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THE MIDNIGHT SPECIAL
April 15, 2017

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways 40068/71
  2. The Waifs: Something's Coming (Vikki Thorn) Ironbark Compass 746862-2
  3. West Side Story (orig.B'way cast-Larry Kert): Something's Coming (Leonard Bernstein/Stephen Sondheim) Columbia 60724
  4. A Little Night Music (orig.B'way cast-Terri Ralston, Beth Fowler, Barbara Lang): Perpetual Anticipation (:58) (Stephen Sondheim) Columbia 65284
  5. Carly Simon: Anticipation Reflections - Carly Simon's Greatest Hits Arista 8287659429-2
  6. The Hollow Trees: She'll Be Coming 'Round the Mountain Hello Friend! self 88295-43201
  7. The Wailin' Jennys: Racing with the Sun (Ella Jenkins) Live at the Mauch Chunk Opera House Red House 220
  8. Steve Goodman: Six Hours Ahead of the Sun Somebody Else's Troubles Buddha 7446599626-2
  9. Joel Rafael: Racing and Chasing the Sun America Come Home Inside 717-1
  10. Jenny Bienemann: Quicksand Every Soul Grows to the Light self 00261-45266
  11. Neal (Hagberg) & Leandra (Peak): Standing in Quicksand Old Love Red House 74
  12. Malcolm Holcombe: Grace in Sand Another Wisdom Purple Girl no#
  13. Bela Fleck & Abigail Washburn: What Are They Doing in Heaven Today (trad,arr.Fleck-Washburn) Bela Fleck & Abigail Washburn Rounder 11661-36262-02
  14. Alice Gerrard: Calling Me Home David Holt's State of Music High Windy 1295
  15. Bob Kuhn Show: Friends in Heaven The Dwindler self 88295-49721
  16. John Cleese & Jonathan Lynn: The Last Supper A Poke In the Eye Transatlantic TRA 331
  17. Linda M. Smith: Bless Me Michelango Artemisia self no#
  18. Bill & Kate Isles: Sistine Chapel Early Risers Galinome Forest 1001
  19. The Wailin' Jennys: Swing Low Sail High (Nicki Mehta) Bright Morning Stars Red House 234
  20. Rhiannon Giddens: The Love We Almost Had (Bhi Bhiman/Rhiannon Giddens) Freedom Highway Nonesuch 558805-2
  21. Mary Chapin Carpenter: Note on a Windshield The Things That We Are Made Of Lambent Light 001
  22. Kirsta Detor: Barely Tightrope 255-114
  23. Randolph Singers: Lament for April 15 (Avery Caflin) Lament for April 15 and Other Modern American Madrigals Composers Recordings CRI102
  24. Carl Reiner & Mel Brooks: The Tax Expert 2000 and One Years Rhino R2 72166
  25. Emma's Revolution: Taxed Enough Already?! (Sandy O-Pat Humphries) Revolutions Per Minute Moving Forward 1234
  26. Kitty Donohoe: Abe Lincoln's Army The Irishman's Daughter Roheen 008
  27. Mick Moloney: The Irish Volunteers (Joe English, 1861 PD, arr. Moloney-John Doyle) Far from the Shamrock Shore Shanachie 78050
  28. Rhiannon Giddens: Julie Freedom Highway Nonesuch 558805-2
  29. Si Kahn: Lincoln's Army (Folkstage - September 24, 2005) WFMT recording
  30. Chris Vallillo: Lincoln and Liberty (trad) Abraham Lincoln in Song Gin Ridge 1009
  31. Uncle Earl: Booth Shot Lincoln (trad) She Waits for Night Rounder 11661-0565-2
  32. Norman Blake & Tony Rice: Lincoln's Funeral Train (The Sad Journey to Springfield) (N.Blake) Norman Blake & Tony Rice 2 Rounder 11661-0266-2
  33. The Wailin' Jennys: Glory Bound (Ruth Moody) Live at the Mauch Chunk Opera House Red House 220
  34. Sharon Mountain Harmony: Glory Bound (trad) Sharon Mountain Harmony Folk-Legacy 86
  35. Shawna Caspi: This Is the End of It Apartments for Lovers self 88174-79974-2
  36. Tom Paxton: Victoria Dines Alone Morning Again Elektra 8122 76509-2
  37. Jack Hamilton: Dining Alone Hamiltoons Saltbush no#
  38. Rhiannon Giddens: We Could Fly Freedom Highway Nonesuch 558805-2
  39. Tim O'Brien: High Flying Bird (Billy Edd Wheeler) Where the River Meets the Road Howdy Skies 2017
  40. Mari Black: Taking Flight set - Masino de Glace (Rejean Brunet) / Indian Point (Rich Mohr) / Reel de Mattawa (Richard Forest) / Struan Robertson (Arthur S. Robinson) Flight self 88295-05647
  41. Phil Ochs: Crucifixion Farewells & Fantasies Elektra-Rhino 73518
  42. Chad Mitchell Trio: One Day When I Was Lost (Easter Morn) (trad, arr.Mitchell Trio) Blowin' in the Wind Folk Era 3313
  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:

The Waifs, Jenny Bienemann, Rhiannon Giddens, Mary Chapin Carpenter, Kitty Donohoe, Tim O'Brien

CD of the week: Rhiannon Giddens (CD of special merit)

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