Folk Alley Radio Show #220825

This week on Folk Alley, join Elena See for some songs to celebrate the back-to-school time of year with music from Kate Wolf, David Bromberg, and Gillian Welch; new music from Bonnie Light Horseman, Allison Russell, I Draw Slow, and Caroline Spence; favorites from Kim Richey and Patty Griffin; plus we share some Gretchen Peters news too.

In hour two, it’s more new music by Loudon Wainwright III, Shemekia Copeland, Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen, Mike Block Trio, and Amythyst Kiah; classics by Willis Alan Ramsey, Linda Ronstadt, and Emmylou Harris; favorites from Peter Ostroushko, BeauSoleil ave Michael Doucet, Joan Shelley, and more.


Hour One:

David Bromberg – Hardworkin’ John – Demon In Disguise – Columbia

Kate Wolf – The Redtail Hawk – Gold In California – Kaleidosco

Gillian Welch – Red Clay Halo – Time(The Revelator) – Acony

Bonny Light Horseman – Exile – Rolling Golden Holy – 37d03d

The Wood Brothers – Chocolate On My Tongue – Ways Not To Lose – BlueNote

Gretchen Peters – Love That Makes a Cup of Tea – The Show: Live from the UK – Scarlet Letter

Kim Richey – The Way It Never Was – A Long Way Back: The Songs of Glimmer – Yep Roc

Nitty Gritty Dirt Band – It Takes a Lot to Laugh, It Takes It Takes a Train to Cry – Dirt Does Dylan – NGDB Records

Allison Russell – You’re Not Alone (feat Brandi Carlile) – [single] – Fantasy

SistaStrings – Shea Butter Dreams – Lift [EP] – Magik Family Records

I Draw Slow – Copenhagen Interpretation – I Draw Slow – Compass Records

Geoff Bartley – Song to a Hawk – Uncle Wiggly’s Bicycle Ride – Geoff Bartley

Patty Griffin – Get Lucky – Tape – Home Recordings & Rarities – PGM/Thirty Tigers

Robby Hecht – The Ends and the Means (Orchestral Version) – [single] – Old Man Henry

Caroline Spence – Mary Oliver – True North – Rounder Records

Hour Two:

Loudon Wainwright III – It Takes 2 – Lifetime Achievement – StorySound Records

Peter Ostroushko – Cashdollar Blues – Coming Down From Red Lodge – RedHouse

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

Shemekia Copeland – Fried Catfish And Bibles – Done Come Too Far – Alligator Records

BeauSoleil avec Michael Doucet – Two-Step de Port Arthur – From Bamako to Carencro – Compass

Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen – Goodbye, Goodbye – Hold On – Compass

Kristin Andreassen – Kiss Me Hello – Kiss Me Hello – self

Willis Alan Ramsey – Ballad of Spider John – Willis Alan Ramsey – Capitol

Linda Ronstadt – Willin’ – Heart Like A Wheel – Capitol

Emmylou Harris – Rhythm Guitar – The Ballad of Sally Rose – Warner

Mike Block Trio – One Fine Day – What Now? – Bright Shiny Things

Session Americana – Merrimack County – Northeast – Session Americana

Amythyst Kiah – Hitchin’ a Ride – Pensive Pop [EP] – Rounder Records

Joan Shelley – Amberlit Morning (feat. Bill Callahan) – The Spur – No Quarter


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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