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December 8, 2007

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways SFCD40068/71
  2. ByrdJones (Jonathan & Diana): That Better Day (Diana Jones) Radio Soul self 78277 15572
  3. Misty River: Life Is Good (Carol Harley) Stories Misty River MRCD008
  4. Alastair Moock: Own Way to Heaven Fortune Street CoraZong 255097
  5. Carey Creed: Before I Go (Steve Seskin/Doug Gill) Peace of Wild Things Azalea City ACCD 0705
  6. Eileen Ivers: Jesu. Joy of Man's Desiring (J.S.Bach) An Nollaig Compass 7 4467 2
  7. Billy Jonas: Joy (J.S.Back/B.Jonas) Get Real Bang a Bucket BAB-1006-2
  8. Monty Python & The Holy Grail (orig.soundtrack): Arthur and God Arista Legacy 88697 08408 2
  9. Austin Lounge Lizards: One True God (Hank Card) The Drugs I Need Blue Corn BCM 0603
  10. Sons Of the Never Wrong: Teva (Bruce Roper) One If By Hand Gadfly 268
  11. Christine Lavin: Why? Happy Dance of the Xenophone Yellow Tail 10022
  12. My Fair Lady (orig.London cast-Rex Harrison): Why Can't the English? (Loewe/Lerner) Columbia SK 60539
  13. Lou & Peter Berryman: Why Can't I? Love Is the Weirdest of All Cornbelt CR15
  14. John Wort Hannam: Two-Bit Suit Black Hen BHM-CD-957
  15. Terri Hendrix: Two Dollar Shoes Sharkthang no#
  16. A.J. Roach: Sears & Roebuck Suit Revelation Waterbug WBG 53114 00782
  17. Cindy Kallet & Grey Larsen: If You Say Yes (Cindy Kallet) Cross the Water Sleepy Creek 105
  18. Joe Crookston: If I Say Yes Fall Down as the Rain Milagrito JBJO34
  19. Corinne West: Hell Yes Second Sight MRC 777
  20. The Roches: Instead I Chose (Terre Roche / Suzzy Roche) Moonswept 429 Records FTN 17636
  21. Christine Lavin & The Mistletones: Tacobel Canon The Runaway Christmas Tree Appleseed APRCD1075
  22. Nerissa & Katryna Nields: The Endless Day (N.Nields) Sister Holler Mercy House 80336 00458
  23. Eileen Ivers: Pachelbel's Frolics (J.Pachelbel-arr.Ivers) So Far Green Linnet GLCD 1185
  24. Peter Schickele as P.D.Q Bach w/Amateur Musica Antiqua of Hoople: Madrigal: My Bonnie Lass She Smelleth from The Triumphs of Thusnelda, S.1601 (Schickele) The Wurst of P.D.Q. Bach Vanguard VCD-72015
  25. Anna Russell: Old Mother Slipper Slopper fr. Backwards With the Folk Song (6:52-9:21 in) Anna Russell, Encore(?) Columbia SFK 60316
  26. The Bittersweet Christmas Band: Christmas Shopping Carol (Susan Urban) Dance in the Dark of the Year Porcupine PPCD 2220
  27. Jean Shepherd: Credit Cards Jean Shepherd and Other Foibles Collectors' Choice CCM-343-2
  28. The Arrogant Worms: The Credit Song W...W...W... self AW-444-2
  29. Dick Feller: The Credit Card Song Dick Feller Wrote. . . United Artists UA-LA349-R
  30. Al Day: Frank and Red Guest House self 29048 02942
  31. Dan Pelletier: Wild Heart Rodeo Hudson Valley HVR4100-2
  32. Bill Staines: Rodeo Rose The First Million Miles, Volume II Rounder CD 11580
  33. Lee Murdock: The Mules That Walked the Fo'c's'le Deck (trad) Great Lakes Chronicle Depot DEP-022
  34. Joe Glazer w/ Charlie Byrd: My Sweetheart's a Mule in the Mines / Mi Mulita (trad, adpt.Glazer) Down in a Coal Mine Collector 1923
  35. Kevin Danzig: Toby Box Cars KEDA 00261 22723
  36. Eileen Ivers: Apples In Winter / Frost Is All Over / A Merry Christmas (jigs) (trad, arr.Ivers) An Nollaig Compass 7 4467 2
  37. Christine Lavin and the Mistletones: Snow Snow Snow Snow (Susan Kisslinger) / Onward Through the Snow (Joel Hayden) The Runaway Christmas Tree Appleseed APRCD1075
  38. Ronny Cox: The Ice Fishing Story At the Sebastiani Theatre Bay Sound BSR9601
  39. Bill Morrissey: Ice Fishing The Essential Collection Rounder 1166-11595-2
  40. Tom Lehrer: I'm Spending Hanukkah in Santa Monica The Remains of Tom Lehrer Rhino R2 79831
  41. Claudia Russell: Oh, California Live Band Tonight Radio Rhythm no#
  42. Christopher Smith: California Zephyr Grave Digger's Boy Small Time 00261 21652
  43. John McCutcheon: This Fire Appalsongs 2007
  44. Eileen McGann: Love & Love Surround Me Light Dragonwing DRGN 117
  45. Angel City Chorale: Aleih Neiri (Rise Up, My Light) (Chaim Parchi / Joshua Jacobson) A Chanukah Celebration City Voice ACC 1004
  46. Thomasina: Eight Candles Burning Holding Back the Night Back Seat Boys BSBM-1001
  47. Peter, Paul & Mary: Light One Candle (Peter Yarrow) Around the Campfire Warner Bros. 9 46873-2
  48. Kim & Reggie Harris and Magpie: When I'm Gone (close) (Phil Ochs) Spoken in Love Longtail LT003-2

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ByrdJones, Carey Creed, Alastair Moock, Eileen Ivers, John Wort Hannam, A.J.Roach, Cindy Kallet & Grey Larsen, Kevin Danzig, Christopher Smith, John McCutcheon

CD of the week: John Wort Hannam

These concerts were mentioned on the program:

The Second Sunday Concert Series presents Ed Holstein, SASS! Trio, Norm Siegel, Bittersweet Christmas Band, and the Al Day Trio, at the Irish American Heritage Center, 4626 N. Knox, Chicago Sunday, December 9 at 6:30. 773-282-7035

Guy Mendilow is at Bill's Blues, 1029 Davis, Evanston, Sunday, December 9 at 7. 847-424-9800

Eilen Ivers and her band, the Trinity Irish Dances and the College of DuPage Chamber Singers perform at the McAninch Arts Center of the College of DuPage in Glen Ellyn, Thursday, December 13. 630-942-4000
The Von Heidecke Chicago Festival Ballet accompanied by the New Philharmonic performs the Nutcracker there December 21-23.

Christine Lavin and the Mistletones performer her holiday concert in the Ramsey Auditorium at Fermilab, Wilson & Kirk, Batavia, Saturday, December 15 at 8. 630-840-ARTS

The Bittersweet Christmas Band performs at the Stained Glass Coffeehouse in the Congregational Church, 225 Wilmot Rd., Deerfield, Saturday, December 15 at 7. 847-945-0176

The Roches perform their Christmas show at the Freedom Hall Nathan Manilow Theater, 410 Lakewood Blvd., Park Forest on Friday, December 14. 708-747-0580

The Snow Queen opens at Victory Gardens Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln, November 30 and runs through December 23. Featuring Michael Smith, Kat Eggleston, Barbara Barrow, music by Michael Smith. Directed by Frank Galati. 773-549-5788