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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October 13, 2013

2:00 PM
Pearl’s Hornpipe
Artist : Corrina Logston
Album : Wind Caught My Bike
Label : Big Black Fox
2:02 PM
Ragged but Right
Artist : Erynn Marshall
Album : Tune Tramp
Label : Hickory Jack
2:06 PM
Railroad Bill
Artist : Tyler Hughes
Album : Wise County Jail
Label : RVR 12008
2:09 PM
Sweet Virginia Lee
Artist : Poor Old Shine
Album : Treadless Soles
Label : Self-produced
2:13 PM
Fallen Leaf
Artist : Corrina Logston
Album : Wind Caught My Bike
Label : Big Black Fox
2:17 PM
Say Darling Say
Artist : Johnny Williams
Album : Close Kin
Label : Mountain Roads Recordings
2:20 PM
Sailor on the Deep Blue Sea
Artist : Mac & Jenny Traynham
Album : The Crooked Road
Label : The Crooked Road
2:23 PM
East Bound Freight Train
Artist : Norman Blake
Album : Flower From the Fields of Alabama
Label : Shanachie
2:27 PM
Fall On My Knees
Artist : The South Carolina Broadcasters
Album : Can You Hear Me Now
Label : Flaming Heart Records
2:29 PM
Hickman Rag
Artist : The New NC Ramblers
Album : Live & Lively
Label : Old Blue
2:32 PM
Who Broke the Lock
Artist : Keith Hiatt
Album : Signed, Sealed & Delivered
Label : Flyin Cloud
2:35 PM
Carve That Possum
Artist : Uncle Dave Macon
Album : Go Long Mule
Label : County
2:38 PM
Don’t Let Your Deal Go Down
Artist : Charlie Poole
Album : Charlie Poole & the North Carolina Ramblers
Label : JSP Records
2:41 PM
Big Rock Candy Mountain
Artist : John Hartford
Album : Down From the Mountain
Label : Lost Highway
2:45 PM
Rocky Island
Artist : Ralph Stanley
Album : Old time Picking
Label : Rebel
2:47 PM
Black-eyed Susie
Artist : The Albemarle Ramblers
Album : Gentleman from Virginia
Label : Merriweather Records
2:50 PM
Cattle in the Cane
Artist : The Reed Island Rounders
Album : Hand Me Downs
Label : Burning Wolf Records
3:00 PM
Poca River Blues
Artist : Clark Kessinger
Album : The Legend of Clark Kessinger
Label : County
3:02 PM
Solid Gone
Artist : Doc & Merle Watson
Album : Down South
Label : Sugar Hill
3:05 PM
Rabbit In A Log
Artist : Mountain Fling
Album : Where Mountain Breezes Blow
Label : MTF
3:08 PM
Nellie Gray
Artist : Eddie Bond
Album : Take Me Back
Label : VFHCR
3:11 PM
Cabin Home
Artist : The Red Clay Ramblers
Album : Chuckin The Friz
Label : Self-produced
3:14 PM
When the Train Comes Along
Artist : David Holt
Album : Old Time Music on the Air
Label : Rounder
3:17 PM
Peach Picking Time in Georgia
Artist : Jimmie Rodgers
Album : No Hard Times
Label : Rounder
3:20 PM
Bowling Green
Artist : Alice Gerrard & Mike Seeger
Album : Bowling Green
Label : 5-String Productions
3:22 PM
Music in the Old Virginia Hill
Artist : The Wolfe Brothers
Album : Old Virginia Hills
Label : Old virginia Records
3:25 PM
Deep Elm Blues
Artist : Doug Rorrer
Album : Under the Influence
Label : Flyin Cloud
3:28 PM
Gold Watch & Chain
Artist : The Carter Family
Album : Gold Watch & Chain
Label : Rounder
3:32 PM
Lonesome Road Blues
Artist : Ernest Stoneman and Kahle Brewer
Album : The Stuff that Dreams are Made Of Vol 2
Label : Yazoo
3:35 PM
Little Pal
Artist : Wade Mainer
Album : J.E. Mainer: The Early Years
Label : JSP Records
3:39 PM
How Mountain Girls Can Love
Artist : The Dry Hill Draggers
Album : Dreaming of A Little Cabin
Label : Self-produced
3:42 PM
Are You Tired of Me My Darlin
Artist : Helen White & Wayne Henderson
Album : Live From Virginia
Label : Self-produced
3:45 PM
Peacock Rag
Artist : Fiddlin’ Arthur Smith
Album : Fiddlin' Arthur Smith
Label : County
3:47 PM
Artist : Otis Burris
Album : Fiddle Classics
Label : Old Blue