Folk Alley Radio Show #240229

This week on Folk Alley, join Elena See for new music from Béla Fleck, Yann Falquet, and Lost Dog Street Band; songs from the recent Folk Alliance International Award winners, including Iris Dement, Billy Strings, Molly Tuttle, Hurray for the Riff Raff, and Tracy Champan; plus an excerpt from the most recent Basic Folk interview with songwriter, Lizzie No.

In hour two, it’s more new music from The Decemberists, Arsun, Eric Bibb, The Secret Sisters, Kaia Kater, Taj Mahal, and Tray Wellington; plus, favorites by Offa Rex, Harry Manx, boygenius, Chad Elliott, and much more.


Hour One

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

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

Molly Tuttle and Golden Highway – More Like A River – City of Gold – Nonesuch Records

Hurray for the Riff Raff – Snake Plant (The Past Is Still Alive) – The Past Is Still Alive – Nonesuch

Tracy Chapman – Born to Fight – Crossroads – Elektra

Lizzie No – Basic Folk Interview excerpt Cindy Howes and Lizzie No – Basic Folk interview clip

Lizzie No – The Heartbreak Store (in-studio) – Exclusive recording – Basic Folk – Basic Folk

The Wood Brothers – Heartbreak Lullaby – Paradise – Honey Jar Records/Thirty Tigers

Yann Falquet – La Rose – Les Secrets du Ciel – Yann Falquet

Le Vent du Nord (The North Wind) – Le bon Buveur (live) – Mesdames et Messieurs (Ladies and Gentlemen) – Borealis Records

Béla Fleck & Abigail Washburn – On This Winding Road – Echo In the Valley –Rounder/Concord

Béla Fleck – Rhapsody in Blue(s) – Rhapsody in Blue – Béla Fleck Productions/Thirty Tigers

New Grass Revival – I’ll Take Tomorrow – Hold to a Dream – Capitol

Lost Dog Street Band – Brighter Shade – Survived – Lost Dog Street Band/Thirty Tigers

The Resonant Rogues – Tramp – Autumn of the World – The Resonant Rogues

Hour Two

The Decemberists – Burial Ground – [single] – Yabb Records/Thirty Tigers

Offa Rex – Old Churchyard – The Queen of Hearts – Nonesuch

Arsun – Babe I Hear Thunder In Your Heart – Babe I Hear Thunder In Your Heart – Arsun

Cat Power – She Belongs To Me (Live) – Cat Power Sings Dylan: The 1966 Royal Albert Hall Concert – Domino

Boygenius – Cool About It – the record – Interscope

Eric Bibb – Things Is ‘Bout Comin’ My Way (live) – Live at The Scala Theatre -StonyPlain/Repute

Harry Manx – Sittin’ On Top Of The World – West Eats Meet – Dog My Cat

The Secret Sisters – All The Ways (feat. Ray Lamontage) – Mind, Man, Medicine – New West

Chad Elliott – Down and Out – Singing River – Chad Elliott

Dylan LeBlanc – Let It Rain – Coyote (Expanded Edition) – ATO

Kaïa Kater – Fédon (feat. Taj Mahal) – Strange Medicine – Free Dirt

Taj Mahal – Lovin’ In My Baby’s Eyes (feat. Trey Hensley) (live) – Swingin’ – Live at the Church in Tulsa – Lightning Rod Records

Tray Wellington – Lift Up Every Stone – [single] – Mountain Home Music Company

John Hiatt – Only the Song Survives – Crossing Muddy Waters – Vanguard


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 67 stations nationally.

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