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August 23, 2008

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways SFCD40068/71
  2. John Schindler: Two-Step Man self 00261 24906
  3. Michael Doucet: Le two-step de Basile (trad, arr.M.Doucet) From Now On Smithsonian Folkways SFW40177
  4. Enoch Kent: The Dancing Fool One More Round Borealis BCD290
  5. Red Molly: Old Dancing Fool (George Wirth) Love and Other Tragedies self 96873 05231
  6. Kristin Andreassen: Dancin' in My Sleep (Bob Lucas) Kiss Me Hello self 37101 21825
  7. The Bagboys: A Two-Step's One Too Many for Me (Harvey Bag) Just Say Moo Hairy Moon CD0002
  8. June Shellene: Tattoo Wait 'Til Midnight Ends pre-release
  9. Groucho Marx: Lydia, The Tattooed Lady (Harold Arlen / E.Y. Yip Harburg) (fr. orig.soundtrack of At the Circus) That's Entertainment! Vol. 6 Rhino R2 72182
  10. Fred Koller: Little Green Buttons (Shel Silverstein-Fred Koller) Songs from the Night Before Alcazar 107
  11. Steve Brandick: No Tattoos Home Is Where the Music Plays self 34479 78200
  12. Anna Stange: Down on a Peotone Farm (trad/Stange) When Will We Ever Learn? self 00261 23982
  13. Chuck Suchy: Faces of Main Street Unraveling Heart Little Bluestem LBR104
  14. Joel Mabus: Holding to the Land Retold Fossil 1808
  15. Abigail Washburn & The Sparrow Quartet: Sugar & Pie Abigail Washburn & The Sparrow Quartet Nettwerk 06700307922
  16. Mississippi John Hurt: Candyman The Best of Mississippie John Hurt Vanguard VSD-19/20
  17. Tom Paxton: Did You Hear John Hurt? Best of the Vanguard Years Vanguard 79561-2
  18. Christoper Colombi: A Non-Slanderous Political Smear Speech Geranium GRLP 00003 45rpm
  19. Colum Sands: The Politician's Song The Note That Lingers On Spring SCD 1051
  20. Michael Jerling: My Acceptance Speech Crooked Path Fool's Hill Music FHM2002
  21. John Gorka: Campaign Trail Between Five and Seven High Street 72902-10351-3
  22. Chuck Suchy: Burma Shave Boogie Unraveling Heart Little Bluestem LBR104
  23. Tom Waits: Burma Shave Foreign Affairs Asylum 7E-1117
  24. June Shellene: That's Why the Lady Is a Tramp (Rodgers/Hart-Shellene) Wait 'Til Midnight Ends pre-release
  25. Bonnie Koloc: Mama Chicago With You on My Side Flying fish FF70437
  26. Roosevelt Sykes: Sweet Old Chicago (trad) Classic Piano Blues (a compilation) Smithsonian Folkways SFWCD40196
  27. Lucy Wainwright Roche (email): Chicago 8 More self 96873 06009
  28. Tom Dundee: Chicago Gold Fleeting Moment Flyte FR4445
  29. Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer: Here Is the Chorus (Bernard Carney) Postcards Community Music CMCD203
  30. Nancy White: And I Copied It Stickers on Fruit Borealis BCD147
  31. Tom Lehrer: Lobachevsky The Remains of Tom Lehrer Rhino R2 79831
  32. Bill Staines: That's My Song (Barbara & George Tomsco) Old Dogs Red House RHRCD 208
  33. Abigail Washburn & The Sparrow Quartet: Strange Things Are Things (trad-Sister Rosetta Tharpe) Abigail Washburn & The Sparrow Quartet Nettwerk 06700307922
  34. Red Buttons: Strange Things Are Happening (Ho Ho He He Ha Ha) (Walker) The Second Banana Symphony Collectors' Choice CCM-371-2
  35. Claire Lynch: Stranger Things Have Happened (Henry Hipkens) Lovelight Rounder 11661-0464
  36. Enoch Kent: Jamie Raeburn (trad) One More Round Borealis BCD190
  37. Tom Dahill w/ Martin McHugh: Homes of Donegal / Hundred Pipers Irish Music from St. Paul to Donegal Flying Fish FF397
  38. Old Blind Dogs: Tramps and Hawkers (trad, arr. OBD) Play Live Green Linnet GLCD1231
  39. Dan Tyminksi: How Long Is This Train (Timothy Stafford) Wheels Rounder 116610586-2
  40. Utah Phillips: Funeral Train Starlight on the Rails: A Songbook Daemon DAM19047
  41. Chris Vallillo: Lincoln's Funeral Train (Norman Blake) Abraham Lincoln in Song Gin Ridge GR-1009
  42. Melanie: Mr. Tambourine Man (Bob Dylan) The Encore Collection Collectibles/Oldies.com COL-CD-9359
  43. Anne Hills w/Tom Paxton: Getting Up Early (Tom Paxton) Under American Skies Appleseed APRCD1052
  44. Kim & Reggie Harris and Magpie: When I'm Gone (close) (Phil Ochs) Spoken in Love Longtail LT003-2

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John Schindler, Michael Doucet, Enoch Kent, Chuck Suchy, Dan Tyminski

CD of the week: Enoch Kent

These concerts were mentioned on the program:

June Shellene at Davenport's Piano Bar, 1383 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago, Friday, August 29 at 8.

Fox Valley Folk Festival, Island Park, Geneva features Mike Anderson, Lou & Peter Berryman, Bob Bovee & Gail Heil, Bryan Bowers, Judy Cook, Cooper, Nelson & Early, Curtis & Loretta, Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer, Steve Gillette & Cindy Mangsen, Ellie & Leela Grace, Joel Mabus, Lee Murdock, Larry Penn, Bill Robinson & Friends, Danny Santos, Cosy Sheridan, Ed Trickett, Chris Vallillo and others. Sunday & Monday, August 31-September 1 about 10A - 6P.

Abigail Washburn & The Sparrow Quartet at Dominican University Performing Arts Center, 7900 Division St., River Forest, Saturday, September 13 at 7:30.