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May 30, 2009

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways SFCD40068/71
  2. Euphonia with Sylvia Herold: Boatman's Dance (Daniel Decatur Emmett) / Chinquapin Hunting (trad) The Old Jawbone Tuxedo 928
  3. Chris Vallillo: Shawneetown (trad) Abraham Lincoln in Song Gin Ridge GR-1009
  4. Win Stracke: El-a-noy (trad) Folksongs of Illinois #3 Illinois Humanities Council IHC07-03
  5. Dyed in the Wool: Looks Like Illinois (Bruce Roper) Stranded WFMC-002
  6. Don White: Rascal Live in Michigan Lyrmoon 86851-9941-2
  7. Shout Sister Shout: You Rascal You (Sam Theard) Hit That Jive MC-0063
  8. Matt Price: Happy Alone as a Dog with a Bone Cure for the Blues Yellow Tail 10021
  9. The Wazo County Warblers: How'm Doin? (Lemuel Fowler) self 700261263199 (email)
  10. Ronny Cox: Better Man (Eric Schwartz) Songs. . . with Repercussions Wind River WR4042CD
  11. Christine Lavin: I Bring Out the Worst in You Compass Philo CDPH 1142
  12. Beoga: The Best Is Yet to Come (Clifford T. Ward) The Incident Compass 744992
  13. Jim Photoglo: Is It Me? (J.Photoglo/Gary Burr) Grifftone 76481 10204
  14. Jean Shepherd: Better Living Jean Shepherd and other foibles Collectors' Choice CCM-343-2
  15. David Wilcox: Modern World Open Hand WhatAreRecords no#
  16. Les Barker: Chronology Arovertherapy Mrs. Ackroyd DOG 015
  17. Bob Gibson: To Morrow Stops Along the Way BG 1004
  18. John Prine: Living in the Future Live Oh Boy OBR 005CD
  19. Susan Werner: I Just Wasn't Made for These Times (Brian Wilson-Tony Asher) Classics Sleeve Dog 34479 92915
  20. Robyn Landis: Lowlands Many Moons BHM01
  21. Beth Wood: Beachcomber's Daughter Mehaffey 96873 02281
  22. Bob Dylan: Sad Eyed Lady of the Lowlands Blonde on Blonde Columbia CGK 841
  23. Tommy Makem: A Bright Eyed Girl from Keady (trad/T.Makem) Lonesome Waters Shanachie 52011
  24. Bonnie Lee Panda: Happy Girl Live Autumn Lee 37101 22861
  25. Christine Lavin: Happiness Runs (Donovan Leitch, w/story by C.Lavin) FolkZinger Appleseed APRCD1091
  26. Cori Brewster: Buffalo Street Shadow Lake BR1005
  27. Connie Kaldor: Maria's Place / Batouche Moonlight Grocery Coyote CEGCD 1002
  28. Cori Brewster: William Twin Buffalo Street Shadow Lake BR1005
  29. Firesign Theatre: The Haystack in the Needle The Bride of Firesign Rhino R2 74390
  30. Candide (1989 cast): What's the Use (Leo.Bernstein/Richard Wilbur) Deutsche Grammophon 429734-2
  31. Pierce Woodward: Leave No Millionaire Behind Long Run 26779 57742
  32. James King: Thirty Years of Farming (Fred Eaglesmith) Rounder 82161-0490-2
  33. Rockey Alvey: Farmer In My Soul Rocky Alvey's Blackberry Jam Muddy Sunshine 93931 00200
  34. The Ship: Annie (Steve Cowan) Left in the Wake The Ship 84502 02468
  35. The Makem & The Spain Brothers: When Annie Took Me Home (Tom Paxton) Home Away From Home Red Biddy RB2008
  36. Tom Paxton: Annie's Going to Sing Her Song 6 Collectables-Oldies.com CDL-CD-6973
  37. Ashley Riley: Way Back Last One Standing Riled Up RR001
  38. Eric Noden & Joe Filisko: You May Leave But This Will Bring You Back (Memphis Jug Band) Live Diving Duck DD10023
  39. Judy Collins: Prothalamium (Michael Sahl-Aaron Kramer) Whales & Nightingales Elektra 75010-2
  40. Rose Laughlin: Wild Mountain Thyme (trad, McPeake Family) The Chicago Sessions Ramblin' Rose 00261 24628
  41. David Francey: Their Wedding Day Right of Passage Laker 1007
  42. Pierce Pettis: St. Paul's Song (I Corinthians 13) (P.Pettis/Holy Bible) Moments Small World SWR073
  43. Garnet Rogers: All That Is Red House RHRCD160
  44. Kate Early: Last Train (Arlo Guthrie) Mr. Versatility's Daughter Early Morning Music EMM01
  45. Kim & Reggie Harris and Magpie: When I'm Gone (close) (Phil Ochs) Spoken in Love Longtail LT003-2

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Euphonia, Ronny Cox, Beoga, Jim Photoglo, David Wilcox, Cori Brewster, Makem & Spain Brothers

CD of the week: Cori Brewster

These concerts were mentioned on the program:

The James King Band as part of the Bluegrass Legends concert series at the American Legion Hall, 1030 Central St., Evanston, Friday, June 5 at 8. 847-573-0443

Died in the Wool and Mississippi Flanigan are at the World Music Company 1808 W. 103rd St., Chicago, Saturday, June 6 at 8. 773-779-7059

Susan Werner is at 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