Folk Alley Radio Show #191003

by Linda Fahey

This week on Folk Alley, we celebrate the life of Grateful Dead lyricist Robert Hunter; new music from Dori Freeman, Charlie Parr, and IBMA New Artist and Guitar Player of the Year, Billy Strings; plus favorites from Doc Watson, Eric Bibb, Bruce Springsteen, and more.

In hour two, we revisit an exclusive Folk Alley Session from 2017 with singer/songwriter Kris Delmhorst, joined by Jeffrey Foucault; new music from The Gina Furtado Project, Rob Ickes & Trey Hensley, and Humbird; plus favorites from Bon Iver, Taj Mahal, Amos Lee, and much more.

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Artist – Title – Album – Label

Hour One:

Bruce Springsteen - Hello Sunshine - Western Stars - Columbia Records

David Grisman & Tony Rice - Morning Sun - Tone Poems – Acoustic Disc

Eric Bibb - Sunrise Blues - Booker's Guitar - Telarc Blues

Billy Strings - Running – Home - Rounder

Moira Smiley - Leather Britches - Unzip the Horizon - Moira Smiley Music

Grateful Dead - Ripple - American Beauty - Warner Bros

Grateful Dead - Dire Wolf (live) - Reckoning - Arista

Jim Lauderdale - Tiger & The Monkey - Reason and Rhyme - Sugar Hill

The Travelin' McCourys - Cumberland Blues - The Travelin' McCourys - McCoury Music

Levon Helm - Tennessee Jed - Electric Dirt - Vanguard

Dori Freeman (feat. Teddy Thompson) - 2 Step - Every Single Star - Blue Hens Music

Doc Watson - Deep River Blues - Doc Watson On Stage - Vanguard

Charlie Parr - Running Jumping Standing Still - Charlie Parr - Red House Records

Willie Murphy & Spider John Koerner - Sometimes I Can't Help Myself - Running Jumping Standing Still - Red House Records

Hour Two:

The Gina Furtado Project - The First Pebble - I Hope You Have A Good Life - Mountain Home Music

Ben Winship - One-Eyed Dolly - Acorns - Snake River

Amos Lee - Chill In the Air - Mountains of Sorrow, Rivers of Song - Blue Note Records

Anna Tivel - Black Umbrella - Folk Alley Sessions - Folk Alley Exclusive

Maya de Vitry - My Body Is A Letter - Folk Alley Sessions - Folk Alley Exclusive

Kris Delmhorst - All the Way Around - Folk Alley Sessions - Folk Alley Exclusive

Kris Delmhorst - Color of the Sky - Folk Alley Sessions - Folk Alley Exclusive

Kris Delmhorst - Tracks In the Snow - Folk Alley Sessions - Folk Alley Exclusive

Rob Ickes & Trey Hensley - World Full of Blues (feat. Taj Mahal) - World Full of Blues - Compass Records

Keb' Mo' - Don't Throw It Away (feat. Taj Mahal) - Oklahoma - Concord Music Group

Taj Mahal - Cakewalk Into Town - The Essential - Columbia

Humbird - Pharmakon - Pharmakon - Green Thumb

Bon Iver - Towers - Bon Iver - Jagjaguwar

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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