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THE MIDNIGHT SPECIAL
February 2, 2019

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways 40068/71
  2. How to Succeed in Business (orig.cast-Robert Morse): Stand Old Ivy (first :10 - Groundhog!) (Frank Loesser) RCA Victor 60352-2
  3. George & Gerry Armstrong: Groundhog (trad) Simple Gifts Smithsonian Folkways 2335
  4. C. Daniel Boling: Groundhog (new verses) Live at the Kitchen Sink Berkalin 10037-2
  5. Bob & Ray: Groundhog Meat Prices The Very Best of Bob & Ray High Bridge 781615-730995
  6. John McCutcheon: Groundhog Day Wintersongs Rounder 11661-8038-2
  7. Bob & Ray: Groundhog Meat Prices Correction The Very Best of Bob & Ray High Bridge 781615-730995
  8. Heidi Muller: Groundhog Giving Back Cascadia 103
  9. Big Bill Broonzy: Prowlin' Ground Hog All the Classic Sides 1928-1937 7718C
  10. Melanie (Safka): Groundhog Day Photograph Atlantic 18190
  11. Priscilla Herdman, Anne Hills & Cindy Mangsen: Candlemas Eve (trad) At the Turning of the Year Hand & Heart 2000
  12. Peter Yarrow: Groundhog (Paul Simon) That's Enough For Me Warner Bros. 2730
  13. Groundhog Day (orig.cast-Barrett Doss w/Andy Karl): If I Had My Time Again (Tim Minchin) Masterworks Broadway 88985-43101-2
  14. Kate Rusby: Candlemas Eve Sweet Bells Pure 33
  15. The Earls of Leicester-Jeff White, lead: I Ain't Gonna Work Tomorrow (Flatt & Scruggs, AP Carter) Live at the CMA Theater Rounder 11661-00425
  16. Tim O'Brien: Maggie's Farm (Bob Dylan) Red on Blonde Sugar Hill 3853
  17. Mustard's Retreat: The Bricklayer (The Sick Note) (Pat Cooksey) There. . .and Back Again Yellow Room 007
  18. Carrie Newcomer: I Meant to Do My Work Today Before & After Rounder 11661-3276-2
  19. Carrie Newcomer: A Map of Shadows The Geography of Light Philo 11671-1253-2
  20. Mandy Patinkin: Me and My Shadow (Al Jolson-Dave Dreyer/Billy Rose) Mandy Patinkin CBS 44943
  21. O'Brien Party of 7: As Long As There's a Shadow (Roger Miller) Reincarnation: The Songs of Roger Miller Howdy Skies 1006
  22. Mandolin Orange: Into the Sun (Andrew Marlin) Tides of a Teardrop Yep Roc 2638
  23. Groundhog Day (orig.cast): There Will Be Sun (Tim Minchin) Masterworks 88985-43101-2
  24. Steep Canyon Rangers: Lay Myself Down (Graham Sharp) Tell the Ones I Love Rounder 11661-9168-2
  25. Noah Zacharin: Lay By My Side A Startle of Wings self no#
  26. Bob Dylan: Lay Lady Lay Biograph Columbia 38830
  27. John McCutcheon: Waist Deep in the Big Muddy (Pete Seeger) To Everyone In All the World - A Celebration of Pete Seeger Appalsongs 2019
  28. Wes Weddell: We Had Reasons Somewhere in the Middle Dusty Shadows 1901
  29. Joel Mabus: A Special Kind of Hell Time & Truth Fossil 2719
  30. The Earls of Leicester: Big Black Train (Stanley Johnson- George Sherry) Live at the CMA Rounder 11661-00425
  31. Joel Mabus: Last Train Home Time & Truth Fossil 2719
  32. Anne Hills: Transcontinental Tracks Hand & Heart 2014
  33. Larry Rand: Everybody's Running for Mayor private recording
  34. Steve Goodman: Daley's Gone (trad/Goodman) Say It In Private Asylum 1118
  35. Fiorello! (orig.B'way cast-Howard DaSilva, et.al.): Politics and Poker (Jerry Bock/Sheldon Harnick) Angel 72435650232
  36. Firesign Theatre: The Mayor Is the Problem Boom Dot Bust Rhino 75983
  37. Joel Mabus: When All the Famous People Are Forgot Time & Truth Fossil 2719
  38. The Weavers: The Frozen Logger (James Stevens) The Weavers on Tour Vanguard 73116
  39. Holmes Hooke narrator, Oliver Schroer fiddle: The Cremation of Sam McGee (Robt. W. Service) Caught by the Tale Holmespun 001
  40. Bohola (Jimmy Keane & Pat Broaders): Charladies Ball /Swiss Club Waltz / January 31st (trad) BMCD 1000
  41. The Fat Babies: Stomp Off, Let's Go (Elmer Schnabel) Chicago Hot Delmark 253
  42. Sophie Buskin: When I Need You Most of All (David Buskin) Sweet Creature self 88295-84155
  43. Five Letter Word (Clara Baker, Leigh Jones, Audra Nemir): Still You Stay Siren self no#
  44. Noah Zacharin: Woke Like a Lark A Startle of Wings self 801
  45. Terry Klein: Anika Tex self 25479-98782
  46. Claire Hamill: Wall to Wall Carpeting October Island 9331
  47. Mara Levine with Caroline Cutroneo, Bob Harris & Michael G. Ronstadt: Hey, That's No Way to Say Goodbye (Leonard Cohen) Facets of Folk self 00261-47226
  48. 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:

John McCutcheon, Mandolin Orange, Noah Zacharin, Wes Weddell, Joel Mabus, Sophie Buskin, Five Letter Word, Terry Klein, Mara Levine

CD of the week: Joel Mabus

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