Folk Alley Radio Show #191017

by Linda Fahey

This week on Folk Alley, embrace apple season with a set from The Quiet American, Béla Fleck, and Trapezoid; new music from Darrin Bradbury, The Mavericks, Forest Sun, and a set from The Milk Carton Kids' new album, 'The Only Ones'; more spooky ghost songs for Halloween; plus favorites from Donna the Buffalo, John Prine & Margo Price, Jeffrey Foucault, and more.

In hour two, new music from Irene Kelley, Bruce Cockburn, David Grisman's Dawg Trio, and Sunny War; hear Aimee Mann's version of a Tom Waits classic from the upcoming compilation, 'Come on Up to the House: Women Sing Waits;' plus favorites from Amos Lee, Jake Bugg, Dead Horses, Old & In the Way, John Hartford, and much more.

{Audio for this episode is no longer available.}


Artist – Title – Album – Label

Hour One:

The Quiet American - Apple in the Fall - Wild Bill Jones – The Quiet American

Béla Fleck – Applebutter – Daybreak - Rounder

Trapezoid - Do You Love an Apple? - Now & Then - FlyingFish

Forest Sun - Brighter Day - Brighter Day - ForestSunMusic

Donna the Buffalo - Working On That - Tonight, Tomorrow and Yesterday - Sugar Hill

The Milk Carton Kids - I'll Be Gone - The Only Ones - Milk Carton Records/Thirty Tigers

The Milk Carton Kids - My Name Is Ana - The Only Ones - Milk Carton Records/Thirty Tigers

Darrin Bradbury - The Trouble With Time (feat. Margo Price - Talking Dogs & Atom Bombs - Epitaph/ANTI

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

Jeffrey Foucault - Pretty Hands - Blood Brothers - Blueblade Records

Bob Weir - Ghost Towns - Blue Mountain - Columbia/Legacy

The Tallest Man On Earth - Waiting For My Ghost - I Love You. It's a Fever Dream. - Rivers/Birds Records

Rosi Golan - Seeing Ghosts - Lead Balloon

The Mavericks - Are You Sure Hank Done It This Way - Play the Hits - Mono Mundo

Hank Williams - Long Gone Lonesome Blues - 40 Greatest Hit - Polydor

Hour Two:

Amelia Curran - Blackbird On Fire – Spectators – Mediterraneo

Bruce Cockburn - Bardo Rush - Crowing Ignites - True North Records

Jake Bugg - Me and You - Shangri La - Island

Kathy Mattea - I Can't Stand Up Alone - Pretty Bird - Captain Potato

Tim O'Brien Band - Crooked Road - Tim O'Brien Band - Howdy Skies Records

Aimee Mann (compilation) - Hold On - Come On Up To the House: Women Sing Waits - Dualtone Music Group

The Small Glories - Something To Hold Onto - Wondrous Traveler - The Small Glories

John Hartford - Holding - Aereo-Plain – Rounder

Irene Kelley - Something About A Train Sound - Benny's TV Repair - Mountain Fever Records

Steve Martin & The Steep Canyon Rangers - On the Water - The Long Awaited Album - Rounder Records

Dead Horses - On and On - My Mother the Moon - Dead Horses

David Grisman's Dawg Trio - Razzle Dazzle - Plays Tunes & Sings Songs - Acoustic Disc

Old and in the Way - Panama Red - Old and in the Way – Ryko

Sunny War - Love Became Pain - Shell Of A Girl - Hen House Studios

Amos Lee - Little Light - My New Moon – Dualtone


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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