Folk Alley Radio Show #230302

This week on Folk Alley, we kick off Women’s History Month by celebrating remarkable women musicians and their contributions to folk, roots, and Americana music. Hear songs from The Roches, Iris DeMent, Buffy Sainte-Marie, Joan Baez, Cassandra Wilson, Bobbie Gentry, Janis Ian, Indigo Girls, Bonnie Raitt, Emmylou Harris, Odetta, Ani DiFranco, Mavis Staples, Hazel Dickens & Alice Gerrard, and much more.


Hour One:

The Roches – Hammond Song – The Roches – Warner Bro

Iris DeMent – The Sacred Now – Workin’ On A World – Songs of Iris

Joni Mitchell – Refuge of the Roads – Hejira – Asylum

Buffy Sainte-Marie – The Seeds of Brotherhood – The Best of Buffy Sainte-Marie Vol. 2 – Vanguard

Sheryl Crow – Forever – Sheryl: Music From The Feature Documentary 2CD – Big Machine

Robert Plant & Alison Krauss – Trouble With My Lover – Raise the Roof – Rounder Records

Joan Baez – The President Sang Amazing Grace – Whistle Down the Wind – Concord Records

Bobbie Gentry – Ode to Billie Joe – Ode to Billie Joe – Capitol

Cassandra Wilson – Hellhound On My Trail – Blue Light ‘Til Dawn – Blue Note

The Chicks – Let ‘Er Rip – Wide Open Spaces – Monument/Sony Music

Janis Ian – Dancing With the Dark – The Light at The End of the Line – Rude Girl Records

Indigo Girls – When We Were Writers – Look Long – Rounder

Bonnie Raitt – Made Up Mind – Just Like That – Redwing Records

Hour Two:

Emmylou Harris – Deeper Well – Wrecking Ball – Elektra

Tracy Chapman – Fast Car – Tracy Chapman – Elektra

The Staple Singers – I’ll Take You There – Be Altitude: Respect Yourself – Stax

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

Odetta – It’s A Mighty World – It’s A Mighty World – RCA/Victor

Nina Simone – Backlash Blues – Nina Simone Sings the Blues – RCA/Victor

Ani DiFranco – The Knowing – [single] – Righteous Babe

Lucinda Williams – Car Wheels on a Gravel Road – Car Wheels on a Gravel Road – Mercury

Dolly Parton (comp) – The Last Thing On My Mind – I Am A Pilgrim: Doc Watson At 100 – FLI Records

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

Janis Joplin – Me and Bobby McGee – Pearl – Columbia

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

Sweet Honey in the Rock – Ella’s Song – Breaths – Flying Fish

Kate & Anna McGarrigle – Heartbeats Accelerating – Heartbeats Accelerating – Private Music


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 68 stations nationally.

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