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July 11, 2009

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways SFCD40068/71
  2. Michael Troy: Progress Is a Slow Train Mill Town Boy self 8685102681-2
  3. David Roth: Practice Makes Progress Wind River WR40382CD
  4. Rebel Voices (Janet Stecher & Susan Lewis): March of Progress (Red Ladder Theater) A Little Look Around Reveille no#
  5. Li'L Abner (orig.B'way cast - Howard St. John): Progress Is the Root of All Evil (Gene DePaul / Johnny Mercer) Columbia SK 877200
  6. Jerry Lanning & Hal Watters: Progress (from the show Love Life) (Kurt Weill/Alan J. Lerner) Berlin to Broadway with Kurt Weill Paramount PAS-4000
  7. Michael Smith: 25th Century Blues Time Flying Fish FF 70613
  8. Still on the Hill: Optimist Anthem (Kelly Mulhollan) MouthPeace Termite Tracs 94501 08410
  9. Magpie: One Another (Rachel Bissex) In This World Sliced Bread CDSB75315
  10. Lissa Schneckenburger: Harmony (Supply Belcher/Isaac Watts,PD) Song Footprint FR2008
  11. Kim & Reggie Harris: Spoken in Love Simplicity Appleseed APRCD1061
  12. Cheryl Wheeler: Arrow Different Stripes Philo 116711-2
  13. Anne Walker: Cupid's Best Arrow Labyrinth Quiet Waters QWD102
  14. Still on the Hill: Could I Borrow That Arrow (Kelly Mulhollan) Chaos & Calm TermiteTracs no#
  15. Roy Zimmerman: Summer of Loving (R.Zimmerman-Melanie Harby) private recording
  16. Nanci Griffith: The Loving Kind Rounder 11661-3275-2
  17. Peter, Paul & Mary: I'm in Love with a Big Blue Frog (Stookey-Yarrow-Travers-Braunstein) The Collection Reader's Digest OPCD-8505
  18. Holly Near & Ronnie Gilbert: When I'm Not Near the Girl I Love (Burton Lane/E.Y. Yip Harburg, fr. Finian's Rainbow) This Train Still Runs Abbe Alice AAH0696
  19. Peter Sellers: Face to Face A Celebration of Sellers EMI 7243 8 27781 2
  20. Rod MacDonald: Opening Disclaimer After the War Blue Flute BFM101
  21. David Mitchell & Robert Webb with Olivia Colman: Hard Hitting Interview That Mitchell & Webb Sound - Series Three BBC Audio
  22. David Stoddard: Talk Radio A Thousand Roads self 83707 34352
  23. Kate Long: McNamara's Tear Bigollady Roane 0113
  24. Magpie: Is There Anybody Here (Phil Ochs) In This World Sliced Bread CDSB75315
  25. Michael Cooney: The Bankers and the Diplomats are Going in the Army (Malvina Reynolds) The Cheese Stands Alone Folk-Legacy CD-35
  26. John Flynn: Semper Fi America's Waiting JohnFlynn JF007
  27. Trillium: Greensleeves / Coleraine (trad, arr.Trillium) The Moody Leprechaun Little Miracles no#
  28. Jamie O'Reilly & Friends: How Black the Fields (Greg Brown) Vinegar Man O'Reilly Productions no#
  29. Stan Rogers: The Field Behind the Plow Northwest Passage Fogarty's Cove FCM004D
  30. Heather Styka: Prairie Song Travel and Teacups self 84502 00743
  31. The Makem & Spain Brothers: Outlawed Rapparee (Seamus McGrath- Tom Brett-Michael O'Brian-James English) Home Away From Home Red Biddy RB2008
  32. The Baileys: A Song for Ireland (Phil Colclough) Toucan Cove- Universal TC1105
  33. TR Ritchie: An Ireland Left Behind Wild Horses Apex AR005
  34. Cori Brewster: Take Me Back to Ireland (C.Brewster-John Capek) Buffalo St. Shadow Lake BR1005
  35. Beoga: Fly Fishing (The Fly Fishing Reel - Jackie Daly / Up and Down Air - Sean Og Graham) The Incident Compass 744992
  36. Bua: The Caladh Thaidhg Regatta / (Joe Boske) The Skye Road (John McSherry-Tyler Duncan) / The Four-Fingered Fisherman (Sean Gavin) An Spealadoir Mad River MRCD1016 (buamusic.com)
  37. Second City (Bruce Jarchow & Rob Riley): The Macoeconomics Song (1979) WFMT recording
  38. Dorothy Loudon and The Girls: Economics (Kurt Weill/Alan J. Lerner) Ben Bagley's Alan Jay Lerner Revisited Painted Smiles PS 1337
  39. TR Ritchie: Money Wild Horses Apex AR005
  40. Diana Jones: All God's Children Better Times Will Come Proper America PRPACD008
  41. Michael Troy: Careful of the Devil Mill Town Boy self 8685102681-2
  42. Ramblin' Jack Elliott w/ Bob Weir: Friend of the Devil (R.Hunter-J.Dawson-J.Garcia) Friends of Mine Hightone HCD8089
  43. Natalia Zukerman: Song for Ramblin' Jack Brand New Frame Weasel WSL-0801
  44. Michael Johnson: Circle of Fifths (Rob Galbraith) The Early Albums MJBlue 99001
  45. Lowen & Navarro: The Grace Notes (Eric Lowen / Jenny Yates) All the Time in the World Red Hen EGG4
  46. Lui Collins: Hold the Last Note Out Baptism of Fire Philo 1077
  47. Eric Bogle: The Last Note The Dreamer Greentrax CDTRAX337
  48. 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 ( ).

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Michael Troy, Nanci Griffith, Anne Walker, Rod MacDonald, John Flynn, Heather Styka, The Baileys, TR Ritchie, Cori Brewster, Beoga, Bua, Diana Jones, Eric Bogle

CD of the week: Michael Troy

These concerts were mentioned on the program:

The Makem & Spain Brothers as well as Eileen Ivers and Gaelic Storm perform at the Irish American Heritage Festival at the Irish American Heritage Center, 4626 N. Knox, Sunday, July 12. 773-282-7035

Woodstock Folk Festival, Sunday, July 19 from 12:30-6 in the Woodstock Town Square, Woodstock, IL (in the event of rain at the Congregational Unitarian Church in Woodstock). The festival features John Flynn, Magpie, Jamie O'Reilly, Michael Smith, Still on the Hill, Trillium and Natalia Zukerman. 815-479-9933

Michael Johnson, along with June Shellen performs at S.P.A.C.E., 1245 Chicago Ave., Evanston, Friday, July 17 at 8. The Al Day Trio is there July 24 and Natalia Zukerman July 30. 847-492-8860

Lissa Schneckenburger performs Thursday, July 30 at Bill's Blues, 1029 Davis St., Evanston, at 8.
Cooper & Nelson are there Sunday, July 26.

Lissa Schneckenburg performs at the Two Way Street Coffee House, 1047 Curtiss, Downers Grove, Friday, July 31 at 8:15. 630-969-9720