Wanderings or Not

Folk Music & Beyond Playlist for May 4, 2024
Hour 1: Rambling Around

First Set

John Renbourn, “Traveler’s Prayer,” John Renbourn’s Ship of Fools, 2:37 Flying Fish

Fairport Convention, “Farewell Farewell,” Liege and Lief, 2:37 A&M Records

The Wailin’ Jennys, “Long Time Traveler,” Firecracker, 2:07 Red House Records

Mary Black, “Bless The Road,” Speaking with the Angel, 3:43 Dara Records

Second Set

Arcady (Niamh Parsons & The Voice Squad), “The Rambling Irishman,” Many Happy Returns, 3:33 Shanachie

Tim O’Brien, “Wandering,” The Crossing, 4:35 Alula

Andy Irvine, “My Heart Tonight’s in Ireland,” Rain on the Roof, 3:46 (self-produced)

Third Set

Mick Moloney, “The Rambling Irishman,” The Green Fields of America, 3:38 Compass Records

Planxty, “The Rambling Siuler,” Between the Breaks, 4:19 Tara

Fourth Set

Sandy Denny, “It Suits Me Well,” Sandy, 5:00 Island

Robert Force & Albert D’Ossche, “Wellyn,” The Art of the Dulcimer, 3:19 Kicking Mule Records

Midway Music

Tim O’Brien, “The Crossing” and “Ireland’s Green Shore,” The Crossing, 4:56 Alula

Folk Music & Beyond Playlist for May 4, 2024
Hour 2: The Road Not Taken

First Set

Laura Love, “Wayfaring Stranger,” The Laura Love Collection, 3:43 Putumayo

Tim O’Brien & Darrell Scott, “Walk Beside Me,” Real Time, 4:11 Howdy Skies Records

Kelly Joe Phelps, “Lead Me On,” Lead Me On, 4:43

Ellen McIlwaine, “Can’t Find My Way Home,” Honky Tonk Angel, 3:41 Polydor

Second Set

Guy Clark, “She Ain’t Goin’ Nowhere,” Old No. 1, 3:27 Sugar Hill

Richard Shindell, “Next Best Western,” Courier, 4:08 Signature Sounds

Shawn Colvin, “There’s a Rugged Road,” Cover Girl, 3:40 Columbia

Third Set

Nanci Griffith, “Ten Degrees and Getting Colder,” Other Voices, Other Rooms, 2:35

Countercurrent, “Lonely Road,” Not So but Far Otherwise, 2:37 (self-produced)

Fourth Set

Rhiannon Giddens, “American Tune,” (live) 5:17

Richard Shindell, “Northbound 35,” South of Delia, 5:18 (self-produced)

Lucy Wainwright Roche, “America,” Lucy, 3:35 (self-produced)

Fifth Set

Chris Wood, Roger Wilson, & Martin Carthy, “Indian Tea,” Wood-Wilson-Carthy, 4:47

Mary Black, “One Way Donkey Ride,” The Holy Ground, 3:26 Dara/Gifthorse Records


Jim Malcolm, “The Road Not Taken,” The First Cold Day, 4:01