Folk Alley Radio Show #181227

In hour one of Folk Alley, we celebrate the late, great Odetta on her birthday (December 31, 1930); a preview of some 2019 releases we’re particularly excited about, including new music by The Lonely Heartstring Band, Maya de Vitry, and Yola; plus favorites from Joy Kills Sorrow, Infamous Stringdusters and more.

In hour two, we preview more new music with tracks by Le Vent du Nord, Peter Mulvey, Dave Huckfelt, and J.S. Ondara; favorites from Rhiannon Giddens, Nickel Creek, and Eva Cassidy; a classic from Doc Watson; and more.

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Artist – Title – Album – Label

Hour One:

Odetta – I’ve Been Told – It’s A Mighty World – RCA/Victor

Odetta – You Gotta Know How – Blues Everywhere I Go – MC Records

The Lonely Heartstring Band – Just A Dream – Smoke & Ashes – Rounder Records

Bridget Kearney & Benjamin Lazar Davis – Slow Rider – Bawa (EP) – Signature Sounds

Joy Kills Sorrow – Send Me A Letter – Darkness Sure Becomes This City – Signature Sounds

Maya de Vitry – Go Tell a Bird – Adaptations – Mad Maker Studio

The Stray Birds – Nothing To Say About It Now – Let It Pass – Yep Roc Records

The Cactus Blossoms – Please Don’t Call Me Crazy – Easy Way – Walkie Talkie Records

Chastity Brown – After You – Back-Road Highways – Creative Dreams

Della Mae – Bourbon Hound (feat. Molly Tuttle & Avril Smith) – The Butcher Shoppe (EP) – Rounder Records

The Infamous Stringdusters (feat. Celia Woodsmith) – Old Whiskey Bottle – Ladies & Gentlemen – Compass Records

Yola – Ride Out In the Country – Walk Through Fire – Easy Eye Sounds

The Greencards – Jolly Hockeysticks – Movin’ On

The Dead Tongues – The Giver – Unsung Passage – Psychic Hotline

Hour Two:

Rhiannon Giddens – Waterboy – Tomorrow is My Turn – Nonesuch Records

Amythyst Kiah – Grinnin’ in Your Face – Dig – Amythyst Kiah

Leyla McCalla – A Day for the Hunter, A Day for the Prey – A Day for the Hunter, A Day for the Prey – Jazz Village/Harmonia

Le Vent du Nord – Adieu du Village – Territoires – Borealis Records

Kaia Kater – Canyonland – Grenades – Smithsonian Folkways

Peter Mulvey – The Fox – There Is Another World – Righteous Babe Records

Nickel Creek – The Fox – Nickel Creek – Sugar Hill

Mandolin Orange – Time We Made Time – Tides of A Teardrop – Yep Roc Records

Amanda Anne Platt & The Honeycutters – Long Ride – Amanda Anne Platt & The Honeycutters – Organic Records

Doc Watson – Deep River Blues – The Vanguard Years – Vanguard

David Huckfelt – You Get Got – Stranger Angels – David Huckfelt/Tone Tree

Pieta Brown – Before Gas and TV – Paradise Outlaw – Red House Records

J.S. Ondara – American Dream – Tales of America – Verve Forecast

Eva Cassidy – American Tune – American Tune – Blix Stret

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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