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December 6, 2003

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways SFCD-40068/71
  2. * Pete Morton: The Shepherd's Song Swarthmoor Harbourtown HARCD 044
  3. * Finest Kind: Shepherd Of the Downs (trad) Silks & Spices Fallen Angle FAM 05
  4. * Danu: The Fairy Reel / The Old Torn Petticoat / Our House At Home (trad/arr.Danu) The Road Less Traveled Shanachie 78057
  5. * Enoch Kent: Mary Morison (trad-arr.Kent/Robt.Burns) Songs of Love, Lust & Loathing Second Avenue SAS2009
  6. * Grace Griffith: Black Is the Color (trad) Sands Of Time Blix Street G2-10078
  7. * Michael Smith: The Ballad of Elizabeth Dark Such Things Are Finely Done Tales From the Tavern 019
  8. * Peggy Seeger: Dear Companion (trad) Heading For Home Appleseed APRCD 1076
  9. * Ekstrom & Quinn: So They Call Me. . . The Front Page Follies self (email)
  10. * Earl Scruggs - Doc Watson - Ricky Skaggs: What Would You Give In Exchange For Your Soul (F.J.Berry/ J.H.C arr, PD) The Three Pickers Rounder 11661-0526-2
  11. Urinetown (orig. cast): It's a Prvilege To Pee (Mark Hollmann/ Greg Kotis) RCA Victor 09026-63821-2
  12. Fred Holstein: The Telling Takes Me Home (Utah Phillips) Fred Holstein: A Collection Holstein 01
  13. Sons Of the Never Wrong: If You Come To Take Me (Bruce Roper) 4 ever on Gadfly 282 (888-9GADFLY)
  14. * Peggy Seeger: Heading For Home Appleseed APRCD 1076
  15. Al Day: I'm Coming Home To You Guest House self no# (773-262-3224)
  16. Small Potatoes: They're Not Normal Like Us (Rich Prezioso) Waltz of the Wallflowers Wind River WR4010CD
  17. * Pete Morton: Six Billion Eccentrics Swarthmoor Harbourtown HARCD 044
  18. * Tom Russell: Modern Art Hightone HCD8154
  19. * Mrs. Ackroyd Band: Detritus Yelp! Mrs. Ackroyd DOG 017
  20. Sons Of the Never Wrong: Everybody's Gotta (Bruce Roper) 4 ever on Gadfly 282
  21. * Ekstrom & Quinn: You're On Your Own The Front Page Follies self (email)
  22. * Pete Seeger w/ Tao Rodriguez-Seeger & Arlo Guthrie: Trouble At the Bottom Seeds Appleseed APRCD 1072
  23. * Jonathan Byrd: Tape Full Of Love Songs The Waitress self no# (919-545-3081)
  24. * Mrs. Ackroyd Band - Bill Zorn: Roseville Fair (Bill Staines/Les Barker) Yelp! Mrs. Ackroyd DOG 017
  25. * Finest Kind: Jack the Jolly Tar (trad) Silks & Spices Fallen Angle FAM05
  26. * Enoch Kent: The Brewer Lad (trad/arr.Kent) Songs Of Love, Lust & Loathing Second Avenue SAS2009
  27. * Tom Russell: Isaac Lewis Modern Art Hightone HCD8154
  28. * Danu: County Down (Tommy Sands) The Road Less Traveled Shanachie 78057
  29. Trifolkal: The Starbucks Of County Down (trad/Phillips-Trafidlo-Seay) Tao From the Mountain Kira 2222
  30. * Michael Smith: Famous in France Such Things Are Finely Done Tales From the Tavern 019
  31. * Martin Simpson: The Devil's Partiality (Gallivan Burwell) Righteousness & Humidty Red House RHRCD 169
  32. * Jonathan Byrd: The Ballad of Larry The Waitress self no#
  33. * Doc Watson - Earl Scruggs - Ricky Skaggs - Alison Krauss: Down In the Valley To Pray (trad) The Three Pickers Rounder 11661-0526-2
  34. * Grace Griffith: Rebirth (Carey Creed / Man Giac) Sands Of Time Blix Street G2-10078
  35. * Pete Morton: The Two Brothers Swarthmoor Harbourtown HARCD 044
  36. * Anne Hills: Flowers Of Peace (trad/Seeger) Seeds: The Songs of Pete Seeger, Volume 3 Appleseed APRCD 1072
  37. * Danu: Farewell Farewell (Richard Thompson) The Road Less Traveled Shanachie 78057
  38. * Martin Simpson: Love Never Dies Righteousness & Humidity Red House RHRCD169
  39. * Grace Griffith: Make Our Garden Grow (Bernstein/Richard Wilbur) Sands Of Time Blix Street G2-10078
  40. 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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These concerts were mentioned on the program:

Sons of the Never Wrong in a house concert in Oak Park, Sunday, December 7 at 2. Call: 708-848-2205 / email

The Al Day Trio at Nevins Live, 1450 Sherman Ave., Evanston, Sunday, December 7 at 7. (email)

Fred Holstein and Ed Holstein at the Abby Pub, 3420 W. Grace (at Elston), Chicago, Saturday, December 13 at 7. 773-478-4408 Sons of the Never Wrong will be at the Abby in their annual free Christmas concert Thursday, December 18 at 8.

The 10th Annual benefit concert for the Make-A-Wish Foundation takes place at the Two Way Street Coffeehouse, 1047 Curtiss, Downers Grove, Sunday, December 14 at 2. It features Natural Bob & Mickey Holdsworth, Swing Blvd., Darwin & Marv, Tricia Alexander, Mark Dvorak, Small Potatoes. 847-540-5527

Jamie O'Reilly & Michael Smith and friends perform Michael Smith's The Gift of the Magi the following dates:
Sunday, December 21 at 6:30 and 8:30: Fitzgerald's Sidebar, 6615 Roosevelt Rd., Berwyn. 708-788-2118