Folk Alley Radio Show #190307

by Linda Fahey

This week on Folk Alley, we get ready for St. Patrick's Day with music from Danny Burns (feat. Tim O'Brien), We Banjo 3, and Cara Dillon; we feature our exclusive session from the 2019 30A Songwriters Festival with Steve Poltz who performs songs from his new release, 'Shine On'; plus new music by Patty Griffin, The Honey Dewdrops, Mary Bragg, and more.

In hour two, new music by Mavis Staples, Our Native Daughters (Rhiannon Giddens, Amythyst Kiah, Leyla McCalla, and Allison Russell), Della Mae, Cactus Blossoms, and a previously unreleased track by the great Townes Van Zandt; and exclusive recording by Molsky's Mountain Drifters from Beehive Productions; plus favorites from Amy Helm, Peter Case, Eric Bibb, Willie Watson, The War and Treaty, and more.

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PLAYLIST

Hour One:

Danny Burns (feat. Tim O’Brien) – Great Big Sea – North Country – Bonfire Recording

We Banjo 3 – Island Orchard – String Theory – We Banjo 3

Cara Dillon – The Faughan Side – Wanderer – Charcoal Records

The Honey Dewdrops – Going Rate – Anyone Can See – The Honey Dewdrops

The Honey Dewdrops – Fly Away Free – It the Sun Will Shine – self

Steve Poltz – Shine On – Folk Alley Exclusive – Live from the 30A Songwriters Festival – Folk Alley Exclusive

Steve Poltz – Ballin’ On A Wednesday - Live from the 30A Songwriters Festival – Folk Alley Exclusive

Steve Poltz – Pharmacist - Live from the 30A Songwriters Festival – Folk Alley Exclusive

Mary Bragg – Fixed – Violets As Camouflage – Mary Bragg Music/Tone

Birdtalker – Be Where You Are – One – Birdtalker

Patty Griffin – Mama’s Worried – Patty Griffin – PGM/Thirty Tigers

Guy Clark – Worry B Gone – Workbench Songs – Dualtone

Hour Two:

The Cactus Blossoms – Desperado – Easy Way – Walkie Takie Records

Amy Helm – This Too Shall Light – This Too Shall Light – Yep Roc

Townes Van Zandt – Sky Blue – Sky Blue – Fat Possum/TVZ Records

Peter Case – If You Got A Light To Shine – Who’s Gonna Go Your Crooked Mile – Vanguard

Eric Bibb – Shine On – Diamond Days – Telarc

Our Native Daughters (Rhiannon Giddens, Amythyst Kiah, Leyla McCalla, and Allison Russell) – Polly Ann’s Hammer – Songs of Our Native Daughters – Smithsonian Folkways

Dom Flemons – John Henry y los vaqueros – Black Cowboys – Smithsonian Folkways

Willie Watson – John Henry – Folksinger Vol. 2 – Acony Records

Molsky’s Mountain Drifters – There’s A Bright Side Somewhere (live) – Beehive Field Recordings – Beehive Productions

The Travelin’ McCourys – Loser – The Travelin’ McCourys – McCoury Music

Mavis Staples – Take Us Back (live) – Live In London – Anti/Epitaph

The War and Treaty – Love Like There’s No Tomorrow – Healing Tide – Strong World

Ben Harper and Charlie Musselwhite – Love and Trust – No Mercy In This Land – Anti

Della Mae – Sixteen Tons – The Butcher Shoppe (EP) – Rounder Records

John Hartford – Holding – Aereo-Plain - Rounder


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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