Back to the Blue Ridge on WVTF

Sundays from 2:00pm to 4:00pm on WVTF

Back to the Blue Ridge is WVTF's locally produced two hour weekly program featuring traditional acoustic music of the Blue Ridge Mountains and Piedmont region.

From traditional to contemporary bluegrass and old-time music to blues, gospel and a few Americana selections, host and producer Kinney Rorrer each weekend features an eclectic mix of music focusing on the tradition and culture of the region served by WVTF.

Kinney is a retired history professor at Danville Community College and an avid lover of old-time and bluegrass music.  As a musician, he's known for his skill as an old-time banjo picker.

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Playlist

January 05, 2014

2:00 PM
Honeysuckle
Artist : The Camp Creek Boys
Album : Old Time String Band
Label : County 2719
2:02 PM
Who Will Sing for Me?
Artist : Alex Catton
Album : Swimming to Lindsey
Label : self-produced
2:07 PM
Morning Glory
Artist : Alex Catton
Album : Swimming to Lindsey
Label : self-produced
2:09 PM
Shout, Little Lulie
Artist : Ralph Stanley
Album : Old Time Pickin'
Label : Rebel 7520
2:11 PM
Red Mountain Wine
Artist : The Hellbenders
Album : The Hellbenders
Label : FRC 700
2:14 PM
The Lightening Express
Artist : Jeremy Stephens and Tom Mindte
Album : Old Time Duets
Label : Patuxent 152
2:17 PM
Train 45
Artist : The Whitetop Mountain Band
Album : Loafer's Dream
Label : MRR 001
2:20 PM
Little Footprints
Artist : Ernest Branch
Album : Old Time Music of SW Virginia, Volume 2
Label : County 3519
2:22 PM
I’ll Roll in My Sweet Baby’s Arms
Artist : Carter and Young
Album : Bluegrass: Classic Cuts Remembered
Label : JSP 7731D
2:26 PM
I’ll Roll in My Sweet Baby’s Arms
Artist : Carter and Young
Album : Bluegrass: Cuts Remastered
Label : JSP 7731D
2:29 PM
In the Pines
Artist : Dock Walsh
Album : In the Pines
Label : Old Hat 1006
2:32 PM
My Dear Old Southern Home
Artist : Doc Watson and David Grisman
Album : Doc & Dawg
Label : ACD 25
2:35 PM
Hand Me Down My Walking Cane
Artist : The Elkville String Band
Album : My Brushy Mountain Home
Label : self-produced
2:38 PM
8th of January
Artist : The Crooked Road Ramblers
Album : Mule to Ride
Label : self-produced
2:41 PM
New River Train
Artist : Greg Cornett
Album : A Little Help From My Friends
Label : Timber Tree Records
2:45 PM
Cannonball
Artist : Laura Boosinger & Josh Goforth
Album : Most of All
Label : LL 408
2:49 PM
Up on the Blue Ridge Mountains
Artist : The Indian Run String Band
Album : The Indian Run String Band
Label : self-produced
2:52 PM
Kiss Me Quick
Artist : Craver, Hicks, Watson & Newberry
Album : You've Been a Friend to Me
Label : Barker 2012
2:57 PM
Silver Bell
Artist : Will Keys
Album : A Banjo Original
Label : County 2720
3:00 PM
Florida Blues
Artist : Wayne Henderson
Album : Les Pik
Label : HH 1351
3:03 PM
Stagger Lee
Artist : The Foghorn Stringband
Album : Weiser Sunrise
Label : Nettwerk 30422
3:05 PM
Wise County Jail
Artist : Tyler Hughes
Album : Wise County Jail
Label : RVR 12008
3:09 PM
Big Rock Candy Mountain
Artist : Mountain Fling
Album : Where Mountain Breezes Blow
Label : MTF 003
3:12 PM
Battle of New Orleans
Artist : Larry Sigmon and Barbara Poole
Album : A Little Something for Everyone
Label : self-produced
3:15 PM
Wreck of the Old 97
Artist : Mac Traynham and Shay Garriock
Album : Turkey in the Mountain
Label : SMM 2009
3:20 PM
Omie Wise
Artist : G.B. Grayson
Album : Man of Constant Sorrow
Label : Yazoo 3001
3:23 PM
When the Roses Bloom Again
Artist : Jeff Michael and Johnny Williams
Album : Memories and Tears
Label : FC 036
3:25 PM
John Henry
Artist : Richard Bowman and Nancy Sluys
Album : Best of Friends
Label : Yoel-AY-Hee 056
3:29 PM
Bury Me Beneath the Willow
Artist : The Dry Hill Draggers
Album : Dreaming of a Litlle Cabin
Label : self-produced
3:34 PM
The Storms Are On the Ocean
Artist : The Carter Family
Album : Anchored in Love
Label : Rounder 1064
3:37 PM
Southern Medley
Artist : Charlie Poole
Album : Charlie Poole and the NC Ramblers Vol. 2
Label : County 3508
3:41 PM
Down South Blues
Artist : Dock Boggs
Album : Old Time Mountain Blues
Label : County 3528
3:44 PM
Salty Dog
Artist : Norman Blake
Album : Flower from the Fields of Alabama
Label : Shanachie 6053
3:48 PM
Milwaukee Blues
Artist : Eryn Marshall
Album : Tune Tramp
Label : HJ 04EM
3:53 PM
Otto Wood the Bandit
Artist : The Albemarle Ramblers
Album : Gentleman from Virginia
Label : MO5AR
3:56 PM
Down Yonder
Artist : The Skillet Lickers
Album : Skillet Lickers Vol. 6
Label : DOC CD 8061