Folk Alley Radio Show #210506

This week on Folk Alley join Elena See for new music from Leftover Salmon, Maria Muldaur with Tuba Skinny, and Carsie Blanton; Sturgill Simpson honors the late John Prine with a cover of a classic; John Craigie pays tribute to an unsung hero of the 1969 Apollo 11 moon landing – astronaut, Michael Collins who recently passed away; plus favorites by Jeffrey Foucault, Taj Mahal, Martin Sexton, and more.

In hour two, more new releases by John Hiatt with the Jerry Douglas Band, Sunny War, The Shootouts, and Jack Ingram, Miranda Lambert and Jon Randall. The Infamous Stringdusters and individual members of the band have been busy, and we’ll hear from their recent projects; plus favorites from Tom Waits, Mavis Staples, Josh Ritter, Kaia Kater, and more.


Hour One:

Jeffrey Foucault – Mayfly – Stripping Cane – Signature Sounds

Alison Brown (feat. Andrea Zonn) – One Morning In May – Stolen Moments – Compass

Sturgill Simpson – Paradise – Broken Hearts and Dirty Windows: Songs of John Prine, Vol. 2 – Oh Boy Records

Gillian Welch & David Rawlings – Hello In There – All the Good Times Are Past & Gone – Acony

John Craigie – Michael Collins – Folk Alley Sessions – Folk Alley Exclusive Recording

Western Centuries – Space Force (feat. Jim Lauderdale) – Call the Captain – Free Dirt

Leftover Salmon – Flyin’ at Night – Brand New Good Old Days – Compass Records

Guy Clark (compilation) – To Live Is To Fly – POET: A Tribute to Townes Van Zandt – FreeFalls

Maria Muldaur with Tuba Skinny – Let’s Get Happy Together – Let’s Get Happy Together – Stony Plain Music

Taj Mahal – Happy To Be Just Like I Am – The Essential – Columbia

Martin Sexton (live) – Happy – Solo Live – Kitchen Table

Carsie Blanton – Down in the Streets – Love & Rage – Carsie Blanton

Andrew Bird – Are You Serious – Are You Serious – Loma Vista

Hour Two:

John Hiatt with the Jerry Douglas Band – Long Black Electric Cadillac – Leftover Feelings – New West Records

Jackson Browne (David Lindley) – Mercury Blues- -Love Is Strange – Inside

Tom Waits – Ol’ 55 – Closing Time – Elektra

Sunny War – Losing Hand – Simple Syrup – Hen House

Mavis Staples – Sometime – We Get By – Anti/Epitaph

Jack Ingram, Miranda Lambert, Jon Randall – In His Arms – The Marfa Tapes – Vanner Records

Lyle Lovett – Sun and Moon and Stars – Natural Forces – Curb

Blaze Foley – Sittin’ By the Road – Sittin’ By the Road – Lost Art Records

Langhorne Slim – Dreams – Strawberry Mansion – Dualtone

Josh Ritter – All Some Kind of Dream – Fever Breaks – Pytheas Recordings

The Infamous Stringdusters – Sitting Alone in the Moonlight – Tribute to Bill Monroe – Americana Vibes

Chris Pandolfi – Flagship – Trance Banjo – Americana Vibes

Jeremy Garrett – Good Times – [single] – Organic Records

The Shootouts – Rattlesnake Whiskey – Bullseye – Soundly Music

Kaia Kater – Moonshiner – Sorrow Bound – Kingswood 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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