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 #1 PLAYLIST:
*New Releases
**Womenfolk Theme Song

**Rani Arbo & Daisy Mayhem / Cocktail Swing / Cocktail Swing / Signature Sounds / 0:50 (2001)
The Nields / Butterfly / November / Self / 3:58 (2020)
Tracy Grammer / Winter When He Goes / Flower of Avalon / Signature Sounds / 4:59 (2005)
Cheryl Wheeler / Summer Fly / Half a Book / Self / 3:54 (1991)
Susan Werner / Kicking the Beehive / Kicking the Beehive / Sleeve Dog Records / 3:39 (2013)

[Instrumental Bed]
Ellis Delaney / Bde Maka Ska / Break the Spell / Self / 1:00 (2008)

Sue Fink / Don’t Berate a Cicada / Cicada Suite / Self / 3:03 (2021)

[Interview with Sue Fink]

Sue Fink / Hymn of the Cicada / Cicada Suite / Self / 3:47 (2021)

[Instrumental Bed]
Molly Tutle / Super Moon / Rise / Compass / 1:00 (2017)

Katy Tessman / Nobody Knows Me / Fly / Self / 3:08 (2023)
Robinella / Honey Honey Bee / Sunday Kind of Love: Live From Barley’s / Dualtone / 6:43 (2010)
Sarah Lee Guthrie / Honey and the Dew / Honey and the Dew - Single / Rosewould Records / 2:33 (2023)
Grace Petrie / Beeswing / Queer As Folk (Deluxe) / Self / 4:58 (2020)