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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February 03, 2013

2:00 PM
Clinch Mt. Backstep
Artist : Ralph Stanley
Album : True Bluegrass Banjo
Label : Rebel
2:02 PM
Panhandle Rag
Artist : Curt Baker & Mike Auldridge
Album : Slidetown Reunion
Label : Catawba
2:06 PM
Honey You Don’t Know My Mind
Artist : Jimmy Martin,
Album : The Best of the Best
Label : BXS
2:10 PM
Rank Strangers
Artist : The Stanley Brothers
Album : Bluegrass Hall of Fame
Label : BXS
2:11 PM
A Sweeter Love Than Yours I’ll Never Know
Artist : Jim Eanes
Album : Rare Bluegrass
Label : JSP Records
2:14 PM
Love Letters in the Sand
Artist : Mac Wiseman
Album : The Mac Wiseman Story
Label : CMH Records
2:16 PM
I Can’t Stand This Misery
Artist : Clinton King & The Virginia Mountaineers
Album : The Best in Bluegrass
Label : Rebel
2:19 PM
Old Salty Dog Blues
Artist : Flatt & Scruggs
Album : The Complete Mercury Sessions
Label : Mercury
2:21 PM
Used To Be
Artist : Del McCoury
Album : Old Memories
Label : MCM
2:24 PM
Harvest Time
Artist : Lost N Found
Album : Classic Bluegrass
Label : Rebel
2:26 PM
Last Train From Poor Valley
Artist : Seldom Scene
Album : The Best in Bluegrass
Label : Rebel
2:30 PM
I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry
Artist : Larry Sparks
Album : Sings Hank Williams
Label : Rebel
2:32 PM
Bring Back My Blue-Eyed Boy
Artist : The Lilly Brothers & Don Stover
Album : Early Recordings
Label : Rebel
2:34 PM
One Loaf of Bread
Artist : Dave Evans
Album : Classic Bluegrass
Label : Rebel
2:39 PM
Here Today and Gone Tomorrow
Artist : Hazel Dickens & The Johnson Mt. Boys
Album : Blue Ribbon Bluegrass
Label : Rounder
2:42 PM
Trouble In Mind
Artist : Bill Harrell
Album : The Cat Came Back
Label : Rebel
2:45 PM
Artist : Bobby Hicks
Album : True Bluegrass Fiddle
Label : Rebel
3:00 PM
Home Sweet Home
Artist : Bill Emerson
Album : True Bluegrass Instrumentals
Label : Rebel
3:02 PM
Each Season Changes You
Artist : The Osborne Brothers
Album : Once More
Label : Sugar Hill
3:04 PM
Will You Be Loving Another Man
Artist : Bill Monroe
Album : Blue Moon of Kentucky
Label : Bear Family Records - BCD
3:07 PM
Blue Ridge Cabin Home
Artist : The Country Gentlemen
Album : Can’ You Hear Me Callin
Label : Rebel
3:10 PM
9 Pound Hammer
Artist : Jim & Jesse,
Album : Classic Bluegrass vol 2
Label : Time-Life
3:12 PM
Where Did Our Young Years Go
Artist : Reno & Smiley,
Album : Sweethearts in Heaven
Label : Bear Family Records - BCD
3:14 PM
Rebel Soldier
Artist : Charlie Moore
Album : Plum Pitiful
Label : Time-Life
3:17 PM
When You Are Lonely
Artist : Ted Lundy
Album : Ted Lundy & the Southern Mountain Boys
Label : Old Blue
3:20 PM
Don’t Cheat in Our Hometown
Artist : Whitley & Skaggs
Album : Rebel Records: 35th Anniversary
Label : Rebel
3:23 PM
City of New Orleans
Artist : Seldom Scene
Album : Live At the Cellar Door
Label : Rebel
3:26 PM
Kentucky Waltz
Artist : Don Rigsby
Album : With Body & Soul
Label : Rebel
3:29 PM
Your Love is Like a Flower
Artist : Cliff Waldron
Album : The Best of Cliff Waldron
Label : Rebel
3:32 PM
Pain in My Heart
Artist : Larry Richardson
Album : Larry Richardson & The Blue Ridge Playboys
Label : Old Blue
3:34 PM
Doin’ My Time
Artist : Tony Rice
Album : Guitar
Label : Rebel
3:38 PM
Fireball Mail
Artist : The Lonesome River Band
Album : Best Loved Bluegrass
Label : Rebel
3:40 PM
Blue Lonesome Wind
Artist : Auldridge, Bennett and Gaudreau
Album : Blue Lonesome Wind
Label : Rebel
3:43 PM
I Like Mountain Music
Artist : Don Reno
Album : The Golden Guitar of Don Reno
Label : Gusto