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THE MIDNIGHT SPECIAL
May 6, 2017

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways 40068/71
  2. The Malvinas: Light (O, Let Your Light Shine Bright) (Lilli Lewis) God Bless the Grass Soona Songs 020
  3. Jean Ritchie: Let the Sun Shine Down on Me (trad/Jean Ritchie) Mountain Hearth & Home Elektra-Rhino 7867
  4. Jane Voss & Hoyle Osborne: Sparkle and Shine (Jane Voss) Front Hall 042
  5. Lee Murdock: Let the Light from the Lighthouse Shine on Me (trad/Bob Zentz) Standing at the Wheel Depot 026
  6. Lucy Kaplansky: Line In the Sand (Kaplansky-Litvin) The Red Thread Red House 166
  7. LisaBeth Weber & Maggie Marshall: Line in the Sand (LisaBeth Weber) The Fire Tower Sessions WFM 5
  8. Pierce Pettis: Thin Red Line While the Serpent Lies Sleeping Windham Hill 1087
  9. Harpeth Rising: Early Riser (Jordana Greenberg) Against All Tides Grimm Rising 88295-5711
  10. Taj Mahal & Keb Mo: Waiting on the World to Change (John Mayer) TajMo Concord 00431
  11. Joel Mabus: We'll Understand It Better Bye & Bye (C.A. Tindley, PD, arr.-adapt. J. Mabus) Different Hymnals. Fossil 2517
  12. Anais Mitchell: Our Lady of the Underground xoa Wilderland 003
  13. Kathy Kallick: Persephone's Dream Cut to the Chase Live Oak 590
  14. Claudia Schmidt: Persephone's Song Bend in the River - Collected Songs Red House 254
  15. Megon McDonough: Butter Greatest Hits self 88295-55429
  16. The Capitol Steps: I Wrecked My Heart with Spam and Crisco (Cory-Cross/Newport-Eaton) Obama Mia! CapSteps1029
  17. Don White: Heart Attack Story (Folkstage - July 19, 2014) WFMT recording
  18. Bela Fleck & Abigail Washburn: Am I Born to Die (trad,arr.Fleck-Washburn) Bela Fleck & Abigail Washburn Rounder 11661-336262-02
  19. Hanneke Cassel: Buddy's Strathspey (Cassel) / Horse Tigers (Paul Cranford) / Golden Locks (Simon Fraser) Trip to Walden Pond self 2017
  20. Calan: Ryan Jigs (trad, arr. Calan) Solomon Sain 2749
  21. The Steel Wheels: Scrape Me Off the Ceiling (Trent Wagler) Wild as We Came Here Big Ring 005
  22. Dawn Upshaw: Dancing on the Ceiling (fr. Ever Green) (Richard Rodgers/Lorenzo Hart) Dawn Upshaw sings Rodgers & Hart Nonesuch 79406-2
  23. Fred Neil: Blues on the Ceiling Bleeker & MacDougal Collectors' Choice 275-2
  24. Paul Simon: One Man's Ceiling Is Another Man's Floor There Goes Rhymin' Simon Warner Bros. 78900
  25. Lucy Kaplansky: Brooklyn Train The Red Thread Red House 166
  26. No Fuss and Feathers: How Much Time (Catherine Miles-Jay Mafale) Traveling Circus Roadshow 88295-38349
  27. Simon & Garfunkel: A Poem on the Underground Wall (Paul Simon) Live from New York City, 1967 Columbia Legacy 61513
  28. Dave Van Ronk: Georgie on the IRT (trad/Lawrence Block) The Folkways Years 1959-61 Smithsonian Folkways 40041
  29. Mouths of Babes: Red Balloon (Tylan Greenstein) Brighter in the Dark self 00261-44997
  30. The Civil Wars (Joy Williams-John Paul White): Girl with the Red Balloon Barton Hollow Sensibility no#
  31. Tim Hardin: Red Balloon The Best of Tim Hardin Polydor 440016405-2
  32. Joe Jencks: Everybody Sings the Blues Poets, Philosophers, Workers & Wanderers Turtle Bear 050117-01
  33. Alice Howe: Homeland Blues You've Been Away So Long self 98577-01972
  34. Merlin Snider: Procrastination Blues One Light Many Windows Barking Dog 00261-44762
  35. Phil Ochs: Highwayman (Ochs/Alfred Noyes) There But for Fortune Elektra 960832-2
  36. Harpeth Rising: The Highwayman (Jordana Greenberg) Against All Tides Grimm Rising 88295-57111
  37. Fairport Convention: The Naked Highwayman (Steve Tilston) 50:50 @ 50 Matty Groves 054
  38. Lindsay Straw: Geordie (trad,arr. L.Straw) The Fairest Flower of Womankind self 78277-26581
  39. Cassie & Maggie MacDonald: Hangman (trad,arr.C&M MacDonald) The Willow Collection self 41533-76106
  40. Chad Mitchell Trio: Hang on the Bell, Nellie (Conrad-Erard-Parker) Mighty Day On Campus Folk Era FE3262CD
  41. Pete Seeger: My Land Is a Good Land (Eric Anderson) God Bless the Grass Columbia Legacy 65287
  42. The Malvinas: God Bless the Grass (Malvina Reynolds) Soona Songs 020
  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 Malvinas, Harpeth Rising, Joel Mabus, Taj Mahal & Keb Mo, Hanneke Cassel, Calan, The Steel Wheels, Mouths of Babes, Joe Jencks, Merlin Snider, Fairport Convention, Lindsay Straw

CD of the week: The Malvinas

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