Folkadelphia Radio #175 on WXPN (2/19/2014)

Folkadelphia Radio #175 aired on WXPN on February 19th, 2014 from 22-23:00 and featured an in-studio performance from harpist singer-songwriter Gillian Grassie. That session can be heard here. On this episode, we focused on songs of failed and tragic love, sometimes ending fatally.

Meg Baird – Dear Companion – Dear Companion (Drag City)
Neko Case – People Got A Lotta Nerve – Middle Cyclone (Anti)
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds – Henry Lee (featuring PJ Harvey) – Murder Ballads (Mute)

Alasdair Roberts – The Daemon Lover – Too Long In This Condition (Drag City)
Allysen Callery – I Had A Lover I Thought Was My Own – Mumblin’ Sue (75 Or Less)
Anais Mitchell & Jefferson Hamer – Geordie (Child 209) – Child Ballads (Wilderland)

Charlie Parr – Get On Board – Get On Board (s/r)
Maybelle Carter – Bury Me Under The Weeping Willow – Friends Of Old Time Music (Smithsonian Folkways)
The Bailey Hounds – Gold & Bones – Along The Gallows (s/r)

Kathleen Edwards – In State – Back To Me (Zoe)
Sharon Van Etten – A Crime – Epic (Ba Da Bing)

Gillian Grassie – Folkadelphia Session, recorded September 22nd, 2013
-Saro (traditional)
-Borrowed Or Begged
-Can’t Smile Without You (Barry Manilow cover)

Kath Bloom – Come Here – Finally (Chapter Music)