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June 3, 2006

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways SFCD-40068/71
  2. Kris Delmhorst: Everything Is Music (Delmhorst/Jalaluddin Rumi, translated Coleman Barks/Delmhorst) Strange Conversation Signature Sounds SIG-1299
  3. Dave Moore: Mr.Music Breaking Down To 3 Red House RHRCD 132
  4. Judy Garland: We Must Have Music (Nacio Herb Brown/Gus Kahn) Judy Garland Collectors' Gems from the M-G-M Films (Ziegfeld Girls) Rhino R272543
  5. Tom Chapin: Pass the Music On (Si Kahn-T.Chapin) So Nice to Come Home Sundance S-04
  6. Janis Ian: Folk Is the New Black Cooking Vinyl-Rude Girl CKV-CD-764
  7. The Wailin' Jennys: Swallow (Annabelle Chvostek) Firecracker Red House RHRCD 195
  8. Brad Warren: Flight of Swallows Company Might Come Wordworks WM10200
  9. Joyce Woodson: When the Swallows Come Back to Capistrano (Leon Rene) Capistrano Girl Radish RAD 972
  10. Dixie Chicks: Not Ready to Make Nice (Emily Robison-Martie Maguire-Natalie Maines-Dan Wilson) Taking the Long Way Open Wide/Columbia 82876 80739 2
  11. The Capitol Steps: I'm So Indicted (Lawrence-Pointer-Pointer-Pointer/Newport-Eaton-Strauss) CapSteps CSCD 1026
  12. The Byrds: I Wanna Grow Up to Be a Politician (R.McGuinn-J.Levy) The Essential Byrds Columbia Legacy C2K 89110
  13. Margaret MacArthur: Them Stars (M.MacArthur/trad) Whetstone WR 04CD
  14. David LaMotte: Constellation Spin Lower Dryad LDM-90923
  15. Margaret MacArthur: Bold Orion on the Rise (Leo Kretzner) MacArthur Road Front Hall FHR 04CD
  16. Bianca DeLeon: Don't Drink the Water Pancho The Long Slow Decline of Carmelita self CD8067
  17. Don Williams: Pancho I Turn the Page Giant 2-24709
  18. Tracy Grammer w/ Jim Henry: Poncho and Lefty (Townes Van Zandt) (Folkstage - March 19, 2005) WFMT recording
  19. Bruce Springsteen: Mrs. McGrath (trad) We Shall Overcome - The Seeger Sessions Columbia 82876 83568 2
  20. Fred Hellerman: I Didn't Raise My Boy to Be a Soldier (Alfred Bryan/Al Piantadosi) (1915) Caught in the Act Honeywind HW 107
  21. Jen Cass: Dear Mr. President Accidental Pilgrimage Blind Justice 83707 31330
  22. Art Thieme: When I Was a Cowboy (H.Ledbetter) / Roy & Trigger Chicago Town & Points West Folk-Legacy FSI-135
  23. Frank Meyer: Clean Cowboy Dagnabit Thangmaker 05996 8087 2
  24. Tom Dundee: Wilmette Cowboy (The Midnight Special NYE 50th Anniversary-12/31/03 - Old Town School) WFMT recording
  25. Jamie O'Reilly: Sweet Harper (Michael Smith/Patricia Monaghan) Songs of the Kerry Madwoman J.O'Reilly 37101 18514
  26. Kate Rusby: The Blind Harper (Nic Jones/trad) Underneath the Stars Compass 7 4370 2
  27. Gracie Fields: I Took My Harp to a Party (Gay/Carter) Our Gracie London LL 1677
  28. Peter Cook & Dudley Moore: The Music Teacher The Clean Tapes Cube Hifly 26
  29. Kate MacLeod: Play the Piano with Style Trying to Get It Right Waterbug WBG0017
  30. Judy Garland: I Love a Piano (Irving Berlin) Easter Parade (soundtrack) Rhino R2 71960
  31. The Wailin' Jennys: Long Time Travelin' (trad) Firecracker Red House RHRCD 195
  32. Tom Paxton: Can't Help But Wonder Where I'm Bound Ramblin' Boy Elektra import 8122 73565-2
  33. Kris Delmhorst: We'll Go No More A-Roving (Delmhorst, based on George Gordon Byron) Strange Conversation Signature Sounds SIG-1299
  34. Bianca DeLeon: Friends The Long Slow Decline of Carmelita self CD8067
  35. L.Q. Jones: You Have Been a Friend to Me (A.P.Carter) A Prairie Home Companion (soundtrack) New Line NLR39066
  36. Bill Staines: Dear Friend The Second Million Miles Red House RHRCD 189
  37. Tracy Jane Comer: Yellow Bike (T.Comer-Randy Green) Solo Guitar and Vocals private pressing
  38. Ralph McTell: Girl on a Bicycle Streets of London: The Best of Ralph McTell Pulse PLSCD 164
  39. Darryl Purpose w/ Julie Beaver: Mr. Schwinn (Purpose/Fisher) Live at Coalesce Gambler's Grace GG2005CD
  40. The Grass Stains: The Blackest Dirt (Carol Skinner) private recording
  41. Larry Long w/ Claudia Schmidt: American Hymn (L.Long) Run for Freedom Flying Fish FF-346
  42. Margaret MacArthur: O Had I a Golden Thread (Pete Seeger) Them Stars Whetstone WR04CD
  43. Jen Cass: I Believe Accidental Pilgrimage Blind Justice 83707 31330
  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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Kris Delmhorst, The Wailin' Jennys, Bruce Springsteen, Fred Hellerman, Jen Cass, Art Thieme, Jamie O'Reilly, Darryl Purpose

CDs of the Week: The Wailin' Jennys, Jen Cass

These concerts were mentioned on the program:

CANCELLED: Lilfest House concert on June 10 with Bianca DeLeon and Dave Moore.
However, those wishing a house concert with Bianca DeLeon can hear her Friday, June 9 at 7 at the Clark House Concert series in Oak Park. email

Bianca DeLeon performs at Bill's Blues, 1029 Davis St., Evanston, Sunday, June 11 at 7. 847-424-9800

Tracy Jane Comer performs at the Two Way Street Coffeehouse, 1047 Curtiss, Downers Grove, Friday, June 9 at 8:15. 630-969-9720

Abigail Washburn, along with The Crooked Jades are at the Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln, Chicago, Sunday, June 4 at 7. 773-728-6000

Sunday, June 11 3:00 6:00 PM Hear the Harmonies with Bianca De Leon, Dave Moore, The Malvina's, Radoslav Lorkovic
Tex Mex. Creole, Zydeco, Mississippi, Quebec music
A festival in a festival: An extraordinary group of America's singer songwriters define the American Experience through song. Rocking fun from Texas to Quebec City, New Orleans to Coralville on keyboards, guitar, fiddle, mandolin, and accordion and more. St. Michael's Party in the Plaza
1633 N. Cleveland Ave. Chicago, IL web site