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August 11, 2007

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways SFCD40068/71
  2. Jan Krist w/The Yellow Room Gang: You Got Me, I Got You The Yellow Room Gang Yellow Room YRR001
  3. Charlie Roth w/Becky Schlegle: One Love Two Lovers Rogues of St. Germain self 89577 40022
  4. Big Twist & The Mellow Fellows: (It Would Be) You & Me (3:18) (Goodman-Neuberger-Bunetta-Chuddacoff) Big Twist & The Mellow Fellows Flying Fish FF-229
  5. John Roberts & Tony Barrand: The Two Magicians (Child 44) (trad) Dark Ships in the Forest Folk-Legacy CD-65
  6. Frank Sinatra: That Old Black Magic (Harold Arlen / Johnny Mercer) Frank Sinatra in Hollywood Rhino R2 778285
  7. Barbara Barrow: Casy's Song (B.Barrow-M.Smith/John Steinbeck) Grapes of Wrath (Old Town School - February 28, 2004) WFMT Recording
  8. Bruce Springsteen w/ The Sessions Band: The Ghost of Tom Joad Live in Dublin - PBS Exclusive Columbia 88697 11292 2
  9. Jonas Fjeld w/ Rick Danko & Eric Andersen: When Morning Comes to America One More Shot Appleseed APRCD 1062
  10. Arlo Guthrie: City of New Orleans (Steve Goodman) In Times Like These Rising Son RSR 1126
  11. Mary Chapin Carpenter: Goodnight America Between Here and Gone Columbia CK86618
  12. Emily Kurn: If I Am American Things Change Piewacky 37101 35111
  13. Eric Andersen: My Land Is a Good Land 'Bout Changes & Things Vanguard VMD 79206
  14. Cathy Fink w/ Tony Trishka & Marcy Marxer: Home on the Range (Dan Kelley / Brewster Higley, arr.C.Fink) Banjo Talkin' Rounder 11661 0599-2
  15. Tanglefoot: When Dad & Uncle Archie Lost the Farm (Steve Ritchie) Dance Like Flames Borealis BCD1709
  16. Wil Maring: Keeper of the Farm The Calling Roan Pony RPCD 1315
  17. Anne Hills: A Voice from the Farm (Anne Hills/Jas.Whitcomb Riley) Ef You Don't Watch Out Collective Works Media CW0504
  18. The Tannahill Weavers: When the Kye Come Hame Live & In Session Compass 7 4454 2
  19. Hot Soup: 'Til the Cows Come Home (Barbara Svaboda) (Folkstage - October 19, 2002) WFMT recording
  20. Lou & Peter Berryman: The Biggest Cow Yah Hey: Songs About Wisconsin Cornbelt CR 13
  21. Dyed in the Wool: Cow Song (Kate Rusby) Stranded World Folk Music Company WFMC 002
  22. Firesign Theatre: Temporarily Humboldt County Waiting for the Electrician or Someone Like Him Columbia Legacy CK 85773
  23. Buffy Sainte-Marie: My Country 'Tis of Thy People You're Dying Little Wheel Spin and Spin Vanguard VMD 79211
  24. Stan Freberg: The Sale of Manhattan - Top Hat, White Feather, and Tails Stan Freberg Presents the United States of America, Vol.1 Rhino R2 72476
  25. Lucy Kaplansky: Manhattan Moon (L.Kaplansky/L.Kaplansky-Richard Litvin) Over the Hills Red House RHRCD 200
  26. Dawn Upshaw: Manhattan (Rodgers/Hart) Dawn Upshaw Sings Rodgers & Hart Nonesuch 79406-2
  27. Mabel Mercer: Carry Me Back to Old Manhattan (Cory-Cross) Songs Written for Mabel Mercer Atlantic ALS408
  28. Bob Copper: Banks of the Sweet Primroses (trad) Coppersongs 2 Coppersongs CD2
  29. Linda Thompson: Whisky, Bob Copper and Me Versatile Heart Rounder 1161-3217-2
  30. Robin Laing: A Wee Drop o' Whisky (R.Laing/trad) The Water of Life Greentrax CDTRAX246
  31. Jamie Anderson: My Dad Loves to Sing Three Bridges Tsunami TS-1032
  32. Ronnie Gilbert & Holly Near: Music in My Mother's House (Stuart Stotts) This Train Still Runs Abbe Alice AAH0696
  33. Small Potatoes: Granddad Played (Lorne Elliott) self 00261 20910
  34. John Flynn: The Advice John Flynn Sliced Bread CDSB71160
  35. Eliza Gilkyson: Beauty Way (E.Gilkyson-Mark Andes) Your Town Tonight Red House RHR 205
  36. Randall Williams: This Song Is Not My Own One Night in Louisiana self MUS05
  37. Mike Jordan: Best Wishes Through the Window Prairie Schooner PSC-701
  38. Andrew Calhoun: The Living and the Breathing Wind Staring at the Sun: Songs 1973-1981 Waterbug WBG0067
  39. Gordon Bok: Windcalling (Blessing) Another Land Made of Water Timberhead Music no#
  40. Kim & Reggie Harris and Magpie: When I'm Gone (close) (Phil Ochs) Spoken in Love Longtail LT003-2

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Arlo Guthrie, Emily Kurn, Cathy Fink, Wil Maring, Anne Hills, Tannahill Weavers, Linda Thompson, Eliza Gilkyson, Randall Williams

CD of the week: Tannahill Weavers

These concerts were mentioned on the program:

Barbara Barrow, Ken Gaines, and Kat Eggleston perform for the Second Sunday series, Sunday, August 12 at 7 at the Irish American Heritage Center, 4626 North Knox, Chicago.

Snall Potatoes, and Swing Blvd. at Ravenswood Manor Park, Manor & Eastwood, Chicago, Sunday, August 12 at 7.
773-463-8166 (free)

Lucy Kaplansky in a benefit for C4, The Community Counseling Centers of Chicago at the WBEZ radio studio, Navy Pier, Wednesday, August 22 at 7.

Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer, Joel Mabus, Cathy Barton & Dave Para, Ed Trickett and dozens of others at the Fox Valley Folk Festival, Sunday & Monday, September 2 & 3 on Island Park in Geneva.