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THE MIDNIGHT SPECIAL
August 5, 2017

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways 40068/71
  2. Bob Gibson: Sing Us Some of the Old Songs (Shel Silverstein) Stops Along the Way BG 1004
  3. The Weavers: On Top of Old Smoky (trad.,arr.P.Seeger) The Weavers Greatest Hits Vanguard VCD15/16
  4. Si Kahn: Playing the Old Songs Courage Strictly Country Records 69
  5. Pete Seeger: Michael Row the Boat Ashore (trad) Sing Out with Pete! (1961) Smithsonian Folkways 2455
  6. Pete Seeger & Bernice Johnson Reagon: Michael Row the Boat Ashore Now (1968) Omni 125
  7. Enoch Kent: The Old Time Songs Take a Trip With Me Borealis 202
  8. Paul Chasman & the Great Gatleys (Dan & Laurie Gatley): Old School Bay View Arts 009
  9. Scott Huffman w/ Laurie Lewis & The Right Hands: Live Forever (Billy Joe Shaver/Eddy Shaver) The Golden West Hightone 8194
  10. Nic Jones: Farewell to the Gold (Paul Metsers) Penguin Eggs Topic 411
  11. Tom May w/ Dick Weissman: Sutter's Gold (Dick Weissman) Four Directions Long Bridge 14511-75762
  12. Candide (1989 cast - Jerry Hadley): Eldorado (Leonard Bernstein/Richard Wilbur, et.al.) DGG 429734-2
  13. Stan Freberg w/ June Foray & Daws Butler: Little Blue Riding Hood (Freberg-Butler-Schumann) Collectors Series Capitol 7916272
  14. A Thurber Carnival (orig.cast-Peggy Cass, Paul Ford, Wynne Miller): The Little Girl and the Wolf (James Thurber) Masterworks Broadway 88691-91138-2
  15. Niamh Parsons & The Loose Connections: The Big Bad Wolf (Dee Moore- Alan Kelly/Dee Moore) Loosen Up Green Linnet 1167
  16. Lumiere: Edward on the Loch Erne's Shore (trad) Lumiere self 060155-72063
  17. John Spillane: The Passage West (J.Spillane-Shane Howard) A Rock To Cling To EMI 099908-855824
  18. Kitty Donohoe: Ireland Song The Irishman's Daughter Roheen 008
  19. Sons of the Never Wrong: Wholes (Deborah Lader) Song of Sons Waterbug 129
  20. Ani DiFranco: Looking for the Holes Not So Soft Righteous Babe 002
  21. Julie Snow: Whole Again If Words Were Stones self 83707-59042
  22. Shawna Caspi: Never Enough Forest Fire self 61297-54660
  23. Pat Donohue: Never Enough Life Stories Blue Sky 915
  24. Andrew Calhoun: Never Enough Phoenix Envy Waterbug 0025
  25. Hello Dolly (2017 B'way cast-Bette Midler): I Put My Hand In (Jerry Herman) Masterworks Broadway 88985-40592-2
  26. Jean Shepherd: My First Blind Date Will Failure Spoil Jean Shepherd? Collectors' Choice 266-2
  27. The Better Halves (Jimmy Joe & Chrissie Natoli : My Internet Date (Jimmy Joe Natoli) Tete a Tete Hillabeanz 00261-33614
  28. Jonathan & Darlene Edwards: Five Foot Two, Eyes of Blue (Lewis-Young-Henderson) Greatest Hits - Volume II Corinthian 103
  29. Applewood Road (Emily Barker-Amber Rubarth-Amy Speace): Losing My Religion (Bill Berry-Peter Buck-Mike Mills-Michael Stipe) Applewood Road Gearbox 065001-717529
  30. The Early Mays (Ellen Gorzion-Emily Pinkerton-Rachel Eddy): Adieu False Heart (Arthur Smith) Chasing the Sun Bird on the Wing 00261-45534
  31. Harpeth Rising: Drink of Reddest Wine (Jordanna Greenberg) Against All Tides Grim Rising 88295-57111
  32. Jerry Douglas Band: Hot Country 84.5 (Jerry Douglas) What If Rounder 1166100259
  33. Jake Shimabukuro: Blue Haiku Nashville Sessions self 89577-75852
  34. Bjarte Eike & Barokksolistene: Curtain Tune (Henry Purcell, arr. Eike-Barokksolistene) The Alehouse Sessions Rubicon 1017
  35. Susan Cattaneo w/ The Boxcar Lilies: Work Hard Love Harder The Hammer & The Heart self 00261-45683
  36. Kat Goldman: Put Your Toolbox Down The Workingman's Blues self 77320-18782
  37. Sam Baker: Ditch Say Grace self no#
  38. I Draw Slow: My Portion (Dave & Louise Holden) Turn Your Face to the Sun Compass 74684-2
  39. Susan Werner: I Will Have My Portion The Gospel Truth Sleeve Dog 37101-30261
  40. Sloan Wainwright: I Got Your Back Bright Side of a Rainy Day Derby Disc 00261-44799
  41. Lorre Wyatt: Let It Be Your Lullabye Roots and Branches Folk-Legacy 88
  42. The Weavers: Suliram (trad,arr.Weavers) Kisses Sweeter Than Wine Omega 3021-22
  43. Pete Seeger: I Come and Stand at Every Door (P.Seeger/Nazim Hikmet) Gazette, Volume Two Smithsonian Folkways 2502
  44. Matt Watroba & chorus: The Peace Round (Jean Ritchie) Community Sings, Vol. 1 Common Chord 121
  45. 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, Shawna Caspi, Hello Dolly, Applewood Road, The Early Mays, Bjarte Eike Barokksolistine, Susan Cattaneo, I Draw Slow

CD of the week: I Draw Slow

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