Folk Alley Radio Show #220113

This week on Folk Alley, join Elena See to celebrate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and civil rights with music by Nina Simone, Odetta, Mavis Staples, Patty Griffin, and Rhiannon Giddens. Plus, we remember Prince Edward Island banjoist Koady Chaisson of The East Pointers.

In hour two, we’ll hear the latest from Eliza Gilkyson, Moira Smiley with Piers Faccini, Seth Lakeman, Pittsburgh’s Buffalo Rose with Tom Paxton, firekid, and Pat Byrne; plus, favorites from Cahalen Morrison, Joan Shelley, Samantha Crain, John Smith, and more!


Hour One:

The East Pointers – John Wallace – What We Leave Behind – The East Pointers

The East Pointers – Pour Over – What We Leave Behind – The East Pointers

Catherine Maclellan – Coyote – Coyote – Catherine MacLellan

Ten Strings and a Goat Skin – Auprès du poêle – Auprès du poêle – Ten Strings and a Goat Skin

Ashley Condon (feat. David Francey) – Deep Down In The River (in-studio) – Folk Alley Sessions – Folk Alley exclusive recording

Old Crow Medicine Show – Motel in Memphis – Tennessee Pusher – Nettwerk

Nina Simone – Why? (The King of Love is Dead) – Nuff Said! – BMG

Eilen Jewell – How Long – Letters From Sinners & Strangers – Signature

Patty Griffin – Up to the Mountain (MLK Song) – Children Running Through – ATO

Odetta – Jim Crow Blues – Looking For a Home (Leadbelly Tribute) – M.C.

Rhiannon Giddens (with Bhi Bhiman) – Freedom Highway – Freedom Highway – Nonesuch

Pete Seeger – We Shall Overcome (live) – Greatest Hits – CBS/Sony

Mavis Staples – Eyes On the Prize – We’ll Never Turn Back – ANTI

Hour Two:

Eliza Gilkyson – Buffalo Gals Redux – Songs From the River Wind – Howlin’ Dog Records

Dom Flemons – John Henry y los vaqueros – Black Cowboys – Smithsonian Folkways

Cahalen Morrison – Those Mighty Beasts of Holm – Wealth of Sorrow – Cahalen Morrison

Samantha Crain – Bloomsday – Guess We Live Here Now – Real Kind/Communion Records

Jimmy LaFave – Living In Your Light – Depending On The Distance – Music Road Records

Moira Smiley – Meeting Is Over (feat. Piers Faccini) – [single] – Moira Smiley

Joan Shelley – Stay On My Shore – Over and Even – No Quarter

Seth Lakeman – Higher We Aspire – Make Your Mark – Honour Oak

Kerfuffle – Light Flight – Links – Root Beat

John Smith – Eye To Eye (feat. Sarah Jarosz) – The Fray – Thirty Tigers

Buffalo Rose & Tom Paxton – I Give You the Morning – Rabbit EP – Misra

Sam Pacetti – The First Ride – Solitary Travel – Waterbug

firekid – Blue Roses – Muscle Shoals Metaphysical – firekid

Pat Byrne – Only A Man – [single] – Pat Byrne

Maria Muldaur – Soul of a Man (feat. Taj Mahal) – I’m A Woman: 30 Years of Maria Muldaur – Shout Factory


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 65 stations nationally.

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