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Buried Treasures & Folk Singer-Songwriter Joan Shelley

A new year calls for new tunes. Jim and Greg are back with a new batch of Buried Treasures. They're always on the lookout for great new music beyond the FM dial and this week they share their latest finds. These artists might not be household names, but they're definitely worth adding to your collection. They'll also talk to folk singer-songwriter Joan Shelley about recording her latest album in Iceland and how her Louisville, Kentucky heritage manifests in her music.

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Buried Treasures

With the sheer volume of music released every week there's always something good flying under the radar. Jim and Greg shine a light on those as often as possible- this time joined by The Current's morning host, Jade.

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Joan Shelley

joan Joan Shelley is a folk singer-songwriter hailing from Louisville, Kentucky. Since 2010, Shelley has released eight solo albums and last year put out Like The River Loves The Sea, a record that both Jim and Greg loved. Joan joined the hosts at the Goose Island Brewhouse in Philadelphia to talk about making that 2019 record in Iceland, going back to her bluegrass roots and her time in college on the skydiving team.

Featured Songs

  1. Joan Shelley, Coming Down For You (Live on Sound Opinions), Like The River Loves The Sea, No Quarter, 2019
  2. Divino Niño, Foam, Foam, Winspear, 2019
  3. Rainsticks, Watercolors, Elkmont, (Self-Released), 2018
  4. Beabadoobee, Space Cadet, Space Cadet EP, Dirty Hit, 2019
  5. The Black Tones, Ghetto Spaceship, Cobain and Cornbread, Reptar, 2019
  6. Dua Saleh, Pretty Kitten, (Single), Against Giants, 2019
  7. Field Medic, Henna Tattoo, Fade Into the Dawn, Run For Cover, 2019
  8. Vagabon, Water Me Down, Vagabon, Nonesuch, 2019
  9. Pist Idiots, Ticker, Ticker, (Self-Released), 2019
  10. MUNA, Number One Fan, Save The World, RCA, 1. Joan Shelley,“Cycle,”Like The River Loves The Sea, No Quarter, 2019
  11. Joan Shelley, Teal, Like The River Loves The Sea, No Quarter, 2019
  12. Joan Shelley, Coming Down For You, Like The River Loves The Sea, No Quarter, 2019
  13. Joan Shelley, Haven, Like The River Loves The Sea, No Quarter, 2019
  14. Joan Shelley, The Fading, Like The River Loves The Sea, No Quarter, 2019
  15. Joan Shelley, The Fading (Live on Sound Opinions), Like The River Loves The Sea, No Quarter, 2019
  16. Joan Shelley, The Sway, Like The River Loves The Sea, No Quarter, 2019
  17. Beach Boys, Wouldn't It Be Nice, Pet Sounds, Capitol, 1966
  18. Kevin Gates, 2 Phones, Islah, Atlantic, 2016
  19. Jonathan Edwards, Shanty, Jonathan Edwards, Capricorn, 1971
  20. Fraternity Of Man, Don't Bogart Me, The Fraternity of Man, ABC, 1968
  21. D'Angelo, Brown Sugar, Brown Sugar, EMI, 1995
  22. Jesse Winchester, Twigs and Seeds, Nothing But A Breeze, Bearsville, 1977
  23. Archers of Loaf, Smoking Pot in the Hot City, (Single), Esther, 1995