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THE MIDNIGHT SPECIAL
May 13, 2017

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways 40068/71
  2. Steve Goodman w/ Bob Hoban: Mama Tried (Merle Haggard) (University of Illinois Auditorium - November 10, 1969) private recording
  3. Christine Lavin: Dance Mom If You're Drunk You Cannot Buy a Puppy self 53701-05232
  4. Rachel Bissex: Dancing with My Mother Don't Look Down Alazar 121
  5. Nancy White (Suzy & Maddy Wilde): My God, My Mom Stickers on Fruit Borealis 147
  6. Doc & Merle Watson: Mama Don't Allow (Sammy Cahn-Charles "Cow Cow" Davenport) Remembering Merle Sugar Hill 3800
  7. Hadestown (orig.cast-Nabiyah Be & Patrick Page): Why We Build the Wall (Anais Mitchell) Parlophone 90295-88727
  8. Phil Henry Acoustic Trio (PHAT): There Be Monsters Here (Phil Henry) PHAT Live Board by Board 1705
  9. Hardened and Tempered (Kristin Davidson-Carolyn Phillips): Crossing the Rio Grande (K.L. Davidson) The Trailer Sessions self 00261-45334
  10. Joel Mabus: Low Lazarus and Lord Diverus (trad,arr.-adapt.J.Mabus) Different Hymnals. Fossil 2517
  11. Lee Murdock: Star of the County Down (trad) Wordless Depot 030
  12. Trifolkal: The Starbucks of County Down (trad/Phillips-Trafidlo-Seay) Tao From the Mountain Kira 2222
  13. Jackie Morris: Coffee Kisses Periscope Heart self 3737
  14. Mouths of Babes (Ty Greenstein-Ingrid Elizabeth): Black Tea, Red Wine (Ingrid Elizabeth) Brighter in the Dark Wild Awake 00261-44997
  15. Pins & Needles (25th Anniversary recording-Harold Rome): When I Grow Up (The G-Man Song) (Harold Rome) Columbia 2210
  16. Lily Tomlin: The F.B.I. This Is a Recording Laugh.com 11114
  17. Janis Ian: God and the FBI The Essential Janis Ian Columbia Legacy 88687-561962
  18. Modern Man: FBI (Geo.Wurzbach) Modern Immaturity Inverted Turtle 86851-9937-2
  19. The Malvinas: I Ought to Know (Jack Hardy) God Bless the Grass Soona Songs 020
  20. Anais Mitchell: Shenandoah The Brightness Righteous Babe 053
  21. Gathering Time: Red Apples and Gold (Glen Roethel) self 00261-35681
  22. Dennis Dougherty: Apples on My Mind Get the Angle Right Thinking Dog 34457-73202
  23. The Waifs: Shiny Apple (Josh Cunningham) Ironbark Compass 746862-2
  24. Tom Kastle: The Onion Angels & Nightengales Madysen 25576-41312
  25. David Mitchell & Robert Webb: Weekend Newspaper That Mitchell & Webb Sound: Series Four BBC Audio
  26. Cradle Will Rock (orig. soundtrk-Henry Stram-Tim Jerome): Freedom of the Press (Marc Blitzstein) RCA Victor 09026-63577-2
  27. Harpeth Rising: Prison Trilogy (Billy Rose) (Joan Baez) Against All Tides Grimm Rising 88295-57111
  28. Josh White: Prison Bound Blues (trad) The Elektra Years Rhino 7879
  29. The Lords of Liechtenstein (Noah & Dan Rauchwerk): Utica Downhill Ride to Joyland self no#
  30. Bonnie Dobson: My Mother Chose My Husband (trad) Dear Companion Big Beat 325
  31. Severn Darden: Oedipus The Sound of My Own Voice and Other Noises Mercury OCS 6202
  32. Roy Zimmerman: I Want a Marriage Like They Had in the Bible (R.Zimmerman-Melanie Harby) You're Getting Sleepy Metaphor 924
  33. Joel Mabus: God Don't Like It - I Don't Either (trad,arr.with add.lyrics J. Mabus) Different Hymnal. Fossil 2517
  34. Rhonda Vincent: You Don't Love God If You Don't Love Your Neighbor (Carl Story) The Storm Still Rages Rounder 11661 0474-2
  35. Joe Jencks: Mercy (Jon Brooks) Poets, Philosophers, Workers & Wanderers Turtle Bear 050117-1
  36. Red Tail Ring: Come All Ye Fair and Tender Ladies (trad) Fall Away Blues EarthWork 8504
  37. Kitty Donohoe: The Lark in the Morning (trad) The Irishman's Daughter Roheen 008
  38. Judy Collins: Lark in the Morning (trad) Maids & Golden Apples Wildflower 1299-2
  39. Anais Mitchell: Out of Pawn xoa Wilderland 003
  40. Michael Smith: Pawnbroker's Lullaby The Gift of the Magi Bird Avenue 006
  41. Rhiannon Giddens, Dirk Powell, Jason Sypher: Shake Sugaree (Elizabeth Cotten) David Holt's State of Music High Windy 1295
  42. Tom Chapin: Julia Ward Howe private recording
  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:

Phil Henry Acoustic Trio, Hardened & Tempered, Joel Mabus, Jackie Morris, the Malvinas, The Waifs, Harpeth Rising, Lords of Liechtenstein, Joe Jencks, David Holt's State of Music

CD of the week: Joel Mabus

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