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November 22, 2008

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways SFCD40068/71
  2. Magpie: It's a Pleasure to Know You (Karl Williams) In this World: Looking Back, Moving Forward Sliced Bread CDSB75315
  3. Jim Ringer & friends: I Believe If I Lived My Life Again (Hymn Song) (Utah Phillips) Waitin' for the Hard Times to Go Folk-Legacy CD-47
  4. Mara Levine: Wild Rose of the Mountain (Si Kahn) Mara's Gems Mara's Creations MBLCD001
  5. Maria Dunn: When Katie Comes a-Callin' The Peddler Distant Whisper MARCD04
  6. Karan Casey: Love Is Pleasing (trad,arr.K.Casey) Ships in the Forest Compass 744762
  7. Ian & Sylvia: The Royal Canal (The Old Triangle) (trad-Brendan Behan) The Complete Studio Recordings Vanguard 196/99-2
  8. Tangleweed: Join the British Army (trad,arr.Tangleweed) Most Folk Heroes Started Out as Criminals Squatney 45002
  9. Cisco Houston: Pat Works on the Railroad (trad) The Folkways Years 1944-1961 Smithsonian Folkways SFCD40059
  10. The Arrogant Worms: Cellphone Vigilante Torpid Worms AW-5005
  11. Woody Guthrie: Vigilante Man Hard Travelin' Smithsonian Folkways SFCD40102
  12. Lily Tomlin: The F.B.I. This Is a Recording Laugh.com LGH1114
  13. Modern Man: FBI (Geo.Wurzbach) Modern Immaturity Inverted Turtle 86851-9937-2
  14. Téada: Reels - Sarah's Delight (Paddy O'Brien) / Paddy Sean Nancy's (trad,arr.Teada) / The Ireland We Knew (Ed Reavy) / The Ewe Reel (trad,arr.Teada) Inne Amarach Compass 744372
  15. Solas: Eoin Bear's Reel (Mick McAuley) / Tune for Sharon (Winifed Horan) / The Rossa Reel (McAuley) For Love and Laughter Compass 744902
  16. Eileen Ivers: Scatter the Mud medley: Maid at the Spinning Wheel / Scatter the Mud / Jimmy Wards (trad, arr.Ivers) Wild Blue Green Linnet GLCD 1166
  17. Jeni & Billy: Jewell Ridge Coal Jewell Ridge 003
  18. Abi Tapia: My Miner The Beauty in the Ruin Moon House MH2907
  19. Charlie Louvin: Dark As a Dungeon (Merle Travis) Sings Murder Ballads and Disaster Songs Tompkins Square TSQ2127
  20. Jeni & Billy: Miner's Reward Jewell Ridge Coal Jewell Ridge 003
  21. Still on the Hill: Seven Pies (Kelly Mulhollan-Donna Stjerna) Ozark Termite Tracs 592
  22. Bill Bourne: Pie and Ice Cream Boon Tang Cordova Bay CBR-0452
  23. Dana & Susan Robinson: My Peach Pie (D.Robinson) 'Round My Door Threshold TM0089
  24. Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer: I Love Pie (Marxer) Scat Like That Rounder 11661-8124-2
  25. Pete Seeger: Erie Canal (trad) American Favorite Ballads, Vol. 3 Smithsonian Folkways SFWCD40152
  26. Greg Klyma: Two Degrees in Buffalo Rust Belt Vagabond self 00261 24293
  27. Bob Gibson: Erie Canal Joy! Joy! The Young and Wonderful Bob Gibson Riverside RIVCD-9900-2
  28. 42nd Street (orig.B'way cast): Shuffle Off to Buffalo (Harry Warren / Al Dubin) RCA Victor RCD1-3891
  29. Lee Murdock: The Illinois and Michigan Canal (Kevin O'Donnell) Freshwater Highway Depot DEP-017
  30. Jim Craig: Joshua Johnson (WFMT studio recording - May 24, 1976) WFMT Recording
  31. Jan Burda with Anne Hills: Don't Let Your Deal Go Down (trad) Don't Panic Flying Fish FF 70608
  32. Ed Holstein: Jazzman (Folkstage - April 16, 2005) WFMT Recording
  33. Bob Newhart: General Chariot Corporation The Button Down Mind on TV Warner Bros. 1467
  34. Charlie King: Buy, Buy This American Car Food Phone Gas Lodging Flying Fish FF70536
  35. Jean Shepherd: The Great American Dream Will Failure Spoil Jean Shepherd? Collectors' Choice CCM266-2
  36. David Roth: American Car Think Twice Wind River WR4029
  37. Billie Holiday: They Can't Take That Away From Me (G.Gershwin/I.Gershwin) Lady Day: The Best of Billie Holiday Columbia Legacy C2K 85979
  38. Maria Dunn: You Can't Take That Away The Peddler Distant Whisper MARCD04
  39. Diana Jones: My Remembrance of You Newsong NSR-0501
  40. The Four Bitchin' Babes (Sally Fingerett): Faces on My Wall Hormonal Imbalance Hem & Haw 83707 33230
  41. Magpie: Same Boat Now (Betsy Rose) In this World: Looking Back, Moving Forward Sliced Bread CDSB75315
  42. Emily Kurn: I'm Just Like You Piewacky 84501 03993
  43. Krista Detor: A Traveler in Winter (inspired by T.S.Elliot & Herbert Trench) (K.Detor) The Silver Wood Tightrope TR1107
  44. The Yellow Room Gang (Michael Hough): Safe Travels Happy New Day Yellow Room YRR009
  45. Kim & Reggie Harris and Magpie: When I'm Gone (close) (Phil Ochs) Spoken in Love Longtail LT003-2

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Magpie, Maria Dunn, Tangleweed, Arrogant Worms, Solas, Abi Tapia, Jeni & Billy, Charlie Louvin, Still on the Hill, Greg Klyma, Emily Kurn, Yellow Room Gang

CD of the week: Magpie

These concerts were mentioned on the program:

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.

Lee Murdock presents his annual Christmas Ship concert, Saturday, November 29 at 7:30 at the Maple Street Chapel, Main & Maple, Lombard.

The Hogeye Music Store celebrates its 30th anniversary at S.P.A.C.E. 1245 Chicago Ave., Evanston, Saturday, November 29 at 7 featuring Jim & Vivian Craig, Jan Burda, Andrew Patt, Ed Holstein, Jennifer Jeffries and Paul Kay.