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November 14, 2009

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways SFCD40068/71
  2. David Mallett: Alright Now North Road NRCD71909
  3. Christine Albert: Ya de la Joie (There Is Joy) (Charles Trenet, trans.C.Albert) Paris, TexaFrance Moon House MH2006
  4. (Tommy) Byrd & (Kathy) Street: Alright (T.Byrd) Love Broke the Fall self 50532 08482
  5. Joel Mabus: Shine No Worries Now. . . Fossil 2009
  6. Loudon Wainwright III: High Wide and Handsome 2nd Story 161 003
  7. The Makem & Spain Brothers: Never Get Their Man (trad) Home Away from Home Red Biddy RB2008
  8. Jean Redpath: Tae the Weavers Gin Ye Go (Robt.Burns, arr.Serge Hovey) The Songs of Robert Burns, Vols. 1 &2 Philo CDPH1187
  9. Eddie Reader: The Calton Weaver (trad,arr.Reader) Peacetime Compass 744492
  10. Tommy Makem: Darkley Weaver (trad-Makem) The Song Tradition Shanachie 52045
  11. Loudon Wainwright III: I'm the Man Who Rode the Mule Around the World (trad) High Wide & Handsome: The Charlie Poole Project 2nd Story 161 003
  12. (John) Roberts & (Tony) Barrand: The Derby Ram (trad) Dark Ships in the Forest Folk-Legacy CD-65
  13. Harry Jackson: Cowboy Brag-Talk (trad-Jackson) The Cowboy - His Songs, Ballads and Brag Talk, 1 Smithsonian Folkways F-5723
  14. W.C. Fields: The Braggart and Teller of Tall Tales The Original Voice Tracks from His Greatest Movies Decca DL79164
  15. Funny Girl (orig.cast - Barbara Streisand): I'm the Greatest Star (Jule Styne/Bob Merrill) Angel ZDM764661 2
  16. Kevin So: Champion of the World Best Foot Forward WingBone WB-6519
  17. Rhythm Angels: Mama's House (Rebecca Folsom) Girls Like Us High Horse HHR5875
  18. Anne Hills: Donna From Mobile (Michael Smith) Don't Panic Flying Fish FF70608
  19. Martin Simpson: Look Up, Look Down (trad-Martin Simpson) True Stories Compass 745232
  20. Tom Russell: Darkness Visible Blood and Candle Smoke Shout Factory 826663-11471
  21. Patrick Street: The Dream / Indiana (Andy Irvine/Andy Mitchell) Compendium: The Best of Patrick Street Green Linnet GLCD1207
  22. Joe Filisko & Eric Noden: Gridlock Blues I.C. Special Diving Duck 10004
  23. Malvina Reynolds: The Day the Freeway Froze Another County Heard From Smithsonian Folkways F-2524
  24. Da Vinci's Notebook: Traffic Jam (James Taylor) Bendy's Law DVN9099
  25. Shout Sister Shout: Slow Down (Redd Evans) Hit That Jive MC MC0063
  26. Les Barker: My snails have not yet arrived Up the Creek Without a Poodle Mrs. Ackroyd DOG012
  27. Stephanie Davis: Slow Poke (C.Price-R.Stewart-P.W.King) Western Bling Recluse 00261 27043
  28. Bob (Elliott) & Ray (Goulding): Slow Talker The Two and Only Columbia S 30412
  29. Hilary Spencer: Slowing Down to Lethargy (trad-Toby Fagenson) Afterimage Strawberry SMSCD02
  30. Battlefield Band: For Two Friends - Caroline Winn's / Frankie Drain's (Alasdair White) Zama Zama - Try Your Luck Temple COMD2102
  31. Fur Dixon & Steve Werner: Friends Around the Fire (S.Werner) Travelers Grass & Gravel G&G2009
  32. The Magnolia Sisters: Valse d'amitie (Friendship Waltz) (trad) Stripped Down Arhoolie CD538
  33. The Four Bitchin' Babes: Chocolate (Sally Fingerett) Diva Nation Hem & Haw 002
  34. The Smothers Brothers: Chocolate Sibling Revelry - The Best of the Smothers Brothers Rhino R2 74235
  35. The Chenille Sisters: Chocolate (Mary Stribling) May I Suggest CanToo CTR07
  36. Christine Lavin: Chocolate Covered Espresso Beans Happydance of the Xenophobe Yellow Tail 10022
  37. Loudon Wainwright III: Goodbye Booze (Jean C. Havez) High Wide & Handsome: The Charlie Poole Project 2nd Story 161 003
  38. Sligo Rags: The Whiskey Never Lies (David Burns) CeltHick 34479 61529
  39. Tom Waits: The Piano Has Been Drinking (Not Me) Small Change Asylum 1078-2
  40. Matt Harlan: You're Just Drunk Tips and Compliments Berkalin BRK-10005
  41. John McCutcheon: Robbery (spoken story) / Forgive Us Untold Appalsongs 2009
  42. 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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David Mallett, Christine Albert, Loudon Wainwright III, Kevin So, Rhythm Angels, Tom Russell, Filisko & Noden, Battlefield Band, Matt Harlan, Four Bitchin' Babes, John McCutcheon

CD of the week: Loudon Wainwright III

These concerts were mentioned on the program:

Tommy Makem Tribute concert with The Makem & Spain Brothers, the Larkin & Moran Brothers, The Chancey Brothers, The Dooley Brothers, and the Sullivan Brothers at the Irish American Heritage Center, 4646 N. Knox, Chicago, Saturday, November 21 at 8. 773-282-7035 / web site

Joe Filisko & Eric Noden are at the Two Way Street Coffee House, 1047 Curtiss, Downers Grove, Friday, November 20 at 8:15. 630-969-9720/p>