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October 7, 2000

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special Last Sessions SMITHSONIAN FOLKWAYS SFCD-40068/71
  2. Original Cast: There's No Business Like Show Business (Irving Berlin) Annie Get Your Gun MCA Classics MCAD-10047
  3. The Limeliters: Singing For the Fun (Hap Palmer/Alex Hassilev) Singing for the Fun GNP Crescendo GNPD 2206
  4. Mickey Rooney: Give My Regards to Broadway (Geo.M.Cohan) Mickey Rooney sings George M. Cohan RCA Victor LPM-1520
  5. Ramblin' Jack Elliott: New York Town (Woody Guthrie) Hard Travelin' Fantasy FCD-24720-2
  6. Paul Simon: That's Where I Belong You're the One Warner Bros 9 47844-2
  7. The Limeliters: Global Carnival (Jake Holmes) Until We Get It Right! GNP Crescendo GNPD 2266
  8. Stan Freberg: Columbus Discovers America Stan Freberg Presents the United States of America, Vol 1 Rhino R2 72476
  9. Jim Kweskin & The Jug Band: Christopher Columbus (Berry/Razaf) The Best Of Jim Kweskin & The Jug Band Vanguard VSD-79270
  10. Jez Lowe: The Bergen Live at the Davy Lamp Tantobie TTRCD 100
  11. Ann Mayo Muir: Fear a Bhata (trad) The Music of Ann Mayo Muir Folk Legacy CD-1006
  12. Susan McKeown: The Lowlands of Holland (trad/McKeown) Lowlands Green Linnet GLCD 1205
  13. Oscar Brand: The Dodger Song (trad) Pie In the Sky Tradition TLP 1022
  14. New Middle Class: Government (Mike Borok) Government2nd Mortgage 2M0005
  15. Jez Lowe: The Guilts Live at the Davy Lamp Tantobie TTRCD 100
  16. Martyn Joseph: Liberal Backslider Far From Silent Pipe 190198 2
  17. Phil Ochs: Love Me, I'm a Liberal Farewells & Fantasies Rhino R2 73518
  18. Earl Robinson: Joe Hill (Robinson/Alfred Hayes) Songs for Political Action Bear Family BCD 15 720 JL
  19. Joe Hickerson: Joe Hill's Last Will (Raim/Hill) Drive Dull Care Away, I Folk Legacy FSI-58
  20. Rosalie Sorrels: Goodbye Joe Hill (Phillips) If I Could Be the Rain Folk Legacy FSI-31
  21. Glenn Yarborough & The Limeliters: Acres of Limeliters (B.Wells/G.Raskin) Joy Across the Land GNP Crescendo GNPD 2219
  22. The Tarriers: Acres of Clams (trad) The Tarriers Glory PG 1200
  23. Finest Kind: Squid Jiggin' Ground (A.R Scammell) Heart's Delight Fallen Angle FAM 03CD
  24. Dave Carter & Tracy Grammer: Walkin' Away From Caroline (Carter) Tanglewood Tree Signature Sounds SIG 1257
  25. Jean Redpath: Tecumseh Valley (Townes Van Zandt) A Woman of Her Time Jean Redpath Records JR-107
  26. Harry Chapin: Caroline Story of a Life Rhino R2 75875
  27. Capitol Steps: Put Ten Grand In the Hand (Ackley/Newport/Strauss) It's Not Over 'Til the First Lady Sings! Capitol Steps CSCD-1020
  28. Artisan: Truth Teller (Bedford) Dancing With Words Boing 0007
  29. Capitol Steps: You're So Vague (Simon/Newport/Strauss) It's Not Over 'Til the First Lady Sings Capitol Steps CSCD-1020 30
  30. Si Kahn: Talking Politician New Wood Philo CDPH 1168
  31. Holly Near: Singer In the Storm (Geo.Merrill/Near) Simply Love Calico Tracks CTM003
  32. Eliza Gilkyson: Beauty Way Hard Times In Babylon Red House RHRCD 146
  33. Judy Henske: Wish I Had My Old Guitar (Henske-Craig Doerge) Loose In the World Fair Star 8323 (626-577-5604)
  34. The Limeliters: Until We Get It Right (Roy Zimmerman) Until We Get it Right GNP Crescendo GNPD 2266
  35. Mustard's Retreat: Remembering My Incarnations The Wind and the Crickets Palmetto PM 2029 (800-PALM-CDs)
  36. Harry Belafonte: Reincarnation (T.Phillip/I.Burgie) Calypso In Brass RCA Victor LSP-3658
  37. Utah Phillips: The Bedbug Song Nobody Knows Me Prestige International 13040 38
  38. Michael J. Miles: Whiskey Before Breakfast (trad/arr.Miles) Counterpoint Right Turn on Red RTOR 821
  39. Solas: The New Custom House*/ The Flavor of the Month**/The Tinker's Daughter*/Dogs Among the Bushes*/Pinch of Snuff* (*trad/arr.Solas **Brendan Callahan) The Hour Before Dawn Shanachie SH-78041
  40. Tamarack: Water Run Over Stone (Alex Sinclair) Spirit & Stone WIND RIVER WR4018 (630-637-2303)
  41. Gordon Bok, Ann Mayo Muir, Ed Trickett: A Water Over Stone (Bok) A Water over Stone Folk Legacy FSI-80 42
  42. Paul Metsers: Peace Descends In the Hurricane's Eye Sagem SGM 279 (not available)
  43. 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 ( ).


Paul Simon, Jez Lowe, Ann Mayo Muir, Susan McKeown, Artisan, Eliza Gilkyson, Judy Henske, Solas, Tamarack

Michael J. Miles in an Acoustic Renaissance Concert Sunday, October 15 at 1:30 PM, at the Unitarian Church of Hinsdale, 11 W. Maple, Hinsdale. Dave Carter & Tracy Grammer will be there November 4. 708-802-0236

Rosalie Sorrels in a Hogeye Folk Arts concert at the Lake Street Church, Lake & Chicago Avenues, Evanston, Saturday, October 28 at 7:30 PM. Priscilla Herdman will be there November 4. 847-475-6165

Holly Near at the Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln, Chicago, a special matinee show added Sunday, October 15. Retrograss will be there October 22. 773-728-6000

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.Fairport Convention will be there November 1.

Ramblin' Jack Elliott at Steppenwolf Theater, 1650 N. Halsted, Chicago, Monday, November 6 at 7:30. 312-335-1650

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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