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THE MIDNIGHT SPECIAL
November 9, 2019

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways 40068/71
  2. Sally Potter & Pat Madden: Somebody Feels the Water (Thom Bishop) It's About Time self no#
  3. Friction Farm (Aidan Quinn & Christine Stay): Calm Is Worse Than the Storm So Many Years self 00261-45597
  4. John McCutcheon: The Reason I'm Here Trolling for Dreams Appalseed 2017
  5. Greg Greenway: What Must Be Done Weightless Face 004
  6. Tick, Tick. . . Boom! (orig. cast-Raul Esparaza, Jerry Dixon, Amy Spanger): Louder Than Words (Jonathan Larson) RCA Victor 09026-68362-2
  7. Don White: Breaking Up with My Muse, Part One Live at the Guthrie Center Lumperboy 14118-01060
  8. Neil Sedaka: Breaking Up Is Hard to Do CTS Digital
  9. Don White: Breaking Up with My Muse Part Two Live at the Guthrie Center Lumperboy 14118-01060
  10. Kipyn Martin: Undercover Muse self no#
  11. Leyla McCalla w/ Rhiannon Giddens, Allison Russell, Dirk Powell: I Knew I Could Fly (L.McCalla) Songs of Our Native Daughters Smithsonian Folkways 40232
  12. The Lasses (Margot Limburg & Sophie ter Schure): Fare Thee Well (Dink's Song) (trad) Daughters self no#
  13. Leyla McCalla w/ Rhiannon Giddens: Search (Leyla McCalla/Langston Hughes) Vari-Colored Songs Music Maker 142
  14. Garnet Rogers w/ Archie Fisher: My Name Joe (David Massengill) The Best Times After All - Live Snow Goose 1137
  15. Keb' Mo': This Is My Home (Kevin Moore-John Lewis Parker) Oklahoma Concord 1019
  16. Tommy Sands: Refugees Fair Play to You All Spring 1066
  17. The Kids: Sesame Street Theme (J.Raposo-J.Stone-B.Hart) Platinum All-Time Favorites Sony Wonder 67660
  18. Zoe Mulford: The Street That Wasn't There Traveling Moon Winged Seed 83707-84012
  19. Ernie - Jim Henson (Sesame Street): Rubber Ducky (Jeff Moss) Platinum All-Time Favorites Sony Wonder 67660
  20. Danny Kaye: Little White Duck (Barrows-Zaritsky) The Best of Danny Kaye Music Club 233
  21. Kermit - Jim Henson (Sesame Street): Bein' Green (Joe Raposo) Platinum All-Time Favorites Sony Wonder 67660
  22. Michael Smith: The Princess and the Frog Such Things Are Finely Done Tales From the Tavern 019
  23. Susan Werner: What He Said in Jackson Square NOLA - Susan Werner Goes to New Orleans self 88295-87599
  24. Scott Wolfson & Other Heroes: Better Run and Hide Flying Backwards self 88295-94292
  25. Jean Shepherd: The Fun Funeral Jean Shepherd and other foibles Collectors' Choice 343-2
  26. Louis Armstrong: When the Saints Go Marching In (trad) Louis Armstrong - Ken Burns Jazz Columbia Legacy 61440
  27. Son of Town Hall (Ben Parker, Jr. & David Berkeley): The Man with Two Wives The Adventures of Son of Town Hall self 43563-11803
  28. Steve Key: Wife Number Five How I Learned to Drink self 00261-47880
  29. Greg Klyma: Ex-Girlfriends Cost Less Money Than Ex-Wives Live in Buffalo self 93573-64633
  30. The Early Risers (Putnam Smith & Ashley Storrow): My Town Making Life Sweet Itchy Sabot 009
  31. Iris DeMent: Our Town Infamous Angel Warner Bros. 945238-2
  32. Jon Vezner: I Like This Town self 80547-49927
  33. The Yellow Bellied Sapsuckers (Nikki Grossman & Joe Hart: The Broke (Ass) Waltz Ocooch Mountain Home self no#
  34. Lisa Bastoni: Working Man's Blues #2 How We Want to Live self 88295-92104
  35. Ana Egge w/ Iris DeMent, Alex Hargreaves, fid: Ballad of the Poor Child (Diana Jones) Is It the Kiss Storysound 161-031
  36. Liz Carroll & Jake Charron: As the Crow Flies (Liz Carroll) Half Day Road self 88295-85499
  37. Sumaia Jackson w/ Jayme Stone, banjo; Ben Sollee, cello: There and Back Mobius Trip self 66449-02249
  38. Kennedy's Kitchen - John Kennedy: Molly, Lovely Molly (trad) The Whiskey of Truth self 00261-47676
  39. Gatehouse - Rachel Garvey: As I Roved Out (trad) Heather Down the Moor Gael Linn 214
  40. Mean Mary (Mary James): Sad November Breeze (M.James-Jean James) Cold Woodrock 4301
  41. Hungrytown (Rebecca Hall & Ken Anderson): November Song Hungrytown Listen Here! 501
  42. Gordon Bok: A Tune for November Folk-Legacy 40
  43. 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:

Don White, Garnet Rogers & Archie Fisher, Son of Town Hall, The Early Risers, Lisa Bastoni, Ana Egge, Kennedy's Kitchen, Gatehouse, Mean Mary

CD of the week: Gatehouse

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