Folk Alley Radio Show #170824

by Linda Fahey

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Each week, host Elena See collects the best in contemporary and traditional folk, Americana and roots music from the latest releases, classics, exclusive Folk Alley in-studio and live concert recordings. Two new hours each week.

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This week on Folk Alley: in hour one, new music from Ben Sollee, Jason Wilber, David Rawlings, Shelby Lynne & Allison Moorer; we feature songs to help heal the divide with Martin Sexton, Mavis Staples, North Mississippi Allstars; an encore broadcast of our exclusive in-studio session with Texas songwriter - Robert Ellis from the 2017 30A Songwriters Festival; plus favorites from Red Horse, The Sparrow Quartet, The Civil Wars, Jason Isbell, and many more.

In hour two, more new music from The Lonely Heartstring Band, EmiSunshine, Ray Wylie Hubbard; an encore broadcast of our exclusive in-studio session with The Small Glories (Cara Luft & JD Edwards); a 2'fer from Randy Newman's new album, 'Dark Matter'; plus favorites from Sarah Jarosz, Joy Kills Sorrow, Doc Watson, The Carter Family, and more.



PLAYLIST

(Artist - Title - Album - Label)

Hour One:

Martin Sexton - For What It's Worth - Fall Like Rain - Kitchen Table Records

North Mississippi Allstars - Prayer for Peace - Prayer for Peace - Songs of the South

Mavis Staples - We Shall Not Be Moved - We'll Never Turn Back - ANTI

Ben Sollee - Carrie Bell - Ben Sollee and Kentucky Native - Soundly Music

The Sparrow Quartet - Sugar and Pie - Abigal Washburn & The Sparrow Quartet - Nettwerk

Robert Ellis - Drivin' - Folk Alley Exclusive - Live from the 30A Songwriters Festival - Folk Alley Exclusive

Robert Ellis - Elephant - Folk Alley Exclusive - Live from the 30A Songwriters Festival - Folk Alley Exclusive

Robert Ellis - California - Folk Alley Exclusive - Live from the 30A Songwriters Festival - Folk Alley Exclusive

Red Horse (Eliza Gilkyson) - Forget to Breathe - Red Horse - Red House Records

Jason Wilber - Something Somewhere - Reaction Time - WilberTone

David Rawlings - Cumberland Gap - Poor David's Almanack - Acony Records

The Civil Wars - 20 Years - Barton Hollow - Sensibility

Shelby Lynne & Allison Moorer - The Color of a Cloudy Day - Not Dark Yet - Silver Cross Records/ Thirty Tigers

Jason Isbell - Traveling Alone - Southeastern - Southeastern

Hour Two:

The Lonely Heartstring Band - The Road's Salvation - Deep Waters - Rounder Records/Concord

Sarah Jarosz - Peace - Follow Me Down - Sugar Hill

Joy Kills Sorrow - Kill My Sorrow - Darkness Sure Becomes This City - Signature Sounds

Ray Wylie Hubbard - Spider, Snaker, and Little Sun - Tell the Devil I'm Getting There As Fast As I Can - Bordello Records/ThirtyTigers

Koerner, Ray & Glover - Hangman - Blues, Rags, and Hollers - Red House Records

The Small Glories - Wondrous Traveler (in-studio) - Folk Alley Sessions Exclusive - Folk Alley Exclusive

The Small Glories - Time Wanders On (in-studio) - Folk Alley Sessions Exclusive - Folk Alley Exclusive

The Small Glories - Something To Hold Onto (in-studio) - Folk Alley Sessions Exclusive - Folk Alley Exclusive

Randy Newman - Putin - Dark Matter - Nonesuch Records

Randy Newman - It's A Jungle Out There - Dark Matter - Nonesuch Records

EmiSunshine - Ragged Dreams - Ragged Dreams - Little Blackbird Records

Doc Watson - Nashville Pickin' - Foundation - Sugar Hill

The Carter Family - Keep On the Sunny Side - The Carter Family 1927-1934 (box set) - JSP Records


Folk Alley's weekly, syndicated radio show is produced by Linda Fahey and Jon Nungesser, and hosted by Elena See. The show is available for free to stations via PRX.org or directly from WKSU via FTP for non-PRX members. The Folk Alley Radio Show is presently carried on over 50 stations nationally.

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