Folk Alley Radio Show #210204

This week on Folk Alley Elena See welcomes in February with a set from Darlingside, Phil Cunningham, and Joan Baez; we kick of Black History Month with music from Leyla McCalla’s tribute to poet and playwright Langston Hughes; new music from Langhorne Slim, Sunny War, Ani DiFranco, Cohen Braithwaite-Kilcoyne, and young guitar phenom Yasmin Williams; plus favorites from Richie Havens, Rosalie Sorrels, Steeleye Span, and more.

In hour two, more new releases from Steve Tilston, Pony Bradshaw, Rosier, Valerie June, Kevin Morby, and Tony Trischka; classics from John Renbourn, John Martyn, and Norman Blake; favorites from David Francey, John Prine, and much more.

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Hour One:

Darlingside – February/Stars – Fish Pond Fish – More Doug Records

Phil Cunningham – Andy M. Stewart’s Reel/The Harsh February – Airs and Graces – Green Linnet

Joan Baez – February – Gone From Danger – Guardian

Langhorne Slim – Alright To Hide – Strawberry Mansion – Dualtone

Eddie Vedder – You’ve Got to Hide Your Love Away – I Am Sam – V2

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

Leyla McCalla – Heart of Gold – Vari-Colored Songs: A Tribute to Langston Hughes – Music Maker Relief Foundation

Sunny War – Age of a Man – [single] – Hen House Studios

Ondara – Pyramid Justice – Folk N’ Roll Vol 1: Tales of Isolation – Verve Forecast

Richie Havens – Handsome Johnny – Best Of – Rhino

Ani DiFranco – Simultaneously – Revolutionary Love – Righteous Babe

Yasmin Williams – Swift Breeze – Urban Driftwood – Spinster Sounds

Rosalie Sorrels – Come And Be My Driver – Borderline Heart – Green Linnet

Cohen Braithwaite-Kilcoyne – The Dancing Tailor – Rakes & Misfits – Cohen Braithwaite-Kilcoyne

Steeleye Span – Galtee Farmer – Commoners Crown – BGO

Hour Two:

Steve Tilston – Daylight Rising – Such Times – World Music Network

John Renborn – Cobbler’s Jig/Maltese Brawls – Ship Of Fools – FlyingFish

John Martyn – Fairy Tale Lullaby – London Conversation (1967) – Island

Pony Bradshaw – Calico Jim – Calico Jim – Black Mountain Music

Norman Blake – Ginseng Sullivan – Back Home in Sulphur Springs – Rounder

Rosier – La Poison – Légèrement – Famgroup

Ten Strings and A Goat Skin – Auprès Du Poêle – Auprès Du Poêle – Ten Strings and A Goat Skin

Madisen Ward & the Mama Bear – Silent Movies – Skeleton Crew – Glassnote Entertainment

Kevin Morby – Sundowner – Sundowner – Dead Ocean

Valerie June – Call Me A Fool (feat. Carla Thomas) – The Moon and Stars: Prescriptions For Dreamers – Fantasy Records

David Francey – Fool – Empty Train – Laker Music

Jeffrey Foucault – I Love You (And You Are A Fool) – Salt As Wolves – Blueblade Records

Tony Trischka – On The Mississippi (Gambler’s Song) – Shall We Hope – Shefa Records

John Prine – My Darlin’ Hometown – Fair & Square – Oh Boy


Folk Alley’s weekly, syndicated radio show is produced by Linda Fahey and host 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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