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November 20, 2004

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways SFCD-40068/71
  2. Joe Crookston: Poor Me (Crookston) / May There Always Be Sunshine (trad-Seeger) Fall Down As the Rain Milagrito JBJO34
  3. Roy Acuff: Wait For the Light to Shine (F.Rose) The Essential Roy Acuff Columbia Legacy CK 90906
  4. Arranmore: Dreamers On the Rise (John Stewart) The Collection Toucan Cove MLG2 50818
  5. Tracy Grammer w/ Jim Henry: Wasn't Born To Follow (Carole King/Gerry Goffin) The Verdant Mile self
  6. Michael Jerome Browne: Just Look Up (B.A.Markus / M.J.Browne) Michael Jerome Browne & The Twin Rivers String Band Borealis BCD 163
  7. Bonnie Rideout: Highland Laddie (trad)/Variations on Highland Laddie (Rideout) Scottish Reflections Maggie's Music MM225
  8. Jo Stafford: My Heart's in the Highlands (Alton Rinker/Robt.Burns) Jo Stafford Sings Songs of Scotland Corinthian COR-122CD
  9. The Lonesome Sisters w/ Riley Baugus: Highlanders Farewell (trad) The Lonesome Sisters with Riley Baugus Tin Halo THMCD0404
  10. Leonard Cohen: Go No More A-Roving (L.Cohen/Lord Byron) Dear Heather Columbia CK 92891
  11. Richard Maitland: A-Roving American Sea Songs & Shanties Rounder 18964-1519-2
  12. Joan Baez: So We'll Go No More A-Roving (R.Dyer-Bennet/Lord Byron) Joan Baez / 5 Vanguard 79700-2
  13. Greg Trafidlo: Don't Take Your Gut To Town (Johnny Cash/Greg Trafidlo) Co-Writers In Disguise Kirasongs KIRA-1812
  14. Buddy Hackett: Diet But seriously. . . The American Comedy Box Rhino R2 71617
  15. Beth Wood: Supermodel You Take the Wheel Mehaffey MP2255
  16. Stan Freberg: Pilgrim's Progress Stan Freberg Presents the United States of America, Vol. 1 Rhino R2 72476
  17. Hamilton Camp: Blame It On the Turkeys (Hamilton Camp/John Brent) (Unity Church, Chicago - March 31, 1985) WFMT Recording
  18. Stan Freberg: Thanksgiving Story Stan Freberg Presents the United States of America, Vol. 1 Rhino R2 72476
  19. Artisan: Stuff the Turkey (Brian Bedford) Paper Angels Boing 9806
  20. Jimmyjohnnyjoe: Turkey In the Straw (trad) Oldtime Music and Songs Tin Halo THMCD-0402
  21. Cherish the Ladies: Last Night's Fun set: Last Night's Fun / The Chattering Magpie / The Black Haired Lass (all trad/arr.Cherish the Ladies) / The Commodore (Mulvihill/McComiskey) The Girls Won't Leave the Boys Alone Windham Hill 01934-11583-2
  22. Les Barker: It was the surpise more than anything The War On Terrier Mrs. Ackroyd DOG018
  23. John McCutcheon: Surprise! Surprise! Surprise! (McCutcheon-Tom Paxton) John McCutcheon & Si Kahn: Signs of the Times Rounder CD 4017
  24. Tim Grimm w/ Carrie Newcomer: Barbara Allen (trad) Names Wind River WR4032CD
  25. Sinead O'Connor & Sharon Shannon: Anachie Gordon (trad/arr.O'Connor-Shannon) Libertango Compass 7 4392 2
  26. Lee Murdock: Eddystone Light (trad) Between Two Worlds Depot DEP027
  27. Tom Goux & Jacek Sulanowski: Married to a Mermaid (trad) Classic Maritime Music (a compilation) Smithsonian Folkways SFWCD 40053
  28. Mississippi John Hurt: Let the Mermaids Flirt With Me Last Sessions Vanguard VMD 79327
  29. Anais Mitchell: Two Kids Hymns for the Exiled Waterbug WBG 58
  30. Hoyt Axton: Beezelbub's Laughter My Griffin Is Gone Columbia CS 9766
  31. Jack Hardy: Denial Coin of the Realm Great Divide JH4235
  32. Michael J. Miles: Sway (Jagger/Richards) New Century Suite RightTurnOnRed 83707 99582
  33. John Batdorf & James Lee Stanley: Ruby Tuesday (Jagger/Richards) All Wood and Stones Beachwood (web site)
  34. Jean Ritchie: Come All You Fair and Tender Ladies (trad) Mountain Hearth & Home Rhino Handmade RHM2 7867
  35. The Malvinas: Mud (Gina Forsyth) Love, Hope & Transportation 3-Legged Dog MALV1116
  36. Cooper, Nelson & Early: Pretty Susan (trad) Love & War Porcupine PPCD2219
  37. The Golden Ring: Golden Ring Around My Susan Girl (trad) A Gathering of Friends For Making Music Folk-Legacy CD-16
  38. Ellen & John Wright: Oh Susanna (Stephen Foster) I Shook Hands With Eleanor Roosevelt Cobwebs C1033
  39. Nancy K. Dillon: O Susanna Just Let Me Dream Rose Rock RRR111
  40. Bob & Ray: Komodo Dragon The Two and Only Columbia S 30412
  41. Zoë Lewis: Tadpole Puddle Small Is Tremendous Dog Called Dog 21681 03862
  42. Rachel Bissex: Just Like That In White Light One Take OTP 002004
  43. Grace Griffith: Make Our Garden Grow Sands of Time Blix Street G2-10078
  44. The Tender Land (orig. cast-Joy Clements, Claramae Turner, Norman Treigle, Richard Cassilly, et.al.: The Promise of Living (Aaron Copland/Horace Everett) Columbia MS 6184
  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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Joe Crookston, Michael Jerome Browne, Tracy Grammer, Jimmyhjohnnyjoe, Les Barker, Tim Grimm, Sharon Shannon, Lee Murdock, Anais Mitchell, Jack Hardy, Michael J. Miles, The Malvinas, Nancy K. Dillon, Zoe Lewis, Rachel Bissex

CDs of the Week: Zoë Lewis, Rachel Bissex

These concerts were mentioned on the program:

Greg Trafidlo at the Two Way Street Coffee House, 1047 Curtiss, Downers Grove, Friday, November 26 at 8:15. 630-969-9720

Lee Murdock's Christmas Ship Concert McAninch Arts Center of the College of DuPage, 425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn Saturday, November 27 at 5:30 and 8:30. 630-942-4000

Phil Cooper, Margaret Nelson & Kate Early at a house concert in Evanston, Sunday, November 28 at 3. Call: 847-864-9598 or E-mail: walshpat@hotmail.com

At the Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln in Chicago: Saturday, December 4: Bonnie Koloc and Ed Holstein at 7 & 10. 773-728-6000

Cherish the Ladies, Friday, December 10 at 8 at Elgin Community College's Visual and Performing Arts Center. 847-622-0300

A Scottish Christmas featuring Bonnie Rideout and many other outstanding American and Scottish musicians, Saturday, December 11 at 8 at the Rialto Square Theater in Joliet. 815-726-6600