Episode 1124: Book Nook – North Carolina Music




May 28, 2021


  • Charlie Poole And The North Carolina Ramblers “Can I Sleep In Your Barn Tonight Mister” Can I Sleep In Your Barn Tonight Mister / Don’t Let Your Deal Go Down Blues (Columbia) 1925
  • Blind Boy Fuller “Step It Up And Go” Step It Up And Go / Little Woman You’re So Sweet (OKeh) 1940
  • Band Of Oz “Shaggin'” Keep Keepin’ It Up (Surfside Records) 1983
  • Polvo “The Curtain Remembers” Cor-Crane Secret (Merge Records) 1992
  • Doc Watson “Black Mountain Rag” Doc Watson (Vanguard) 1964


Patrick interviews author David Menconi, who wrote “Step it Up & Go: The Story of North Carolina Popular Music.” It covers North Carolina’s legendary tunes from the turn-of-the-century (1900s) to present day! Buy the book at uncpress.org

Learn more about David and his work at davidmenconi.com. You can follow him on Twitter @NCDavidMenconi.

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