Orphans and Foundlings

Folk Music & Beyond Playlist for November 23, 2013
Hour 1: Unwanted Children in Traditional Ballads

First Set

Pentangle, "Omie Wise," Reflections, 4:20 Transatlantic

G.B. Grayson, "Ommie Wise," The Rose and the Briar, 3:10 Columbia/Legacy

Second Set

Coon Creek Girls, "Pretty Polly," The Rose and the Briar, 2:48 Columbia/Legacy

Mary Chapin Carpenter & Darol Anger, "Pretty Polly," Heritage, 8:43 Six Degrees

Third Set

Planxty, "The Well Below the Valley," The Well Below the Valley, 5:31 Shanachie

Kerfuffle, "Down by the Greenwood Side," To the Ground, 5:05 RootBeat Records

June Tabor, "The Cruel Mother," An Echo of Hooves, 6:09 Topic

Midway Music

Darol Anger, "Talk About Suffering Here Below," Heritage, 6:18 Six Degrees

Fourth Set

Dolly Parton, "Down from Dover," The Rose and the Briar, 3:45 Columbia/Legacy

Caren Armstrong, "Ode to Billy Joe," Everything, 5:31 (self-produced)

Folk Music & Beyond Playlist for November 23, 2013
Hour 2: Orphans and Foundlings

First Set

Roseanne Cash, "Motherless Children," Motherless Children, 3:06 Manhattan Records

Mary Gauthier, "The Foundling," The Foundling, 3:36 Razor & Tie

Antje Duvekot, "Phoenix," New Siberia, 4:51 (self-produced)

Mary Gauthier, "March 11, 1962," The Foundling, 5:45 Razor & Tie

Second Set

Gillian Welch, "Orphan Girl," Revival, 3:56 Almo

Laura Love, "Hard Times," You Ain't Got No Easter Clothes, 4:16 Koch

Mary Gauthier, "Goodbye," The Foundling, 4:10 Razor & Tie

Third Set

Joni Mitchell, "Little Green," Blue, 3:25 Reprise

Mary Gauthier, "Mama Here, Mama Gone," The Foundling, 3:58 Razor & Tie

Diana Jones, "Pony," My Remembrance of You, 4:40 newsong recordings

Fourth Set

Krista Detor, "A Traveler in Winter," The Silver Wood, 4:33 (self-produced)

Rachel Bissex, "Royal Blues," I Used to Be Nice, 5:30 Alcazar

Lucy Kaplansky, Richard Shindell, & Dar Williams, "By Way of Sorrow," Cry Cry Cry, 3:03 Razor & Tie