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December 31, 2005
New Year's Eve

Request edition 12/31/05
Live portion 12/31/05
Live portion 1/1/06
Quiet Half-Hour Requests
1/1/06 1:30-2:00 AM

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December 31, 2005 New Year's Eve Request edition
8-10PM / 11:57-12:07AM

  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways SFCD-40068/71
  2. The Pajama Game (orig. B'way cast): Once-A-Year-Day! (first 2 minutes) (Richard Adler/Jerry Ross)Columbia CK 32606
  3. Josh White: Raise a Ruckus (trad) Josh White The Elektra Years Rhino Handmade RHM2 7879
  4. Judy Garland: Chicago (Fred Fisher) Judy at Carnegie Hall Capitol WBO-1569
  5. Art Thieme: State of Illinois (trad) Outright Bold-Faced Lies Kicking Mule KM-150
  6. Win Stracke: The 43rd Ward (Stracke) Songs of Old Town Flair S-912
  7. Yuri Rasovsky: The Chicago Language Tape (Old Town School 10/29/05) WFMT Recording
  8. Aliotta-Haynes-Jeremiah: Lake Shore Drive (Haynes/von Heitlinger) Quicksilver QSCD-1019
  9. Steve Goodman: City of New Orleans No Big Surpise Red Pajamas RPJ-008
  10. The Bills: Banfield's John Vanden (Marc Atkinson) Let Em Run Red House RHRCD-186
  11. Bonnie Koloc: Little Red Rooster (Willie Dixon) Here To Sing Mr. Biscuit 02
  12. Hamilton Camp: Blame It on the Turkeys (Hamilton Camp-John Brent) (Unity Church Chicago, March 31, 1985) WFMT Recording
  13. Lance Brown & Friends: Buzzards in Love private recording
  14. Alan Arkin: I Like You Columbia 45 rpm 4-43787
  15. Second City: I Hate Liver (Raasche-Stahl) WFMT Recording
  16. Utah Phillips: Moose Turd Pie (extended version) (WFMT NYE 1997) WFMT recording
  17. Dick McCormack: Waltzing Around in the Nude Fast Folk December 1985 FF210
  18. Nathan Caswell: Running Naked Pulp Town self NC05CD
  19. Kristin Lems: Mammary Glands Oh Mamaplus! Carolsdatter 83707 20602
  20. Peter Paul van Camp: A Milkman at Heart I'm Gonna Tell Likeable 02
  21. Judy Henske: Salvation Army Song (trad/Henske) Judy Henske Collectors' Choice CCM-268-2
  22. John McCutcheon: Ashcroft's Army Hail to the Chief! Appleseed 2003
  23. John Flynn: Minnie Lou Dragon MettaFour 83707 72262
  24. Tom Paxton: Ashcroft WFMT recording
  25. Gamble Rogers: The Passion of Miss Eulalah Singleterry The Warm Way Home Oklawaha OK 1002
  26. The Weavers: Goodnight Irene (H.Ledbetter) Kisses Sweeter Than Wine Omega OCD3021/22
  27. Tom Lehrer: (I'm Spending) Hanukkah in Santa Monica The Remains of Tom Lehrer Rhino R2 79831
  28. Candide (orig. cast Max Adrian): Best of All Possible Worlds (Bernstein/Richard Wilbur) Columbia SK 48017
  29. Magpie: At the End of Another Year (Bob Zentz) (New Year's Eve 1/1/2003) WFMT Recording
  30. Mohammed El-Bakkar & His Oriental Ensemble: Sauda Sauda (trad) Port Said Hollywood Music Center HMC 1277 / Black Watch: traditional pipe tunes / The Goons: Ying Tong Song (Spike Milligan) World of the Goons Decca SPA 569
  31. Bells
  32. Jacques Brel Is Alive and Well and Living in Paris (orig. cast): If We Only Have Love (Brel, trans. Eric Blau-Mort Shuman) Columbia Legacy SK 89998
Live portion December 31, 2005 (10PM-12MN)

  1. Mark Haines & Tom Leighton:
        Waiting for the Ship (M.Haines)
        Same Old Man (trad)
  2. Pete Morton:
        Six Billion Eccentrics
        Luckiest Man
  3. Aoife Clancy:
        Sleeping Maggie (trad- Robt. Tannahill)
        Banks of Sweet Primroses (Daithi Sproule/trad)
  4. John Flynn:
        Fat Naked Angels
        Big Boat Coming
  5. Mark Haines & Tom Leighton:
        Welcome to Elmsdale / Port De Chene Girl (T.Leighton)
        Does This Mean It's Over (M.Haines)
  6. Pete Morton:
        Post Office Queue
  7. Aoife Clancy:
        Gypsy Davey (trad)
        There Is Hope (Robbie O'Connell)
  8. John Flynn:
        Two Wolves
        There's No Them There (with ensemble)
  9. Mark Haines & Tom Leighton:
        Raggle Taggle Gypsy (trad)
        Planxty Irwin (Turloch O'Carolan) / St. Clements Jig (Barry & Robin Dramsfield)
  10. Pete Morton: Battle of Trafalgar

  1. Ensemble: Auld Lang Syne (Robt. Burns)
  2. Pete Morton: Another Train
  3. Aoife Clancy:
        As I Roved Out (trad)
        One Morning in May (trad)
  4. John Flynn:
        Put Your Freedom Where Your Mouth Is
        Not With My Jesus
  5. Mark Haines & Tom Leighton:
        Hand to Hand (M.Haines)
        High on the Hill (M.Haines)
  6. Pete Morton:
        Shores of Italy
  7. Aoife Clancy:
        Kisses Sweeter Than Wine (trad-H.Ledbetter/Seeger-Hays)
        Islanders Lament (Robbie O'Connell)
  8. John Flynn:
        Trust the Rope
        Benediction (with ensemble)
  9. Ensemble: When I'm Gone (grand finale) (Phil Ochs)

All songs by performer unless otherwise noted.

Host/producer: Rich Warren
Engineer: Eric Arunas

January 1, 2006 Quiet Half-Hour
1:30-2:00 AM

  1. Tom Rush: Rockport Sunday (instrumental) Circle Game Elektra 74018
  2. Eamon Friel: The Waltz of the Years Thran THR 1003
  3. Dave Van Ronk: Urge for Going (Joni Mitchell) and the tin pan bended and the story ended Smithsonian Folkways SFW CD 40156
  4. Gordon Bok Ann Muir Ed Trickett: The Final Trawl (Archie Fisher) The First Fifteen Years Folk-Legacy CD-1003
  5. Odetta: Blowing in the Wind (Bob Dylan) Odetta Sings Folk Songs RCA Victor LSP-2643
  6. Dan Pelletier: Hope in This World (Folkstage May 21, 2005) WFMT Recording
  7. Michael Smith: We Become Birds Time Flying Fish FF 70613

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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