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THE MIDNIGHT SPECIAL
October 12, 2019

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways 40068/71
  2. The Farm Hands: Stop and Smell the Roses (Doc Severinsen-Mac Davis) Memories of Home Pinecastle 1233
  3. Jen Sygit: Smell the Flowers It's About Time self 88295-81606
  4. Mustard's Retreat: Achoo to You (David Tamulevich) Back to Back Red House 72
  5. Jackson Browne: Take It Easy (J.Browne-Glenn Frey) Solo Acoustic, Vol. 1 Inside 5251-2
  6. Davina and the Vagabonds: I'm Gonna Take My Time (Davina Sowers) Sugar Drops Red House 313
  7. Tom Paxton w/ Bonnie Koloc: Ramblin' Boy Somebody Else's Troubles - March 10, 1977 WFMT recording
  8. The Vollmers: Ramblin' (Woody Guthrie) Waves on the Sea Two Birds no#
  9. Williamson Branch: I'll Go With You (Kevin Williamson) Classy, Sassy, Bluegrassy Pinecastle 1234
  10. (Madeline) Fendrick & (Brian) Peck: If I Could Only Turn Back Lucky Penny self 88295-26411
  11. Dave Van Ronk: He Was a Friend of Mine (trad) Inside Dave Van Ronk Fantasy 24710-2
  12. Tom Paxton w/ The DonJuans: Mayor of McDougal Street Folkstage - February 10, 2018 WFMT recording
  13. Magpie (Greg Artner & Terry Leonino): Between the Lines (Steve Goodman-Steve Burgh) A Tiding Long Tail 010
  14. Son of Town Hall (David Berkeley & Ben Parker): The Line Between The Adventures of Son of Town Hall self 43563-11803
  15. Sloan Wainwright w/ Steve Murphy: Between the Lines (S.Wainwright-S.Murphy) Folkstage - September 8, 2007 WFMT recording
  16. Eric Lambert: Cumberland Blues Maiden Voyage self 84501-98608
  17. Molsky's Mountain Drifters: Cumberland Gap (trad) Closing the Gap Tree Frog 1901
  18. Pete Seeger: Cumberland Mountain Bear Chase (trad) The Smithsonian Folkways Collection Smithsonian Folkways 40225
  19. Sara Trunzo w/ Mary Gauthier: In the Bend of the Cumberland Dirigo Attitude self 93428-85939
  20. Matraca Berg: Oh Cumberland (M.Berg-Gary Harrison) In the Dreaming Fields Dualtone 80302-01531-27
  21. Tom Paxton w/ The DonJuans: Did You Hear John Hurt Folkstage - February 10, 2018 WFMT recording
  22. Nicholas Edward Williams: Mississippi John As I Go Ramblin' Around EarthTone 3030
  23. Mississippi John Hurt: Coffee Blues Legend Rounder 11661-1100-2
  24. Stan Freberg: Columbus Discovers America Stan Freberg presents The United States of America, Vol.1 Rhino R2 72476
  25. Bill Bloomer: Columbus Jubilee self 78572-27744
  26. Firesign Theatre: Yankee Doodle Came to Terms (excerpt) (ca. 2:00) How Can You Be Two Places at Once When You're Not Anywhere At All Columbia Legacy 85774
  27. Buffy Sainte-Marie: Now That the Buffalo's Gone It's My Way Vanguard 79142
  28. Debra Cowan: The Old Changing Way (Richard Thompson) Greening the Dark Muzzy House 819
  29. Ewan MacColl w/ family: Thirty-Foot Trailer Freeborn Man Rounder 3080
  30. Gordon Bok, Ann Mayo Muir, Ed Trickett: The Ways of Man (Bok) The First Fifteen Years, Volume 1 Folk-Legacy 1003
  31. Anais Mitchell: Young Man In America xoa Wilderland 003
  32. Bobtown: American Girl (Tom Petty) Chasing the Sun self 88295-91020
  33. Robbie Fulks: American Is a Hard Religion Upland Story Bloodshot 242
  34. Aimee Mann: Hold On (Tom Waits) Come On Up to the House - Women Sing Waits Dualtone 2003
  35. Heather Masse & Jed Wilson: Hold On 5:53) (H.Masse) self 88295-93969
  36. Old Salt Union: Holdin' On (Justin Wallace) Where the Dogs Don't Bite Compass 74741-2
  37. (Madeline) Fendrick & (Brian) Peck: Lucky Penny Lucky Penny self 88295-26411
  38. Joseph Huber: Found Penny Moon Dog self 43563-11830
  39. Ben de la Cour: Face Down Penny The High Cost of Living Strange self 98577-13602
  40. Tom Paxton: Dream On, Sweet Dreamer (T.Paxton-Jon Vezner) Boat in the Water Pax 011
  41. Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer: When I Grow Too Old To Dream (Sigmund Romberg/Oscar Hammerstein II) Wahoo! Community Music 214
  42. Magpie: Old Devil Time (Pete Seeger) A Tiding - 45th Anniversary CD Long Tail 010
  43. 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 HNCD 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:

Magpie, Son of Town Hall, Nicholas Edward Williams, Debra Cowan, Bobtown, Women Sing Waits, Heather Masse & Jed Wilson, Old Salt Union, Ben de la Cour, Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer

CD of the week: Debra Cowan

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