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September 12, 2009

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways SFCD40068/71
  2. John McCutcheon: Calling All the Children Home Live at Wolf Trap Rounder CD0283
  3. David Ferrard: Calling My Children Home (Doyle Lawson - Charles Waller - Robert Yates) Across the Troubled Wave Alter Road ARRCD001
  4. Jennifer Armstrong: At the Table J.Armstrong JA1704
  5. Paul Robeson w/ Judith Rosen: Let Us Break Bread Together on Our Knees (trad) On My Journey Smithsonian Folkways SFWCD40178
  6. Jim Post: Reach Out Together (J.Post - Dino Valente) self 06805 08091
  7. Joel Mabus: How Can I Keep From Singing (the old hymn re-imagined) (trad-Mabus) No Worries Now. . . Fossil 2009
  8. Steeleye Span: Who's the Fool Now? (trad, arr.Steeleye) Live at a Distance Park PRKCD104
  9. Christine Lavin: Attractive Stupid People Cold Pizza for Breakfast Yellow Tail YT10024
  10. Pete Seeger: The Foolish Frog (Chas.Seeger-Pete Seeger) Birds, Beasts, Bugs and Fishes Smithsonian Folkways SFCD45039
  11. Michael Smith: The Princess & the Frog Such Things Are Finely Done Tales from the Tavern 019
  12. Kathy Mattea: Coming of the Roads (Billy Edd Wheeler) Coal Captain Potato 7653260-2
  13. Peter Rowan: Before the Streets Were Paved Dust Bowl Children Sugar Hill SHCD3781
  14. Joni Mitchell: Big Yellow Taxi Hits Reprise 946326-2
  15. Claudia Schmidt: Roads Pragmavision IR 22032
  16. Jaime Michaels: Concrete River (David Glaser) Crooked Frumdahart 1008
  17. Nathan Rogers: Billboard Babies The Gauntlet Borealis BCD196
  18. Uncle Bonsai: Billboard Love (Andrew Ratshin / Arnie Adler) The Inessential Uncle Bonsai Yellow Tail YT-10002
  19. Cosy Sheridan: Bikini on a Billboard Anthymn Wind River WR4019CD
  20. Steeleye Span: The Three Sisters (trad, arr.Steelye) Live at a Distance Park PRKCD104
  21. Golden Ring: Rollin' A-Rollin' (Child #10) (trad) Folk-Legacy CD-16
  22. Maria Dunn: Two Sisters (trad) / The Elder Sister (Dunn) (Folkstage - April 25, 2009) WFMT Recording
  23. That Was the Week That Was (orig.cast - David Frost): Regella Parlophone PMC1197
  24. Sloan Wainwright: Across the Universe (Lennon-McCartney) From Where You Are Waterbug WBG0042
  25. Peter Mulvey: Vlad the Astrophysicist Letters from a Flying Machine Signature Sounds SIG2024
  26. Suzanne McDermott: The Roswell Incident Ephemera Rosema Red RRR418
  27. Ken Nordine: Outer Space You're Getting Better: The Word Jazz Dot Masters Hip-O Select.com B000517102
  28. Roy Zimmerman: Turn Off the Hubble Faulty Intelligence Metaphor 920
  29. Sara Watkins: Jefferson Sara Watkins Nonesuch 516987-2
  30. Joe Filisko & Eric Noden: Leadfoot Stomp I. C. Special self no#
  31. Randall Williams: The Man with the Wandering Soul Praying for Land Musafir MUS06
  32. Stan Rogers: Lockkeeper From Fresh Water Fogarty's Cove FCM007D
  33. Jeana Leslie & Siobhan Miller: Goodbye to The Sea and Sailors (Phamie Gow) In a Bleeze Greentrax CDTRAX324
  34. Bob Newhart: The Cruise of the U.S.S. Codfish Something Like This. . . Warner Rhino R2 76742
  35. Girlyman: Up to the Sea (Beethoven/Nate Borofsky) Everything's Easy self GM003
  36. Gaelic Storm: Kelly's Wellie's (Murphy-Wehmeyer-Twigger) Bring Yer Wellies Lost Again GS20061
  37. Mark Henley: New Boots Get Folked - Live at Charlotte's Web (a compilation) Mountain Railroad MR1
  38. Gene Autry: Take Me Back to My Boots and Saddle (T.Powell-L.Whitcup-W.-Samuels) The Essential Gene Autry Columbia Legacy C2K 63779
  39. (Mark) Haines & (Tom) Leighton: Boots and Saddles (Doug McArthur) Optimists Jig Borealis BCD139
  40. The Music Man (new B'way cast- Rebecca Luker): Goodnight, My Someone (Meredith Willson) Atlantic 92915-2
  41. Arlo Guthrie & The University of Kentucky Symphony Orchestra: Goodnight Irene (Huddie Ledbetter) In Times Like These Rising Son RSR1126
  42. Blue Murder: The Goodnight Song (Jim Boyes) No One Stands Alone Topic TSCD537
  43. John McCutcheon: Wish You Good Night Nothing to Lose Rounder CD0358
  44. Kim & Reggie Harris and Magpie: When I'm Gone (close) (Phil Ochs) Spoken in Love Longtail LT003-2

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David Ferrard, Jim Post, Joel Mabus, Steeleye Span, Christine Lavin, Nathan Rogers, Jaimie Michaels, Peter Mulvey, Sara Watkins, Filisko & Noden, Girlyman

CD of the week:Peter Mulvey

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

Crooked Still, along with Anne Heaton perform at the Old Town School of Folk Music, Sunday, September 13 at 7 PM.
Steeleye Span and Maria Dunn are there on Friday, September 25 at 7.
Tom Rush is there Sunday, October 10. 773-728-6000

Celtic Fest in Grant Park, Chicago, centered around the Petrillo Music Shell features McPeake, Penne Skoulm, Leahy, Gaelic Storm and a dozen others Saturday-Sunday, September 12-13 from noon until 9:30. 312-744-3315

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

Randall Williams performs at the Maple Street Chapel, Main & Maple, Lombard, Saturday, September 19 at 7:30 pm. 630-627-0171

Ellis Paul is at S.P.A.C.E., 1245 Chicago Ave., Evanston, Saturday, September 19 at 8. 847-492-8860