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September 26, 2009

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways SFCD40068/71
  2. John McCutcheon: Long, Long Road to Home Untold Appalsongs 2009
  3. Catie Curtis w/ Darrell Scott: Passing Through (C.Curtis-Mark Erelli) Hello Stranger Compass 745172
  4. The Resophonics: Push On (Sean Staples) Diamonds in the Ground Cdfreedom 86851-9948-2
  5. Cheryl Wheeler: One Step at a Time Pointing at the Sun Dias 1001
  6. Cliff Eberhardt: The Long Road 500 Miles: The Blue Rock Sessions Red House RHRCD221
  7. Tom Rush: East of Eden (Jack Tempchin-John Brannen) What I Know Appleseed APRCD1115
  8. Tom Russell: East of Woodstock, West of Viet Nam Blood and Candle Smoke Shout Factory 82663-11471
  9. David Mallett: Wild in the Sixties Ambition Flying Fish CDFF674
  10. Anne Hills: Romeo and Juliet (Anne Hills / Peter Erskine) Points of View Appleseed APRCD1119
  11. Stuart Moffat: Romeo and Juliet (Mark Knopfler) October Island Dambuster DAM007
  12. Brad Warren: Romeo Company Might Come Woodworks WM10200
  13. Andy Griffith: Romeo & Juliet American Originals Capitol CDP798476-2
  14. Elvis Costello and the Brodsky Quartet: Romeo's Seance (M.P.Thomas-MacManus) The Juliet Letters Warner Bros. 945180-2
  15. West Side Story (orig.B'way cast): Finale (Bernstein/Sondheim) Columbia SK60724
  16. BettySoo: Never the Pretty Girl Heat Sin Water Skin private release
  17. Diana Jones: Pretty Girl My Rembrance of You New Song NSR-0501
  18. David Ferrard: Once I Knew a Pretty Girl (trad) Across the Troubled Wave Alter Road ARRCD001
  19. Tom Rush: More Pretty Girls (trad) Blues, Songs and Ballads Fantasy FCD-24709-2
  20. Christine Lavin: Good Thing SHE Can't Read My Mind: A Dude's Eye View Cold Pizza for Breakfast Yellow Tail YT10024
  21. Steve Martin: Late for School The Crow Rounder 011661063723
  22. Linda Allen: Wake Up Song Where I Stand October Rose OR1015
  23. Chris McNamara: I'm Not Goin' to School (C.McNamara) McNamara & Neeley: About Time Folk Era FE1479CD
  24. Steve Martin: Banana Banjo The Crow Rounder 011661063723
  25. Sam Hinton: It's a Long Way From Amphioxus (PD) Songs of Men All Sorts and All Kinds Smithsonian Folkways F-2400
  26. Roy Zimmerman: Rift Valley Drifters (R.Zimmerman-Melanie Harby) (private recording)
  27. Graeme Connors: There's a Monkey Sitting in My Family Tree One of the Family Panama Music 7243821202-2
  28. Debra Cowan: Ruins by the Shore (Nic Jones) Fond Delight Farewell Falling Mountain FM1054
  29. Sam Hinton: Old Gray Mare / Old Abe Lincoln / Swimming the Delaware / Go In the Wilderness / I Want My Freedom (trad) The Wandering Folksong Smithsonian Folkways F-2401
  30. Tom Rush w/ Nanci Griffith: Casey Jones (trad,arr.T.Rush) What I Know Appleseed APRCD1115
  31. Joan Baez: Engine 143 (trad) Joan Baez Vol. 2 Vanguard 79595-2
  32. Jimmie Rodgers: Train Whistle Blues 1929 - On the Way Up Rounder CD1058
  33. BettySoo: Lonesome Whistle Heat Sin Water Skin private release
  34. Donna Adler: Don't Forget Your Angel (for Tom Dundee) Violets and Blues Grace Street 00261 23021
  35. Michael Smith: Tom Dundee Love Letter on a Fish Tales from the Tavern 10
  36. Tom Dundee: Hey Don't Give Up on Me Now Fleeting Moment: Live Performances from 1973-2006 Flyte FR4445
  37. Tom Russell: Santa Ana Wind Blood and Candle Smoke Shout Factory 82663-11471
  38. Marianne Girard: Santa Ana Wind (Folkstage - January 28, 2006) WFMT recording
  39. Ronny Cox: Santa Ana Winds (R.Cox-Wayne Carson) Songs. . .with Repercussions Wind River WR4042CD
  40. Bill Cosby: Conflict To Russell, My Brother, Whom I Slept With Warner Bros. 2-1734
  41. Andy Breckman: If I Only Had a Brain (E.Y. Harburg) Don't Get Killed Gadfly 121089
  42. Rebel Voices (Janet Stecher & Susan Lewis): Billions of Brain Cells Ago (Bill Neely) A Piece of the Wall self no#
  43. Anne Hills: I'm Nobody Points of View Appleseed APRCD1119
  44. Jerry Jeff Walker: Nobody's (Gary White) Bein' Free Atco SD33336
  45. Howard Armstrong: You're Nobody Until Somebody Loves You (Morgan-Stock-Cavanaugh) Louie Bluie Blue Suit BS-106D
  46. John McCutcheon: Old People in Love Untold Appalsongs 2009
  47. Walter Huston: September Song (Kurt Weill / Maxwell Anderson) Broadways Greatest Leading Men Decca 314541634-2
  48. Kim & Reggie Harris and Magpie: When I'm Gone (close) (Phil Ochs) Spoken in Love Longtail LT003-2

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John McCutcheon, Catie Curtis, Tom Russell, Anne Hills, Christine Lavin, David Ferrard

CD of the week: John McCutcheon

These concerts were mentioned on the program:

Lily Tomlin performs her one-woman show at the Paramount Theater, 23 E. Galena Blvd., Aurora, Friday, October 2 at 8. Ticketmaster or 630-896-6666

Debra Cowan Debra Cowan performs Sunday, September 27 at 8.
Betty Soo performs Sunday, October 4 at 7 at Bill's Blues, 1029 Davis St., Evanston. 847-424-9800

Betty Soo performs at the Two Way Street Coffee House, 1047 Curtiss, Downers Grove, Friday, October 2 at 8:15. 630-969-9720

Anne Hills performs for Hogeye Folk Arts, Ltd. at the Lake Street Church, 607 Lake St., Evanston, Saturday, October 3 at 7:30. 847-475-6165

Donna Adler performs at the Heartland Cafe, 7000 N. Glenwood, Chicago, Saturday, October 3 at 9. 773-465-8005

Tom Rush performs at the Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln, Chicago. Sunday, October 11 at 7 PM. 773-728-6000

Steve Martin & the Steep Canyon Ramblers perform at the Cadillac Palace Theatre on Randolph in Chicago, Thursday, October 22. Ticketmaster