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THE MIDNIGHT SPECIAL
August 19, 2017

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways 40068/71
  2. Monty Python: Eclipse of the Sun The Worst/Best of Monty Python Buddah 5656-2
  3. Jennifer Cutting's Ocean Orchestra: Song to the Sun (J.Cutting) Waves SunSign 11781-50012
  4. Cheryl Wheeler: Pointing at the Sun DIAS 1001
  5. Michael Johnson: Here Comes the Sun (George Harrison) The Early Albums MJ Blue 99001
  6. Michael Johnson: Love and Sex (Tom Rapp) The Early Albums MJBlue 9901
  7. Spoon River Anthology (Cates-Aidman cast-Joyce Van Patten): Margaret Fuller Slack (Edgar Lee Masters) Columbia 2410
  8. Applewood Road (Emily Barker-Amber Rubarth-Amy Speace): My Love Grows (Amber Rubarth) Applewood Road Gearbox 1531
  9. Priscilla Herdman: Some Kind of Love (John Stewart) (Somebody Else's Troubles - September 19, 1978) WFMT Recording
  10. Tom Kastle: Let's Be Lovers Angels & Nightingales Madysen 2017
  11. Tom Paxton: We Didn't Know Ain't That News Elektra import 8122-73565-2
  12. The Malvinas: I Ought to Know (Jack Hardy) God Bless the Grass Soona Songs 020
  13. Bob Dylan: Only a Pawn in Their Game The Times They Are A-Changin' Columbia 8509
  14. Michael Johnson: You've Got to Be Carefully Taught (Rodgers/Hammerstein) The Early Albums MJBlue 9901
  15. Bob Frank: Red Neck, Blue Collar Folk Alliance International Showcase Compilation XII no label/#
  16. Rod MacDonald: Who Built the Bomb (That Blew Oklahoma City Down)? And Then He Woke Up Gadfly 224
  17. Pete's Posse (Pete Sutherland-Tristan Henderson-Oscar Scanlon): The Conversation (Pete Sutherland-Oscar Scanlon) Epact 126
  18. Brother Sun: Eclipse (Joe Jencks) Weights & Wings self 53701-21522
  19. Jack Hardy: Eclipse Omens Prime CD 89
  20. Bob Newhart: Bus Drivers School Something Like This. . . Warner-Rhino 76742
  21. Justin Farren: Everyone Should Be Nice Another Bluebird Day Bad Service Badger 84501-87162
  22. Michael Johnson: In the Name of God (Hugh Prestwood) Live at the Bluebird Cafe American Originals 4001-2
  23. Jackie Morris: Devil in the Heartland Periscope Heart Button Box 3737
  24. Scott Ainslie: Don't Obey The Feral Crow Cattail 2004
  25. Barbara Cook w/ Wally Harper: Everybody Says Don't (fr. Anyone Can Whistle) (Stephen Sondheim) Sings Mostly Sondheim DRG 91464
  26. Shel Silverstein and the Red Onions: Somebody Else, Not Me (MacDonald-Hanley) Hairy Jazz Water 214
  27. Chris Ronald: Get Back in the Game Fragments Borealis 248
  28. Michael Johnson: SoSo (parody of You Make Me Feel So Young) (Josef Myro & Mack Gordon/ parody Michael Johnson) Moonlit Deja Vu Red House 259
  29. Nick Annis: WD-39 Apples & Oranges self no#
  30. Lily Morris (1884-1952): Why Am I Always the Bridesmaid? (Collins-Leigh) Stars Who Made the Music Hall Ace of Clubs 1170
  31. Barbara Cook: The Gentleman Is a Dope (fr. Allegro) (Rodgers/Hammerstein) Oscar Winners - The Lyrics of Oscar Hammerstein II DRG 91448
  32. Justin Farren: Mostly in My Mind Another Bluebird Day Bad Service Badger 84501-87162
  33. Old Salt Union: Here and Off My Mind (Jesse Farrar) Old Salt Union Compass 74693-2
  34. Chris Ronald: Fragments Borealis 248
  35. Sam Baker: Margaret Land of Doubt self 16892-46754
  36. Frank Tedesso: Margaret Songs from Einstein's Violin Imaginary Road 314 532 840-2
  37. Tom Prasada-Rao: Margaret Goodnight Regret self no#
  38. The Jerry Douglas Band: Butcher Boy (Jerry Douglas) What If Rounder 1166100259
  39. Tommy Makem: The Butcher Boy (trad) From the Archives Shanachie 52040
  40. The Early Mays (Ellen Gozion-Emily Pinkerton-Rachel Eddy): Little Pink (trad) Chase the Sun Bird on the Wing 00261-45534
  41. Michael Johnson: O.B. Glad (Mark Henley-Michael Johnson) The Early Albums MJ Blue 99001
  42. Dan Zanes & Elizabeth Mitchell: So Glad I'm Here (Bessie Jones) Turn Turn Turn Festival Five 019
  43. Michael Johnson: Walk Me Around Your Garden (Richard Pinney) The Early Albums MJBlue 9901
  44. Louis Armstrong: What a Wonderful World (G.Douglas-G.D.Weiss- B.Thiele) Louis Armstrong - Ken Burns Jazz Columbia Legacy 61440
  45. Candide (orig.B'way cast-Robt.Rounseville-Barbara Cook): Make Our Garden Grow (Leonard Bernstein/Richard Wilbur, et.al.) Sony Broadway 48017
  46. 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:

Applewood Road, The Malvinas, Pete's Posse, Jackie Morris, Chris Ronald, Old Salt Union, Sam Baker, The Jerry Douglas Band

CD of the week: Pete's Posse

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