Folk Alley Radio Show #220127

This week on Folk Alley, join Elena See for new music from Anaïs Mitchell, The Whitmore Sisters, Tammy Rogers & Thomm Jutz, The Cactus Blossoms, Basia Bulat, and Janis Ian’s new and, she says, last album; favorites from Harvey Reid, Elephant Revival, Habib Koite, and Layla McCalla; plus a few listener requests.

In hour two, hear advance singles from forthcoming albums by Kieran Kane & Rayna Gellert and Yonder Mountain String Band; more new music from Aoife O’Donovan, Maya de Vitry, and Keb’ Mo”s latest releases; classics from Old & In the Way and Bonnie Raitt; plus favorites from John Gorka, Chastity Brown, Yola, and more.


Hour One:

Artist – Title – Album – Label

Anaïs Mitchell – Bright Star – Anaïs Mitchell – BMG

Harvey Reid – Star Island Jig – Circles – Woodpecker

Elephant Revival – Birds and Stars – These Changing Skies – Itz Evolving Records

Janis Ian – Dancing with the Dark – The Light at the End of the Line – Rude Girl Records

Claire Lynch – Love Light – Love Light – Rounder

Greg Brown – Laughing River – Dream Café – Red House

Hayes Carll – Nice Things – You Get It All – Dualtone

Richard Thompson – The Poor Ditching Boy – Henry The Human Fly – Hannibal

The Whitmore Sisters – The Ballad of Sissy & Porter – Ghost Stories – Compass Records

The Cactus Blossoms – Hey Baby – One Day – Walkie Talkie Records

Tammy Rogers & Thomm Jutz – Long Gone – I Surely Will Be Singing – Long Gone

Habib Koite – Mansane – Cisse – Ma Ya

Leyla McCalla – Fey-O – A Day for the Hunter, A Day for the Prey – Jazz Village/Harmonia Mundi

Basia Bulat – Fables (The Garden Version) – The Garden – Secret City Records

Chris Smither – Time Stands Still – Time Stands Still – Signature Sounds

Hour Two:

John Gorka – Unblindfold the Referee – Writing In The Margins – Red House

Peter Ostroushko – Prairie Sunrise – Heart Of The Heartland – Red House

Chastity Brown – After You – Back-Road Highways – Creative Dreams

Kieran Kane & Rayna Gellert – Please Help Me, I’m Falling – The Flowers That Bloom in Spring – Dead Reckoning Records

Buddy & Julie Miller – Holding Up the Sky – Buddy & Julie Miller – Hightone

Maya de Vitry – Watches Out of Diamonds – Violet Light – Mad Maker Studio

Yola – Diamond Studded Shoes – Stand for Myself – Easy Eye Sound

Yonder Mountain String Band – Into The Fire – Get Yourself Outside – Frog Pad Records

Old and in the Way – Midnight Moonlight – Old and in the Way – Ryko

Leftover Salmon – Brand New Good Old Days – Brand New Good Old Days – Compass Records

Aoife O’Donovan – Galahad – Age of Apathy – YepRoc

George Jackson – Dorrigo – Time and Place – George Jackson

David Francey – A Winter Night – Skating Rink – Laker

Keb’ Mo’ – Good Strong Woman – Good To Be… – Rounder Records

Bonnie Raitt – Mighty Tight Woman – Bonnie Raitt – Warner Brother


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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