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THE MIDNIGHT SPECIAL
October 13, 2018

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways 40068/71
  2. George Ensle: On Your Way Home Berkalin 98576-58122
  3. Tom Chapin: A Bridge to Somewhere (John Forester-Tom Chapin) Turning Point - Live in Concert Sundance 029
  4. Craig Bickhardt: Steady As She Goes (C.Bickhardt-Barry Alfonso) Home for the Harvest Stone Barn 1010
  5. Tamarack (Molly Kurvink,v.): Steady On (Alex Sinclair) Spirit & Stone Wind River 4018
  6. Shawn Colvin: Steady On Ben & Jerry's Newport Folk Festival '88 Live Alcazar 105
  7. Greg Brown: Steady Love Milk of the Moon Red House 168
  8. Lori Lieberman: Steady Heart Bend Like Steel Drive On 115115-10
  9. Lorre Wyatt: Old Time Nutrition (trad/L.Wyatt) Roots and Branches Folk-Legacy 88
  10. Deirdre Flint: Food Then Again self 83707-63842
  11. Martin Hayes Quartet (Martin Hayes, Dennis Cahill, Doug Wieselman, Liz Knowles): Tommy People's Reel (trad, arr.MHQ) The Blue Room 251 Records 505376-0034629
  12. Gwenifer Raymond: Laika's Song You Never Were Much of a Dancer Tompkins Square 5562
  13. Childsplay: The Noodle Vendor (Shannon Heaton) / Sweetest Blooms (trad, arr. Heaton) / Avery's Mazurka (trad, Heaton) The Bloom of Youth Childsplay 007
  14. Dom Flemons: Steel Pony Blues (for Nat Love-Deadwood Dick) Black Cowboys Smithsonian Folkways 40224
  15. Otter Creek (Peter & Mary Danzig): Iron Horse (trad) Hunter's Moon self no#
  16. Gordon Lightfoot: Steel Rail Blues Songbook Warner-Rhino 75802
  17. David Davis & The Warrior River Boys: Milwaukee Blues (trad,arr.Charlie Poole) Didn't He Ramble: Songs of Charlie Poole Rounder 1166100347
  18. Steve Gillette & Cindy Mangsen: Hurricane (S.Gillette) Being There Compass Rose 11
  19. Tom Rush: Wasn't That a Mighty Storm (Sin-Killer Griffin, arr-adapt. Eric Von Schmidt-Tom Rush) Celebrates 50 Years of Music Appleseed 1136
  20. BR549: After the Hurricane (Tim Carroll) Dog Days Dualtone 80302-012262-2
  21. Loudon Wainwright III: Love Gifts (trad-LWIII) Years in the Making Story Sound 161-027
  22. Anna Russell: For the Untrained Singer - I Gave My Love a Cherry (trad-Russell) The Anna Russell Album? Columbia 31199
  23. The Wailin' Jennys: Cherry Blossom Song (Heather Masse) Bright Morning Stars Red House 234
  24. Dom Flemons: Lonesome Old River Blues (trad, via Roy Acuff) Black Cowboys Smithsonian Folkways 40224
  25. Dudley Connell, Don Rigsby, David Grisman, et.al.: Lonesome River Epilogue - A Tribute to John Duffy Smithsonian Folkways 40228
  26. Brooks Williams: Sitting on Top of the World (Lonnie Carter- Walter Jacobs, arr. B.Williams) Brook's Blues Red Guitar Blue 2-2016
  27. Roy Zimmerman: Sweeney Trump (Stephen Sondheim, parody R.Zimmerman, Melanie Harby, Joe Zimmerman) Rize Up Metaphor 928
  28. Capitol Steps (Kevin Corbett): Wake Me Up in Mar-A-Lago (George Michael) Orange is the New Barack CapSteps 1037
  29. Sweeney Todd (orig.cast-Angela Lansbury-Len Cariou): By the Sea (Stephen Sondheim) RCA 3379-2
  30. The Cowboy Way (Doug Figgs, Jim Jones, Mariam Funke): I Make My Living in the Saddle (Doug Figgs) Go West self 88295-82261
  31. Cathy Fink-Marcy Marxer-Sam Gleaves: Buddies in the Saddle (Maybelle Carter) Shout and Shine Community Music 213
  32. Notable Exceptions (Judy Coder-Jennifer Epps): Cowgirl Serenade (Sherry Diamond) Souvenir Santa Rita 22371-15722
  33. Peter Cook: World Domination League Misty Mr. Wisty Brit. Decca 4722
  34. Michael Jerling: Genghis Kahn Family Recipe Fools Hill2006
  35. Dave Carter & Tracy Grammer: The Emperor Is Naked Today-O (Pete Seeger) If I Had a Song...The Songs of Pete Seeger, Vol. 2 Appleseed 1055
  36. Skinner & T'witch (Steve Skinner & Sandra Twichett): Everybody's Grotty (S.Skinner) self no#
  37. Kathy Mattea: October Song (Carson Whisett-Jon Vezner) Pretty Bird Captain Potato 89277
  38. Tom May: October Again Blue Northern Vignette 04
  39. Natasha Borzilova: October Blue Cheap Escape Hadley Group 1003
  40. Amy Helm: Freedom for the Stallion (Allen Toussaint) This Too Shall Light Yep Roc2643
  41. Bruce Springsteen: We Shall Overcome (trad-Zilphia Horton-Guy & Candy Carawan-Pete Seeger) Roots and Branches - Appleseed's 21st Anniversary Appleseed 1142
  42. Jon Brooks: Standing at the Gates No One Travels Alone Borealis 251
  43. Cosy Sheridan: Throw the Gates Open My Fence & My Neighbor self 00261-46540
  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:

George Ensle, Craig Bickhardt, Martin Hayes Quartet, Childsplay, Loudon Wainwright III, Roy Zimmerman, Michael Jerling, Amy Helm, Jon Brooks, Cosy Sheridan

CD of the week: Craig Bickhardt

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