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THE MIDNIGHT SPECIAL
March 9, 2019

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways 40068/71
  2. Kieran Kane & Rayna Gellert: Bells & Clover When the Sun Goes Down Dead Reckoning no#

  3. (Stephanie) Bettman & (Luke) Halpin: Don't Let It Get You Down (L.Halpin) 1000 Miles Fiddlin Lizard 606
  4. Beth Wood: The Hard Way The Long Road Joy Echo 88295-78502
  5. Carsie Blanton: Buck Up self 00261-47086
  6. The Tim O'Brien Band: Doney Gal (trad,arr.O'Brien) Tim O'Brien Band Howdy Skies 2019
  7. Utah Phillips: The Goodnight-Loving Trail The Telling Takes Me Home Philo 1210
  8. Peter Rowan & Don Edwards: Trail to Mexico (trad) High Lonesome Cowboy Western Jubilee-Shanachie 6058
  9. Connie Kaldor: Relax Out of the Blue Coyote 1015
  10. Four Bitchin' Babes-Megon McDonough: Microwave Life Fax It! Charge It!. . . Shanachie 8018
  11. Faust (orig.cast-James Taylor, Kristyn Liang-Chan, Randy Newman): Relax, Enjoy Yourself (Randy Newman) Reprise 945672-2
  12. Cherish the Ladies: Reels - Leddy From Cavan (Ed Reavy) / O'Loughlin's Welcome to Miltown (Joanie Madden) / The House on the Hill (Martin Mulhaire) Heart of the Home Big Mammy 0009
  13. Yves Lambert Trio: La Coquette A Poupa & Sa Suite Sexus. Pharmacum & Traditio La Pruche Libre 4818
  14. The Tim O'Brien Band: Last Train from Poor Valley (Norman Blake) Tim O'Brien Band Howdy Skies 2019
  15. Vivian Nesbitt & John Dillon w/ Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer: Tar Paper Shacks (Si Kahn) The Songs of Mother Jones in Heaven self 00261-47297
  16. Robin & Linda Williams: Pine County (Robin Williams-Jerome Clark) Back 40 Red House 274
  17. Lee Murdock: Soo Line (Craig Johnson) Loving Light Depot 036
  18. The Village Dudes-Frank Christian: No Train Horn (F.Christian) Another Time and Place Blue Flute 110
  19. Abigail Washburn w/ Kai Welch: Last Train (Washburn-Welch) City of Refuge Foreign Children 20286 15465
  20. Findlay Napier: King Kong's Visit to Glasgow Glasgow Cheerygroove 006
  21. Bob Newhart: King Kong Something Like This. . . Warner-Rhino R2 76742
  22. Pete Morton: The Gorilla Song Folkstage - September 13, 2008 WFMT recording
  23. John Smith: Lowlands of Holland (trad) Hummingbird Commoner 01
  24. Judy Collins: Wars of Germany Maids and Golden Apples Wildflower 1299-2
  25. Sarah Elizabeth Wood: The Old German War (trad) One May Morning self 88295-12093
  26. Mark Dvorak: Not War Every Step of the Way Waterbug 68
  27. Elaine Romanelli: Real The Hour Before self 88295-24554
  28. The Malvinas-Beth Cahill: Meteorite (E.Cahill) God Bless the Grass Soona Songs 020
  29. Connie Kaldor: One Hit Vinyl Songbook Coyote 1030
  30. Joel Mabus: You Voted Red No Worries now... Fossil 2009
  31. Art Podell: Maybe Best We Change the Subject (private recording)
  32. James McCandless: I'm Pushing My Agenda (private recording)
  33. Danny Schmidt: Newport '65 Standard Deviation Live Once 10
  34. Bob Dylan: Like a Rolling Stone (alternate take 11) Bootleg Series Vol. 12 - Bob Dylan 1965-1966 - The Best of the Cutting Edge Columbia 88875-124422
  35. Phil Ward: Bob Dylan's a Genius Easily Amused Trough 1308
  36. Emily Kaitz: Bob Dylan's 300 Game Terminally Trendy Pingleblobber 9601
  37. Cherish the Ladies w/ Don Stiffe: Shadow of a Singer and His Song (Dermot Henry) Heart of the Home Big Mammy 0009
  38. Same Latitude as Rome: Old Guys with Guitars Stay the Course self 193428-107014
  39. Pierce Pettis: A Showman's Life (Jesse Winchester) Father's Son Compass 74722-2
  40. Sally Rogers & Claudia Schmidt: Angels Carry Us Away (C.Schmidt) Evidence of Happiness self 00261-35207
  41. Robert Jones & Matt Watroba: I Heard the Angels Singing (Rev.Gary Davis) Common Chords Common Chords 122
  42. 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:

Kieran Kane & Rayna Gellert, Bettman & Halpin, Tim O'Brien Band, Mother Jones in Heaven, The Village Dudes, Danny Schmidt, John Smith, Findaly Napier, Pierce Pettis, Robt. Jones & Matt Wattroba

CD of the week: Tim O'Brien Band

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