Season 6, Episode 4
Hosts: Ralph Berrier & The Java Brothers
Special Guests: The New Ballards Branch Bogtrotters, Amythyst Kiah
Writers: Rob LaPrelle, Ralph Berrier and Dylan Locke
On this episode of the Floyd Radio Show: The New Ballard’s Branch Bogtrotters play some classic old time fiddle tunes like Durang’s Hornpipe & The Pole Cat Blues; the Floyd Radio Show announces the launch of a new app for your phone or computer called Bull Twitter; the spy that came down from the mountain, that Appalachian man of mystery, Bond…Eddie Bond solves another mountain mystery in Old Singer, the tale of a ballad singer who hates all instruments; Eddie and Bonnie Bond tell a Bond Family Christmas story; Amythyst Kiah wows the crowd with her unique version on traditional old time, blues and classic country songs such as Trouble So Hard, Weeping Willow and Jolene; the Java Brothers perform a well-loved bluegrass standard Nine Pound Hammer and Catherine Pauley from the Old Church Gallery tells an authentic Floyd County Christmas tale about her parents.