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98.7 WFMT CHICAGO HOST CHICAGO PLAYLISTS NATIONAL PLAYLISTS QUESTIONS
 
November 6, 2004
Special fundraiser, "the first decade of The Midnight Special"
all music from 1953-63

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways SFCD-40068/71
  2. The Weavers: Wasn't That a Time (Lee Hays/W.Lowenfels) Vanguard VCD4-147/50
  3. Odetta & Larry: I Was Born About 10,000 Years Ago (trad) Odetta and Larry At the Tin Angel Fantasy OBCCD-565-2
  4. Bob Dylan: The Times They Are A-Changin' Columbia CK 8905
  5. Pete Seeger: We Shall Overcome (trad-Horton-Seeger-Hamilton-Carawan) Classic Folk Music (compilation) Smithsonian Folkways SFWCD 40110
  6. Frank Proffitt: Tom Dula (trad-arr.Lomax-Warner-Proffitt) Frank Proffitt of Reese, NC. Folk-Legacy CD-1
  7. The Kingston Trio: Tom Dooley (trad-arr.Lomax-Warner-Proffitt) Folk Song America (a compilation) Smithsonian-Sony RD 046-2
  8. Carl Sandburg: Showers of Dollars / Get the Money (trad-Sandburg) Flat Rock Ballads Columbia AML 5339
  9. Mirais & Miranda: Henrietta's Wedding (Josef Marais) In Person (recorded February 2, 1955 Fullerton Hall, Chicago) Decca DL 9026
  10. George & Gerry Armstrong: Mairi's Wedding (trad) Simple Gifts Folkways F-2335
  11. My Fair Lady (orig.London cast-Rex Harrison): Get Me To the Church On Time (Loewe/Lerner) Columbia SK 60539
  12. Joan Baez: Silver Dagger (trad) Joan Baez Vanguard 79594-2
  13. Judy Collins: Maid of Constant Sorrow (trad) Maids & Golden Apples Wildflower WFL 1299-2
  14. Horton Barker: At the Foot of Yonders Mountain (trad) Horton Barker: Traditional Singer Folkways FA 2362
  15. Malvina Reynolds: Little Boxes Ear To the Ground Smithsonian Folkways SFWCD40124
  16. West Side Story (orig.B'way cast): America (Bernstein/Sondheim) Columbia SK 60724
  17. Second City: Cultural FM Mercury OCS 6201
  18. Mike Nichols & Elaine May: Everybody's Doing It Improvisations to Music Mercury 314-558455-2
  19. Clancy Bros. & Tommy Makem: Irish Rover (trad/arr.Clancys-Makem) The Best of the Clancy Bros. & Tommy Makem Columbia CK 86022
  20. Theodore Bikel: Kretchma (Gene Raskin) Bravo Bikel - The Town Hall Concert Elektra EKS-7175
  21. Tom Lehrer: Lobachevsky (recorded 1953) The Remains of Tom Lehrer Rhino R2 79831
  22. Rolf Harris: The Court of King Caractacus Epic BN 26110
  23. Bob Gibson & Hamilton Camp: I'm Gonna Tell God (trad/new words Bob Gibson) Gibson & Camp At the Gate of Horn Collectors' Choice CCM-227-2
  24. Mahalia Jackson: Amazing Grace The Apollo Sessions Pair PCD-2-1346
  25. George & Gerry Armstrong: Simple Gifts (trad) Smithsonian Folkways F-2335
  26. Richard Dyer-Bennet: The Lonesome Valley (trad/arr.Dyer-Bennet) Dyer-Bennet #1 Smithsonian Folkways SFCD40078
  27. Jean Redpath: Song of the Seals (Boulton/Bantock) Philo CD 1054
  28. 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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