Ripe, juicy songs for the end of summer. This episode of Folk Espresso brings you an assorted mix of contemporary and heirloom folk music, ranging from sweet to savory. You’ll hear of dewy mornings, ripe tomatoes, grandma’s canning, wildfire, moonlight, and harvest.
Artists in this episode include: Greg Brown; Kate Power & Steve Einhorn; Altan; David Francey; John Hartford; Guy Clark; Mary Black; Ian & Silvia; Jonathan Lay; The Watersons; The Corries; Joss Whedon; Dar Williams; Louden Wainwright III; William Pint & Felicia Dale; Garnet Rogers; Avery Hill; Danny Carnahan & Robin Petrie; Deadwood Revival; Talisman; Sting; James Keelaghan.
The photograph: "The Other Side" by Steve Lay, Terrebonne, Oregon, is of a sunflower in full bloom, viewed from the back side. The photograph is used here by permission, and was the inspiration for the theme of this episode.
(This episode was originally broadcast August 9, 2021.)