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98.7 WFMT CHICAGO HOST CHICAGO PLAYLISTS NATIONAL PLAYLISTS QUESTIONS
 
May 6, 2000

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special Last Sessions SMITHSONIAN FOLKWAYS SFCD-40068/71
  2. Ed Miller: Heather On the Moor (trad) Lowlander Wellfield CD 023 (512-472-6036)
  3. Richard Shindell: A Summer Wind, A Cotton Dress Blue Divide SHANACHIE 8014
  4. Bob & Jill Copper: Month of May (trad/arr.Coppers) Coppersongs 3 Coppersongs CD3 (PO Box 21, Peacehaven, East Sussex, England BN10 7TL)
  5. Anne Hills w/ Jay Ansill: The Hills of May (Ansill/Robt.Graves) The Hills of May BCN BCN 10142-2 (508-762-8400 or email)
  6. Tony Cuffe: When rosy May comes in wi' flowers Robert Burns: The Complete Songs, Vol. 1 Honest HON CD 5047 (Telos, 33 Music Square W. Nashville, TN 37203)
  7. Doc Watson: Windy and Warm (J.D.Loudermilk) The Vanguard Years VANGUARD 155/58-2
  8. Original Broadway Cast: Aquarius (Ragni-Rado/MacDermot) Hair RCA Victor 1150-2-RC
  9. Christine Lavin: Venus Kissed the Moon Attainable Love PHILO CDPH 1132
  10. Conception Corporation: Astronaut On Mars A Pause In the Disaster Cotillion SD 9031
  11. Joni Mitchell: Man From Mars Taming the Tiger REPRISE 9 46451-2
  12. Eddie From Ohio: Moons of Jupiter (M.Clem) I Rode Fido Home Virginia Soul VSR 003 (703-758-4666)
  13. Pete Seeger: From Way Up Here (Seeger/Reynolds) God Bless the Grass Columbia CK 65287
  14. Stan Freberg: The Sale of Manhattan Stan Freberg Presents The United States Of America, Vol. 1 RHINO R2 72476
  15. Woody Guthrie: New York Town This Land Is Your Land SMITHSONIAN FOLKWAYS SFCD40100
  16. Original Broadway Cast: Come Up To My Place (Bernstein/Comden-Green) On the Town Columbia Legacy SK 60538
  17. Bob Hillman: Everyone's An Actor in New York Playing God SLICED BREAD CDSB72110 (PO Box 606, Blue Bell, PA 19422)
  18. Billy Bragg & Wilco w/ Natalie Merchant: I Was Born (B.Bragg/W.Guthrie) Mermaid Avenue Vol. II ELEKTRA PRCD-1482
  19. Joel Rafael Band: Way Over Yonder In The Minor Key Hopper (B.Bragg/W.Guthrie) Inside Recordings IR 0511-2 (800-853-2244)
  20. Donovan: To Sing For You Catch the Wind Hickory LP 123
  21. Tom Paxton: Wish I Had a Troubador Even A Gray Day FLYING FISH FF70280
  22. Jim Post: Light Up My Lady (Douglas Steiger) Magic FLYING FISH 216
  23. Dave Carter & Tracy Grammer: Cowboy Singer (D.Carter) Tanglewood Tree SIGNATURE SOUNDS SIG 1257 (800-694-5354)
  24. Roberts & Barrand: Seventeen Come Sunday (trad) Heartoutbursts Golden Hind GHM-103 (Box 1792, Schenectady, NY 12301)
  25. The Mollys: Come On With Me (N.McCallion) Only A Story Apolkalips Now APN0001CD (520-326-8793)
  26. Bill Cosby: The Playground L Wonderfulness Warner Bros. 1634-2
  27. Moxy Fruvous: The Kids' Song b WEA CD 15223
  28. Uncle Bonsai: Takin' the Kids To Disney World (A.Ratshin) Myn Ynd Wymyn YELLOW TAIL YT-10003 (206-527-3546)
  29. Will Rogers: On the Giant Lottery Will Rogers Says Columbia ML 4604
  30. Lisa Bigwood: Lottery (Acoustic Renaissance 2/19/99) WFMT recording
  31. Malvina Reynolds: The Money Crop Ear To The Ground SMITHSONIAN FOLKWAYS SFWCD 40124
  32. Richard Thompson & Danny Thompson: Lotteryland (R.Thompson) Industry Hannibal HNCD 1414
  33. Bill Morrissey: Gambler's Blues InSide PHILO CDPH 1145
  34. Small Potatoes: The Dollar Episode (Jacquie Manning) Waltz Of The Wallflowers WIND RIVER WR4010CD (877-365-5372)
  35. Hoyt Axton: Greenback Dollar (Axton/Ken Ramsey) Greenback Dollar Horizon 1601
  36. Malvina Reynolds: Magic Penny Ear To The Ground SMITHSONIAN FOLKWAYS SFWCD 40124
  37. Carl Sandburg: Showers of Dollars (trad) Flatrock Ballads Columbia AML 5339
  38. Jan Hobson & Her Bad Review: Raccoon Song (Swartzwelder) private 45 rpm
  39. Pete Seeger: Raccoon's Got a Bushy Tail (trad) Birds, Beasts, Bugs & Fishes SMITHSONIAN FOLKWAYS SFCD 45039
  40. The Beatles: Rocky Raccoon (Lennon/McCartney) White Album Apple SWBO-101
  41. Tom Paxton: Corymeela Even A Gray Day FLYING FISH FF 70280
  42. Fred Holstein: Touch Me (Bruce Phillips) Chicago and Other Ports PHILO 1030
  43. Cry Cry Cry: By Way of Sorrow (Julie Miller) By Way of Sorrow RAZOR AND TIE 793018240-2
  44. Greg Brown: Who Woulda Thunk It In the Dark With You RED HOUSE RHRCD08
  45. Joni Mitchell: Both Sides Now Both Sides Now REPRISE 9 47620-2
  46. Cates production-Charles Aidman: Last Poem (Edgar Lee Masters) Spoon River Anthology Columbia OS 2410
  47. Peter Mayer: One More Circle Million Year Mind BLUE BOAT BB1204 (800-252-4140)
  48. Pete Seeger: Turn! Turn! Turn! (Seeger/Ecclesiastes) Greatest Hits Columbia CK 9416
  49. 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 ( ).

RICH'S PICKS:

Ed Miller, Joel Rafael Band, Dave Carter & Tracy Grammer, Small Potatoes, The Mollys

Jim Post, with Randy Sabien at the Friendship Concert Hall, Kolpin & Algonquin Roads, Des Plaines, Friday, May 12 at 8. 847-632-9333

Tom Paxton will be at the McAninch Arts Center of the College of DuPage in Glen Ellyn for two shows, Saturday May 13: a kids show at 11 AM, and an adult concert at 8 PM. 630-942-4000

Richard Shindell at the Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln, Chicago, Friday, May 19. (A WFMT concert) 773-728-6000

Fred Holstein at the Abbey Pub, Grace & Elston, Saturday, May 20.

Greg Brown in Concerts for a Cause at the Eastside Community Center, Batavia, Saturday, May 20 at 7:30. 630-761-8290

Lisa Bigwood at the Two Way Street Coffee House, 1047 Curtiss in Downers Grove, Friday, May 26 at 8:30.

Doc Watson at the Old Town School of Folk Music, Sunday, June 4 at 4 and 7.

The Four Bitchin' Babes at Fermilab in Batavia, Saturday, June 3 at 8. 630-840-ARTS

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