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THE MIDNIGHT SPECIAL
May 25, 2019

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways 40068/71
  2. Evie Ladin Band: People Are You Ready (trad/Evie Ladin) Caught on a Wire Evil Diane 005
  3. Doc Watson & Frosty Morn: Walking in Jerusalem (trad, arr.Watson & Frosty Morn) 'Round the Table Again Sugar Hill 3935
  4. Old Man Luedecke: I Wanna Go Easy Money True North 731
  5. Maria Muldaur w/ Chambers Bros: : Get Up, Get Ready (David Steen) 30 Years of Maria Muldaur - I'm a Woman Shout!-Rhino 30219
  6. Bruce Springsteen: Born to Run Springsteen on Broadway Columbia 19075904362
  7. James Bolam: The Atheist and the Bear (Les Barker) Herding Cats - Songs and Poems of Les Barker Osmosys 055/056
  8. Bill and the Belles: The Preacher and the Bear (trad-J.Arizona) Dearmsongs, ETC. Jalopy 004
  9. Max Morath: Grizzley Bear (Irving Berlin-George Botsford) One for the Road Skomax no#
  10. Bok, Trickett, Muir: Waltzing with Bears (Dr. Suess/Dale Marxen) The First Fifteen Years, Volume II Folk-Legacy 1004
  11. The Resonant Rogues: The House That Condos Stole Autumn of the World self 00261-47455
  12. J Wagner: Where the House Used to Sit A New Story self 00261-46675
  13. Tom Waits: House Where Nobody Lives Mule Variations Anti-Epitaph 86547-2
  14. Noel Paul Stookey: Impeachable (Irving Gordon/Noel Paul Stookey) Summerfallwinterspring
  15. National Lampoon (Chevy Chase): Misson Impeachable (Beard-Kelly) Greatest Hits of the National Lampoon Uproar 3854-2
  16. The Capitol Steps: Tweet, Tweet (Faber-Rene/parody Elaina Newport- Mark Eaton) Orange Is the New Barack CapSteps 1037
  17. Carrie Newcomer: The Plumb Line The Point of Arrival Available Light 005
  18. Noel Paul Stookey: In These Times At Home - The Maine Tour New World 150901
  19. Alice Howe: Don't Think Twice, It's All Right (Bob Dylan) Visions self 88295-83482
  20. Claudia Russell & Bruce Kaplan: Lately I'm Thinking About You (C.Russell) Lover's Tree Radio Rhythm 009
  21. David Maloney: Don't Think Twice Revisited My Father's Shoulders Pelican 9045
  22. The Small Glories: Oh My Love (Cara Luft-JD Edwards-Ashley Condon) Assiniboine & The Red Red House 311
  23. Connie Kaldor: Oh My Love Postcards from the Road Coyote 1040
  24. Old Hannah: Oh My Love Iron and Wood self no#
  25. Tom Russell: T-Bone Steak and Spanish Wine October in the Railroad Earth Frontera 13
  26. Willie Nelson: Funny How Time Slips Away The Essential Willie Nelson Columbia Legacy 86740
  27. Dave Gunning: Time Slips Away Live self 7859-12440-2
  28. Donna Adler: If My Life Were a Book (Tom Dundee) Stories to Keep self 00261-34446
  29. Brian Kalinec: Book I Can't Put Down Folkstage - September 13, 2014 WFMT recording
  30. The Princes of Serendip (T.G. Vanini-Julie Parisi): There's Nothing Like a Book Yumpatiddly Bee - Silly Songs Jaiya 30318-87469
  31. Peter Cook & Dudley Moore: A Bit of a Chat The World of Pete & Dud Laughing Stock 110
  32. Babes With Axes - Debbie Diedrich: The Miracle of Birth W.O.W. Live Babes! self 001
  33. Roy Zimmerman: Abstain with Me Faulty Intelligence Metaphor 920
  34. Steve Goodman: The Know Everything About It (Flight 191) Michael Cooney Benefit - Stages Music Hall, Chicago, November 4, 1979 WFMT recording
  35. James Taylor: Fire and Rain Greatest Hits Warner Bros 2979
  36. Thom Bishop: What Goes Down George's cabaret, Chicago - May 23, 1980 WFMT recording
  37. Imar: Be Thou (trad) Avalanche Big Mann 003
  38. The Weavers: Two Brothers (Irving Gordon) The Weavers On Tour Vanguard 73116
  39. The Elders: Decoration Day Gael Day self 08247
  40. Kitty Donohoe: Abe Lincoln's Army The Irishman's Daughter Roheen 008
  41. Mary Gauthier: The War After the War (Gauthier, Beth Nielsen Chapman, et.al.) Rifles & Rosary Beads In the Black 001
  42. Ordinary Elephant (Crystal Hariu-Damore & Peter Damore): The War Honest Berkalin 10041
  43. Laura Zucker: Memorial Day A Step Ahead Left Foot Forward 66449-59402
  44. Josh White: Lay Some Flowers on My Grave (trad) The Elektra Years Rhino Handmade 7879
  45. Spoon River Anthology (Cates-Aidman production-Chas.Aidman): The Hill (Edgar Lee Masters) Columbia OS 2410
  46. Julianne Baird & Bill Crofut w/ The Crofut Consort: All Through the Night (Haydn, PD) Lullabies and Dances Albany 048
  47. 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:

Evie Ladin Band, Old Man Luedecke, Resonant Rogues, J Wagner, Carrie Newcomer, Alice Howe, The Small Glories, Tom Russell, Princes of Serendip, Ordinary Elephant

CD of the week: Alice Howe

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