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September 13, 2008

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways SFCD40068/71
  2. Eileen McGann: Too Stupid for Democracy Journeys Dragonwing DRGN 113-CD
  3. Mark Graham: No Democracy in Heaven Inner Life self no#
  4. Sally Rogers: Gone to the Dogs (trad/Rogers) We'll Pass Them On Red House RHRCD 71
  5. The Short Sisters: Blizzard of Lies (David & Samantha Frishberg) Live from Four Steps Black Socks BS8654-17
  6. Chuck Brodsky: He Came to Our Town Two Sets Waterbug WBG-84
  7. Anne Hills: My America (Erik Balkey) Farewell to the Thief! Volume IV Running Scared 34479 86265
  8. Tom Paxton: The Ballad of Spiro Agnew / Mr. Blue The Compleat Tom Paxton Rhino Handmade RHM2-7870
  9. Joanne Crabtree & Paul Mills: What Else Can I Do? (J.Crabtree) Flight of Fancy Free & Easy FEM-002
  10. Robin & Linda Williams: Tied Down, Home Free Buena Vista Red House RHRCD213
  11. Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer: Hopelessly in Love (Ola Belle Reed) Postcards Community Music CMCD203
  12. Bill Cosby: Marriage and Duties The Bill Cosby Collection Capitol 7 8744823
  13. Enoch Kent: Supper Is Na Ready (trad) One More Round Borealis BCD190
  14. Robin & Linda Williams: For Better or Worse Buena Vista Red House RHRCD213
  15. Catie Curtis: Sing Sweet Life Compass 744912
  16. Lowen & Navarro w/ Phil Parlapiano: I Still Believe Learning to Fall Red Hen EGG 6
  17. Zoë Lewis: Reach for the Sky A Cure for the Hiccups Dog Called Dog 21681 07492
  18. Tom Paxton: He May Be Slow The Paxton Report Mountain Railroad MR-52796
  19. Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer: Nine Gold Medals (David Roth) Voice on the Wind Rounder CD0408
  20. Fred Small: Talking Wheelchair Blues The Heart of the Appaloosa Rounder 4014
  21. Old Blind Dogs: A Man's a Man For A' That (Robt. Burns) Old Blind Dogs Green Linnet GLCD1231
  22. Leahy: Colm Quigley - King of Fairies (trad, arr.Leahy) / strathspey (trad, arr.Leahy) / Colm Quigley (Donnell Leahy) Leahy Narada 72438-4295523
  23. Antje Duvekot: Christian Boys (Folkstage - February 2, 2008) WFMT recording
  24. Paul Simon: Duncan Paul Simon Warner Bros. R2 78899
  25. The Sacred Shakers: Straighten 'Em The Sacred Shakers Signature Sounds SIG 2015
  26. Kitty Donohoe: Kid With a Gun Northern Border Roheen RR007
  27. Randall Williams: Gun Ditty (Folkstage - March 8, 2008) WFMT Recording
  28. Tom Paxton: Johnny Got a Gun Wearing the Time Sugar Hill SHCD 1045
  29. Catie Curtis: The Princess and the Mermaid Sweet Life Compass 744912
  30. Paul Siebel: Then Came the Children Woodsmoke and Oranges Elektra 8122 76507-2
  31. Anne Hills: No Baby (Ilene Weiss) Woman of a Calm Heart Flying Fish FF70464
  32. Naomi Ashley: Linda Another Year or So self 37101 43570
  33. The Folk Brothers (Jack Hardy & David Massengill): Maeve (J.Hardy) Partners in Crime Great Divide GDSR 1780
  34. Sally Spring: Here Come the Memories Mockingbird Sniffinpup CD-SNP-0001
  35. Wonderful Town (orig.cast - Jordan Bentley): Pass That Football (Leonard Bernstein / Betty Comden-Adolph Green) Columbia SK 48021
  36. The Second City: Football Comes to the University of Chicago But Seriously. . . The American Comedy Box Rhino R271617 (season open September 13 Kenyon College)
  37. Tom Lehrer: Fight Fiercely, Harvard The Remains of Tom Lehrer Warner Rhino R2 79831
  38. Tom Rush & Friends: Wasn't That a Mighty Storm (Sin Killer Griffin, PD) New Year Night Light HS-28011
  39. Jerry Jeff Walker: The Ballad of the Hulk Mr. Bojangles Atco SD33-259
  40. John Schindler: Back Home in America Two-Step Man self 00261 24906
  41. Ian & Sylvia: Play One More (Ian Tyson) Live at Newport Vanguard 77020-2
  42. Bethany & Rufus: No More Songs (Phil Ochs) Bethany & Rufus Little Monster 83707 10830
  43. Kim & Reggie Harris and Magpie: When I'm Gone (close) (Phil Ochs) Spoken in Love Longtail LT003-2

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Chuck Brodsky, Robin & Linda Williams, The Sacred Shakers, Naomie Ashley, John Schindler, The Folk Brothers

CD of the week: Robin & Linda Williams

These concerts were mentioned on the program:

Celtic Fest takes place in Grant Park, Saturday & Sunday, September 13-14 from 11 am - 9 pm with over a score of major artists, on several stages.

Antje Duvekot, with Naomi Ashley perform for Club Z at Evanston Space, 1245 Chicago Avenue, Evanston, Wednesday, September 17 st 8.

Jan Krist and Kitty Donohoe open the Stained Glass Coffeehouse season at the Deerfield Congregational Church, 225 Wilmot Rd., Deerfield, Saturday, September 20 at 7.

Catie Curtis and Ruthie Foster are at the Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago, Saturday, October 4 at 7 &10.
Natalia Zukerman and Willie Porter are there Saturday, September 27 at 7.

Sally Spring at the Two Way Street Coffee House, 1047 Curtiss, Downers Grove, Friday, September 19 at 8:15.

The Folk Brothers who are David Massengill & Jack Hardy perform at Bill's Blues, 1029 Davis St., Evanston, Sunday, September 13 at 7. Sally Spring is there September 21.

Anne Hills performs for the Hogeye Folk Arts, Ltd. concert series at the Lake Street Church, Lake & Chicago Avenue, Evanston, Saturday, September 27 at 7:30.