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March 17, 2007

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways SFCD40068/71
  2. Gaelic Storm: Kiss Me I'm Irish (Twigger-Murphy-Wehmeyer-Reid) Bring Yer Wellies Lost Again GS20061
  3. Arranmore: South Side Irish (Walsh-Black-McEldowney) The Collection Toucan Cove MLG2 50818
  4. Tom Lewis: St. Patrick's Song 360 Degrees Borealis BCD 156
  5. Newfoundland Kitchen Party: God Save Ireland (trad) Rebels Rogues & Pirates self NKP1
  6. Mick Moloney & friends: Patrick's Day Parade (Harrigan-Braham, PD) McNally's Row of Flats Compass 7 4426 2
  7. Judy Garland: It's a Great Day for the Irish (fr. "Little Nellie Kelly") (Roger Edens) Collectors' Gems from MGM Films Rhino R2 72543
  8. Jamie O'Reilly w/ Anne Hills: What Falls, Falls, Falls (Michael Smith/Patrica Monaghan) Songs of a Kerry Madwoman" O'Reilly JO002
  9. Kiltartan Road (Kathy Cowan): The Lake Isle of Innisfree (Jos.Sobol/W.B.Yeats) In the Deep Heart's Core Kiltartan Road 1002
  10. Liz Carroll & John Doyle: The Island of Woods (L.Carroll) In Play Compass 7 4418 2
  11. Dervish: Slow Reels (trad-arr.Dervish) Live in Palma Compass 743402
  12. Clancy Brothers & Tommy Makem: Rocky Road to Dublin (trad-arr.Clancy-Makem) The First Hurrah! Columbia CS 8965
  13. The Dubliners: The Galway Races (Drew-Kelly-McKenna-Bourke-Shehan) The Best of the Dubliners Epic Legacy EK 86021
  14. Liadan: Galway Bay (Francis A. Fahey) Liandan self 060081 040468
  15. Van Morrison w/The Chieftains: Carrickfergus (trad-arr.Morrison-Paddy Moloney) Irish Heartbeat Mercury 834 496-2
  16. Donal Clancy: Farewell to Connaught / The Repeal of the Union (trad-arr.D.Clancy) Close to Home Compass 744382
  17. Peter Sellers: She Loves You (Inspired by Phil McCafferty- The Irish Dentist) (Lennon-McCartney, sort of) A Celebration of Sellers EMI 7243 8 277781 2 7
  18. Liadan: The Harp and Shamrock (Pat Crowley) / Off To California (trad) Liandan self 060081 040468
  19. Emma's Revolution: Silence & Lies (Pat Humphries) Roots, Rock & Revolution Moving Forward MFM1334
  20. Tom Paxton: We Didn't Know Ain't That News Elektra import 8122 73565-2
  21. Susan Werner: Forgiveness The Gospel Truth Sleeve Dog 37101 30261
  22. Al Day: Come Out of the Blue (Tom Dundee) What's not to love about Tom Dundee. . . a tribute Flyte FR4446
  23. Ferron: Cactus Driver EarthBeat! 942564-2
  24. Emma's Revolution: Clear Blue Skies (Pat Humphries-Sandy O) Roots, Rock & Revolution Moving Forward MFM1334
  25. Ruth Bloomquist: High as a Mountain One Day Ain't Enough Ruby 906
  26. Peter Rowan & Tony Rice (w/ Sharon Gilchrist & Bryn Davies): The Sunny Side of the Mountain (Buddy Gregory-Harry C.McAulife) Quartet Rounder 11661-0579-2
  27. Dave Rowe Trio: Sitting on Top of the World (trad) The Good Life Outer Green OGR8962
  28. Joe Jencks: Song of the Rails Rise as One Turtle Bear TBR 110105-1
  29. Mick Moloney: Paddy on the Railway (trad) Far From the Shamrock Shore Shanachie 78050
  30. The Cottars: Pat Works on the Railway / The Dusty Windowsill (trad-arr.Allister MacGillivray) Forerunner Rounder 11661-7064-2
  31. Clancy Brothers & Tommy Makem: Irish Rover (trad-arr.Clancys-Makem) The Best of The Clancy Bros. & Tommy Makem Columbia CK 86022
  32. Deanta: Thousands Are Sailing (trad) Deanta Green Linnet GLCD 1126
  33. Pete Seeger: No Irish Need Apply (trad) American Favorite Ballads #3 Smithsonian Folkways SFWCD 40152
  34. Maria Dunn: New York 1849 From Where I Stand self MARCD01
  35. Denny Bartley & Chris Sherburn: Kilkelly (Peter Jones) Last Night's Fun! Sound Out SOM002
  36. Tom Lehrer: The Irish Ballad The Remains of Tom Lehrer Warner Rhino R2 79831
  37. Da Vinci's Notebookk: Another Irish Drinking Song (Paul Sambourin/Sambourin-Greg DiCostanzo) Brontosaurus self DVN 0003
  38. Peter Sellers: Suddenly It's Folksong (Irish segment) A Celebration of Sellers EMI 7243 8 277781 2 7
  39. Stan Rogers: House of Orange From Fresh Water Fogarty's Cove FCM 007D
  40. Tommy Makem: Four Green Fields From the Archives Shanachie 52040
  41. James Keelaghan w/Jez Lowe: My Blood A Few Simple Verses Jericho Beach JMB 0604
  42. Tom Paxton: Corrymeala Even a Grey Day Flying Fish FF 70280
  43. Kim & Reggie Harris and Magpie: When I'm Gone (close) (Phil Ochs) Spoken in Love Longtail LT003-2

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Liadan, Emma's Revolution, Susan Werner, Rowan & Rice

CD of the week: Emma's Revolution

These concerts were mentioned on the program:

Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln, Chicago
Saturday, March 24 at 7 & 10: Lunasa, and Dervish
Saturday, March 31 at 7 & 10: Susan Werner, and Richard Shindell

Al Day with Don Stiernberg at Charlie's Coffee House, 1126 Central Avenue, Wilmette, Friday, March 23.

Ruth & Max Bloomquist perform at the Two Way Street Coffee House, 1047 Curtiss, Downers Grove, Friday, March 23 at 8:15.
Annie & Rod Capps are there on March 30.

Joe Jencks performs for the Maple Street Chapel concert series. Main & Maple, Lombard. Saturday, March 24 at 7:30.
Mustard's Retreat is there March 31.

Jamie O'Reilly and Anne Hills will perform their concept shows Songs of a Kerry Madwoman and Songs of Opal Whiteley Saturday & Sunday, March 31 at 7 and April 1 at 3 at the Irish American Heritage Center, 4646 N. Knox, Chicago.

Emma's Revolution (Pat Humphries & Sandy O) celebrate the release of their new CD in concert at the Wellington Avenue United Church of Christ, 615 W. Wellington, Chicago. Friday, March 30 at 8.

Tom Paxton, The Limeliters and The Highwaymen perform two concerts:
Saturday, March 31 at 8 at the McAninch Arts Center of the College of DuPage, 22nd & Park Blvd., Glen Ellyn.
They're also at:
Sunday, April 1 at 4 at The Center for the Performing Arts at Governor's State University in University Park (Sauk Trail exit of I-57) 708-235-2222