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September 27, 2008

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways SFCD40068/71
  2. The Makem & Spain Brothers: Highland Paddy (Sean McCarthy) Live Red Biddy RB2006
  3. The Tannahill Weavers: Hieland Harry (trad, arr. Tannahill Weavers) Collection: Choice Cuts 1987-1996 Green Linnet GLCD 1182
  4. Dave Rowe Trio: Bonnie Hieland Laddie (trad) Rolling Home Outer Green OGR8959
  5. The McCalmans: Highlands Tomorrow (Ian McCalman) Where the Sky Meets the Sea Greentrax CDTRAX232
  6. Robin & Linda Williams: Going, Going Gone (R&L Williams-Jerome Clark) Buena Vista Red House RHRCD213
  7. Jack Williams: Gotta Travel On (Paul Clayton-L.Erlich-D.Lazar-T.Six) Don't Let Go Wind River WR4093CD
  8. Tony Rice: Urge for Going (Joni Mitchell) Night Flyer: The Singer Songwriter Collection Rounder 1166-11619-2
  9. Walter Huston: September Song (fr. Knickerbocker Holiday) (Kurt Weill/Maxwell Anderson) Broadway's Greatest Leading Men Decca 314 541 634-2
  10. Vance Gilbert: Some Great Thing Up on Rockfield Disismye Music 006
  11. Beth Wood: Funeral Day Beachcomber's Daughter Mahaffey 96873 02281
  12. Jean Shepherd: The Fun Funeral Jean Shepherd and other Foibles Collectors' Choice CCM-343-2
  13. Truckstop Honeymoon: Sinner's Prayer (Katie Euliss/Mike West) Great Big Family Squirrel 1054CD
  14. Jacques Brel Is Alive and Well and Living in Paris (orig.cast - Mort Shuman): Funeral Tango (Brel/trans.Shuman-Blau) Columbia SK 89998
  15. The Mitchell Trio: A Dying Business (Ebb/Martin) The Slightly Irreverent Collectors' Choice CCM-373-2
  16. Tom Paxton w/ Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer: Whose Garden Was This? Live in the UK PAX 008
  17. Pete Seeger: Throw Away That Shad Net (How Are We Gonna Save Tomorrow?) At 89 Appleseed APRCD1113
  18. Emma's Revolution: Silent Spring (Pat Humphries/Sandy Opatow) Songs for the Earth: A Tribute to Rachel Carson MUSE no#
  19. Tom Paxton & Anne Hills: There Goes the Mountain (Paxton) Under American Skies Appleseed APRCD1052
  20. Joe Filisko w/ Eric Noden: Whoopin' the Blues (Sonny Terry/Brownie McGhee) Live Diving Duck DD10023
  21. Buffy Sainte-Marie: 97 Men in This Here Town (Don't Call Me Honey) The Best of Buffy Sainte-Marie, Vol. 2 Vanguard VCD 33/34
  22. Truckstop Honeymoon: Nobody Asks Me (Katie Euliss / Mike West) Great Big Family Squirrel 1054CD
  23. Ellen Bukstel: Is It Hot in Here, or Is It Me Daddy's Little Girl self 00261 24799
  24. Tom Paxton: Not Tonight, Marie Heroes Vanguard VMD 79411
  25. The Chad Mitchell Trio: Barry's Boys (June Reizner) Reflecting Collectors' Choice CCM-372-2
  26. The Capitol Steps: GOP-BS (Hart-Raposo-Stone/Newport-Eaton-Strauss & Dixon-Henderson/Newport-Eaton-Strauss) I'm So Indicted CapSteps CSCD-1026
  27. Michael Cooney: Rigs of the Time (trad) The Cheese Stands Alone Folk-Legacy CD-35
  28. Jeana Leslie & Siobhan Miller: Saints and Sinners (David Francey) In a Bleeze Greentrax CDTRAX324
  29. Joan Baez: No Man Is an Island (John Dunne) (PD) Baptism Vanguard 79721-2
  30. Vance Gilbert: House of Prayer Up on Rockfield Disismye Music 006
  31. Jack Williams: A Sucker for Love Laughing in the Face of the Blues Wind River WR4033CD
  32. Cherryholmes III: Don't Believe (Cia & Skip Cherryholmes) Skaggs Family 6989020202
  33. Charlie Haden Family & Friends - The Haden Triplets: A Voice From on High (Bessie Mauldin/Bill Monroe) Rambling Boy Decca B0011639-02
  34. Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer w/ Brave Combo: I Will Never Clean Up My Room (Marcy Marxer) All Wound Up! - A Family Music Party Rounder 82161-8092-2
  35. Shel Silverstein: Sarah Cynthia Sylvia Stout Would Not Take the Garbage Out Freakin' at the Freakers Ball Collectors' Choice CCM 082-2
  36. Beth Wood: Clean Up (Before I Change My Mind) Beachcomber's Daughter Mehaffey 96873 02281
  37. Whit Hill & The Postcards: Clean My Room Farsighted Home Run 49288 32342
  38. Bethany & Rufus: East Virginia (trad, arr.Yarrow-Cappadocia) Bethany & Rufus Little Monster BESOS
  39. Buell Kazee: East Virginia (trad) Buell Kazee Sings & Plays Folkways FS-3810
  40. Lowen & Navarro w/ Phil Parlapiano: Learning to Fall (Eric Lowen - Preston Sturges) Red Hen EGG 6
  41. The Refugees: All My Angels (Cindy Bullens / Wendy Waldman) Unbound Wabuho WR-9703
  42. Markley & Balmer: Take Me Up (Bruce Balmer) Markley & Balmer Soona SS011
  43. Vance Gilbert: Sing Me Down Up on Rockfield Disismye Music 006
  44. Kim & Reggie Harris and Magpie: When I'm Gone (close) (Phil Ochs) Spoken in Love Longtail LT003-2

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Robin & Linda Williams, Tony Rice, Beth Wood, Truckstop Honeymoon, Lowen & Navarro, The Refugees, Markley & Balmer, Vance Gilbert, Charley Haden, Jeana Leslie & Siobhan Miller

CD of the week: Vance Gilbert

These concerts were mentioned on the program:

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.

Jack Williams performs at Bill's Blues, 1029 Davis St., Evanston, Sunday, September 28 at 7:15. 847-424-9800
Joe Filisko's Chicago Blues Harp Bash is there Saturday, October 4.

Robin & Linda Williams open the Acoustic Renaissance Concert series at the Unitarian Church of Hinsdale, 17 W. Maple, Hinsdale, Sunday, October 12 at 6.

The Folk Alliance Region Midwest (FARM) conference welcomes the public to its showcases at Techny Towers on Waukegan Road in Northfield, Friday, October 10 at 8 and Saturday, October 11 at 2:45. ($10 per showcase)