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THE MIDNIGHT SPECIAL
August 25, 2018

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways 40068/71
  2. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways 40068/71
  3. West Side Story (orig.B'way cast-Carol Lawrence-Larry Kert): Tonight (L.Bernstein/S.Sondheim) Columbia 60724
  4. Bob Dylan: I'll Be Your Baby Tonight Biograph Columbia C3K-38830
  5. Billie Holiday: The Way You Look Tonight (Jerome Kern/Dorothy Fields) Lady Day: The Master Takes and Singles Columbia Legacy 88697-13178-2
  6. Richard Thompson: I Want to See the Bright Lights Tonight Acoustic Classics Beeswing 002
  7. On a Clear Day You Can See Forever (orig.cast-Barbara Harris): What Did I Have That I Don't Have? (Burton Lane/Alan Jay Lerner) RCA Victor 09026-60820-2
  8. Candide (1989 cast-Jerry Hadley): It Must Be Me (Leonard Bernstein/Richard Wilbur) DGG 429734-2
  9. On the Town (orig.cast-John Reardon): Lucky to Be Me (Leonard Bernstein/Betty Comden-Adolph Green) Columbia 60538
  10. Jack Williams: Laughing in the Face of the Blues (Jack Williams- Joel Chandler Harris) Wind River 4033
  11. Smithfield Fair: Laughing in the Face of the Moon (Dudley-Brian Smith) The Longing Stevenson 901919
  12. Penny Nichols: Leanin' Back and Laughing (Steve Noonan) Golden State Pensongs 006
  13. Garnet Rogers: Under the Summer Moonlight All That Is Red House 160
  14. (Christine) Albert & (Chris) Gage: Full Moon Night (Christine Albert) At Anderson Fair Moon House 2900
  15. Bill and the Belles: Moonlight Shadows and You (Frederich Hollander-Leo Robin) Dreamsongs, Etc. Jalopy 004
  16. Wonderful Town (orig.cast-Jacquelin McKeever): A Little Bit in Love (Leonard Bernstein/Betty Comden-Adolph Green) Columbia 60538
  17. Kate Callahan: Make You Feel My Love (Bob Dylan) Triumph self 88295-78064
  18. Pharis and Jason Romero: Come On Love Sweet Old Religion Lula 1805
  19. Wonderful Town (orig.cast-Jacquelin McKeever-Sydney Chaplin): It's Love (Leonard Bernstein/Betty Comden-Adolph Green) Columbia 60538
  20. Audra McDonald w/ New York Phil., Andy Einhorn, c.: Chain of Love (fr. The Grass Harp) (Claibe Richardson/Kenward Elmslie) Sing Happy Decca 0028495-02
  21. Frank Lee & Allie Burbrink: Turn Your Radio On (Albert E. Brumley) Roll On, Clouds Bake Tone 88295-76535
  22. Michael Troy: Jesus on the Radio I Am American self 88295-30944
  23. Jeffrey Foucault: War on the Radio Blood Brothers Blueblade 006
  24. The Second City w/ Barbara Harris as Ann Trope: Man in the Nightclub (Jack Burns) The Second City Writhes Again Mercury 61224
  25. Lil Rev w/ Jim Liban, harmonica: No Culture, No Class Sing Song Daddy Fountain of Uke 048
  26. Kevin Burke: O' Carolan's Concerto / Loftus Jones (Turlough O'Carolan, PD) An Evening with Kevin Burke - Tunes & Stories Loftus 009
  27. Wolf & Clover: Eleanor Plunkett (Turlough O'Carolan, PD) Wolf & Clover self 88206-68451
  28. Garnet Rogers: Sailor's Rest (Stan Rogers) Summer's End Snow Goose 1135
  29. Jeana Leslie & Siobhan Miller: Goodbye to The Sea and Sailors (Phamie Gow) In a Bleeze Greentrax 324
  30. Lee Murdock: Old Port (Monica Marshall) Between Two Worlds Depot 027
  31. Anne Hills: The Train to Morrow (PD) Tracks Hand & Heart 2014
  32. Roy Zimmerman: Today (Is Tomorrow's Yesterday) Comic Sutra Metaphor 915
  33. The Yellow-Bellied Sapsuckers: Don't Think About Tomorrow Tonight (Nikki Grossman-Joe Hart) self 191924-465317
  34. Small Potatoes: Time Flies (Rich Preziouso) Folk Era 1427
  35. West Side Story (orig.B'way cast): Gee, Officer Krupke (L.Bernstein/S.Sondheim) Columbia 60724
  36. Big Bill Broonzy: Police Station Blues (recorded NYC 1930) All the Classic Sides 1928-1937 JSP 7718
  37. Woody Allen: The Police (at Mr. Kelly's, 1964) Standup Comic Rhino 75721
  38. The Baby Sitters: Mr. Policeman (Alan Arkin-Berger) The Best of the Baby Sitters Vanguard 6001
  39. Candide (1989 cast-Christa Ludwig, Nicolai Gedda, Kurt Ollmann, et.al.): What's the Use (Leonard Bernstein/Richard Wilbur) DGG 429734-2
  40. Joel Mabus: Little Mister Diddy No Worries Now Fossil 2009
  41. Box Set: What's the Use (Jim Brunberg) Live Duo Therown 1115
  42. Tom Michael & Beckie Menzie: Somewhere (Leonard Bernstein/Stephen Sondheim) Let Me Be Your Home LML 256
  43. Grace Griffith: Make Our Garden Grow (Leonard Bernstein/Richard Wilbur) Sands of Time Blix St. 10078
  44. 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:

Kate Callahan, Pharis & Jason Romero, Audra McDonald, Frank Lee & Allie Burbrink, Jeffrey Foucault, Kevin Burke

CD of the week: Frank Lee & Allie Burbrink

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