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April 1, 2006

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways SFCD-40068/71
  2. Mad Agnes: A Manic-Depressive Madrigal (Adrienne Jones) Magic Hour Mad Agnes 21681 01962
  3. Bill Ellis - Andy Cohen - Eleanor Ellis: Your Up Is Down (Bill Ellis) Preachin' in That Wilderness Riverlark RL10107-2
  4. Claudia Schmidt: Gotta Get Down (To Get Up) Essential Tension Red House RHRCD 38
  5. Sleepy John Estes W/ Yank Rachell & Hammie Nixon: Up & Down (trad) Newport Blues Delmark DE-639
  6. Tim Harrison: Joy Alright Wheatfield with Crows 2nd Avenue SAS 2008
  7. Magpie: One More Parade (Phil Ochs) Raise Your Voice Sliced Bread CDSB75110
  8. Phil Ochs: Is There Anybody Here? Farewells & Fantasies Elektra-Rhino R2 73518
  9. Emma's Revolution (Pat Humphries & Sandy Opatow): I'm Gonna Do What I Have To Do (Phil Ochs)(Folkstage - May 1, 2004) WFMT Recording
  10. The Makem and Spain Brothers: Mingulay Boat Song (trad-arr.Makem-Spain) Live Red Biddy RB2006
  11. The Weavers: Michael Row the Boat Ashore (trad-arr.Weavers) The Weavers Greatest Hits Vanguard VSD-15/16
  12. The Tarriers: The Banana Boat Song (trad-arr.Tarriers) The Tarriers Folk Era FE1456CD
  13. Laura Cortese: The Boat Song (Josh Ritter) Even the Lost Creek Cortese LC1421
  14. Jennifer Armstrong: At the Table self JA1704
  15. John McCutcheon: Ode to Common Things (inspired by Pablo Neruda) Mightier Than the Sword Appalsongs 2005
  16. Second Opinion: A Seat at the Table (Sally Potter/Pat Madden-Roth) Last Rose self SECOP003
  17. Jonathan Byrd: Tape Full of Love Songs The Waitress self 83707 64082
  18. Avenue Q (orig. cast-Stephanie D'Abruzzo-John Tartaglia): Mix Tape (Robt.Lopez-Jeff Marx) Victor 82876-55923-2
  19. Bryan Bowers: Rufus and Beverly (Mark Graham) For You Flying Fish FF70524
  20. Kat Eggleston: The Naked Highway Man (Steve Tilston) (Midnight Special New Year's Eve 1/1/97) WFMT recording
  21. Bianca DeLeon: The Long Slow Decline of Carmelita self CD8067
  22. Townes Van Zandt: Tecumseh Valley Live at the Old Quarter Tomato TOM-3011
  23. Nina Simone: House of the Rising Sun (trad) Nina Simone Anthology - The Colpix Years Rhino R2 72567
  24. Monty Python: The Spanish Inquistion Part 1 The Final Rip Off Virgin 8603320
  25. Not the Nine O'Clock News: General Synod's 'Life of Python' The Laughing Stock of the BBC BBC LAF1
  26. Monty Python: The Spanish Inquisition Part 2 The Final Rip Off Virgin 8603320
  27. Bill Staines: Spanish is a Loving Tongue (trad) Just Play One More Folk-Legacy CD-66
  28. Monty Python: The Spanish Inquisition Part 3 The Final Rip Off Virgin 8603320
  29. Joyce Andersen: Lonely Riders Love & Thirst Joyscream JM-90504
  30. John Prine: Donald and Lydia John Prine Atlantic 19156-2
  31. Joan Baez: Eleanor Rigby (Lennon-McCartney) Greatest Hits and Others Vanguard VSD-79332
  32. Harvey Reid: Silver Blue Of Wind and Water Woodpecker WP 104CD
  33. Jonathan Byrd: The Sea and the Sky Waterbug WBG056
  34. The Goons (Harry Secombe - Peter Sellers - Spike Milligan): Napolean's Piano The Laughing Stock of the BBC BBC LAF1
  35. Les Barker: It Was the Surprise More than Anything The War on Terrier Mrs. Ackroyd DOG018
  36. Bonnie Koloc: You Played Me Just Like a Piano With You on My Side Flying Fish FF 70437
  37. Niamh Parsons w/ Graham Dunne: Poor Irish Stranger (trad-arr.Parsons-Dunne-D.Cahill) The Old Simplicity Green Linnet GLCD 1232
  38. Battlefield Band: The Emigrant (trad-arr.Battlefield) The Road of Tears Temple COMD2098
  39. Drew Nelson: Immigrant Son Mackinaw Harvest MHM021
  40. Debbie Diedrich: Auf Wiedersehen/Hamburg 1913 Ninety Miles Out West Broadway 3593-70007-2 (email)
  41. Battlefield Band: The Road of Tears (Alan Reid) Temple COMD2098
  42. Jennifer Armstrong: This Old World (trad) At the Table self JA1704
  43. Mad Agnes: Let This Be My Prayer (Adrienne Jones) Magic Hour self 21681 01962
  44. 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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John McCutcheon, Joyce Andersen, Niamh Parsons, Drew Nelson, Battlefield Band

CD of the Week: Battlefield Band

These concerts were mentioned on the program:

Dan Crary, with Harvey Reid & Joyce Anderson perform Sunday, April 9 at 7 at the Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln, Chicago,
and the Phil Ochs Song Night is there Saturday, April 29 at 7

Bonnie Koloc performs at the McAninch Arts Center of the College of DuPage, Friday, April 7 at 8.

Mad Agnes (which includes Adrienne Jones) performs for the Acoustic Renaissanace concert series, at the Unitarian Church of Hinsdale, 11 W. Maple, Hinsdale, Saturday, April 8 at 8. 708-802-0236

Tim Harrison performs for Hogeye Folk Arts, Ltd., Saturday, April 8 at 7:30. Lake Street Church, Lake & Chicago Ave, Evanston. 847-475-6165

Jennifer Armstrong performs at Charlie's Coffeehouse and Gallery, 1126 Central, Wilmette, Friday & Saturday, April 7-8. 847-256-5617

Jonathan Byrd performs at the Maple Street Chapel, Main & Maple, Lombard, Saturday, April 8 at 7:30. 630-627-0171
He also performs a Lilfest house concert, Sunday, April 9 in Wilmette. 312-371-2284

Bill's Blues hosts a Waterbug Records songwriter showcase featuring Jonathan Byrd, Kat Eggleston, Andrew Calhoun, Rachel Ries, and other Sunday, April 9 at 4.

Kat Eggleston performs at Bill's Blues, 1029 Davis, Evanston, Sunday, April 9 at 7. 847-424-9800