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December 31, 2006
New Year's Eve

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First two hours of New Year's Eve program
8:00 PM - 10:01 PM

  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways SFCD-40068/71
  2. The Pajama Game (orig. B'way cast): Once-a-Year Day (Adler/Ross) Columbia SK 89253
  3. Spike Jones: Happy New Year (Eddie Brandt/Freddy Morgan) Dr. Demento's Holidays in Dementia Rhino R2 72176
  4. Liam Clancy & Tommy Makem: Finnegan's Wake (track 3) WFMT concert recording
  5. Robin & Linda Williams: The Devil Is a Mighty Wind (R&L Williams/J.Clark) The Rhythm of Love Sugar Hill SHCD-1027
  6. Flanders & Swann: Design for Living At the Drop of a Hat EMI CDS 7974642
  7. Sons Of the Never Wrong: Little Brown Puppy (Bruce Roper) Nuthatch Suite Gadfly 291
  8. Dar Williams: The Baby Sitter's Here Honesty Room Razor & Tie RT 2816
  9. Carrie Newcomer: Alice and Roy Regulars and Refugees Philo 11671-1247-2
  10. Dr. West's Medicine Show & Junk Band: The Eggplant That Ate Chicago (Norman Greenbaum) Euphoria! Sundazed SC 110170
  11. Second City: I Hate Liver (circa 1972) WFMT Recording
  12. Guy Marks: Loving You Has Made Me Bananas ABC ABCS-648
  13. Cindy Mangsen & Steve Gillette: Right Says Fred (Dicks-Rudge) The Light of the Day Compass Rose CRM-7CD
  14. Steve Goodman: What Have You Done For Me Lately Live at the Earl of Old Town Red Pajamas RPJ-017
  15. Bob Gibson: To Morrow (trad, arr.Gibson) Stops Along the Way BG 1004
  16. The Mitchell Trio: The Natural Girl for Me Typical American Boys Collectors' Choice CCM-373-2
  17. Kristin Lems: Mammory Glands Oh Mamaplus! Carolsdatter 83707 20602
  18. Sam Hinton: It's a Long Way From Amphioxus Sam Hinton Sings Songs of Men Smithsonian Folkways F-2400
  19. Woody Allen: The Moose Standup Comic Rhino R2 75721
  20. Utah Phillips: Moose Turd Pie Good Though! Philo CDPH 1004
  21. Jan Hobson & Her Bad Review: Throw Your Cat Away (Swartzweider) private 45
  22. Les Barker: Guide Cats for the Blind Arovertherapy DOG 015
  23. Marias & Miranda: The Cat Came Back (trad, add. verses J.Marais) Returning Home Metaforce CD 1001
  24. Judy Henske: Salvation Army Song Judy Henske Collectors' Choice CCM-268-2
  25. Susan Werner: My Strange Nation (private recording)
  26. Nitty Gritty Dirt Band Nitty Gritty Dirt Band & friends (Mother Maybelle Carter, Earl Scruggs, Doc Watson): Will the Circle Be Unbroken (AP Carter) Capitol 72435-35148-2
  27. Tanglefoot: Radioman (Grant-Parrish) Captured Alive Borealis BCD157
  28. Ewan MacColl & Peggy Seeger: Come Fill Up Your Glasses
  29. The Weavers: Goodnight Irene (Lead Belly, arr.Weavers) Wasn't That a Time Vanguard VCD4-47/50
  30. Port Said - Bagpipes, etc. (public domain)
  31. live from studio: Auld Lang Syne (Robt.Burns, PD)
  32. Jacques Brel Is Alive and Well and Living In Paris (orig. cast): If We Only Have Love (Brel-trans & arr. Eric Blau-Mort Shuman) Columbia SK 89998
Live studio portion: 10:01 PM 1:12 AM
  1. Grit Laskin:
        Guitar Maker
        Moved by a Melody
        Soft and Round

  2. Small Potatoes:
        Time Flies (Rich Prezioso)
        Knott (Jacquie Manning)
        Some Day (Rich Prezioso)

  3. Corky Siegel:
        Variations on White Christmas (Irving Berlin-Siegel/Siegel)
        Hey, Billie Jean (Corky Siegel-Jim Post)

  4. The Malvinas: (Beth Cahill Lisa Markley Gina Forsyth)
        Ordinary Blues (Beth Cahill)
        Home of St. Francis (Gina Forsyth)
        Starting Over (Rachel Bissex)

  5. Grit Laskin:
        The Photographer
        The Life of a New Mother
        If You Want to Change the World

  6. Small Potatoes:
        Forever Young (Bob Dylan)
        Big Ol' Prairie Moon (Jacquie Manning)

  7. Corky Siegel:
        Déjà vu (Vuja De)
        Half Asleep at the Wheel (Corky Siegel James Lee Stanley)

  8. The Malvinas:
        Everywhere I Am (Gina Forsyth)
        Pearl (Jenny Mansfield)
        Auld Lang Syne (with entire ensemble) (Robt. Burns, PD)

  9. Small Potatoes:
        Auld Lang Syne (Robt.Burns, PD)

  10. Grit Laskin:
        A Few Simple Words
        My Turn

  11. Small Potatoes:
        Legacy (Jacquie Manning)
        Waltz of the Wallflowers (Jacquie Manning)
        1000 Candles, 1000 Cranes (Rich Prezioso)

  12. Corky Siegel:
        Morning Corn

  13. The Malvinas:
        St. Anthony (Gina Forsyth)
        Waltz of the Rear View Mirror (Beth Cahill)
        Allons Lafayette (Let's Go to Lafayette) (trad)

  14. Ensemble:
        When I'm Gone (Phil Ochs)

January 1, 2007 Final Requests
1:12-2:00 AM

  1. Susan Reed: Danny Boy (trad) Susan Reed Collectors' Choice CCM-680
  2. Frank Tedesso: Margaret Songs from Einstein's Violin Imaginary Road 314 532 840-2
  3. Ed Trickett: Will You Love Me When I'm Old (public domain) Gently Down the Stream of Time Folk-Legacy CD-64
  4. Kim & Reggie Harris and Magpie: In the Shelter of Each Other (K&R Harris) Guide My Feet Appleseed APRCD1029
  5. Jennifer Armstrong: Icarus (Anne Lister) The Leaves Entwine Depot 014
  6. Reilly & Maloney: Delicate Balance Good Company Freckle 01900
  7. Dave Van Ronk: Urge For Going (Joni Mitchell) and the tin pan bended, and the story ended Smithsonian Folkways SFW CD 40156
  8. Dave Carter with Tracy Grammer: When I Go (D.Carter) Signature Sounds SIG 1272
  9. Kat Eggleston: Home Second Nature Waterbug WBG 0005
  10. Gordon Bok Ann Mayo Muir Ed Trickett: Turning Toward the Morning (G.Bok) Folk-Legacy CD-56
  11. The Tannahill Weavers: Auld Lang Syne (Robt. Burns) The Best of the Tannahill Weavers 1979-1989

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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