First broadcast March 22, 2002

A Night Of High-Energy Bluegrass and Old Timey

10 p.m. to Midnight Host: Steve Winters

Even though spring has arrived after a mild winter, the weather has turned nasty and quite cold for the end of this week. Here’s a program of high-energy bluegrass and old-timey music, a good portion of it reissued, to warm listeners up for the weekend ahead. In the program’s middle, we do some short sets of comparative musicology!

  • Artist, "Title", Album, Label

  • Tara Nevins, “Lee Highway Blues”, Mule To Ride, Sugar Hill

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  • Bluegrass Intention, “Jack Of Diamonds”, Old As Dirt, Native And Fine Records

  • Bill Evans, “Leaving Owensboro”, Bill Evans Plays Banjo, Mighty Fine Records

  • Bluegrass Intentions, “May You Never Be Alone”, Old As Dirt, Native And Fine Records

  • Bill Evans, “Catching The Dickens”, Bill Evans Plays Banjo, Mighty Fine Records

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  • Turning Back The Clock, , ,

  • John Hartford et al, “Where The Old Red River Flows”, “Rough And Ready”, “Oasis”, “John Henry”, Steam Powered Aereo-Takes, Rounder

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  • Country Gentlemen, “Casey’s Last Ride”, “Bringing Mary Home”, “The House Of The Rising Sun”, “The City Of New Orleans”, The Complete Vanguard Recordings, Vanguard

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  • Comparative Musicology, , ,

  • John Hartford et al, “Presbyterian Guitar”, Steam Powered Aereo-Takes, Rounder

  • John Hartford et al, “Presbyterian Guitar”, Aereo-Plain, Rounder (Warner Brothers)

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  • Tara Nevins, “Troubles”, Mule To Ride, Sugar Hill

  • Joel Raphael Band, “Way Over Yonder In A Minor Key”, The Folk Scene Collection/Vol. II, Red House

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  • John Hartford et al, “The Vamp From Back In The Goodle Days”, Steam Powered Aereo-Takes, Rounder

  • John Hartford et al, “Back In The Goodle Days”, Aereo-Plain, Rounder (Warner Brothers)

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  • Tara Nevins, “Fall On My Knees”, “Darling Corey”, “Over My Shoulder”, “Hell Broke Loose In Georgia”, Mule To Ride, Sugar Hill

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  • Orrin Star, “Cotton Patch Rag”, “Alcatraz”, “Waltzing Matilda/By The Rivers Of Babylon”, No Frets Barred, Good Ear
How To Reach This Weeks Artists:

Bluegrass Intentions: www.nativeandfinerecords.com

Bill Evans: www.billevansplaysbanjo.com

Orrin Star: www.flatpick.com/ostar