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The Floyd Radio Show, Live From The Floyd Country Store

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The Floyd Radio Show, Live From The Floyd Country Store

The Floyd Radio Show, Live From The Floyd Country Store

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Live from The Floyd Country Store in the heart of downtown Floyd, Virginia, it’s The Floyd Radio Show! Hosts Anna Roberts-Gevalt and Elizabeth LaPrelle bring together a new variety show every month. They write and perform original radio plays, comedy bits, ads, jingles, music and more. Each show features three of the area’s finest old-timey musical acts, from storytelling banjo players to flatpicking guitarists to hard-driving stringbands.

Latest Episodes

The Floyd Radio Show Podcast: May 4, 2019

Season 8, Episode 9 Guests: Frank & Allie Lee, Joe Thrift & The Yeehaw Ramblers and Curtis Eller. On this episode of the Floyd Radio Show: Frank and Allie Lee perform Turn Your Radio On, Anchored in Love and Traveling Down This Lonesome Road; The Yeehaw Ramblers play Piney Woods Gal, Whiteface and Tiv’s Tune; Ralph Berrier reports on Greasy Gertie and her Everything Fried of Floyd Food Truck; Curtis Eller performs Waist Deep in the Big Muddy and Save Me Joe Lewis; Frank Lee discusses the great County Sales recording “Clawhammer Banjo Vol. 2” and the tune Elkhorn Ridge that he learned from Oscar Wright. Everyone joins in on a version of Chilly Winds.

59 MINSEP 6
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The Floyd Radio Show Podcast: May 4, 2019

The Floyd Radio Show Podcast: April 6, 2019

Season 8, Episode 8 Guests: The Whitetop Mountain Band, Bertram Levy & Bill & The Belles. On this episode of the Floyd Radio Show:Bertram Levy performs Shady Grove and Barlow Knife and talks about the Hollow Rock String Band; Bill & The Belles’ Kris Truelson talks about Farm & Fun Time at Radio Bristol; Bill & The Belles perform new songs such as Taking Back My Yesterday, I’ll Never Get Along With You, Get Up and Give It One More Try, I’ll Never Be Happy Again and That’ll Be Just Fine; New from Hogtown Records, “Theme Time” a new set of TV-themed jingles by Bill & The Belles; Whitetop Mountain Band talks about the Whitetop Mountain area of Virginia and talk about the Ramp Festival; Whitetop Mountain Band performs Keep My Skillet Good & Greasy, Lee Highway Blues and Hello Stranger; Emily Spencer from Whitetop Mountain Band talks about an influential County Sales recording: Rabbit Up a Gum Stump from the Albert Hash Field Recorders’ Collective.

63 MINAUG 7
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The Floyd Radio Show Podcast: April 6, 2019

The Floyd Radio Show Podcast: March 2, 2019

Season 8, Episode 7 Guests: The Sunny Mountain Serenaders, Gina Furtado Project and Spencer & Rains. Writers: Rob LaPrelle and Ralph Berrier. On this episode of the Floyd Radio Show: The Sunny Mountain Serenadersperform Tom Dooley, California Cotillion, Hell Broke Loose in Georgia, New River Train and Halifax; A family blazes their own trail on The Blue Ridge Parkway and settles down at the Hotel Floyd; Gina Furtado Project plays original songs such as True Colors, Take Your Time, I’ll Be Fine, Saylors Creek, Puppet Show and Dancing to the Tune; Spencer & Rains perform fiddle duets: Spotted Pony, Go Home With The Girls in the Morning and Isabella Journey. All musicians join in on Soldier’s Joy to close out the show.

60 MINJUN 3
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The Floyd Radio Show Podcast: March 2, 2019

The Floyd Radio Show Podcast: February 2, 2019

Season 8, Episode 6 Guests: Jim Lloyd, Twin Creeks String Band, and The Brian Mesko Quartet. Writers: Rob LaPrelle and Ralph Berrier. On this episode of the Floyd Radio Show: The Brian Mesko Quartet performs Every Day I Have the Blues, Sunny, and My Funny Valentine; Rob LaPrelle prepares for his trip to New York City; Jim Lloyd performs Deep Elem Blues and Wanted Man; Mr. Groundhog’s intern Shadow survives her stressful internship; Twin Creeks Stringband performs John Brown’s Dream, Wild Bill Jones, Fraulein, I Ain’t Gonna Work Tomorrow, and Sweet Bunch of Daisies; the story of Lillie Mae Carter Sharpe, the Queen of the Rum Runners; and a story from Chris Prillaman about moonshine culture in Franklin and Floyd County and Twin Creeks Distillery.

