Folk Alley Radio Show #190808

by Linda Fahey

This week on Folk Alley, in hour one, an exclusive in-studio session with Canadian roots duo, The Small Glories, performing songs from their new album, Assiniboine & the Red; we look back on some highlights from this year's Newport Folk Festival with new music from The Highwomen and Bonny Light Horseman, plus Our Native Daughters, Amy Ray and JS Ondara; more new music from Joe Pug, The Steel Wheels, and Jamestown Revival.

In hour two, hear tracks from Ben Winship's new album, 'Acorns'; new music from Spirit Family Reunion, Che Apalache, The Shootouts, Old Salt Union, Andy Statman, and Hard Drive; plus favorites from Laura Cortese, Sierra Hull, The Brother Brothers, and much more.

{Audio for this episode is no longer available.}


Artist – Title – Album – Label

Hour One:

The Highwomen - Crowded Table - The HighWomen - Low Country Sound/Elektra

Dolly Parton - Coat of Many Colors - Coat of Many Colors

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

Bonny Light Horseman - Bonny Light Horseman - (single) - John Kaufman

Planxty - Follow Me Up To Carlow – Planxty - Shanachie

The Small Glories - Oh My Love (in-studio) - Folk Alley Sessions Exclusive

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

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

Joe Pug - The Flood In Color - The Flood In Color - Nation of Heat Records

Jamestown Revival - Mountain Preamble - San Isabel - Jamestown Revival

Amy Ray - Dadgum Down – Holler - Daemon Records/Compass

The Steel Wheels - Waiting in the Dark - Over the Trees - Big Ring Records

J.S. Ondara – Lebanon - Tales of America - Verve Forecast

Hour Two:

The Shootouts - Cleaning House - Quick Draw - Shootouts Music

Andy Statman - Monroe Bus - Monroe Bus - Shefa Records

Evie Ladin Band - Gone Again - Caught on A Wire - Evil Diane Music

Che Apalache - Saludo murguero/Maria - Rearrange My Heart - Free Dirt

Sierra Hull - Black River - Weighted Mind - Rounder

Ben Winship - Katy Bar the Door – Acorns - Snake River

Ben Winship - Cherry Tree – Acorns - Snake River

Old Salt Union (feat. Bobby Osborne) - Tell Me So - Where the Dogs Don't Bite - Compass Records

The Brother Brothers - Ocean's Daughter - Some People I Know - Compass Records

Laura Cortese & The Dance Cards – Stockholm - California Calling - Compass Records

Spirit Family Reunion - Would You Would or Would You Won't - Ride Free - Spirit Family Reunion

Hard Drive - Goin' Up Caney - Random Access Mash - Hard Drive

Melissa Carper & Rebecca Patek - Sweet Peach - Brand New Old-Time Songs - Melissa Carper & Rebecca Patek

Missy Raines - I've Endured (w/10 String Symphony) - Royal Traveler - Compass Records

Willie Nelson (w/ Paula Nelson) - Have You Ever Seen the Rain - To All the Girls… - Sony Legacy

Folk Alley's weekly, syndicated radio show is produced by Linda Fahey and Elena See with assistance by Redia Spada. The show is available for free to stations via or directly from Folk Alley via Dropbox for non-PRX members. The Folk Alley Radio Show is presently carried on over 50 stations nationally.

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