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May 15, 2010

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways SFCD40068/71
  2. The Honey Dewdrops: Fly Away Free (Kagey Parrish-Laura Wortman) If the Sun Will Shine self 00261 27191
  3. Wild Carrot & The Roots Band: Now I Fly (Esme's Song) (Paula Temple) Live - Crowd Around the Mic Blue Jordan CDM001
  4. Si Kahn: Otis Is Flying Courage Strictly Country Records SCR-69
  5. Peter Pan (orig. cast-Mary Martin): I'm Flying (Mark Charlap/Carolyn Leigh) RCA Victor 3762-2-RG
  6. Peter Mulvey: On a Wing and a Prayer Letters from a Flying Machine Signature Sounds SIG2024
  7. Michael Smith: Ann Raven (pledge premium - private recording)
  8. Richard & Mimi Farina: Raven Girl (R.Farina) Reflections in a Crystal Wind Vanguard 79204-2
  9. Dave Carter & Tracy Grammer: I Go Like the Raven (D.Carter) Drum Hat Buddha Signature Sounds SIG126
  10. Mustard's Retreat: The Raven (David Tamulevich/ Tamulevich-M.Hough) MR7 Yellow Room YRR004
  11. Carolina Chocolate Drops: Sandy Boys (trad,arr.CCD) Genuine Negro Jig Nonesuch 516995-2
  12. Craig Werth: Good Old Dog The Spokes Man BP-5503
  13. Tangleweed: Sandy River Belle (trad) Most Folk Heroes Started Out as Criminals Squatney 45002
  14. Bill Jackson: Red Sandy Bed Steel + Bone Sound Vault SV0607
  15. The Capitol Steps: Swine Fever (Cooley-Davenport/Newport-Eaton) Liberal Shop of Horrors CapSteps CSCD1020
  16. Bob Gibson: The Pig and the Inebriate (trad) Offbeat Folksongs Riverside RLP12-802
  17. John Gorka: Promnight in Pigtown Land of the Bottom Line Windham Hill WD-1089
  18. Molly & the Tinker: The Pub Called Pig 'n' Whistle-Oh (trad/B&D Leo) self
  19. Red Molly: Foreign Lander (trad) James self 84501 27407
  20. Karan Casey & John Doyle: Sailing Off to the Yankee Land (trad,arr.Casey-Doyle) Exile's Return Compass 745292
  21. Ian & Sylvia: When First Unto This Country (trad,arr.Tyson-Fricker) The Complete Vanguard Studio Recordings Vanguard 196/99-2
  22. Crooked Still: Sometimes in This Country (trad,arr.Crooked Still) Some Strange Country Signature Sounds SIG-2029
  23. The Elders: Between Far and Away (Byrne-Hoad-Dahlor-Phillips) Gael Day self 082407
  24. Lena Horne: The Lady Is a Tramp (fr.Words & Music) (Rodgers/Hart) Ain' It the Truth Rhino R272246
  25. Robin Greenstein: I Will Never Marry (trad,arr.Greenstein) Images of Women, Vol. 2 Windy RPG-219-2
  26. Jeni (Hankins) & Billy (Kemp): Single Girl (trad,arr-Hankins-Kemp) Longing for Heaven Jewell Ridge 005
  27. Robin Greenstein: When I Was in My Prime (trad,arr.Greenstein) Images of Women, Vol. 2 Windy RPG-219-2
  28. Lena Horne: Someday My Prince Will Come (Larry Morey / Frank Churchill) Lena - A New Album RCA BGL1-1799
  29. Sarah Lee Guthrie & Johnny Irion: When the Lilacs Are in Bloom Folksong Rte 8 no#
  30. Kate Wolf: Lilac and the Apple Lines on Paper Rhino R2 71480
  31. David Mallett: Lilacs Ambition Flying Fish CDFF674
  32. Ed McCurdy: Green Grow the Lilacs (trad) The Tradition Years- A Ballad Singer's Choice Tradition-Empire 545450823-2
  33. Michael Smith: Ross & Ann (pledge premium - private recording)
  34. James Gordon: Traverse City Endomusia Borealis BCD161
  35. Nichols & May: Thank You Very Much Nichols & May Examine Doctors Mercury 314558457-2
  36. Kat Eggleston: How Can I Tell You (Yusef Islam) In My Room (a compilation) LML Music LMLCD251
  37. C. Daniel Boling & Meredith Wilder: Tell Me You Love Me So (Boling) He Dreams Perfectly Stable 2009
  38. Michael Smith: Paul & Karen (pledge premium - private recording)
  39. Lena Horne: Get Rid of Monday (Johnny Burke/James Van Heusen) Lena at the Sands RCA Victor LPM-2364
  40. Cyril Tawney: On a Monday Morning Live at Holsteins ADA Recordings 109CD
  41. Amy Meyers: Mondays Off Lucky ARM08
  42. Wishing Chair: Goodnight Kiss (Kiya Heartwood) Stand Up 8 Terrakin TER009
  43. Greg Brown: One More Goodnight Kiss Red House RHR23
  44. Tom Fisch: The Midnight Special (Huddie Ledbetter) October Boy OBR2091
  45. Luluc: My Midnight Special (Zoe Randell) Dear Hamlyn Shock DOV001
  46. Simon & Garfunkel: Wednesday Morning, 3 A.M. (Paul Simon) Old Friends Columbia Legacy C3K 64780
  47. Gregory Alan Isakov: 3 a.m. That Sea, the Gambler self 20673 30732
  48. Red Molly: The Last Call (Anthony daCosta) James self 84501 27407
  49. Kim & Reggie Harris and Magpie: When I'm Gone (close) (Phil Ochs) Spoken in Love Longtail LT003-2

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The Honey Dewdrops, Si Kahn, Carolina Chocolate Drops, Craig Werth, Crooked Still, Robin Greenstein, Jeni & Billy, In My Room, Lulac, Gregory Alan Isakov

CD of the week: Robin Greenstein

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

Molly & The Tinker perform at the Two Way Street Coffee House, 1047 Curtiss, Downers Grove, Friday, May 21 at 8:15. 630-969-9720

Karan Casey w/Sean Cleland at the Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln Ave., Friday, May 21 at 8:00 PM.
Sarah Lee Guthrie & Johnny Irion, along with Red Molly will be there Sunday, May 23 at 7. 773-728-6000