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April 4, 2009

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways SFCD40068/71
  2. Pete Seeger: She'll Be Comin' 'Round the Mountain (trad) American Folk, Game & Activity Songs Smithsonian Folkways SFWCD45056
  3. The Teflons: She Came Rollin' Down the Mountain (Lippman-Sherwin-Richman) Wrap Your Troubles self 00261 26516
  4. Christina Muir: If You Were a Mountain Feet First Gaining Ground no#
  5. Laurie Lewis & Kathy Kallick: Going Up on the Mountain (trad) Together Kaleidoscope k44
  6. Tim O'Brien: Climbin' Up a Mountain Rock in My Shoe Sugar Hill SHCD-3835
  7. Eric Brace & Peter Cooper: Denalie, Not McKinley (Peter Cooper - Todd Snider) You Don't Have to Like Them Both Red Beet RBRCD009
  8. Bonnie Koloc: It's Great When It Rains (Chuck Suchy) Here to Sing Mr. Biscuit 03
  9. Bill Cosby: Noah: Right! Bill Cosby Is a Very Funny Fellow Right! Warner 1518-2
  10. Austin Lounge Lizards: Ain't Gonna Rain (trad,arr.Deisler-Pitman) The Drugs I Need Blue Corn BCM0603
  11. Bill Cosby: Noah and the Neighbor Bill Cosby Is a Very Funny Fellow Right! Warner 1518-2
  12. Cathy Barton & Dave Para: Neighbors (Charley Sandage) On a Day Like Today Folk-Legacy CD-107
  13. Bill Cosby: Noah: Me and You, Lord Bill Cosby Is a Very Funny Fellow Right! Warner 1518-2
  14. Beckie Menzie & Tom Michael: I'm Always Chasing Rainbows (Joseph McCarthy - Harry Carroll) Better Two-gether BeMe004
  15. Mick Scott: Good Graces (ca. 1977) WFMT Recording
  16. Jonathan Byrd w/ Dromedary: True Companion The Sea & The Sky Watebug WBG 53114-0056-2
  17. Matt Watroba: The Thing That Makes You Beautiful (Jane Voss) The Best Is Yet to Be Ledgewood LW8312CD
  18. Lissa Schneckenburger: The Fair Maid on the Sea Shore (trad,arr.Schneckenburger) Song Footprint FR2008
  19. Dan Milner w/ Susan McKeown: Granuaile (trad) Irish Pirate Ballads and Other Songs of the Sea Smithsonian Folkways SFWCD-40553
  20. Bryan Bowers: The Scotsman (Mike Cross) Home, Home on the Road Flying Fish FF-70091
  21. Rose Polenzani w/ Session Americana: You Were Drunk When the River Meets the Sea self 00261 23612
  22. Emily Kurn: You Were Drunk (R.Polenzani) Things Change Piewacky 37101 35111
  23. Kate MacLeod & Hal Cannon: The Boy Who Never Saw a Train (Phillip Bimstein) Red Rock Rondo Steamboat Mountain 84501 03161
  24. Jay Peterson: Daddy What's a Train (Bruce Utah Phillips) Singing Through the Hard Times: A Tribute to Utah Phillips Righteous Babe RBR-065D
  25. Jean Ritchie: The L and N Don't Stop Here Anymore Mountain Hearth and Home Elektra-Rhino RHM2-7867
  26. Jamie O'Reilly & Michael Smith: The Ballad of Dorian Gray (M.Smith) Hello, Dali private recording
  27. Bob Conrad: Great Square Inches of Art Geranium GRLP 40003
  28. The Foremen: Who Needs Art (>Roy Zimmerman) What's Left Reprise 946246-2
  29. Gerard Hoffnung: When I Left Art School (rec. 12/1953) A Last Encore BBC Audio
  30. Austin Lounge Lizards: A Truckload of Art (Terry Allen) Small Minds Watermelon 1034
  31. Gordon Bok: Goodnight Loving Trail (Bruce Utah Phillips) Singing Through the Hard Times: A Tribute to Utah Phillips Righteous Babe RBR065-D
  32. Gene Autry: Old Chisholm Trail (trad) The Essential Gene Autry Columbia Legacy C2K 63770
  33. Tommy Emmanuel: Cowboy's Dream Center Stage Favored Nations Acoustic FNA5140-2
  34. Joe Hickerson: Bury Me Not on the Lone Prairie (trad) Drive Dull Care Away, Volume II Folk-Legacy CD-59
  35. Don Edwards: Rounded Up in Glory (trad) Heaven on Horseback Western Jubilee 824761-321125
  36. (Chris) McNamara & (Rick) Neeley: Gonna Be the Last Time (C.McNamara) About Time Folk Era FE1479CD
  37. John Jacob Niles: Go 'Way from My Window I Wonder as I Wander Tradition 545450802-2
  38. Martin Simpson: Boots of Spanish Leather A Nod to Bob (tribute album to Dylan) Red House RHRCD154
  39. Jonathan Byrd w/ Dromedary: For You The Sea & The Sky Waterbug WBG 53114-0056-2
  40. Joni Mitchell: Night in the City Song to a Seagull Reprise 6293-2
  41. My Fair Lady (orig.cast - Julie Andrews): I Could Have Danced All Night (Loewe/Lerner) Columbia SK60539
  42. David Bromberg: Midnight Hour Blues (Leroy Carr) David Bromberg Quartet: Live New York City 1982 Appleseed APRCD1110
  43. Mick Scott: Last One of the Night People (Somebody Else's Troubles - June 24, 1977) WFMT recording
  44. Herdman - Hills - Mangsen: Wayfaring Stranger (trad) Voices Flying Fish FF70546
  45. Drew Nelson: Stranger Dusty Road to Beulah Land Waterbug WBG87
  46. Robin & Linda Williams: Don't Let Me Come Home a Stranger (R&L Williams-Jerome Clark) Live Sugar Hill SHCD-1043
  47. Ben Bullington: I'm a Stranger White Sulphur Springs self 00261 25533
  48. Kim & Reggie Harris and Magpie: When I'm Gone (close) (Phil Ochs) Spoken in Love Longtail LT003-2

