Folk Alley Radio Show #220609

This week on Folk Alley, celebrate Pride Month with music by Jake Blount and artists who have influenced him; new music by We Banjo 3 and Nicki Bluhm; plus we remember the great Kelly Joe Phelps and Deborah McCrary.

In hour two, it’s more new music by Andrew Bird, Charlie Musselwhite, Steep Canyon Rangers, Mama’s Broke, and Mary Gauthier; favorites from Robert Plant & Alison Krauss, Elephant Revival, John Craigie, Lynn Miles, and The Milk Carton Kids; a classic from Kate Wolf & the Wildwood Flower, and more.


Hour One

Kelly Joe Phelps – River Rat Jimmy – Shine Eyed Mister Zen – Rydodisc

Greg Brown – Small Dark Movie – Further In – Red House

Tim O’Brien – Kelly Joe’s Shoes – Traveler – Sugar Hill

Della Mae (feat. The McCrary Sisters) – Change – Headlight – Rounder Records

Ray Wylie Hubbard – Barefoot In Heaven – The Ruffian’s Misfortune – Bordello Records

Jake Blount – Where Did You Sleep Last Night – Spider Tales – Free Dirt

Lucille Bogan – B.D. Woman’s Blues – Shave Em Dry – The Best of Lucille Bogan – Columbia/Legacy

Sister Rosetta Tharpe – Didn’t It Rain (live) – Live In 1960 – Southland Records/Org Records

Tracy Chapman – Give Me One Reason – New Beginning – Elektra

Cathy Fink – I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry – Doggone My Time – Community Music

We Banjo 3 – Hummingbird – Open The Road – We Banjo 3

The Weepies – Hummingbird – Be My Thrill – Nettwerk

Darrell Scott – Hummingbird – Family Tree – SugarHill

Nicki Bluhm – Friends (How To Do It) (feat. Oliver Wood) – Avondale Drive – Compass Records

Memphis Minnie – You Need A Friend – I Ain’t No Bad Girl – Portrait

Hour Two

Robert Plant & Alison Krauss – High and Lonesome – Raise the Roof – Rounder Records

Led Zeppelin – The Battle of Evermore – Led Zeppelin IV – Atlantic

Andrew Bird – Make a Picture – Inside Problems – Loma Vista

Kate Wolf & the Wildwood Flower – Picture Puzzle – Lines On the Paper – Rhino Records

Charlie Musselwhite – Blues Gave Me A Ride – Mississippi Son – Alligator Records

Van Morrison – Three Chords and the Truth – Three Chords and the Truth – Caroline International

Steep Canyon Rangers – Sweet Spot – [single] – Steep Canyon Rangers

Elephant Revival – What Is Time? – Break In The Clouds – Ruff Shod

John Craigie – Broken – No Rain, No Rose – Zabriskie Point Records

Mama’s Broke – Just Pick One – Narrow Line – Free Dirt

The Milk Carton Kids – Honey, Honey – The Ash & Clay – Anti-

Laura Cortese & The Dance Cards – The Low Hum – California Calling – Compass Records

Mary Gauthier – Dark Enough To See the Stars – Dark Enough To See the Stars – Thirty Tigers/In The Black

Lynn Miles – We’ll Look For Stars – We’ll Look For Stars – Lynn Miles


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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