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October 11, 2008

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways SFCD40068/71
  2. Stan Rogers: The Mary Ellen Carter Between the Breaks . . . Live! Fogarty's Cove FCM-002D
  3. Different Shoes: A Sailor's Prayer (Rod MacDonald) (Hogeye - 4/1/1988) WFMT Recording
  4. Joseph Sobol, Rebecca & Jennifer Armstrong & ensemble: Hallelujah, The Great Storm Is Over (Bob Franke) (Gerry Armstrong Memorial concert - Lake St. Church, Evanston - 10/31/1999) WFMT recording
  5. Phil Ochs: Cross My Heart The Pleasures of the Harbor A&M 133
  6. Martin Simpson: The Turtle and the Asp Red Roses Thunderbird no#
  7. The Producers (orig.cast - Nathan Lane): Betrayed (Mel Brooks) Sony SK 89646
  8. Lord Richard Buckley: Marc Anthony's Funeral Oration His Royal Hipness Discover 71001
  9. Kieran Halpin: Call Me Judas Glory Dayz SOS CD009
  10. Chuck Brodsky: The Boys in the Back Room Two Sets Waterbug WBG-84
  11. Bob Gibson w/Shel Silverstein: Killed by a Coconut (Shel Silverstein) Makin' a Mess: Bob Gibson Sings Shel Silverstein Asylum 61697-2
  12. Kismet (operatic prod. - Samuel Ramey): Fate (Borodin/Robt.Wright-Geo.Forrest) Columbia SK 46438
  13. Joan Baez: Simple Twist of Fate (Bob Dylan) The Complete A&M Recordings A&M B0000828-02
  14. Marc Black: Ooh...I Love My Coffee Suma single 00261 23728
  15. Claude Butch Morgan: Cowboy & His Coffee Seriously self CD2008A
  16. Mike Strasser: Coffee Rash Behaviors StrawSir 24594 01922
  17. Sons Of the Never Wrong: Tea Tale (Deborah Lader / Ralph Covert) Nuthatch Suite Gadfly 291
  18. James McCandless: The Drunken Brawl Out West Somewhere St. Christopher STCD-3001
  19. Austin Lounge Lizards: When Drunks Go Bad (C.Deisler-H.Card) Highway Café of the Damned self 15891 39012
  20. Charlie Poole: Good-bye Booze (J.C.Havez) You Ain't Talkin' To Me: Charlie Poole and the Roots of Country Music Columbia Legacy C3K 92780
  21. Bob Gibson: The Pig and the Inebriate (trad) Offbeat Folksongs Riverside RLP12-802
  22. Shannon Lambert-Ryan: The Wind That Shakes the Barley (trad, arr.Lambert-Ryan/F.deBarra) Across the Pond self no# (email)
  23. Julee Glaub: The Maid Who Sold the Barley (trad) Blue Waltz self 76695 01552
  24. Bill Jones: The Barley and the Rye (trad, arr.Jones, et.al.) Panchpuran Compass 743182
  25. Martin Simpson: The Granemore Hare (trad, arr. M.Simpson) Prodigal Son Compass 74466-2
  26. Susan McKeown: The Hare's Lament (trad, arr.McKeown) Lowlands Green Linnet GLCD 1205
  27. John Roberts & Tony Barrand: The White Hare (trad) Heartoutbursts Golden Hind GHM-103
  28. Stan Freberg: Columbus Discovers America Stan Freberg presents The United States of America, Vol.1 Rhino R2 72476
  29. Grant Peeples: Sunshine State It's Later Than You Think self 96873 05887
  30. Gamble Rogers: The Commercial Fishermen of Big Lake George / Disneyworld (Earl of Old Town - July 25, 1975) WFMT recording
  31. Kate Campbell: Fordlandia Save the Day Large River LR-4106
  32. The Happiness Boys: Since Henry Ford Apologized to Me (Stamper-Rose-McDonald) From Avenue A to the Gret White Way: Yiddish & American Popular Songs from 1914-1950
  33. Donal Hinely: Henry Ford We Build a Fire Scuffletown STR1080
  34. The Kingston Trio: MTA (Hawes-Steiner) Folk Song America Smithsonian Sony RD046-2
  35. Joe Glazer: Brother Can You Spare a Dime (Jay Gorney / Yip Harburg) Folksongs of the American Dream Collector 1994
  36. Robin & Linda Williams: Invisible Man (R&L Williams) Buena Vista Red House RHRCD213
  37. The Kingston Trio: Tom Dooley (trad-Proffit-Warner-Lomax) Stereo Concert Plus! Folk Era FE2037CD
  38. Robin & Linda Williams: Pretty Polly Williams (trad-R&L Williams) Buena Vista Red House RHRCD213
  39. Ellen Bukstel: You're Not Better Than Me Daddy's Little Girl Polyrhythm EB2008-01
  40. Guy Mendilow Band: Amazing Grace (John Newton, PD) Skyland Earthen Groove EGR004
  41. Shannon Lambert-Ryan: Amazing Grace (John Newton, PD) / Si Beag, Si Mor (Turlough O'Carolan) (both arr. S.Lambert-Ryan - Fionan O'Barra) Across the Pond self no# (email)
  42. 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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Chuck Brodsky, Kate Campbell, Robin & Linda Williams, Ellen Bukstel, Guy Mendilow Band, Shannon Lambert-Ryan

CD of the week: Shannon Lambert-Ryan

These concerts were mentioned on the program:

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 Bob Gibson Legacy Show is at Bill's Blues, 1029 Davis St., Evanston, Sunday, October 12 at 7:15.
James McCandless is there Sunday, October 19.

Sons of the Never Wrong will perform at the Maple Street Chapel, Main & Maple, Lombard, Saturday, October 18 at 7:30.

Sons of the Never Wrong perform for Hogeye Folk Arts, Ltd., at the Lake St. Church, Lake & Chicago, Evanston, Saturday, October 25 at 7:30.

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

Martin Simpson and Martin Taylor are at the Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago, Sunday, November 9 at 7.

Joan Baez performs at Symphony Center, 220 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago, Tuesday, November 11 at 8.