64 MINAPR 26
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The Floyd Radio Show Podcast: February 2, 2019

The Floyd Radio Show Podcast: January 5, 2019

Season 8, Episode 5 Guests: The Thundering Tardigrades, Gina & Jason Dilg, and Shadowgrass. Writers: Rob LaPrelle and Ralph Berrier. On this episode of the Floyd Radio Show:Gina & Jason Dilg play Arcade Blues, Eyes Like Cherries and Elkhorn Ridge;Cory Johnson the prodigiously talented child prodigy joins the old-timers club; The Thundering Tardigrades play No Corn on Tygart, The Prettiest Little Girl in the County-o and Shortnin’ Bread; Shadowgrass perform Midnight Rider, Freeborn Man, Call Me The Breeze, The Lonesome River and Get Up John; everyone joins in on Breakin’ Up Christmas to close out the show.

56 MINMAR 7
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The Floyd Radio Show Podcast: January 5, 2019

The Floyd Radio Show Podcast: December 1, 2018

Season 8, Episode 4 Guests: Gap Civil, Amber Kalber & Branch House and John Lilly. Writers: Rob LaPrelle and Ralph Berrier. On this episode of the Floyd Radio Show Amber Kalber & Branch House perform You’ll Never Leave Harlan Alive, These Moments and Shady Grove; Amber tests out the new Peluso PS-1 handheld microphone; John Lilly shows off his knowledge of state trivia during State of the Game; John Lilly performs his state songs, Mississippi, Idaho and his GPS anthem, She Talks to Me; JoeBass talks about the Handmade Music School’s Old Time Music Get Together coming up in March 2019; John Lilly talks about one of his favorite County Sales purchases, the classic recording by Skaggs & Rice (SH-3711); a special Hans version of Twas the Night Before Christmas; Chris Johnson from Gap Civil is identified as a bonafide Johnson Boy; Gap Civil plays Cacklin’ Hen, Did You Ever See The Devil Uncle Joe, Ducks on the Millpond, Johnson Boys and Sally Ann.

61 MINFEB 15
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The Floyd Radio Show Podcast: December 1, 2018

The Floyd Radio Show Podcast: November 3, 2018

Season 8, Episode 3 Guests: The New Ballards Branch Bogtrotters, Trevor McKenzie and David & Linda Lay. Writers: Rob LaPrelle and Ralph Berrier. On this episode of the Floyd Radio Show,David & Linda Lay perform Darkness on the Delta, Angel Band and Send Me The Pillow That You Dream On; Floyd’s ride share Goober provides free rides to the polls; an episode ofBond, Eddie Bond, our Appalachian man of mystery inMoon Tractor; Trevor McKenzie performs Bill Withers’ tunes Stories, Better Days, Best You Can and his original song, The Fine Art of Sweeping; Trevor McKenzie talks about being the archivist at Appalachian State; County Sales featured recording is Tommy Jarrell’s Down to the Cider Mill; The New Ballards Branch Bogtrotters perform Cumberland Gap, The Grey Eagle, Breaking Up Christmas and Hangman’s Reel.

64 MINJAN 4
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The Floyd Radio Show Podcast: November 3, 2018

The Floyd Radio Show Podcast: October 6, 2018

Season 8, Episode 2 Guests: Amythyst Kiah, ClayBank and The Wildmans. Writers: Rob LaPrelle and Ralph Berrier. On this episode of the Floyd Radio Show, The Wildmans perform Sitting On Top of The World and Timeless, a sneak peek at a new Floyd Radio Show podcast called Scenes of Nature; Amythyst Kiah performs The Worst, Bury Me Beneath The Willow, Brand New Shoes and Will The Circle Be Unbroken; a story about when Charlie Poole visited Rock Castle Gorge in Floyd, County many years ago; and ClayBank performs No Escape, Demise of Handsome Molly, Rose Colored Glasses and Separating Hearts.

