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December 29, 2007

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways SFCD40068/71
  2. Magpie & friends: At the End of Another Year (Bob Zentz) (NYE Midnight Special 1/1/2003) WFMT recording
  3. Dan McKinnon: Change for the Better Just Another Day GRZ1406
  4. Kate Power & Steve Einhorn: Best You Can (Kate Power) Pearls Artichoke SK006
  5. Margaret Dubay Mikus: Better and Better Full Blooming self 6742
  6. Quartette: The Best Is Yet To Come (Colleen Peterson- Nancy Simmonds-Cyril Rawson) Work of the Heart Denon CAN9024
  7. La Cage aux Folles (orig.cast-Geo.Hearn-Eliz.Parrish): The Best of Times (Harvey Fierstein/Jerry Herman) RCA RCD14824
  8. Bonnie Koloc: Night and Day (Cole Porter) Visual Voice Naim 052
  9. Allan Sherman: Night and Day with punctuation marks (Cole Porter) My Son the Box Rhino Handmade RHM2 7891
  10. Peter Sellers: A Hard Day's Night (Lennon-McCartney) A Celebration of Sellers EMI 7243 8 27781 2 7
  11. Brooks Williams: One Day I Walk (Bruce Cockburn) Blues & Ballads Red Guitar Blue Music RGBM-0501
  12. The Mrs. Ackroyd Band - Les Barker: The verb to be The Dark Side of the Mongrel Mrs. Ackroyd DOG 020
  13. Bob Snider: Plum A Maze in Greys Borealis BCD186
  14. Levon Helm: Feelin' Good (J.B.Lenoir) Dirt Farmer Vanguard 7984402
  15. Jonathan Byrd: The Cold & Hungry Night This Is the New That Waterbug 53114 00732
  16. Claudia Schmidt: San Diego Serenade (Tom Waits) Out of the Dark Flying Fish FF70361
  17. Junior Burke aka Thom Bishop: It All Happened While You Were Gone While You Were Gone Red Thread 37101 37338
  18. Dan Fogelberg: Same Old Lang Syne The Very Best of Dan Fogelberg Epic Legacy EK 85280
  19. Sweeney Todd (orig.soundtrk-Helena Bonham Carter): The Worst Pies in London (Stephen Sondheim) Nonesuch 368572-2
  20. Flanders & Swann: The Reluctant Cannibal At the Drop of a Hat EMI CDS 7974642
  21. Sweeney Todd (orig.soundtrk-Edward Sanders-Helena Bonham Carter): God, That's Good! (Stephen Sondheim) Nonesuch 368572-2
  22. The Mrs. Ackroyd Band: I can't believe it's not beef dripping (Pollington/Les Ackroyd) Dark Side of the Mongrel Mrs.Ackroyd DOG 020
  23. The Special Consensus: Say You'll Stay in My Arms (Ron Spears) Route 10 Pinecastle PRC 1123
  24. Still on the Hill: These Two Arms (Donna Henschell) Still Pingleblobber 0001
  25. Laura Higgins: Everlasting Arms Mr. Confidence Peaceful Edge LH-001
  26. Lee Murdock: Sheebeg and Sheemor (Turlough O'Carolan, PD) Wordless Depot 030
  27. Charlie McCoy w/Wanda Vick: An Aire for Patricia A Celtic Bridge Vox Terrae VT 0193
  28. Patrick Street: Seanamhac Tube Station (air/jig) (John McCarty) On the Fly Loftus LM002
  29. The Snow Queen - Barbara Barrow: Golden Comb (Michael Smith) Victory Gardens private pressing
  30. Aliotta-Haynes-Jeremiah: Snow Queen (Haynes/von Heitlinger) Lake Shore Drive Quicksilver QSCD-1019
  31. Susan McKeown and Lindsey Horner: Winter King (McKeown) Through the Bitter Frost and Snow Prime CD PCD36
  32. Michael J. Miles et. al.: The Twentieth Century Is Almost Over with additional verses WFMT recording
  33. The Foremen: Building for the Future (Roy Zimmerman) The Best of the Foremen Metaphor 919
  34. Lou & Peter Berryman: You Blot Out the Future Some Kinda Funny Cornbelt CR11
  35. Bonnie Koloc: Moonbeams (Victor Herbert / Henry Blossom) Here to Sing Mr. Biscuit 03
  36. Brooks Williams: Watch the Stars (trad-arr.B.Williams) Blues & Ballads Red Guitar Blue Music RGBM-0501
  37. Ginny Mitchell: When You Wish Upon a Star (Leigh Harline / Ned Washington) Just to Hear Your Voice Sweet Briar 34479 24146
  38. Judy Collins: Yesterday (Lennon-McCartney) Judy Collins Sings Lennon & McCartney Wildflower WFL-1312
  39. Margaret Dubay Mikus: This is the Moment I Have Full Blooming self 6742
  40. Jefferson Airplane: Today (Marty Balin-Paul Kantner) The Worst of Jefferson Airplane RCA Legacy 82876 75893 2
  41. Rosalie Sorrels: Tomorrow Is a Long Time (Bob Dylan) A Nod to Bob Red House RHRCD 154
  42. Linda Thompson: Day After Tomorrow (Kathleen Brennan/Tom Waits) Versatile Heart Rounder 11661-3217-2
  43. Dan Fogelberg: To the Morning Home Free Columbia CK 31751
  44. Kim & Reggie Harris and Magpie: When I'm Gone (close) (Phil Ochs) Spoken in Love Longtail LT003-2

Performer is composer unless otherwise noted. Song is album title unless otherwise noted. Album titles are in italics, composers in parens ( ).

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Dan McKinnon, Kate Power & Steve Einhorn, Bob Snider, Junior Burke, Mrs. Akcroyd Band, Sweeney Todd Soundtrack, Laura Higgins, Lee Murdock, Patrick Street, Ginny Mitchell, Linda Thompson

CD of the week: Mrs. Ackroyd Band

These concerts were mentioned on the program:

Bonnie Koloc, and Buddy Mondlock at the Old Town School of Folk Music, Saturday, January 12 at 8. 4544 N. Lincoln, Chicago. 773-728-6000

Jonathan Byrd at Bill's Blues, 1029 Davis, Evanston, Sunday, December 30 at 7. Small Potatoes will be there January 6. 847-424-9800

The Snow Queen opens at Victory Gardens Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln, November 30 and runs through January 6. Featuring Michael Smith, Kat Eggleston, Barbara Barrow, music by Michael Smith. Directed by Frank Galati. 773-549-5788

Michael Smith is at the World Folk Music Company, 1808 W. 103rd St., Chicago, Saturday, January 12 at 8. 773-779-7059

Special Consensus is at the Front Porch Music, 505 E. Lincolnway, Valparaiso, Indiana, Friday, January 4 at 8, Saturday, January 5 at 7 & 9:30 PM. 219-464-4700

Special Consensus also performs at the Maple Street Chapel, Main & Maple, Lombard, Sunday, January 6 at 7. 630-434-4423

Brooks Williams performs at the Two Way Street Coffee House, 1047 Curtiss, Downers Grove, Friday, January 4 at 8:15. 630-969-9720

Ed Holstein performs in the Off Square Concert Series at Stage Left at the Opera House Annex, 125 Van Buren St. Woodstock, Friday, January 4 at 7. Bryan Bowers is there January 19. 815-338-5164

Lee Murdock give his annual Hometown Concert with special guest Don Stiernburg, at the Kaneville Community Center, Main & Harter, Kaneville, Saturday, January 5 at 7:30. 630-557-2742