Front Porch Music with Sandy Miranda
On May 17, 2008, Sandy Miranda was guest host.
In the first hour, we listened to some of Sandy's favorite American vernacular (front-porch) music.
In the second hour, we had a visit from Deborah Robins and Peter Ashlock, executive producers of a forthcoming TV series on PBS called The Music of America: History Through Musical Traditions.
Ginny Hawker, "My Warfare Will Soon Be Over," Letters from My Father, Rounder
Levon Helm, "Poor Old Dirt Farmer," Dirt Farmer, Vanguard
The Original Carter Family, "Wildwood Flower," Can the Circle Be Unbroken, Columbia
Bob Dylan, "I Don't Hurt Anymore," A Tree with Roots, bootleg remastered Basements
H.H. Oliver, "Hollerin' on the Way to See a Girl," Hollerin', Rounder
Del McCoury, "How Long Blues," Appalachians, Rough Guide: World Music Network
Girls of the Golden West, "Will There Be Any Yodelers in Heaven?" American Yodeling 1911–1946, Trinkot
Goebel Reeves, "The Yodelin' Teacher, " American Yodeling 1911–1946, Trinkot
The Delmore Brothers, "Lonesome Yodel Blues," American Yodeling 1911–1946, Trinkot
Woody Guthrie, "Bound to Lose," The Alan Lomax Collection Sampler, Rounder
Bob Dylan, "Diamond Joe," Masked & Anonymous, Sony
Tim O'Brien, "Let's Go Huntin'," Cornbread Nation, Howdy Skies
Norman Blake, "You Are My Sunshine," O Brother, Where Art Thou? Mercury
Deborah Robins and Peter Ashlock join us to talk about their forthcoming PBS series, The Music of America: History Through Musical Traditions and play musical selections that will appear in the program.
Ed McCurdy, "Frog Went a Courtin'," Treasure Chest of American Folk Song, Elektra
Martyn Wyndham-Read, "Locks and Bolts," SongLinks2, English Songs
Raphael Boguslav, "Tobacco's But an Indian Weed," Songs from a Village Garrett
Alvin Youngblood Hart, "Nelly Was a Lady," Beautiful Dreamer: Songs of Stephen Foster
Voices Incorporated, "Juba Dance (Hambone)," Roots
Joan Morris & William Bolcom, "Grandfather's Clock," Who Shall Rule: Songs of Henry Clay Work
Larry Hanks, "Grandfather's Clock," Tying a Knot in the Devil's Tail, Dandelion
The Original Carter Family, "Little Moses," The Original and Great Carter Family
Gus Cannon, "Walk Right In," Best of Cannon's Jug Stompers