59 MINJAN 4
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The Floyd Radio Show Podcast: October 6, 2018

The Floyd Radio Show Podcast: September 1, 2018

Season 8, Episode 1 Guests: Tatiana Hargreaves & Allison de Groot, The Original Orchard Grass Band & After Jack. Writers: Rob LaPrelle and Ralph Berrier. On this episode of the Floyd Radio Show, The Original Orchard Grass Band play classic Southwest Virginia old time tunes such as Ebenezer, May You Never Be Alone Like Me and When You and I Were Young Maggie; The Jasper Jenkins’ Truth Hammer helps keep ’em honest; After Jack performs Use My Hands For Love, Henry Lee, Im Almost Home and The Union Maid; Ralph Berrier reads Letters from Grandpa Henry, the “Squire of Rock Castle Gorge” about life in the early 1900’s in the nearby Floyd community and the importance of the chestnut tree prior to its demise (written by Andy Buckman and Matt Hubbard); Hans, the lovable black lab from Chateau Morrisette returns; Rhoda Kemp talks about her early influences in old time music around Southwest Virginia; Allison de Groot and Tatiana Hargreaves perform I Don’t Want Get Married, Eighth of Janu...

61 MIN2018 OCT 30
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The Floyd Radio Show Podcast: September 1, 2018

The Floyd Radio Show Podcast: May 5, 2018

Season 7, Episode 9 Guests: Richie & Rosie, Five Mile Mountain Road, The Little River Missionary Baptist Church Choir. Writers: Rob LaPrelle, Jason Dilg, Ralph Berrier. On this episode of the Floyd Radio Show, Five Mile Mountain Road plays Ain’t Going to Work Tomorrow, Under the Double Eagle, Alabama Jubilee and Lilly Dale; Jasper Jenkins unveils its new Household Rags; Richie and Rosie play Glory in the Meeting House, Trouble In Mind, Wings of Coal and Last Train to Rajastan; Richie tells a tale from the Finger Lakes Festival you won’t want to try at home; a local, Savory, tells about some May holidays that get overlooked; The Little River Missionary Baptist Church Choir sings Down by the Wilderness, Lord, Im Glad to Be Here, Lord, I Just Want to Thank You and Im Free.

60 MIN2018 SEP 14
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The Floyd Radio Show Podcast: May 5, 2018

Latest Episodes

The Floyd Radio Show Podcast: May 4, 2019

Season 8, Episode 9 Guests: Frank & Allie Lee, Joe Thrift & The Yeehaw Ramblers and Curtis Eller. On this episode of the Floyd Radio Show: Frank and Allie Lee perform Turn Your Radio On, Anchored in Love and Traveling Down This Lonesome Road; The Yeehaw Ramblers play Piney Woods Gal, Whiteface and Tiv’s Tune; Ralph Berrier reports on Greasy Gertie and her Everything Fried of Floyd Food Truck; Curtis Eller performs Waist Deep in the Big Muddy and Save Me Joe Lewis; Frank Lee discusses the great County Sales recording “Clawhammer Banjo Vol. 2” and the tune Elkhorn Ridge that he learned from Oscar Wright. Everyone joins in on a version of Chilly Winds.

59 MINSEP 6
Comments
The Floyd Radio Show Podcast: May 4, 2019

The Floyd Radio Show Podcast: April 6, 2019

Season 8, Episode 8 Guests: The Whitetop Mountain Band, Bertram Levy & Bill & The Belles. On this episode of the Floyd Radio Show:Bertram Levy performs Shady Grove and Barlow Knife and talks about the Hollow Rock String Band; Bill & The Belles’ Kris Truelson talks about Farm & Fun Time at Radio Bristol; Bill & The Belles perform new songs such as Taking Back My Yesterday, I’ll Never Get Along With You, Get Up and Give It One More Try, I’ll Never Be Happy Again and That’ll Be Just Fine; New from Hogtown Records, “Theme Time” a new set of TV-themed jingles by Bill & The Belles; Whitetop Mountain Band talks about the Whitetop Mountain area of Virginia and talk about the Ramp Festival; Whitetop Mountain Band performs Keep My Skillet Good & Greasy, Lee Highway Blues and Hello Stranger; Emily Spencer from Whitetop Mountain Band talks about an influential County Sales recording: Rabbit Up a Gum Stump from the Albert Hash Field Recorders’ Collective.

