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July 6, 2002

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special Last Sessions SMITHSONIAN FOLKWAYS SFCD-40068/71
  2. Ed Miller: Gie the Fiddler a Dram (Miller/Brian McNeill) Many's the Fine Tale Wellfield CD 024 (512-472-6036)
  3. Original Cast (Cates-Aidman production): Fiddler Jones (Edgar Lee Masters) Spoon River Anthology Columbia OS 2410
  4. Natalie MacMaster: Jerry Tunes Live Rounder 11661-7048-2
  5. New Lost City Ramblers: Give the Fiddler a Dram (trad) Remembrance Of Things To Come Folkways F-31035
  6. Joe Hickerson: Blind Fiddler (trad) Joe Hickerson With a Gathering of Friends Folk Legacy CD-39
  7. Original Cast: New York Girls Scarlet Confessions (Folkstage - 6/00) WFMT recording
  8. Fred Holstein: Maggie May (trad) Fred Holstein: A Collection Holstein no#
  9. Blue Murder: Bully In the Alley (trad/adapt.L.Simpson/ arr.Blue Murder) No One Stands Alone Topic TSCD537 (415-457-9080)
  10. Judy Collins: Bullgine Run (trad/arr.Collins) Live at Newport Vanguard 77013-2
  11. Al Day: Matilda Guest House self no# (773-262-3224)
  12. Jacques Brel: Mathilde (Brel/Brel-G.Jouannest-J.Corti) Jacques Brel Barclay 543625-2
  13. Lawrence "Black" Ardoin: Matilda (Khoury/Thierry) Traditional Creole Arhoolie 9012
  14. Harry Belafonte: Mathilda (Span) Pure Gold RCA Victor AYL1-2860e
  15. Megon McDonough: I Like You You're Nice (Blossom Dearie) My One And Only Love Shanachie 5027
  16. Alan Arkin: I Like You Columbia 45rpm 4-43787
  17. Original Cast: Almost Like Being In Love (Lerner/Loewe) Brigadoon RCA Victor 1001-2-RG
  18. The Malvinas: Like This (Gina Forsyth) I'm Not Like This 3-Legged Dog MALV1115
  19. Pete Morton: Six Billion Eccentrics (Folkstage 6/8/02) WFMT recording
  20. Capitol Steps: Taliban (Fassert/-Newport-Strauss) When Bush Comes To Shove Capitol Steps CSCD-1022 (800-733-STEP)
  21. Lance Brown: Afghanistan Rag Whimsomusicologist Cross Currents CC0002
  22. Capitol Steps: Osama Come Out Tomorrow (Strouse/Newport-Strauss) When Bush Comes To Shove Capitol Steps CSCD-1022
  23. Michael Cooney: The Furze Field (trad/arr.Cooney) Together Again Cove Haven CHRCD001 (207-832-9931)
  24. Edna Ritchie: An Old Man Came Courting Me (trad) Edna Ritchie Folk Legacy FSA-3
  25. Pete Seeger: Never Wed an Old Man Dangerous Songs!? Columbia Legacy CK 65261
  26. Cooper, Nelson & Early: Henry Martyn (trad) Return No More Porcupine PPCD 2017 (630-584-1262)
  27. The Foremen: Privateers of the Public Airwaves (Roy Zimmerman) What's Left? Reprise 9 46246-2
  28. Waterson:Carthy: The Lofty Tall Ship (trad) Dark Light Topic TSCD536
  29. Stan Rogers: Barrett's Privateers Between the Breaks... Live! Fogarty's Cove FCM-002D
  30. Megon McDonough: House of Mannequins Blue Star Highway Sirius 92025-0003-2
  31. Conception Corporation: The Wax Museum from Conceptionland The Wax Museum from Conceptionland Cotillion SD9051
  32. Michael Cooney: Wax Museum (Kathleen Tucker) Together Again Cove Haven CHRCD001
  33. Al Day: Rage of Angels Guest House self no#
  34. Joan Baez: Tears of Rage (Richard Manuel/Bob Dylan) Any Day Now Vanguard VCD-793206/7
  35. Chuck Suchy: Anger And Rage Same Road Home Little Bluestem LBR101 (701-663-7682)
  36. Tom Dundee: McBride/Argyle Station Furnished Rooms WFMT recording
  37. Mary Gauthier: Camelot Motel Filth & Fire Signature Sounds SIG 1273
  38. Austin Lounge Lizards: Lusters' Motel (Hank Card) Paint Me On Velvet Flying Fish FF 70618
  39. Harry Chapin: Vacancy Story of a Life Elektra-Rhino R2 75875
  40. Eric Von Schmidt: The Carpenter's Boy - Icarus Living On the Trail Tomato TOM-2053
  41. Anne Lister: Icarus A Flame In Avalon Hearthfire HF003CD
  42. Summer Chance: Waxen Wings Big Fish, Little Fish, Vol. 1 (a compilation of artists) Sweet Pickle SPM002
  43. Kristina Olsen: The Yellow Piper The Truth of a Woman Take a Break TAB2008
  44. Megon McDonough: Every Living Thing Day By Day Sirius no#
  45. Cooper, Nelson & Early: Divine Image (trad/Wm.Blake/adapt.P.Cooper) Divine Image Porcupine PPCD 2017
  46. Blue Murder: The Goodnight Song (Jim Boyes) No One Stands Alone Topic TSCD537
  47. 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 ( ).


Natalie MacMaster, Blue Murder, Al Day, The Malvinas, Michael Cooney, Cooper-Nelson-Early, Waterson:Carthy, Mary Gauthier

These concerts were mentioned on the program:

The Unity In Chicago Summer Concert series opens with Megon McDonough, Friday, July 12 at 7, 1925 W. Thome in Rogers Park, Chicago. 773-973-0007

The annual Hobo Gathering and Grand Hobo Concert in Pullman at the Pullman Visitor Center, 11141 South Cottage Grove, Saturday, July 13 at 5:30 PM features Joe Hickerson, Banjo Fred Starner, Luther the Jet, Larry Penn, Grandpa Dudley & Mad Mary. 773-785-8901

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

Fred Holstein gives a free concert at Lucille's, 2470 N. Lincoln, Sunday, July 14 at 6.

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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