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December 4, 1999

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special Last Sessions SMITHSONIAN FOLKWAYS SFCD-40068/71
  2. Original Broadway Cast: The Best of All Possible Worlds (Berstein/Wilbur-LaTouche-Parker) Candide Sony SK 48017
  3. James Gordon: Men Don't Clean Toilets Songs From Basic Black Pipe Street PSR1 (519-837-3757)
  4. Eva Cassidy: What a Wonderful World (G.Weiss/R.Thiele) Live at Blues Alley BLIX STREET G2-10046
  5. Christine Lavin: What Was I Thinking In 1999 Getting In Touch With My Inner Bitch ChristineLavin.com CL003
  6. Tommy Makem: Leatherwing Bat (trad) From the Archives SHANACHIE 52040
  7. Mike Craver: Little Brown Bat Wagoner's Lad Sapsucker 2323 (841 S. NC Hwy 150, Lexington, NC 27295)
  8. A Hanukkah Celebration with Lori Lippitz of the Maxwell Street Klezmer Band

    • Abe Schwartz's Orchestra: Lebedik Un Freylekh (PD) Klezmer Music 1910-1942 Global Village CD104
    • Maxwell Street Klezmer Band: Ocho Kandelikas (F.Jagoda) Maxwell Street Wedding Global Village CD136
    • Shirim: Kozatsky 'til You Dropsky / Tents Chinese (Tchaikovsky/David Harris) Klezmer Nutcracker Newport Classics LC 8554
    • Yosele Rosenblatt: Lomir Sich Iberbeten (trad) Yiddish Rosenblatt Israel Music ICD 5045
    • Maxwell Street Klezmer Band: Compote (Y.Bokov,A.Lisker,A.Koffman) You Should Be So Lucky! SHANACHIE 67006
  9. Jean Redpath: Gloomy December (Robt.Burns/arr.Serge Hovey) The Songs of Robert Burns, Volumes 5 & 6 PHILO CDPH 1189
  10. Laurie Lewis & Tom Rozum: If We Make It Through December (Merle Haggard) SIGNATURE SOUNDS SIG 1251 (800-694-5354)
  11. Natalie MacMaster: Get Me Through December (Gordie Sampson/Fred Lavery) In My Hands ROUNDER 11661-7025-2
    (NOTE: The vocals, incorrectly attributed to MacMaster during the broadcast, are in fact by Alison Krauss.)
  12. Pat Maloney: You and That Tambourine Perfect Oblivious Moon Ratrick 7487 (520-632-0064)
  13. Chris Hillman: Mr. Tambourine Man (Bob Dylan) The FolkScene Collection, Vol. Two RED HOUSE RHRCD 137
  14. The Watersons: Sound, Sound Your Instruments of Joy (trad) Sound, Sound Your Instruments of Joy Topic 12TS346
  15. Robin & Linda Williams: Angel Band (trad) Shenandoah Moon Symposium SYS 2007
  16. Rick Fielding: Sing With the Angels This One's the Dreamer BOREALIS BCD119 (877-530-4288)
  17. The Weavers: When the Stars Begin To Fall (trad/arr.Weavers) Wasn't That a Time VANGUARD VCD4-147/50
  18. Anita Silvert: All Roads Converge Midwest Girl Balancing Act BAM-003 P.O. Box 512, Yardley, PA 19067 (215-369-0220) or email

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Christine Lavin, Mike Craver, Natalie MacMaster, Rick Fielding, The FolkScene Collection, Vol. 2

Jean Redpath with Sue Richards at the Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln, Friday, December 10 at 8, Kathy Cowan opens the program. 773-728-6000

Jean Redpath, with Sue Richards, in a "Folkstage" concert at the Byron Colby Barn of Prairie Crossing, in Grayslake, Saturday, December 11 at 8 PM sharp. *Free* but you must call for reservations.

Waterson-Carthy (Norma Waterson, Martin Carthy and Eliza Waterson, perform in an Acoustic Renaissance concert, Saturday, December 11 at 8 at the Unitarian Church of Hinsdale, 17 W. Maple. (708-802-0236)

Weavermania with Mark Dvorak, Michael Smith, Barbara Barrow and Tom Dundee at Hogeye Folk Arts, Limited, at the Saturday, December 11 at 7:30 PM

A big benefit for the Make-A-Wish Foundation, Saturday, December 18 from 6P-12MN, featuring Bob Janis & Chris Gaylor, Tricia Alexander, Rick Neely, O'Hare, Laffey & Furlong, Dan Zahn & Chris McNamara, Kat Eggleston, Small Potatoes, Darwin & Marv and others at the Milk Pail, 14N 630 Route 25 in East Dundee. 847-540-5527 or email.