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May 29, 2010

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways SFCD40068/71
  2. Pete Seeger w/ Big Bill Broonzy: Down by the Riverside (trad) Wimoweh, Other Songs of Freedom, Protest Smithsonian Folkways F-31018
  3. The Limeliters: A Better World (David Reuter) Until We Get It Right GNP Crescendo GNPD2266
  4. Claudia Schmidt & her Funtet: Make Peace Promising Sky Pragmavision 00261 28844
  5. Eliza Gilkyson w/ Patty Griffin, Mary Chapin Carpenter & Iris DeMent: Peace Call (Woody Guthrie) Land of Milk and Honey Red House RHRCD174
  6. Holly Near with Emma's Revolution: Study War No More (trad,arr.H.Near) We Came to Sing! Calico Tracks CTM0009
  7. Jim Kweskin Band: The Blues My Naughty Sweetie Gives to Me (Chas.McCarron-Casey Morgan-Arthur Swanstrom) Now and Again Blix Street G2-10076
  8. Joe Filisko & Eric Noden: Now She's Gone I.C. Special Diving Duck DD10004
  9. Val Rosing: Try a Little Tenderness (Woods-Campbell-Connelly) Radio Rhythm RRR-0007B
  10. Sons Of the Never Wrong: Other Things (Sue Demel) On a Good Day . . . I Am Waterbug WBG88
  11. Anne Hills: Leaf Points of View Appleseed APRCD1119
  12. Carol Elizabeth Jones: Cotton-Eyed Jone (trad) Cataloochee 5-String5SP08001
  13. David Mitchell & Robert Webb: All the Gurkhas That Mitchell & Webb Sound: Series Four BBC Audio
  14. Tom Russell w/ Katy Moffatt: Manzanar The Long Way Around Hightone HCD8081
  15. The Capitol Steps: Secret Kenyan Man (Barry-Sloan/Newport-Eaton) Liberal Shop of Horrors CapSteps CSCD1030
  16. Dave MacKenzie: If Jesus Comes Back Solo Hey Baby HBCD1006
  17. Zoe Mulford: Ace of Spades Bonfires Azalea City ACCD-0906
  18. Robert Johnson: Little Queen of Spades King of the Delta Blues Singers, Vol. II Columbia C30034
  19. Katy Moffatt w/ David Wilkie: Magdalena and the Jack of Spades (Moffatt-Wilkie) Cowboy Girl Shanachie 6054
  20. Geoff Muldaur: Wait 'til I Put on My Robe (Clarence Clay - Wm.Scott) Password Hightone HCD8125
  21. The Harlem Spiritual Ensemble: Ah Gotta Robe (trad,arr.HSE) In Concert Arcadia ARC 1991-2
  22. Jeni (Hankins) & Billy (Kemp): Longing for Heaven (trad,arr.Hankins-Kemp) Jewell Ridge 005
  23. Denise Jordan Finley: Memorial Day Hauntress Dome Island DJFCD221078
  24. Lea: Memorial Day Great Big World Listen Good 00261 20322
  25. Jan Krist w/ The Yellow Room Gang: Memorial Day (Krist) Happy New Day Yellow Room YRR009
  26. Dennis Caraher: Eisenhower on the Beach Practicing Dying Radio Boy 00261 29498
  27. Si Kahn: Abe Lincoln Walks Tonight Courage Strictly Country Records SCR-69
  28. Robin Greenstein w/ Stuart Marcus: The Cruel War (trad, arr.Greenstein) Images of Women, Vol. 2 Windy RPG-219-2
  29. Gloria Attoun: Will & Indiana (a Civil War song) Gloria Attoun self 709
  30. Spoon River Anthology (orig.Cates-Aidman cast - Chas.Aidman): Knowlt Hoheimer (Edgar Lee Masters) Columbia OS2410
  31. Sally Spring: Boys in the Cornfield Made of Stars Sniffinpup CD-SNP-0002
  32. Robert Klein: On the Bayou New Teeth Laugh.com LGH1153
  33. Steve Forbert: The Oil Song The Best of Steve Forbert Nemporer-Epic Legacy ZK53170
  34. National Lampoon: Monolithic Oil That's Not Funny, That's Sick! Uproar UP3844-2
  35. Jim Kweskin Jug Band (Kweskin & Geoff Muldaur): My Gal (trad) Greatest Hits! Vanguard 13/14-2
  36. Mose Allison: Everybody Thinks You're an Angel (Amy Allison) The Way of the World Anti 87059-2
  37. Judy Collins: O Daddy Be Gay (trad) Maids & Golden Apples Wildflower WFL 1299-2
  38. cloudstreet: The Brewer's Glee (trad-John Thompson) The Circus of Desires self CDST06
  39. John Roberts & Tony Barrand: The Man That Waters the Workers' Beer (Paddy Ryan, aka Dr.R.E.W.Fisher) Eat Bertha's Mussels - Live at Holsteins Golden Hind GHM-203
  40. Nathan Rogers: Garnet's Homemade Beer (Stan Rogers/Ian Robb) (Folkstage - March 22, 2008) WFMT Recording
  41. Joel Mabus: Touch a Name on the Wall Retold Fossil 1808
  42. Robin & Linda Williams: 50,000 Names (James Paul O'Hara) Radio Songs Red House RHRCD204
  43. Don Lange: The Wall (WFMT Studio - August 8, 1985) WFMT Recording (also on A Change in the Air Barking Spider 78277 13662)
  44. Andrew McKnight: Wind Whispers Your Name Something Worth Standing For Falling Mountain FM-1050
  45. Martin Gable: On a Note of Triumph (Norman Corwin) (recording from CBS Radio broadcast) 78 rpm record
  46. 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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Jeni & Billy, Dennis Caraher, Si Kahn, Robin Greenstein, Sally Spring, Mose Allison, Cloudstreet

CD of the week: Dennis Caraher

These concerts were mentioned on the program:

Jim Kweskin & Geoff Muldaur at the Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln Ave., Saturday, June 26 at 8. 773-728-6000

Sing Out! benefit featuring Anne Hills, Sons of the Never Wrong and Filisko & Noden at the First Congregational Church of Downers Grove (above the Two Way Street), 1047 Curtiss, Downers Grove, Sunday, June 6 at 6:30. 708-763-9864 / email