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THE MIDNIGHT SPECIAL
November 4, 2017

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways 40068/71
  2. April Verch: Thank You (John Hartford) (Folkstage - Old Town School- April 6, 2013) WFMT recording
  3. Yusef (Cat Stevens): You Can Do (Whatever)! The Laughing Apple Cat-O-Log/Decca 0027220-02
  4. Leah Kaufman: Ruby Shoes On to Some Thing Fine Boojum 5001
  5. George Ensle: If It Comes Retrospective Berkalin 78572-27104
  6. Bill Scorzari: I Can Carry This Through These Waves self 88295-47948
  7. Dar Williams: Johnny Appleseed (Paul Cook-John Mellor-Stephen Timon- Scott Shields-Paul Slattery) Emerald self 518
  8. Rick Pickren: Beneath the Apple Trees (Rick Pickren/Dennis Goodwin) Pale Moon on the Prairie Big Strike 081517
  9. Yusef (Cat Stevens): The Laughing Apple Cat-O-Log/Decca 0027220-02
  10. Claudia Schmidt: These Stars Hark the Dark - Reflections on Winter Pragmavision 00261-46122
  11. Radney Foster: For You to See the Stars (Radney Foster-Jay Clement- Scott Laurent) self 11574-82882
  12. That Was the Week That Was (orig.cast - David Frost): Regella Parlophone 1197
  13. Melody Walker & Jacob Groopman: Betelgeuse (Melody Walker) We Made It Home self 002
  14. Catie Curtis: Orion Flying Dream self 98576-66392
  15. Jim Kweskin w/Ben Paley: The Wreck of the Number 9 (Carson Robinson) Unjugged Hornbeam 0005
  16. Ashley & Shannon Campbell: The Wreck of the Virginian (Alfred Reed) Orthophonic Joy: The 1927 Bristol Sessions Revisited Sony Legacy
  17. Jim Kweskin w/ Ben Paley: The Wreck of the Old 97 (trad, arr.Kweskin) Unjugged Hornbeam 0005
  18. Tom Smith: Psychic Voicemail Hotline Plugged Pretzel 1001
  19. Camille West: It's Hell To Be Psychic Mother Tongue Mother Tongue 102
  20. The Juggernaut Jug Band: It's Like I'm Psychic (J.Schweikart) Perphaps You Don't Recognize Us self no#
  21. Uncle Bonsai: Problems (Andrew Ratshin) The Family Feast Yellow Tail 10029
  22. Meghan Cary: Responsibility Sing Louder Angel Bear 88295-64772
  23. Jim Page: 338 Dollars Behind A Handful of Songs self no#
  24. Lizz Wright: Every Grain of Sand (Bob Dylan) Grace Concord 00492
  25. Katy Moffatt: Seabiscuit Where the Heart Is Centerfire 014
  26. Patrick Street (Kevin Burke, Jackie Daly, Andy Irvine, Ged Foley): Stewball and the Managhan Grey Mare (trad,arr.Patrick St.) Live from Patrick Street Green Linnet 1194
  27. Lead Belly: Stewball Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways 40068/71
  28. The Weavers: Stewball (trad-Lead Belly, arr. Weavers) The Weavers at Carnegie Hall, Vol. 2 Vanguard 79075
  29. Joan Baez: Stewball (Ralph Rinzler-Robert Yellin-John Herald) 5 Vanguard 79700-2
  30. Trifolkal (Greg Trafidlo-Laura Pole-Neal Phillips) & friends: The Seafood Shop Shantyman Song The Crawlspace Tapes Kira 4050
  31. Susan Reed: Molly Malone (trad) Susan Reed Collectors' Choice 680
  32. Zoë Lewis: Jacques Cousteau Fishbone Wishbone Funnybone Dog Called Dog 83707-40852
  33. Dar Williams: Mercy of the Fallen The Beauty of the Rain Razor & Tie 7930182886-2
  34. Jewel: Mercy Picking up the Pieces Sugar Hill 37804-2
  35. Richard Shindell: Mercy Street (Peter Gabriel) South of Delia self 1809
  36. (Madeline) Fendrick & (Brian) Peck: Lucky Penny self 88295-26411
  37. Malvina Reynolds: Magic Penny Ear to the Ground Smithsonian Folkways 40124
  38. Jackie Tice: Silver Coin Blue Coyote SAJA 0002
  39. Bonnie Koloc: River (Joni Mitchell) Seems Like Yesterday self 00261-46000
  40. Jaspar Lepak: River Song Close to Me self 191061-665168
  41. Hope Dunbar: Riverside Three Black Crows self 44368-33465
  42. Heather Pierson: Let It Roll Off You Back The Hard Work of Living Vessel 007
  43. Terry Lancaster on Drew Nelson CD: Terry's Tune (T.Lancaster) Immigrant Son Mackinaw Harvest 021
  44. Gloria Attoun: Getting Ready Go self 88295-59463
  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:

Yusef-Cat Stevens, Leah Kaufman, George Ensle, Bill Scorzari, Radney Foster, Jim Kweskin, Katy Moffatt, Bonnie Koloc, Jaspar Lepak, Home Dunbar

CD of the week: Jim Kweskin

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