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August 22, 2009

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways SFCD40068/71
  2. Cara Dillon: Spencer the Rover (trad, arr.Dillon-Sam Lakeman) Hill of Thieves Proper American PRPACD009
  3. The Clancy Bros. & Tommy Makem: Wild Rover (trad,arr.Clancy-Makem) Recorded Live in Ireland! Columbia CS-9065
  4. Bob Fox: The Rambling Rover (Andy M. Stewart) Dreams Never Leave You Woodworm WRCD035
  5. The Dubliners: I'm a Rover (trad, arr.Dubliners) The Best of the Dubliners Epic Legacy EK 86021
  6. Maura O'Connell: I Know My Love (trad, arr.M.O'Connell) Naked Sugar Hill SUGCD4018
  7. Crooked Still: Baby, What's Wrong with You? (John Hurt) Still Crooked Signature Sounds SIG 2013
  8. Robyn Landis: You Don't Know a Thing Many Moons Brave Hearts 53701 25122
  9. Dale Robin: True Blues (Dana Pearson) Sweet & Salty Wepecket Island Records WI-007
  10. Nathan Rogers: The Gauntlet Borealis BCD196
  11. Candide (orig.orig.B'way cast): Quiet (L.Bernstein/Richard Wilbur-John LaTouche) Columbia SK48017
  12. Joel Mabus: Give It Up No Worries Now... Fossil 2009
  13. Bob Dylan: Lay Down Your Weary Tune Biograph Columbia C3K 38830
  14. Eliza Lynn: Sing a New Song Frisky or Fair Civility 0793
  15. Randall Williams: I Will Come for You One Night in Louisiana Musifar MUS05
  16. The Wailin' Jennys: Calling All Angels (Jane Siberry) Live at the Mauch Chunk Opera House Red House RHRCD220
  17. Maura O'Connell w/ Alison Krauss: Some People's Lives (Rhonda Jo Fleming-Janis Ian) Naked Sugar Hill SUGCD4018
  18. Catie Curtis: Dad's Yard Hello Stranger Compass 745172
  19. Don White: Adolescent Rant Brown Eyes Shine Lyrmoon 86851 3307
  20. Tom Chapin: Father, Daughter, Mother, Son (Si Kahn-Tom Chapin) Let the Bad Times Roll Sundance 82148 09232
  21. Nichols & May: Chopin (Father & Daugher) Improvisations to Music Mercury 314558455-2
  22. Crooked Still: Captain, Captain (trad) Still Crooked Signature Sounds SIG 2013
  23. John Roberts: Short Jacket and White Trousers (trad) Sea Fever Golden Hind GHM-108CD
  24. Cairn to Cairn: Maid on the Shore (trad) private pressing
  25. String Sisters: Fremont Center (Liz Carroll) / Ahaint da daeks o' Voe (trad) / Come Awa in (Tom Anderson) / Paddy's Trip to Scotland (trad) / Dinky's (trad) Live Compass 745202
  26. Peter Sellers: Suddenly It's Folk Song, Part 3 (The Irish Session) A Celebration of Sellers EMI 724382778127
  27. Pride of New York: King of the Clans / Dan Breen's / The Steeplechase (trad,arr. Pride of NY) Pride of New York Compass 745222
  28. Mark Haines & Tom Leighton: Gumboot Cloggeroo (Tom Connors) Hand to Hand Borealis BCD136
  29. The Folkaltones: I'll Dance with You (Carla Sciaky) Tuning Up Propinquity PRCD 3001
  30. Carolann Solebello: Dance with Me Glass of Desire Elizabeth ELZ 010
  31. Peggy Seeger: Dear Companion Heading for Home Appleseed APRCD1076
  32. The Folk Brothers - Jack Hardy & David Massengill: Come All Ye Fair and Tender Ladies (trad) Partners in Crime Great Divide GDSR 1780
  33. Debra Cowan: Salisbury Plain (trad) Fond Desire Farewell Falling Mountain FM 1054
  34. Phil Ochs: The Highwayman (Ochs/A.Noyes) There But for Fortune Elektra 960832-2
  35. John Roberts: Let the Bulgine Run / Sally in the Garden / Hog-Eye Man (trad) Sea Fever Golden Hind GHM-108CD
  36. Euphonia w/ Sylvia Herold: Let the Bullgine Run / The Peacock's Feather (trad) The Old Jawbone Tuxedo TUXCD928
  37. Kennedy's Kitchen: Old Maui The Hotting Fire self 00261 26652
  38. Kathy Mattea: Summer of My Dreams (David Mallett) Time Passes By Mercury 846975-2
  39. Snow Queen (orig.cast - Cheryl Lynn Bruce): Beautiful Summer (Michael Smith) Victory Gardens SQ01
  40. Jack Hardy: If I Were to Lay Me Down Rye Grass Great Divide JH-1809
  41. Maura O'Connell: Ae Fond Kiss (Robt.Burns, PD) Naked Sugar Hill SUGCD4018
  42. Kim & Reggie Harris and Magpie: When I'm Gone (close) (Phil Ochs) Spoken in Love Longtail LT003-2

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Cara Dillon, Maura O'Connell, Dale Robin, Joel Mabus, Catie Curtis, Tom Chapin, The Folkaltones, Jonathan Edwards, Jack Hardy

CD of the week: Maura O'Connell

These concerts were mentioned on the program:

Cairn to Cairn performs at the Two Way Street Coffee House, 1047 Curtiss Downers Grove, Friday, August 28 at 8:15. 630-969-9720

Cairn to Cairn performs Sunday, August 30 at at 7 Bill's Blues, 1029 Davis St., Evanston. 847-424-9800

Crooked Still, along with Anne Heaton perform at the Old Town School of Folk Music, Sunday, September 13 at 7 PM. 773-728-6000

Jack Hardy & David Massengill as The Folk Brothers, Barton & Para, John Roberts, Debra Cowan, Michael Smith, Peggy Seeger, Anne Hills and a dozen others perform at the Fox Valley Folk Festival, September 6-7 at Island Park in Geneva.

Austin Lounge Lizards, Haines & Leighton, Kathy Mattea, John McCutcheon, Claudia Schmidt, Michael Smith, Randall Williams at the Midnight Special Folk Festival.

Rich Warren leads a free tour of the WFMT studios on Friday, August 28. You must register with Audio Consultants at 847-864-9565, space is limited.