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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March 17, 2013

2:00 PM
The Wearing of the Green
Artist : Will Keyes
Album : The Wearing of the Green
Label : County
2:01 PM
The Story of the Day I Died
Artist : Jr. Sisk
Album : The Story of the Day I Died
Label : Rebel
2:05 PM
Old Bicycle Chain
Artist : Jr. Sisk
Album : The Story of the Day I Died
Label : Rebel
2:08 PM
She Could Have Loved HIm
Artist : Leva & Jones
Album : Journey Home
Label : Rounder
2:13 PM
Train on the Island
Artist : The Hellbenders
Album : The Hellbenders
Label : The Field Recorder's Collective
2:16 PM
Artist : John Hartford
Album : Gum Tree Canoe
Label : Flyin' Fish
2:20 PM
Sourwood Mountain
Artist : Carolina Chocolate Drops
Album : Dona Got A Ramblin' Mind
Label : Music Maker
2:24 PM
Ballad of the Irish Rebel
Artist : Mac Wiseman
Album : Waitin' for the Boys to Come Home
Label : MAC-W
2:27 PM
Danny Boy
Artist : Buddy Pendleton
Album : Delivers
Label : VFCR
2:29 PM
Leaving Dear Old Ireland
Artist : Charlie Poole
Album : Charlie Poole and the North Carolina Ramblers
Label : JSP 7734c
2:32 PM
Banjo Rift
Artist : Al Breeden
Album : Bluegrass from the Heart of Virginia
Label : Fayette County
2:35 PM
Love on Arrival
Artist : Doyle Lawson
Album : Acoustic Rainbow
Label : Acoustic Rainbow
2:39 PM
Just Lovin’ You
Artist : The Gibson Brothers
Album : Help My Brother
Label : Compass
2:42 PM
San Antonio Rose
Artist : The Reno Brothers
Album : Swing West
Label : Webco
2:46 PM
Daily’s Reel
Artist : Joe Greene
Album : True Bluegrass Fiddle
Label : Rebel
2:49 PM
Troubles Round My Door
Artist : Michael Cleveland
Album : Leavin' Town
Label : Rounder
2:51 PM
Let Old Mother Nature Have Her Way
Artist : Barry Berrier
Album : First Time with Feeling
Label : Pinecastle
2:53 PM
Sugar Coated Love
Artist : Mark Newton
Album : Living a Dream
Label : Rebel
2:56 PM
Artist : The Country Gentlemen
Album : Bluegrass Unlimited Sampler
Label : Rebel
2:58 PM
The Old Pictures
Artist : James King
Album : Gardens in the Sky
Label : Rounder
3:01 PM
Wild Bill Jones
Artist : Dave Evans
Album : Classic Bluegrass
Label : Rebel
3:04 PM
In the Gravel Yard
Artist : Blue Highway
Album : Lonesome Pine
Label : Rebel
3:07 PM
Turn it On, Turn it On
Artist : Charlie Sizemore
Album : The Story Is
Label : Rebel
3:10 PM
The Storms Are On the Ocean
Artist : Doc Watson
Album : Three Pickers
Label : Rounder
3:14 PM
Bluegrass Time
Artist : Cullen Galyean
Album : Born Into Bluegrass
Label : Mountain Roads Recordings
3:18 PM
Alabama Waltz
Artist : Del McCoury
Album : Old Memories
Label : MCM 0016
3:21 PM
Send Me the Pillow That You Dream On
Artist : Larry Sparks
Album : Almost Home
Label : Rounder
3:24 PM
Duncan and Brady
Artist : The Johnson Mountain Boys
Album : Classic Bluegrass Collection
Label : Time-Life
3:27 PM
Your Love is Like a Flower
Artist : Flatt & Scruggs
Album : Flatt & Scruggs
Label : Bear Family
3:30 PM
The Granpa That I Know
Artist : Freeman & Williams
Album : Freeman & Williams
Label : Mountain Roads Recordings
3:33 PM
Cold Sheets of Rain
Artist : The Virginia Squires
Album : The Best in Bluegrass
Label : Rebel
3:35 PM
Tackett Branch
Artist : Tim Martin
Album : Bluegrass Fiddle
Label : Patuxent