Folk Alley Radio Show #221027

This week on Folk Alley, join Elena See for new music from Tommy Prine and Rhiannon Giddens with Yo-Yo Ma and Francesco Turrisi; tributes to Eric Anderson and John Hartford; and a newly re-issued classic track from bluegrass pioneers, Hazel Dickens & Alice Gerrard. All this, plus favorites from Darrell Scott, Alison Krauss, and Norman Blake.

In hour two, more new music from Miko Marks, Mark Erelli, Anthony D’Amato, Grain Thief, Plains, and Jake Blount; plus favorites from Amos Lee, Rose Cousins, Margo Cilker, Steve Martin w/ Tim O’Brien, and much more.


Hour One:

Donovan – Season of the Witch – Donovan’s Greatest Hits – Epic

Richard Shindell – Are You Happy Now? – Sparrows Point – Shanachie

Bob Dylan – Thirsty Boots – Tribute To a SongPoet: Songs of Eric Andersen – Y&T Music/EARecords

Peter Ostroushko – Blue Mesa – Blue Mesa – Red House

Norman Blake – Randall Collins – Back Home in Sulphur Springs – Rounder

Tommy Prine – Turning Stones – [single] – Nameless Knight

John Prine – Blue Umbrella – Great Days: The John Prine Anthology -= Rhino Records

Hazel Dickens & Alice Gerrard – I Just Got Wise – Who’s That Knocking? – Smithsonian Folkways Recordings

Alison Krauss – Poison Love – Windy City Capitol Records

Darrell Scott Long Wide Open Road – A Crooked Road – Full Light Records

Rhiannon Giddens – Build A House (feat. Yo-Yo Ma and Francesco Turrisi) – [single] – Nonesuch

Yo-Yo Ma, Edgar Meyer, Mark O’Connor – Emily’s Reel – Appalachian Journey = Sony

Yo-Yo Ma, Stuart Duncan, Edgar Meyer and Chris Thile (Aoife O’Donovan) – Here and Heaven – The Goat Rodeo Sessions – Sony

Sam Bush – California Earthquake – Radio John: Songs of John Hartford – Smithsonian Folkways

John Hartford – I Would Not Be Here – Me Oh My How The Time Does Fly: A John Hartford Anthology – FlyingFish

Hour Two:

Miko Marks – River – Feel Like Going Home – Redtone Records

Eric Bibb (Taj Mahal & Djelimady) – Sebastian’s Tune – Friends – Manhaton

Amos Lee – Chill In the Air – Mountains of Sorrow, Rivers of Song – Blue Note Records

Mark Erelli – The Man I Am – Lay Your Darkness Down – Mark Erelli/Soundly Music

Rose Cousins – Stray Birds – Stray Birds (EP)

Anthony D’Amato – Long Haul – At First There Was Nothing – Blue Rose Music

Maya de Vitry – Go Tell a Bird – Adaptations – Mad Maker Studio

Margo Cilker – That River – Pohorylle – Fluff and Gravy Records

Kristen Grainger & True North – Jeremiah’s Tree – Ghost Tattoo – Kristen Grainger & True North

Cahalen Morrison – Where the Bluebirds Sing – Wealth of Sorrow – Cahalen Morrison

Grain Thief – Tennessee Stud – Ain’t Hungover Yet – Plow ManRecords

Doc Watson – Nashville Pickin’ – Foundation – Sugar Hill

Steve Martin(Tim O’Brien) – Daddy Played the Banjo – The Crow – Rounder

Plains – Abilene – I Walked With You A Ways – Anti

Jake Blount – Didn’t It Rain – The New Faith – Smithsonian Folkways Recordings


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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