Folk Alley Radio Show #190822

by Linda Fahey

This week on Folk Alley, we dig into our Sessions archives to revisit an exclusive in-studio performance with North Carolina quintet, Mipso recorded last year in our studios in Saranac Lake, NY; new music from Eilen Jewell, Charlie Parr, Old Salt Union, and Robby Hecht; plus favorites from The War and Treaty, Pharis & Jason Romero, and more.

In hour two, more new music from Hiss Golden Messenger, Joe Pug, Ana Egge, and Rodney Crowell; a couple exclusive recordings with The Stray Birds; plus favorites from Cassandra Wilson, Darlingside, The Sweetback Sisters and more.

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Artist – Title – Album – Label

Hour One:

Charlie Parr – Jubilee - Charlie Parr - Red House Records

Mile Twelve – Rialto - City on A Hill - Delores the Taurus

Caroline Spence - Angels or Los Angeles - Mint Condition - Rounder Records/Concord

Robby Hecht - The Ones I Love - Me and the Fool I've Been, Set 2 - Old Man Henry Records

The War and Treaty - Love Like There's No Tomorrow - Healing Tide - Strong World

Mipso - Edges Run - Folk Alley Sessions - Folk Alley Exclusive

Mipso - Oceans - Folk Alley Sessions - Folk Alley Exclusive

Mipso - Monterey County - Folk Alley Sessions - Folk Alley Exclusive

Old Salt Union - Heartbroken & Lonesome - Where the Dogs Don't Bite - Compass Records

Bryan Sutton/Doc Watson - Whiskey Before Breakfast - Not Too Far From the Tree - Sugar Hill

Pharis & Jason Romero - Hillbilly Blues - A Passing Glimpse - Lula Records

Eilen Jewell - Beat the Drum – Gypsy – Signature

Mavis Staples - We'll Never Turn Back - We'll Never Turn Back - ANTI

Hour Two:

Molly Tuttle - Take the Journey - When You're Ready - Compass Records

Rodrigo y Gabriela – Cumbé – Mettavolution – ATO

Todd Snider (feat. Jason Isbell) - Like a Force of Nature - Cash Cabin Sessions, Vol. 3 - Aimless Records

Rodney Crowell - Caw Caw Blues (feat. Vince Gill) – Texas - RC1

Cassandra Wilson -Black Crow - Blue Light 'Til Dawn - Blue Note

The Stray Birds - Dream in Blue - Folk Alley Sessions - Folk Alley exclusive

The Stray Birds - Best Medicine - Folk Alley Sessions - Folk Alley exclusive

Anna Egge - Cocaine Cowboys - Is It the Kiss - StorySound Records

Darlingside - White Horses - Birds Say - Thirty Tigers

Peter Mulvey - The Fox - There Is Another World - Righteous Babe Records

The Cactus Blossoms – Desperado - Easy Way - Walkie Talkie Records

The Sweetback Sisters - They Say Virginia is for Lovers - Chicken Ain't Chicken – Signature Sounds

Joe Pug - The Letdown - The Flood in Color - Nation of Heat Records

Tift Merritt - My Boat - Stitch of the World - Yep Roc Records

Hiss Golden Messenger - Cat's Eye Blue - Terms of Surrender - Merge Records

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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