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THE MIDNIGHT SPECIAL
January 21, 2017

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways 40068/71
  2. Spuyten Duyvil: The Warmth of Other Suns (Mark Miller) preview from forthcoming CD
  3. Sons of the Never Wrong: Standing at the Hand (Bruce Roper) preview from forthcoming CD
  4. Claudia Schmidt w/ Sally Rogers: Still on the Bridge (Claudia Schmidt) We Are Welcomed Pragmavision 35
  5. Kara Kesselring & Sugarcreek Road: Rise Up Hurry up . . . and Relax self 88295-20333
  6. John McEuen & friends (John McEuen, banjo; Martha Redbone, lead vocal, shaker; Matt Cartsonis, 2nd lead vocal; John Cowan, 3rd lead vocal; David Bromberg, guitar; Andy Goessling, mandolin): I Rose Up (McEuen- Redbone-Aaron Whitby) Made in Brooklyn Chesky 388
  7. John McCutcheon: Three Chords and the Truth Trolling for Dreams Appalseed 2017
  8. Matt Watroba: We Shall Not Be Moved (trad) Community Sings Vol. 1 Common Chords 121
  9. Emma's Revolution: Sing People Sing (Pat Humphries-Sandy O) Songs from Sing Out! (Volume 55 Number 4) SO-554
  10. Pete Seeger: Wasn't That a Time (Lee Hays) Headlines & Footnotes Smithsonian Folkways 40111
  11. Imar: The Firebird - John Kelly's (trad) / The Knotted Chord (trad) / Firebird (Tomai Callister) Afterlight Big Mann 002
  12. Jennifer Cutting's Ocean Orchestra: Rocking the Baby (trad) / The Curlew (Donald MacPherson) Waves SunSign 11781-50012
  13. Cassie & Maggie (MacDonald): Blue Willow (Plate) (trad) The Willow Collection self 41533-76106
  14. April Verch: I Will Arise (trad) From Where I Stand Rounder 11661-7046-2
  15. Nell Robinson: Come Thou Fount of Every Blessing (trad) Loango Red Level 101
  16. Catie Curtis: Please Explain While We're Here Magenta 12917
  17. Julie Gold: The Real World Sixty self 88295-52212
  18. David Mitchell & Robert Webb w/ Olivia Colman: Ministry of Things That Are Apparently True That Mitchell & Webb Sound, Series 5 BBC Audio
  19. Patrick Sky: Reality Is Bad Enough Live at Caffe Lena - Music from America's Legenday Coffeehouse 1967-2013 Tompkins Square 2967
  20. Greg Trooper: The Land of No Forgiveness Incident on Willow Street 57 Shakes 0103
  21. Ordinary Elephant: Can I Count on You? (Crystal Hariu-Damore- Peter Damore) Before I Go Berkalin 10036
  22. The Infamous Stringdusters: Let Me Know Laws of Gravity Compass 74678-2
  23. Michael Cleveland & Flamekeeper: Going Back to Old Virginia (David McLaughlin) Fired Up Rounder 11661-0659-2
  24. Jim & Jesse McReynolds: Going Back to Virginia (Ralph Ownby- Don McChan) Music Among Friends Rounder 11661-0279-2
  25. The Steel Wheels: Rescue Me, Virginia (Trenton Wagler- Sarah Siskind) Leave Some Things Behind Big Ring 004
  26. Kate Rusby: Life in a Paper Boat Pure 41
  27. Kat Eggleston: Paper Boats Second Nature Waterbug 0005
  28. Amy Speace: How to Sleep in a Stormy Boat (Amy Speace-Sally Barris) Wind Bone 59709-60466
  29. Susan Werner: Small Planes 8 Unnecessary Songs for Piano, Voice & Miscellany, Volume 1 Frank Chance 88295-49615
  30. Tom Paxton: I Lost My Heart on a 747 Peace Will Come Morello 44
  31. Catie Curtis: You Are Loved (Catie Curtis-Fred Wilhelm) While We're Here Magenta 12917
  32. The Rustic Riders (Lisa Meissner): Know You Are Loved Hearing Hearts self no#
  33. Lori McKenna: You Are Loved Pieces of Me Catalyst / Signature Sounds 0123-75001-2
  34. Billy Strings & Don Julin: Beaumont Rag (trad) Fiddle Tune X self 00261-40765
  35. Dick Weissman: The Offer Night Sky Longest Bridge 00261-43867
  36. Barnum (orig.cast - Wm.Witter-Jim Dale): Join the Circus (Cy Coleman/Michael Stewart) Columbia Legacy 89999
  37. Putnam Smith: Vagaries and Air 99 Desires Itchy Sabot 2016
  38. Sons of the Never Wrong: Head Over Heels (Bruce Roper) On a Good Day. . . I Am Waterbug 88
  39. Chris Farrell: My Circus Days Ballad 002
  40. Jim Durante: When the Circus Leaves Town (Durante-Barnett) September Song Warner Bros. 1506
  41. Ernest Troost: This Too Shall Pass (private recording)
  42. Cary Cooper: This Too Shall Pass ZuZu's Petals Mackinaw Harvest 205
  43. Danny Schmidt: This Too Shall Pass Parables & Primes Live Once 9449-2
  44. Carrie Newcomer: This Too Will Pass The Age of Possibility Philo 116711 226-2
  45. 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:

John McEuen, Matt Watroba, Imar, Jennifer Cutting's Ocean Orchestra, Catie Curtis, Julie Gold, Ordinary Elephant, Kate Rusby, Susan Werner, Putnam Smith, John McCutcheon

CD of the week: Catie Curtis

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