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March 5, 2011

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways SFCD40068/71
  2. Woody Guthrie: Gonna Roll the Union On (trad-Guthrie) My Dusty Road Rounder 1166111622
  3. Utah Phillips: There Is Power in a Union (trad-Joe Hill) We Have Fed You All a Thousand Years Aural Tradition 103
  4. Billy Bragg & The Pattersons: There Is Power in a Union Help Save the Youth of America Elektra 960787-2
  5. Tom Juravich: We Are Union (Kelly Edington) Altar of the Bottom Line Finnegan 002
  6. John McCutcheon: Friendly Competition Passage Appalsongs 2010
  7. Annie Get Your Gun (orig. 1957 NBC cast-Mary Martin & John Raitt): Anything You Can Do (Irving Berlin) Angel 7647652
  8. Nathan Rogers: Better Than Me The Gauntlet Borealis 196
  9. Uncle Bonsai: The Devil You Know (Andrew Ratshin) The Grim Parade Yellow Tail 10025
  10. Gaelic Storm: The Devil Down Below (Steve Twigger) Bring Yer Wellies Lost Again 20061
  11. Runa: The House Carpenter (trad, arr.Runa) / Jolene (Dolly Parton) Stretched on Your Grave self 00261 32101
  12. Hot Club Of Cowtown: The Devil Ain't Lazy (Fred Rose) What Makes Bob Holler Proper American 014
  13. Diana Jones: High Atmosphere Proper American 015
  14. Peter Mayer: Church of the Earth Heaven Below Blue Boat 1209
  15. Rani Arbo & daisy mayhem: Hole in Heaven (Arbo) Big Old Life Signature Sounds 2005
  16. The Clancy Legacy (Robbie O'Connell - Aoife Clancy - Donal Clancy): The Banks of the Roses (trad, arr.Clancy Legacy) The Clancy Legacy Aodoro 2010-1
  17. Donnie Munro: Where the Roses Heart of America - Across the Great Divide Greentrax 291
  18. Annie Wenz: Roses & Candy Heart Parades Ride the Sky Island Gypsy 4226
  19. Bianca DeLeon: Stale Wine and Roses Love, Guns & Money self 00261 32170
  20. John McCutcheon: I'm Packin' Hail to the Chief! Appalsongs 2003
  21. The Beatles: Happiness is a Warm Gun (last 1:08) The Beatles (White Album) Parlophone 7 46443 8
  22. Bianca DeLeon: Guns and Money Love, Guns & Money self 00261 32170
  23. Mark Dvorak: My D-18 Time Ain't Got Nothin' on Me Waterbug 0098
  24. Ed Miller: My Old Martin Guitar (trad/Alex Campbell) Never Frae My Mind Wellfield 026D
  25. Danny Schmidt: Two Guitars Man of Many Moons Red House 232
  26. Bill Cosby: Two Brothers Revenge Warner Bros. 1691-2
  27. Mark Dvorak: Two Little Boys (trad) Time Ain't Got Nothin' on Me Waterbug 0098
  28. The Smothers Brothers: You Can Call Me Stupid Sibling Revelry Rhino 75235
  29. Gaelic Storm: Slingshot (trad,arr.Gaelic Storm) Bring Yer Wellies Lost Again 20061
  30. Michael J. Miles w/ the Chamber Blues String Orchestra: Suite: Whiskey (Soldier's Joy / Wind That Shakes the Barley / Whiskey Before Breakfast) (trad) Collage Right Turn on Red 00261 31762
  31. The Clancy Legacy (Robbie O'Connell - Aoife Clancy - Donal Clancy): Breton Tune / Lillies in the Field /The Limestone Rock (trad, arr.Donal Clancy) The Clancy Legacy Aodoro 2010-1
  32. John McCutcheon: Children of Abraham The Greatest Story Never Told Red House 163
  33. Harpeth Rising: Abraham (David Greenberg) Harpeth Rising self 43157 40938
  34. Trifolkal: A Ram for Abraham (Mike Pearrell) Winkin' Kira 3500
  35. Cindy Kallet: Bodies Dreaming Down a Quiet Line Stone's Throw 1
  36. Chuck Cheesman: New Friend Imagining Dancers Dancing With No Shoes On 03
  37. Red Molly: Falling In (Jake Amerding) James self 84501 27407
  38. The Steel Wheels: Love You Like I Should (Trent Wagler) Red Wing self 00261 29137
  39. Tim O'Brien: Safe in Your Arms (T.O'Brien-Chris Stapleton) Chameleon Proper American 007
  40. The Wailin' Jennys: Across the Sea (Heather Masse) Bright Morning Stars Red House 234
  41. Stan Rogers: The Jeanie C. The Very Best of Stan Rogers Borealis 013
  42. Phamie Gow: Goodbye to the Sea and Sailors Dancing Hands Wildfire 5060106500007
  43. Kim & Reggie Harris and Magpie: When I'm Gone (close) (Phil Ochs) Spoken in Love Longtail LT003-2

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Uncle Bonsai, Runa, Hot Club of Cowtown, Diana Jones, Peter Mayer, The Clancy Legacy, Annie Wenz, Biana deLeon, Mark Dvorak, Danny Schmidt, Michael J. Miles, Harpeth Rising, Chuck Cheesman, The Wailin' Jennys
I don't normally pick reissues, but The Very Best of Stan Rogers is very special.

CD of the week: The Clancy Legacy

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