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September 8, 2001

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special Last Sessions SMITHSONIAN FOLKWAYS SFCD-40068/71
  2. Roy Book Binder: It's Gonna Be Alright Someday Singer-Songwriter Bluesman PEGleg PL7003-2
  3. Maria Dunn: Take It Easy On Me For a Song MariaDunn MARCD02 (800-633-8282 / 780-430-8560)
  4. Don Williams: Take It Easy On Yourself I Turn the Page Giant 2-24709
  5. Dave Van Ronk: Take It Slow and Easy (Jessie Fuller) Ragtime Jug Stompers Mercury MG 20864
  6. Greg Jacobs: Enjoy the Ride Reclining With Age Binky 1028 (PO Box 776, Checotah,OK 74426)
  7. Jennifer & Hazel Wrigley: Running the Lee / The Flotta Dash (J.Wrigley) Mither o'the Sea Greentrax CDTRAX 183
  8. Danu: The Cameron Highlander / The Blackthorn Stick (trad/arr.Danu) Think Before You Think Shanachie 78039
  9. Norman Blake: Texas Gales (trad) Flower From the Fields of Alabama Shanachie 6053
  10. Alison Krauss & Union Station: Let Me Touch You For Awhile (Robt. Lee Castleman) New Favorite Rounder 11661-0495-2
  11. Fred Holstein: Touch Me (Bruce Phillips) Fred Holstein: A Collection Holstien 01
  12. The Therapy Sisters: Don't Touch Me Beyond Prescription Clinical 9708 (512-447-4779)
  13. Josephine Baker: Don't Touch My Tomatoes (Lemarchand/Bouillon) The Fabulous Josephine Baker RCA Victor LSC-2427
  14. Bob Gibson & Shel Silverstein: Killed By a Coconut (Silverstein) Making a Mess Asylum 61697-2
  15. Original Soundtrack: O Death (trad) O Brother Where Art Thou? Mercury 088 170-069-2
  16. Bob Dylan: Knockin' On Heaven's Door Unplugged Columbia CK 67000
  17. The Beatnix: Stairway To Heaven (Jimmy Page/Robt.Plant) Stairways to Heaven Atlantic 82643-2
  18. Original Cast: Pass the Football (Bernstein/Comden-Green) Wonderful Town MCA MCA-2050
  19. Second City: Football Returns To the University of Chicago American Comedy Box Rhino R2 71617
  20. The Mitchell Trio: Talking Football (T.Paxton) Violets of Dawn Mercury SR 61067
  21. Bill Cosby: T.V. Football I Started Out as a Child Warner Bros. 1567-2
  22. Anne Feeney: Football Hero Heartland Super80 SPRD 9180-2
  23. Gordon Bok: Sail, O Believer (trad) Dear To Our Island Timberhead THD CD12 (PO Box 840, Camden, ME 04843)
  24. Jennifer & Hazel Wrigley: The Trip to Orkney Waltz (W.R.Aim) Mither o' the Sea Greentrax CDTRAX 183
  25. Tim Harrison: Sara and the Sea Sara and the Sea Second Avenue SAS 2006 (416-686-1616)
  26. Malvina Reynolds: Sing Along Another County Heard From Folkways FN2524
  27. Dan Hart: I Hate To Sing Along The Life of Dan Stone Boat no# (800-759-7664)
  28. Grit Laskin: If You Want To Change the World (Prairie Crossing - 7/10/99) WFMT Recording
  29. Richard Ruane: Well-Meaning Folks With Guitars Things that Strangers Say Riptone RR001 (PO Box 185, Ripton, VT 05766)
  30. Lucy Kaplansky: Song For Molly (Kaplansky-R.Litvin) Every Single Day Red House RHRCD 156
  31. Don Bray: Slip Away Waiting To Arrive DonBray DBCD-0702 (705-734-9558)
  32. Loudon Wainwright III: Surviving Twin Last Man On Earth Red House RHRCD 158
  33. Buddy & Julie Miller: Rock Salt and Nails (Bruce Phillips) Buddy & Julie Miller Hightone HCD 8135
  34. Niamh Parsons: Blackbirds and Thrushes (trad) /The Blackbird Waltz (P. Desauney) Green Linnet GLCD 1197
  35. Original Soundtrack: I'll Fly Away (Albert E. Brumley) O Brother Where Art Thou? Mercury 088 170-069-2
  36. John Forster: The Ballad of Salman Rushdie The Official Bootleg Album Limousine LR 08192 3
  37. Pete Seeger & Arlo Guthrie: Old Time Religion (trad) Precious Friend Warner Bros. WB 2BSK 3644
  38. The Wyrd Sisters: What You Ask For (Nancy Reinhold) Sin & Other Salvations Wyrd WYRD4 (866-400-1003)
  39. Les Sampou: Answered Prayers WFMT recording
  40. Mustard's Retreat: Motherload (Richard Pinney) Back To Back Red House RHRCD 72
  41. The Wyrd Sisters: Leave a Little Light (Nancy Reinhold) Sin & Other Salvations Wyrd WYRD4
  42. 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 ( ).

Maria Dunn, Roy Book Binder, Alison Krauss & Union Station, Tim Harrison, Don Bray, Loudon Wainwright III, Gordon Bok, The Wyrd Sisters

These concerts were mentioned on the program:

The Wrigley Sisters in a live Folkstage concert at the Byron Colby Barn, Prairie Crossing, Grayslake, Illinois, Friday September 14 at 8. It's a free concert, but you must make reservations: call Donna at 847-548-5400

Norman Blake, with Eric Noden with be at the Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N Lincoln, Chicago, Friday, September 14 at 7:30. 773-728-6000

Alison Krauss & Union Station performs at the Chicago Theater, 175 N. State, Saturday, September 15 at 8. 312-902-1500

Danu celebrates "Six Months to St. Patrick's Day", at the Abbey Pub, 3420 W. Grace in Chicago, Saturday, September 15. The night before John Cowan is there. On September 22 they have Tommy Peoples & Sean Tyrell. 773-478-4408

Celtic Fest at the Petrillo Music Shell in Grant Park features Trian (Liz Carroll-Daithi Sproule-Bill McComiskey), Danu, Kila, Susana Seivane, John Williams & Dean McGraw, Aly Bain & Phil Cunningham, De Dannon, The Paperboys, Baal Tinne and others; Saturday & Sunday from 11:30 AM- 9:30 PM. 312-744-3315

Carrie Newcomer performs in an Acoustic Renaissance concert at the Unitarian Church of Hinsdale, 17 W.Maple, Hinsdale, Saturday, September 22 at 8. 708-802-0236

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

Fred Holstein in concert for the World Folk Music Co. at the Ridge Academy, 2501 W. 103rd St., Chicago, Saturday, September 22 at 8 773-779-7059

Buddy and Julie Miller at Fitzgerald's, 6615 Roosevelt Rd., Berwyn, Thursday, September 20. Dave Van Ronk, and Steve Young are there Tuesday, September 25. 708-788-2118

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