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THE MIDNIGHT SPECIAL
September 8, 2018

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways 40068/71
  2. Kathy Mattea w/ Dougie MacLean, Tim O'Brien, Victor Krauss: This Love Will Carry (Dougie MacLean) Pretty Bird Captain Potato 52830-28927
  3. Amy Helm: River of Love (Joseph Henry 'T-bone' Burnett III) This Too Shall Light Yep Roc 2943
  4. John Prine: Boundless Love (J.Prine-Dan Auerbach-Pat Mclaughlin) The Tree of Forgiveness Oh Boy 046
  5. Bob Dylan: Love Minus Zero / No Limit Bringing It All Back Home Columbia 9128
  6. Sarah McQuaid: Time to Love If We Dig Any Deeper It Could Get Dangerous Shovel and a Spade 001
  7. Loudon Wainwright III: Roll in My Sweet Baby's Arms (trad) Years in the Making StorySound 161-027
  8. Crys Matthews: While I've Got You in My Arms The Izzles Ballads, Volume II self 00261-42729
  9. The Special Consensus: Say You'll Stay in My Arms (Ron Spears) Route 10 Pinecastle 1123
  10. Holly Near: Healing Journey 2018 Calico Tracks 0012
  11. Susie Burke and David Surette: Healing in This Night (Bob Franke) Sometimes in the Evening Madrina 103
  12. Work o' the Weavers: Healing River (Fred Hellerman-Fran Minkoff) We're Still Here WorldWind 16
  13. Sue Fink: Earth Sings to Venus Treasures & Time Travel self 86032-63788
  14. Pat Maloney: The World Looks Blue from Mars Pretty Little Mountain Ratrick 4152
  15. Scott Wolfson and Other Heroes: Me On Other Planets Welcoming the Flood self 88295-35875
  16. Loudon Wainwright III: Thank You, Mr. Hubble Years in the Making StorySound 161-027
  17. Roy Zimmerman: Turn Off the Hubble Faulty Intelligence Metaphor 920
  18. Hair (orig.B'way cast-Sally Eaton): Air (Galt MacDemont/ Gerome Ragni-James Rado) RCA Victor 82876-56085-2
  19. Nick Annis w/ Elizabeth Crisfield: Filthy Coal Folkstage - March 21, 2009 WFMT recording
  20. Maria Dunn: A Toast to Clean Air Folkstage - April 25, 2009 WFMT recording
  21. Eartha Kitt: Smoke Gets in Your Eyes (Jerome Kern/Otto Harbach) Sirens of Song - Classic Torch Singers Rhino 72514
  22. Holly Near: Nature 2018 Calico Tracks 0012
  23. The Beatles: Mother Nature's Son (Lennon-McCartney) White Album Parlophone 746444-2
  24. Sarah McQuaid: If We Dig Any Deeper It Could Get Dangerous Shovel and a Spade 001
  25. Trifolkal: Tweet & Text & Like (Neal Phillips) Silver Kira 4400
  26. David Roth: Is It Too Much to Ask (D.Roth-Anne Hills) Last Day on This Earth self 45121-02649
  27. Kate Campbell: Damn Sure Blue (K.Campbell-Tom Kimmel) Large River 34457-49520
  28. Hazel Dickens & Alice Gerrard: Seven Year Blues (Eddie Hill-Charles & Ira Louvin) Sing Me Back Home: The DC Tapes, 1965-1969 Free Dirt 0087
  29. Zoe Speaks: Cheat the Blues (Carla Gover) Wings Redbird 2005
  30. Childsplay: Lara's Jig (Sheila Falls) / The Burning Snowball (Johnny McCarthy / Farewell to London (Brendan McGlinchey) The Bloom of Youth self 007
  31. Vi Wickam & Justin Branum: Shove That Pig's Foot a Little Farther into the Fire (trad) Armadillo on a Hot Tin Roof self 1701
  32. Roy Zimmerman: To Be a Liberal Thanks for the Support - Live Metaphor no#
  33. Magpie: Love Me, I'm a Liberal (Phil Ochs, new lyrics Greg Artzner- Terry Leonino) (Folkstage - March 19, 2011) WFMT Recording
  34. The Pheromones: L-L-Liberal (A&J Pheromone w/M.Rosson) Common Scents EC Records 91
  35. (James) Moors & (Kort) McCumber: The Edge Acrobats self 89577-77362
  36. Mipso: Edges Run (Libby Rodenbough) self 81034-15595
  37. Joe Filisko & Eric Noden: Can't Take the Edge Destination Unknown self no#
  38. Rich Krueger: Waltz (Terpsichore) NowThen self 00261-46901
  39. Michael Smith: Altoona Waltz Time Flying Fish 70613
  40. Richard Thompson: Waltzing's for Dreamers Walking on a Wire 1968-2009 Shout Factory 826663-11097
  41. Gaelynn Lea: Someday We'll Linger in the Sun The Songs We Sing Along the Way self 89577-75962
  42. Frank Lee & Allie Burbrink: Let the Sun Shine Down on Me (Jean Ritchie) Roll On, Clouds Bake Tone 88295-76535
  43. 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:

Kathy Mattea, Amy Helm, Sarah McQuaid, Loudon Wainwright III, Holly Near, Sue Fink, David Roth, Kate Campbell, Zoe Speaks, Childsplay, Moors & McCumber, Filisko & Noden, Frank & Allie

CD of the week: Kathy Mattea

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