A YOUNG MAN. I SAY "YOUNG." YOU KNOW I TELL YOU WHAT, I CAN TELL WHEN I'M GETTING OLD. EVERYONE IS LOOKING YOUNGER ANYWAY. I'VE KNOWN MIKE, I GUESS, A GOOD EIGHT YEARS. STUDIO, SHOWS. AS A MATTER OF FACT, MY LAST TWO CDS THESE TWO GUYS RIGHT HERE PLAYED A BIG BIG PART IN. MIKE IS A GREAT GREAT BASS PLAYER. JUST ABOUT ANYTHING YOU WANT TO THROW UP. BUT HE IS AN EXCELLENT ENGINEER TOO. MR. MIKE NELSON ON BASS. [APPLAUSE] EXCUSE ME. IT'S THIS MEDICINE THEY ARE GIVING ME. IT DRIES ME UP. FROM THE CHEMO. ON THE DRUMS, A GENTLEMAN THAT -- JIMMY, MAN, HOW LONG IN THE WORLD HAVE I KNOWN YOU?

I THINK ABOUT 10 YEARS NOW.

ANYWAY, I CALL HIM STICKS. WHATEVER SONG WE START, HE GOES -- HIT IT STICKS. MR. JIMMY POWELL ON DRUMS. [APPLAUSE]

AND I'LL SAY THIS ABOUT THIS GENTLEMAN HERE ON GUITAR. LIKE I SAID, I'VE BEEN OUT HERE A WHILE. BEEN IN A LOT OF STUDIOS. BEEN AROUND A LOT OF ENGINEERS, PICKERS, ETC. THIS IS ONE OF THE BEST ENGINEERS ANYWHERE THAT YOU'LL EVER RUN INTO. NICE MAN. MR. BARRY POYNTER. LET'S HAVE A NICE HAND FOR BARRY. [APPLAUSE]

THERE YA HAVE IT. YOU KNOW, YOU'LL KNOW WHAT I MEAN BY THIS. ANYBODY WHO STARTS OFF AS A PRIVATE AND WORKS HIS WAY UP TO A COLONEL, HE HAD TO DO SOMETHING GOOD, DIDN'T HE? THAT'S WHAT I CALL A MAN THAT HAD TO START OUT WHEN THERE WAS PICKIN' AND YOU ALMOST HAD TO HAVE BARBED WIRE, NOT BARBED WIRE, BUT CHICKEN WIRE TO KEEP 'EM FROM THROWING THINGS AT YOU YOU KNOW? OVER HERE. AND I WAS TALKING TO MY BROTHER AND I TOLD HIM THE SAME THING. I SAID JERRY, WE'VE GOT A GENTLEMAN THAT STARTED OUT IN THE SAME RANKS AS WE DID, DODGING BEER BOTTLES. WORKED HIS WAY ON THROUGH. MADE ALL THE RIGHT MOVES, AND NOW HE IS A PROFESSOR AT UALR. AM I SAYING THAT RIGHT? MIKE THE HEAVNER. LET'S HAVE A NICE HAND FOR MIKE. ANYBODY WHO STARTS OFF AS A THERE'S A GUITAR PLAYER THAT IS PROBABLY A WORLD-RENOWNED GUITAR PLAYER THAT, UM, WE STARTED OFF TOGETHER. A BOY NAMED JAMES BURTON. ANYWAY, HE CAME BY AND WE LAID THIS SONG DOWN. AND JACK HILL. YOU KNOW JACK HILL? JACK HILL WAS DOING THE INTERVIEW WITH JAMES, AND I HOPE YOU ALL PICK UP ON WHAT I'M SAYING, ALRIGHT? JAMES IS SITTING THERE. JACK SAYS AH, SOME OF THE PEOPLE YOU PLAYED WITH. TELL US SOME. HE NAMES OFF ELVIS AND TWO OR THREE MORE, GOOD NAMES. HE GETS TO JOHN DENVER, THEN HE GETS TO CAT NAMED ELVIS COSTELLO. AND I SAY JAMES, DID YOU PLAY WITH THAT GUY? WHAT DID HE DO? WHAT DID HE EVER DO? AND JAMES STARTED UM, UM, UM. JAMES WAS TURNING PINK AS HE COULD BE. AND JACK SAYS, WELL MR. BURTON, I'LL BET YOU ARE THE ONLY GUITAR PLAYER ALIVE TO EVER PLAY WITH BOTH ELVISES. [LAUGHTER] A THING CALLED "FOOL'S PARADISE." ♪ ♪ MEN ON THE CORNER HIDIN' FROM THEIR WIVES I'M SITTIN' LISTENIN' TO SOME GOOD ADVICE WELL I KNOW I SAID I KNOW I'M LIVIN' IN A FOOL'S PARADISE SO STORY THAT A SCHOOL KID KNOWS 'BOUT A WHOLE LOTTA DOUGH COME FROM OUT OF TOWN WELL I KNOW SAID I KNOW I'M LIVIN' IN A FOOL'S PARADISE OOH BABY AIN'T THAT CRAZY BUT I'D DO ANYTHING TO BE YOUR FOOL TONIGHT I DON'T KNOW IF I GOT SOME CLOTHES COME BACK LATER WELL I KNOW I SAID I KNOW I'M LIVIN' IN A FOOL'S PARADISE ♪ ♪ ♪ OOH BABY AIN'T THAT CRAZY BUT I'D DO ANYTHING TO BE YOUR FOOL TONIGHT OLD MAN SWEEPING OUT THE LIQUOR STORE COMING BACK THERE WILL BE PLENTY MORE. WELL I KNOW I SAID I KNOW I'M LIVIN' IN A FOOL'S PARADISE YOU GOT IT ♪ OOH BABY AIN'T THAT CRAZY BUT I'D DO ANYTHING TO BE YOUR FOOL TONIGHT LIVIN' IN A FOOL'S PARADISE, LIVIN IN A FOOL'S PARADISE ♪ [APPLAUSE] [CHEERS AND APPLAUSE]

