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March 24, 2007

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways SFCD40068/71
  2. Tom Paxton: I Believe, I Do Outward Bound Elektra import 8122 76509-2
  3. Emma's Revolution: Who Lies (Pat Humphries-Sandy O) Roots, Rock & Revolution self 00261 20743
  4. Delmore Brothers: I Believe It for My Mother Told Me So (A&R Delmore) Delmore Brothers Vol.2 JSP7765A
  5. The Short Sisters: Blizzard of Lies (David & Samantha Frishberg) Live From Four States Black Socks BS 8654-17
  6. Magpie: I Trust the People (Artzner-Leonino) (Folkstage - July 17, 2004) WFMT Recording
  7. The Limeliters: Zen Gospel Singing (Mark Graham) Until We Get It Right! GNP Crescendo GNPD 2266
  8. Dave Van Ronk: Zen Koans Gonna Rise Again No Dirty Names Verve Folkways FTS-3009
  9. Barbara Barrow & Michael Smith: Zen (M.P.Smith) Bird LP, no#
  10. Crabree & Mills: Flight of Fancy (Joanne Crabtree) Free & Easy FEM-002
  11. Leah Kaufman: Sweet Sweet Five Fingers Boojum 4001
  12. Tom Paxton: My Lady's a Wild, Flying Dove The Best of Tom Paxton Elektra Rhino R2 73515
  13. Joel Mabus: Liza Jane / WLS & Prairie Farmer (music trad/monologue Mabus) The Banjo Monologues Fossil 1707
  14. Elana James: Goodbye Liza Jane (trad-arr.James) Elana James Snarf CD8203
  15. Tom Paxton: Dance in the Kitchen Live for the Record Sugar Hill SHCD-1053
  16. Bonnie Koloc: Dancin' in the Kitchen (Chuck Suchy) Here to Sing Mr. Biscuit 03
  17. Si Kahn: Dancing in the Kitchen (Folkstage - April 29, 2000) WFMT recording
  18. Jamie O'Reilly: Woman Shawled in Black (Michael Smith/Patricia Monaghan) Songs of the Kerry Madwoman self JO002
  19. Tim O'Brien: Long Black Veil (Danny Dill/Marijohn Wilkin) Fiddler's Green Sugar Hill SUGCD-4006
  20. Amy Fradon: Long Black Coat Passion Angel Leo 100
  21. Conception Corporation: Paranoids Anonymous Complete Conception Rhino RHM2 7728
  22. Monty Python: Argument Clinic The Final Rip Off Virgin 0 777 7 86033 2
  23. Mike Nichols & Elaine May: Bedside Manner Nichols & May Examine Doctors Mercury 314 558 457-2
  24. Sons Of the Never Wrong: Getting Better (Lennon-McCartney) One If by Hand Gadfly 268
  25. Win Stracke: Lydia Pinkham (trad) Songs of Old Town Flair S-912
  26. Rhonda Vincent: Rhythm of the Wheels (Al Wood) All American Bluegrass Girl Rounder 11661-0580-2
  27. The Limeliters: The Wabash Cannonball (trad) The London Concert Collectors' Choice DMC 22556
  28. Chris Jones: Train That Never Slows Down (Harley Allen/Sonny Russ) Follow Your Heart Rebel REBCD-1749
  29. Eliza Lynn: Slow Down Frisky or Fair Civility 0793
  30. Kim Beggs: Walking Down to the Station Wanderer's Paean Caribou CRCD024
  31. David Bromberg: It Takes a Lot to Laugh, It Takes a Train to Cry (Bob Dylan) Try Me One More Time Appleseed APRCD1099
  32. Anne Hills: Glad for the Spring (Michael Smith/Opal Whiteley) Beauty Attends Collective Works Media CW0502
  33. Steve Ashley: Springsong Live in Concert - March 2006 Dusk Fire CD102
  34. Alan Bell: Spring Song The Definitive Collection Greentrax CDTRAX285
  35. Richard Shindell: Spring Somewhere Near Paterson Signature Sounds SIG1256
  36. Annie & Rod Capps: Inner Cowboy One Big Show Yellow Room YRR005
  37. The Milroys: Cowboy Song (CJ & John Milroy) The Milroys self 83707 27260
  38. Tom Dundee: These Cowboys Born Out of Their Time Fleeting Moment Flyte FR4445
  39. Joyce Woodson: I Don't Want to Be a Cowboy Anymore If I Hadn't Seen the West Radish RAD063
  40. Rhonda Vincent: Forever Ain't That Long Anymore (Blake Williams/Wayne Southards) All American Bluegrass Girl Rounder 11661-0580-2
  41. David Ross Macdonald: We Don't Live Forever Knuckled Brass and Bone Pepper Tree DRM0606
  42. Rhonda Vincent: Don't Act (Connie Leigh) All American Bluegrass Girl Rounder 11661-0580-2
  43. Susan Werner: Lost My Religion The Gospel Truth Sleeve Dog 37101 30261
  44. Joel Mabus: Wondrous Love (trad) The Banjo Monologues Fossil 1707
  45. Uncle Earl: My Epitaph (Ola Belle Reed) Waterloo, Tennessee Rounder 11661-0577-2
  46. Kim & Reggie Harris and Magpie: When I'm Gone (close) (Phil Ochs) Spoken in Love Longtail LT003-2

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Joel Mabus, Susan Werner, Joyce Woodson, Tom Dundee, Eliza Lynn, Kim Beggs, Emma's Revolution, Crabtree & Mills, Elana James

CD of the week: Joel Mabus

These concerts were mentioned on the program:

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

Annie & Rod Capps perform at the Two Way Street Coffee House, 1047 Curtiss, Downers Grove, Friday, March 30 at 8:15.

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

Jamie O'Reilly and Anne Hills will perform their concept shows Songs of a Kerry Madwoman and Beauty Attends: The Heart 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.

Rhonda Vincent performs in Lund Auditorium of Dominican University, 7900 W. Division, River Forest, Friday, March 30 at 7:30. 708-488-5000.

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 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