Folk Alley Radio Show #211118

This week on Folk Alley join Elena See for some songs for Thanksgiving by The Highwomen, Beoga, and Loudon Wainwright III; new music from the Lonesome Ace Stringband, Brandi Carlile, and Spell Songs featuring Kris Drever & Seckou Keita; a set from the new ‘Woody Guthrie’s Dustbowl Ballads’ compilation featuring The Secret Sisters and Shovels & Rope; plus favorites from Karine Polwart, Pharis & Jason Romero, and more.

In hour two, more new music from Cloudbelly, Corey Harris, Greensky Bluegrass, and the Boston-based duo, Rakish; classics from Nike Drake and Joni Mitchell, recorded live at Carnegie Hall in 1969; favorites by Joachim Cooder, Billy Strings, Elephant Revival, and much more.


Hour One:

The Highwomen – Crowded Table – The Highwomen – Low Country Sound/Elektra Records

Loudon Wainwright III – Thanksgiving – Career Moves – Charisma

Gary Nicholson, Darrell Scott, Tim O’Brien (compilation) – Texas Cookin’ – This One’s for Him: A Tribute To Guy Clark – Icehouse Music

Joe Craven – Hot Turkey – Camptown – Blender

Beoga – Home Cookin’ – How To Tune a Fish – Compass Records

Shovels and Rope (compilation) – Dust Bowl Blues – Home In This World-Woody Guthrie’s Dustbowl Ballads – Elektra

The Secret Sisters (compilation) – Dust Cain’t Kill Me – Home In This World-Woody Guthrie’s Dustbowl Ballads – Elektra

Spell Songs – Oak (feat Kris Drever & Seckou Keita) – Spell Songs II: Let The Light In – Quercus Records

Karine Polwart – Follow the Heron – Threshold – W2 Music/Borealis Records

Lonesome Ace Stringband – Black Lung (live) – Lively Times-Live at the Anza Club! – Lonesome Ace Stringband

Chris Coole – Leaving 2674 – The Tumbling River and Other Stories – Northern

Pharis & Jason Romero (in-studio) – Long Gone Out West Blues – Folk Alley Sessions – Folk Alley exclusive recordings

Brandi Carlile – You and Me On the Rock (feat. Lucius) – In These Silent Days – Low Country Sound

Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats – Babe I Know (feat. Lucius) – Tearing at the Seams – Stax/Concord

Hour Two:

Joni Mitchell – Chelsea Morning (Live At Carnegie Hall, 2/1/1969) – Joni Mitchell Archives Vol. 2: The Reprise Years 1968-1971 – Rhino

Bela Fleck (Jerry Douglas) – Another Morning – Double Time – Rounder

Joachim Cooder – Morning Blues – Over That Road I’m Bound: The Songs of Uncle Dave Macon – Nonesuch

Cloudbelly – Up in Smoke – Thou Them – Signature Sounds

Nick Drake – Ride – Pink Moon (1972) – Hannibal

Corey Harris – That Will Never Happen No More – Insurrection Blues – M.C. Records

Billy Bragg & Wilco – Aginst the Law (feat. Corey Harris) – Mermaid Avenue II – Nonesuch

Greensky Bluegrass – Grow Together – Stress Dreams – Big Blue Zoo Records

Elephant Revival – Remembering a Beginning – These Changing Skies – Itz Evolving Records/Thirty Tigers

Billy Strings – Fire Line – Renewal – Rounder

The Shootouts – I Don’t Think About You Anymore – Bullseye – Soundly Music

Rakish – New Shoe Maneuver – Counting Down The Hours – Rakish

Jimbo Mathus and Andrew Bird – Sweet Oblivion – These 13 – Thirty Tigers

Allison Russell – 4th Day Prayer – Outside Child – Fantasy Records

Amy Helm – Carry It Alone – What the Flood Leaves Behind – Renew 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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