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THE MIDNIGHT SPECIAL
May 9, 2020

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways 40068/71
  2. Anna Turner & Robert Gruseki: Good Times Are Just Around the Corner private recording
  3. Annie (orig.cast B'way-Andrea McArdle): Tomorrow (Charles Strouse/Martin Charnin) Columbia Legacy 60723
  4. Don Lange: Take Your Care and Keep Your Distance private recording
  5. Ellie Grace: Right Now On the Side of Love self 00261-47941
  6. Mame (orig.cast B'way cast-Angela Lansbury): Open a New Window (Jerry Herman) Columbia Legacy 60959
  7. The Seldom Scene: Open Up the Window, Noah (trad,arr.Phil Rosenthal) At the Scene Sugar Hill 3636
  8. Odetta & Larry: I Was Born About 10,000 Years Ago / The Biggest Thing (trad) At the Tin Angel Fantasy 565-2
  9. The Arrogant Worms: History Is Made By Stupid People C'est Cheese self 777-2
  10. Puppets of Castro: Extraordinary Things (Andrew Lorand) Puppets of Castro Trough 1307
  11. Tom Chapin w/ Michael Mark & Jon Cobert: Our Mothers Built This City (Tom Chapin-Si Kahn) At the Turning Point Sundance 029
  12. The Beatles: Your Mother Should Know (Lennon-McCartney) Magical Mystery Tour EMI 0946382465-2
  13. Mike Nichols & Elaine May: Mother and Son In Retrospect Mercury 314 532 373-2
  14. Camille West: Mother Tongue self 102
  15. Sally Rogers & Howie Bursen: A Chat With Your Mother (Lou & Peter Berryman) When Howie Met Sally Flying Fish 70538
  16. The Special Consensus: Lake Shore Drive (Skip Haynes) Chicago Barn Dance Compass 74756-2
  17. Martin, Bogan & The Armstrongs: Streets of Old Chicago (Howard Armstrong) That Old Gang of Mine Flying Fish 056
  18. David Williams: Chicago, Chicago By the Lake Route 66 Trapdoor 3
  19. Pete Morton: Metropolitan Safari A Golden Thread Further 003
  20. The Special Consensus: Sweet Home Chicago (Robt. Johnson) Chicago Barn Dance Compass 74756-2
  21. South Pacific (orig.cast-Mary Martin): I'm Gonna Wash That Man Right out outa My Hair (Rodgers/Hammerstein) Columbia Legacy 60722
  22. Heather Styka: Wash Your Face private recording
  23. Anna Turner & Robert Gruseki: Handle Me with Care private recording
  24. Skinner & T'witch (Steve Skinner & Sandra Twichett): Singing on My Doorstep (S.Skinner) (limited release)
  25. Jan Krist: Frankenstein Robin Hood Yellow Room 023
  26. Vince Bell: Frankenstein Phoenix Watermelon 1027
  27. Uncle Bonsai: The Monster in the Closet (Andrew Ratshin) The Family Feast Yellow Tail 10029
  28. Steve Goodman w/ Bob Hoban: Mama Tried (Merle Haggard) Live '69 (University of Illinois Auditorium - November 10, 1969) Omnivore 369
  29. Braden Gates: Mama, I've Tried Pictures of Us Borealis 253
  30. Severn Darden: Oedipus The Sound of My Own Voice and Other Noises Mercury 6202
  31. Mary Liz McNamara: Oedipus Unhinged self no#
  32. The Haden Triplets: Gray Mother Dreaming (Carl Haden-Ernest Harvey) The Family Songbook Trimeter 38965
  33. Pete Morton: Universal Basic Income A Golden Thread Further 003
  34. Charlie King & Karen Brandow: Trickle Up (Charlie King) The Distance Remaining Vaguely Reminiscent 9023
  35. Mother Jones In Heaven (Vivian Nesbitt & John Dillon): Mothers (Si Kahn) self 00261-4727
  36. Eliza Gilkyson: Sooner or Later 20 20 Red House 316
  37. Ellis Delaney: You Got This Ordinary Love Singing Crow
  38. Carrie Newcomer: You Can Do This Hard Thing The Beautiful Not Yet Available Light 03
  39. Mae Robertson & Don Jackson: Child of Mine (Bill Staines) The Sun Upon the Lake Is Low Lyric Partners 4902-2
  40. Cindy Ruenes: My Name Is Mom Please Don't Tell Me How to Dance self 88295-66572
  41. Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer: Dear Mom (Cathy Fink) A Parents' Home Companion Rounder 8031
  42. Iris DeMent: When My Mornin' Comes Around The Way I Should Warner Bros. 946188-2
  43. Ruthie Foster: Brand New Day Live at the Paramount Blue Corn 2001
  44. Leo Kottke: All Through the Night (trad,arr.Kottke) Ice Water One Way 18458
  45. Dan Fogelberg: To the Morning Home Free Columbia 31751
  46. 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:

Ellie Grace, Puppets of Castro, Special Consensus, Pete Morton, Jan Krist, Steve Goodman, Eliza Gilkyson, Ruthie Foster, Ellis Delaney

CD of the week: Pete Morton

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