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October 25, 2008

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways SFCD40068/71
  2. Arlo Guthrie w/ The Dillards: So Long It's Been Good to Know Yuh (Woody Guthrie) Thirty-Two Cents Rising Son RSR 1127
  3. The King and I (orig.B'way cast - Gertrude Lawrence): Getting to Know You (Rodgers/Hammerstein) Decca 012157982-2
  4. Vance Gilbert: Goodbye Pluto Up on Rockfield Disismye 006
  5. Carrie Newcomer: When It's Gone It's Gone The Age of Possibility Philo 116711236-2
  6. Martin Simpson: Batchelor's Hall (Dick Cornette) Prodigal Son Compass 744662
  7. Steve Gillette: Back on the Street Again Steve Gillette Vanguard VMD 79251
  8. The Young Tradition: The Single Man's Warning (trad) So Cheerfully Round Transatlantic ESM CD 409
  9. Louis Jordan: Safe, Sane and Single (L.Jordan-Johnny Lange-Hy Heath) Five Guys Named Moe Decca MCAD-10503
  10. Tom Paxton: Sarah Palin (Midnight Special Folk Festival - September 28, 2008) WFMT recording
  11. Woody Allen: The Moose Stand Up Comic Rhino R2 75721
  12. Dave Van Ronk: I'm Proud to Be a Moose (Willy Nininger) (Holsteins - March 6, 1987) WFMT recording
  13. Si Kahn: The Hunters We're Still Here Strictly Country Records SCR-57
  14. Martin Taylor: Bluesette (T.Thielmans-N.Gimbel) Double Standards P3 CD019
  15. Michael Johnson: Bluesette (T.Thielmans-N.Gimbel) (Earl of Old Town - December 8, 1974) WFMT recording
  16. Still on the Hill: Ode to Mr. Boze (Kelly Mulhollan - Donna Stjerna) Ozark Termite Tracs 592
  17. Spoon River Anthology (Robt.Elston): Fiddler Jones (Edgar Lee Masters) (Cates-Aidman production) Columbia OS 2410
  18. Harvey Reid: A Very Old Song (The Fiddler) In Person Woodpecker 112CD
  19. Joan Baez: Mary (Patty Griffin) Day After Tomorrow Razor & Tie 830022
  20. The Beatles: Let It Be (Lennon-McCartney) 1 Capitol CDP 724352932528
  21. David Mallett: Thanks to Mother Mercy Open Doors & Windows Flying Fish FF291
  22. Arlo Guthrie w/ The Dillards: Do Re Mi (Woody Guthrie) Thirty-Two Cents Rising Son RSR 1127
  23. John McCutcheon: It's the Economy, Stupid Hail to the Chief! Appalsongs 2003
  24. The Del McCoury Band: Moneyland (John Harrell) McCoury Music MCM 0005
  25. Joan Baez: The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down (J.Robbie Robertson) Ring Them Bells Guardian 724383498925
  26. Ben Bedford: Lincoln's Man Butterchine 3710129434
  27. Martin Simpson: Duncan & Brady (trad, arr. M.Simpson) Prodigal Son Compass 744662
  28. Bianca DeLeon: Somebody Shot Manuel The Long Slow Decline of Carmelita self CD8067
  29. Johnny Cash: Don't Take Your Guns to Town The Essential Johnny Cash Columbia Legacy C2K 86290
  30. The Limeliters: Gunslinger (Prober/Freeman) The Slightly Fabulous Collectors' Choice DRC1-1416
  31. The Four Bitchin' Babes: Oh No (Christine Lavin) Hormonal Imbalance Hem & Haw 83707 33230
  32. Hot Soup!: (Don't Know What Was) The Last Thing on My Mind (Tom Paxton - Sue Trainor) Soup Happens Souper SMD 049
  33. Lou & Peter Berryman: Ketchup Wasn't Red The Universe: 14 Examples Cornbelt CR 17
  34. Still on the Hill: One Good Leg (Kelly Mulhollan - Donna Stjerna) Ozark Termite Tracs 592
  35. Beyond the Fringe (Peter Cook & Dudley Moore): One Leg Too Few The Complete Beyond the Fringe EMI 8540452
  36. Dave Van Ronk: Your Feet's Too Big (Fred Fisher/Ada Benson) Sweet and Lowdown Justin Time JUST 166-2
  37. Sons Of the Never Wrong: Weed (Sue Demel) Nutchatch Suite Gadfly 291
  38. Albert Melshenker: Seven (private pressing)
  39. John MacLean: Liar's War (Letter Home) Letters Home self 00261 24664
  40. Bill Jones: Blood and Gold (trad/Andy Irvine-J.Cassidy) / Universal Soldier (trad/Buffy Ste. Marie) Turn to Me Compass 743382
  41. Tom Lehrer: Send the Marines The Remains of Tom Lehrer Rhino R2 79831-3
  42. Gordon Bok: Peter Kagan and the Wind North Wind's Clearing Folk-Legacy CD-1005
  43. 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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RICH'S PICKS:

Arlo Guthrie, Vance Gilbert, Still on the Hill, Joan Baez, Del McCoury Band, John MacLean

CD of the week: Still on the Hill

These concerts were mentioned on the program:

Sons of the Never wrong perform a benefit for P.A.D.S. homeless shelter Brennan Hall inside the St. Daniel the Prophet School, 5337 S. Natoma, Chicago, Sunday, November 26 at 3.
773-643-1881
They're also at the Skokie Theater, 6924 N. Lincoln Ave., Saturday, November 16 at 7.
847-677-7761

Lou & Peter Berryman perform for Hogeye Folk Arts, Ltd., at the Lake St. Church, Lake & Chicago, Evanston, Saturday, November 1 at 7:30.
847-475-6165

Ben Bedford at the Two Way Street Coffee House, 1047 Curtiss, Downers Grove, Friday, October 31 at 8:15.
630-969-9720

Martin Simpson and Martin Taylor are at the Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago, Sunday, November 9 at 7.
The Four Bitchin' Babes are there Sunday, November 23 at 4.
773-728-6000

Joan Baez performs at Symphony Center, 220 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago, Tuesday, November 11 at 8.
312-294-3000