Folk Alley Radio Show #231102

This week on Folk Alley, we celebrate Joni Mitchell’s 80th birthday with a special tribute show. Hear previously unreleased tracks from her ‘Archives’ collections, plus covers performed by Fairport Convention, Judy Collins, Dave Van Ronk, Bonnie Raitt, Tom Rush, David Crosby, Richie Havens, Taylor Ashton, Margo Price, Prince, Barnstar!, and much more.


Hour One

Joni Mitchell – House of the Rising Sun – Archives – Vol. 1, The Early Years (1963-1967) – Rhino

Joni Mitchell – Hunter (Blue Sessions) – Archives – Vol. 2, The Reprise Years (1968-1971) – Rhino

Joni Mitchell – Help Me (demo) – Archives – Vol. 3, The Asylum Years (1972-1975) – Rhino

Fairport Convention – Marcie (BBC) – Live At The BBC – Island

Judy Collins – Cactus Tree (feat. Shawn Colvin) – Bohemian – Cleopatra Records

Dave Van Ronk – Clouds (From Both Sides Now) – Dave Van Ronk & the Hudson Dusters – Verve

Childsplay – The Fiddle and the Drum (feat. Karan Casey) – The Bloom of Youth – Childsplay

Will Taylor & Strings Attached – Chelsea Morning (feat. Molly Venter) – Back To the Garden: A Tribute to Joni Mitchell – Will Taylor & Strings Attached

Bonnie Raitt – That Song About the Midway – Streetlights – Warner

Tom Rush – The Circle Game – The Circle Game – Elektra

David Crosby – For Free (feat. Sarah Jarosz) – For Free – Three Blind Mice

Bob Dylan – Big Yellow Taxi – Ladies of the Canyon – Columbia

Richie Havens – Woodstock – Grace of the Sun – StormyFort

Hour Two

Joni Mitchell – Blue – Blue – Reprise

Taylor Ashton – All I Want – Pizza Tickets – Signature Sounds

Margo Price – River – [single] – Loma Vista Recordings

Barnstar! – Carey – Signature Sounds 20th Anniversary Collection: Favorites and Rarities from the Second Decade – Signature Sounds

Prince – A Case of You – A Tribute to Joni Mitchell – Nonesuch

Adrienne Young – Free Man In Paris – Room To Grow – Addibelle

Twisted Pine – Raised On Robbery – Dreams – Signature Sounds

Norah Jones – Court and Spark (live) – Joni 75: A Joni Mitchell Birthday Celebration – Decca

Brandi Carlile – Down To You (live) – Joni 75: A Joni Mitchell Birthday Celebration – Decca

A Bird That Whistles – Twisted (live) – Songs of Joni Mitchell (live) – Parlophone

A Bird That Whistles – Herija (live) – Songs of Joni Mitchell (live) – Parlophone

Cassandra Wilson – Black Crow – Blue Light ‘Til Dawn – Blue Note

Aoife O’Donovan – You Turn Me On, I’m A Radio (acoustic) – In The Magic Hour Solo Sessions – 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 70 stations nationally.

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