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March 8, 2008

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways SFCD40068/71
  2. Noel Paul Stookey: Be Real (NP Stookey-EB Stookey) Facets New World NR071031
  3. Allison Downey: All that Matters (I Do) Across the Sea Mackinaw Harvest 96873 01499
  4. Tom Paxton: And If It's Not True Comedians & Angels Appleseed APRCD 1105
  5. Patrick Sky: Silly Song Reality Is Bad Enough Verve Forecast FTS-3052
  6. Patty Larkin: Hallelujah Watch the Sky Vanguard 79851-2
  7. Larry Long & Claudia Schmidt: I'm Falling In Love With You (And It Feels OK) (L.Long) (Come for to Sing benefit at Holsteins - October 25, 1981) WFMT recording
  8. Sirens: Sweet Cheeks (Donna Creighton) Look Up Borealis BCD183
  9. Gina Forsyth: You Are Here Waterbug WBG0050
  10. Grace Griffith: Love Is on Our Side (Tish Hinojosa) My Life Blix Street G2-10085
  11. Susie Burke & David Surette: All My Life (Pat Donahue) When the Small Birds Sweetly Sing Madrina Music MM104
  12. Danny Schmidt: Company of Friends Little Grey Sheep Waterbug WBG79
  13. David Mitchell & Robert Webb: The Stock Market That Mitchell & Webb Sound, Series Three BBC Audio
  14. Eddie Cantor: Tips on the Stock Market (recorded 11/22/1929) The Golden Age of Comedy RCA Vintage LPV-580
  15. Modern Man: My Money and Me Broke Up (David Buskin) Assisted Living Inverted Turtle 003
  16. The Weavers (Fred Hellerman): Brother Can You Spare a Dime? (Jay Gorney/Yip Harburg) Kisses Sweeter Than Wine Omega OCD 3021/22
  17. The Bobs: Poverty (Richard Bob Greene) Get Your Monkey Off My Dog Bobs 0015
  18. Mark O'Connor w/ James Taylor: Johnny Has Gone for a Soldier (trad-arr.O'Connor-Taylor) Liberty! Columbia SK 63216
  19. Ben Bedford: Lincoln's Man self 37101 29434
  20. Grace Griffith: Hills of Shiloh (Jas.Friedman/Shel Silverstein) My Life Blix Street G2-10085
  21. Andrew McKnight: The Road to Appomattox Turning Pages Falling Mountain FM-1031
  22. Beppe Gambetta w/Dan Crary: Shenandoah Valley Breakdown (Kay Adelman-Buck Ryan) Blu di Genova Gadfly 513
  23. Doc Watson: Doc's Guitar The Best of Doc Watson 1964-1968 Vanguard 79535-2
  24. Si Kahn: To Hear Doc Watson Play Thanksgiving Strictly Country Records SCR-63
  25. Joe Crookston: Hands Metal Wood Able Baker Charlie & Dog Milagrito JBJO78
  26. James Curley: Our Lady of Rogers Park Manufactured Meaning Sidewalking Crab SCR0519
  27. Chicaga (Shelly Perkins, et.al.): Streets (What's in a Name) Chicaga Duo DS-1600
  28. Donna Adler: In Chicago Violets and Blues Grace Street 00261 23021
  29. Cherish the Ladies: Fair and Tender Ladies (trad-arr.Cherish the Ladies & Phil Cunningham) Woman of the House Rounder 11661-7063-2
  30. Jack Hardy: The Lady Turned Away Noir Great Divide JH-4170
  31. Townes Van Zandt: Second Lover's Song Our Mother the Mountain Fat Possum FP-1090-2
  32. David Mitchell & Robert Webb: Environmental Discussion That Mitchell & Webb Sound, Series One BBC Audio
  33. Jack Hardy: Empires Noir Great Divide JH-4170
  34. Ekstrom & Quinn: Boom Boom Boom The Front Page Follies self 83707 78502 (email)
  35. We're About 9: Stop Saying (Brian Gundersdorf) Paperdust & Stardust BMI 2008
  36. Carrie Newcomer: Two Toasts (C.Newcomer/Parker J. Palmer) The Geography of Light Philo 11671-1253-2
  37. Carl Oglesby: Lemon Light Carl Oglesby Vanguard VSD-6527
  38. Simon & Garfunkel: The Dangling Conversation (P.Simon) Old Friends Columbia Legacy C3K 64780
  39. Monty Python: Argument Clinic The Final Rip Off Virgin 0777 7 86033 2 0
  40. Carey Creed: Silence (Wendy Seligman) Peace of Wild Things Azalea City ACCD 0705
  41. Mark O'Connor w/ David Schnaufer: Both Sides Now (Joni Mitchell) Elysian Forest Warner Bros. 9 25736-2
  42. Dave Van Ronk: Both Sides Now (Joni Mitchell) The Mayor of MacDougal Street: Rarities 1957-1969 Lyrichord-Multicultural Media MCM 4005
  43. Kim & Reggie Harris and Magpie: When I'm Gone (close) (Phil Ochs) Spoken in Love Longtail LT003-2

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Noel Paul Stookey, Allison Downey, Sirens, Susie Burke & David Surette, Danny Schmidt, Joe Crookston, Ben Bedford, Jack Hardy, Mitchell & Webb, We're About 9, Carrie Newcomer, Cary Creed

CD of the week: Jack Hardy

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.

Gina Forsyth performs at the Two Way Street Coffee House, 1047 Curtiss, Downers Grove, Friday, March 14 at 8:15.
Nathan Rogers is there March 21.

Cherish the Ladies perform at the Ramsey Auditorium of Fermilab in Batavia, Saturday, March 15 at 8. 630-840-ARTS

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.

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