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 20, 2013

8:05 PM
Stump-Tailed Dolly/Cumberland Gap
Artist : Adam Hurt
Album : Perspective
Label : Ubiquitone
8:09 PM
Hills Of Mexico
Artist : Polecat Creek
Album : Ordinary Seasons
Label : Yodel-Ay-Hee
8:13 PM
Today’s The Day I Get My Gold Watch And Chain
Artist : David Davis And The Warrior River Boys
Album : David Davis And The Warrior River Boys
Label : Rebel
8:17 PM
King’s Highway
Artist : The Kickin Grass Band
Album : Walk With Me
Label : Superfan Records
8:22 PM
Can’t Find My Way Home
Artist : Rob Ickes
Album : Slide City
Label : Rounder
8:27 PM
The West Virginia Rag
Artist : Frank Hutchison
Album : Complete Recorded Works, Vol. 1 (1926-1929)
Label : Document
8:32 PM
Border Radio
Artist : Kelly Willis & Bruce Robison
Album : Cheater's Game
Label : Premium Records
8:35 PM
A Short Life Of Trouble
Artist : Dave Alvin
Album : Public Domain
Label : Hightone
8:39 PM
Fall Creek Falls
Artist : Jim Van Cleve
Album : No Apologies
Label : Rural Rhythm Records
8:43 PM
Anywhere Is Home When You’re With Me
Artist : Rhonda Vincent
Album : Destination Life
Label : Rounder
8:50 PM
The Mountains My Baby And Me
Artist : The Grass Cats
Album : The Mountains My Baby And Me
Label : New Time Records
8:52 PM
Goin’ To The Dance
Artist : Chris Warner
Album : Goin' To The Dance
Label : Patuxent Music
8:56 PM
Kiss Me Quick
Artist : Craver, Hicks, Watson & Newberry
Album : You've Been A Friend To Me
Label : Barker Records
9:04 PM
Fisher’s Hornpipe
Artist : Fiddle Whamdiddle
Album : Old School Old Time
Label : Owl Mountain Music
9:09 PM
Midnight Road
Artist : Town Mountain
Album : Steady Operator
Label : Pinecastle Records
9:14 PM
This Town
Artist : Michael Rank and Stag
Album : In The Weeds
Label : Loud's Hymn
9:17 PM
Riverside
Artist : Ollabelle
Album : Riverside Battle Songs
Label : Verve Forecast
9:24 PM
Mama Was Always Tellin’ Her Truth
Artist : Iris Dement
Album : Sing The Delta
Label : Flariella Records
9:31 PM
No More Trouble
Artist : The Honey Dewdrops
Album : Silver Lining
Label : www.TheHoneyDewdrops.com
9:35 PM
Tennessee Pusher
Artist : Old Crow Medicine Show
Album : Tennessee Pusher
Label : Nettwerk
9:40 PM
East Virginia Blues
Artist : Roger McGuinn, Jeff Tweedy Jay Bennett
Album : The Harry Smith Connection: A Live Tribute
Label : Smithsonian Folkways
9:43 PM
Rub Alchohol Blues
Artist : Erynn Marshall & Chris Coole
Album : Meet Me In The Music
Label : Hickoryjack Records
9:50 PM
Sugar Baby
Artist : Dock Boggs
Album : Anthology Of American Folk Music
Label : Smithsonian Folkways
9:53 PM
Ran So Hard The Sun Went Down
Artist : Otis Taylor
Album : Recapturing The Banjo
Label : Telarc Blues
9:57 PM
John Henry
Artist : George Pegram
Album : Classic Old-Time Music
Label : Smithsonian Folkways
10:04 PM
Elephant
Artist : Midtown Dickens
Album : Home
Label : Trekky Records
10:08 PM
Pilgrim’s Knob
Artist : Alan Bibey & Wayne Benson
Album : The Mandolin Chronicles
Label : Pinecastle Records
10:12 PM
Howdy Neighbor Howdy
Artist : Dailey & Vincent
Album : Brothers Of The Highway
Label : Rounder
10:14 PM
Albert Erving
Artist : Porter Wagoner
Album : Wagonmaster
Label : ANTI
10:21 PM
John Hardy
Artist : The Williamson Brothers
Album : Bluegrass!
Label : Flatt Mountain Records
10:25 PM
Got The Farm Land Blues
Artist : Carolina Tar Heels
Album : Anthology Of American Folk Music
Label : Smithsonian Folkways
10:30 PM
The Paige Boys.. The Whistling Cat.. Joan and John’s
Artist : Comas
Album : Charge
Label : Mad River Records
10:36 PM
The Ballad Of Beautiful Nell Cropsey
Artist : The Red Clay Ramblers
Album : Old North State
Label : www.redclayramblers.com
10:42 PM
When You Get To Asheville
Artist : Steve Martin & Edie Brickell
Album : Love Has Come For You
Label : Rounder
10:45 PM
The Jack Pine
Artist : Hem
Album : Departure & Farewell
Label : Waveland/Nettwerk
10:51 PM
Tell God And The Devil
Artist : Solas
Album : Shamrock City
Label : THL Records
10:55 PM
Go Wherever You Wanna Go
Artist : Patty Griffin
Album : American Kid
Label : New West
11:04 PM
Red Mud
Artist : Chris Thomas King
Album : Red Mud
Label : Black Top
11:08 PM
Alabama Blues
Artist : Bukka White
Album : Sky Songs
Label : Arhoolie
11:15 PM
Worried Life Blues
Artist : B.B. King & Eric Clapton
Album : Riding With The King
Label : Reprise
11:22 PM
Pure Religion
Artist : Reverend Gary Davis
Album : Pure Religion And Bad Company
Label : Smithsonian Folkways
11:26 PM
Southern Rag
Artist : Blind Blake
Album : The Best Of Blind Blake
Label : Yazoo 2
11:30 PM
Lightning Flash, Thunder Roll
Artist : Catfish Keith
Album : A True Friend Is Hard To Find - A Gospel Retrospective
Label : Fish Tail Records
11:36 PM
Circumstances
Artist : Shemekia Copeland
Album : Never Going Back
Label : Telarc Blues
11:40 PM
Samson & Delilah
Artist : Rory Block
Album : I Belong To The Band - A Tribute To Rev. Gary Davis
Label : Stony Plain
11:44 PM
Metal Bottoms
Artist : Cootie Stark
Album : Sugar Man
Label : Music Maker
11:51 PM
Mule Ridin’ Blues
Artist : Big Bill Broonzy
Album : Trouble In Mind
Label : Smithsonian Folkways
11:55 PM
Tell Me
Artist : K.C. Douglas
Album : K.C.'s Blues
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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