Folk Alley Radio Show #190103

This week on Folk Alley, we look back on some of the Best Trad Albums of 2018 with music by Dom Flemons, Anna & Elizabeth, Genticorum, Evie Ladin, and Belen Escobedo; and we ring in the new year with brand new songs from Pierce Pettis, J.S. Ondara, and The Mammals. All this, plus favorites from Samantha Fish, Birds of Chicago, more.

In hour two, more new music to start the year with songs The Outside Track, Maya de Vitry, Donna the Buffalo, and Lula Wiles; an exclusive Folk Alley Session recording with North Carolina-based quintet, Mipso; plus some favorites from Jon Stickley Trio, River Whyless, Dead Horses, Amy Helm, and more.

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Artist – Title – Album – Label

Hour One:

The Decemberists – January Hymn – The King Is Dead – Capitol

John Whelan – Reels:January’s Journey Medley – Flirting with the Edge – Narada

Joan Baez – Whistle Down the Wind – Whistle Down the Wind – Razor & Tie/Concord

The Mammals – I’m Ready For the Industrial Revolution To Be Over – [single] – Humble Abode Music

The Mammals – Old Days – [single] – Humble Abode Music

Anna & Elizabeth – Ripest of Apples – Invisible Comes To Us – Smithsonian Folkways

Dom Flemons – Steel Pony Blues – Black Cowboys – Smithsonian Folkways

Genticorum – Voici le temps – Avant l’orage – Genticorum

Evie Ladin (feat. Suzy Thompson) – Spring’s All Muddy and the Pond’s All Dry – Riding the Rooster – Evil Diane Records

Belen Escobedo – Flor de Capomo – Panfilo’s Güera – Spring Fed Records

Pierce Pettis – Wouldn’t Change It for the World – Father’s Son – Compass

Grace Pettis – Little Blue Bird – Two Birds – Blue Rock Artists

J.S. Ondara – Saying Goodbye – Tales of America – Verve Forecast

Birds of Chicago – Estrella Goodbye – Real Midnight – Five Head Entertainment

Samantha Fish – Gone For Good – Belle of the West – Ruf Records

Hour Two:

Lula Wiles – The Pain of Loving You – What Will We Do – Smithsonian Folkways

Jon Stickley Trio – The High Road – Lost At Last – Jon Stickley

Donna the Buffalo – Look Both Ways – Dance In the Street – Donna the Buffalo

Mipso – Pay In Full – Folk Alley Sessions – Folk Alley Exclusive

River Whyless – Sailing Away – We Are the Light – Roll Call Records

The Outside Track – Sweet Lover of Mine – Rise Up – Lorimer Records

The Barr Brothers – Little Lover – Sleeping Operator – Secret City Records

Dead Horses – Turntable – My Mother the Moon – Dead Horses

10 String Symphony – I Can’t Have You Anymore – Generation Frustration – Tasty Note Records

Amy Helm – River of Love – This Too Shall Light – Yep Roc

Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats – Hey Mama – Tearing at the Seams – Stax/Concord

Maya de Vitry – What the Moon Said – Adaptations – Mad Maker Studio

Childsplay – Lovely Annie (feat. Karan Casey) – The Bloom of Youth – Childsplay

The Alt – Going For A Soldier Jenny / The Chandelier – The Alt – Under the Arch Records

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