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December 15, 2001

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special Last Sessions SMITHSONIAN FOLKWAYS SFCD-40068/71
  2. New York City Opera: The Best of All Possible Worlds (Bernstein/John Latouche) Candide New World NW 340/342-2
  3. Endgame (BBC cast-Richard Goolden): Tailor Story (Samuel Beckett) BBC transcription
  4. George & Gerry Armstrong: Simple Gifts (trad) The Wheel of the Year Flying Fish FF 70594
  5. Louis Armstrong: What a Wonderful World (G.Douglas-G.D.Weiss-B.Thiele) Ken Burns: Jazz Columbia Legacy CK 61440
  6. Andy Griffith: Andy and Cleopatra (Aaron Ruben) American Originals Capitol CDP 0777 798476 2
  7. Michael Smith: Dead Egyptian Blues Michael Smith Love Stories Flying Fish FF70404
  8. Josh White: I Don't Intend To Die In Egypt Land (trad) Spirituals & Blues Elektra EKL-193
  9. James Gordon: Bomb Them With Butter Tears of a Thousand Years (a compilation) Fogarty's Cove 75020 20552
  10. Still on the Hill: Drop a Few Bombs, Drop a Little Food (Kelly Mullhollan) private pressing

    Tom Paxton: The Perfect Bomb Bulletin Hogeye HOG 004

  11. Tom Lehrer: We Will All Go Together When We Go The Remains of Tom Lehrer Rhino R2 79831
  12. The Mormon Tabernacle Choir w/ Columbia Symphony: Carol of the Drum (Little Drummer Boy) (Katherine K. Davis) The Greatest Hits of Christmas Columbia 7464-37853-1 (See Eric Zorn's website on The Worst Christmas Carol)
  13. Original Cast: What Do We Do? We Fly! (3:25) (Rodgers/Sondheim) Do I Hear a Waltz? Columbia KOS 2770
  14. Flanders & Swann: By Air At the Drop of Another Hat EMI CDS 7974642
  15. Tom Rush: Panama Limited (Bukka White) Philadelphia Folk Festival 40th Anniversary SLICED BREAD SB7440SL
  16. Priscilla Herdman-Anne Hills-Cindy Mangsen: Years (Beth Neilsen Chapman) At the Turning of the Year Hand & Heart 2000 (P.O. Box 800, Pine Plains, NY 12567)
  17. Uncle Bonsai: Silent Night (Andrew Ratshin) The Inessential Uncle Bonsai Yellow Tail YT-10002 (206-527-3546)
  18. Stan Rogers: First Christmas Between the Breaks... Live! Fogarty's Cove FCM-002 (23 Hillside Ave., S., Dundas, Ontario L9H 4H7, Canada)
  19. Joni Mitchell: River Hits Reprise 9362-4636-2
  20. Ricky Skaggs: The Old Home History Of the Future Skaggs Family 6989010032
  21. Greg Trafidlo: Don't Take Your Gut To Town (Johnny Cash/Trafidlo) Co-Writers In Disguise Kira 1812 (540-586-5000)
  22. Uncle Bonsai: Fat Boys (Andrew Ratshin) The Inessential Uncle Bonsai Yellow Tail YT-10002
  23. Paul Sills Story Theater: Is He FatColumbia SG 30415
  24. Mike Cross: Big Food Chain At Large In the World MiMa-MuBo102 (PO Box 1212, Carrboro, NC 27510)
  25. Claudia Schmidt: Somebody Else's Restaurant Wings of Wonder Red House RHRCD 144
  26. Stan Freberg: Nuttin' For Christmas Dr. Demento Presents the World's Greatest Novelty Records Rhino RNBC490
  27. Chuck Brodsky: On Christmas I Got Nothing Radio Red House RHRCD 119
  28. Ella Jenkins: reminiscence andI Got a Harmonica For Chanukah WFMT recording
  29. The Campbell Brothers: The Dreydle Song (trad/arr.Campbells) Sacred Steel for the Holidays Arhoolie CD504
  30. Monty Python: Argument Clinic The Instant Monty Python Collection Arista ARCD 8296
  31. Reverend Gary Davis: If I Had My Way There Is No Eye: Music For Photographs Smithsonian Folkways SFWCD40091
  32. Buffy Sainte-Marie: It's My Way It's My Way Vanguard VMD 79142
  33. Matt Watroba: Their Way (parody by Bob Blue) Live At the Ark Ledgewood LW831CD (810-750-3420)
  34. Eric Hansen: Nobody Knows Hero In the Dark Half Moon Full Star 003HMFS (888-345-7688)
  35. Johnsmith: God Knows Why To the Four Directions no label
  36. Pete Seeger: Who Knows Young vs. Old Columbia CS 9873
  37. Kim Wallach: The Water Is Wide (trad) / The Water's Edge (Wallach) Where Does Love Come From? Black Socks 20 (PO Box 417, Harrisville, NH 03450
  38. Lui Collins: Swimming To the Other Side (Pat Humphries) Leaving Fort Knox Molly Gamblin MGM1006 (PO Box 4005, Ashfield, MA 01330)
  39. Alison Krauss: Down To the River To Pray (trad) O Brother Where Art Thou? (soundtrack) Mercury 088 170-069-2
  40. Claudia Schmidt: Stop To Rest Wings of Wonder Red House RHRCD 144
  41. JP Jones: Dante's Highway Salvation Street Vision Company VCR1001
  42. Final Revision of Candide: Make Our Garden Grow (Bernstein/Richard Wilbur) Bernstein On Broadway (cast includes Jerry Hadley and June Anderson) DGG 447 898 2
  43. Kim & Reggie Harris & Magpie: When I'm Gone (Phil 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:
Kim Wallach, Greg Trafidlo, Tears of a Thousand Years

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