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

June 02, 2013

2:00 PM
Arkansas Traveler
Artist : Fred Cockerham and Oscar Jenkins
Album : Down to the Cider Mill
Label : County 2734
2:02 PM
Dixie Darlin’
Artist : The Indian Run String Band
Album : The Indian Run String Band
Label : self-produced
2:05 PM
Lee Highway Blues
Artist : The Indian Run String Band
Album : The Indian Run String Band
Label : self-produced
2:09 PM
Lynchburg Town/Grapevine Twist
Artist : Corbin Hayslett
Album : The Spirit of Swinging
Label : CFS H002
2:13 PM
Jessee James
Artist : The Elkville String Band
Album : Over the Mountain
Label : MRR 001
2:16 PM
Big-Eyed Rabbitt
Artist : Mac Traynham
Album : Turkey in the Mountain
Label : SMM 2009
2:20 PM
The Burial of Wild Bill
Artist : Kellie Allen and Pete Peterson
Album : I'll Never Forsake You
Label : LUT 9001
2:23 PM
Lynchburg Town
Artist : Charlie Poole
Album : Charlie Poole and the Highlanders
Label : Tompkins Square 2875
2:26 PM
What’ll I Do with the Baby-O
Artist : JE Mainer
Album : Good Ole Mountain Music
Label : King 666
2:30 PM
Blue Yodel #4
Artist : Jimmie Rodgers
Album : The Early Years
Label : Rounder 1057
2:33 PM
Country Blues
Artist : Doc Watson
Album : The Best of Doc Watson
Label : Vanguard 79535-2
2:37 PM
50 Miles of Elbow Room
Artist : Tyler Hughes
Album : Wise County Jail
Label : RVR 12008
2:43 PM
Bully of the Town
Artist : Elizabeth LaPrelle
Album : Bird's Advice
Label : Old 97 Wrecords 014
2:46 PM
Silence or Tears
Artist : Norman & Nancy Blake
Album : Just Give Me Something I'm Used To
Label : Shanachie 6001
2:50 PM
Stagger Lee
Artist : David Holt
Album : Old Time Music with a New Time Jolt
Label : HW 1260
2:54 PM
Keep on the Sunny Side
Artist : Larry Sigmon and Barbara Poole
Album : Unique Sounds of the Mountains
Label : self-produced
2:56 PM
Robinson County
Artist : The Wolfe Brothers
Album : Old Time Tuning
Label : Yodel Ay Hee 025
3:00 PM
Down Yonder
Artist : Will Keyes
Album : A Banjo Original
Label : Rebel 2720
3:03 PM
Red Mountain Wine
Artist : The Hellbenders
Album : The Hellbenders
Label : FRC 700
3:06 PM
Don’t Let Your Deal Go Down
Artist : Mountain Fling
Album : The Crooked Road
Label : TCR 001
3:11 PM
Single Girl, Married Girl
Artist : Laura Boosinger
Album : Most of All
Label : LL408
3:14 PM
Red Rocking Chair
Artist : The Dry Hill Draggers
Album : Dreaming of a Little Cabin
Label : self-produced
3:16 PM
Kiss Me Quick
Artist : Craver, Hicks, Watson & Newberry
Album : You've Been a Friend to Me
Label : Barker 2012
3:21 PM
Chinese Breakdown
Artist : The New NC Ramblers
Album : Four and a Half
Label : Old Blue 704
3:23 PM
Guitar Rag
Artist : Roy Harvey and Jess Johnson
Album : Old Time Mountain Guitar
Label : County 3512
3:27 PM
Gray Cat on the Tennessee Farm
Artist : Uncle Dave Macon
Album : Go 'Long Mule
Label : County 3505
3:32 PM
East Virginia Blues
Artist : The Carter Family
Album : Longing for Old Virginia
Label : Rounder 1071
3:34 PM
Fugitive’s Lament
Artist : Skip Gorman and Erynn Marshall
Album : Tune Tramp
Label : HJ 04 EM
3:38 PM
Rocky Island
Artist : The Whitetop Mountain Band
Album : Loafer's Dream
Label : MRR 001
3:42 PM
Wise County Jail
Artist : Trevor McKenzie
Album : Close Kin
Label : MRR 1012
3:44 PM
No Home
Artist : The Blue Sky Boys
Album : The Sunny Side of Life
Label : BCD 15951
3:47 PM
Grandfather’s Clock
Artist : Wayne Henderson
Album : Live from Virginia
Label : self-produced
3:51 PM
I Get the Blues When it Rains
Artist : The Reed Island Rounders
Album : Hand Me Downs
Label : BW004
3:52 PM
Julie Ann Johnson
Artist : Doug Rorrer
Album : Under the Influence
Label : FC030