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December 30, 2000

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special Last Sessions SMITHSONIAN FOLKWAYS SFCD-40068/71
  2. Original Broadway Cast: Comedy Tonight (Sondheim) A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum Angel ZDM07777 64770 22
  3. The John Wright Band: Good Noise (John Gorka) Language of the Heart Greentrax CDTRAX201
  4. Numerous: The WFMT Laughing Tape compiled by Marty Robinson & Lovice Becker (1966) WFMT tape
  5. Randy Newman: Laugh And Be Happy Guilty: 30 Years of Randy Newman Reprise/Rhino R2 8122 75567
  6. Original Soundtrack: I Love to Laugh (R&R Sherman) Mary Poppins Buena Vista STER-4026
  7. Mike Miles w/Steve Levitt, Valerie Mindel, Jimmy Tomasello: The 20th Century Is Almost Over (Goodman-Prine, with new verses by David Thompson & Barry Gehm winner of Eric Zorn's Chicago Tribune contest WFMT recording
  8. Noel Coward: Twentieth Century Blues The Noel Coward Album Sony MDK 47253
  9. Jack Hardy: The 20th Century The Passing 1 800 PRIME CD PCD061
  10. Merlin Snider: Whoop, Whoopee-Doo It's a Brand New Millennium Barking Dog no# (PO Box 995, Newbury Park, CA 91319)
  11. Priscilla Herdman-Anne Hills-Cindy Mangsen: At the Turning of the Year (A.Hills) At the Turning of the Year Hand & Heart 2000 (PO Box 800, Pine Plains, NY 12567)
  12. Nowell Sing We Clear: Rise Up Jock! (Bob Pegg) The Best of Nowell Sing We Clear Golden Hind/Front Hall 301
  13. The Burns Sisters: Dance Upon This Earth (M&S Burns) In This World Philo CDPH 1198
  14. Dick Gregory: New Year's Eve Bust The American Comedy Box Rhino R2 71617
  15. Holly Near: What Are You Doing New Year's Eve? (Frank Loesser) With a Song In My Heart Calico Tracks CTM-CD-9701 (517-484-1712)
  16. Jay Ansill w/ John Gorka: Song For New Year's Eve (Ansill/Robt.Graves) A Lost World - Poems of Robert Graves Set as Songs (508-762-8400 or email)
  17. Steve Goodman: It's New Year's Eve (WFMT Studio 1/1/1975) WFMT recording
  18. Original Cast: New Year's Eve (Thom Bishop) Suburbs of Heaven (Orphans 2/8/79) WFMT recording
  19. Steve Goodman: It's '76 (WFMT Studio 1/1/1976) WFMT recording
  20. Jean Shepherd: Bacchanal At Sheridan Square (New Year's Eve 1960) Will Failure Spoil Jean Shepherd Elektra EKL-195
  21. Steve Goodman: Good Grief, Let's Be Brief (WFMT Studio 1/1/79) WFMT recording
  22. Anne Lister: New Year's Day Singing On the Wind Hearthfire 005CD
  23. Slaid Cleaves: One Good Year Broke Down Philo 11671-1225-2
  24. Phil Ochs: Cross My Heart Farewells & Fantasies Rhino R2 73518
  25. Original Broadway Cast: To Life (Bock/Harnick) Fiddler on the Roof RCA RCD1-7060
  26. Bob Newhart: Returning a Gift (Newhart/Green) The Best of Bob Newhart Warner Bros. WS 1672
  27. John Dee Holeman: Give Me Back My Wig (S.Hopkins) Bull Durham Blues Cello Music Maker 91004-2 (336-325-2505)
  28. Dave Crossland: Swimming In the Stars Fields of Promise Appleseed APR CD 1037 (610-701-5755)
  29. Mary McCaslin: Old Friends Old Friends Philo CDPH 1046
  30. Fred Holstein: I Remember Loving You (Bruce Phillips) Chicago and Other Ports Philo (soon to be re-released)
  31. Rebecca Pidgeon: Auld Lang Syne / Bring It On Home To Me The New York Girl's Club Chesky JD141
  32. Kat Eggleston: Snow (Folkstage WFMT Studio 1/22/00) WFMT recording
  33. Loreena McKennitt: Snow (McKennitt/Archibald Lampman) To Drive Cold Winter Away Quinlan Road QRCD 102 (Box 933, Stratford, Ontario N5A 7M3 Canada)
  34. Leon Redbone w/ Dr. John: Frosty the Snowman (S.Nelson/J.Rollins) Christmas Island August AS8890
  35. Tom Chapin: Shovelin' (Holsteins 11/6/87) WFMT recording
  36. Jean Redpath: Auld Lang Syne (Robt. Burns) Songs Of Robert Burns, Vol. 3 Jean Redpath JR-105 (PO Box 68336, Tucson, AZ 85737)
  37. Nowell Sing We Clear: Carol For New Year's Day (trad) Best of Nowell Sing We Clear Front Hall/Golden Hind 301
  38. Bobby Watt: Auld Lang Syne Homeland Snow Goose SGS 1118 (416-692-4020)
  39. Nowell Sing We Clear: New Year's Carol (trad) Just Say Nowell Golden Hind GHM-105
  40. The Tannahill Weavers: Auld Lang Syne The Best of the Tannahill Weavers - 1979-1989 Green Linnet GLCD 1100
  41. William Pint & Felicia Dale: Ring In the New Year (Herrman) When I See Winter Return Waterbug WBG 0039
  42. 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 ( ).


The John Wright Band, Nowell Sing We Clear

Kat Eggleston, with Cliff Eberhardt at an Acoustic Renaissance Concert, Saturday, January 6 at 8 at the Hinsdale Unitarian Church, 11 W. Maple, Hinsdale. 708-802-0236

Dave Crossland at the Warrenville Folklore Center, 29 W. 140 Butterfield Rd., Suite 105, Warrenville, Saturday, January 6 at 8. 630-393-1247

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