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April 27, 2002

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special Last Sessions SMITHSONIAN FOLKWAYS SFCD-40068/71
  2. Kim & Reggie Harris: This Little Light of Mine (trad) Simplicity Appleseed APRCD 1061
  3. Nitty Gritty Dirt Band & Friends: I Saw the Light (H.Williams) Will the Circle Be Unbroken Capitol 7 2435-35148-2 2
  4. Claudia Schmidt: Beginning To See the Light (James-Ellington-Hodges-George) Out of the Dark Flying Fish FF 70361
  5. Ruthie Foster: Light Up the World Crossover M.O.D. RF9912
  6. Anne Hills: May the Light of Love (David Roth) Woman of a Calm Heart Flying Fish FF-464
  7. Tom Paxton: Modern Maturity Live For the Record Sugar Hill SHCD-1053
  8. The Billys: I'm Not Growing Older (Bill Melanson) The Time Has Come Bang-a-Bucket REU-001CD
  9. Artisan: Too Old To Care (Brian Bedford) Dancing With Words Boing 0007
  10. James King: Here Today and Gone Tomorrow (Wm.Castle/Ila Gaskin) Thirty Years of Farming Rounder 82161-0490-2
  11. Tom Paxton: Forest Lawn The Best of Tom Paxton Elektra-Rhino R2 73515
  12. Phil Ochs: I Ain't Marching Anymore Farewells & Fantasies Elektra-Rhino R2-73518
  13. Erica Smith: No More, My Lord Erica Smith Listen Here! LH396
  14. Peter, Paul & Mary: Because All Men Are Brothers (Bach/Glazer) Songs of Conscience & Concern Warner Bros 9 47292-2
  15. Sonia: Is There Anybody Here? What's That I Hear? The Songs of Phil Ochs Sliced Bread CD-SB71176 16
  16. Doc Watson with Frosty Morn: She's So Sweet (Blind Boy Fuller) 'Round the Table Again Sugar Hill SUG-CD 3935 17
  17. Tom Rush: Sugar Babe (trad) Take a Little Walk With Me Collectors' ChoiceCM-230-2 (800-923-1122)
  18. Fia Karin: Don't Sugar Me (Norman Monath / Walt Kelly) Songs of the Pogo Simon & Schuster 18
  19. Big Joe Williams: Sugar Diabetes Blues Going Back To Crawford Arhoolie CD 9015
  20. Woody Allen: Vegas Standup Comic Rhino R2 75721
  21. Bill Harley: Looking In the Mirror Lunchroom Tales Round River RRR110-2 (508-336-9703)
  22. Leslie Nuchow: Mirror, Mirror... Tenderland Slam!! SR2222
  23. Woody Allen: The Science Fiction Film Standup Comic Rhino R2 75721
  24. Mickey Katz: Where Is My Pants? (Georges Aurie / Wm. Engvick) Greatest Shticks Koch KOC-CD-8059
  25. Andy Stewart: Donald Where's Your Troosers? (Stewart/Grant) The Andy Stewart Collection EMI 0777 7 81069 2
  26. Maddy Prior: Baggy Pants Memento - the Best of Maddy Prior Park PRK CD28
  27. Judy Collins: Priests (Leonard Cohen) Wildflowers Elektra 74012-2
  28. Jez Lowe and the Bad Pennies: In My Trade Honesty Box Tantobie TTRCD 102
  29. Joni Mitchell: The Priest Ladies of the Canyon Reprise 6376-2
  30. Tom Paxton: We Didn't Know Ramblin' Boy Elektra 8122 73565-2
  31. Phil Ochs: Outside Of a Small Circle of Friends Farewells & Fantasies Elektra-Rhino R2 73518
  32. Dave Van Ronk: Somebody Else, Not Me (Holsteins - March 6, 1987) WFMT recording
  33. Hillbilly Idol: Smack Dab in the Middle of Love (Paul Kovac) Idol Slewfoot SF808 (877-723-1155)
  34. Mandy Patinkin: "A" You're Adorable (Buddy Kaye, Fred Wise, Sid Lippman) / Getting To Know You (Rodgers/Hammerstein) Kidults Nonesuch 79534-2
  35. Natural Bob Holdsworth: A Ruckstack Full of Love Just Be You Holdsworth no# (708-447-1006)
  36. Marty Feldman: Cautious Love Song The Crazy World of Marty Feldman Brit.Decca SPA 134
  37. Wil Maring: The 28th of April The Turning of a Century Roan Pony RPCD 1309
  38. Lou & Peter Berryman: April May What, Again?! Cornbelt CR900 (608-257-7750)
  39. Loreena McKennitt: The Lady of Shallott (McKennitt/ Alfred Lord Tennyson) The Visit Warner Bros. 9 26880-2
  40. Salamander Crossing: Crossing the Bar (Rani Arbo / Alfred Lord Tennyson) Bottleneck Dreams Signature Sounds SIG 1244 (800-694-5354)
  41. Lee Murdock: Phantom Ships That Pass in the Night The Lost Lake Sailors Depot DEP-024 (630-557-2742)
  42. Mick Scott: Last One of the Night People (WFMT Studio - January 1, 1976) WFMT recording
  43. Tom Paxton: All Night Long The Best of Tom Paxton Elektra-Rhino R2 73515
  44. Jerry Douglas: In the Sweet By and By (trad/arr.Douglas) Lookout for Hope Sugar Hill SUGCD-3938
  45. James Keelaghan: Sing My Heart Home Home Appleseed APRCD 1059
  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 ( ).


Kim & Reggie Harris, Doc Watson, Jez Lowe, Mandy Patinkin, James Keelaghan, Wil Maring

Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N Lincoln, Chicago. Tom Paxton, Anne Hills, Dave Carter & Tracy Grammer perform there May 4 at 10, and Phil Ochs Song Night at the Old Town School on May 11 features Kim & Reggie Harris, Magpie, Greg Greenway, Tom Prasado-Rao, Sonia, Josh White, Jr., Sons of the Never Wrong, Kat Eggleston and others. Cheryl Wheeler is there May 19. Martin Simpson will be there May 25. 773-728-6000

Doc Watson performs at Fermilab, Saturday, May 11 at 8. Cherish the Ladies will be there June 15. 630-840-ARTS / www.fnal.gov/culture

The James King Bluegrass Band, along with The Chicago Bluegrass Band, perform at the American Legion Post, 1030 Central Street, Evanston (at the "L" station), Saturday, May 11 at 8 847-251-0574 / email

Lee Murdock presents an album release concert Saturday, May 4 at 7:30 and James Keelaghan performs at the Maple Street Chapel, Main & Maple in Lombard, Wednesday!, May 8 at 7:30 630-964-4871

The McAninch Arts Center presents "An Evening With Megon McDonough" Friday, May 17 at 8 At the College of DuPage, 22nd & Park, Glen Ellyn 630-942-4000

Claudia Schmidt with Madcat and Kane performs for Concerts For a Cause, in Batavia Saturday, May 18 Check for location 630-761-8298

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