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We are the exclusive distribution agent of Down To The Roots,  a weekly, internationally-syndicated old-time music program.

Down To The Roots - Station Schedules


The Bluegrass Jamboree


TUESDAY - 3:00 pm Eastern
SATURDAY - 1:00 am Eastern (encore)


KWLP 110.9 FM / KWLPRadio.com - "The Peach" Peach Springs, AZ


WEDNESDAY - 10:00 pm Eastern


Bluegrass Planet Radio


WEDNESDAY - 2:00 pm Eastern


Southern Branch Bluegrass Radio 91.7 FM / SBBRadio.net Claxton, TN


SATURDAY - 1:00 pm Eastern

WEDNESDAY - 8:00 pm Eastern (encore)


Bell Buckle Radio


THURSDAY - 4:00 pm Eastern


Community Growth Radio 2 - reading service for blind and visually impaired listeners



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Down To The Roots - Archive Listening Room

Down To The Roots - Archive Playlist

ORIGINAL AIR DATE: 9/23/2018 (to listen to this week's show see the Station Schedules above player)

SEGMENT 01) 29:29

01. Jimmie Davis – High-Geared Mama (Decca 5206) 3-21-36 New Orleans, LA
02. Pope’s Arkansas Mountaineers – Jaw Bone (Victor 21577) 2-6-28 Memphis, TN
03. Cackle Sisters – Take Me Home Boys Tonight (“Purina Checkerboard Time” – transcription)
unknown date, location
04. Jimmie Strothers & Joe Lee – Corn Shucking Time
(Library Of Congress – Field Recordings, Vol. 1 Virginia 1936-1941)
June 1936 Lynn, VA
05. Red Whitehead & Dutch Coleman – Dad’s Getting Fuzzy (Vocalion 5414)
12-11-29 Chicago, IL
06. Prairie Ramblers – The Music Goes ‘Round And Around (Conqueror 8628)
1-21-36 Chicago, IL
07. Southern Moonlight Entertainers – How To Make Love (Vocalion 5440)
4-4-30 Knoxville, TN
08. Akins Birmingham Boys – I Walked And Walked (Columbia 15348-D)
10-31-28 Atlanta, GA
09. Al Hopkins & His Buckle Busters – West Virginia Gals (Brunswick318)
12-20-28 NYC
10. Charlie Parker & Mack Woolbright –
The Man Who Wrote Home Sweet Home Never Was A Married Man
(Columbia 15326-D) 11-10-27 Atlanta, GA

SEGMENT 02) 28:08

11. Pine Ridge Boys (Marvin Taylor & Douglas Spivey) – Whitehouse Blues
(Bluebird B-8626) 10-11-40 Atlanta,  GA
12. Green’s String Band – Rickett’s Hornpipe (Champion 16489) 9-15-30 Richmond, IN
13. Frank Wheeler-Monroe Lamb – The Farmer Feeds Them All
(Montgomery Ward M-4334) 5-27-30 Memphis, TN
14. Clayton McMichen & Friends – A Fiddler’s Convention In Georgia, Part I-II (Columbia 15140-D)
4-1-27 Atlanta, GA
15. Clarence Ashley – Dark Holler Blues (Columbia 15489-D)
10-23-29 Johnson City, TN
16. Weems String Band – Greenback Dollar (Columbia 15300-D) 12-9-27 Memphis, TN
17. Carter Family – The East Virginia Blues (Bluebird B-5650) 5-8-34 Camden, NJ
18. Carter Family – East Virginia Blues No. 2 (Conqueror 8535) 5-7-35 NYC

SEGMENT 03) 29:18

19. “Carson Robison’s Buckaroos” (NBC Blue Network - transcription)
c. 1932 London, UK (EDITED)
theme in, There's A Heart In The Heart Of Texas, Whoopie-Ti-Yi-Yo, A Home In Wyoming, Happy Go Lucky, Red River Valley, theme out
20. Charlie Wilson & His Hillbillies – Ride The Goat Over The Mountain
(Champion S-16601) 4-5-33 Richmond,  IN
21. Aiken County String Band – Carolina Stompdown (Okeh 45153)
9-19-27 Winston-Salem, NC
22. Elmer & Jud – Turkey In The Straw (Jewel 5458) 11-7-28 NYC
23. Leon’s Lone Star Cowboys – Mistreated Blues (Champion 45151)
8-14-35 Chicago, IL
24. G. B. Grayson & Henry Whitter – Barnyard Serenade (Victor V-40038) 8-1-28 NYC
25. Red Mountain Trio – Sailing Down The Chesapeake Bay (Columbia 15369-D)
10-31-28 Atlanta, GA

SEGMENT 04) 27:21

26. Charlie Monroe’s Boys – Shore To Shore (Bluebird B-8118) 1-5-39 Rock Hill, SC
27. Uncle Dave Macon – Railroadin’ And Gamblin’ (Bluebird B-8325)
1-26-38 Charlotte, NC
28. Justin Winfield – New River Train (Gennett 6619) 7-9-28 Richmond, IN
29. Woody Guthrie – Lost Train Blues (Library of Congress Recording Sessions)
March 1940 Washington, D.C.
30. Bascom Lamar Lunsford – Jennie Jenkins (Smoky Mountain Ballads)
1949 unknown location
31. Foy Willing & The Riders Of The Purple Sage – Twilight On The Trail-live
(Texas Blues) unknown date, location
32. Kit & Kay – Happy Rovin’ Cowgirl (“Brush Creek Follies” – KMBC transcription)
unknown date Kansas City, MO
33. Ken Maynard (The American Boy’s Favorite Cowboy) – The Lone Star Trail (Columbia 2310-D)
4-14-30 Hollywood, CA
34. Sons Of The Pioneers – Rise And Shine (The Sons Of The Pioneers In 1942)
1942 unknown location
35. Eva Quartette – Bringing In The Sheaves (Gennett 6335) c. 6-13-27 Birmingham, AL

DOWN TO THE ROOTS theme from Hopalong Cassidy and the Square Dance Holdup (Capitol CBX-3075) Cliffie Stone, Harold Hensley, Herman The Hermit ©1950  
Master Rights Usage courtesy of Universal Music Enterprises and Capitol Records.

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