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October 28, 2006

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways SFCD-40068/71
  2. Susan Werner: My Strange Nation (Midnight Special Folk Fest - 9/17/06) WFMT recording
  3. Hal Holbrook as Mark Twain: The Creator's Pet (excerpt) The Best of Hal Holbrook in Mark Twain Tonight! Columbia Legacy SK 86228
  4. Pete Seeger, Billy Bragg, Ani DiFranco, Steve Earle, Anne Hills: Bring Them Home (Pete Seeger) Seeds - The Songs of Pete Seeger, Volume 3 Appleseed APRCD 1072
  5. Roy Zimmerman: Glory Bound Train Faulty Intelligence Metaphor 920
  6. Celtic Fiddle Festival: Stan Chapman's Jig (Jerry Holland) / The Swedish Jig (Arthur Darley) Play On... Green Linnet GLCD 1230
  7. Donal Clancy: Ask My Father / Helvic Head (jigs) Close to Home Compass 74438-2
  8. The Special Consensus: Old Town Ceili (Greg Cahill) Everything's Alright Pinecastle PRC 1142
  9. Tanglefoot: When Dad & Uncle Archie Lost the Farm (Steve Ritchie) Dance Like Flame Borealis BCD179
  10. Iain Campbell Smith w/ Liz Frencham: Four Strong Hands Ballads & Barsongs self IC2
  11. Jane Eamon: Black Wind Blowing Deep Water Janey Girl JG003
  12. Mad Agnes: Green (Margo Hennenbach) Revenant self MAD004
  13. Gordon Lightfoot: Bitter Green Gord's Gold Reprise 2237-2
  14. Lucinda Williams: I Envy the Wind Essence Lost Highway 088 170 197-2
  15. Jeff and Janis: Chicago Medley (Kander/Ebb, Fred Fisher) Come to the Jewish Cabaret self 83707 24280
  16. Yuri Rasovsky: The Chicago Language Tape (2005 version) (Old Town School - Oct. 29, 2005) WFMT recording
  17. Gibson & Camp: Chicago Cops (B.Gibson-Frank Hamilton) Gibson & Camp at the Gate of Horn Collectors' Choice CCM-227-2
  18. New Faces of 1968 (orig.cast-Madeline Kahn): Das Chicago Song (Geiss/Cohen) Warner Bros. BS 2551
  19. Joan Baez: Dink's Song (trad) Bowery Songs Proper PRPCD029
  20. Al Day: Red Wing Dove Guest House self 29048 02942
  21. Ariane Lydon: Stranger, Stranger Still She Moves Overt 8510.2
  22. Les Barker: The Civilised World The War on Terrier Mrs. Ackroyd DOG018
  23. Friction Farm: Believe (Aiden Quinn-Christine Stay) self FR504
  24. Joan Baez: Jerusalem (Steve Earle) Bowery Songs Proper PRPCD029
  25. The Wailin' Jennys: Apocalypse Lullabye (Anabelle Chevostek) Firecracker Red House RHRCD195
  26. Joe Glazer: Garbage (Bill Steele, add. verses Joe Glazer) Folk Songs of the American Dream Collector 1954CD
  27. Dear World (orig. cast-Milo O'Shea et.al.): Garbage (Jerry Herman) Columbia SK 48220
  28. Larry Groce: Junk Food Junkie Dr. Demento 20th Anniversary Collection Rhino R2 70743
  29. The Special Consensus: Everything's Alright (Justin Carbone) Pinecastle PRC 1142
  30. Alan Bibey: I'll Be Alright Tomorrow (B.Osborne-P.Goble) In the Blue Room Sugar Hill SUG-CD3910
  31. Gordon Lightfoot: I'll Be Alright The Way I Feel United Artists UAS 6587
  32. Billie Holiday: Fine and Mellow Best of Billie Holiday Hip-O 314589995-2
  33. Danny Bakan: North . . . and Truth Is Spectacular self SDR 0002
  34. Last Train Home: True North (Karl Straub) Adult Swim AS 9 CD
  35. Valerie & Walter Crockett: Far North Again (Walter Crockett) Long Live Album Big Bark 0004
  36. Pete Morton: Listening to My Boots Swarthmoor Harbourtown HARCD 044
  37. Benjamin Luxon: Boots (JP McCall/Rudyard Kipling) A Ticket to Heaven Omega OCD 3006
  38. Annie & Rod Capps: Empty Boots One Big Show Yellow Room YRR005
  39. Celtic Fiddle Festival: La Belle Catherine / Le Step a Ti-Phonse / Reel a Toto (trad-arr.CFF) Play On... Green Linnet GLCD 1230
  40. Téada: Port Aiheantais na gCaipini / Johnny's So Long at the Fair (trad-arr.Téada) Inné Amárach Compass 7 4437 2
  41. Claudia Schmidt: Quiet Way Spinning Pragmavision 43157 37775
  42. Ian Tamblyn: The Quiet Place Voice in the Wilderness North Track NT-21
  43. Mad Agnes: A Place This Quiet (Adrienne Jones) Revenants self MAD004
  44. Kim & Reggie Harris and Magpie: When I'm Gone (close) (Phil Ochs) Spoken in Love Longtail LT003-2

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Donal Clancy, Tanglefoot, Iain Campbell Smith, Jane Eamon, Annie & Rod Capps, Téada, Mad Agnes

CD of the week: Téada

These concerts were mentioned on the program:

Ariane Lydon performs at Bill's Blues, 1029 Davis St., Evanston, Sunday, October 29 at 7.
Special Consenus is there on Sunday, November 5.

The Wailin' Jennys at the Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln Avenue, Chicago, Sunday, October 29 at 7.
Celtic Fiddle Festival is there, Sunday, November 12 at 4.

Al Day performs at Charlie's Coffee House, 1126 Central, Wilmette, Saturday, November 4.

Danny Bakan with Tom Leighton perform at the Maple Street Chapel, Main & Maple, Lombard, Saturday, November 4 at 7:30.
Pete Morton will be there November 11 and Gordon Bok on November 12.

Susan Werner and Richie Havens perform at the McAninch Arts Center, at the College of DuPage in Glen Ellyn, Saturday, November 11 at 8.

Mad Agnes performs for the Off-Square concert series in the Unitarian Church, 221 Dean St., Woodstock, Saturday, November 18 at 8.