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January 19, 2008

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways SFCD40068/71
  2. Tom Paxton: The First Song Is For You Comedians & Angels Appleseed APRCD 1105
  3. Ben Sands: Writing a Song For You Better Already Spring 099386 201427
  4. Ralph McTell: First Song Not Till Tomorrow Reprise MS 2121
  5. Frederica von Stade: I Could Write a Book (Rodgers/Hart) Flicka: Another Side of Frederica von Stade CBS MK 44609
  6. Liz Carroll & John Doyle: The Ronan Boys / Ralph's 2-3-5 reels (Liz Carroll) In Play Compass 7 4418 2
  7. Martin Hayes & Dennis Cahill: O'Reilly's Greyhound (trad-arr.Hayes-Cahill) / Palmer's Gate (Joe Liddy) reels Welcome Here Again Green Linnet GLCD 1233
  8. Fred Holstein: May There Always Be Sunshine (Ostrovsky-Oshanin, trans. Botting) / This Land Is Your Land (Woody Guthrie) Live at the Earl of Old Town Holstein 03
  9. The Kennedys: American Wish (Pete & Maura Kennedy) Better Dreams Appleseed APRCD 1107
  10. Danny Schmidt: California's On Fire Little Grey Sheep Waterbug WBG79
  11. Debra Cowan with Michael DeLalla: Bold Richard (trad) Dad's Dinner Pail Falling Mountain FM-1044
  12. Rhonda Rucker: Pretty Saro (trad) The Mountains Above and the Valleys Below Tremont TRCD008
  13. Elizabeth Nicholson w/ Bob Soper & Stringed Migration: Lord Thomas (trad) Fly Not Yet Waterbug WBG81
  14. Bill Cosby: Driving in San Francisco Why Is There Air? Warner Bros. 1606-2
  15. Sound of Music (orig.B'way cast-Patricia Neway): Climb Ev'ry Mountain (Rodgers/Hammerstein) Columbia SK 53537
  16. Terri Hendrix: Bottom of a Hill Spiritual Kind Wilory WR30008
  17. Tom Paxton: How Beautiful Upon the Mountain Comedians & Angels Appleseed APRCD 1105
  18. Pete Seeger reading from Dr. Martin Luther King on violence Seeds: The Songs of Pete Seeger, Volume 3 Appleseed APRCD 1072
  19. Pete Seeger & friends: Take It From Dr. King Seeds: The Songs of Pete Seeger, Volume 3 Appleseed APRCD 1072
  20. Garnet Rogers: Get a Witness Snow Goose SGS 1133CD
  21. Peggy Seeger: Roving Gambler (trad) Bring Me Home Appleseed APRCD 1106
  22. Sparky & Rhonda Rucker: Roving Gambler (trad) The Mountains Above and the Valleys Below Tremont TRCD008
  23. 110 In the Shade (orig. B'way cast): Poker Polka (Harvey Schmidt / Tom Jones) RCA Victor 1085-2-RG
  24. Logan English: I Got Mine (trad) Gambling Songs Riverside RLP12-643
  25. Donna Adler: Black Pony Violets and Blues Grace Street 00261 23021
  26. Gordon Lightfoot: The Pony Man Gordon Lightfoot Songbook Warner Rhino R2 75802
  27. Steve Gillette: Cornstalk Pony (Gillette - Kim Person - Lana Puckett) Texas & Tennessee Redwing RWMCD 5404
  28. Liz Carroll & John Doyle: Dennehy Dancers / The McSweeney Side (jigs) (L.Carroll) In Play Compass 7 4418 2
  29. Patrick Street: Happy to Meet Sorry to Part / Old Apples in Winter / Cherish the Ladies (jigs) (trad-arr.Patrick Street) On the Fly Loftus LM002
  30. Natalie MacMaster: David's Jig / Valerie Pringle's Reel Live Rounder 11661-7048-2
  31. Phil Cooper & Margaret Nelson: Died in the War (M.Nelson) The Only Dance We Know Porcupine PPCD1313
  32. John Wort Hannam: Infrantryman Two Bit Suit Black Hen BHMCD-957
  33. Joel Mabus: Touch a Name on the Wall Retold Fossil 1808
  34. Peter Mayer: The Introvert Song Elements Blue Boat BB1205
  35. Jonathan Winters: The Shy Guy Returns a Toaster Wings It! Columbia CS 9611
  36. Sarah Jessica Parker w/ Mary Lou Rosato: Shy (fr. "Once Upon a Mattress") (Mary Rodgers / Marshall Barer) Broadway Divas RCA Victor 09026-63805-2
  37. Leela & Ellie Grace: Singing Bird (trad) Where the Waters Run Grace 00261 23263
  38. Peggy Seeger: Little Birdie (trad) Bring Me Home Appleseed APRCD 1106
  39. Elizabeth Nicholson & Stringed Migration: Fly Not Yet (Turlough O'Carolan / Thomas Moore) Waterbug WBG81
  40. Debra Cowan: Sing My Heart Home (James Keelaghan) (Folkstage - September 13, 2003) WFMT Recording
  41. Twilight Hotel: Finding Home Bethune Festival BZDQCD002
  42. Tom Paxton: Home To Me (Is Anywhere You Are) Comedians & Angels Appleseed APRCD 1105
  43. Peggy Seeger: Bring Me Home Appleseed APRCD 1106
  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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Tom Paxton, Fred Holstein, Danny Schmidt, Sparky & Rhonda Rucker, Elizabeth Nicholson & Stringed Migration, Peggy Seeger, Donna Adler, Patrick Street, John Wort Hannam, Leela & Ellie Grace, Joel Mabus

CD of the week: Peggy Seeger

These concerts were mentioned on the program:

The Lake County Folk Club presents Dyed in the Wool, along with Jeff Justman, Sunday, January 20 at 7, at the El Barrio Restaurant, 1122 Diamond Lake Rd., Mundelein. 847-295-7228

Debra Cowan at the Two Way Street Coffee House, 1047 Curtiss, Downers Grove, Friday, January 18 at 8:15. 630-969-9720

Liz Carroll & John Doyle at the Old Town School of Folk Music, Sunday, February 10 at 7 PM. 4544 N. Lincoln, Chicago. 773-728-6000

Phil Cooper & Margaret Nelson at Bill's Blues, 1029 Davis, Evanston, Sunday, January 27 at 7. 847-424-9800

Peter Mayer is at Front Porch Music, Saturday & Sunday, January 26-27, 505 E. Lincolnway, Valparaiso, Indiana. 219-464-4700

Natalie MacMaster performs at Moraine Valley Community College, 10900 S. 88th Avenue, Palos Hills, Sunday, January 27 at 3. 708-974-5500