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January 31, 2009

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways SFCD40068/71
  2. Tom Rush w/Bonnie Bramlett: Hot Tonight What I Know Appleseed APRCD1115
  3. Bessie Smith: There'll Be a Hot Time in the Old Town Tonight (Metz-Hayden) Young Woman Blues Proper P1-4111
  4. Glenn Yarborough & The Limeliters: Let's Have a Good Time (Lou Gottlieb) Joy Across the Land GNP Crescendo GNPD 2219
  5. Bonnie Koloc: Red Hot Red Here to Sing Mr. Biscuit 03
  6. Eddie Holstein: Jazzman Eddie Holstein Holstein 004
  7. Tom Rush: Silly Little Diddle What I Know Appleseed APRCD1115
  8. Compadres (James Keelaghan & Oscar Lopez): Gathering Storm Buddy Where You Been? Celtino 0002
  9. Battlefield Band: Gathering Storm (Alan Reid) Dookin' Temple COMD2100
  10. Cindy Kallet - Ellen Epstein - Michael Cicone: Ready for the Storm (Dougie MacLean) Angels in Daring Overall OM-1
  11. Dean Milano: Storm Is Comin' Songs About Stuff Kira 2906
  12. Garnet Rogers: Stormfront Sparrow's Wing Snow Goose SGS1127CD
  13. Bill Cosby: Revenge Warner Bros. 1691-2
  14. Rocky Maffit: Sometimes Sun and Shadow Jhana 780970 606693
  15. Susan Werner: Forgiveness The Gospel Truth Sleeve Dog 37101 30261
  16. Compadres (James Keelaghan & Oscar Lopez): Five Questions Buddy Where You Been? Celtino 0002
  17. Joan Baez: Since You Asked (Judy Collins) Born to the Breed Wildflower WFL1313
  18. Tom Rush: What I Know Appleseed APRCD1115
  19. Ben Bedford: Twenty One Land of the Shadows Hopeful Sky HSR202
  20. Tommy Sands w/Moya & Fionan: The Fields of Daisies Let the Circle Be Wide Appleseed APRCD1114
  21. Sheila Kay Adams: Little Soldier Boy (trad) My Dearest Dear Granny Dell 1220
  22. Joe Mullins and the Radio Ramblers: Brand New Man (Adam McIntosh) Tuned In self 37101 32720
  23. Elmore James, Jr.: Electric Man Daddy Game Me the Blues JSP 8809
  24. Cathy Winter: Electrician Blues (Andy Razaf) Next Sweet Time Flying Fish FF70598
  25. Santa Cruz River Band: There's No Tortillas (Lalo Guerrero) Signal Fire self SCRB06142007
  26. Josh White: One Meat Ball (Hy Zaret-Lou Singer) The Elektra Years Rhino Handmade RHM2 7879
  27. Aileen Vance: Tortillas and Beans Sweet Life Avenida AM003CD
  28. Balfa Toujours: La chandelle est allumee (The Candle Is Alight) Live at Whiskey River Landing Rounder 11661-6096-2
  29. Le Bruit (Lisa Ornstein & Andre Marchand): Parties de danses acadiennes (trad) Mille-Pattes MPCD-4444
  30. Brian Conway w/ Brendan Dolan: Jigs: Keys to the Convent / The Knockawhinna / Teviot Bridge (trad) Consider the Source Clo lar-Chonnacht CICD 173
  31. Matt & Shannon Heaton: The Lucky Dozen (mazurka - Matt Heaton) / The Skylark (reel - trad) Blue Skies Above Eats ESLCD006
  32. Tom Pacheco: Teddy Roosevelt The Best of Tom Pacheco, Vol. 1 Frog's Claw 10006
  33. Jackson Browne: Going Down to Cuba Time the Conqueror Inside no#
  34. Dervish: Grainne (Cathy Jordan/Sharon Vaughn) Travelling Show Whirling WHRL 011
  35. Edith Piaf: Le Chant du Pirate (Monnot/Contet) The Passion of Edith Piaf Pr1mo PRMCD6053
  36. The Yellow Room Gang (Jan Krist): A Pirate's Life for Me Happy New Day Yellow Room YRR009
  37. Natural Bob Holdsworth & Micky Holdsworth: White Collar Pirate (Bob Holdsworth) Stuck in the 60s...Cooler Near the Lake NBMQ 6702
  38. James Lee Stanley: The World We Left Behind The Eternal Contradiction Beechwood BR2473-2
  39. Michael Smith: Dead Egyptian Blues (Mr. Tut) Love Letter on a Fish Tales from the Tavern 30
  40. Jorma Kaukonen: River of Time Red House RHRCD217
  41. Rachel Harrington: I Don't Want to Get Adjusted to This World (trad) City of Refuge Skinny Dennis 00261 24495
  42. Tom Rush: East of Eden (Jack Tempchin-John Brannen) What I Know Appleseed APRCD1115
  43. Dave Carter & Tracy Grammer: Gentle Arms of Eden (D.Carter) Drum Hat Buddha Signature Sounds SIG1266
  44. Priscilla Herdman: Blue Boat Home (Pritchard/Peter Mayer) Into the Stars Stardreamer SDM2001
  45. Kim & Reggie Harris and Magpie: When I'm Gone (close) (Phil Ochs) Spoken in Love Longtail LT003-2

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Tom Rush, Eddie Holstein, Bed Bedford, Tommy Sands, Dervish, The Yellow Room Gang, Michael Smith, Jorma Kaukonen, Priscilla Herdman

CD of the week: Tom Rush

These concerts were mentioned on the program:

Balfa Toujours perform at the Old Town School of Folk Music, Saturday, February 14 at 8, 4544 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago.
Compadres (Oscar Lopez & James Keelaghan) are there on Sunday, February 15 at 7.
Derish, along with Martin Hayes & Dennis Cahill, are at the school on Friday, February 27 at 7 & 10 pm.

Dean Milano performs for the Lake County Folk Club, along with Dan Zahn & Kate Moretti, Sunday, February 1 at 7 at the El Barrio restaurant, 1122 Diamond Lake Rd., Mundelein.

Ben Bedford holds his CD release part Sunday, February 8 at 7 at Bill's Blues, 1028 Davis St., Evanston.

The 49th Annual University of Chicago Folk Festival at Mandel Hall, 57th & University in Chicago, runs Friday - Sunday, February 6-8. Featured artists are: Joe Mullins & the Radio Ramblers, Sheila Kay & Amanda Southerland, Brian Conway & Brendan Dolan, Elmore James, Jr., Paul Daigle and Sons, The Rhythm Rats, Mary Lane, and Lisa Ornstein & Andre' Marchand. Concerts in the evening, check Website for times and which artists perform which nights. Free workshops, jam sessions, films, and dances during the day at Ida Noyes Hall from 10 am - 5 pm Saturday and Sunday.

Matt & Shannon Heaton, and John Williams perform at S.P.A.C.E., 1245 Chicago Avenue, Evanston, Thursday, February 12 at 8.
Garnet Rogers, along with the Jamie O'Reilly Trio, are there Saturday, February 14 1t 8. 847-492-8860

James Lee Stanley performs at Front Porch Music, 505 E. Lincolnway, Valparaiso, Indiana, Friday, February 13.

James Lee Stanley performs for the Acoustic Renaissance Concert series at the Unitarian Church of Hinsdale, 17 W. Maple, Hinsdale, Saturday, February 14 at 8.