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

May 19, 2013

2:00 PM
Highway 220
Artist : Dee Stone
Album : Rare Bluegrass
Label : JSP 77110A
2:02 PM
Home Sweet Home
Artist : Hack Johnson and His Tennesseeans
Album : Bluegrass: Historic Cuts
Label : JSP 77110D
2:05 PM
Molly and Tenbrooks
Artist : Bill Monroe
Album : Blue Moon of Kentucky
Label : BCD 16399 FL
2:10 PM
My Little Home in Tennessee
Artist : Mac Wiseman
Album : Bluegrass Hits and Heartsongs
Label : Rebel 7523
2:12 PM
The Rabbit Song
Artist : Lost & Found
Album : Down on the Sawmill Road
Label : Rebel 7524
2:14 PM
Philadelphia Lawyer
Artist : Red Allen and J.D. Crowe
Album : Bluegrass Holiday
Label : Rebel 1598
2:19 PM
Fireball Mail
Artist : The Lonesome River Band
Album : Best Loved Bluegrass
Label : Rebel 8004
2:21 PM
Once More
Artist : The Osborne Brothers
Album : Once More
Label : Sugar Hill 2203
2:23 PM
Paradise
Artist : The Seldom Scene
Album : The Best of the Seldom Scene
Label : Rebel 1101
2:28 PM
Lonesome Road Blues
Artist : Don Reno and Eddie Adcock
Album : True Bluegrass Banjo
Label : Rebel 8006
2:29 PM
Go Home
Artist : Flatt and Scruggs
Album : Foggy Mountain Gospel
Label : Columbia 92574
2:32 PM
My Walking Shoes
Artist : Jimmy Martin
Album : 50 Golden Years
Label : self-produced
2:37 PM
Wild Over Me
Artist : Larry Richardson
Album : Larry Richardson and The Bluegrass Boys
Label : Old Blue 702
2:39 PM
Hang Your Head in Shame
Artist : Del McCoury
Album : The Best in Bluegrass
Label : Rebel 4000
2:41 PM
My Dollies Would Cry
Artist : Traditional Grass
Album : Songs of Love and Life
Label : Rebel 1721
2:46 PM
Hard Times
Artist : Front Porch String Band
Album : Hills of Alabam
Label : Rebel 7530
2:48 PM
Little Annie
Artist : The Lilly Brothers
Album : Early Rebel Recordings
Label : Rebel 1688
2:50 PM
Reuben
Artist : Jim Mills
Album : Foggy Mountain Banjo
Label : Rounder 0628-2
2:55 PM
Gray Eagle
Artist : Kenny Baker
Album : True Bluegrass Fiddle
Label : Rebel 8007
3:00 PM
Dear Old Mother
Artist : Jim & Jesse
Album : Blue Ribbon Bluegrass
Label : Rounder 11
3:02 PM
Sittin’ On Top of the World
Artist : The Pinnacle Boys
Album : The World's Greatest Bluegrass Singers
Label : CMH 5913
3:04 PM
White House Blues
Artist : Earl Taylor
Album : Classic Bluegrass
Label : SFW 40092
3:08 PM
Don’t Cheat in Our Hometown
Artist : Whitley and Skaggs
Album : The Best in Bluegrass
Label : Rebel 4000-1
3:10 PM
When You Are Lonely
Artist : The Bluegrass Album Band
Album : The Bluegrass Album Band, Vol. 4
Label : Rounder 0210
3:13 PM
Secret of the Waterfall
Artist : The Country Gentlemen
Album : Early Rebel Recordings
Label : Rebel 4002-DJ
3:18 PM
Cold Gray Tomb of Stone
Artist : Al Breeden and The Virginia Cut-Ups
Album : Bluegrass from the Heart of Virginia
Label : Fayette County 003
3:21 PM
Tennessee Stud
Artist : Doc Watson
Album : Will the Circle Be Unbroken
Label : EMI 46589
3:25 PM
Cash on the Barrelhead
Artist : Dolly Parton
Album : The Grass is Blue
Label : Sugar Hill 3900
3:30 PM
Missing in Action
Artist : Jim Eanes
Album : Bluegrass: Classic Recordings Re-mastered
Label : JSP 7731C
3:33 PM
I Know That You Are Married
Artist : Reno and Smiley
Album : Classic Bluegrass Volume 2
Label : Time-Life 21250-2
3:35 PM
Sharecropper’s Son
Artist : Ralph Stanley
Album : Great High Mountain
Label : Rebel 1130
3:40 PM
Sparkling Brown Eyes
Artist : Joe Val
Album : Diamond Joe
Label : Rounder 11537
3:43 PM
Walking in My Sleep
Artist : Bill Clifton
Album : The Bluegrass Hall of Fame
Label : Gusto Records BXS 3607
3:45 PM
Forgiveness Just Ain’t In Her Plan
Artist : The Boys from Indiana
Album : The Best in Bluegrass
Label : Rebel 4000
3:50 PM
With Body and Soul
Artist : Peter Rowan
Album : With Body and Soul
Label : Rebel 7528-2
3:52 PM
Black Mountain Rag
Artist : Glenn Neaves and the Grayson County Boys
Album : Bluegrass: Historic Cuts
Label : JSP 77110C