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98.7 WFMT CHICAGO HOST CHICAGO PLAYLISTS NATIONAL PLAYLISTS QUESTIONS
 
THE MIDNIGHT SPECIAL
July 27, 2019

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways 40068/71
  2. Marion Halliday: Good Things Will Come Rings Around Saturn self 88295-90918
  3. Guy Forsyth & Jeska Bailey: The Things That Matter (Guy Forsyth-Brian Keane) Conspirators Small & Nimble 99311
  4. Andrew McKnight: Good Things Matter Beyond Borders Falling Mountain 1043
  5. Trapezoid: Things Are Coming My Way (Bessie Jones) Long Time Down This Road. . . Azure 53003-2
  6. Connie Kaldor: Get Lucky Small Cafe Philo 1205
  7. Chuck Hawthorne: Such Is Life (C'est La Vie) Fire Out of Stone 3 Notches 00261-47562
  8. Brooksie Wells: Captain John In My Pocket Down Home Diva 102
  9. Tim Grimm: Better Days Heart Land Again Vault 015
  10. Bill Jones: The Cold Susquehanna (trad-Bill Jones-Anne Hills) Wonderful Fairy Tale Brick Wall 007
  11. Golden Ring: Rollin' A-Rollin' (Child #10) (trad) Folk-Legacy 16
  12. Lori Lieberman: My Sister's Boyfriend Bend Like Steel Drive On 115115-10
  13. Rhiannon Giddens w/ Francesco Turrisi: Little Margaret (trad) There Is No Other Nonesuch 591336-2
  14. The BBE (The Bach Beethoven Experience)-Thomas Alaan, v: Sweet William and Lady Margaret (trad-Child 74) An Appalachian Summer self no#
  15. Matt Harlan: What We Saw (M.Harlan-Nicolette Good-Charles Harrison- Thomas Lewis-Shawn Parks) Best Beasts Eight 30 Records 007
  16. John Flynn: An American Cage private recording
  17. Larry Long w/ Claudia Schmidt: American Dreams (Larry Long) Come for to Sing benefit - Holstein's - October 25, 1981 WFMT recording
  18. Rising Appalachia (Leah Song & Chloe Smith) w/Trevor Hall: Shed Your Grace Leylines self 93428-64440
  19. Michael Cleveland w/ Tim O'Brien, Bela Fleck, Jeff White: 5 String Swing (M.Cleveland) Tall Fiddler Compass 74737-2
  20. Emilyn Stam & Filippo Gambetta: Taggiasca (F.Gambetta) Shorelines Borealis 252
  21. (Kip) Winter & (Dave) Wilson: I'd Rather Be Ashes than Dust Live & Unconventional self 193428-922235
  22. Chris Kennedy w/ Tom & Dylan May: Jack London (Chris Kennedy) Winterfolk XV (compilation) Sisters of the Road 70213-24772
  23. Ben Bedford: Goodbye Jack Lincoln's Man Butterchine 37101 29434
  24. Joe Pug: Exit (J.Pug-Kenneth Pattengale) The Flood In Color Nation of Heat 45121-03355
  25. Twangtown Paramours: Farewell Hello, Hello Farewell (Mike T. Lewis) The Promise of Friday Night Inside Edge 002
  26. The Al Day Band: No Exit Orphans 10/84 WFMT recording
  27. Michael Menager: Clean Exit self no#
  28. Sumaia Jackson: Truth or Consequences Mobius:Trip self 66449-02249
  29. Rachel Hair & Ron Jappy: Looking at a Rainbow Through a Dirty Window (Calum Stewart) Sparks self 42377-99996
  30. Jordi Baizan: Footsteps on the Ceiling Free and Fine Berkalin 88295-89754
  31. Nathan Caswell: Running Naked Pulp Town self 05
  32. Stan & Hunter Freberg: The Ceiling of My Mind Songs in the Key of Freberg self 16892-10156
  33. Sparky & Rhonda Rucker: Footprints on the Ceiling (James David Rucker) Treasures & Tears Flying Fish 70534
  34. Deb Seymour: Blame It On the Dog Herkimer 362
  35. Si Kahn and The Looping Brothers: It's a Dog's Life Strictly Country Records 81
  36. William Mooney: The Dog Who Paid Cash (Will Rogers) Half Horse, Half Alligator RCA Victor 113
  37. Leah Kaufman: Postcards from Dog Heaven Midnight Refrain Boojum 6001
  38. Shari Ulrich: Mars Back to the Shore Borealis 255
  39. Aoife O'Donovan: Jupiter In the Magic Hour YepRoc 2428
  40. Marion Halliday: Rings Around Saturn self 88295-90918
  41. Kelly Hunt: Gloryland Even the Sparrow Rare Bird 88295-80054
  42. Rhiannon Giddens w/ Francesco Turrisi: He Will See You Through (R.Giddens-Dirk Powell) There Is No Other Nonesuch 591336-2
  43. 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:

Marion Halliday, Forsyth & Bailey, Chuck Hawthorne, Brooksie Wells, Tim Grimm, Bill Jones, Rhiannon Giddens, Matt Harlan, Rising Appalachia, Michael Cleveland, Stam & Filippo, WinterWilson, Joe Pug, Sumaia Jackson, Hair & Jappy, Jordi Baizan, Si Kahn, Leah Kaufman, Shari Ulrich, Kelly Hunt

CD of the week: Rhiannon Giddens

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