Folk Alley Radio Show #230803

This week on Folk Alley, join Elena See to celebrate the music of the late great Jerry Garcia; plus, songs for the dog days of summer with music by Cephas & Wiggins, Steve Dawson, and Jorma Kaukonen; new music from Taylor Ashton, Jonah Kagen, and Molly Tuttle; and favorites from Taj Mahal and Leo Kottle & Mike Gordon.

In hour two, it’s more new music from The Arcadian Wild, Josh Ritter and Aoife O’Donovan, Martin Simpson & Thomm Jutz with Cara Dillon, The Henry Girls, Phoebe Hunt, and Nat Myers; plus favorites from Hawktail, Bonny Light Horseman, Grada, Natalie Merchant, and much more.


Hour One:

Cephas & Wiggins – Dog Days of August – Richmond Blues – Smithsonian Folkways

Steve Dawson – Dog Dreams of Tulsa – Bug Parade – Black Hen Music

Jorma Kaukonen – Police Dog Blues – Quah – RelixRecor

Taylor Ashton – Honey – Stranger to the Feeling – Signature Sounds

Taj Mahal – Queen Bee – Senor Blues – BMG

Jerry Garcia – Loser – Garcia – Warner Brothers

New Riders of the Purple Sage – Henry – New Riders of the Purple Sage – Columbia/Legacy

Old and in the Way – Jerry’s Breakdown – Breakdown – Acoustic

Jerry Garcia Band – My Sisters and Brothers – Jerry Garcia Band (live) – Arista Records

Jonah Kagen – The Roads – [single] – Arista Records

Andy McKee – The Friend I Never Met – Dreamcatcher – Andy McKee

Leo Kottke & Mike Gordon – From the Cradle to the Grave – Noon – ATO

Brett Dennen – Cutting to the Chase – [single] – Brett Dennen

Molly Tuttle and Golden Highway – More Like A River – City of Gold – Nonesuch Records

Hour Two:

The Arcadian Wild – Shoulders – Welcome – The Arcadian Wild

Hawktail – The Tobogganist – Formations – Padiddle Records

Bonny Light Horseman – 10,000 Miles – Bonny Light Horseman – 37d03d

Josh Ritter and Aoife O’Donovan – Strong Swimmer – [single] – Pytheas Recordings

Crooked Still – We Can Work It Out – Friends of Fall – Signature Sounds

Martin Simpson and Thomm Jutz – Come All You Fair and Tender Ladies (feat. Cara Dillon) – Nothing But Green Willow: The Songs of Mary Sands and Jane Gentry – Topic Records Limited

The Henry Girls – A Time To Grow – A Time To Grow – CPL Records

Grada – Panama – Natural Angle – Compass Records

Grant-Lee Phillips – Red River – Walking in the Green Corn (10th Anniversary Edition) – Yep Roc

The Dead Tongues – Ebb and Flow – Unsung Passage – Psychic Hotline

Phoebe Hunt – Galloping – Nothing Else Matters – Thirty Tigers

Laura Cortese – Mulqueen’s – Even The Lost Creek – Cortese

Natalie Merchant – The Feast of Saint Valentine – Keep Your Courage – Nonesuch

Nat Myers – Pray for Rain – Yellow Peril – Easy Eye Sound

Dietrich Strause – Rainy Days -How Cruel That Hunger Binds – Dietrich Strause


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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