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 22, 2013

8:04 PM
Jerusalem Ridge
Artist : Various
Album : Ultimate Pickin: The Best Of Instrumental Bluegrass
Label : Pinecastle Records
8:09 PM
Mother’s Little Children
Artist : Dirk Powell
Album : Time Again
Label : Rounder
8:13 PM
Grey Afternoon
Artist : Jim Van Cleve
Album : No Apologies
Label : Rural Rhythm
8:19 PM
Big River
Artist : Dailey & Vincent
Album : Brothers Of The Highway
Label : Rounder
8:24 PM
A Far Cry
Artist : Kathy Mattea
Album : Calling Me Home
Label : Sugar Hill
8:28 PM
Human Highway
Artist : Rebecca Frazier
Album : When We Fall
Label : Amtoco/Compass
8:32 PM
I’m Putting On My Leaving Shoes
Artist : Big Country Bluegrass
Album : Memories Of The Past
Label : Rebel
8:35 PM
Mountain Angel
Artist : Dolly Parton
Album : Little Sparrow
Label : Sugar Hill
8:42 PM
Keepin’ It Between The Lines (Old School)
Artist : Peter Rowan
Album : The Old School
Label : Compass
8:49 PM
Steel Rails
Artist : Samantha Casey & The Bluegrass Jam
Album : Casey's Fair
Label : Sweet Acoustic Music
8:52 PM
Little Maggie With A Dram Glass In Her Hand
Artist : Grayson & Whitter
Album : Volume 2 (1928-1929)
Label : Document
8:56 PM
Goodbye Liza Jane
Artist : Charlie Poole
Album : The Legend Of Charlie Poole, Volume 3
Label : County
9:04 PM
Doin’ Time
Artist : Claire Lynch
Album : Dear Sister
Label : Compass
9:09 PM
The Prodigal Son
Artist : Atwater/Donnelly
Album : And Then I'm Going Home - Atwater/Donnelly Live
Label : Rabbit Island Music
9:14 PM
Bittersweet
Artist : Alice Gerrard
Album : Bittersweet
Label : Spruce & Maple Music
9:19 PM
After Mardi Gras
Artist : Steve Earle & The Dukes (And Duchessess)
Album : The Low Highway
Label : New West
9:23 PM
The Angry Monk/Raleigh And Spencer
Artist : Tony Furtado
Album : Bare Bones
Label : Funzalo Records
9:32 PM
In The Pines
Artist : Dock Walsh
Album : In The Pines - Tar Heel Folk Songs & Fiddle Tunes
Label : Old Hat Records
9:35 PM
On The Road
Artist : John Hartford
Album : Morning Bugle
Label : Rounder
9:39 PM
Can You Get To That
Artist : Mavis Staples
Album : One True Vine
Label : ANTI
9:44 PM
One Kind Word
Artist : The Honey Dewdrops
Album : Silver Lining
Label : www.TheHoneyDewdrops.com
9:48 PM
When I’m Gone
Artist : The South Carolina Broadcasters
Album : Short Time To Stay Here
Label : Flaming Heart Records
9:52 PM
I’ll Remember You Love In My Prayers/Liza Jane/The Old Stillhouse
Artist : Robin & Linda Williams
Album : Deeper Waters
Label : Red House Records
10:04 PM
Big Shaky
Artist : Kelly Joe Phelps
Album : Tunesmith Retrofit
Label : Rounder
10:09 PM
Trouble And Woe
Artist : Ruth Moody
Album : These Wilder Things
Label : Red House Records
10:12 PM
Cornmeal Waltz
Artist : Guy Clark
Album : My Favorite Picture Of You
Label : Dualtone
10:20 PM
Ordinary Cats
Artist : Jon Shain
Album : Ordinary Cats
Label : Flyin' Records
10:25 PM
Texas Gales/Blackberry Rag
Artist : Big Medicine
Album : Pine To Pine
Label : Yodel-Ay-Hee
10:30 PM
You Must Unload
Artist : Blind Alfred Reed
Album : The Bristol Sessions: The Big Bang of Country Music 1927-1928
Label : Bear Family
10:33 PM
Clear The Way
Artist : John Doyle
Album : Shadow And Light
Label : Compass Records
10:38 PM
Sandy Ford (Barbara Lee)
Artist : Jim Lauderdale
Album : Headed For The Hills
Label : Dualtone
10:42 PM
The Fairview Gypsy Reel
Artist : Hounds Of Finn
Album : Gravity Pulls
Label : New Folk Records
10:50 PM
Early Morning Rain
Artist : Paul Weller
Album : Studio 150
Label : V2 Records
10:54 PM
Bold Riley
Artist : Kate Rusby
Album : 10
Label : Compass
11:04 PM
Last Night Blues
Artist : Lightnin’ Hopkins
Album : The Best Of Lightnin' Hopkins
Label : Prestige
11:09 PM
Give Me Back My Wig
Artist : John Dee Holeman
Album : Bull Durham Blues
Label : Music Maker
11:14 PM
Stack Lee Blues
Artist : Steve James
Album : Every Road I Take - The Best Of Acoustic Blues
Label : Shanachie
11:20 PM
Death Letter Blues
Artist : Mary Flower
Album : Misery Loves Company
Label : Yellow Dog Records
11:26 PM
Ragtime Millionaire
Artist : Lightnin’ Wells
Album : Ragtime Millionaire
Label : New Moon Blues
11:30 PM
John Henry
Artist : John Jackson
Album : Don't Let Your Deal Go Down
Label : Arhoolie
11:34 PM
Love Changin’ Blues
Artist : John Hammond
Album : Trouble No More
Label : Pointblank/Charisma
11:40 PM
Vicksburg Blues
Artist : Walter Miller
Album : Mississippi Delta Blues in the 1960s - Vol. 1
Label : Arhoolie
11:45 PM
Pony Blues
Artist : David "Honeyboy" Edwards
Album : Mississippi Delta Bluesman
Label : Smithsonian Folkways
11:51 PM
Broke Down Engine Blues
Artist : Blind Willie McTell
Album : Last Session
Label : Bluesville/OBC
11:54 PM
Mean Old World
Artist : Eric Clapton & Duane Allman
Album : Pure Blues
Label : UTV/Universal

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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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