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Stories of mountain folk broadcast: 2015-10-10

  • The show begins with Amy’s story “Headlights on the Wall” about her early married life. The background music is “My Heart Will Go On” played on guitar. On Creative Corner, Doreyl spends time with poet Thomas Rain Crowe. They talk about Thomas Berry and the environment. “For the Beauty of the Earth” by the Butterpats follows the segment. Amy’s guest on Stories of Mountain Folk is once again Barbara Sears McRae. Barbara continues telling about her research into the history of African Americans in Macon County. The interview is followed by “I Will Praise Him” by the Inspirations. On Let Us March On, Mary Sue Casey interviews Emma Lou Bryson, who shares some stories of growing up in Jackson County, noting that many African Americans moved to the north during the 1940s. “Meet Me Here” by Ellerna Forney follows the interview. Judy’s guest on Down Another Road is once more Ted White from Asheville. Ted shares some history about the large oak tree on Church Street and a ghost tale about “The Black Abbey.” The segment is followed by “Ghost Riders in the Sky” by Riders in the Sky. The show closes with “Come Bonnie Laddie” by Glenn Kastrinos.