Folk Alley Radio Show #230921

This week on Folk Alley, join Elena See for songs to welcome in the beginning of autumn by Steve Forbert, Lunasa, and Laura Veirs; new music from Larkin Poe, Buffalo Nichols, Alisa Amador, Ray Bonneville, and Viv & Riley; plus music from the new tribute compilation, ‘More Than A Whisper: Celebrating the Music of Nanci Griffith’ by Billy Strings & Molly Tuttle; and more favorites from Darrell Scott and Eliza Gilkyson.

In hour two, it’s more new music from Taylor Ashton with Courtney Hartman, Cruz Contreras, The Blind Boys of Alabama, and The Steel Wheels; from our Folk Alley Sessions archives, we look back on a favorite session from 2014 with Béla Fleck & Abigail Washburn; and we’ll share more favorites from Peter Lang, Joan Shelley, Kieran Kane & Rayna Gellert, Sam Amidon, and more.


Hour One

Steve Forbert – Autumn This Year – Just Like There’s Nothin To It – Koch

Lunasa – Autumn Child – Otherworld – GLCD

Laura Veirs – Autumn Song (feat. Kate Stables) – Found Light – Raven Marching Band

Larkin Poe – Bad Spell – An Acoustic Companion – Tricki-Woo Records

Buffalo Nichols – Cold Black Stare – The Fatalist – Fat Possum

Billy Strings & Molly Tuttle – Listen To the Radio – More Than A Whisper: Celebrating The Music Of Nanci Griffith – Rounder

Nanci Griffith – Across the Great Divide – Other Voices/Other Rooms – Elektra

Alisa Amador – Woke Up Today – [single] – Thirty Tigers

Darrell Scott – It’s a Great Day To Be Alive – Aloha from Nashville – Sugar Hill

Ray Bonneville – The Way It Was Before – On The Blind Side – Ray Bonneville

Dom Flemons – Georgia Drumbeat – Prospect Hill – Music Maker Relief Foundation

Eliza Gilkyson – World Keeps on Singing – Home – Realiza Records/Amplified

Viv & Riley – The Blackest Crow – Imaginary People – Free Dirt Records

Jordan Tice – Ready To Go – Motivational Speakeasy – Jordan Tice

Hour Two

Taylor Ashton – Beauty Sleep (ft. Courtney Hartman) – Stranger to the Feeling – Signature

Peter Lang – As I Lay Sleeping – John Fahey, Peter Lang, Leo Kottke – Takoma

The Full English – Awake Awake – The Full English – Topic Records

Cruz Contreras – Let Somebody Love You – Cosmic – Cosmico Records

The Black Lillies – Earthquake – Stranger To Me – Attack Monkey

Bela Fleck and Abigail Washburn – Little Birdie – Folk Alley in-studio session recording Folk Alley in-studio session recording

Bela Fleck and Abigail Washburn – New South Africa – Folk Alley Sessions – Folk Alley exclusive in-studio session recording

Miles Miller Highway Shoes Solid Gold Easy Lovin’ Records

Joan Shelley – Amberlit Morning (feat. Bill Callahan) – The Spur – No Quarter

The Steel Wheels Easy on Your Way Sideways Big Ring Records

Kieran Kane & Rayna Gellert – The Golden Ticket – The Flowers That Bloom in Spring – Dead Reckoning Records

My Sister, My Brother – Cry Me A River – My Brother My Sister II – 333 Entertainment

Sam Amidon – My Old Friend – Bright Sunny South – Nonesuch

Blind Boys of Alabama – Friendship – Echoes of the South – Single Lock 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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