Folk Alley Radio Show #200220

by Linda Fahey

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This week on Folk Alley, join host Elena See in a celebration of the life of Joseph Shabalala, the founder of the group Ladysmith Black Mambazo; a set of Folk Alley exclusive recordings by Wisconsin duo, Dead Horses; plus new music from Taylor Ashton, Sam Lee, Rose Cousins, Mary Chapin Carpenter, and more.

In hour two, more new music from Seamus Egan, Letitia VanSant, John Moreland, William Prince, and Kyshona Armstrong; plus favorites from Peter Mulvey, The Sparrow Quartet, Caitlin Canty, and more.

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Artist – Title – Album – Label

Hour One:

Paul Simon - Homeless (feat. Ladysmith Black Mambazo) – Graceland - Warner Bros.

Paul Simon - Diamonds On The Soles of Her Shoes (feat. Ladysmith Black Mambazo) – Graceland - Warner Bros.

Ladysmith Black Mambazo - Ilungelo Ngelakho – Heavenly - Shanachie

Miss Tess - Take It Easy - The Moon Is An Ashtray - Miss Tess Music

Robinella & CC Stringband - Love Me or Leave Me - Robinella and the CC Stringband - BigGulley

Dead Horses - Family Tapes - Folk Alley Sessions - Folk Alley Exclusive Recording

Dead Horses - Mighty Storm - Folk Alley Sessions - Folk Alley Exclusive Recording

Sam Lee - The Garden Of England Seeds Of Love - Old Wow - Cooking Vinyl

Bill Jones - The Three Ravens - Wonderful Fairytale - Brick Wall Music

Taylor Ashton - Straight Back - The Romantic - Signature Sounds

Nickel Creek - Ode To A Butterfly - Nickel Creek - Sugar Hill

Rose Cousins - The Return (Love Comes Back) – Bravado - Outside Music

Mary Chapin Carpenter - Our Man Walter Cronkite - [single] - Lambent Light Records (Thirty Tigers)

Shawn Colvin - Ricochet in Time - Steady On - CBS/Sony

Hour Two:

Bonny Light Horseman - The Roving - Bonny Light Horseman - 37d03d

Seamus Egan - 6 Then 5 - Early Bright - THL Records

The Suitcase Junket - Twisted Fate (in-studio) - Folk Alley Sessions - Folk Alley Exclusive

Caitlin Canty - Get Up - Reckless Skyline - Caitlin Canty

Jeffrey Foucault - Pretty Hands - Blood Brothers - Blueblade Records

Michael Doucet avec Lâcher Prise - Marie Catin - Lâcher Prise - Compass Records

Rodney Crowell - Fever On the Bayou - Tarpaper Sky - New West

Letitia VanSant - Something Real – Circadian - Letitia VanSant

John Moreland - I Always Let You Burn Me To The Ground - LP5 - Old Omens/Thirty Tigers

William Prince – Lighthouse – Reliever - Glassnote Records

The Sparrow Quartet - A Kazakh Melody - Abigail Washburn & The Sparrow Quartet – Nettwerk

The Bookshop Band - Accidents and Pretty Girls - Accidents and Pretty Girls - The Bookshop Band

Kyshona Armstrong – Listen – Listen - Kyshona Armstrong/Tone Tree Music

Peter Mulvey - Are You Listening? - Are You Listening? - Righteous Babe 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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