On this West Virginia Morning, as an alternative to the indoor shopping extravaganza known as Black Friday, a movement called “hashtag opt outside” urges people to get closer to parks, trails, community areas and the joy of being outdoors on that particular day. Randy Yohe took full advantage of the Friday alternative, going on a Blackwater Falls State Park birding hike.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
First released by Bill Withers in 1974, “The Same Love That Made Me Laugh” has been covered by artists like Diana Ross, Al Jarreau and Joan Osborne. This week, it’s our Song of the Week performed by Grammy-winning blues and soul man Robert Cray, who makes his sixth appearance on Mountain Stage on this week’s encore broadcast.
You’ll hear much more from The Robert Cray Band on this week’s episode on more than 240 NPR stations across the country. You’ll also hear some hill-country blues from Luther Dickinson feat. Sharde Thomas, unmatched electric slide-guitar from master Sonny Landreth and a captivating set from singer-songwriter Amy Speace.