Folk Alley Radio Show #210520

This week on Folk Alley join Elena See to celebrate the great Bob Dylan’s 80th Birthday with tributes by Ramblin’ Jack Elliott, Joan Baez, Richie Havens, Dolly Parton, and Tim O’Brien; new covers from Dave Alvin, Emma Swift, and Wesley Schultz; and of course, a couple classics by the man himself.

In hour two, we celebrate Rosanne Cash’s birthday; new music by Rodney Crowell, Rodrigo y Gabriela, Anya Hinkle, Bill & the Belles, and Forest Sun; plus favorites from Kathy Mattea, Ordinary Elephant, Gillian Welch & David Rawlings, Tom Rush, and much more.


Hour One:

Bob Dylan – Song To Woody – No Direction Home: The Soundtrack – Sony

Bob Dylan – A Hard Rain’s A-Gonna Fall – The Freewheelin’ Bob Dylan – Sony

Ramblin’ Jack Elliott – Intro to “Don’t Think Twice, It’s All Right” (live) – A Nod to Bob – Red House

Ramblin’ Jack Elliott – Don’t Think Twice, It’s All Right (live) – A Nod to Bob – Red House

Dolly Parton – Blowin’ In The Wind (feat. Nickel Creek) – Those Were The Days – Sugarhill

Joan Baez – It’s All Over Now, Baby Blue – Farewell Angelina – Vanguard

Richie Havens (compilation) – Tombstone Blues – I’m Not There (soundtrack) – Columbia

Dave Alvin – Highway 61 Revisited – From an Old Guitar: Rare and Unreleased Recordings – Yep Roc Records

Wesley Schultz – Boots of Spanish Leather (feat. Diana DeMuth) – Vignettes – Dualtone

Bob Dylan – Meet Me In The Morning – Blood On The Tracks – Columbia

Emma Swift – Simple Twist of Fate – Blonde on the Tracks – Tiny Ghost Records

Nitty Gritty Dirt Band – The Times They Are A-Changin’ (feat. Rosanne Cash, Steve Earle, Jason Isbell, and The War And Treaty) – [single] – Nitty Gritty Dirt Band

Tim O’Brien – Forever Young – Red On Blonde – Sugar Hill

Hour Two:

Rosanne Cash – Will You Remember Me – Rules of Travel – Capitol

Rosanne Cash – Crawl Into the Promised Land (with John Leventhal) – [single] – Blue Note/Capitol

Rodney Crowell – Something Has To Change – Triage – RC1/Thirty Tigers

Rodrigo y Gabriela – Oblivion (feat. Vicente Amigo) – The Jazz EP – Rubyworks/ATO

Annabelle Chvostek – Je t’ai vue hier soir – String of Pearls – Annabelle Chvostek

Anya Hinkle – Why Women Need Wine – [single] – Organic Record

Kathy Mattea – Little Glass of Wine – Pretty Bird – Captain Potato Records/Thirty Tigers

Bill and the Belles – People Gonna Talk – Happy Again – Bill and the Belles/Ditty Boom Records

Ordinary Elephant – Jenny & James – Honest – Berkalin Records

Gillian Welch – Back Turn and Swing – Boots No. 2: The Lost Songs, Vol. 1 – Acony Records

Tom Rush – On the Road Again – Take A Little Walk With Me – Elektra

Michael Cleveland – Sunday Drive – Fiddler’s Dream – Compass Records

Drew Holcomb & The Neighbors – I Need To Go Somewhere – [single] – Magnolia Music

Tom Petty – Wildflowers (alt version) – Finding Wildflowers – Warner Records

Forest Sun – Keep On Rollin’ – Stubborn Breathing Heart – ForestSunMusic


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