Back Porch Music Friday

Fri 8p-12M

Freddy Jenkins presents a smart variety of the best folk, blues, bluegrass, singer-songwriter and other acoustic based music. 

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Playlist

April 05, 2013

8:05 PM
Lady On The Green
Artist : Rafe & Clelia Stefanini
Album : Lady On The Green
Label : Old Willow Tree
8:08 PM
John Deere Tractor
Artist : Larry Sparks
Album : 40
Label : Rebel
8:12 PM
Cry No Mississippi
Artist : The Steeldrivers
Album : Hammer Down
Label : Rounder
8:16 PM
Diamond Joe
Artist : Cisco Houston
Album : Best Of The Vanguard Years
Label : Vanguard
8:20 PM
The Hitchhiker
Artist : The Infamous Stringdusters
Album : Silver Sky
Label : High Country Recordings
8:26 PM
Cloud Of Dust
Artist : Red June
Album : Beauty Will Come
Label : Red June Records
8:30 PM
Judge & Jury
Artist : Niall Toner
Album : Onwards & Upwards
Label : Pinecastle
8:34 PM
Midnight At Woody Creek
Artist : Nitty Gritty Dirt Band
Album : Welcome To Woody Creek
Label : Dualtone
8:39 PM
Me And Dennis McGee
Artist : Beausoleil
Album : Gitane Cajun
Label : Vanguard
8:43 PM
Tommy Chief
Artist : The Hard Road Trio
Album : Monticello
Label : Desert Night Music
8:50 PM
Wagon Wheel
Artist : The Gravy Boys
Album : Crackerjack Whistle
Label : www.gravyboys.com
8:55 PM
Just Another Memory
Artist : Emily Kirsch
Album : Just Another Memory
Label : Rabbit's Foot Records
9:04 PM
Time The Perfect Stranger
Artist : Chris Brashear
Album : Heart Of The Country
Label : Dog-Boy Records
9:08 PM
Milwaukee Blues
Artist : Erynn Marshall & Friends
Album : Tune Tramp
Label : Hickoryjack Records
9:12 PM
The Highwayman
Artist : Charlie Poole
Album : The Legend Of Charlie Poole, Volume 3
Label : County
9:17 PM
Duke Of Paducah
Artist : Missy Raines & The New Hip
Album : Inside Out
Label : Compass
9:22 PM
Bimini Gal
Artist : Bruce Molsky
Album : If It Ain't Here When I Get Back
Label : Tree Frog Music
9:25 PM
I Bid You Goodnight
Artist : The Pindar Family
Album : The Music Never Stopped - Roots Of The Grateful Dead
Label : Shanachie
9:31 PM
The Belll
Artist : The Olllam
Album : The Olllam
Label : Compass
9:38 PM
In The Ocean
Artist : Rayna Gellert
Album : Old Light : Songs From My Childhood & Other Gone Worlds
Label : StorySound Records
9:45 PM
Fall On My Knees/Wandering Boy
Artist : The Red Clay Ramblers
Album : Old North State
Label : www.redclayramblers.com
9:50 PM
McGreevey’s/The Broken Pledge/Traveler’s
Artist : Joseph Sobol
Album : Citternity
Composer : Kiltartan Road
Label :
9:54 PM
Blue And Lonesome
Artist : Seldom Scene
Album : Scene It All
Label : Sugar Hill
9:57 PM
Piney Mountains
Artist : Craver, Hicks, Watson & Newberry
Album : You've Been A Friend To Me
Label : Barker Records
10:04 PM
Way Down In Smaland/Swingpolska
Artist : Vasen
Album : Nordic Roots
Label : NorthSide
10:11 PM
Shawnee
Artist : Steve Martin & Edie Brickell
Album : Love Has Come For You
Label : Rounder
10:13 PM
Reuben
Artist : Various
Album : Foggy Mountain Special
Label : Rounder
10:20 PM
Herald Of Spring/Civil War March
Artist : Peter Ostroushko
Album : The Mando Chronicles
Label : Red House Records
10:25 PM
Dola Waltz
Artist : Danny Gotham
Album : Old Friends
Label : nuffsaid records
10:32 PM
Barbry Ellen
Artist : June Tabor
Album : Rosa Mundi
Label : Green Linnet
10:38 PM
Railroad Man
Artist : The Stray Birds
Album : The Stray Birds
Label : www.thestraybirds.com
10:44 PM
Riddle Of The Universe
Artist : Donna The Buffalo
Album : Live From The American Ballroom
Label : Wildlife Music
10:55 PM
The Low Highway
Artist : Steve Earle & The Dukes (and Duchesses)
Album : The Low Highway
Label : New West
11:04 PM
Old Friend
Artist : The Allman Brothers Band
Album : Hittin' The Note
Label : Peach/Sanctuary
11:10 PM
Brownie’s Guitar Blues
Artist : Brownie McGhee And Sonny Terry
Album : Rediscovered Blues
Label : Capitol
11:17 PM
Pushin’ My Luck
Artist : Robert Belfour
Album : Pushin' My Luck
Label : Fat Possum
11:24 PM
Them Fair Weather Friends
Artist : Alvin Youngblood Hart
Album : Big Mama's Door
Label : Okeh/550 Music
11:30 PM
Walking The Blues
Artist : Maria Muldaur
Album : Johnny's Blues - A Tribute To Johnny Cash
Composer :
Label : Northern Blues
11:35 PM
Going To The River
Artist : Cephas & Wiggins
Album : Cool Down
Label : Alligator
11:40 PM
King Biscuit Stomp #2
Artist : Big Joe Williams
Album : Mississippi's Big Joe Williams and His Nine-String Guitar
Label : Smithsonian Folkways
11:44 PM
High Sheriff Blues
Artist : Charley Patton
Album : Screamin' and Hollerin' the Blues: The Worlds of Charley Patton
Label : Revenant
11:50 PM
I Will Turn Your Money Green
Artist : Jerry Ricks
Album : Many Miles Of Blues
Label : Rooster Blues
11:55 PM
Country Boy
Artist : James Cotton
Album : Deep In The Blues
Label : Verve

