The Humorous Side of Folk

Folk Music & Beyond Playlist for February 3, 2024
Hour 1: The Lighter Side of Folk

First Set

Duck’s Breath Mystery Theatre, “I’m an Old Folksinger,” Born to Be Tiled, 3:00

Loudon Wainwright, “Talking New Bob Dylans,” History, 3:34 Virgin

David Roth, “The Star Spangled Banner and Me,” Big Times in a Small Town, 4:44 Philo/Rounder

Loudon Wainwright, “A Fine Celtic Name” and “TSMNWA,” Career Moves, 6:28

Guy Clark, “Cold Dog Soup,” Cold Dog Soup, 3:32 Sugar Hill

Second Set

Bob Dylan, “Talking Bear Mountain Picnic Massacre Blues,” Bob Dylan in Concert, Brandeis University 1963, 5:10 Columbia

John Prine, “Bottomless Lake,” Aimless Love, 3:38 Oh Boy

Terri Hendrix, “Car Car,” Celebrate the Difference, 2:19 Wilory Records

Patty Larkin, “Dave’s Holiday,” Tango, 2:41 High St. Records

Midway Music

The Horse Flies, “Who Throwed Lye on My Dog,” Human Fly, 5:27 Rounder

Third Set

Greg Brown, “Good Morning Coffee,” Ben & Jerry’s Newport Folk Festival, 4:35 Red House Records

Alive! & Rhiannon, “City Life,” City Life, 3:46

Fourth Set

Dean Friedman, “Too Much Stuff,” American Lullaby, 2:54 (self-produced)

The Edlos, “Garbage Man,” Garbagemen, 2:53 (self-produced)

Ed’s Redeeming Qualities, “New Distributor Cap,” More Bad Times, 2:34 Flying Fish

Folk Music & Beyond Playlist for February 3, 2024
Hour 2: More Bad Humor

First Set

Cheryl Wheeler, “Meow,” Sylvia Hotel, 3:20 Philo/Rounder

Terri Hendrix, “Get Your Goat On,” Celebrate the Difference, 4:30 Wilory Records

Jane Siberry, “Everything Reminds Me of My Dog,” Bound by the Beauty, 4:16 Reprise

Rob Wasserman, “Wildside,” Space Island, 4:56 Atlantic Records

Second Set

Vance Gilbert, “Country Western Rap,” Edgewise, 2:44 Philo/Rounder

Guy Davis, “Uncle Tom’s Dead,” Legacy, 4:47 Red House Records

Béla Fleck & the Flecktones, “Flight of the Cosmic Hippo,” Greatest Hits, 4:29 Warner Bros.

Third Set

The Chenille Sisters, “Pizza Deliverance,” True to Life, 3:00 Red House Records

Iris DeMent, “Let the Mystery Be,” Infamous Angel, 2:45 Philo/Rounder

Austin Lounge Lizards, “Jesus Loves Me (but He Can’t Stand You),” Lizard Vision, 2:54 Flying Fish

Todd Snider, “Conservative Christian, Right-Wing Republican, Straight, White, American Males,” East Nashville Skyline, 3:12 Oh Boy

Wood & Wire, “Pigs,” No Matter Where It Goes from Here, 4:12 Blue Corn Music

Fourth Set

Chicken Chokers, “Shoot Your Radio,” Shoot Your Radio, 4:43 Flying Fish