Blisterin’ Bluegrass

10 p.m. to Midnight Host: Steve Winters

The last of three consecutive shows determined to make summer hotter than it already is. This program features two hours of blisterin’ bluegrass with a few slower pieces interspersed to offer a bit of listener respite from this string band music in overdrive.

  • Artist, "Title", Album, Label

  • Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder, “Wayward To Hayward”, Instrumentals, Skaggs Family Records


  • Bill Monroe & The Bluegrass Boys, “Molly And Ten Brooks”, Appalachian Stomp/Vol. 2, Rhino

  • Stanley Brothers & The Clinch Mountain Boys, “Ridin’ That Midnight Train”, Appalachian Stomp/Vol. 2, Rhino

  • Country Gentleman, “This Morning At Nine”, Appalachian Stomp/Vol. 2, Rhino

  • Emerson & Waldron, “Fox On The Run”, Appalachian Stomp/Vol. 2, Rhino

  • Seldom Scene, “City Of New Orleans”, Appalachian Stomp/Vol. 2, Rhino

  • Muleskinner, “Dark Hollow”, Appalachian Stomp/Vol. 2, Rhino


  • Del McCoury Band, “Hey Hey Bartender”, “I Wonder Where You Are Tonight”, “Dreams”, “Roll In My Sweet Baby’s Arms”, I Wonder Where You Are Tonight, Arhoolie


  • Del McCoury Band, “I’m Bound For The Land Of Canaan”, “Led By The Master’s Hand”, “Gold Under My Feet”, The Promised Land, McCoury Music


  • Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder, “Goin’ To Richmond”, “Missing Vassar”, “Gallatin Rag”, “Dawg’s Breath”, Instrumentals, Skaggs Family Records


  • The Waybacks, “Last Steam Engine Train”, “Swallow Tail Jig/Rights of Man Hornpipe”, Way Live, Fiddling Cricket Music


  • Ben Freed, “Unhinged”, “Bucktail Jig”, “The Sweet Spot”, Suite For Bluegrass Banjo, Banjo Ben Music


  • Nothin’ Fancy, “The Touch Of Your Hand”, #7, Pinecastle

  • Williams & Clark Expedition, “Cherry Creek”, Williams & Clark Expedition, WCE NashvilleWest, Red House
How To Reach Them:
You can reach Ben Freed via, a Website that also offers an extensive listing of bluegrass events in the Greater New York City/Connecticut/Long Island region. -->