Tag Archives: old-time radio

The Floyd Radio Show Podcast: September 8, 2012

The loyd Radio Show, September 8, 2012

Season 2, Episode 1 With musical guests, country Singer Karen Collins, all the way from Baltimore and local favorite Janet Turner, and stringband the Crooked Road Ramblers. A tale of mistaken identity, identical voices, and the quest for fame; updates from the summer in Floyd including Joe Biden’s visit, and news of New York’s newest … read more

The Floyd Radio Show Podcast: May 5, 2012

The Floyd Radio Show

Season 1, Episode 9 Musical guests: Pete Winne (New York City) & Joe Overton (Charlottesville), Steve & Penny Kilby (Mouth of Wilson, VA), Stewart Scales, Sandy LaPrelle Stories: Our skit takes us to the wild west, as Anna searches for the funniest joke in the world: singing cowboys, shootouts, chickens, the whole nine yards. Stories … read more

The Floyd Radio Show Podcast: April 7, 2012

The Floyd Radio Show, April 7, 2012

Season 1, Episode 8 Musical guests: Round Peak Ramblers (Mount Airy, NC), Carol Elizabeth Jones (Lexington, VA), Lightning Jack (Floyd), Stewart Scales, Local poets Mara Robbins & Leigh Rainey Stories: The Poetry Olympics, with Emily Dickenson on Ice, a real Poetry Slam and the Edgar Allan Poe Vault. Poetry from some of Floyd’s finest. Ballads—condensed … read more

The Floyd Radio Show Podcast: March 3, 2012

Floyd Radio Show, March 3, 2012

Season 1, Episode 7 Musical guests: Wayne Henderson, Liam Kelly (Blacksburg), Jimmy Costa Stories: A story from Ireland, a magic fiddle, a deal with the devil, and the French royal court. A piratical story of swashbuckling down the new river, with Anne Boney. A piece from Bela Bartok. For the verbally challenged—Wayne Henderson’s Remedial Punctuation … read more

The Floyd Radio Show Podcast: February 4, 2012

The Floyd Radio Show

Season 1, Episode 6 Musical guests: Chance McCoy (Floyd), Junk DNA (Blacksburg), Crooked Road Ramblers Stories: An installment of ask the expert that proves.. less than enlightening. A love story from the Carter Family. A travel thorugh time with a cat with nine lives. A poem from Poe—about a lady of Floyd. And, for the … read more

The Floyd Radio Show Podcast: January 7, 2012

The Floyd Radio Show

Season 1, Episode 5 Musical guests: Karen Celia (San Fransisco, CA) & Joseph Decosimo (Durham, NC), Tina Liza Jones & Eric Root (Floyd), Jim Lloyd, Leigh Beamer (Rural Retreat) & Trevor McKenzie (Boone, NC) Stories: An adventure into a sadly dysfunctional Italian kitchen. The story of Texas Gladden’s elopement—involving a false sewing machine errand, an … read more

The Floyd Radio Show Podcast: December 3, 2011

Floyd Radio Show, December 3, 2011

Season 1, Episode 4 Musical guests: Abe Goorskey & Scott Patrick (Floyd), Erynn Marshall & Carl Jones (Galax), Kirk Sutphin & Riley Baugus (Winston Salem, North Carolina) Stories: True stories of old musicians and their moonshine. Not-so true tales of ghost moonshiners, amateur detective works, and buried treasure. And, this month–get a band to follow … read more

The Floyd Radio Show Podcast: November 5, 2011

The Floyd Radio Show, November 5, 2011

Season 1, Episode 3 Musical guests: The Reed Island Rounders (Hillsville, Virginia), The Black Twig Pickers (Blacksburg), Dean Reed (Rich Creek) Stories: Myrtle Vermillion, the charming autoharpist, and her band’s adventures in the big apple, the making of a record, and the seduction of a city slicker. A reflection of fall, in an essay by … read more

The Floyd Radio Show Podcast: October 1, 2011

The Floyd Radio Show, October 1, 2011

Season 1, Episode 2 Musical guests Janet Turner (Floyd, Virginia), Windfall (Floyd), Farm Use Only (Giles County) Stories: The mysterious tale of a fabric thief, a mean old lady and her husband the sherif, and a phantom quilter. Ghost Stories from Floyd. The adventure of one misfortunate girl and her encounter with a wiley leprechaun. … read more

The Floyd Radio Show Podcast: September 3, 2011

The Floyd Radio Show, September 3, 2011

Season 1, Episode 1 Musical guests Mac & Jenny Traynham (Floyd, Virginia), Janet Turner (Floyd, Virginia), Jon Newlin & Amy Davis (Durham, North Carolina), Jimmy Costa (West Virginia) Stories: Jack’s adventures in Floyd—Jack brings the family cow to market but before he gets there he trades it for … a magic fiddle? Love letters from … read more