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THE MIDNIGHT SPECIAL
January 11, 2020

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways 40068/71
  2. Frank & Allie Less: Come and Go With Me (Willie Johnson) Treat a Stranger Right Bake Tone 004
  3. Libby Koch: Can't Complain Redemption 10 - Live at Blue Rock Berkalin 93428-94434
  4. Todd Snider: I Can't Complain Live - Near Truths and Hotel Rooms Oh Boy 024
  5. A.J. Gundell: I've Got No Complaints Collection Andes no#
  6. Dan Berggren: Fix It or Stop Complaining Fresh Territory Sleeping Giant 0601
  7. Hot Club of Cowtown: Crazy Rhythm (Irving Caesar-R. Wolfe Kahn- Joseph Meyer) Rendezvous in Rhythm Proper 65004
  8. Mark O'Connor w/ Jane Monheit: Fascinating Rhythm (Geo.Gershwin/Ira Gershwin) In Full Swing Odyssey 18063
  9. The Chenille Sisters: Mama, I Wanna Make Rhythm (Jerome Jerome- Richard Byron-Walter Kent) Red House 39
  10. Ain't Misbehavin' (orig.cast): Spreadin' Rhythm Around (Jimmy McHugh/Ted Koehler, add.lyrics Richard Maltby, Jr.) RCA 2965
  11. Kristin Lems: The Ballad of Mossadegh (trad/K.Lems) You, Me, and All of the Above Carolsdatter 89211-61203
  12. Gary Nicholson: The Troubles The Great Divide Blue Corn 1903
  13. Martyn Joseph: I Ain't Marching Anymore (Phil Ochs) Days of Decision Pipe 029
  14. Mandy Patinkin w/ Thomas Bartlett, piano: To Be of Use (Teitur Lassen) Children and Art Nonesuch 075597924282
  15. Neil Young: I Am a Child Live at the Cellar Door (Nov-Dec 1970) Reprise 535854-2
  16. Katie Dahl: Braver Than Me (K.Dahl-JT Nero) Wildwood Leaky Boat 00261-47688
  17. Frank & Allie Less: Everybody Ought to Treat a Stranger Right (Willie Johnson) Treat a Stranger Right Bake Tone 004
  18. Julie Hoest: I'm a Stranger Here (Sonny Terry-Brownie McGhee) Never Far self 00261-37047
  19. Mandolin Orange: Hey Stranger (Andrew Marlin) Blindfaller Yep Roc 2487
  20. Joe Pug: The Stranger I've Been The Flood in Color Nation of Heat 45121-03355
  21. Lil Rev: No Culture, No Class Sing Song Daddy Fountain of Uke 048
  22. David Mitchell & Robert Webb: Arguing the Moral Toss That Mitchell & Webb Sound, Series One BBC Audio
  23. The Mammals: Culture War (Michael Merenda-Ruth Ungar) Sunshiner Humble Abode 016
  24. Hot Club of Cowtown: Exactly Like You (Jimmy McHugh/Dorothy Fields) Continental Stomp Hightone 8163
  25. Applause (orig.B'way cast- Len Cariou & Lauren Bacall): One of a Kind (Charles Strouse/Betty Comden-Adoph Green) Decca 012159404-2
  26. Joy Williams: One and Only (Joy Williams-Thad Cockrell) Front Porch Serendipity-Thirty Tigers 44216-26221
  27. Vance Gilbert: The Day Before November Folkstage - March 16, 2019 WFMT recording
  28. Enoch Kent: Children's Games (trad/E.Kent) One More Round Borealis 190
  29. Mandy Patinkin: Kentucky Avenue (Tom Waits) Children and Art Nonesuch 075597924282
  30. Annette Wasilik: The World Is on Fire Love & Fire Azalea City 1902
  31. David Wilcox: Forest Fire The View from the Edge" Freshly Baked 81626-517722
  32. Eric Bogle w/ Lynne Muir: Bushfire When the Wind Blows Larrikin 144
  33. Katy Hobgood Ray: I Dream of Water (Kathryn Hobgood) I Dream of Water Out of the Past 012
  34. Sons of the Pioneers: Cool Water (Bob Nolan) RCA Victor LPM-2118
  35. Mandy Patinkin: Singin' in the Bathtub / Singing in the Rain (Herb Magidson-Ned Washington-Michael Cleary) Kidults Nonesuch 79534-2
  36. Tom Ryan: Jazzman (Eddie Holstein) For Years self 55491-15529
  37. Mia Arends & Michael Derning: Everybody Wants to Be a Cat (Rinker-Huddleston) Rough Magic self 88295-91927
  38. Shel Silverstein: It Does Not Pay to Be Hip Inside Folk Songs Water 215
  39. Reggie Harris: You're Not Hip Phil Ochs Song Night - Old Town School of Folk Music, May 11, 2002 WFMT recording
  40. Anna Nalick: Helplessly Hoping (Stephen Stills) The Blackest Crow Chesky 445
  41. Peter Sellers: Help! (Lennon-McCartney) A Celebration of Sellers EMI 7243827781-2
  42. Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young: Helpless (Neil Young) Deja Vu Atlantic 7200
  43. Jane Godfrey: Hopeless Ocean Girl Imagine We Have Wings self 88295-95363
  44. Darrin Bradbury: Breakfast Talking Dogs & Atom Bombs Anti- 87692-2 9
  45. The Early Risers (Putnam Smith & Ashley Storrow): Despair (Ashley Storrow) Making Life Sweet Itchy Sabot 009
  46. Steve Eulberg: Planxton's Farewell Between the Tracks Owl Mountain 1901
  47. Mike Jordan: Best Wishes Through the Window self no#
  48. David Piper: Hold It Like a Baby Trail Trough 1326
  49. 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:

Frank & Allie Lee, Libby Koch, Martyn Joseph, Mandy Patinkin, Katie Dahl, Annette Wasilik, Katy Hobgood Ray, Arends & Derning, Anna Nalick, Jane Godfrey, The Early Risers, David Piper

CD of the week: Mandy Patinkin

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