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August 18, 2001

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special Last Sessions SMITHSONIAN FOLKWAYS SFCD-40068/71
  2. Great Big Sea: Feel It Turn (Sean McCann) Turn WEA 2 27734
  3. Carolyn Hester: Swing and Turn (trad) Carolyn Hester Columbia Legacy CK 57310
  4. Pied Pumkin String Ensemble: Turning (Shari Ulrich) Pied Alive Squash SQ-8 (Box 152, Bowen Island, BC, V0N 1G0, Canada)
  5. Tom Paxton: Don't You Let Nobody Turn You 'Round Outward Bound Elektra EKS-7317
  6. Pat Humphries: Never Turning Back Same Rain Moving Forward MFM360 (1 Edmarth Place, Hastings, NY 10706)
  7. Jim Post: Mighty Big River Mark Twain's Adventures Out West Post private pressing (815-777-3969)
  8. John Hartford: Take Me Back To My Mississippi River Home Gum Tree Canoe Flying Fish 18964-0289-2
  9. Hal Holbrook as Mark Twain: Sunrise on the Mississippi Mark Twain Tonight! Columbia OS 3080
  10. Cheryl Wheeler: Lighting Up the Mighty Mississippi Sylvia Hotel Philo 11671-1212-2
  11. Jimmie Rodgers: Mississippi River Blues Riding High 1929-1930 Rounder CD 1059
  12. Effron White: Biscuits and Gravy Day In the Sun self no# (email)
  13. Jim & Jesse & The Virginia Boys: Good Bunch of Biscuits (Preston Putman) Y'all Come! Bluegrass Humor Epic BN 26144
  14. The Freight Hoppers: How Many Biscuits Can You Eat This Morning? (trad) Where'd You Come From, Where'd You Go? Rounder CD 0403
  15. Hedy West: Pans of Biscuits (trad) Folk Song America (a compilation of artists) Smithsonian/Sony RD046
  16. Mulebone (Hugh Pool & John Ragusa): Jesus On the Mainline (trad) Mulebone No Label Records 2000 (718-383-4866)
  17. Goldcoast Singers: Plastic Jesus (Rush/Cromarty) Here They Are! The Goldcoast Singers World-Pacific ST-1806
  18. Ron Block: He's Holding On To Me Faraway Land Rounder 11661-0477-2
  19. Andy Corwin: The Agnostic Gospel Song Actual Size - Recorded Live in Tarzana self no# (818-625-9861 or email)
  20. Mare Wakefield Band: Church In Chicago Factory self no# (PO Box 10203, Eugene, OR 97440)
  21. Bonnie Dobson: Rainy Windows Bonnie Dobson RCA Victor LSP-4219
  22. Bob Gibson & Michael Smith: The Bells of Saint Michael's (Goodman Theater - 3/29/82) WFMT recording
  23. John Hartford: A Little Piece of My Heart (Burt Burns/Jerry Ragavoy) Gum Tree Canoe Flying Fish 18964-0289
  24. Four Shillings Short: Spousal Equivalent (Christy Martin) Dodging Lodging self no# (650-327-7972)
  25. Roy Book Binder: Married Man's a Fool (trad) Polk City Ramble Rounder CD 3153
  26. Original Cast: You Must Meet My Wife (S.Sondheim) A Little Night Music Columbia SK 65284
  27. Bob Newhart: Automation The Button-Down Mind Strikes Back! Warner Bros. 1393-2
  28. Pat Garvey: You're Obsolete The Moon Is a Streetlamp On Sheffield Avenue White Center 07 (405-282-0864)
  29. Old and In the Way: Old and In the Way (David Grisman) Sugar Hill SH-3746
  30. Paul Simon: Old You're the One Warner Bros. 9 47844-2
  31. Nanci Griffith: Traveling Through This Part of You Clock Without Hands Elektra 62660-2
  32. Darryl Purpose: Late For Dinner A Crooked Line Tangible Music 56819 (888-800-8228)
  33. Tom Russell: Veteran's Day The Long Way Around Hightone HCD 8081
  34. Matapat: Le champ de pois (trad) / Reel des cent larmes (G.Bernard) Petit Four Borealis BCD133 (877-530-4228)
  35. Richard Dyer-Bennet: Corn Rigs Are Bonnie (Robt.Burns) Dyer-Bennet #2 Smithsonian Folkways SFWCD40142
  36. Bonnie Rideout: Corn Riggs (trad) Gi'me Elbow Room Maggie's Music MMCD219 (PO Box 4144, Annapolis, MD 21403)
  37. Natalie MacMaster: Close To the Floor (Jigs - Scott Fitzgerald's Jig by Sandy MacIntyre / Close To the Floor / Ships Are Sailing - trad) My Roots Are Showing Rounder 11661-7033-2
  38. k.d. lang: Black Coffee Live By Request Warner Bros. 9 48108-2
  39. Richard Ruane: Milk, No Sugar Things That Strangers Say Riptone RR001 (PO Box 185, Ripton, VT 05766)
  40. Steve Denyes: One Latte At a Time Waiting On Arleen Sweet Lucy SLR 101 (PO Box 636, Del Mar, CA 92014)
  41. Katy Moffatt & Rosie Flores: Walkin' On the Moon (Moffatt) The FolkScene Collection, III Red House RHRCD155
  42. Denice Franke: Dance To the Moon (Franke-Hudson/Franke) Comfort Certain DF003 (713-526-8762)
  43. Michael Johnson: Rooty Toot Toot For the Moon (Greg Brown) The Early Albums MJP 99001
  44. Bob Zentz: Mirrors and Changes Mirrors and Changes Folk Legacy FSI-51
  45. Bob Franke: For Real Long Roads, Short Visits Daring CD 3031
  46. Patricia Shih: When I'm Gone (trad/Shih) Woman With One Closed Eye Glass GR0040CD (516-549-2332)
  47. Kim & Reggie Harris & Magpie: When I'm Gone (Ochs) Spoken in Love Long Tail LT003-2 (PO Box 5467, Takoma Park, MD 20913)

Performer is composer unless otherwise noted. Song is album title unless otherwise noted. Album titles are in italics, composers in parens ( ).

RICH'S PICKS:
Nanci Griffith, Darryl Purpose, Matapat, FolkScene III

These concerts were mentioned on the program:

At Ravinia Saturday August 25, also Celtic Night at Ravinia features Great Big Sea, Natalie MacMaster, and Michael McDermott, 847-266-5100

Four Shillings Short at the Uncommon Ground, 1214 W. Grace, Chicago, Thursday, August 30 at 8. 773-929-3680

The Fox Valley Folk Festival at Island Park in Geneva, September 2-3, features Lou & Peter Berryman, Roy Book Binder, Bob Bovee & Gail Heil, Andrew Calhoun, Cooper-Nelson-Early, Elllie & Leela Grace, Steve Gillette & Cindy Mangsen, Huval Family Band, David Massengill, Lee Murdock, Tom Paley, Bill Robinson & friends, John Roberts, Cynthia Shelhart, Michael Smith, The Sugar Kings, Ed Trickett, Don Weeda & friends, The Teflons, Bob Zentz, and many more. 630-844-3655

Jim Post's Mark Twain's Adventures Out West runs September 19-23 at the North Shore Center for the Performing Arts, 9501 Skokie Blvd., Skokie 847-673-6300)

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