Folk Alley Radio Show #240411

This week on Folk Alley, join Elena See for show that’s for the birds. Celebrate springtime and the return of our feathered friends with music from Pete Seeger, Harvey Reid, The Grateful Dead, Jesse Winchester, Emmylou Harris, Karine Polwart, Viv & Riley, Special Consensus, Amy Ray, David Olney, Greg Brown, Kate Wolf, Eliza Gilkyson, John Gorka, Bonny Light Horseman, Steve Martin & Steep Canyon Rangers, and much more.


Hour One

Pete Seeger – Little Birdie (live) – Children’s Concert at Town Hall – Columbia Records

Harvey Reid – Listen to the Mockingbird – Chestnuts – Woodpecker

Grateful Dead – Bird Song (live) – Reckoning – Arista

Jesse Winchester – My Songbird (live) – Live from Mountain Stage – Blue Plate

Emmylou Harris – Little Bird (feat. Kate & Anna McGarrigle) – Stumble into Grace – Nonesuch

Karine Polwart – Follow the Heron – Threshold – W2 Music/Borealis Records

Spell Songs – Jay (feat. Seckou Keita) – Spell Songs II: Let The Light In – Quercus Records

John Gorka – Raven in the Storm – Land of the Bottom Line – Windam Hill

Viv & Riley – The Blackest Crow – Imaginary People – Free Dirt Records

Special Consensus – Blackbird – Great Blue North – Compass Records

Amy Ray – Chuck Will’s Widow – If It All Goes South – Daemon Records

Linda Thompson – If I Were A Bluebird – Won’t Be Long Now – Pettifer Sounds

Jeff Tweedy – A Robin or a Wren – Love Is the King – dBpm Records

Hour Two

David Olney – Birds – Migration – Loudhouse

Nora Jane Struthers – I Can Hear The Birds – Back To Cast Iron – Blue Pig Music

The Be Good Tanyas – The Littlest Birds – Blue Horse – Nettwerk

Greg Brown – Whippoorwill – The Evening Call – Red House

Kate Wolf – The Redtail Hawk – Gold In California – Kaleidosco

Bonny Light Horseman – Magpie’s Nest – Bonny Light Horseman – 37d03d

Maya de Vitry – Go Tell a Bird – Adaptations – Mad Maker Studio

Steve Goodman – Red Red Robin – Artistic Hair – Red Pajama Records

We Banjo 3 – Hummingbird – Open The Road – We Banjo 3

Willie Watson – The Cuckoo Bird – Folksinger Vol. 2 – Acony Records

Steve Martin & The Steep Canyon Rangers – Rare Bird Alert – Rare Bird Alert – Rounder

Eliza Gilkyson – Rare Bird – Beautiful World – Red House

Rosanne Cash – A Feather’s Not A Bird – The River & The Thread – Blue Note Records

Tom Waits – Fish & Bird – Alice – Anti


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