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March 4, 2006

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways SFCD-40068/71
  2. John McCutcheon: Our Flag Was Still There Mightier Than the Sword Appalsongs 2005
  3. Chris Walz: If I Had a Hammer (Hays/Seeger) Ray Nordstrand Memorial (Old Town School - October 29, 2005) WFMT recording
  4. Tim Grimm: My Turn The Back Fields Wind River WR4035CD
  5. Lori Lieberman: The Letter Monterey Drive On 115115-01
  6. Mark Haines & Tom Leighton: When the Ship Comes In (Bob Dylan) Hand to Hand Borealis BCD136
  7. Michael Troy: Romancing the Moon self 86851-3560-2
  8. Frank Morey: Mill Town Moon Bourbansoakedhalo Indigo Hamlet IHM 000-1
  9. Working (orig. B'way cast - Robin Lamont): Millwork (James Taylor) Fynsworth Alley 302 062 1142
  10. Flook: Asturian Way set: Peter Street (Sarah Allen/Brian Finnegan) / The Drunken Acrobat (Colin Farrell) / The Asturian Way (Brian Finnegan) Haven World Village 468057
  11. The Cottars: The Honeysuckle Medly: Honeysuckle Hornpipe /Dancing Strathspey / Jenny Dang the Weaver / The Randy Wife of Greenlaw / Crossing the Minch (trad-arr. Allister MacGillivray-Roseanne MacKenzie) Forerunner Rounder 1161-7064-2
  12. Lou & Peter Berryman: But I'm Down Some Days Cornbelt CR16
  13. Les Barker: Detritus Arovertherapy Mrs.Ackroyd DOG015
  14. National Lampoon: Deteriorata (Guest/Hendra) Greatest Hits of the National Lampoon Uproar UP3854-2
  15. South Pacific (orig. cast-Mary Martin): A Cockeyed Optimist (Rodgers/Hammerstein) Columbia SK 60722
  16. Haines & Leighton: Optimists' Jig (Tom Leighton) Borealis BCD139
  17. Hobart Smith: Give Me Your Heart (Rozier Daughtry, PD) In Sacred Trust Smithsonian Folkways SFWCD40141
  18. Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band: For You Hammersmith Odeon, London '75 Columbia 8287677995 2
  19. Natalia Zukerman: Loved Like that Only One Talisman TR004
  20. Peter Cook: Lovely Lady of the Roses EMI 45 rpm
  21. Curtis & Loretta: Can You Take Me Home? (L.Simonet) Just My Heart For You Haymarket HM-107
  22. Jeremy Kittel: Gloomy Winter (trad) Roaming self JK002
  23. Chuck Brodsky: In the Beginning (Nick Annis) / Liar, Liar, Pants on Fire Tulips for Lunch Chuckbrodsky.com / Waterbug CB-8022
  24. David Tamulevich: I Don't Tell Stories The Yellow Room Gang Yellow Room YRR001
  25. Michael Troy: The Thief Romancing the Moon self 86851-3560-2
  26. Bob Newhart: Superman and the Dry Cleaner The Windmills Are Weakening Warner Bros. W-1588
  27. Curtis & Loretta: Somebody I Could Sue (L.Simonet) Just My Heart For You Haymarket HM-107
  28. Bill Cosby: Superman Bill Cosby is a Very Funny Fellow Right! Reprise 1518-2
  29. Promenade (orig. cast-Sandra Schaeffer): The Clothes Make the Man (Al Carmines/Maria Irene Fornes) RCA Victor LSO-1161
  30. Bonnie Koloc: Skylark (Hoagy Carmichael/Johnny Mercer) Here to Sing Mr.Biscuit 003
  31. Kate MacLeod: Lark in the Morning Trying to Get It Right Waterbug WBG0017
  32. Lui Collins All the Pretty Birds Closer Waterbug WBG69
  33. The Duhks: The Leather Winged Bat (trad-arr.Duhks) Your Daughters & Your Sons Sugar Hill SUGCD-3991
  34. Horton Barker: What Did the Buzzard Say to the Crow (trad) In Sacred Trust Smithsonian Folkways SFWCD 40141
  35. Chuck Brodsky: A Toast to the Woman in the Holler Tulips for Lunch Chuckbrodsky.com CB8022
  36. Joni Mitchell: For Free Ladies of the Canyon Reprise 6376-2
  37. Donna Adler: Nadia Alta Vista Sky Grace Street 83707 47872-2
  38. Tracy Chapman: Be and Be Not Afraid Where You Live Elektra 83803-2
  39. Johnsmith: So Here's to You (Alan Bell) Break Me Open Blue Pine 83707 28250
  40. Kim & Reggie Harris and Magpie: When I'm Gone (close) (Phil Ochs) Spoken in Love Longtail LT003-2