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Red Rock Rondo, Singing Through the Hard Times, McNamara & Neeley, Drew Nelson, Ben Bullingto

CD of the week: Ben Bullington (continued)

These concerts were mentioned on the program:

The Mick Scott benefit features John Benischek, Greg Cahill, Mark Dvorak, Chris Farrell, Ed Holstein, Jim Post, Barb Silverman, Don Stiernberg, Chris Vallilo and others, at the Heartland Cafe, Glenwood & Lunt, Chicago, Sunday, April 5 from 4 - 8. 773-465-8005

Jonathan Byrd performs at Bill's Blues, 1029 Davis St., Evanston, Sunday, April 5 at 7.
Amy Speace is there April 19.

Matt Watroba performs at the Two Way Street Coffee House, 1047 Curtiss, Downers Grove, Friday, April 10 at 8:15.
Greg Klyma is there April 17.

Bonnie Koloc is at Fitzgerald's, Friday, April 10 at 8:30. 708-788-2118

Gordon Bok performs for Hogeye Folk Arts, Ltd., at the Lake Street Church, Lake & Chicago, Evanston, Saturday, April 18 at 7.

Sparky & Rhonda Rucker perform for the Lake County Folk Club at the El Barrio Restaurant, 1122 Diamond Lake rd., Mundelein, Sunday, April 5 at 7. 847-295-7228

Megon McDonough performs her show Her Way at the Nathan Manilow Theater of Freedom Hall, 410 Lakewood Blvd., Park Forest, Tuesday, April 7 at 11 am. 708-747-0580

Beckie Menzie & Tom Michael perform at Davenport's Cabaret, 1383 N. Milwaukee, Chicago, Satrudays, April 11, 18, 25 at 8. 773-278-1830

Jamie O'Reilly performs songs from the show Hello, Dali, at the World Music Company, 1808 W. 103rd St., Chicago, Saturday, April 11 at 8. 773-779-7059

Chris McNamara & Rick Neeley celebrate their CD release at the Maple Street Chapel, Main & Maple, Lombard, Saturday, April 18 at 7:30. 630-627-0171

The Teflons throw their album release party Sunday, May 17 at 2 pm at SPACE, 1245 Chicago Ave., Evanston