Folk Alley Radio Show #220414

This week on Folk Alley, join Elena See for new music from Lyle Lovett, Joan Shelley, Oumou Sangaré, and Calexico; an advance single from Graham Nash’s forthcoming release ‘Live: Songs for Beginners / Wild Tales’; the latest from Eliza Gilkyson; classics from Joni Mitchell and New Riders of the Purple Sage; plus favorites from Ruthie Foster, Greg Brown, and Anjimile.

In hour two, it’s more new music from Sheryl Crow, VanWyck, The Accidentals, and Taj Mahal & Ry Cooder in set honoring the great blues duo, Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee; the latest from Anais Mitchell; plus favorites from Rod Picott, Neko Case, The Wailin’ Jennys, and more.


Hour One

Lyle Lovett – 12th of June – 12th of June – Verve Records

Leo Kottke – A Trout Toward Noon – A Shout Toward Noon – Private Music

Ruthie Foster – Joy – Runaway Soul – Blue Corn

Eliza Gilkyson – Wanderin’ – Songs From the River Wind – Howlin’ Dog Records

Greg Brown – China – Further In – Red House

Joan Shelley – The Spur – The Spur – No Quarter

Ben Sollee & Daniel Martin Moore – Something, Somewhere, Sometime – Dear Companion – Sub Pop

Graham Nash – Military Madness – Live-Songs for Beginners/Wild Tales – Proper Records

Joni Mitchell – A Case of You – Blue – Reprise

New Riders of the Purple Sage – I Don’t Know You – New Riders of the Purple Sage – Columbia/Legacy

Oumou Sangaré – Sira – Timbuktu – World Circuit

John Reischman – Salt River – Walk Along John – Corvus Records

Anjimile – In Your Eyes – Giver Taker – Father/Daughter Records

Calexico – Harness the Wind – El Mirador – ANTI-

Iron & Wine – Waves of Galveston – Weed Garden (EP) – Sub Pop Records

Hour Two:

Taj Mahal & Ry Cooder – Pick A Bale of Cotton – Get On Board-The Songs of Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee – Nonesuch

Guy Davis – Like Sonny Did – Kokomo Kidd – M.C. Records

Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee – Trouble In Mind – Absolutely the Best – Fuel 2000

Sheryl Crow – Forever – [single] – Big Machine Label

Neko Case – The Next Time You Say Forever – Middle Cyclone – ANTI-

Rod Picott – Elbow Grease – Fortune – Welding Rod Records

J.P. Harris’ Dreadful Wind & Rain – House Carpenter – Don’t You Marry No Railroad Man – Free Dirt Records

Anais Mitchell – Bright Star – Anais Mitchell – BMG

Anais Mitchell & Jefferson Hamer – Geordie – Child Ballads – Wilderland Records

Bonny Light Horseman – Magpie’s Nest – Bonny Light Horseman – 37d03d

VanWyck – Maybe, Maybe Not – The Epic Tale of the Stranded Man – Excelsior Recordings

John Moreland – Two Stars – LP5 – Old Omens/Thirty Tigers

Wailin’ Jennys – Sun’s Gonna Rise – The Wailin’ Jennys – Wailin’ Jennys

Pokey LaFarge – Central Time – Pokey LaFarge – Third Man Records

The Accidentals – Eastern Standard Time – Time Out Session #2 – The Accidentals


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