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November 4, 2000

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special Last Sessions SMITHSONIAN FOLKWAYS SFCD-40068/71
  2. Judy Collins: Someday Soon (Ian Tyson) Live at Wolf Trap Wildflower WFL 1298-2 (888-749-7222)
  3. Jones & Leva: Someday (C.E.Jones) Light Enough To Find My Way Rounder CD 0407
  4. Original Cast: Something's Coming (Sondheim) West Side Story Columbia SK 60724
  5. Mark Knopfler: What It Is Sailing To Philadelphia Warner Bros. 9 47753-2
  6. Louis Jordan: Life Is So Peculiar (Burke/Van Heusen) Five Guys Named Moe Decca/MCA MCAD-10503
  7. John Prine: Fish and Whistle Souvenirs Oh Boy OBR-021 (800-521-2112)
  8. Peter Cook: Food For Thought The Misty Mr. Wisty Brit.Decca LK 4722
  9. Doc & Merle Watson: It's a Crazy World (M.McAnally) Look Away! United Artists UA-LA887
  10. Dave Alvin: Shenandoah (trad.arr.Alvin) Public Domain Hightone HCD 8122
  11. Peggy Seeger: Down By the Flowing River (trad/arr.Seeger-MacColl) Love Will Linger On Appleseed APR 1039 (610-702-5755)
  12. Steve Gillette & Cindy Mangsen: The River Live in Concert Compass Rose CRM-2CD
  13. Louis Jordan: Jordan For President (Jordan/Fletcher Peck) Five Guys Named Moe Decca/MCA MCAD-10503
  14. Chris Colombi: A Non-Slanderous Political Smear Speech A Partial Survey of the Best of WCLV Saturday Night, Vol. 3 Geranium GRLP 00003
  15. Artisan: Dancing With Words (Brian Bedford) Dancing with Words Boing 0007
  16. The Short Sisters: Blizzard of Lies (D&S Frishberg) Live From Four States Black Socks BS 8654-17 (Box 208, Harrisville, NH 03450)
  17. The Amidons: Voting Song (Rose Sanders) I'll Never Forget AMMUS 05-02 (802-257-1006)
  18. Original Cast: Get Out the Vote (Oscar Brand) How to Steal an Election RCA Victor LSO-1153
  19. Del Horstmann & Howard DaSilva: Vote For Me (Horstmann) Politics & Poker Monitor MPS 595
  20. Joe Glazer & Pete Seeger: Voter, Oh, Voter (Lou Relin) Songs For Political Action Bear Family BCD 15720-7
  21. Eileen McGann: Too Stupid For Democracy Journeys Dragonwing DRGN 113-CD (800-633-8282)
  22. Garnet Rogers: Election Night: North Dakota At a High Window Snow Goose SGS 1121CD (416-692-4020)
  23. Paul Simon: Hurricane Eye You're The One Warner Bros. 9 47844-2
  24. Anne Dodson: Open the Door (trad) Against the Moon Beech Hill BH105d (PO Box 14, Camden, ME 04843)
  25. Ken Whiteley: Open the Door Listening Borealis BCD127 (877-530-4288)
  26. Judy Collins: Open the Door (Song For Judith) Living Elektra 75014
  27. Thom Bishop: Don't Look For Love (Orphans 12/17/77) WFMT recording
  28. Lisa Moscatiello: To Meet You (Carla Sciaky) Second Avenue WIND RIVER WR4014D (877-365-5372)
  29. Connie Kaldor: Wheels Like a Chevrolet Love Is A Truck Coyote CEGCD 1025
  30. Tim Grimm: Too Hard Drivin' Heart Land Vault VR003 (800-BUYMYCD)
  31. Steve Allen: Silly Endings (McCoy/trad) Shakin' Loose with Mother Goose Kids Matter KM-005
  32. Judy Collins: Little Brown Dog (trad) Golden Apples of the Sun Elektra EKS-7222
  33. Steve Allen: Animal Nonsense (McCoy/trad) Shakin' Loose with Mother Goose Kids Matter KM-005
  34. Ramblin' Jack Elliott: Roving Gambler (trad) Kerouac's Last Dream Appleseed 1021
  35. Judy Collins: Gypsy Rover (trad/arr.Collins) Live at Wolf Trap Wildflower WFL 1298-2
  36. David Rea: Hands Up! Rea x 7 Gitsu no# (206-842-3194 or email)
  37. David Bromberg: The Holdup (Bromberg/G.Harrison) The Player: A Retrospective Columbia Legacy CK 65263
  38. Cosy Sheridan: Demeter's Lost Daughter Anthymn WIND RIVER WR4019CD
  39. Eliza Gilkyson: Persephone Hard Times in Babylon Red House RHRCD 146
  40. Grace Griffith: Demeter's Daughter (Anne Lister) Grace Blix Street G2-10028 (818-763-9151)
  41. Trapezoid: Persephone Rising (A.L.White/Bob Read) Moon Run Narada CD-3011
  42. Al Grierson: 'Til the Circle Is Complete Things That Never Added Up to Me Folkin' Eh!-0001
  43. Michael Smith, Tom Dundee, Jim Post, Barbara Barrow & Nordstock Ensemble: This Land Is Your Land (Guthrie) / Irene Goodnight (Ledbetter) WFMT recording
  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 ( ).


Judy Collins, Mark Knopfler, John Prine, Dave Alvin, Artisan, Paul Simon, Anne Dodson, Ken Whiteley, Lisa Moscatiello, Connie Kaldor David Rea, Cosy Sheridan, Eliza Gilkyson (whew!)

Judy Collins at Borders Books, 830 N. Michigan, Monday, November 6 at 7. (free) 312-573-0564

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

Two Way Street Coffee House 30th Anniversary Gala, Saturday, November 11, 2PM-11PM, with 100(!) performers, 1047 Curtiss, Downers Grove. 630-969-9720 (Andrew Calhoun will be there November 24, and Muriel Anderson November 26.

Steve Gillette & Cindy Mangsen in a World Folk Music Company concert, Bethany Union Church, 1750 W. 103rd, Chicago, Saturday, November 11 at 8. 773-779-7059

Peggy Seeger at Concerts for a Cause, East Side Community Center, Batavia, Saturday, November 18. 630-761-8298

Garnet Rogers, with Nancy Walker, in an Acoustic Renaissance Concert at the Hinsdale Unitarian Church, 11 W. Maple, Saturday, November 18 at 8. 708-802-0236

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