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February 11, 2017

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways 40068/71
  2. Lesley Garrett: Dat's Love from Carmen Jones (George Bizet/ Oscar Hammerstein II) Musicals - The Gold Collection: Stars of the London Stage Treasury 3605
  3. Derivative Duo (Barbara Glenn & Susan Nivert): Carmen's Dreams (Bizet/Glenn-Nivert) Opera for the Masses self 01
  4. Andy Griffith: Opera Carmen American Originals Capitol 07777-98476-2
  5. Raymond Scott Quintette: Carmen (G.Bizet) Beethoven Wrote It. . . But It Swings Sony 62268
  6. Carl Grapentine: Smoke Free Carmen (Bizet/Denis Dutton) WFMT 50th Anniversary from the Archives
  7. Marty Robbins: Carmen Tonight The Essential Marty Robbins Columbia Legacy 92569
  8. Sam Bush: All Night Radio Glamour & Grits Sugar Hill 3849
  9. The Stray Birds: Radio (Maya de Vitry) Magic Fire Yep Roc 2475
  10. Julian Lage & Chris Eldridge: Broadcast (Julian Lage) Mount Royal Free Dirt 0081
  11. Billy Bragg: Do Unto Others Tooth & Nail Cooking Vinyl 580
  12. DC Bloom: Mean People Suck (Bloom-Pemble) Just Another Song and Dance Man self 78572-26294
  13. John Prine & Kacey Musgraves: Mental Cruelty (Buck Owens- Larry Davis-Dixie Davis) For Better, Or Worse Oh Boy 044
  14. Annie Moscow: What Everybody Else Wants Passing Trains 11 Blocks 1188
  15. Lydia Sylvia Martin w/ Phil Wiggins: C and O Train (trad, via Maggie Hammon Parker) Chasing the Ghost Dryad 101
  16. Roy Book Binder: CC & O Blues (trad, via Pink Anderson) Live at the Fur Peace Station Peg Leg 7005-5
  17. Donna Ulisse: Workin' on the C & O Hard Cry Moon Hadley 1016
  18. Joan Baez: Engine 143 (Wreck on the C&O) Joan Baez Vol. 2 Vanguard 79592
  19. Shel Silverstein: Wreck of the Old '49 Inside Folk Songs Water 215
  20. Bob Newhart: Introducing Tobacco to Civilization Something like this. . . Warner Rhino R2 76742
  21. Dave Van Ronk: Talking Cancer Blues Inside Dave Van Ronk Fantasy 24710-2
  22. David Mitchell & Robert Webb: The Guy Who Cured Cancer That Mitchell & Webb Sound, Series 5 BBC Audio
  23. John McCutcheon: This Ain't Me Trolling for Dreams Appalsongs 2017
  24. Ken & Brad Kolodner w/ Rachel Eddy: I've Endured (Ola Belle Reed) The Swift House Fenchurch 09
  25. Follies (orig.cast-Yvonne De Carlo): I'm Still Here (Stephen Sondheim) Angel 764666-2
  26. Naming the Twins (Robbie Smith & Kath Glauser): One More Winning Hand (Robbie Smith) Turn Styles Duet Right 003
  27. Patty Stevenson & Craig Siemsen: Tomb of the Soul (Craig Siemsen) Paint Me a Picture Larrea 1282
  28. The Infamous Stringdusters: Soul Searching Laws of Gravity Compass 74678-2
  29. Phil Henry: Birdhouse in Your Soul (John Flansburgh-John Linnell) Aberdeen PG 1504
  30. Zoe Mulford: Small Brown Birds Azalea City 1701
  31. Run Boy Run: Sunday for Larks (Matthew Rolland) Something to Someone Sky Island 88295-09294
  32. (Steve) Hicks & (Lynn) Goulbourn: So Clear (Renbourn-Jansch-Cox) Immortal Striatum 140716
  33. Jackson Browne: In the Shape of a Heart Solo Acoustic Vol. 2 Inside
  34. (Madeline) Fendrick & (Brian) Peck: Heart with Wings The Sandhill Crane self no#
  35. Pokey LaFarge and the South City Three: Coffee Pot Blues Middle of Everywhere Free Dirt 0065
  36. Greg Brown: Smell of Coffee Milk of the Moon Red House 168
  37. Sons of the Never Wrong w/ Corky Siegel: Just to Take Water (Bruce Roper) Church of the Never Wrong Waterbug 103
  38. John McSherry: Dance of the Siog set - Dance of Siog (McSherry) / Wandering Spirit (trad,arr.McSherry) / The Green Spears (McSherry) The Seven Suns Compass 74673-2
  39. Connla: Blue Lagoon / Fun Time Frankies (Ciaran Carlin) River Waitng self 060249-471257
  40. Ordinary Elephant: Before I Go (Crystal Hariu-Damore - Peter Damore) Berkalin 10036
  41. Carey Creed: Before I Go (Steve Seskin-Doug Gill) Peace of Wild Things Azalea City 0705
  42. Groucho Marx: Hello, I Must Be Going (Harry Ruby / Bert Kalmar) An Evening With Groucho A&M 3515
  43. Lee Murdock: Midnight Lullaby Loving Light Depot 036
  44. Runa: Who Will Sing Me Lullabies (Kate Rusby) Current Affairs self 00261-40570
  45. Kim & Reggie Harris and Magpie: When I'm Gone (close) (Phil Ochs) Spoken In Love Long Tail 003-2

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Stray Birds, Lage & Eldridge, DC Bloom, Annie Moscow, Lydia Martin, Ken & Brad Kolodner, Naming the Twins, Infamous Stringdusters, John McSherry, Lee Murdock, Zoe Mulford

CD of the week: Naming the Twins

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