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March 1, 2008

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways SFCD40068/71
  2. Susie Burke & David Surette: This Is the Year (David Roth) When the Small Birds Sweetly Sing Madrina Music MM104
  3. The Incredible String Band: This Moment (Mike Heron) I Looked Up Collectors' Choice CCM 291-2
  4. Bessie Jones & Georgia Sea Island Singers: Before This Time Another Year (trad) Southern Jouney: Georgia Sea Island - Biblical Songs and Spirituals Rounder CD 1712
  5. Dear World (orig.cast-Angela Lansbury): Each Tomorrow Morning (Jerry Herman) Columbia SK 48220
  6. Patty Larkin: Traveling Alone Watch the Sky Vanguard 79851-2
  7. Eilen Jewell: Walking Down the Line (Bob Dylan) Letters from Sinners & Strangers Signature Sounds SIG 2006
  8. Taylor Pie: I Love to Be Alone So Little Has Changed Puff Bunny no#
  9. Randall Williams: Draw the Line Praying for Land Musafir MUS06
  10. Emily Kurn: I'm Just Like You (Folkstage - Folk Alliance 2/23/08) WFMT recording
  11. Noel Paul Stookey: Facets of the Jewel Facets New World NR071031
  12. David Mitchell & Robert Webb: Unity of Purpose That Mitchell & Webb Sound, Series Two BBC 781846070716
  13. Sue Trainor: The Murderous Toy (Tom Paxton/Sue Trainor) In a Closeup self
  14. Woody Allen: Mechanical Objects Standup Comic Rhino R2 75721
  15. Mary Lu Walker: Read the Manual Middle Age Middle Class Mama Songs self
  16. Chuck Suchy: Simply Fly (Simplify) Different Line of Time Little Bluestem LBR 102
  17. Guy Davis: Blues in the Midnight Hour Skunkmellow Red House RHRCD 192
  18. Megon McDonough w/ Don Stiernberg: Walkin' After Midnight (Patsy Cline) The Patsy Project self
  19. David Wilcox & Nance Petit: Midnight (Wilcox/ancient Chinese/ Japanese poems) Out Beyond Ideas WhatAreRecords 60073-2
  20. Tom Waits: Midnight Lullaby Closing Time Elektra 5061-2
  21. Bonnie Koloc: Crumbs in the Butter Here to Sing Mr. Biscuit 03
  22. The Chenille Sisters: Blowin' in the Wind (A Female Perspective) (Bob Dylan/Dawdy-Huber-Morand) Haute Chenille: A Retrospective Red House RHRCD 81
  23. Conception Corporation: I Am Woman (Helen Reddy-Ray Burton/ Conception Corp.) Complete Conception Rhino RHM2 7728
  24. Anita Silvert: Midwest Girl Balancing Act BAM-003 (email)
  25. Joel Mabus: Hopelessly Midwestern Retold Fossil 1808
  26. Kathy Kallick: Midwestern Boy Matters of the Heart Sugar Hill SHCD-3820
  27. Carrie Newcomer: Throw Me a Line The Geography of Light Philo 11671-1253-2
  28. Tom Paxton: What a Friend You Are Comedians & Angels Appleseed APRCD 1105
  29. Susie Burke & David Surette: I Will Be Here (Pierce Pettis) When the Small Birds Sweetly Sing Madrina Music MM104
  30. Patty Larkin: Here Watch the Sky Vanguard 79851-2
  31. Arranmore: Illinois & Michigan Canal (Kevin O'Donnell) Arranmore Live Folk Era FE1405CD
  32. Chris Vallillo: Way Down to Shawneetown (trad) Folksongs of Illinois #3 Illinois Humanities Council IHC07-03
  33. Jason Wilber: Talk About 69 Live and Otherwise, Volume 1 Wilbertone WTR-004
  34. Brooks Williams: 61 Highway (Mississippi Fred McDowell, arr.Brooks Williams) The Time I Spend With You Red Guitar Blue Music RGBM-0801
  35. The Special Consensus: Route 10, Box 782 (Jim Rushing/Chet Biggers) Route 10 Pinecastle PRC-1123
  36. Stan Rogers: The Woodbridge Dog Disaster (Royston Wood) From Coffee House to Concert Hall Fogarty's Cove FCM 012D
  37. David Mitchell & Robert Webb: Understanding Man "That Mitchell & Webb Sound, Series One BBC 781846070716
  38. Still on the Hill: Misunderstanding (Kelly Mulhollan/Donna Henschell) Still on the Hill Pingleblobber 9901
  39. Celtic Fiddle Festival: Louis' Waltz / Schottische (trad, arr.Celtic Fiddle Fest) Equinoxe Loftus LM003
  40. Mark O'Connor: Mark's Waltz Thirty-Year Retrospective OMAC 5
  41. Grace Griffith: Love Is on Our Side (Tish Hinojosa) My Life Blix Street G2-10085
  42. Susie Burke & David Surette: All My Life (Pat Donahue) When the Small Birds Sweetly Sing Madrina Music MM104
  43. 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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RICH'S PICKS:

Susie Burke & David Surette, Randall Williams, Noel Paul Stookey, Mitchell & Webb, Joel Mabus, Carrie Newcomer, Tom Paxton, Brooks Williams, Celtic Fiddle Festival, Grace Griffith

CD of the week: Susie Burke & David Surette

These concerts were mentioned on the program:

Carrie Newcomer at the Old Town School of Folk Music, Sunday, March 9 at 7 PM. 4544 N. Lincoln, Chicago.
Patty Larkin will be there Friday, March 21 at 8.
Celtic Fiddle Festival is there tonight, Sunday, March 2.
773-728-6000

The Chieftains perform at Symphony Center on Michigan Avenue, Sunday March 2 at 3 PM. 312-294-3000

Randall Williams performs at the Two Way Street Coffee House, 1047 Curtiss, Downers Grove, Friday, March 7 at 8:15.
Gina Forsyth is there March 14.
630-969-9720

Anita Silvert performs for Hogeye Folk Arts, Ltd., at the Lake Street Church, Lake & Chicago Ave., Evanston, Saturday, March 8 at 7:30. 847-475-6165

Special Consensus performs at the Acoustic Renaissance Concerts series at the Unitarian Church of Hinsdale, 17 W. Maple, Hinsdale, Saturday, March 8 at 8. 708-802-0236

Arranmore and others are at the Maple Street Chapel, Main & Maple, Lombard, Saturday, March 8 at 7:30. 630-434-4423

The McAninch Arts Center of the College of DuPage, 22nd & Park Blvd., Glen Ellyn presents Bonnie Koloc with Chuck Suchy, Sunday, March 16 at 7.
Guy Davis performs there at Club Mac April 4 & 5.
630-942-4000

Mark O'Connor, Liz Carroll and Rachel Barton perform at "Fiddle Fest" a benefit for the International Music Foundation that brings music to schools and sponsors the Dame Myra Hess concerts. Tuesday, March 25 at 7:30 in Preston Bradley Hall of the Chicago Cultural Center, Michigan & Randolph, Chicago. A champagne/dessert reception follows. 312-670-6888