Folk Alley Radio Show: #180726

This week on Folk Alley, in hour one it’s new music from Lori McKenna, Eliza Gilkyson, Dave Alvin & Jimmie Dale Gilmore, and The Jayhawks; we revisit an exclusive Folk Alley Session recording from the 2017 30A Songwriters Festival featuring Sarah Lee Guthrie; we wish John Gorka a Happy 60th Birthday; and share favorites by Mark Erelli, Jorma Kaukonen, Neko Case, and more.

In hour two, more new music from We Banjo 3, Birdtalker, Erin Rae, Sera Cahoone, The Dead Tongues, and acoustic Rodney Crowell; plus favorites from Mavis Staples, Jon Stickley Trio, Dori Freeman, Shovels & Rope, and more.


Artist – Title – Album – Label

Hour One:

John Gorka – Arroyo Seco – True In Time – Red House/Compass

Haas Kowert Tice – Down the Hatch – You Got This – Haas Kowert Tice

Eliza Gilkyson – Dreamtime – Secularia – Red House Records

Lori McKenna – The Lot Behind St. Mary’s – The Tree – CN Records/Thirty Tigers

Mark Erelli – Magic – For A Song – Hillbilly Pilgrim Music

Sarah Lee Guthrie – Jimmie Brown, the Newsboy – Folk Alley Exclusive-Live from the 30A Songwriters Festival – Folk Alley Exclusive

Sarah Lee Guthrie – Overcome – Folk Alley Exclusive-Live from the 30A Songwriters Festival – Folk Alley Exclusive

Sarah Lee Guthrie – I’ve Got To Know – Folk Alley Exclusive-Live from the 30A Songwriters Festival – Folk Alley Exclusive

The Jayhawks – Bird Never Flies – Back Roads and Abandoned Motels – Sony Legacy

Jorma Kaukonen – I’ll Let You Know Before I Leave – Quah – RelixRecor

Neko Case – Margaret vs. Pauline – Foz Confessor Brings The Flood – ANTI

Dave Alvin & Jimmie Dale Gilmore – Stealin’, Strealin’ – Downey to Lubbock – Yep Roc Records

Billy Bragg & Joe Henry – KC Moan – Shine A Light: Field Recordings From The Great American Railroad – Cooking Vinyl

Hour Two:

Mavis Staples – Action – Livin’ On A High Note – Anti

Jon Stickley Trio – Jewels – Maybe Believe – Jon Stickley Trio

Ray LaMontagne – To the Sea – Part of the Light – RCA

Caleb Caudle – Headlights – Crushed Coins – Cornelius Chapel Records

Dori Freeman – You Say – Dori Freeman – Free Dirt

Rodney Crowell – Leaving Louisiana in the Broad Daylight – Acoustic Classics – RC1 Records

Rosanne Cash – House On The Lake – Black Cadillac – Capitol

Sera Cahoone – Dusty Lungs – The Flora String Sessions – Lady Muleskinner Records

The Dead Tongues – Pale November Dew – Unsung Passage – Psychic Hotline

Birdtalker – Outside the Lines – One – Birdtalker

We Banjo 3 – Sunflower – Haven – We Banjo 3

The Quiet American – Sunflower River Blues – Wild Bill Jones – self

The Weepies – Sunflower – Sirens – Nettwerk

Erin Rae – Putting On Airs – Putting On Airs – Single Lock Records

Shovels & Rope (feat. John Moreland) – Blue Eyes Crying In The Rain – Busted Jukebox, Volume 2 – New West Records

Folk Alley’s weekly, syndicated radio show is produced by Linda Fahey and Elena See with assistance by Jon Nungesser. The show is available for free to stations via PRX.org or directly from WKSU via FTP for non-PRX members. The Folk Alley Radio Show is presently carried on over 50 stations nationally.

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