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THE MIDNIGHT SPECIAL
February 29, 2020

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways 40068/71
  2. Mike Cross: Leap Year Baby Michael's Magic Music Box Mi Ma-Mubo 101
  3. Pirates of Penzace (Joseph Papp production-Kevin Klein, Estelle Parsons, Rex Smith): When You Left Our Pirate Fold - Paradox song (Arthur Sullivan/W.S. Gilbert) Elektra 601-2
  4. Mark Humphreys: Leap Day Trough 1033
  5. Caitlin Canty: Leaping Out (C.Canty-Anthony Da Costa) Motel Bouquet self 59723-00410
  6. Susie Burke & David Surette: Give Me One More Day (D.Surette) Waiting for the Sun Madrina 106
  7. Lunasa: Pontevedra to Carcoraosa set - Marcha Processional du corpus de Pantevedra / Pasacorredoires 'de Mustad a Millares' / Muisera Caracosa (trad, arr.Lunasa) La Nua self 00261-29595
  8. Poor Man's Gambit: The Land of Sunshine set - The Land of Sunshine (Martin Mulhaire) / O'Dowd's (John O'Dowd) / Castlerock Road (Damien O'Kane) Land of Sunshine self 191061-501266
  9. Claudia Schmidt: Rooster Slow Steady Heart self 00261-48053
  10. Sara Thomsen: Too Many Roosters Song Like a Seed self 89577-78152
  11. Gloria Attoun: Time to Kill the Rooster (Gloria Attoun Bauermeister) Gloria Attoun self 709
  12. Battlefield Band: I'm Going to Set You Free (John Spillane) Dookin' Temple2100
  13. The Hillbenders: I'm Free (fr. Tommy) (Pete Townshend) Tommy - a Bluegrass Opry Compass 74650-2
  14. Sultans of String feat. Waleed Abdulhamid, Meg Contini & Rebecca Campbell: I'm Free (Chris McKhool) Refuge self 61297-68762
  15. Chris Vallillo: These Hands Best of All Possible Worlds Gin Ridge 1006
  16. Victory Farm (orig.cast): For the Work of Our Hands (James Valcq / Emilie Coulson-Katie Dahl) Leaky Boat 0491
  17. Sally Rogers: The Touch of the Master's Hand (Sally Rogers/ Myra Brook Welch) The Unclaimed Pint Flying Fish 704098
  18. Lunasa: Cregg's Pipes set - Cregg's Pipes / Uist Reel / John Doherty's (trad, arr. Lunasa) The Story So Far. . . Compass 74475-2
  19. Brendan Power w/ Des Hurley, fid: The Bird in the Bush / Tom Ward's Downfall / Craig's Pipes (trad, arr.Power-D.Hurley-Chris Newman) New Irish Harmonica Green Linnet 3098
  20. George Carlin: Newscast (excerpt) Take-Off and Put-Ons RCA Victor 3772
  21. The Dangling Participles: Breaking News Blues Present self 98576-51372
  22. The Early Risers (Putnam Smith & Ashley Storrow): Despair (A.Storrow) Making Life Sweet Itchy Sabot 009
  23. Mark Dvorak: I Don't Need It Anymore Let Love Go On Ten Fingers 88295-98538
  24. Paul Mills: The Yard Sale Song The Other Side of the Glass Borealis 171
  25. Can-Can (orig.cast-Lilo): Never Give Anything Away (Cole Porter) Angel 764664-2
  26. Alicia Viani: Good Man Alicia Viani self 43563-12259
  27. Vance Gilbert: Good Good Man Disismye 0010
  28. Greg Greenway: The Good Man 20,000 Versions of the Sun self 88295-46875
  29. Jud Caswell: Stocks Live at the Seagull Shop self 88295-94774
  30. Anne Hills & Jan Burda w/ Fred Campeau: The Panic Is On (trad) Don't Panic Flying Fish 70608
  31. The Last Word Quintet: Everything Up Is Down to Me (song Al Day, poem by Mark Kelly Smith) Live at Studio 5 self 88295-98964
  32. Steve Goodman: Medley - Where Are You Going Mister? (composer unknown) / Eleanor Rigby (Lennon-McCartney) / Drifter (Travid Edmonson) / Somebody to Love (Darby Slick) Live '69 Omnivore 369
  33. Stone Blind Valentine - Emily Hurd: Promised Land Burn Like a Field self 77319-00523
  34. Old Salt Union: Promised Land (Jesse Farrar) Where the Dogs Don't Bite Compass 74741-2
  35. Penelope Salinger: Promised Land God Bless the Man (Who Knows How to Use His Tools) self 89211-91757
  36. Michael Smith & Barbara Barrow: Honey to the Hive (M.P.Smith) Orphans, Chicago - August 18, 1977 WFMT recording
  37. 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:

Poor Man's Gambit, Claudia Schmidt, Sara Thomsen, Sultans of String, The Dangling Participles, The Early Risers, Mark Dvorak, Alicia Viani, Vance Gilbert, Jud Caswell, Steve Goodman

CD of the week: Steve Goodman

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