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January 21, 2006

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways SFCD-40068/71
  2. Mustard's Retreat & friends: (Ours is a) Simple Faith (D.Tamulevich) The Yellow Room Gang Yellow Room VRR001
  3. Willy Porter: Unconditional (Brian Cutean-Bill Jonas-Brian Mir-Willy Porter) High Wire Live Six Degrees 657036 1094-2
  4. Claudia Schmidt: Without Wings Roads Pragmavision IR 22032
  5. Guy Mendilow: Hine Ma Tove (How good it is and how pleasant, when we dwell together in unity) (trad/arr.Mendilow) Live Earthern Groove EGR 003
  6. Jennifer & Rebecca Armstrong: Simple Gifts (trad) (Gerry Armstrong Memorial - Lake Street Church - October 31, 1999) WFMT Recording
  7. The Establishment: A Consumer Guide to Religions (WFMT studio - 1963) WFMT Recording
  8. Marley's Ghost: There's Religion in Rhythm (Willard Robison) Spooked Sage Arts SA0208
  9. Loudon Wainwright III: Glad to See You've Got Religion The Atlantic Recordings Rhino Handmade RHM2 7709
  10. Michael J. Miles: Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring (J.S.Bach) New Century Suite MilesMusic 83707 99582
  11. Janis Ian: My Autobiography Sing Out! Magazine, V. 49 #3
  12. New Middle Class: I Was Born (Mike Borok) New Middle Class 2nd Mortgage 2M0003
  13. David Stoddard: Reality TV private recording
  14. Tom & Chris Kastle: The Eastland (T.O'Carolan/Tom & Chris Kastle) Rivers Sextant SX0002A
  15. Lee Murdock: Lost on the Lady Elgin (Henry Clay Work) Great Lakes Chronicle Depot DEP-022
  16. Kate Early w/ Cooper & Nelson: Quiet Where They Sleep (Dan Hall/David Norris) Love & War Porcupine PPCD 2219
  17. Prudence Carlson - Ruth MacKenzie - Claudia Schmidt: Widows of the Water (Eric Peltoniemi) Gales of November Sleeper 02605-1848-2 (web site)
  18. John Schindler: The Start of the Freedom Trail Memory Train no label 86851-3669-2 (email)
  19. Nick Annis: Children of a Mayan God private recording
  20. Buffy Sainte-Marie: Welcome, Welcome, Emigrante The Best of Buffy Sainte-Marie, Vol. 2 Vanguard VSD-33/34
  21. Faith Petric: Touch Me (Utah Phillips) Faith's Favorites Center 104
  22. Jim Bizer: Press That Button The Yellow Room Gang Yellow Room YRR001
  23. Fred Koller: Little Green Buttons (Fred Koller-Shel Silverstein) Songs from the Night Before Alcazar 107
  24. Marianne Girard: In This Town My Paint MPM 01-2002
  25. Dana Robinson: This Town Avenue of the Saints Threshold TM0007
  26. Nathan Caswell: Pulp Town self NC05CD
  27. Bounce (orig.cast): I Love This Town (Stephen Sondheim) Nonesuch 79830-2
  28. On the Town (Thomas Hampson-Kurt Ollmann-David Garrison): New York, New York (Bernstein/Comden-Green) Deutsch Grammophon 437 516-2
  29. David Ackles: Subway to the Country Collectors' Choice CCM-313-2
  30. Mark Dvorak: Not War Every Step of the Way Waterbug WBG68
  31. Freebo: A Soldier at War (Freebo/Freebo-Robt.Tepper-Brian Joseph) Before the Separation Poppabo PM2003
  32. Si Kahn: When the War Is Over We're Still Here Strictly Country SCR-57
  33. Jan Krist: You Got Me, I Got You The Yellow Room Gang Yellow Room YRR001
  34. Marty Feldman: You Without Me The Crazy World of Marty Feldman Brit.Decca SPA 134
  35. Gypsy (orig.London cast-Angela Lansbury): Together (Jule Styne/Stephen Sondheim) RCA Victor 60571-2-RG
  36. Marianne Girard: If I Had Wings In This Town My Paint MPM 01-2002
  37. Bonnie Dobson: Dink's Song (trad) Dear Companion Prestige Int. 13031
  38. Robin Greenstein: Dink's Song (Fare Thee Well) (trad) Images of Women, Vol. 1 Windy RPG-218-2
  39. John Schindler: Solo Memory Train self 86851-3669-2
  40. David Maloney: Icarus (Anne Lister) Reilly & Maloney Backstage Freckle FR-01912
  41. Debi Smith: Pass It On Cupid self 83707 02240
  42. David Barrett: Gamble's Song (Pass It On) The Yellow Room Gang Yellow Room YRR001
  43. Kim & Reggie Harris and Magpie: When I'm Gone (close) (Phil Ochs) Spoken in Love Longtail LT003-2

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The Yellow Room Gang, Marley's Ghost, Gales of November, John Schindler, Nathan Caswell, Mark Dvorak, Freebo

CDs of the Week: The Yellow Room Gang* / John Schindler
*recording of special merit

These concerts were mentioned on the program:

Claudia Schmidt is at Bill's Blues, 1029 Davis, Evanston, Sunday, January 22 at 7. Donna Adler is there Sunday, January 29. 847-424-9800

Marianne Girard performs at the Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington, Thursday, January 26 at 12:15 PM in a free concert. 312-744-1424
She also performs a house concert in Oak Park, Friday evening. Phone 708-848-2205 for reservations and directions.

Mark Dvorak performs at Charlie Coffee House, 1126 Central, Wilmette, Friday & Saturday, January 27 & 28. 847-256-5617

Dave Stoddard performs at the Two Way Street Coffee House, 1047 Curtiss, Downers Grove, Friday, January 27 at 8:15. 630-969-9720

Dave Stoddard also performs in a benefit for the Crystal Lake Food Pantry at the Willow Creek McHenry County Community Church, 220 Exchange in Crystal Lake, Saturday, January 28 at 7. 815-356-0531

Tom & Chris Kastle perform at the Maple Street Chapel, Main & Maple, Lombard, Saturday, January 28 at 7:30. 630-627-0171

Cooper, Nelson & Early perform Friday, January 27 at 8 at the Ethical Humanist Society, 7574 N. Lincoln, Skokie. 773-465-6166

Michael J. Miles performs The Magic Banjo at the Gorton Community Center for the Performing Arts, 400 E. Illinois Rd., Lake Forest, Sundays, January 22 and 29 at 2, and Friday & Saturday, January 27-28 at 8. 847-234-6060

Chava Alberstein with Les Yeux Noirs appears at Symphony Center on Michigan Avenue, Chicago, Wednesday, February 1. 312-294-3000