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Exclusive Folk Alley recordings & videos

Kris Delmhorst

  • Sep 27, 2019


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  • Video Premiere: Darrell Scott, "It's a Great Day to Be Alive"

    • Oct 22, 2019
    • Kelly McCartney

    "I found that a local Nashville corn maze (Honeysuckle Hill Farms) wanted to put my image and song, "It's a Great Day to Be Alive" into its corn maze design this fall - and since I had never made a video for the song, and since the song's message is as needed as ever, we decided to make a video with great help from family and friends. I love the result - share the love." - Darrell

  • Hear It First: Charlie Parr, 'Charlie Parr'

    • Sep 23, 2019
    • Kim Ruehl

    Charlie Parr's eponymous album - his seventeenth in as many years (counting compilations) - was originally intended to be a live album. It just didn’t work out that way. Instead, it’s a studio album comprised largely of songs Parr has recorded before, alongside some he borrowed from other writers and four new originals. Though fans have likely heard many of these tunes before, they’re delivered here with a care and fit that can only come from being worn in—the way a pair of jeans eventually takes the form of the person who wears it.

  • Hear It First: Ana Egge, 'Is It the Kiss'

    • Aug 30, 2019
    • Linda Fahey

    With her new release, Is It the Kiss, Ana Egge adds some great, honest songs to the collective consciousness — songs that show us her heart in order that we might see our own reflected in it. There is sorrow here, and suffering. But so, too, exists hope and calm amidst the hurt and chaos. Egge makes sure of that, time and again, letting us hear every nuance of her voice. The cracks, the slides, the strains, the breaths — it's all right there on display.