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THE MIDNIGHT SPECIAL
November 2, 2019

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways 40068/71
  2. The Early Risers (Putnam Smith & Ashley Storrow): Making Life Sweet Itchy Sabot 009
  3. Peter Mayer: Beauty of the World Catching Rain Blue Boat 1211
  4. Jaime Michaels: Red Buddah Laughs If You Fall Frumdahart 1013
  5. Follies (orig.B'way cast -John McMartin, Alexis Smith, et.al.): You're Gonna Love Tomorrow /Love Will See Us Through (Stephen Sondheim) Angel 7-64666-2
  6. Michael Smith: October Child Live at Dark-Thirty self 29757-35642
  7. Dave Boutette: First Snow of November The Piccolo Heart self 49288-33712
  8. Friction Farm (Aidan Quinn & Christine Stay): Narrow Passage So Many Stars self 00261-45597
  9. Leyla McCalla: Little Sparrow (Ella Jenkins) A Day for the Hunter, A Day for the Prey Jazz Village 149027-011303
  10. M.C. Hansen w/ John Showman, fiddle; Chris Coole, banjo): Little Sparrow From Whitehorse to the Crow's Nest self no#
  11. Peter, Paul & Mary: Tiny Sparrow (Stookey-Mezzetti-Okun) Moving Warner Bros. 1473
  12. Anne Hills: Two of a Kind (Jon Ims) Don't Panic Flying Fish 70608
  13. The Young Novelists (Graydon James & Laura Spink): Two of a Kind In City & Country self 91924-87957
  14. Richard Hal Dobson: Used to Be Two of a Kind A New York Night Lalo 679707-10382-8
  15. Shawna Caspi: Love in a Moving Van Forest Fire self 61297-54660
  16. Amy Speace: Double-Wide Trailer (A.Speace-Jagoda-Jenny Bruce) (Folkstage - April 18, 2009) WFMT Recording
  17. Michael & Barbara Smith: Car on Fire (M.Smith) Orphans - August 18, 1977 WFMT recording
  18. John McCutcheon: This Road Ghost Light Appalsongs 2018
  19. Greg Greenway: A Road Worth Walking Down Live Face 003
  20. James Lee Stanley: Dark Road Without Susie Beachwood 60137-23942
  21. Leyla McCalla: Changing Tide (trad-McCalla) Vari-Colored Songs Music Maker 142
  22. Tom Chapin: The Turning of the Tide (John Forster-Tom Chapin) Sundance 82148 05222
  23. Cindy Kallet: Tide and the River Rising Dreaming Down a Quiet Line Stone's Throw 01
  24. Chris Frye: Nostalgia Two Sides of Canadiana Loafer's Glory 001
  25. Gamble Rogers: Saturday Afternoon at the Baby Grande Live - The Warm Way Home Oklawaha 1002
  26. Annie (soundtrk-Aileen Quinn, Ann Reinking, Albert Finney): Let's Go to the Movies (Charles Strouse/Martin Charnin) Columbia 38000
  27. Mark Dvorak: Rose of Jericho Every Step of the Way Waterbug 068
  28. Tom Mindte, Mason Via, Ben Somerville: Rose of Carolina (Mason Via) 409 Patuxent 330
  29. Anne Hills: Rose of Sharon (John Steinbeck-Michael Smith- Frank Galati) October Child Flying Fish 70621
  30. Larry Sparks: Almost Home (Michael Keith-Dave Lindsey) Rounder 11661-0662-2
  31. Bobtown: Come On Home (McDearman-Katherine Etzel/Jen McDearman) Chasing the Sun self 88295-91020
  32. Bill Jones: Myself at Home (Bill Jones-Anne Hills) Wonderful Fairy Tale Brick Wall 007
  33. Crys Matthews: It Was You These Old Hands self 00261-47801
  34. Maria Gillard: It Was You Bound To Happen self 002
  35. The Fantasticks (orig.cast-Kenneth Nelson-Rita Gardner): They Were You (Harvey Schmidt/Tom Jones) Polydor 821943-2
  36. Dan Pelletier: Hope in This World Folkstage - May 21, 2005 WFMT recording
  37. Carrie Newcomer: A Whole Lot of Hope Kindred Spirit - A Collection Rounder 11661-9152-2
  38. Aoife Clancy w/ Anne Hills & Bill Jones: There Is Hope (Robbie O'Connell) Folkstage - Faire Winds Tour -Byron Colby Barn, Prairie Crossing, Grayslake, IL - November 2, 2002 WFMT recording
  39. Larry Cordle - Glen Duncan & Lonesome Standard Time: Lonesome Standard Time (L.Cordle) Sugar Hill 3802
  40. Rosanne Cash: Time (Tom Waits) Come On Up to the House - Women Sing Waits Dualtone 2003-ADV
  41. 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:

The Early Risers, Peter Mayer, Jaime Michaels, James Lee Stanley, Bobtown, Bill Jones, Crys Matthews, Women Sing Waits

CD of the week: The Early Risers

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