Folk Alley Radio Show #230601

This week on Folk Alley, join Elena See to welcome in June with music by The Decemberists, The Fretless, and JigJam; brand new music from Rodney Crowell, Natalie & Brittany Haas, Annie Bartholomew, and Caitlin Canty; Mary Gauthier helps us kick off our Pride Month celebration; plus a favorite from Wilco, and an exclusive Folk Alley in-studio from Anais Mitchell & Jefferson Hamer.

In hour two, more new music from Special Consensus paying tribute to the late Gordon Lightfoot, Brennen Leigh, Ben Harper, Natalie Merchant, Lori McKenna, and Loudon Wainwright III; plus favorites from Watchhouse, Lunasa, Karan Casey, Richard Shindell, and much more.


Hour One:

The Decemberists – June Hymn – The King Is Dead – Capitol

The Fretless – June Tune – The Fretless – The Fretless

JigJam – June Apple – Phoenix – JigJam Records

Rodney Crowell – Loving You Is The Only Way To Fly – The Chicago Sessions – New West

Tweedy – Flowering – Sukierae – dBpm Records

Mary Gauthier – Drag Queens In Limousines – Drag Queens In Limousines – The Black Records

Lucinda Williams – Changed the Locks – Lucinda Williams – Lucinda Williams Music/Thirty Tigers

Nanci Griffith(live) – More Than a Whisper – One Fair Summer Evening – MCA

Rickie Lee Jones – Satellites – Flying Cowboys – Geffen/UMG

Anais Mitchell & Jefferson Hamer (In-Studio) – Geordie – Folk Alley exclusive in-studio session – Folk Alliance 2013

Natalie and Brittany Haas -The Volunteer – HAAS – Padiddle

Caitlin Canty – The Odds of Getting Even – Quiet Flame – Caitlin Canty

Annie Bartholomew – Mountain Dove Song – Sisters of White Chapel – Muskeg Collection

Kelly Willis & Bruce Robison – Leavin’ – Cheater’s Game – Premium Records

Hour Two:

Special Consensus – Alberta Bound – Great Blue North – Compass Records

Rose Cousins – If You Could Read My Mind – Stray Birds (EP)

Harry Manx – Bend in the Water – Beautiful (Gordon Lightfoot Tribute) – Borealis

Brennen Leigh – Running Out Of Hope, Arkansas – Ain’t Through Honky Tonkin’ Yet – Signature Sounds

Brennen Leigh – In Texas with a Band (feat Asleep at the Wheel) – Obsessed with the West – Signature Sounds

Ben Harper – Love After Love – Wide Open Light – Chrysalis Records

Watchhouse – Wondrous Love – Watchhouse – Tiptoe Tiger Music

Natalie Merchant – Eye of the Storm – Keep Your Courage – Nonesuch

Lunasa – Island Paddy – The Kinnitty Sessions – Compass

Karan Casey – When the Moon Gets Tangled – Nine Apples of Gold – Vertical Records

Lori McKenna – Killing Me (feat Hilary Lindsey) – 1988 – CN Records

Richard Shindell (live) – Are You Happy Now? (live) – Courier – Signature

Mary Chapin Carpenter – Don’t Need Much To Be Happy – Ashes and Roses – ZOE

Loudon Wainwright III – Just Like Buster Keaton – [single] – Storysound Records

Loudon Wainwright III – Dead Skunk – Album III – Sony


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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