63 MINAUG 7
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The Floyd Radio Show Podcast: April 6, 2019

The Floyd Radio Show Podcast: March 2, 2019

Season 8, Episode 7 Guests: The Sunny Mountain Serenaders, Gina Furtado Project and Spencer & Rains. Writers: Rob LaPrelle and Ralph Berrier. On this episode of the Floyd Radio Show: The Sunny Mountain Serenadersperform Tom Dooley, California Cotillion, Hell Broke Loose in Georgia, New River Train and Halifax; A family blazes their own trail on The Blue Ridge Parkway and settles down at the Hotel Floyd; Gina Furtado Project plays original songs such as True Colors, Take Your Time, I’ll Be Fine, Saylors Creek, Puppet Show and Dancing to the Tune; Spencer & Rains perform fiddle duets: Spotted Pony, Go Home With The Girls in the Morning and Isabella Journey. All musicians join in on Soldier’s Joy to close out the show.

60 MINJUN 3
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The Floyd Radio Show Podcast: March 2, 2019

The Floyd Radio Show Podcast: February 2, 2019

Season 8, Episode 6 Guests: Jim Lloyd, Twin Creeks String Band, and The Brian Mesko Quartet. Writers: Rob LaPrelle and Ralph Berrier. On this episode of the Floyd Radio Show: The Brian Mesko Quartet performs Every Day I Have the Blues, Sunny, and My Funny Valentine; Rob LaPrelle prepares for his trip to New York City; Jim Lloyd performs Deep Elem Blues and Wanted Man; Mr. Groundhog’s intern Shadow survives her stressful internship; Twin Creeks Stringband performs John Brown’s Dream, Wild Bill Jones, Fraulein, I Ain’t Gonna Work Tomorrow, and Sweet Bunch of Daisies; the story of Lillie Mae Carter Sharpe, the Queen of the Rum Runners; and a story from Chris Prillaman about moonshine culture in Franklin and Floyd County and Twin Creeks Distillery.

64 MINAPR 26
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The Floyd Radio Show Podcast: February 2, 2019

The Floyd Radio Show Podcast: January 5, 2019

Season 8, Episode 5 Guests: The Thundering Tardigrades, Gina & Jason Dilg, and Shadowgrass. Writers: Rob LaPrelle and Ralph Berrier. On this episode of the Floyd Radio Show:Gina & Jason Dilg play Arcade Blues, Eyes Like Cherries and Elkhorn Ridge;Cory Johnson the prodigiously talented child prodigy joins the old-timers club; The Thundering Tardigrades play No Corn on Tygart, The Prettiest Little Girl in the County-o and Shortnin’ Bread; Shadowgrass perform Midnight Rider, Freeborn Man, Call Me The Breeze, The Lonesome River and Get Up John; everyone joins in on Breakin’ Up Christmas to close out the show.

56 MINMAR 7
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The Floyd Radio Show Podcast: January 5, 2019

The Floyd Radio Show Podcast: December 1, 2018

Season 8, Episode 4 Guests: Gap Civil, Amber Kalber & Branch House and John Lilly. Writers: Rob LaPrelle and Ralph Berrier. On this episode of the Floyd Radio Show Amber Kalber & Branch House perform You’ll Never Leave Harlan Alive, These Moments and Shady Grove; Amber tests out the new Peluso PS-1 handheld microphone; John Lilly shows off his knowledge of state trivia during State of the Game; John Lilly performs his state songs, Mississippi, Idaho and his GPS anthem, She Talks to Me; JoeBass talks about the Handmade Music School’s Old Time Music Get Together coming up in March 2019; John Lilly talks about one of his favorite County Sales purchases, the classic recording by Skaggs & Rice (SH-3711); a special Hans version of Twas the Night Before Christmas; Chris Johnson from Gap Civil is identified as a bonafide Johnson Boy; Gap Civil plays Cacklin’ Hen, Did You Ever See The Devil Uncle Joe, Ducks on the Millpond, Johnson Boys and Sally Ann.

