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May 9, 2009

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways SFCD40068/71
  2. cloudstreet: Dance Up the Sun (John Thompson) Clouds on the Road self CDST05
  3. Waterson-Carthy: May Song (trad, arr.Waterson-Carthy) Holy Heathens and the Old Green Man Topic TSCD562
  4. Claudia Schmidt: New Beltane Boogie Essential Tension Red House RHRCD38
  5. Priscilla Herdman - Anne Hills - Cindy Mangsen: Swinton May Song At the Turning of the Year Hand & Heart 2000
  6. Tony Cuffe: When rosy May comes in wi' flowers (Robt.Burns) Robert Burns: Volume 1 of The Complete Songs (a compilation) Linn/Honest CD 5047
  7. Ronny Cox: Milkbone Underwear (R.Cox-J.Stewart) Songs . . . with Repercussions Wind River WR4042CD
  8. Golden Ring: The Hound Dog Song (trad) A Gathering of Friends for Making Music Folk-Legacy CD-16
  9. Tim O'Brien: Kick Me When I'm Down (T.O'Brien-Gary Nicholson) When No One's Around Sugar Hill SHCD3866
  10. Two Time Polka: Hound Dog (Leiber-Stoller) The Very Best of Two Time Polka Toucan Cove MLG2 50820
  11. Danny Schmidt: Swing Me Down Instead the Forest Rose to Sing Red House RHRCD216
  12. Peter Sellers: You Keep Me Swingin' (Hare/Fisher) A Celebration of Sellers EMI 8277812
  13. Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer: It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing) (Duke Ellington) (Folkstage - August 30, 2008) WFMT recording
  14. Paul Robeson: Swing Low, Sweet Chariot (trad) On My Journey Smithsonian Folkways SFWCD40178
  15. Richard Shindell: Parasol Ants Not Far Now Signature Sounds SIG2020
  16. Cosy Sheridan: Anthymn Wind River WR4019
  17. The Ship: Get Right with God (Jas.Barton) Left in the Wake self 84502 02468
  18. Merlin Snider: Right Here in the Every Day Right Here Barking Dog 00261 26292
  19. The Capitol Steps: Monster Cash (Capizzi-Pickett/ parody Newport-Eaton) Obama Mia! CapSteps CSCD1029
  20. Steve Goodman: Unemployed Words We Can Dance To Red Pajamas RPJ011CD
  21. Nanci Griffith: Hard Times Come Again No More (Stephen Foster) Other Voices, Too Elektra 62235
  22. Ronny Cox: Give It to the Rich Man (Jack Williams) Songs. . . with Repercussions Wind River WR4042CD
  23. The Capitol Steps: 401K (Belolo-Morali-Willis/ parody Newport-Eaton) Obama Mia! CapSteps CSCD1029
  24. Bodega: Stamping Ground (Colum & Rory MacDonald) Under the Counter Mad River MRCD1010
  25. Rod Clements: Stamping Ground Market Square MSMCD107
  26. David Mallett: I Knew This Place Midnight on the Water North Road NRCD71705
  27. Tracy Grammer: Blue Wing (Tom Russell) A Book of Sparrows self 34479 65308
  28. Joe Crookston: Freddie the Falcon Able Baker Charlie & Dog Milagrito JBJO78
  29. Edith Piaf: Dans Les Prisons de Nante (trad,arr.Herrand) The Passion of Edith Piaf Pr1mo PRMCD6053
  30. Eilen Jewell: Rain Roll In Sea of Tears Signature Sounds SIG2021
  31. James Lee Stanley: Stop This Rain New Traces of the Old Road Beachwood BR24682
  32. Nichols & May: Mother and Son In Retrospect Mercury 314532373-2
  33. Paul & Tom Amandes: My Sainted Irish Mother Jamie O'Reilly & Friends: Vinegar Man O'Reilly JO004
  34. Bonnie Dobson: My Mother Chose My Husband (trad) Dear Companion Prestige Int. INT 13031
  35. Buffy Sainte-Marie: Johnny Be Fair The Best of Buffy Sainte-Marie, Volume 2 Vanguard VCD 33/34
  36. Annbjorg Lien: Mother and a Son (instrumental) Waltz With Me Compass 744922
  37. The Smothers Brothers: Mom Always Liked You Best Sibling Revelry Rhino R2 75235
  38. Paul Robeson: Songs My Mother Taught Me (Dvorak/Adolf Heyduk, PD) On My Journey Smithsonian Folkways SFWCD40178
  39. The McCalmans: Still Gonna Die (Shel Silverstein) Live: Coming Home Greentrax CDTRAX336
  40. Beyond the Fringe (Alan Bennett): The English Way of Death The Complete Beyond the Fringe EMI 8 540452
  41. Enoch Kent: Crematorium Song (trad/E.Kent) One More Round Borealis BCD190
  42. Gilmary Doyle-Andrews: Once You're Dead Comes Up Grinnin' Pigeonbird 84501 09110
  43. Bua: Casey's Pig / The Blackberry Blossom / The Congress / The Maid in the Meadow (trad,arr.Bua) An Speakadoir Mad River MRCD1016
  44. Malinky: Cows & Cottongrass (Gae te the ky wi me / The Cottongrass (3:53) (trad,arr.Malinky) Flower & Iron Mad River MRCD103
  45. The Teflons: Sing It (David Egan) Wrap Your Troubles self 00261 26516
  46. John Gorka: When You Sing Writing in the Margins Red House RHRCD194
  47. Liz Mitchell: Sing More Not the Whether of Summer Riverwide 1207
  48. Pete Morton: When We Sing Together (Folkstage - September 13, 2008) WFMT recording
  49. Kim & Reggie Harris and Magpie: When I'm Gone (close) (Phil Ochs) Spoken in Love Longtail LT003-2

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Ronny Cox, Richard Shindell, Paul Robeson, Danny Schmidt, The Capitol Steps, McCalmans, Gilmary Doyle-Andrews, The Teflons, Liz Mitchell

CD of the week: Ronny Cox

These concerts were mentioned on the program:

Tracy Grammer, along with Jeanne T. Arrigo, perform at SPACE, 1245 Chicago Ave., Evanston, Sunday, May 10 at 8.

The Teflons throw their album release party Sunday, May 17 at 2 pm at S.P.A.C.E., 1245 Chicago Ave., Evanston. 492-8860 / evanstonspace.co

Danny Schmidt performs at Bill's Blues, 1029 Davis St., Evanston, Thursday, May 14 at 8.
James Lee Stanley is there Sunday, May 17 at 7 and Enoch Kent is there on May 31.

Danny Schmidt also performs at the Two Way Street Coffee House, 1047 Curtiss, Downers Grove, Friday, May 15 at 8:15. 630-969-9720