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October 4, 2008

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways SFCD40068/71
  2. Zoë Lewis: Hell But Swell A Cure for the Hiccups Dog Called Dog 21681 07492
  3. Marty Feldman: You Without Me (Solly) The Crazy World of Marty Feldman Brit. Decca SPA134
  4. Beatlegras: She Loves You (Lennon-McCartney) In a Perfect World Gemidaco BG004
  5. Abi Tapia: Let the Lover Be The Beauty in the Ruin Moon House MH2907
  6. The Grascals: Rollin' in My Sweet Baby's Arms (trad) Keep on Walkin' Rounder11661-0608-2
  7. Robin & Linda Williams: Maybelle's Guitar and Monroe's Mandolin Buena Vista Red House RHRCD 213
  8. Chuck Suchy: Jack's Mandolin Same Road Home Little Bluestem LBR101
  9. Michael Smith: Gamble's Guitar Live at Dark-Thirty self MPS3564
  10. The Osborne Brothers & Mac Wiseman: Mother Maybelle (J. & R.L. Maphis) The Essential Bluegrass Album CMH-9016
  11. David Stoddard: Stuff Get Off My Lawn self 07541 00109
  12. Local Wonders (orig.cast-Paul Amandes & Anne Hills): On Hoarding self 84501 01401
  13. Ellen Bukstel: Gimme, Gimme Daddy's Little Girl self EB2008-1
  14. Lara Herscovitch: Leave It in the Landfill (private recording)
  15. Tammerlin: Leaves of Life (trad, arr.Lee Hunter-Joe Craven) No Small Thing BirdsTale BT1002
  16. John Roberts - Tony Barrand - Fred Breunig - Steve Woodruff: The Lamb of God (trad) To Welcome the Spring Front Hall FHR-022
  17. Kate Campbell w/John Prine: Looking for Jesus (K.Campbell-Walt Aldridge) Save the Day Large River LR-4106
  18. Eve Goldberg: Do You Want to Get Married A Kinder Season Borealis BCD177
  19. The Sex Life of the Primate (orig.cast-Shelley Berman & Anne Meara): Associated Wives of America (Shelly Berman) Laugh.com LGH1186
  20. Working (orig.cast-Susan Bigelow): Just a Housewife (Craig Carnelia) Fynsworth Alley 302 062 1142
  21. Ed McCurdy: A Lady So Frolic and Gay (trad) The Best of Dalliance Elektra Rhino limited edition
  22. Charlie Haden - The Haden Triplets (Rachel - Petra - Tanya): Single Girl, Married Girl (trad) Ramblin' Boy Decca B001639-02
  23. Truckstop Honeymoon: Great Big Family (Katie Euliss-Mike West) Squirrel 1054CD
  24. Fred Small: Too Many People Everything Possible Flying Fish FF 70625
  25. Shel Silverstein: Goodnight Little House Plant Shel Silverstein Songs & Stories Laugh.com LGH1119
  26. Cosy Sheridan: Barbie The Pomegranate Seed Wind River CMS 1211
  27. Nerissa Nields: Barbie Poem If You Lived Here You'd Be Home By Now Zoe Rounder 01143-1007-2
  28. Zoë Lewis: This Skin A Cure for the Hiccups Dog Called Dog 21681 07492
  29. Kimmerjae Makarus: I Like My Body Secret Bluestem 2004
  30. Ben Bedford: Goodbye Jack Lincoln's Man Butterchine 37101 29434
  31. Tom May: Jack London (Chris Kennedy) Blue Northern self VP004CD
  32. Siobhan Quinn & Michael Bowers: Kerouac Dreams (M.Bowers) Dreamers, Lovers and Outlaws Roundhouse RHM0207
  33. David Mitchell & Robert Webb w/ Olivia Colman: Hard Hitting Interview That Mitchell & Webb Sound: Series Three BBC Audio
  34. Tom Paxton: I'm Changing My Name to Fanny Mae (Midnight Special Folk Festival - 9/28/08) WFMT Recording
  35. John MacLean: New American Way Letters Home self 00261 24664
  36. Grant Peeples: Grant's Talking Blues It's Later Than You Think self 96873 05887
  37. Solas: The Hanover Reel (Seamus Egan) / John James' Reel (Mick Conneely) / The Copperplate (trad-M.McAuley) Waiting for an Echo Shanachie 78060
  38. The Gloworms: Worms Meet Moths - Kit Whites I & II (trad, arr.Gloworms) The Imagined Village Real World-Rykodisc 884108-0142-2-6
  39. Robin & Linda Williams: Visions of Mother and Dad Buena Vista Red House RHRCD213
  40. Markley & Balmer: Mom & Dad's Polka (Bruce Balmer) Markley & Balmer Soona SS011
  41. Charles Sawtell w/ Vassar Clements: Mom and Dad's Waltz (Lefty Frizzell) Music from Rancho deVille Acoustic Disc ACD-44
  42. Guy Mendilow Band: Sala'am (G.Mendilow/M.Ben Ari) Skyland Earthen Groove EGR004
  43. Eliza Gilkyson & friends: Peace Call (Eliza Gilkyson/Woody Guthrie) Ribbon of Highway Endless Skyway: The Woody Guthrie Tribute Tour Music Road 33792 71802
  44. Paul Metsers: Peace Must Come In the Hurricane's Eye Sagem SGM 279
  45. 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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Zoe Lewis, Robin & Linda Williams, Beatlegras, Abi Tapia, Grascals, David Stoddard, Local Wonders, Kate Campbell, Truckstop Honeymoon, John MacLean, Imagined Village, Markley & Balmer, Guy Mendilow Band

CD of the week: Zoë Lewis

These concerts were mentioned on the program:

Tammerlin performs at Bill's Blues, 1029 Davis St., Evanston, Sunday, October 5 at 7:15.
The Bob Gibson Legacy Show is there Sunday, October 12.

Solas performs at the Abbey Pub, 3420 W. Grace, Chicago, Sunday, October 5 at 7.

Cosy Sheridan performs for Hogeye Folk Arts, Ltd., at the Lake St. Church, Lake & Chicago, Evanston, Saturday, October 11 at 7:30.

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)

Ben Bedford at the Two Way Street Coffee House, 1047 Curtiss, Downers Grove, Friday, October 31 at 8:15.