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THE MIDNIGHT SPECIAL
March 11, 2017

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways 40068/71
  2. John McCutcheon: Y'all Means All Trolling for Dreams Appalseed 2107
  3. The Hey, Y'all Soundtrack (James Dean Jay Bird-Steven Cheslik): Y'all Come (Arlie Duff) self 13276-20082
  4. John Prine: Everybody Diamonds in the Rough Atlantic 7240-2
  5. Vance Gilbert: God Bless Everyone Bad Dog Buffet Disimye 008
  6. Gypsy (orig.London cast - Angela Lansbury-Barry Ingham): Together (Jule Styne/Stephen Sondheim) RCA Victor 60571-2
  7. Lunasa: Doc Holliday's set - East Village Days / Timmy's Place / Doc Holliday's (Cillian Vallely) La Nua self 00261-29505
  8. Fairport Convention (Simon Nicol-Chris Leslie-Ric Sanders-Dave Pegg- Gerry Conway): Ye Mariners All (trad,arr.Swarbrick-Nicol-Pegg- Rowland) 50:50 @50 Matty Groves 054
  9. Ian MacMillan: Ancient Mariner.com (Les Barker) Guide Cats for the Blind Osmosys 020/21
  10. Lee Murdock: Reilly's Ghost Loving Light Depot 036
  11. Pat Wictor: The Scorpion Departs (Phil Ochs) This Is Absolutely Real: Visions and Versions of Phil Ochs RiskyDisc 009
  12. Jayme Stone's Lomax Project (Margaret Glaspe, v., Brittany Haas, f., Eli West, g., Jayme Stone, ban): Maids When You're Young (trad,via Jeannie Robertson, arr. M.Glaspe) Borealis 235
  13. Cassie & Maggie MacDonald: Let No Man Steal Your Thyme (trad,arr.C&M MacDonald) The Willow Collection self 003
  14. Barbara Cook: Men (Seymour Barab/Dorothy Parker) Songs of Perfect Propriety Stage Door 2350
  15. Elaine Romanelli: She & He The Hour Before self 88295-24554
  16. Frankie Armstrong, Sarah Harman & Shanee Taylor: Bread and Roses (Leon Rosselson/James Oppenheim) Darkest Before the Dawn Harbourtown 045
  17. Ronnie Gilbert: They All Sang Bread and Roses (Si Kahn) Love Will Find a Way Abbe Alice 915
  18. Emma's Revolution (Pat Humphries & Sandy O): Bread and Roses (Mimi Farina/James Oppenheim) (Folkstage - May 1,2004) WFMT recording
  19. Faith Petric: Grandma's Battle Cry (Barbara Tilsen/Irene Paull) Faith's Favorites self 104
  20. Maria Dunn: When the Grandmothers Meet Gathering Distant Whisper 06
  21. Tim O'Brien: Grandma's Hands (Bill Withers) Where the River Meets the Road Howdy Skies 2017
  22. George Ensle: Grandma's Apron and Grandpa's Vest Songswarm (compliation) Puff Bunny 45121-00164
  23. Kid Pan Alley - The Bardwells: Grandma, Grandpa and Me (Paul Reisler) Tidal Wave of Song Kid Pan Alley 83035-3007-2
  24. Jayme Stone's Lomax Project (Moira Smiley, Tim O'Brien, Margaret Glaspe, Mollie O'Brien, et.al.): The Devil's Nine Questions (trad,arr.M.Smiley) Borealis 235
  25. Joe Hickerson: The Devil and the School Child (trad, Child #3) Joe Hickerson With a Gathering of Friends Folk-Legacy CD-39
  26. Shawna Caspi: Devil's Rolling Pin Apartments for Lovers self 88`174-79974-2
  27. Peter Mulvey: The Details Are Your Listening? Righteous Babe 086
  28. Livingston Taylor: I Must Be Doing Something Right Safe Home Chesky 385
  29. Annie Moscow: Teflon Man Passing Trains 11 Blocks 1188
  30. Bob Kuhn: Slippery Slope The Dwindler Clayhead 0015
  31. Elaine Romanelli: Forty Back The Hour Before self 88295-24554
  32. Jenny Bienemann: You Are Where I'm From Every Soul Grows to the Light self 00261-45266
  33. Sons of the Never Wrong: Compromise Is (Bruce Roper) King Fisher King Waterbug 107
  34. David Mitchell & Robert Webb w/Olivia Colman & James Bachman: Office Quest That Mitchell & Webb Sound, Series 5 BBC Audio
  35. Stan Rogers: The White Collar Holler (Nigel Russell) Between the Breaks. . . Live! Borealis 216
  36. Lunasa: The Floating Crowbar set - Floating Crowbar (trad) / McGlinchey's (McGlinchey) / The Almost Reel (Armstrong) The Story So Far. . . Compass 74475-2
  37. Jimmy LaFave: Measuring Words Favorites 1992-2001 Music Road 009
  38. Cliff Eberhardt w/ Rich Dworsky: The Right Words The High Above and the Down Below Red House 199
  39. Pieta Brown: No Words Now Mercury Red House 242
  40. (Tommy) Byrd & (Kathy) Street: Waves This Much Is True self 78572-23004
  41. Noam Pikelny: Waveland Universal Favorite Rounder 1166100196
  42. Tim Grimm and the Family Band: Over the Waves (Jan Lucas-Tim Grimm- Jackson Grimm) A Stranger in This Time Vault 013
  43. Mouths of Babes (Ingrid Elizabeth & Ty Greenstein): Any Other Day (Ingrid Elizabeth) Brighter in the Dark Wide Awake 0003
  44. Zoe Mulford: The President Sang Amazing Grace Small Brown Birds Azalea City 1701
  45. Fannie Lou Hamer: Amazing Grace (John Newton, PD) Songs My Mother Taught Me Smithsonian Folkways 40216
  46. 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 McCutcheon, Fairport Convention, Lee Murdock, Pat Wictor, Cassie & Maggie, Tim O'Brien, Livingston Taylor, Annie Moscoe, Jenny Bienemann, Byrd & Street, Noam Pikelny, Tim Grimm, Mouths of Babes, Zoe Mulford

CD of the week: Tim Grimm

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