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March 20, 2010

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways SFCD40068/71
  2. Tommy Makem: To Welcome in the Spring Ancient Pulsing Red Biddy 3001
  3. Laura Bird: Spring The Water In Between Wigborough WIG2008
  4. Bob & Ron Copper: The Spring Glee (trad) English Shepherd & Farming Songs Folk-Legacy CD-19
  5. Gail Rundlett: Spring Is Here (Wendy Waldman) Full Circle BCN 10137-2
  6. Garnet Rogers: First Day of Spring Shining Thing Snow Goose SGSCD 1131
  7. Cheryl Wheeler: Spring Driving Home Philo CDPH 1152
  8. Patty Larkin w/ John Gorka: Deja vu 25 Signature Sounds SIG2028
  9. Ray Charles: It Had to Be You (Gus Kahn/Isham Jones) Standards Rhino R2 75210
  10. Stephanie Bettman: Deja vu Get Close to Me FLR CD-102
  11. Les Barker: Deja vu A Cardi and Bloke Mrs. Ackroyd DOG11
  12. Corky Siegel: Deja Vous / Vous Ja De (Midnight Special New Year's Eve 12/31/2006) WFMT Recording
  13. Susan Werner: Movie of My Life Live at Passim Sleeve Dog SW-013
  14. James Whitmore as Will Rogers: Movies Is an Art Columbia AE7 1036
  15. Paul Simon: That's Why God Made Movies One Trick Pony Warner Bros. R2 78902
  16. John Wesley Harding & The Good Liars: The Movie of Your Life The Name Above the Title Sire-Reprise 926481-2
  17. The Arrogant Worms: She Talks During Movies Torpid Worms AW-5005
  18. Red Molly: Jezebel (Abbie Gardner) James self 84501 27407
  19. Charles Aznavour: Jezebel (C.Aznavour/Hubert Giraud) La Boheme Angel 734383496822
  20. David Steinberg: Jezebel Disguised as a Normal Person Collectors' Choice CCM-675
  21. Gretchen Peters: Jezebel Burnt Toast & Offerings Scarlet Letter 120653-7
  22. Peggy Seeger w/ Irene Scott: You Don't Know How Lucky You Are Almost Commercially Viable Sliced Bread CDSB71204
  23. John Forster: You've Got to Have It (Midnight Special New Year's Eve - December 31, 2008) WFMT recording
  24. Steve Goodman: Vegematic Affordable Art Red Pajamas RPJ-002CD
  25. Elise Witt & Mick Kenney: Our Favorite Things (Richard Rodgers/Mick Kenney) Valise EM World EMW-1011
  26. Mollie O'Brien: Throw It Away (Abbey Lincoln) Things I Gave Away Sugar Hill SUGCD3919
  27. Curtis & Loretta: Sweet Betsy from Pike (trad,arr.Teague-Simonet) Our Heritage in Song Haymarket HM-108
  28. Flatt & Scruggs: Pike County Breakdown (R.Jones) The Essential Earl Scruggs Columbia Legacy C2K 90858
  29. The Limeliters: Charmin' Betsy (Bruce/Rudd) Sing Out! Collectors' Choice CCM024-2
  30. John Gorka: If I Could Forget to Breathe Temporary Road High Street 72902 10315-2
  31. Martyn Joseph: Can't Breathe Evolved Pipe PRCD019
  32. Kitty Donohoe: Breathing This Road Tonight Roheen R005
  33. Hair (orig.B'way cast): Air (Galt MacDermot/Gerome Ragni- James Rado) RCA Victor 82876-56085-2
  34. Jonathan Byrd: Breathless Waterbug Anthology Eight Waterbug
  35. Mike Nichols & Elaine May: A Little More Gauze Nichols & May Examine Doctors Mercury 314558457-2
  36. Kelly Carmichael: Terrible Operation Blues (trad) Queen Fareena Dogstreet DOG 003
  37. David Mitchell & Robert Webb w/Olivia Colman & Jame Bachman: The Old Lady Hearings I (Doctor) That Mitchell and Webb Sound: Series Four BBC Audio
  38. Capitol Steps: You Can Suture Yourself at Home (Lionel Bart/ Newport-Strauss) Lord of the Fries CapSteps CSCD1014
  39. Austin Lounge Lizards: Go Ahead and Die (Card-Deisler-Pittman- Resnick-Simeone) The Drugs I Need Blue Corn BCM0603
  40. Bob Gibson w/ Shel Silverstein: Still Gonna Die (S.Silverstein) Makin' a Mess: Bob Gibson Sings Shel Silverstein Asylum 61697-2
  41. Val Rosing: Teddy Bear's Picnic (Kenney/Bratton) Try a Little Tenderness Radio Rhythm RRR-0007B
  42. Lui Collins: Waltzing with Bears (Dale Marxen, add.verse Nick Hawes) North of Mars Molly Gamblin 1002
  43. Altan w/ R.T.E. Concert Orchestra: As I Roved Out (trad, arr.Altan) 25th Anniversary Celebration Compass 745352
  44. Pete Coe: As I Roved Out (trad,arr.P.Coe) Long Company BASH CD45
  45. Sylvia Herold: As I Roved Out (trad) A Bowl of Crystal Tears Tuxedo 925-2
  46. Richard Dyer-Bennet: So We'll Go No More A Roving (trad) Richard Dyer-Bennet #1 Smithsonian Folkways SFCD40078
  47. Anne Hills: Glad for the Spring (Anne Hills/Opal Whiteley) Beauty Attends: The Heartsongs of Opal Whiteley Collective Works Media CW0502
  48. David Jones: Spring Song (Alan Bell) From England's Shore Minstrel JD213
  49. Donovan: Lullaby of Spring A Gift from a Flower to a Garden BGO 194
  50. Harmonious Wail: You Can Never Hold Back Spring (Tom Waits) Resist Temptation Range RGR00009-2
  51. Michael Johnson: Here Comes the Sun (Geo.Harrison) The Early Albums MJ Blue 0001
  52. Kim & Reggie Harris and Magpie: When I'm Gone (close) (Phil Ochs) Spoken in Love Longtail LT003-2

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Patty Larkin, Red Molly, Elise Witt, Curtis & Loretta, Martyn Joseph, Val Rosing, Altan

CD of the week: Martyn Joseph

These concerts were mentioned on the program:

Curtis & Loretta perform at the Two Way Street Coffee House, 1047 Curtiss, Downers Grove, Friday, March 26 at 8:15. 630-969-9720

John Gorka, and Susan Werner perform at the McAninch Arts Center at the College of DuPage, 22nd St. & Park Blvd., Friday, March 26 at 8. 630-942-4000

Brooks Williams performs for the Lake County Folk Club at the El Barrio Restaurant, 1122 Diamond Lake Rd., Mundelein, Sunday, March 21 at 7. 847-271-1584

Altan performs at the Abbey Pub, 3420 W. Grace, Chicago, Saturday, March 27 at 8. 773-478-4408

Peggy Seeger gives her Chicago farewell concert at the Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln Ave., Sunday, March 28 at 7.
Patty Larkin, and Cheryl Wheeler are there Sunday, April 11 at 4:00 & 7:30 PM.
Red Molly will be there Sunday, May 23 at 7. 773-728-6000