Folk Alley Radio Show #220922

This week on Folk Alley join Elena See to honor the late Queen Elizabeth II with music from many of our favorite UK artists. Hear Sir Paul McCartney, The Beatles, Ralph McTell, John Renbourn, Richard & Linda Thompson, Shirley Collins, Sam Lee, Bella Hardy, Spell Songs, and more.

In hour two, hear new music from Amy Ray, James Keelghan, The Dropkick Murphys, and Lake Street Drive; an advance single from Sam Bush’s new tribute to John Hartford, and a special new single from Tommy Prine. All this, plus favorites from Gillian Welch, Ani DiFranco, Rose Cousins, Laura Cortese, and more.


Hour One:

The Beatles – Let It Be – Let It Be – Apple

Paul McCartney – Great Day – Flaming Pie – Capitol

Ralph McTell – Streets Of London – Spiral Staircase – Transatlan

John Renbourn – Rosslyn – The Attic Tapes – Riverboat Records / World Music Network

Martin & Eliza Carthy – Waking Dream (Awake, Awake) – The Moral of the Elephant – Topic

Richard and Linda Thompson – I Want To See The Bright Lights Tonight – I Want To See The Bright Lights Tonight – Island

The Full English – Stand By Your Guns – The Full English – Topic Records

Hannah James & Sam Sweeney – Ploughboy’s Dream – Catches & Glees – Root Beat

Shirley Collins – Barbara Allen – The Power of the True Love Knot – Fledgling

Sam Lee & Friends – Jonny O’ the Brine – The Fade In Time – The Nest Collective Records

Donovan – To Try For The Sun (LP) – Like It Is, Was, and Evermore Shall Be – Hickory

Nick Drake – Harvest Breed – Pink Moon – Hannibal

Bella Hardy – Time Wanders On – With The Dawn – Noe Records

Spell Songs – Bramble (feat Karine Polwart) – Spell Songs II: Let The Light In – Quercus Records

Kris Drever – Shipwrecked – If Wishes Were Horses – Reveal Records

Hour Two:

Sam Bush – In Tall Buildings – Radio John: Songs of John Hartford – Smithsonian Folkways

Strength in Numbers – Pink Flamingos – The Telluride Sessions – MCA

Emmylou Harris – Snowin’ on Raton – Songbird: Rare Tracks and Forgotten Gems – Rhino

Tommy Prine – Ships In the Harbor – [single] – Nameless Knight

Gillian Welch – Scarlet Town – The Harrow & The Harvest – Acony

Amy Ray – Chuck Will’s Widow (feat. I’m With Her) – If It All Goes South – Daemon Records

Neko Case – Magpie to the Morning – Middle Cyclone – Anti

Laura Cortese – Blackbirds And Thrushes – Even The Lost Creek – Cortese

James Keelaghan – Gave It All Away – Second-Hand – Borealis Records

Rose Cousins – The Benefits of Being Alone – Bravado – Outside Music

The Dropkick Murphys – Ten Times More – This Machine Still Kills Fascists – Dummy Luck Music

Ani DiFranco – Deportee – Woody Guthrie at 100!: Live at the Kennedy Center – Sony Legacy

Billy Bragg & Wilco – Way Over Yonder in the Minor Key (feat. Natalie Merchant) – Mermaid Avenue – Elektra

Lake Street Dive – So Far Away – Fun Machine: The Sequel – Fantasy

Carole King – I Feel the Earth Move – Tapestry – Ode


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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