Folk Alley Radio Show #211111

This week on Folk Alley join Elena See for new music from Aimee Mann, Courtney Hartman, Grain Thief, and Lukas Nelson with the Willie Nelson Family Band; a set in celebration of Nora Guthrie’s new book, ‘Woody Guthrie: Songs and Art • Words and Wisdom’; plus favorites from Greg Brown, Slaid Cleaves, Patty Griffin, and more.

In hour two, new music from The Steel Wheels, Sean Rowe, and Brandi Carlile; a new advance single from Darrell Scott, from the forthcoming December compilation tribute to Tony Rice; and more advance singles from Del McCoury Band and Hurray for the Riff Raff, from their new albums due out in early 2022. All this, plus favorites from Anna Tivel, Chris Smither, Anna & Elizabeth, and more.


Hour One:

Catherine Maclellan – Frost In the Hollows – The Raven’s Sun – Catherine Maclellan

David Schnaufer w/ Stephen Seifert – Cold Frosty Morning – Delcimore – Collecting

Greg Brown – Brand New ’64 Dodge – The Poet Game – Red House

Aimee Mann – I See You – Queens of The Summer Hotel – SuperEgo

Martin Sexton – I Believe In You – Mixtape of the Open Road – Kitchen Table Records

Woody Guthrie – Hard Travelin’ – Woody Guthrie Sings Folk Songs – Smithsonian Folkways

Billy Bragg & Wilco – California Stars – Mermaid Avenue – Elektra

Jay Farrar, Will Johnson, Anders Parker, Yim Yames – Hoping Machine – New Multitudes – Rounder Records

Cole Quest and The City Pickers – My Name Is New York – Cole Quest and The City Pickers – Cole Rotante

Courtney Hartman – Wandering – Glade – Reckoner Records

Grain Thief – Sarah Armstrong’s Paddy On The Turnpike – Something Sour, Something Sweet – Grain Thief

Slaid Cleaves – Dance Around The Fire – No Angel Knows – Philo

Patty Griffin – Made of the Sun – Servant of Love – PGM

Willie Nelson – Keep It On the Sunnyside (feat. Lukas Nelson) – The Willie Nelson Family – Legacy Recordings

Hour Two:

Darrell Scott (comp) – 10 Degrees and Getting Colder – Barry Waldrep and Friends Celebrate Tony Rice – Barry Waldrep

Tony Rice – Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald – Church Street Blues – Sugar Hill

The Steel Wheels – It’s Your Fault – Everyone A Song, Vol. Two – Big Ring Records

Wes Corbett – Dinosaur Birthday – Cascade – Padiddle Records

Anna & Elizabeth – Heap of Horses – Sun To Sun – Free Dirt Records

Del McCoury Band – Running Wild – Almost Proud – McCoury Music, Inc.

The Lowest Pair – Wild Animals – The Perfect Plan – Delicata Records

Hurray for the Riff Raff – Rhododendron – Life on Earth – Nonesuch Records

Kevin Morby – Sundowner – Sundowner – Dead Ocean

Sean Rowe – I Won’t Run – The Darkness Dressed In Colored Lights – Fluff & Gravy Records

Anna Tivel – Dial Tone – Heroes Waking Up – Fluff and Gravy

Chris Smither – What They Say – Hundred Dollar Valentine – Homunculus Music/Mighty Albert

Brandi Carlile – Mama Werewolf – In These Silent Days – Low Country Sound

Yola & the Highwomen – Hold On (feat. Sheryl Crow, Brandi Carlile, & Natalie Hemby) – [single] – Why Queue 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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