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June 29, 2002

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special Last Sessions SMITHSONIAN FOLKWAYS SFCD-40068/71
  2. Woody Guthrie: This Land Is Your Land This Land is Your Land Smithsonian Folkways SFCD40100
  3. Stan Freberg: Declaration of Independence Stan Freberg Presents the United States... Rhino R2 72476
  4. Kitty Donohoe: To America As Sparks Fly Upward Roheen RR003CD
  5. Original Broadway Cast: America (Bernstein/Sondheim) West Side Story Columbia Legacy SK 60724
  6. Mustard's Retreat: Welcome Back (Tamulevich/Hough) The Wind and the Crickets... Palmetto PM 2029
  7. Tommy Sands: Welcome Here Kind Stranger To Shorten the Winter Green Linnet GLCD 1212
  8. Bill Haymes: Welcome Brave New World A Major Label no#
  9. Original Cast: Boston Beguine Scarlet Confessions (Sheldon Harnick) (Folkstage 6/00) WFMT recording
  10. Greg Greenway: Driving In Massachusetts Laugh Tracks, Volume 1 (a compilation) Shanachie 8022
  11. Chad Mitchell Trio: Lizzie Borden (Michael Brown) The Very Best of The Chad Mitchell Trio Vanguard 79494-2
  12. Alison Krauss & Union Station: Blue and Lonesome (trad) Down From the Mountain Lost Highway 088 170 221-2
  13. Ralph Stanley: False Hearted Lover's Blues (trad/arr.Stanley) Ralph Stanley DMZ Columbia CK 86625
  14. Original Cast: This Nearly Was Mine (Rodgers/Hammerstein) South Pacific Columbia Legacy SK 60722
  15. Mustard's Retreat: Gone Again (Tamulevich/Hough) The Wind and the Crickets... Palmetto PM 2029
  16. Dolly Parton: I'm Gone Halos & Horns Sugar Hill SUG-CD-3946
  17. Roberts & Barrand: Spencer the Rover (trad) Spencer the Rover Is Alive and Well Swallowtail/Mill City ST-0001 (612-722-6649)
  18. Terri Hendrix: The Fact Is The Ring Wilory WR30005
  19. Cooper, Nelson & Early: Drowsy Sleeper (trad) Return No More Porcupine PPCD2017 (630-584-1262)
  20. Bonnie Dobson: My Mother Chose My Husband (trad/arr.Peter Gardner) Dear Companion Prestige Int. 13031
  21. Original Broadway Cast: Sixteen Going On Seventeen (reprise) The Sound of Music (Rodgers/Hammerstein) Sony SK 53537
  22. Andrew Calhoun: Portrait of a Girl and Her Parents Where Blue Meets Blue Waterbug WBG 0049
  23. Mustard's Retreat: Talking Midlife (Tamulevich/Hough) The Wind and the Crickets... Palmetto PM 2029
  24. Blue Murder: The Land Where You Never Grow Old (trad/arr.Boyes-Carthy-Coope) No One Stands Alone Topic TSCD537 (415-457-9080)
  25. Eric von Schmidt: Joshua Gone Barbados Living On the Trail Tomato TOM-2053
  26. Peter Rowan: Sugar Cane Awake Me In the New World Sugar Hill SHCD 3807
  27. Odetta: No More Cane On the Brazos (trad) My Eyes Have Seen Vanguard 2046-2
  28. Mary Gauthier: Sugar Cane (Gauthier-Catie Curtis) Filth & Fire Signature Sounds SIG 1273
  29. Blue Murder: Rubber Band (Mike Waterson) No One Stands Alone Topic TSCD537 (415-457-9080)
  30. Stan Freberg: Jazz On Rubberbands (old commercial for GM) Tip Of the Freberg Rhino R275645
  31. Joy Eden Harrison: Rubber Band Unspoken Astarte 4 6879-2
  32. Original Cast: Catholic School Heaven Scarlet Confessions private recording
  33. Tom Paxton: What Did You Learn In School Today? The Best of Tom Paxton Rhino-Elektra R2 73515
  34. The Foremen: My School Prayer (Roy Zimmerman) What's Left Reprise 9 46246-2
  35. Tom Paxton: What Did You Learn In School Today? (revised) Live For the Record Sugar Hill SHCD-1053
  36. Original Cast: Bless This School (Wm.Roy/Maxwell Siegel) Dime a Dozen Cadence CLP 3063
  37. Electric Bonsai Band: If God Went To My High School (Andrew Ratshin) Primal Urges Yellow Tail YT-10011 (206-527-3546)
  38. The Weavers: Two Brothers (Gordon) The Weavers On Tour Vanguard VMD-73116
  39. Kendrew Lascelles: The Box Earth Fungus and the Stuff of Stars United Artists UA-LA066-F
  40. Pete Morton: Two Brothers (Folkstage - June 8, 2002) WFMT recording
  41. Katya Chorover: War of the Day Off the Map Cat & The Moon CATM2111 (206-654-6693)
  42. Blue Murder: No One Stands Alone (Jimmy Davis) No One Stands Alone Topic TSCD537
  43. Lorin Rowan: Circle of Friends Kerrville Folk Festival 2000, Vol. 1 KAMP KRF001
  44. Terri Hendrix: Prayer For My Friends The Ring Wilory WR30005
  45. 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 ( ).


Ralph Stanley, Dolly Parton, Terri Hendrix, Cooper-Nelson-Early, Blue Murder*, Mary Gauthier
(*a recording of special merit)

Mustard's Retreat at the Byron Colby Barn of Prairie Crossing, Rte. 45 & Jones Pt. Road, Grayslake, Saturday, July 6 at 8. Free, but must call for reservations 847-548-5400 (also broadcast live on Folkstage)

Phil Cooper, Margaret Nelson and Kate Early throw a CD release party for their new recording Return No More at the Two Way Street Coffee House, 1047 Curtiss, Downers Grove, Sunday, July 14 at 4. Also on the bill are Susan Urban, Kathy Folkerts, and Natural Bob Holdsworth. 630-969-9720

Scarlet Confessions with Jamie O'Reilly, Michael Smith, Anne Hills, and Paul Amandes, runs Thursdays-Sundays, July 11-20 at the Victory Gardens Theater, 2257 N. Lincoln, Chicago. 773-871-3000 or 312-458-0822

The Down From the Mountain tour with Alison Krauss, Ralph Stanley, and many others from the movie O Brother, Where Art Thou? perform at the Theater at the United Center, Monday, July 22. 312-559-1212 (Ticketmaster)

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