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THE MIDNIGHT SPECIAL
January 25, 2020

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways 40068/71
  2. Eric Brace & Last Train Home: Distance and Time Daytime Highs & Overnight Lows Red Beet 0025
  3. NewFound Road: Please Come to Boston (Dave Loggins) Live at the Down Home Rounder 11661-0106-2
  4. Joan Morris & William Bolcom: Meet Me in St. Louis (Kerry Mills) After the Ball Elektra 979148-2
  5. T.R. Ritchie: Meet You Halfway Changing of the Guard Apex 002
  6. Dougie MacLean: We'll Be Together Again Who Am I Dunkeld 026
  7. Bernice Johnson Reagon: We've Come a Long Way to Be Together Give Your Hands to Struggle Smithsonian Folkways 40049
  8. Hot Club of Cowtown: Near Mrs. (Elana James) Wild Kingdom Gold Strike 006
  9. Melanie Safka: I Really Loved Harold The Encore Collection Collectables 9359
  10. Aoife Clancy: Don't Get Married Girls (trad-Leon Rosselson/ arr.A.Clancy-G.Donogue) It's About Time Rego R 3017
  11. Heather Pierson: The Marriage The Hard Work of Living Vessel 007
  12. Don White: I Moved to Main Live at The Guthrie Center self 14118-01060
  13. Tom Dundee: McBride/Argyle Station Furnished Rooms (with We become diamonds story) Earl of Old Town - August 7, 1975 WFMT recording
  14. Seamus Egan: Simon Nally Hunt the Buck Early Bright THL 0003
  15. Jean Ritchie: Huntin' the Buck (trad) Saturday Night and Sunday Too Riverside 12-620
  16. David Olney: 1917 Through a Glass Darkly Philo 1224
  17. Robin Greenstein: The Whore's Lament (trad) Images of Women Vol. 2 Windy 219-2
  18. Kacey Jones: Christmas Card from a Hooker in Minneapolis (Tom Waits) Every Man I Love Is Either Married, Gay or Dead IGO 69291-89112
  19. David Olney: Sunset on Sunset Boulevard Real Lies Philo 1204
  20. Erynn Marshall & Carl Jones: Bill Cheatham / John Riley the Shepherd (trad) Old Tin Dittyville 009
  21. House of Hamill: Delay Set (Sorry for the Delay /Magnifcent Map / Sue's Song) March Through Storms self 45121-02588
  22. Robbie Ellis: Flat White Pumpkins self 55491-11487
  23. Steve Denyes: One Latte at a Time Waiting On Arleen Sweet Lucy 101
  24. Notable Exceptions: Cowboy Coffee (Sherry Diamond) Folkstage - September 7, 2019 WFMT recording
  25. Solas w/ Seamus Egan, Dierdre Scanlan, v: I Will Remember You (Sarah McLachlan-Seamus Egan-Dave Merenda) The Hour Before Dawn Shanachie 78041
  26. Seamus Egan: Weep Not for the Memories When Juniper Sleeps Shanachie 79097
  27. David Olney: Evermore (D.Olney-John Hadley) Don't Try to Fight It Red Parlor 1702
  28. The Flyin' A's: House for My Dog (Hilary Adamson) Flyin A 00191
  29. Tom Rozum: Don't Fix Up the Doghouse (D.Helms-B.Gazzaway) Jubilee Signature Sounds1246
  30. Ian & Sylvia: Got No More Home Than a Dog (W.C.Handy) The Complete Vanguard Studio Recordings Vanguard 196/199-2
  31. Heather Pierson: Get Up on That Horse Again Lines and Spaces Vessel 012
  32. Thom Bishop: Ride Again High (T.Bishop-Kirk Hard) The Earl of Old Town, Chicago - October 20, 1974 WFMT recording
  33. The Byrds: Chestnut Mare (Roger McGuinn-Jacque Levy) The Essential Byrds Columbia Legacy 89110
  34. Jamie O'Reilly w/ John Erickson, piano: I Wish Someone Would Take Me Dancing (Michael P. Smith) In Old Chicago self 88295-97730
  35. The Susie Glaze New Folk Ensemble, Fred Sanders, v: Let's Dance Tonight (J.Freundlich) Live at McCabes self 00261-47671
  36. Mouths of Babes (Ty Greenstein & Ingrid Elizabeth) w/ Birds of Chicago: Take Me Dancing (Ty Greenstein) Brighter in the Dark self 00261-44997
  37. Tina Eck & Keith Carr: The Soaring Kestrel (Johnny McCarthy) / Leddy from Cavan (trad) Lilt X self 00261-47701
  38. David Olney: It Won't Be Me No More Real Lies 1204
  39. Jamie O'Reilly: Goodbye to the Roses (Jennifer Armstrong- Margaret Mantle) Folkstage - December 23, 2017 WFMT recording
  40. David Olney: Roses Philo 1137
  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:

Eric Brace & Last Train Home, Don White, Seamus Egan, Erynn Marshall & Carl Jones, The Flyin' A's, Jamie O'Reilly, Susie Glaze New Folk Ensemble

CD of the week: Eric Brace & Last Train Home

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