Folk Alley Radio Show #231130

This week on Folk Alley, join Elena See for music from Folk Alley’s Best of 2023 year-end lists! Tune in to hear from our favorite albums and songs of the year!


Hour One

Eliza Gilkyson – Safety Zone – Home – Realiza Records/Amplified

Mark Erelli – You’re Gonna Wanna Remember This – Lay Your Darkness Down – Mark Erelli/Soundly Music

Béla Fleck, Zakir Hussain & Edgar Meyer – Owl’s Misfortune (feat. Rakesh Chaurasia) – As We Speak – Bela Fleck Productions

Buffalo Nichols – You’re Gonna Need Somebody On Your Bond – The Fatalist – Fat Possum

Iris Dement – Workin’ On A World – Workin’ On A World – Songs of Iris/Flariella Records

Jeffrey Martin – Red Station Wagon – Thank God We Left the Garden – Fluff & Gravy Records

Joy Oladokun – Friends (feat Mt. Joy) – Proof of Life – Amigo Records, Verve Forecast/Republic

Mighty Poplar – Grey Eagle – Mighty Poplar – Free Dirt Records

Natalie Merchant – Tower Of Babel – Keep Your Courage – Nonesuch

Molly Tuttle & Golden Highway – Where Did All the Wild Things Go – City of Gold – Nonesuch

Hannah Read – Celia – The Fungi Sessions Vol.1 – Hannah Read

Viv & Riley – Imaginary People – Imaginary People – Free Dirt Records

William Prince – When You Miss Someone – Stand In the Joy – Six Shooter Records

Margo Cilker – Lowland Trail – Valley of Heart’s Delight – Fluff & Gravy Records

Hour Two

Allison Russell – The Returner – The Returner – Fantasty Records

Yasmin Williams (comp) – Doc’s Guitar – I Am A Pilgrim: Doc Watson At 100 – FLI Records

Eric Bibb – Ridin’ – Ridin’ – Stony Plain Records

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

Rhiannon Giddens – You’re the One – You’re the One – Nonesuch Records

Bella White – Break My Heart – Among Other Things – Rounder

Tyler Childers – In Your Love – Rustin’ in the Rain – Hickman Holler Records/RCA Records

Raul Malo – Cosa’s Cumbia – Say Less – Mono Mundo Recordings

Nickel Creek – Holding Pattern – Celebrants – Thirty Tigers

Tinariwen – Anemouhagh – Amatssou – Wedge

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

Annie Bartholomew – All for the Klondike’s Gold – Sisters of White Chapel – Muskeg Collection

Billy Strings – California Sober (feat. Willie Nelson) – [single] – Reprise Records

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


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