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September 2, 2000

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special Last Sessions SMITHSONIAN FOLKWAYS SFCD-40068/71
  2. Artisan: Go With a Smile On My Face (Brian Bedford) Dancing With Words Boing 0007
  3. Liz Masterson & Sean Blackburn: Smile and Drive Your Blues Away (Scanlon/McBride) Double Feature - Swingtime Cowgirl Western Serenade WSM101-2 (303-832-6614)
  4. Judy Garland: When You're Smiling (L.Shay/M.Fisher/J.Goodwin) The Judy Garland Deluxe Set Capitol STCL 2988
  5. Tom Dundee: When You Smile A Delicate Balance Freckle 01901
  6. Tom Paxton: And Then You Smiled Something In My Life MAM AS-R-1012
  7. Burl Ives: Big Rock Candy Mountain (trad/arr.Siegmeister) Sings For Fun Decca DL 8248
  8. Riders in the Sky: There's a Great Big Candy Roundup (L.Robino/J.Estella/D.Manning) Saddle Pals Rounder 8011
  9. Allan Sherman: The Continental (The Painless Dentist Song) (Conrad/Magidson) My Name Is Allan Warner Bros W 1604
  10. Nichols & May: Second Piano Concerto (The Dentist) Improvisations To Music Mercury 314 558 455-2
  11. Fred Koller: Dentist Blues Songs From the Night Before Alcazar 107 (PO Box 429, Waterbury, VT 05676)
  12. Tim O'Brien: Ireland's Green Shore The Crossing Alula ALU-1014 (800-932-5852)
  13. Karan Casey: Shamrock Shore (trad) Songlines Shanachie 78007
  14. Dana Robinson: Pat Do This (trad) The Trade Threshold TM006 (800-BUY-MY-CD)
  15. Pete Seeger: No Irish Need Apply (trad) Songs For Political Action Bear Family BCD 15 720JL
  16. Tim O'Brien: Talkin' Cavan The Crossing Alula ALU-1014
  17. Lunasa: Goodbye Miss Goodavich (D.Hennessy)/ Rosie's Reel (K.Crawford) Otherworld Green Linnet GLCD 1200
  18. Kathryn Tickell: The Wedding (Tickell) / Because he was a bonny lad (trad) Debateable Lands Park Records PRKCD50
  19. Manus McGuire: Molly at the Fair / The Pride of Rathmore (trad) Saffron and Blue Green Linnet GLCD 1206
  20. Christine Lavin: Katy Says Today Is the Best Day Of My Whole Entire Life Compass Philo CDPH 1142
  21. John Forster: Bye Bye Future Entering Marion Philo CDPH 1164
  22. Tom Paxton: Little Lost Child How Come the Sun Reprise RS 6443
  23. Tom Rush: Child's Song (Murray McLauchlin) The Very Best of Tom Rush Columbia Legacy CK 65860
  24. Don White: Psycho Mom & Dad Radio Favorites private CD
  25. Modern Man: Inappropriate Singing Styles / Life Sucks (R.Carlson) The Wide Album Inverted Turtle no# (203-366-3277 or email
  26. Austin Lounge Lizards: Grunge Song (T.Bowman/B.Deniger/P.Pare) Never an Adult Moment Sugar Hill SUG-CD-3918
  27. George Burns: In the Beginning / With a Little Help From My Friends (L.Fallon //Lennon/McCartney) Golden Throats 4: Celebrities Butcher the Beatles Rhino R2 72593
  28. Dave Moore: Mr. Music Breaking Down To 3 Red House RHRCD 132
  29. Sandy Paton: I Never Go To Work (trad) The Many Sides of Sandy Paton Elektra ELK 148
  30. Julie Gold: Temporary Song Try Love Gadfly 263 (888-9GADLFY)
  31. Lou & Peter Berryman: Hard Work and Perseverance We Don't Talk About That! Cornbelt CR800
  32. Josh White: Nine-Foot Shovel (trad) Songs For Political Action Bear Family BCD 15 720JL
  33. Mississippi State Prisoners: Early In the Morning (trad) Negro Prison Songs Tradition TLP 1020
  34. Phil Ochs: Links On The Chain Farewells & Fantasies Rhino R2 73518
  35. Gerard Hoffnung: The Bricklayer Timeless Hoffnung BBC REB 87M (not available)
  36. Martyn Joseph: One of Us (Eric Bazilian) Far From Silent Pipe 190198 2
  37. Dar Williams: Calling the Moon The Green World Razor and Tie 7930182856-2
  38. Mollie O'Brien: When I've Got the Moon (Harry Hipkins/Lisa Aschmann) Things I Gave Away Sugar Hill SUG-CD-3919
  39. Erica Wheeler: Goodnight Moon The Harvest Signature Sounds SSRC 1237
  40. Tom Rush: The Circle Game (Joni Mitchell) The Circle Game Elektra EKS-74018
  41. Mike Jordan: Bottom Lands Through the Window Prairie Schooner PSC-701
  42. Tim O'Brien: Wandering The Crossing Alula ALU-1014
  43. Tom Paxton: Ramblin' Boy The Best of Tom Paxton Rhino R2 73515
  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 ( ).

RICH'S PICKS:

Dar Williams, Dana Robinson, Mollie O'Brien, Tim O'Brien

The Fox Valley Folk Festival, Sunday & Monday, September 3 & 4, on Island Park in Geneva. 630-897-3655

Tim O'Brien, with Kevin Burke, Dirk Powell, Darrell Scott, John Williams, Mark Schatz, and Karan Casey at the Irish American Heritage Center, Knox and Wilson, Chicago.

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 9 at 7 and 10. 773-728-6000

Celtic Fest at the Petrillo Music Shell in Grant Park, Columbus & Jackson, features Johnny Cunningham, Kevin Burke, Christian LaMaitre, Lunasa, Battlefield Band, Milladoiro, Temptest, and others, Saturday and Sunday, September 16-17. 312-744-3315

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