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December 13, 2008

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways SFCD40068/71
  2. Michael Johnson: Rooty Toot Toot for the Moon (Greg Brown) The Early Albums MJ Blue MJP99001
  3. Heidi Muller w/Rodd Ambroson, Janis Carper & Carolyn Lochert: Keep an Eye on the Moon (Muller) Songs from the End of the Road Wallowasong WS2008
  4. Gaelic Storm: Me and the Moon (Steve Twigger) Bring Yer Wellies Lost Again GS20061
  5. Aztec Two-Step: Rabbit in the Moon (Rex Fowler) Highway Signs 1-800-PRIMECD PCD025
  6. Priscilla Herdman: The Moon's Song (Anne Hills) Into the Stars Stardreamer SDM2001
  7. Carl Sandburg: Get the Money Flat Rock Ballads Columbia AML 5339
  8. Fiorello! (orig.cast - Howard DaSilva): Little Tin Box (Jerry Bock / Sheldon Harnick) Angel ZDM724356502321
  9. Steve Goodman: Paul Powell (Mandel Hall, U. of C. - January 15, 1977) WFMT recording
  10. Danny Bakan: How the Mighty Can Fall ...And Truth Is Spectacular SDR 0002
  11. Priscilla Herdman: Satellite Sky (Mark Heard) Into the Stars Stardreamer SDM2001
  12. Mick Overman: Save the World By Bedtime Mister Double Happiness Max MRD00301072
  13. Howie Newman: Way Past My Bedtime Trust Me, You'll Like It Major League 83707 33660
  14. Earl Scruggs w/family & friends: Bound in Jail All Night Long (Gary & Randy Scruggs) The Ultimate Collection: Live at the Ryman Rounder 11661-0618-2
  15. Mary Poppins (orig.soundtrack - Julie Andrews): Stay Awake (Richard & Robert Sherman) Walt Disney 61202-7
  16. Jean Redpath w/Abby Newton & Sue Richards: All Through the Night (trad) The Moon's Silver Cradle Jean Redpath JR-106
  17. Al Day: Morning Star (WFMT studio - 1977) WFMT Recording
  18. Téada: Jamesy Gannon's / McDermott's / Over the Moor to Peggy (trad,arr.Teada) Inne Amarach Compass 744372
  19. Edgar Meyer & Chris Thile: G-22 Edgar Meyer & Chris Thile Nonesuch 5125686-2
  20. Jerry Douglas: Bounce (Edgar Meyer-Sam Bush) Glide Koch KOC-CD-4553
  21. Reverend Gary Davis: Pure Religion Pure Religion and Bad Company Smithsonian Folkways SFCD40035
  22. Sharon Mountain Harmony: Lord, I Want More Religion (trad) Sharon Mountain Harmony: A Golden Ring of Gospel Folk-Legacy CD86
  23. The Establishment: A Consumer Guide to Religions (WFMT studio - October 6, 1965) WFMT Recording
  24. Randy Newman: God's Song (That's Why I Love Mankind) The Randy Newman Songbook, Vol. 1 Nonesuch 79689-2
  25. Chuck Brodsky: Our Gods Two Sets Waterbug WBG-84
  26. The Bittersweet Christmas Band: The King of Christmas Lights (Susan Urban) Yuletide Magic Porcupine BSB02
  27. Maxwell Street Klezmer Band: Chanukah Lights (Lori Lippitz) Eight Nights of Joy URJ 951304
  28. Michael Johnson: Love and Sex (Tom Rapp) The Early Albums MJBlue MJP 9901
  29. Emily Kurn: Symphony I'm Just Like You Piewacky 84501 03993
  30. Ray Jessel: I Think About Sex One Meat Ball (a compilation of artists) Appleseed APRCD 1096
  31. Les Barker: Sex is better than poetry The War on Terrier Mrs. Ackroyd DOG018
  32. Sarah Burrill: Poetry and Sin If By Chance self 86851-1491-2
  33. Susie Burke & David Surette: All My Life (Pat Donohue) When the Small Birds Sweetly Sing Madrina MM104
  34. Joe Filisko & Eric Noden: Canned Heat Blues (Tommy Johnson) Live Diving Duck DD10023
  35. Debra Cowan: Alcohol (Ray Davies) Fond Desire Farewell Falling Mountain FM 1054
  36. Henry Morgan: Twelve Bottles The Best of Henry Morgan Judson J 3016
  37. Toby Walker: Mama Keeps Her Kitchen Clean Hand Picked Band in the Hand 84501 01967
  38. Greg Brown: Canned Goods One Night Red House RHRCD128
  39. Michael Johnson: In Your Eyes (Crow Johnson) The Early Albums MJBlue MJP9901
  40. Tamara Lewis: With My Eyes Living Down River self 84501 00508
  41. Beckie Menzie & Tom Michael: I Only Have Eyes for You (Al Dubin / Harry Warren) Better Two-gether BeMe004
  42. Priscilla Herdman: Underneath the Stars (Kate Rusby) Into the Stars Stardreamer SDM2001
  43. Cindy Mangsen w/Anne Hills: Ring Around the Moon (Greg Brown) Long Time Traveling Compass Rose CRM-8CD
  44. 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:

Heidi Muller, Priscilla Herdman, Earl Scruggs, Emily Kurn, Sarah Burrill, Debra Cowan

CD of the week: Priscilla Herdman

These concerts were mentioned on the program:

Taeda and Karan Casey are at the Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago, Sunday, December 14 at 4 & 7.
773-728-6000

The Bittersweet Christmas Band performs at Bill's Blues, Thursday, December 18 at 7. (They also are performing a benefit for the Unitarian Universality Societ of Geneva, 102 S. James St., Geneva, on Friday, December 19 at 7:30.

Joe Filisko & Eric Noden perform at Bill's Blues, 1029 Davis St., Friday, December 19 at 9:30.
847-424-9800

Michael Johnson and Al Day are at S.P.A.C.E., 1245 Chicago Ave., Evanston, Saturday, December 20 at 8.
847-492-8860

The Maxwell Street Klezmer Band performs a special public "Folkstage" concert, Saturday, December 27 at 7 at Temple Sholom, 3480 N. Lake Shore Drive, Chicago.
773-525-4707 (email)