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March 23, 2019

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When I broadcast this Midnight Special I was totally unaware of the harrowing cruise ship experience occurring in the North Sea. I would not have played this sequence if I had know people were in distress. It's fine to laugh in retrospect if everyone safely survives, but not when people are endangered. I regret the unfortunate coincidence of the cruise ship sequence in the program and an actual simultaneous event. Rich

  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways 40068/71
  2. Sandy & Caroline Paton: New Harmony (Craig Johnson) Folk-Legacy 100
  3. Gordon Lightfoot: Harmony Linus 801442-2
  4. The Limeliters: Harmony (Red Grammer) Folk Era 2056
  5. Lissa Schneckenburger: Harmony (Supply Belcher/Isaac Watts, PD) Song Footprint 2008
  6. Michael Smith: Love Letter on a Fish Tales from the Tavern 30
  7. Mike Craver: Fishing for Amour Flying Fish 330
  8. Findlay Napier: Cod Liver Oil and the Orange Juice (Ron Clark- Carl McDougall) Glasgow Cheerygroove 006
  9. Roger Lloyd Pack: Fishing for Sheep (Les Barker) Cat Nav: Songs and Poems of Les Barker Osmosys 050/051
  10. Da Vinci's Notebook: Fish Sticks (G.S.DiCostanzo) Bendy's Law self 9099
  11. Darlingside: Old Friend Extralife More Doug 003
  12. Jon Shain & FJ Ventre: Song for an Old Friend Tomorrow Will Be Yesterday Soon Flyin' 013
  13. Mary McCaslin: Old Friends Philo 1046
  14. Cheryl Wheeler: Praise the Lord and Life Is Grand Pointing at the Sun DIAS 851077-002004
  15. Danny Burns w/ Dan Tyminksi: Waiting on Something to Give North Country Pinecastle-Bonfire 5008
  16. Carrie Newcomer: The Only Way Through is In The Point of Arrival Available Light 05
  17. Tim O'Brien Band: Beyond (Tim O'Brien-Shawn Camp) Tim O'Brien Band Howdy Skies 2019
  18. Katie Dahl: Snakes Ordinary Band Waterbug 122
  19. Adam Carroll: Caroline (A.Carroll-Brian Rung) I Walked In Them Shoes self 193428-655508
  20. Molly Tuttle: Million Miles (M.Tuttle-Jewel Kitcher-Steve Poltz) When You're Ready Compass 74727-2
  21. Cheryl Wheeler: Pop Tarts and Spam (with intro) Greetings from Cheryl Wheeler - Live DIAS 00261-83927
  22. Camille West: The Nervous Wreck of the Edna Fitzgerald Mother Tongue Mother Tongue 102
  23. Les Barker: Disaster at Sea (:40) The War on Terrier Mrs. Ackroyd 018
  24. Larry Kaplan: Turn the Boat Around Live at Bound for Glory! Hannah Lane 00261-47207
  25. The Malvinas (Gina Forsyth): Somewhere Off the Foot of This Mountain (G.Forsyth) God Bless the Grass Soona Songs 020
  26. Robert Jones & Matt Watroba: Sowin' on the Mountain (trad) Common Chords Common Chords 122
  27. Darlingside: Extralife More Doug 003
  28. Lula Wiles (Eleanor Buckland, Isa Burke, Mali Obomsawin): Bad Guy What Will We Do Smithsonian Folkways 40233
  29. John Smith: Axe Mountain (Revisited) Hummingbird Commoner 01
  30. Linda Allen: Me Too Singing the News October Rose1021
  31. Garnet Rogers: The Sweet Spot Summer's End Snow Goose 1135
  32. Cherish the Ladies, Molly O'Riordan, v: The Little Thatched Cabin (trad, arr.CtL) Heart of the Home Big Mama 0009
  33. Livingston Taylor: Bicycle (Cactus Cafe - 1996) The Best of Live Whistling Dog 50
  34. Evalyn Parry: Instructions for Learning to Ride a Bicycle by Miss Frances Willard, 1895 (Evalyn Parry/Frances Willard) Spin Outspoke no#
  35. Nancy Beaudette: Ride On (N.Beaudette-Kerry Chater-Lynn Chater) South Branch Road Moonlit Pond 2015
  36. Stephen Fearing: Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is Every Soul's A Sailor self 27843-09281
  37. Molsky's Mountain Drifters: Greenback Dollar (trad) Closing the Gap Tree Frog 1901
  38. Five Letter Word (Clara Baker, Leigh Jones, Audra Nemir): Rumor of the Money (Audra Nemir) Siren self no#
  39. Liz Carroll & Jake Charron: Compliments to Jimmy Keane / Fasten Your Seatbelts (Liz Carroll) Half Day Road self 88295-85499
  40. Alison Krauss: Down to the River to Pray (trad) A Hundred Miles or More Rounder 11661-0555-2
  41. Noah Zacharin: Over A Startle of Wings self no#
  42. Sandy & Caroline Paton: Now, My Friends, the Meeting Is Over (trad) Sandy & Caroline Paton - Folksongs and Ballads Folk-Legacy 30
  43. Kim & Reggie Harris and Magpie: When I'm Gone (close) (Phil Ochs) Spoken In Love Long Tail 003-2

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Findlay Napier, Darlingside, Shain & Ventre, Danny Burns, Carrie Newcomer, Tim O'Brien Band, Adam Carroll, Molly Tuttle, Jones & Watroba, Lula Wiles, Linda Allen, John Smith, Molsky's Mountain Drifters, Five Letter Word

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