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THE MIDNIGHT SPECIAL
December 2, 2017
"Favorites of 2017"

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways 40068/71
  2. Joe Jencks: Let Me Sing You a Song Poets, Philosophers, Workers & Wanderers Turtle Bear 050117-1
  3. Heather Pierson Acoustic Trio: Singin' (Heather Pierson) Vessel 010
  4. Sons of the Never Wrong: Sing I Love You (Bruce Roper) Song of the Sons Waterbug 129
  5. Jennifer Cutting's Ocean Orchestra - Lisa Moscatiello, vocal: Waves (Jennifer Cutting) SunSign 11781-50012
  6. Alastair Moock: Dream Alastair Moock Moockshake 00261-45458
  7. Rhiannon Giddens: We Could Fly (R.Giddens-Dirk Powell) Freedom Highway Nonesuch 558805-2
  8. Jennifer Cutting's Ocean Orchestra - Polly Bolton, vocal: Lark in the Clear Air (trad) Waves SunSign 11781-50012
  9. Claudia Schmidt: Chickadee Blues Hark the Dark Pragmavision 00261-46122
  10. Sons of the Never Wrong: Build a Little Nest (Bruce Roper) Song of the Sons Waterbug 129
  11. Tom Russell w/ Eliza Gilkyson: The Sparrow of Swansea (for Dylan Thomas) (Tom Russell-Katy Moffat) Folk Hotel Frontera 11
  12. Come From Away (orig.cast-Jenn Colella): Me and the Sky (Irene Sankoff-David Hein) The Musical Company 00001
  13. *Kristina Olsen: The Yellow Piper The Truth of a Woman Take a Break 2008
  14. Offa Rex: The Queen of Hearts (trad, arr. Olivia Chaney) Nonesuch 558638-2
  15. Bjarte Eike & Barokksolistene: Wallom Green (PD, arr. Bjarte Eike) The Alehouse Sessions Rubicon 1017
  16. Offa Rex: Sheepcrook and Black Dog (Maddy Prior-Fred Kemp- Tim Hart-Robt.Johnson-Peter Knight) The Queen of Hearts Nonesuch 558638-2
  17. Rhiannon Giddens: At the Purchaser's Option Freedom Highway Nonesuch 558805-2
  18. Jennifer Cutting's Ocean Orchestra - Lisa Moscatiello, vocal: She Waves SunSign 11781-50012
  19. The Wailin' Jennys: Loves Me Like a Rock (Paul Simon) Fifteen 15 Red House 305
  20. Heather Pierson Acoustic Trio: Righteous Song Singin' Vessel 010
  21. *I Draw Slow: Apocalypso (David & Louise Holden) Turn Your Face to the Sun Compass 74684-2
  22. Joel Mabus: God Don't Like It - I Don't Either Different Hymnals Fossil 2517
  23. Alistair Moock: Make It Great Alistair Moock Moockshake 00261-45458
  24. Joe Jencks: Solidarity Forever (Joe Jencks/Ralph Chaplin) Poets, Philosophers, Workers & Wanderers Turtle Bear 050117-1
  25. Rhiannon Giddens w/ Bhi Bhiman: Freedom Highway (Roebuck "Pops" Staples) Nonesuch 558805-2
  26. Sons of the Never Wrong: Standing at the Hand (Bruce Roper) Song of the Sons Waterbug 129
  27. Joel Mabus: Stand By Me (C.A. Tindley-PD, arr.-adapt. Joel Mabus) Different Hymnals Fossil 2517
  28. Joe Jencks: Given Myself to Love Poets, Philosophers, Workers & Wanderers Turtle Bear 050117-1
  29. Bjarte Eike & Barokksolistene w/ Thomas Guthrie, vocal: Haul Away Joe (trad,arr.Barokksolisten-T.Guthrie) The Alehouse Sessions Rubicon 1017
  30. Sons of the Never Wrong: Like a Sailor (Bruce Roper) Song of the Sons Waterbug 129
  31. Bjarte Eike & Barokksolistene w/ Thomas Guthrie, vocal: I Drew My Ship (trad,arr.Barokksolisten-B.Eike) The Alehouse Sessions Rubicon 1017
  32. *Joe Pug: One of Many The Great Despiser Lightning Rod 67452
  33. *Iris DeMent: Go On Ahead and Go Home Sing the Delta Flariella 1005
  34. The Wailin' Jennys: Not Alone (Patty Griffin) Fifteen 15 Red House 305
  35. Tom Russell: The Light Beyond the Coyote Fence Folk Hotel Frontera 11
  36. Claudia Schmidt: My Soul (Peter Mayer) Hark the Dark Pragmavision 00261-46122
  37. Jennifer Cutting's Ocean Orchestra - William Pint, Stephen Winick, vocals, Lisa Moscatiello & Felicia Dale, harmonies: Steady As You Go (J.Cutting) Waves SunSign 11781-50012
  38. The Wailin' Jennys: Keep Me in Your Heart (Warren Zevon) Fifteen 15 Red House 305
  39. Joel Mabus: Everybody's Grace (Dykes, PD/Mabus) Different Hymnals Fossil 2517
  40. Joe Jencks: Going Home Poets, Philosophers, Workers & Wanderers Turtle Bear 050117-1
  41. Kim & Reggie Harris and Magpie: When I'm Gone (close) (Phil Ochs) Spoken In Love Long Tail 003-2

*Numbers 13, 21, 32, 33 not among Favorites of 2017

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