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October 22, 2005

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways SFCD-40068/71
  2. Dave Rowe Trio: Bonnie Heland Laddie (trad) Rolling Home Outer Green OGR8959
  3. Carousel (orig. B'way cast-Murvyn Vye): Blow High, Blow Low (Rodgers/Hammerstein) Decca 012 157 980-2
  4. Dan Keding: Rant and Roar (trad) A Man of Simple Pleasures Turtle Creek 44473
  5. Jeff Warner: The Bonny Bay of Biscay-O (trad-arr.Frank Warner) Jolly Tinker Gumstump 101
  6. Karen Mal: I Courted a Sailor (Kate Rusby) Dark-eyed Sailor Waterbug WBG065
  7. Cara Dillon: The Lark in the Clear Air (C.Dillon-Sam Lakeman) A Woman's Heart (anthology) Dara-Blix Street G2-10077
  8. Haines & Leighton: The Lark (trad) Optimists Jig Borealis BCD 139
  9. Kate Rusby: The Lark The Girl Who Couldn't Fly Compass 7 4420 2
  10. Steve Key: Shoeless Joe Jackson Diamond Cuts - Turning Two (compilation) Hungry for Music HFM 005 (800-843-0933)
  11. Jean Shepherd: Balls Jean Shepherd and Other Foibles Collectors' Choice CCM-343-2
  12. Ruth Brown: Baseball Boogie Diamond Cuts - Turning Two (compilation) Hungry for Music HFM 005
  13. Eric Bogle: The Law At This Stage Greentrax CDTRAX286
  14. Bob Gibson: The Ballad of Fred and Mark (B.Gibson/Marion Fischer) Bob Gibson Capitol ST-742
  15. Julie Gold: Tiger in New Jersey Try Love Gadfly 263
  16. Urinetown (orig. cast): Cop Song (Mark Hollmann/Greg Kotis) RCA Victor 09026-63821-2
  17. Woody Allen: The Police Standup Comic Rhino R2 75721
  18. Linda Ronstadt & Emmylou Harris: Loving the Highwayman (Andy Prieboy) Westen Wall / The Tucson Sessions Asylum 62408-2
  19. Phil Ochs: The Highway Man (Ochs/Alfred Noyes) There But for Fortune Elektra 9 60832-2
  20. Hamilton Camp: The Highwayman (Jimmy Webb) Sweet Joy Beechwood BR 2471
  21. Tim Grimm: The People's Highway The Back Fields Wind River WR4035CD
  22. Grapes of Wrath (orig. cast): 66 (Michael Smith/John Steinbeck - adapt. Frank Galati) (Old Town School - February 28, 2003) WFMT recording
  23. The Juggernauts: (Get Your Kicks On) Route 66 (Bob Troup) As We Like It self 59696 06392
  24. Megon McDonough: Blue Star Highway Sirius 92025-0003-2
  25. Joe Hickerson: Hard Times (trad) With a Gathering of Friends Folk-Legacy CD-39
  26. Tim Grimm: Everybody's Gone Crazy (T.Grimm-Jan Lucas) The Back Fields Wind River WR4035CD
  27. Mike Nichols & Elaine May: Everybody's Doing It (Irving Berlin/Nichols-May) Improvisations to Music Mercury 314 558 455-2
  28. Hamilton Camp: The Pride of Man Sweet Joy Beechwood BR 2471
  29. Kermit the Frog (Jim Henson): Green (Jeffrey Moss/Joe Raposo) The Sesame Street Book & Record Columbia CS 1069
  30. Eric Bogle: Here in the Green Small Miracles Larrikin LRF473
  31. Christine Kane: Everything Green Rain and Mud and Wild and Green Big Fat Music 03034 12522
  32. Arlo Guthrie: Green Green Rocky Road (trad-arr.A.Guthrie) Live in Sydney Rising Son RSR- 1125-2
  33. Tim O'Brien: Pretty Fair Maid in the Garden (trad-arr.O'Brien) Fiddler's Green Sugar Hill SUG-CD-4006
  34. Dolly Parton: Twelfth of Never (Lisa Lee Reagon/Emily Stevenson) Those Were the Days Sugar Hill SUG-CD-4007
  35. Anna Russell: I Gave My Love a Cherry The Anna Russell Album? (original LP, not on CD version) Columbia MG 31199
  36. Joan Baez w/ Pete Seeger: Riddle Song (trad) Very Early Joan Vanguard VSD-78446/7
  37. Nathan Caswell: Running Naked Pulp Town Caswell NC05CD
  38. Zoe Mulford: Life Is Too Short to Fold Underwear Traveling Moon Winged Seed 83707 84012
  39. The Hudsons: Hibernation (Hudson Mueller) Live Album Beans & Rice 23043 41382
  40. Mark Dvorak: The Man Who Sings (Shep Slaszlow) The Streets of Old Chicago Depot DEP-021
  41. Donovan: To Try for the Sun Try for the Sun: The Journey of Donovan Sampler Epic Legacy radio sampler
  42. Tim Grimm: Like a Blessing (T.Grimm-Jan Lucas) The Back Fields Wind River WR4035CD
  43. Arlo Guthrie: Me and Bobby McGee (Kris Kristofferson/Fred Foster) Live in Sydney Rising Son RSR 1125-2
  44. Mary Black: Bless the Road (Steve Cooney) A Woman's Heart / A Decade On Dara/Blix Street 2-10077
  45. 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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Dave Rowe Trio, Kate Rusby, Hamilton Camp, Tim Grimm, Arlo Guthrie, Tim O'Brien, Nathan Caswell, Jeff Warner, Eric Bogle At This Stage

CD of the Week: Tim Grimm (one of the best of the year)

These concerts were mentioned on the program:

Mark Dvorak and Dan Keding as part of the Arts and Soul series at the Congregational Church, 1047 Curtiss, Downers Grove (above the Two Way Street Coffee House), Sunday, October 23 at 4.

Tim Grimm at Bill's Blues, 1029 Davis St., Evanston, Sunday, October 23 at 7. 847-424-9800

Tim O'Brien, along with Terri Hendrix & Lloyd Maines, at the Old Town School, 4544 N. Lincoln, Friday, October 28 at 7 and 10.
Eric Bogle will be there October 30 at 7.

Megon McDonough at the World Folk Music Company, 1808 W. 103rd St., Chicago, Saturday, November 5 at 8. 773-779-7059

Mary Black, Maura O'Connell, Sharon Shannon, Cara Dillon and others at the Center for the Performing Arts, Governors State University in University Park (just off I-57), Thursday, November 10. 708-235-2222