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June 4, 2005

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways SFCD-40068/71
  2. Terry Gonda: Both Sides Now (Joni Mitchell) Love, Lose, Repeat What Key? WK005
  3. Spoon River Anthology (Cates-Aidman production-orig. cast Chas.Aidman): Dippold the Optician (Edgar Lee Masters) Columbia OS 2410
  4. Louis Armstrong: What a Wonderful World (Douglas-Weiss-Thiele) Louis Armstrong: Ken Burns Jazz Columbia Legacy CK 61440
  5. Jack Williams: Walkin' Dreams Wind River WR4-25CD
  6. Aileen Vance: Sweet Life Avenida AM003CD
  7. The Kennedys: Life is Large (Pete & Maura Kennedy) Positively Live! JiffyJam 2001
  8. Oscar Brown, Jr.: Excuse Me for Livin' Between Heaven and Hell Columbia CS 8574
    (Oscar Brown, Jr.: RIP October 10, 1926 - May 29, 2005)
  9. Len Chandler: To Be a Man Columbia CS 9259
  10. Ferron: Testimony Philo 1074
  11. Oscar Brown, Jr.: Opportunity, Please Knock Between Heaven and Hell Columbia CS 8574
  12. Carrie Hamby & Singing Biscuit: Water Table Blues (Hamby) / Sweet Sunny South (trad-AP Carter) Stand Up Eight Singing Biscuit 8370779292
  13. Red Stick Ramblers: That's What I Like About the South (Andy Razaf) Right Key, Wrong Keyhole Memphis Int. DOT0211
  14. Woody Allen: Down South Standup Comic Rhino R2 75721
  15. Natalia Zukerman: Southern Wind On a Clear Day Talisman TR0003
  16. Margaret, Gary, Megan and Dan MacArthur: Davey Crockett (trad) Make the Wildwood Sing Whetstone 07
  17. Mickey Katz: Duvid Crockett (George Bruns-Tom Blackburn) Greatest Shticks Koch KOCCD-8059
  18. Bibbidi Bobbidi Bach: The Ballad of Davey Crockett (in the style of Aaron Copland) (George Bruns-Tom Blackburn, arr. Donald Fraser) Delos DE 3195
  19. Andrew McKnight: Hard Times in the Heartland Beyond Borders Falling Mountain FM-1043
  20. Peggy Seeger: Sing About These Hard Times Love Call Me Home Appleseed APRCD 1087
  21. Kate Jacobs: Pete's Gonna Sell You Call That Dark Bar None BRNCD-150
  22. The Capitol Steps: I Like Big Cuts and I Cannot Lie (Newport-Strauss-Eaton) Four More Years in the Bush Leagues CapSteps CSCD-1025
  23. New Lost City Ramblers: How Can a Poor Man Stand Such Times and Live (Blind Alfred Reed) Songs From the Depression Smithsonian Folkways F-5264
  24. Megon McDonough: Blue Star Highway Sirius 1993
  25. Pat Alger: Blue Highway 29 True Love & Other Short Stories Sugar Hill SHCD-1029
  26. Townes Van Zandt: Highway Kind The Highway Kind Sugar Hill SHCD-1056
  27. David Olney: My Lovely Assistant Migration Loudhouse LHR 2007
  28. The Lovin' Spoonful: Do You Believe in Magic (John Sebastian) Time-Life's Treasury of Folk Music - Folk Rock EMI 72434-99096-2-5
  29. Annie Gallup: James Steady Steady Yes 1-800-PRIMECD PCD63
  30. Felix McTeigue: Magicians Assistant Felix McTeigue Rusty Muffler RM 17912-5
  31. Beyond the Pale: Diaphanous Charms (Bret Higgins) Consensus Borealis BCD165
  32. Psychograss: Stroll of the Mudbug (Darol Anger) Now Hear This Adventure Music AMA1017-2
  33. Ed Trickett: Ferrybank Piper (Robbie O'Connell) Echo on the Evening Tide Azalea City ACCD-9901
  34. Magpie: Ferry Me Over (Andy M. Stewart) Raise Your Voice Sliced Bread CDSB 75110
  35. Arrogant Worms: Wolfe Island Ferry Toast AW-3003
  36. Doc & Merle Watson: Browns Ferry Blues (Alton & Raban Delmore) The Vanguard Years Vanguard 155/58-2
  37. Oscar Brown, Jr.: World Full of Grey Between Heaven and Hell Columbia CS 8574
  38. Dave Gunning: Grey Two-Bit World WEE2004
  39. Jeremy Taylor: Black and White Calypso Live in Chicago private pressing
  40. Rhonda Vincent & the Rage: Drivin' Nails in My Coffin (Gerald Irby) Ragin' Live Rounder 11661-0553-2
  41. Oscar Brown, Jr.: Somebody Buy Me a Drink Sin & Soul Columbia CS 8377
  42. Eric Bibb: Water Works Fine Natural Light EarthBeat! R2 73830
  43. Pat Wictor: Love Is the Water Waiting for the Water Risky Disc RDR 004
  44. Carrie Hamby & Singing Biscuit: Away O'ee (Will McLean) / All For Nothing (C.Hamby) Stand Up Eight Singing Biscuit 83707 79292
  45. Kim & Reggie Harris and Magpie: When I'm Gone (close) (Phil Ochs) Spoken in Love Longtail LT003-2

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Terry Gonda, Carrie Hamby & Singing Biscuit, Red Stick Ramblers, Andrew McKnight, David Olney, Rhonda Vincent

CD of the Week: Carrie Hamby & Singing Biscuit

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

Megon McDonough performs at Charlie's Coffee House, 1126 Central Ave., Wilmette, Friday & Saturday, June 10 at 8 and 9:30 and June 11 at 8.
Eric Lugosch performs there the following weekend. 847-256-5617

Andrew McKnight, Ed Trickett and Pete Norman & D.K. perform in an Off Square concert at the Congregational Unitarian Church, 221 Dean St., Woodstock at 8 PM, Saturday, June 11. Andrew McKnight also conducts a songwriting workshop that afternoon at 2 at the Stage Left Cafe', in the opera house annex. 815-338-5164

Hillbilly Antigone at the Lookingglass Theater opens June 5. Lookingglass Theater is is at 821 N. Michigan Avenue in the Chicago Waterworks. 312-337-0665