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July 9, 2005

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways SFCD-40068/71
  2. The Kossoy Sisters w/ Erik Darling: Bowling Green (trad) Tradition TCD 1065
  3. Stonecross: Leatherwing Bat (trad) Dark Irish Pay the Reckoning 03
  4. Still on the Hill: The Cuckoo (trad) Still Pingleblobber 0001
  5. The Stanley Brothers: Little Birdie (trad) Clinch Mountain Bluegrass Vanguard 77018-2
  6. Laurie Lewis: Singing Bird (trad) True Stories Rounder CD 0500
  7. Hedy West: 500 Miles Washington Square Memoirs (a compilation) Rhino R2 74264
  8. Robert Earl Keen: Ride (R.E.Keen-Bill Whitbeck) What I Really Mean Koch KOCCD-9810
  9. Guy Carawan: Nine Hundred Miles (trad) The Best of Guy Carawan Prestige Int.13013
  10. Danny Schmidt: Stained Glass Parables & Primes Live Once 9449-2
  11. Buckwheat Zydeco: It Must Be Magic (Stanley Dural/Ted Fox) Jackpot! Tomorrow TMR 70008-2
  12. Margaret & Simon Christle: Two Magicians (trad-arr.Christl) House of Song self 75020 59432
  13. South Pacific (orig. B'way cast-Ezio Pinza): Some Enchanted Evening (Rodgers/Hammerstein) Columbia Legacy SK 60722
  14. Nichols & May: Physical Nichols & May Examine Doctors Mercury 314 558 457-2
  15. Claudia Russell: Tonight I'll Be Stayin' Here With You (Bob Dylan) Ready to Receive Radio Rhythm 83707 08270
  16. Cheryl Wheeler: Here Come Floyd Defying Gravity Philo 11671-1240-2
  17. Rod MacDonald: The Lucky Ones A Tale of Two Americas Wind River WR4034CD
  18. Jamie Anderson: Hurricane A Promise of Light Tsunami TS-1031
  19. Anne Hills: Yard Dreams Bittersweet Street Redwing RWMCD 5402
  20. Mitch Barrett: Sacred Yard I Ain't Lyin', I'm Tellin' You a Story Redbird RRCD 2004
  21. Andrea Zonn: In My Own Backyard (Chapin Hartford/Harry Stinson) Love Goes On Compass 66397 43562
  22. Al Jolson: Back In Your Own Back Yard (Jolson-Billy Rose-Dave Dreyer) Al Jolson Rhino R2 72544
  23. Trapezoid (Lorraine Duisit): Back in Your Own Backyard (Jolson-Rose-Dreyer) Long Time Down This Road Azure AZ 53003-2
  24. Tom Paxton: The King of My Backyard Outward Bound Elektra import 8122 76509-2
  25. Michael Smith: Move Over Mr. Gauguin Such Things are Finely Done Tales From the Tavern 019
  26. A Class Act (orig. B'way cast-Lonny Price): Gauguin's Shoes (Edward Kleban) RCA 09026-63757-2
  27. Del McCoury: Blown Away and Gone (Mark Simos/Jon Weisberger) The Company We Keep Sugar Hill MCM 0002
  28. Blue Highway: Message From the Wind (Shawn Lane) Marbletown Rounder 11661-0558-2
  29. Tommy Makem: The Winds of the Morning From the Archives Shanachie 52040
  30. Erik Balkey w/ Jonathan Byrd: Cut 'Em Down (recorded live at Kerrville Folk Festival-2005) private CD
  31. Hal Holbrook as Mark Twain: The Dreams of Our Youth (Samuel Clemens) Mark Twain Tonight! Columbia OS 3080
  32. Terence Martin: Sleep Faster (T.Martin-Gregory Hicks) Lost Hills Good Dog GD0005
  33. Elena Higgins: Tears of an Island private pressing
  34. Iain Campbell Smith: Bagarap Empires self 83707 05800
  35. Rosheen: Suite de Polkas - Sweeney's / No Name / Finnish Polka / Dennis Murphy's (trad-arr.Rosheen) Musique Celtique Compass 7 4401 2
  36. Alan Mills: Can't You Dance the Polka? (trad) Songs of the Sea Smithsonian Folkways FA 2313
  37. Lou & Peter Berryman: Alphabet Polka Love Is the Weirdest of All Cornbelt CR 15
  38. Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver: Polka on the Banjo (Flatt/Scruggs, arr.Lawson) A School of Bluegrass Crossroads CR05472
  39. Charlie King & Karen Brandow: Dr. Laura Polka (Rick Burkhardt) Puppet Town Vaguely Reminiscent VRS9019
  40. Phil Cooper & Mararet Nelson: Da Codependent Polka (Susan Urban) The Only Dance We Know Porcupine PPCD-1313
  41. Loudon Wainwright III: No Sure Way Here Come the Choppers Sovereign Artists SOV 1958
  42. Laura Nyro: Spanish Harlem (Jerry Lieber / Phil Spector) Spread Your Wings and Fly Columbia Legacy CK 92403
  43. Indigo Girls: Mona Lisas and Mad Hatters (Elton John / Bernie Taupin) Rarities Epic EK 94442
  44. Danny Schmidt: This Too Shall Pass Parables & Primes Live Once 9449-2
  45. Diane Zeigler: This Too Shall Pass Are the Roots self 86851-3472-2
  46. Carrie Newcomer: This Too Will Pass The Age of Possibility Philo 116711 226-2
  47. 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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Danny Schmidt, Buckwheat Zydeco, Margaret & Simon Christl, Claudia Russell, Rod MacDonald, Jamie Anderson, Mitch Barett, Del McCoury, Blue Highway, Terence Martin, Rosheen Iain Campbell Smith, Loudon Wainwright III, Indigo Girls, Cheryl Wheeler, Robert Earl Keen

CD of the Week: Danny Schmidt, Terence Martin

These concerts were mentioned on the program:

Michael Smith w/ Small Potatoes at Fitzgerald's, 6615 Roosevelt Rd., Berwyn, Thursday, July 14.
Anne Hills with the Jamie O'Reilly Trio at the Fitzgerald's Sidebar, Saturday, July 16. 708-788-2118

Michael Smith at Charlie's Coffee House, 1126 Central, Wilmette, Friday, July 15 at 8 and 9:30. 847-256-5617

Tom Paxton, and Cheryl Wheeler at Fermilab, Kirk & Pine, Batavia, Saturday, July 16 at 8. 630-840-ARTS

Phil Cooper, Margaret Nelson & Kate Early, at the Off Square concert series at the Congregational Unitarian Church, 221 Dean St., Woodstock, Saturday July 16 at 8. 815-338-5164
and at the Ravenswood Manor Park summer concert series, Manor & Eastwood, Chicago, Sunday, July 17 at 7. (free) 773-271-7127

The Woodstock Folk Festival features Mark Dvorak, Anne Hills, Rod MacDonald, Masthouse, Carol Ponder, Claudia Russell, Small Potatoes, Carole Peterson & Alvin McGovern, Hartland Express and Chuck Vandervennet, in the Woodstock City Square, Sunday, July 17, noon-6. 815-479-9933