Folk Alley Radio Show #200402

by Linda Fahey

This week on Folk Alley, Elena See shares an exclusive interview and performance from The Secret Sisters, recorded at this year's 30A Songwriters Festival; new music from Mapache, Christopher Paul Stelling, Jill Andrews, Jake Shimabukuro and Western Centuries; a set on tunes to welcome in spring, and much more.

In hour two, new music from Wu Fei & Abigail Washburn, Béla Fleck & Toumani Diabaté, and Pharis & Jason Romero; plus favorites from the New Grass Revival, Jerry Garcia Band, Kieran Kane & Rayna Gellert, Kate Wolf; and more.

(Audio for this show is no longer available.)


Artist – Title – Album – Label

Hour One:

The Early Mays - Red Bud - The Early Mays - The Early Mays

Gillian Welch - Winter's Come and Gone - Hell Among the Yearlings - ALM Sounds

Steve Goodman - Red Red Robin - Artistic Hair - Red Pajama Records

Mapache - Life On Fire - From Liberty Street - Yep Roc Records

Mandolin Orange - Wildfire - Blindfaller - Yep Roc Records

The Secret Sisters - Cabin - Folk Alley Exclusive, Live from the 30A Songwriters Festival (2020) - Folk Alley Exclusive Recording

Christopher Paul Stelling - Have To Do For Now - Best of Luck - ANTI

Bonny Light Horseman - Mountain Rain - Bonny Light Horseman - 37d03d

Jill Andrews - Sorry Now - Jill Andrews - Vulture Vulture/Tone Tree

Jake Shimabukuro - Wai'alae - Trio - Music Theories

Joe Crookston - Miner In the Mourning - Georgia I'm Here - Milagrito Records

The Ragbirds - Lemon Grove - The Threshold & The Hearth - The Ragbirds

Western Centuries - Before That Final Bell - Call the Captain - Free Dirt

Hour Two:

New Grass Revival - One Love/People Get Ready - On the Boulevard - Sugar Hill

Wailin' Jennys - One Voice - 40 Days - Red House Records

Dave Alvin & Jimmie Dale Gilmore - Get Together - Downey to Lubbock - Yep Roc Records

Kenny Rogers - Love Will Turn You Around - Love Will Turn You Around - Capitol Records Nashville

Kate Wolf - Give Yourself to Love - Weaver of Visions(Anthology) - Rhino

Wu Fei & Abigail Washburn - Four Seasons Medley: Four Seasons / Dark Oceans Waltz - Wu Fei & Abigail Washburn - Smithsonian Folkways Recordings

Béla Fleck & Toumani Diabaté - Nashville - The Ripple Effect - Craft Recordings

Pharis & Jason Romero - We All Fall - Bet On Love - Lula Records

The Small Glories - Black Waterside - Songs by Cara Luft & JD Edwards (EP) - The Small Glories

Danny Barnes - Hambone Slide - Man On Fire - ATO Records

The Greencards - Almost Home - Weather And Water - Dualtone

Kieran Kane & Rayna Gellert - Who Knows - When the Sun Goes Down - Dead Reckoning Records

Donna the Buffalo - I Love My Tribe - Tonight, Tomorrow and Yesterday - Sugar Hill

Jerry Garcia Band - My Sisters and Brothers - Jerry Garcia Band (live) - Arista 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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