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November 15, 2008

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways SFCD40068/71
  2. Cosy Sheridan: The Story of Longing Eros Wind River WR4042
  3. Dirk Hamilton: Yep! Core 9458
  4. Beth Wood: Beachcomber's Daughter Mehaffey 96873 02281
  5. The Four Bitchin' Babes: Unconditional Love (Nancy Moran) Hormonal Imbalance Hem & Haw 83707 33230
  6. Téada: Polkas: I Have Two Little Yellow Goats / The Shelf (trad, arr.Teada) Inne Amarch Compass 744372
  7. Larry & Nicole: The Waterbed Polka (Larry Rand) Deep Dish Junior Dog demo
  8. Dale Ann Bradley: Stuck in the Middle With You (Joe Egan / Gerry Rafferty) Old Southern Porches Pinecastle PRC 1087
  9. Eileen Ivers: Polka.com (trad,arr.E.Ivers) Crossing the Bridge Columbia SK60746
  10. The Arrogant Worms: Big Box Store Torpid Worms AW-5005
  11. Artisan: Buy and Buy (Brian Bedford) Driving Home Boing 8905
  12. Arlo Guthrie w/ The Dillards: Pastures of Plenty (Woody Guthrie) 32 cents / Postage Due Rising Son RSR 1127
  13. The Four Bitchin' Babes (Sally Fingerett): One Easy Day Hormonal Imbalance Hem & Haw 83707 33230
  14. Danny Britt: Life Ain't Always Easy Walk This Road Austin Red Dawg 00261 22788
  15. Iris DeMent: Easy's Getting' Harder Every Day My Life Warner Bros. 9 45493-2
  16. Joe Hickerson: Hard Times (trad) Joe Hickerson with a Gathering of Friends Folk-Legacy CD-39
  17. Miriam Makeba: The Click Song (trad-Makeba) Belafonte Returns to Carnegie Hall RCA Victor 09026-62690-2
  18. Victor Borge: Phonetic Punctuation Live(!) Columbia MDK 48482
  19. Guy Mendilow Band: Whistler's Brother Skyland Earthen Groove EGR004
  20. Odetta: The Fox (trad) The Tradition Masters Ryko TCD 1055
  21. Tony Trischka: Fox Chase (trad-Trischka) Territory Smithsonian Folkways SFWCD40169
  22. David Mitchell & Robert Webb: Foxtitute That Mitchell & Webb Sound: Series Three BBC Audio
  23. The Young Tradition: Daddy Fox (trad) So Cheerfully Round Transatlantic ESM CD 409
  24. Rose Polenzani: Sacramento Avenue Rose Polenzani Daemon DAM 19029
  25. Victoria: Grant Avenue, May 15 Victoria San Francisco SD 206
  26. My Fair Lady (orig. London cast - Leonard Weir): On the Street Where You Live (Loewe/Lerner) Columbia SK60539
  27. Edgar Meyer & Chris Thile: Ham and Cheese Edgar Meyer & Chris Thile Nonesuch 51286-2
  28. Solas: Vital Mental Medicine (Seamus Egan) / The Pullet (trad,arr.Solas) For Love and Laughter Compass 744902
  29. Eileen Ivers: DNA Bourrees Wild Blue Green Linnet GLCD 1166
  30. Emily Kurn: Hotel Room I'm Just Like You self 84501 03993
  31. Steve Goodman: This Hotel Room The Best of the Asylum Years, Vol. 2 Red Pajamas RPJ007CD
  32. Still on the Hill: Ghost of the Crescent Hotel (Kelly Mulhollan-Donna Stjerna) Ozark Termite Tracs 592
  33. Miriam Makeba & Harry Belafonte: One More Dance (Sydney Carter) Belafonte Returns to Carnegie Hall RCA Victor 09026-62690-2
  34. The Arrogant Worms: The Me Song Torpid Worms AW-5005
  35. Frank Sinatra I Like to Lead When I Dance (fr. Robin & The 7 Hoods) (Jimmy Van Heusen / Sammy Kahn) Frank Sinatra in Hollywood Rhino R2 78785
  36. Larry & Nicole: Walkin' Blues (Nicole Mendyk) Deep Dish Junior Dog demo
  37. Bill Morrissey: New Walking Blues Come Running Turn & Spin 1125
  38. Laura Bird: Try Walkin' Away The Water In Between Wigborough WIG2008
  39. Jamie Anderson: Potato Chips Listen Tsunami TS-1030
  40. Larry Groce: Junk Food Junkie Dr. Demento 20th Anniversary Collection Rhino R2 70743
  41. Lorre Wyatt: Old Time Nutrition (trad/L.Wyatt) Roots and Branches Folk-Legacy FSI-88
  42. Miriam Makeba: A Piece of Ground (Jeremy Taylor) In Concert Reprise RS-6253
  43. Studs Terkel: reading the last eight minutes of Overkill & Megalove (Norman Corwin) WFMT Recording
  44. Martin Gable: On a Note of Triumph (recording from CBS Radio broadcast) (Norman Corwin) 78 rpm record
  45. Kim & Reggie Harris and Magpie: When I'm Gone (close) (Phil Ochs) Spoken in Love Longtail LT003-2

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Cosy Sheridan, Beth Wood, The Arrogant Worms, Arlo Guthrie, Danny Britt, Guy Mendilow, Tony Trischka, Solas, Emily Kurn, Still on the Hill, Laura Bird

CD of the week: Cosy Sheridan

These concerts were mentioned on the program:

Rose Polenzani and Anne Heaton share a CD release party, Sunday, November 16 at 8 pm, at Club Z at SPACE, 1245 Chicago Ave., Evanston.

A special Fermilab Barn Dance Party celebrates 30 years of barn dances at Fermilab with a return to the Fermilab Barn, Sunday, November 16 from 2-5 for a free dance featuring the music of The Elderbullies & Friends, called by Dot Kent.

Jamie Anderson at the Two Way Street Coffee House, 1047 Curtiss, Downers Grove, Friday, November 21 at 8:15.

Larry & Nicole perform for Hogeye Folk Arts, Ltd., at the Lake Street Church, Lake & Chicago, Evanston, Saturday, November 22 at 7:30.

The Four Bitchin' Babes are at the Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago, Sunday, November 23 at 4.
Taeda and Karan Casey are there Sunday, December 14 at 4 & 7.

Eileen Ivers with Immigrant Soul perform their "An Nollaig: An Irish Christmas" at Dominican University in River Forest, Friday, December 5 at 7:30.