Folk Alley Radio Show #220519

Join Elena See to celebrate Bob Dylan’s 81st birthday! Hear from Judy Collins, Richie Havens, Joan Baez, Emma Swift, Cindy Cashdollar and Amy Helm, and Dave Alvin as they all pay tribute to the songwriting legend; new covers from the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band and the Punch Brothers; plus a couple from the man himself.

In hour two, we also say “Happy Birthday” to the great Rosanne Cash; there’s new music by Tray Wellington, Anais Mitchell, Leyla McCalla, Steve Forbert, Cristina Vane, and Tom Paxton & Cathy Fink; plus, favorites from Donna the Buffalo, Amos Lee, Rodrigo y Gabriela, Watchhouse, and much more!


Hour One

Bob Dylan – Song To Woody – No Direction Home: The Soundtrack – Sony

Bob Dylan (Mono) – Subterranean Homesick Blues – Original Mono Recordings (Best Of) – Columbia Legacy

Joan Baez – It’s All Over Now, Baby Blue Farewell Angelina – Vanguard

Judy Collins – Masters of War – An Anthology – Electra

Richie Havens (compilation) – Tombstone Blues – I’m Not There (Dylan Film) – Columbia

Nitty Gritty Dirt Band – Tonight I’ll Be Staying Here With You – Dirt Does Dylan – NGDB Records

Nitty Gritty Dirt Band – Forever Young – Dirt Does Dylan – NGDB Records

Willie Nelson & Calexico (comp) – Señor (Tales of Yankee Power) – I’m Not There (Dylan Film) – Columbia

Punch Brothers – One More Night – Hell On Church Street – Nonesuch Records

Dolly Parton – Blowin’ In The Wind (feat. Nickel Creek) – Those Were The Days – Sugarhill

Dave Alvin – Highway 61 Revisited – From an Old Guitar: Rare and Unreleased Recordings – Yep Roc Records

Emma Swift – Queen Jane Approximately – Blonde on the Tracks – Tiny Ghost Records

Tony Rice – Farewell (Fare Thee Well) – Cold On The Shoulder – Sugar Hill

Cindy Cashdollar (feat. Amy Helm) – Ring Them Bells – Waltz for Abilene – Silver Shot Records

Hour Two

Rosanne Cash – Crawl Into the Promised Land (with John Leventhal) – [single] – Blue Note/Capitol

Rosanne Cash – A Feather’s Not A Bird – The River & The Thread – Blue Note Records

Tray Wellington – Wasted Time – Black Banjo – Crossroads Records

Bela Fleck – When Joy Kills Sorrow – Tales From An Acoustic Planet Volume 2 – WarnerBros

Anais Mitchell – Morning Glory – Anais Mitchell – BMG

Leyla McCalla – Dodinin – Breaking the Thermometer – Anti-

Neko Case, k.d. lang and Laura Veirs – Delirium – case/lang/veirs – Anti/Epitaph

Steve Forbert – Buffalo Nickel – Moving Through America – Blue Rose

Donna the Buffalo – Working On That – Tonight, Tomorrow and Yesterday – Sugar Hill

Amos Lee – Shout Out Loud – Supply and Demand – Blue Note Records

Cristina Vane – How You Doin’ – Make Myself Me Again – Red Parlor Records

Rodrigo y Gabriela – Somnium – 9 Dead Alive – ATO

Watchhouse – Better Way – Watchhouse – Tiptoe Tiger Music/Thirty Tigers

Tom Paxton & Cathy Fink – Pete’s Shoulders (The Power of Song) – ALL NEW – Community Music, Inc.

Pete Seeger – Little Birdie – Children’s Concert at Town Hall – Columbia 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 65 stations nationally.

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