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THE MIDNIGHT SPECIAL
June 8, 2019

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways 40068/71
  2. (Miranda) Dawn & (Chris) Hawkes: Life Is a Good Song Yours and Mine self 59715-19934
  3. Livingston Taylor & Deborah Henson-Conant: Life Is Good (L.Taylor-J.Curtis-M.Taylor) Live Wires Bose BCD 2203
  4. NewFound Road: Life In a Song (Rob Baker) Rounder 11661-0576-2
  5. Notable Exceptions (Judy Coder & Jennifer Epps): Life on a Song (Judy Coder) Souvenir self 22371-15722
  6. Jamie Anderson: Karma Cafe The Truth Appears Tsunami 1035
  7. Mike Cross: My Karma Broke Down At Large in the World Mima-Mubo 102
  8. Ellis Paul: The Innocence and the Afterlife The Storyteller's Suitcase Rosella 88295-89766
  9. Utah Phillips: Hallelujah I'm a Bum (Harry "Haywire Mac" McClintock) / How I Became a Buddhist The Moscow Hold Red House 118
  10. Cari Ray & The Shaky Legs (Dionne Ward): House Keys Bad & Better Angels Pikeville 00261-46467
  11. Chris Ronald: Grandpa's Wedding Ring Fragments Borealis 248
  12. Deborah Silverstein: House Full of Fortune Fast Folk - Boston One Fast Folk FF-304
  13. Rising Appalachia (Leah Song & Chloe Smith): I Believe in Being Ready Leylines self 93428-64440
  14. Molly Tuttle: When You're Ready (Molly Tuttle-Kyle Ryan) Compass 74727-2
  15. Carrie Newcomer: The Brink of Everything The Point of Arrival Available Light 06
  16. Evie Ladin Band: News Cyclone Caught on a Wire Evil Diane 005
  17. Ordinary Elephant (Crystal Hariu-Damore & Pete Damore): If I Am Being Honest Honest Berkalin 10041
  18. Old Man Luedecke: Death of Truth (Chris Luedecke) Easy Money True North 731
  19. Cambridge Circus: BBC BC (May 3, 1966) WFMT recording
  20. Rod MacDonald: Fake News Beginning Again Blue Flute 12
  21. Son of Town Hall (Ben Parker, Jr. & David Berkeley): Honest Man self no#
  22. Greg Trooper: One Honest Man Incident on Willow Street 52 Shakes 0103
  23. Joan Baez: An Honest Lullaby Rare, Live & Classic Vanguard 125/27
  24. Brooksie Wells: Rock Me on the Water (Jackson Browne) In My Pocket Down Home Diva 102
  25. Bonnie Koloc w/ Elliott Delman: Roll Me on the Water Ray Nordstrand Memorial Tribute - Old Town School of Folk Music, October 29, 2005 WFMT Recording
  26. Dan Hall: On the Water with You 1000 Ft. Keel Deep Harbor self no#
  27. Kitty Donohoe: Emma Sutter As Sparks Fly Upward Roheen 003
  28. David Mallett: Last Farmer's Ball Celebration North Road 06548-68572
  29. Bruce Springsteen: My Hometown Sprinsteen on Broadway Columbia 19075904362
  30. Sofia Talvik: Take Me Home private recording
  31. Peter Mayer: Hot Pickles Third Street Blue Boat 1210
  32. Herr Louis & The Weaselis with the Hungry Five: Down by the Pickle Works, Part 1 (1928) Folksongs of Illinois #1 (compilation) Illinois Humanities Council 07-01
  33. Doc Watson: Dill Pickle Rag The Vanguard Years Vanguard 155/58-2
  34. John Roberts w/ Jan Oosting, p.: A Little Bit of Cucumber (T.W.Connor) An Evening at the English Music Hall Front Hall 030
  35. Si Kahn & The Looping Brothers: Hard Times It's a Dog's Life Strictly Country Records 81
  36. Katie Dahl, Eric Lewis, Rich Higdon: Hard Times (Fred Alley) Solid Ground-The Songs of Fred Alley Leaky Boat 00261-45886
  37. Jacques Brel Is Alive and Well and Living in Paris (orig.cast-Mort Shuman & Shawn Elliott): The Middle Class (Les Bourgeois) (Jacques Brel, arr.,adapt,translated Eric Blau-Mort Shuman) Columbia Legacy 89998
  38. Anne Hills & Cindy Mangsen: Who Woulda Thunk It (Greg Brown) WFMT Grant Park Folk Festival - 1988 WFMT recording
  39. Harvey Reid: Minuet in G (J.S.Bach, PD) Dreamer or Believer Woodpecker 116
  40. Next to Normal (orig.cast-Alice Ripley): I Miss the Mountains (Tom Kitt/Brian Yorkey) Ghostlight 8-4433
  41. Ordinary Elephant (Crystal Hariu-Damore & Pete Damore): Worth the Weight Honest Berkalin 10041
  42. Si Kahn & The Looping Brothers: 44 Years It's a Dog's Life Strictly Country Records 81
  43. David Berkeley: This Be Dear to Me The Faded Red and Blue self 45363-10816
  44. 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:

Dawn & Hawkes, Jamie Anderson, Ellis Paul, Cary Ray & The Shaky Legs, Rising Appalachia, Carrie Newcomer, Evie Ladin Band, Ordinary Elephant, Old Man Luedecke, Si Kahn & The Looping Brothers, Brooksie Wells

CD of the week: Evie Ladin Band

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