Folk Alley Radio Show #240418

This week join Folk Alley to celebrate Earth Day with music for and inspired by Mother Earth. Hear songs from Pete Seeger, The Mammals, Tom Rush, Joni Mitchell, Neko Case, Steve Forbert, John Prine, The High Hawks, Kacey Musgraves, and much more.

In hour two, it’s new music from Dave Alvin & Jimmie Dale Gilmore, Waxahatchee, Adeem the Artist, Lemon Bucket Orkestra, Abigail Lapell, and The Brother Brothers; an excerpt from the most recent Basic Folk podcast, discussing Community vs. Capitalism; favorites from Norman Blake and Peter Ostroushko, Lonesome Ace Stringband, Annabelle Chvostek, Bill Staines, and more.

Folk Alley is able to produce and offer this weekly radio show to over 70 public and community radio stations around the U.S. for FREE thanks to support from our members. If you enjoy this show please donate to Folk Alley or consider becoming a sponsor.


Hour One

Tom Rush – Mother Earth – The Very Best of Tom Rush – Columbia

Neko Case – Never Turn Your Back on Mother Earth – Middle Cyclone – ANTI-

Steve Forbert – Good Planets are Hard to Find (live) – 41st Kent St. Folk Festival – Exclusive Folk Alley recording

Pete Seeger – Garbage – Pete – LivingMusic

Pete Seeger – My Dirty Stream (The Hudson River Song) – The Smithsonian Folkways Collection – Smithsonian Folkways Recordings

The Mammals – I’m Ready for the Industrial Revolution To Be Over – [single] – Humble Abode

Joni Mitchell – Big Yellow Taxi – Ladies of the Canyon – Reprise

John Prine – Paradise – John Prine – Atlantic

Cosy Sheridan(comp) – Don’t Go In The Water – The Women of Kerrville Vol. 2 – Silverwolf

Beatles – Mother Nature’s Son – The White Album – Capitol

The High Hawks – Mother Nature’s Show – Mother Nature’s Show – LoHi Records

Cat Stevens – Where Do the Children Play? – Tea For The Tillerman – A & M

Lindsay Lou & The Flatbellys – Dear Earth/Querida Tierra – Folk Alley exclusive in-studio session – Exclusive Folk Alley Sessions recording

Kacey Musgraves – Oh, What A World – Golden Hour – MCA Nashville

Jonathan Edwards – This Island Earth – One Day Closer – RisingRecs

Neil Young with Crazy Horse – Love Earth – World Record – Reprise

Hour Two

Dave Alvin & Jimmie Dale Gilmore – We’re Still Here – TexiCali – Yep Roc Records

Norman Blake and Peter Ostroushko – Chickamauga – Meeting On Southern Soil – RedHouse

Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell – La Danse de la Joie – The Traveling Kind – Nonesuch

Waxahatchee – Burns Out at Midnight – Tigers Blood – ANTI

Joe Pug – Long Midnight – The Flood In Color – Nation of Heat Records

Cindy Howes and Folk Debate Club – Basic Folk Interview (Folk Debate Club): Community vs. Capitalism – Basic Folk

Jenny Owen Youngs – It’s Later Than You Think – Avalanche – Yep Roc

Adeem the Artist – Rotations – Anniversary – Four Quarters Records/Thirty Tigers

Lonesome Ace Stringband – Sweeter Sound – Try To Make It Fly – Lonesome Ace Stringband

Lemon Bucket Orkestra – Shchedryj Vechor – Cuckoo – Lemon Bucket Orkestra

Annabelle Chvostek – D’être humain (To Be Human) – String of Pearls – Annabelle Chvostek

Abigail Lapell – Count On Me – Anniversary – Outside Music

The Brother Brothers – Brown Dog – The January Album – Stumbling Rose Records

Bill Staines – Old Dogs – Old Dogs – Red House


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 70 stations nationally.

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