This week on Folk Alley, join Elena See to celebrate and welcome in June with music by The Decemberists, The Fretless, and JigJam; plus, new music from Willi Carlisle, Mama’s Broke, Anna Tivel, and Steve Earle, from his Jerry Jeff Walker tribute album; Mary Gauthier helps us kick off our Pride Month celebration; and more.
In hour two, more new music by Cristina Vane, Adia Victoria, Pharis & Jason Romero, and Corner House; Hannah Read & Michael Starkey share an Anais Mitchell cover; favorites from Leo Kottke & Mike Gordon, Jon Stickley Trio, and William Prince; plus, a classic from Odetta, and more!
The Decemberists – June Hymn – The King Is Dead – Capitol
The Fretless – June Tune – The Fretless – The Fretless
JigJam – June Apple – Phoenix – JigJam Records
Willi Carlisle – Life On the Fence – Peculiar, Missouri – Free Dirt Records
Mama’s Broke – Windows – Narrow Line – Free Dirt
Mary Gauthier – Drag Queens In Limousines – Drag Queens In Limousines – Mary Gauthier
Lucinda Williams – Changed the Locks – Lucinda Williams – Lucinda Williams Music/Thirty Tigers
Nanci Griffith (live) – More Than a Whisper – One Fair Summer Evening – MCA
Rickie Lee Jones – Satellites – Flying Cowboys – Geffen/UMG
Steve Earle – Mr Bojangles – Jerry Jeff – New West Records
Jerry Jeff Walker – Gettin’ By (Live) – Viva Terlingua (Live) – MCA Nashville
Anna Tivel – Outsiders – Outsiders – Mama Bird Recording Co.
Norah Jones – Carry On – Day Breaks – Blue Note
Cristina Vane – Make Myself Me Again – Make Myself Me Again – Red Parlor Records
Jon Stickley Trio – Future Ghost – [single] – Organic Records
Leo Kottke & Mike Gordon – The Only One – Noon – ATO
Adia Victoria – In The Pines – [single] – Adia Victoria
Odetta – In The Pines – Looking For a Home (Leadbelly Tribute) – M.C.
Hannah Read & Michael Starkey – Shenandoah – Cross the Rolling Water – Hudson Records
Anais Mitchell – Old Fashioned Hat – The Brightness – Righteous Babe Records
Pharis & Jason Romero – Cannot Change It All – Tell ‘Em You Were Gold – Smithsonian Folkways
Musique À Bouches – Monsieur Le Curé – Jusqu’aux oreilles – Musique a Bouches
William Prince – Sing Me A Song (feat. Serena Ryder) – [single] – Six Shooter Records
Dar Williams – Magical Thinking – I’ll Meet You Here – Renew Records
Vishten – Shetland’s Magical Bus – Mosaik – Plages Distribution
Hayes Carll – The Magic Kid – Lovers and Leavers – Hwy 87 Records
Corner House – South of The City – How Beautiful It’s Been – Corner House Records
Rakish – Counting Down the Hours – Counting Down The Hours – Rakish
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