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Each week, host Larry Groce hand picks his Song of The Week from the two hour broadcast and an excerpt is heard every Friday morning during West Virginia Morning on WVPB Radio.

Listen: Toad the Wet Sprocket Has Our Mountain Stage Song Of The Week From 2014

Toad the Wet Sprocket, 2014
Brian Blauser
Hit-making group Toad the Wet Sprocket performing on Mountain Stage in 2014.

Platinum selling alternative rock band Toad the Wet Sprocket made their second appearance on Mountain Stage in 2014, with a career spanning set, including our Song of the Week, the beloved hit “Walk On The Ocean.”

Hear Toad the Wet Sprocket perform "Walk on the Ocean"
- Live from Mountain Stage

Toad’s first new studio album in eight years, STARTING NOW (via Abe's Records), will be available everywhere on August 27th, and you can hear the title track below.

Toad the Wet Sprocket will also be hitting the road this summer for their first live tour since 2019. Tickets for the STARTING NOW Tour are available now for pre-sale and kicks off in September. Click here for show dates and ticketing information.

This week’s special encore episode also features performances from revered vocalist Patty Griffin, rootsy alt-folk trio The Head And The Heart, and Oklahoma’s Parker Millsap. You can see the playlist here and find a radio station in your area where you can listen starting this Friday, August 6.

Be sure to sign-up for the Mountain Stage newsletter for the latest updates and live show announcements, and you can always browse our Live Show Schedule and make plans to be a part of our radio audience here in #AlmostHeaven.

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