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July 17, 2010

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways SFCD40068/71
  2. Frank Meyer: Dagnabit Thangmaker 2004
  3. John Hartford: The Poor Old Prurient Interest Blues John Hartford RCA 4156
  4. Lou & Peter Berryman: A Chat with Your Mother What, Again?! Cornbelt 900
  5. Steve Goodman: Mind Your Own Business Steve Goodman Buddha 7446599625 2
  6. Andy Scheinman: Talking Dirty and Writing Bad Checks Singer-Songwriter Heaven - The Songs of Kevin Faherty self 84501 24502
  7. Joan Baez: Love Is Just a Four-Letter Word Any Day Now Vanguard 797472
  8. Joel Mabus: Two Cents Plain No Worries Now. . . Fossil 2009
  9. Louis Rosen & Capathia Jenkins: The Middle-Class (Used to Be) Blues (Rosen) The Ache of Possibility Di-tone 225
  10. Roy Zimmerman: End of the Ship Real American Metaphor 923
  11. Phil Ochs: The Scorpion Departs But Never Returns Farewells & Fantasies Elektra-Rhino 73518
  12. David Ackles: Ballad of the Ship of State American Gothic Collectors' Choice 311-2
  13. Bob Newhart: The Siamese Cat Something Like This. . . Warner-Rhino76742
  14. Jaime Michaels: Me and the Cat Crooked Fromdahart 1008
  15. David Mitchell & Robert Webb: Top Cat That Mitchell & Webb Sound - Series Four BBC Audio
  16. The Arrogant Worms: William Shakespeare's in My Cat Russell's Shorts self 555-2
  17. Garrison Keilor: The Cats of Cash Songs of the Cat RCA Victor 09026-61161-2
  18. Friction Farm: Why, Why, Why (Aidan Quinn-Christine Stay) Every Mile Is a Memory self 00261 29950
  19. Trish Painter w/ Ken Beck: Canine Personals Dog Tracks self 00261 26337 (email)
  20. Peter, Paul & Mary: All God's Critters (Bill Staines) In These Times Rhino 73957
  21. Peter, Paul & Mary: Puff The Magic Dragon (Yarrow-Lipton) The Collection Reader's Digest 8505
  22. Margie Adam: Best Friend (The Unicorn Song) Margie Adam. Songwriter. Pleiades 2747
  23. June Tabor & Martin Simpson: Unicorns A Cut Above Green Linnet 3072
  24. David Mitchell & Robert Webb w/ Olivia Coleman & Sarah Hadland: Make Me a Celebrity Centaur That Mitchell & Webb Sound - Series Four BBC Audio
  25. The Incredible String Band: The Minotaur's Song (Robin Williamson) The Hangman's Beautiful Daughter Collectors' Choice 289-2
  26. Meg Hutchinson: Hopeful Things The Living Side Red House 224
  27. Matt Watroba w/ Kate Geddes: Hoping That You're Hoping (Betty E. Harrison) Jukebox Folk Ledgewood 412
  28. Tish Hinojosa: I Hope Forever You'll Be Mine Our Little Planet Continental Song City 1049
  29. Sons Of the Never Wrong: Say Goodbye (Sue Demel) On a Good Day. . . I Am Waterbug 88
  30. Steve Goodman: A Dying Cub Fan's Last Request Affordable Art Red Pajamas 002
  31. Tut Taylor: The Old Post Office (Taylor/Norman Blake) Flying Fish 008
  32. Pete Morton: The Post Office Queue Flying an Unknown Flag Harbourtown 048
  33. Claudia Russell: Bugs Ready to Receive Radio Rhythm 83707 0870
  34. Nancy Tucker: Insects on Parade The Longing self 83707 27982
  35. Cheryl Wheeler: Mosquito (Acoustic Renaissance Concert, Hinsdale - November 14, 1998) WFMT recording
  36. Elsa Lancaster: The Yashmak Song More Baudy Cockney Songs, Vol. II Everest 2091
  37. The Beatles: I've Just Seen a Face (Lennon-McCartney) Rubber Soul - The Capitol Albums Vol. 2 Capitol 094635749724
  38. John McCutcheon & Si Kahn: One Thin Swimsuit Signs of the Times Rounder 4017
  39. Natalie Merchant w/ Hazmat Modine: The Peppery Man (Merchant/Arthur Macy) Leave Your Sleep Nonesuch 522301-2
  40. Tim O'Brien: Sinner Chicken & Egg Howdy Skies 1005
  41. L.J. Booth: Beeswing (Richard Thompson) The Road That Leads Me Home Firefly Jar 004
  42. Bonnie Koloc: Victoria's Morning (Ed Holstein) Beginnings Mr. Biscuit 04
  43. Joan Baez, Mimi Farina, Judy Collins: Legend of a Girl Child Linda (Donovan Leitch) Rare, Live & Classic Vanguard VCD3-125/27
  44. Phil Ochs: There But for Fortune Phil Ochs - The Early Years Vanguard 79566-2
  45. Tret Fure: Grace of God The Horizon Tomboy Girl 83105
  46. Kim & Reggie Harris and Magpie: When I'm Gone (close) (Phil Ochs) Spoken in Love Longtail LT003-2

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Roy Zimmerman, Friction Farm, Meg Hutchinson, Tim O'Brien, Bonnie Koloc, Natalie Merchant, L.J. Booth, Tret Fure

CD of the week: L.J. Booth

These concerts were mentioned on the program:

The Woodstock Folk Festival, on the Town Square of Woodstock, features Amy Beth, Joel Mabus, The Flyin' A's, Meg Hutchinson, The Henhouse Prowlers, Greg Greenway and the Sons of the Never Wrong, Bonnie Koloc receives a lifetime achievement award. Sunday, July 18 from noon til 6:30. 815-479-9933

Claudia Russell and her Folk Unlimited Orchestra at the Two Way Street Coffee House, 1047 Curtiss, Downers Grove, Friday, July 30 at 8:15. 630-969-9720