This week on Folk Alley, an exclusive Session from the 2019 30A Songwriters Festival featuring Courtney Marie Andrews; we’ll hear the latest from Ellis Paul’s new recording, ‘The Storyteller’s Suitcase’; and more new music from Rodrigo y Gabriela, Amanda Anne Platt & The Honeycutters, and Ordinary Elephant; plus favorites from Amos Lee, Lindsay Lou & the Flatbellys, Sam Bush and more.
In hour two, new music from Greg Felden, Rhiannon Giddens w/ Francesco Turrisi, and Mavis Staples; we’ll go all-in with tracks from Olav Mjelva & Eli West, The Devil Makes Three, and Lightnin’ Hopkins; also a new song from Josh Ritter and his new work, ‘Fever Breaks’; plus favorites from Eva Cassidy, Jackson Browne, David Francey, Paul Simon, and more.
Artist – Title – Album – Label
Laura Veirs – Sun Song – Warp and Weft – Raven Marching Band
Rodrigo y Gabriela – Cumbé – Mettavolution – ATO
Amos Lee – Windows Are Rolled Down – Mission Bell – Blue Note
Ordinary Elephant – I Come From – Honest – Berkalin Records
Lindsay Lou & the Flatbellys – Old Song – Ionia – Lindsay Lou Music
Courtney Marie Andrews – How Quickly Your Heart Mends – Folk Alley Exclusive – Live from the 30A Songwriters Festival – Folk Alley Exclusive
Courtney Marie Andrews – Near You – Folk Alley Exclusive – Live from the 30A Songwriters Festival – Folk Alley Exclusive
Courtney Marie Andrews – Rough Around the Edges – Folk Alley Exclusive – Live from the 30A Songwriters Festival – Folk Alley Exclusive
Amanda Anne Platt & The Honeycutters – To Love Somebody – Live at the Grey Eagle – Organic Records
Etta Baker – One Dime Blues – One Dime Blues – Rounder
Sam Bush – Howlin’ at the Moon – Howlin’ at the Moon – Sugar Hill
Ellis Paul – Slingshot – The Storytellers Suitcase – Rosella Records
Dave Carter & Tracy Grammer – Seven Is The Number – Seven Is The Number – TGM
Mavis Staples – Sometimes – We Get By – Anti/Epitaph
Bridget Kearney & Benjamin Lazar Davis – Firu – Bawa – Signature Sounds
Eva Cassidy – Who Knows Where The Time Goes – Imagine – Blix St.
Greg Felden – Every Time – Made of Strings – Greg Felden
Jackson Browne – Leaving Winslow – Standing In The Breach – Inside Recordings
Olav Mjelva & Eli West – Hand To Play – Hand To Play – Olav Mjelva & Eli West
The Devil Makes Three – Aces and Twos – Do Wrong Right – Milan Records
Lightnin’ Hopkins (compilation) – Onve A Gambler – Crazy Heart (Motion Picture Soundtrack) – New West
Kieran Kane & Rayna Gellert – Stable – When The Sun Goes Down – Dead Reckoning Records
David Francey – Sunday Morning – The Waking Hour – Redhouse
Rhiannon Giddens w/ Francesco Turrisi – Gonna Write Me A Letter – There Is No Other – Nonesuch
Paul Simon – Rewrite – So Beautiful or So What – Hear Music
Caitlin Canty – Take Me For a Ride – Motel Bouquet – Tone Tree Music
Josh Ritter – Blazing Highway Home – Fever Breaks – Pytheas Recordings
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