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August 31, 2002

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special Last Sessions SMITHSONIAN FOLKWAYS SFCD-40068/71
  2. John McCutcheon: The Greatest Story Never Told The Greatest Story Never Told Red House RHRCD 163
  3. Tom Paxton: I'm the Man That Built the Bridges Ramblin' Boy / Ain't That News Elektra 8122 73565-2
  4. Original Soundtrack: Ol' Man River (J.Kern/O.Hammerstein, II) Showboat Rhino R2 71998
  5. Tom Russell: What Work Is Borderland Hightone HCD8132
  6. Enoch Kent: I'm a Workin' Chap (trad/Kent) I'm a Workin' Chap 2nd AV SAS2007
  7. Carrie Newcomer: I'm Still Standing The Gathering of Spirits Philo 11671-1243-2
  8. The Weavers: I'm Standing On the Outside of Your Shelter (Shel Silverstein) The Weavers Reunion at Carnegie Hall, Part 2 Vanguard VMD 79161
  9. Jeff Cannon: Last Man Standing Lights Out Warm Lion WL-0101 (email)
  10. Stephanie Corby: I Will Be Standing Again (Chip Taylor) Fireworks In March Steam Heat SH001
  11. Del McCoury: All Aboard (McCoury?) Del and the Boys Ceili 2006
  12. Dessy Walls: Last Time I Met God I Had a Plan Pianobike no#
  13. Andrew Calhoun: You Will Know God Where Blue Meets Blue Waterbug WBG 0049
  14. Rebecca & Jennifer Armstrong: Simple Gifts (PD) WFMT recording (Gerry Armstrong Memorial - Lake St. Church, October 31, 1999)
  15. Si Kahn: In the Spinning Mill Threads DoubleTime DTM0101
  16. Carla Sciaky: Sweet Becky at the Loom (Sutherland/trad) Spin the Weaver's Song Green Linnet GLCD 2106
  17. Liam Clancy: Ten and Nine (Mary Brooksbank/arr. L.Clancy) Liam Clancy Vanguard VMD 79169
  18. Stairheid Gossip: Aye Waukin O (trad/arr.Stairheid Gossip) Stirrin' It Up Greentrax CDTRAX230
  19. Capercaillie: Sky Wauking Song (trad/arr.Capercaille) Nadurra Survival VE 15131
  20. Si Kahn: Cotton Mill Blues Threads DoubleTime DTM0101
  21. Pete Seeger: 42 Kids (Merle Travis/P.Seeger) Gazette Folkways FN 2501
  22. The Weavers: Sixteen Tons (Merle Travis) The Weavers Greatest Hits Vanguard VSD-15/16
  23. Original Cast (Peter Cook): Sitting On the Bench Beyond the Fringe Angel 7777-64771-2
  24. The Chieftains with Vince Gill: Dark as a Dungeon (Merle Travis) Down the Old Plank Road RCA Victor CADV-63971-2
  25. Greg Brown: Just a Bum In the Dark With You Red House RHRCD08
  26. Guy Clark: Homeless (G.Clark/Ray Stephenson) The Dark Sugar Hill SUG-CD-1070
  27. Utah Phillips: All Used Up The Telling Takes Me Home Philo CDPH 1210
  28. Weavermania: Nobody Knows You When You're Down and Out (Jimmy Cox) Weavermania! Live Depot DEP-025 (630-557-2742)
  29. Fitzgerald & Beach: Health Food (J.Waldbaum/D.C.Fitgerald) Blues New & Used self no#
  30. Da Vinci's Notebookk: The Joy of Pickled Okra (G.S.DiContanzo/P.Sabourin) Bendy's Law DVN9099
  31. Flanders & Swann: Food For Thought The Complete Flanders & Swann EMI CDS 7974642
  32. Da Vinci's Notebookk: Fish Sticks (G.S.DiContanzo) Bendy's Law DVN9099
  33. Rebecca & Jennifer Armstrong: I'm a Gray-Haired Woman (composer unidentified) WFMT recording (Gerry Armstrong Memorial - Lake Street Church, October 31, 1999)
  34. Christine Lavin: Making Friends With My Grey Hair I Was In Love With a Difficult Man Redwing RWMCD5411
  35. Don White: Two Gray Hairs Two Vagabonds in Disguise MPS 203
  36. Grandpa Jones: I'm Getting Grey Hair (E.Rouse) Old Time Country Music Collection CMH-9010
  37. Josh White: Joshua Fit the Battle of Jericho (trad) Josh at Midnight Elektra EKL-102
  38. Gerard Hoffnung: The Bricklayer Timeless Hoffnung BBC Records REB 87M
  39. Claudia Russell: Try Try Again (Carol Elliott) Song Food Radio Rhythm RRR10004 (310-305-3727)
  40. Dave Moore: All the Time In the World Breaking Down to 3 Red House RHRCD 132
  41. Eva Cassidy: Who Knows Where the Time Goes (Sandy Denny) Imagine Blix Street G2-10075 (253-851-5810)
  42. Carrie Newcomer: The Things I've Gone and Done The Gathering of Spirits Philo 11671-1243-2A 43
  43. Walter Huston: September Song (from Knickerbocker Holiday) (Kurt Weill/Maxwell Anderson) They Stopped the Show! Decca DL 769111
  44. 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:

John McCutcheon, Carrie Newcomer, Enoch Kent, Si Kahn, Liz Carroll, Eva Cassidy

The 25th Annual Fox Valley Folk Music & Storytelling Festival takes place Sunday & Monday, September 1 and 2 starting at 11 AM at Island Park, Geneva, at Route 38 and the Fox River, featuring Jennifer Armstrong, Cathy Barton & Dave Para, Bryan Bowers, Al & Emily Cantrell, Chicago Cajun Aces, Cooper-Nelson-Early, Judy Cook, Tom Dundee, Mark Dvorak, Ellie & Leela Grace, Joel Mabus, Lee Murdock, Dave Moore, Mustard's Retreat, Cosy Sheridan, Small Potatoes, Special Consensus Bluegrass Band, Small Potatoes and many other, plus Sacred Harp singing and a storytelling stage. 630-897-3655

Weavermania! present a benefit concert for the Nicaragua Solidarity Committee for Nicaraguan hospitals and clinics, Saturday, September 7 at 8:30 at the First Congregational Church of Evanston at Hinman & Grove. 773-276-5626

The Del McCoury Band performs at the Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln Avenue, Chicago, Sunday, September 8 at 4 and 7 PM. 773-728-6000

Holly Near and Cris Williamson as the Unitarian Church of Evanston, October 5. 312-409-SEAT

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