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February 20, 2010

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways SFCD40068/71
  2. James Keelaghan: What's For You (David Francey - Keelaghan - Karine Polwart) House of Cards Borealis BCD198
  3. Bob Dylan: I'll Keep It With Mine Biograph Columbia CK38831
  4. Carrie Newcomer: Hush Before and After Rounder 11661-3276-2
  5. Eric Andersen: Come Running Like a Friend Cirlces in the Stream, Vol. 1 (compilation) WUMB 1
  6. The Chieftains: Lots of Drops of Brandy (trad, arr. Paddy Moloney) The Essential Chieftains RCA Victor Legacy 82876753082
  7. Christa Burch: Keg of Brandy (Robbie O'Connell) Love of the Land self CBSV-001
  8. Rooftop Singers: Brandy Leave Me Alone (Josef Marias) Best of the Vanguard Years Vanguard 79749-2
  9. Eric Noden & Joe Filisko: Too Much Whiskey I.C. Special Diving Duck 10004
  10. Marta Sebestyen: Driving Away Sorrow (trad) I Can See the Gates of Heaven... World Village 450009
  11. Joy Kills Sorrow: Kill My Sorrow (Bridget Kearney) Darkness Becomes This City Signature Sounds SIG 2027
  12. Joe Hickerson: Drive Dull Care Away Folk-Legacy CD-58
  13. Battlefield Band: Heave Ya Ho (Davy Steele) Rain, Hail or Shine Temple COMD 2074
  14. Garnet Rogers: The Final Trawl (Archie Fisher) / Make and Break Harbor (Stan Rogers) (Folkstage - January 30, 2010) WFMT Recording
  15. Caryl P. Weiss: Leave Her, Johnny (trad) Nautical But Nice Twinstar TSR-04
  16. Paula Poundstone: Aging Process I Love Jokes Lipstick Nancy 00261 25990
  17. John Gorka: People My Age The Company You Keep Red House RHRCD151
  18. Patty Griffin w/ Buddy Miller: Never Grow Old (trad) Downtown Church Credential 5099969344329
  19. Sharon Isbin: Joan Baez Suite, Op. 144 (Once I Had a Sweetheart; Rambler Gambler; Barbara Allen / The House of the Rising Sun / The Lily of the West / The Unquiet Grave / Silkie / Where Have All the Flowers Gone / Finale - Rake and Rambling Boy; Wildwood Flower; The Trees they Do Grow High) (John Duarte) Journey to the New World Sony 88697-45456-2
  20. Laurie Lewis: Train of Love (Johnny Cash) Blossoms Spruce & Maple SMM2005
  21. Marianne Girard: Train of Love (M.Girard-Tom Leighton) Pirate Days self MPM02
  22. Last Train Home: Train of Love (Eric Brace) Bound Away Bluebuffalo BBOCD0014
  23. Coco & Lafe: End of the Line (J.J.Cale) Uncovered Skyhunter SKYr2009
  24. Battlefield Band: Take Me to the Sea (Mike Katz) The Road of Tears Temple COMD 2098
  25. John Roberts: Sea Fever (Andy Taylor/John Maesfield) Songs of Shisps and the Sea Golden Hind GHM-108
  26. The Chieftains: Sea Image (trad,arr.Paddy Moloney) The Chieftains 8 Columbia Legacy CK 86019
  27. Emily Kaitz: Catch & Release Don't Think It Hasn't Been Fun! Pingleblobber 0901
  28. Sally Fingerett: Ten Pound Bass My Good Company Shanachie 8033
  29. Jon Campbell: Catch & Release self no#
  30. Claudia Schmidt & Her Funtet: What Luck's Been Up To Promising Sky Pragmavision 00261 28844
  31. Eric Brace & Peter Cooper: Lucky Bones (Jim Lauderdale) You Don't Have to Like Them Both Red Beet RBRCD009
  32. My Sweet Patootie: Out of Luck (Terence Young) Nowheresville Easy Bake EBR101
  33. Rick Spencer: Roll the Woodpile Down (trad) American Sea Chanteys Chasse-Maree/ArMen and Mystic Seaport
  34. New Lost City Ramblers: Hold That Woodpile Down (trad-Uncle Dave Macon) Volume Three Smithsonian Folkways F-2398
  35. The Freight Hoppers: Wild Fling in the Woodpile (trad) Waiting on the Gravy Train Rounder 11661-0433-2
  36. (Chris) McNamara & (Rick) Neeley: Love's Been a Long Time (R.Neeley) About Time Folk Era FE1479CD
  37. Evie Ladin w/ Caleb Klauder: Dance Me Float Downstream Evil Diane 00261 28977
  38. Stacey Earle: Dancin' with Them That Brung Me Gearle 69231 28032
  39. Sarah McQuaid: Johnny Lad (trad.,arr.S.McQuaid) When Two Lovers Meet self SMQCD102
  40. Christa Burch: Johnny Lad (trad) Love of the Land self CBSV-001
  41. Cara Dillon: Johnny, Loveley Johnny (trad,arr.C.Dillon-Sam Lakeman) Hill of Thieves Proper American PRPACD009
  42. Bob Zentz: Time to Go Now Horizons Folk-Legacy CD-139
  43. 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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James Keelaghan, Carrie Newcomer, Christa Burch, Laurie Lewis, Coco & Lafe, Claudia Schmidt, My Sweet Patootie, Evie Ladin, Sarah McQuaid, Bob Zentz

CD of the week: Bob Zentz

These concerts were mentioned on the program:

Joe Filisko & Eric Noden give a free lunchtime concert at the Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington, Tuesday, February 23 at noon. 312-744-1424

Claudia Schmidt at the Two Way Street Coffee House, 1047 Curtiss St., Downers Grove, Friday, February 26 at 8:15. 630-969-9720

James Keelaghan performs for Hogeye Folk Arts, Ltd. at the Lake Street Church, Lake & Chicago Ave., Evanston, Saturday, February 27 at 7:30. 847-475-6165

McNamara & Neeley perform at the Someplace Else Coffeehouse in the Highlands Presbyterian Church, 1901 W. 58th Place, Saturday, February 27 at 7:30. 708-248-1911

The Chicago Maritime Festival takes place all-day and evening at the Chicago History Museum, 1601 N. Clark, Chicago with an evening concert at 7 featuring Caryl P. Weiss, John Roberts, Rick Spencer, The 97th Regimental String Band and Tom & Chris Kastle, Saturday, February 27. 773-576-7245

Stacey Earl & Mark Stuart at the Maple Street Chapel, Main & Maple, Lombard, Sunday, February 28 at 3. 630-627-0171

Sharon Isbin and Mark O'Connor at the Harris Theater, 205 E. Randolph, Chicago, Saturday, March 6 at 7:30 PM. 312-334-7777

The Chieftains at Symphony Center, Michigan near Adams, Sunday March 7 at 3 PM. 312-294-3000

Battlefield Band, along with Liz Carroll at the Old Town School of Folk Music, Friday, 4544 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago, March 12 at 7 and 10 PM. 773-728-6000

The Four Bitchin' Babes perform at Fermilab in Batavia, Saturday, April 17 at 8.