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January 29, 2005

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways SFCD-40068/71
  2. Matt Kinman & The Oldtime Serenaders: Shoo Fly Serenaders self 34479 05446
  3. Vance Gilbert: I've Got a Plane Unfamiliar Moon Disismye 004
  4. Valerie & Walter Crockett: Long Time Travelin' (White, P.D. arr.Hills-Burda) Long Live Album Big Bark 0004
  5. Eric Noden: Key to the Highway (Wm. Broonzy) Midwest Blues Diving Duck DD10022
  6. Aaron Moore: Boot 'Em Up! Delmark DE-731
  7. The Duhks: Dance Hall Girls (Allan Fraser) / Bozeemon Boogie (Leonard Podolak) The Duhks Sugar Hill SUG-CD3997
  8. Gamble Rogers: Dance Hall Gals (Panama Red) Good Causes Oklawaha OK1006
  9. Hello, Dolly! (orig. B'way cast-Carol Channing, et.al): Dancing (Jerry Herman) RCA Victor 82876-5143
  10. Joe Crookston: Dance and Sway Fall Down as the Rain Milagrito JBJO34
  11. Thom Bishop: Mr. Arthur's Place Feed Me a Dream Coyote/Beechwood CCDF-1007
  12. Jolie Christine Rickman: Fly Sublime Detonation self
  13. Eddie From Ohio: Fly (Robbie Schaefer) This Is Me Virginia Soul VSR 009
  14. Vance Gilbert: Ten Thousand Skies Unfamiliar Moon Disismye 004
  15. Steve Helton and the Flint River Boys: Goodbye Old Pal (trad?) self
  16. The Duhks: Death Came A Knockin' (trad/arr.Duhks) / The Scenic Point Breakdown (Tania Elizabeth) The Duhks Sugar Hill SUG-CD3997
  17. Jude Johnstone: The Hereafter On a Good Day BoJak BJR 8113-2
  18. Geraldine Gay w/ Pastor Donald Gay & Gregory Gay, Jr.: God Shall Wipe All Tears Away (Evelyn Gay) In the Right Hands The Sirens SR-5010
  19. Johnny Carson & Pearl Bailey: Our Love Is Here To Stay (Geo.Gershwin) Here's Johnny Casablanca SPNB 1296
  20. Aubrey Atwater: Johnny Be Fair (trad) Where the Wild Birds Do Whistle self 1005-2
  21. Danu: Top It Off / Jig Gan Ainm / Kilkenny Jig / Alasdruims March (trad/arr.Danu) The Road Less Traveled Shanachie 78057
  22. Kevin Henry: The Hell Bound Train (trad) One's Own Place Bogfire 2001
  23. Dan Gellert: We'll All Go to Heaven When the Devil Goes Blind (trad) Waitin' on the Break of Day Orphonon
  24. Matt Kinman & The Oldtime Serenaders: K.C. Railroad Blues (trad) Matt Kinman & the Old Time Serenaders Kots
  25. Steve Helton and the Flint River Boys: Cannonball Blues self
  26. Glenn Ohrlin: The Hell Bound Train (trad) A Cowboy's Life Rounder CD 0420
  27. David Francey: Highway 95 The Waking Hour Red House RHRCD182
  28. Valerie & Walter Crockett: Highway 99 (W.Crockett) Long Live Album Big Bark 0004
  29. Beyond the Fringe (orig. 1961 London cast): The End of the World EMI 7243 8 54045 2 8
  30. Jeff Daniels: If You're Comin' Jeff Daniels Live and Unplugged Purple Rose 16892 62042
  31. Alison Krauss & Union Station: Restless (R.L.Castleman) Lonely Runs Both Ways Rounder 1161-0525-2
  32. Vance Gilbert: You Can Go Now Unfamiliar Moon Disismye 004
  33. Nanci Griffith: Last Train Home Hearts In Mind New Door
  34. Marias & Miranda: Ma Says, Pa Says (J.Marias) Returning Home Metaphorce CD1001
  35. Joan Baez: Silver Dagger (trad) Joan Baez Vanguard 79594-2
  36. Andy Griffith: Romeo & Juliet American Originals Capitol CDP 07777 98476 24
  37. Judy Collins: Silver Dagger (parody) (trad/arr-adpt.J.Collins) Live at Newport Vanguard 77013-2
  38. Les Barker: Cosmo the Fairly Accurate Knife Thrower A Cardi and Bloke Mrs. Ackroyd DOG 011
  39. Rachel Bissex: In White Light One Take OTP 002004
  40. Garnet Rogers: Shining Thing Snow Goose SGSCD 1131
  41. Kim & Reggie Harris and Magpie: When I'm Gone (close) (Phil Ochs) Spoken in Love Longtail LT003-2

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Vance Gilbert, Valerie & Walter Crockett, The Duhks, Joe Crookston, David Francey, Rachel Bissex, Garnet Rogers, Alison Krauss, Jeff Daniels

CDs of the Week: Vance Gilbert, The Duhks

These concerts were mentioned on the program:

At the Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln, Chicago:
Sunday, January 30 at 7: Danu

The 45th annual University of Chicago Folk Festival, Mandel Hall, 57th and University (evening concerts) and Ida Noyes Hall, 59th and University (workshops, jams, informal concerts) Friday, February 4- Sunday, February 6. 773-702-9793 web site

Eric Noden at Charlie's Coffee House, 1128 Central, Wilmette, Friday, February 18 at 8 and 9:30. 847-256-5617

Aubrey Atwater at the Two Way Street Coffee House, 1047 Curtiss, Downers Grove, Friday, February 25 at 8:15. 630-969-9720

Jolie Christine Rickman 1971-2005
Following last weekend's beautiful commemoration at her home in New York City, a celebration of Jolie Christine Rickman's life will be held at 2pm on Sunday, January 30 at St. Gertrude Church, 1420 W. Granville Avenue, on Chicago's north side. A gathering will take place afterwards at Jolie's mother's home, 711 W. Gordon Terrace #701 in Chicago. All are welcome to attend, and to bring food, drink, pictures, words, and instruments they would like to use to contribute to the celebration of Jolie's spirit.