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THE MIDNIGHT SPECIAL
September 28, 2019

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways 40068/71
  2. John Lowell: Good Things Are Coming My Way This Long Stretch of Gravel Beartooth 0010
  3. Ben Winship: A Little Goes A Long Way Acorns Snake River 126
  4. The Infamous Stringdusters: Wake the Dead (Stringdusters- Josh Shilling) Rise Sun TapeTime 42005
  5. Joe Iadanza: Reach High Common Man self 09618-88550
  6. Ariane Lydon: Come Clean My Chimney Still She Moves Overt 8510-2
  7. Mary Poppins (orig.soundtrk-Dick Van Dyke): Chim Chim Cher-ee / March Over the Rooftops (Richard M & Robert B.Sherman) Walt Disney 61202-7
  8. Heather Styka: Birch Log While This Planet Spins Beneath Our Feet Kite Stripe 03
  9. The George Mattson Trio: Fly Trouble (Honey Wilds-Bunny Biggs- Fred Rose) Bad Men, Ballads and Balderdash! self 00261-46138
  10. Christine Lavin: Fly on a Plane Attainable Love Philo 1132
  11. The Princes of Serendip (T.G.Vanini & Julie Parisi): Fly Pie Yumpatiddly Bee Jaiya 30318-87469
  12. Anne Hills & Cindy Mangsen w/ Dave Van Ronk: Froggy Went A-Courting (trad) Never Grow Up Flying Fish 671
  13. The New Lost City Ramblers (John Cohen): Talking Hard Luck (trad) The Early Years, 1958-1962 Smithsonian Folkways 40036
  14. Tanya Tucker: Hard Luck (John Bailey-David Mitchell-Ramond Turner- Jerry Ontiberaz) While I'm Livin Fantasy 00499
  15. Bob (Elliott) & Ray (Goulding): Hard Luck Stories The Very Best of Bob & Ray - Legends of Comedy High Bridge 781615-730995
  16. Joel Mabus: Shake Them Hard Luck Blues Thump Thump Fossil 1402
  17. Rachel Harrington: If Wishes Were Horses Hush the Wild Horses Skinny Dennis 008
  18. James Hill & Anne Janelle: If Wishes Were Horses (Jas.Hill) Many a Moon Borealis 260
  19. Still on the Hill (Kelly & Donna Mulhollan): If Wishes Were Horses (D.Mulhollan) Chaos & Calm self no#
  20. Jordi Baizan: Let's Have Seconds Free and Fine Berkalin 88295-89754
  21. The Mystery Gay Men's Chorus: Good Thing He Can't Read My Mind (Christine Lavin) The Best of Christine Lavin self 88295-91983
  22. Andrew VanNorstrand: What Am I Supposed to Say That We Could Find a Way to Be Great Bear 012
  23. Bill and The Belles: Oh Johnny Oh (E.Rose-A.Olman) Dreamsongs, Etc. Jalopy 004
  24. Bill Morrissey: Married for Money You'll Never Get to Heaven Philo 1194
  25. The New Lost City Ramblers (John Cohen w/Tom Paley, v.): Bill Morgan and His Gal (composer unattributed, PD) The Early Years, 1958-1962 Smithsonian Folkways 40036
  26. Joe Jencks: Morning Star (Si Kahn, arr.J.Jencks) The Forgotten Turtle Bear 020118-01
  27. Holly Near w/ John Bucchino: To Raise the Morning Star (Bruce Cockburn-Fergus Marsh/Bruce Cockburn) And Still We Sing Calico Tracks 0005
  28. Mary Chapin Carpenter: Bright Morning Star The Calling Zoe-Rounder 01143-1111-2
  29. The Tannahill Weavers: Up in the Mornin's No' For Me (John Hamilton, chorus Robt.Burns) Arnish Light Green Linnet 1226
  30. Allison Lupton: Poverty Knock (trad, arr.T.Daniel) Words of Love self 77320-19272
  31. The New Lost City Ramblers (John Cohen): Weave Room Blues (trad?) The Ain't No Way Out Smithsonian Folkways 40098
  32. Diana Jones: Poverty High Atmosphere Proper American 015
  33. Pete Morton: Poverty Frap The Land of Time Fellside 269
  34. John Robers & Tony Barrand: Our Hamlet (Adam McNaughton) A Present from the Gentlemen Golden Hind 101
  35. Goucho Marx: On Sarah Bernhardt An Evening with Groucho A&M 3515
  36. Zoe Mulford: Life Is Too Short to Fold Underwear Traveling Moon Winged Seed 83707 84012
  37. Greg Trafidlo: The Tumbler (Schlitz/Trafidlo) Old Dog, New Tracks Kira 1066
  38. Alison Hogan: Laundromat Man Songs from the Third Act self 191924-590965
  39. Kristina Olsen: Dangerous Live from Around the World Philo 1195
  40. Helene Cronin: Ghost (H.Cronin-Davis Corley) Old Ghosts & Lost Causes self 45121-03468
  41. Angie McMahon: Take It With Me (Tom Waits) Come On Up to the House - Women Sing Waits Dualtone 2003-ADV
  42. Rev. Robert Jones: Barack Obama Blues Folkstage - October 29, 2016 WFMT recording
  43. Jeska Bailey & Guy Forsyth: Mercy Now (Mary Gauthier) Conspirators Small & Nimble 99311
  44. Zoe Mulford: The President Sang Amazing Grace Small Brown Birds Azalea City 1701
  45. 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:

John Lowell, Ben Winship, The Infamous Stringdusters, Joe Iadanza, Tanya Tucker, Rachel Harrington, Hill & Janelle, Andrew Van Norstrand, Allison Lupton, Helene Cronin, Bailey & Forsyth, Women Sing Waits

CD of the week: Helene Cronin

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