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THE MIDNIGHT SPECIAL
March 24, 2018

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways 40068/71
  2. Wood Street Bloodhounds: Brand New Shoes (Lester Blackwell) West Town Sessions self 88295-48593
  3. Sparky & Rhonda Rucker: I Got Shoes (trad) Down by the Riverside Tremont 011
  4. Caleb Klauder & Reeb Willms: New Shoes (C.Klauder) Innocent Road no label/#
  5. Leah Kaufman: Ruby Shoes On To Some Thing Fine Boolum 5001
  6. Heather Styka & The Sentimentals: Platform Shoes North Kite Stripe 05
  7. Martin Carthy w/ Dave Swarbrick: Arthur McBride (trad) The Carthy Chronicles Free Reed 60
  8. Tom Paxton: The Willing Conscript Best of the Vanguard Years Vanguard 79561-2
  9. Joan Baez: I Wish The Wars Were All Over (trad-Tim Eriksen) Whistle Down the Wind Razor & Tie 00028
  10. The Yellow Bellied Sapsuckers: The Flower Girl (Nikki Grossman-Joe Hart) Don't Think About Tomorrow Night self 191924-465317
  11. Anne Hills: Forget Me Not (Michael Smith-Anne Hills) Angle of the Light Flying Fish 70648
  12. Phil Ochs: Flower Lady The War Is Over - The Best of Phil Ochs A&M 5215-DX-003704
  13. National Lampoon: Dial-a-Curse That's Not Funny, That's Sick! Uproar 3844-2
  14. Rosie & the Riveters: Let 'Em Talk (Allyson Reigh, Farideh Olsen, Alexis Normand) Ms. Behave self 18
  15. Lily Tomlin: Obscene Phone Call (:50) This Is a Recording Laugh.com 1114
  16. Nick Masullo: Hang Up Your Phone Some Kind of Sign Pingleblobber 301
  17. Rosanne Cash: Barbara Allen (trad) Big Bend Killing (a compilation of traditional music) Great Smoky Mountains 200973
  18. South Pacific (orig.B'way cast-Ezio Pinza): This Nearly Was Mine (Rodgers/Hammerstein) Columbia Legacy 60722
  19. Old Man (Chris) Luedecke: The Briar and the Rose Domestic Eccentric True North 605
  20. Jack Hardy: Ask Questions Rye Grass Great Divide 1809
  21. Lee Murdock: What About the Water Depot 034
  22. Martin Carthy & Dave Swarbrick: Oh Dear Oh (trad) Life and Limb Green Linnet 3052
  23. The Four Bitchin' Babes: Viagra in the Waters (Camille West) Hormonal Imbalance Hem and Haw 83707-33230
  24. Pete Seeger: Never Wed an Old Man (trad) Dangerous Songs!? Columbia Legacy 65261
  25. Heather Pierson Acoustic Trio: The Get Up and Go Singin' Vessel 010
  26. Robin & Linda Williams: Going, Going Gone (R&L Williams-Jerome Clark) Buena Vista Red House 213
  27. Chris Jones & The Night Drivers: All the Ways I'm Gone (Chris Jones-Jon Weisberger) Made to Move Mountain House 16792
  28. Robin & Linda Williams: They All Faded Away (Robin Williams-Jerome Clark) These Old Dark Hills Red House 256
  29. Ellen Epstein w/ Cindy Kallet & Michael Cicone: Parting "Friends" (Facebook) (trad/Pete Sutherland) (Folkstage - April 20, 2013) WFMT recording
  30. Lou Dominguez: The Facebook Song We the People self 00261-39086
  31. The Tillers: All You Fascists Are Bound to Lose The Tillers Sofaburn 2-034
  32. John Lilly: Explosion in the Fairmount Mines (Alfred Reed) Big Bend Killing (a compilation of traditional music) Great Smoky Mountains 200973
  33. Elizabeth LaPrelle: West Virginia Mine Disaster (Jean Ritchie) Big Bend Killing (a compilation of traditional music) Great Smoky Mountains 200973
  34. The Price Sisters (Leauren & Leanna): Widow of the Mountain (Mary Beth Zamer-Mike T. Lewis) A Heart Never Knows Rebel 1868
  35. The Mammals: Sunshiner (Mike Merenda-Ruth Ungar) Humble Abode 016
  36. Townes Van Zandt: Tecumseh Valley Our Mother the Mountain Fat Possum FP1090-2
  37. Alan Barnosky: Gypsy Sally's Old Freight self 00261-46146
  38. Tom Paxton: Out Behind the Gypsy's Peace Will Come Morello 44
  39. Brandi Carlile: Every Time I Hear That Song By the Way, I Forgive You Elektra 565226-2
  40. Dennis Dougherty: Oh, I Remember That Song (D.Dougherty-Joe LaMay- Steve Gillette) Songs from the Dog House Thinking Dog 2017
  41. Elton John: Your Song (Elton John/Bernie Taupin) The Superior Sound of Elton John 1970-1975 PolyGram 810062-2
  42. Rupert Wates: A Song of Your Own The Lights of Paris Bite 12113
  43. Martin Carthy: Farewell, Farewell (Richard Thompson) The Carthy Chronicles Free Reed 60
  44. Rosanne Cash: The Parting Glass Big Bend Killing (a compilation of traditional music) Great Smoky Mountains 200973
  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:

Sparky & Rhonda Rucker, Heather Styka, Rosie & the Riveters, Big Bend Killing, Chris Jones & The Night Drivers, The Tillers, The Mammals, Alan Barnosky, Brandi Carlile

CD of the week: Big Bend Killing, from Smoky Mountain National Park

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