Back Porch Music Sunday

Sun 8-11p

Back Porch Music with Keith Weston - a collection of folk, traditional music, singer-songwriter and the best old and new acoustic music.  Sunday at 8-11 p.m. Keith has been hosting Sunday evening Back Porch Music since 1996.

Keith in the WUNC music library with one of the Best of BPM Cds.
Credit MelShoots

Follow Keith on Twitter: @keithweston.

See the current BPM Sunday playlist and links to our playlist archive.

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Playlist

March 31, 2013

8:05 PM
The Distance Between Two Points
Artist : Bill Evans
Album : In Good Company
Label : Native & Fine Records
8:10 PM
John Hardy
Artist : Tommy Jarrell
Album : The Legacy of Tommy Jarrell, Vol. 3: Come and Go with Me
Label : County
8:14 PM
Sally Ann
Artist : Bruce Molsky
Album : If It Ain't Here When I Get Back
Label : Tree Frog Music
8:17 PM
Hope Of A Lifetime
Artist : The Milk Carton Kids
Album : The Ash & Clay
Label : ANTI
8:23 PM
Chip Of A Star
Artist : Chatham County Line
Album : Sight & Sound
Label : Yep Roc
8:28 PM
Some Dark Holler
Artist : Nitty Gritty Dirt Band/Dwight Yoakam
Album : Will The Circle Be Unbroken, Volume III
Label : Capitol
8:33 PM
Clear The Way
Artist : John Doyle
Album : Shadow And Light
Label : Compass Records
8:38 PM
These Old Bones
Artist : Dolly Parton
Album : Halos & Horns
Label : Sugar Hill
8:45 PM
Hearts and Minds
Artist : Son Volt
Album : Honky Tonk
Label : Rounder
8:50 PM
Intoxicated Rat
Artist : The Dixon Brothers
Album : Volume 1 (1936)
Label : Document
8:53 PM
Far Americay
Artist : Solas
Album : Shamrock City
Label : THL Records
9:04 PM
The Man In The Hat
Artist : Russ Barenberg
Album : When At Last
Label : Compass
9:09 PM
The Baker’s Boy
Artist : Nora Jane Struthers
Album : Carnival
Label : Blue Pig Music
9:13 PM
Amantha Mill
Artist : Amantha Mill
Album : Amantha Mill
Label : www.amanthamill.com
9:18 PM
The Southern Girls Reply
Artist : Tim Eriksen
Album : Every Sound Below
Label : Appleseed
9:23 PM
Hole In Your Halo
Artist : Ana Egge
Album : Bad Blood
Composer : Ammal Records
Label :
9:26 PM
The Low Highway
Artist : Steve Earle & The Dukes (and Duchesses)
Album : The Low Highway
Label : New West
9:33 PM
Georgia Bound
Artist : Blind Blake
Album : The Best Of Blind Blake
Label : Yazoo
9:36 PM
Boll Weevil/Raleigh And Spencer
Artist : James Leva
Album : Memory Theatre
Label : Copper Creek
9:41 PM
First Step Of The Journey
Artist : The Williamson Brothers
Album : Bluegrass!
Label : Flatt Mountain Records
9:47 PM
Sweet Appalachia
Artist : The Del McCoury Band
Album : Family Circle
Label : McCoury Music
9:52 PM
Stump-Tailed Dolly/Cumberland Gap
Artist : Adam Hurt
Album : Perspective
Label : Ubiquitone Records
9:56 PM
Hungry Heart
Artist : The Grass Cats
Album : The Mountains My Baby And Me
Label : New Time Records
10:05 PM
Newgrange
Artist : Clannad
Album : Christ Church Cathedral
Label : ARC
10:10 PM
Time Of The Season
Artist : The Gravy Boys
Album : Crackerjack Whistle
Label : www.gravyboys.com
10:15 PM
Tennessee Stud
Artist : Mike Auldridge
Album : Dobro/Blues And Bluegrass
Label : Takoma
10:18 PM
Mama You’ve Been On My Mind
Artist : George Harrison
Album : Early Takes. Volume 1
Label : Universal
10:24 PM
New Rigged Ship
Artist : The Duhks
Album : Fast Paced World
Label : Sugar Hill
10:30 PM
My Rough And Rowdy Ways
Artist : Big Medicine
Album : Pine To Pine
Label : Yodel-Ay-Hee
10:35 PM
Reason To Believe
Artist : Aimee Mann and Michael Penn
Album : Badlands: A Tribute To Bruce Springsteen's Nebraska
Label : Sub Pop
10:41 PM
In Another World
Artist : Donna The Buffalo
Album : Positive Friction
Label : Sugar Hill
10:49 PM
One Of These Things First
Artist : Nick Drake
Album : Bryter Later
Label : Hannibal
10:54 PM
Moonlight Mile
Artist : Alvin Youngblood Hart
Album : Paint It Blue, Songs Of The Rolling Stones
Label : House Of Blues

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Music Reviews
11:07 am
Wed April 10, 2013

Johnny Cash's Columbia Catalog Out Now — As A 64-Disc Box Set

A new 63-disc box offers a complete retrospective of the Man in Black's storied career.
Sony Music

Originally published on Thu April 11, 2013 5:00 pm

In 1955, John R. Cash was a sometime auto mechanic, sometime appliance salesman who liked to play the guitar and sing, mostly gospel songs. The "R" in his name didn't stand for anything — and, in fact, he'd been named J.R. at birth and had to come up with "John" when he joined the Air Force. He'd spend the rest of his life reinventing himself.

