Folk Alley Radio Show #220811

This week on Folk Alley, join Elena See for the dog days of August with music by John Cephas & Phil Wiggins and Pokey LaFarge; new music by Peter Mulvey & SistaStrings, Dan Tyminski, Miko Marks, and Loudon Wainwright III; favorites from Ani DiFranco and Yasmin Williams; and we remember the great Nanci Griffith, one year after her passing.

In hour two, it’s more new music from Watkins Family Hour featuring Madison Cunningham, The Brother Brothers, The A’s, iskwē & Tom Wilson, Lindsay Lou, John Fullbright, and James Taylor, paying tribute to Leonard Cohen. Plus, favorites from Rodrigo y Gabriela, William Prince, John Hartford, Samantha Crain, and more.


Hour One:

John Cephas and Phil Wiggins – Dog Days of August – Classic Harmonica Blues – Smithsonian Folkways

Pokey LaFarge – City Summer Blues – Pokey LaFarge – Third Man Records

Nanci Griffith – Do Re Me (w/ Guy Clark) – Other Voices Other Rooms – Elektra

Nanci Griffith – Love at the Five and Dime (live) – One Fair Summer Evening – MCA

Peter Mulvey & SistaStrings – Shenandoah – Love Is the Only Thing – Righteous Babe Records

Ani DiFranco – 32 Flavors (live) – Living In Clip 25th Anniversary Edition – Righteous Babe

Dan Tyminski – One More Time Before You Go (feat. Jerry Douglas, Todd Phillips, Sam Bush, and Josh Williams) – One More Time Before You Go – A Tribute To Tony Rice [EP] – North Star

Tony Rice – Cold On the Shoulder – Cold On The Shoulder – Sugar Hill

Miko Marks – One More Night – Feel Like Going Home – Redtone Records

Yasmin Williams – Sunshowers – Urban Driftwood – Spinster Sounds

Eric Bibb – Guru Man Blues – Natural Light – Earth Beat

Loudon Wainwright III – Town & Country – Lifetime Achievement – StorySound Records

Woody Guthrie – Them Big City Ways – Woody at 100 – Smithsonian Folkways Recordings

Hour Two:

Watkins Family Hour – Pitseleh (feat Madison Cunningham) – Vol. II – Family Hour Records

Elliott Smith – Somebody That I Used To Know – Figure 8 – DreamWorks

The Brother Brothers – If You Ain’t Got Love – Cover To Cover – Compass

Rodrigo y Gabriela – Oblivion (feat. Vicente Amigo) – The Jazz EP – Rubyworks/ATO

The A’s – Wedding Dress – Fruit – Psychic Hotline

iskwē and Tom Wilson – Mother Love – Mother Love – iskwē Music

William Prince – Bloom – Earthly Days – Glassnote Records

Lindsay Lou – Freedom (feat. Billy Strings) – You Thought You Knew – Alright Sweet Records

John Hartford – Old Joe Clark – Morning Bugle – Warner

John Fullbright – Paranoid Heart – The Liar – Blue Dirt Records

Samantha Crain – Never Going Back – Kid Face – Ramseur Records

Parker Millsap – In Between – Be Here Instead – Okrahoma Records

James Taylor – Coming Back to You – Here It Is: A Tribute To Leonard Cohen [comp] – Blue Note Records

Madeleine Peyroux – Dance Me To The End Of Love – Careless Love – Rounder


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 62 stations nationally.

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