Folk Alley Radio Show #230504

This week on Folk Alley, join Elena See to remember folk music icon, Gordon Lightfoot, who passed away on May 1; new music from Ellis Paul, Genticorum, Cinder Well, and Shannon McNally; Valerie June & Bill Frisell and Yasmin Williams honor Doc Watson at 100; plus, favorite from Kate & Anna McGarrigle, Dr. John, Rainbow Girls, and more.

In hour two, more new music from Annie Bartholomew, Eliades Ochoa, Anna Tivel, Peter One, Nickel Creek, Jon Stickley Trio, and Brandy Clark; plus favorites from Steve Dawson, Caamp, Bonny Light Horseman, Della Mae, Tracy Grammer, and more.


Hour One:

Gordon Lightfoot – Early Morning Rain – Lightfoot! (LP) – UnitedArt

Gordon Lightfoot – If You Could Read My Mind – If You Could Read My Mind – Reprise

Gordon Lightfoot – Summer Side of Life – Summer Side of Life – Reprise Records

Genticorum – La Bateliere (The Boatman) – Au coeur de l’aube (The Heart of Dawn) – Genticorum

Kate & Anna McGarrigle (w/ Emmylou Harris) – Skip Rope Song – The McGarrigle Hour – Hannibal

Ellis Paul – Gold In California – 55 – Ellis Paul

Billy Strings – California Sober (feat. Willie Nelson) – [single] – Reprise Records

Cinder Well – Crow – Cadence – Free Dirt Records

Rainbow Girls – Down Home Girl – Give the People What They Want – Rainbow Girls

Valerie June & Bill Frisell (comp) – Handsome Molly – I Am A Pilgrim: Doc Watson At 100 – FLI Records

Yasmin Williams (comp) – Doc’s Guitar – I Am A Pilgrim: Doc Watson At 100 – FLI Records

Doc Watson – Deep River Blues – The Vanguard Years – Vanguard

Shannon McNally – Magnolia – [single] – Shannon McNally

Dr. John – Goin’ Back To New Orleans – The Very Best of Dr. John – Rhino

Hour Two:

Annie Bartholomew – White Chapel Woman – Sisters of White Chapel – Muskeg Collection

Steve Dawson – The Medicine Show Comes To Avalon – Rattlesnake Cage – Black Hen Music

Caamp – The Otter – Lavender Days – Mom + Pop

Eliades Ochoa – Se Soltó Un León – Guajiro – World Circuit

Buena Vista Social Club (Ry Cooder) – Chan Chan – Buena Vista Social Club – Nonesuch

Anna Tivel – American Novella – Outsiders B-Side Single – Mama Bird Recording Co.

Bonny Light Horseman – Mountain Rain – Bonny Light Horseman – 37d03d

Peter One – Cherie Vico – Come Back to Me – Verve Forecast

Bridget Kearney & Benjamin Lazar Davis – Slow Rider – Bawa (EP) – Signature Sounds

Nickel Creek – Strangers – Celebrants – Thirty Tigers

Jon Stickley Trio – Riders of the Night Sky – Meantime’s Up – Organic Records

Della Mae – High Away Gone – Della Mae – Rounder Records

Brandy Clark – She Smoked in the House – Brandy Clark – Warner Records

Tracy Grammer – Wasn’t Born To Follow – The Verdant Mile – Tracy Grammer 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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