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

April 13, 2013

8:06 PM
Bounce
Artist : Jerry Douglas
Album : Glide
Label : KOCH
8:11 PM
Walk With Me
Artist : The Kickin Grass Band
Album : Walk With Me
Label : Superfan Records
8:14 PM
Farewell Blues
Artist : Tony Trischka
Album : Double Banjo Bluegrass Spectacular
Label : Rounder
8:19 PM
Old Baggum/Toss The Feathers
Artist : Joel Mabus
Album : Six Of One
Label : Fossil Records
8:26 PM
Run Away
Artist : Sarah Jarosz
Album : Follow Me Down
Label : Sugar Hill
8:30 PM
Pentangling
Artist : Pentangle
Album : Light Flight: The Anthology
Label : Universal
8:37 PM
Ruby, Are You Mad At Your Man?
Artist : Carolina Chocolate Drops
Album : Leaving Eden
Label : Nonesuch
8:41 PM
Jericho Road
Artist : Joan Baez
Album : Day After Tomorrow
Label : Razor & Tie
8:45 PM
Love’s Gonna Blow My Way
Artist : Steve Earle & The Dukes (and Duchesses)
Album : The Lost Highway
Label : New West
8:50 PM
You Must Unload
Artist : Blind Alfred Reed
Album : The Bristol Sessions: The Big Bang of Country Music 1927-1928
Label : Bear Family
8:53 PM
Poplar Bluff
Artist : Rafe & Clelia Stefanini
Album : Lady On The Green
Label : Old Willow Tree
8:56 PM
Handyman Blues
Artist : Billy Bragg
Album : Tooth & Nail
Label : Cooking Vinyl
9:04 PM
Run
Artist : Old School Freight Train
Album : Run
Label : Acoustic Disc
9:09 PM
My Girl/Stand By Me/It’s The Same Old Song
Artist : El McMeen
Album : Breakout
Label : Piney Ridge Music
9:15 PM
Ordinary Cats
Artist : Jon Shain
Album : Ordinary Cats
Label : Flyin' Records
9:21 PM
Sally Ann
Artist : Craver, Hicks, Watson & Newberry
Album : You've Been A Friend To Me
Label : Barker Records
9:24 PM
There Is A Time
Artist : The Dillards
Album : Live!!! Almost!!!
Label : Elektra
9:26 PM
Piney Mountain
Artist : Bruce Molsky
Album : If It Ain't Here When I Get Back
Label : Tree Frog Music
9:32 PM
My Bonny Labouring Boy
Artist : Nuala Kennedy
Album : Noble Stranger
Label : Compass
9:36 PM
Eight Miles High
Artist : Chris Hillman
Album : The Other Side
Label : Sovereign Artists
9:40 PM
Dry Bones
Artist : The Four Gospel Singers
Album : I Hear Music In The Air/A Treasury Of Gospel Music
Label : RCA
9:46 PM
John Hardy
Artist : The Williamson Brothers
Album : Bluegrass!
Label : Flatt Mountain Records
9:51 PM
Owensboro Train
Artist : Alan Bibey & Wayne Benson
Album : The Mandolin Chronicles
Label : Pinecastle
9:55 PM
Go Wherever You Wanna Go
Artist : Patty Griffin
Album : American Kid
Label : New West
10:04 PM
Abigail Judge
Artist : Robin Bullock
Album : Majesty and Magic
Label : Dancing Wolf Records
10:09 PM
Sloop John B. (Histe Up The John B.’s Sails
Artist : Cleveland Simmons Group
Album : Alan Lomax: Popular Songbook
Label : Rounder
10:11 PM
Moses
Artist : Tim O’Brien
Album : String Nation
Label : Arts & Media
10:16 PM
Nuages
Artist : Willie Nelson and Family
Album : Let's Face The Music And Dance
Label : Legacy
10:24 PM
Greenback Dollar
Artist : Weems String Band
Album : Down In The Basement
Label : Old Hat
10:27 PM
Heavy Hands
Artist : The Stray Birds
Album : The Stray Birds
Label : www.thestraybirds.com
10:34 PM
Fairy’s Choice/Choice Wife
Artist : Al Petteway & Amy White
Album : High In The Blue Ridge
Label : Fairewood Studios
10:39 PM
Readin’, Rightin’, Rt. 23
Artist : Dwight Yoakam
Album : dwightyoakamacoustic.net
Label : Reprise
10:45 PM
Locket And Key
Artist : Donna The Buffalo
Album : Silverlined
Label : Sugar Hill
10:50 PM
The King’s Shilling
Artist : Mick McAuley/Winifred Horan/Colm O Caoimh
Album : Saling Back To You
Label : www.mcauleyhoranocaoimh.com
10:54 PM
New Coat Of Paint
Artist : Erynn Marshall
Album : Calico
Label : Hickoryjack Records
11:04 PM
Evening Blues
Artist : Dave Alvin
Album : Blackjack David
Label : Hightone
11:10 PM
Stop Running ’Round
Artist : Carey & Lurrie Bell
Album : Second Nature
Label : Alligator
11:14 PM
Expressin’ The Blues
Artist : Guitar Gabriel
Album : Deep In The South
Label : Music Maker
11:21 PM
Things About Coming My Way
Artist : Guy Davis
Album : Legacy
Label : Red House
11:25 PM
Wing and a Prayer
Artist : Catfish Keith
Album : A True Friend Is Hard To Find - A Gospel Retrospective
Label : Fish Tail Records
11:31 PM
Blues For The Mann
Artist : Stefan Grossman & Duck Baker
Album : Northern Skies, Southern Blues
Label : Shanachie
11:37 PM
O Glory, How Happy I Am
Artist : Tom Feldmann
Album : Lone Wolf Blues
Label : Magnolia Recording Company
11:40 PM
Free Again
Artist : Robert Pete Williams
Album : Free Again
Label : Bluesville/OBC
11:45 PM
’Bout A Spoonful
Artist : Mance Lipscomb
Album : Texas Blues Guitar
Label : Arhoolie
11:51 PM
Canned Heat Blues
Artist : Tommy Johnson
Album : Complete Recorded Works (1928-1929)
Label : Document
11:55 PM
Saturday Evening Blues
Artist : Bill Broonzy
Album : The Bill Broonzy Story
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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