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THE MIDNIGHT SPECIAL
March 2, 2019

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways 40068/71
  2. Lou & Peter Berryman: The February March What, Again?! Cornbelt 900
  3. Audra McDonald w/ NY Phil: March Is a Windy Month (fr. Millions) (Adam Guettel) Sing Happy Decca 0028495-02
  4. Sloan Wainwright: Last Blast of Winter (Rachel Bissex) Remembering Rachel - Songs of Rachel Bissex self 83707-16390
  5. Naming the Twins: Sing the Winter Away (Robbie Smith) Sing the Winter Away Duet Right 004
  6. The Village Dudes (Rod MacDonald, Frank Christian, Jack Hardy, David Massengill): A Man's A Man for All That (Robt.Burns) Another Time and Place Blue Flute 110 (recorded 2002-03)
  7. Vivian Nesbitt & John Dillon: Houses on the Hill (Si Kahn) The Songs of Mother Jones in Heaven self 00261-47297
  8. Findlay Napier: There's More to Building Ships Glasgow Cheerygroove 006
  9. Emma's Revolution: Trumpty Dumpty (Pat Humphries-Sandy O) private recording
  10. Ken Nordine: Smerd You're Getting Better: The Word Jazz Dot Masters Hip-O-Select 0005171-02 (April 13, 1920 - February 16, 2019, age 98)
  11. Roy Zimmerman: Secret Agent Manafort (PF Sloan-Steve Barri/parody Roy Zimmerman-Melanie Harby) private recording
  12. Michael Cooney: Rigs of the Time (trad) The Cheese Stands Alone Folk-Legacy CD-35
  13. The Trials of Cato (Wm. Addison, Robin Jones, Tomos Williams): These Are the Things Hide and Hair self 07000-113104
  14. The Capitol Steps: There Is Nothing Like Ukraine (Rodgers/Hammerstein, parody Newport-Strauss-Eaton) Four More Years in the Bush Leages CapSteps 1025
  15. Chip Taylor: Ukranian Girls Block Out the Sirens of This Lonely World Train Wreck 047
  16. Connie Kaldor: If You Like Her Perogies (She'll Like Your Kubasa) Love Sask Coyote 1050
  17. Cherish the Ladies: The Wave and the Space (Joannie Madden) / The Woods of Old Limerick (trad) Country Crossroads - The Nashville Sessions Big Mammy 0006
  18. Nava: Banish Misfortune (trad,arr.Nava) Tapestry self 391518-342078
  19. Danny Schmidt: Words Are Hooks Standard Deviation Live Once 10
  20. Laurie MacAllister: The Right Words (Cliff Eberhardt) The Lies the Poets Tell self 88295-66403
  21. Michael Jerling: When Words Still Mattered Family Recipe Fool's Hill 2006
  22. Ken Nordine: The Vidiot You're Getting Better: The Word Jazz Dot Masters Hip-O-Select 0005171-02
  23. Patty Griffin: Hourglass Patty Griffin Thirty Tigers 002
  24. John Stewart w/ Buffy Ford: Dreamers on the Rise Live at the Turf Inn, Scotland Folk Era 142
  25. Harvey Reid: Dreamer or Believer Woodpecker 116
  26. Meghan Cary: Sing Louder AngelBear 88295-64772
  27. Songs of Our Native Daughters - Rhiannon Giddens: Music and Joy Songs of Our Native Daughters Smithsonian Folkways 40232
  28. Jane Kramer: Singin's Enough Valley of the Bones self 00261-47266
  29. Maxwell Street Klezmer Band, Ralph Wilder, clarinet: Mazl Tov Dances (trad) You Should Be So Lucky! Shanachie 67006
  30. Cherish the Ladies: Highway to Kilkenny / Boys of Portaferry / The Abbey Reel (trad) / Ashmaleen House (Tommy Gunn) One and All: The Best of Cherish the Ladies (1998) Green Linnet 1187
  31. Connie Kaldor: Come All You Women Love Sask Coyote 1050
  32. The King and I (1964-Barbara Cook): Hello, Young Lovers (Rodgers/Hammerstein) Sony 53328
  33. Carrie Newcomer: It's Always Love The Point of Arrival Available Light 05
  34. James Lee Stanley: Change The Eternal Contradiction Beachwood 2473-2
  35. Mara Levine w/ Robin Greenstein: Be the Change (Arlon Bennett) Facets of Folk self 00216-47226
  36. Danny Schmidt: Agents of Change Standard Deviation Live Once 10
  37. Mac Wiseman: Jimmy Brown, the Newsboy (A.P.Carter) The Mac Wiseman Story CMH 9100 (May 23, 1925, Crimora, VA - February 24, 2019, Nashville, age 93)
  38. Working (orig.cast-Matthew McGrath): Neat to Be a Newsboy (Stephen Schwartz) Fynsworth Alley 302062114-2
  39. Pete Seeger: Newpapermen (Vern Partlow) Gazette, Vol. 1 Smithsonian Folkways 2501
  40. John Smith: Hummingbird Commoner 01
  41. Richard Thompson: Beeswing Acoustic Classics Beeswing 002
  42. Danny Burns w/ Mindy Smith & Chessboxer: Hummingbee North Country Bonfire 5008
  43. Mac Wiseman: When It's Lamp Lighting Time in the Valley (Harold Goodman-Sam Hart-Joe Lyons-Curt Poulton-Dean Upson) Songs from my Mother's Hand Wrinkled 8336
  44. Sally Martin: Another Time, Another Place (James R. Fitzpatrick) self 00261-22511
  45. The Village Dudes (Rod MacDonald, Frank Christian, Jack Hardy, David Massengill): Another Time and Place (Dave Van Ronk) Blue Flute 110
  46. 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:

Vivian Nesbitt & John Dillon, Nava, Danny Schmidt, Patty Griffin, Songs of Our Native Daughters, Jane Kramer, Carrie Newcomer, Mara Levine, John Smith, Danny Burns, The Village Dudes

The Village Dudes (Rod MacDonald, Frank Christian, Jack Hardy, David Massengill)

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