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John McCutcheon, Flook, The Cottars, Bruce Springsteen, Natalia Zukerman, Curtis & Loretta, Chuck Brodsky, Bonnie Koloc, Lui Collins

CD of the Week: Chuck Brodsky

These concerts were mentioned on the program:

Michael Troy performs at the Two Way Street Coffee House, 1047 Curtiss, Downers Grove, Friday, March 10 at 8:15 PM. 630-969-9720

Lou & Peter Berryman perform at Hogeye Folk Arts, Ltd., Saturday, March 11 at 7:30. Lake Street Church, Lake & Chicago Ave, Evanston. 847-475-6165

Jeremy Kittel performs for the Acoustic Renaissanace concert series, at the Unitarian Church of Hinsdale, 11 W. Maple, Hinsdale, Saturday, March 11 at 8. 708-802-0236

Curtis & Loretta perform at the Maple Street Chapel, Main & Maple, Lombard, Saturday, March 11 at 7:30
Garnet Rogers with Natalia Zukerman are there March 18. 630-627-0171

Loudon Wainwright III, along with Jake Shimabukuro, perform at the Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln, Chicago, Saturday, March 11 at 10 PM. (7 PM show sold-out)
Danu, along with Chatham County Line, perform at the Old Town School, Sunday, March 12 at 4 and 7 PM.
Flook performs there Friday, March 24 and
Stephen Wade's tribute to Horton Barker "In Sacred Trust" is there Saturday, March 25 at 4 and 8 PM.

Donna Alder performs at Charlie's Coffee House, 1126 Central in Wilmette, Saturday, March 11. Kat Eggleston is there March 25. 847-256-5617

Jeremy Taylor performs a LilFest House Concert in Wilmette, Friday, March 10 at 8. email
Jeremy Taylor also performs Sunday, March 11 at 7:30: Fitzgerald's Side Bar, 6615 W. Roosevelt Rd., Berwyn. 708-788-2118
And Jeremy Taylor performs at the First Methodist Church, Chicago Temple, 77 W. Washington, Chicago at Sunday morning services, 8:30 and 11 AM, all welcome.
He also shares the stage with Studs Terkel at the HotHouse, 31 E. Balbo Dr., Chicago, Saturday, March 18. 312-362-9707

Haines & Leighton tour the area:
Friday, March 17: Clark house concert in Oak Park. 708-848-2205
Saturday, March 18 at 8: Off-Square Concert series at the Congregational Unitarian Church, 221 Dean St., Woodstock. 815-338-5164
Sunday, March 19: Hidden Marsh house concert in Des Plaines. 847-458-1853 / email

Chris Walz performs at Bill's Blues, 1029 Davis St., Evanston, Sunday, March 12 at 7. Joe Hickerson is there March 19. 847-424-9800

Garnet Rogers, with Natalia Zukerman perform at a LilFest House Concert in Wilmette, Friday, March 17. 312-2284 email
They're also at the Lake County Folk Club at the Greenleaf Grill, 301 Greenleaf, Park City, Sunday, March 19 at 7. 847-295-7228