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February 28, 2009

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways SFCD40068/71
  2. cloudstreet: Thousands or More and Tommy People's (trad, arr.Murray Thompson) Clouds on the Road self CDST05
  3. Good News (orig.sountrk - June Allyson): The Best Things in Life Are Free (DeSylva-Brown-Henderson) Sony AK47025
  4. Magpie, Dan Schatz, Emma's Revolution, Cathy Fink, Marcy Marxer & friends: Singing Through the Hard Times (Utah Phillips) Singing Through the Hard Times: A Tribute to Utah Phillips Righteous Babe RBR065D
  5. The Teflons: You Ain't Been Living Right (trad,arr.Vernon Dalhart) Wrap Your Troubles self 00261 26516
  6. Danny Schmidt: Better Off Broke Instead the Forest Rose to Sing Red House RHRCD-216
  7. Susan Werner: Maybe I'm Amazed (Paul McCartney) Classics Sleeve Dog SW-014
  8. Horton Barker: Amazing Grace (John Newton, PD) Horton Barker: Traditional Singer Smithsonian Folkways FA 2362
  9. Anonymous 4: Amazing Grace (New Britain) (Benj.Shaw- Chas.Spilman / John Newton) American Angels Harmonia Mundi HMU 907326
  10. Megon McDonough: Amazing Things Spirit in the Material World self 37101 24315
  11. Peter Cook & Dudley Moore: Tramponuns Not Only Peter Cook. . . But Also Dudley Moore Brit.Decca LK 4703
  12. Robbie O'Connell: Sister Josephine Humorous Songs - Live Celtic Media CBCM 2000
  13. Chris Farrell: Nuns In Disguise WFMT Recording
  14. Leonard Cohen: Sisters of Mercy Songs of Leonard Cohen Columbia 88697 04742 2
  15. Steve Martin: Daddy Played the Banjo (Gary Scruggs/S.Martin) The Crow Share 83629 82130
  16. Austin Lounge Lizards: Banjo Players in Heaven (Emily Kaitz) The Drugs I Need Blue Corn BCM 0603
  17. Steve Martin: Hoedown at Alice's The Crow Share 83629 82130
  18. Anais Mitchell & Rachel Ries: O My Star (A.Mitchell) Country E.P. Righteous Babe RBR058
  19. Rose Polenzani w/ Session Americana: Song of the Stars When the River Meets the Sea self 00261 23612
  20. Priscilla Herdman: Ideas Are Like Stars (Mary Chapin Carpenter) Into the Stars Stardreamer SDM2001
  21. Ribbon of Highway Endless Skyway (Bob Childers): narration Riding the Rails (Woody Guthrie) Music Road 33792 71802
  22. Ribbon of Highway Endless Skyway (Jimmy LaFave & ensemble): This Train Is Bound for Glory (trad-Woody Guthrie) Music Road 33792 71802
  23. Saul Brody: Starlight on the Rails (Utah Phillips) Singing Through the Hard Times: A Tribute to Utah Phillips Righteous Babe RBR065D
  24. Ribbon of Highway Endless Skyway: Reckless Hobo (Woody Guthrie) Music Road 33792 71802
  25. Art Thieme: The Hobo's Last Ride (A.L.Kirby, PD) Singing Through the Hard Times: A Tribute to Utah Phillips Righteous Babe RBR065D
  26. Noah Zacharin: Sleep Alone Tonight Waiting on Your Love Soffwin 75020 76452
  27. Rose Polenzani w/ Session Americana: Push Me If I Snore When the River Meets the Sea self 00261 23612
  28. Tom Lehrer: S-N (Snore, Sniff, Sneeze) The Remains of Tom Lehrer Rhino R2 79831
  29. Steve Martin: The Crow Share 83629 82130
  30. Susan Werner: All In Love Is Fair (Stevie Wonder, Chopin) Classics Sleeve Dog SW-104
  31. Loudon Wainwright III: Whatever Happened to Us Unrequited Columbia CK 65258
  32. Jerry Stiller & Anne Meara: Divorce New York Style (Shelly Berman) The Sex Life of the Primate Laugh.com LGH1186
  33. Rose Laughlin: Barbara Allen (trad) The Chicago Sessions Ramblin' Rose 00261 24628
  34. cloudstreet: The Briar and the Rose (Tom Waits) Clouds on the Road self CDST05
  35. Lunasa: Punch set - Scottish Concerto Strathspey (Charlie Lennon) / Trip to Windsor
  36. Steve Martin: Freddie's Lilt The Crow Share 83629 82130
  37. Trillium: St. Anne's Reel / Fisher's Hornpipe (trad,arr.Trillium) The Moody Leprechaun Little Miracles no#
  38. Carrie Newcomer: My True Name Philo CDPH 1223
  39. Danny Glover: My Name Is Not "Those People" (Andrew Turpening / Julia K. Dinsmore) Give Us Your Poor: Help End Homelessness (compilation) Appleseed APRCD 1103
  40. John Flynn: Reggie's Question (What's In a Name) America's Waiting John Flynn JF007
  41. Kim & Reggie Harris and Magpie: When All Thy Names Are One (Bob Zentz) Guide My Feet Appleseed APRCD 1029
  42. Hot Soup!: I Will Fly (Johnsmith) The Way You Like It Souper SMD 051
  43. Susan Werner: Turn Turn Turn (Ecclesiastes/Pete Seeger) Classics Sleeve Dog SW-104
  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:

Cloudstreet, "Singing Through the Hard Times: Utah Phllips Tribute," Danny Schmidt, Susan Werner, Steve Martin

CDs of the week: Singing Through the Hard Times and  cloudstreet

These concerts were mentioned on the program:

Trillium performs at the Two Way Street Coffee House, 1047 Curtiss, Downers Grove, Friday, March 6 at 8:15.
630-969-9720

Susan Werner, along with Anais Mitchell perform at 7, Saturday, March 7 at the Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago.
Lunasa is there March 22.
773-728-6000

Hot Soup performs a free concert at the Villa Grove Public Library, 305 S. Ardmore Ave., Villa Park on Friday, March 6 at 7.
(Reservations suggested)
630-834-1164

The Ribbon of Highway, Endless Skyway ensemble performs at Dominican University, Lund Auditorium, 7900 W. Division, River Forest, Saturday, March 28 at 7:30.
708-488-5000

Noah Zacharin performs at Bill's Blues, 1029 Davis St., Evanston, Sunday, March 8 at 7.
847-424-9800

Carrie Newcomer performs at S.P.A.C.E., 1245 Chicago Ave., Evanston, Thursday, March 12 at 8.
847-492-8860