Back Porch Music Saturday

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Freddy Jenkins hosts the Saturday edition of Back Porch Music.  Folk, blues, bluegrass, and more.

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Playlist

February 23, 2013

8:05 PM
Lonesome Road Blues
Artist : Erynn Marshall and Friends
Album : Tune Tramp
Label : Hickoryjack Records
8:09 PM
McGreevey’s/The Broken Pledge/Traveler’s
Artist : Joseph Sobol
Album : Citternity
Composer : Kiltartan Road
Label :
8:13 PM
Shout Lulu
Artist : The Rockinghams
Album : Shout Lulu
Label : Yodel-Ay-Hee
8:17 PM
Time Of The Season
Artist : The Gravy Boys
Album : Crackerjack Whistle
Label : www.gravyboys.com
8:24 PM
Palm Tree
Artist : Jon Stickley Trio
Album : Jon Stickley Trio
Label : www.jonstickleycom
8:30 PM
Lonesome Standard Time
Artist : Larry Cordle/Glen Duncan & Lonesome Standard Time
Album : Lonesome Standard Time
Label : Sugar Hill
8:33 PM
Little Birdie
Artist : Reed Island Rounders
Album : Hand Me Downs
Label : Burning Wolf Records
8:36 PM
Looking For The Stone
Artist : The Rosinators
Album : The Rosinators
Label : PDC Music
8:40 PM
The Butcher’s Boy
Artist : Ginny Hawker & Tracy Schwarz
Album : Good Songs For Hard Times
Label : Copper Creek
8:46 PM
Butcher Boy
Artist : LAU
Album : Live
Label : Compass 4
8:52 PM
Hearts and Minds
Artist : Son Volt
Album : Honky Tonk
Label : Rounder
8:55 PM
New Rigged Ship
Artist : The Duhks
Album : Fast Paced World
Label : Sugar Hill
9:04 PM
In The Pines
Artist : The Rhythm Rats
Album : Pretty Crowin' Chicken
Label : 5-String Productions
9:07 PM
If That’s The Way You Feel
Artist : The Lonesome Sisters
Album : The Lonesome Sisters
Label : Tin Halo Music 30
9:10 PM
The Little Glass Of Wine
Artist : The Stanley Brothers
Album : Earliest Recordings: The Complete Rich-R-Tone 78s
Label : Revenant
9:14 PM
Three Forks Of Cumberland
Artist : Mariel Vandersteel
Album : Hickory
Label : www.marielvandersteel.com
9:19 PM
Ruben
Artist : Joel Mabus
Album : Golden Willow Tree
Label : Fossil Records
9:25 PM
In The Ocean
Artist : Rayna Gellert
Album : Old Light - Songs From My Childhood & Other Gone Worlds
Label : StorySound Records
9:31 PM
30 Minutes In London
Artist : Antoine Dufour
Album : Existence
Label : CandyRat Records
9:36 PM
Hope Of A Lifetime
Artist : The Milk Carton Kids
Album : The Ash & Clay
Label : ANTI
9:39 PM
Heavy Hands
Artist : The Stray Birds
Album : The Stray Birds
Label : www.thestraybirds.com
9:47 PM
Just An Old Rounder
Artist : The Gibson Brothers
Album : Ring The Bell
Label : Compass
9:52 PM
No More Trouble
Artist : The Honey Dewdrops
Album : Silver Lining
Label : www.TheHoneyDewdrops.com
9:56 PM
Heavy Traffic
Artist : Larry Keel and Natural Bridge
Album : Larry Keel and Natural Bridge
Label : www.larrykeel.com
10:04 PM
Cluck Old Hen
Artist : Tommy Jarrell
Album : The Legacy Of Tommy Jarrell, Volume 1: Sail Away Ladies
Label : County
10:08 PM
Bessie’s Blues
Artist : Beausoleil avec Michael Doucet
Album : From Bamako To Carencro
Label : Compass
10:11 PM
Ordinary Cats
Artist : Jon Shain
Album : Ordinary Cats
Label : Flyin' Records
10:17 PM
Six White Horses
Artist : Norman Blake
Album : Whiskey Before Breakfast
Label : Rounder
10:22 PM
Concrete Jungle
Artist : The Holmes Brothers
Album : Simple Truths
Label : Alligator
10:27 PM
Sugar Tree Stomp
Artist : Arthur Smith Trio
Album : Nashville - The Early String Bands, Vol. 1
Label : County
10:31 PM
McDermott’s Reel/The Plough and The Stars/Miss McLeod’s Reel
Artist : Patrick Street
Album : Live
Label : Green Linnet
10:37 PM
Meet Me In The Morning
Artist : Drew Emmitt
Album : Across The Bridge
Label : Compass
10:45 PM
In Bristol Town
Artist : The John Cowan Band
Album : New Tattoo
Label : Pinecastle
10:50 PM
Buckets Of Rain
Artist : Bob Dylan
Album : Blood On The Tracks
Label : Columbia
10:54 PM
Willie of Winsbury
Artist : Anais Mitchell & Jefferson Hamer
Album : Child Ballads
Label : Wilderland Records
11:04 PM
Last Night Blues
Artist : Lightnin’ Hopkins
Album : The Best Of Lightnin' Hopkins
Label : Prestige
11:09 PM
Worried Blues
Artist : Steve James
Album : Short Blue Stories
Label : Hobemian Records
11:13 PM
Smokestack Lightning
Artist : Chris Whitley
Album : Perfect Day
Label : New Machine
11:20 PM
Death Don’t Have No Mercy
Artist : Lucky Peterson
Album : You Can Always Turn Around
Label : Drayfus Jazz
11:26 PM
John Henry
Artist : Sonny Terry and Brownie McGhee
Album : Brownie McGhee and Sonny Terry Sing
Label : Smithsonian Folkways
11:31 PM
Mississippi John Hurt
Artist : Stagolee
Album : The Immortal Mississippi John Hurt
Label : Vanguard
11:37 PM
Broke And Hungry
Artist : Lightnin’ Wells
Album : Shake 'Em On Down
Label : Lignite Records
11:41 PM
Pony Blues
Artist : Charley Patton
Album : Screamin' And Hollerin' The Blues: The Worlds Of Charley Patton
Label : Revenant
11:50 PM
Stranger Blues
Artist : Jesse Fuller
Album : Jesse Fuller's Favorites
Label : Prestige
11:54 PM
Broke Down Engine Blues
Artist : Blind Willie McTell
Album : Last Session
Label : Bluesville/OBC

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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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