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May 10, 2008

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways SFCD40068/71
  2. John McCutcheon: Sermon on the Mound Appalsongs 2008
  3. Win Stracke: The First Baseball Game Songs of Old Town Flair S-912
  4. You're a Good Man Charlie Brown (orig. B'way cast): T-E-A-M (The Baseball Game) (Clark Gesner) Decca 012159851-2
  5. Steve Goodman: A Dying Cub Fan's Last Request No Big Surprise Red Pajamas RPJ-008
  6. Damn Yankees (orig.B'way cast): Heart (Richard Adler/Jerry Ross) RCA Victor 3948-2-RG
  7. John McCutcheon: Hope I Make It Sermon on the Mound Appalsongs 2008
  8. Abigail Washburn: Sometimes Song of the Traveling Daughter Nettwerk 30423 2
  9. Pat Wictor: Changes (Phil Ochs) Sunset Waltz Risky Disc RDR006
  10. Gibson & Camp: Jimmie Rodgers (Shel Silverstein) Homemade Music Bob Gibson Legacy GGL 1003
  11. The Lovell Sisters: You Remain (Poythess/Winn) self
  12. Eliza Gilkyson: Unsustainable Beautiful World Red House RHRCD 212
  13. Irving Taylor w/Dewey Fogg & the Beavers: Garbage Collector in Beverly Hills (trad/Taylor) The Whimsical World of Irving Taylor Warner Bros. W1352
  14. Jackson Browne: Casino Nation Solo Acoustic Vol. 2 Inside
  15. Mad Agnes: Mother's Plaint (Dick Segal) (Folkstage - October 27, 2007) WFMT recording
  16. The Limeliters: Use It Up (Jim Ratts) Until We Get It Right! GNP Crescendo GNPD 2266
  17. Anne Hills: Woman of a Calm Heart (Ilene Weiss) Flying Fish FF-70464
  18. Capitol Steps (Jenny & Kevin Corbett): Hillary's Way (Anka/Francois-Thibaut/Newport-Eaton) Campaign and Suffering Capitol Steps CSCD1028
  19. Joni Mitchell: Woman of Heart and Mind For the Roses Asylum 5057-2
  20. Coyote Grace: It's So Bright (Joe Stevens) Boxes & Bags Mile After Mile MAM 0001
  21. Emily Ebert: Bright Side Harbortown 1060623
  22. The Incredible String Band: You Get Brighter (Mike Heron) Wee Tam Collectors' Choice CCM-290-2
  23. Magpie: Give Light (Ella Baker - Greg Artzner) Sliced Bread CDSB71185
  24. Anthony da Costa: Dolly & Porter Typical American Tragedy self 96873 02363
  25. Ginny Mitchell: Ed and Alice Just to Hear Your Voice Sweet Briar 34479 24146
  26. Stan Freberg: John & Marsha (Freberg/Stone/Liebert) Collectors Series Capitol CDP7916272
  27. Martin Simpson: Love Never Dies Righteousness & Humidity Red House RHRCD169
  28. Bill Cosby: Mothers Enunciate The Bill Cosby Collection Capitol 7974492 3
  29. Lou & Peter Berryman: A Chat with Your Mother What, Again?! Cornbelt CR900
  30. Bill Cosby: The FCC and Mothers The Bill Cosby Collection Capitol 7974492 3
  31. Nancy White: Momnipotent Children's Group SANCD 1025
  32. John Wort Hannam: Sweet Sweet Rose Two Bit Suit Black Hen BHM-CD-957
  33. Eliza Gilkyson: He Waits for Me Beautiful World Red House RHRCD 212
  34. Jack Williams: Hallelujah I Love Her So (Ray Charles) Don't Let Go Wind River WR4039CD
  35. Abigail Washburn: Rockabye Dixie (Washburn-Stapleton) Song of the Traveling Daughter Nettwerk 30423 2
  36. Sally Fingerett: Rock-a-line, Caroline Enclosed Amerisound AMR 1977797
  37. Mandy Patinkin: Rock-a-Bye Your Baby with a Dixie Melody (Jean Schwartz/Sam Lewis-Joe Young) Mandy Patinkin Columbia MK 44943
  38. The Dreamsicles: Mother's Waltz (Cary Cooper) (Folkstage - February 9, 2008) WFMT Recording
  39. Greg Greenway: The Weight of Feathers Standing on the Side of Love Face SOH 005
  40. Noel Coward: I Went to a Marvelous Party The Noel Coward Album Columbia MDK 47253
  41. Eliza Gilkyson: The Party's Over Beautiful World Red House RHRCD 212
  42. Tom Pacheco: There Was a Time Folk Alliance Showcase Compilation 2008 Folk Alliance
  43. Kim & Reggie Harris and Magpie: When I'm Gone (close) (Phil Ochs) Spoken in Love Longtail LT003-2

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John McCutcheon, Pat Wictor, Eliza Gilkyson, Anthony DaCosta, Greg Greenway, Tom Pacheco

CD of the week: Eliza Gilkyson

These concerts were mentioned on the program:

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

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

Anne Hills performs for the Acoustic Renaissance Concerts series at the Unitarian Church of Hinsdale, 17 W. Mapel, Hinsdale, Saturday, May 17 at 8.

The Lovell Sisters, along with Cu Roi perform for the Bluegrass Legends concert series at the American Legion Hall, 1030 Central St., Evanston, Saturday, May 17 at 8.

Alt-Q featues Cris Williamson, Coyote Grace, Edward Thomas-Herrera, Mekole Wells, the Eric Waters Show, and Scott Free Saturday, May 17 at 7 at the Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago.

Anne Feeney holds a CD release party at the Heartland Cafe, 7000 N. Glenwood, Chicago, Sunday, May 18 at 4.

Kat Eggleston and Cat Catalani perform for the Lake County Folk Club at the El Barrio Restaurant, 1122 Diamond Lake Rd., Mundelein, Sunday, May 18 at 7.

Abigail Washburn & Sparrow perform at the Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago, Saturday, June 7 at 7 & 10 pm.