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Back Porch Music Concerts
10:55 am
Thu June 26, 2014

Back Porch Music Is Back On The Lawn: 8 Free Concerts In 2014

Credit WUNC

  WUNC's Back Porch Music on the Lawn series back on the lawn under the Lucky Strike tower in the heart of the American Tobacco CampusThe free concerts are on Thursday nights from May to September.  The series is part of the 10th Anniversary Celebration of the American Tobacco Campus.

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Arts & Culture
12:01 pm
Tue May 20, 2014

WATCH: 10-Time Grammy Winner Bobby Hicks Performs In-Studio

Bobby Hicks, 2014 NC Heritage Award Recipient
Credit Eric Mennel / WUNC

Bobby Hicks had no intention of playing fiddle as a kid. He was playing mandolin in a band with his brothers when one of them asked for some help.

"My brother had a friend he wanted in the band, but he couldn't play anything," said Hicks. "So he talked me into teaching him to play the mandolin, and then they fired me."

It was to all our benefit.

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Back Porch Music Concerts
8:35 am
Thu May 15, 2014

Back On The Lawn: Concert Series Starts Tonight

The Back Porch Music on the Lawn concert series starts tonight with Southern Culture on the Skids.
Credit WUNC

Update: 12:28 p.m. Southern Culture on the Skids to has been rescheduled for  Thursday May 22 at 6 p.m.

Update: 12:06 p.m. Due to the weather, the concert tonight with Southern Culture on the Skids and the Letter Jackets has been canceled.  We're hope to reschedule -- stay tuned for details. We'll post updates on the main Back Porch On The Lawn Concerts page.

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Back Porch Reviews
3:00 pm
Fri April 11, 2014

Back Porch Reviews Steep Canyon Rangers, John Howie Jr., And Robbie Fulks

The Steep Canyon Rangers 'Tell The Ones I Love'
Credit Rounder

Our series of Back Porch Music album reviews continues this week with three new releases reviewed by the hosts of Back Porch Music.

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North Carolina Radio History
6:30 am
Fri April 4, 2014

Celebrating Ralph Epperson, WPAQ And 'The Voice Of The Blue Ridge'

Ralph Epperson, founder of WPAQ. Photographed 07/20/05.
Credit Megan Morr / Winston-Salem Journal

This weekend people in Surry County remember a radio pioneer and North Carolina broadcasting legend, Ralph Epperson. A special WPAQ broadcast of the long-running "Merry Go-Round" program and a screening of "Broadcast - A Man and A Dream" documentary are scheduled for Saturday morning and afternoon at The Earle Theater in Mount Airy, NC.

WPAQ - "The Voice of the Blue Ridge"

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Back Porch Reviews
1:00 pm
Fri March 28, 2014

Back Porch Music Album Reviews: Lucinda Williams and The Olllam

Lucinda Williams album cover

Here's another installment of Back Porch Music album reviews. We're posting these periodically here with two or three CD reviews each week and we hope you enjoy them. Leave your comments below. 

Lucinda Williams - self titled

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Back Porch Reviews
1:00 pm
Fri March 21, 2014

Back Porch Reviews Regina Carter, Bigfoot & John Gorka

Regina Carter's new CD is 'Southern Comfort'
Credit Sony Music Masterworks

This is the first in a series of Back Porch Music album reviews that Freddy Jenkins and I will be writing periodically. We'll feature new and significant historical releases worth mentioning. You'll hear some of these and hundreds of other CDs every week on the program. Leave your comments below.

One of the best parts of working at Back Porch Music is sampling all the music that comes our way from remarkable artists and sharing these artists with you. Here's a look at three that are well worth your time.

Regina Carter: Southern Comfort

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Arts & Culture
1:24 pm
Mon January 6, 2014

Two Cool Banjos On Display At New Earl Scruggs Center In Shelby, NC

The Super Earl
Credit Gibson

Earl Scruggs was a North Carolina native, a banjo virtuoso who was instrumental in the development of the classic bluegrass banjo sound.  There's a new museum, the Earl Scruggs Center in Shelby, North Carolina, which honors his legacy. Annmarie Reiley-Kay is the curator. We asked Annmarie what she's most excited by in the new collection. She immediately told us about two of his instruments.

The Super Earl

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Arts & Culture
10:02 am
Wed November 13, 2013

Carolina Chocolate Drops Co-Founder To Leave Band

Carolina Chocolate Drops co-founders Rhiannon Giddens and Dom Flemons
Credit Carolina Chocolate Drops

Dom Flemons, a co-founder of North Carolina-based Grammy award winning string band The Carolina Chocolate Drops, will leave the band in mid-December following a series of concert dates. He will be starting a solo career. 

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WUNC Fund Drive
1:41 pm
Mon October 21, 2013

Best Of Back Porch Music Vol 16

30 second samples of all the tunes on the Best of BPM Vol 16 - new for Fall 2013 and our thank-you for supporting WUNC Radio! Pledge Now. See more of our thank-you gifts.

1 Tift Merritt—Traveling Alone . . . . . . 4:45

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