Across the Blue Ridge #134 - Summer Listening: Bluegrass, New Recordings, Blue Ridge Music Center

Across the Blue Ridge #134 - Summer Listening: Bluegrass, New Recordings, Blue Ridge Music Center

4:00pm Jul 13, 2018
The Revelers, from Louisiana, feature in an upcoming Blue Ridge Music Center concert that calls attention to the broad reach of the late Joe Wilson’s career. Wilson was a former head of the National Council for the Traditional Arts; he conceived and spearheaded the creation of the Blue Ridge Music Center in Virginia on the Blue Ridge Parkway, and ran the National Folk Festival for many years. Also on the July 21 concert, the Mountain Park Old Time Band.
Lee Celano, courtesy The Revelers

Summer listening sessions continue with a wonderful selection of classic bluegrass and crossover bluegrass honky-tonk.  Hear Reno & Smiley, the Maddox Brothers & Rose and more.  Plus this week, new recordings from the respected Tennessee old-time fiddler Mike Bryant (with ATBR host Paul Brown on banjo) and a trio album of great songs old and new from Cathy Fink, Marcy Marxer and Sam Gleaves.  Finally, a moment with Richard Emmett of the Blue Ridge Music Center, considering upcoming shows with The Mountain Park Old Time Band, The Revelers, and Rhiannon Giddens.  Great music all the way through.

Playlist

  1. Way On Down The Road
    Johnny Warren & Charlie Cushman
    Purely Instrumental
    Warren & Cushman
     
  2. Drifting With The Tide
    Reno & Smiley
    16 Greatest Hits
    Gusto
     
  3. I Love You Until I'm Dizzy
    Curly Seckler
    Bluegrass, Don't You Know
    Copper Creek
     
  4. I Saw Your Face In The Moon
    Mac Wiseman
    The Best Of Mac Wiseman
    Rural Rhythm
     
  5. Help Me Understand
    Wilma Lee Cooper
    Big Midnight Special
    K-Tel
     
  6. Wish I Was A Single Girl Again
    Maddox Brothers & Rose
    Their Original Recordings 1946-51
    Arhoolie
     
  7. If You Ain't Got The Do-Re-Mi
    Maddox Brothers & Rose
    On The Air
    Arhoolie
     
  8. Break 1 - I Don't Love Nobody
    J.C. Sutphin
    American Banjo 3-Finger Style
    Smithsonian Folkways
     
  9. Sandy River
    Mike Bryant & Paul Brown
    Bryant & Brown
    Old-Time Tiki Parlour
     
  10. Rough & Ready Heart
    Blue Yonder
    Rough & Ready Heart
    Blue Yonder
     
  11. Hot Pink House Trailer
    Sam Gleaves, Cathy Fink, Marcy Marxer
    Shout & Shine
    Community Music
     
  12. If The Poor Don't Matter
    Sam Gleaves, Cathy Fink, Marcy Marxer
    Shout & Shine
    Community Music
     
  13. A Picture From Life's Other Side
    Woody Guthrie
    This Land Is Your Land
    Smithsonian Folkways
     
  14. Polly Put The Kettle On
    Jason Cade
    Hog-Eyed Man 3
    Yodel-Ay-Hee
     
  15. Break 2 - Piney Woods Gal
    Frank Bode & Tommy Jarrell
    Been Riding With Old Mosby
    Smithsonian Folkways
     
  16. Good Ole Mountain Dew
    The Mountain Park Old Time Band
    Dancing On Rocky Island
    Mountain Park Old Time Band
     
  17. A Trip To The Moon
    The Revelers
    Play The Swamp Pop Classics Vol. 2
    The Revelers
     
  18. Interview: Richard Emmett
    Richard Emmet
    ATBR recording
     
  19. No Man's Mama
    Carolina Chocolate Drops
    Leaving Eden
    Nonesuch
     
  20. Soldier's Joy
    Joe Thompson
    Family Tradition
    Rounder