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THE MIDNIGHT SPECIAL
April 25, 2020

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways 40068/71
  2. Ruthie Foster Big Band: Joy Comes Back (I Want to Be Ready) (Sean Staples) Live at the Paramount Blue Corn 2001
  3. (David) Buskin & (Robin) Batteau: Choose Joy Red Shoes and Golden Hearts Nouveau Retro 00261-27081
  4. Peter & Mary Alice Amidon w/ Jennifer Armstrong, Georgia Rose, & Suzannah Armstrong-Park: I Still Have Joy (trad) Hymns & Ballads Ammus 09-02
  5. Tim Harrison: Joy Alright Wheatfield with Crows 2nd Avenue 2008
  6. Mia Arends & Michael Derning: Joy (Mia Arends) Rough Magic self 88295-91927
  7. Randy Newman: Stay Away (single)
  8. Sebastian Cabot: It Ain't Me Babe (Bob Dylan) Sebastian Cabot, actor, Bob Dylan, Poet Rev-Ola 198
  9. The Burns Sisters: Stay Away from Me (Marie Burns-David Kent) In This World Philo 1198
  10. Crys Matthews & Heather Mae: Six Feet Apart (private recording)
  11. Rachel Garlin: Out There Mondegreens self 00261-48054
  12. Tom Paxton: Little Lost Child How Come the Sun Reprise 6443
  13. The David Bromberg Band: Lovin' of the Game (Pat & Victoria Garvey) Big Road Red House 316
  14. The Baseball Project (Peter Buck, Mike Mills, Scott McCaughey, Steve Wynn and Linda Pitmon): The Baseball Card Song 3rd YepRoc promo
  15. Jean Shepherd: Balls Jean Shepherd and other foibles Collectors' Choice 343-2
  16. Larry Kaplan: Baseball Furthermore. . . Folk-Legacy 148
  17. Damn Yankees (orig.cast-Russ Brown & cast): Heart (Richard Adler/Jerry Ross) RCA Victor 3948-2
  18. Bud Abbott & Lou Costello: Who's On First The Amercian Comedy Box 1915-1994 Rhino 71617
  19. You're A Good Man Charlie Brown (orig.cast): T.E.A.M. (The Baseball Game) (Clark Gesner) Decca 012159851-2
  20. John Doyle w/ Cathy Jordan & John McCusker: Teelin Harbour The Path of Stones Compass 74739-2
  21. The Once: Three Fishers (Garnet Rogers/Charles Kingsley) The Once Borealis 204
  22. Wm. Pint & Felicia Dale: Heaven's a Bar (Tim Laycock) Seven Seas Waterbug 055
  23. Roy Zimmerman: The Liar Tweets Tonight (Solomon Linda, parody Roy Zimmerman) (private recording)
  24. Martin Simpson w/ Jessica Ruby Simpson: The Turtle and the Asp (M.Simpson) Red Roses Thunderbird no#
  25. David Bromberg: Who Will the Next Fool Be (Charlie Rich) Big Road Red House 316
  26. Claudia Nygaard & Tom Dundee: Hello In There (John Prine) private recording
  27. Jacques Brel Is Alive and Well... (orig.cast-Elly Stone): Old Folks (Les Vieux) (Brel-Eric Blau-Mort Shuman) Columbia Legacy 89998
  28. Paul Kelly w/ Kasey Chambers: When We're Both Old and Mad Songs from the South - 1985-2019 - Greatest Hits Cooking Vinyl 029
  29. Don Caron & Linda Gower: Confounds the Science (Don Caron parody of Paul Simon) private recording
  30. Jon Wilcox: Science Ain't Gonna Save You Baby Still Life Sage Arts 2012
  31. Li'L Abner (orig.B'way cast - Howard St. John): Progress Is the Root of All Evil (Gene DePaul / Johnny Mercer) Columbia 877200
  32. Joel Mabus: God Don't Like It - I Don't Either (trad,arr.with add.lyrics J. Mabus) Different Hymnal. Fossil 2517
  33. Danny Schmidt: A Prayer for the Sane (private recording)
  34. John Flynn: Papa Gene's Blues (Mike Nesmith) private recording
  35. Archie Fisher: Jock Stewart (trad,arr.Archie Fisher) The Man With a Rhyme Folk-Legacy 61
  36. Jim Photoglo w/ Freebo: Sparks in the Radio (Photoglo-Gary Burr) Folkstage - May 14, 2005 WFMT recording
  37. Trio Dhoore (Koen, Hartwin, Ward Dhoore): Heuvelland August Trad 004
  38. Ian Foster & Nancy Hynes: Siena (private recording)
  39. Pete Morton with Full House: When We Sing Together Game of Life Fellside 271
  40. Small Potatoes: Simple Faith (David Tamulevich) private recording
  41. Shelley Posen w/ John Sheard, p: Long Long Tunnel private recording
  42. Eileen McGann: Love & Light Surround Me Light Dragonwing 117
  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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RICH'S PICKS:

Ruthie Foster, Arends & Derning, Rachel Garlin, David Bromberg, John Doyle

CD of the week: David Bromberg

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