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THE MIDNIGHT SPECIAL
January 7, 2017

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways 40068/71
  2. Pete Morton w/ Full House: 7 Billion Eccentrics Game of Life Fellside 271
  3. The Yellow-Bellied Sapsuckers: The Crazy Rag (Joe Hart) Ocooch Mountain Home self no#
  4. Matt Watroba: Glorious Prediction (Lou & Peter Berryman) Community Sings Vol. 1 Common Chords 121
  5. Claire Lynch: Kingdom Come (Chris Luedecke) North By South Compass 74671-2
  6. Jennifer Cutting's Ocean Orchestra featuring Stephen Winick, v: Wheel of Fortune (trad) Waves SunSign 11781-50012
  7. Kate Rusby: Only Desire What You Have Life in a Paper Boat Pure 41
  8. Catie Curtis: While We're Here Magenta 12917
  9. John McEuen: The Mountain Whipporwill (Stephen Vincent Benet/ John McEuen) Made in Brooklyn Chesky 388
  10. Andrew Finn Magill: Horizons Branches self 00261-44074
  11. John Prine w/ Iris DeMent: Who's Gonna Take the Garbage Out (J.Prine) For Better, Or Worse Oh Boy 044
  12. Shel Silverstein: Sahra Cynthia Sylvia Stout Would Not Take the Garbage Out Freakin' at the Freakers Ball Collectors' Choice 082-2
  13. Dakota Blonde: The Ballad of Mary's Car Colorado Artists' Compilation Stewart no#
  14. Randy Brooks: The Garbage Dumpster Took My Love Away Randy Brooks' Greatest Hit Monotone 0001
  15. Sheldon Harnick: Garbage Hidden Treasures, 1949-2013 Harbinger 3002
  16. John McCutcheon: Gone Trolling for Dreams Appalsongs 2017
  17. Julie Gold: Discontinued Sixty self 88295-52212
  18. Emmylou Harris & John Starling: When We're Gone, Long Gone (Kieran Kane-James Paul O'Hara) The Life and Songs of Emmylou Harris Rounder 11661-00078
  19. Mary Chapin Carpenter: Between Here and Gone Columbia 86619
  20. John McCutcheon: Between Good and Gone Trolling for Dreams Appalsongs 2017
  21. Kate Rusby: Witch of the Westmorland (Archie Fisher) Life in a Paper Boat Pure 41
  22. Marcia Ball: Under Love's Spell Blues at Kerrville
  23. Martha Wainwright: Look Into My Eyes (Lily Lanken-Anna McGarrigle- Martha Wainwright) Goodnight City self 414939-945380
  24. Julie Gold: Anxious and Depressed Sixty self 88295-52212
  25. Jim Infantino: Stress The World of Particulars Gadfly 209
  26. Cheryl Wheeler: Is It Peace Or Is It Prozac Mrs. Pinocci's Guitar Philo 1192
  27. Madeleine Peyroux: Smile (Charles Chaplin-John Turner) Half the Perfect World Rounder 11661-3252-2
  28. John McEuen w/ David Bromberg: Travelin' Mood (Willie Wayne) Made in Brooklyn Chesky 388
  29. The Infamous Stringdusters: Freedom Laws of Gravity Compass 746782
  30. Millpond Moon: No Man's Land (Rune Hauge) Time to Turn the Tide Tikopia 88295-25439
  31. Shawna Caspi: Anchor Apartments For Lovers self 88174-79974
  32. Stan Rogers: Lock-Keeper From Fresh Water Borealis 218
  33. Carrie Elkin: Lift Up the Anchor Call It My Garden Red House 237
  34. Susan Werner: Career Counseling 101 (Don't) Werner - Eight Unnecessary Songs for Piano, Voice & Miscellany, Incomplete Volume 1 Frank Chance 88295-49615
  35. How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying (orig.cast-Paul Reed): A Secretary Is Not a Toy (Frank Loesser) RCA Victor 60352-2
  36. Tom Chapin & John Forster: The Chief Executive Chain Gang Broadsides Sundance 82148-10242
  37. Cassie & Maggie (MacDonald): The Sally Gardens Set - The Moorlough Shore (trad) / Father Kelly's (trad) / Buntata Agus Sdagan (Allan MacDonald) / Greengrass (trad) The Willow Collection self 003
  38. John McSherry: Sunrise at Bealtaine The Seven Suns Compass 746732
  39. Larry Kaplan: New Year (L.Kaplan/C.Fox Smith) Furthermore Folk-Legacy 148
  40. Robin Greenstein: Happy New Year Tears and Laughter Windy 221-2
  41. Pat & Victoria Garvey: Fugacity (Today Is the First Day of the Rest of My Life) (Pat Garvey) Mr. & Mrs. Garvey Epic 26403 (5/2/15C)
  42. Jennifer Cutting's Ocean Orchestra, Lisa Moscatiello, v: Waves (Jennifer Cutting) SunSign 11781-50012
  43. Kim & Reggie Harris and Magpie: When I'm Gone (close) (Phil Ochs) Spoken In Love Long Tail 003-2

Performer is composer unless otherwise noted. Song is album title unless otherwise noted. Album titles are in italics, composers in parens ( ).

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RICH'S PICKS:

Matt Watroba, Claire Lynch, Jennifer Cutting's Ocean Orchestra, Kare Rusby, Catie Curtis, John McCutcheon, Julie Gold, The Infamous Stringdusters, Millpond Moon, Shawna Caspi, Susan Werner, Cassie & Maggie

CDs of the week: Jennifer Cutting's Ocean Orchestra, John McCutcheon

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