Monday, April 21, 2014

Program 4 is now Up

Ramona & Grandpa Jones
Program 4: MASTER FIDDLERS AND BANJO KINGS is now up! take an hour tour of some of the sounds and musicians of two of Appalachia's most well known instruments.
Includes work by Grandpa & Ramona Jones, J.P. Fraley, Carl Johnson, and others. Listen  here.

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Program 3 is now up

Lotus Dickey
Program 3: Religion in Appalachian Music (CS 103) is now available here
In this hour we will explore the deep connections of religion and spirituality in Appalachian music including Shape Note, Lined-Out Hymns, family bands and Gospel singing. includes music by The Berea College Black Music Ensemble, Lotus Dickey, The Davis Family, and field recordings by William Tallmadge as well as an interview with Berea College Sound Archive Fellow Jesse Karlsberg. Listen here.