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February 28, 2004

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways SFCD-40068/71
  2. Calasaig: In Almost Every Circumstance (Colum Sands) Near & Far REL R2CD 2004
  3. Sally Fingerett: Whatever We Did A Woman's Gotta Do Her Thing Shanachie 8040
  4. Shelley Posen: Every Day (Charles Hardin/Norman Petty) The Old Songs' Home Well Done WDM01
  5. Mame (orig. B'way cast-Angela Lansbury): It's Today (Jerry Herman) Columbia KOS 3000
  6. Roy Zimmerman: Today (Is Tomorrow's Yesterday) Comic Sutra Metaphor 915
  7. Russ Thomas: I'm the President (and I'm OK) (Monty Python/Russ Thomas) Free Lunch FL-7503 (email)
  8. John McCutcheon: Let's Pretend Stand Up! Appalsongs 2004
  9. Eva Cassidy: Imagine (John Lennon) Blix Street G2-10075 (253-851-5810)
  10. Tom Russell: The Ballad of Edward Abbey Indians Cowboys Horses Dogs Hightone HCD 8165
  11. Lucy Kaplansky: Land Of the Living (R.Litvin-L.Kaplansky) The Red Thread Red House RHRCD 166
  12. Simon & Garfunkel: The Only Living Boy In New York Old Friends Columbia Legacy C3K 64780
  13. Babes on Broadway (orig. soundtrack-Mickey Rooney): Anything Can Happen In New York (Burton Lane / E.Y. Harburg) Mickey & Judy Rhino R2 71921
  14. Altan: The Dance Of the Honeybees (Charlie Lennon/arr.Altan) Blackwater Virgin 7243 8 41381 2 7
  15. Monty Python: The Eric Half-a-Bee Song The Final Rip Off Virgin 0777 7 86033 2 0
  16. Robinella and the CC Stringband: Honey Honey Bee (Columbus Pearson/Robinella Contreras) Robinella and the CC Stringband Columbia CK 87102
  17. Marais and Miranda: Till the Queen Bee Arrive, Honey Hive Cannot Thrive (Josef Marais) Marais and Miranda In Person (February 7, 1955 - Fullerton Hall, Chicago) Decca DL 9027
  18. John Stewart: Cowboy In the Distance Havana Appleseed APRCD 1070
  19. Lucy Kaplansky: Cowboy Singer (Dave Carter) The Red Thread Red House RHRCD 166
  20. Tom Russell: Bucking Horse Moon Indians Cowboys Horses Dogs Hightone HCD 8165
  21. The Arrogant Worms: The Monkey Song Toast Arrogant Worms AW-3003
  22. Bob Newhart: An Infinite Number of Monkeys The Button-Down Mind Strikes Back! Warner Bros. 1393-2
  23. Lauren Sheehan: The Monkey & The Engineer (Jesse Fuller) Some Old Lonesome Day self 37885 34302
  24. Gillian Welch: One Monkey (Welch-David Rawlings) Soul Journey Acony ACNY-0305
  25. Eleni Kelakos: The Alligator Man Loves the Monkey Girl Where I Come From EEK! ER-02722
  26. Jean Shepherd: Monkey On My Back Jean Shepherd and Other Foibles Collectors' Choice CCM-343-2 (800-923-1122)
  27. Austin Lounge Lizards: Monkey On My Back (Hank & Kristen N.Card) Employee Of the Month Sugar Hill SHCD-3874
  28. Aliotta-Haynes-Jeremiah: Can't Sell Bananas With a Monkey On Your Back (Haynes/Von Heitlinger) Songs Quicksilver/K-Tel
  29. Dervish: John Blessings: Tinker Hill / Patsy Toohey's / Mary Bergin's / Johnny Watt Henry's (trad/arr.Dervish) Spirit Compass 74376 2
  30. Natalie MacMaster: The Silver Spear (trad) / The Glen Road To Carrick (trad) / Lad O'Beirene's Reel (Lad O'Beirne) (all arr. Darol Anger) Blueprint Rounder 11661-7056-2
  31. Danu: McCahills Reel / Doherty's / Reel Gan Ainm (trad/arr.Danu) The Road Less Traveled Shanachie 78057
  32. Tom Russell w/ Eliza Gilkyson: Lily, Rosemary, and the Jack of Hearts (Bob Dylan) Indians Cowboys Horses Dogs Hightone HCD 8165
  33. The Poozies: All I Want (Wouldn't It Be Loverly) (Loewe/Lerner) / Midnight Mead (Karen Tweed) Changed Days, Same Roots Compass 7 4375 2 (email)
  34. Bonnie Koloc: A Love Song Timeless Mr. Biscuit 01
  35. Linn Brown: Say It All Again Mend self 07135 26373
  36. John Wright Band: How Can I Tell You (Cat Stevens) Language Of the Heart Greentrax CDTRAX 201
  37. Janis Ian: Mary's Eyes Billie's Bones Oh Boy OBR-029
  38. The Poozies: Throw the Ball (Colum Sands) Changed Days, Same Roots Compass 7 4375 2 (email)
  39. Pete Seeger: Beans In My Ears (Len Chandler) Dangerous Songs!? Columbia Legacy CK65261
  40. The Fantasticks (orig. cast - Wm.Larsen & Hugh Thomas): Never Say No (Harvey Schmidt / Tom Jones) Polydor 821 943-2 Y-1
  41. John McCutcheon: Different Stand Up! Appalsongs 2004
  42. Carrie Newcomer: The Yes of Yes Betty's Diner: The Best of Carrie Newcomer Philo 116 71 1 245-2
  43. Janis Ian: When I Lay Down Billie's Bones Oh Boy OBR-029
  44. John Stewart: Rally Down the Night Havana Appleseed APRCD 1070
  45. 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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RICH'S PICKS:

Calasaig, Sally Fingerett, Shelley Posen, John McCutcheon, *Tom Russell, Lucy Kaplansky, Eleni Kelakos, The Arrogant Worms, The Poozies, Janis Ian, Dervish, Natalie MacMaster, Bonnie Koloc, Carrie Newcomer

*CD of the Week - Tom Russell (far and away one of the best folk CDs ever)

These concerts were mentioned on the program:

At the Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln Avenue, Chicago--
Danu on Saturday, March 6.
John Stewart with Alastair Moock on Friday, March 19.
773-728-6000

Altan at the College Of Lake County in Grayslake, Saturday, March 6 at 8. 847-543-2300
College of Lake County will present Kathy Mattea on May 8.

College of Lake County will present Kathy Mattea on May 8.