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November 15, 2003

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways SFCD-40068/71
  2. The Chieftains w/ Tim O'Brien: Shady Grove (trad/arr.P.Moloney) Further Down the Old Plank Road Victor 8287652897-2
  3. Hot Club Of Cowtown: The Girl I Left Behind Me (PD) Continental Stomp Hightone HCD8163
  4. Taj Mahal: Lovin' In My Baby's Eyes Blues With A Feeling: The Very Best of Taj Mahal BMG Heritage 82876 55610-2
  5. Michael Smith: Something About Big Twist Such Things Are Finely Done Tales From the Tavern 019
  6. Finest Kind: Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow? (Goffin/King) Silks & Spices Fallen Angle FAM05
  7. The Laws: Hobo Trail (J&M Law) Estimated Time Of Revival AML002
  8. Jimmy Rodgers: Hobo Bill's Last Ride (Waldo O'Neal) On the Way Up - 1929 Rounder CD 1058
  9. Red Clay Ramblers: The Hobo's Last Letter (Bill Hicks) Twisted Laurel Flying Fish FF70055
  10. Bob Dylan: Only a Hobo The Bootleg Series: Volumes 1-3 Columbia C3K 65302
  11. Melvin Goins & Windy Mountain: Fifty Years (Dixie & Tom T. Hall) Light In the Window Again Rooster no# (606-928-212)
  12. Ian Tyson: Fifty Years Ago All the Good 'Uns Vanguard 79495-2
  13. Teada: The Crock of Gold (Vincent Broderick) / Johnny Has Gone To France / Tailor's Thimble (reels) (trad/arr.Teada) Teada Green Linnet GLCD 1225
  14. Solas: The Wiggly Jigs - Pancake Tuesday (Mick McAuley) / The Broad Walk (Eamon McElholm) / Professor Delbert's Birthday (Paul S. Cranford) (arr.S.Eagan-Solas) Another Day Shanachie 78056
  15. Danu: The Wonder Hornpipe (trad) / The Impish Hornpipe (J.Sheahan) (arr.Danu-Sheahan) The Road Less Traveled Shanachie 78057

A conversation with Scott Alarik about his book: Deep Community: Adventures In the Modern Folk Underground Black Wolf Press (401 pp / $19.95) including these songs:

  1. Garnet Rogers: Redwing Firefly Snow Goose SGS-1129
  2. Eileen Ivers: Polka.com (trad) Crossing the Bridge Sony SK 60746
  3. Dar Williams: The Beauty of the Rain Razor & Tie 7930182886
  4. Karan Casey: The Four Loom Weaver (trad/arr.Casey-Donald Shaw) Distant Shore Shanachie 78053
  5. Maddy Prior: Sheath and Knife (trad/arr.Prior-Holland-Donockley) Flesh & Blood Park PRKCD38
  6. Emmylou Harris: Barbara Allen (trad) Songcatcher (orig.soundtrack) Vanguard 79586-2
  7. Rosalie Sorrels: No Closing Chord (Malvina Reynolds) Red House RHRCD 143
  8. Pete Seeger: If I Had A Hammer If I Had a Hammer: Songs of Hope & Struggle Smithsonian Folkways SFCD40096
  9. The Mammals: Way Down the Old Plank Road (trad/arr.Mammals) Evolver Humble Abode HAM 004
  10. Kate Rusby: The Wild Goose (trad-Rusby) 10 Compass 7 4350-2
  11. Ellis Paul & Vance Gilbert: The Only Way (Mark Erelli) Side Of the Road Philo 11671-1239-2

  13. Lou & Peter Berryman: Ralph To Rose The Pink One Cornbelt CR14
  14. Gamble Rogers: Dogs and Dawgs Oklawaha County Laissez-Faire Oklawaha OK1004
  15. The Mrs. Ackroyd Band: Spencer's Dog Rover Yelp! Mrs.Ackroyd DOG 017
  16. The Laws: Stone, Glass and Wood Estimated Time of Revival AML 002
  17. Tom Dundee: Plaster and Wood Right Lane Man Flyte 1820
  18. Enoch Kent: My Mother's Sewing Machine (trad/Kent) Songs of Love, Lust & Loathing Second Avenue SAS2009
  19. Holly Near & Cris Williamson: Lullabye / Harbor Me Cris & Holly HC 6201
  20. Solas: This Love Will Carry (Dougie MacLean) Another Day Shanachie 78056
  21. Danu: Farewell, Farewell (Richard Thompson) The Road Less Traveled Shanachie 78057
  22. Kim & Reggie Harris and Magpie: When I'm Gone (close) (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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The Chieftains, Michael Smith, Finest Kind, Teada, Solas, *Danu, Enoch Kent, Holly Near & Cris Williamson, Mrs. Ackroyd Band, Lou & Peter Berryman

*CD of the Week - Danu: The Road Less Traveled

These concerts were mentioned on the program:

Melvin Goins & Windy Mountain perform for the Bluegrass Legends concert series at the American Legion Hall, 1030 Central St., Evanston, Sunday, November 16 at 2:30. 847-251-0574 / web site

Anne Hills gives a benefit concert at the First Congregational Church of Evanston, Hinman & Grove, Sunday, November 16 at 3. 773-283-4361

John & Michele Law "The Laws" perform at the Two Way Street Coffee House, Friday, November 21 at 8:15: Two Way Street Coffee House, 1047 Curtiss, Downers Grove. 630-969-9720

Bob Bovee & Gail Heil at Hogeye Folk Arts Limited at the Unitarian Church of Evanston, 1330 Ridge Ave., Evanston. They are there November 22 at 7:30. 847-475-6165

Tom Dundee gives a house concert in Wilmette, Sunday, November 23 at 7. Call 312-371-2284 for reservations and directions.

Cris Williamson & Holly Near perform at the Northwestern University School of Law auditorium, 357 E. Chicago Ave. at Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, Saturday, November 22 at 7. 847-414-4508 / web site