Folk Alley Radio Show #210415

This week on Folk Alley, join Elena See to celebrate the springtime return of birds with music by the late David Olney, Grada, and Steve Goodman; a special tribute to the Father of Bluegrass, Bill Monroe including new music from The Infamous Stringdusters; more new releases by Peggy Seeger, Eli West, Rhiannon Giddens w/ Francesco Turrisi, and Woody Guthrie’s grandson, Cole Quest & The City Pickers; plus favorites by Chris Coole and Offa Rex.

In hour two, new music by Rosanne Cash w/ John Leventhal, Amanda Anne Platt & the Honeycutters, Delgres, Parker Millsap, Fretland, and Mdou Moctar; plus favorites by Cassandra Wilson, The Milk Carton Kids, Leyla McCalla, Kacey Musgraves, Taj Mahal, and more.


Hour One:

David Olney – Birds – Migration – Loudhouse

Grada – Swallow – Endeavor – Compass

Steve Goodman – Red Red Robin – Artistic Hair – Red Pajamas Records

Peggy Seeger – The Invisible Woman – First Farewell – Peggy Seeger

Pete Seeger – I’m Gonna Be An Engineer – Circles & Seasons – Warner

Eli West – I Know Your Wandering Heart – Tapered Point of Stone – Tender & Mild

Chris Coole – Thinking About Home – The Tumbling River and Other Stories – Northern

Rhiannon Giddens – Avalon (with Francesco Turrisi) – They’re Calling Me Home – Nonesuch

Bonny Light Horseman – Magpie’s Nest – Bonny Light Horseman – 37d03d

Offa Rex – Old Churchyard – The Queen of Hearts – Nonesuch

The Infamous Stringdusters – My Sweet Blue Eyed Darling – Tribute to Bill Monroe – Americana Vibes

Noam Pikelny – Cheyenne – Plays Kenny Baker Plays Bill Monroe – Compass

Rhonda Vincent – Is the Grass Any Bluer – The Storm Still Rages – Rounder

Cole Quest and The City Pickers – If I Still Had You – Self [En]Titled – Omnivore

Woody Guthrie – Do Re Mi – Woody at 100 – Smithsonian Folkways Recordings

Hour Two:

Rosanne Cash – The Killing Fields (with John Leventhal) – [single] – Blue Note/Capitol

The Quiet American – John Brown’s Dream – Wild Bill Jones – The Quiet American

Cassandra Wilson – Sankofa – Blue Light ‘Til Dawn – Blue Note

Amanda Anne Platt and the Honeycutters – New York – The Devil/The Deep Blue Sea – Organic Records

The Milk Carton Kids – New York – Prologue – The Milk Carton Kids

Delgres – Ban Mwen On Chanson – 4:00AM – Lanmela Productions

Leyla McCalla – Peze Café – A Day for the Hunter, A Day for the Prey – Jazz Village/Harmonia Mundi

Kacey Musgraves – Biscuits – Pageant Material – Mercury Nashville

Jason Isbell – Relatively Easy – Southeastern – Southeastern Records/Thirty Tigers

Parker Millsap – In Between – Be Here Instead – Okrahoma Records

Fretland – Could Have Loved You – Could Have Loved You – Fretland

Langhorne Slim & the Law – Wolves – The Spirit Moves – Dualtone Music Group

Mdou Moctar – Tala Tannam – Afrique Victime – Matador

Taj Mahal – Corinna – Natch’l Blues – Columbia


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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