Spring Mix

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Mon, 05/10/2021 - 5:30am to 7:00am

Spring has brought us Mayday, Mothers Day, Pink Moon, blossoms, fern tips, and mushrooms as we shake off the grip of winter and tilt toward summer. Butterflies and a super Flower Moon are on their way. This episode of Folk Espresso is a spring mix of songs and tunes for the transition to summer. 

Contemporary and eclectic folk music to energize your morning.

Artists in this episode include Pete Seeger; Merritt Herring; The Fretless; Carrie Newcomer; John McCutcheon; Stephanie Davis; Yo La Tengo; Ranarim; Dorian Michael; Wayne Henderson & Helen White; David Francey; The Kentucky Headhunters; Bruce Springsteen; Natalie Merchant; Clyde Curly and the Oxymorons; Larry Kaplan; Sally Rogers & Howie Bursen; Lou & Peter Berryman; Tim O'Brien; The Watersons; Sue Songer, Clyde Curley, & Betsy Branch; Jon Broderick & Jay Speakman; Alex Sturbaum; Wes Weddell & Ailisa Newhall.

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Episode Playlist

  • Time
    5:32
    Artist
    Carrie Newcomer
    Song
    Impossible, Until It's Not
    Album
    The Point of Arrival
    Label
    Available Light Records
  • Time
    5:36
    Artist
    Wes Weddell & Ailisa Newhall
    Song
    The Songs of Spring
    Album
    Pushing Forward
    Label
    Dusty Shadows Music
  • Time
    5:40
    Artist
    The Watersons
    Song
    Hal-an-tow
    Album
    Frost & Fire
    Label
  • Time
    5:42
    Artist
    Dorian Michael
    Song
    Mayday
    Album
    What You Get for Your Trouble (Acoustic Guitar)
    Label
  • Time
    5:45
    Artist
    Jon Broderick & Jay Speakman
    Song
    Dance Hall Tow
    Album
    A Good Trip After All
    Label
    self
  • Time
    5:50
    Artist
    Tim O'Brien
    Song
    Little Annie (When the Springtime Comes Again)
    Album
    Where the River Meets the Road
    Label
    Howdy Skies Records
  • Time
    5:54
    Artist
    Ranarim
    Song
    Maj vare välkommen (Welcome Blessed Spring)
    Album
    Morning Star
    Label
  • Time
    5:58
    Artist
    Alex Sturbaum
    Song
    Radish in Spring
    Album
    Loomings
    Label
    Alex Sturbaum
  • Time
    6:02
    Artist
    Stephanie Davis
    Song
    Talkin' Harvest Time Blues
    Album
    Crocus in the Snow
    Label
    Recluse Records
  • Time
    6:07
    Artist
    Merritt Herring
    Song
    All the Baby Chickens In the Garden
    Album
    Precious Memories
    Label
    self
  • Time
    6:10
    Artist
    Clyde Curly and the Oxymorons
    Song
    Grub Springs
    Album
    Old Time Mandolin
    Label
  • Time
    6:13
    Artist
    David Francey
    Song
    Red-Winged Blackbird
    Album
    Torn Screen Door
    Label
    Laker Music
  • Time
    6:17
    Artist
    Natalie Merchant
    Song
    Which Side Are You on?
    Album
    The House Carpenter's Daughter
    Label
    Myth America Records
  • Time
    6:21
    Artist
    Pete Seeger
    Song
    Union Maid
    Album
    If I Had a Hammer: Songs of Hope & Struggle
    Label
    Smithsonian Folkways
  • Time
    6:24
    Artist
    Bruce Springsteen
    Song
    The Ghost of Tom Joad
    Album
    The Ghost of Tom Joad
    Label
    Columbia
  • Time
    6:29
    Artist
    Sue Songer, Clyde Curley, and Betsy Branch
    Song
    Mother's Delight
    Album
    A Portland Play Along Selection
    Label
  • Time
    6:31
    Artist
    Larry Kaplan
    Song
    Baseball
    Album
    Furthermore...
    Label
    Hannah Lane Music
  • Time
    6:34
    Artist
    Sally Rogers & Howie Bursen
    Song
    A Chat With Your Mother
    Album
    When Howie Met Sally
    Label
    Flying Fish
  • Time
    6:38
    Artist
    Lou & Peter Berryman
    Song
    Why Am I Painting the Living Room?
    Album
    What, Again?!
    Label
    Cornbelt Recording
  • Time
    6:43
    Artist
    Wayne Henderson & Helen White
    Song
    Sweet Fern
    Album
    Live from Virginia
    Label
  • Time
    6:46
    Artist
    Yo La Tengo
    Song
    Griselda
    Album
    Fakebook
    Label
  • Time
    6:47
    Artist
    John McCutcheon
    Song
    Dry Land Fish
    Album
    22 Days
    Label
    Appalsongs
  • Time
    6:51
    Artist
    The Kentucky Headhunters
    Song
    Dry-Land Fish
    Album
    Songs from the Grass String Ranch
    Label
  • Time
    6:57
    Artist
    The Fretless
    Song
    Bird's Nest
    Album
    Bird's Nest
    Label

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