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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 08, 2013

8:04 PM
Cumberland Gap
Artist : Bruce Molsky
Album : If It Ain't Here When I Get Back
Label : Tree Frog Music
8:08 PM
Time The Perfect Stranger
Artist : Chris Brashear
Album : Heart Of The Country
Label : Dog-Boy Records
8:11 PM
Rollin’ And Tumblin’
Artist : Seldom Scene
Album : Scene It All
Label : Sugar Hill
8:15 PM
The Letter
Artist : Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen
Album : On The Edge
Label : Fiddlemon/Compass
8:21 PM
Escape From Taiwan
Artist : The Johnny Staats Project
Album : Wires & Wood
Label : Giant Records
8:26 PM
Mississippi Breakdown
Artist : Mississippi Possum Hunters
Album : Mississippi String Bands, Volume One
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Label : County
8:31 PM
Heavy Hands
Artist : The Stray Birds
Album : The Stray Birds
Label : www.thestraybirds.com
8:35 PM
Fly Around
Artist : The Crooked Jades
Album : The Unfortunate Rake, Vol. 1
Label : Copper Creek
8:39 PM
The Floating Crowbar/McGlinchey’s/The Almost Reel
Artist : Lunasa
Album : Otherworld
Label : Green Linnet
8:44 PM
Arizona
Artist : Robin & Linda Williams
Album : These Old Dark Hills
Label : Red House Records
8:51 PM
Old-Fashioned Gal
Artist : The Carper Family
Album : Old-Fashioned Gal
Label : www.carperfamilyband.com
8:54 PM
John Hardy
Artist : Tommy Jarrell
Album : The Legacy of Tommy Jarrell, Vol. 3: Come and Go with Me
Label : County
8:57 PM
Sally Ann
Artist : Pete Seeger
Album : American Favorite Ballads, Volume 2
Label : Smithsonian Folkways
9:04 PM
Pilgrim’s Knob
Artist : Alan Bibey & Wayne Benson
Album : The Mandolin Chronicles
Label : Pinecastle Records
9:08 PM
After Mardi Gras
Artist : Steve Earle & The Dukes (And Duchessess)
Album : The Low Highway
Label : New West
9:12 PM
Trouble And Woe
Artist : Ruth Moody
Album : These Wilder Things
Label : Red House Records
9:15 PM
King’s Highway
Artist : The Kickin Grass Band
Album : Walk With Me
Label : Superfan Records
9:20 PM
The Jack Pine
Artist : Hem
Album : Departure & Farewell
Label : Waveland/Nettwerk
9:24 PM
One Of These Things First
Artist : Nick Drake
Album : Bryter Later
Label : Hannibal
9:30 PM
Paul And Silas
Artist : Joel Mabus
Album : Thumb Thump
Label : Fossil Records
9:34 PM
Fisher’s Hornpipe
Artist : Fiddle Whamdiddle
Album : Old School Old Time
Label : Owl Mountain Music
9:39 PM
Seven Sisters
Artist : Zingaros
Album : Gitango
Label : ARC
9:43 PM
Little Girl and The Dreadful Snake
Artist : Big Country Bluegrass
Album : Memories Of The Past
Label : Rebel
9:48 PM
Me Wanting You
Artist : John Fullbright
Album : From The Ground Up
Label : Blue Dirt Records
9:53 PM
Tomorrow I’ll Be Gone
Artist : Dailey & Vincent
Album : Brothers Of The Highway
Label : Rounder
9:56 PM
Little Maggie
Artist : Ricky Skaggs
Album : Solo - Songs My Dad Loved
Label : Skaggs Family Records
10:04 PM
Doin’ Time
Artist : Claire Lynch
Album : Dear Sister
Label : Compass
10:09 PM
Commentary
Artist : Acoustic Syndicate
Album : Terra Firma
Label : Sugar Hill
10:14 PM
Dust Bowl Children
Artist : Alison Krauss & Union Station
Album : Paper Airplane
Label : Rounder
10:17 PM
Pretty Boy Floyd
Artist : Rosanne Cash
Album : Woody Guthrie at 100! - Live at the Kennedy Center
Label : Legacy
10:23 PM
East Virginia Blues
Artist : The South Carolina Broadcasters
Album : Short Time To Stay Here
Label : Flaming Heart Records
10:27 PM
One Kind Word
Artist : The Honey Dewdrops
Album : Silver Lining
Label : www.TheHoneyDewdrops.com
10:33 PM
Young Hunting
Artist : Sheila Kay Adams
Album : My Dearest Dear
Label : Granny Dell Records
10:37 PM
Far Americay
Artist : Solas
Album : Shamrock City
Label : THL Records
10:43 PM
Lay My Burden Down
Artist : Aoife O’Donovan
Album : Fossils
Label : Yep Roc
10:51 PM
The Handsome Cabin Boy
Artist : Jerry Garcia & David Grisman
Album : Shady Grove
Label : Acoustic Disc
10:57 PM
Love At The Endings/John McGrath’s Reel
Artist : Kevin Burke
Album : Classic Celtic Music
Label : Smithsonian Folkways
11:04 PM
Trouble Soon Be Over
Artist : Colin Linden
Album : Easin' Back To Tennessee
Label : True North
11:08 PM
Chicago Breakdown
Artist : Dr. Isaiah Ross
Album : Takoma Blues
Label : Takoma
11:14 PM
How Long Before I Change My Clothes
Artist : Alvin Youngblood Hart
Album : "The Great Debaters" Soundtrack
Label : Atlantic
11:20 PM
Canned Heat Blues
Artist : Tommy Johnson
Album : Complete Recorded Works (1928-1929)
Label : Document
11:24 PM
Blues For Chris
Artist : Lonnie Johnson with Elmer Snowden
Album : Blues & Ballads
Label : Bluesville/OBC
11:30 PM
Death Don’t Have No Mercy
Artist : Hot Tuna
Album : Hot Tuna
Label : RCA
11:36 PM
Truckin’ My Blues Away
Artist : Blind Boy Fuller
Album : Truckin' My Blues Away
Label : Yazoo
11:40 PM
Gamblin’ Man
Artist : David "Honeyboy" Edwards
Album : "Lightning In A Bottle" Soundtrack
Label : Columbia/Legacy
11:44 PM
Dark and Stormy Night
Artist : Tampa Red
Album : Don't Jive Me
Label : Bluesville/OBC
11:51 PM
Sweet Home Chicago
Artist : Robert Johnson
Album : The Complete Recordings
Label : Columbia/Legacy
11:54 PM
Monday Morning Blues
Artist : Peter Case & Dave Alvin
Album : Avalon Blues: A Tribute To The Music Of Mississippi John Hurt
Label : Vanguard

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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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