Folk Alley Radio Show #230817

This week on Folk Alley, join Elena See to remember the late Robbie Robertson; plus, new sounds from Rhiannon Giddens with Jason Isbell, Raye Zaragoza, Martin Simpson & Thomm Jutz, and Carrie Newcomer; favorites from John Renbourn, Pentangle, Keb’ Mo’, and William Prince.

In hour two, it’s more new releases from Birds of Play, Della Mae, Buffalo Nichols, Darrell Scott, Nina de Vitry, Molly Tuttle & Golden Highwat, and Steep Canyon Ranger; plus favorites from Elephant Revival, Hot Rize, Chastity Brown, Lucinda Williams, Jordan Tice, and much more.


Hour One:

Rhiannon Giddens – Yet To Be (feat. Jason Isbell) – You’re the One – Nonesuch Records

Niwel Tsumbu & Eamonn Cagney – Tears of Joy (solo) – The Art of the Duo – Niwel Tsumbu

John Doyle & Mick McAuley – Life Upon the Ocean – John Doyle & Mick McAuley – Doyle & McAuley

Raye Zaragoza – Strong Woman – Hold That Spirit – Rebel River Records

Keb’ Mo’ – Put A Woman In Charge (feat. Rosanne Cash) – [single] – Kind of Blue Music

The Band – The Weight – Music from Big Pink – Capitol

The Band – Up On Cripple Creek – The Band – Capitol

The Band – Acadian Driftwood – Northern Lights – Southern Cross – Capitol

Martin Simpson and Thomm Jutz – The Wagoner’s Lad – Nothing But Green Willow: The Songs of Mary Sands and Jane Gentry – Topic Records

John Renbourn – The English Dance – The Black Balloon – Shanachie

Pentangle – The Trees They Do Grow High – Sweet Child – Shanachie

Carrie Newcomer – A Great Wild Mercy – A Great Wild Mercy – Carrie Newcomer Music

William Prince – Lighthouse – Reliever – Glassnote Records

Hour Two:

Birds of Play – Aftermath – Birdsongs of the American West – Birds of Play

Elephant Revival – The Pasture – These Changing Skies – Itz Evolving Records / Thirty Tigers

Hot Rize – High on a Mountain (live) – 40th Anniversary Bash – Ten In Hand Records

Buffalo Nichols – Love Is All – The Fatalist – Fat Possum

Chastity Brown – Mad Love – [single] – Red House Records

Della Mae – Can’t Let Go – [single] – BMG/Bug Music

Lucinda Williams – Greenville – Car Wheels on a Gravel Road – Mercury

Darrell Scott – Kentucky Morning – Old Cane Back Rocker – HERE Records

Leftover Salmon – Kentucky Skies – Aquatic Hitchhiker – LoS Records

Bill Monroe & The Bluegrass Boys – Blue Moon of Kentucky – Very Best Of – Columbia

Nina de Vitry – History – What You Feel Is Real – Nina de Vitry

Maya de Vitry – Go Tell a Bird – Adaptations – Mad Maker Studio

Molly Tuttle and Golden Highway – When My Race Is Run – City of Gold – Nonesuch Records

Jordan Tice – River Run – Yesteryears [EP] – Padiddle Records

Steep Canyon Rangers – Deep End – Morning Shift – Yep Roc


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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