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December 31, 2009
New Year's Eve request show

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways SFCD40068/71
  2. The Pajama Game (orig.B'way cast): Once-a-Year Day (Richard Adler/Jerry Ross) Columbia SK89253
  3. Josh White: Raise a Ruckus (trad) The Elektra Years Rhino Handmade RHM2 7879
  4. Odetta & Larry: I Was Born About 10,000 Years Ago (trad, Odetta-Larry) At the Tin Angel Fantasy OBCCD-565-2
  5. Alan Arkin: I Like You Columbia 45 rpm
  6. Whittinghill & Arbogast: Two Announcers Dick Whittinghill & Bob Arbogast at Carnegie Hall Dot DLP3500
  7. Tanglefoot: Commodore's Compliments (Steve Ritchie) Agnes on the Cowcatcher Borealis BCD143
  8. Dr. West's Medicine Show & Junk Band: The Eggplant That Ate Chicago (Norman Greenbaum) Euphoria: The Best of Dr. West's Medicine Show & Junk Band Sundazed SCD11070
  9. Yuri Rasovsky: The Chicago Language Tape WFMT 50th Anniversary - From the Archives WFMT Fine Arts Circle
  10. Grimm Brothers: Wack, Wack, Wacker Drive (private recording)
  11. Steve Goodman: Lincoln Park Pirates Live at the Earl of Old Town Red Pajamas RPJ017
  12. Thom Bishop: Saturday Evening Special (private 45 rpm)
  13. Woody Allen: Moose Stand Up Comic Rhino R275721
  14. Utah Phillips: Moose Turd Pie Good Though! Philo PH1004CD
  15. Gibson & Camp: Skillet Good and Greasy (trad, arr. Gibson-Camp) At the Gate of Horn Collectors' Choice CCM227-2
  16. Steve Lyon: The Wilted Lettuce Orgy There's No Place Like Mars Flying Fish FF306
  17. Tom Lehrer: The Elements (A.Sullivan/T.Lehrer) The Remains of Tom Lehrer Rhino R2-79831-2
  18. John Forster: Helium Philo PHCD1214
  19. Les Barker: Reinstalling Windows Arovertherapy Mrs. Ackroyd DOG105
  20. Man of LaMancha (orig.French cast - Jacques Brel): Le Quete (The Impossible Dream) (Mitch Leigh/Joe Darion, trans.Jacques Brel) Barclay 80381S
  21. Pete Seeger: Abiyoyo Live in '65 Appleseed APRCD1118-2
  22. Susan Werner: Did Trouble Me The Gospel Truth self Sleeve Dog 01
  23. Wait a Minim! (orig.cast-Nigel Pegram): Black-White Calypso (Jeremy Taylor) London AM58002
  24. Spike Jones: Blue Danube (J.Strauss/Sole Meyer-Del Porter) Not Your Standard Spike Jones Collection Collectors' Choice CCM329-2
  25. Sam Hinton: It's a Long Way From Amphioxus Songs of Men Smithsonian Folkways FA2400
  26. Jan Hobson: Throw Your Cat Away 45 rpm private recording
  27. Second City (Rasche-Stahl): I Hate Liver (WFMT recording)
  28. The Capitol Steps: Y2K (Ett-Liggett/ parody Newport-Strauss) It's Not Over 'Til the First Lady Sings CapSteps CSCD1020
  29. Priscilla Herdman - Anne Hills - Cindy Mangsen: At the Turning of the Year (Anne Hills) Heart & Hand 2000
  30. The Armstrong Family: How Can I Keep From Singing (trad) The Wheel of the Year Flying Fish FF70594
  31. Pete Morton: When We Sing Together (Folkstage - September 13, 2008) WFMT Recording
  32. at 12:03: Jacques Brel Is Alive and Well and Living in Paris (orig.cast): If We Only Have Love (Brel) Columbia SK 89998

THE MIDNIGHT SPECIAL with Rich Warren - January 1, 2010
1:15-2:00 AM requests continued

  1. Fill: John Fahey: Auld Lang Syne (trad,arr.Fahey) Christmas Guitar Varrick CDVR-002
  2. Ronny Cox: Holy Now (Peter Mayer) Songs with . . . Repercussions Wind River WR4024CD
  3. Tom Paxton: How Beautiful Upon the Mountain )4:07) Comedians & Angels Appleseed APRCD1105
  4. Jack Schechtman: On Cherry Mountain Jack Himself - From Soup to Nuts Columbia LC31339
  5. Judy Garland: Somewhere Over the Rainbow (Harold Arlen/E.Y. Harburg) The Judy Garland Deluxe Set Capitol STCL2988
  6. The Beatles: Blackbird (Lennon-McCartney) White Album Parlophone CDP7 46443-2
  7. Tim Grimm: The Back Fields Wind River WR4035CD
  8. Andy Stewart: Scottish Soldier The Andy Stewart Collection MFP CD7 81069-2
  9. Edith Piaf: La Vie en Rose (Louiguy-Piaf-David) The Very Best of Edith Piaf Capitol CDP7-96632-2
  10. Townes Van Zandt: I'll Be Here in the Morning Townes Van Zandt Fat Possum FP1083-2
  11. Judy Collins: Send in the Clowns (Stephen Sondheim) Judith Elektra 111-2 252 019
  12. Al Day: Sammy's Bar (Cyril Tawney) Remembering Fred - A Tribute to Fred Holstein Remembering Fred 001
  13. The Clancy Brothers & Tommy Makem: The Parting Glass (trad, arr.Clancy-Makem) The Clancy Brothers & Tommy Makem at Carnegie Hall-The Complete 1963 Concert Columbia Legacy 8869742571-2

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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