Midnight Special logo 06 - Copy small41.jpg jpp-live42.jpg nashville146.gif photos647.jpg
May 23, 2009

The underlined artist names and record labels are links to their sites. You can use your browser's Back button to return to this list from their sites.

  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways SFCD40068/71
  2. Eve Goldberg: Little Boat Kinder Season Borealis BCD177
  3. Tim Harrison: Ship to Come In (Folkstage - June 3, 2006) WFMT recording
  4. The McCalmans: North West Passage (Stan Rogers) Live: Coming Home Greentrax CDTRAX336
  5. Nerissa & Katryna Nields: That's My Ship (Nerissa Nields) Sister Holler Mercy House 80336 00458
  6. Bob Dylan: When the Ship Comes In No Direction Home Columbia Legacy C2K 93937
  7. Christine Lavin: Human (The Killers) (private recording)
  8. Jan Seides: Only Human Family Album Panda PP06
  9. Dry Branch Fire Squad: I'm Only Human" (Jimmy Wells) Antiques & Inventions Rounder 0159
  10. Euphonia: In Tall Buildings (John Hartford) / La Javalsurka du Grain de Beaute' (The Waltz of the Beauty Mark) (Andre Marchand) The Old Jawbone Tuxedo TUXCD928
  11. Bob Newhart: Ledge Psychology Something Like This... Warner Rhino R2 76742
  12. Anne Heaton: Jump Blazing Red Spill 41444 03202
  13. Jim Photoglo: We Are All Connected (J.Photoglo/Pam Rose) Is It Me? Grifftone 76481 10204
  14. Jim Bizer: We Are All Connected Connected Brozone 234
  15. Phil Ochs: Outside of a Small Circle of Friends Farewells & Fantasies Elektra Rhino R2 74518
  16. Rhonda Vincent: You Don't Love God If You Don't Love Your Neighbor (Carl Story) The Storm Still Rages Rounder 11661 0474-2
  17. Bonnie Dobson: Frankie Slide (Robt. Gard) She's Like a Swallow Prestige/International 13021
  18. James Keelaghan: Hillcrest Mine Then Again Jericho Beach JBM 0401
  19. Maria Dunn: Can You Blame the Poor Miner We Were Good People Distant Whisper MARCD03
  20. Christine Lavin: Making Friends with My Grey Hair I Was in Love with a Difficult Man Redwing RWMCD5411
  21. Tom Lehrer: When You Are Old and Gray The Remains of Tom Lehrer Warner Rhino R2 79831
  22. Don White: Two Gray Hairs Two Vagabonds in Disguise self MPS 203
  23. Enoch Kent: Itches in Me Britches (trad) One More Round Borealis BCD190
  24. Robyn Landis: Shine (Robyn Landis/Jonathan Petrelli) Many Moons Brave Hearts BHM01
  25. Liz Mitchell: Shine Not the Whether of Summer Riverwide 1207
  26. Ashley Lewis: Shine Here I Stand self 84501 03924
  27. Sometymes Why: Shine It (Ruth Ungar Merenda) Your Heart Is a Glorious Machine Signature Sounds SIG2019
  28. Eric Bogle: Standing in the Light The Dreamer Greentrax CDTRAX337
  29. The Ship: So Quietly (Mark Hamby) Left in the Wake Ship 84502 02468
  30. Cosy Sheridan: Quietly Led Waterbug 0004
  31. Anne Hills: Close the Door Lightly (Eric Andersen) Bittersweet Street Redwing RWMCD 5402
  32. Slaid Cleaves: Beautiful Thing Everything You Love Will Be Taken Away Music Road MRRCD 103
  33. Eric Bogle: Nothing Worth Saving The Dreamer Greentrax CDTRAX337
  34. Susan Werner: Mercy Mercy Me (The Ecology) (Marvin Gaye) Classics Sleeve Dog 34479
  35. Eric Bogle: Someone Else's Problem The Dreamer Greentrax CDTRAX337
  36. Dean Stevens: Seeds (Lisa Aschmann/Mark Simos) At Last VR2005

The 2008 Woody Guthrie Folk Festival: a brief montage produced and hosted by Gene Shay, WXPN Radio
July 11-13, 2008, Okemah, Oklahoma
(Dates for 2009 Woody Guthrie Folk Festival, July 8-12) (woodyguthrie.com)

  1. Judy Collins: This Land Is Your Land (Woody Guthrie)
  2. Judy Collins: I Woke Up In A Dry Bed (Woody Guthrie)
  3. Judy Collins: Take me For A Ride In The Car Car (Woody Guthrie)
  4. John Gorka: John's letter to Woody (read on stage)
  5. Joel Rafael: Way Over Yonder In The Minor Key" (fragment) (Billy Bragg/Woody Guthrie)
  6. Jimmy LaFave: To Catch The Wind (Fragment) (Donovan Leitch) Interview: With Mary Jo Ogden, Woody's kid sister--now 93 years old
  7. Jimmy LaFave and ensemble: Oklahoma Hills (Jack Guthrie - Woody Guthrie)

  9. Bob Dylan: Song to Woody No Direction Home Columbia Legacy C2K 93937
  10. Tom Pacheco: Woody & Jack Frog's Claw 10006
  11. Sons Of the Never Wrong: Set All God's Children Free (Bruce Roper) (Folkstage - July 23, 2005) WFMT Recording
  12. Jim Photoglo: Jesus Saves (Jim Photoglo-Gary Burr) Is It Me? Grifftone 76481 10204
  13. Ronny Cox: Holy Now (Peter Mayer) Songs. . .with Repercussions Wind River WR4042CD
  14. 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 ( ).

COPYRIGHT © 2009, Window To The World Communications, Inc. All rights reserved.


McCalmans, Euphonia, Jim Photoglo, Robyn Landis, Liz Mitchell, Eric Bogle, Dean Stevens, Ronny Cox

CD of the week: Eric Bogle

These concerts were mentioned on the program:

Eve Goldberg with Katherine Wheatly perform at Bill's Blues, 1029 Davis St., Evanston, Sunday, May 24 at 7. Eve also will host the open stage that afternoon.
Enoch Kent is there on May 31. 847-424-9800

Sons of the Never Wrong are at S.P.A.C.E., 1245 Chicago Ave., Evanston, Saturday, May 30 at 8. 847-492-8860 / evanstonspace.com

Susan Werner is a Fermilab in Batavia, Saturday, June 13 at 8. 630-840-2787

Christine Lavin and Don White are at the Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago, Friday, June 19 at 8. 773-728-6000