Folk Alley Radio Show #240314

This week on Folk Alley, join Elena See for some music for St.Patrick’s Day from Pat Donohue, Nanci Griffith, John Doyle, and Altan; new music from Taj Mahal, Miko Marks, and Brittney Spencer; plus, an excerpt from the most recent Basic Folk interview with Jog Pug, and more.

In hour two, it’s more new music from Autumn Nicholas, Larry Campbell & Teresa Williams, Ann Savoy, Ordinary Elephant, and Amanda Cook; plus we celebrate Tim O’Brien’s 70th birthday, and much more.


Hour One

Pat Donohue – Irish Blues – Nobody’s Fault – Bluesky Records

David Bromberg – Medley of Irish Fiddle Tunes (live) – Demon In Disguise – Columbia

Nanci Griffith (live) – I Would Bring You Ireland – One Fair Summer Evening – MCA

John Doyle – Teelin Harbour – The Path of Stones – Compass

Altan – Gabhaim Molta Bride (I Praise Brigid) – Donegal – Compass

Joe Pug – Basic Folk Interview excerpt Cindy Howes and Joe Pug – Basic Folk interview clip

Joe Pug – Then the Rain – Sketch of a Promised Departure – Nation of Heat/Soundly Music

Rob Ickes & Trey Hensley – World Full of Blues (feat. Taj Mahal) – World Full of Blues – Compass

Taj Mahal – Sittin’ on Top of the World (feat. Trey Hensley) – Swingin’ – Live at the Church in Tulsa – Lightning Rod Records

Miko Marks – One More Night (feat. Tré Burt) – [single] – RedTone Records

Eric Bibb (live) – Sebastian’s Tune – An Evening With Eric Bibb – M.C. Records

Amos Lee – No More Darkness, No More Light – My New Moon – Dualtone

Brittney Spencer – The Last Time – My Stupid Life – Elektra Records

Brandi Carlile – Touching the Ground – Give Up the Ghost – Sony

Hour Two

Tim O’Brien – Father of Night – Red On Blonde – Sugar Hill

Hot Rize – Bending Blades – Take It Home – Sugar Hill

Tim O’Brien – Let the Horses Run – Cup of Sugar – Howdy Skies Records

Autumn Nicholas – Slow Down – [single] – Autumn Nicholas

Bridget Kearney & Benjamin Lazar Davis – Slow Rider – Bawa (EP) – Signature Sounds

Larry Campbell & Teresa Williams – The Way You Make Me Feel – All This Time – Royal Potato Family

Levon Helm (Larry Campbell) – Deep Elem Blues – Ramble At the Ryman – Vanguard Records

Mississippi John Hurt – Coffee Blues – Today – Vanguard

The Lovin’ Spoonful – Nashville Cats – Anthology – Rhino

Ann Savoy – Waterloo Sunset – Another Heart – Smithsonian Folkways

Ordinary Elephant – Relic of the Rain – Ordinary Elephant – Berkalin Records

Amanda Cook – Mitchell Mullins – Restless Soul – Mountain Fever Records

Brad Kolodner, Pete Sutherland, and Timothy Cummings – The Birds’ Flight – The Birds’ Flight – Brad Kolodner, Pete Sutherland, and Timothy Cummings

Steve Martin & The Steep Canyon Rangers – Santa Fe – The Long Awaited Album – Rounder


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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