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THE MIDNIGHT SPECIAL
September 9, 2017

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways 40068/71
  2. Folkapotamus (Penni Hart & Tony Trites): Cherish This Day (Penni Hart) Middle of Nowhere PhatCat 88295-62265
  3. Mt. Thelonious: Good Day Sir (Ian Lubar) Mt. Thelonious self 84501-92849
  4. Tanglefoot: For the Day (Steve Ritchie) Dance Like Flames Borealis BCD179
  5. Kristina Stykos w/ Philip Aaberg: Let's Cherish the Day Raven Sweetgrass 0007
  6. Susan Werner: 1955 Chevy Bel Air An American in Havana self 88295-61199
  7. Elaine Mahon: '56 Blue Chevy Rise self 00261-37362
  8. Jerree Small: '57 Chevy Mobious self 783707-87272
  9. Greg Trafidlo: Chevy in Heaven Folk Singular Kira 2600
  10. Amy Kucharik: The Noncommittal Love Song Cunning Folk self 45121-07493
  11. Marty Feldman: Cautious Love Song (King-Junkin) The Crazy World of Marty Feldman Brit.Decca 134
  12. Follies (orig.cast-Gene Nelson, Suzanne Rogers, Rita O'Connor): The God-Why-Don't-You-Love-Me Blues (Stephen Sondheim) Angel 7-64666-2
  13. Johnsmith: That's How Love Begins The Longing Road Blue Pine 00261-40802
  14. Boomtown Ghosts (Tami & Duke Sheppard w/Don Richmond): Three Chords and a Roof (Duke Sheppard) Pint & a Half Howling Dog 132
  15. Radney Foster: Greatest Show on Earth (R.Foster-Jay Clementi) For You To See the Stars Devil's River 11574-82882
  16. Barnum (orig.B'way cast): Come Follow the Band (Cy Coleman/Michael Stewart) Columbia Legacy 89999
  17. Truckstop Honeymoon (Katie Euliss-Mike West): Daddy Don't Play Homemade Haircut self 06713-10552
  18. Shelly Berman: Buttermilk Inside Laugh.com 1111
  19. Chris Stuart & Backcountry: Buttermilk Pie (Stuart-Beazley-Rosenberg-Tuttle) Mojave River Backcountry 839
  20. Utah Phillips: Moose Turd Pie (Midnight Special New Year's Eve party - December 31, 1997) WFMT recording
  21. Seussical (orig.cast): Green Eggs and Ham (Stephen Flaherty/Lynn Ahrens) Decca 012159792-2
  22. Christine Lavin: Getting Weighed Spagehttification self 88295-62285
  23. Trapezoid: Nightsong (Lorraine Duisit) Cool of the Day Sugar Hill 1132
  24. Night Tree: Night Trees (Sunniva Brynel) / Viva Galacia (Solas) Night Tree self 98577-09812
  25. Sharon Shannon w/ Carlos Numez: A Costa de Galicia (trad, arr. Shannon-Numez) The Diamond Mountain Sessions Compass 74305-2
  26. Paul Chasman & the Great Gatleys: Still Before the Storm Old School Bay View 008
  27. Friction Farm: Calm Is Worse Than the Storm (Aidan Quinn-Christine Stay) So Many Stars self 00261-45597
  28. Richard Shindell: Waiting for the Storm Thirteen Songs You May, Or May Not Have Heard Before Amalgamated Balladry 1810
  29. Emi Sunshine: As the Waters Rise Ragged Dreams Little Blackbird 88295-61600
  30. Shelly Berman: Dedicated to Parents Shelly Berman Inside Laugh.com 1111
  31. Pete Seeger: Beans in My Ears (Len Chandler) Dangerous Songs!? Columbia Legacy 65261
  32. Mary Poppins (orig.soundtrk-Karen Dotrice-Matthew Garber): The Perfect Nanny (Robt.& Richard Sherman) Disney 60615-7
  33. Tom Russell: Belfast Morning Folk Hotel Frontera 11
  34. James Keeleghan: McConnville's House of Cards Borealis BCD198
  35. Susan Werner: Stray Dogs An American In Havana self 88295-61199
  36. Bob Dorough: Dog (Bob Dorough/Lawrence Ferlinghetti) Jazz Canto - An Anthology of Poetry and Jazz World Pacific 1244
  37. Charlie Parr: Dog Red House 300
  38. Amy Kucharik: The Snake Cunning Folk self 45121-07493
  39. Andrew Calhoun: The Snake (Come For to Sing benefit - Holsteins, October 24, 1981) WFMT recording
  40. Townes Van Zandt: Snake Song Flyin' Shoes Tomato 7017
  41. John Batdorf: Willoughby Next Stop Willoughby self 88295-56469
  42. Carrie Newcomer: Ghost Train Before & After Rounder 11661-3276-2
  43. Sean McConnell: Ghost Town Undone Rounder 91061-87016
  44. Judy Collins: Nightingale I Whales & Nightingales Elektra 75010-2
  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:

Folkapotamus, Boomtown Ghosts, Night Tree, Friction Farm, Tom Russell, Sean McConnell

CD of the week: Sean McConnell

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