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February 9, 2008

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways SFCD40068/71
  2. The Wailin' Jennys: One Voice (Ruth Moody) 40 Days Red House RHRCD 177
  3. Randall Williams: Stronger for Your Flame Praying for Land Musafir MUS06
  4. Grace Griffith: If I Can't Dance (Jennifer Berezan) My Life Blix Street G2-10085
  5. Eric Bibb w/ Taj Mahal: Sing Your Song (E.Bibb-Goran Wennerbrandt) Home to Me EarthBeat! R2 70703
  6. Bill Staines: That's My Song Old Dogs Red House RHRCD 208
  7. Debra Cowan: Jazzman (Ed Holstein) (Folkstage - January 26, 2008) WFMT Recording
  8. The Bobs: Never Date a Musician (Richard Bob Greene) Get Your Monkey Off My Dog Bobs 0015
  9. Sirens: Red Guitar (Jo-Ann Lawton) Look Up Borealis BCD183
  10. The Teflons: Ukulele Lady (R.A.Whiting/G.Kahn) Into the Frying Pan Silverbeam 02114 14852
  11. ByrdJones: Radio Soul (Diana Jones - Jonathan Byrd) self 78277 15572
  12. Malcolm Holcombe: My Ol' Radio Gambin' House Echo Mountain ARGA006
  13. George Carlin: Radio Dial An Evening with Wally Lonzo Little David LD1008
  14. Marty Robinson: Radio Marvelous 50 Classic Years - From the Archives WFMT Fine Arts Circle
  15. David Wilcox: Radio Men Into the Mystery What Are Records 60063-2
  16. Aaron Moore: Faithful Love Boot 'Em Up! Delmark DE-731
  17. Nichols & May: Adultery In Retrospect Mercury 314 532 373-2
  18. Annie Gallup: Faithful Half of My Crime Waterbug WBG70
  19. Vance Gilbert: Could You Believe? (Al Jarreau) Shaking Off Gravity Philo CDPH 1213
  20. Carrie Newcomer: The Clear Edge of Change The Geography of Light Philo 11671-1253-2
  21. The Wailin' Jennys: Glory Bound (Ruth Moody) Firecracker Red House RHRCD 195
  22. Sally Martin: The Patriot Game (Dominic Behan) Another Time, Another Place All Aboard 00261 22511
  23. Bob Dylan: With God on Our Side The Times They Are A-Changin' Columbia CK 8905
  24. Eric Taylor w/Vince Bell & Steven Frumholz: Rally 'Round the Flag (PD) Hollywood Pocketknife Blue Ruby 003
  25. Patrick Street: Polkas - The Return of Spring / The Mountain Path (trad-arr.Patrick St.) On the Fly Loftus LM002
  26. John Hasbrouck & Matt Gandurski: Stone Mountain Wobble The Northside Southpaws Ruthless Rabbit RRR1967
  27. Sunnyside Up: Red Rocket Reel (Colby Maddox) Sunnyside Up self
  28. Win Stracke: Wee Drappie O't (trad) Songs of Old Town Flair S-912
  29. Robin Laing: A Wee Drap o' Whisky (R.Laing/trad) The Water of Life Greentrax CDTRAX246
  30. Mozaik: O'Donoghue's (Andy Irvine) Changing Trains Compass 744682
  31. Jackie Tice: The Marijo Tonight Blue Coyote Saja 0002
  32. Holdstock & MacLeod: The Diamond (trad) sampler
  33. Debra Cowan: Bullgine Run (trad) Banks of Green Willow self DC 81556-2
  34. Tom & Chris Kastle: Mobile Bay (trad) sampler
  35. Rani Arbo & daisy mayhem: Red Haired Boy (trad/Arbo) Big Old Life Signature Sounds SIG 2005
  36. Clancy Bros. & Tommy Makem: Red Haired Mary (Sean McCarthy) Reunion Shanachie BLB5009
  37. South Pacific (orig.B'way cast - Mary Martin) I'm Gonna Wash that Man Right outa My Hair (Rodgers/Hammerstein) Columbia SK 60722
  38. Dar Williams: February Mortal City Razor & Tie RT 2821-2
  39. Evalyn Parry: Radio Small Theatres Borealis BCD181
  40. Dar Williams: Another Mystery The Green World Razor & Tie 7930182856-2
  41. Carrie Newcomer: You'd Think by Now The Geography of Light Philo 11671-1253-2
  42. Elizabeth Nicholson & Stringed Migration: Am I Born to Die (Ananais Davisson, PD) Fly Not Yet Waterbug WGB 81
  43. The New Golden Ring: Soon Be Done (trad) Five Days Singing, Volume I Folk-Legacy CD-41
  44. Kim & Reggie Harris and Magpie: When I'm Gone (close) (Phil Ochs) Spoken in Love Longtail LT003-2

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Randall Williams, Grace Griffith, The Bobs, Sirens, ByrdJones, Malcolm Holcombe, Sally Martin, Patrick Street, Hasbrouk-Gandursky, Mozaik, Evalyn Parry, Carrie Newcomer, Elizabeth Nicholson & Stringed Migration

CD of the week: Grace Griffith

These concerts were mentioned on the program:

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 10 at Mandel Hall, 57th & University, free workshops and jam sessions during the day February 10 at Ida Noyes Hall, 1212 E. 59th St. Chicago. 773-702-7300

Debra Cowan performs for Hogeye Folk Arts, Ltd., at the Lake Street Church, Lake & Chicago Ave., Evanston, Saturday, February 16 at 7:30. 847-475-6165

Diana Jones performs at the Stained Glass Coffeehouse in the Deerfield Congregational Chuch, 225 Wilmot Rd., Deerfield, Saturday, February 16 at 7. 847-945-0176

Bill Staines performs for the Off Square Concert Series at the Congregational Unitarian Church, 221 Dean St., Woodstock, Saturday, February 16 at 8. 815-338-5164

The Wailin' Jennys perform in the Ramsey Auditorium of Fermilab, in Batavia, Saturday, February 23 at 8. 630-840-ARTS

The Chicago Maritime Festival at the Chicago History Museum, Clark & North, Chicago features The Northern Neck Chantey Singers, Debra Cowan, Walter "Salty Walt" Askew, Holdstock & MacLeod and Tom & Chris Kastle. Exhibits and workshops all day, concert at night, Saturday, February 23. Concert at 7. 773-774-7216

Randall Williams performs at the Two Way Street Coffee House, 1047 Curtiss, Downers Grove, Friday, March 7 at 8:15. 630-969-9720