HAVE WE GOT TIME TO DO A COUPLE MORE? UH-HUH DANCE A LITTLE LONGER, DON'T SEE WHY YOU DON'T STAY A LITTLE LONGER, REMEMBER THAT SONG, YEAH OKAY. THIS WAS OFF THE CLASSIC CD. THE FUNNY THING ABOUT IT IS, OUR MUSIC SOLD A LOT MORE IN EUROPE THAN IT DID, WELL TO TELL THE TRUTH, BASICALLY THAN IT DID HERE. THEY KNOW MORE ABOUT OUR MUSIC. WHEN I WENT OVER THERE THE FIRST TIME, I JUST COMPLETELY FREAKED OUT BECAUSE THEY KNEW EVERYBODY, ALMOST WHO PLAYED ON EVERY SESSION OR WHATEVER. AND THIS SONG WAS A HIT SONG OVER THERE. AS A MATTER OF FACT, AH GENE, GENE VINCENT, EVERLY BROTHERS, YEAH THAT'S ENOUGH, SHOOT. [LAUGHTER]

THE NAME OF THE SONG IS CALLED "LITTLE PIG." HANG ON. ♪ HO HO BY MY CHINNY CHIN CHIN WELL, I'M THE WOLF AND I WANNA COME IN HO HO BY MY CHINNY CHIN CHIN WELL I'M THE WOLF AND I WANNA COME IN WELL I'LL HUFF AND I'LL PUFF AND I'LL HUFF AND I'LL PUFF AND I'LL BLOW YOUR HOUSE IN YES I'LL HUFF AND I'LL PUFF AND I'LL HUFF AND I'LL PUFF AND I'LL BLOW YOUR HOUSE IN WELL YOU CAN BUILD IT OF BRICK BUILD IT STONE BUT LOOK LITTLE GAL I WON'T LEAVE YOU ALONE I'M GONNA GET YA JUST YOU WAIT AND SEE WELL LOOK LITTLE PIG YOU BELONG TO ME HO HO BY MY CHINNY CHIN CHIN I'M THE WOLF AND I WANNA COME IN HO HO BY MY CHINNY CHIN CHIN WELL I'M THE WOLF AND I WANNA COME IN WELL I'LL HUFF AND I'LL PUFF AND I'LL HUFF AND I'LL PUFF AND I'LL BLOW YOUR HOUSE IN YES I'LL HUFF AND I'LL PUFF AND I'LL HUFF AND I'LL PUFF AND I'LL BLOW YOUR HOUSE IN ♪ HO HO BY MY CHINNY CHIN CHIN I'M THE WOLF AND I WANNA COME IN HO HO BY MY CHINNY CHIN CHIN WELL, I'M THE WOLF AND I WANNA COME IN WELL I'LL HUFF AND I'LL PUFF AND I'LL HUFF AND I'LL PUFF AND I'LL BLOW YOUR HOUSE IN YES I'LL HUFF AND I'LL PUFF AND I'LL HUFF AND I'LL PUFF AND I'LL BLOW YOUR HOUSE IN WELL YOU CAN TRICK ME HERE HONEY, YOU TRICKED ME THERE BUT LET ME TELL YOU GAL THAT WON'T GET YOU NOWHERE CAUSE I'M GONNA GET YA JUST YOU WAIT AND SEE LOOK LITTLE PIG YOU BELONG TO ME HO HO BY MY CHINNY CHIN CHIN WELL I'M THE WOLF AND I WANNA COME IN HO HO BY MY CHINNY CHIN CHIN WELL I'M THE WOLF AND I WANNA COME IN WELL I'LL HUFF AND I'LL PUFF AND I'LL HUFF AND I'LL PUFF AND I'LL BLOW YOUR HOUSE IN YES I'LL HUFF AND I'LL PUFF AND I'LL HUFF AND I'LL PUFF AND I'LL BLOW YOUR HOUSE IN AND I'LL BLOW YOUR HOUSE IN LITTLE PIG LITTLE PIG ♪ [CHEERS AND APPLAUSE]

