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October 26, 2002

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special Last Sessions SMITHSONIAN FOLKWAYS SFCD-40068/71
  2. Anne Hills: Two of a Kind (Jon Ims) Don't Panic Flying Fish FF 70608
  3. Michael Johnson: On the Road (Carl Franzen) The Early Albums MJP 99001
  4. Tom Rush: On the Road Again Take a Little Walk With Me Collectors Choice CCM-230-2 (800-923-1122)
  5. Nanci Griffith: Two For the Road Winter Marquee Rounder 11661-3220-2
  6. Baillie and the Boys: The Road That Led Me To You (Don Schlitz-Kathie Baille-Michael Bonagura) The Road that Led Me to You Synergy 32653
  7. Mechanicy Shanty: Piracki Byrg (trad/arr.Czekata-Klups) W Granicach Folku Syn-Ton CD S002
  8. Forbitter: Captain Kidd (trad) Link of Chain Mystic Seaport (860-572-0771 x5037)
  9. Original NY Shakespeare Festival Cast: With Cat-Like Tread, Upon Our Prey We Steal (Gilbert/Sullivan) The Pirates of Penzance Elektra VE-601
  10. Joni Mitchell: The Pirate of Penance Song To A Seagull Reprise 6293-2
  11. Suzanne McDermott: Bonny Anne The Glory Continental Song CSCCD 1032
  12. Mike Seeger: We're Stole and Sold From Africa (trad) Solo - Old Time Country Music Rounder CD 0278
  13. Randy Newman: Sail Away Guilty: 30 Years of Randy Newman Rhino-Reprise R2 75567
  14. Forbitter: Amistad (Rick Spencer) Link of Chain Mystic Seaport
  15. Be Good Tanyas: Broken Telephone (Frazey Ford) Blue Horse Nettwerk 0 6700 30245 2 5
  16. Lily Tomlin: The Repairman This is a Recording Laugh.com LGH1114
  17. Tim O'Brien: Everything Is Broken (Bob Dylan) Red On Blonde Sugar Hill SHCD-3853
  18. Jez Lowe & The Bad Pennies: Spares or Repair The Parish Notices Green Linnet GLCD 1192
  19. Frank Morey: Let It Roll The Delmark Sessions Delmark DE-764
  20. Four Bitchin' Babes - Suzzy Roche: The Doctor (Loudon Wainwright) Some Assembly Required Shanachie 8039
  21. Bob Gibson & Shel Silverstein: Killed By a Coconut (Silverstein) Makin' a Mess of Commercial Success Asylum 61697-2
  22. Steve March: Where Coconuts Grow Blue Moon Diner no label
  23. Bill Jones: Loving Hannah (trad/arr.Jones) Faire Winds demo
  24. Liz Carroll: A Day and an Age Lake Effect Green Linnet GLCD 1220
  25. Aoife Clancy: The Nightbird (Mark Simos) Silvery Moon Appleseed APRCD1065
  26. The Blind Boys of Alabama: People Get Ready (Curtis Mayfield) Higher Ground RealWorld  7243 8 12793
  27. Paul Robeson: Get On Board, Little Children (trad) Ballad For Americans Vanguard VCD 117/18
  28. Big Bill Broonzy: This Train (trad) Big Bill Broonzy Sings Folk Songs Smithsonian Folkways CDSF 40023
  29. Paul Brady: The Lakes of Pontchartrain (trad) The (Missing) Liberty Tapes Compass 7 4335 2
  30. Mike Agranoff: Girl From the Great Divide (trad/Josh Joffen) The Modern Folk Musician BFD 102C (973-335-9489)
  31. Lisa Webb & James Schneider: O Sole Meow (S.Brach) Meow Melodies Lion&Frog (email)
  32. Victoria de los Angeles & Elisabeth Schwarzkopf: Duetto-buffo di due gatti (G.Rossini) A Tribute To Gerald Moore EMI CDC 7 4 49238 2
  33. Pro Cantione Antiqua: We cats when assembled at midnight (Richard Brown) Part Songs Das Alte Werk 6.42554 AW
  34. Corky Siegel's Chamber Blues: Filisko's Dream (opus 17) Chamber Blues Alligator ALCD 4824
  35. Artisan: Hold On To Your Dreams (Brian Bedford) Our Back Yard Boing 9604CD
  36. Terri Allard: Bright Day Makes No Sense Reckless Abandon  RA62902
  37. The Wailin' Jennys: Sun's Gonna Rise (Ruth Moody) The Wailin' Jennys WJ001
  38. Suzanne McDermott: The Glory The Glory Continental Song CSCCD1032
  39. Vocolot: Pitchu Li / Effen Oyf Heart Beat Oyster OA1119
  40. Buffy Sainte-Marie: God Is Alive, Magic Is Afoot (Ste.-Marie/Leo.Cohen) The Best of Buffy Sainte-Marie Vanguard VCD-3/4
  41. 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 ( ).


Nanci Griffith, Suzanne McDermott, Aoife Clancy, Terri Allard, Vocolot

Roger McGuinn performs at the Paramount Theater in Aurora, Sunday, October 27. 630-896-6666

The Faire Winds Tour, sponsored by Sing Out! magazine, features Anne Hills, Bill Jones and Aoife Clancy at the Byron Colby Barn of Prairie Crossing in Grayslake, Saturday, November 2 at 8. It is a live WFMT Folkstage broadcast, and admission to the concert is free, but you must make reservations by calling Prairie Crossing.

Suzanne McDermott presents a house concert in the home of Peter & Nancy Clark in Oak Park, Sunday, November 3 at 2 PM. Phone 708-848-2205 for reservations.

Frank Morey performs at the Hideout, 1354 W. Wabansia, Sunday, November 3 at 8. 773-227-4433.

The Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln, 773-728-6000, is outdoing itself with the following concerts:

Saturday,November 2: Eric Bogle, James Keelaghan
Sunday, November 3: Christine Lavin and Don White
Sunday, November 10: Hazel Dickens with Ginny Hawker, Mike Seeger, and Tracy Schwarz
Saturday, November 16: The big 45th Anniversary celebration with Brickey-Levitt-Tomasello, Corky Siegel, Frank Hamilton, Marvin Tate, Michael J. Miles, Jackie Allen, Sons of the Never Wrong, Volo Bog Trotters, Weavermania and others . Sunday, November 17: Paul Brady, Niamh Parsons

The Plank Road Folk Music Society celebrates its 20th Anniversary at the Two Way Street Coffee House, 1047 Curtiss, Downers Grove, Saturday, November 16 at 8 with Carrie Newcomer and L.J. Booth.

Jez Lowe & The Bad Pennies performs in the Masthouse Concert Series at the Congregational Unitarian Church, 221 Dean, Woodstock, Sunday, November 16. 815-338-5164.

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