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May 26, 2007

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways SFCD40068/71
  2. Sons Of the Never Wrong: Too Many (Bruce Roper) Nuthatch Suite Gadfly 291
  3. Donna Hughes: Too Many Gaining Wisdom Rounder 11661-0554-1
  4. Laura Love: Good Enough You Ain't Got No Easter Clothes Koch KOCCD-9553
  5. Terri Hendrix: Wallet Wilory Farm Tycoon Cowgirl TCR 30001
  6. Jeff Daniels: Tomato Puddin' Grandfather's Hat Boomadeeboom 16892 87382
  7. Guy Clark: Homegrown Tomatoes Keepers Sugar Hill SHCD-1055
  8. Christine Lavin & friends: French Toast Bread Pudding One Meat Ball Appleseed APRCD 1096
  9. Tori Amos: Yo George American Doll Posse Epic 88697099572
  10. Brian Bauers & Christine Lavin: The Liar Sleeps Tonight (Solomon Linda/Christine Lavin) (private recording)
  11. Ekstrom & Quinn (email): So They Call Me. . . The Front Page Follies self 83707 78502
  12. Jacques Brel: La Statue (Brel-Francois Rauber) The Olympia , 1961 & 1964 DRG 8487
  13. Spoon River Anthology (Cates-Aidman LA production - Charles Aidman): Knowlt Hoheimer (Edgar Lee Masters) Columbia OS 2410
  14. Lea: Memorial Day Great Big World Listen Good 00261 20322
  15. Rob Huffman: Memorial Day Tone Without Tension self RHMN02
  16. James McCandless: Memorial Day Sea of Freedom St.Christopher STCD-4001
  17. Cheryl Wheeler: Since You've Been Gone Defying Gravity Philo 11671-1240-2
  18. Zoe Mulford: Gone Is Gone Roadside Saints Azalea City ACCD-0604
WILDERNESS PLOTS (Rosehill Records RH-111) - Introduction by Tim Grimm

  1. Tom Roznowski: Whenever I Look at Trees
  2. Carrie Newcomer: Bicuits and Butter
  3. Michael White: Bones
  4. Krista Detor: More Than I Dare Say
  5. Tim Grimm: Fruit
  6. Carrie Newcomer: One Woman and a Shovel
  7. Tom Roznowski: Jemimah Palmer
  8. Michael White w/ Krista Detor: The Moon Is Forgetting (M.White)
  9. Tim Grimm: Zenas Carter
  10. Krista Detor w/ all: Ice Mountains and Hairy Elephants
  11. Michael White: Hermit
  12. Tim Grimm: Squaw
  13. Krista Detor w/Carrie Newcomer: Rachel Street (K.Detor)
  14. Carrie Newcomer: Healing Waters
  15. Tom Roznowski: Living Things
  16. Krista Detor & Tim Grimm: Aurora Means Dawn (K.Detor)
  17. Michael White: Israel Coe
  18. Tim Grimm: Frostbite on the Soul
  19. Carrie Newcomer w/ Krista Detor, David Weber: Jug Whiskey (C.Newcomer)

  1. Cheryl Wheeler: On the Plane Defying Gravity Philo 11671-1240-2
  2. Bill Cosby: Survival Inside the Mind of Bill Cosby Geffen B-0004979-02
INTERVIEW with CLAY EALS about his new book: STEVE GOODMAN - FACING THE MUSIC ECW Press (778 pp / $29.95) including the following songs:

  1. Brian Gill: Song for Steve (CD accompanies book)
  2. Steve Goodman: Song for David Somebody Else's Troubles Buddha 7446599626 2
  3. Steve Goodman: Video Tape Say It in Private Red Pajamas RPG-012CD

  1. Kat Eggleston: Meeting Stucky at the Gas Station Outside Eden Waterbug WBG0028
  2. Richard Shindell: Reunion Hill Shanachie 8027
  3. Randall Williams: I Will Come For You One Night in Louisiana self MU505
  4. Kim & Reggie Harris and Magpie: When I'm Gone (close) (Phil Ochs) Spoken in Love Longtail LT003-2

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Jeff Daniels, Tori Amos, Wilderness Plots, Lea, Randall Williams

CDs of the week: Wilderness Plots, Randall Williams

These concerts were mentioned on the program:

Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln, Chicago
June 9: Lucy Kaplansky, Ellis Paul
June 16: Jeff Daniels, Cheryl Wheeler

Zoe Mulford performs at Bill's Blues, 1029 Davis, Evanston, Sunday, June 3 at 7.

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.

Sons of the Never Wrong perform for the World Folk Music Company, 1808 W. 103rd St., Chicago, Saturday, June 2 at 8.