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January 22, 2000

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special Last Sessions SMITHSONIAN FOLKWAYS SFCD-40068/71
  2. Second Opinion: A Seat At The Table (S.Potter/P.Madden-Roth) Last Rose SecondOpinion SECOP003 (517-267-0410)
  3. Mustard's Retreat: Gather the Family The Wind and the Crickets. . . PALMETTO PM2029 (800-PALM-CDs)
  4. Gordon Lightfoot: Sit Down Young Stranger Sit Down Young Stranger REPRISE 6392
  5. Lead Belly: Come and Sit Down Beside Me (trad) Shout On SMITHSONIAN FOLKWAYS SFCD40105
  6. Michael Bentine: Welcome Stranger Square Bashing RCA International 1007
  7. The Even Dozen Jug Band: Come On In (trad) The Even Dozen Jug Band Elektra EKL-246
  8. The Limeliters: Folk Rap (OJ Anderson) Until We Get It Right! GNP CRESCENDO GNPD 2266
  9. James Gordon: The Humline Song Songs From Basic Black Pipe Street PSR1 (519-837-3757)
  10. The Weavers: Universal Folk Song The Weavers at Carnegie Hall, Vol. 2 VANGUARD VSD-2069
  11. Orson Bean: A 1959 American Folk Song Orson Bean at the hungry i Fantasy 7009
  12. Andrew Calhoun: Folksingers are Boring Phoenix Envy WATERBUG WBG 0025 (800-466-0234
  13. Jay Ungar & Molly Mason: Bonaparte's Retreat / Hoedown Harverst Home Angel 7243 5 56720 2 5
  14. Original Cast: Lizzie Borden (M.Brown) New Faces of 1952 RCA LOC 1008
  15. Jim & Jesse: Dixie Hoedown (McReynolds) Live In Japan Towa- Old Dominion 498-07
  16. Jay Ungar & Molly Mason: Haymaker's Hoedown Harvest Home Angel 7243 5 56720 2 5
  17. Curtis & Loretta: Don't Keep a Sailor Away From the Sea (C.Teague) Gone Forever Haymarket HM-105 (612-781-9537)
  18. 1David Francey: Sorrows of the Sailor / Blue Water Torn Screen Door Laker LKR 1001 (819-838-4366 or email)
  19. Harvey Reid: Silver Blue Of Wind and Water WOODPECKER WP 104CD (PO Box 815, York, ME 03909)
  20. Margaret MacArthur: Streets of Derry (trad) Ballads Thrice Twisted Whetstone 05 (802-254-2549 or email.)
  21. Silly Sisters (Prior-Tabor): Geordie (trad) Silly Sisters Chrysalis CHR 1101
  22. Odetta: Gallows Pole (trad) The Essential Odetta VANGUARD VSD 33/34
  23. David Bromberg: Young Westley (Mary McCaslin) How Late'll Ya Play 'Til Fantasy FCD-7705-2
  24. Spike Milligan: The ABC A Record Load of Rubbish BBC Records RED 98M
  25. Mrs Ackroyd Band (David Knutson): Sloop John A (trad/Les Barker) Tubular Dogs Mrs Ackroyd DOG014 (also available from WATERBUG Records)
  26. The Weavers: The Wreck of The 'John B' (trad/Hays) The Weavers on Tour VANGUARD VMD-73116
  27. Stan Rogers: The Jeanie C. Turnaround Fogarty's Cove FCM 001D (23 Hillside Ave., S., Dundas, Ontario L9H 4H7, Canada)
  28. Jay Ungar & Molly Mason: Ashokan Farewell (Ungar) Harvest Home Angel 7243 5 56720 2 5
  29. David Bromberg: Mr. Bojangles David Bromberg - The Player Columbia Legacy CK 65263
  30. The Copper Family: By the Green Grove (trad) Coppersongs 2 Coppersongs CD2 (73 Telscombe Rd., Peacehaven, East Sussex, BN10 7UB, England)
  31. Ginny Hawker & Kay Justice: The Birds Were Singing of You (AP Carter) bristol-a tribute to the original carter family Copper Creek CCCD-0176 (PO Box 3161, Roanoke, VA 24015)
  32. Keith Eric & Waterhouse: Wings of a Dove (trad) One Step Kingston 11 - 1101
  33. The Beatles: Blackbird (Lennon/McCartney) The White Album Apple SWBO 101
  34. David Francey: Red-Winged Blackbird Torn Screen Door Laker LKR 1001
  35. Judy Collins: Red-Winged Blackbird (Billy Edd Wheeler) The Judy Collins Concert Elektra EKS-7280
  36. Matapat: La Suite des Trois Rubans (Three Ribbons Suite) Matapat BOREALIS BCD110
  37. Ed Trickett: Who's Gonna Buy You Ribbons (Paul Clayton) Echo on the Evening Tide AZALEA ACCD-9901 (PO Box 5441, Takoma Park, MD 20913)
  38. Harry Belafonte: Scarlet Ribbons (J.Segal-E.Danzig) Belafonte RCA Victor LPM-1150
  39. Matapat: La Traverse du Saguenay / Le Grand Triomphe (L.Bourdreault/trad) Matapat BOREALIS BCD110 (416-530-4288)
  40. Gordon Bok: River Drive (David Calder) In the Kind Land Timberhead THDCD 11 (PO Box 840, Camden, ME 04843)
  41. Annie Gallup: It Was You In the Morning Steady Steady Yes 1 800 PRIME CD PCD63
  42. Lori B: Picture a World Hurricane Child Paradox Arts no# (415-487-6292)
  43. Robin & Linda Williams: In the Company of Strangers (R&L Williams/J.Clark) In the Company of Strangers SUGAR HILL SUG-CD-1064
  44. Holmes Hooke-Oliver Schroer: The Word Caught By the Tale Holmespun Music HMCD001 (416-484-0419)
  45. David Francey: Saints and Sinners Torn Screen Door Laker LKR 1001
  46. Anita Silvert: All Roads Converge Midwest Girl Balancing Act BAM-003 P.O. Box 512, Yardley, PA 19067 (215-369-0220) or email

