Folk Alley Radio Show #191121

by Linda Fahey

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This week on the Folk Alley Radio Show, join Elena See for some Thanksgiving-inspired music from Loudon Wainwright III and The Highwomen; we take a closer look at the 2019 FreshGrass Band Award finalists; plus new music from Courtney Marie Andrews, The Secret Sisters, Joe Henry, and more.

In hour two, more Thanksgiving favorites from Lyle Lovett, Joe Craven and The Wiyos; new music from some of our favorite Canadian musicians including William Prince, The East Pointers, and Catherine MacLellan; a classic from Sonny Terry; plus favorites from Jason Isbell, Kacey Musgraves, Gillian Welch, and more.

{Audio for this episode is no longer available.}


Artist – Title – Album – Label

Hour One:

Loudon Wainwright III – Thanksgiving - Career Moves – Charisma

John, Jonathan, Nathan McEuen – Dinner! - The McEuen Sessions: For All The Good - Mesa/Bluemoon

The Highwomen - Crowded Table - The Highwomen - Low Country Sound/Elektra

Courtney Marie Andrews (compilation) - Downtown Train - Come On Up To the House: Women Sing Waits - Dualtone Music Group

Tom Waits - Long Way Home - Orphans (Bawlers) - ANTI

AJ Lee & Blue Summit - Like I Used To - Folk Alley Sessions - FreshGrass Band Award Finalists 2019 - Folk Alley exclusive

The Trailblazers - Flyin' - Folk Alley Sessions - FreshGrass Band Award Finalists 2019 - Folk Alley exclusive

Meadow Mountain - Bound for the Afternoon - Folk Alley Sessions - FreshGrass Band Award Finalists 2019 - Folk Alley exclusive

Amos Lee – Crooked - My New Moon – Dualtone

Willie Nelson - Vote 'Em Out - [single] - Sony

The Secret Sisters – Cabin - Saturn Return - New West Records

Neko Case and Her Boyfriends - Guided By Wire - Furnace Room Lullaby – Bloodshot

Joe Henry - In Time for Tomorrow (Funeral for Sorrow) - The Gospel According To Water - earMUSIC

The Birds of Chicago - Real Midnight - Real Midnight - Five Head Entertainment

Hour Two:

Lyle Lovett – Church - Joshua Judges Ruth – MCA

Joe Craven - Hot Turkey – Camptown – Blender

The Wiyos - Cornbread & Butterbeans - Hat Trick - Grub and Love

Bob Dylan - Country Pie (Take 2) - Travelin' Thru, 1967 - 1969: The Bootleg Series, Vol. 15 - Columbia/Sony Legacy

Sonny Terry (compilation) - Custard Pie - Classic Harmonica Blues - Smithsonian Folkways

Van Morrison - Early Days - Three Chords and the Truth - Caroline International

Gillian Welch - I Want To Sing That Rock and Roll - Time(The Revelator) – Acony

William Prince - The Spark – Reliever - Glassnote Records

Kacey Musgraves - Slow Burn - Golden Hour - MCA Nashville

Jason Isbell - Hudson Commodore - Something More Than Free - Southeastern Records

The East Pointers – Wintergreen - Yours To Break - The East Pointers

Vishten - Shetland's Magical Bus – Mosaik - Plages Distribution

Catherine Maclellan - The Tempest – Coyote - Catherine MacLellan

Dori Freeman - Darlin' Boy - Every Single Star - Blue Hens Music

Dead Horses - Kickapoo Creek - Cartoon Moon - Dead Horses


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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