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THE MIDNIGHT SPECIAL
February 16, 2019

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways 40068/71
  2. Mike Cross: Huddie's 12-String Blues Crossin' Carolina MiMa-MuBo 105
  3. Pete Seeger: Huddie Ledbetter (Lorre Wyatt-Pete Seeger) Pete Living Music 0032
  4. Sonny Terry: Goodbye Leadbelly Talkin' 'Bout the Blues Washington 702
  5. Lead Belly w/ Woody Guthrie & Cisco Houston: Midnight Special (trad-H. Ledbetter) Shout On Smithsonian Folkways 40105
  6. Joe Crookston: Impermanent Things (Peter Himmelman) Georgia I'm Here Milagrito 2014J95
  7. Laurie Lewis: Here Today (Scott Huffman-Laurie Lewis) Blossoms Spruce & Maple 2005
  8. Tom Dundee: This Fleeting Moment Fleeting Moment - Live Performances from 1973-2006 Flyte 4445
  9. Steep Canyon Rangers: The Speed We're Traveling (Graham Sharp) Out In The Open Ramseur 212587
  10. Artisan: Speed (Brian Bedford) Rocking at the End of Time Bedspring 9103
  11. The Frantics: You Were Speeding (Paul Chato-Rick Green-Dan Redican- Peter Wildman) Dr. Demento's 30th Anniversary Collection - Dementia 2000! Rhino 79787
  12. Randall Williams: Dreaming of Speed Folkstage - August 20, 2011 WFMT recording
  13. Julie Miller: The Speed of Light Broken Things Hightone 8103
  14. The Chieftains: The Dingle Set - Willie's Single / King of the Pipers / The Glen Road to Carrick (trad, arr.Sean Keane) Water from the Well RCA 09026-63637-2
  15. Barrule: To Dingle with Love set - Betsy Baker's (trad) / The Wind That Shook the Barley (trad) / From Dingle with Love (Jamie Smith) Manannan's Cloak Wardfell 04
  16. The Earls of Leicester: What's Good for You (Should Be Alright for Me) (Vernon Claud-Marijohn Wilkin) Live at the CMA Rounder 11661-00425
  17. Loudon Wainwright III: Cheatin' Years in the Making Storysound 161-027
  18. Rude Girls: Cheatin' Songs (Lyn Hardy) Rude Awakening Flying Fish 424
  19. Blossom Dearie: Always True to You in My Fashion (fr. Kiss Me, Kate) (Cole Porter) Blossom Dearie Verve 440065344-2
  20. High Kings: Schooldays Over (Ewan MacColl) Grace & Glory Celtic Collections 1075
  21. Pete Coe: Byker Hill (trad,arr.Coe) Backbone Backshift 57
  22. Billy Edd Wheeler: Coal Tattoo A New Bag of Songs Kapp 1351
  23. Steve Poltz: All Things Shine Shine On Red House 310
  24. Joel Mabus: Yes Truth Time & Truth Fossil 2719
  25. Wes Weddell: These Truths Somewhere in the Middle Dusty Shadows 1901
  26. Stockport Middle Ground: Satan Your Kingdom Must Come Down (trad, via Frank Proffitt) Bound for Cannan self 88295-77293
  27. Dessy Walls: Last Time I Met God I Had a Plan Pianobike no#
  28. Peter Cook & Dudley Moore: Religions (conclusion) Not Only Peter Cook, But Also Dudley Moore Brit.Decca 4703
  29. Don Henry: Mr. God Don Henry Love Child no#
  30. Steep Canyon Rangers: Roadside Anthems (Graham Sharp) Out In The Open Ramseur 212587
  31. Andrew Calhoun: The Golden Gate Bridge Where Blue Meets Blue Waterbug 0049
  32. Mark Dvorak w/ Michael Smith: God Bless the Open Road & You Time Ain't Got Nothin' on Me Waterbug 0098
  33. Jane Yolen & 3 Ravens (Max Cohen, Lui Collins, Donna Hebert, w/ Molly Herbert-Wilson): The Infinite Dark (complete CD) (played in its entirely by permission)
    Doorway / Story / Hero's Thumb-Prince Ever After / Ballad of the White Seal Maid / Great Silkie / Ode to Brighid (trad) -Fisherman's Song for Calling the Seals (trad) / The Selchie's Children's Plaint-The Last Selchie Child / Pennan Den (trad,arr.James Watt)-Come To Me, My Darling / Mermaid's Lullaby / The Mermaid (trad) / Beauty and the Beast: An Anniversary-Swan Princess / Feral / In the Hood, Noir / Once Upon / Things That Should Never Be Known / Gretel Asks-Her Cousin's House of Candy / Bouquet / The Hunter and the Maiden / Another Way to Tell-Morning Song (unless otherwise noted, all poems Jane Yolen; songs Yolen, or Yolen-Lui Collins, all musical accompaniment Max Cohen) self 66163-30012
    Jane Hyatt Yolen is an American writer of fantasy, science fiction, and children's books. She is the author or editor of more than 365 books, of which the best known is The Devil's Arithmetic, a Holocaust novella.
  34. Bill Spence with Fennig's All Star Band: The Black Nag / Childgrove (trad) The Hammered Dulcimer Front Hall 302
  35. Hayes Carll: I Will Stay What It Is Dualtone 803020186927
  36. 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:

Steep Canyon Rangers, Steve Poltz, Joel Mabus, Wes Weddell

CD of the week: Jane Yolen & 3 Ravens: The Infinite Dark

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