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THE MIDNIGHT SPECIAL
September 23, 2017

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways 40068/71
  2. Dan Zanes & friends w/ Ashley Phillips: Red Bird (Huddie Ledbetter- Alan Lomax) Lead Belly, Baby! Smithsonian Folkways 45083
  3. Truckstop Honeymoon: Little Red Bird (Mike & Katie West) The Madness of Happiness Squirrel 1058
  4. Redbird (Kris Delmhorst-Jeffrey Foucault-Peter Mulvey): Redbird (L.Baltimore) Signature Sounds 1291
  5. Debi Smith: Red Bird Red Shanachie 8037
  6. Dublin Gulch: Tap 'Er Light self 00261-44289
  7. Mike + Ruthy (Merenda): Raise Your Glasses High (Michael Merenda) (Folkstage - February 15, 2014) WFMT recording
  8. Erica Wheeler: Jack's Tavern Three Wishes Signature Sounds 1250
  9. Jackie Tice: The Marijo Tonight Blue Coyote Saja 0002
  10. Bill Larkin: Chicago Subway Song Knowing Your Audience - Live at the Green Mill Chicago self 88295-52841
  11. Dos Boys: Riders on the El (The Doors/M.J. Jenkins & M.F. Jenkins) Will Sing for Food self 0784 (60659)
  12. Folkapotamus (Penni Hart-Tony Trites): Red Line Train (Penni Hart) Middle of Nowhere PhatCat 88295-62265
  13. The Tannahill Weavers: Malley Leigh (trad/arr.Tannahill) Alchemy Green Linnet 1226
  14. Offa Rex (Olivia Chaney): Flash Company (trad,arr. Olivia Chaney) The Queen of Hearts Nonesuch 558638-2
  15. Spuyten Duyvil: Keep Your Skillet Good and Greasy (trad,arr. Miller) Social Music Hour, Vol. 1 self 88295-22554
  16. Phil Ochs: Talking Vietnam Blues The Early Years Vanguard 79566-2
  17. Tom Paxton: Talking Vietnam Pot Luck Blues / Jimmy Newman The Compleat Tom Paxton Rhino Handmade 7870
  18. Steve Goodman: Penny Evans (trad/Steve Goodman) Somebody Else's Troubles Buddha 7446599626-2
  19. Susan Werner: Cuba Is An American in Havana self 88295-61199
  20. Pete Seeger: Guantanamera (trad/Jose Marti, arr. Hector Angulo- Pete Seeger) Pete Seeger's Greatest Hits Columbia Legacy 65711
  21. Ecos de Siboney: De Cuba traigo (I Bring Cuba) (Ernest Moreales Repilado) Best of Cuba ARC Music 2626
  22. Edith Piaf: Mon Manege a Moi (You Make My Head Spin) (N.Glanzberg-J.Constantin) The Voice of the Sparrow Capitol 796632-2
  23. Jacques Brel: La Valse a Mille Temps (The Waltz a Thousand Times As Fast) L'Olympia October, 1961 DRG 8487
  24. The Devil Makes Three: Spinning Like a Top I'm a Stranger Here New-West 6282
  25. Monty Python: Bring Out Your Dead The Monty Python Instant Record Collection Arista 8296
  26. Charlie Parr: I Ain't Dead Yet Dog Red House 300
  27. Candide (orig.B'way cast - Robert Rounesville-Barbara Cook): You Were Dead, You Know (Leonard Bernstein/Richard Wilbur) Sony 48017
  28. Bill Larkin: Dead Again Knowing Your Audience self 88295-52841
  29. Madeleine Peyroux: Got You on My Mind (Howard Biggs/Joe Thomas) Secular Hymns Impulse 0025437-02
  30. Colleen Sexton: Got You on My Mind (Colleen Sexton-Nathan Thompson) Greatest Find Accord 8002
  31. Ryanhood (Ryan Green-Cameron Hood): The One Who Was On My Mind Yearbook self no#
  32. The Tannahill Weavers: The Soldier's Return (trad,arr.Tannahills) Live & In Session Compass 74454-2
  33. Tom Paxton: My Son, John Outward Bound Elektra import 8122 76509-2
  34. David Roth: Necessary, True, and Kind So Far, So Good Wind River 4053
  35. Gloria Attoun: Think Twice Go self 88295-59453
  36. Lucy Kaplansky: (What's So Funny 'Bout) Peace, Love, and Understanding (Nick Lowe) Flesh and Bone Red House 92
  37. Don Lange: The Wall (WFMT Studio - August 8, 1985) WFMT recording
  38. Kate Long: McNamara's Tear Bigollady Roane 0113
  39. Joel Mabus: Touch a Name on the Wall Retold Fossil 1808
  40. February Sky (Phil Cooper & Susan Urban): Autumn Woods (Susan Urban) Silver Wolf Moon self 00261-45989
  41. Jackie Morris: Autumn Song Periscope Heart Button Box 3737
  42. Tom Chapin: Autumn Rain 70 Sundance 027
  43. Jennifer Cutting's Ocean Orchestra, Lisa Moscatiello, v: Leaves of Autumn (Jennifer Cutting) Waves SunSign 2017
  44. 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:

Dan Zanes, Dublin Gulch, Folkapotamus, Offa Rex, Charlie Parr, Gloria Attoun, February Sky

CD of the week: Dublin Gulch

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