Folk Alley Radio Show #231221

This week on Folk Alley, it’s a rebroadcast of our annual 50 year throwback show! Hear the best of the best from 1973, with music from Jim Croce, Paul Simon, The Staple Singers, Tom Waits, Bonnie Raitt, John Prine, Maria Muldaur, Jackson Browne, John Martyn, Planxty, and Jerry Jeff Walker; plus, in hour two, the ’73 favorites keep coming with music by The Grateful Dead, New Riders of the Purple Sage, Bob Marley & The Wailers, Taj Mahal, Hazel Dickens & Alice Gerrard, Judee Sill, Arlo Guthrie, and much more.


Hour One:

Jim Croce – Bad, Bad Leroy Brown – Life & Times – BMG

Jim Croce – I’ll Have To Say I Love You In a Song – I Got a Name – BMG

Paul Simon – Loves Me Like A Rock – There Goes Rhymin’ Simon – Warner Bros.

The Staple Singers – If You’re Ready (Come Go With Me) – Be What You Are – Stax

Tom Waits – Ol’ 55 – Closing Time – Elektra

Bonnie Raitt – Everybody’s Cryin’ Mercy – Takin’ My Time – Warner Bro

John Prine – Blue Umbrella – Great Days: The John Prine Anthology – Rhino Records

Maria Muldaur – Any Old Time – Maria Muldaur – Reprise

Jackson Browne – Take It Easy – For Everyman – Asylum

The Byrds – Full Circle – Byrds – Elektra

John Martyn – Over the Hill – Solid Air – Island

Steeleye Span – One Misty Moisty Morning – Parcel of Rogues – Shanachie

Planxty – The Blacksmith – Planxty – Shanachie

Jerry Jeff Walker – Gettin’ By (Live) – Viva Terlingua (Live) – MCA Nashville

Willie Nelson – Stay All Night (Stay A Little Longer) – Shotgun Willie – Atlantic

Hour Two:

Grateful Dead – Eyes of the World – Wake of the Flood – Grateful Dead/Rhino

New Riders of the Purple Sage – Panama Red – The Adventures of Panama Red – Columbia/Legacy

Old and in the Way – Pig in a Pen – Old and In the Way – Ryko

Bob Marley and the Wailers – Stop That Train – Catch a Fire – Universal Island Records

Bob Marley and the Wailers – Get Up, Stand Up – Burnin’ – Universal Island Records

Tony Rice – Nine Pound Hammer – Guitar – Rebel

Peter Lang – Young Man, Young Man, Look At Your Shoes – The Thing at Nursery Room Window – Takoma

Taj Mahal – Frankie & Albert – The Essential – Columbia

Hazel Dickens & Alice Gerrard – Don’t Put Her Down You Helped Put Her There – Hazel & Alice – Rounder Records

Hazel Dickens & Alice Gerrard – Won’t You Come and Sing For Me? – Won’t You Come and Sing For Me? – Smithsonian Folkways

Bob Dylan – Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door – Greatest Hits Vol. III – Columbia

Townes Van Zandt – Pancho & Lefty (live) – Live at the Old Quarter, Houston, Texas – Tomato

Judee Sill – The Vigalante – Heart Food – Asylum

Dolly Parton – My Tennessee Mountain Home – My Tennessee Mountain Home – RCA Victor

Arlo Guthrie – Last Train – Best Of – Warner Brothers


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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