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THE MIDNIGHT SPECIAL
August 10, 2019

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways 40068/71
  2. Sharon Goldman: Every Trip Around the Sun self no#
  3. David Grier w/ Andrea Zonn: Ways of the World Dreadnaught 1801
  4. Ellis Paul: Slingshot The Storyteller's Suitcase Rosella 88295-89766
  5. Rising Appalachia (Leah Song & Chloe Smith): Resiliant Leylines ComeToLife 93428-64440
  6. The Levins: Brighter Day Caravan of Dawn self 88295-87394
  7. Guy Forsyth & Jeska Bailey: Sing About It Conspirators Small & Nimble 99311
  8. John Flynn: Let in the Song Vintage self 011
  9. Stockport Middle Ground: Help Me to Sing (Sacred Harp 378, PD) Bound for Canann self 88295-77293
  10. Diemm (Dawna McLennan): Silence Becomes Song Ten Thousand Miracles self 192914-42203
  11. Clay Parker and Jodi James: Gallows Tree The Lonesomest Sound That Can Sound Electric Wreck 88295-77012
  12. Odetta w/ Bill Lee, bass: Gallows Tree (Gallows Pole) (trad,arr.Odetta) The Tradition Masters Ryko 1085
  13. Jean Ritchie: The Hangman Song (trad) Mountain Hearth and Home Elektra-Rhino 7867
  14. The Stairwell Sisters: Hangman Tree (trad,arr.Lisa Berman) Get Off Your Money Yodel-Ay-Hee 069
  15. Amy Speace: Me and the Ghost of Charlemagne Windbone 00219
  16. Michael Jerome Browne: The Path You Leave Behind (B.A.Markus/M.J.Browne) Drive On Borealis138
  17. Amy Rigby: The Things You Leave Behind Little Fugative Signature Sounds 1293
  18. Roy Zimmerman: Thoughts and Prayers (Roy Zimmerman-Melanie Harby) Rize Up Metaphor 928
  19. Tim Henderson: Jesus Would Have Loved El Paso Songs from the Legacy Collection - Among the Best Snake Hollow 00261-47601
  20. Marion Halliday: Thoughts and Prayers Rings Around Saturn self 88295-90918
  21. Joe Iadanza: Weary Hearts Common Man self 09618-88550
  22. Chris Chandler & Anne Feeney: Swimming to the Other Side (Pat Humphries) / I Dreamed I Saw St. Augustine (Chris Chandler-Lisa Stolarski) Live from the Wholly Stolen Empire self 80767-00012
  23. Gamble Rogers: The Commercial Fishermen of Big Lake George / Disneyworld (Earl of Old Town - July 25, 1975) WFMT recording
  24. Anais Mitchell: The Belly and the Beast Hymns for the Exiled Waterbug 58
  25. Electric Bonsai Band: Lounging In the Belly of the Beast (Andrew Ratshin) Primal Urges: A Collection Yellow Tail 10011
  26. Flagship Romance (Jordyn Jackson & Shawn Fisher): Belly of the Beast (J.Jackson-L.M.Buchanan-S.Fisher) Concentric Gatorbone 59499-62038
  27. Charlie Roth: I'm the Smile self 89577-77852
  28. Janet Bates: At Least He Was Able to Smile It Is Here I Leave You, Dragon self 194171-324062
  29. Ronny Cox w/ Jack Williams: When You're Smiling (Shay-Fisher-Goodwin) / Smile (Charlie Chaplin) / Sheik of Araby (Ted Snyder) 4.10.10 - WFMT's Folkstage Wind River 4049
  30. Sofia Talvik: Wrapped in Paper Paws of a Bear Makaki 21
  31. Annie Gallup: Paper Lucy Remembers Her Father self 00261-45308
  32. Red Grammer: Strangely Wrapped Gift Soul Man in a Techno World Red Note 2002
  33. The Music Man (new 2000 B'way cast-Rebecca Luker): Til There Was You (Meredith Willson) Q-Atlantic 92915-2
  34. South Pacific (orig.B'way cast-Ezio Pinza): Some Enchanted Evening (Rodgers/Hammerstein) Columbia Legacy 60722
  35. (Miranda) Dawn & (Chris) Hawkes: Almost Mine (M.Dawn) Yours and Mine self 59715-19934
  36. Joe Pug: Moonlight of Your Room The Flood in Color self 45121-03356
  37. Flook: Ellie Goes West (Brian Finnegan) Ancora Flatfish 006
  38. Bill Scorzari: Treat Me Kind Now I'm Free self 88295-92249
  39. Laura Love: Nothing But Kindness Helvetica Bold Octoroon Biography 004
  40. Amy Speace: Kindness Me and the Ghost of Charlemagne Windbone 00219
  41. 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:

Sharon Goldman, Rising Appalachia, Diemm, Parker & James, Amy Speace, Marion Hallidan, Joe Iadanza, Sofie Tolkvik, Dawn & Hawkes, Bill Scorzari

CD of the week: Amy Speace

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