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May 17, 2008

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways SFCD40068/71
  2. Angel Band: Patron Saint of Opportunity (Nancy Josephson - Jen Schonwald) With Roots & Wings Appleseed APRCD 1108
  3. Oscar Brown, Jr.: Opportunity Please Knock Between Heaven and Hell Columbia CS 8574
  4. Chenille Sisters: May I Suggest (Susan Werner) CanToo CTR07
  5. Anne Feeney w/George Frayne: Preacher and the Slave (Joe Hill) Dump the Bosses Off Your Back self 80767 00482
  6. Corky Siegel: Midnight Radio Solo Flight 1975-1980 Gadfly 254
  7. David Ferrard: Radio Blues Broken Sky Flamingo West 010
  8. Freedy Johnston: Radio for Heartache Right Between the Promises Elektra 62652-2
  9. The Stairwell Sisters: Swing Low (trad, arr.Eve Ladin) Get Off Your Money Yodel-Ay-Hee 069
  10. Big Bill Broonzy: Swing Low Sweet Chariot (trad) The Bill Broonzy Story 314 547 555-2
  11. Andrew Calhoun & Campground: Bound to Go (trad) Waterbug WBG0083
  12. Colin O'Brien: Our Very First Waltz Dancing by the River Buckaroo 34479 70601
  13. Sandy Denny: Like an Old Fashioned Waltz Island SW-9340
  14. Shelley Posen: I Won't Dance the Last Waltz With You The Old Songs' Home Well Done WDM01
  15. Laurel Canyon Animal Company - Skip Haynes: I'm a Green Chicken (S.Haynes-D&K Walden-C.Mitchell) I'm a Green Chicken! Laurel Canyon Animal Company LCAC 8306
  16. Monty Python: The Dead Parrot The Final Rip Off Virgin 860332
  17. Simon Mayor - Hilary James and the Mandolinquents: Lullabye of Birdland (Foster/Shearing) Dance of the Comedians Acoustics CDACS 056
  18. David Mitchell & Robert Webb: Birdsong That Mitchell & Webb Sound, Series One BBC Audio
  19. Tony Trischka & Pete Seeger: Leatherwing Bat (trad) Territory Smithsonian Folkways SFWCD 40169
  20. Albert Melshenker & The Ship: Seven private recording
  21. Susan Shore: My Dad Was a Marine The Omni Center's Peace Songbook Omni Center
  22. Pat Wictor: Marching Still (M.Irving/P.Wictor) Sunset Waltz Risky Disc RDR006
  23. Margaret Dubay Mikus: Absolution Full Blooming self 6742
  24. Michael Doucet w/ Mitchell Reed: Brasse le gombo vite (Stir the Gumbo Fast) From Now On Smithsonian Folkways SFW 40177
  25. Tony DeMarco w/ Seamus Tansey: The Monaghan Jig / Richard Brennan's Jig (trad) The Sligo Indians Smithsonian Folkways SFWCD 40545
  26. John Elder: Cannonball Blues (trad) (private recording)
  27. The Stairwell Sisters: Cannonball (trad, arr.Evie Ladin) Get Off Your Money Yodel-Ay-Hee 069
  28. Chet Atkins: Cannonball Rag (Merle Travis) The Essential Chet Atkins RCA Nashville Legacy 88697 076772
  29. Malcolm Holcombe: Gamblin' House Echo Mountain ARGA006
  30. Richard Thompson & Danny Thompson: Lotteryland (Richard Thompson) Industry Hannibal HNCD 1414
  31. Woody Allen: Vegas Standup Comic Rhino R2 75721
  32. David Beldock & Peggy Watson: Clone (D.Beldock) Just Like You & Me OvertheEdge 41444 01882
  33. Larry Rand: Send in the Clones (Come For to Sing benefit - June 11, 1978) WFMT recording
  34. Billie Holiday: Me, Myself and I (I.Gordon-A.Roberts-A.Kaufman) Lady Day - The Best of Billie Holiday Columbia Legacy C2K 85979
  35. Cara Luft: Lord Roslyn's Daughter (trad, arr. Luft) The Light Fantastic BHMCD-954
  36. Jean Ritchie & Oscar Brand: Riddle Song (trad) Riddle Me This Riverside RLP12-646
  37. Jean Redpath w/ Abby Newton: Riddles Wisely Expounded (Child 1) (trad) Lowlands Philo CDPH 1066
  38. Bela Fleck and the Flecktones: Couch Potato The Hidden Land Columbia 8279696417 2
  39. Corky Siegel: Idaho Potato Man Solo Flight 1975-1980 Gadfly 254
  40. Cheryl Wheeler: Potato Sylvia Hotel Philo 11671-1212-2
  41. Kat Eggleston: Rain The Only Word Redwing RMCD5414
  42. Nick Annis: Call the Rain Frog's Thursday self
  43. David Ferrard: Rain Broken Sky Flamingo West 010
  44. Terence Martin: Go Ask the Rain Even Trade Good Dog GD006
  45. Capathia Jenkins & Louis Rosen: Things That Go Together (L.Rosen/Nikki Giovanni) One Ounce of Truth PS Classics PS-863
  46. Rickie Lee Jones: We Belong Together Naked Songs Reprise 9 45950-2
  47. Susan Werner: Together The Gospel Truth Sleeve Dog 37101 30261
  48. Hamilton Camp: Get Together (Dino Valenti) Paths of Victory Collectors' Choice CCM-232-2
  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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RICH'S PICKS:

Angel Band, David Ferrard, The Stairwell Sisters, Andrew Calhoun & Campground, Pat Wictor, Michael Doucet, Tony Trischka, Malcolm Holcombe, Beldock & Watson, Cara Luft, Capthia Jenkins & Louis Rosen

CD of the week: The Stairwell Sisters

These concerts were mentioned on the program:

Anne Feeney holds a CD release party at the Heartland Cafe, 7000 N. Glenwood, Chicago, Sunday, May 18 at 4.
773-465-8005

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.
847-356-0623

Malcolm Holcomb performs at Bill's Blues, 1029 Davis St., Evanston Sunday, May 18 at 7.
John Elder and Jim Gary are there Sunday, May 25.
847-424-9800

Colin O'Brien at the Two Way Street Coffee House, 1047 Curtiss, Downers Grove, Friday, May 123 at 8:15.
630-969-9720

Corky Siegel & Chamber Blues performs at Northeastern Illinois University, 3701 W. Bryn Mawr, Friday, May 30 at 7:30.
773-442-4636

Abigail Washburn & Sparrow perform at the Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago, Saturday, June 7 at 7 & 10 pm.
773-728-6000