Folk Alley Radio Show #230511

This week on Folk Alley, join Elena See for some “songs for moms” with music by Iris DeMent, Altan, and Brandi Carlile; new music from Joy Oladokum, Eilen Jewell, Tinariwen, Alison Brown with Sierra Hull, and David Wax Museum; plus favorites from Jeffrey Foucault, The Lowest Pair, Watchhouse, Mississippi Fred McDowell, and more.

In hour two, it’s more new music from Parker Millsap, William Prince, Laura Cortese & the Dance Cards, Genticorum, Pittsburgh’s Reliable Child, and English folk legend, Shirley Collins. Plus, favorite from The Small Glories, Taylor Ashton, The Early Mays, Anais Mitchell & Jefferson Hamer, The Whitmore Sisters, and more.


Hour One:

Iris Dement – Mama’s Opry – Infamous Angel – Warner Bros

Altan – Mother’s Delight – The Blue Idol – Narada

Brandi Carlile – The Mother – By the Way, I Forgive You – Elektra

Jeffrey Foucault – Mayfly – Stripping Cane – Signature Sounds

Joy Oladokun – Friends (feat Mt. Joy) – Proof of Life – Amigo Records, Verve Forecast, Republic

Eilen Jewell – Winnemucca – Get Behind the Wheel – Signature Sounds

Watchhouse – Better Way – Watchhouse – Tiptoe Tiger Music/Thirty Tigers

The Lowest Pair – Couple of Jerks – Horse Camp – Delicata Records

Tinariwen – Kek Alghalm – Amatssou – Wedge

Mississippi Fred McDowell – Kokomo Blues – The Very Best Of Mississippi Fred McDowell – Shout Factory

Sierra Hull – Easy Come, Easy Go – Daybreak – Rounder

Alison Brown – Sweet Sixteenths (feat. Sierra Hull) – On Banjo – Compass Records

Michael Cleveland – The Lovin’ of the Game (feat. Flamekeeper) – Lovin’ of the Game – Compass Records

David Wax Museum – Be Patient – You Must Change Your Life – Nine Mile Records

James Yorkston – Hold Out For Love – The Great White Sea Eagle – Domino Recording Co.

Hour Two:

Parker Millsap – Running On Time – Wilderness Within You – Okrahoma Records

We Banjo 3 – Good Time Old Time – String Theory – We Banjo 3

Taylor Ashton – Time After Time (feat Rachael Price) – Pizza Tickets – Signature Sounds

William Prince – Pasadena – Stand In the Joy – Six Shooter Records

The Small Glories – Long Long Moon – Songs by Cara Luft & JD Edwards (EP) – The Small Glories

Laura Cortese & The Dance Cards – Three By Three – [single] – Compass Records

Genticorum – Dans les haubans (In the Shrouds) – Au coeur de l’aube (The Heart of Dawn) – Genticorum

Reliable Child – Little Conversations – [single] – Reliable Child

The Early Mays – Bitter – The Early Mays – The Early Mays

Shirley Collins – High and Away – Archangel Hill – Domino

Colin Meloy – Barbara Allen – Colin Meloy Sings Live – KillRockSt

Anais Mitchell & Jefferson Hamer – Geordie – Child Ballads – Wilderland Records

The Whitmore Sisters – Learn To Fly – Ghost Stories – Compass Records

Luther Dickinson and Sisters of the Strawberry Moon – Fly With Me (feat. Sharde Thomas) – Solstice – New West Records


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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