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April 24, 2010

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways SFCD40068/71
  2. Ewan Robertson: When I'm Gone (Phil Ochs) Some Kind of Certainty Greentrax CDTRAX328
  3. Dennis Caraher: Closer to Death Practicing Dying self 00261 29498
  4. Peter Spencer: The Little Death Rag Handsignal Wise Virgin 83707 31270
  5. Dan McKinnon: This Side of the Sod Fields of Dreams and Glory self GRZ1405
  6. Louise Mosrie: I Love This World Home self 00261 28124
  7. Carsie Blanton: Buoy self 00261 27524
  8. Danny Barca: Buoyancy No Separation self 2007
  9. John Forster: Helium Philo CD1214
  10. Gove Scrivenor: Balloon Song (Mike Williams) Shine On Compass 74254-2
  11. Annie & Rod Capps: Honey, Sugar, Baby, Mine My Blue Garden Yellow Room YRR010
  12. Carolina Chocolate Drops: You're Baby Ain't Sweet Like Mine (trad,arr.CCD) Genuine Negro Jig Nonesuch 516995-2
  13. Brooks Williams: Sugar Sweet (Mel London) Baby O! Red Guitar Blue Music RGBM-1001
  14. Namoli Brennet: Honeybee Black Crow Flaming Dame 84501 27553
  15. Mose Allison: My Brain The Way of the World Anti-87059-2
  16. Thom Bishop w/ Michael Olnick: Take Your Mind Off Your Mind (Earl of Old Town - October 20, 1974) WFMT Recording
  17. Mark Graham: A Mighty Fortress Is Our Brain Inner Life self no#
  18. The Capitol Steps: The Twitter (Thompson/Eaton-Newport) Liberal Shop of Horrors CapSteps CSCD1030
  19. Zoë Lewis: Write Me a Letter Fishbone Wishbone Funnybone Dog Called Dog 83707 40852
  20. Laurie Lewis: Chains of Letters Blossoms Spruce & Maple SMM2005
  21. John Flynn: Susie Queen of E-Mail To the Point self JF006
  22. David Davis & The Warrior River Boys: Old Love Letters (J.Bond) New Beginnings Rounder CD0270
  23. Pete Morton: Good Enough for Me (Folkstage - September 13, 2008) WFMT Recording
  24. Mose Allison: Modest Proposal The Way of the World Anti-87059-2
  25. Pete Morton: God Bless Everywhere (Folkstage - September 13, 2008) WFMT Recording
  26. Nora Jane Struthers: Willie Nora Jane Struthers Blue Pig BPM1111
  27. Debra Cowan w/ Kristina Olsen, guitar & Arcie Cargill, mandolin: Omie Wise (trad) The Songs and Ballads of Hattie Mae Tyler Cargill Folk-Legacy CD-128
  28. Joan Baez w/ the Greenbriar Boys: Banks of the Ohio (trad) Vol. 2 Vanguard 79595-2
  29. Waterson:Carthy: The Outlandish Knight (Child #4) (trad, arr.Waterson-Carthy) Dark Light Topic TSCD 536
  30. The Capitol Steps: The Great Health Care Trial Balloon (Jimmy Webb/Newport-Eaton) Liberal Shop of Horrors CapSteps CSCD1030
  31. Dave Shiflett: Surgeon General Afternoon Lamentations self no#
  32. The Capitol Steps: We've Got a Lot of Livers to Do (Adams-Strouse/Newport-Eaton) Liberal Shop of Horrors CapSteps CSCD1030
  33. Second City: I Hate Liver (Rasche-Stahl) WFMT Recording
  34. Paul Curreri: I Can't Return California Tin Angel TAR0012
  35. Lynn Miles: You're Not Coming Back Black Flowers Volume 1-2 True North TND531
  36. The Once: Coming Back to You (Leonard Cohen) The Once self 75020 95722
  37. Jefferson Airplane: Comin' Back to Me (Marty Balin) Surrealistic Pillow RCA Victor PCD13766
  38. Pete Seeger: The Faucets Are Dripping (Malvina Reynolds) God Bless the Grass Columbia Legacy CK65287
  39. Odetta: Cool Water (Bob Nolan) One Grain of Sand Vanguard 2153-2
  40. Malvina Reynolds: What Have They Done to the Rain Ear to the Ground Smithsonian Folkways SFWCD40124
  41. Tish Hinojosa: Something in the Rain Song for the Earth: A Tribute to Rachel Carson MUSE
  42. Patty Larkin: Metal Drums Live in the Square Rounder CDPH-1136
  43. Tom Lehrer: Pollution The Remains of Tom Lehrer Warner-Rhino R2 79831
  44. Jakob Dylan: Lend a Hand Women + Country Columbia 88697 50524-2
  45. Don McLean: Tapestry United Artists UAS-552
  46. Billy Crockett: Wishing Sky Blue Rock BRA-CD1010
  47. Jackson Browne & David Lindley: Late for the Sky (J.Browne) Love Is Strange Inside INR5111-0
  48. Kim & Reggie Harris and Magpie: When I'm Gone (close) (Phil Ochs) Spoken in Love Longtail LT003-2

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Ewan Robertson, Dennis Caraher, Louise Mosrie, Carolina Chocolate Drops, Mose Allison, Nora Jane Struthers, Capitol Steps, Jackson Browne & David Lindley

CD of the week: Mose Allison

These concerts were mentioned on the program:

Claire Lynch, and Newfound Road are at the Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln Ave., Friday, April 30 at 8:00 PM.
Red Molly will be there Sunday, May 23 at 7.
The 10th Annual Alt Q Festival with Coyote Grace, Wishing Chair, the Heat Birds, Namoli Brennet and Actor Slash Model will be at the Old Town School, Saturday, May 15 at 7 PM.

Annie & Rod Capps performs at the Two Way Street Coffee House, 1047 Curtiss, Downers Grove, Friday, April 30 at 8:15. 630-969-9720

Pete Morton performs at the Maple Street Chapel, Main & Maple, Lombard, Saturday, May 1 at 7:30. 630-627-0171

Kathy Mattea performs at the McAninch Arts Center of the College of DuPage, 22nd St. & Park Blvd., Sunday, May 9 at 7. 630-942-4000