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THE MIDNIGHT SPECIAL
July 6, 2019

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways 40068/71
  2. The Music Man (new 2000 B'way cast-Craig Bierko): Seventy Six Trombones (Meredith Willson) Atlantic 92915-2
  3. Harry Richman: I Love a Parade (Harold Arlen/Ted Koehler) They Wrote the Songs: Harold Arlen Sony Legacy
  4. The Capitol Steps: The Most Fabulous, Stupendous, Fantastic Military Parade (Gruber/Elena Newport-Mark Eaton) Make America Grin Again CapSteps1038
  5. Phil Ochs: I Ain't Marching Anymore Farewells & Fantasies Elektra-Rhino 73518
  6. Steve Poltz: 4th of July Shine On Red House 310
  7. Ellis Paul: Five Alarm Fire on the 4th of July The Storyteller's Suitcase Rosella 88295-98766-2
  8. Gina Forsyth: 4th of July Promised Land Waterbug 0101
  9. The W Lovers (Fleur & Wesley Wood): This Little Town self 88295-88091
  10. Junior Burke: America's a Lonely Town (Song for Independence Day) (Billy Panda-Thom Bishop) private recording
  11. Robbie Fulks: America Is a Hard Religion Upland Stories Bloodshot 242
  12. John Forster & Tom Chapin: One Billion Little Emperors (J.Forster) Broadsides Sundance 82148-10242
  13. Jonathan Edwards: Everybody Works in China (Henry Gross) My Love Will Keep Appleseed 1126
  14. Fred Hellerman: China, We Owe a Lot to You (Howard Johnson-Milton Ager) (1917) Caught in the Act Honeywind 107
  15. Greg Brown: China Further In Red House 88
  16. Dave Guard & The Whiskey Hill Singers: When the War Breaks Out in Mexico (Erich Swandt-Mary Anne Moss) Dave Guard & The Whiskey Hill Singers Collectors' Choice 188-2
  17. The Arrogant Worms: Canadaman Beige self 4004
  18. Sandy Andina: Canadian for a Day First Friday Song Sampler 2004 (compilation) no label 33792-48492
  19. Tim Henderson: Jesus Would Have Loved El Paso Songs from the Legay Collection - Among the Best Snake Hollow 00261-47601
  20. Joe Rollin Porter: Black Jack Davy (trad) Take This Hammer Joropo 314
  21. The Bothy Band: Sixteen Come Sunday (trad) Live in Concert Green Linnet 3111
  22. The Clancy Brothers & Tommy Makem: The Whistling Gypsy (trad-arr.Clancys-Makem) In Person at Carnegie Hall Columbia Legacy 88697-42571-1
  23. Arranmore: Irish Rover (trad) / Mama Don't Allow (Charles 'Cow Cow' Davenport) Live Folk Era 1405
  24. Randy Newman: Mama Told Me Not to Come Guilty: 30 Years of Randy Newman Reprise-Rhino 75567
  25. The Sea The Sea: Mother May I (Chuck E. Costa-Mira Stanley) Folkstage - June 15, 2013 WFMT Recording
  26. Andi & I: The Coffeehouse (Andi & Al Tauber) Days Like This Tuneshare 23455-00515
  27. Jane Voss & Hoyle Osborne: Get to the Heart (Jane Voss) Ripple 009
  28. Michael Smith: Coffeehouse Days Songs from Michael Margaret Pat & Kate self no#
  29. Steve Goodman: The Wonderful World of Sex (Michael Smith) Artistic Hair Omnivore 336
  30. David Mitchell & Robert Webb & Oliva Colman: Sex and Dessert That Mitchell & Webb Sound Series 5 BBC Audio
  31. The Demon Barbers: One Thing Better Than Sex (Pete Morton) Uncut DJC 019
  32. Flook: Jig for Simon (Sarah Allen-Brian Finnegan) Ancora Flatflish 006
  33. Le Vent du Nord: Cotillon Du Capitaine (trad,arr.LeVent du Nord) Territories Borealis 258
  34. Scott Ainslie: Say It Isn't So (Irving Berlin) The Last Shot Got Him Cattail 2014
  35. Gathering Time: It's Just So (Stuart Markus) Red Apples and Gold self 00261-35681
  36. Cari Ray & The Shaky Legs: What Did You Do That For Bad & Better Angels self 00261-46467
  37. Tumbling Bones: Just Because (J.Shelton-S.Robin-B.Shelton) Loving a Fool self 93447-36692
  38. Zoe Mulford: Zillionaire Small Brown Birds Azalea City 1701
  39. Laurie Lewis & Tom Rozum: Millionaire (David Olney) The Oak and the Laurel Rounder 0340
  40. Randy Newman: The World Isn't Fair The Randy Newman Songbook Vol. 1 Nonesuch 79689-2
  41. Pete Seeger: I Don't Want Your Millions, Mister (Jim Garland) Songs of Struggle and Protest, 1930-50 Smithsonian Folkways 5233
  42. Frank Sinatra & Celeste Holm (fr. High Society): Who Wants to Be a Millionaire (Cole Porter) Frank Sinatra in Hollywood Reprise-Rhino 78285
  43. I See Hawks in LA: Steel Rails (Peter Davies-Rob Waller- Paul Lacques) Good Intentions Western Seeds 014
  44. Anne Hills: City of New Orleans (Steve Goodman) Tracks Hand & Heart 2014
  45. Joe Crookston: Riding the Train (the dream mix) Georgia I'm Here Milagrito 2014J95W
  46. Kim & Reggie Harris and Magpie: When I'm Gone (close) (Phil Ochs) Spoken in Love Long Tail 003

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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