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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

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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.
They're also at the Skokie Theater, 6924 N. Lincoln Ave., Saturday, November 16 at 7.

Lou & Peter Berryman perform for Hogeye Folk Arts, Ltd., at the Lake St. Church, Lake & Chicago, Evanston, Saturday, November 1 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.
The Four Bitchin' Babes are there Sunday, November 23 at 4.

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