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THE MIDNIGHT SPECIAL
October 14, 2017

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways 40068/71
  2. The Wailin' Jennys: Light of a Clear Blue Morning (Dolly Parton) Fifteen 15 Red House 305
  3. Katie Dahl: Next Morning Light Leaky Boats & Paper Birds Leaky Boat 075411-49629
  4. Rita Hosking: Come Sunrise self 00261-27264
  5. Cindy Mangsen & Steve Gillette: Sunrise (Cindy Mangsen) A Sense of Place Redwing 5409
  6. Dar Williams: As Cool As I Am Many Great Companions Razor & Tie 7930183112-2
  7. Steve Goodman: Men Who Love Women Who Love Men Live at the Earl of Old Town Red Pajamas 017
  8. Ferron: Harmless Love Phantom Center Earthbeat! 942576-2
  9. Bela Fleck & Abigail Washburn: Take Me to Harlan Echo in the Valley Rounder 1166100290
  10. Susie Glaze: The Boy from Harlan County (Robt.Carlson) Blue Eyed Darlin' Hilonesome 83707-14840
  11. Geoff Bartley: Long Way Down to Harlan Mercy for the Dispossessed Magic Crow 1007
  12. Oscar Brand (w/ Jean Ritchie, Tom Paley, and Harry & Jeanie West): The Good Peanuts (trad) Shivaree! Esoteric 538
  13. Brian Regan: Peanut Butter & Jelly Live Uproar 37772
  14. Danny Barnes: Peanut Butter is a Man's Best Friend Dirt on the Angel Terminus 0303-2
  15. Aaron Nathans & Michael G. Ronstadt: Turncoat Peanut (Aaron Nathans) Hang on for the Ride self 88295-61496
  16. Beyond the Fringe (orig. 1961 cast-Jonathan Miller): The Heat-Death of the Universe EMI 8-54045-2
  17. Michael Austin w/ Ron Welch: Damn Your Pants (Austin) (Folkstage - August 12, 2006) WFMT recording
  18. Hey Mavis: Jeans (Laurie Michelle Caner) Red Wine Stellada 00261-30264
  19. Dar Williams: Bought and Sold End of the Summer Razor & Tie 2830-2
  20. Natalia Zukerman & friends: Bought and Sold Gypsies & Clowns Weasel 1202
  21. Old Salt Union: Bought and Sold (Jesse Farrar) Old Salt Union Compass 74693-2
  22. Susan Werner: Cortadito An American in Havana Sleeve Dog 88295-61199
  23. Steve Martin and Steep Canyon Rangers: Angeline the Barista The Long-Awaited Album Rounder 11661-00267
  24. Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell: Black Caffeine (Hank DiVito/Donivan Cowart) Old Yellow Moon Nonesuch 534285-2
  25. Joan & Joni (Allison Shapira): The Lily of the West (trad, arr. Joan Baez) Joan & Joni self 00261-41805
  26. Roger McGuinn & Tommy Makem: Whiskey in the Jar (trad) Treasures from the Folk Den Appleseed 1046
  27. Willie Watson: When My Baby Left Me (Walter "Furry" Lewis) Folksinger Vol. 2 Acony 1714
  28. Danny Schmidt: A Circus of Clowns Parables & Primes Live Once 9449-2
  29. Pete Morton w/ Full House: Corruption Country Game of Life Fellside 271
  30. Bett Padgett: Living in This World At the End of the Day Ceilidhe's Music 00261-45970
  31. Arlo Guthrie & friends: 'Til We Outnumber 'Em / This Land Is Your Land 'Til We Out Number 'Em Righteous Babe 019
  32. The Wailin' Jennys: Old Churchyard (trad) Fifteen 15 Red House 305
  33. Gabrielle Louise: The Graveyard Ballet If the Static Clears self 75549-18154
  34. Spoon River Anthology (Cates-Aidman prod.-Charles Aidman): The Hill (Edgar Lee Masters) Columbia 2410
  35. Alastair Moock: Graveyard Alastair Moock Moockshake 00261-45458
  36. Offa Rex: The Old Churchyard (trad,arr.Olivia Chaney) The Queen of Hearts Nonesuch 558638-2
  37. Hope Dunbar: Losing Sleep Three Black Crows self 44368-33465
  38. Robyn Landis: Losing Sleep (Robyn Landis-David Llewellyn) Many Moons self 53701-25122
  39. Claudia Gibson: Sweet & Sheltered Sleep Step By Step self 00261-44494
  40. Bela Fleck & Abigail Washburn: On This Winding Road Echo in the Valley Rounder 1166100290
  41. Joan Baez w/ Richard Thompson: She Never Could Resist a Winding Road (Richard Thompson) 75th Birthday Celebration Razor & Tie 00001
  42. Nashville Bluegrass Band: Down a Winding Road (Dave Allen) American Beauty Sugar Hill 3882
  43. The Beatles: Long and Winding Road (Lennon-McCartney) The Beatles 1 Capitol 72435293252-8
  44. Anita Silvert: All Roads Converge Midwest Girl Balancing Act 003
  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:

The Wailin' Jennys, Bela Fleck & Abigail Washburn, Aaron Nathans & Michael G. Ronstadt, Old Salt Union, Steve Martin & The Steep Canyon Rangers, Willie Watson, Bett Padgett, Alastair Moock, Offa Rex, Hope Dunbar, Claudia Gibson

CD of the week: The Wailin' Jennys

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