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August 28, 2010

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways SFCD40068/71
  2. Elizabeth Williamson: Paint the Town Deep Gatorbone 84501 25116
  3. Terri Hendrix: Take Me Places (Ike Eichenberg - Amy Hall) Cry Till You Laugh Wilory 30012
  4. Dave Van Ronk: Puttin' On the Ritz (Irving Berlin) Sweet & Lowdown Justin Time JUST-166-2
  5. Devon Sproule: Let's Go Out Keep Your Silver Shined City Salvage-Waterbug 75
  6. David Mallett: Night on the Town For a Lifetime Flying Fish 497
  7. Abigail Washburn: Ballad of Treason City of Refuge pre-release copy
  8. Leonard Cohen: Chelsea Hotel No. 2 The Best of Leonard Cohen Columbia 34077
  9. Capathia Jenkins & Louis Rosen: I Need You (Louis Rosen) The Ache of Possibility Di-tone 225
  10. Townes Van Zandt: If I Needed You Live at the Old Quarter, Houston, Texas Tomato 3011
  11. Finest Kind: She Thinks I Still Care (Dickey Lee) For Honour & For Gain Fallen Angle 09
  12. Bill Cosby: Survival Inside the Mind of Bill Cosby Geffen 0004979-02
  13. Carla Sciaky: I'm a Wimp The Undertow Green Linnet 2103
  14. Christine Lavin: Not Me Not Me Not Me Cold Pizza for Breakfast Yellow Tail 10024
  15. Mark Erelli: August Little Vigils Hillbilly Pilgrim 07541 20019
  16. Sally Spring: Summer's End Made of Stars Sniffinpup 0002
  17. David Francey: Far End of Summer Laker 1002
  18. Bill Morrissey: When Summer's Ended You'll Never Get to Heaven Philo 11671-1194-2
  19. Will Ackerman: The Bricklayers Beautiful Daughter Windham Hill: The First Ten Years Windham Hill 1095
  20. Hanneke Cassel: Fire of Roses / The Key Grip For Reasons Unseen Cassel 2009
  21. The Young Tradition: John Barleycorn (trad, arr.Young Trad.) Galleries Vanguard 79295
  22. Finest Kind: John Barleycorn Deconstructed (trad/Shelley Posen) For Honour & For Gain Fallen Angle 09
  23. Pete Coe: The Barleycorn (trad) Long Company Backshift 45
  24. Jeni (Hankins) & Billy (Kemp): The Ballad of Sally Kincaid (J.Hankins) Longing for Heaven Jewell Ridge 005
  25. Diana Jones: Sparrow Proper 001
  26. Chris Kokesh: Lucy October Valentine self 02
  27. Dennis Caraher: Lucy in the Sky Practicing Dying self 00261 29498
  28. The Beatles: Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds (Lennon-McCartney) Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band Apple-Capitol 7 46442 2
  29. William Shatner: Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds Golden Throats 4: Celebrities Butcher Songs of the Beatles Rhino 72593
  30. Jan Hobson and Her Bad Review: Throw Your Cat Away private pressing
  31. Eric Bogle: Nobody's Moggy Now At This Stage Greentrax 286
  32. James Gordon: Cat Commercial Songs from Basic Black Pipe Streeet 1
  33. Tim Grimm: Pumpkin the Cat Farm Songs Vault 009
  34. Margaret Nelson & Phil Cooper: Dink's Song (trad-Lomax) Hearts Return Porcupine 1716
  35. Matt Watroba: Bed of Roses (Steve Gillette-Rex Benson) The Best Is Yet to Be Ledgewood 8312
  36. Judy Cook: Dear Companion (trad) Far from the Lowlands Creative Engineering 02-0005
  37. Modern Man: Eggs Like These (B.Springsteen/Rob Carlson) The Wide Album Inverted Turtle 86851-3449-2
  38. Seussical (orig.cast) : Green Eggs and Ham (Stephen Flaherty/Lynn Ahrens) Decca 012159792-2
  39. The Flatlanders (Butch Hancock-Jimmie Dale Gilmore-Joe Ely): Eggs of Your Chickens (B.Hancock) Wheels of Fortune New-West 6049
  40. Cort Armstrong: Chicken Pickin' (C.Armstrong-Mark Hintzke) self 84501 22138
  41. Finest Kind: Song of the Lower Classes (Ernest Jones) For Honour & For Gain Fallen Angle 09
  42. Utah Phillips: Larimer Street The Telling Takes Me Home Philo 1210
  43. Tom Juravich: Altar of the Bottom Line Finnegan 002
  44. John Gorka: Land of the Bottom Line Windham Hill 1089
  45. Mississippi John Hurt: Since I've Laid My Burden Down (trad) The Immortal Mississippi John Hurt Vanguard 79248
  46. Alison Krauss: Lay My Burden Down (fr. Soundtrack Get Low) (Aoife O'Donovan) Rounder 11661-9100-2
  47. John McVey: Lay Your Burden Down Unpredictable self 00261 30039
  48. Mary Black: Lay Down Your Burden (Jesse Winchester) The Holy Ground Blix Street G2-10010
  49. Kim & Reggie Harris and Magpie: When I'm Gone (close) (Phil Ochs) Spoken in Love Longtail LT003-2

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Elizabeth Wiliamson, Terri Hendrix, Mark Erelli, Sally Spring, Chris Kokesh, Dennis Caraher, Cort Armstrong, John McVey, Finest Kind

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