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THE MIDNIGHT SPECIAL
May 23, 2020

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways 40068/71
  2. Michael Johnson: Here Comes the Sun (George Harrison) The Early Albums MJ Blue 99001
  3. Kelly Hunt: Sunshine Is Long Overdue Even the Sparrow Rare Bird 88295-80054
  4. The Early Risers (Putnam Smith & Ashley Storrow): Red Bird (A.Storrow) Making Life Sweet Itchy Sabot 009
  5. Steve Goodman: Red, Red Robin (Harry Woods) Artistic Hair Omnivore 336
  6. Jan Krist & Jim Bizer: Some Sunny Day (J.Bizer) Influence Yellow Room 011
  7. Spoon River Antholgy (Cates-Aidman production - Betty Garrett): Lucinda Matlock (Edgar Lee Masters) Columbia 88985-34234-2
  8. Naming the Twins (Robbie Smith & Kath Glauser): Oh Life! Sweet Transitions Duet Right 001
  9. Callaghan: Crazy Beautiful Life Acoustic Coffee House self 00261-44015
  10. Chicks with Dip: What a Wonderful World (Weiss/Thiele) private recording
  11. Anya Turner & Robert Grusecki: A Party self 02742-51042
  12. Steve Goodman: Let's Give a Party (Carl Martin) Live at the Earl of Town Red Pajamas 017
  13. Scott Cook: Kitchen Dance Party On Further Down the Line self 91061-22085
  14. Noel Coward: I Went to a Marvelous Party The Noel Coward Album Columbia 47253
  15. Half A Sixpence (orig.cast Tommy Steele): The Party's on the House (David Heneker) RCA 09026-63691-2
  16. Tom Paxton: Wasn't That a Party New Songs For Old Friends Morello 44
  17. My Fair Lady (orig.cast - Julie Andrews): I Could Have Danced All Night (Loewe/Lerner) Columbia 60539
  18. Betty Comden & Adolph Green: The Party's Over (fr. Bells Are Ringing) (Jule Styne/Comden-Green) Columbia Legacy 89545
  19. Hal Holbrook as Mark Twain: How to Be Seventy (Samuel Clemens) The Best of Hal Holbrook in Mark Twain Tonight! Columbia Legacy 86228
  20. John Gorka: People My Age The Company You Keep Red House 151
  21. Win Stracke: I Have Led a Good Life (Carl Sandburg) (Hull House benefit 9/8/1974) WFMT recording
  22. Terri Allard: Happy Endings Makes No Sense Reckless Abandon 62902
  23. Electric Bonsai Band: Happy Endings (Romeo & Juliet) (Andrew Ratshin) Lounging in the Belly of the Beast Yellow Tail 10009
  24. Eric Taylor: Happy Endings Scuffletown Eminent 26001-2
  25. Cherish the Ladies: Crowley's Reels / Tom Ward's Downfall (trad) New Day Dawning Green Linnet 1175
  26. Sons of the Never Wrong: Over There (Bruce Roper-Sue Demel) King Fisher King Waterbug 107
  27. The Pines: There in Spirit (David Huckfelt-Benson Ramsey) Above the Prairie Red House 291
  28. We're About 9: The Hardest Thing to Prove (Brian Gundersdorf) Future Pilot self 00261-39744
  29. Cardboard Ox (Tracie Potochnik & Steve Allain): Face to Face (S.Allain) Cardboard Ox self 00261-43201
  30. Atwater-Donnelly: The Spanish Lady The World Is Old Tonight Rabbit Island 1013-2
  31. Ernest Troost: Switchblade Heart Live at McCabes Travelin' Shoes 1003
  32. Amy White: Tinderbox Heart Didn't We Waltz Fairewood 053
  33. Jenny Ritter: You Are Also Them Raised by Wolves Fiddlehead 008
  34. Elaine Romanelli: Forty Back The Hour Before self 88295-24554
  35. Red Tail Ring: Fall Away Blues (Laurel Primo-Michael Beauchamp) Earthwork 8504
  36. Lori Lieberman: Stand For You (L.Lieberman-S. Struijk-Yori Swart) Ready for the Storm Drive On 11511-214
  37. Paul Sachs: The Best Hope Can Do Love Is Love self 00261-44393
  38. Joseph Sobol: The Road Not Taken (J.Sobol/Robert Frost) Citternity Kiltartan Road 1010
  39. Geoff Bartley: Let Falling Stars. . . One Kind Word Waterbug 0036
  40. The Lucky Sisters: All That Is (Garnet Rogers) So Lucky Patio Records 0012
  41. Alice Peacock: In All Things (Alice Peacock-Danny Myrick) Live From Space self 53089-10022
  42. Mt. Thelonious (Ian Lubar-Alyssa Avery-Mark Wallace): The Prayer A Little More Time self 00385-25942
  43. Spoon River Antholgy (Cates-Aidman production - Charles Aidman): Naomi Caryl Hirschhorn & Hal Lynch - song: Spoon River (N.C.Hirshhorn/Chas.Aidman) / Last Poem (Edgar Lee Masters) Columbia 88985-34234-2
  44. Phil Ochs: Rehearsals for Retirement Farewells & Fantasies Elektra-Rhino 73518
  45. Ian McKellen: Prospero's closing speech from "The Tempest" (Wm. Shakespeare) BBC Audio
  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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