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THE MIDNIGHT SPECIAL
February 4, 2017

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways 40068/71
  2. Tom Paxton: Life Boat in the Water Pax 011
  3. Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer: Song of Joy (Ken Whiteley) Get Up and Do Right Community Music 210
  4. Katherine Wheatley: Hallelujah Landed Hoot Music 002
  5. Bye Bye Birdie (orig.cast-Dick Van Dyke): Put On a Happy Face (Chas.Strouse/Lee Adams) Columbia 2025
  6. Catie Curtis: I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel to Be Free (Billy Taylor-Dick Dallas) Hello Stranger Compass 745172
  7. Buffy Sainte-Marie: Welcome, Welcome Emigrante The Best of Buffy Sainte-Marie Vol. 2 Vanguard 33/34
  8. Zoe Mulford: Won't You Come On In? Small Brown Birds Azalea City 1701
  9. Mick Moloney: No Irish Need Apply (John Poole, PD) Far From the Shamrock Shore Shanachie 78050
  10. Nick Annis w/ Elizabeth Crisfeld: Children of a Mayan God Apples & Oranges self, no#
  11. Jeff (Winter) & Janis (Fine): Hashkiveynu Come to the Jewish Cabaret self 83707-24280
  12. Laurence Nugent w/ Liz Carroll: Jigs - The Return Home (Skip Healy) / Tommy Peoples (Tommy People) Two for Two Lough Erne no #
  13. Liz Carroll w/ Laurence Nugent: Cape Breton Reels (trad) (Fermilab, Batavia - September 23, 1995) WFMT recording
  14. Dick Hensold: Hartburn Hornpipe Big Music for Northumbrian Smallpipes Schubert Club 127
  15. Sam Bush: Girl From the North Country (B.Dylan) Ice Caps Sugar Hill 3917
  16. Pete Townshend: North Country Girl (trad,arr.P.Townshend) Chinese Eyes Atco 38-149
  17. Martin Carthy: Scarborough Fair (trad,arr.M.Carthy) The Carthy Chronicles Free Reed 60
  18. Tom Paxton: Boat In the Water Pax 011
  19. Lyle Lovett: If I Had A Boat Pontiac Curb/MCA 42028
  20. Magpie: Same Boat Now (Betsy Rose) In This World Sliced Bread 75315
  21. Odetta: Deep Blue Sea (trad) The Tradition Masters Tradition-Ryko 1085
  22. Sam Bush: Big Rabbit Howlin' at the Moon Sugar Hill 3876
  23. Horton Barker: Hop, Old Rabbit, Hop (trad) Horton Barker: Traditional Singer Smithsonian Folkways 2362
  24. Erynn Marshall & Carl Jones: Jack Rabbit Jump (Carl Jones) Sweet Memories. . . Never Leave Dittyville 008
  25. April Verch: Jump Cricket, Jump The April Verch Anthology Slab Town 17-01
  26. Mark Dvorak: It's a Sin to Tell a Lie (Billy Mayhew) Back Home Ten Fingers 88295-29797
  27. DC Bloom: Tell Me Something I Don't Know Just Another Song and Dance Man self 78572-26494
  28. David Steinberg: Lying Disguised as a Normal Person Collectors' Choice 675
  29. Greg Cornell & The Cornell Brothers: Liars, Betrayers & Hellhounds (G.Cornell) Come On Home self 88295-45016
  30. Zoe Mulford: One Damn Thing Small Brown Birds Azalea City 1701
  31. Joe Crookston: Good Luck John Darkling & the BlueBird Jubilee Milagrito 62011
  32. Julie Gold: Drop Dead Sixty self 88295-52212
  33. Ry Taylor: That's Life Take Out Your Tongue Howlin' Dog 128
  34. Catie Curtis: If I Fall While We're Here Magenta 12917
  35. Twangtown Paramours (Mary Beth Zamer-Mike T. Lewis): If I Fall for You (Mike T. Lewis) The Promise of Friday Night Inside Edge 002
  36. Marlene Dietrich: Falling in Love Again (Friedrich Hollander) Art Deco Columbia Legacy 3209
  37. Michael Feagan: Cherokee Shuffle (trad) A Fiddler's Journey self, no#
  38. Ethan Leinwand: Indiana Avenue Stomp (Montana Taylor) The Low-Down Piano self 90394-00109
  39. Maggie & Suzzy Roche: One Season (Maggie Roche) Why the Long Face Red House 179
  40. Jennifer Cutting's Ocean Orchestra, Lisa Mocatiello, v: She (Jennifer Cutting) Waves SunSign 2017
  41. Maggie & Suzzy Roche: Broken Places (Maggie Roche) Why the Long Face Red House 179
  42. Eddie Holstein: Jazzman Eddie Holstein Holstein 004
  43. Pete Seeger: My Get Up and Go Headlines & Footnotes Smithsonian Folkways 40111
  44. John McCutcheon: Longing Trolling for Dreams Appalsongs 2017
  45. Heather Styka: Everywhere the Longing Lifeboats for Atlantis Kite Stripe 02
  46. Naming the Twins (Robbie Smith & Kath Glauser): Somewhere Near (Robbie Smith) Turn Styles Duet Right 003
  47. Tom Paxton & Cathy Fink: Home to Me Boat in the Water Pax 011
  48. 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:

Tom Paxton, Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer, Zoe Mulford, April Verch, Catie Curtis, Naming the Twins, John McCutcheon, Jennifer Cutting's Ocean Orchestra

CD of the week: Tom Paxton

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