Music and Agriculture in the Piedmont Region

Specializing in music, past and present, from the Piedmont region, along with tips for vegetable gardening and sustainable living, with your host Mudcat.

Piedmont Report 97 (Kentucky, Wendell Berry special)


Piedmont Report 97 (Kentucky, Wendell Berry special)

How to Be a Poet (To Remind Myself) by Wendell Berry

Big Boy George Owens – Kentucky Blues

Sylvester Weaver – Smoketown Strut

Sylvester Weaver – Guitar Rag

George ‘Little Hat’ Jones – Kentucky Blues

Wendell Berry on Agriculture and Work

Mose Rager – I am a Pilgrim

Mose Rager – Mississippi Heavy Water Blues

Mose Rager – Chicken Pickin’ / John Henry

Eddie Pennington – Baby-O

Eddie and Alonzo Pennington – Nine Pound Hammer

Wendell Berry butts heads with USDA, June 2009 (excerpt)

Jean Ritchie – Careless Love

Jean Ritchie – L&N Don’t Stop Here Anymore

Salty Holmes & his Brown County Boys – Mama Blues

New Kentucky String Ticklers – Bledsoe Blues

Wendell Berry – Creation Myth

Eric Bibb – On the Porch (lyrics by Wendell Berry)

Dan Malloy – Chattering Iron Blade (lyrics by Wendell Berry)

Wendell Berry excerpt from Wes Jackson Show



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