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April 30, 2005

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways SFCD-40068/71
  2. Maddy Prior & Jennifer Cutting's Ocean Orchestra: Forgiveness (Cutting) Ocean Songs for the Night Sea Journey SunSign CD2004
  3. Tom Paxton & Anne Hills: Well, Well, Well (Bob Gibson) Under American Skies Appleseed APRCD 1052
  4. Laura Nyro: Save the Country Live: The Loom's Desire Rounder 11661-3186-2
  5. Pete Seeger: If I Had a Hammer (studio recording) (Seeger/Lee Hays) If I Had a Hammer: Songs of Hope & Struggle Smithsonian Folkways SFCD 40096
  6. Judy Collins: Liberte' (Steve Dorff/John Bettis) Portrait of an American Girl Wildflower WFL 1305
  7. Pete Seeger: If I Had a Hammer (live at the Sanders Theater, 1992) (Seeger/Hays) If I Had a Hammer: Songs of Hope & Struggle Smithsonian Folkways SFCD 40096
  8. Goldcoast Singers: Plastic Jesus (Cromarty/Rush) Here They Are: The Goldcoast Singers World-Pacific 1806
  9. Nancy White: Jesus at Tim's Stickers on Fruit Borealis BCD147
  10. Loudon Wainwright III: God's Country Here Come the Choppers Sovereign Artists SOV1958
  11. Rob Siegel: Letter to the God I Don't Believe In Voices from the Right Brain CDFreedom 86851-0358-2
  12. Bruce Springsteen: Jesus Was an Only Son Devils & Dust Columbia CN 93900
  13. David Clark: God Made Light Ten Out of the Sky 5010
  14. Magpie: Give Light (Greg Artzer-based on words by Ella Baker) Sliced Bread CD-SB71185
  15. Claudia Russell: Oh California (Russell/Wakefield/Kaplan) Ready to Receive Radio Rhythm RRR8370708270
  16. Judy Henske: She Sang California (Craig Doerge/J.Henske) Fair Star 8393
  17. Two High String Band: Goodbye California (Hello Illinois) (Silvers) More Songs of Route 66 - Roadside Attractions (a compilation) SOB 008 web site
  18. Tom Paxton: One Million Lawyers One Million Lawyers and Other Disasters Flying Fish 70356
  19. The Capitol Steps: The Supremes (Gibb-Gibb-Gibb/Newport-Strauss-Eaton) Four More Years in the Bush Leagues CapSteps CSCD-1025
  20. Ekstrom & Quinn: Supremely Confident (P.Ekstrom/M.Quinn) Front Page Follies self (email)
  21. Nancy White: Stickers on Fruit Borealis BCD 147
  22. Tom Lehrer: The Folk Song Army The Remains of Tom Lehrer Rhino R2 79831
  23. Neal Innes: Protest Song Dead Parrot Society (a compilation) Rhino R2 71049
  24. The Mitchell Trio: The Sound of Protest (Has Begun to Pay) (Hellerman/Carter) Violets of Dawn Collectors' Choice CCM-374-2
  25. Tom Paxton: The Hooker Morning Again Elektra import 8122 76509-2
  26. Tracy Grammer: Hard to Make It (Dave Carter) Flower of Avalon Signature Sounds SIG 1292
  27. David Francey: Streets of Calgary Skating Rink Laker LAKR 1003
  28. Jim Photoglo: That's How Strong Love Is (J.Photoglo/Mike Reid) Sparks In the Radio Grifftone 76481 10203
  29. Cheryl Wheeler: This Is Me Defying Gravity Philo 11671-1240-2
  30. Laura Nyro: Let It Be Me Live: The Loom's Desire Rounder 11661-3186-2
  31. Joel Rafael Band: Love Thyself (J.Rafael/Woody Guthrie) Woodyboye Appleseed APRCD 1086
  32. Lou & Peter Berryman: Your State's Name Here Love Is the Weirdest of All Cornbelt CR 15
  33. The Capitol Steps: This Land's Not Your Land (Woody Guthrie/Newport-Strauss-Eaton) Four More Years in the Bush Leagues CapSteps CSCD-1025
  34. Dave Frishberg: My Country Used to Be Do You Miss New York? Arbors ARCD 19291
  35. Kat Eggleston: Flower of Northumberland (trad, Child #9) Outside Eden Waterbug WBG 0028
  36. The Duhks: The Wagoner's Lad (trad-arr.Duhks) The Duhks Sugar Hill SUG-CD-3997
  37. Dana & Susan Robinson: East Virginia Blues (trad) Native Soil Threshold TM 0048
  38. Tim Harrison: Don Quixote's Dream Grey County Second Avenue SAS 2011
  39. Gordon Lightfoot: Don Quixote Gord's Gold Reprise 2237-2
  40. David Massengill: Don Quixote's Lullaby Coming Up for Air Flying Fish FF 70590
  41. Joni Mitchell: Song to a Seagull Song to a Seagull Reprise 6293-2
  42. Derek Moffat: Seagull Cry (Ian McCalman) McCalman Singular Greentrax CDTRAX269
  43. Charlotte Rae: The Sea-Gull and the Ea-Gull (Ogden Nash-John LaTouche) Songs I Taught My Mother Vanguard VRS-9004
  44. Cosy Sheridan: Multiply Pierced (Duke Ellington/Cosy Sheridan) Ant Hymn Wind River WR4019CD
  45. Nancy White: Pierced Matron Gaelic Envy Borealis BCD 109
  46. The Bobs: There's a Nose Ring in My Soup i brow club Rounder CD 9062
  47. Nine Mile Burn: Fox Hollow II / Fox Hollow III Reels self 91045 83852
  48. Camelot (orig. B'way cast-Julie Andrews): The Lusty Month of May (Loewe/Lerner) Columbia SK 60542
  49. 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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Jennifer Cutting, Judy Collins, Loudon Wainwright III, David Clark, Tracy Grammer, Bruce Springsteen, Capitol Steps, Joel Rafael Band, Dana & Susan Robinson, McCalman Singular, Tim Harrison, The Duhks

CD of the Week: Jennifer Cutting

These concerts were mentioned on the program:

Lucy Kaplansky, and Carrie Newcomer perform at the Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln Ave., Sunday, May 1 at 4.
Tom Paxton & Anne Hills, with Cosy Sheridan perform at the school on Friday May 13 at 7 and 10 PM.

Kat Eggleston performs at Charlie's Coffee House, 1126 Central Ave., Wilmette, Friday May 6 at 8 and 9. 847-256-5617

Nancy White performs for the Hogeye Folk Arts, Ltd., series at the Unitarian Church of Evanston, 1330 Ridge, Evanston, Saturday, May 7 at 7:30. 847-475-6165

Zoe Lewis performs at the First Congregational Church of Evanston, 1417 Hinman, Evanston on Sunday, May 15 at 7. email