Folk Alley Radio Show #200820

This week, in hour one of Folk Alley join Elena See for new music from Kris Delmhorst, Twisted Pine, Dirk Powell, Bonny Light Horseman, and Emma Swift’s new project, ‘Blonde On the Tracks’ featuring Bob Dylan covers; a preview of Smithsonian Folkway’s re-release of Leyla McCalla’s 2014 album, ‘Vari-Colored Songs: A Tribute to Langston Hughes’ (due out in October); and from our archives, an exclusive Folk Alley in-studio recording of the Carolina Chocolate Drops from 2011; plus we celebrate Eliza Gilkyson’s 70th trip around the sun, and more.

In hour two, it’s more new music from Daniel Rodriguez, Jamestown Revival, S.G. Goodman, and Gillian Welch; plus favorites from Mandolin Orange, Billy Strings, Joan Shelley, and much more.

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Hour One:

Eliza Gilkyson – Coast – Hard Times in Babylon – Red House

Twisted Pine – Amadeus Party – Right Now – Signature Sounds

Richard Shindell – Get Up Clara – Not Far Now – Signature Sounds

Emma Swift – Queen Jane Approximately – Blonde on the Tracks – Tiny Ghost Records

Bob Dylan – Highway 61 Revisited – Highway 61 Revisited – Columbia

Leyla McCalla – Song for a Dark Girl – Vari-Colored Songs: A Tribute to Langston Hughes – Smithsonian Folkways

Carolina Chocolate Drops (in studio) – Milwaukee Blues – Folk Alley Sessions – Folk Alley exclusive recordings

Kris Delmhorst – Wind’s Gonna Find A Way – Long Day In the Milky Way – Big Bean Music

Session Americana – Merrimack County – Northeast – Session Americana

Laura Cortese & The Dance Cards – Treat You Better – Bitter Better – Compass Records

Dirk Powell – Olivia – When I Wait For You – Compass Records

Michael McGoldrick – The Jolly Angler – Aurora – Compass Records

Kris Drever, John McCusker, & Roddy Woomble – Rest on the Rock – Before the Ruin – Navigator

Bonny Light Horseman – Greenland Fishery – (single) – 37d03d

Offa Rex – Flash Company – The Queen of Hearts – Nonesuch

Hour Two:

Mandolin Orange – Little Worlds – Such Jubilee – Yep Roc Records

Billy Strings – Everything’s the Same – Home – Rounder Records

Daniel Rodriguez – As I Am – Sojourn of a Burning Sun – Renew Records

Jamestown Revival – Bluebird – A Field Guide to Loneliness [EP] – Jamestown Revival

Driftwood – Tree of Shade – Tree of Shade – Driftwood

S.G. Goodman – Supertramp – Old Time Feeling – Verve Forecast

Joan Shelley – I Didn’t Know – Joan Shelley – No Quarter

The Travelin’ McCourys (compilation) – No End of Love – On The Road: A Tribute To John Hartford – LoHi Records

Mavis Staples – Love and Trust (live) – Live In London – Anti/Epitaph

Wilco – Cry All Day – Schmilco – dBpm/ANTI-

Gillian Welch – Back Turn and Swing – Boots No. 2: The Lost Songs, Vol. 2 – Acony Records

Norman Blake – Weave and Way – Back Home in Sulphur Springs – Rounder

Greg Brown – Waiting On You – Covenant – Red House

Bon Iver – Towers – Bon Iver – Jagjaguwar

Taylor Swift – Exile (feat. Bon Iver) – Folklore – Republic


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 60 stations nationally.

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