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April 26, 2003

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways SFCD-40068/71
  2. The Osborne Brothers: Rocky Top (Boudleaux & Felice Bryant) From Rocky Top To Muddy Bottom: The Songs of Boudleaux & Felice Bryant CMH 9008
  3. Mike Cross: Rocky Top Bar-B-Que Rock 'n' Rye Ghe GR1004
  4. The Red Clay Ramblers: Play 'Rocky Top' (Bill Hicks) Chuckin' the Frizz Flying Fish FF089
  5. The Carter Family: The Mountains of Tennessee Last Sessions Rounder CD 1072
  6. Austin Lounge Lizards: Do Not Go To Tennessee (Hank Card) Small Minds Watermelon 1034
  7. Moxy Fruvous: My Baby Loves a Bunch of Authors Bargainville WEA CD 93134
  8. Joel Mabus: The Book I Gave Up Reading Short Stories Fossil 582CD
  9. Patty Larkin: The Book I'm Not Reading A Gogo Vanguard 79547-2
  10. Jones & Leva: Log Book of Love Journey Home Rounder CD 0457
  11. Nina Simone: The Young Knight (Chas.Kingsley/Jos.Hathaway) Anthology - The Colpix Years Rhino R2 72567
  12. The Pentangle: Let No Man Steal Your Time (trad/arr.Pentangle) Sweet Child Castle 06076 81121-2
  13. Andrew Calhoun: Time Phoenix Envy Waterbug WBG-0025
  14. Nina Simone: The Twelfth of Never (Paul Webster/Jerry Livingston) Anthology-The Colpix Years Rhino R2 72567
  15. Susan Werner: Nefertiti's Dream New Non-Fiction Susan Werner 6566134372
  16. Arrogant Worms: William Shakespeare's In My Cat Russell's Shorts AW-555-2
  17. Laura Derocher: If I Were a Cat (Lawrence Jakus/Kenneth Harness) Three Cats and a Girl - a musical play LKJ 31962
  18. The Raisin Pickers: Nobody's Moggy Now (Eric Bogle) Drivin' Flying Raven FRCD-004
  19. Tom Lehrer: Bright College Days The Remains of Tom Lehrer Warner/Rhino R2 79831
  20. Henry Morgan w/ Isobel Robins: College Medley The Saint and the Sinner Offbeat OJ-3004
  21. Harry Chapin: Old College Avenue Story of a Life Elektra/Rhino R2 75875
  22. Tom Prasada-Rao: Come Back Muhammad Ali Out of the Blue Ahimsa BFD 1005
  23. Kate Campbell: Joe Louis' Furniture (K.Campbell/I.Campbell) Monuments Large River LR-4102
  24. Tom Russell: Muhhammad Ali Modern Art Hightone HCD8154 (800-327-5264)
  25. New Faces of 1956 - Jane Connell: April In Fairbanks (Murray Grand) RCA Victor LOC-1025
  26. Liane: April In Paris (Chas.Trenet/Walter Eiger) Omega-Vanguard OVC6043
  27. Edith Piaf: The Poor People of Paris (Monnot/Lawrence/Rouzard) The Voice of the Sparrow Capitol CDP7 96632 2
  28. Songs of the Pogo: Parsnoops (Norman Monath/Walt Kelly) Songs of the Pogo Reaction CD-002 (217-344-8609/web site)
  29. Martin-Bogan-Armstrong: Barnyard Dance Rounder 2003
  30. David Mallett: Garden Song Parallel Lives Flying Fish CDFF 670
  31. Larry Penn: A Ride On the West Bound Cookie Man CM-02 (email)
  32. Greg Greenway: Runaway Train Something Worth Sharing Face SOH 002
  33. Roscoe Holcomb: Train That Carried My Girl From Town (trad) An Untamed Sense of Control Smithsonian Folkways SFWCD 40144
  34. Larry Penn: Sing Me a Railroad Song A Ride On a Westbound Cookie Man CM-02 (email)
  35. Utah Phillips: Daddy, What's A Train? Good Though! Philo CDPH 1004
  36. Mad Agnes: One Wild Dove (M.Hennebach) Magic Hour pre-release CD (860-206-2746)
  37. Tret Fure: Hawk and the Dove My Shoes Tomboy Girl 83102
  38. Jacques Brel: La Colombe If You Go Away Philips PCC 634
  39. John Williams: Micho's Jig / Mikey's Reel Irish Music In Chicago (a compilation) Big Chicago BCR007
  40. Tommy Peoples: Jigs - The Wishing Well (Peoples) / The King of the Pipers, No. 2 (trad) Waiting For a Call Shanachie 78052
  41. John Renbourn: Planxty Llanthony (Renbourn) / Loftus Jones (Carolan - PD) Traveller's Prayer Shanachie 78018
  42. Nina Simone: Porgy, I Is Your Woman (G&I Gershwin) Anthology- The Colpix Years Rhino R2 72567
  43. Lucy Kaplansky: (What's So Funny 'Bout) Peace, Love and Understanding (Nick Lowe) Flesh and Bone Red House RHRCD 92
  44. Martha Schuyler Thompson: Is That Love I Hear No Visible Means of Support Cottage Industry CIM09031
  45. Kim & Reggie Harris and Magpie: When I'm Gone (Phil Ochs) Spoken in Love Longtail LT003-2

Performer is composer unless otherwise noted. Song is album title unless otherwise noted. Album titles are in italics, composers in parens ( ).

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Tom Prasada-Rao, Mad Agnes, Tret Fure, Tom Russell, Martha Schuyler Thompson

These concerts were mentioned on the program:
Susan Werner and Lucy Kaplansky performs at the Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln, Sunday, April 27 at 4 and 7, John Renbourn & Jacquie McShee, are at the School Saturday, May 3 at 4 and 7, and Utah Phillips is at the school Sunday, May 4 at 7. (773-728-6000)

John Williams, along with Chirps Smith, Dot Kent & Friends, and Grass Roots Revival give a free concert sponsored by WPHK at the Reynolds Club, which is in the same building as Mandel Hall, 57th & University, Friday, May 2 at 8. (773-702-8289)

Andrew Calhoun's whereabouts:

Sunday, April 27 at 1:30: Hoosier Grove Museum, 700 W. Irving Park Rd., Streamwood. 630-213-9706
Saturday, May 3 at 8 in concert at the World Folk Music Center, 1808 W. 103rd, Chicago, with Susan McClelland. 773-779-7059
Saturday, May 10 at 7:30: Village Square Concert Series, 37 S. Main, Sandwich, with Pete Johnson. email

The Plank Road Folk Music Society presents Larry Penn at the Two Way Street Coffee House, 1047 Curtiss, Downers Grove, Saturday, May 10 at 8. It's a CD release celebration. 630-889-9121

Mad Agnes performs in a house concert at the home of Peter & Nancy Clark in Oak Park, Sunday, May 11. Phone 708-848-2205 for reservations and information.

Looking for Shimer College information? You can reach Bill Patterson at 800-215-7173, via email, or visit the web site.