I SURE WOULD LIKE TO HAVE A TOWEL OR SOMETHING TO WIPE OFF WITH, ANYBODY? GOT US A RAG HERE. THAT'S WHAT SALLY, IN THAT SONG I WROTE ABOUT MY CAT. SALLY, SALLY WAS A LADY. I WAS RAISED ON A FARM. YOU COULDN'T TELL IT, CAN YOU? [LAUGHTER] BUT ANYWAY, SHE WAS A BLACK LADY THAT LIVED DOWN BEHIND US THERE. AND FRED DIDN'T MAKE IT HOME FOR SUPPER SOMETIME, AND I SAID I GOTTA, I GOTTA IMMORTALIZE SALLY HERE COMES SALLY WITH A RAG ON HER HEAD. SUPPER ON THE TABLE AND SHE CAN'T FIND FRED BAND BANG. YOU KNOW, SHE SHOT FRED I BELIEVE, [LAUGHTER] ♪ SAY EARLY ONE MORNING IT'S POURING' RAIN PAPA CAUGHT THAT MIDNIGHT TRAIN BANG BANG BANG BANG PAPA WOPPA DOO BANG BANG SAYING WHY IS YOUR TAIL GONE BANG BANG BANG BANG PAPA WOPPA DOO BANG BANG ♪ HERE COMES SALLY WITH A RAG ON HER HEAD SUPPER ON THE TABLE BUT SHE CAN'T FIND FRED BANG BANG BANG BANG BANG BANG PAPA WOPPA DOO BANG BANG RIDING THE WHITE HORSE ACROSS THE PLAINS AND EVERYTHING LOOKING FOR POOTY TANG BANG BANG BANG BANG PAPA WOPPA DOO BANG BANG ♪ ♪

FEELING BLUE UNTIL HE FIXED HIM UP WITH SUSIEQ. WISH SHE WOULD GO BACK TO OHIO BANG BANG BANG BANG BANG BANG PAPA WOPPA DOO BANG BANG SMOET ♪

HOW ABOUT THE PROFESSOR OVER HERE? THANK YOU THANK YOU. SURE HELPS YOU GIVE IT ALL YOU GOT WHENEVER YOU HEAR THAT. I THINK THAT'S WHAT HAPPENS WITH MOST MUSICIANS THEY GET THE -- HOOKED ON THAT. THIS IS THE ONE THAT BROUGHT US OUT OF THE WOODS. WE WENT UP ONE MORNING 1957 UP TO A RADIO STATION IN SHREVEPORT CALLED KWKH. AND THIS SONG IS NOW I THINK ONE OF THE TOP ONE HUNDRED SONGS THAT HELPED BRIDGE THE GAPS WHENEVER R & B, ROCK AND ROLL WAS COMING IN AND ITS FOR YOU, OKAY? IT'S CALLED SUSIE Q ♪ OH SUSIE Q SAY SUSIE Q OH SUSIE Q HOW I LOVE YOU, MY SUSIE Q I LIKE THE WAY YOU WALK I LIKE THE WAY YOU TALK I LIKE THE WAY YOU WALK I LIKE THE WAY YOU TALK MY SUSIE Q ♪ OH SUSIE Q SAY SUSIE Q OH SUSIE Q BABY I LOVE YOU MY SUSIE Q SAY THAT YOU'LL BE TRUE TELL ME YOU'RE GOING TO BE TRUE SAY THAT YOU'LL BE TRUE AND NEVER LEAVE ME BLUE MY SUSIE Q ♪ ♪

THIS LAST VERSE, YOU CAN SING ALONG. ALL RIGHT, COME ON. HERE WE GO. ♪ OH SUSIE Q SAY SUSIE Q

THANK YOU. THANK YOU SO MUCH. ♪ ♪

THERE WASN'T NO WAY IN THE WORLD I WAS COMING BACK UP HERE. BUT THAT RIGHT THERE GOT ME. (CROWD SINGS HAPPY BIRTHDAY) ♪ HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU ♪ HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU ♪ HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU [APPLAUSE]

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