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THE MIDNIGHT SPECIAL
June 13, 2020

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways 40068/71
  2. Joe Crookston: Bird by Bird Able Baker Charlie & Dog Milagrito 78
  3. Gordon Bok: A Little Road and a Stone to Roll (John Stewart) Return to the Land Folk-Legacy 118
  4. Joan Baez w/ Jeffrey Shurtleff: One Day at a Time (Willie Nelson) Vanguard 79310-2
  5. Jaspar Lepak: When the New Day Comes Close to Me self 191061-665168
  6. John McCutcheon: When All of This Is Over Cabin Fever - Songs from the Quarantine Appalsongs no#
  7. Laura Cortese & The Dance Cards: From the Ashes BitterBetter Compass 7475-2
  8. Ellis Delaney: The Finest Adventure Ordinary Love Singing Crow 89577-78202
  9. Jack Williams: Young at Heart (Johnny Richards - Carolyn Leigh) Don't Let Go Wind River4039
  10. David Piper: Hold It Like a Baby Trail Trough 1326
  11. Brooks Williams: My Turn Now Work My Claim Red Guitar Blue Music 2020
  12. Tim Readman: Going on Zoom (parody of Going to the Zoo by Tom Paxton) private recording
  13. John McCutcheon: Six Feet Away Cabin Fever - Songs from the Quarantine Appalsongs no#
  14. Audra McDonald: Facebook Song (Kate Miller-Heidke) Sing Happy Decca 0028495-02
  15. Heather Styka: Twenty Dollar Bill (Tom Prasada-Rao) Folkstage - June 6, 2020 WFMT recording
  16. Heather Pierson: Beside the Firelight private recording
  17. Paula Cole: Undertow (One Life Lost) Revolution 675 label 88295-91910
  18. Zoe Boekbinder w/ Ani DiFranco: Just Another Link in the Chain (Ken Blackburn) Long Time Gone - The Prison Music Project Righteous Babe 094
  19. Saro Lynch-Thomason & Sam Gleaves: No More, No More (Si Kahn) I Have Known Women Strictly Country Records 83
  20. Lily Tomlin: Mr. Veedle This Is a Recording Laugh.com 1114
  21. David Bromberg Band: Just Because You Didn't Answer (Thom Bishop) Big Road Red House 315
  22. Steve Goodman: Answering Machine Tape Santa Ana Winds Omnivore 344
  23. John Doyle: Her Long Hair Flowing Down The Path of Stones Compass 74739-2
  24. Tom Paxton: When You Shook Your Long Hair Down New Songs for Old Friends Morello 44
  25. John Hartford: The Girl with the Long Brown Hair Country Legends - John Hartford Buddha 74465-99837-2
  26. Four Bitchin' Babes (Christine Lavin, Sally Fingerette, Julie Gold, Megon McDonough): Bald Headed Men (C.Lavin) Buy Me Bring Me Take Me Don't Mess My Hair... Philo 1150
  27. The King and I (orig.B'way cast-Yul Brenner): A Puzzlement (Richard Rodgers/Oscar Hammerstein II) Decca 012157982-2
  28. Pharis and Jason Romero w/ John Reischman, mando: Kind Girl (Pharis Romero) Bet on Love Lula 2006
  29. Amy Speace: Kindness Me and the Ghost of Charlemagne Windbone 00219
  30. Guy Davis: We All Need More Kindness in This World Legacy Red House 175
  31. Aaron Smith and the Coal Biters: Kindness The Way the World Turns self 88295-31755
  32. Claudia Schmidt: Be Nice Spinning Pragmavision 43157-37775
  33. Nell (Robinson) & Jim (Nunally) Band: Handsome Medley - Handsome Cabin Boy / Handsome Molly (trad,arr.Nunally) Western Sun Whippoorwill 0590
  34. Laura Smith: My Bonny (trad,add.lyrics L.Smith) B'tween the Earth and My Soul Cornermuse 50235-2 (March 18, 1952 - March 7, 2020)
  35. Gordon Bok, Ann Mayo Muir, Ed Trickett: Fear a Bhata (The Boatman) (trad) The First Fifteen Years, Volume II Folk-Legacy 1004
  36. Jenny Reynolds: The Way We Say Goodbye Any Kind of Angel self 00261-48218
  37. Louisa Branscomb: Ain't No Good Goodbye (L/Branscomb-Teresa Neal) Gonna Love Anyway Compass 74738-2
  38. Ellis Paul: How You Say Goodbye (Kyle Hancharik) The Storyteller's Suitcase Rosella 881131-009656
  39. Steel Rail (Tod Gorr, Ellen Shizgal, Dave Clark): If By Midnight (Dave Clarke/Lucinda Chodan) Coming Home Crossties 1006
  40. Hot Pickin' 57s: Midnight on the Highway Hot Picks self 88295-94116
  41. Garnet Rogers: Night Drive All That Is Red House 160
  42. The Wailin' Jennys: Bright Morning Stars (trad,arr.Wailin' Jennys) Red House 234
  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:

John McCutcheon, Ellis Delaney Laura Cortese, David Piper, Saro Lynch-Thomason & Sam Gleaves, John Doyle, Pharis & Jason Romero, Nell & Jim Band, Steel Rail

CD of the week: Pharis & Jason Romero

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