Folk Alley Radio Show #221013

This week on Folk Alley, join Elena See to remember country music icon Loretta Lynn and folk singer, Mary McCaslin; new music from Billy Strings and Barrett Davis; favorites from Molly Tuttle & Golden Highway, Ben & Ellen Harper and Birds of Play; plus songs for the season from The Secret Sisters, Jason Isbell, Simon & Garfunkel, and the great Tom Waits.

In hour two, it’s more new music by Bonny Light Horseman, Ruthie Foster, Courtney Marie Andrews, Caleb Caudle, Mark Erelli, Eliza Edens, and Neil Young & Crazy Horse; favorites from Yasmin Williams, Daniel Rodriguez, John Craige; plus a Happy 75th Birthday shout-out to Bob Weir, and more.


Hour One:

Loretta Lynn – You Ain’t Woman Enough – You Ain’t Woman Enough – MCA Nashville

Loretta Lynn – High On A Mountain Top – Van Lear Rose – Interscope

Mary McCaslin (feat. Jim Ringer) – The Bramble and The Rose – The Bramble and The Rose – Philo

David Bromberg – Young Westley – How Late’ll Ya Play ‘Till, Vol. 2 – Studio – Fantasy

Stan Rogers – Down the Road (live) – From Coffee House To Concert Hall – Fogerty’s Cove

Billy Strings – Long Journey Home – Me/And/Dad – Rounder Records

Ben & Ellen Harper – Memories of Gold – Childhood Home – Prestige Folklore

Barrett Davis – The Ballad of Aesop Fin – The Ballad of Aesop Fin – Moon Eyed Records

Molly Tuttle & Golden Highway – She’ll Change – Crooked Tree – Nonesuch

Birds of Play – Fate of Saints I (John) – Murmurations Vol. 1 – Birds of Play

The Secret Sisters – Water Witch (feat. Brandi Carlile) – Saturn Return – New West Records

Brandi Carlile – Mama Werewolf – In These Silent Days – Low Country Sound

Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit – If We Were Vampires – The Nashville Sound – Southeastern Records (Thirty Tigers)

Simon & Garfunkel – Leaves That Are Green – Sounds of Silence – CBS/Sony

Tom Waits – Last Leaf – Bad As Me – Anti

Hour Two:

Bob Weir – Gonesville – Blue Mountain – Columbia/Legacy

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

Ruthie Foster – Soul Searching – Healing Time – Blue Corn Music

Yasmin Williams – Urban Driftwood (ft. Amadou Kouyate) – Urban Driftwood – Spinster

Daniel Rodriguez – Sojourn of a Burning Sun – Sojourn of a Burning Sun – Renew Records

Courtney Marie Andrews – These Are The Good Old Days – Loose Future – Fat Possum Records

John McCutcheon – Ghosts of the Good Old Days – Greatest Story Never Told – Red House

Caleb Caudle – Crazy Wayne – Forsythia – Soundly Music

Mandolin Orange (Watchhouse) – Into the Sun – Tides of A Teardrop – Yep Roc Records

John Craigie – Don’t Ask – Asterisk the Universe – Zabriskie Point Records (Thirty Tigers)

Mark Erelli – You’re Gonna Wanna Remember This – Lay Your Darkness Down – Mark Erelli/Soundly Music

Lori McKenna – All These Things – The Bird & the Rifle – CN Records/Thirty Tigers

Bill Morrissey – Handsome Molly – Standing Eight – Rounder

Eliza Edens – I Needed You – We’ll Become the Flowers – Eden Sounds

Neil Young with Crazy Horse – Love Earth – World Record – Reprise


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 67 stations nationally.

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