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

October 27, 2013

2:00 PM
Ghost Riders in the Sky
Artist : Pat Kirtley
Album : Kentucky Guitar
Label : PK CD 01
2:02 PM
Bringing Mary Home
Artist : The Country Gentlemen
Album : Can't You Hear Me Calling
Label : Rebel 7508
2:05 PM
Brown Mountain Light
Artist : The VW Boys
Album : Retroactive
Label : MRR 1011
2:08 PM
Legend of the Girl on the Cliff
Artist : Jim Eanes
Album : Classic Bluegrass
Label : Rebel 1116
2:12 PM
Eli Renfro
Artist : Del McCoury
Album : My Dixie Home
Label : Rebel 7503
2:15 PM
Dead Man’s Hollow
Artist : Linda Lay and Sandy Shelton
Album : Taking the Crooked Road Home
Label : VFHCR 107
2:19 PM
The Grave Robber
Artist : Jr. Sisk
Album : The Heart of a Song
Label : Rebel 1845
2:22 PM
The Widow of the Glade
Artist : Randall Hylton
Album : Tall Tales & Lies
Label : CC CD 0147
2:25 PM
Legend of Grace Sherwood
Artist : East Virginia
Album : The Major Years
Label : MBR 5376
2:28 PM
Legend of the Blue Ridge Mountains
Artist : Jeff Michael and Johnny Williams
Album : Memories & Tears
Label : FC 036
2:30 PM
Blackader’s Cove
Artist : NewFound Road
Album : Live at the Down Home
Label : Rounder 9106
2:33 PM
Simon Crutchfield’s Grave
Artist : The McPeak Brothers
Album : Yesteryears
Label : Rebel 7521
2:37 PM
The Secret of the Waterfall
Artist : The Country Gentlemen
Album : Early Rebel Recordings
Label : Rebel 4002
2:40 PM
In the Garden by the Fountain
Artist : Rhonda Vincent and Dolly Parton
Album : Taken
Label : UM 001
2:43 PM
Cold, Icy Fingers
Artist : Lost & Found
Album : It's About Time
Label : Rebel 1783
2:46 PM
Marie Laveau
Artist : Leroy Troy
Album : The Old Gray Mare
Label : Rounder 0426
2:49 PM
Frost on the Pumpkin
Artist : Kenny Baker
Album : Frost on the Pumpkin
Label : County 2731
2:51 PM
Leather Britches
Artist : Reel Shady
Album : Jake's Favorites
Label : self-produced
2:56 PM
The Bluebirds are Singing for Me
Artist : Jr. Sisk and Joe Mullins
Album : Hall of Fame Bluegrass
Label : Rebel 1854
2:59 PM
Greenville Trestle High
Artist : Jr. Sisk and Joe Mullins
Album : Hall of Fame Bluegrass
Label : Rebel 1854
3:02 PM
Blue Ridge Ran Blood Red
Artist : The Glass Brothers
Album : The Glass Brothers
Label : TGR 501
3:07 PM
That’s Kentucky
Artist : Lorraine Jordan and Carolina Road
Album : Lorraine Jordan and Carolina Road
Label : PRC 1186
3:10 PM
Chokin’ the Strings
Artist : Big Country Bluegrass
Album : Memories of the Past
Label : Rebel 1848
3:12 PM
Golden Ring
Artist : Russell Moore and IIIrd Time Out
Album : Bluegrassed
Label : BAC 2013
3:15 PM
Red and Green Signal Light
Artist : The Elkville String Band
Album : My Brushy Mountain Home
Label : self-produced
3:18 PM
Jack and Mae
Artist : Bill Jenkins and the Virginia Mountain Boys
Album : 24 Karat Gold Bluegrass
Label : self-produced
3:21 PM
Billy in the Lowground
Artist : The Indian Run String Band
Album : Indian Run Stringband
Label : self-produced
3:23 PM
Wake Up Little Maggie
Artist : Chris Jones
Album : Lonely Comes Easy
Label : Rebel 1847
3:26 PM
Nobody’s Business
Artist : Mark Newton and Steve Thomas
Album : Reborn
Label : PRC 1185
3:29 PM
They Called it Music
Artist : The Gibson Brothers
Album : They Called it Music
Label : Compass 4599-2
3:32 PM
Tell the Ones I Love
Artist : The Steep Canyon Rangers
Album : Tell the Ones I Love
Label : Rounder 9168
3:37 PM
I Wonder Where You Are Tonight
Artist : Jus’ Cauz
Album : Then and There
Label : self-produced
3:40 PM
I Want To Be Loved
Artist : Sugar Run
Album : Pounding Out a Tune
Label : Catawba 046
3:42 PM
Lost Indian
Artist : The Crooked Road Ramblers
Album : Mule to Ride
Label : self-produced