Folk Alley Radio Show #240606

This week on Folk Alley, we’re gearing up for Father’s Day (on June 16) with a special show dedicated to dads of folk, roots, and Americana music and their musical kids. Hear songs from “the Father of Folk,” Woody Guthrie along with Arlo and Sarah Lee Guthrie; Greg Brown and daughters Pieta, Constie, and Zoe; Loudon Wainwright III and Rufus and Martha Wainwright; Johnny and Rosanne Cash; The Thompsons; Darrell and Wayne Scott, Bob and Jakob Dylan, The McCourys, Levon and Amy Helm, and much 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

Woody Guthrie – This Land Is Your Land – This Land Is Your Land: The Asch Recordings, Vol. 1 – Smithsonian Folkways

Arlo Guthrie – Bling Blang – Arlo Guthrie – Reprise/Rising Son

Sarah Lee Guthrie – Overcome – Folk Alley Exclusive – Live from the 30A Songwriters Festival – Folk Alley Exclusive Recording

Greg Brown – Daughters – Iowa Waltz – Red House

Pieta, Zoe, and Constie Brown – Ella Mae – Going Driftless (Greg Brown Tribute) – Red House

Loudon Wainwright III – A Father and a Son – History – Charisma

Rufus Wainwright – One Man Guy – Poses – Dreamworks

Loudon & Martha Wainwright – You Never Phone (live) – So Damm Happy (LIVE) – Sanctuary

Johnny Cash – To Beat The Devil – Hello, I’m Johnny Cash – Columbia

Rosanne Cash – Girl from the North Country – The List – Manhattan Records

Thompson – One Life At A Time – Family – Fantasy Records

The Rails – William Taylor – Fair Warning – Island Records

Teddy Thompson & Kelly Jones – Make A Wish On Me – Little Windows – Cooking Vinyl

Wayne Scott – Sunday With My Son – This Weary Way – Fulllight

Darrell Scott – A Father’s Song – A Crooked Road – Full Light Records

Hour Two

Bob Dylan – Stuck Inside of Mobile w/ the Memphis Blues Again – No Direction Home: The Soundtrack – Sony

Jakob Dylan – Everybody’s Hurting – Women and Country – Columbia

Del McCoury Band – That Ol’ Train – Del McCoury Still Sings Bluegrass – McCoury Music

The Travelin’ McCourys – Cumberland Blues – The Travelin’ McCourys – McCoury Music

Jay Ungar & Molly Mason – Relax Your Mind – Relax Your Mind – Angel

Jay Ungar & Molly Mason Family Band (in studio) – Dyna/June Apple/Leather Britches – Folk Alley Sessions – Folk Alley Exclusive Recordings

Mike + Ruthy – Simple & Sober (in-studio) – Folk Alley Sessions – Folk Alley Exclusive Recordings

Martin Carthy – Scarborough Fair – Martin Carthy – Topic Records

Eliza Carthy – Blind Fiddler – Heat, Light & Sound – Topic

Steve Earle – Champagne Corolla – J.T. – New West

Justin Townes Earle – Kids In the Streets – Kids in the Street – New West Records

Amy Helm – Spend Our Last Dime – Didn’t It Rain – Entertainment One Music

Levon Helm – Rag Mama Rag (live) – Ramble At The Ryman – Vanguard 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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