Folk Alley Radio Show #200716

This week on Folk Alley, join Elena See to celebrate 50 years of the Grateful Dead’s seminal record, ‘Workingman’s Dead’; new music from John Craigie, Gillian Welch & David Rawlings, Kristen Grainger & True North, and Hayley Sabella; favorites from Rainbow Girls, Kacey Musgraves, and more.

In hour two, more new music from Mary Chapin Carpenter, Laura Cortese & the Dance Cards, and Mike Barnett feat. Sarah Jarosz; Todd Snider pays tribute to John Hartford; Mongolian folk-punk from Hanggai; and favorites from Larry Campbell & Teresa Williams, Jorma Kaukonen, and more.

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Artist – Title – Album – Label

Hour One:

Grateful Dead – Dire Wolf – Workingman’s Dead – Warner Bro

Grateful Dead – New Speedway Boogie – Workingman’s Dead – Warner Bro

John Craigie – Hustlin’ – Asterisk the Universe – Zabriskie Point Records

Birds of Chicago – Barley – Real Midnight – Five Head Entertainment

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

Kristen Grainger & True North – Keep the River On Your Right – Ghost Tattoo – Kristen Grainger & True North

Josh White Jr. – Blood Red River Blues – In Tribute to Josh White: House of the Rising Sun – Silverwolf

Gillian Welch & David Rawlings – Fly Around My Pretty Little Miss – All the Good Times Are Past & Gone – Acony

Noam Pikelny – Milford’s Reel – Beat The Devil and Carry A Rail – Compass

Rainbow Girls – Down Home Girl – Give the People What They Want – Rainbow Girls

Neil Young – Homegrown – Homegrown – Reprise

Kacey Musgraves – Dandelion – Same Trailer Different Park – Mercury Records

The East Pointers – 82 Fires – What We Leave Behind – The East Pointers

Hayley Sabella – Flew the Nest – Flew the Nest – Hayley Sabella

Indigo Girls (live) – Fly Away – Staring Down The Brilliant Dream – Vanguard

Hour Two:

Mary Chapin Carpenter – Secret Keepers – The Dirt and the Stars – Lambent Light Records

Hanggai – Baifang (Back To You) – Baifang – Hanggai

The Infamous Stringdusters – All The Same (live) – Silver Sky – High Country Recordings

Todd Snider (compilation) – I Wish We Had Our Time Again – On The Road: A Tribute To John Hartford – LoHi Records

Bill Morrissey – Summer Night – Standing Eight – Rounder

Laura Cortese & The Dance Cards – Typhoon – Bitter Better – Compass Records

Laura Cortese & The Dance Cards – From the Ashes – Bitter Better – Compass Records

John Doyle – Lady Wynde – The Path of Stones – Compass Records

Michael Doucet avec Lâcher Prise – Chere Emelie – Lâcher Prise – Compass Records

Mike Barnett (feat. Sarah Jarosz) – Righteous Bell – +1 – Compass Records

Punch Brothers – Jungle Bird – All Ashore – Nonesuch Records

Hurray for the Riff Raff – Black Jack Davey – My Dearest Darkest Neighbor – Born To Win Records

Larry Campbell & Teresa Williams – Keep Your Lamp Trimmed and Burning – Larry Campbell & Teresa Williams – Red House Records

Jorma Kaukonen – Cracks in the Finish – River of Time – Red House


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

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