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THE MIDNIGHT SPECIAL
March 31, 2018

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways 40068/71
  2. Jesus Christ Superstar (orig.cast): Superstar (Tim Rice-Andrew Lloyd Weber) Decca 7206
  3. Tom Paxton: Jesus Christ SRO (Standing Room Only) Peace Will Come Morello 44
  4. Randy Brooks: Will You Be Ready at the Plate (When Jesus Throws the Ball) Randy Brooks' Greatest Hit Monotone 0001
  5. Peter Mulvey: Jesus Wants to Take Your Guns Away Life Every Voice self no#
  6. Joel Mabus: Jesus Knocking at Your Door Different Hymnals Fossil 2517
  7. Martin Carthy: The Banks of the Nile (trad) The Collection Green Linnet 1136
  8. Lindsay Straw: The Female Rambling Sailor (trad, arr.Straw) The Fairest Flower of Womankind self 78277-26581
  9. Cindy Mangsen: Willie-O (Steve Sellars) Settle Down Front Hall 038
  10. Tom Rush: If I Never Get Back to Hackensack Voices Appleseed 1141
  11. John Roberts & Tony Barrand: The Rolling Mills of New Jersey (Matt McGinn/John Roberts) Eat Betha's Mussels - Live at Holsteins Golden Hind 203
  12. Mike West: New Jersey Home Binky 1026
  13. Rosanne Cash: Motherless Children (trad,arr.R.Cash-John Leventhal) The List Manhattan 509996-96576-2
  14. Tim & Mollie O'Brien: Unwed Fathers (John Prine-Bobby Braddock) Mother Queen of My Heart
  15. Heather Pierson: Motherless Child (trad,arr.H.Pierson) Vessel 008
  16. Madeleine Peyroux: I'm All Right (Becker-Klein-Peyroux) Half the Perfect World Rounder 11661-3252-2
  17. Ray Jessel: I'm All Right Now (Ray Jessel-Cynthia Thompson) The First Seventy Years LML 171
  18. Charlie Parr: Sometimes I'm Alright Dog Red House 300
  19. Tom Rush: Life Is Fine Voices Appleseed 1141
  20. Edith Piaf: Mon Manege a Moi (My Merry-go-round) (N.Glanzberq-J.Constantin) The Very Best of Edith Piaf Capitol 796632-2
  21. Fantasticks (orig.cast-Jerry Orbach - Rita Gardner): Round and Round (Harvey Schmidt/Tom Jones) Polydor 821 943-2
  22. Skyedance: Dizzy (Mick Linden) Way Out to Hope Street Culburnie 111
  23. (Jamie) Dailey & (Darrin) Vincent: Moses Smote the Water (trad) Singing from the Heart Rounder 11661-0610-2
  24. David Steinberg: Moses Disguised as a Normal Person Collectors' Choice 675
  25. Abe Schwartz: Not the Haggadah, But the Matzo Balls ( Abraham Moskovitz) The Klezmer King Columbia Legacy 86321
  26. Shelley Posen: And We Sang Ha Lakhma Anya Manna Well Done 02
  27. Tim Grimm: So Strong A Stranger In This Time Vault 013
  28. Jesse Winchester: That's What Makes You Strong Gentleman of Leisure Sugar Hill 1062
  29. The Waifs: Standing Strong (Vikki Thorn) Iron Bark Compass 74686-2
  30. Win Stracke: The First Baseball Game (DePaul/Raye) Songs of Old Town Flair 912
  31. Jean Shepherd: Balls Jean Shepherd and other foibles Collectors' Choice 343-2
  32. Rita Hosking: Maybe Elvis For Real self 55491-11320
  33. Greg Brown: Jesus and Elvis The Poet Game Red House 68
  34. Dan Weber: Hank and Jesus Ash and Bone Eight Ball 00261-34792
  35. Emi Sunshine: Johnny, June and Jesus (Emi Sunshine-Alisha Hamilton- Kristal Hill) Ragged Dreams Little Blackbird 88295-61600
  36. John McCutcheon: Me and Jesus Ghost Light Appalsongs 2018
  37. Grant Peeples: Dear Judas Settling Scores Vol. II Gatorbone 107
  38. Harlem Spiritual Ensemble: Judas Wuz a Weak Man (trad-arr.HSE) In Concert Arcadia ARC 1991-2
  39. Crooked Still: Calvary (trad/R.Caradine) Some Strange Country Signature Sounds 2022
  40. Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver: Must Jesus Bear the Cross Alone (trad,arr.Lawson) Heaven's Joy Awaits Sugar Hill 3760
  41. Jim & Jean: Crucifixion (Phil Ochs) Changes/People World Collectors' Choice 477-2
  42. Leo Kottke: In Christ There Is No East or West (trad) Greenhouse One Way 21-18457
  43. The New Golden Ring: Calvary (trad) Five Days Singing Folk-Legacy 4
  44. Kim & Reggie Harris and Magpie: When I'm Gone (close) (Phil Ochs) Spoken In Love Long Tail 003-2

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