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December 27, 2008

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways SFCD40068/71
  2. The Yellow Room Gang (Jim Bizer): Happy New Day Yellow Room YRR009
  3. Nowell Sing We Clear (Andy Davis, Fred Breunig, John Roberts, Tony Barrand): Derwent Wassail (trad) Nowell, Nowell, Nowell! Golden Hind GHM-109CD
  4. Waterson:Carthy New Year Carol - Residue (trad,arr.E.& M.Carthy) Holy Heathens and the Old Green Man Topic TSCD562
  5. Todd Burge: Our New Day My Lost and Found Bun Jam BJ014
  6. Eartha Kitt (12/25 at 81): C'est Si Bon (It's So Good) (Scelen-Hornez-Betti) Miss Kitt to You RCA 07863-66022-2
  7. Pete Seeger: Arrange and Re-Arrange Pete Seeger at 89 Appleseed APRCD 1113
  8. Odetta: Keep On Movin' It On Gonna Let It Shine M.C. Records MC-0055
  9. Emily Kurn: Let's Make a Baby I'm Just Like You Piewacky 84501 03993
  10. Greg Brown: Infant Joy (G.Brown/William Blake) Songs of Innocence and of Experience Red House RHRCD14
  11. James Durst - David Bernz - Martha Sandefer - Pete Seeger: Little Fat Baby (Seeger-Bernz) Pete Seeger at 89 Appleseed APRCD 1113
  12. Don White: I Know What Love Is Radio Favorites no label/#
  13. John Forster: Classical Music In Cool Entering Marion Philo CDPH 1164
  14. Peter Schickele (P.D.Q. Bach): What's My Melodic Line? The Wurst of P.D.Q. Bach Vanguard VCD-72015
  15. The Portsmith Sinfonia: Classical Massacre! Dead Parrot Society Rhino R2 71049
  16. The Green Fields of America: Jackie Riordan's (Brendan Mulvihill) / Money in Both Pockets (trad) / The Dungannon Reel (Billy McComiskey) The Green Fields of America Compass 7 4495 2 (John Doyle / Mick Moloney)
  17. Nowell Sing We Clear (Andy Davis, Fred Breunig, John Roberts, Tony Barrand): Green Grow the Rushes-O (trad) Nowell, Nowell, Nowell! Golden Hind GHM-109CD
  18. Ed Miller: Green Grow the Rashes O (Robt.Burns) Lyrics of Gold Wellfield CD-027D
  19. The Green Fields of America: Planxty Miss Maxwell (Turlough O'Carolan, arr.Doyle-Moloney) The Green Fields of America Compass 7 4495 2
  20. Pine Leaf Boys: Country Playboy Special (trad,arr.Pine Leaf Boys) Homage au Passe' Lionsgate no#
  21. Jean Shepherd: The Playboy Syndrome Will Failure Spoil Jean Shepherd? Collector's Choice CCM-266-2
  22. Dave Guard & The Whiskeyhill Singers: We're the World's Last Authenic Playboys (David Wheat-Bill Loughborough) Dave Guard & The Whiskeyhill Singers Collectors' Choice CCM-188-2
  23. The Grascals: Happy Go Lucky (Aubrey Holt) Keep on Walkin' Rounder 11661-0608
  24. Kirsta Detor: Hot Buttered Rum (K.Detor-David Weber) The Silver Wood Tightrope TR 1107
  25. Mary Chapin Carpenter: Hot Buttered Rum (Charles 'Tommy' Thompson) Come Darkness, Come Light Rounder 01143-1123-2
  26. Barbara Dane: Away! Away! With Rum, By Gum! (trad) A Night at The Ash Grove World Pacific WP-1254
  27. The Four Bitchin' Babes (Megon McDonough): Butter Buy Me, Bring Me, Take Me, Don't Mess My Hair Philo 11671-1150
  28. Deidre McCalla: As Tall As Grandpa Stands Playing for Keeps MaidenRock MRK 3050
  29. Josh White, Jr.: Grandma's Hands (Bill Withers) Live Silverwolf SWCD 1044
  30. John Stewart (1/19 at 68): Sing My Heart Away Live at the Turf Inn, Scotland Folk Era FE1428CD
  31. Utah Phillips (5/23 at 73): Touch Me Starlight on the Rails: A Songbook Daemon DAM19047
  32. Artie Traum (7/20 at 65): Rusty Iron Bridge South of Lafayette Roaring Stream R5202
  33. Nick Reynolds (10/1 at 75): Hard Ain't It Hard (Woody Guthrie) Live at Newport Vanguard 77009-2
  34. Miriam Makeba (11/10 at 76): When I've Passed On (4:10) (W.Salter) In Concert Reprise 6253
  35. Odetta (12/2 at at 77): Sail Away, Ladies (trad) One Grain of Sand Vanguard 2153-2
  36. Davy Graham (12/15 at 68): Angi Fire in the Soul Topic TSCD818
  37. John Sprung: The Folk Singers Sweet Bye-and-Bye Side Effects self 59696 18822
  38. Kat Eggleston: Snow The Only Word Redwing RWMCD5414
  39. Bette Midler: I've Got My Love to Keep Me Warm (Irving Berlin) Cool Yule Columbia 82876 862662
  40. Mark Erelli: Snowed In Hope & Other Casualties Signature Sounds SIG1296
  41. James Keelaghan: Get to You A Recent Future Green Linnet GLCD 2120
  42. Nowell Sing We Clear: Bring the New Year In (Pete Coe) Nowell, Nowell, Nowell! Golden Hind GHM-109
  43. Jay Ungar & Molly Mason w/ Ruth Ungar Merenda: Darkest Days, Brightest Nights (R.Merenda) The Pleasures of Winter Fiddle & Dance FDCD104
  44. Magpie: Solstice Carol (Greg Artzner) Last Month of the Year Sliced Bread CDSB71305
  45. Eartha Kitt: September Song (Maxwell Anderson / Kurt Weill) On Stage - Eartha Kitt at the Café Royal London BBC TCD 0707
  46. Gordon Bok - Ann Mayo Muir - Ed Trickett: Hearth and Fire (Bok) A Water Over Stone Folk-Legacy CD-80
  47. Ed Miller: Auld Lang Syne (Robt.Burns) Lyrics of Gold Wellfield CD-027D
  48. Kim & Reggie Harris and Magpie: When I'm Gone (close) (Phil Ochs) Spoken in Love Longtail LT003-2

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The Yellow Room Gang, Nowell Sing We Clear, Todd Burge, Emily Kurn, The Greenfields of America, Ed Miller, Pine Leaf Boys, Grascals, Jay Ungar & Molly Mason

CDs of the week: Nowell Sing We Clear, Ed Miller