Folk Alley Radio Show #240425

This week on Folk Alley, join Elena See to celebrate trees in honor of Arbor Day (April 26). Hear songs from Nomos, Baka Beyond, Kate Wolf, Ben Winship, Grant Dermody & Frank Fotusky, Molly Tuttle, Adia Victoria, a classic from Odetta, a fave from John Gorka, plus, a new single from Laurie Lewis’ forthcoming album entitled, ‘Trees.’

In hour two, it’s new music from Ann Savoy, Chris Castle, Larry Campell & Teresa Williams, The Brother Brothers, Anna Tivel, Iron & Wine, and Martin Simpson; an excerpt from the most recent Basic Folk podcast interview with Humbird; favorites from Michael Doucet and the Red Stick Ramblers; and more.

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Hour One

Nomos – I Love the Trees – Set You Free – Green Linn

Baka Beyond – Spirit of the Forest – Spirit of the Forest – Hannibal

Kate Wolf & the Wildwood Flower – The Lilac & The Apple – Lines On the Paper – Rhino

Ben Winship – Cherry Tree – Acorns – Snake River

Grant Dermody & Frank Fotusky – Peach Tree Blues – Digging In John’s Backyard – Grant Dermody & Frank Fotusky

Laurie Lewis – Trees – Trees – Spruce and Maple Music

The Bee Eaters – The Tree Climber – The Bee Eaters – unsigned

Molly Tuttle & Golden Highway – Crooked Tree – Crooked Tree – Nonesuch Records

Odetta – In The Pines – Looking For a Home (Leadbelly Tribute) – M.C.

Adia Victoria – Magnolia Blues – A Southern Gothic – Canvasback

Spell Songs – Oak (feat Kris Drever & Seckou Keita) – Spell Songs II: Let The Light In – Quercus

Darrell Scott – Willow Creek – A Crooked Road – Full Light Records

Heidi Talbot – Music Tree – In Love + Light – Compass

Lori McKenna – The Tree – The Tree – CN Records/Thirty Tigers

John Gorka – Branching Out – I Know – Red House

Hour Two

Ann Savoy – Cajun Love Song – Another Heart – Smithsonian Folkways

Michael Doucet – L’amour ou la Folie – From Now On – Smithsonian Folkways

Red Stick Ramblers – Laisse Les Canjuns Danser – Made in the Shade – Sugar Hill

Chris Castle – Long Way to the Bottom – Long Way to the Bottom – Dirtsandwich Music

Larry Campbell & Teresa Williams – I Think About You – All This Time – Royal Potato Family

Humbird – Basic Folk Interview excerpt Cindy Howes and Humbird – Basic Folk interview clip – Basic Folk

Humbird – Right On – Right On – Nettwerk

Humbird – On the Day We Are Together Again – Still Life – Humbird/Nettwerk Music Group

The Brother Brothers – The Illinois River Song – The January Album – Stumbling Rose Records

The Howlin’ Brothers – Boogie – Trouble – Readymade Records

Anna Tivel – Bluebird – Living Thing – Fluff & Gravy

Iron & Wine – You Never Know – Light Verse – Sub Pop

Martin Simpson – Skydancers – Skydancers – Topic Records

The Full English – Awake Awake – The Full English – Topic Records


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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