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August 6, 2005

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways SFCD-40068/71
  2. Sons Of the Never Wrong: Standin' in the Dust (B.Roper-S.Demel) Nuthatch Suite Gadfly 291
  3. Dry Branch Fire Squad: Standing by the River (trad) Live at the Newburyport Firehouse Rounder 1161-0527-2
  4. Phil Heywood: I'm Going to Sit Down on the Banks of the River (trad) Banks of the River Arabica CF-09
  5. Northern Lights: Sit Down Servant (trad-arr.Pop Staples & Northern Lights) New Moon Fifty Fifty FFM105
  6. Gordon Lightfoot: Sit Down Young Stranger Gordon Lightfoot Songbook Warner-Rhino R2 75802
  7. Bob Dylan: Lay Lady Lay Biograph Columbia C3K 38830
  8. Uncle Earl: How Long (trad-Andreasson-Gellert-Groves-Washburn) She Waits For Night Rounder 11661-0565-2
  9. Odetta: How Long (Ledbetter) Lookin' for a Home M.C. Records 0044
  10. Shel Silverstein: 25 Minutes To Go Inside Folk Songs Atlantic SD 8072
  11. The Holy Modal Rounders: Hesitation Blues (trad-Rev-Gary Davis, new lyrics Stampfel-Weber) The Holy Modal Rounders Fantasy 24711
  12. Jeff Black: How Long Tin Lily Dualtone 80302-01202-2
  13. Cooper, Nelson & Early: Single Girl (trad) Love & War Porcupine PPCD 2219
  14. Gordon Lightfoot: For Lovin' Me Gordon Lightfoot Songbook Warner-Rhino R2 75802
  15. Clive Gregson: Mary's Divorce People & Places Compass 7 4227 2
  16. Kat Eggleston: Measure for Measure The Only Word Redwing RWMCD5414
  17. Tom Lehrer: Who's Next? The Remains of Tom Lehrer Rhino R2 79831
  18. Vern Partlow: Atomic Talking Blues Songs for Political Action: The People's Songs Era Bear Family BCD 15720-5/6 JL
  19. The Weavers: I'm Standing on the Outside of Your Shelter (Shel Silverstein) Wasn't That a Time Vanguard VCD4-147/50
  20. Robert Klein: Civil Defense (No Talking) Child of the 50's Brut 6001
  21. Tom Lehrer: We Will All Go Together When We Go The Remains of Tom Lehrer Rhino R2 79831
  22. Suzanne McDermott: The 3 Dreams of J. Robert Oppenheimer Souvenir Rosema Red RR-415
  23. Homer Harris: Atomic Bomb Blues News & The Blues - Telling It Like It Is Columbia 46217
  24. Rod MacDonald: The Man Who Dropped the Bomb on Hiroshima Recognition Wind River WR4028CD
  25. Boiled in Lead: Brave Bombardier (trad/Todd Menton) Orb Atomic Theory ATF 1108
  26. Tom Lehrer: So Long, Mom (A Song for World War III) The Remains of Tom Lehrer Rhino R2 79831
  27. Pierce Pettis: Hiroshima Shadow Game Moments Small World SWR076
  28. Lorna Campbell: The Sun Is Burning (Ian Campbell) Topic 45 rpm import
  29. Anne Hills: I Come and Stand at Every Door (P.Seeger-James Waters/Nazim Hikmet-Jeanette Turner-Pete Seeger) Where Have All the Flowers Gone-The Songs of Pete Seeger, Volume 1 Appleseed 1024
  30. Fred Small: Cranes Over Hiroshima No Limit Rounder 4018
  31. The Kossoy Sisters: Market Basket Massacre (Irene Saletan-Ellen Christenson) (Folkstage - 7/16/05) WFMT Recording
  32. Christine Lavin: Shopping Cart of Love: The Play Attainable Love Philo CDPH 1132
  33. Jim Clark: readings and songs from Buried Land: Sunday Dinner / Return / Loveless You Wander / Black Dog Shadrick Mahew / Peggy-O (trad) / Handiwork / The Life You've Led / Last Summer When the Moon / Saying Goodbye / Barbara Allen (trad) / Staying Lost / Learning How to Live / The Man Who Walks Out / Lady Magdalene Eternal Delight 83707 77152
  34. Andrew Calhoun: Eppie Morrie (trad) Telfer's Cows Waterbug WBG0054
  35. Karen Mal: Matt Hyland (trad-arr. Gabriel Donohue-Mal) Dark-Eyed Sailor Waterbug WBG0065
  36. Small Potatoes: 1000 Candles, 1000 Cranes (Rich Prezioso) Waltz of the Wallflowers Wind River WR4010
  37. Martin Gable: On a Note of Triumph (final prayer) (Norman Corwin) CBS 78 rpm transcription
  38. Kim & Reggie Harris and Magpie: When I'm Gone (close) (Phil Ochs) Spoken in Love Longtail LT003-2

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Sons of the Never Wrong, Northern Lights, Uncle Earl, Kat Eggleston, Karen Mal, Jim Clark

CD of the Week: Jim Clark

These concerts were mentioned on the program:

The Lake County Folk Festival features (in order of appearance): Tricia Alexander & Alpha Stewart, Lil Rev, Lucky Break, Cooper-Nelson-Early, Dennis Stroughmatt & Creole Stomp, Kat Eggleston, Bob Livingston, Sons of the Never Wrong, Willy Porter from 11:00 AM to 7:00 PM, Sunday August 7 at Paulus Park, Lake Zurich, Illinois. 847-540-5527

Andrew Calhoun at Bill's Blues, 1029 Davis St., Evanston, Sunday, August 7 at 7.
Kat Eggleston will be there Sunday, August 14 at 7. Al Day will be there on August 21. 847-424-9800

Gordon Lightfoot at the Paramount Arts Centre in Aurora, Saturday & Sunday, August 13 at 8 and August 14 at 7. 630-896-6666

Sons of the Never Wrong, with Michael Smith at the Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln, Chicago, Saturday, August 13 at 8. 773-728-6000
Perfect Strangers (Chris Bashear, Bob Black, Jody Stecher, Peter McLaughlin) will be at the Old Town School, Sunday, August 21 at 7.