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

June 01, 2013

8:05 PM
Another Saturday Night
Artist : Dudley Connell and Don Rigsby
Album : Another Saturday Night
Label : Sugar Hill
8:08 PM
The Goodman
Artist : Kate Rusby
Album : Underneath The Stars
Label : Compass
8:12 PM
John Hardy
Artist : The Williamson Brothers
Album : Bluegrass!
Label : Flatt Mountain Records
8:16 PM
Was It You
Artist : Joy Kills Sorrow
Album : Wide Awake
Label : Signature Sounds
8:21 PM
Star Of The County Down
Artist : El McMeen
Album : Breakout
Label : Piney Ridge Music
8:25 PM
Hope Of A Lifetime
Artist : The Milk Carton Kids
Album : The Ash & Clay
Label : ANTI
8:29 PM
Lay It All Down On Me
Artist : The Barefoot Movement
Album : Figures Of The Year
Label : www.barefoot-movement.com
8:33 PM
Air/Jig: Seanamhac Tube Station
Artist : Patrick Street
Album : On The Fly
Label : Loftus Music
8:38 PM
Eastern Tennessee
Artist : The Guilty Pleasures
Album : Eastern Tennessee
Label : www.theguiltypleasures.org
8:44 PM
Half Way Home
Artist : Tommy Emmanuel
Album : Little By Little
Label : Favoried Nations
8:47 PM
Leaving Eden
Artist : Polecat Creek
Album : Leaving Eden
Label : Yodel-Ay-Hee
8:53 PM
Little Maggie
Artist : Wade Mainer/Zeke Morris/Steve Ledford
Album : Bona Fide Bluegrass & Mountain Music
Label : BMG Heritage
8:55 PM
Sinner You Better Get Ready
Artist : The Monroe Brothers
Album : Bona Fide Bluegrass & Mountain Music
Label : BMG Heritage
8:58 PM
Ducks On The Millpond
Artist : Tommy Jarrell
Album : The Legacy Of Tommy Jarrell, Volume 3: Come And Go With Me
Label : County
9:04 PM
California Dreaming/Paint It Black
Artist : Chris Proctor
Album : Steel String Stories
Label : Flying Fish
9:09 PM
Ordinary Cats
Artist : Jon Shain
Album : Ordinary Cats
Label : Flyin' Records
9:14 PM
Lullaby
Artist : Kemp & Eden
Album : Black Hole Lace
Label : Chimera Music
9:18 PM
Blue Night
Artist : Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder
Album : Music To My Ears
Label : Skaggs Family
9:25 PM
No More Trouble
Artist : The Honey Dewdrops
Album : Silver Lining
Label : www.TheHoneyDewdrops.com
9:30 PM
Fifty Miles Of Elbow Room
Artist : The South Carolina Broadcasters
Album : Short Time To Stay Here
Label : Flaming Heart Records
9:33 PM
After Mardi Gras
Artist : Steve Earle & The Dukes (And Duchessess)
Album : The Low Highway
Label : New West
9:37 PM
Minor Swing
Artist : Hot Club Of Cowtown
Album : Rendezvous In Rhythm
Label : Gold Strike Records
9:43 PM
Hobo’s Crossing
Artist : Beppe Gambetta
Album : Rendez-vous
Label : Gadfly Records
9:49 PM
Duke Of Paducah
Artist : Missy Raines & The New Hip
Album : Inside Out
Label : Compass
9:55 PM
I’m Troubled
Artist : Doc & Arnold Watson
Album : Friends Of Old Time Music
Label : Smithsonian Folkways
10:04 PM
The Letter
Artist : Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen
Album : On The Edge
Label : Fiddlemon/Compass
10:08 PM
Carla’s Got A New Tattoo
Artist : The John Cowan Band
Album : New Tattoo
Label : Pinecastle Records
10:11 PM
Heap Of Horses
Artist : Anna & Elizabeth
Album : Sun To Sun
Label : www.annaandelizabeth.com
10:13 PM
Doin’ Time
Artist : Claire Lynch
Album : Dear Sister
Label : Compass
10:20 PM
Rebecca’s Hymn
Artist : Robin Bullock
Album : Rosewood Castle
Label : Dancing Wolf Records
10:24 PM
Leake County Revelers
Artist : Leather Britches
Album : The Cornshucker's Frolic , Vol. 2
Label : Yazoo
10:29 PM
Willie of Winsbury
Artist : Anais Mitchell & Jefferson Hamer
Album : Child Ballads
Label : Wilderland Records
10:35 PM
Confederates
Artist : Michael Rank and Stag
Album : In The Weeds
Label : Louds Hymn
10:40 PM
Virginia Reel
Artist : Joseph Decosimo
Album : Sequatchie Valley
Label : Self-released
10:45 PM
Dire Wolf
Artist : Grateful Dead
Album : Reckoning
Label : Arista
10:50 PM
Trouble And Woe
Artist : Ruth Moody
Album : These Wilder Things
Label : Red House Records
10:53 PM
Kentucky Blues
Artist : Bruce Molsky
Album : If It Ain't Here When I Get Back
Label : Tree Frog Music
10:56 PM
Better Than Staying
Artist : Rebecca Frazier
Album : When We Fall
Label : Amtoco/Compass
10:59 PM
Richland Woman Blues
Artist : Maria Muldaur
Album : Richland Woman Blues
Label : Stony Plain Records
11:04 PM
Richland Woman Blues
Artist : Maria Muldaur
Album : Richland Woman Blues
Label : Stony Plain Records
11:08 PM
Worried Life Blues
Artist : Bob Margolin
Album : Down In The Alley
Label : Alligator
11:14 PM
The Man Next Door
Artist : Koko Taylor
Album : Royal Blue
Label : Alligator
11:19 PM
Two Timin’ Woman
Artist : Casey Bill Weldon
Album : Legends of the Blues, Vol. 2
Label : Columbia/Legacy
11:25 PM
Saturday Evening Blues
Artist : Bill Broonzy
Album : The Bill Broonzy Story
Label : Verve
11:28 PM
Old Jabo
Artist : Sonny Terry and Brownie McGhee
Album : Sonny Terry: The Folkways Years 1944-1963
Label : Smithsonian Folkways
11:31 PM
Long Hard Road
Artist : Roy Rogers & Norton Buffalo
Album : Roots Of Our Nature
Label : Blind Pig Records
11:36 PM
Greasy Greens
Artist : Peg Leg Sam
Album : Medicine Show Man
Label : Trix Records
11:42 PM
Early Morning Blues
Artist : John Jackson
Album : Don't Let Your Deal Go Down
Label : Arhoolie
11:45 PM
I Will Turn Your Money Green
Artist : Jerry Ricks
Album : Many Miles Of Blues
Label : Rooster Blues
11:51 PM
Mean Old World
Artist : Eric Clapton & Duane Allman
Album : Pure Blues
Label : UTV/IUniversal
11:55 PM
Step It Up and Go
Artist : John Dee Holeman
Album : Bull Durham Blues
Label : Music Maker

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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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