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

April 28, 2013

2:00 PM
I’ll Fly Away
Artist : J.A. Shelton
Album : Guitar Tracks
Label : CC CD 0178
2:02 PM
Won’t It Be Wonderful There
Artist : Dailey and Vincent
Album : Brothers of the Highway
Label : Rounder
2:05 PM
Prayers Go Up
Artist : Chris Davis and Junior Sisk
Album : The Story of the Day I Died
Label : Rebel 1851
2:09 PM
Help My Brother
Artist : The Gibson Brothers
Album : Help My Brother
Label : Compass 4549
2:11 PM
Let’s All Go Down to the River
Artist : Rich In Tradition
Album : Black Mountain Special
Label : MRR 1010
2:14 PM
Life is Like a Mountain Railroad
Artist : Curt Baker
Album : Straight from the Porch
Label : self-produced
2:20 PM
I Can Call Jesus
Artist : Lynn Morris
Album : Mama's Hand
Label : Rounder
2:22 PM
Row Us Over the Tide
Artist : The Blue Sky Boys
Album : The Sunny Side of Life
Label : BCD 15951
2:25 PM
River of Jordan
Artist : The SC Broadcasters
Album : Can You Hear Me Now
Label : FHR 1066
2:30 PM
Old Time Religion
Artist : Larry Sigmon and Barbara Poole
Album : Unique Sounds of the Mountains
Label : self-produced
2:32 PM
Prayer Bell of Heaven
Artist : Jimmy Martin
Album : 50 Golden Years
Label : self-produced
2:35 PM
Shout and Shine
Artist : Carl Story
Album : The World's Greatest Bluegrass Singers
Label : CMH 5913
2:39 PM
Where We’ll Never Grow Old
Artist : Ricky Wasson
Album : Goin' Up Copper Creek
Label : CC CD 0112
2:42 PM
Will the Circle Be Unbroken
Artist : The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band
Album : Will the Circle Be Unbroken
Label : EMI America 46589
2:47 PM
Where Could I Go
Artist : The Country Gentlemen
Album : Calling My Children Home
Label : Rebel 1574
2:53 PM
You’re Drifting Away
Artist : Bill Monroe
Album : Cryin' Holy Unto the Lord
Label : MCA 10017
2:55 PM
Bells of St. Marys
Artist : Nothin’ Fancy
Album : Lord Bless This House
Label : PRC 1162
3:00 PM
What a Friend We Have in Jesus
Artist : George Shuffler
Album : Aged to Perfection
Label : CC CD 0172
3:02 PM
Silent Partner
Artist : Rhonda Vincent
Album : Sunday Morning Singin'
Label : Upper Management Music UM 006
3:05 PM
You’ve Got to Keep Walking
Artist : Paul Williams
Album : Goin' to Stay in the Old-Time Way
Label : Rebel 1852
3:10 PM
Falling Leaves
Artist : Joe Mullins
Album : Hymns from the Hills
Label : Rebel 1839
3:13 PM
Old-Fashioned Preacher
Artist : Flatt and Scruggs
Album : Flatt & Scruggs 1948-1959
Label : BCD 15472
3:16 PM
Mount Up With Wings
Artist : Lost & Found
Album : Hymn Time
Label : Rebel 1668
3:20 PM
Amazing Grace
Artist : Ralph Stanley
Album : Great High Mountain
Label : Rebel 1130
3:23 PM
Some Day
Artist : Blue Highway
Album : Feel Like My Time Ain't Long
Label : Rebel 7507
3:25 PM
I Surrender All
Artist : Jeanette Williams
Album : Freeman & Williams
Label : MRR 1014
3:30 PM
Satan’s Jeweled Crown
Artist : Cliff Waldron
Album : The Best in Bluegrass
Label : Rebel 4000-1
3:33 PM
The Wonderful City
Artist : Jimmie Rodgers and Sarah Carter
Album : America's Blue Yodeler
Label : Rounder 1060
3:36 PM
My Father Has a House
Artist : Foghorn Stringband
Album : Weiser Sun Rise
Label : Nettwerk 30422
3:41 PM
A Closer Walk with Thee
Artist : Jeffrey Scott
Album : Rattlesnake Daddy
Label : self-produced
3:45 PM
Who Will Sing for Me
Artist : Ricky Skaggs and Doc Watson
Album : The Three Pickers
Label : Rounder 0526-2
3:49 PM
When They Ring Those Golden Bells
Artist : Jim Eanes
Album : In His Arms
Label : Rebel 1673
3:55 PM
On the Sea of Life
Artist : Doyle Lawson and Quicksilver
Album : Heaven Bound
Label : Time-Life 07652
3:57 PM
I Saw the Light
Artist : J.A. Shelton
Album : Road to Coeburn
Label : CC CD 0151