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THE MIDNIGHT SPECIAL
March 16, 2019

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways 40068/71
  2. Carrie Newcomer: Writing a Better Story The Point of Arrival Available Light 05
  3. Paul Simon: Rewrite So Beautiful or So What Hear 32814-02
  4. Gathering Sparks: I Ain't Finished With This Journey Yet Gathering Sparks self 61297-41733
  5. Molly Tuttle: Take the Journey (M.Tuttle-Sarah Siskind) When You're Ready Compass 74727-2
  6. D.C. Bloom: Upside of Down Pack Up the Moon self 00261-47304
  7. Connie Kaldor: Grandmother's Song Wood River Coyote 1010
  8. Stan Rogers: Lies Northwest Passage Borealis 217
  9. Linda Allen: Bent Over Woman Singing the News October Rose 1021
  10. Nell & Jim Band: Old and In the Way (P.J.Downing-L.J.Billings) / EMD (David Grisman) Steel Whippoorwill 0589
  11. Cheryl Wheeler: Where's All the Money Greetings from Cheryl Wheeler - Live Dias 1002
  12. Magpie: Follow the Money (Greg Artzner-Terry Leonino) Of Changes and Dreams Sliced Bread 75320
  13. Skinner & T'witch (Steve Skinner & Sandra Twitchet): Money, Money, Money (S.Skinner) Everybody's Grotty self no#
  14. Cheryl Wheeler, w/ Kenny White: We're the Bank Greetings from Cheryl Wheeler-Live Dias 1002
  15. Darlingside: Hold You Head Up High Extralife More Doug 52830-51222-1
  16. (Ian) Bruce & (Ian) Walker: I Stand Tall Born to Rottenrow Greentrax 2023
  17. Leyla McCalla, Rhiannon Giddens, Allison Russell: I Knew I Could Fly (L.McCalla-A.Russell) Songs of Our Native Daughters Smithsonian Folkways 40232
  18. Matt Watroba & Robert Jones: Could You Love Me (Watroba) Common Chords Common Chords 122
  19. Peter, Paul & Mary: I'm in Love with a Big Blue Frog (Stookey-Yarrow- Travers-Braunstein) The Collection Reader's Digest OPCD-8505
  20. Tom Russell: Back Streets of Love October in the Railroad Earth Frontera 13
  21. Liz Carroll & Jake Charron w/ Joanie Madden: The Bird / The Greek Petunia (Liz Carroll) Half Day Road self 0002
  22. Cherish the Ladies: Reels - Paddy Mills Fancy / Eel in the Sink / Johnny Henry's (trad) Heart of the Home Big Mammy 0009
  23. Darlingside: Futures Extralife More Doug 52830-51222-1
  24. Michael Troy: Never Too Late Mill Town Boy self 86851-2681-2
  25. The Avant Gardeners: It's Never Too Late / It's Not Forever (Laura Light) Stronger Than Dirt self 83707-55822
  26. Crys Matthews: Holding Space The Izzles Ballads, Volume II self 00261-42729
  27. Cheryl Wheeler: Cheryl Wheeler: One Step at a Time Pointing at the Sun Dias 1001
  28. Leslie Tucker: One Step at a Time In This Room Compass 74228-2
  29. Connie Kaldor: I Go Out Walking Vinyl Songbook Coyote 1030
  30. Braden Gates: Coffee Shop Pictures of Us Borealis 253
  31. David Glaser: Caffeine and Nicotine Caffeine/Nicotine Newsu 88295-83549
  32. Aliotta-Haynes-Jeremiah: Nicotine in the Nick O' Time (Haynes-Von Heitlinger) Songs Quicksilver 1025
  33. Audra McDonald w/ The New York Phil, Andy Einhorn, c.: It Might as Well Be Spring (fr. State Fair) (Richard Rogers/Oscar Hammerstein II) / Hurry It's Lovely Up Here (fr. On a Clear Day You Can See Forever) (Burton Lane/Alan Jay Lerner) Sing Happy Decca 0028495-02
  34. Paddy Mills: Almost Spring The Good Life Slack Tide 01
  35. Noel Coward: Something to Do with Spring The Masters' Voice - His HMV Recordings 1928-1953 Angel 07777-54919-2
  36. Tommy Makem: Ireland Ancient Pulsing Red Biddy 3001
  37. Andy Irvine: My Heart's Tonight in Ireland Rain on the Roof self
  38. Tom Paxton: Corrymeela Even a Grey Day Flying Fish 70280
  39. Garnet Rogers: Golden Fields Night Drive Snow Goose 1125
  40. Kevin Roth: Fields of Gold (Sting aka Gordon Sumner) Awakenings self 88295-29263
  41. 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:

Carrie Newcomer, Gathering Sparks, Molly Tuttle, D.C.Bloom, Linda Allen, Darlingside, Songs of Our Native Daughters, Tom Russell, Liz Carroll & Jake Charron, Braden Gates, David Glaser

CD of the week: Songs of Our Native Daughters (Leyla McCalla, Rhiannon Giddens, Allison Russell)

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