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May 8, 2010

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways SFCD40068/71
  2. Michael Smith: Come Away Anitra Michael Smith Flying Fish FF461
  3. Cyril MacPhee: Will You Come Away with Me (David Stone/Darryl Landrey) When I Say I Do Brakin' Tradition CD0907
  4. David Maloney: Come Away With Me One Voice self DJM-03-CD
  5. Tom Paxton w/ Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer: Come Away With Me Live in the UK Pax 008
  6. Mary Chapin Carpenter: We Traveled So Far The Age of Miracles Zoe-Rounder 01143-1133-2
  7. Pat Clinton: The House of Atrius (Somebody Else's Troubles - July 8, 1977) WFMT Recording
  8. Severn Darden: Oedipus The Sound of My Own Voice and Other Noises Mercury OCS 6202
  9. Tom Lehrer: Oedipus Rex The Remains of Tom Lehrer Warner-Rhino R2 79831
  10. Mary Liz McNamara: Oedipus Unhinged self no#
  11. John Flynn: She's No Lady, She's My Mom A Manatee Sneezed on Me self JF005
  12. Nancy White (Suzy & Maddy Wilde): My God, My Mom Stickers on Fruit Borealis BCD147
  13. Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer: Dear Mom (C.Fink) A Parent's Home Companion Rounder CD8031
  14. Nathan Rogers: Moving Mountains The Gauntlet Borealis BCD196
  15. Jonathan Edwards: Hearts Overflowing (Michael Brewer) Rollin' Along Strictly Country Records SCR-68
  16. Kate & Anna McGarrigle: Heartbeats Accelerating (A.McGarrigle) Private 2070-2P
  17. Tim Grimm: Heart So Full Holdin Up the World Vault 008
  18. Jonathan Edwards: Lady Rockin' Chair Wounded Bird WOU2238
  19. Si Kahn: Sail Away Courage Strictly Country Records SCR69
  20. Ruth & Max Bloomquist: Oh Mother (R.Bloomquist) Turn Back a Page Ruby 110
  21. Debbie Diedrich: Auf Wiedersehen/Hamburg 1913 Ninety Miles Out West Broadway 3593-70007-2 (email)
  22. David Stoddard: Good Fences Get Off My Lawn self no#
  23. Susan Reed: Black Is the Color (trad) Susan Reed Collectors' Choice CCM-680
  24. Simone: Black Is the Color of My True Love's Hair (trad,arr-adapt. Simone) Simone on Simone Koch KOC-CD4494
  25. Grey De Lisle w/ Murry Hammond: Black Haired Boy (G.DeLisle) The Graceful Ghost Sugar Hill SUGCD3985
  26. Kathy Mattea: Green Rolling Hills (Bruce Phillips- Hazel Dickens-Alice Gerrard) Coal Captain Potato 7653260-2
  27. Nora Jane Struthers: Greenbriar County Nora Jane Struthers Blue Pig BPM1111
  28. Red Molly: Black Flowers (Lynn Miles) James self 84501 27407
  29. John Prine: Your Flag Decal Won't Get You Into Heaven Anymore John Prine Atlantic 19156-2
  30. The Capitol Steps: Everything's Coming Up Roguey (Styne-Sondheim/Newport-Eaton) Liberal Shop of Horrors CapSteps CSCD1030
  31. Ellen Bukstel & Nick Annis: By My Silence
  32. Jonathan Edwards: Choices (Michael E. Curtis - Billy Wayne Yates) Rollin' Along Strictly Country Records SCR-68
  33. John McCutcheon: El Perdon Untold Appalsongs 2009
  34. Camille West: Mother Tongue self MTCD102
  35. Bill Cosby: Mothers Enuniciate The Bill Cosby Collection EMI-Capitol 7974492 3
  36. The Four Bitchin' Babes: Don't Mess With Me (I'm Somebody's Mother) (Sally Fingerett) Some Assembly Required Shanachie 8039
  37. Natalia Zukerman: Brand New Frame Weasel WSL-0801
  38. Ritt Henn: Picture In a Frame (Tom Waits-Kathleen Brennan) In My Room LML CD251
  39. Mary Sue Twohy: Four Dollar Frame (Kevin Briody) The Risk Involved Azalea City ACCD0102
  40. Gordon Bok: The Bird Rock Other Eyes Timberhead Music THDCD17
  41. Mary Chapin Carpenter: I Was a Bird The Age of Miracles Zoe-Rounder 01143-1133-2
  42. Michael Smith: We Become Birds Love Letter on a Fish - Tales From the Tavern Too Tales From the Tavern 30
  43. Trish Painter: Dog Memories Dog Tracks self 00261 26337 (email)
  44. Kim & Reggie Harris and Magpie: When I'm Gone (close) (Phil Ochs) Spoken in Love Longtail LT003-2

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Mary Chapin Carpenter, Si Kah, Ruth & Max Bloomquist, Nora Jane Struthers, In My Room, Gordon Bok

CD of the week: Si Kahn

These concerts were mentioned on the program:

Michael Smith performs for the Lake County Folk Club at El Barrio, 1122 Diamond Lake Rd., Mundelein, Sunday, May 16 at 7. 847-271-1584

John McCutcheon is at S.P.A.C.E., Sunday, May 9. 1245 Chicago Ave., Evanston.
Natalia Zukerman and Edie Carey are there May 13.
Jonathan Edwards is there Sunday, May 16 at 2 PM. 847-492-8860

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

Celtic Fest in Millennium Park Saturday-Sunday, May 8-9 from 2 PM until 9 PM, featuring three stages. Artist include Bodega, Saw Doctors, the Rogues, La Bottine Souriante, Sue Richards, Baal Tinne and over a dozen others. FREE 312-744-3315

David Stoddard performs at the Two Way Street Coffee House, 1047 Curtiss, Downers Grove, Friday, May 14 at 8:15. 630-969-9720

John Prine performs a benefit for Maywood Fine Arts at Proviso East High School, First & Madison, Maywood, Thursday, May 13 at 8 pm (Saturday concert is sold out, tickets remain available for Thursday.) web site

The 10th Annual Alt Q Festival with Coyote Grace, Wishing Chair, the Heat Birds, Namoli Brennet and Actor Slash Model at the Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln Ave., Saturday, May 15 at 7:00 PM.
Red Molly will be there Sunday, May 23 at 7. 773-728-6000