Folk Alley Radio Show #210107

This week on Folk Alley, Elena See pays tribute to the great Tony Rice who passed away on Christmas Day; blues from Ma Rainey, Odetta, and Holmes Brothers; plus new music from Barry Gibb with Jason Isbell, Humbird, the Onlies, Sturgill Simpson and more.

In hour two, more new music by Wes Corbett, Taylor Ashton, Justin Moses, Amy Ray, and Steve Earle as he pays tribute to his late son, J.T.; a classic from Nina Simone; plus favorites by Laura Love, Éilís Kennedy, Cahalen Morrison, and much more.

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Hour One:

Tony Rice – Church Street Blues – Church Street Blues – Sugar Hill

Norman Blake, Tony Rice – Texas Gales – Rounder Guitar – Rounder

Jerry Garcia, David Grisman, & Tony Rice – Shady Grove – The Pizza Tapes – AcousticDisc

Molly Tuttle – Good Enough – Rise (EP) – Molly Tuttle Music

Tony Trischka (Chris Eldridge) – Say Goodbye (for KM) – Great Big World – Rounder

Ma Rainey – Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom – Ma Rainey – Milestone

Ma Rainey – Prove It On Me – Ma Rainey – Milestone

Odetta – New Orleans (House of Rising Sun) – Looking For a Home (Leadbelly Tribute) – M.C. Records

The Holmes Brothers – Shine – Simple Truths – Alligator

Ben Harper and Charlie Musselwhite – Love and Trust – No Mercy In This Land – Anti

Barry Gibb – Words Of A Fool (feat. Jason Isbell) – Greenfields: The Gibb Brothers Songbook, Vol. 1 – Capitol

Sturgill Simpson – Brace for Impact (Live a Little) – Cuttin’ Grass (Vol. 2): The Cowboy Arms Sessions – High Top Mountain

Humbird – Deep Pool – [single] – Humbird

The Onlies – A Few More Years Shall Roll – The Onlies – The Onlies

Jeff Tweedy – Guess Again – Love Is the King – dBpm Records

Hour Two:

Joy Kills Sorrow – All the Buildings – Darkness Sure Becomes This City – Signature Sounds

Wes Corbett – Sweet Simone – Cascade – Padiddle Records

Taylor Ashton – Alex – Romanticize [EP] – Signature Sounds

Steve Earle – Champagne Corolla – J.T. – New West

Justin Townes Earle – Kids In the Streets – Kids in the Street – New West Records

Éilís Kennedy – A Sailors Trade – So Ends This Day – Éilís Kennedy

We Banjo 3 – Tell Me Why (Gather the Good) – Gather the Good – We Banjo 3

JigJam – Someday – Phoenix – JigJam Records

Amy Ray – Tear It Down – [single] – Daemon Records

Nina Simone – Backlash Blues – Nina Simone Sings the Blues – RCA/Victor

Justin Moses – Between the Lightning and the Thunder (feat. Dan Tyminski) – Fall Like Rain – Mountain Fever Records

Quiles & Cloud – Black Sky Lightning – Beyond the Rain – Compass Records

Laura Love – Angry Days – NeGrass – Octoroon

Tim O’Brien – On the Outside Looking In – Traveler – Sugar Hill

Cahalen Morrison – Young Jamie Foyers – Wealth of Sorrow – Cahalen Morrison


Folk Alley’s weekly, syndicated radio show is produced by Linda Fahey and Elena See with assistance by Redia Spada. 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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