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January 19, 2002

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special Last Sessions SMITHSONIAN FOLKWAYS SFCD-40068/71
  2. J.P. Jones: Dante's Highway Salvation Street Vision Company VCR1001
  3. Eileen McGann: Wisdom Guide Me Beyond the Storm Dragonwing DRGN116
  4. Johnsmith: Heart Wide Open (Johnsmith/Tanya Leah) Traveler Blue Pine no# (Rt. 1, Trempealeau, WI 54661)
  5. Heidi Muller: This Much I Know Gypsy Wind Cascadia CM2001 (206-528-2526)
  6. Sally Rogers: Love Will Guide Us (trad/S.Rogers) Love Will Guide Us Flying Fish FF 365
  7. Natural Bob Holdsworth: A Rucksack Full of Love Just Be You no label (708-447-1006)
  8. Peter Keane: Everything But You Milton Street Broken White BW6018
  9. Mike Nichols & Elaine May: A Little More Gauze In Retrospect Mercury 314 532 373-2
  10. Ian & Sylvia: Captain Woodstock's Courtship (trad) Northern Journey Vanguard VMD 79154
  11. Anne Neilson & Gordeanna McCulloch: Oh Tae Be In My Bed and Happit (trad) Scots Women Greentrax CDTRAX 213D
  12. Garnet Rogers: Blue Smoke Firefly Snow Goose SGS 1129
  13. Susan Werner: Barbed Wire Boys New Non-Fiction Susan Werner 6566134372
  14. Weavermania!: Gotta Travel On (Ehrich/Gilbert/Hays/Hellerman/Lazar/Seeger) Live Depot DEP-025 (PO Box 11, Kaneville, IL 61044)
  15. Bill Passalacqua: Ibinda (I've Been To) Jack Rabbit and Other Love Songs Reckless Pedestrian 91022 19482
  16. Johnsmith: Traveler Traveler Blue Pine no#
  17. Weavermania!: Lonesome Traveller (Lee Hays) Live Depot DEP-025
  18. Erik Balkey: Afternoons on Galen Street Negotiations & Compromise Hudson Harding Hh010802EB (PO Box 22417, Philadelphia, PA 19110)
  19. Rita Brown & Bill Smyth: Down Mason Road (Bill Smyth) Fall no label (541-754-5019)
  20. Peter Keane: Milton Street Slide Milton Street Slide Broken White BW6018
  21. Jim Watson: Jordan Is a Hard Road / Jawbone Willie's Redemption (Emmett/Macon/trad) Barker 1107 (132 Justice St., Chapel Hill, NC 27516)
  22. Joy Norman: Cape Shore Lady (Jerry Walsh/J.Norman/Paul Mills) Lately Gannet no# (416-283-7341)
  23. Ed Trickett, Gordon Bok, Ann Mayo Muir: Lock-Keeper (Stan Rogers) And So Will We Yet Folk Legacy CD-116
  24. Corrina Hewat: Anachie Gordon (trad/arr.Hewat) Scots Women Greentrax CDTRAX 213D
  25. Holly Near: Step It Out Nancy (Robin Williams / Jerome Clark / Holly Near) Early Warnings Appleseed APRCD 1056 (610-701-5755)
  26. Eileen McGann: Bonny Susie Cleland (trad) Beyond the Storm Dragonwing DRGN116
  27. Capitol Steps: We All Use Word (Jackson-Richie/ Newport-Strauss) One Bush Two Bush Old Bush New Bush CapitolSteps CSCD-1021 (800-733-STEP)
  28. Les Barker: Reinstalling Windows Arovertherapy Mrs Ackroyd DOG 015
  29. Molly & the Tinker: The IBM Computer (Stan Rogers / Brian Leo) Triumphs, Tears and Treasures: The Best of Molly & the Tinker, Vol. 2 AML 011
  30. Michael J. Miles: Roll 'Em Easy (Lowell George) The Magic Banjo Right Turn on Red no#
  31. Bob Gibson & (Bob) Hamilton Camp: Daddy Roll 'Em (Gibson) At the Gate of Horn... Revisited! Folk Era FE1413CD (877-365-5372)
  32. Bob Dylan: Like a Rolling Stone Biograph Columbia 7464-38830-1
  33. Bohola: The Pretty Girls / When First Unto This Country / Lady On the Island Shanachie 78048
  34. Danu: The Beauty Spot / The Maid Behind the Barrel (trad/arr.Danu) All Things Considered Shanachie 78049
  35. Michael J. Miles: Cripple Creek Variations (trad/Miles) The Magic Banjo Right Turn on Red no#
  36. Johnny Wayne and Frank Shuster: A Shakespearean Baseball Game Wayne and Shuster Columbia CS 8231
  37. Grace Griffith: Beautiful Fool (Don Henry) Grace Blix Street G2-10028 (818-763-9151)
  38. Pat Humphries: Bound For Freedom Hands Appleseed APRCD 1045
  39. Sheena Wellington: A Man's A Man For A' That (Robt.Burns) Scots Women Greentrax CDTRAX 213D
  40. Original Broadway Cast: Make Them Hear You (Stephen Faherty / Lynn Ahrens) Ragtime RCA Victor 09026 63167-2
  41. Susan Werner: Epilogue: May I Suggest New Non-Fiction SusanWerner 6566134372
  42. 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 (a bonanza):

Eileen McGann, Johnsmith, Heidi Muller, Natural Bob Holdsworth, Peter Keane, Susan Werner, Rita Brown & Bill Smythe, Joy Norman, Scots Women, Bohola, Danu

Weavermania! at the Old Town School of Folk Music, Friday, January 25 at 10:30 (earlier show sold-out), along with a free screening of Wasn't That a Time at 5:30 PM. 4544 N. Lincoln, Chicago. 773-728-6000. Also, Bohola CD release party, Saturday, January 26 at 7:30, and Eric Bibb, Sunday, January 27 at 7.

Michael J. Miles at the Two Way Street Coffee House, 1047 Curtiss, Downers Grove, Friday, January 25 at 8:45. (630-969-9720)

The 42nd annual University of Chicago Folk Festival takes place at Mandel Hall, 57th and University, Friday-Sunday, February 1-3 featuring Matapat, David Davis & The Warrior River Boys, Ronie Stoneman with Whiskey Hallow, Sones de Mexico, Aaron Moore, Jesse Lege & Ed Poullard, Bob Herring, Joe Fallon & Jake Krack, Bendan Bulger & Jim DeWan, and Slanina. 773-702-9793

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