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May 21, 2005

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways SFCD-40068/71
  2. The Bills: Hello (Marc Atkinson) Let Em Run Red House RHRCD 186
  3. Hello, Dolly! (Pearl Bailey cast): Hello, Dolly (Jerry Herman) RCA Victor 1147-2-RG
  4. Kathy Kallick w/ Peter Rowan: Hello Stranger (trad-AP Carter) My Mother's Voice Copper Creek CCCD-0201
  5. Country Gazette: Hello Operator (Kennedy-Clark-Harmon) American and Clean Flying Fish FF 253
  6. Babes With Axes: Dimes Down (Laura Kemp) Live Axe BWA 002
  7. Eddie From Ohio: Horse (Michael Clem) This Is Me Virginia Soul VSR009
  8. James Keelaghan: Number 37 Road Hightone HCD8101
  9. Gerry Lukacik: The Great Match Diamond Run DRF 050399
  10. Hillbilly Antigone (orig. cast): A Horse Called Disaster (Rick Sims) private pressing
  11. Wishing Chair: One Real Song (Kiya Heartwood) Underdog Terrakin TER0007
  12. Gillian Welch: One Little Song Soul Journey Acony ACNY-0305
  13. Kate Wolf: One More Song (Jack Tempchin) An Evening in Austin Rhino R2 71487
  14. John Raitt w/ Bonnie Raitt: Anything You Can Do (fr. Annie Get Your Gun) (Irving Berlin) John Raitt: Broadway Legend Angel CDQ 7243 5 55469 2
  15. Pete Seeger: Equinoxial (and Phoebe) (trad) Dangerous Songs!? Columbia Legacy CK 65261
  16. Harry Belafonte & Odetta: A Hole in the Bucket (trad-arr.Belafonte-Odetta) Belafonte Returns to Carnegie Hall RCA Victor 09026-6290-2
  17. Chip Taylor & Carrie Rodriguez: My Bucket's Got a Hole in It (Clarence Williams) Red Dog Tracks Trainwreck 72434-749989
  18. The Bills: When the Bucket Runs Dry (Marc Atkinson) Let Em Run Red House RHRCD 186
  19. Judy Henske: The Ballad of Seymour Cray (Craig Doerge/J.Henske) She Sang California Fair Star 8393
  20. Da Vinci's Notebookk: The Gates (trad/Sabourin-DiCostanzo) Brontosaurus DaVinci DVN 0003
  21. Les Barker: Reinstalling Windows Arovertherapy Mrs. Ackroyd DOG 015
  22. Trapezoid: Do You Love an Apple (trad) Now & Then Flying Fish FF 239
  23. Capitol Steps: Wouldn't It Be Hillary (Loewe-Lerner/parody Newport-Strauss-Eaton) Four More Years in the Bush Leagues CapSteps CSCD 1025
  24. Alison Brown: The Pirate Queen Stolen Moments Compass 7 4400 2
  25. Michael J. Miles: Opus 821 New Century Suite RightTurnOnRed 83707 99582
  26. Nancy White: So Damn Taut Stickers on Fruit Borealis BCD 147
  27. Dave MacKenzie: 17 Below the Belt (Amazingrace-July 16, 1977) WFMT recording
  28. Harry Chapin: Halfway to Heaven Verities & Balderdash Elektra 1012-2
  29. Red Stick Ramblers: The Devil With the Devil (Larry Clinton) Right Key, Wrong Keyhole Memphis Int. DOT 0211
  30. Jock Tamson's Bairns: The Bonnie Earl O'Moray (trad-arr.Jock Tamson's) Rare Green Trax CDTRAX266
  31. Peggy Seeger: Who Killed Cock Robin? (trad) Love Call Me Home Appleseed APRCD 1087
  32. Hillbilly Antigone: God's Plan (Rick Sims) private recording
  33. Maddy Prior & The Girls (lead Rose Kemp): Down in the Valley (trad-arr.Prior) Bib & Tuck Park PRKCD61
  34. Kate Jacobs: The Silent Hills (trad/Jacobs) You Call That Dark Bar/None BRNCD-150
  35. Joan Baez: Plasir d'Amour (Martini il Tedesco, PD) Vol. 2 Vanguard 795952
  36. Peggy Seeger: Careless Love (trad) Love Call Me Home Appleseed APRCD 1087
  37. Madeleine Peyroux: Careless Love (Wm.C.Handy-Martha Koenig-Spencer Williams) Rounder 11661-3192-2
  38. Judy Henske: Ace in the Hole (Irving Berlin-G.Mitchell-J.Dempsey) She Sang California Fair Star 8393
  39. David A. Alberding: Easy Money Wrestling with Angels Alberding AP002
  40. Roy Book Binder: Ragtime Millionaire (Wm.Moore, PD) Live at the Fur Peace Station Peg Leg PL7005-5
  41. Eddie From Ohio: Clear and Present Danger (Robbie Schaefer) This Is Me Virginia Soul VSR 009
  42. Cheryl Wheeler: Beyond the Lights Defying Gravity Philo 11671-1240-2
  43. Girlyman: This Is Me (Nate Borofsky/Doris Muramatsu) Little Star Daemon DAM 19052
  44. 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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The Bills, Wishing Chair, Chip Taylor & Carrie Rodriguez, Capitol Steps, Alison Brown, Michael J. Miles, Jock Tamson's Bairns, Peggy Seeger, Judy Henske, Roy Book Binder, Cheryl Wheeler

CD of the Week: Peggy Seeger

These concerts were mentioned on the program:

Eddie From Ohio, and The Kennedys perform at the Old Town School of Folk Music on Saturday, June 11 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.

Hillbilly Antigone previews at the Lookingglass Theater starting Wednesday, May 26. The official opening is June 5. Lookingglass Theater is at 821 N. Michigan Avenue in the Chicago Waterworks. 312-337-0665