This week's episode originally aired 5/15/24 and celebrates bees, bugs and blooming things as we talk with Chicago songwriter Sue Fink about her Cicada Suite project. We’ll also play new music from Jillian Rae, The Secret Sisters, Kyshona, Humbird and more.

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HOUR #2 PLAYLIST:
*New Releases

[Womenfolk Find]
*Ann Savoy / A Heart Needs a Home / Another Heart / Smithsonian Folkways / 4:03 (2024)
Ana Egge / Sitting in the Midday Sun / Lazy Days / Grace/Parkinsong / 3:42 (2007)
Linda Ronstadt & Ann Savoy / Rattle My Cage / Adieu False Heart / Vanguard / 2:48 (2006)
Hazel Dickens & Alice Gerrard / Pretty Bird / Hazel & Alice / Rounder / 4:24 (1973)
Sprig of That / Riversong / Bloom / Self / 3:24 (2022)

[Instrumental Bed]
Sprig of That / Riversong / Bloom / Self / 1:00 (2022)

*Humbird / Right On / Right On / Nettwerk / 3:46 (2024)
Brandi Carlile / Right On Time (In Harmony) / Right On Time (In Symphony) / Elektra / 3:07 (2021)
*The Secret Sisters / Mama Now / Mama Now - Single / New West / 4:07 (2024)
Anais Mitchell / Little Big Girl / Anais Mitchell / BMG / 3:18 (2022)
Deb Talan / Big Strong Girl / A Bird Flies Out / Self / 4:02 (2003)



[Instrumental Bed]
Patty Larkin / Bound Brook / Watch the Sky / Vanguard / 1:00 (2007)

Samantha Grimes / The Manor / The Manor / Self / 3:21 (2023)
Haley E Rydell / Somewhere Down the Line / Midwestern Daughter / Self / 3:10 (2023)
*Kyshona / The Echo / Legacy / Self / 4:15 (2024)
*Jillian Rae / Silence / Silence - Single / Self / 5:02 (2024)