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THE MIDNIGHT SPECIAL
September 16, 2017

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways 40068/71
  2. Garnet Rogers: Hallellujah! The Great Storm Is Over (Bob Franke) Speaking Softly in the Dark Snow Goose 1115
  3. Blind Boys of Alabama: I Shall Be Released (Bob Dylan) Almost Home Amazon 91091-45404
  4. Dan Zanes w/ Neha Jiwrajka: Relax Your Mind (Huddie Ledbetter) Lead Belly, Baby! Smithsonian Folkways 45083
  5. Aaron Nathans & Michael G. Ronstadt: Hang on for the Ride (Aaron Nathans) self 88295-61496
  6. Dublin Gulch feat. Mick McCaulay: The Ballad of the Button Box (Tom Powers-Jim Schulz) Tap 'Er Light Soul Tree 00261-44289
  7. Les Barker: Arnold Arovertherapy" Mrs. Ackroyd DOG015
  8. David Parry: Accordion (David Parry/Robert W. Service) The Man From Eldorado Borealis 106
  9. Sue Fink: Bad Heart Thoughts at an Intersection" self 00261-27283
  10. Robinlee Garber: You Can't Break a Heart Resilience self 00261-43697
  11. Emily White: Borrowed Man Staking Flags in the Valley Squeezed Fresh 88174-95287
  12. Steve Martin & The Steep Canyon Rangers, lead v. Woody Platt: Santa Fe (Steve Martin) The Long-Awaited Album Rounder 11066100262
  13. Bill Morrissey: Girls of Santa Fe Standing Eight Philo 1123
  14. Burl Ives: (Love Song to a City) My Santa Fe (Lyle Moraine) Payin' My Dues Again MCA 318
  15. Offa Rex, lead v. Olivia Chaney: Willie o' Winsbury (trad-Child 100, arr. O.Chaney) The Queen of Hearts Nonesuch 558638-2
  16. Sean McConnell: One Acre of Land Undone Rounder 91061-87016
  17. Johnsmith: This Field The Longing Road Blue Pine 00261-40802
  18. Chris Walz: The Old Side of Town (Tom T. Hall) (New Year's Eve Midnight Special - January 1, 2010) WFMT recording
  19. Pint and A Half (Tami & Duke Sheppard, Don Richmond): Boomtown Ghosts (Duke Sheppard) Howlin' Dog 132
  20. Ewan MacColl & Peggy Seeger: Dirty Old Town Black and White Green Linnet 3058
  21. Shawna Caspi: Love in a Moving Van Forest Fire self 61297-54660
  22. Gina Forsyth: It's Moving Day Copper Rooster and Other Tunes and Tales Waterbug 125
  23. David Ackles: Waiting for the Moving Van American Gothic Collectors' Choice 311-2
  24. Susan Werner: Havana Moon An American in Havana self 88295-61199
  25. Geoff & Maria Muldaur: Havana Moon (Chuck Berry) Sweet Potatoes Reprise 2073
  26. Wendy Webb: Moon on Havana Spooky Moon 2209
  27. Leah Shoshanah: Dear Daughter A Child Like This self 75549-19716
  28. Scott Wolfson and Other Heroes: Unloved Daughter Welcoming the Flood BC2 88295-35875
  29. Cosy Sheridan: Demeter's Lost Daughter Solo Songbook Cosyng 00261-38903
  30. Amy Speace: Lullabye Under the Willow How to Sleep in a Stormy Boat Windbone 59709-60466
  31. Offa Rex (Colin McCoy, lead v.): To Make You Stay (Lal Waterson, arr.Olivia Chaney) The Queen of Hearts Nonesuch 558638-2
  32. Cassie & Maggie MacDonald: The Willow Lullaby The Willow Collection self 4533-76106
  33. Steve Martin & The Steep Canyon Rangers, lead v. Steve Martin: Nights in the Lab (Steve Martin) The Long-Awaited Album Rounder 11066100262
  34. Arrogant Worms: Lonely Lab of Broken Hearts C'est Cheese Worms 777-2
  35. The Squirrel Hillbillies (Jenny Wolsk Bain - Gary Crouth): Organic Chemistry The Squirrel Hillbillies self 00261-40174
  36. Andy Revkin & Friends: Blame It on Biology A Very Fine Line self 00261-39405
  37. Sam Cooke: (What A) Wonderful World The Best of Sam Cooke RCA Legacy 82876695502
  38. Frances Luke Accord (Nicholas Gunty-Brian Powers): Nowhere to Be Found Fluke self 98576-88652
  39. Folkapotamus (Penni Hart-Tony Trites): Road to Nowheresville (Penni Hart) Road to Nowhere PhatCat 88295-62265
  40. Jack Williams: No Longer Headed Nowhere The High Road Home Wind River 4047
  41. Ray Wylie Hubbard: Prayer Tell the Devil I'm Gettin' There As Fast As I Can Bordello 17-005
  42. The Staple Singers: Pray On (Roebuck Pop Staples) Jesus Rocked the Jukebox - Small Group Black Gospel 1951-1965 Craft 00003
  43. Dublin Gulch: Leave Her Johnny (trad) Tap 'Er Light Soul Tree 00261-44289
  44. Bjarte Eike Barokksolistene w/ Thomas Guthrie, v.: Leave her Johnny (trad, arr.Thomas Guthrie-Bjarte Eike) The Alehouse Sessions Rubicon 1017
  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:

Blind Boys of Alabama, Dan Zanes, Nathans & Ronstadt, Offa Rex, Dublin Gulch, Sean McConnell, Shawna Caspi, Pint and A Half, Leah Shoshonah, Steve Martin & The Steep Canyon Rangers, Folkapotamus

CD of the week: Offa Rex

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