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THE MIDNIGHT SPECIAL
July 20, 2019
(commemorating the lunar landing in 1969)

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways 40068/71
  2. Buffy Sainte-Marie: Moonshot Vanguard 79312-2
  3. John Stewart: Armstrong Airdream Believer - A Retrospective Shanachie 8015
  4. Michael Johnson: Rooty-Toot-Toot for the Moon (Greg Brown) Earl of Old Town - December 8, 1974 WFMT Recording
  5. Elton John: Rocket Man (Elton John/Bernie Taupin) Diamonds Island-UMG 0030212-02
  6. (Lisa) Markley & (Bruce) Balmer: Landing on the Moon (Bruce Balmer) Markley & Balmer Soona Songs 011
  7. Ruby Lovett: Walkin' on the Moon (Herb McCullough-K.S. Taylor Pie) It's a Hard Life Puff Bunny 0119
  8. Tom Russell: Walkin' on the Moon (T.Russell-Katy Moffatt) Old Songs Yet to Sing Frontera 12
  9. Mark Graham & Orville Johnson: Tap Dancin' on the Moon (John Pavlik) Kings of Mongrel Folk self
  10. Tom Lehrer: Wernher von Braun The Remains of Tom Lehrer Warner-Rhino79831
  11. Ann Beach & Co.: Don't Muck About with the Moon (Brendan Behan) (EP) HMV 7EG-8491
  12. Moxy Fruvous: You Will Go to the Moon WEA18049
  13. David Roth: Rocket Science Practice Makes Progress Wind River 40382
  14. Kate Campbell: Back to the Moon (Kate Campbell-Walt Aldridge) Save the Day Large River4106
  15. Rhiannon Giddens w/ Francesco Turrisi: Ten Thousand Voices (Giddens) There Is No Other Nonesuch 591336-2
  16. Diemm (Dawna McLennan): Ten Thousand Miracles in a Roomful of Regrets (D.McLennan) Ten Thousand Miracles self 192914-742203
  17. The Sea The Sea (Chuck E. Costa-Mira Stanley): Ten Thousand Birds Love We Are We Love
  18. Bob (Elliott) & Ray (Goulding): Alligator Industries The Very Best of Bob & Ray - Legends of Comedy High Bridge 793099
  19. Woody Pines: Counting Alligators (Woody Pines-Felix Macoy) Muddy Roots 84501-22904
  20. Joel Mabus: Alligator Ate Her Poodle No Worries Now. . . Fossil 2009
  21. Roy Zimmerman: Drain the Swamp (R.Zimmerman-Melanie Harby) Rize Up Metaphor 928
  22. Tim Grimm: Perfect Getaway Heart Land Again Vault 015
  23. Rags & Bones (Rags Rosenberg): California Bound Flower Time self 25835-02942
  24. Evie Ladin Band: California I Cry Caught on a Wire Evil Diane 005
  25. Rain Perry: California I Love You Let's Be Brave Precipitous 108
  26. Joe Crookston: Rutabaga Curl Able Baker Charlie & Dog Milagrito 78
  27. Sir Jimmy Young: Reg the Vegetable Gardener (Les Barker) Guide Cats for the Blind Osmosys 020/21
  28. Anne Hills & David Roth: Rubarb Trees Wind River 4051
  29. Zoe Mulford: Pocket Fulla Quarters Coyote Wings Azalea City 1205
  30. The Short Sisters (Kim Wallach): Boardwalk Waltz A Little Gracefulness Black Socks no#
  31. The Persuasions: Under the Boardwalk / Sand In My Shoes (Resnick-Young) No Frills Rounder 3083
  32. Jeff Gilkinson: Boardwalk (Walkin' Song) (J.Gilkinson/ Melissa Javors/Ron Sowell) Hymn to the Road self 04915-21082
  33. Gathering Sparks: Do You Want to Get Married (Eve Goldberg) Gathering Sparks self 61297-41733
  34. Allison De Groot & Tatiana Hargreaves: I Don't Want to Get Married (trad,add.lyrics Edna Poplin) Allison De Groot & Tatiana Hargreaves Free Dirt 0092
  35. Jake Morley: I Hope That I Can Make It Before We Have a Baby Tell It To Me Straight Sandwich Emporium no#
  36. James Hill & Anne Janelle: New Moon (James Hill) Many a Moon Borealis 260
  37. Jordi Baizan: Between the Sun and the Moon Free and Fine Berkalin 88295-89754
  38. The Small Glories (Cara Luft & JD Edwards): Long Long Moon (Luft-Edwards-Ashley Condon) Assiniboine & The Red Red House 311
  39. Anne Hills: The Moon's Song Points of View Appleseed 1119
  40. Pete Seeger: From Way Up Here (Pete Seeger-Malvina Reynolds) God Bless the Grass Columbia Legacy 65287
  41. That Was the Week That Was (orig.cast - David Frost): Regella Parlophone PMC1197
  42. Connie Kaldor: Andromeda Love Sask Coyote 1050
  43. Peter Mulvey: Vlad the Astrophysicist Letters from a Flying Machine Signature Sounds 2024
  44. Priscilla Herdman: The Play (Peter Mayer) Into the Stars Sundreamer 2001
  45. Fred Holstein: The Man Who Sings (Shep Slaszlow) Fred Holstein: A Collection self 01
  46. Cindy Mangsen w/ Anne Hills: Ring Around the Moon (Greg Brown) Long Time Traveling Compass Rose 8
  47. 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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RICH'S PICKS:

Ruby Lovett, Rhiannon Giddens, Tim Grimm, Rags & Bones, Evie Ladin Band, Rain Perry, DeGroot & Hargreaves, Jake Morely, Jordi Baizan, The Small Glories, James Hill & Anne Janelle

CD of the week: Tim Grimm

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