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THE MIDNIGHT SPECIAL
July 28, 2018

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways 40068/71
  2. Bill and the Belles: Hum Your Troubles Away (C.Friend-H.Woods) DreamSongs, Etc. Jalopy 004
  3. The Juggernaut Jug Band: The Kokomo Hum (Steve Drury) As We Like It self 59696-06392
  4. Carnival (orig.B'way cast-Kaye Ballard & Henry Lascoe): Humming (Bob Merrill) Polydor 837195-2
  5. Martin Mull: The Humming Song I'm Everyone I've Ever Loved Laugh.com 1120
  6. Punch Brothers: Just Look at This Mess All Ashore Nonesuch 571873-2
  7. Saffire (Gaye Adegbalola, Earlene Lewis, Ann Rabson): Fess Up When You Mess Up (G.Adegbalola) The Uppity Blues Women Alligator 4780
  8. Jeff Plankenhorn: The Mess Songswarm (a compilation of artists) Puff Bunny 45121-00164
  9. Frank Tedesso: There's Another Bruce Springstein (God Made This Mess) Songs from Einstein's Violin Imaginary Road 314532840-2
  10. Bonnie Koloc: Little Red Rooster (Willie Dixon) Here to Sing Mr. Biscuit 03
  11. Joe Crookston: Red Rooster in the Mash Pile Able Baker Charlie & Dog Milagrito 78
  12. Jane Gillman: Go Tell the Rooster Jane Gillman Green Linnet 2101
  13. Bonnie Koloc: The Rooster (from The Bestiary) Folkstage - Old Town School of Folk Music - December 1, 2001 WFMT Recording
  14. April Verch: It Makes No Difference to Me (April Verch-Cody Walters) The Newpart Slab Town 15-01
  15. The Karl Shiflett & Big Country Show: It Makes No Difference Now (Jimmie Davis-Floyd Tillman) Take Me Back Pine Castle 1177
  16. Ruthie Foster: It Makes No Difference (Robbie Robertson) Let It Burn Blue Corn 1201
  17. Win Stracke: Wee Drappie O't (trad) Songs of Old Town Flair no#
  18. Robbie Ellis: Malort Pumpkins self 55491-11487
  19. Nathan Rogers: Garnet's Homemade Beer (Stan Rogers/Ian Robb) Folkstage - March 22, 2008 WFMT Recording
  20. Lindsay Lou: Simple & Sober (Ruth Ungar) Southland self 00261-46369
  21. Steve Turner: Bonnie Annie (trad) Jigging One Now Fellside 030
  22. Joan Baez: House Carpenter (trad) In Concert Vanguard 79598-2
  23. Dave Rudolf: Protesting Protesters All Folked Up, Volume 3 Moneytree 75014-10326
  24. Tom Lehrer: The Folk Song Army The Remains of Tom Lehrer Warner-Rhino 79831
  25. Dan Sorkin: Three-Handed Brown (Ernie Sheldon-Dick Powell) Folk Singing One Mercury 20861
  26. Lori McKenna: Young and Angry Again (L.McKenna-Barry Dean- Luke Laird) The Tree CN 36140
  27. Joe Filisko & Eric Noden: Four Letter "F" Word Destination Unknown self no#
  28. Robbie Ellis: Love Is a Four-Letter Word Pumpkins self 55491-11487
  29. Joan Baez: Love Is Just a Four-Letter Word (Bob Dylan) Any Day Now Vanguard 79747-2
  30. Olivia Chaney: A Tree Grows in Brooklyn Shelter Nonesuch 567191-2
  31. Pete Seeger: Molly Malone (trad) American Favorite Ballads, Volume 5 Smithsonian Folkways 2445
  32. Richard Dyer-Bennet: When Cockleshells Turns Silverbells Dyer-Bennet #2 Smithsonian Folkways 40142
  33. Kate Power & Steve Einhorn: Water Is Wide (trad) Portland Romance Quality Folk 90394-81409
  34. Gwenifer Raymond: Dance of the Everlasting Faint You Never Were Much of a Dancer Tompkins Square 5562
  35. Beyond the Pale: Andale (Aleksander Gajic) Ruckus Borealis 245
  36. Punch Brothers: Three Dots and a Dash All Ashore Nonesuch 571873-2
  37. The Andrew Collins Trio: Just a Gigolo (Irving Caesar) Tongue self 41533-76141
  38. Claudia Schmidt: God's Gift to Women (Rory Block) Spinning Pragmavision 43157-37775
  39. We're About 9: Miscreant Men (Brian Gundersdorf) Paperdust :: Stardust self 00261-23380
  40. John Flynn w/ Kris Kristofferson: The End of the Beginning self 01344-00082
  41. Emerald Rae: Given Half the Time Emerald Rae self 88295-770-63
  42. Belle of the Fall: Time (Tracy Walton-Julia Ford) Rise Up Sonic Trepanation 88295-69024
  43. Joe Filisko & Eric Noden: The Beginning of the End Destination Unknown
  44. Liam Clancy & Tommy Makem: The Journey's End Folkstage - Stages Music Hall, November 21, 1979 WFMT recording
  45. The Wailin' Jennys: The Parting Glass (trad, arr.Wailin' Jennys) 40 Days Red House 177
  46. Kim & Reggie Harris and Magpie: When I'm Gone (close) (Phil Ochs) Spoken In Love Long Tail 003-2

Fill music: Fairport Convention: End of a Holiday (Simon Nicol) What We Did on Our Holidays Hannibal 4430

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:

Bill and the Belles, Punch Brothers, Lindsay Lou, Lori McKenna, Joe Filisko & Eric Noden

CD of the week: Joe Filisko & Eric Noden

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