Folk Roots Radio Episode 341: Coco Love Alcorn Summerfolk Interview & More New Releases
Coco Love Alcorn has had an absolutely fabulous year since the release of her latest album “Wonderland”. A gifted folk, pop and jazz singer – as well as a wonderful harmonizer and improviser, Coco sat down with us at Summerfolk to chat about her music and future plans. We’re pleased to bring that interview to you as part of Episode 341 of Folk Roots Radio alongside some of our favourite performances at Summerfolk, and more of the latest new releases including the title track of the new Kris Kristofferson album and one of the last songs that Greg Allman ever recorded. Photo: Michael McLuhan Photography. Check out the full playlist below.
Coco Love Alcorn‘s latest album “Wonderland” came out of her non-denominational gospel song project, The Spirit Sessions. Since the album’s September 2016 release, Coco has been touring Canada extensively (including a three week Christmas tour with John McDermott) and working with choirs from all across the country. This fall she will be heading off on the Invitation to Sing tour which includes a two night stint in Vancouver where she will be joined by five choirs who will add more than 200 voices to her performance.
Our 2015 interview with Coco, recorded at the Folk Music Ontario conference is also worth checking out. Find it online HERE. For more information about Coco Love Alcorn, visit cocolovealcorn.com.
And that’s all we have time for, this time around. Thanks to all the artists who share their music with us, and thank you for listening. We have a lot of great music and interviews to bring you on future shows. I hope you’ll join us!
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Nicolas & The Iceni (Theme)
Lucy She Rises (Demo)
Roll Right (Pre-release, self)
Aaron Nathans & Michael G Ronstadt
Hang On For The Ride
Hang On For The Ride (2017, Self)
When We Remember When
Rough And Polished Stones (2017, Self)
Times Like These
Middle Of Nowhere (2017, Phat Cat Records)
The Early Mays
Chase The Sun (2017, Bird On The Wing Records)
River Waiting (2016, Self)
Bill & Joel Plaskett
Solidarity (2016, Pheromone) CDN
Interview: Coco Love Alcorn recorded at the Summerfolk Music & Crafts Festival.
Coco Love Alcorn
Wonderland (2016, Self) CDN
I’ve Always Been A Gambler
Wicked Lines & Veins (2017, Self) CDN
The Harpoonist & The Axe Murderer
Apocalipstick (2017, Self) CDN
The Little Voice
(single) (2017, Self)
Feeling Mortal (2017, KK Records)
My Only True Friend
Southern Blood (2017, Rounder Records)
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