61 MINFEB 15
Comments
The Floyd Radio Show Podcast: December 1, 2018

The Floyd Radio Show Podcast: November 3, 2018

Season 8, Episode 3 Guests: The New Ballards Branch Bogtrotters, Trevor McKenzie and David & Linda Lay. Writers: Rob LaPrelle and Ralph Berrier. On this episode of the Floyd Radio Show,David & Linda Lay perform Darkness on the Delta, Angel Band and Send Me The Pillow That You Dream On; Floyd’s ride share Goober provides free rides to the polls; an episode ofBond, Eddie Bond, our Appalachian man of mystery inMoon Tractor; Trevor McKenzie performs Bill Withers’ tunes Stories, Better Days, Best You Can and his original song, The Fine Art of Sweeping; Trevor McKenzie talks about being the archivist at Appalachian State; County Sales featured recording is Tommy Jarrell’s Down to the Cider Mill; The New Ballards Branch Bogtrotters perform Cumberland Gap, The Grey Eagle, Breaking Up Christmas and Hangman’s Reel.

64 MINJAN 4
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The Floyd Radio Show Podcast: November 3, 2018

The Floyd Radio Show Podcast: October 6, 2018

Season 8, Episode 2 Guests: Amythyst Kiah, ClayBank and The Wildmans. Writers: Rob LaPrelle and Ralph Berrier. On this episode of the Floyd Radio Show, The Wildmans perform Sitting On Top of The World and Timeless, a sneak peek at a new Floyd Radio Show podcast called Scenes of Nature; Amythyst Kiah performs The Worst, Bury Me Beneath The Willow, Brand New Shoes and Will The Circle Be Unbroken; a story about when Charlie Poole visited Rock Castle Gorge in Floyd, County many years ago; and ClayBank performs No Escape, Demise of Handsome Molly, Rose Colored Glasses and Separating Hearts.

59 MINJAN 4
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The Floyd Radio Show Podcast: October 6, 2018

The Floyd Radio Show Podcast: September 1, 2018

Season 8, Episode 1 Guests: Tatiana Hargreaves & Allison de Groot, The Original Orchard Grass Band & After Jack. Writers: Rob LaPrelle and Ralph Berrier. On this episode of the Floyd Radio Show, The Original Orchard Grass Band play classic Southwest Virginia old time tunes such as Ebenezer, May You Never Be Alone Like Me and When You and I Were Young Maggie; The Jasper Jenkins’ Truth Hammer helps keep ’em honest; After Jack performs Use My Hands For Love, Henry Lee, Im Almost Home and The Union Maid; Ralph Berrier reads Letters from Grandpa Henry, the “Squire of Rock Castle Gorge” about life in the early 1900’s in the nearby Floyd community and the importance of the chestnut tree prior to its demise (written by Andy Buckman and Matt Hubbard); Hans, the lovable black lab from Chateau Morrisette returns; Rhoda Kemp talks about her early influences in old time music around Southwest Virginia; Allison de Groot and Tatiana Hargreaves perform I Don’t Want Get Married, Eighth of Janu...

61 MIN2018 OCT 30
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The Floyd Radio Show Podcast: September 1, 2018

The Floyd Radio Show Podcast: May 5, 2018

Season 7, Episode 9 Guests: Richie & Rosie, Five Mile Mountain Road, The Little River Missionary Baptist Church Choir. Writers: Rob LaPrelle, Jason Dilg, Ralph Berrier. On this episode of the Floyd Radio Show, Five Mile Mountain Road plays Ain’t Going to Work Tomorrow, Under the Double Eagle, Alabama Jubilee and Lilly Dale; Jasper Jenkins unveils its new Household Rags; Richie and Rosie play Glory in the Meeting House, Trouble In Mind, Wings of Coal and Last Train to Rajastan; Richie tells a tale from the Finger Lakes Festival you won’t want to try at home; a local, Savory, tells about some May holidays that get overlooked; The Little River Missionary Baptist Church Choir sings Down by the Wilderness, Lord, Im Glad to Be Here, Lord, I Just Want to Thank You and Im Free.

60 MIN2018 SEP 14
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The Floyd Radio Show Podcast: May 5, 2018