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98.7 WFMT CHICAGO HOST CHICAGO PLAYLISTS NATIONAL PLAYLISTS QUESTIONS
 
January 12, 2002

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special Last Sessions SMITHSONIAN FOLKWAYS SFCD-40068/71
  2. The Weavers: Wasn't That a Time (Lee Hays/Walter Lowenfels) Washington Square Memoirs - The Great Urban Folk Boom 1950-1970 Rhino R2 74764
  3. Oscar Brand: I Was Born 10,000 Years Ago (trad) Washington Square Memoirs - The Great Urban Folk Boom 1950-1970 Rhino R2 74764
  4. Trout Fishing In America: These Are Good Times (K.Grimwood/E.Idlet) Who Are These People? Trout TRT-10 (501-781-3630)
  5. Joe Hickerson: Hard Times (trad) Joe Hickerson Folk Legacy FSI-39
  6. The Persuasions: Let the Good Times Roll (Leonard Lee) Good News Rounder 3053
  7. Peggy Seeger: First Time Ever I Saw Your Face (Ewan MacColl) Washington Square Memoirs - The Great Urban Folk Boom 1950-1970 Rhino R2 74764
  8. Peggy Seeger: Love Will Linger On Love Will Linger On Appleseed APR1039 (610-701-5755)
  9. Mike Nichols & Elaine May: Morning Rounds In Retrospect Mercury 314532 373-2
  10. Original Broadway Cast: I've Never Been In Love Before (Frank Loesser) Guys and Dolls MCA MCAD10301
  11. Red Grammer: Love Is Atomic Soul Man In a Techno World private pressing (800-824-2980)
  12. Sam Hinton: Old Man Atom (Talking Atomic Blues) (Vern Partlow/Irving Bibo) Washington Square Memoirs - The Great Urban Folk Boom 1950-1970 Rhino R2 74764
  13. Eric Anderson: Thirsty Boots Washington Square Memoirs - The Great Urban Folk Boom 1950-1970 Rhino R2 74764
  14. Frankie Armstrong: New Boots (Nancy Nicholson) I Heard a Woman Singing Flying Fish FF332
  15. Eric Anderson: Foghorn Memory of the Future Appleseed 1028
  16. Bob Gibson: Foghorn (Gibson/Shel Silverstein) Washington Square Memoirs - The Great Urban Folk Boom 1950-1970 Rhino R2 74764
  17. Mary Sue Twohy: Fog (Pete & Maura Kennedy) The Risk Involved Azalea City ACCD0102 (301-588-0326)
  18. Bill Cosby: Baby Why Is There Air? Warner Bros. 1606-2
  19. Babes With Axes: The Miracle of Birth W.O.W. Live Babes! BWA001 (PO Box 12178, Eugene, OR 97440)
  20. Paul Siebel: Then Came the Children Washington Square Memoirs - The Great Urban Folk Boom 1950-1970 Rhino R2 7476
  21. Lena Horne: Why Was I Born (Jerome Kern/Oscar Hammerstein II) Ain't It the Truth Rhino R2 72246
  22. New Middle Class: I Was Born (Mike Borok) Television Sky 2nd Mortgage 2M0003 (PO Box 708, Jefferson Valley, NY 10535)
  23. Bob Dylan: Disease of Conceit Oh Mercy Columbia CK 45281
  24. Claudia Schmidt: Lucky To Be Me (L.Bernstein/B.Comden-A.Green) I Thought About You Independent Records IR-4172
  25. Ramblin' Jack Elliott: San Francisco Bay Blues (Jesse Fuller) Washington Square Memoirs - The Great Urban Folk Boom 1950-1970 Rhino R2 7476
  26. Ramblin' Jack Elliott: 912 Greens Kerouac's Last Dream Appleseed 1021
  27. Bill Passalacqua: Jack Rabbit Jack Rabbit and other Love Songs Reckless Pedestrian 19482
  28. William Mooney: The Dog Who Paid Cash (Will Rogers) The Dog Who Paid Cash RCA VDS 113
  29. Rita Brown & Bill Smyth: Dead Dog on the Interstate (B.Smyth) Fall no label (541-754-5019)
  30. Woody Guthrie: Hard Travelin' Washington Square Memoirs - The Great Urban Folk Boom 1950-1970 Rhino R2 7476
  31. Taj Mahal: Don't You Push Me Down Daddy-O Daddy! Rare Family Songs of Woody Rounder 11861-8087-2
  32. Eileen McGann: Last of the Truly Wild Beyond the Storm Dragonwing DRGN116 (PO Box 163, Mill Bay, BC V0R 2P0, Canada)
  33. Phil Ochs: I Ain't Marching Anymore Washington Square Memoirs - The Great Urban Folk Boom 1950-1970 Rhino R2 7476
  34. Vince Martin & Fred Neil: Tear Down the Walls (F.Neil) Washington Square Memoirs - The Great Urban Folk Boom 1950-1970 Rhino R2 7476
  35. Pete Seeger: The Hammer Song (Lee Hays/Pete Seeger) Washington Square Memoirs - The Great Urban Folk Boom 1950-1970 Rhino R2 7476
  36. Hamilton Camp: Get Together (Dino Valenti) Washington Square Memoirs - The Great Urban Folk Boom 1950-1970 Rhino R2 7476
  37. Joe Hickerson: Working On the New Railroad Drive Dull Care Away, Vol. II Folk Legacy FSI-59
  38. Hedy West: 500 Miles Washington Square Memoirs - The Great Urban Folk Boom 1950-1970 Rhino R2 7476
  39. Gordon Lightfoot: Early Morning Rain Washington Square Memoirs - The Great Urban Folk Boom 1950-1970 Rhino R2 7476
  40. Ian & Sylvia: Four Strong Winds Washington Square Memoirs - The Great Urban Folk Boom 1950-1970 Rhino R2 7476
  41. Bill Passalacqua: Roll Me Up Jack Rabbit and other Love Songs Reckless Pedestrian 19482
  42. Doc Watson: Roll On Buddy (Bowman) The Vanguard Years Vanguard VCD 156/58-2
  43. The New Golden Ring: Rolling Home (trad) Five Days Singing, Volume II Folk Legacy CD-42
  44. Clearwater Connection: September Song (Kurt Weill/Maxwell Anderson) Delectable Collectibles Hansovations no# (828-682-8722 or email)
  45. Original Cast: Try To Remember (Harvey Schmidt/Tom Jones) The Fantasticks Polydor 821 943-2 Y-1
  46. Tom Rush: The Circle Game Washington Square Memoirs - The Great Urban Folk Boom 1950-1970 Rhino R2 7476
  47. 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:

Washington Square Memoirs, Bill Passalacqua, Eileen McGann, Rita Brown & Bill Smyth, Mary Sue Twohy

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

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