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Music Interviews
10:21 am
Thu March 28, 2013

Emmylou Harris And Rodney Crowell: Harmonizing To That 'Old Yellow Moon'

Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell have been friends and collaborators since the 1970s. Their new album together is called Old Yellow Moon.
David McClister Nonesuch Records

Emmylou Harris' first solo album, "Pieces of the Sky," was released in 1975 after the death of her singing partner, Gram Parsons. The opening track on the album is a song called "Bluebird Wine," by a then-unknown songwriter named Rodney Crowell. She recorded two more of his songs on her next album, got him to join her band in the mid-'70s and now, after an almost 40-year friendship, the two musicians have recorded an album together called Old Yellow Moon. The two talk with Terry Gross about their long, enduring careers, their friendship, their influences and singing harmony.

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Arts & Culture
1:25 pm
Mon March 25, 2013

6 Tunes: Some Personal Faves I'd Like To Share With You

Keith Weston in the WUNC Back Porch library
Credit MelShoots

Every weekend it's my pleasure on Back Porch Music to share with you scores of selections from WUNC's wide-ranging folk music library.  It's always a musical adventure that I often find surprising and inspiring myself - and I hope you do, too. From fiddle tunes to singer-songwriters, the term "folk" applies to such a large range of sounds and textures.

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Tiny Desk Concerts
2:03 pm
Mon March 11, 2013

Martin Hayes & Dennis Cahill: Tiny Desk Concert

Martin Hayes and Dennis Cahill perform a Tiny Desk Concert on Feb. 25, 2013.
Gabriella Demczuk NPR

Originally published on Mon December 23, 2013 6:37 pm

You're about to watch one of the best fiddlers on the planet and a subtle guitar master work their magic. For too many of us, Irish music is something that merely gets trotted out around this time of year, associated with St. Patrick's Day and the coming of spring — and made a cliche by commercialism and whatever other shallow notions make cliches what they are.

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Arts & Culture
3:30 pm
Fri March 1, 2013

Appalachian Music With Old Fashioned Stage Effects

Anna Roberts-Gevalt and Elizabeth LaPrelle
Credit annaandelizabeth.com

While many popular musicians today seek out the newest digital technology to enhance their performances, there’s a young musical duo from rural Virginia who are moving in the opposite direction. Anna Roberts-Gevalt and Elizabeth LaPrelle call themselves simply “Anna and Elizabeth.”  Both accomplished traditional Appalachian musicians on a variety of instruments, together they have resurrected a storytelling tradition called the “crankie,” whose technology outdates their combined age (which is 50).

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Back Porch Music
4:45 pm
Sun February 24, 2013

Two Ticket Give-aways On Sunday's Back Porch

Credit Digital Chips

In addition to a pile of good music on Sunday night's Back Porch Music, you'll have the opportunity for two ticket give-aways.  Those are:

Karal Bonoff at the Carrboro ArtsCenter:

and The Gibson Brothers Brothers at the Fletcher Opera Theater in Raleigh:

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The State of Things
12:11 pm
Wed February 20, 2013

Celebrating The Man Who Recorded The World

Alan Lomax with James (Son) Thomas, Delta Blues Festival, Greenville, Mississippi, 1979. Photo by Bill Ferris.
Credit culturalequity.org

Bill Ferris and Nathan Salsburg join Isaac-Davy Aronson to discuss the legacy of Alan Lomax

Alan Lomax dedicated seven decades of his life to recording and distributing the sound of as much of the globe as he could reach. Beginning as a 17-year-old from Austin, Texas, Alan traveled with his father, John Lomax, to plantations, farms and prisons in the deep South.

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Arts & Culture
2:56 pm
Tue February 19, 2013

Video: Doc Watson & David Holt Share Stories And Songs

For the first time since 2005, our friends over at UNC-TV will air a concert with Doc Watson and David Holt sharing stories and songs. The 1998 concert  features extended on-stage interviews with Doc Watson, relating the music to North Carolina and providing context and history.

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Arts & Culture
3:48 pm
Sat January 26, 2013

Timeless Tunes and Toe Tappers: Best of Back Porch Music Vol 15 CD

WUNC Front and Song Listing
DCD / WUNC

With 57 minutes and 52 seconds of goodness from Back Porch Music, here's a sampling of our Best of BPM CD offered during the WUNC fund drives. 

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Arts & Culture
5:15 am
Fri December 21, 2012

Back Porch Music - Picks for 2012 and Looking Back

I Draw Slow - Redhills

WUNC's Back Porch Music hosts, Keith Weston and Freddy Jenkins, join Eric Hodge to chat about this past year's memorable acoustic and roots music releases and to remember some of the important musicians who left us this year.


Picks mentioned in the conversation:

Artist - Album Title
I Draw Slow - Redhills
Midtown Dickens - Home
Darrell Scott & Tim O'Brien - Live: We're Usually A Lot Better Than This
The Grass Cats - The Mountains My Baby and Me
Matt Flinner Trio - Winter Harvest
 

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