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THE MIDNIGHT SPECIAL
August 3, 2019

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways 40068/71
  2. Steve Goodman: Friday Night Affordable Art Ominvore 337
  3. Amy Meyers: Friday Night Lucky self 96873-06043
  4. Fred Hellerman: Where Did Robinson Crusoe Go with Friday on Saturday Night (Sam Lewis-Joe Young-Geo. Meyer) Caught in the Act Honeywind 107
  5. Martha Schlamme w/ Tanya Gould, p: Everybody Loves Saturday Night (trad,arr.Elyakum Shapira) At Town Hall Vanguard 2063
  6. Tom Paxton: Saturday Night The Compleat Tom Paxton Rhino Handmade 2 7870
  7. Evie Ladin Band: Holding on to Saturday Night Caught on a Wire Evil Diane 00261-4736
  8. Cole Porter: Sunday Morning Breakfast Time Cole Columbia 31456
  9. Susan Werner: Sunday Mornings The Gospel Truth Sleeve Dog 37101-30261
  10. Mike Breen: Sunday Morning Song No Excuses Basilbone 1001
  11. Rhiannon Giddens w/ Franceso Turrisi: I'm On My Way (R.Giddens-Joe Henry) There Is No Other Nonesuch 591336-2
  12. Steve Goodman: The I Don't Know Where I'm Goin', But I'm Goin' Nowhere in a Hurry Blues Artistic Hair (bonus tracks) Omnivore 336
  13. Chuck Hawthorne: New Lost Generation Fire Out of Stone 3 Notches 00261-47562
  14. Kat Goldman: Don't Know Where I'm Bound The Working Man's Blues self 77320-18782
  15. The Mad Show (orig.cast): Eccch! (Mary Rodgers/Marshall Barer) DRG 19072
  16. Jeff Warner: Yucky Bugs (Dan MacArthur) Jolly Tinker Gumstump 101
  17. Pat Donohue: Yucki Sushi (Hachidai Nakamura - Rokusuki Ei /parody Pat Donohue) Folkstage - February 6, 2016 WFMT recording
  18. The Second City (Raasche-Stahl): I Hate Liver (WFMT recording)
  19. Kora Feder: Lists In Sevens self 55491-14409
  20. Doug Hoekstra: The List Rickety Stairs Back Porch 3030
  21. Dan Weber: Three Wishes Ash and Bone self 00261-34792
  22. James Gordon: I Am a Human The Heritage Hill Sessions Borealis 257
  23. Steve Goodman: Homo Sapiens Santa Anna Winds Omnivore 344
  24. Rhiannon Giddens w/ Franceso Turrisi: Brown Baby (Oscar Brown, Jr.) There Is No Other Nonesuch 591336-2
  25. Len Chandler: To Be a Man Columbia 9259
  26. Joe Iadanza: Common Man self 09618-88550
  27. Kelly Hunt: Across the Great Divide Even the Sparrow Rare Bird 88295-80054
  28. Kate Wolf: Across the Great Divide The Kate Wolf Anthology Rhino 75596
  29. Emmylou Harris: Beyond the Great Divide (J.C.Crowley-Jack Routh) All I Intended to Be Nonesuch 480444-2
  30. Michael J. Miles, banjo; Lloyd Brodnax King, flute; Chris Clemente, bass; Brent Roman, percussion; Zahra Glenda Baker, vocals; w/ Sue Demel & Deborah Lader, backing vocals: Mississippi River Suite (Michael J. Miles) private recording
  31. Paul Robeson w/ Alan Booth, piano: Old Man River (Jerome Kern) Live at Carnegie Hall Vanguard 72020
  32. Michael Cleveland w/ Tim O'Brien & Bela Fleck: Old Time River Man (John Hartford) Tall Fiddler Compass 74737-2
  33. Kora Feder: Still We Write In Sevens self 55491-14409
  34. Hope Dunbar: I Write Three Black Crows self 44368-33465
  35. Willie Nelson: One More Song to Write (Willie Nelson-Buddy Cannon) Ride Me Back Home Legacy 19075935622
  36. Shari Ulrich: Goodnight Back to Shore Borealis 255
  37. Bill Jones w/ Gareth Davies-Jones & Anne Hills: So Here's To You (Alan Bell) Wonderful Fairytale Brickwall 007
  38. Kim & Reggie Harris and Magpie: When I'm Gone (close) (Phil Ochs) Spoken in Love Long Tail 003-2

fill: Fairport Convention: End of a Holiday (Simon Nicol) What We Did On Our Holidays Hannibal 4430

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:

Evie Ladin, Rhiannon Giddens, Chuck Hawthorne, James Gordon, Kelly Hunt, Michael Cleveland, Shari Ulrich, Bill Jones

CD of the week: Chuck Hawthorne

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