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February 19, 2005

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways SFCD-40068/71
  2. Christine Lavin: What Was I Thinking Sometimes Mother Really Does Know Best Appleseed APRCD 1079
  3. Sir John Gielgud: Advice from a Caterpillar from Alice In Wonderland (excerpt) (Lewis Carroll) Nibmus NI 5046/47
  4. Pete Morton: Six Billion Eccentrics Swarthmoor Harbourtown HARCD 044
  5. The King and I (orig. B'way cast-Yul Brenner): A Puzzlement (Rodgers/Hammerstein) Decca 012 157 982-2
  6. Nancy White: Freefloating Anxiety Stickers On Fruit Borealis BCD 147
  7. Connie Kaldor: Relax Out of the Blue Coyote CEGCD 1015
  8. John Fogarty: Deja vu (All Over Again) Geffen B0003257-02
  9. Magpie: Raise Your Voice (Artzner-Leonino) Sliced Bread CDSB 75110
  10. JP Jones: A Man Stands Up Thugs and Lovers Vision Company 222005
  11. Nathan Caswell: Einstein's Brain NC04CD
  12. Ray Jessel: I'm a Genius The First Seventy Years LML CD-171
  13. Tom Lehrer: Lobachevsky The Remains of Tom Lehrer Rhino R2 79831
  14. Christine Lavin: Planet X Shining My Flashlight on the Moon Shanachie 8024
  15. That Was the Week That Was: Regella Parlophone PMC 1197
  16. Sloan Wainwright: Across the Universe (Lennon-McCartney) From Where You Are Waterbug WBG0042
  17. Blame Sally: Speed of Light (Pam Delgado/Alicia Buelow) Blame Sally Blame Sally BS0002
  18. Julie Miller: The Speed of Light Broken Things Hightone HCD8103
  19. Steve Hicks: Temptation Rag (H.Lodge) This Time 'Round
  20. Eric Lugosch w/ James Conway: Springboard Chop New Tradition Acoustic Music 319 1312 2
  21. Karan Casey: The Brown and Yellow Ale (trad) Chasing the Sun Shanachie
  22. Enoch Kent: The Beggin' Man (trad/arr.Kent) For the Women Second Avenue SAS 2010
  23. Dave Rowe: Beggarman (trad) Big Shoes Outer Green OGR8956
  24. The Duhks: Camptown Races (S.Foster, PD) Beautiful Dreamer: The Songs of Stephen Foster (a compilation) American Roots 591594-2
  25. Tom Russell: Woodrow Hotwalker Hightone HCD8177
  26. Ray Wylie Hubbard: This Morning I Was Born Again (Slaid Cleaves/Woody Guthrie) Delirium Tremolos
  27. William Pint & Felicia Dale: The Mary Stanford of Rye (Alan Maslen) Seven Seas Waterbug WBG-0055
  28. Lee Murdock: Homeward Bound (trad) Between Two Worlds Depot DEP027
  29. Karan Casey: Bright Winter's Day Chasing the Sun Shanachie
  30. Christine Kane: Whole Other World (C.Kane-Steve Seskin) Right Outta Nowhere Firepink 98826 00000
  31. Tim Harrison: Grey County Winter Grey County Second Avenue SAS 2011
  32. Allan Sherman: The Let's All Call Up A.T.&T. and Protest to the President March (Sherman/Busch) My Son, The Celebrity Warner Bros. WS 1487
  33. Lily Tomlin: Mr. Veedle This Is a Recording Laugh.com LGH1114
  34. Dry Branch Fire Squad: Jesus on the Mainline (Curnie Wilson, PD) Live at the Newburyport Firehouse Rounder 11661-0527-2
  35. Guy Davis: Hikin' Jerry (trad) Legacy Red House RHRCD 175
  36. Dave Van Ronk: You've Been a Good Old Wagon (unknown, PD) and the tin pan bended and the story ended Smithsonian Folkways SFWCD 40156
  37. Guy Davis: Mama Gonna Fix It Right Call Down the Thunder Red House RHRCD 89
  38. Cathy Fink: You'll Sing a Song and I'll Sing a Song (Ella Jenkins) eLLAbration! Smithsonian Folkways SFWCD45059
  39. Jonathan Eberhart w/ Terry Leonino: I Have a Song to Sing, O (Gilbert/Sullivan) Life's Trolley Ride Folk-Legacy CD82
  40. Ola Belle Reed: Sing Me a Song My Epitaph Smithsonian Folkways F-2493
  41. Paul Robeson: Love Song (Wimperis/Spolianski) The Essential Paul Robeson ASW CD AJS 244
  42. Pat Wictor: Where Did You Go? Waiting for the Water Risky Disc RDR004
  43. Don White: I Know What Love Is radio demo
  44. Kim & Reggie Harris and Magpie: When I'm Gone (close) (Phil Ochs) Spoken in Love Longtail LT003-2

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John Fogarty, Magpie, JP Jones, Enoch Kent, Tim Harrison, Tom Russell, Dry Branch Fire Squad, eLLAbration!, Pat Wictor

CDs of the Week: Pat Wictor

These concerts were mentioned on the program:

Mike Agranoff performs at the Lilfest House Concert series in Wilmette, Sunday, February 20. 312-371-2284/ email

At the Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln, Chicago:
Friday, February 25 at 8: Karan Casey, and Christine Kane
Christine Lavin is there on Sunday, March 13.

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

The Chicago Maritime Festival at the Chicago Historical Society, North & Clark, features William Pint & Felicia Dale, Talitha MacKenzie, Tom & Chris Kastle, Serre L'Ecoute, Lee Murdock and others in workshops and mini-performances 10A-4:30P and a formal concert at 7 PM, Saturday, February 26. 312-642-4600

Eric Lugosh and Steve Hicks give a guitar workshop at 2 and a concert at 4, Sunday, February 27 at the old Old Town School of Folk Music, 909 W. Armitage, Chicago. 773-728-6000