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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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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.

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.

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.

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

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

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