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April 19, 2008

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways SFCD40068/71
  2. David Roth: My Work Day Practice Makes Progress Wind River WR40382CD
  3. Sandy Paton: I Never Go to Work (trad) The Many Sides of Sandy Paton Elektra 148
  4. Kim Beggs: Ain't Gonna Work (trad, arr.Beggs) Wanderer's Paean Caribou CRCD024
  5. Do Re Mi (orig.B'way cast - Phil Silvers - Nancy Walker): Take a Job (Jule Styne/Betty Comden-Adolph Green) RCA Victor 09026-61994-2
  6. Mustard's Retreat: The Bricklayer (Pat Cooksey, et.al.) There. . .and Back Again Yellow Room YRR007
  7. Anne Feeney: Dump the Bosses Off Your Back (John Brill) self 80767 00482
  8. Eric Noden: Nothin's Right The Original Diving Duck DD10024
  9. Joel Mabus: What 'My Doin' Wrong Retold Fossil 1808
  10. Gordon Bok: Do Something (Even If It's Wrong) (Capt.Dave Kennedy) In Concert Timberhead Music THDCD16
  11. David Roth: Practice Makes Progress Wind River WR40382CD
  12. Capitol Steps (Michael Forrest): Buy, Buy, American Pie (Don McLean/Newport-Eaton) Campaign and Suffering CapSteps CSCD1028
  13. Fred Hellerman: China, We Owe a Lot To You (H.Johnson-M.Ager, 1917) Caught in the Act Honeywind HW 107
  14. Jack Hardy: Dig a Hole to China Noir Great Divide JH-4170
  15. Jan Krist: All I Can Change The Yellow Room Gang Yellow Room YRR001
  16. Terence Martin: Who's Breathing All the Air Even Trade Good Dog GD006
  17. Carrie Newcomer: The Clean Edge of Change The Geography of Light Philo 11671-1253-2
  18. Julie Gold: Tiger in New Jersey Try Love Gadfly 263
  19. Fourtold (Michael Smith): Panther in Michigan (M.Smith) Fourtold Appleseed APRCD 1071
  20. Margaret MacArthur w/Megan MacArthur: Molly Bawn (trad) Them Stars Whetstone 04
  21. Capitol Steps (Kevin Corbett): George Bush Speaks / Brain-Mouth Connection (Ascher-William/Newport-Eaton) Campaign and Suffering CapSteps CSCD1028
  22. David Mitchell & Robert Webb: Speech Impediment The Mitchell & Webb Sound, Series Three BBC Audio
  23. Greg Brown: Speaking in Tongues Slant 6 Mind Red House RHRCD98
  24. Kate Rusby: Awkward Annie Pure PRCD23
  25. Tom Paxton: Annie's Going to Sing Her Song Even a Gray Day Flying Fish FF 70280
  26. Anne Hills: John's Wife (Andrew Calhoun) Don't Panic Flying Fish FF 70608
  27. Jack Williams: Don't Let Go (Jesse Stone) Wind River WR4039CD
  28. Harry Manx & Kevin Breit: Hang On (K.Breit) In Good We Trust Stony Plain SPCD 1320
  29. Sonia: Don't Let Go (S.Rutstein) No Bomb Is Smart Disappear CD1003
  30. Reilly & Maloney: Can't Let Go (R.Weeks) Together Again Pelican RM2390
  31. Larry Rand: CEOnistas WFMT recording
  32. David Mitchell & Robert Webb: The New Chief Executive The Mitchell & Webb Sound, Series Two BBC Audio
  33. Capitol Steps: McCain's Campaign (Loewe-Lerner/Newport-Eaton) Campaign and Suffering CapSteps CSCD1028
  34. Matt Watroba: When You Think You're Alone The Yellow Room Gang Yellow Room YRR001
  35. Tom Paxton: When We Were Good Comedians & Angels Appleseed APRCD 1105
  36. Leela & Ellie Grace: Wrap Myself in You (Leela Grace) Where the Waters Run self 00261 23263
  37. David Roth: You Remind Me Practice Makes Progress Wind River WR40382CD
  38. Eric Noden: Crooked Road Blues The Original Diving Duck DD10024
  39. Peter Case: Crooked Mile Full Service No Waiting Vanguard 79504-2
  40. Eric Noden: 400 Miles From Home The Original Diving Duck DD10024
  41. Peter, Paul & Mary: 500 Miles (Hedy West) Around the Campfire Warner Bros. 9 46873-2
  42. David Maloney: Icarus (Ann Lister) Reilly & Maloney Backstage Freckle FR-01912
  43. Krista Detor: Icarus Cover Their Eyes Corazong 255102
  44. Eric Von Schmidt: The Carpenter's Boy (Icarus) Living on the Trail Tomato TOM-2053
  45. Anne Hills: Lullaby (Anne Hills/Jas.Whitcomb Riley) Ef You Don't Watch Out Collective Works Media CW504
  46. Kim & Reggie Harris and Magpie: When I'm Gone (close) (Phil Ochs) Spoken in Love Longtail LT003-2

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David Roth, Eric Noden, Anne Feeney, Jack Hardy, Terence Martin, Capitol Steps, Kate Rusby, Jack Wiliams, Krista Detor

CD of the week: David Roth

These concerts were mentioned on the program:

Bill's Blues, 1029 Davis St., Evanston presents Reilly & Maloney, Sunday, April 20 at 7.

Eric Noden will celebrate his CD release with Joe Filisko, Jimmy Sutton and Josh Kalmus at Martyr's, 3855 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago, Saturday, April 26 at 7.

Anne Hills and David Roth perform a benefit for the Hadley School for the Blind "Spring from Darkness into Light II" at the Nichols Concert Hall of the Music Institute of Chicago, 1490 Chicago Avenue, Evanston, Saturday, April 26 at 7:30.

Anne Hills also performs for the Acoustic Renaissance Concerts series in Hinsdale, Saturday, May 17

Larry Rand performs at the Heartland Cafe, 7000 N. Glenwood, Chicago, Thursday, May 1 at 8.

The Yellow Room Gang and The Biddies perform in a Folkstage concert for WFMT, Saturday, May 10 at 7:00 at the Center for Performing Arts of Governors' State University in University Park.