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May 18, 2002

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special Last Sessions SMITHSONIAN FOLKWAYS SFCD-40068/71
  2. Greg Greenway: Ready Something Worth Doing Face SOH 002 (800-937-3397)
  3. Paul Robeson: I Want To Be Ready (trad/arr.Burleigh) Songs Of My People RCA Victor LM-3292
  4. Holy Modal Rounders: I'm Getting Ready To Go (Michael Hurley) I Make A Wish For A Potato Rounder 1166-11598-2
  5. Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder: I'm Ready To Go Soldier of the Cross Skaggs Family SKFR-CD 5001
  6. Eva Cassidy: People Get Ready (Curtis Mayfield) Live At Blues Alley Blix Street G2-10046 (818-763-9151)
  7. Judy Collins: Hello, Hooray (Rolf Kempf) Who Knows Where the Time Goes Elektra 74033-2
  8. Capitol Steps: Don't Go Faking Your Smart (John-Taupin/Newport-Strauss) When Bush Comes To Shove Capitol Steps CSCD-1022 (800-733-STEP)
  9. Mandy Patinkin: If I Only Had a Brain (Harold Arlen/E.Y.Harburg) Kidults Nonesuch 79534-2
  10. Original Broadway Cast: A Little Brains- A Little Talent (Richard Adler/Jerry Ross) Damn Yankees RCA Victor 3948-2-RG
  11. Cindy Mangsen & Steve Gillette: Their Brains Were Small and They Died (Mark Graham) Live In Concert Compass Rose CRM-2CD
  12. Kate & Winifred O'Reilly: I Remember It Well (from Gigi) (Lerner/Loewe) (Cultural Center - 1996) WFMT recording
  13. Paul Robeson: Every Time I Feel the Spirit (trad) The Peace Arch Concerts 5/18/52 Folk Era FE1142CD
  14. Ian & Sylvia: Every Time I Feel the Spirit The Complete Vanguard Studio Recordings Vanguard 196/99-2
  15. Mike Cross: My Spirit's Willing Creme de la Cross Sugar Hill SH-CD-1010
  16. Julian Dawson w/ Lucinda Williams: How Can I Sleep Without You (Dawson) Spark Gadfly 247 (888-9GADFLY)
  17. Bonnie Koloc: I Can't Sleep (Steve Goodman) Close-Up Epic PE 34184
  18. Electric Bonsai Band: How Hard Is Love (Andrew Ratshin) Primal Urges Yellow Tail YT-10011 (206-527-3546)
  19. Martin Simpson: Hard Love (Bob Franke) Smoke & Mirrors Thunderbird TBE5001-2
  20. Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer: Here Is the Chorus (B.Carney) (Folkstage - April 21, 2001) WFMT recording
  21. The Arrogant Worms: Song Inside My Head Gift Wrapped - The Best of the Arrogant Worms Oglio OGL89130-2 (800-COOL-CDS)
  22. Suzanne Buirgy: Song In My Head The View From Here Attune 20905-2
  23. Stas Golonka: Chicago Is a Polka Town (trad) Deeper Polka (a compilation/anthology) Smithsonian Folkways SFWCD 40140
  24. Hillbilly Idol: Hillbilly Polka (Paul Kovac) illbilly Idol Slewfoot SF808 (877-723-1155)
  25. The Goose Island Ramblers: There's No Norwegians In Dickeyville Deeper Polka Smithsonian Folkways SFWCD 40140
  26. Anne Dodson: The Limping Drinker's Polka (Jez Lowe) Against the Moon Beech Hill BH105d
  27. Phranc: Yer the One Milkman Pha-1 (1158 26th St., #144, Santa Monica, CA 90403)
  28. Moses Valdez: Held You In My Arms Reflections no label (email)
  29. John Hasbrouck: Lady Nothynge's Toye Puffe (John Renbourn) Ice Cream Ruthless Rabbit RRR19161
  30. Capitol Steps: Pack the Knife (Weill-Brecht/Newport-Strauss) When Bush Comes To Shove Capitol Steps CSCD-1022
  31. The Four Vagabonds: Coming In On a Wing and a Prayer (Harold Adamson/Jimmy McHugh) Coming In On a Wing and a Prayer RCA Victor RD106 DMC3-1243
  32. Tammerlin Wind Horses (Lee Hunter-Arvid Smith/Hunter) Wind Horses Binky 1030CD
  33. John Gorka: Flying Red Horse Out of the Valley High Street 72902 10325-2
  34. Cheryl Wheeler: Don't Forget the Guns Driving Home Philo CDPH 1152
  35. The Arrogant Worms: Let There Be Guns Gift Wrapped Oglio OGL89130-2
  36. Cheryl Wheeler: If It Were Up To Me Sylvia Hotel Philo 11671-1212-2
  37. Jerry Douglas: Don't Take Your Guns To Town (Johnny Cash) Restless On the Farm Sugar Hill SHCD-3875
  38. Greg Trafidlo: Don't Take Your Gut To Town (Cash/Trafidlo) Co-Writers In Disguise Kira 1812 (540-586-500 / email)
  39. Wayne & Shuster: The Whipped Cream Diet Selected Short Subjects Columbia CS 8436
  40. Allan Sherman: Hail To Thee, Fat Person My Son, the Greatest - The Best of Allan Sherman Rhino R2 75771
  41. Eric Bogle: And the Band Played Waltzing Matilda By Request Greentrax CDTRAX 210
  42. Rick Neeley: Strange Rivers (John Stewart) General Merchandise Rickety RM001/0302 (847-770-0329)
  43. Jim Bizer: We're All Connected demo
  44. Martin Simpson: Will This House Be Blessed (John Spencer) / The First Cut Is the Deepest (Cat Stevens) Live at the Holywell Music Room, Oxford Red House RHRCD106
  45. Paul Robeson: Love Will Find a Way (uncredited) The Peace Arch Concerts Folk Era FE1442CD
  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 ( ).

RICH'S PICKS:

The Capitol Steps, Mandy Patinkin, Tammerlin, Rick Neeley

Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln, Chicago. 773-728-6000. Martin Simpson will be there May 25. Queer is Folk Festival II featuring Phranc, Lucie Blue Tremblay, The Prince Myshkins, Waxer, Moses, and John Hasbrouck, Saturday, June 1 at 8. Jerry Douglas Band CD release concert, with The Chicago Bluegrass Band, Sunday June 2 at 4 & 7.

The O'Reilly Family in Concert Somebody to Love, at the Steppenwolf Studio Theater, 1650 N. Halsted, Chicago, Wednesday, May 22 at 7:30 PM. 312-458-0822 or 773-327-6666

Eleni Kelakos performs a house concert in Oak Park on Sunday, June 2 at 3. Call 708-848-2205 for info and reservations or E-mail jpc3@worldnet.att.net

Julian Dawson performs at Unity Temple, 875 Lake St., Oak Park, June 8.

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