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THE MIDNIGHT SPECIAL
February 18, 2017

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways 40068/71
  2. Brother Sun (Pat Wictor): Carried Away Weights & Wings self 53701-21522
  3. Anne Hills: Last Day of Pompeii (Michael Smith) Don't Panic Flying Fish 70608
  4. Sons of the Never Wrong: Everybody's Gotta (Bruce Roper) 4 ever on Gadfly 282
  5. Rant Maggie Rant: A Good Western Wind (Barry James Payne- Glen Dias-Lindsay Schindler) Latitude self 09016-64424 ]
  6. Sam Bush: Bringing in the Georgia Mail (Fred Rose) Laps in Seven Sugar Hill 4013
  7. Lester Flatt & Earl Scruggs and the Foggy Mountain Boys: Orange Blossom Special (Ervin Rouse) (Newport 1966) Earl Scruggs Classic Bluegrass Live 1959-1966 Vanguard 79706-2
  8. Roy Acuff: Fireball Mail (Fred Rose) The Essential Roy Acuff Columbia Legacy 90906
  9. All-She-Wrote: Once the Ice Caps Melt (Gloria Jean-David LaPlante- Stephen Pounds) Passing It On self 88295-54352
  10. Tom Chapin: Uncle Wally's Tale Common Ground Gadfly 271
  11. Ron Sowell: Mother Earth Blues Little Movies Mountain Soul 002
  12. Tom Paxton: Eleanor's Song (Tom Paxton-Jon Vezner-Don Henry) Boat in the Water Pax 011
  13. Bianca DeLeon: Garden in the Sun Love, Guns & Money Lonesome Highway 00261-32170
  14. Brother Sun (Joe Jencks): All I Want Is a Garden Brother Sun self 53701-21102
  15. Putnam Smith: Stones from the Garden 99 Desires Itchy Sabot 2016
  16. Mick Scott: Good Graces (Somebody Else's Troubles - June 24, 1977) WFMT recording
  17. Joel Rafael: Within Your Graces America Come Home Inside 717-1
  18. Rose Cousins: Grace Natural Conclusion Old Farm Pony 021
  19. Patty Stevenson & Craig Siemsen: You've Been a Friend to Me (A.P.Carter) Paint Me a Picture Larrea 1282
  20. (Wendy) Moore & (Arthur) McGregor: The McGregors (Arthur McGregor) / Donald Angus Beaton's Trip to Toronto (Donald Angus Beaton) Dream With Me Ivernia 1601
  21. The Arrogant Worms w/ the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra: Canada's Really Big Semi-Conducted self 2002
  22. Paula Poundstone: Canada I Heart Jokes self 00261-25990
  23. Evalyn Parry: Canada Dreams of California Unreasonable Borealis 160
  24. Ian & Sylvia: Song for Canada (Pete Gzowski-Ian Tyson) Early Morning Rain (reissued on The Complete Vanguard Studio Recordings Vanguard 196/99-2
  25. Susan Werner: The Motorist's Prayer Eight Unnecessary Songs for Piano, Voice & Miscellany Incomplete Volume 1 Frank Chance 88295-49615
  26. John Hartford: The All Collision All Explosion Song The Walls We Bounce Off Of Small Dog A-Barkin' 394
  27. Howie Newman: My Baby Can't Parallel Park When You're Happy Major League 91061-09285
  28. Runa: The Wife of Usher's Well (Child 79) (trad) Current Affairs self 004
  29. John Roberts & Tony Barrand: The Wife of Usher's Well (Child 79) (trad) Dark Ships in the Forest Folk-Legacy 65
  30. Pete Seeger & Frank Hamilton: Lady Gay (trad) Nonesuch and Other Folk Tunes Smithsonian Folkways 2439
  31. Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer: Well May the World Go (trad-Seeger) / Letter from Pete's Banjo (Cathy Fink) Get Up and Do Right Community Music 210
  32. Pete Seeger: Listen Mr. Bilbo (Robt. & Adrienne Clairborne) Headlines & Footnotes Smithsonian Folkways 40111
  33. Mark Dvorak: Ruben You Can Play Your Banjo (Bartholomew Bean) Back Home self 88295-29797
  34. Kathy Mattea: Black Waters (Jean Ritchie) Calling Me Home Sugar Hill 4085
  35. Tom Paxton: There Goes the Mountain Heroes Vanguard VMD 79411
  36. Nick Annis w/ Elizabeth Crisfield: Filthy Coal (Folkstage - March 21, 2009) WFMT Recording
  37. Jim Post - Tom Dundee - Mick Scott: The Medley - Stand in the Light (Post) / Don't Look for Love (Thom Bishop) / If My Life Were a Book (Tom Dundee) / A Delicate Balance (Tom Dundee) / Stand in the Light (Earl of Old Town - August 7, 1975) WFMT Recording
  38. Run Boy Run: Heavy the Sorry (Bekah Sandoral Rolland/W.S.Gilbert) Something to Someone self 88295-09294
  39. Brendan Taaffe & The New Line: Undone in Sorrow (Ola Belle Reed) Fly Down You Pretty Little Bird self 88295-53776
  40. Cry Cry Cry (Dar Williams-Lucy Kaplansky-Richard Shindell): By Way of Sorrow (Julie Miller) Cry Cry Cry Razor & Tie 7930182840-2
  41. Kate Rusby: Night Lament Life in a Paper Boat Pure 41
  42. Mick Scott: Last One of the Night People (Somebody Else's Troubles - June 24, 1977) WFMT recording
  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:

Tom Paxton, Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer, Rant Maggie Rant, All-She-Wrote, Putnam Smith, Moore & McGregor, Rose Cousins, Brandan Taaffe, Kate Rusby

CD of the week: Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer

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