Folk Alley Radio Show #210916

This week on Folk Alley, we celebrate the changing of the seasons. We say goodbye to summer and welcome in fall with music by Cheryl Wheeler, Pat Donohue, and John Prine; new music by Eric Bibb, The Fretless, Dori Freeman, Riddy Arman, and Matthew Fowler; plus faves from Watchhouse, Amelia Curran, and Bill & the Belles.

In hour two, more new music by Tim O’Brien, Brad Kolodner, Courtney Hartman, John McCutcheon, and Tré Burt; plus favorites from Rhiannon Giddens, Amanda Shires, Mipso, Neil Young, and much more.


Hour One:

Cheryl Wheeler – Summer’s Almost Over – Defying Gravity – Philo

Pat Donohue – Summer’s End – Backroads – Bluesky

John Prine – Summer’s End – The Tree of Forgiveness – Oh Boy / Thirty Tigers

Eric Bibb – Whole LoPa Lovin (Feat. Ron Carter) – Dear America – Provogue/Mascot Label Group

Leon & Eric Bibb – There’s a River – A Family Affair – Manhaton

The Fretless – Let It Lie (Feat. The Bros. Landreth) – Open House – Birthday Cake Media

Amelia Curran – In A Town (200 Days) – Spectators – Six Shooter Records

Dori Freeman – Almost Home – Ten Thousand Roses – Blue Hens

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

Steep Canyon Rangers & Asheville Symphony – Call the Captain – Be Still Moses – Yep Roc

Riddy Arman – Too Late to Write a Love Song – Riddy Arman – La Honda Records / Thirty Tigers

Martha Scanlan – First Rains – The Shape Of Things Gone Missing, the Shape Of Things To Come – Up On the Divide Records

Stephanie Davis – Talkin’ Harvest Time Blues – Crocus In The Snow – Recluse

Matthew Fowler – Been A Lover – The Grief We Gave Our Mother – Signature Sounds

Watchhouse – Better Way – Watchhouse – Tiptoe Tiger Music/Thirty Tigers

Hour Two:

Tim O’Brien – He Walked On – He Walked On – Howdy Skies Records

Brad Kolodner – Chirps and Williams – Chimney Swifts – Brad Kolodner

Gillian Welch – One Morning – Hell Among the Yearlings – ALM Sounds

Courtney Hartman – Moontalk – Glade – Courtney Hartman

Robert Ellis & Courtney Hartman – Here I Am In Love Again – Dear John – Refuge Foundation for the Arts

John McCutcheon – Moonshiner – Bucket List – Appalseed

Rhiannon Giddens – Moonshiner’s Daughter – Factory Girl (EP) – Nonesuch

Tré Burt – Carnival Mirror – You, Yeah, You – Oh Boy Records

Kelsey Waldon – I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel to Be Free (feat. Devon Gilfillian) – They’ll Never Keep Us Down – Oh Boy Records

Arlo McKinley – Die Midwestern – Die Midwestern – Oh Boy Records

The Milk Carton Kids – Undress The World – Prologue

John Renbourn – The Wildest Pig In Captivity – The Attic Tapes – Riverboat Records / World Music Network

Amanda Shires – Look Like A Bird – Down Fell the Doves – Lightning Rod Records

Mipso – Moonlight – Edges Run – AntiFragile Music

Neil Young – Harvest Moon – Harvest Moon – Reprise


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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