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THE MIDNIGHT SPECIAL
April 27, 2019

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways 40068/71
  2. Cathy Barton & Dave Para: Handful of Songs (Jerry Rasmussen) Crazy Quilt self no#
  3. Ken Tizzard: Man of a Thousand Songs (Ron Hynes) A Good Dog Is Lost - A Collection of Ron Hynes Songs Booth Street 008
  4. Best of Friends (Paxton - Hills - Gibson): Sing for the Song (Shel Silverstein) Best of Friends Appleseed 1077
  5. Lou & Peter Berryman: You Can Always Play Ok, So Far... Cornbelt 20
  6. Tim Grimm: My Favorite Spring (Tom Paxton) Thank You Tom Paxton Vault 10
  7. Greg Jacobs: I Love This Game (Randy Pease) Encore Rainshadow 00261-47145
  8. Small Potatoes: Baseball Song (Rich Prezioso) Folkstage - July 20, 2002 WFMT Recording
  9. Pete Seeger: Hold On (Keep Your Hand on the Plow) (trad) If I Had a Hammer: Songs of Hope and Struggle Smithsonian Folkways 40096
  10. Len Chandler: Keep On Keepin' On To Be a Man Columbia 9259
  11. Kristin Lems: No Turning Back You, Me, and All of the Above Carolsdatter 89211-61203
  12. Lou & Peter Berryman: The Boomers Are Rising Again OK, So Far... Cornbelt 20
  13. Susan Werner: Born a Little Late (The Baby Boomer Song) Midwestern Saturday Night self 65481 45272
  14. Tom Tuerff: Baby Boomer Something To Sell At My Gigs Tuerff TP001
  15. Tom Paxton: Yuppies in the Sky On Million Lawyers and Other Disasters Flying Fish 70356
  16. The Andrew Collins Trio: Coming Into Hard Times Blues (Andrew Collins) Tongue self 41533-76141
  17. Annie & The Hedonists: The Panic Is On! (Hezekia Jenkins, new lyrics Joel Moss-Johnny Rosen) Bring It On Home self 00261-47416
  18. CC Railroad: Who Sold My Dreams (Rich Boniface) Black Horse Motel Elizabeth 006
  19. Della Mae w/ Alison Brown & Avril Smith: Sixteen Tons (Merle Travis) The Butcher Shoppe Rounder 1166100493
  20. Pete Seeger: Time's A-Getting Hard (trad-Lee Hays) Headlines & Footnotes Smithsonian Folkways 40111
  21. Burl Ives: Big Rock Candy Mountain (trad,arr.Elie Siegmeister) Greatest Hits MCA 11439
  22. Randy Kaplan: Candy Man Blues (Mississippi John Hurt/Randy Kaplan) Shake It and Break It Yellow Thing 70030
  23. Robert Klein: At the Dentist New Teeth Laugh.com 1153
  24. The Yellow-Bellied Sapsuckers: Toothbrush Ho-Down (Nikki Grossman) Ocooch Mountain Home self no#
  25. Norah Jones: Court and Spark (Joni Mitchell) Joni 75 - A Birthday Celebration Decca 0029724-02
  26. Kenny White: West L. A. Long List of Priors self 25576-37892
  27. Edie Carey: Hollywood Ending Another Kind of Fire self 76695-01852
  28. The Andrew Collins Trio: Sunlight at Midnight (Andrew Collins) Groove self 41533-76142
  29. Imar: Trip to Novi Sad set - The Sally Reel / Dunrobin Castle / Dunmore Lasses (trad,arr.Imar) Avalanche Big Mann 003
  30. Kat Eggleston: Again, Again! (Jano Brindisi) Outside Eden Waterbug 0028
  31. Rupert Wates: I'm Amazed Full Circle Bite 2114
  32. Bob Dylan: Disease of Conceit Oh Mercy Columbia 45281
  33. My Fair Lady (2018 Lincoln Center Cast-Harry Hadden-Paton): I'm an Ordinary Man (Frederick Loewe/Alan Jay Lerner) Broadway 10018
  34. Mac Davis: It's Hard to Be Humble Casablanca 7207
  35. Ian & Sylvia: Live A-Humble (trad, via Bessie Jones,arr.I&S Tyson) The Complete Vanguard Studio Recordings Vanguard 196/99-2
  36. Ari & Mia: Turn Me Round (Mia Friedman) Land on the Shore self 84501-90760
  37. Dervish w/ Steve Earle: The Galway Shawl (trad,arr.Dervish) The Great Irish Songbook Rounder 1166100489
  38. Liam Clancy: Royal Canal (Auld Triangle) (trad-Brendan Behan) Liam Clancy Vanguard 79169
  39. Liz Carroll & Jake Charron: Compliments to Jimmy Keane / Fasten Your Seatbelts (Liz Carroll) Half Day Road self 88295-85499
  40. The Infamous String Dusterss: Truth and Love Rise Sun Tape Time 42005
  41. Chad Richard: The Game Worthy Cause self 25479-96862
  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:

Lou & Peter Berryman, Ken Tizzard, Greg Jacobs, Annie & The Hedonists, CC Railroad, Della Mae, Joni Mitchell 75th Birthday Celebration, Imar, Rupert Wates, Dervish, The Infamous String Dusters, Chad Richard

CD of the week: Dervish

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