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April 26, 2008

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways SFCD40068/71
  2. Greg Greenway: Lately (The Church of What Is) Standing on the Side of Love Face SOR005
  3. Kate Rusby: High on a Hill Awkward Annie Pure PRCD23
  4. O Brother Where Art Thou? (soundtrack-Alison Krauss, et.al): Down to the River to Pray (trad) Mercury 088 170-069-2
  5. Joe Crookston: Bird By Bird Able Baker Charlie & Dog Milagrito jbjo78
  6. Mustard's Retreat: A Welcoming (David Tamulevich) MR7 Yellow Room YRR004
  7. Magpie: Way Back Home (Waring/Lewis) Give Light Sliced Bread CDSB71185
  8. The Juggernaut Jug Band: My Window Faces South (Livingston-Parish-Silver) You Mean We Get Paid for This? self 59696 17362
  9. Tom May: Blue Roads, Red Wine Waterbug WBG80
  10. Larry Rand: Same Old Railroad (private recording)
  11. Kathy Mattea: The L&N Don't Stop Here Anymore (Jean Ritchie) Coal Captain Potato 7653260-2
  12. Utah Phillips: Daddy What's a Train Starlight on the Rails: A Songbook Daemon Records / AK Press DAM 19047
  13. David Mitchell & Robert Webb: Train Safety That Mitchell & Webb Sound, Series Two BBC Audio
  14. Freight Hoppers: The Train that Carried My Girl from Town (trad) Rounder Spring 2008 Sampler Rounder 11671-8188-2
  15. Kitty Donohoe: Come On Girls The Yellow Room Gang Yellow Room YRR001
  16. Greg Greenway: You Can't Keep a Good Woman Down Standing on the Side of Love Face SOR005
  17. Jessica Goodlin: Sigh No More Ladies (fr. Much Ado About Nothing) (Wm.Gmundson/Wm.Shakespeare) Orpheus self 00261 21782 (603-927-6022)
  18. Bob Gibson & Hamilton Camp: Light Up My Lady (Douglas Steiger) Homemade Music BobGibsonLegacy BGL 1003
  19. The Capitol Steps: C-Span (Hatch/Newport-Eaton) Campaign and Suffering CapSteps CSCD1028
  20. George Carlin: The Newscast Take-Offs and Put-Ons RCA Victor LSP-3772
  21. Terence Martin: I Want Everything (T.Martin-Gregory Hicks) Even Trade Good Dog GD006
  22. Jack Williams: Come Rain or Come Shine (Johnny Mercer/Harold Arlen) Don't Let Go! Wind River WR4039CD
  23. Jim Bizer: Press That Button The Yellow Room Gang Yellow Room YRR001
  24. Big Bill Broonzy: Keep Your Hands Off Her All the Classic Sides 1928-1937 JSP 7718D
  25. Josephine Baker: Don't Touch My Tomatoes (Lemarchand/Bouillon) The Fabulous Josephine Baker RCA Victor LSC-2427
  26. Mike Farrow: One Ton Tomato self 45 rpm
  27. Joni Mitchell: A Case of You Misses Reprise 9 46358-2
  28. Jamie O'Reilly: Case of the Smarts (Michael Smith) Swimming Deeper Bird Avenue BA003
  29. John Wort Hannam: National Hotel Two Bit Suit Black Hen BHM-CD-957
  30. Erica Wheeler: Apache Motel Good Summer Rain Blue Pie BP0400
  31. David Childers: The Scandal Hotel Hard Time County Rank RR9909
  32. Anthony da Costa: Wall Around Baghdad Typical American Tragedy self 96873 02363
  33. Josh White & Sam Gary: Joshua Fit the Battle of Jericho (trad) The Elektra Years Rhino Handmade RHM2 7879
  34. Patrick Bloom: Jerusalem Moses Mud Dauber MD0002
  35. Cara Luft: Jerusalem The Light Fantastic Black Hen BHM-CD-954
  36. David Francey: New Jerusalem Right of Passage Laker LAKR 1007
  37. The Capitol Steps (Morgan Duncan & Mike Thornton): Obama Meets Osama (Arkin-Robinson/Newport-Eaton) Campaign and Suffering CapSteps CSCD1028
  38. Josh White & Sam Gary: Scandalize My Name (trad) The Elektra Years Rhino Handmade RHM2 7879
  39. Scott Ainslie: Change My Name Terraplane Cattail 1196 (email)
  40. Andy Cohen: "Big Bill" (The Mopper's Blues) (Big Bill Broonzy) Ridiculous Instrumentals Riverlark RL-10108-2
  41. Magpie: One More Parade (Phil Ochs) Raise Your Voice Sliced Bread CDSB-75110
  42. Karan Casey: The Fiddle and the Drum (Joni Mitchell) Ships in the Forest Compass 744762
  43. A Thurber Carnival (orig.B'way cast-Tom Ewell): The Last Flower (James Thurber) Columbia KOS 2024
  44. Andrew Calhoun & Tysha Williams: Open the Window Noah (trad) Bound to Go Waterbug WBG0083
  45. Greg Greenway: A Little Patch of Sky Standing on the Side of Love Face SOH 005
  46. Holly Tannen: The Soul Knows Its Own (trad/Tannen) Crazy Laughter GLR 103
  47. Susie Burke & David Surette: The Seeds of Love (trad, arr.Burke-Surette) When the Small Birds Sing Madrina MM104
  48. Tracy Grammer: April Come She Will (Paul Simon) Book of Sparrows self 34479 65308
  49. 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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Greg Greenway, Kate Rusby, Joe Crookston, Tom May, Kathy Mattea, Capitol Steps, Terence Martin, Jack Williams, John Wort Hannam, Erica Wheeler, Anthony DaCosta, Patrick Bloom, Burke & Surette

CD of the week: Greg Greenway

These concerts were mentioned on the program:

Magpie performs at the Two Way Street Coffee House, 1047 Curtiss, Downers Grove, Friday, May 2 at 8:15.
Tricia Alexander is there May 9 and John Wort Hannam is there May 16.

Magpie returns to the Stained Glass Coffeehouse in the Deerfield Congregational Church, 225 Wilmot Rd., Deerfield, Saturday, May 17 at 7.

Jamie O'Reilly performs for Hogeye Folk Arts, Ltd. at the Lake Street Church, Lake & Chicago, Evanston, Saturday, May 3 at 7:30. 847-475-6165

Andy Cohen plays at Front Porch Music, 505 E. Lincolnway, Valparaiso, Indiana, Saturday, May 3 at 8.

David Francey is at the Maple Street Chapel, Main & Maple, Lombard, Sunday, May 4 at 7:30.

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.

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