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THE MIDNIGHT SPECIAL
July 29, 2017

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways 40068/71
  2. Hello, Dolly! (orig.new 2017 B'way cast-Bette Midler): Hello, Dolly! (Jerry Herman) Masterworks Broadway 88985-40592-2
  3. Melanie (Safka): I'm Back in Town The Encore Collection BMG Collectibles 9359
  4. Madeleine Peyroux: Hello Babe (KC Joe McCoy-Lil Green) Secular Hymns Impulse 0025437-02
  5. Fiddler on the Roof (orig.B'way cast): Matchmaker (Jerry Bock/Sheldon Harnick) RCA Victor 82876-51430-2
  6. Hallo, Dolly! (orig. German cast-Tatjana Iwanow): Hallo, Dolly! (auf Deutsch) (Jerry Herman, trans.Robert Gilbert) Columbia 3110
  7. Sons of the Never Wrong: I Got You (Sue Demel-Bruce Roper) Song of Sons Waterbug 129
  8. Hair (orig.off-B'way cast-Walker Daniels): I Got Life (McDermott/Ragni-Rado) RCA Victor 82876-5085-2
  9. Matt Watroba: We Shall Not Be Moved (trad) Community Sings Vol. 1 Common Chords 121
  10. Judith Owen: Somebody's Child Twany 00154
  11. Tom Dundee: McBride Argyle Station Furnished Rooms Fleeting Moment- Live Performances from 1973-2006 Flight 4445
  12. Lou & Peter Berryman: Homelessness Some Days Cornbelt CR16
  13. John Forster: Type A Helium Philo 1214
  14. Hair (orig.B'way cast): Initials (Gault MacDermot/ James Rado-Gerome Radni) RCA Victor 82876-5085-2
  15. Kevin McMullin: Yodel Alphabet A Friend You Haven't Met Hungry Hill 25381
  16. Old Man Luedecke: Yodelady Domestic Eccentric True North 605
  17. Joe Jencks: One Piece at a Time Poets, Philosophers, Workers & Wanderers Turtle Bear 050117-1
  18. Amy White: Why Can't We See (PTSD) Didn't We Waltz Fairewood 053
  19. Friction Farm (Aidan Quinn & Christine Stay): Your Father and My Father So Many Stars self 00261-45597
  20. Sons of the Never Wrong: A Thousand Years (Bruce Roper) Song of Sons Waterbug 129
  21. Paul Metsers: A Thousand Years Today Caution to the Wind Highway 7014
  22. Groundhog Day (orig.cast-Barrett Doss w/ Andy Karl): If I Had My Time Again (Tim Minchin) Masterworks Broadway 88985-43101-2
  23. Pete Nelson: Summer of Love Big Times in a Small Town - The Vineyard Tapes
  24. Michael Braunfeld: Stay (Folkstage - April 29, 2017) WFMT Recording
  25. Donovan (Leitch): Wear Your Love Like Heaven The Essential Donovan Epic Legacy 90625
  26. Hair (orig.B'way cast-Ronald Dyson): Aquarius (Gault MacDermot/ James Rado-Gerome Ragni) RCA Victor 82876-5085-2
  27. (Lynn) Adler & (Lindy) Hearne: Summer of Love Simpatico Spring Hollow 45121-09922
  28. Dan Hart: Summer of Love To a Silent Drum Stone Boat no#
  29. David Stoddard: Praying for Rain You Have Got to Be Kidding Me self 98577-05222
  30. Noctambule (Marla Fibish & Bruce Victor): Blind Mary (Turlough O'Carolan, PD) / Cold Missouri Waters (James Keelaghan) A Sweetish Tune self 00261-45778
  31. Antje Duvekot: Ballad of Fred Noonan New Siberia Pantjebare 86851-3153-2
  32. Lennie Gallant: Amelia (for Amelia Earhart) Live Acoustic at the Carleton self 4041887
  33. Joni Mitchell: Amelia Love Has Many Faces Rhino 544846
  34. Sons of the Never Wrong: Like a Sailor (Bruce Roper) Song of Sons Waterbug 129
  35. Bjarte Eike & Barokksolistene w/ Thomas Guthrie, v.: I Drew My Ship (trad, arr.Eieke-Barokksolistene) The Alehouse Sessions Rubicon 1017
  36. Laurie Lewis w/ Tom Rozum & Nina Gerber: Sailing Boat One Evening in May Spruce and Maple 1009
  37. Joel Mabus: When Peace, Like a River Different Hymnals. Fossil 2517
  38. Judith Owen: I Know Why the Sun Shines Somebody's Child Twany 00154
  39. Hair (orig.B'way cast): The Flesh Failures (Let the Sunshine In) (Gault MacDermot/James Rado-Gerome Ragni) RCA Victor 82876-5085-2
  40. 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:

Sons of the Never Wrong, Judith Owen, Joe Jencks, Friction Farm, David Soddard, Noctambule, Bjarte Eike & Solistene

CD of the week: Noctambule

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