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THE MIDNIGHT SPECIAL
January 14, 2017

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways 40068/71
  2. John McCutcheon: This Is Not a Song Trolling for Dreams Appalsongs 2017
  3. Naming the Twins: Why Can't We (Kath Glauser/Robbie Smith) Turn Styles Duet Right 003
  4. Kevin Roth: Clarity Reawakening New World 160901
  5. David Crosby: By the Light of the Common Day (Becca Stevens/ David Crosby) Lighthouse Verve 0025264-02
  6. John Prine w/ Fiona Prine: My Happiness (Borney Bergantine/Betsy Peterson-Blasco) For Better, Or Worse Oh Boy 044
  7. Greg Brown w/ Iris DeMent: Jacob's Ladder (trad) Honey in the Lion's Head Trailer 0035
  8. John McEuen: Brooklyn Crossing Made in Brooklyn Chesky 388
  9. Woody Allen: Brooklyn Standup Comic (Mr. Kelly's, Chicago, March, 1964) Rhino 75721
  10. Carolann Solebello: Brooklyn in the Rain (Folkstage - June 8, 2013) WFMT recording
  11. Ferron: Snowing in Brooklyn Shadows on a Dime Lucy 004
  12. Claudia Schmidt: Too Late for Breakfast Spinning Pragmavision 43157-37775
  13. Max Morath: Come After Breakfast, Bring Your Own Lunch, and Leave Before Suppertime (James Burris-Tim Brymn-Chris Smith) One for the Road Skomax no#
  14. John McEuen & Sons: Dinner! The McEuen Sessions - For All the Good Mesa 2260
  15. Sandy Ross: Don't Call Me Late for Dinner Coloring Outside the Lines SLR no#
  16. Kate Rusby: The Mermaid Life in a Paper Boat Pure 41
  17. Naming the Twins: The Modern Mermaid (Anne Smith) Turn Styles Duet Right 003
  18. Kim Beggs: Not a Mermaid Song Beauty and Breaking Out of a Paper Bag 0004
  19. Christine Lavin: When It All Goes Wrong (private recording)
  20. Roy Zimmerman: End of the Ship Real American Metaphor 923
  21. Julie Gold: America Sixty self 88295-52212
  22. John McCutcheon: The Bible Trolling for Dreams Appalsongs 2017
  23. John McEuen, banjo, w/ Matt Cartsonis, v., David Bromberg, g., Andy Goessling, mando: Blue Ridge Cabin Home (Louise Certain-Gladys Stacey) Made in Brooklyn Chesky 388
  24. Eric Brace & Peter Cooper: Blue Ridge (Richard Malis-Bob Artis) C&O Canal Red Beet 021
  25. Mike & Peggy Seeger: My Home's Across the Blue Ridge Mountains (trad) Fly Down Little Bird Appleseed 1125
  26. Michael Smith: The Princess and the Frog Such Things Are Finely Done Tales From the Tavern 019
  27. Debra Cowan: Vicar and Frog (Fred Whitlock) (Folkstage - January 26, 2008) WFMT Recording
  28. Oscar Brown, Jr.: The Snake Tells It Like It Is! Columbia 2025
  29. Amy Lowe: Everything You Touch (Amy Lowe-Karen Lubicz) July 3109
  30. Ordinary Elephant: Best of You (Crystal Hariu-Damore-Peter Damore) Before I Go Berkalin 10036
  31. U. Utah Phillips: Touch Me Starlight on the Rails: A Songbook Daemon 19047
  32. Townes Van Zandt: She Came and She Touched Me Our Mother the Mountain Fat Possum 1090-2
  33. Bryan Bowers: Pirate's Night Out (trad-Bryan Bowers) Crabby Old Man self 43157-41861
  34. Fae Wiedenhoeft: Henry Martin (Child 250) (trad) Castle Walls self 88295-18423
  35. Jennifer Cutting's Ocean Orchestra w/ Lisa Moscatiello & John Roberts, v., Pete Kennedy, g: Johnny Has Gone Electric (Jennifer Cutting) Waves SunSign 11781-50012
  36. Fairport Convention: Medley - The Lark in the Morning / Fox Hunter's Jig / Toss the Feathers (trad,arr.Fairport) Leige & Lief A&M 4257
  37. Sparky Rucker: Francis Child and Cecil Sharp rap (Folkstage - May 2, 2015) WFMT recording
  38. Sparky & Rhonda Rucker: Roving Gambler (Gypsy Davy) (trad) (Folkstage - May 2, 2015) WFMT recording
  39. Larry Kaplan w/ Brian McNeill, fiddle: Francis, Dear Sir Furthermore . . . Folk-Legacy 148
  40. Rose Cousins: Donoughmore Natural Conclusion Old Farm Pony 23339-91042
  41. Tom Paxton: Corrymeala Even a Gray Day Flying Fish 70280
  42. Van Morrison & The Chieftains: Carrickfergus (trad,arr. Van Morrison-Paddy Moloney) Irish Heartbeat Mercury 834496-2
  43. Colm O'Donnell: Erin gra mo Chroi (Ireland, My One True Love) (trad) Farewell to Evening Dances Bogfire 2002
  44. Jack Williams: Far Away, Long Ago Wind River 4060
  45. Lee Murdock: The Road We Build Loving Light Depot 036
  46. Catie Curtis & Jenna Lindbo: Goodnight (Catie Curtis-Jenna Lindbo) While We're Here Magenta 12917
  47. Kim & Reggie Harris and Magpie: When I'm Gone (close) (Phil Ochs) Spoken In Love Long Tail 003-2

fill: Fairport Convention (Simon Nicol): End of a Holiday What We Did on Our Holidays Hannibal 4430

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:

John McCutcheon, Naming the Twins, Kevin Roth, David Crosby, Kate Rusby, Julie Gold, Jennifer Cutting's Ocean Orchestra, Jack Williams, Lee Murdock, Catie Curtis

CD of the week: Kate Rusby

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