Folk Alley Radio Show #230608

This week on Folk Alley, join Elena See for new music from Leftover Salmon, Raul Malo, and Joy Oladokun; songs to celebrate Pride Month from artists who have influenced Jake Blount, including Lucille Bogan, Sister Rosetta Tharpe, Tracy Chapman, and Cathy Fink; some songs for fishing season from Greg Brown & Bill Morrissey, Henry Reid and John Prine; plus favorites from Dom Flemons and Amos Lee.

In hour two, it’s more new music from Yusef/Cat Stevens, Tim O’Brien, Allison de Groot & Tatiana Hargreaves, Missy Raines, Jacob Sharp, Peter One, and Raye Zaragoza; favorites from Ondara, an exclusive in-studio recording of Ruthie Foster, and we’ll share some news from the Punch Brothers too.


Hour One:

Bill Morrissey & Greg Brown – Fishing With Bill – Friend of Mine – Philo/Rounder

Harvey Reid – The Fisherman – Solo Guitar Sketchbook – Woodpecker

John Prine – Fish and Whistle – John Prine Live – Oh Boy

Leftover Salmon – Riding On the L & N – Grass Roots – Compass

Dom Flemons – Steel Pony Blues – Black Cowboys – Smithsonian Folkways

Jake Blount – Where Did You Sleep Last Night – Spider Tales – Free Dirt

Lucille Bogan – B.D. Woman’s Blues – Shave Em Dry – The Best of Lucille Bogan – Columbia/Legacy

Sister Rosetta Tharpe – Didn’t It Rain (live) – Live In 1960 – Southland Records/Org Records

Tracy Chapman – Give Me One Reason – New Beginning – Elektra

Cathy Fink – I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry – Doggone My Time – Community Music

Donna The Buffalo – No Place Like the Right Time – Positive Friction – Sugar Hill

Raul Malo – Tsu-Ching (with The Mavericks) – Say Less – Mono Mundo Recordings

Jim Lauderdale – Tiger & The Monkey – Reason and Rhyme – Sugar Hill

Joy Oladokun – The Hard Way – Proof of Life – Amigo Records

Amos Lee – Keep It Loose, Keep It Tight – Amos Lee – Blue Note Records

Hour Two:

Yusuf/Cat Stevens – All Nights, All Days – King of a Land – Dark Horse Records/BMG

Cat Stevens – Father and Son – Tea For The Tillerman – A & M

Tim O’Brien – Bear – Cup of Sugar – Howdy Skies Records

Allison de Groot & Tatiana Hargreaves – Sunny Side – Hurricane Clarice: Outtakes, Vol. 1 – Allison de Groot & Tatiana Hargreaves/Free Dirt Records

Missy Raines – These Ole Blues (feat. Danny Paisley) – HIGHLANDER – Compass Records

Punch Brothers – It’s All Part of the Plan – All Ashore – Nonesuch Records

Julian Lage & Chris Eldridge – Rygar – Mount Royal – Free Dirt Records

Sara Watkins – Say So – Young In All The Wrong Ways – New West Records

Jacob Sharp – Other Side (feat. Aoife O’Donovan) – [single] – Jacob Sharp

Aoife O’Donovan – Passengers (acoustic) – Age of Apathy Solo Sessions – YepRoc

Peter One – Bonne Année – Come Back to Me – Verve Forecast

Rhiannon Giddens – Niwel Goes to Town (feat. Niwel Tsumbu and Francesco Turrisi) – They’re Calling Me Home – Nonesuch

Ondara – Saying Goodbye – Tales of America – Verve Forecast

Raye Zaragoza Joy – Revolution (feat. MILCK) – Hold That Spirit – Rebel River Records

Ruthie Foster – Joy Comes Back – Folk Alley Exclusive – Live from the 30A Songwriters Festival – Folk Alley Exclusive Recording


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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