That Good Old Mountain Dew

The Whitetop Mountain Band, minus spark plug Martha Spencer, who was performing in Richmond and leader Thorton Spencer who is ill, packed the house at The Floyd Country Store Saturday night for a dance and show.

The Whitetop Mountain Band, minus spark plug Martha Spencer, who was performing in Richmond and leader Thorton Spencer who is ill, packed the house at The Floyd Country Store Saturday night for a dance and show.

The fans came out and the dancers flocked to the stage and one of the tunes was an old classic, “That Old Mountain Dew,” an Appalachian folk song composed by Bascom Lamar Lunsford and Scotty Wiseman.

The song, with two versions, goes back to 1928 and still delights crowds in 2015.

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