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THE MIDNIGHT SPECIAL
June 17, 2017

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways 40068/71
  2. Rosalie Sorrels: Travelin' Lady Sire 5902
  3. Dar Williams: Traveling Again The Christians and the Pagans Razor & Tie 718
  4. Alice Wallace: A Traveling Song Memories, Music & Pride California Country 27217
  5. Leonard Cohen: Traveling Light (Patrick Leonard-Adam Cohen/ Leonard Cohen) You Want It Darker Columbia 889853-65072
  6. The Weavers (Lee Hays): Lonesome Traveller (Lee Hays) Wasn't That a Time Vanguard 147/50
  7. Rosalie Sorrels: The Telling Takes Me Home (Bruce "Utah" Phillips) My Last Go Round Red House 167
  8. Tom Chapin: Fair Pay Fair Play Blues (Paul Galston-Tom Chapin) Threads Sundance 028
  9. Nancy White: And I Copied It Stickers on Fruit Borealis 147
  10. Tom Lehrer: Lobachevsky The Remains of Tom Lehrer Warner-Rhino 79831
  11. Martin Simpson & Dom Flemons: Stealin' (trad, arr.Simpson-Flemons) Mr. Martin Simpons & Mr. Dom Flemons Proudly Present a Selection of Ever Popular Favorites Fledg'ling 3100
  12. Rosalie Sorrels w/ Mitch Greenhill: Some Other Place, Some Other Time (Sorrels) If I Could Be the Rain Folk-Legacy 31
  13. Dave Van Ronk: Another Time & Place From. . . Another Time & Place Alcazar 120
  14. Bob Zentz w/ Gordon Bok: River of Time (Zentz) Together Again for the First Time Timberhead Music 21
  15. Colcannon: Botanic Endgame Wild Orchid self 00261-45291
  16. James McCandless: The Drunken Brawl Out West Somewhere St. Christopher 3001
  17. Tom Lehrer: National Brotherhood Week The Remains of Tom Lehrer Warner-Rhino 79831
  18. Rosalie Sorrels (with Utah Phillips): Feather Ben (Peter Bowen) (Somebody Else's Troubles - October 19, 1977) WFMT recording
  19. Neil Young: Old Man Live at the Cellar Door (11/30-12/1/1970) Reprise 535854-2
  20. Small Potatoes: I Brought My Father With Me (Michael Peter Smith) Time Flies Folk Era 1427
  21. O'Connor Band w/ Mark O'Connor: Emily's Reel Live! OMAC 22
  22. Liz Carroll: Miss Cathy Chilcott/ Fiddle Heaven / Fish On On the Off Beat self 84501-97937
  23. Greg Trafidlo: For Just Two Dollars The Crawlspace Tapes Kira 4050
  24. The Conception Corporation: Dunk the Cop Complete Conception Rhino 7728
  25. Heather Pierson: Dirty No-Gooder's Blues (Bessie Smith) Motherless Child Vessel 008
  26. Rob Carlson & Beth Bradley: Our Dads Hearts of Palm self
  27. Jamie Anderson: My Dad Loves to Sing Better Than Chocolate Tsunami 1032
  28. Judy Collins: My Father Forever Elektra 62104-2
  29. Richard Berman: A Father and a Daughter You're Home Now Aries 007
  30. Jewel w/ Dolly Parton: My Father's Daughter Picking Up the Pieces Sugar Hill 37804-02
  31. Lucy Kaplansky: My Father's Son (Richard Litvin-Lucy Kaplansky) Reunion Red House 255
  32. John McCutcheon: With My Father Passage Appleseed 2010
  33. Working (orig.cast-Bob Gutman): Fathers and Sons (Stephen Schwartz) Fynsworth Alley 3020621142
  34. Tom Russell: Thrown to the Wolves (Sylvia Tyson-Tom Russell) Play One More - The Songs of Ian & Sylvia True North 663
  35. Rosalie Sorrels: The Lonesome Howling Wolves (trad) Green Linnet 1024
  36. Tom Russell: When the Wolves No Longer Sing (Ian Tyson-Tom Russell) Play One More - The Songs of Ian & Sylvia True North 663
  37. Monty Python: Constitutional Peasant The Final Rip Off Virgin 86033-2
  38. James Gordon w/ Arthur Black: I'se the Politically Correct B'ye Songs from Basic Black Pipe Street PSR2
  39. Sally Rogers: Gone to the Dogs (trad/Rogers) We'll Pass Them On Red House 71
  40. The Bucking Mules: The Irish Washerwoman (trad) Smoke Behind the Clouds Free Dirt 0082
  41. Utah Phillips & Rosalie Sorrels: Hymn Song (Phillips) (Somebody Else's Troubles - October 19, 1977) WFMT Recording
  42. Chris & Meredith Thompson: When I Go (Dave Carter) Lines of Longitude Alkali 00261-45438
  43. Rosalie Sorrels: Old Devil Time (Pete Seeger) My Last Go Round Red House 167
  44. Loretta Hagen: You Were Brave Lucky Stars Bearfort 003
  45. Jorma Kaukonen: Another Man Done a Full Go Round (Roy Book Binder) River of Time Red House 217
  46. Rosalie Sorrels: My Last Go Round Red House 167
  47. 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:

Tom Chapin, Colcannon, Simpson & Flemons, O'Connor Band, Tom Russell, Chris & Meredith Thompson, Loretta Hagen

CD of the week: Chris & Meredith Thompson

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