Birdsongs, Birds of Prey

Folk Music & Beyond Playlist for May 27, 2023
Hour 1: Birdsongs

First Set

Trapezoid, “Night Song,” Cool of the Day, 3:00 Sugar Hill

Linda Waterfall, “Flying Time,” Flying Time, 4:38 (self-produced)

Sarah Jarosz, “Blue Heron,” Blue Heron Suite, 4:28 Rounder Records

(maybe Interlude 1 3:50)

Second Set

Mary Chapin Carpenter, “Why Walk When You Can Fly?” Stones in the Road, 3:22 Columbia

The Duhks, “Turtle Dove,” Migrations, 3:07 Sugar Hill

Lui Collins, “Ecstasy,” There’s a Light, 3:23 Green Linnet

Third Set

Gillian Welch & David Rawlings, “Acony Bell,” Revival, 3:10 Acony Records

Alison Krauss & Gillian Welch, “I’ll Fly Away,” O Brother Where Art Thou, 3:57 Lost Highway / Mercury

Carolina Chocolate Drops, “Pretty Bird,” Leaving Eden, 4:04 Nonesuch

Midway Music

Montreux Band, “Egrets,” Live at Montreux, 6:02 Windham Hill

Fourth Set

Rhiannon Giddens, “We Could Fly,” Freedom Highway, 4:52 Nonesuch

Amelia Hogan, “The Wood Thrush’s Song,” Taking Flight, 4:07 (self-produced)

Kathy Mattea, “The Redwing Blackbird,” Coal Country Music, 2:50 Liaison Records

Folk Music & Beyond Playlist for May 27, 2023
Hour 2: Birds of Prey

First Set

Jackson Browne & David Lindley, with Carlos Nuñez, “Crow on the Cradle,” Love Is Strange, 6:01 Inside Recordings

John Gorka, “Raven in the Storm,” Land of the Bottom Line, 3:16 Windham Hill

Wavy Gravy, Henry Kaiser, & Steve Kimock, “The Crow,” Out on the Rolling Sea, 3:39 Green Linnet

Bert Jansch, “Moonshine,” Moonshine, 4:58 Jansch Records

Pentangle, “Light Flight,” Basket of Light, 3:17 Transatlantic Records

Second Set

Dougie MacLean, “Disgraceful,” Resolution, 4:43 Dunkeld

Kris Delmhorst, “Little Wings,” Five Stories, 3:03 (self-produced)

Third Set

June Tabor, “King of Rome,” Aqaba, 3:49 Green Linnet / Topic

Laurie Lewis, “Bird in the Wood,” Birdsong, 3:49 Spruce & Maple Music

Malinky, “Follow the Heron,” 3 Ravens, 3:34 Greentrax

Bruce Molsky & Julie Fowlis, “The Blackest Crow,” The Transatlantic Sessions 3, vol. 1, 3:28 Whirlie Records

Luke Concannon, “The Hummingbird (Kieron’s Jig),” Ecstatic Bird in the Burning, 2:31 (self-produced)

Fourth Set

Kate Rusby, “The Wild Goose,” 10, 4:24 Compass / Pure

Dolores Keane, “The Night Owl (Homeward Turns),” Night Owl, 3:40 Alula


Susan McKeown, “My Singing Bird,” A Winter Talisman, 2:26 Sheila-na-Gig Music / Caledonian Musicworks