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THE MIDNIGHT SPECIAL
June 29, 2019
A Tribute to Norman Pellegrini
for the tenth anniversary of his death
(July 18, 1929-July 2, 2009)
(Pellegrini tribute portion originally broadcast July 4, 2009) Note: numbers 2-4 and 14-16 not part of the Norm Pellegrini tribute

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways 40068/71
  2. Stan Freberg: The Declaration of Independence / The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere Stan Freberg presents the United States of America, Vol. 1 Rhino 72476
  3. Si Kahn & The Looping Brothers: Government on Horseback It's a Dog's Life Strictly Country Records 81
  4. Bruce Springsteen: Land of Hopes and Dreams Springsteen on Broadway Columbia 19075904362
  5. Buffy Sainte-Marie: Little Wheel Spin and Spin The Best of Buffy Sainte-Marie Vanguard VCD-3/4 interspersed with excerpts from:
  6. A Thurber Carnival (orig.B'way cast - Tom Ewell - Peggy Cass - Paul Ford, et.al.): Word Dance, Part One (James Thurber) Columbia KOS 2024
  7. Fiddler Bob Beers: Fuller La La (trad) Psalty Songs with Psalery and Pfiddle Prestige Int. 13047
  8. Voices Incorporated: Street Cries Roots album unknown
  9. Porgy & Bess (orig.B'way cast - Helen Dowdy - Ray Yates): Street Cries (Strawberry Woman's Call & Crab Man's Call) (Geo.Gershwin - Du Bose Hayward - Ira Gershwin) MCA-2035
  10. Marias & Miranda: French & Dutch Street Cries & The Grindstone Man (trad, arr. Marais) Open Air Concert M-2362
  11. New York 19: Street Sounds - Selling (PD) (produced by Tony Schwartz) Smithsonian Folkways FD-5558
  12. John Hartford: The All Collision All Explosion Song The Walls We Bounce Off Of Small Dog A-Barkin' SD394CD
  13. Earl Doud: Kids and the Swimming Pool Sounds Funny Epic BN598
  14. Lyle Lovett: Family Reserve Joshua Judgtes Ruth Curb-MCA 10475
  15. Old Man Luedecke: Wake Up Call (Chris Luedecke) Easy Money True North 731
  16. James Keelaghan: Who Dies? Road Hightone 8101
  17. Steve Lyon: The Wilted Lettuce Orgy The Doctor - There's No Place Like Mars Flying Fish FF306
  18. The Establishment: Restaurant (The Art of Conversation) (WFMT studio - 10/6/65) WFMT recording
  19. Steve Goodman: Chicken Cordon Bleus Artistic Hair Red Pajamas RPJ-001CD
  20. Mike Nichols & Elaine May: Transference Nichols & May Examine Doctors Mercury 314558457-2
  21. Tom Lehrer: The Wiener Schnitzel Waltz The Remains of Tom Lehrer Warner-Rhino R2 79831
  22. Kenneth Williams: Hand Up Your Sticks The World of Kenneth Williams Brit. Decca SPA64
  23. Biff Rose: The Shah's Embroidered Psychodelic Pants Half Live at the Bitter End Buddah BDS5078
  24. William Mooney: Mocking Bird (R.David Cox, based on Stephen Vincent Bennet) Half-Horse, Half Alligator RCA VDS-113
  25. Thom Bishop: Mountain Whippoorwill (Rocky Maffit/ Stephen Vincent Bennet) (Earl of Old Town - October 20, 1974) WFMT Recording
  26. Nina Simone: Sugar In My Bowl (Brymn-Simone-Williams) The Very Best of Nina Simon 1967-1972 RCA Victor
  27. Buffy Sainte-Marie: 97 Men In This Here Town - Don't Call Me Honey The Best of Buffy Sainte-Marie, Vol. 2 Vanguard VCD 33/34
  28. Judy Henske: Salvation Army Song Judy Henske Collectors' Choice CCM-268-2
  29. Paul Robeson: Joshua Fit the Battle of Jericho (trad) The Essential Paul Robeson CDAJS244
  30. Mahalia Jackson: Joshua Fit the Battle of Jericho (trad)
  31. Josh White & Samy Gary: Joshua Fit the Battle of Jericho (excerpt) (trad) The Elektra Years Rhino Handmade RHM2-7879
  32. Carousel (orig.cast-John Raitt): Sililoquy (Rodgers/Hammerstein) Decca 012157980-2
  33. A Little Night Music (orig.B'way cast - Glynis Johns): Send in the Clowns (Stephen Sondheim) Columbia SK 65284
  34. Walter Huston: September Song (Kurt Weill/Maxwell Anderson) Broadways Greatest Leading Men Decca 3145416342
  35. Second City: Modern Education (WFMT recording)
  36. Second City: Golden Hits of the 11th Century (1971)
  37. Bob Conrad: Great Square Inches of Art (WCLV recording)
  38. John Jacob Niles: Go 'way From My Window John Jacob Niles Sings Folk Songs Smithsonian Folkways F-2372
  39. Marlene Dietrich: Go 'way From My Window (J.J.Niles) Marlene Dietrich in London Columbia OS2830
  40. The Greenbriar Boys: The Train That I Ride (Wakefield) Better Late Than Never Vanguard VSD 79233
  41. Odetta: 900 Miles (trad) Odetta Sings Folk Songs RCA Victor LSP 2643
  42. Norm Pellegrini: Tribute to Ray Nordstrand Nordstrand Memorial Tribute - Old Town School of Folk Music - October 29, 2005 WFMT recording
  43. Tom Dundee: A Delicate Balance Lyfe Thyme a Rhyme Flyte FR4444
  44. Hair (orig.B'way cast): Let the Sunshine In (Galt MacDermot / Gerome Ragni-James Rado) RCA Victor 82876-56085-2
  45. Jacques Brel Is Alive and Well and Living in Paris (orig.cast - Elly Stone - Mort Shuman - Shawn Elliott - Alice Whitfield): If We Only Have Love (Brel, trans. Eric Blau-Mort Shuman) Columbia SK89998
  46. Richard Dyer-Bennet: The Lonesome Valley (close) (trad) Dyer-Bennet #1 Smithsonian Folkways SFCD40078

fill:Pete Seeger: Theme from Goofing-Off Suite Smithsonian Folkways 40018

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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