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March 11, 2000

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special Last Sessions SMITHSONIAN FOLKWAYS SFCD-40068/71
  2. Dave Carter & Tracy Grammer: Hey Conductor (Carter) Tanglewood Tree Signature Sounds SIG 1257 (800-694-5354)
  3. Jim Post: Silver Engine (Kendall Kardt) Magic FLYING FISH FF-216
  4. Big Bill Broonzy: This Train (trad) Big Bill Broonzy Sings Folk Songs Folkways FA 2328
  5. Dos Boys: Riders On the El (Doors/Boys) Will Sing For Food DosBoys 0784
  6. James Keelaghan: Never Gonna Stop This Train A Recent Future GREEN LINNET GLCD 2120
  7. Baillie and the Boys: The Road That Led Me To You (D.Schlitz/K.Baillie/M.Bonagura) The Road That Led Me To You Synergy 32653
  8. Linda Allen: The Long Way Home The Long Way Home October Rose OR1012 (360-734-7979)
  9. Mary Black: Bless the Road (Steve Cooney) Speaking With the Angel Curb D2-77958
  10. Joan Baez: Sweet Sir Galahad Ring Them Bells Guardian 7243 8 34999 2 5
  11. Stan Freberg: St. George and the Dragonet Stan Freberg Collectors Series Capitol CDP 791627 2
  12. Anne Lister: The Dragon's Own Song Singing On the Wind Hearthfire 005CD (34 Nightingale House, Thomas Moore St., London E1 9VQ)
  13. Oscar Brand: I Like Ike (PD) Presidential Campaign Songs SMITHSONIAN FOLKWAYS SFWCD 45051
  14. Robert Klein: Civil Defense (No Talking) The American Comedy Box RHINO R2 71617
  15. Kristin Lems: The Fifties Sound Oh Mama-Plus! Carolsdatter no# (847-864-0737)
  16. Four Bitchin' Babes (Sally Fingerett): Wild Berries Gabby Road SHANACHIE 8028
  17. Joyce Woodson: The Girl I Once Was Capistrano Girl Radish RAD 972
  18. Pete Morton: Change (Folkstage WFMT Studio 3/4/00) WFMT Recording
  19. Bob Gibson: Nothin's Real Anymore (Shel Silverstein) Makin' a Mess Asylum 61697-2
  20. Cliff Eberhardt & Julie Gold: Artificial Means (Christine Lavin) Big League Babe - The Christine Lavin Tribute Album, Pt. 1 1 800 PRIME CD PCD 037
  21. Steve Goodman: The Ballad of Penny Evans The Essential Steve Goodman Buddah BDS 5665-2
  22. Tom Paxton: Talking Vietnam Pot Luck Blues The Best of Tom Paxton RHINO R2 73515
  23. Kate Long: McNamara's Tear Bigollady Roane 0113 (Rt. 3, Box 293, Spencer, WV or website or email)
  24. Four Bitchin' Babes (Debi Smith): Muzak Fax It! Charge It! Don't ask... SHANACHIE 8018
  25. Melanie: Look What They Done To My Song Ma Candles In the Rain Buddah BDS 5060
  26. Harry Chapin: Mr. Tanner Story of a Life Elektra R2 75875
  27. Mark Perry: This Town View From the Highroad MarkPerry MP1504CD
  28. Cheryl Wheeler: His Hometown Sylvia Hotel PHILO 11671-1212-2
  29. Joyce Woodson: My Little Town Landscapes Radish RAD 931 (615-383-1688)
  30. Charles Aidman (Original Cast): Barney Hainsfeather Spoon River Anthology Columbia OS 2410
  31. Iris DeMent: Our Town Infamous Angel PHILO CDPH 1138
  32. Tom & Chris Kastle: Red Iron Ore (trad) Me For the Inland Lakes Sextant SX9991A (773-774-7216 or email)
  33. Original Cast (Peter Cook): Sitting On the Bench Beyond the Fringe Angel 64771
  34. Ian McDonald: The Seam Coal Dust Grins Cambria no # (403-270-3547 or email)
  35. Arranmore: St. Malachie's Waltz Memories That Echo CS CS9801CD
  36. Small Potatoes: Waltz of the Wallflowers (Jacquie Manning) Waltz of the Wallflowers WIND RIVER WR4010CD
  37. Dave Frishberg: Useless Waltz (Brookmeyer/Frishberg) Songbook, Vol 2 OmniSound N1051
  38. Frank Proffitt: (trad) Ballads and Songs of Tradition FOLK LEGACY CD-125 (800-836-0901)
  39. Cordelia's Dad: Gypsy Davy (trad) Comet Omnium 2011D (PO Box 175, Northampton, MA 01061)
  40. Liza Minnelli: Gypsy In My Soul (C.Boland/M.Jaffe) Live at the London Palladium Capitol SWBO 2295
  41. Johnsmith: All For You To the Four Directions Blue Pine no# (800-BUY-MY-CD)
  42. Amy Frandon: Deep In Gold Passion Angels Leo 100 (General Delivery, W. Shokan, NY 12494)
  43. Mary Black: Fields of Gold (Sting) Speaking With the Angel Curb D2-77958
  44. 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 ( ).


Dave Carter & Tracy Grammer, Linda Allen, Mary Black, Anne Lister, Small Potatoes, Johnsmith, Kate Long, Ballads & Songs Of Tradition

Joan Baez, with Eliza Carthy at the Hemmens Cultural Center, in Elgin, Saturday, March 18 at 8. 847-931-5900

A Bunch of Teeth (Tom & Chris Kastle, Bil Vermette, Milton & Myron Jenkins (Dos Boys) at the new No Exit Cafe, 6970 N. Glenwood, Chicago, Saturday, March 18 at 9. 773-465-8005. The Kastles will also perform March 25 at the Adler Cultural Center, 1700 N. Milwaukee, in Libertyville.

Cheryl Wheeler, with Ralph Covert, performs at the Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln, Sunday, March 19 at 7. 773-728-6000

Small Potatoes, Diana Laffey, and Tricia Alexander at the Two Way Street Coffee House, 1047 Curtiss St., Downers Grove, Sunday, March 19. 630-969-9720

Gordon Bok, Ann Muir & Ed Trickett on their farewell trio tour, at the Old Town School, Friday, March 24 at 7:30 PM.

The Four Bitchin' Babes, Centre East at the North Shore Center for the Performing Arts in Skokie, Saturday, March 25 at 8. 847-673-6300

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