Diggin’ with Big Lon

Diggin’ with Big Lon discovers the rich musical heritage of Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia one dusty record at a time. Big Lon has combined his love of history and music to build a collection of local 45rpm and 78rpm records. Tune in every Thursday at 5pm! Check out his story on Facebook at Big Lon’s Crateful Dig.

News from the Host

This week on the 12/05/2019 edition of Diggin’ With Big Lon:

Artist                                                                                Song Title                                                Label
Virginia Mountain Boys R.C. Ward & Junior Bowers       East Virginia Blues                                    Mastertone
The Rode Company                                                        Woman                                                      El Tech
Darrell Glenn and The Rhythm Riders                             Hang Up That Telephone                          Valley
Verlin “Red” Speeks                                                        I’m An American                                        Red Hed
Larry Rowe                                                                      Singin’ The Blues                                       BFI
Phillip Brewer and The Brewmasters                              Out Of Mind                                               Starr
The Originals                                                                   If You’re Gonna Leave                               Champ
Ray Birchfield                                                                  Why Did You Go                                        Birch
Ed Fox And The Twiliters                                                 Baby What You Want Me To Do                Vibrant
Luke Moss & The Precisions                                           My Little Woman                                        New Hope
Bill McMakin and The Mustangs                                     Call My Name                                            Redwing
James E. Dean with The Dean’s                                      My Blue & Green Eyed Baby                     Home Town
The Odds And Ends                                                         Record Shop Song                                    Tri-State
The Knoxville Boys (Carl Brabson & Natt Bassett)           Sittin’ On Top (Of The World)                     Vibrant


This week on the 12/20/2018 edition of Diggin’ With Big Lon: A Christmas Special featuring 78rpm and 45rpm Christmas tunes recorded locally in East TN and SW VA. 

This week on the 09/13/2018 edition of Diggin’ With Big Lon: Beyond 16 Tons, local vintage records that voiced the Appalachian Coal Mining Experience.


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