Folk Alley Radio Show #190117

by Linda Fahey

This week on Folk Alley, we'll celebrate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with songs from Eilen Jewell, Odetta, and Richie Havens; we'll hear a new single from Our Native Daughters (Rhiannon Giddens, Amythyst Kiah, Leyla McCalla, and Allison Russell); an exclusive Folk Alley Session from the 30A Songwriters Festival with Ruthie Foster; more new music from Pierce Pettis, Todd Snider; favorites by Claire Lynch and more

In hour two, new music from Danny Burns (feat. Sam Bush & Jerry Douglas), Dead Horses, Iron & Wine, Balsam Range, and Mandolin Orange; we'll have a tribute to Guy Clark with a new single from Steve Earle and a live track from the man himself; also a set from Anais Mitchell's folk opera - Hadestown; plus favorites from James Hill & Anne Davison, Good Lovelies, Langhorne Slim & the Law, and many more.

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PLAYLIST

Artist - Title - Album - Label

Hour One:

Eilen Jewell - How Long - Letters From Sinners & Strangers – Signature

Odetta - Jim Crow Blues - Looking For a Home (Leadbelly Tribute) - M.C.

Our Native Daughters (Rhiannon Giddens, Amythyst Kiah, Leyla McCalla, and Allison Russell) - Quasheba, Quasheba - Songs of Our Native Daughters - Smithsonian Folkways

Richie Havens - Freedom - Best Of – Rhino

Ruthie Foster - Woke Up This Mornin' - Folk Alley Exclusive - Live from the 30A Songwriters Festival - Folk Alley Exclusive

Ruthie Foster - Runaway Soul - Folk Alley Exclusive - Live from the 30A Songwriters Festival - Folk Alley Exclusive

Ruthie Foster - Singin' the Blues - Folk Alley Exclusive - Live from the 30A Songwriters Festival - Folk Alley Exclusive

Ruthie Foster - Joy Comes Back - Folk Alley Exclusive - Live from the 30A Songwriters Festival - Folk Alley Exclusive

Pierce Pettis - Very Same Moon - Father's Son – Compass

Claire Lynch - Love Will Find You Again - New Day – Rounder

Todd Snider - Just Like Overnight - Cash Cabin Sessions, Vol. 3 - Aimless Records/Thirty

Jason Isbell - Hudson Commodore - Something More Than Free - Southeastern Records

Hour Two:

Danny Burns (feat. Sam Bush & Jerry Douglas) - Let It Go - North Country - Bonfire Recording

James Hill & Anne Davison - Ode to a Frozen Boot - True Love Don't Weep - Borealis Records

Good Lovelies - Down Down Down - Good Lovelies

Steve Earle & The Dukes - Dublin Blues - Guy - New West

Guy Clark (live) - The Cape - Songs and Stories – Dualtone

Ben Knox Miller, Ani DiFranco, Justin Vernon, Anais Mithcell, & Chorus -

Way Down Hadestown - Hadestown (A Folk Opera by Anais Mitchell) - Righteous Babe

Greg Brown, Chorus - Why We Build The Wall - Hadestown (A Folk Opera by Anais Mitchell) - Righteous Babe

Dead Horses - Family Tapes - [single] - Dead Horses

Iron & Wine - Last of Your Rock 'n Roll Heroes - Weed Garden (EP) - Sub Pop Records

Balsam Range - Hobo Blues - Aeonic - Mountain Home Music

David Grisman - Pupville - Dawg '90 – AcouDisc

Laura Love - Shady Grove - NeGrass - Octoroon

Mandolin Orange - The Wolves - Tides of A Teardrop - Yep Roc Records

Langhorne Slim & the Law – Wolves - The Spirit Moves - Dualtone Music Group


Folk Alley's weekly, syndicated radio show is produced by Linda Fahey and Elena See with assistance by Jon Nungesser. 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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