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Come Hear NC On Songs We Love: Petey Pablo

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Petey Pablo

We've teamed up with Come Hear NC on a podcast series that explores North Carolina music one song at a time. This time, Hopscotch Music Festivaldirector Nathan Price joins Eric Hodge to talk about Petey Pablo's classic 'Raise Up' and what it meant to him growing up in North Carolina.

"It came out when I was in high school, and it kinda felt like the crazier thing ever..."

Hopscotch Director Nathan Price
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Nathan Price

This year marks 10 years of the Hopscotch Music Festival, which takes place September 5-7 in Raleigh. WUNC Music will be live streaming from the event.

Eric Hodge hosts WUNC’s broadcast of Morning Edition, and files reports for the North Carolina news segments of the broadcast. He started at the station in 2004 doing fill-in work on weekends and All Things Considered.
Brian Burns is the Music Director for WUNC Music, WUNC's AAA music discovery station. He has been working within the local music scene for over a decade. On the weekends you might see him DJing at various spots around the Triangle, or digging through boxes of records. He's also the host of Future Shock on WUNC Music and a contributor to NPR Music. He graduated from UNC’s School of Information and Library Science with an MSLS in 2015.
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