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April 2, 2011

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways SFCD40068/71
  2. Win Stracke: The First Baseball Game (Gene DePaul-Don Raye) Songs of Old Town Flair S-912
  3. You're a Good Man Charlie Brown (orig. B'way cast): T-E-A-M (The Baseball Game) (Clark Gesner) Decca 012159851-2
  4. Damn Yankees (orig.B'way cast): Heart (Richard Adler/Jerry Ross) RCA Victor 3948-2-RG
  5. John McCutcheon: Sermon on the Mound Appalsongs 2008
  6. Archie Fisher: Jock Stewart The Man with a Rhyme Folk-Legacy 61
  7. Bonnie Koloc: Pickle Town Rag (Casey Anderson) Beginnings Mr. Biscuit 04
  8. Tom Paxton w/ Bob Gibson: Ramblin' Boy (Earl of Old Town - February 9, 1979) WFMT recording
  9. Steve Goodman: When the Cubs Go Marchin' In (trad/Goodman) (8/14/1978) Live at the Earl of Old Town Red Pajamas 017
  10. Frank Meyer: Pirates in Pittsburgh Dagnabit Thangmaker 05996 80872
  11. Jean Shepherd: Balls Jean Shepherd and other foibles Collectors' Choice 343-2
  12. Terry Cashman: Talkin' Baseball (special Cubs version) Lifesong 45 rpm (1982)
  13. Chuck Brodsky: Curse of the Billy Goat Diamond Cuts Vol. IX- The Complete Game Hungry for Music 025
  14. Nancy Faust (White Sox organist 2005): Let's Go, Go-Go White Sox WFMT recording
  15. Bonnie Koloc: Red Hot Red Here to Sing Mr. Biscuit 03
  16. Susan Werner: Red Dress Kicking the Beehive Sleeve Dog 84501 42863
  17. Ronnie Gilbert: The Girl in the Red Velvet Dress (David Hornung/Lyn Hardy) Love Will Find a Way Abbe Alice 915
  18. Red Hen: Red Hen (Jane Rothfield) New Old Time Redhen 001
  19. Larry & Nicole: The Waterbed Polka Deep-dish Folk Junior Dog 84501 17639
  20. Bill & Kate Isles: The Sutra (comma) Minnesota Polka Matching Baggage 0905
  21. Bob Franke: Acid Polka The Other Evening in Chicago Waterbug 066
  22. Small Potatoes: Baseball Song (Rich Prezioso) (Folkstage - July 20, 2002) WFMT Recording
  23. Tom Paxton: My Favorite Spring Live for the Record Sugar Hill 1053
  24. Dan Bern: This Side of the White Line Diamond Cuts I Hungry for Music 003
  25. Don White: My Wife Hates Baseball Winning Streak Lumper Boy 86851-2996-2
  26. Harry Simeone Songsters: It's a Beautiful Day for a Ballgame (Roberts-Piller-Katz-Simeone) Baseball's Greatest Hits - Let's Play II Rhino 70959-2
  27. Bob Newhart: Nobody Will Ever Play Baseball The Button-Down Mind of Bob Newhart Warner Bros. 1399
  28. Bruce Springstone (Tom Chalkley): Take Me Out to the Ball Game (Norworth/Von Tilzer) Baseball's Greatest Hits Rhino 70710
  29. Garnet Rogers: Underpass Firefly Snow Goose 26006 11292
  30. Susan Werner: Sleeping on a Train Kicking the Beehive Sleeve Dog 84501 42863
  31. David Bromberg: Mr. Bojangles The Player: A Retrospective Columbia Legacy 65263
  32. Terry Cashman: Play-By-Play (I Saw It on the Radio) Baseball's Greatest Hits - Let's Play II Rhino 70959-2
  33. (Johnny) Wayne & (Frank) Shuster: A Shakespearean Baseball Game Wayne & Shuster Columbia 8231
  34. Big Bill Broonzy: You've Got to Hit the Right Lick Diamond Cuts I Hungry for Music 003
  35. Phil Ochs: There But for Fortune Elektra 960832-2
  36. Joan Baez: Strange Rivers (John Stewart) Play Me Backwards Virgin 07777 86458-2
  37. Joe Crookston: Good Luck John Darkling & the BlueBird Jamboree Milagrito 62011
  38. Pete Morton: The Sock on the Line Economy Annson 100
  39. Abigail Washburn: City of Refuge Foreign Children 20286 15465
  40. John McCutcheon: Talking Yogi Talk Sermon on the Mound Appalsongs 2008
  41. Chuck Brodsky: Dock Ellis No No The Baseball Ballads self 020
  42. Bob Costas: Casey at the Bat (Ernest Thayer) Diamond Cuts - Turning Two Hungry for Music 005
  43. Ian & Sylvia: Live A-Humble (trad-arr.Tyson-Fricker) The Complete Vanguard Studio Recordings Vanguard 196/99-2
  44. Kim & Reggie Harris and Magpie: When I'm Gone (close) (Phil Ochs) Spoken in Love Longtail LT003-2

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