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January 26, 2002

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special Last Sessions SMITHSONIAN FOLKWAYS SFCD-40068/71
  2. Fairport Convention: Madelein (L.Smith/K.Craddock) The 35th Anniversary Album (XXXV) Compass 7 4332 2
  3. Alison Brown Quartet: Lorelei Replay Compass 7 4321 2
  4. Ed Miller: Room For Us All At the Dance (Ian Davidson) Edinburgh Rambler Wellfield CD 022 (512-472-6036)
  5. Bob Franke: The Acid Polka The Desert Questions Telephone Pole 86851-1179-2
  6. Lou & Peter Berryman: Pour Me More Polka The February March Cornbelt CR 400
  7. Peggy Lee: Squeeze Me (Clarence Williams/Thomas (Fats) Waller) Miss Peggy Lee Sings the Blues Classics In Jazz CIJD60155F
  8. Fred Holstein: Touch Me (Utah Phillips) Fred Holstein: A Collection Holstein no#
  9. Fred Small: The Hug Song Everything Possible Flying Fish FF 70625
  10. Les Barker: Nobody Hugs a Hedgehog An Infinite Number of Occasional Tables Mrs Ackroyd DOG008
  11. Martin Carthy & Dave Swarbrick: Porcupine Rag (trad/Joplin) Both Ears and the Tail Gadfly 510 (888-9GADFLY)
  12. Hoyt Axton: Sweet Misery Less Than the Song A&M SP 4376
  13. Original Cast: Misery Is (M.Rodgers/M.Barer,L.Siegel, S.Vinaver) The Mad Show Columbia OS 2930
  14. Susan Werner: Misery & Happiness New Non-Fiction Susan Werner 6566134372
  15. Original Cast: Happiness Is a Bird (Claibe Richardson) Pieces of Eight Offbeat O-4016
  16. Bohola: Redican's Jig / The Merry Old Woman Jig / The Chapel Bell (trad/arr.Bohola) Bohola Shanachie 78048
  17. Joy Norman: Old Maid In the Garret (trad) Lately Gannet no# (416-283-7341)
  18. Cilla Fisher: What Can a Young Lassie? (trad) Scots Women Live from Celtic Connection Greentrax CDTRAX 213D
  19. Robin & Linda Williams: After the Fire Is Gone (L.E.White) Visions of {Love} Sugar Hill SUG-CD-1068
  20. Bill Staines: The Black Fly Song (Wade Hemsworth) Just Play One Tune More Folk Legacy CD-66
  21. Original Broadway Cast: There Ain't No Flies On Me (Bob Merrill) New Girl in Town RCA Victor LOC-1027
  22. Matapat: La jolie Rochelle (trad) Petit Fou Borealis BCD 133
  23. Brendan Bulger: Blackberry Blossoms / Jackie Coleman's (trad) Brendan Bulger Bulger BB001
  24. The Warrior River Boys: You're That Certain Someone (Bill Prickett) New Beginnings Rounder CD 0270
  25. Rafe Stefanini & Bob Herring: Martha Campbell Old Paint no label
  26. Matapat: Petit fou & sa suite (Little Fool & Her Servants) Petit Fou Borealis BCD 133
  27. Eliza Carthy: 10,000 Miles (trad/arr.Carthy) Red Topic TSCD493
  28. David Francey: A Thousand Miles Far End of Summer Laker LKR 1002
  29. Odetta: 900 Miles (trad) Odetta Sings Folk Songs RCA Victor LSP-2643
  30. Peter, Paul & Mary: 500 Miles (Hedy West) Around the Campfire Warner Bros. 9 46873-2
  31. Catie Curtis: 100 Miles A Crash Course In Roses Ryko RCD 10478
  32. Jean Ritchie: One More Mile (trad) A Time For Singing Warner Bros. WS-1592
  33. Severn Darden: Xeno's Paradox (from the Metaphysics Lecture) The Sound of My Own Voice Mercury OCM 2202
  34. Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer: Are We There Yet? (Fink) A Parent's Home Companion Rounder CD 8031
  35. The Warrior River Boys: My Mother's Bible (Don Reno) New Beginnings Rounder CD 0270
  36. Heidi Muller: Mama You're Always There Gypsy Wind Cascadia CM2001 (206-528-2526)
  37. Jim Watson: Tell Mother I Will Meet Her (Vaughn) Willie's Redemption Barker 1107 (132 Justice St., Chapel Hill, NC 27516)
  38. Kathy Kallick: Use a Napkin, Not Your Mom! Use a Napkin, Not Your Mom! Sugar Hill SHCD3833
  39. Natural Bob Holdsworth: Ain't Yer Mama Just Be You Holdsworth no# (708-447-1006)
  40. Suzzy and Maggie Roche: Together With You (S.Roche/Ruben Martinez) Zero Church Red House RHRCD 157
  41. Johnsmith: I Will Fly Traveler Blue Pine no# (Rt. 1, Trempealeau, WI 54661)
  42. Holly Near: War of the Flea (C.K.Iijima / J.N.Miyamoto) Early Warnings Appleseed APR CD1056
  43. Fairport Convention: The Deserter (John Richards) XXXV Compass 7 4332 2
  44. Valdy: When Peace Came to the Valley Tears of a Thousand Years Fogarty's Cove no#
  45. Utah Phillips: Yellow Ribbon Stoking the Fires of Resistance no label
  46. Tom Paxton: Peace Will Come Your Shoes, My Shoes Red House RHRCD152
  47. Suzzy & Maggie Roche: Why Am I Praying (Cromwell Schubarth/S.Roche) Zero Church Red House RHRCD157
  48. 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 ( ).


Susan Werner, Fairport Convention, Alison Brown, Scots Women, Bohola, Robin & Linda Williams, David Francey, Suzzy & Maggie Roche, Heidi Muller, Natural Bob Holdsworth

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

Natural Bob Holdsworth celebrates Groundhog Day with a CD release party at the VFM Post #6869, 2622 S. Des Planes, North Riverside, Saturday, February 2 at 7:30. 708-447-4005

Bill Staines performs for Hogeye Folk Arts Limited, at the Lake Street Church, Lake & Chicago Avenues in Evanston, Saturday, February 16 at 7:30. 847-475-6165 (Anne Hills is there March 2.)

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