Across the Blue Ridge #86- Bluegrass, Country & Blues Classics

Across the Blue Ridge #86- Bluegrass, Country & Blues Classics

3:47pm Aug 18, 2017
Joe Mullins and the Radio Ramblers have a new album out containing both classic and new songs. We hear selections on this week’s show. (L to R: Mike Terry, Duane Sparks, Joe Mullins, Randy Barnes, Jason Barie)
Alane Anno, courtesy of Rebel Records

This week’s show is chock full of great singing and inspiring instrumentals.  We hear from Joe Mullins & The Radio Ramblers, a truly classic bluegrass band from Ohio, just out with a new album of both old and new songs, all driven by Mullins’ solid, tasteful banjo playing. Dale Ann Bradley, formerly of the New Coon Creek Girls, has a new album out too, and we hear a song from that ahead of her appearance next month at the National Folk Festival in Greensboro, NC. There’s much more – including songs from country artists Wilma Lee Cooper and Karen Collins, plus some pre-blues banjo playing and singing from Dink Roberts. 

Playlist

  1. Little Pal
    Larry Richardson & The Blue Ridge Boys
    Larry Richardson & The Blue Ridge Boys
     
  2. Little Darlin', Pal of Mine
    Flatt & Scruggs
    Foggy Mountain Banjo
     
  3. My Home Among The Hills
    The Carter Family
    Clinch Mountain Treasures
     
  4. Who's That Knocking At My Door
    The Dreadful Snakes
    Snakes Alive!
     
  5. Won't You Come & Sing For Me
    Hazel Dickens & Alice Gerrard
    Pioneering Women of Bluegrass
     
  6. Long Gone Out West Blues
    Joe Mullins & The Radio Ramblers
    The Story We Tell
     
  7. The Last Old Shovel
    Joe Mullins & The Radio Ramblers
    The Story We Tell
     
  8. Break 1 - Acorn Stomp
    East Texas Serenaders
    Times Ain't Like They Used To Be Vol. 3
     
  9. Going Back To Kentucky
    Dale Ann Bradley
    Dale Ann Bradley
     
  10. I Wish I Was In Bowling Green
    Cousin Emmy
    Cousin Emmy & Her Kinfolks 1939-47
     
  11. I'm A Walking Advertisement for the Blues
    Karen Collins & The Backroads Band
    No Yodeling On The Radio
     
  12. All On The Count Of You
    Wilma Lee Cooper
    Keep On The Sunny Side
     
  13. Little Liza Jane
    Kyle Creed & Emily Spencer
    Liberty
     
  14. Georgia Buck
    Crooked Road Ramblers
    Always Been A Rambler
     
  15. Let Me Fall
    Camp Creek Boys
    Old Time String Band
     
  16. Little Brown Jug
    Mildred & Beverly Thompson
    Clawhammer Banjo Vol. 3
     
  17. Break 2 - Billy In the Lowground
    Lowe Stokes
    Times Ain't Like They Used To Be Vol. 3
     
  18. I Bring My Money
    John Jackson
    Don't Let Your Deal Go Down
     
  19. Old Blue
    Dink Roberts
    Black Banjo Songsters of North Carolina & Virginia
     
  20. Careless Love
    Joe Thompson
    Family Tradition
     
  21. Don't Let Your Deal Go Down
    Bill Williams
    Classic Appalachian Blues
     
  22. Drinkin' Wine Spo-Dee-Oh-Dee
    Stick McGhee
    Single