Folk Alley Radio Show #210304

This week on Folk Alley, we kick off Women’s History Month with a deep dive into NPR’s list of the ‘150 Greatest Albums Made By Women.’ Hear music by The Roches, Iris Dement, Buffy Sainte-Marie, Alison Krauss, Cassandra Wilson, Bonnie Raitt, Odetta, Nina Simone, Lucinda Williams, Joni Mitchell, and much more!

See the complete list – HERE.

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Hour One:

The Roches – Mr. Sellack – The Roches – Warner Bros

Iris DeMent – Calling For You – My Life – Warner Bros

Norah Jones – Come Away With Me – Come Away With Me – BlueNote

Joni Mitchell – Coyote – Hejira – Asylum

Buffy Sainte-Marie – Universal Soldier – It’s My Way – Vanguard

Sheryl Crow – Strong Enough – Tuesday Night Music Club – A & M Records

Alison Krauss & Union Station – Daylight – New Favorite – Rounder

Joan Baez – Diamonds and Rust – Diamonds and Rust – A & M

Bobbie Gentry – Ode to Billie Joe – Ode to Billie Joe – Capitol

Cassandra Wilson – Hellhound On My Trail – Blue Light ‘Til Dawn – Blue Note

Dixie Chicks – Wide Open Spaces – Wide Open Spaces – Monument/Sony Music

Indigo Girls – Land of Canaan – Indigo Girls – Epic

Bonnie Raitt – The Road’s My Middle Name – Nick Of Time – Capitol/EMI

Hour Two:

Emmylou Harris – Goin’ Back To Harlan – Wrecking Ball – Elektra

Tracy Chapman – Fast Car – Tracy Chapman – Elektra

The Staples Singers – I’ll Take You There – Be Altitude: Respect Yourself – Stax

Gillian Welch – Red Clay Halo – Time (The Revelator) – Acony

Odetta – It’s A Mighty World – It’s A Mighty World – RCAVictor

Nina Simone – Backlash Blues – Nina Simone Sing the Blues – RCAVictor

Ani DiFranco – Little Plastic Castle – Little Plastic Castle – Righteous Babe

Lucinda Williams – Car Wheels on a Gravel Road – Car Wheels on a Gravel Road – Mercury

Dolly Parton – Coat of Many Colors – Coat of Many Colors-RCA Victor

Carole King – I Feel the Earth Move – Tapestry – Ode

Janis Joplin – Me and Bobby McGee – Pearl – Columbia

Joni Mitchell – All I Want – Blue – Reprise

Joni Mitchell – A Case of You – Blue – Reprise


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