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THE MIDNIGHT SPECIAL
October 20, 2018

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways 40068/71
  2. Jody Stecher and Kate Brislin: Sow 'Em on the Mountain (trad) Appleseed's 21st Anniversary - Roots and Branches Appleseed 1142
  3. Totte Bergstrom w/ Bluegrass Etc.: Reap and Sow Totte Bergstrom Folk Era 1433
  4. Susie Burke and David Surette: Reap What You Sow (Alberta Hunter) Sometimes in the Evening Madrina 103
  5. The Weavers: We're All Dodgin' (trad-Weavers) Wasn't That a Time Vanguard 147/50
  6. Grifters & Shills (John & Rebecca Stoll): God's Gonna Cut You Down (trad) Long Time Liars 44 Stone 18001
  7. Loudon Wainwright III: It Ain't Gaza Years in the Making StorySound 161-027
  8. Sheldon Harnick: Merry Little Minuet Hidden Treasures 1949-2013 Harbinger 3002
  9. Kathy Kallick Band: Nothin' So Bad (It Can't Get Worse) Horrible World Live Oak 620
  10. Spamalot (orig.cast): Monk's Chant / He Is Not Dead Yet (John Du Prez / Eric Idle) Decca 0004265-02
  11. Lucy Kaplansky: Loch Lomand (trad, arr.Kaplansky) Everyday Street Luckyricky no#
  12. Kathy Mattea: He Moves Through the Fair (trad) Pretty Bird Captain Potato 89277
  13. Donovan: Wild Mountain Thyme (trad,arr.Donovan Leitch) Appleseed's 21st Anniversary - Roots and Branches Appleseed 1142
  14. The Tannahill Weavers: Northern Lights set Orach Compass 74717-2
  15. Martin Hayes Quartet: Monastereden Fancy The Blue Room
  16. Brooks Williams: Mama's Song Lucky Star Red Guitar Blue Music 1801
  17. Helene Cronin: How a Mother Loves Restless Heart self no#
  18. Lori McKenna: A Mother Never Rests The Tree CN36140
  19. Lucia Comnes: Song for Mama Held in the Arms Delfina 366-LC09
  20. Lucy Kaplansky: Sixth Avenue (Richard Litvin-Lucy Kaplansky) Everyday Street Luckyricky no#
  21. Tim Grimm and the Family Band: Thirteen Years A Stranger In This Time Vault 013
  22. Jonathan Byrd: I Was an Oak Tree Cackalack Waterbug 92
  23. Aaron Burdett: Old Oak Table Tinderbox Organic 16112
  24. Maxwell Street Klezmer Band: Lebedike Honga (A Lively Honga) (PD) Old Roots New World Shanachie 67008
  25. Vi Wickam & Justin Branum: Stumbling (trad) Armadillo on a Hot Tin Roof self 1701
  26. Trillium: Meltaus (A. Jarvela) The Rattlin' Bog Little Miracles 00261-43034
  27. Billie Holiday: A Fine Romance (Jerome Kern-Dorothy Fields) Lady Day: The Best of Billie Holiday Columbia Legacy 85979
  28. Lucy Wainwright Roche: This Song Is About You Little Beast self 88295-81855
  29. Skinner & T'witch(Steve Skinner & Sandra Twichett): You're Always Right (S.Skinner) Everybody's Grotty self no#
  30. Laurie MacAllister: Are You Happy Now? (Richard Shindell) The Lies the Poets Tell self 88295-66403
  31. Lucy Wainwright Roche: This Song Is About You 2 Little Beast self 88295-81855
  32. Billie Holiday: You Let Me Down (Al Dubin-Harrry Warren) Lady Day: The Master Takes and Singles Columbia Legacy 88697-13178-2
  33. The Capitol Steps (Elena Newport): Angry Progressive Nursery Rhymes Orange is the New Barack CapSteps 1037
  34. David Mitchell & Robert Webb w/ Olivia Colman: Rapunzel That Mitchell & Webb Sound, Series Four BBC Audio
  35. Nancy White: Daughters of Feminists Momnipotent Children's Group 1025
  36. Kate Campbell: Ballad of Ira Hayes (Peter LaFarge) Damn Sure Blue Large River 34457-49520
  37. David Roth: Trail of Tears Last Year on This Earth May the Light 45121-02649
  38. Peter LaFarge: Look Again to the Wind As Long as the Grass Shall Grow Folkways 2532
  39. Gregory Alan Isakov: Wings in All Black Evening Machines Dualtone 80302-01883-27
  40. Childsplay w/ Karan Casey: Where Are You Tonight I Wonder (Andy M. Stewart) The Bloom of Youth self 00261-46759
  41. Sutton Foster: You Can Close Your Eyes (James Taylor) Take Me to the World Ghostlight 83356-02
  42. Ann Hampton Callaway: Long Ago and Far Away (fr. the movie Cover Girl) (Jerome Kern/Ira Gershwin) Jazz Goes to the Movies Shanachie 5464
  43. Jack Williams: Far Away, Long Ago Wind River 4060
  44. Mark Erelli, Rosanne Cash, Josh Ritter, Lori McKenna, Anais Mitchell, Sheryl Crow: By Degree (Mark Erelli) private recording
  45. Michael Jerling: I Never Thought Family Recipe Fool's Hill 2006
  46. David Berkeley: The Faded Red and Blue Straw Man 43563-10816
  47. 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:

Loudon Wainwright III, Kathy Kallick Band, Lucy Kaplansky, Kathy Mattea, Martin Hayes Quartet, Brooks Williams, Tannahill Weavers, Lucy Wainwright Roche, Laurie McAllister, Gregory Alan Isakov, Childplay, Kate Campbell, David Roth, Michael Jerling, David Berkeley

CD of the week: Lucy Kaplansky

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