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August 21, 2010

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways SFCD40068/71
  2. Phil Ochs: The War Is Over Farewells & Fantasies Elektra-Rhino 73518
  3. Stan Freberg: The Battle of Yorktown Stan Freberg presents the United States of America, Vol.1 Rhino 72476
  4. The Honey Dewdrops: When Was the War (Kagey Parrish- Laura Wortman) If the Sun Will Shine self 00261 27191
  5. Jack Brown: We Won the Battle (Who Won the War?) Live from Left of Center self 27836 00132
  6. Emma's Revolution: Silence & Lies (Pat Humphries) Roots, Rock & Revolution Moving Forward 00261 20745
  7. Abigail Washburn: Last Train City of Refuge (unreleased)
  8. Chris Kokesh: I Hear the Trains October Valentine self 02
  9. Jane Gillman: Like a Train Whistle (J.Gillman-Ray McMackin) Pick It Up Green Linnet 1068
  10. Tom Kastle: The Dead Horse Shanty (trad) Tommy's Gone to Hilo Madysen 2010
  11. Tom Lewis w/ Poles Apart: Saltpetre Shandy (trad) On My Ocean Self-Propelled 105
  12. Lee Murdock: Reuben Ranzo (trad) Standing at the Wheel Depot 026
  13. Jimmy Webb w/ Lucinda Williams: Galveston (J.Webb) Just Across the River E1 2068
  14. Jonathan Byrd: Galveston The Law and the Lonesome Waterbug 0085
  15. Tim Henderson: Galveston Shrimper The Wind Knows My Name Snake Hollow 4298
  16. Bruce Springsteen: Galveston Bay The Ghost of Tom Joad Columbia 67484
  17. Truckstop Honeymoon: Homemade Haircut (Katie Euliss-Mike West) Squirrel 1055
  18. Celeste Krenz: I Cut My Hair Compilation: Jenn Adams - Liz Barnez - Rebecca Folson - Celeste Krenz - Dakota Blonde - Danya River 2004 Air Show no #
  19. Bill Morrissey: Fix Your Hair the Way You Used To Something I Saw or Thought I Saw Philo 11671-1227-2
  20. John Gorka: I Saw a Stranger with Your Hair I Know Red House 18
  21. Abigail Washburn: Bring Me My Queen City of Refuge (unreleased)
  22. Grada: The Queen and the Soldier (Suzanne Vega) Cloudy Day Navigation Compass 744512
  23. David Mitchell & Robert Webb: Queen's Execution That Mitchell & Webb Sound, Series Two BBC Audio
  24. Monty Python: Death of Mary Queen of Scots The Best/Worst of Monty Python Buddah 5656-2
  25. Jean Redpath: Lament of Mary Queen of Scots (Robt.Burns, arr.Serge Hovey) The Songs of Robert Burns, Volumes 5 & 6 Philo 1189
  26. Furnace Mountain: Sugar in the Gourd (trad) Fields of Fescue Shepherds Ford 84501 20635
  27. Bill Monroe & The Bluegrass Boys: Sugar Loaf Mountain (Monroe) Live from Mountain Stage Blue Plate 400
  28. Carrie Newcomer: Do No Harm Before & After Rounder 11661 3276-2
  29. Kevin Welch: The Great Emancipation A Patch of Blue Sky Music Road 8
  30. Pete Morton: The Two Brothers Swarthmoor Habourtown 044
  31. Sally Rogers: Love Will Guide Us (trad/Sally Rogers) Flying Fish 365
  32. Jack Williams: Road Dog Blues #1 The High Road Home Wind River 4047
  33. Mike & Ruthy: On the Road (Michael Merenda-Ruthy Ungar) Million to One Humble Abode 012
  34. Jack Williams: The High Road Home Wind River 4047
  35. Joe Filisko & Eric Noden: Gridlock Blues I.C. Special Diving Duck 10004
  36. Marty Robinson: WFMT Fine Arts Traffic 'Copter Fifty Classic Years From the Archives WFMT CD
  37. Dan Hart: Traffic Apocalypse Now and Then Stone Boat 004
  38. Johnny Burns: They Saved Hitler's Brain Johnny Bones Little Kiss 036
  39. Steve Gillette & Cindy Mangsen: Their Brains Were Small and They Died (Mark Graham) Live in Concert Compass Rose 2
  40. Terri Hendrix: Einstein's Brain Cry Till You Laugh Wilory 30012
  41. Mike & Ruthy: As My Eyes Run Wild (Michael Merenda- Ruthy Ungar) Million to One Humble Abode 012
  42. Jack Williams: No Longer Headed Nowhere The High Road Home Wind River 4047
  43. Andrew & Noah Van Nordstrand: Only One Season All the Good Summers Great Bear 005
  44. Kim & Reggie Harris and Magpie: When I'm Gone (close) (Phil Ochs) Spoken in Love Longtail LT003-2

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Chris Kokesh, Tom Kastle, Truckstop Honeymoon, Kevin Welch, Mike & Ruthy, Jack Williams, Terri Hendrix, Andrew & Noah Van Nordstrand

CD of the week: Jack Williams

These concerts were mentioned on the program:

Carrie Newcomer performs a free concert as part of the Long Grove Music & Arts Council at the Towner Green in Long Grove, Sunday, August 22 at 4 PM. 847-722-8989

Weavermania at S.P.A.C.E., 1245 Chicago Ave., Evanston, Sunday, August 22 at 8. 847-492-8860

Abigail Washburn at the Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln, Chicago, Saturday, September 11 at 8. 773-728-6000

Tall Ships Chicago at Navy Pier, August 25-29 featuring Tom Kastle, Jutta & The Hi-Dukes, David H.B. Drake, Tom Lewis, Lee Murdock and the Bounding Main.

Eric Noden & Joe Filisko at St. James Cafe, 65 E. Huron, Chicago, Thursday, August 26 at 5:30. Free. 312-787-7360

The Fox Valley Folk Festival features Noden & Filisko, Cooper & Nelson, Steve Gillette & Cindy Mangsen, Lou & Peter Berryman, Bob Bovee & Gail Heil, Judy Cook, Bryan Bowers, Tim Grimm, Joel Mabus, Dennis Stroughmatt & L'Espirit Creole, Matt Watroba, Danny Santos and others, Sunday & Monday, September 5 & 6, 11 AM until about 7. Island Park, Geneva. 630-897-3655