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August 29, 2009

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways SFCD40068/71
  2. Catie Curtis w/ Mary Gauthier: Hello Stranger (A.P.Carter) Compass 7 45172
  3. Gordon Lightfoot: Sit Down Young Stranger Songbook Warner-Rhino R2 75802
  4. Cindy Kallet - Epstein - Cicone: Life Comes In (Ellen Epstein) Heart Walk Overall OM-3
  5. Joe Jencks: Get Together (Chet Powers) Links in a Chain Turtle Bear TBM 060109-1
  6. Crooked Still: Did You Sleep Well? (Nathan Taylor) Still Crooked Signature Sounds SIG2013
  7. The Weavers: Darling Corey (trad-Weavers) At Carnegie Hall Vanguard VMD-73101
  8. Robyn Landis: Losing Sleep Many Moons Brave Heart BHM01
  9. Sue Pyper: Sleep On It (Judy Wing) Tail Lights in the Rain TIR08
  10. Man of La Mancha (New B'way cast - Brian Stokes Mitchell): The Impossible Dream (The Quest) (Mitch Leigh/Joe Darion) RCA Victor 09026-64007-2
  11. Phil Ochs: When I'm Gone There But for Fortune Elektra 960832-2
  12. John S. Martin reading William Wadsworth: Great Men Have Been Among Us (excerpt) English Romantic Poetry Smithsonian Folkways FL9883
  13. Finest Kind: Only Remembered (trad, 3rd verse John Tams) Lost In A Song Fallen Angle FAM02CD
  14. Small Potatoes: Legacy (Jacquie Manning) (Folkstage - July 20, 2002) WFMT recording
  15. Haines & Leighton: Waiting for the Ship (Mark Haines) Floor to Floor self HL1292
  16. Maura O'Connell: Shipbuilding (Clive Langer - Declan MacManus) Naked Sugar Hill SUGCD-4018
  17. Sons Of the Never Wrong: Painting the Boat (Deborah Lader) On a Good Day. . . I Am Waterbug WBG88
  18. Ani DiFranco: Decree Reprieve Righteous Babe RBR052D
  19. Tom Paxton: Daily News! Ramblin' Boy Elektra import 8122 73565-2
  20. Cambridge Circus: BBC BC (May 3, 1966) WFMT recording
  21. Cradle Will Rock (orig.soundtrack - Henry Stram-Tim Jerome): Freedom of the Press (Marc Blitzstein) RCA Victor 09026-63577-2
  22. Ani DiFranco: Gratitude Like I Said Righteous Babe RBR005-D
  23. Ian & Sylvia: Captain Woodstock's Courtship (trad) The Complete Vanguard Studio Recordings Vanguard 196/99-2
  24. Sylvia McNair & Andre Previn: The Morning After (Harold Arlen / Dory Langdon) Come Rain or Come Shine Philips 446818-2
  25. Tim O'Brien: When in Rome (T.O'Brien-David Olney-John Hadley) Chameleon Proper American PRPACD007
  26. Nickel Creek: When in Rome (Chris Thile) Why Should the Fire Die? Sugar Hill SUGCD-3990
  27. Greg Klyma: When in Rome Not a Complicated Guy Homemade Pie HPP013
  28. Ani DiFranco: Superhero Dilate Righteous Babe RBR008D
  29. Jaimie Michaels: Maybe Superman (J.Michaels-Bruce Donnola) Crooked Frumdahart 1008
  30. Bob Newhart: Superman and the Dry Cleaner The Windmills are Weakening Warner Bros. W1588
  31. Lucy Wainwright Roche: Superman (Brad Roberts) 8 More self no#
  32. Ani DiFranco: Both Hands Like I Said Righteous Babe RBR005-D
  33. West Side Story (orig.B'way cast - Larry Kert - Gertrude Lawrence): One Hand, One Heart (Bernstein/Sondheim) Columbia Legacy SK 60724
  34. Robin & Linda Williams: By the Touch of Her Hand (A.P.Carter) Radio Songs Red House RHRCD204
  35. The Folk Brothers (Jack Hardy & David Massengill): Peggy-O (trad) Partners in Crime Great Divide GDSR-1780
  36. Jed Marum: Lakes of Ponchartrain (trad) The Soul of a Wanderer Boston Road BRR022
  37. Peter Mulvey: Some People Letters from a Flying Machine Signature Sounds SIG2024
  38. Larry Rand & Nicole Mendyk: Everybody Else But Me (L.Rand) Deep-dish Folk Junior Dog 8450117639-2
  39. Gypsy (orig.London Cast - Angela Lansbury): Some People (Jule Styne/Stephen Sondheim) RCA Victor 60571-2-RG
  40. Jack Williams: Life Is Sweet Laughing in the Face of the Blues Wind River WR4033CD
  41. Aileen Vance: Sweet Life Avenida AM003CD
  42. John McCutcheon: Ode to Common Things Mightier Than the Sword Appalsongs 2005
  43. Claudia Schmidt: These Stars It Looks Fine From Here Red House RHRCD64
  44. Kathy Mattea: From a Distance (Julie Gold) Time Passes By Mercury 846975-2
  45. Kim & Reggie Harris and Magpie: When I'm Gone (close) (Phil Ochs) Spoken in Love Longtail LT003-2

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Catie Curtis, Joe Jencks, Maura O'Connell, Sons of the Never Wrong, Tim O'Brien, Jaimie Michaels, Peter Mulvey, Rand & Mendyck

CD of the week: Sons of the Never Wrong

These concerts were mentioned on the program:

Ani DiFranco performs at the Paramount Theater, 25 E. Galena Blvd., Aurora, Sunday, September 13 at 7 PM. 630-896-6666 Tickets

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

The Folk Brothers perform at the Two Way Street Coffee House, 1047 Curtiss, Downers Grove, Friday, August 28 at 8:15. 630-969-9720

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, Jack Williams, Small Potatoes, Barton & Para, Sparky & Rhonda Rucker 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.