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THE MIDNIGHT SPECIAL
July 1, 2017

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways 40068/71
  2. Heather Pierson Acoustic Trio: Take a Deep Breath and Smile Singin' Vessel 010
  3. Kitty Donohoe: Breathing This Road Tonight Roheen R005
  4. Suzy Roche w/ Dick Connette: All Along (Dick Connette) Too Sad for the Public - Vol. 1 - Oysters Ice Cream Lemondade Story Sound 161-020
  5. Rayna Gellert: Strike the Bells Workin's Too Hard Story Sound 161-019
  6. Hello, Dolly! (new 2016 B'way cast-Gavin Creel, Taylor Trensch, Bette Midler, et.al.): Put on Your Sunday Clothes (Jerry Herman) Masterworks Broadway 88985-40592-2
  7. Tom Chapin: Talk to Your Baby (Red Grammer-Tom Chapin) Threads Sundance 028
  8. The King & I (1964 B'way cast-Barbara Cook): Getting to Know You (Rodgers/Hammerstein) Sony 53328
  9. Mike Nichols & Elaine May w/ Marty Rubenstein, piano: Chopin (Father & Daughter) Improvisations to Music Mercury 314558455-2
  10. Suzy Bogguss: All the Pretty Little Horses (trad, arr.Suzy Bogguss) American Folk Songbook Loyal Dutchess 1006
  11. Allan Sherman: Hello Muddah, Hello Fadduh! (orig.version) (Sherman/Busch) My Son the Box Rhino 7891)
  12. Chris & Meredith Thompson: Light of the Sun (Chris Thompson/ Meredith Thompson) Lines of Longitude Alkali 00261-45438
  13. Andy Robinson: Sunshine When It Rains England's Bleeding Palawan no#
  14. Sloan Wainwright: Bright Side of a Rainy Day self 00261-44799
  15. Groundhog Day (orig.cast): There Will Be Sun (Tim Minchin) Masterworks 88985-43101-2
  16. Tom Chapin: Any Old Kind of Day (Harry Chapin) Threads Sundance 028
  17. Jackson Browne: Song for Adam Saturate Before Using Asylum 5051
  18. Dear Evan Hansen (orig.B'way cast-Ben Platt): Words Fail (Benj Pasek-Justin Paul) Atlantic 558631-2
  19. Laura Zucker: Say Yes self 66449-96922
  20. Friction Farm: We Can (Aidan Quinn-Christine Stay) So Many Stars self 00261-45597
  21. Bobby Osborne: Just in Case (Keir Gist-Edward Berkeley-Robt.Huggar) Original Compass 74687-2
  22. Jim Lauderdale: Just in Case (Jim Lauderdale-Robt.Hunter) Blue Moon Junction Sky Crunch 7179
  23. Todd Snider: Just in Case Happy to Be Here Oh Boy 020
  24. Hamilton (orig.B'way cast-Lin-Manuel Miranda): My Shot Atlantic 556345-2
  25. Spamilton (orig.cast-Dan Rosales w/Chris Anthony Giles, Nicholas Edwards, Juwan Crawley): His Shot (Lin-Manuel Miranda, parody Gerard Alessandrini) DRG 12636
  26. Spamalot (orig.B'way cast - Christopher Sieber-Sara Ramirez): The Song That Goes Like This (John Du Prez-Eric Idle) Decca 0004265-02
  27. Lindsay Straw: Fair Annie (trad, arr.Straw) The Fairest Flower of Womankind self 78277-265881
  28. Noctambule (Marla Fibish & Bruce Victor): The Sisters (Marla Fibish/Alfred Lord Tennyson) Travel in the Shadows self 00261-38003
  29. Friction Farm: The Price of War (Aidan Quinn-Christine Stay) So Many Stars self 00261-45597
  30. Peter Himmelman: Rich Men Run the World There Is No Calamity Himmasongs no#
  31. Emma's Revolution (Pat Humphries & Sandy O): Killing Game Revolution Now Moving Forward 3234
  32. Colcannon: Irwin - Fugue on an O'Carolan Theme (O'Carolan-Colcannon) Wild Orchid self 00261-45291
  33. Therese Honey: Carolan's Concerto (Mrs. Power) (O'Carolan, PD, arr. Therese Honey) Summer's End Waterbug 108
  34. Ella Jenkins: Hammer Song (trad) African American Folk Rhythms Smithsonian Folkways 45003
  35. Jack Williams: John Henry (trad) Far Away, Long Ago Wind River 4060
  36. Dan Cunningham: John Henry's Ghost Appalachian Song Pickndawg 88295-00758
  37. The Roches: Before You Sing (Jack Hardy) 6th Anniversary Issue Fast Folk 405/406
  38. Heather Pierson Acoustic Trio: Singin' Vessel 010
  39. 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:

Heather Pierson, Dick Connette, Tom Chapin, Chris & Meredith Thompson, Sloan Wainwright, Groundhog Day, Dear Evan Hansen, Laura Zucker, Friction Farm, Bobby Osborne, Spamilton, Lindsay Straw, Emma's Revolution, Colcannon

CDs of the week: Heather Pierson Acoustic Trio / Friction Farm

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