This week on Folk Alley, join Elena See for songs to celebrate summer’s bounty from Guy Clark, Earls of Leicester, and the Honey Dewdrops; new music from Anna Tivel, Peter Mulvey & SistaStings, Hawktail, Goodnight Moonshine, and Lauren Balthrop; a 2’fer set featuring the new tribute compilation to John Anderson with songs from John Prine and Brett Cobb; Watchhouse (formerly Mandolin Orange) goes all-acoustic; and much more.
In hour two, more new music from Alice Howe, Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen, Amythyst Kiah, Dead Horses, Shemekia Copeland, and Kelsey Waldon; plus favorite from Alison Krauss, Abigail Washburn, Martin Sexton, David Wax Museum, and much more.
Guy Clark (live) – Homegrown Tomatoes – Songs and Stories – Dualtone
The Earls of Leicester – Shuckin’ the Corn – The Earls of Leicester – Rounder
The Honey Dewdrops – Garden – Light Behind Light – The Honey Dewdrops
Watchhouse – Belly of the Beast – Watchhouse (Duo) – Tiptoe Tiger Music
The Punch Brothers – I Blew It Off – The Phosphorescent Blues – Nonesuch Records
Anna Tivel – The Dial – Outsiders – Mama Bird Recording Co.
Margo Cilker – Tehachapi – Pohorylle – Fluff and Gravy Records
Buffalo Kin – Derecho – Wild Open Country – Buffalo Kin
John Prine – 1959 – Something Borrowed, Something New – Easy Eye Sound
Brent Cobb – Wild and Blue – Something Borrowed, Something New – Easy Eye Sound
Peter Mulvey & SistaStrings – Soft Animal – Love Is the Only Thing – Righteous Babe Records
Hawktail – Updraft – Place of Growth – Padiddle Records
Goodnight Moonshine – What You Wanna Know – [single] – Goodnight Moonshine
Lauren Balthrop – What of the Days – Things Will Be Different – Olivia Records
Cat Stevens – The Wind – Teaser And The Firecat – A & M
Alice Howe – 500 Miles – Americana Railroad – BMG/Renew Records
Billy Bragg & Joe Henry – The L&N Don’t Stop Here Anymore – Shine A Light: Field Recordings From The Great American Railroad – Cooking Vinyl
Alison Krauss – Steel Rails – I’ve Got That Old Feeling – Rounder
Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen – Hold On – Hold On – Compass
Abigail Washburn – Sometimes – Song of the Traveling Daughter – Nettwerk
Amythyst Kiah – Love Will Tear Us Apart – Pensive Pop EP – Rounder Records/Concord
Martin Sexton – Love Keep Us Together – Black Sheep – Eastern Fr
Dead Horses – It’s All Good – Brady Street – Vos & Wolff
Mipso – Edges Run – Edges Run – AntiFragile Music
David Wax Museum – The Persimmon Tree – Carpenter Bird – David Wax Museum
Kelsey Waldon – Tall and Mighty – No Regular Dog – Oh Boy Records
Willi Carlisle – Vanlife – Peculiar, Missouri – Free Dirt Records
Shemekia Copeland – Gullah Geechee – Done Come Too Far – Alligator Records
Cahalen Morrison – Those Mighty Beasts of Holm – Wealth of Sorrow – Cahalen Morrison
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