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THE MIDNIGHT SPECIAL
February 8, 2020

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways 40068/71
  2. Eddy Lawrence: World Without End Eddy & The Abstract Truth Snowplow 110
  3. Trout Steak Revival: Arrows in the Dark The Light We Bring self 194660-495990
  4. Chuck Brodsky: The World as You Once Knew It Subtotal Eclipse self 8024
  5. Ellie Grace: Enough On the Side of Love self 00261-47941
  6. Molly Tuttle: Don't Let Go (M.Tuttle-Steve Poltz) When You're Ready Compass 74727-2
  7. The Kings Singers: Don't Let Go (Ysaye M. Barnwell) Swimming Over London Signum 192
  8. Pete's Posse: Don't Let Me Go (Pete Sutherland) The Conversation Epact 126
  9. Jack Williams: Don't Let Go (Jesse Stone) Wind River 4039
  10. Matt Watroba: Farewell Superior Sperm (Fresh Water Whaling) (Si Kahn) The Far Si self 49288-42062
  11. Utah Phillips: Shark Fishing (in Utah) The Moscow Hold & Other Stories Red House 118
  12. The Arrogant Worms: The Last Saskatchewan Pirate W...W...W... self 444
  13. Pete Seeger w/ Reggie Harris: We Shall Overcome - Evolution of a Song Let Me People Go! Appleseed 1084
  14. Guy & Candie Carawan: I'll Be All Right (with intro) / We Shall Overcome (trad-Louise Shropshire-Zilphia Horton-Carawan-Seeger) (Armstrong Backyard, Wilmette, IL - August 13, 1978) WFMT recording
  15. Pete Seeger: We Shall Overcome (Horton-Frank Hamilton-Guy Carawan- Pete Seeger) Pete Seeger - The Smithsonian Folkways Collection Smithsonian Folkways 40225
  16. Claudia Schmidt: Long Long Time Slow Steady Heart self 99261-48053
  17. Roy Zimmerman: Someday (We Shall Overcome) The Faucet's on Fire! Metaphor 925
  18. Kingston Trio (Bob Shane, lead v): Scotch and Soda (Dave Guard) The Best of. . . Capitol 1705
  19. Steve Owen: Gin and Mountain Dew ...like an Atheist in Nashville Ethic 001
  20. Vaughn Monroe & His Orchestra with the Andrews Sisters & Norton Sisters: Rum and Coca-Cola (Lionel Belasko/Lord Invader) The Victory Collection Smithsonian-RCA 3-1243
  21. Molly Tuttle: Sleepwalking When You're Ready Compass 4727-2
  22. Gordon Lightfoot: Talking in Your Sleep Summer Side of Life Reprise 2037
  23. Lyle Lovett: Sleepwalking (Willis Alan Ramsey) Step Inside This House Curb-MCA 2-11831
  24. Hananel: Sleepwalking Maiden Voyage Gaterbone 00261-39706
  25. The Capitol Steps: The Sound of Sanders (Paul Simon/parody Mark Eaton-Elaina Newport) The Lyin' Kings CapSteps 1039
  26. The Music Man (2000 cast): Iowa Stubborn (Meredith Willson) Atlantic 92915-2
  27. The Capitol Steps: The Hardest Rhyme (Billy Joel / parody Mark Eaton-Elaina Newport) The Lyin' Kings CapSteps 1039
  28. Kim & Reggie Harris: Now Let Me Fly (trad) Steal Away Appleseed 1022
  29. Rhiannon Giddens: At the Purchaser's Option (Rhiannon Giddens- Joey Ryan) Freedom Highway Nonesuch 558805-2
  30. Odetta: Spiritual Trilogy Medley - Oh Freedom / Come and Go With Me / I'm on My Way (trad) The Tradition Masters Tradition 1085
  31. Robin & Jenny Bienemann: Beautiful Girl (Robin Bienemann) Live at Folkstage (11/23/13) self 00261-39965
  32. Susie Malcolm: John C. Clark (Karine Polwart) The Berries Beltane 113
  33. Cabaret (orig.cast - Jack Gilford): Meeskite (John Kander / Fred Ebb) Columbia 60533
  34. Katie Dahl: The Ballad of the Lazy Susan and the Dumbwaiter Ordinary Band Waterbug 122
  35. Shane Hennessy: Effervescent Marrakech Exchequer 002
  36. Andy Statman: Raw Ride Monroe Bus Shefa 3008
  37. Connie Kaldor: These Prairies Everyday Moments Coyote 1060
  38. Bill Staines: Prairie Song Rodeo Rose Philo 1079
  39. Tom May: Open Spaces, Prairie Winds Trace of the Toubador - Live no label/#
  40. Don Lange: Fields of Illinois Natural Born Heathen Flying Fish 060
  41. The Flyin' A's: Letting Go (Hilary Adamson) No Holds Barred Flying A 00191
  42. Dylan Thomas: Do Not Go Gentle into That Good Night Caedmon
  43. Rainbow Girls (Erin Chapin, Vanessa May, Caitlin Gowdey): Do Not Go Gentle American Dream self 00261-45849
  44. C. Daniel Boling: I Will Not Go Gently These Houses Berkalin 10021
  45. 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:

Eddy Lawrence, Trout Steak Revival, Ellie Grace, Matt Watroba, Claudia Schmidt, Jim & Susie Malcolm, Connie Kaldor, The Flyin' A's, Rainbow Girls

CD of the week: Ellie Grace

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