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December 12, 2009
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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways SFCD40068/71
  2. *John McCutcheon: Survivor / Well May the World Go (trad/P.Seeger) Untold Appalseed 2009
  3. *Peter Mulvey: On a Wing and a Prayer (P.Mulvey-Tim Fagan) Letters From a Flying Machine Signature Sounds SIG2024
  4. *Diana Jones: Better Times Will Come Proper American PRPACD008
  5. *Loudon Wainwright III: w/ Lucy Wainright Roche: Beautiful (Barney Warren) High Wide & Handsome: The Charlie Poole Project 2nd Story 161-003
  6. *Sons Of the Never Wrong: I Am (S.Demel-B.Roper) On a Good Day . . . I Am Waterbug WBG88
  7. Liam Clancy & Tommy Makem: We've Come a Long Way (Kate McGarrigle) Shanachie 52013
  8. Delores Keane: Until We Meet Again (Dougie MacLean) Solid Ground Shanachie 8007
  9. *John McCutcheon: Long, Long Road to Home Untold Appalsongs 2009
  10. *Zoe Mulford: All of the Songs Were Road Songs Bonfires Azalea City ACCD-0906
  11. Liam Clancy w/ Luke Kelly: The Rocky Road to Dublin (trad,arr.-adapt.L.Clancy) Liam Clancy Vanguard VMD79169
  12. Bill Monroe & His Bluegrass Boys: Rocky Road Blues The Early Years Vanguard 79518-2
  13. Fairport Convention: Rocky Road (Steve Tilston) The Wood & the Wire Compass 74297-2
  14. *Ben Bedford: Amelia Land of the Shadows Hopeful Sky HSR202
  15. *Peter Mulvey: Letter from a Flying Machine Signature Sounds SIG2024
  16. Randall Williams: Spirit of Amerlia One Night Live in Louisiana Musafir 3379273822
  17. Kristina Olsen: The Yellow Piper The Truth of a Woman Take-a-Break TAB2008
  18. Kol Sasson: Oh Chanukah - A Madrigal of Latkes (trad Chassidic/B.Aronin) Eclectricity self POC03 (web site)
  19. Shelley Posen: My Mother's Latkes Manna Well Done WDM02
  20. Maxwell Street Klezmer Band: Latkes on a Platter Patter (Arthur Sullivan/Lori Lippitz) (Folkstage - 12/5/09) WFMT recording
  21. *Sylvia Herold & Euphonia: Cotton-Eyed Joe (trad) The Old Jawbone Tuxedo TUXCD928
  22. The The Double Decker Stringband: Cotton-Eyed Joe (trad) The Rest Is Yet to Come 5-String 5SP-CD04004
  23. Jerry Jeff Walker: Mr. Bojangles Gypsy Songman - A Life in Song Tried & True CD6161
  24. *Sylvia Herold & Euphonia: Boatman's Dance (Daniel Decatur Emmett) / Chinquapin Hunting (trad) The Old Jawbone Tuxedo TUXCD928
  25. Liam Clancy: Roseville Fair (Bill Staines) We've Come a Long Way Shanachie 52013
  26. *(David) Mitchell & (Robert) Webb: Crying Wolf That Mitchell & Webb Sound, Series Four BBC Audio
  27. Tom Russell: The Boy Who Cried Wolf Modern Art Hightone HCD8154
  28. Henry Morgan: Little Riding Hood Rouge The Best of Henry Morgan Judson J 3016
  29. Bread & Bones: The Wolf Is at the Door (Richard Ruane) I Know Stories Riptone RR02
  30. *Ben Bedford: The Sangamon Land of the Shadows Hopeful Sky HSR202
  31. *Anne Hills: Gardens (Anne Hills/Cindy Mangsen) Points of View Appleseed APRCD1119
  32. *John McCutcheon: Prodigal Father Untold Appalsongs 2009
  33. *Sons Of the Never Wrong: Prodigal Son (Bruce Roper) On a Good Day . . . I Am Waterbug WBG88
  34. *Loudon Wainwright III: Didn't He Ramble (Will Handy) High Wide & Handsome: The Charlie Poole Project 2nd Story 161-003
  35. John Flynn: The Prodigal Father America's Waiting self JF007
  36. *Diana Jones: Cracked and Broken Better Times Will Come Proper American PRPACD008
  37. *Ben Bedford: As Long as Your Eyes are Blue Land of the Shadows Hopeful Sky HSR202
  38. Judy Collins: Send in the Clowns (Stephen Sondheim) Judith Elektra 111-2 252 019
  39. *John McCutcheon: Old People in Love Untold Appalsongs 2009
  40. Liam Clancy: Royal Canal (trad) Liam Clancy Vanguard VMD79169
  41. Irma La Douce (orig.cast): From a Prison Cell (Marguerite Monnot/Alexandre Brefort) Columbia SK48018
  42. Geoff Bartley: A Letter from Prison One Kind Word Waterbug WBG0046
  43. *Loudon Wainwright III: High Wide & Handsome 2nd Story 161-003
  44. *Anne Hills: Holy Now (Peter Mayer) Points of View Appleseed APRCD1119
  45. Ian Robb & friends: Singer's Farewell (Robb-Wesley-Denson) Rose & Crown Folk-Legacy CD-106
  46. Liam Clancy w/ Tommy Makem: Journeys End (Judy Goodenough) Live at the National Concert Hall Shanachie 52006
  47. 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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