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May 6, 2006

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways SFCD-40068/71
  2. Sarah Harmer: I Am Aglow I'm a Mountain Zoe-Rounder 01143-1084-2
  3. Ruthie Foster: Light up the World Crossover M.O.D. RF9912
  4. Pete Seeger: You Are My Sunshine (Jimmie Davis) American Favorite Ballads, Vol. 4 Smithsonian Folkways F-2323
  5. Spamalot (orig. cast-Monty Python): Always Look on the Bright Side of Life (John Du Prez-Eric Idle/Eric Idle) Decca B0004265-02
  6. Bruce Springsteen: We Are Climbing Jacobs Ladder (trad) We Shall Overcome - The Seeger Sessions Columbia 82876 83568 2
  7. Norman & Nancy Blake: We Are Climbing (Wilbur Wilson-J.Baxter) The Morning Glory Ramblers Dualtone 80302-01160-2
  8. Hot Rize: Climbing Up a Mountain (Tim O'Brien) So Long of a Journey Sugar Hill SUGCD-3943
  9. Jeremy Taylor: Lift Girls (Folkstage - March 4, 2006) WFMT Recording
  10. Saffire: Elevator Man (Anne Rabson) Hot Flash Alligator ALCD 4796
  11. Iain Campbell Smith: Watch the Road (Folkstage - August 13, 2005) WFMT recording
  12. Russ Rentler: New Car Smell Scarecrow's Lament self 83707 28720
  13. Bill Morrissey: Car and Driver Standing Eight Philo CDPH 1123
  14. The Capitol Steps: God Bless My SUV (Lee Greenwood/Newport-Eaton-Strauss) I'm So Indicted CapSteps CSCD-1026
  15. Cosy Sheridan: Urban Assault Vehicle Anthymn Wind River WR4019CD
  16. Tom Chapin: Don't Make Me Dance Some Assembly Required Razor & Tie 93018 29472
  17. Dee Carstensen: Do You Still Want This Dance Patch of Blue Exit Nine 9004-2
  18. Ronnie Gilbert: The Girl in the Red Velvet Dress (David Hornung/Lyn Hardy) Love Will Find a Way Abbe Alice AAM-CD915
  19. Anne Hills w/ Susan Werner, piano: Would You Like to Learn to Dance (Steve Goodman) (Midnight Special 50th Anniversary, New Year's Eve 2003-04 - Old Town School) WFMT recording
  20. Art Thieme: Chicago Town Blues Chicago Town & Points West Folk-Legacy FSI-135
  21. Fred Holstein: Old Chicago (Woody Guthrie) Fred Holstein: A Collection Holstein 01
  22. Karl Shiflett & The Big Country Show: Streets of Chicago (Clyde & Marie Denny) Celebration of Life (compilation) Skaggs Family 6989090012
  23. Al Day: Sammy's Bar (Cyril Tawney) Remembering Fred - A Tribute to Fred Holstein Holstein 02
  24. Caroline Herring: Wreck on the Highway (Dorsey Dixon) Twilight Blue Corn BCM0101
  25. TR Ritchie: Hole in the World Homeground Apex AR003
  26. Anne Hills: My Daughter and Vincent Van Gogh (Anne Hills/Allen Power) private release
  27. Don McLean: Vincent American Pie Capitol 72435-04279-2-9
  28. The Second City (Alan Arkin-Barbara Harris): Museum Piece The Second City Writhes Again Mercury SR 61224
  29. Cosy Sheridan: Masterpiece Grand Design Wind River WR4005CD
  30. Stan Rogers: Field Behind the Plow Northwest Passage Fogarty's Cove FCM004D
  31. Kitty Donohoe: Emma Sutter As Sparks Fly Upward Roheen RR003CD
  32. Iain Campbell Smith: Four Strong Hands (Folkstage - August 13, 2005) WFMT recording
  33. Zoe Mulford: Elegy (Crystal Glass) Roadside Saints Azalea City ACCD-0604
  34. Annie Gallup: Grandma's Best China Cause and Effect 1-800-PRIMECD PCD 028
  35. Chuck Suchy: Grandma's Gone Same Road Home Little Bluestem LBR 101
  36. Mark Knopfler & Emmylou Harris: All the Roadrunning (M.Knopfler) Warner-Nonesuch 44154-2
  37. Guy Davis: Po' Boy, Great Long Ways From Home (trad-arr.Guy Davis) Skunkmello Red House RGRCD 192
  38. The Makem & The Spain Brothers: Calling Me Home (M.J.Spain) Live Red Biddy RB2006
  39. Little Windows: Fathers Now Our Meeting Is Over (trad) Just Beyond Me self 76695 01772
  40. Kim & Reggie Harris and Magpie: When I'm Gone (close) (Phil Ochs) Spoken in Love Longtail LT003-2
  41. Fill: Fairport Convention: End of a Holiday (Richard Thompson) What We Did on Our Holidays Hannibal HNCD 4430

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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Sarah Harmer, Bruce Springsteen, Art Thieme, Russ Rentler, Tom Chapin, Dee Carstensen, Celebration of Life benefit CD, Zoe Mulford, Fred Hellerman, Mark Knopfler & Emmylou Harris, The Makem & Spain Brothers, Little Windows

CD of the Week: The Makem & Spain Brothers

These concerts were mentioned on the program:

Eric Lugosh performs at the Two Way Street Coffeehouse, 1047 Curtiss, Downers Grove, Friday, May 12 at 8:15.
Iain Campbell Smith is there on May 19.

Iain Campbell Smith performs for Off Square Music at the Unitarian Church, 221 Dean St., Saturday, May 20 at 8. 815-338-5164

Al Day & Don Stiernberg performs at Charlie's Coffeehouse, 1126 Central, Wilmette, Friday, May 12. 847-256-5617

Tricia Alexander performs for the Lake County Folk Club at the Greenleaf Grill, 301 Greenleaf, Park City, Sunday, May 7 at 7.
Cosy Sheridan is there on May 21.

Ronnie Gilbert give a free concert in Scoville Park at Lake St. & Oak Park Avenue, Oak Park, Sunday, May 7 at 1 PM. Danny Glover also will make an appearance. web site

Cosy Sheridan & TR Ritchie perform for the Acoustic Renaissance Concert series at the Unitarian Church of Hinsdale, 17 W. Maple, Hinsdale, Saturday, May 13 at 8. 708-802-0236

Anne Hills returns for a benefit concert for the Nicaraguan Medical Alliance and Vietnam Veterans Against War, Saturday, May 13 at 8 at the First Congregational Church of Evanston, Hinman & Grove. 773-283-4361

Leela & Ellie Grace perform for the Fox Valley Folklore Society at the Warrenville Community Center, Sunday, May 14 at 3. 630-761-0599 / email