Folk Alley Radio Show #201105

This week on Folk Alley join Elena See for a special remembrance of Texas outlaw country legend Billy Joe Shaver who passed away on October 28; new music from Suzzy Roche & Lucy Wainwright Roche, Mipso, Ray LaMontagne, Steep Canyon Rangers, and William Prince; classics from Tom Paxon and Joni Mitchell; favorites from The Wailin’ Jennys and Taylor Ashton; and more.

In Hour Two, more new music from Sturgill Simpson’s bluegrass album, Ben Harper, Joachim Cooder, Moira Smiley & Seamus Egan featuring Sam Amidon, and a set from Raye Zaragoza’s new album, ‘Woman In Color’; plus favorites from Birds of Chicago, Dori Freeman, Jorma Kaukonen, and more.

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Hour One:

Rob Ickes & Trey Hensley – Georgia On A Fast Train – Before the Sun Goes Down – Compass Records

Guy Clark(compilation) – The Randall Knife (live) – A Tribute To Billy Joe Shaver – Live – Compadre

Billy Joe Shaver – Live Forever – Tramp On Your Street – BMG

William Prince – Send the Light – Gospel First Nation – Glassnote Records

The Wailin’ Jennys – One Voice – 40 Days – Red House

Suzzy Roche and Lucy Wainwright Roche – I Can Still Hear You – I Can Still Hear You – StorySound Records

Suzzy Roche and Lucy Wainwright Roche – I Think I Am A Soul – I Can Still Hear You – StorySound Records

Mipso – Hey, Coyote – Mipso – Rounder

Joni Mitchell – Coyote – Hejira – Asylum

Steep Canyon Rangers – Sunny Days – Arm In Arm – Yep Roc

Taylor Ashton – Fallen Down Tree – The Romantic – Signature Sounds

Eliza Gilkyson – Peace In Our Hearts – 2020 – Red House Records

Bruce Cockburn – Peace March – Life Short, Call Now – Rounder

Tom Paxton – Peace Will Come – The Very Best Of – FlyingFish

Hour Two:

Sturgill Simpson – Sometimes Wine – Cuttin’ Grass – Vol. 1 (The Butcher Shoppe Sessions) – High Top Mountain (Thirty Tigers)

Ben Harper – Manhattan – Winter Is For Lovers – ANTI

Dori Freeman – Just Say It Now – Letters Never Read – Blue Hens Music

Chris Smither – Caveman – More From the Levee – Signature Sounds

Jorma Kaukonen – Late Breaking News – Stars in My Crown – Red House

Raye Zaragoza – Change Your Name – Woman In Color – Rebel River Records

Raye Zaragoza – Fight Like A Girl – Woman In Color – Rebel River Records

Moira Smiley & Seamus Egan (feat. Sam Amidon) – Days of War – In Our Voices

Luther Dickinson and Sisters of the Strawberry Moon – Like A Songbird That Has Fallen (feat. Amy Helm) – Solstice – New West Records

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

Joachim Cooder – Backwater Blues – Over That Road I’m Bound: The Songs of Uncle Dave Macon – Nonesuch

Pharis & Jason Romero – Hillbilly Blues – A Passing Glimpse – Lula Records

Ray LaMontagne – Roll Me Mama, Roll Me – Monovision – RCA

Shawn Mullins – It All Comes Down To Love – My Stupid Heart – Sugar Hill/Concord Music Group


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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