Folk Alley Radio Show #190815

by Linda Fahey

This week on Folk Alley, Folk Alley host Cindy Howes steps in for Elena See. Discover new music from Joe Pug, The Highwomen, and The Shootouts; hear a special duet with John Prine & Margo Price and an advance single from Bruce Cockburn's upcoming instrumentals album. All this, plus favorites from Bob Dylan, Patty Griffin, Billy Bragg & Wilco, and much more.

In hour two, more new music from Ben Winship, Che Apalache, and Anais Mitchell's new project, Bonny Light Horseman; plus the latest from Heather Maloney feat. Taylor Goldsmith, Mavis Staples, and David Huckfelt; an exclusive recording by Courtney Marie Andrews, captured at the 2019 30A Songwriters Festival; and favorites by John Renbourn, Richie Havens, Martin Sexton, and much more.

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Artist – Title – Album – Label

Hour One:

Amos Lee - Shout Out Loud - Supply and Demand - Blue Note Records

Laura Marling - The Muse - A Creature I Don't Know – Ribbon

Joe Pug - Moonlight of Your Room - The Flood In Color - Nation of Heat Records

The Highwomen - Redesigning Women - The Highwomen - Low Country Sound/Elektra

Gillian Welch - Tear My Stillhouse Down – Revival - Almo

Anna Tivel - Velvet Curtain - Folk Alley Sessions - Folk Alley Exclusive

Bob Dylan - Buckets of Rain (Take 2, Remake) - More Blood, More Tracks: The Bootleg Series, Vol. 14 - Columbia/Legacy

Patty Griffin – Trapeze - Children Running Through – ATO

The Shootouts - If I Could - Quick Draw - Shootouts Music

Billy Bragg & Wilco - California Stars - Mermaid Avenue – Elektra

Junip - The Ghost of Tom Joad - Black Refuge - Teme Shet

Bruce Cockburn - Blind Willie - Crowing Ignites - True North

Rhiannon Giddens w/Francesco Turrisi - Little Margaret - There Is No Other – Nonesuch

John Prine & Margo Price - Unwed Fathers - The Living Room Sessions (EP) - Oh Boy Records

10 String Symphony - Black Eyed Suzie - Weight of the World - Poppychop Records

Hour Two:

Elliot Smith - Somebody I Used To Know - Figure 8 - Dream Works

Amy Ray - Fine with the Dark – Holler - Daemon Records/Compass

Ben Winship – Pilgrim – Acorns - Snake River

Ana Egge – Dreamer - Bright Shadow - Grace/Parkinsong

Che Apalache - The Dreamer - Rearrange My Heart - Free Dirt

Courtney Marie Andrews - Rough Around the Edges - Folk Alley Exclusive-Live from the 30A Songwriters Festival - Folk Alley Exclusive

Richie Havens - All Along the Watchtower - Grace of Sun - Stormy Fort

Mavis Staples – Change - We Get By - Anti/Epitaph

Rosanne Cash, Sheryl Crow, Lori McKenna, Anais Mitchell, Josh Ritter, and Mark Erelli - By Degrees - (single) - Signature Sounds

Martin Sexton - Love Keep Us Together - Black Sheep - Eastern Fr

Heather Maloney - We Were Together (feat. Taylor Goldsmith) - Soil in the Sky - Signature Sounds

Sara Jarosz - Annabelle Lee - Follow Me Down - Sugar Hill

Iron & Wine - Caught In The Briars - Ghost on Ghost - 4AD

Bonny Light Horseman - Bonny Light Horseman - (single) - 37d03d

John Renbourn - Beth's Blues (Live) - The Attic Tapes - Riverboat Records/World

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.