Folk Alley Radio Show #210729

This week on Folk Alley, it’s an encore broadcast of a show we first aired last summer at this time. In hour one, it’s music by Ben Harper with Rhiannon Giddens, Jake Blount, Lori McKenna, Cinder Well, Ray Wylie Hubbard, and Courtney Marie Andrews; plus favorites from Amythyst Kiah, Mississippi John Hurt, Patty Griffin, and more.

In hour two, hear tunes from Sarah Jarosz, Nell & Jim Band, John Craigie, Saro Lynch-Thomason & Sam Gleaves, and Libby Rodenbough; plus more favorite by Leyla McCalla, De Temps Antan, Tinariwen, Sam Bush, and The Small Glories.


Hour One:

Ben Harper – Black Eyed Dog (feat. Rhiannon Giddens) – [single] – ANTI

Jake Blount – Goodbye, Honey, You Call That Gone – Spider Tales – Free Dirt

Amythyst Kiah – Dark Holler – Dig – Amythyst Kiah

Lori McKenna – This Town Is A Woman (feat. Karen Fairchild & Kimberly Schlapman) – The Balladeer – CN Records/Thirty Tigers

Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit – Last of My Kind – The Nashville Sound – Southeastern Records/Thirty Tigers

Cinder Well – No Summer – No Summer – Free Dirt

The Tillers – Long Summer Day – Hand on the Plow – Muddy Roots Music Recordings

Ray Wylie Hubbard (feat. Pam Tillis) – Mississippi John Hurt – Co-Starring – Big Machine Records

Mississippi John Hurt (compilation) – Monday Morning Blues – Classic African American Songsters from Smithsonian Folkways – Smithsonian Folkways

Courtney Marie Andrews – Old Flowers – Old Flowers – Fat Possum/Mama Bird Recording Co.

John Fullbright – Forgotten Flowers – From the Ground Up – Blue Dirt Records

Parsonsfield – Weeds Or Wildflowers – Poor Old Shine – Signature Sounds

Patty Griffin – Ohio – American Kid – New West Records

Brent Cobb – Keep ‘Em On They Toes – Keep ‘Em On They Toes – Ol’ Buddy Records

Hour Two:

Nickel Creek – The Fox – Nickel Creek – Sugar Hill

Nell & Jim Band – Bassfiddle Fanfare – Western Sun – Whippoorwill Arts

Sarah Jarosz – Hometown – World On the Ground – Rounder Records

Leyla McCalla – Oh My Love – The Capitalist Blues – Pias America

De Temps Antan – L’America – Ce Monde Ici-Bas – L-Abe

Sam Bush – I Just Want To Feel Something – Storyman – Sugar Hill

John Craigie – Nomads – Asterisk the Universe – Zabriskie Point Records

Saro Lynch-Thomason & Sam Gleaves – Truck Driving Woman – I Have Known Women: Songs by Si Kahn Celebrating Women’s Lives and Struggles – Strictly Country Records

Sam Gleaves – Ain’t We Brothers – Ain’t We Brothers – Community Music

The Highwomen – Highwomen (feat. Yola) – The Highwomen – Low Country Sound/Elektra

Tinariwen – Kel Tinawen (feat. Cass McCombs) – Amadjar – Anti/Epitaph

Andrew Bird – Sisyphus – My Finest Work Yet – Loma Vista

The Small Glories – Oh My Love – Assiniboine and the Red – Red House Records

Libby Rodenbough – String Me On the Line – Spectacle of Love – Sleepy Cat Records


Folk Alley’s weekly, syndicated radio show is produced by music director 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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