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THE MIDNIGHT SPECIAL
April 13, 2019

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways 40068/71
  2. (Stephanie) Bettman & (Luke) Halpin: Diggin' in the Dirt (Bettman) 1000 Miles Fiddlin Lizard 606
  3. The Farm Hands: Dig in the Dirt (Keith Tew) Pine Castle 1199
  4. Ellen Schmidt: Diggin' in the Dirt Soul of a Child self 86851-4442-2
  5. The Resonant Rogues: Hands in Dirt self 00261-45203
  6. Tom Irwin: Diggin' in the Dirt Sangamon Songs Clyded 1029
  7. Susan Werner: Talk Me Into Anything NOLA self 88295-87599
  8. The Chenille Sisters: Seduced (Gary Tigerman) Haute Chenille Red House 81
  9. Martin, Bogan, and the Armstrongs: I'd Do Most Anything for You (M.David) That Old Gang of Mine Flying Fish 056
  10. Pete Seeger: False from True Now Omni 123
  11. Tom Paxton: Daily News The Best of Tom Paxton Elektra 73515
  12. Roy Zimmerman: Limbaugh (How Low Can You Go?) Real American Metaphor 923
  13. Amy Ray: Didn't Know a Damn Thing Holler Daemon-Compass 19061-2
  14. Songs of Our Native Daughters (Rhiannon Giddens w/ Dirk Powell): Better Git Yer Learnin' (Thomas F. Briggs/R.Giddens) Songs of Our Native Daughters Smithsonian Folkways 40232
  15. Dan Weber: (I Deal with) Crazy All Day What I'm Lookin' For Highway 142 1502
  16. Jane Kramer: I'll See Your Crazy and Raise You Mine Valley of the Bones self 00261-47266
  17. Company (orig.cast-Donna McKechnie-Susan Browning-Pamela Myers): You Could Drive a Person Crazy (Stephen Sondheim) Columbia 65283
  18. Paul Simon: Still Crazy After All These Years Warner Bros. R2 78901
  19. Chris Farrell: Normal, IL My Circus Days Ballad 002
  20. Jane Siberry w/ k.d.lang: Living Statue Angels Bend Closer Sheeba 16
  21. Jacques Brel: La Statue L'Olympia - October, 1961 DRG 8487
  22. Joni Mitchell: Blue Boy Ladies of the Canyon Reprise 8122797178-3
  23. Kris Kristofferson w/ Brandi Carlile: A Case of You (Joni Mitchell) Joni 75 - A Birthday Celebration (Nov. 7, 2018) Decca 0029724-02
  24. Pete Morton w/ Julie Murphy: Drink to Me Only with Thine Eyes (anon/Ben Jonson, arr.P.Morton) Hunting the Heart Harbourtown 040
  25. Pete Seeger: Tomorrow Is a Highway (Pete Seeger-Lee Hays) If I Had a Hammer: Songs of Hope & Struggle Smithsonian Folkways 40096
  26. Tim O'Brien Band: Crooked Road Tim O'Brien Band Howdy Skies 2019
  27. Dave Gunning: New Highway (J.P.Cormier/Dave Gunning) Two-Bit World self 7859-14520-2
  28. Kora Feder: Diamonds in the Trees In Sevens self 55491-14409
  29. James Kahn: The Meaning of Life self 88295-84267
  30. Rupert Wates: God Knows Full Circle Bite 12114
  31. Patrice Webb: New Shoes In My Sentimental Dreaming self 55491-14354
  32. C. Daniel Boling: Chicken Sexer (TimHenderson) Live at the Kitchen Sink Berkalin 10037
  33. Free Hot Lunch: Penguin Love (John Corning) Free Hot Lunch! New Sound Planet 403
  34. Noel Coward: Let's Do It (Cole Porter - Noel Coward) The Noel Coward Album Columbia 47253
  35. Robin Bienemann: Vampires Are Not Zombies Songs About Lessons Learnt self 00261-43737
  36. Vance Gilbert: Zombie Patty Cake Folkstage - March 16, 2019 WFMT recording
  37. Randall Kromm: Train of Zombies Sentimental Season self 14118-01051
  38. Patrice Webb: 45th Parallel Blues In My Sentimental Dreaming self 55491-14354
  39. Claudia Schmidt: Waltzing at the 45th Parallel Bend in the River Red House 254
  40. Neptune's Car: The 45th Parallel self 89211-21411-2
  41. Jackson Grimm: Paper Aeroplanes The Bull Moose Party Vault 014
  42. Alison Krauss & Union Station: Paper Airplane (Robt. Lee Castleman) Rounder 11661-06652
  43. Truckstop Honeymoon: Lego Airplane (Mike & Katie Webb) The Madness of Happiness Squirrel 1058
  44. Kora Feder: He Wants to Live Forever In Sevens self 55491-14409
  45. The Highwaymen (Johnny Cash, Waylon Jennings, Kris Kristofferson, Willie Nelson): Live Forever (Billy Joe & Eddy Shaver) The Road Goes on Forever - 10th Anniversary Edition EMI 72438-73908-2-9
  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:

Bettman & Halpin, Susan Werner, Amy Ray, Songs of Our Native Daughters, Jane Kramer, Joni Mitchell 75 Birthday Celebration, Tim O'Brien Band, James Kahn, Rupert Wates, Kora Feder, Jackson Grimm

CD of the week: Kora Feder

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