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June 6, 2009

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways SFCD40068/71
  2. Diana Jones: Better Times Will Come Proper PRPACD008
  3. Lara Herscovitch: Here Comes the Sun (George Harrison) Through a Frozen Midnight Sky LaRama 0904
  4. Pete Seeger: May There Always Be Sunshine (Oshanin-Ostrovsky-Botting) Pete Seeger & Arlo Guthrie Together in Concert Rising Son RSR00011
  5. Mae Robertson: Meet the Sun Halfway (Terro Allard - Craig Carothers - Penny Nichols - Mae Robertson - Sloan Wainwright) In White Light Lyric Partners LYR4509-2
  6. John McCutcheon - Tom Chapin - Michael Mark: Follow the Light Greatest Story Never Told Red House RHRCD163
  7. Don White: Great Day Live in Michigan Lyrmoon 86851-9941-2
  8. Simon & Garfunkel: The 59th Street Bridge Song (Feelin' Groovy) Live 1969 Columbia Legacy 88697 41306 2
  9. Christine Lavin: Please Don't Make Me Too Happy Shanachie 8016
  10. Claudia Schmidt: Happy Hearts Out of the Dark Flying Fish FF70361
  11. Donovan: Happiness Runs (Donovan Leitch) Try for the Sun (Dj sampler) Epic Legacy
  12. The Arrogant Worms: Song Inside My Head Gift Wrapped Oglio OGL89130-2
  13. James Gordon: Tune Cooties Pipe Street PSR19
  14. Diana Jones: Cracked and Broken Better Times Will Come Proper PRPACD008
  15. Jim Photoglo: Partners (Jim Photoglo/Don Schlitz) Is It Me? Grifftone 76481 10204
  16. Buffy Sainte-Marie: Until It's Time For You to Go The Best of Buffy Sainte-Marie Vanguard VCD-3/4
  17. Iain Campbell Smith: Imperfect Ballads & Barsongs self ICS2
  18. Susan Werner: Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood (Bennie Banjamin - Sol Marcus - Gloria Caldwell with excerpt from Rodrigo) Classics Sleeve Dog 34479 92915
  19. Koko Taylor: Born Under a Bad Sign (Jones - Bell) Force of Nature Alligator ALCD 4187
  20. The Mrs. Ackroyd Band: Born Under a Road Sign (Jones-Bell/Les Barker) Gnus and Roses Mrs.Ackroyd DOG010
  21. Karen Mueller w/ Timothy Britton: Eleanor Plunkett (Turlough O'Carolan, PD) Still Point Streamline SL104CD
  22. Heidi Muller & Bob Webb: Bach's Old Coat (Cello Suite #1 Prelude (J.S.Bach)) / Greasy Coat (trad) Seeing Things self 53701 20052
  23. Christine Lavin: Too Old for the Bee private recording
  24. Darrell Scott: Spelling Bee Romance Aloha from Nashville Sugar Hill SHCD-3864
  25. Lou & Peter Berryman: Alphabet Polka Love Is the Weirdest of All Cornbelt CR15
  26. Lara Herscovitch: Letters from A Ghost Through a Frozen Midnight Sky LaRama 0904
  27. Mason Brown: Ode to Martin Luther King (Mason Brown / Ralph Otis Brown) When Humans Walked the Earth Round Shining 39429 08202
  28. Judy Collins w/ Richard Farina: Carry It On (Gil Turner) Fifth Album Elektra 7300-2
  29. Tom Paxton: Don't You Let Nobody Turn You 'Round Outward Bound Elektra 8122 76509-2
  30. Phil Ochs: A Toast to Those Who Are Gone Farewells & Fantasies Elektra-Rhino R2 73518
  31. Bua: The Blacksmith (trad) / The Charleston (Jimmy Keane) / The Rakes of Invercairn (trad) An Spealadoir Mad River 1016
  32. Beoga: Antics - Antics in A major (Sean Og Graham) / Walter Benjamin (Claran O'Grady) / The Red Haired Lass (trad) The Incident Compass 744992
  33. Ray Jessel: I'm a Genius The First Seventy Years LML CD-171
  34. North Fork: Einstein the Genius (H.Jankiewicz) self
  35. Macbeth the Great (Patrick McDonald): Man Smart, Woman Smarter (One Eye Norman Span?) Alan Lomax Popular Songbook Rounder 82161-1863-2
  36. Jamie O'Reilly: Case of the Smarts (fr. The Snow Queen) (Michael Smith) Swimming Deeper Bird Avenue 01
  37. The Wizard of Oz (orig.soundtrk Ray Bolger & Judy Garland): If I Only Had a Brain (Harold Arlen / E.Y. Harburg) Rhino R2 71964
  38. Betse Ellis: Looking the World Over (Memphis Minnie) Don't You Want to Go? Free Dirt 0058
  39. Cori Brewster: My Familiar Sky (Peter & Catherine Whyte Story) Buffalo Street self BRI005
  40. Robyn Landis: Roots Many Moons Brave Hearts BHM01
  41. Lee Murdock: Eight Bells (Bob Zentz/Lee Murdock-C.Fox Smith) The View From the Harbor Depot DEP031
  42. Mickey Clark: Night Rider's Lament (Michael Burton) Winding Highways Ear-X-tacy 9654
  43. Genticorum: J'V Vas Mon Train (trad) La Bibournoise Mad River MRCD1017
  44. Cori Brewster: Across the Great Divide (Kate Wolf) Buffalo Street self BRI005
  45. Merlin Snider: Tall Trees Right Here Barking Dog 00261 26292
  46. Diana Jones: The Day I Die Better Times Will Come Proper PRPACD008
  47. Kim & Reggie Harris and Magpie: When I'm Gone (close) (Phil Ochs) Spoken in Love Longtail LT003-2

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Diana Jones, Lara Herscovitch, Jim Photoglo, Bua, Beoga, Betse Ellis, Cori Brewster, Robyn Landis, Lee Murdock, Mickey Clark, Genticorum, Merlin Snider

CD of the week: Diana Jones (a CD of special merit)

These concerts were mentioned on the program:

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

The Gebhard Woods Dulcimer Festival features John McCutcheon, Karen Mueller, Heidi Muller, Claudia Schmidt, Ed Trickett, Paul Van Arsdale and many others, Friday & Saturday, June 13-14 in Gebhard Woods State Park, Morris, Illinois. There also is an open stage and Saturday night Old-Time Dance. 708-331-6875

Lara Herscovitch will be at Bill's Blues, 1029 Davis St., Evanston, Sunday, June 29 at 7. 847-424-9800