Folk Alley Radio Show #190912

by Linda Fahey

This week on Folk Alley, an exclusive Folk Alley Session with singer/songwriter, Courtney Hartman, performing songs from her new album, 'Ready Reckoner'; new music from Tinariwen, Mandolin Orange, Joan Shelley, and Rob Ickes & Trey Hensley; plus favorites from Taj Mahal, The Lone Bellow, Richard Thompson, and more.

In hour two, more new music from The Milk Carton Kids, Miss Tess, David Grier, and Mark Erelli; an exclusive in-studio track by Lake Street Dive; plus favorites from the Indigo Girls, Lori McKenna, Robert Ellis, Chris Smither, and much more.

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Artist – Title – Album – Label

Hour One:

Rob Ickes & Trey Hensley - Born with the Blues - World Full of Blues - Compass Records

Leo Kottke - Some Birds - Guitar Music – Chrysalis

Taj Mahal - Frankie & Albert - The Essential – Columbia

Drew Holcomb & The Neighbors - Dragons (feat. The Lone Bellow) – Dragons - Magnolia Music

The Lone Bellow - Tree To Grow - The Lone Bellow - Descendant Records

Courtney Hartman - January Third - Folk Alley Sessions - Folk Alley Exclusive

Courtney Hartman - Won't Be Satisfied - Folk Alley Sessions - Folk Alley Exclusive

Courtney Hartman - Here's To the Ones - Folk Alley Sessions - Folk Alley Exclusive

Mandolin Orange - Belly of the Beast - (single) - Yep Roc Records

Tinariwen - Kel Tinawen (feat. Cass McCombs) – Amadjar - Anti/Epitaph

Joan Shelley - Coming Down For You - Like the River Loves the Sea - No Quarter Records

Richard Thompson - Sunset Song - Sweet Warrior - Shout

Hour Two:

Greensky Bluegrass - Murder of Crows - All for Money - Big Blue Zoo (Thirty Tigers)

May Eriewine – Hurricane - Mother Lion - Earthwork Music

The Milk Carton Kids - The Only Ones - The Only Ones - Milk Carton Kids/Thirty

Joy Williams - Front Porch - Front Porch - Sensibility Recordings

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

Miss Tess - True Flood (feat. Rachel Price) - The Moon Is An Ashtray - Miss Tess Music

Lake Street Dive - Bobby Tanqueray - recorded at the 2012 Green River Festival - Folk Alley Exclusive

Mark Erelli - Her Town Now - (single) - Hillbilly Pilgrim

Josh Ritter - On the Water - Fever Records - Pytheas Recordings

Chris Smither - Make Room For Me - Hundred Dollar Valentine - Homunculus Music

David Grier - She's Gone - Ways of the World – Dreadnought

Lori McKenna - You Won't Even Know I'm Gone - The Tree - CN Records/Thirty Tigers

Robert Ellis – Elephant - Robert Ellis - New West Records

Shawn Colvin - Diamond In the Rough (acoustic) - Steady On (30th Anniversary Acoustic Edition) – SLCRecordings

Indigo Girls - Land of Canaan - Indigo Girls – Epic

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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