Folk Espresso - Steel Rails & Starlight

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Mon, 11/13/2023 - 5:30am to 7:00am
Locomotive engine with stars and planets

Join host Jonathan Lay for a folk music journey to the stars, planets, and moon, out to sea, down the steel rails, and onto the highway. It’s the steam of locomotives with the steam of espresso.

Artist in this episode include: JW Sparrow; Mark Graham & Orville Johnson; Elizabeth Cotton; The Ferryboat Musicians (Kat Eggleston & Steve Guthe); Michael "Hawkeye" Herman; John Whelan; Shanghaied On The Willamette; Gordon Lightfoot; John Reischman, Scott Nygaard & Sharon Gilchrist; Guy Clark; The Fretless; Earl Scruggs & Tom T. Hall; Cahalen Morrison; Old Blind Dogs; Mary Gauthier; Mark Knopfler & James Taylor; Sarah Gaslee Reed; Alex Sturbaum; Mary Flower; Dave Carter & Tracy Grammer; Franz Sanger and Susan Frances; Kate Rusby.

 

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    5:28
    Artist
    Guy Clark
    Song
    Texas 1947
    Album
    Keepers: A Live Recording
    Label
    Sugar Hill
  • Time
    5:30
    Artist
    JW Sparrow
    Song
    Phoebe Snow
    Album
    Dances With Words
    Label
    Squires Own Music
  • Time
    5:37
    Artist
    Shanghaied On The Willamette
    Song
    Star of Oregon
    Album
    Weighing Anchor
    Label
  • Time
    5:40
    Artist
    Mark Knopfler
    Song
    Sailing to Philadelphia
    Album
    Sailing to Philadelphia
    Label
    Warner Records
  • Time
    5:46
    Artist
    Alex Sturbaum
    Song
    Sweet Mary Starbuck
    Album
    Loomings
    Label
    Alex Sturbaum
  • Time
    5:51
    Artist
    The Fretless
    Song
    Star Monster (Live)
    Album
    Live from the Art Farm
    Label
    Independent
  • Time
    5:54
    Artist
    The Ferryboat Musicians
    Song
    The Star of the County Down
    Album
    Rebound
    Label
  • Time
    5:57
    Artist
    Old Blind Dogs
    Song
    Star o' the Bar
    Album
    Four On the Floor
    Label
    Compass Records
  • Time
    6:02
    Artist
    Mark Graham & Orville Johnson
    Song
    Tap Dancin' on the Moon
    Album
    The Kings of Mongrel Folk™: Still Going Strong
    Label
    KMF 002
  • Time
    6:05
    Artist
    Kate Rusby
    Song
    Planets (feat. Sarah Jarosz)
    Album
    20
    Label
    Pure Records
  • Time
    6:09
    Artist
    Sarah Gaslee Reed
    Song
    Ring Around the Moon
    Album
    Acoustic Harvest
    Label
  • Time
    6:14
    Artist
    Franz Sanger and Susan Frances
    Song
    The Star Above the Garter - Nell Flaherty's Drake - Merry Maid
    Album
    Instrumental
    Label
    Franz Sanger and Susan Frances
  • Time
    6:17
    Artist
    Michael "Hawkeye" Herman
    Song
    Rocket to Chicago
    Album
    Front Row Seat
    Label
  • Time
    6:22
    Artist
    Mary Gauthier
    Song
    The Rocket (Live)
    Album
    Live At Blue Rock
    Label
    In the Black
  • Time
    6:31
    Artist
    Elizabeth Cotton
    Song
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    Album
    Folksongs and Instrumentals with Guitar
    Label
  • Time
    6:34
    Artist
    Cahalen Morrison
    Song
    White Ghost Train
    Album
    Roll Columbia: Woody Guthrie’s 26 Northwest Songs
    Label
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  • Time
    6:39
    Artist
    Mary Flower
    Song
    Hobo's Hop
    Album
    Instrumental Breakdown
    Label
    Yellow Dog Records
  • Time
    6:42
    Artist
    Earl Scruggs & Tom T. Hall
    Song
    The Engineers Don't Wave from the Trains Anymore
    Album
    The Storyteller and the Banjo Man
    Label
    Columbia/Legacy
  • Time
    6:45
    Artist
    Gordon Lightfoot
    Song
    Canadian Railroad Trilogy
    Album
    Gord's Gold
    Label
    Rhino/Warner Records
  • Time
    6:53
    Artist
    Dave Carter & Tracy Grammer
    Song
    Little Liza Jane
    Album
    When I Go
    Label
    Tracy Grammer Music
  • Time
    6:58
    Artist
    John Whelan
    Song
    Tar Road To Sligo / Cliffs of Moher
    Album
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    Label
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  • Time
    6:59
    Artist
    John Reischman, Scott Nygaard & Sharon Gilchrist
    Song
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    Album
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    Label
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