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.

Kinney was recently featured on a segment of NPR's Here and Now to listen to the story click here

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January 27, 2013

2:00 PM
My Silver Bells
Artist : Jim Smoak
Album : This Heart of Mine
Label : Self-produced
2:02 PM
Winter’s Come and Gone
Artist : The Rockhouse String Band
Album : High On A Mountain
Label : ADM
2:04 PM
Alabama Jubilee
Artist : Jim Smoak
Album : This Heart of Mine
Label : Self-produced
2:07 PM
John Henry
Artist : Seth Boyd & Andy Edmonds
Album : Banjo Classics
Label : Old Blue
2:09 PM
Things in Life
Artist : Ricky Skaggs
Album : Music to My Ears
Label : Skaggs Family Records
2:12 PM
I Know Whose Tears
Artist : The Gibson Brothers
Album : Ring the Bell
Label : Compass
2:16 PM
Brown Mountain Light
Artist : V W Boys
Album : Retroactive
Label : Mountain Roads Recordings
2:20 PM
Poison Love
Artist : Ralph Stanley
Album : Classic Bluegrass
Label : Rebel
2:22 PM
Window Up Above
Artist : Lost N Found
Album : It’s About Time
Label : Rebel
2:25 PM
Lonesome Feeling
Artist : Josh Williams
Album : Down Home
Label : Rounder
2:28 PM
Forsaken Love
Artist : Tyler Hughes
Album : Wise County Jail
Label : RVR 12008
2:31 PM
Ragged by Right
Artist : Erynn Marshall
Album : Tune Tramp
Label : Hickory Jack
2:35 PM
Take Me Back
Artist : Mountain Fling
Album : Where Mountain Breezes Blow
Label : MTF
2:40 PM
Black Jack
Artist : J. D. Crowe
Album : True Bluegrass Banjo
Label : Rebel
2:42 PM
I Hear Bluegrass
Artist : Christians Creek
Album : I Hear Bluegrass
Label : Self-produced
2:46 PM
Bound to Ride
Artist : Jim Mills & Ricky Skaggs
Album : Bound To Ride
Label : Sugar Hill
2:48 PM
I’ll Be All Smiles Tonight Love
Artist : Mac Wiseman
Album : The Mac Wiseman Story
Label : CMH Records
2:51 PM
Popsicle Polka
Artist : Tim Martin
Album : Bluegrass Fiddle
Label : Patuxent
3:00 PM
High Country
Artist : Kenny Baker and Joe Green
Album : True Bluegrass Fiddle
Label : Rebel
3:04 PM
Where No Cabins Fall
Artist : Rhonda Vincent
Album : Sunday Morning Singing
Label : Upper Management Music
3:06 PM
Kentucky in the Morning
Artist : Charlie Sizemore
Album : The Story Is
Label : Rebel
3:09 PM
Bottom of A Mountain
Artist : Joe Mullins
Album : They’re Playing My Song
Label : Rebel
3:12 PM
Wreck on the Highway
Artist : Big Country Bluegrass
Album : The Boys in Hats and Ties
Label : Rebel
3:15 PM
In The Gravel Yard
Artist : Blue Highway
Album : Lonesome Pine
Label : Rebel
3:18 PM
A Far Cry From Lester and Earl
Artist : Jr. Sisk
Album : The Heart of a Song
Label : Rebel
3:21 PM
Orchids of Love
Artist : Jim Eanes
Album : Classic Bluegrass
Label : Rebel
3:24 PM
Sunny Side of the Mountain
Artist : Jimmy Martin
Album : Best of the Best
Label : Gusto
3:27 PM
Little Cabin Home on the Hill
Artist : Lester Flatt & Bill Monroe
Album : Blue Moon of Kentucky
Label : Bear Family Records - BCD
3:30 PM
April Rain
Artist : Breaking Grass
Album : Acoustic Rainbow Bluegrass
Label : Acoustic Rainbow
3:32 PM
I Still Miss Someone
Artist : Dolly Parton
Album : The Grass is Blue
Label : Sugar Hill
3:36 PM
"Lower on the Hog
Artist : IIIrd Tyme Out
Album : Puttin’ New Roots Down
Label : Rebel
3:40 PM
Don’t Let Your Deal Go Down
Artist : Doc Watson
Album : The Three Pickers
Label : Rounder
3:42 PM
Queen Anne’s Lace
Artist : Del McCoury
Album : Blue Ribbon Bluegrass
Label : Rounder
3:45 PM
The Man on the Side of the Road
Artist : Chris Jones
Album : Lost Souls and Free Spirits
Label : Rebel
3:48 PM
Knoxville Girl
Artist : The Country Gentlemen
Album : Can’t You Hear Me Callin
Label : Rebel
3:51 PM
Gray Eagle
Artist : Don Reno
Album : The Golden Guitar of Don Reno
Label : Gusto