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May 14, 2005

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways SFCD-40068/71
  2. Gordon Bok: Mussels in the Corner (trad) Apples in the Basket Timberhead THD CD15
  3. Hot Club Of Cowtown: Deed I Do (Walter Hirsch/Fred Rose) Continental Stomp Hightone HCD8163
  4. New Lost City Ramblers: Fly Around My Pretty Little Miss (trad) Volume Three Smithsonian Folkways F-2398
  5. Gerry Armstrong: Mairi's Wedding (trad) Simple Gifts Smithsonian Folkways F-2335
  6. Joel Rafael Band: Dance a Little Longer (J.Rafael/Woody Guthrie) Woodeye Inside IR71412
  7. Marias & Miranda: Cockles and Mussels (trad) Returning Home Metaphorce CD 1001
  8. John Roberts & Tony Barrand: Eat Bertha's Mussles (John Roberts) Golden Hind GHM-203
  9. Stan Rogers: The Witch of the Westmoreland (Archie Fisher) Between the Breaks...Live! Fogarty's Cove FCM-002D
  10. Sylvia McNair w/ Andre Previn: That Old Black Magic (Harold Arlen/Johnny Mercer) Come Rain or Come Shine: The Harold Arlen Songbook Philips 446-818-2
  11. Tracy Grammer: Phantom Doll (Dave Carter) Flower of Avalon Signature Sounds SIG 1292
  12. Hot Soup: Can't Buy Me Love (Lennon/McCartney) The Way You Like It SOUPer SMD051
  13. Fiddler on the Roof (orig. B'way cast Zero Mostel): If I Were a Rich Man (Jerry Bock/Sheldon Harnick) RCA Victor 82876-51430-2
  14. Bessie Smith: Money Blues (Leader/Eller) Careless Love Blues Proper PI410
  15. Tim Grimm: Jackie Brown (John Mellencamp) Names Wind River WR4032CD
  16. Capitol Steps: Someone Dumber Might (Casey-Jacob/Newport-Eaton-Strauss) Four More Years in the Bush Leagues CapSteps CSCD-1025
  17. Austin Lounge Lizards: Life Is Hard, But Life Is Hardest When You're Dumb (Mark Graham) Small Minds Watermelon 1034
  18. Capitol Steps: If I Only Had a Plan (Arlen-Harburg/Newport-Eaton-Strauss) Four More Years in the Bush Leages CapSteps CSCD-1025
  19. The Weavers: Sinner Man (trad-new words & arr.Weavers) Reunion at Carnegie Hall, Pt. 2 Vanguard VMD 79161
  20. Joe Hickerson: Hang on the Bell, Nellie (Connor-Erar-Parker) With a Gathering of Friends Folk-Legacy CD-39
  21. The Chad Mitchell Trio: Hang on the Bell, Nellie (Connor-Erard-Parker) Mighty Day on Campus Folk Era FE3262CD
  22. Phil Ochs: The Bells (Ochs/E.A.Poe) Farewells and Fantasies Elektra-Rhino R2 73518
  23. Jill Sobule: Freshman Underdog Victorious (Jill Soube/Robin Eaton) Artemis ATM-CD-51563
  24. Joni Mitchell: The Last Time I Saw Richard Blue Reprise 2038-2
  25. Jacques Brel: La Quete (Joe Darion/Mitch Leigh) Jacques Brel Barclay 543625-2
  26. Laurie Lewis & Tom Rozum: The Oak and the Laurel (L.Lewis) Rounder CD 0340
  27. Carolyn Hester: The Names of Trees (Tom Paxton-Susan Graham White) From These Hills Road Goes On Forever 033
  28. Jed Marum: The Locket Miles From Home Boston Road BRR 051
  29. Golden Ring: Nonesuch (trad) A Gathering of Friends for Making Music Folk-Legacy CD-16
  30. Trapezoid: A Country Dance (W.A.Mozart) / Nonesuch (trad) Long Time Down This Road Azure AZ 53003-2
  31. Michael J. Miles: Abdelkrim (M.J.Miles/J.D.Rumi) New Century Suite RightTurnOnRed 83707 99582
  32. ZoŽ Lewis: Snow White Small Is Tremendous Dog Called Dog 2168 03862
  33. The Red Stick Ramblers: It Ain't Right (Bob Rothberg/Jos.Meyer) Right Key, Wrong Keyhole Memphis Int. DOT 0211
  34. Maddy Prior & The Girls (Rose Kemp - Abbie Lathe): Stitched In Time (Mike Waterson) Bib & Tuck Park PRKCD61
  35. Judy Henske: Maurice, Maurice (Craig Doerge/Judy Henske) She Sang California Fair Star 8393
  36. Dave Van Ronk: Losers from. . . another time & place Alcazar ALC 120
  37. Gamble Rogers: Still Bill (Earl of Old Town - July 25, 1975) WFMT recording
  38. New Lost City Ramblers: Talking Hard Luck Volume Three Smithsonian Folkways F-2398
  39. Joe Hickerson: The Dummy Line (trad) With a Gathering of Friends Folk-Legacy CD-39
  40. Kate MacLeod and the Pancakes: Time Passes Slowly (Bob Dylan) Breakfast Waterbug WBG0063
  41. Susan Piper: The Landlord The Truth Comes Out Sliced Bread CDSB71205
  42. Claudia Russell: Just Like You Ready to Receive Radio Rhythm 83707 08270
  43. Susan Werner: Still Believe Midwestern Saturday Night Werner SW001
  44. Wild Carrot: Hope (Emily Dickenson/Pamela Temple) Falling Mountain FM-1037
  45. Kim & Reggie Harris and Magpie: When I'm Gone (close) (Phil Ochs) Spoken in Love Longtail LT003-2

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Gordon Bok, Tracy Grammer, Jed Marum, Michael J. Miles, Red Stick Ramblers, Maddy Prior & The Girls, Judy Henske, Claudia Russell

CD of the Week: Jed Marum

These concerts were mentioned on the program:

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

Wild Carrot performs for the Lake County Folk Club Sunday, May 15 at 7 at the Greenleaf Grill, 301 Greenleaf, Park City. 847-295-7228

Joe Hickerson performs at the World Folk Music Company, 1801 W. 103rd St., Chicago, Saturday, May 21 at 8. 773-779-7059

Phil Cooper, Kate Early & Margaret Nelson, SASS (Sandy Andina & Susan Urban), Garage Folk Reunion (Natural Bob & Mickey Holdsworth with Mike Lenich) and special guest Tim Grimm perform to celebrate Phil Cooper's 50-1/2 birthday and as a benefit for Jan Lucas-Grimm, who is facing huge medical bills for the treatment of her leukemia. The event takes place at the Two Way Street Coffee House, 1047 Curtiss, Downers Grove, Saturday, May 21 at 8. 630-969-9720

Queer Is Folk feestival, featuring Jill Sobule, Nedra Johnson, Dudley Saunders, Namoli Brennet, and Coat with Libby Reeed, Anthony Whitaker & Shelly Miller at the Old Town School of Folk Music on Saturday, May 21 at 7 PM. 773-728-6000

On Sunday, May 22 at 7 PM the Old Town School will host the CD release party for Michael J. Miles, with many of the artists who performed on the recording New Century Suite.

Hot Soup performs at the Off Square Concert Series in Woodstock, Saturday, May 21 at 8. 815-338-5164