This week’s show ranges across the southern mountains with some truly wonderful fiddle tunes and songs. We start with the late North Carolina fiddler Jim Shumate, the first fiddler with Flatt &
4:00pm Nov 02, 2018Music & Culture Music & Culture
4:10pm Oct 05, 2018Music & Culture Music & Culture
This week we hear some great fiddling from the transformative Arthur Smith, who set entertainment-style country fiddling on the path to what we now recognize as bluegrass.
4:01pm Sep 29, 2017Music & Culture Music & Culture
This week’s show brings us a fun listening opportunity in southern mountain fiddling.
3:49pm Jan 08, 2016Music & Culture Music & Culture
This week’s Across the Blue Ridge explores roots of bluegrass in North Carolina old-time music – specifically that of the groundbreaking banjo player Charlie Poole.