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THE MIDNIGHT SPECIAL
April 8, 2017

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways 40068/71
  2. Joan Baez: Rambler Gambler (trad) / Whispering Bells(Del-Vikings) The Gold Castle Master Radio Sampler Razor & Tie 00027
  3. Alice Howe: Don't Worry Honey You've Been Away So Long self 98577-01972
  4. Robbie Fulks: Katy Kay Upland Stories Bloodshot 242
  5. Tim O'Brien: My Old Brown Coat and Me (trad,arr.Doc Williams) Where the River Meets the Road Howdy Skies 2017
  6. Peter Mulvey: D.I.A. Are You Listening? Righteous Babe 086
  7. Come From Away (orig.B'way cast): 28 Hours / Wherever We Are / Darkness and Trees (Irene Sankoff-David Hein) Molly 00001
  8. Red Horse (Lucy Kaplansky): Poor Wayfaring Stranger (trad) Red Horse Red House 233
  9. Jenny Bienemann: Wake Up Every Soul Grows to the Light self 00261-45266
  10. David Massengill: Wake Up The Return Plump 5903-2
  11. Joni Mitchell: Chelsea Morning Hits Reprise 946326-2
  12. Hannah Shira Naiman: Devil on the Ferris Wheel Know the Mountain Merriweather 161
  13. David Olney: Ferris Wheel Don't Try to Fight It Red Parlor 1702
  14. Carrie Elkin: Tilt-A-Whirl The Penny Collection self 88295-51584
  15. Nora Jane Struthers & The Party Line: Carnival Blue Pig 2222
  16. Mari Black: Exhale set - Exhale (M.Black) / The Cliffs of Moher / The Green Hills of Tyrol (trad) Flight self 88295-05647
  17. Andy Stewart: A Scottish Soldier (Green Hills of Tyrol) (MacFayden/Stewart) EMI 0777-7-81069-2
  18. Colcannon: Highlands (trad, arr.Colcannon) Wild Orchid self 00261-45291
  19. Peter Mulvey: Oh, the Rain Are You Listening? Righteous Babe 086
  20. Wyatt Easterling: Sure Smells Like Rain (Wyatt Easterling- Richard McDevitt/W.Easterling) Divining Rod Phoenix Rising 02
  21. Annie Moscow: It's Just Water Passing Trains 11 Blocks 1188
  22. Don Rickles: Television Speaks! Warner Bros.1779
  23. Still on the Hill: Turn off the TV (Donna Mulhollan) Mouthpeace Termite Tracs 84501-08410
  24. (Johnny) Wayne & (Frank) Shuster: I Was a T.V. Addict Wayne and Shuster: The Radio Years - The Best of the Best (from the CBC) Scenario 781894-003339
  25. John Prine: Spanish Pipedream John Prine Atlantic 19156-2
  26. Shawna Caspi: I'm Trying to Leave Apartments for Lovers self 88174-79974-2
  27. Martha Schlamme w/ Tanya Gould, piano: Mrs. McGrath (trad, arr.Tamara Bliss) Martha Schlamme at Town Hall Vanguard 2063
  28. Bella Hardy: Jolly Good Luck to the Girl Who Loves a Soldier With the Dawn Noe 08
  29. Merlin Snider: Fly Away Sail Away One Light Many Windows Barking Dog 00261-44762
  30. (Natalya) Zoe (Weinstein) & (John) Cloyd (Miller): Eyes Brand New self 00261-45200
  31. The Steel Wheels: Wild as We Came Here (Trent Wagler) Big Ring 005
  32. Mustard's Retreat (Michael Hough): It's Got Teeth (Hough) (Folkstage - June 4, 2016) WFMT recording
  33. Kathy Chiavola: Possum and Pearl Rescue Me: A Case for Paws (a compilation) Blue Night 228
  34. Tom Dundee: My Dog (WFMT studio - September 7, 1977) WFMT recording
  35. Kasey Chambers w/ Keith Urban: If We Had a Child Dragonfly Essence 5419753672
  36. I Draw Slow: Don't Wake the Children (Dave & Louise Holden) Turn Your Face to the Sun Compass 74684-2
  37. Tom Paxton: About the Children The Things I Notice Now Collectibles 6972
  38. Taarka: Polyamourous Pollyann (David Tiller) Fading Mystery self 00261-45267
  39. Caroline Herring: Cactus Tree (Joni Mitchell) Golden Apples of the Sun Signature Sounds 2025
  40. Richard Thompson: Beeswing Walking on a Wire - 1968-2009 Shout Factory 826663-11090
  41. 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:

Alice Howe, Robbie Fulks, Tim O'Brien, Come From Away, Jenny Bienemann, Hannah Shira Naiman, David Olney, Carrie Elkin, Colcannon, Wyatt Easterling, Annie Moscow, Bella Hardy, Merlin Snider, Zoe & Cloyd, The Steel Wheels, I Draw Slow, Rescue Me

CD of the week: The Steel Wheels

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