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May 24, 2008

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways SFCD40068/71
  2. Kate Rusby w/John Hudson: Blooming Heather (trad/Rusby) Awkward Annie Pure PRCD23
  3. David Mallett: Greenin' Up Midnight on the Water North Road NRCD71705
  4. Eliza Gilkyson: Wildewood Spring Beautiful World Red House RHRCD 212
  5. Lucy Wainwright Roche: Spring Song 8 More self 96873 06009 (email)
  6. Martin Simpson: A Love Letter Prodigal Son Compass 7 4466-2
  7. Zoë Lewis: Summer's Near Small Is Tremendous Dog Called Dog 21681 03862
  8. Abigail Washburn & The Sparrow Quartet: Banjo Picking Girl (trad, arr.Washburn) Abigail Washburn & The Sparrow Quartet Nettwerk 30792-2
  9. Rocky Alvey & Blackberry Jam: Blackberry Jam Muddy Sunshine 93931 00200
  10. The Stairwell Sisters: Kentucky Winder (trad) Get Off Your Money Yodel-Ay-Hee 069
  11. John McCutcheon: Talking Yogi Talk Sermon on the Mound Appalsongs 2008
  12. Bill Cosby: Baseball To Russell, My Brother, Whom I Slept With Warner Bros. 9 1734-2
  13. Howie Newman: Doug Mientkiewicz Baseball's Greatest Hits, Volume 2 Major League 34479 77015
  14. Chuck Brodsky: Bonehead Merkle The Baseball Ballads Chuckbrodsky.com CB020
  15. The Steel Drivers: Drinkin' Dark Whiskey (Mike Henderson-Chris Stapleton) The Steeldrivers Rounder 11661-0598-2
  16. Pat Wictor: Whiskey Vacation Sunset Waltz Risky Disc RDR006
  17. Ed Miller: The Effects of Whisky (trad, arr.Miller & Brian McNeill) Lowlander Wellfield CD023
  18. Wilderness Plots: Jug Whiskey (Carrie Newcomer) Wilderness Plots Rosehill RH-111
  19. Corky Siegel: No One's Got Them Like I Do Chamber Blues Alligator ALCD 4824
  20. Doc Watson: Don't Tell Me Your Troubles (D.Gibson) Memories Sugar Hill SHCD-2204
  21. Spike Jones w/ The Boys in the Back Room: Pack Up Your Troubles in Your Old Kit Bag and Smile, Smile, Smile (Geo.Asaf/Felix Powell) (Not) Your Standard Spike Jones Collection Collectors' Choice CCM-320-2
  22. Joan Baez & Bob Gibson: Virgin Mary Had One Son (trad) (fr. Newport Folk Festival) Folk Song America (a compilation) Smithsonian-Sony RD-046-2
  23. Andrew Calhoun w/ Runako Robinson & Campground: Run to Jesus (trad) Bound to Go Waterbug WBG0083
  24. David Beldock & Peggy Watson: Jesus on the Radio (D.Beldock) Just Like You & Me Over the Edge 4144 01882
  25. Twilight Hotel: Impatient Love (Zdan-Quanbury) (Folkstage - March 29, 2008) WFMT Recording
  26. John Elder: Hesistation Blues (trad) private recording
  27. Lily Tomlin: Ernestine On Call with the AMA Modern Scream Polydor PD 6051
  28. Greg Greenway: Sick and Tired Standing on the Side of Love Face SOH005
  29. Nichols & May: Bedside Manner Nichols & May Examine Doctors Mercury 314 558 457-2
  30. Charlotte Rae: The Physician (Cole Porter) Songs I Taught My Mother Vanguard VRS-9004

Rich's "Desert Island" songs, part three

  1. Wailin' Jennys: One Voice (Ruth Moody) 40 Days Red House RHRCD 177
  2. Willy Porter: Unconditional (Brian Cutean-Billy Jonas- Brian Mir-Willy Porter) High Wire Live Six Degrees 657036 1094-2
  3. Red Grammer: Strangely Wrapped Gift Soul Man in a Techno World Red Note RNR2002C
  4. Danny Schmidt: Stained Glass Parables & Primes Live Once 9449-2
  5. Mustard's Retreat: (Ours Is a) Simple Faith (David Tamulevich) MR7 Yellow Room YR004
  6. Susie Burke & David Surette: All My Life (Pat Donahue) When the Small Birds Sweetly Sing Madrina 104
  7. Wilderness Plots - Krista Detor w/ Tim Grimm: Aurora Means Dawn (K.Detor) Wilderness Plots Rosehill RH-111
  8. Jerry Jeff Walker: Janet Says Five Years Gone Koch KOCCD-8047
  9. Ian Tamblyn: Tiger Lily Road Voice in the Wilderness North Track 21
  10. Claudia Schmidt: O Waly Waly (trad, arr.Daryl Runswick) Spinning Pragmavision 43157 37775
  11. Anais Mitchell: Shenandoah The Brightness Righteous Babe RBR053-D
  12. Joe Crookston: Bird By Bird Able Baker Charlie & Dog Milagrito JBJO78
  13. Carly Simon: You Can Close Your Eyes (James Taylor) Into White Columbia 82876 86138 2
  14. Stan Rogers: Down the Road (Mary McCaslin) From Coffee House to Concert Hall Fogarty's Cove FCM012D
  15. Kate Rusby: Underneath the Stars Compass 7 4370 2
  16. 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:

Kate Rusby, Eliza Gilkyson, Lucy Roche, Abigail Washburn & The Sparrow Quartet, John McCutcheon, Rocky Alvey, Steel Drivers, Pat Wictor, Beldock & Watson, Greg Greenway, Andrew Calhoun & Campground

These concerts were mentioned on the program:

John Elder, and Jim Gary perform at Bill's Blues, 1029 Davis St., Evanston Sunday, May 25 at 7.
847-424-9800

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

Wilderness Plots performs at the Ramsey Auditorium of Fermilab, Batavia, Saturday, July 26 at 8.
630-840-ARTS