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January 5, 2002

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special Last Sessions SMITHSONIAN FOLKWAYS SFCD-40068/71
  2. Edith Piaf: Milord (Monnot/Moustaki) The Voice of the Sparrow Capitol CDP7-96632-2
  3. Martha Schlamme: Tum-balalayka (trad) Martha Schlamme Sings Jewish Folk Songs Vanguard VRS 9011
  4. John Forster: Entering Marion Entering Marion Philo CDPH 1164
  5. Odetta: Car Car Song Odetta & Larry at the Tin Angel Fantasy 8345
  6. Aliotta, Haynes, Jeremiah: Lake Shore Drive (Haynes / von Hefflinger) Lake Shore Drive Quicksilver QSCD 1019 (6060 Canby, Reseda, CA 91335)
  7. Yuri Rasovsky: The Chicago Language Tape WFMT 50th CD (email for info)
  8. Win Stracke: The 43rd Ward Songs Of Old Town Flair S-912
  9. Shelly Perkins: Streets (What's In a Name) Chicaga, Vol 2 Duo DS1600
  10. Lou & Peter Berryman: Your State's Name Here What, Again?! Cornbelt CR900
  11. Thom Bishop: Saturday Evening Special Bullit 45 rpm private pressing
  12. Bob Dorough: Dog (Lawrence Ferlinghetti) Jazz Canto World Pacific WP-1244
  13. Les Barker: Guide Cats For the Blind Arovertherapy Mrs Ackroyd DOG-015
  14. Sam Hinton: It's a Long Way From Amphioxus Songs of Men: All Sorts & Kinds Folkways FA2400
  15. Original Cast: Penny Candy (Siegel/Carroll) New Faces of 1952 RCA LOC-1008
  16. Dave Van Ronk: Candy Man (Reverend Gary Davis) Just Dave Van Ronk Mercury MG-20908
  17. Win Stracke: Lydia Pinkham (trad) Songs of Old Town Flair S-912
  18. Kristin Lems: Mammary Glands Oh, Mama - Plus! Carolsdatter 83707 20602 (847-864-0737)
  19. Peter Sellers: A Hard Day's Night (Lennon/McCartney) A Celebration of Sellers EMI 7243 8 27784 2 4
  20. Bob Newhart: Retirement Party Something Like This Rhino R2-76742-1-2
  21. Original Cast: Send In the Clowns (S.Sondheim) A Little Night Music Columbia Legacy SK 65284
  22. The Beatles: Yesterday (Lennon/McCartney) The Beatles 1 Capitol CDP724352932528
  23. Original Cast: Pro Musica Antiqua (Steven Vinaver / Jonathan Tunick) Take Five Offbeat O-4013
  24. Dar Williams: The Christians and the Pagans What Do You Hear In These Sounds Razor and Tie RTS 787
  25. Jim & Jean: Crucifixion (Phil Ochs) Changes Verve/Forecast FTS-3001
  26. Richard Dyer-Bennet: The Lonesome Valley (trad/arr.Dyer-Bennet) Dyer-Bennet #1 Smithsonian Folkways SFCD40078
  27. Tom Paxton: Ramblin' Boy The Best of Tom Paxton Rhino R2 73515
  28. Priscilla Herdman - Anne Hills - Cindy Mangsen: Corn, Water and Wood (Carol Elliott/Wendy Waldman) At the Turning of the Year Hand & Heart 2000 (PO Box 800, Pine Plains, NY 12567)
  29. Malvina Reynolds: God Bless the Grass Malvina Reynolds Sings the Truth Columbia CS 9414
  30. Kenneth Williams: Green Grow My Nadgers, Oh! (trad/Took-Feldman) The Best of Ramblin Syd Rumpo EMI SRS 5034
  31. Rudy Vallee: Tavern In the Town (composer unknown) Victor 78rpm 24793
  32. Garnet Rogers: Sammy's Bar (Cyril Tawney) Garnet Rogers & Doug Long Live! Snow Goose SGS1123
  33. Susan Reed: Go Away From My Window (J.J. Niles) Susan Reed Elektra EKL-116
  34. Noel Coward & Yvonne Printemps: I'll Follow My Secret Heart (Coward) The Master's Voice Box Set EMI CDP 54921-2
  35. Tom Russell: When Irish Girls Grow Up The Man From God Knows Where Hightone HCD 8099
  36. The Weavers: Goodnight Irene (H. Ledbetter/J. Lomax) The Weavers Reunion at Carnegie Hall, 1963 Vanguard VMD-2150
  37. Credibility Gap: Who's On First? (Richard Beebe/David L. Lander/Michael McKean) The Bronze Age of Radio Waterhouse 1
  38. Judy Collins: Who Knows Where the Time Goes (Sandy Denny) Who Knows Where the Time Goes Elektra 74033-2
  39. John Stewart: Bringing Down the Moon John Stewart & Buffy Ford Live at the Turf Inn Folk Era FE1428D
  40. The Weavers: When the Stars Begin To Fall (trad/Weavers) Wasn't That a Time Vanguard VCD 147/50
  41. Priscilla Herdman - Anne Hills - Cindy Mangsen: Candlemas Eve (trad) At the Turning of the Year Hand & Heart 2000
  42. Tom Paxton: The Bravest private pressing
  43. Liza Minnelli: New York, New York (John Kander/Fred Ebb) Liza Minnelli at Carnegie Hall Telarc CD-85502
  44. Julie Gold: Goodnight, New York Dream Loud Gadfly 239 (888-9GADFLY)
  45. Martin Gable: On a Note of Triumph (Norman Corwin) CBS Radio recording
  46. 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 ( ).

Curtis & Loretta perform at the Two Way Street Coffee House, 1047 Curtis, Downers Grove, Friday, January 11 at 8:45. 630-969-9720

Voices of Winter, Priscilla Herdman, Anne Hills & Cindy Mangsen, return to the McAninch Arts Center at College of DuPage, 22nd St. & Park Blvd., Friday, January 11 at 8. 630-942-4000.

Bryan Bowers performs in a Hogeye Folk Arts concert, Saturday, January 12 at 7:30 at the Lake Street Church, Lake & Chicago Avenues in Evanston. 847-475-6165

The World Folk Music Company presents The Grapes of Wrath, a folk opera by Michael Smith with Barbara Barrow and Linda Smith, Saturday January 12 at 8. At the Ridge Academy, 2501 W. 103rd Street, Chicago. 773-779-7059

Claudia Schmidt, with Fred Holstein, will perform in an Acoustic Renaissance Concert at the Hinsdale Unitarian Church, in Hinsdale, Saturday, January 12 at 8.

Joe Hickerson gives a lecture and concert on the Railroad and related folksongs at the 20th Century Railroad Club, 329 W. 18th, Chicago Wednesday, January 16 at 7:30. Open to the public. 312-829-4500

Charlie Strater performs folk, roots, and blues at the Uncommon Ground coffeehouse, 1214 W. Grace, Friday, January 11th at 9pm. 773-929-3680

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