Folk Alley Radio Show #210422

This week on Folk Alley, join Elena See to salute this year’s Canadian Folk Music Award winners, with music by Beòlach, Noah Derksen, and Leela Gilday; new music by Brandy Clark, Yasmin Williams, the Ashokan Songlab, The Brother Brothers, and David Wax Museum; plus we honor Willie Nelson on his 88th birthday.

In hour two, more new releases by Cole Quest & the City Pickers, Jimbo Mathus & Andrew Bird, Anya Hinkle, Rhiannon Giddens, Valerie June, Maria Muldaur with Tuby Skinny, and Miko Marks & the Resurrectors; plus favorites by the Mastersons, Eilen Jewell, Little Feat, and much more.


Hour One:

Willie Nelson – Ready To Roar – Last Man Standing – Sony/Legacy

Willie Nelson – Learnin’ the Blues – That’s Life – Sony/Legacy

Brandy Clark – Same Devil (feat. Brandi Carlile) – Your Life is a Record (Deluxe Edition) – Warner

Yasmin Williams – Urban Driftwood (ft. Amadou Kouyate) – Urban Driftwood – Spinster Sounds

Amos Lee – Keep It Loose, Keep It Tight – Amos Lee – Blue Note Records

Pharis & Jason Romero – Hometown Blues – Bet On Love – Lula Records

Beòlach – Backstreet Girls – All Hands – Beòlach

Noah Derksen – Hoping You Would Stay – America, Dreaming – Noah Derksen

William Prince – Leave It By the Sea – Reliever – Glassnote Records

Leela Gilday – Hard Ground – North Star Calling – Diva Sound Records

Ashokan Songlab – Bees Are Buzzin’ – Vol. 1: Resilience – Humble Abode Music

The Brother Brothers – The Calla Lily Song – Calla Lily – Compass

David Wax Museum – Juniper Jones – Euphoric Ouroboric – Mark of the Leopards

Hurray for the Riff Raff – Cuckoo – My Dearest Darkest Neighbor – Born To Win Records

Hour Two:

Cole Quest and The City Pickers – Way Over Yonder In the Minor Key – Self [En]Titled – Omnivore Records

Sarah Lee Guthrie & Johnny Irion – Be No Church Tonight – Ribbon of Highway Endless Skyway – Music Road Records

Jimbo Mathus & Andrew Bird – Dig Up The Hatchet – These 13 – Thirty Tigers

The Mastersons – Fight – Transient Lullaby – Red House Records

Anya Hinkle – I Belong To The Band – [single] – Organic Record

Eilen Jewell – Hallelujah Band – Sundown Over Ghost Town – Signature Sounds

Fred Neil – Travelin’ Shoes – 38 MacDougal – Delmore Recording Society

Little Feat – Sailin’ Shoes (feat. Emmylou Harris, Sam Bush and Béla Fleck) – Join The Band – 429Records

Tré Burt – Undead God of War – Caught It From the Rye – Oh Boy Records

Rhiannon Giddens – Niwel Goes to Town (with Francesco Turrisi) – They’re Calling Me Home – Nonesuch

Valerie June – Colors – The Moon and Stars: Prescriptions For Dreamers – Fantasy Records

Maria Muldaur with Tuba Skinny – I Like You Best of All – Let’s Get Happy Together – Stony Plain Music

Miko Marks & the Resurrectors – Pour Another Glass – Our Country – Redtone Records


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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