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February 21, 2009

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways SFCD40068/71
  2. Crabtree & Mills: Miss Lady Luck Freedom Free & Easy FEM-003
  3. Loudon Wainwright III: Muse Blues Album III Columbia CK 31462
  4. Kick At Heaven: Your Muse (Jean Ganias) Live at Sun Mountain Found Dog FDP1492
  5. Betty Comden & Adolph Green: Inspiration (Saul Chaplin/ Comden-Green) A Party with Betty Comden & Adolph Green Angel 0777 7 64773 2 9
  6. Magoo: The Muse (K.B.McGregor Magoo) Shirt Pay KBM MR-01
  7. Susan Werner: Courting the Muse Time Between Trains Bottom Line/BMG 63440-47305-2
  8. Susan Werner: A Hazy Shade of Winter (Paul Simon) / excerpt from The Four Seasons (Vivaldi) Classics Sleeve Dog SW-014
  9. David Stoddard: Winter Get Off My Lawn self 07541 00109
  10. Jack Hardy: Winter Sunlight Noir Great Divide JH-4170
  11. The Makem & Spain Brothers: William Kidd Home Away From Home Red Biddy RB2008
  12. Joan Baez: Henry Martin (trad) Joan Baez Vanguard 79594-2
  13. John Roberts & Tony Barrand: High Barbary (trad) Twiddlum Twaddlum Golden Hind GHM-107CD
  14. The Beatles: Eleanor Rigby (Lennon-McCartney) 1 Capitol CDP 7243529325 2
  15. Judy Collins: I Think It's Going to Rain Today (Randy Newman) In My Life Elektra 74027-2
  16. Susan Werner: Lonely People (Dan & Cathie Peek) Classics Sleeve Dog SW-014
  17. David Coffin: The Bonnie Ship the Diamond (trad) 2009 Chicago Maritime Festival sampler
  18. Dan Milner: The Harp Without the Crown (trad) 2009 Chicago Maritime Festival sampler
  19. Patrick Denain & Miguel Biard: Madame l'hotesse (trad) 2009 Chicago Maritime Festival sampler
  20. Martin Mull: Men I'm Everyone I've Ever Loved Laugh.com LGH1120
  21. Dervish: The Cat She Went A-Hunting (Sonny Condell) Travelling Show Whirling WHRL 011
  22. Kitty Donohoe: Working for Mrs. O'Leary (Folkstage - November 22, 2008) WFMT Recording
  23. David Mallett: Fire Inches & Miles: 1977-1980 Flying Fish FF70110
  24. Claudia Schmidt: Too Late for Breakfast Spinning Pragmavision 43157 37775
  25. Beckie Menzie & Tom Michael: Morning Person (Cheri Coons/Chuck Larkin) Better Two-gether BeMe004
  26. Gretchen Peters: Breakfast at Our House Burnt Toast & Offerings Scarlet Letter 120653-7
  27. Jon Vezner: All Things Considered We Remember Mini-Apples MAM003
  28. Danny Schmidt: Accidentally Daisies Instead the Forest Rose to Sing Red House RHRCD 216
  29. Cosy Sheridan: The Days I Do Not Believe Eros Wind River WR 4042CD
  30. Martin Hayes & Dennis Cahill: P.Joe's Reel (trad,arr.Hayes-Cahill) Welcome Here Again Green Linnet GLCD1233
  31. Liz Carroll & John Doyle: Down at the Wakehouse (trad,arr.Doyle-Carroll) / The True Love of My Heart (Liz Carroll) Double Play Compass 745022
  32. Martin Hayes & Dennis Cahill: The Girl That Broke My Heart (trad,arr.Hayes-Cahill) Welcome Here Again Green Linnet GLCD1233
  33. Michael Smith: Crazy Mary Love Letter on a Fish Tales from the Tavern 30
  34. Tom Lehrer: The Folk Song Army The Remains of Tom Lehrer Rhino R2 79871
  35. Steve James: Folk Radio Short Blue Stories Hobemian HB013
  36. Janis Ian: Folk Is the New Black Cooking Vinyl CKV-CD-764
  37. Susan Werner: The Wind (Yusaf Islam, aka Cat Stevens with J.S.Bach) Classics Sleeve Dog SW-014
  38. Claudia Schmidt (w/Crispin Campbell, cello): O Waly Waly (trad,arr.Daryl Runswick) Spinning Pragmavision 43157 37775
  39. Anais Mitchell: Shenandoah The Brightness Righteous Babe RBR953-D
  40. Eddie Holstein: Who's Been Fooling You (trad) Eddie Holstein Holstein 004
  41. Claudia Schmidt w/Ken Bloom: Foolish, Incredibly Foolish (Heather Wood) (Somebody Elses Troubles - October 14, 1977) WFMT Recording
  42. Flanders & Swann: Madiera M'Dear At the Drop of a Hat EMI CDS7974642
  43. Guy Davis: Can't Be Satisfied (McKinley Morganfield ((Muddy Waters)), arr.Guy Davis) Sweetheart Like You Red House RHRCD211
  44. Dan Milner: Leave Her, Johnny Leave Her (trad) 2009 Chicago Maritime Festival sampler
  45. David Coffin: Safe In the Harbor (Eric Bogle) 2009 Chicago Maritime Festival sampler
  46. 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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Crabtree & Mills, Susan Werner, Dervish, Danny Schmidt, Cosy Sheridan, Michael Smith, Eddie Holstein, Guy Davis

CD of the week: Susan Werner

These concerts were mentioned on the program:

Claudia Schmidt performs a benefit for Ubumama at the Christ Church Chapel, 470 Maple St., Winnetka, Sunday, February 22 at 4.

Jon Vezner performs at the Two Way Street Coffee House, 1047 Curtiss, Downers Grove, Friday, February 27 at 8:15.

Dervish, along with Martine Hayes & Dennis Cahill perform Friday, February 27 at 7 & 10 pm at the Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago.
Susan Werner, along with Anais Mitchell perform at the School, Saturday, March 7 at 7

The Chicago Maritime Festival takes place all-day Saturday, February 28 at the Chicago Historical Museum, North & Clark, Chicago with workshops and mini-concerts from 10am - 4:30pm and an evening concert at 7. Performers inlcude Dan Milner, David Coffin, The Johnson Girls, Patrick Denain & Miguel Biard and Tom & Chris Kastle.

World Music Company holds its second annual benefit at the Morgan Park Academy, 2153 W. 111th St. Chicago, Saturday, February 28 at 8:15 featuring Eddie Holstein, Michael Smith, Liz Carroll, Sons of the Never Wrong, Jimmy Keane, Catherine O'Connell and Dyed-In-the-Wool.