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THE MIDNIGHT SPECIAL
May 2, 2020

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways 40068/71
  2. Pete Seeger: Turn! Turn! Turn! (Seeger/Ecclesiastes-The Bible) Pete Seeger's Greatest Hits Columbia Legacy 65711
  3. Noel Paul Stookey: In These Times self no#
  4. Rant Maggie Rant: Toast to a New Day / A Good Western Wind (Barry Payne-Glen Dias-Linsay Schindler) Latitude self 09015-64434
  5. Gordon Bok w/ Bob Zentz: Turning Toward the Morning (Bok) Together Again for the First Time Timberhead Music 21
  6. Pete Morton: Oh Had I a Golden Thread (Pete Seeger) Further 024545-885828
  7. Nell & Jim Band (Nell Robinson & Jim Nunally): Woe Is Me (Nell Robinson) Western Sun Whipporwill 0590
  8. David Roth: Meet You Where You Are Stockfish 357-4095-2
  9. Lara Herscovitch: In Your Corner Highway Philosophers La Rama 2002
  10. Cosy Sheridan: Keep Your Overhead Low The Horse King Waterbug 102
  11. David Buskin & Co.: A Folksinger Earns Every Dime Big Times in a Small Town - The Vineyard Tapes Philo 1155
  12. Jud Caswell: Get Poor Slow Live! At The Seagull Shop self 88295-94774
  13. Danny Schmidt: 2020 Vision (private recording)
  14. Ellis Delaney: Bird on a Wire Ordinary Love Singing Crow
  15. Dear World (orig. B'way cast): The Spring of Next Year (Jerry Herman) Sony 48220
  16. David Roth: When the Universe Is Ready (D.Roth-Grant Baldwin) (private recording)
  17. Pete Seeger: My Get Up and Go Pete Seeger Now Omni 125
  18. Tom Paxton: Not Tonight Marie Heroes Vanguard 79411
  19. Pete Seeger: This Old Car Pete Seeger Now Omni 125
  20. Odetta: Car-Car Song (Woody Guthrie) Odetta & Larry at the Tin Angel Fantasy 565-2
  21. Rachael Sage: Ohio (Neil Young) Character (Acoustic) Mpress
  22. Magpie: Kent Give Light Long Tail
  23. Thom Bishop: Four Killed at Kent WFMT studio - August, 1974 WFMT recording
  24. Pete Seeger: If I Had a Hammer (Hammer Song) (Lee Hays-Peter Seeger) The Smithsonian Folkways Collection Smithsonian Folkways 40225
  25. The David Bromberg Band: Take This Hammer (Huddie Ledbetter) Big Road Red House 315
  26. Steve Earle: Steve's Hammer (For Pete) Washington Square Serenade New-West 6128
  27. Chuck Brodsky: Curse of the Billy Goat Tulips for Lunch Brodsky 8022
  28. Steve Goodman: A Dying Cub Fan's Last Request Affordable Art Omnivore 337
  29. (Johnny) Wayne & (Frank) Shuster: A Shakespearean Baseball Game Wayne & Shuster Columbia 8231
  30. John McCutcheon: I Am Here Sermon on the Mound Appalsongs 2008
  31. Jan Krist: Robin Hood Yellow Room 023
  32. Dar Williams: When I Was A Boy The Honesty Room Razor & Tie 2816
  33. Fred Small: Everything Possible Everything Possible - Fred Small in Concert Flying Fish 70625
  34. Ellis Delaney: Start Where You Are Ordinary Love Singing Crow
  35. Peter Seeger & Lorre Wyatt: A Toast to the Times A More Perfect Union Appleseed 1130
  36. Gretchen Peters: The Night You Wrote That Song (Mickey Newbury) Scarlet Letter13
  37. Gene Raskin, Francesca, Theodore Bikel & Eric Weissberg: Those Were the Days (Gene Raskin) Alcazar 45 rpm
  38. Sutton Foster: Once Upon a Time (Chas.Strouse-Lee Adams) Wish Ghostlight 83316
  39. Nell & Jim Band (Nell Robinson & Jim Nunally): In My Beautiful Dream (Jim Nunally) Western Sun Whipporwill 0590
  40. Lara Herscovitch: From a Dream Highway Philosophers La Rama 2002
  41. Thom Bishop: What Goes Down Orphans Pub- August 27, 1982 WFMT recording
  42. Pete Seeger: Quite Early Morning The Smithsonian Folkways Collection Smithsonian Folkways 40225
  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:

Pete Morton, Nell & Jim Band, Lara Herscovitch, David Roth, Ellis Delaney, David Bromberg Band, Jan Krist, Gretchen Peters

CD of the week: Ellis Delaney

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