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THE MIDNIGHT SPECIAL
August 18, 2018

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways 40068/71
  2. Aretha Franklin: How I Got Over (Claude Jeter) More Gospel Greats
  3. Sweet Honey in the Rock: Somebody Prayed Me Over (Carol Maillard) The Women Gather - 30th Anniversary EarthBeat! 73829
  4. Anonymous 4 w/ Darol Anger & Mike Marshall: Just Over in Gloryland (trad) Gloryland Hamonia Mundi 907400
  5. John McCutcheon: When My Fight for Life Is Over Ghost Light Appalsongs 2018
  6. Holly Near: Front Porch 2018 Calico Tracks 0012
  7. Dave Richardson: Front Porch Time Carry Me Along self 88295-66125
  8. Kate Wolf: Sitting on the Porch Back Roads Rhino 71479
  9. Claudia Russell & Bruce Kaplan: Old Tejon Lovers Tree Radio Rhythm 009
  10. Randy Newman: I Love L.A. Guilty: 30 Years of Randy Newman Rhino-Reprise 75567
  11. Joe Giacoio: L.A. I Love Hamburgers Romantic Devil 0008
  12. On the Town (1992 cast-David Garrison-Kurt Ollmann-Thomas Hampson, London Symphony Orch, Michael Tilson Thomas, cond): New York, New York (Leonard Bernstein/Betty Comden-Adolph Green) DGG 437516-2
  13. West Side Story (orig.B'way cast-Larry Kert): Maria (Bernstein/Sondheim) Columbia Legacy 60724
  14. The Sound of Music (orig.B'way cast): Maria (Rodgers/Hammerstein) Sony 53537
  15. Jennings & Keller: I Wanted to be Maria (Laurie Jennings Oudin) Susan's House self no#
  16. I Draw Slow: Maria (Dave & Louise Holden) Turn Your Face to the Sun Compass 74684-2
  17. Aretha Franklin: Respect The Very Best of Aretha Franklin
  18. Penelope Swales: Respect Baby Justifying Your Longings to the Doctor Black Market 222-2
  19. Holly Near: Bully Bully (Holly Near-Jan Martinelli) 2018 Calico Tracks 0012
  20. Kate Campbell: Change Should've Come By Now (K.Campbell- Will Kimbrough) Damn Sure Blue Large River 34457-49520
  21. Aretha Franklin: A Change Is Gonna Come (Sam Cooke) I Never Loved a Man the Way I Love You Atlantic
  22. Odetta: Keep On Movin' It On Gonna Let It Shine MC 0055
  23. Mustard's Retreat: I'm Gonna Walk It With You (Ellie Grace-Brian Calflin) Make Your Own Luck Yellow Room 021
  24. Kate Campbell: Long Slow Train (Kate Campbell-Tom Kimmel) Damn Sure Blue Large River 34457-49520
  25. Candide (1989 cast-London Symphony, Bernstein, cond): Auto-da-fe (What a Day) (Leonard Bernstein/John LaTouche-Richard Wilbur) DGG 429734-2
  26. David Mitchell & Robert Webb w/Olivia Colman: Queen's Execution That Mitchell & Webb Sound, Series Two BBC Audio
  27. Holly Near: Coup d'Etat 2018 Calico Tracks 0012
  28. Trillium: Black and White Rag (Botsford, arr.Trillium) Crossing the Stream Little Miracles 00261-28830
  29. The Yellow-Bellied Sapsuckers w/ Patrick Harison, accordion: Dump Run Rag (Nikki Grossman-Joe Hart) Don't Think About Tomorrow Tonight self 191924465317
  30. Sue Fink: Serial Bad Dater Treasures & Time Travel self 800232-63788
  31. Deirdre Flint: 1-900-Score a Date Then Again self 1002
  32. Dave Tull w/ Cheryl Bentyne: The Date Texting and Driving Toy Car 0210
  33. Aretha Franklin: United Together (A.Franklin-Phil Perry- Chuck Jackson) Soul Music
  34. The Tannahill Weavers: Christchurch Cathedral (John Sheahan, arr.Tannahill Wavers) Orach Compass 74717-2
  35. Mari Black: The Highland Cathedral (Ulrich Roever-Michael Korb) / Union Street Session (Paul Cranford) Flight self 88295-05647
  36. John Forster: Figaro Todd Helium Philo 1214
  37. Monty Python: The Barber The Worst of Monty Python's Flying Circus TV Pye 12116
  38. Wonderland (orig.cast-Karen Mason): Off With Their Heads Masterworks Broadway 889697-88669-2
  39. Stanley Holloway: Anne Bolyne (With Her Head Tucked Underneath Her Arm) (Weston-Lee) His Famous Adventures with Old Sam. . . The Ramsbottoms Angel 65019
  40. Zoe Speaks: One Foot (Mitch Barrett) Wings Redbird 2005
  41. Bob Kuhn Show: You Do What You Can The Dwindler Clay Head 0015
  42. Carrie Newcomer: You Can Do This Hard Thing The Beautiful Not Yet Available Light 03
  43. Paul Sachs: The Best Hope Can Do Love Is Love self 00261-44393
  44. Mahalia Jackson: Move Up a Little Higher, Pt. 1 (W.Herbert Brewster) In the Upper Room Proper 2053
  45. Aretha Franklin: Climbing Higher Mountains Gospel Greats
  46. 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:

Holly Near, Claudia Russell & Bruce Kaplan, Kate Campbell, Sue Fink, Tannahill Weavers, Zoe Speaks

CD of the week: Holly Near

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