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THE MIDNIGHT SPECIAL
January 4, 2020
(mostly, but not exclusively requests)

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways 40068/71
  2. Connie Kaldor: Get Lucky Small Cafe Philo 1205
  3. Susie Burke & David Surette: This Is the Year (David Roth) When the Small Birds Sweetly Sing Madrina 104
  4. Brad Colerick: Great Year Nine Ten Thirty Back 9 0406
  5. George Jones w/ Pop & Mavis Staples: Will the Circle Be Unbroken (trad,arr.R.Staples) My Very Special Guests Epic Legacy 92562
  6. Jan Krist w/ Jim Bizer: Auld Lang Syne (J.Krist) Fallow Ground Yellow Room 12
  7. Hot Club of Cowtown: I'm in the Mood for Love (Jimmy McHugh- Dorothy Fields) Rendezvous in Rhythm Proper 004
  8. Lance Brown & friends: Buzzards in Love (private recording)
  9. Edith Piaf: Milord (M.Monnot-C.Moustaki) Voice of the Sparrow - The Very Best of Edith Paif Capitol 796632-2
  10. Hot Club of Cowtown: Crazy 'Cause I Love You (Spade Cooley) Continental Stomp Hightone 8163
  11. John Roberts & Tony Barrand: The Rolling Mills of New Jersey (trad-McGinn-John Roberts) Eat Bertha's Mussels - Live at Holsteins Golden Hind 203
  12. Shel Silverstein: Sahra Cynthia Sylvia Stout Would Not Take the Garbage Out Freakin' at the Freakers Ball Collectors' Choice 082-2
  13. Larry Groce: Junk Food Junkie Dr. Demento 20th Anniversary Collection Rhino R2 70743
  14. Second City (Raasche-Stahl): I Hate Liver (WFMT recording)
  15. Thom Bishop: Saturday Evening Special (T.Bishop-Fred Rubin) Bullit 1327 (45 rpm)
  16. Stan Rogers: Barrett's Privateers Between the Breaks. . . Live! Borealis 216
  17. Nathan Rogers: Garnet's Homemade Beer (Stan Rogers/Ian Robb) Folkstage - March 22, 2008 WFMT Recording
  18. Gerard Hoffnung: I Then Became a Bricklayer A Last Encore BBC Worldwide 780563-536758
  19. The Special Consensus: Misty Morning (Doug Forshey-Chris Stait) Rivers and Roads Compass 74709-2
  20. Steeleye Span: One Misty Moisty Morning (trad,arr.Steeleye) A Parcel of Steeleye Span - Their First Five Chrysalis Albums 1972-75 EMI 50999 6-8543624
  21. Katie Dahl: Morning Road Ordinary Band Waterbug 122
  22. Martyn Joseph: Days of Decision (Phil Ochs) Days of Decision - A Tribute to Phil Ochs Pipe 29
  23. Mandy Patinkin: Fear Itself (Taylor Mac) / Sarabande (fr. French Suite, No. 5 in G Major) (J.S. Bach) Children and Art Nonesuch 07559792482
  24. Greg Klyma: The Root Greg Klyma 2019 self no#
  25. John Prine: Illegal Smile Live Oh Boy! 005
  26. (Carl) Martin, (Ted) Bogan & (Howard) Armstrong: If You'se a Viper (trad) Martin Bogan & Armstrong Flying Fish 003
  27. Susan Werner: Botanical Greenery Blues Kicking the Beehive Sleeve Dog 84501 42863
  28. The Conception Corporation: Marijuana Farm Complete Conception Rhino Handmade 7728
  29. Mike Agranoff: Iowa Pot (Jerry Samuels) Straight Lines BFD 105
  30. A Child's Garden of Grass: Acquiring Marijuana General Effects Elektra 75012
  31. Tom Paxton: Talking Vietnam Pot Luck Blues Morning Again Elektra 8122-76509-2
  32. John Hartford: Granny Won't You Smoke Some Marijuana Nobody Knows What You Do Flying Fish 028
  33. Roy Zimmerman: The Orange County Rolling Acres Senior Center Cannibus Club Real American Metaphor 923
  34. Nancy White: Mary Jane's Got Your Number Stickers on Fruit Borealis 147
  35. Shel Silverstein: I Got Stoned and I Missed It Freakin' at the Freakers Ball Collectors' Choice 082-2
  36. Michael Smith: Zippy Such Things Are Finely Done Tales-From-the-Tavern 019
  37. Steep Canyon Rangers: Farmers and Pharaohs (Graham Sharp-Sarah Siskind) Out in the Open Ramseur 21287
  38. Lil Rev: My Bluebird's Blues Sing Song Daddy Fountain of Uke 048
  39. Connie Kaldor: Bird on a Wing Wood River Coyote CECCD 1010
  40. Nowell Sing We Clear: New Year's Carol (trad) Just Say Nowell! Golden Hind 105
  41. Don Haynie & Sheryl Samuel: Another New Year Water From the Moon Hard Pressed 606
  42. Rosalie Sorrels: My Last Go Round Red House 167
  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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Martyn Joseph, Mandy Patinkin, Haynie & Samuel

CD of the week: Martyn Joseph

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