7/15/2021 Mountain Song and Story Episode #106 - The Birthplace of Country Music
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7/15/2021 Mountain Song and Story Episode #106

Episode #106 “Record Collecting with Special Guest Lonnie Salyer”


On today’s episode of Mountain Song and Story, I’ll be talking with another Radio Bristol DJ, Lonnie Salyer! If you’re an avid Radio Bristol  listener you’ll know that Lonnie has a program right here on the station called Diggin’ with Big Lon that air every Thursday at 5pm. The program discovers the rich musical heritage of Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia and features music from Lonnie’s record collection of found local 45rpm and 78rpm records. On this episode you’ll hear more about Lonnie’s story including how his passion for record collecting all got started, stories of finding local records, plus some great local music!

Today’s Playlist

Milk Bucket Boogie – Reece Shipley and the Rainbow Valley Boys
Kenny Springs and the Scat Cats – Let Nobody Love You
Continuous Action – The Starlites
The Bottle Keeps Me Goin’ – Art Hall

Intro and theme music Omie Wise (feat. Kalia Yeagle) by Hasee Ciaccio
Background instrumental music by Brittany Haas, Produced by Darol Anger. All traditional old-time tunes. 2004.

Resources and Additional Materials

Special thanks to Lonnie Salyer
Big Lon’s Crateful Dig