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May 12, 2007

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways SFCD40068/71
  2. Studs Terkel: Take the News to Mother (Chas.K.Harris) (WFMT - December 31, 1968) WFMT Recording
  3. Arlo Guthrie: Mother, The Queen of My Heart (Hoyt Bryant-Jimmie Rodgers) Pete & Arlo Together in Concert Rising Son RSR00011
  4. Christine Lavin: Sometimes Mother Really Does Know Best Appleseed APRCD 1079
  5. Suzy & Maddy Wilde (Nancy White's daughters): My God, My Mom Stickers on Fruit Borealis BCD147
  6. Allan Sherman: Your Mother's Here to Stay (Ira & George Gershwin/L.Busch) My Son the Box Rhino Handmade RHM2 7891
  7. Lucy Kaplansky: Today's the Day (Kaplansky/Kaplansky-R.Litwin) Over the Hills Red House RHRCD 200
  8. Norman & Nancy Blake: Tell My Mother I'll Meet Her (trad) The Hobo's Last Ride Shanachie 6020
  9. The Carter Family: Will My Mother Know Me There? Gold Watch and Chain: 1933-34 Rounder CD 1070
  10. Capitol Steps: Ain't No Rumsfeld (Bill Withers/Newport-Eaton-Strauss) Springtime for Liberals CapSteps CSCD1027
  11. Kate Long: McNamara's Tear Bigollady Roane 0113
  12. Capitol Steps: Old Man Rumsfeld (Hammerstein-Kern/ Newport-Eaton-Strauss) Springtime for Liberals CapSteps CSCD1027
  13. Fire on the Mountain - Northlight Theatre Cast: Dark As a Dungeon (Merle Travis) private CD
  14. Tim Harrison: Coal Tattoo (Billy Edd Wheeler) Tim Harrison Second Avenue SAS2005
  15. Fire on the Mountain - Northlight Theatre Cast: Morphine private CD
  16. Tom Tuerff: Good Enough for Guys But Wait. . .There's More! Tuerff TP-002
  17. Arrogant Worms: Dumb Guys Beige ArrogantWorms AW-4004
  18. Capitol Steps (Kevin Corbett): George Bush Speaks to the Nation Springtime for Liberals CapSteps CSCD1027
  19. Guy Clark: Men Will Be Boys (G.Clark-Verlon Thompson) Cold Dog Soup Sugar Hill SUGCD-1063
  20. Jeff Daniels: Grandfather's Hat Boomadeeboom 16892 87382
  21. Anais Mitchell: Old-Fashioned Hat The Brightness Righteous Babe RBR053D
  22. Kevin Elliott: New Hat and Suspenders You Really Had to Be There. . . self no#
  23. Gypsy (orig.London cast-Zan Charisse, Debbie Bowen): If Mamma Was Married (Jule Styne/Stephen Sondheim) RCA Victor 60571-2-RG
  24. Nichols and May: Mother and Son An Evening with Mike Nichols and Elaine May Mercury 314558456-2
  25. Connie Kaldor: That's What Mother's Do Sky with Nothing to Get in the Way Coyote CEGCD 1035
  26. Steve Goodman: Mama Tried (Merle Haggard) (U. of I. Auditorium - 11/10/1969) WFMT recording
  27. Buddy Mondlock: Nobody Knows Nothing (Mondlock-Jim Tullio) The Edge of the World Sparking Gap SGCD-003
  28. David Roth: No Apologies private pressing
  29. Christine Lavin: More Than One Million Americans private pressing
  30. Al Day: Willy Boy Guest House self 29048 02942
  31. Ellis Paul: The World Ain't Slowin' Down Essentials Philo 11671-1250-2
  32. Lou & Peter Berryman: An Hour Away House Concert Cornbelt CR 12
  33. Liz Carlisle: Rest for a While (E.Carlisle-R.Wolff) Big Dreams Wildground 0261 21596
  34. Jackson Browne: Take It Easy (J.Browne-Glenn Frey) Solo Acoustic, Vol. 1 Inside INR5251-2
  35. Michael Smith: Gamble's Guitar Live at Dark-Thirty Byrd Avenue MPS3564
  36. Gamble Rogers: Orange Blossom Special / The Philosophers Oklawaha County Laissez-Faire Oklawaha OK1004
  37. David Barrett: Gamble's Song The Yellow Room Gang Yellow Room YRR001
  38. Jud Caswell: Let It Go Blackberry Time Alderdown ALD0701
  39. Jimmy LaFave: Catch the Wind (Donovan Leitch) Cimarron Manifesto Red House RHRCD 203
  40. Siobhan Quinn & Michael Bowers: Let It Come (M.Bowers) Dreamers, Lovers and Outlaws Roundhouse RHM0207
  41. Ariane Lydon: Moving On Still She Moves Overt 8510.2
  42. Small Potatoes: I Will Pass This Way Again (Rich Prezioso) Small Potatoes Alive! self 00261 20910
  43. Kim & Reggie Harris and Magpie: When I'm Gone (close) (Phil Ochs) Spoken in Love Longtail LT003-2

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Lucy Kaplansky, Capitol Steps, Jeff Daniels, Anais Mitchell, Buddy Mondlock, Liz Carlisle, Jud Caswell, Jimmy LaFave, Siobhan Quinn & Michael Bowers

CD of the week: Buddy Mondlock

These concerts were mentioned on the program:

Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln, Chicago
Friday, May 18 at 8: Christine Lavin
Saturday, May 19 at 7 and 10: Old Blind Dogs, and Fairport Convention
June 9: Lucy Kaplansky, Ellis Paul
June 16: Jeff Daniels

Buddy Mondlock will be at Charlie's Coffeehouse, 1126 Central Ave., Wilmette, Friday, May 18.

Small Potatoes perform for the Lake County Folk Club at El Barrio Restaurant, 122 Diamond Lake Rd., Mundelein, Sunday, May 20.

Ariane Lydon at the Two Way Street Coffee House, 1047 Curtiss, Downers Grove, Friday May 18 at 8:15.

Kat Eggleston hosts the "Second Sunday" concert series, featuring Corky Siegel with Jim Tulio, and the Jamie O'Reilly Trio, at the Irish American Heritage Center, 4626 N. Knox, Sunday, May 13 at 7.

Michael Smith at the Stained Glass Coffeehouse, in the Congregational Church of Deerfield, 225 Wilmot Rd., Deerfield, Saturday, May 19 at 7.
Michael Smith also will return to the Off Square Concert Series in Woodstock on June 9.

Fire on the Mountain a new musical featuring Appalachian and bluegrass music runs from May 9 - June 16 at Northlight Theatre, 9501 Skokie Blvd., Skokie.

Sones de Mexico at the McAninch Arts Center of the College of DuPage, Fawell & Park Blvds., Glen Ellyn, Saturday, May 19 at 8.

Steve Goodman celebration at the Old Town School with the release of Clay Eals long awaited book "Facing the Music" a biography of Steve Goodman. The events are as follows:
* 6:30-8:30 p.m. Friday, May 18, Old Town School of Folk Music, 909 West Armitage, main auditorium Six-String Social. Music, reading, signing.
* 1-3 p.m. Saturday, May 19, Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 North Lincoln Ave. Signing, Q/A in lobby outside Different Strummer store.
* 2-4 p.m. Sunday, May 20, Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 North Lincoln Ave, main auditorium. Music, panel discussion moderated by Roy Leonard. Artists include Chris Farrell, Harry Waller and several others.