Folk Alley Radio Show #201022

This week on Folk Alley, join Elena See for a special Halloween show, featuring spooky folk, roots, and Americana tunes from Leonard Cohen, Michael Doucet avec Lâcher Prise, The Unthanks, Rayna Gellert, The Secret Sisters feat. Brandi Carlile, Lenore, Jakob Dylan, Tom Waits, Gretchen Peters, and more.

In hour two, we keep the ghostly tunes coming with music by Steeleye Span, Riders In the Sky, the T Sisters, David Robert King, Ben Caplan, Rev. Gary Davis, and more

{Audio for this episode is no longer available.}

Hour One:

Leonard Cohen – You Want It Darker – You Want It Darker – Sony/Columbia

Jordan Tice – Ghost Story – Motivational Speakeasy – Padiddle

Michael Doucet avec Lâcher Prise – Bad Woman – Lâcher Prise – Compass Records

The Secret Sisters – Water Witch (feat. Brandi Carlile) – Saturn Return – New West Records

Lenore – Ether’s Arms – Lenore – Lenore

Rayna Gellert – The Fatal Flower Garden – Old Light: Songs from My Childhood & Other Gone Worlds – StorySound Records

Buddy & Julie Miller – Feast of the Dead – Breakdown on 20th Ave. South – New West Records

The Unthanks – Magpie – Mount the Air – RabbleRouser Music

Jayme Stone – The Devil’s Nine Questions – Jayme Stone’s Lomax Project – Borealis

Tom Waits – What’s He Building In There – Mule Variations – ANTI-

The Decemberists – Shankill Butchers – The Crane Wife – Capitol/Rough Trade

Jakob Dylan – Evil is Alive and Well – Seeing Things – Columbia

Gretchen Peters – The Cruel Mother – [single] – Scarlet Letter Records

Hour Two:

Steeleye Span – Twa Corbies – Hark! The Village Wait – Shanachie

Steeleye Span – Alison Gross – Parcel of Rogues – Chrysalis Records

Riders in the Sky – Ghost Train – Ridin’ the Tweetsie Railroad – MusicWagon

Bill Jones – The Lover’s Ghost – Two Year Winter – Compass

Pat Donohue – You Haunt Me – Nobody’s Fault – Bluesky Records

Kasey Chambers & Shane Nicholson – Rattlin’ Bones – Rattlin’ Bones – Sugarhill

T Sisters – Bones – Kindred Lines – Spruce and Maple Music

Dale Ann Bradley and Alison Brown – Go Dig My Grave – Dear Jean: Artists Celebrate Jean Ritchie (compilation) – Compass Records

Gryphon – The Unquiet Grave – Gryphon (1973) – Progressive

David Robert King – Bad Thing – Idaho – David Robert King

Ben Caplan – Deliver Me – Birds With Broken Wings – Coalition Music

Gillian Welch – The Devil Had a Hold of Me – Hell Among the Yearlings – Acony

Reverend Gary Davis – Death Don’t Have No Mercy – Harlem Street Singer – Prestige/Bluesville

Ralph Stanley – Oh Death – Live from Folk Alley: Kent St. Folk Festival exclusive recording – Folk Alley exclusive recording


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.

Supported By