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THE MIDNIGHT SPECIAL
February 25, 2017

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways 40068/71
  2. Susan Shann: Final Word private recording
  3. John Flynn: This Used to Be a Country private recording
  4. Ellie Grace & Bruce Clafin: I'm Gonna Walk It With You
  5. Emma's Revolution: Better Days (Pat Humphries-Sandy O) Revolutions Per Minute Moving Forward 1234
  6. Lunasa: Island Lake (Tune for Dad / The Island Lake) (Kevin Crawford) La Nua self 00261-29505
  7. Judy Collins: Innisfree (Hamilton Camp/Wm.Butler Yeats) Living Elektra 75014-2
  8. Joe K. Walsh: Innisfree (Joe Walsh/Wm.Butler Yeats) Borderland Skinny Elephant 93447-39082
  9. The Resonant Rogues: FOMO Blues (Fear of Missing Out) Hands in the Dirt self 00261-45203
  10. Tomato Tomato (John & Lisa McLaggan): Ain't Dead Yet (John McLaggan) I Go Where You Go self 29982-17180
  11. Trout Fishing in America: The Strangest Times (Grimwood-Idlet) Trout 24
  12. Eileen Ivers w/ Fionan Debarra: Coming Home Beyond the Bog Road Musical Bridge 5462
  13. Julia Othmer: Homeward Sound self 59718-63750
  14. Abigail Lapell: Home to Me Hide Nor Hair Coax 020
  15. Joe Newberry & April Verch: I'm Going Home (Joe Newberry-Si Kahn) Going Home Slab Town 17-02
  16. All Our Exes Live in Texas: Cadillac When We Fall self 602557-166910
  17. Scott Cook: If He Showed Up Now Further Down the Line self 91061-22085
  18. Robbie Fulks: America Is a Hard Relgion Upland Stories Bloodshot 242
  19. Dan Weber: Hank & Jesus Ash and Bone Highway-142 00261-34792
  20. Tom Paxton: Jesus Christ SRO Peace Will Come Morello 44
  21. Dan Navarro: Bulletproof Heart Skinless Red Hen 10
  22. Ken Tizzard: 37 Bullets No Dark No Light Storey House 61297-45572
  23. Bill Staines: Heart of Stone Tracks and Trails Philo 11671-1134-2
  24. Scott Cook: Careful With My Heart (Heather Styka) Further Down the Line self 91061-22085
  25. Martin Simpson & Dom Flemons: My Money Never Runs Out (trad, arr.Simpson-Flemons) Songs & Merrie Melodies Minstrelsy Tears & Smiles Fledg'ling 3100
  26. Wildfire: Dollar (Elmer Burchett, Jr.) Rented Room on Broadway Pinecastle 1201
  27. Gillian Welch: One More Dollar (alternate version) (Gillian Welch-David Rawlings) Boots No. 1 - The Official Revival Bootleg Acony 1601
  28. Zoe Mulford: Zillionaire Small Brown Birds Azalea City 1701
  29. Lunasa: Stolen Purse (Stolen Purse / An Sioda Slide / Brendan McMahon's Reel) (trad,arr.Lunasa) The Kinnitty Sessions Compass 74377-2
  30. Ten Strings and a Goat Skin: Igen (Jesse Periard) / Magic Mark (Rowen Gallant) / Alan MacPhersson of Mosspark (trad) Aupres du Poele self 04113
  31. Ken & Brad Kolodner w/ Rachel Eddy: Tippin' Back the Corn (Jordan Wankoff) The Swift House Fenchurch 09
  32. Jon Vezner & Don Henry: Whole Lotta Holes (Folkstage - March 15, 2014) WFMT recording
  33. The Beatles: Fixing a Hole (Lennon-McCartney) Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band Apple-EMI 746442-2
  34. Buddy Mondlock: The Holes You Leave (Guy Clark-Buddy Mondlock) The Memory Wall Sparking Gap 004
  35. John Roberts & Debra Cowan: Wheels of the World (trad) (Folkstage - February 28, 2015) WFMT Recording
  36. The Capitol Steps: We Didn't Start Satire (Billy Joel/ parody Elaina Newport-Mark Eaton) Take the Money and Run for President CapSteps 1032
  37. Brother Sun (Joe Jencks): Viva La Evolucion Weights & Wings self 003
  38. The Brother Brothers (Adam & David Moss): Cairo, IL Tugboats E.P. self no#
  39. Mipso: My Burden With Me (Libby Rodenbough) Coming Down the Mountain self 22686-38863
  40. Molsky's Mountain Drifters: Across the Plains of Illinois (trad,arr.Molsky's Mtn.Drifters) Molsky's Mountain Drifters Tree Frog 1601
  41. The Novel Ideas (Sarah Grella -Daniel Radin): Go Home (Daniel Radin) St. Paul Sessions self, no#
  42. The Good Intentions: The Leaving of Liverpool (trad, arr. R.Peter Davies-Rich Shea) The Long Unbroken Line Tres Pescadores 10
  43. Tom Paxton: Outward Bound Boat in the Water Pax 011
  44. 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:

Joe K. Walsh, Resonant Rogues, Scott Cook, Joe Newberry & April Verch, Robbie Fulks, Ken Tizzard, Tom Paxton, Zoe Mulford, Ten Strings & a Goatskin, Ken & Brad Kolodner, Novel Ideas

CD of the week: Scott Cook

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