Bettye Lavette at Mountain Stage - 2003
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Once a week we'll post a highlight from this weekend's Mountain Stage broadcast as a preview, and air it during West Virginia Morning, Friday at 7:30 a.m. on West Virginia Public Radio.

You can listen to the entire broadcast Sunday at 2 p.m. on your local West Virgina Public Radio station or here on the web through our Live Radio Stream. If you live outside of West Virginia you can also hear Mountain Stage on these radio stations.
April 16, 2014
John Gorka - Give Us Back Our Water
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Iconic folk singer John Gorka returned to Mountain Stage in early February with a brand new song, which introduced as his "love letter to Charleston." Here he performs "Give Us Back Our Water," from this week's premiere broadcast.
April 9, 2014
Bettye LaVette       - Everything is Broken
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R&B singer Bettye LaVette is comfortable covering material ranging from Tom Waits to Bob Seeger. Here she lends her soulful voice to Bob Dylan's classic "Everything is Broken."
April 1, 2014
Todd Snider - Stomp and Holler
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Mountain Stage celebrates its 30th anniversary during this weekend's premiere broadcast, featuring our old friend Todd Snider. He kicks off his set with a cover of the Hayes Carll song "Stomp and Holler."
March 26, 2014
Holly Williams - Drinkin'
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Holly Williams’ lineage is bonafide country royalty: her father is Hank Jr. and her grandfather is Hank Sr. But as a singer-songwriter, her voice is all her own, as you'll hear in the song "Drinkin'," from her acclaimed album The Highway.
March 19, 2014
Deer Tick       - Mr. Sticks
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Originally based out of Rhode Island, Deer Tick have won fans over with their unique blend of country-soul, indie-pop, folk, and garage rock. Here they perform "Mr. Sticks" from this week's premiere broadcast of Mountain Stage.
March 13, 2014
Bell X1 - Four Minute Mile
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Like their fellow Irish rockers U2, Bell X1 take their name from another iconic aircraft - the first to fly faster than sound - flown by Lincoln County native Chuck Yeager. In fact, the first time Bell X1 visited Mountain Stage, they asked only half jokingly if Yeager might be in the audience. This performance is taken from the band's second appearance on the show in 2011, and opens this weekend's special Irish Tribute edition of Mountain Stage.
March 5, 2014
The Del McCoury Band - In Despair
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One of the most respected bluegrass bands of all time, The Del McCoury Band is one of the few groups who are equally beloved by audiences at traditional bluegrass festivals and hippie jam band gatherings. They perform the song "In Despair" on this week's premiere broadcast of Mountain Stage.
February 25, 2014
Mary Chapin Carpenter & Shawn Colvin - That Don't Worry Me Now
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Acclaimed songwriters and longtime friends Mary Chapin Carpenter and Shawn Colvinshare the stage on this week's broadcast, with a special extended set that includes material from both of their catalogs - including this song, "That Don't Worry Me Now."
February 19, 2014
The Flatlanders - Hopes Up High
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Comprised of iconic singer-songwriters Joe Ely, Jimmie Dale Gilmore and Butch Hancock, The Flatlanders are widely regarded as one of country-rock's most influential bands, despite their short time together. They reunite on this week's broadcast of Mountain Stage, with their song "Hopes Up High."
February 14, 2014
Bela Fleck & Abigail Washburn - City of Refuge
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Partners in life and music, world-renowned banjo players Bela Fleck and Abigail Washburn began playing their first series of shows together just last year. Abigail joked that they were appearing on Mountain Stage as a trio, as she was 7 months pregnant at the time of their performance. Only a few weeks later, the couple welcomed baby Juno Fleck into the world. Their set begins with this song, "City of Refuge."
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