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September 30, 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. Kim & Reggie Harris: Get on Board (trad/adapt.Block-Peacock) Rock of Ages Appleseed APR CD1034 (610-701-5755)
  4. The Greenbriar Boys: The Train That I Ride (Frank Wakefield) Better LateThan Never! Vanguard VSD-79233
  5. Shel Silverstein: Wreck of the Old '49 Inside Folk Songs Atlantic 8072
  6. Tom Ball & Kenny Sultan: Ride That Train Double Vision Flying Fish FF-656
  7. Ewan MacColl: The Iron Horse (trad) British Industrial Ballads Vanguard VRS-9090
  8. Lew Childre: Riding on the Elevated Train Train 45 (a compilation) Rounder CD 1143
  9. Dave Van Ronk: Georgie and the IRT Van Ronk Sings Folkways FA 2383
  10. Fred Holstein: Somebody Else's Troubles (Steve Goodman) (Red Herring 2/18/72) WFMT recording
  11. Claudia Schmidt: Somebody Else's Restaurant Wings of Wonder Red House RHRCD 144
  12. David Kleiner: Too Many Restaurants Rhymes with Diner Bliss I82XU81
  13. Irving Taylor & Henry Mancini: In a Cafeteria With You Terribly Sophisticated Songs Warner Bros 1210
  14. Lori B: Hurricane Child Hurricane Child Paradox Arts no# (415-487-6292)
  15. Adie Grey: Hurricane's Comin' Brand New Old Time Music Hey Baby! HBCD-1003
  16. Original Cast: The Night The Hurricane Struck (Bud McCreery) Pieces of Eight Offbeat O-4016
  17. Richard Shindell: Waiting for the Storm Somewhere Near Paterson Signature Sounds SIG 1256
  18. Dave Carter & Tracy Grammer: The Mountain (Carter) Tanglewood Tree Signature Sounds SIG 1257
  19. Townes Van Zandt: Our Mother the Mountain Rear View Mirror Sugar Hill SHCD-1054
  20. Ferron: Misty Mountain Testimony Philo PH 1074
  21. Dave Carter & Tracy Grammer: Tanglewood Tree (Carter) Tanglewood Tree Signature Sounds SIG 1257
  22. Flanders & Swann: Misalliance At the Drop of a Hat EMI CDS 7974642
  23. Tom Lehrer: Masochism Tango The Remains of Tom Lehrer Rhino R2 79831
  24. Kat Eggleston: The Only Word (Folkstage 1/22/00) WFMT Recording
  25. Billy Ross: Mill o' Tifty's Annie (trad) Shore Street Greentrax CDTRAX 198
  26. Judy Cook: The Ploughboy of the Lowlands (trad) Far From the Lowlands Creative Engineering CEIJC02
  27. Kathy Mattea: The Innocent Years (Mattea/J.Vezner/S.Barris) The Innocent Years Mercury 088 170 130-2
  28. David Olney: My Wild Youth (Olney/Alan Cronin) Omar's Blues Dead Reckoning DEAR 0016
  29. Woody Allen: The Lost Generation Standup Comic Rhino R2 75721
  30. David Mallett: Wild in the Sixties Ambition Flying Fish CDFF 674
  31. Beth Gelman: Avinu Malkenu (trad) The Jewish Holidays OHP no# (847-967-8908)
  32. Fred Small: Denmark 1943 I Will Stand Fast Flying Fish FF491
  33. Lori B: Picture a World Hurricane Child Paradox Arts no#
  34. Boo Hewerdine: The Birds Are Leaving Thanksgiving Compass 7 4267 2
  35. Tamarack: Those Fatal Lights (Jas.Gordon) Spirit & Stone WIND RIVER WR4018 (630-637-2303)
  36. Monty Python: Flying Sheep Monty Python's Flying Circus Pye 12116
  37. Artisan: I Saw Another You (B.Bedford) Dancing With Words Boing 0007
  38. John Gorka: I Saw a Stranger With Your Hair Land of the Bottom Line Windham Hill WD-1089
  39. Adrienne Jones: I Would Know You Anywhere Talking River no label
  40. Michael Miles: Minuet I & II, Gigue from Cello Suite I (J.S.Bach) Right Turn On Red 822
  41. David Childers: Glory, Glory, Glory Hard Time Country Rank RR9909
  42. Lisa Stevens: Please Bless Me Just the Way My Mama Made Me Kira 1500 (540-586-5000 or email)
  43. Eliza Gilkyson: Sanctuary Hard Times In Babylon Red House RHRCD 146
  44. Geoff Muldaur: Wait 'til I Put On My Robe (Clarence Clay/Wm.Scott) Hightone HCD8125
  45. Julie Gold: It's Hard to Love September Try Love Gadfly 263 (888-9GADFLY)
  46. Walter Huston: September Song (Weill/Anderson) They Stopped the Show! Decca DL 79111
  47. 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 ( ).


Eliza Gilkyson, Geoff Muldaur, David Childers, Claudia Schmidt, Tamarack

Kat Eggleston, and Kathy Cowan in a Hogeye Folk Arts concert, at the Lake Street Church, Lake & Chicago Avenues, Evanston, Saturday, October 7 at 7:30 PM. 847-475-6165

Judy Cook in a house concert sponsored by the Fox Valley Folklore Society in the home of Lynn Garren in Batavia, Sunday, October 8 at 2 PM. Call 630-584-1262 or 630-897-3655 for address, directions, and reservations.

WOFA percussion and dance ensemble from Ginea, West Africa at the Elgin Community College Visual and Performing Arts Center, Sunday, October 8 at 6:30. 847-622-0300

The Beverly Area Planning Association Falling Leaf Festival and History Myster Bike Tour at the Morgan Park Academy, 112th St. at Bell Avenue, Saturday & Sunday, October 7-8, featuring, on Sunday, Michael J. Miles, John Williams, and Jeff Friedlander & Ed Hall. 773-233-3100

Claudia Schmidt at Fitzgerald's, 6615 Roosevelt Road in Berwyn, Friday, October 27 at 7:30. 708-788-2118. There's also a folk and roots concer there featuring the Volo Bogtrotters, Sons of the Never Wrong and others, October 22-23.

Special Notice: On Friday, October 20 at 8p.m., Glenn Yarbrough and the Limeliters will appear as a double bill at Center East, North Shore Center for the Performing Arts - 9501 Skokie Boulevard, in Skokie. (847) 679-9501

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