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February 2, 2008

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways SFCD40068/71
  2. How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying (new B'way cast-Ronn Caroll - Matthew Broderick): Grand Old Ivy (first 10 seconds) (Frank Loesser) "RCA Victor 09026-68197-2
  3. George & Gerry Armstrong: Ground Hog (trad) Simple Gifts Smithsonian Folkways F-2335
  4. Heidi Muller: Groundhog Giving Back Cascadia 12657 06832
  5. Big Bill Broonzy: Prowlin' Ground Hog All the Classic Sides 1928-1937 JSP 7718C
  6. John McCutcheon: Groundhog Day Wintersongs Rounder CD 8038
  7. Rolf Harris: Ground Hog (trad-Harris) Tie Me Kangaroo Down, Sport Epic BN26053
  8. Carrie Newcomer: A Map of Shadows The Geography of Light Philo 11671-1253-2
  9. Lowen & Navarro: Waltzing the Shadows Live Radio Red Hen EGG 2
  10. Rani Arbo & daisy mayhem: Shine On (Daisy May Erlewine) Big Old Life Signature Sounds SIG 2005
  11. Paul Brown: Sugar Babe (trad) Red Clay Country 5-String 5SP-CD-6002
  12. New Bad Habits: Sugar in the Gourd private release
  13. Rambler's Choice: Sweet Country Lovin' (T.Massey-R.Bowman) Sounds of the Mountains Rounder CD 0447
  14. The Juggernaut Jug Band: You Mean We Get Paid for This? (Steve Drury) self 59696 17362
  15. David Buskin & Co.: A Folksinger Earns Every Dime Big Times in a Small Town - The Vineyard Tapes Philo CDPH 1155
  16. John Tams with Coope, Boyes & Simpson: On and On (Les Barker) Dark Side of the Mongrel Mrs. Ackroyd DOG 020
  17. Andrew Calhoun: Folksingers are Boring Phoenix Envy Waterbug WBG 0025
  18. Win Stracke: Wizard Oil (trad) Songs of Old Town Flair S-912
  19. Austin Lounge Lizards: The Drugs I Need (Card-Deisler-Pittman- Resnick-Simeone) Blue Corn BCM 0603
  20. Dr. West's Medicine Show & Junk Band: Patent Medicine (Norman Greenbaum) Euphoria! Sundazed SC11070
  21. Win Stracke: Lydia Pinkham (trad-Stracke) Songs of Old Town Flair S-912
  22. Sons Of the Never Wrong: Beside You (Deborah Lader) Nuthatch Suite Gadfly 291
  23. Fraser & Debolt: Pure Spring Water Fraser & Debolt Columbia C 30381
  24. Barb Donovan w/Townes Van Zandt: I'll Be Here in the Morning (T.VanZandt) Angelina Gregor 1292
  25. Ben Bedford: Harley Albright Lincoln's Man Butterchime 37101 29434
  26. Carrie Newcomer: Lazarus The Geography of Light Philo 11671-1253-2
  27. The Kennedys: Breathe Better Dreams Appleseed APRCD 1107
  28. Win Stracke: I Have Led a Good Life (trad) (Hull House benefit 9/8/1974) WFMT recording
  29. Win Stracke: Methodist Pie (trad) Songs of Old Town Flair S-912
  30. Joel Mabus: The Preacher & The Flood (trad-Mabus) Retold Fossil 1808
  31. Jennifer & Rebecca Armstrong: Old Time Religion (trad) (Folkstage - September 7, 2002) WFMT Recording
  32. Chulrua: Eddie Maloney's / Roll Her on the Mountain (trad) The Singing Kettle Shanachie 23002
  33. Lafayette Rhythm Devils: Lulu's Back in Town (Lulu Langlinais) Les Clefs de la Prison Zaffaire 87066-54042
  34. Glenis Redmond: A Simple Act (a poem) Monumental self WRGR0104
  35. The Joel Rafael Band: One Vote One Name (J.Rafael) The Joel Rafael Band Reluctant Angel RAM0420
  36. Spook Handy: Vote Breakfast at Bill's Akashic SNH0002
  37. Emma's Revolution: Choir (Pat Humphries) Roots, Rock and Revolution Moving Forward MFM1334
  38. Rani Arbo & daisy mayhem: Hole in Heaven Big Old Life Signature Sounds SIG 2005
  39. Tom Paxton: Comedians and Angels Appleseed APRCD1105
  40. David Massengill: My Good Old Friend Dave on Dave Gadfly 295
  41. Tannis Slimmon: Around Him Lucky Blue self 75020 81752
  42. Donald & Geraldine Gay: Sing on My Singer (trad) Soulful Sounds The Sirens SR-5016
  43. Fred Holstein: Turn Around / Don't Bother Me (Malvina Reynolds) / Mockingbird (trad) Live at the Earl of Old Town Holstein 03
  44. Joni Mitchell: Circle Game Dreamland Rhino R2 76520
  45. Jacques Brel: Mon Enfance Jacques Brel Barclay 543625-2
  46. Grace Griffith: My Life (Iris DeMent) Blix Street G2-10085
  47. Kim & Reggie Harris and Magpie: When I'm Gone (close) (Phil Ochs) Spoken in Love Longtail LT003-2

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Carrie Newcomer, The Juggernauts, Mrs.Ackroyd Band, Ben Bedford, The Kennedys, Joel Mabus, Grace Griffith

CD of the week: Carrie Newcomer

These concerts were mentioned on the program:

Ed Holstein at Bill's Blues, 1029 Davis, Evanston, Sunday, February 3 at 7. 847-424-9800

Sons of the Never Wrong perform at the Acoustic Renaissance Concerts at the Unitarian Church of Hinsdale, 17 W. Maple, Hinsdale, Saturday, February 9 at 8. 708-802-0236

Liz Carroll & John Doyle at the Old Town School of Folk Music, Sunday, February 10 at 7 PM. 4544 N. Lincoln, Chicago.
Wincentenial will be there on February 16 featuring dozens of people and performers who knew Win Stracke and performed with him.
Rani Arbo & daisy mayhem and Vance Gilbert will be there February 24. 773-728-6000

The 48th Annual University of Chicago Folk Festival, concerts February 8-10 at Mandel Hall, 57th & University, free workshops and jam sessions during the day February 9-10 at Ida Noyes Hall, 1212 E. 59th St. Chicago.