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January 17, 2009

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways SFCD40068/71
  2. Kitty Donohoe: Ready for a Change (Folkstage - November 22, 2008) WFMT Recording
  3. Franklin Delano Roosevelt: Inaurgural Address - 1933 Great Speeches of the 20th Century Rhino Word Beat R2 70567
  4. Priscilla Herdman: Comet (Pierce Pettis) Into the Stars Stardreamer SDM 2001
  5. Woody Guthrie: This Land Is Your Land Smithsonian Folkways SFCD40100
  6. Phil Ochs: Power and Glory (Bob Gibson/Phil Ochs) There But for Fortune Elektra 9 60832-2
  7. Wild Carrot: Hope (Pamela Temple / Emily Dickinson) Falling Mountain FM-1017
  8. Suzzy & Maggie Roche: Praise Song for a New Day (S.Roche/Cecile Mchardy) Zero Church Red House RHRCD157
  9. Balfa Toujours: Whiskey River Special (Dirk Powerll / Christine Balfa) Live at Whiskey River Landing Rounder 11661-6096-2
  10. New Lost City Ramblers: If the River Was Whiskey (trad) On the Great Divide Smithsonian Folkways F-31041
  11. Roger McGuinn & Tommy Makem: Whiskey in the Jar (trad) Treasures from the Folk Den Appleseed APRCD1046
  12. Robin Laing: The Whiskey Makes You Sweeter (Amy Allison) One for the Road Greentrax CDTRAX313
  13. Cindy Mangsen & Steve Gillette: The Frozen Logger (James Stephens) Live in Concert Compass Rose CRM-2CD
  14. Jay Ungar & Molly Mason: Twenty Below The Pleasures of Winter Fiddle & Dance FDCD104
  15. Lissa Schneckenburger: Young Charlotte (trad, arr. L.Schneckenburger) Song Footprint FR2008
  16. Wilderness Plots (Tim Grimm): Frostbite on the Soul Rosehill RH-111
  17. Waterson:Carthy: Jack Frost (trad. arr.M.Carthy-Tim van Eyken) Holy Heathens and the Old Green Man Topic TSCD562
  18. Beausoleil avec Michael Doucet: Les Oignons (trad, arr.M.Doucet) Alligator Purse Yep Roc YEP 2185
  19. Claudia Schmidt & Sally Rogers: The Garlic Waltz (Ruthy Taubb) While We Live Red House RHRCD45
  20. Sir Jimmy Young: Reg the Vegetable Gardener (Les Barker) Guide Cats for the Blind Osmosys OSMOCD 020/21
  21. The Mothers of Invention: Call Any Vegetable (Frank Zappa) Mothermania Bizarre Verve V6-5068X
  22. The Fantasticks (orig.cast-Wm.Larsen & Hugh Thomas): Plant a Radish (Harvey Schmidt / Tom Jones) Polydor 621 943-2 Y-1
  23. Geoff Bartley: Bozos on the Road No. 2 Blackbirds in the Pie Joshua Omar MCR-1004
  24. Robin & Linda Williams: Traffic Light Sugar for Sugar Sugar Hill SHCD-1052
  25. David Stoddard: Driving in a Circle Get Off My Lawn self 07541 00109
  26. Kathryn and Caitlin Morski: Chameleon Dialogue Blue Feather BFM0104
  27. Bill Morrissey: Chameleon Blues Inside Philo 11671 1145-2
  28. Flanders & Swann: The Chameleon The Bestiary fr. The Complete Flanders & Swann EMI CDS7974642
  29. Ellis Paul: Million Chameleon March The Dragonfly Races Black Wolf 868512290-2
  30. Bucky Halker: Color Outside the Lines Passion Politics Love Whitehouse 13
  31. Beausoleil avec Michael Doucet: Rouler et Tourner (trad/M.Doucet) Alligator Purse Yep Roc YEP 2185
  32. Robin & Linda Williams: Rolling and Rambling (R&L Williams - Jerome Clark) Devil of a Dream Sugar Hill SHCD-1059
  33. Odetta: Rambler-Gambler (trad) One Grain of Sand Vanguard 2153-2
  34. Elmore James Jr.: The Misfit (Got to Keep Movin') (Frank Clark) Daddy Gave Me the Blues JSP8809
  35. Michael Smith: Bees, Bees, Bees, Bees, Bees, Bees, Bees, Bees Love Letter on a Fish Tales from the Tavern 30
  36. Stanley Holloway: The Honeysuckle & The Bee (Penn-Fitz) At His Very Best Castle Pulse PDSCD 584
  37. Diane Taraz: Cold Bee Gathered Safely In BCN 10143-2
  38. Sons Of the Never Wrong: Standin' in the Dust (B.Roper-S.Demel) Nuthatch Suite Gadfly 291
  39. Alison Krauss: Down to the River to Pray (trad) A Hundred Miles or More: A Collection Rounder 11661-0555-2
  40. Stevie Barr with friends: Dust on the Bible (Johnny & Walter Bailes) Along the Crooked Road Arhoolie CD531
  41. Beausoleil avec Michael Doucet: Valse a BeauSoleil Alligator Purse Yep Roc YEP 2185
  42. Megon McDonough: Your Cheatin' Heart (Hank Williams) The Patsy Project self
  43. Lou & Peter Berryman: Cheatin' on Cheatin' The February March Cornbelt CR400
  44. Ben Bedford: Land of the Shadows (for Emmett Till) Hopeful Sky HSR202
  45. Bob Dylan: The Lonesome Death of Hattie Carroll The Times They Are A-Changin' Columbia CK8905
  46. (Joanne) Crabtree & (Paul) Mills: The Price of Freedom Freedom Free & Easy FEM-003
  47. Eric Andersen: Thirsty Boots Violets of Dawn Vanguard 76539-2
  48. (Joanne) Crabtree & (Paul) Mills: I Can't Wait (Kieran Kane - Sean Locke - Claudia Scott) Freedom Free & Easy FEM-003
  49. Kim & Reggie Harris and Magpie: When I'm Gone (close) (Phil Ochs) Spoken in Love Longtail LT003-2

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Beausoleil, Crabtree & Mills, Geoff Bartley, Lissa Schneckenburger, Jay Ungar & Molly Mason, Michael Smith

CD of the week: Beausoleil avec Michael Doucet

These concerts were mentioned on the program:

Bucky Halker performs for the Lake County Folk Club at El Barrio Restaurant, 1122 Diamond Lake Rd., Mundelein, Sunday, January 18 at 7 pm.

Beausoleil avec Michael Doucet perform at the Old Town School of Folk Music, Saturday, January 31 at 4 and 7, with free Cajun dance lessons at 3 and 6.
Balfa Toujours is there February 14.

Kathryn & Caitlin Morsky perform the Two Way Street Coffee House, 1047 Curtiss, Downers Grove, Friday, January 16 at 8:15.

The Sons of the Never Wrong and James Curley perform at S.P.A.C.E., 1245 Chicago Avenue, Evanston, Saturday, January 24 at 8.