Performer is composer unless otherwise noted. Song is album title unless otherwise noted. Album titles are in italics, composers in parens ( ).


David Francey*, The Mrs Ackroyd Band, Second Opinion, The Limeliters, Margaret MacArthur, Robin & Linda Williams
*a recording of particular merit

Matapan will give a free concert in Preston Hall of the Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington, Wednesday, January 26 at 7 PM.

Curtis & Loretta will be at the Two-Way Street Coffee House, 1047 Curtiss, Downers Grove, Friday, January 28 at 8:45. 630-969-9720

Annie Gallup at the Front Porch, 505 E. Lincolnway, Valparaiso, Indiana Friday, January 28 at 8. 219-464-4700

Jay Ungar & Molly Mason, along with David Bromberg will be at the Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln, Saturday, January 28 at 7 and 10 PM. 773-728-6000

The 40th Annual University of Chicago Folk Festival, February 4-6, with evening concerts at Mandel Hall, 57th & University, featuring Bois Sec Ardoin-Edward & Danny Poullard Creole Band; The Copper Family; Ralph Blizard & the New Southern Ramblers, John Bergquist; Little Arthur & The Back Scratchers; Kenny Baker & Josh Graves; Ginny Hawker-Kay Justice & Tracy Schwarz; The Karl Shiffett & Big Country Show; Little Arthur & The Back Scratchers; Keith Eric & Waterhouse; Pat Broaders-Jimmy Keane-Sean Cleland. Not all artists perform each night. There also daytime workshops at Ida Noyes Hall, 1212 E. 59th Street. For general information call 773 702-9793, for tickets 773-702-7300.

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