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September 17, 2005

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways SFCD-40068/71
  2. The Wailin' Jennys: One Voice (Ruth Moody) 40 Days Red House RHRCD 177
  3. Lucie Blue Tremblay: One Another (Rachel Bissex-Tom Prasado-Rao) Remembering Rachel self 83707 16390
  4. Cindy Kallet - Ellen Epstein - Michael Cicone: Shake These Bones (Malcolm Dalglish) Angels in Daring Overall OM-1
  5. Linda Tillery & The Cultural Heritage Choir: Lift Ev'ry Voice and Sing (James & M.Rosamond Johnson) Say Yo' Business EarthBeat! R2 76762
  6. Hit & Run Bluegrass: I Got the Keys to the Kingdom (trad-arr.Hit & Run) Without Maps or Charts Hit & Run Bluegrass HRB-02
  7. Sweet Honey in the Rock: Where Are the Keys to the Kingdom (Rev.Wm.Brewster) Live at Carnegie Hall Flying Fish FF 70106
  8. Deborah Liv Johnson: The Road to Kingdom Come (Pat Donohue) The Good and Bad of It Mojave Sun MS-1239
  9. Old Blind Dogs: Kincardine Lads (trad-arr.OBD) Play Live Green Linnet GLCD 1231
  10. The New Lost City Ramblers: Down to the Stillhouse to Get a Little Cider (trad) American Moonshine & Prohibition Smithsonian Folkways F-5263
  11. The Weavers: Darling Corey (trad-arr.Weavers) Wasn't That a Time Vanguard VCD4-147/50
  12. Jamie Hartford: Holdin' (John Hartford) Part of Your History: The Songs of John Hartford New Sheriff 35759 16712
  13. Natalie MacMaster: The Fairy Dance Live Rounder 11661-7048-2
  14. Bob Fox: Dance to Your Daddy (trad-arr.B.Fox) Borrowed Moments Topic TSCD544
  15. Bob Dylan: When the Ship Comes In No Direction Home Columbia Legacy C2K 93937
  16. Bob Gibson: Michael Row the Boat Ashore Carnegie Concert Riverside RLP 12-816
  17. The Love Hall Tryst: The Lady Dressed in Green (trad-arr.J.W.Harding) Songs of Misfortune Appleseed APRCD 1089
  18. Kate MacLeod & The Pancakes: The Greenwood Side Breakfast Waterbug WBG0063
  19. Avenue Q (orig. B'way cast): I Wish I Could Go Back to College (Robt.Lopez/Jeff Marx) Victor 82876-55923-2
  20. The Second City: Football Returns to the University of Chicago The American Comedy Box Rhino R2 71617
  21. Tom Lehrer: Bright College Days The Remains of Tom Lehrer Rhino R2 79831
  22. Dave Potts: South Side Diner One Night in the South Looking Up LUR0301
  23. Carrie Newcomer: Betty's Diner Regulars and Refugees Philo 11671-1247-2
  24. Earle Doud: The Hilltop Diner Sounds/Funny Epic BN 598
  25. The Short Sisters: Diners (Tom Gala) A Little Gracefulness Black Socks no#
  26. Dar Williams: Empire My Better Self Razor and Tie 7930182944-2
  27. Danny Schmidt: A Circus of Clowns Parables & Primes Live Once LO 9449-2
  28. Barnum (orig. cast - Wm.Witter-Jim Dale): Join the Circus (Cy Coleman/Michael Stewart) Columbia Legacy SK 89999
  29. Phyllis Tannerfrye: Circus Song Tomorrow Dancing Bear DBR0101
  30. Liz Carroll & John Doyle: Kieren's Polka / The Bike to Ballyhill (Carroll) In Play Compass 7 4418 2
  31. Kate Rusby: Mary Blaize (Rusby/trad) The Girl Who Couldn't Fly Compass 7 4420 2
  32. Dar Williams w/ Patty Larkin: Just Like That (Rachel Bissex) Remembering Rachel self 83707 16390
  33. Loudon Wainwright III: School Days The Atlantic Recordings Rhino Handmade RHM2 7709
  34. Mandy Patinkin w/ Kristin Chenoweth: School Days Medley - Inchworm (Frank Loesser) / School Days (Will Cobb-Gus Edwards) / Time In a Bottle (Jim Croce) Kidults Nonesuch 79534-2
  35. Ann Rabson: School Days (Chuck Berry) Struttin' My Stuff M.C. MC0041
  36. Mike & Amy Finders Band: Muscatine (Mike Finders) Where You Are Neighborly NB-20044
  37. Tim O'Brien: Boat Up the River (trad-arr.O'Brien) Cornbread Nation Sugar Hill SUG-CD-4005
  38. Dar Williams: Two Sides of a River My Better Self Razor and Tie 7930182944-2
  39. Bill Staines: So Sang the River The Second Million Miles Red House RHRCD 189
  40. Jamie Hartford: Old Time River Man (John Hartford) Part of Your History New Sheriff 35759 16712
  41. Valerie Smith & Liberty Pike: Peace of the River (Lisa Aschmann-John Smith) That's What Love Can Do Bell Buckle BBR-017
  42. Willy Porter: Unconditional Love (Brian Cutean - Billy Jonas - Brian Mir - W.Porter) High Wire Live Six Degrees 657036 1094-2
  43. 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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Jamie Hartford, Bob Fox, Love Hall Tryst, Kate MacLeod & The Pancakes, Carrie Newcomer, Dar Williams, Danny Schmidt, Liz Carroll & John Doyle, Kate Rusby, Tim O'Brien, Valerie Smith & Liberty Pike

CD of the Week: Jamie Hartford

These concerts were mentioned on the program:

Small Potatoes at Bill's Blues, 1029 Davis St., Evanston, Sunday, August 18 at 7. 847-424-9800

City of Chicago Celtic Fest - Grant Park (Petrillo Music Shell & environs), Sunday, September 18 from 11 AM to 9:30 PM with main stage concerts 4 PM to 9:30. *free*
Performers include Liz Carroll, Old Blind Dogs, and about 30 others on a variety of stages. 312-744-3370 / web site (PDF brochure)

Kat Eggleston & Kate MacLeod at the Two Way Street Coffeehouse, 1047 Curtiss, Downers Grove, Friday, September 23 at 8:15. 630-969-9720

Hit & Run Bluegrass Band, and Mike & Amy Finders Band perform in a Bluegrass Legions concert at the American Legion Hall, 1030 Central Street, Evanston, Friday, September 23 at 8. 847-573-0443 / web site

Loudon Wainwright III and the Wailin' Jennys at the Old Town School, Saturday, September 24 at 7 and 10.
Eric Bogle will be there October 30.

Dave Potts performs at Someplace Else in the Highlands Presbyterian Church, 1901 W. 58th Place, LaGrange, Saturday, September 24 at 7:30. 708-246-1911