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98.7 WFMT CHICAGO HOST CHICAGO PLAYLISTS NATIONAL PLAYLISTS QUESTIONS
 
August 19, 2000

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special Last Sessions SMITHSONIAN FOLKWAYS SFCD-40068/71
  2. Carla Sciaky: Awakening Awakening Green Linnet GLCD 2115
  3. Adrienne Jones: A Manic-Depressive Madrigal Talking River no label (email)
  4. Front Range: Sunny Side of Life (trad) Back To the Red River Sugar Hill SHCD-3811
  5. Hot Club of Cowtown: My Life's Been a Pleasure (Jesse Ashbrook) Dev'lish Mary Hightone HCD8124
  6. Sally Rogers & Howie Bursen: It's a Pleasure to Know You (Karl Williams) When Howie Met Sally Flying Fish FF 70538
  7. Sleepy LaBeef: Rolling In My Sweet Baby's Arms (Flatt/Scruggs) Tomorrow Never Comes M.C. Records MC0040 (631-754-8725)
  8. Bob Gibson & Hamilton Camp: Skillet, Good and Greasy (trad) Gate of Horn...Revisited Folk Era FE 1413CD
  9. 1995 B'way cast-Jonathan Freeman: A Secretary Is Not a Toy (Frank Loesser) How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying RCA Victor 09026-68197-2
  10. Chenille Sisters: Seduced (Gary Tigerman) Haute Chenille Red House RHRCD 81
  11. Pete Morton: Madam or Sir Hunting the Heart Harbourtown HARCD 040
  12. Debbie Diedrich: Don't Call Me Honey Ninety Miles Out West Broadway 2 (PO Box 12178, Eugene, OR 97440 or email)
  13. Christine Lavin: Don't Ever Call Your Sweetheart By His Name Future Fossils Palindrome PAL105
  14. Steve Goodman: You Never Even Call Me By My Name (Goodman/Prine) No Big Surprise Red Pajamas RPJ-008 (800-521-2112)
  15. Larry Rand: Junior and Brother Al (WFMT studio 2/00) WFMT recording
  16. Chuck Brodsky: He Came To Our Town Last of the Old Time Red House RHRCD 141
  17. Delores Keane: New Deal (John Faulkner) Night Owl Alula ALU-1020 (800-932-5852)
  18. Tom Paxton: If You Love That Politician One Million Lawyers Flying Fish FF70356
  19. Iris DeMent: Wasteland of the Free The Way I Should Warner Bros 9 46188-2
  20. Phil Ochs: The Thresher All the News That's Fit to Sing Hannibal HNCD 4427
  21. The House Band: The Grey Funnel Line (Cyril Tawney) October Song Green Linnet GLCD 1190
  22. Phil Ochs: The Scorpion Departs But Never Returns Farewells & Fantasies Rhino R2 73518
  23. David Roth: Two For One In a Podunk Town Irreconcilable Similarities WIND RIVER WR4011-CD (877-365-5372)
  24. John McCutcheon: Closing the Bookstore Storied Ground Rounder CD 0467
  25. James Gordon: Back Before Wal-Mart Dim Lights Small City private pressing
  26. Tom Rush: Panama Limited (Booker "Bukka" White) No Regrets Columbia Legacy CK 65860
  27. Convicts of Cummins Farm, Gould, AR: Rock Island Line (trad) Train 45 Rounder CD 114328
  28. Peggy Seeger: The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face (Ewan MacColl) Love Will Linger On Appleseed APR 1039 (610-701-5755 / email)
  29. John Forster: Codependent With You Entering Marion Philo CDPH 116430
  30. Tom Paxton: My Lady's a Wild, Flying Dove The Best of Tom Paxton Rhino R2 7351531
  31. An interview with JOE HICKERSON

    • Irene Goodnight (Lead Belly, et.al.)
    • Lather and Shave (trad)
    • The Thinnest Man (trad)

  32. Aileen Carr: The Shepherd Lad o'Rhymie (trad) Green Yarrow Greentrax CDTRAX 173
  33. Niamh Parsons: Horo Johnny (Sean McCarthy) In My Prime Green Linnet GLCD 1203
  34. Pete Morton: Forgiveness Hill Hunting the Heart Harbourtown HARCD 040
  35. Alan Munde & Country Gazette: Forgive and Forget (J.Lauderdale) Keep On Pushing Flying Fish FF 70561
  36. Patti Griffin: Forgiveness Living With Ghosts A&M 31454 0490 2
  37. Adrienne Jones: It Doesn't Matter Talking River no label email
  38. 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:

Pete Morton, Adrienne Jones, Peggy Seeger, Aileen Carr, Niamh Parsons, Chuck Brodsky

These concerts were mentioned on the program:

Joe Hickerson in a free concert at the Harold Washington Library Center, 400 S. State, Chicago, August 25 at 12:15 PM 312-747-4050

Club 47 Revisited with Tom Paxton, Christine Lavin, Tom Rush and John Forster at the Old Town School of Folk Music on Lincoln, Saturday, September 9th at 7 and 10. 773-728-6000

Special Notice: The Limeliters will be back in the Chicago area for two concerts in October: Friday, October 20 at Center East with Glenn Yarborough, and Saturday, October 21 at the Sandwich Opera House, in Sandwich, IL.

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