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March 18, 2000

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special Last Sessions SMITHSONIAN FOLKWAYS SFCD-40068/71
  2. Peter Case: Paradise etc Flying Saucer Blues VANGUARD 79959-2
  3. Mahalia Jackson: I'm On My Way To Canaan (trad) The Apollo Sessions II Pair PCD-2-1346
  4. Chet Atkins & Doc Watson: On my Way To Canaan's Land (trad) Reflections SUGAR HILL SHCD-3896
  5. Original Soundtrack: Stranger In Paradise (Borodin/Robt.Wright/Geo.Forrest) Kismet RHINO R2 72482
  6. Mohammed El-Bakkar & His Oriental Ensemble: Sauda Sauda (El-Bakkar/Frey) Port Said Audio Fidelity AFSD 5833
  7. Shahin & Sepehr: Call From Kashan (Sepehr Hadded) World Café Higher Octave HOMCD 45891
  8. Maxwell Street Klezmer Band: Doina/Chosidl/The Lark (trad) You Should Be So Lucky! SHANACHIE 67006
  9. The New Middle Class: I Was Born (Mike Borok) New Middle Class 2nd Mortgage 2M0003
  10. The Conception Corporation: The Ego Trip Conceptionland Cotillion SD 9051
  11. Severn Darden: The Sphinx, excerpt from "Oedipus" The Sound of My Own Voice Mercury OCM 2202
  12. Joel Mabus: Chairman Of The Board Rhyme Schemes Fossil 1097 (PO Box 306, Portage, MI 49081)
  13. Lord Buckley: Marc Antony's Funeral Ovation His Royal Hipness Discovery 71001
  14. Ani DiFranco: Egos Like Hairdos Puddle Dive Righteous Babe RBR 004
  15. Gordon Bok, Ann Muir, Ed Trickett: The Ways of Man (Bok) The First Fifteen Years, Vol. I FOLK LEGACY CD-1003 (800-836-0901)
  16. June Tabor: I Will Put My Ship In Order (trad/arr.Tabor-H.Warren) A Quiet Eye GREEN LINNET GLCD3129
  17. The Tinker's Own: The Bergen (Jez Lowe) Bending the Banshee's Ear Riverrun 8N2CD (949-646-1964)
  18. The Mrs Ackroyd Band (David Knutson): Sloop John A (trad/Barker) Tubular Dogs Mrs Ackroyd DOG 014 (PO Box 95, S.District Office, Manchester, M20 4LB, England)
  19. Laurence Nugent: Fling/Reel - Paddy on the Binge / The Pint Rustler (Sean O'Driscoll) Two for Two SHANACHIE 78014
  20. Liz Carroll: Reels - The Old Maid of Galway (trad)/ Lizzy In the Lowground Lost In the Loop GREEN LINNET GLCD 1199
  21. The Johnny Staats Project: Shafer's Reel Wires & Wood Giant 9 24744-2
  22. Kristina Olsen: Dangerous Live From Around the World PHILO CDPH 1195
  23. Small Potatoes: Life Is an Accident (Jacquie Manning) Waltz of the Wallflowers WIND RIVER WR4010CD (877-365-5372)
  24. Hot Soup: A Much Better View of the Moon (Geo.Wurzbach/Karen Good) Soup Happens SOUPer Music SMD049 (800-289-6923)
  25. Tom Lehrer: Be Prepared Songs & More Songs By Tom Lehrer RHINO R2 72776
  26. Woody Allen: The Great Renaldo Standup Comic RHINO R2 75721
  27. Ken Nordine: Moth (Robt.Shure) Twink Philips PHS 600-258
  28. Artisan: Moth (Anne Lister) Rocking at the End of Time Boing 9103CD (email)
  29. Maggie Simpson: Weep OK Café Broken BRK0699-2 (email)
  30. Stacey Earle: Tears That She Cries Simple Gearle Gearle (PO Box 739, Ashland City, TN 37015)
  31. Sneezy Waters: I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry (Hank Williams) Sneezy Waters Sings Hank Williams BOREALIS BCD122 (877-530-4288)
  32. John Hartford: My Tears Don't Show Live From Mountain Stage Blue Plate BPM 401 (800-521-2112)
  33. Carol McComb: Tears Into Laughter Tears Into Laughter Kaleidoscope K-41 (PO Box O, El Cerrito, CA 94530)
  34. Bok-Muir-Trickett: Tails and Trotters (J.B.Goodenough) And So Will We Yet FOLK LEGACY CD-116
  35. John Gorka: Promnight in Pigtown Land of the Bottom Line WINDHAM HILL WD-1089
  36. Richard Dyer-Bennet: Little Pigs (trad) Songs with Young People in Mind SMITHSONIAN FOLKWAYS SFWCD 45053
  37. Bob Gibson: The Pig and the Inebriate (trad) Offbeat Folksongs Riverside RLP 12-802
  38. Bob Dylan & The Band: The Weight (Robbie Robertson) Before the Flood Asylum AB-201
  39. Ellis Paul: Weightless live PHILO 1229
  40. Martha Schuyler Thompson: Gravity Road Kill Cottage Industry CIM7971 (503-585-8257)
  41. Joni Mitchell: Both Sides Now Hits REPRISE 9 46326-2
  42. Joni Mitchell: Both Sides Now Both Sides Now REPRISE 9 47630-2
  43. Mustard's Retreat: Moonlight Through the Clouds (Hough/Tamulevich) Back to Back RED HOUSE RHR CD 72
  44. Greg Brown: Ring Around the Moon Solid Heart IN HARMONY (541-753-3960)
  45. 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 ( ).


June Tabor, The Tinker's Own, Mrs Ackroyd Band, Small Potatoes, Hot Soup, Ellis Paul, Joni Mitchell, Greg Brown.
These concerts were mentioned on the program:

Maggie Simpson will perform twice, first at Diversions at NIU in DeKalb, Wednesday, March 22 at 12 noon and 7 PM. 815-753-1580; and at The Front Porch, 505 E. Lincolnway, Valparaiso, Indiana, Thursday, March 23. 219-464-4700 (Don Conoscenti is there Saturday, March 25.)

Gordon Bok, Ann Muir & Ed Trickett on their farewell trio tour, at the Old Town School of Folk Music, 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

Tom & Chris Kastle will perform March 25 at the Adler Cultural Center, 1700 N. Milwaukee, in Libertyville.

Genesis at the Crossroads Festival, Sunday, March 26 from 11A-6P at Preston Bradley Hall of the Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington, features Shahin & Sepehr, Alberto Mizrahi, Salaam, Vida, Arsham, Shoshanim, and the Maxwell Street Klezmer Band, along with food of the Middle East. Sponsored by the Old Town School of Folk Music.

Laurence Nugent & friends perform in an Acoustic Renaissance Concert at the Unitarian Church of Hinsdale, 17 W. Maple, Saturday, April 1 at 8. 708-802-0236

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