Midnight Special logo 06 - Copy small41.jpg jpp-live42.jpg nashville146.gif photos647.jpg
98.7 WFMT CHICAGO HOST CHICAGO PLAYLISTS NATIONAL PLAYLISTS QUESTIONS
 
May 7, 2011

The underlined artist names and record labels are links to their sites. You can use your browser's Back button to return to this list from their sites.

  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways SFCD40068/71
  2. Sarah Jarosz: Ring Them Bells (Bob Dylan) Follow Me Down Sugar Hill 4062
  3. The McCalmans: The Bells of the Town (Nick Keir) The Greentrax Years Greentrax 350
  4. Hilary James: The Bell Ringing Song (trad,arr.Simon Mayer- Hilary James) English Sketches Acoustics Records 059
  5. Tret Fure: Bells, Birds and Stone The Horizon Tomboy Girl 83105
  6. Abigail Washburn: Divine Bell (A.Washburn-Ketch Secor) City of Refuge Foreign Children 20286 15465
  7. Tom Paxton: Coffee in Bed Wearing the Time Sugar Hill 1045
  8. Greg Brown: Good Morning Coffee In the Dark With You Red House 08
  9. Ellis: Coffee Song Right on Time Rubberneck 89577 63362
  10. David Williams: Chocolate Bar Trapdoor 45121 02987 (email)
  11. Tom Chapin: Junk Food Pyramid (John Forster-T.Chapin- Michael Mark) Give Peas a Chance Sundance 82148 11252
  12. Larry Groce: Junk Food Junkie Dr. Demento 20th Anniversary Collection Rhino 70743
  13. Wonderland (orig.B'way cast): Mad Tea Party (Frank Wildhorn/Jack Murphy) Sony Masterworks 88697 88669-2
  14. Meg Davis: Tea Time Music of Wonderland self 01
  15. The Capitol Steps: Fun Fun Fun 'Til Obama Takes Our Tea Bags Away (Love-Wilson/Newport-Eaton) Desperate Housemembers CapSteps 1031
  16. Nicole Reynolds: Like the Ocean A Fine Set of Fools self 84501 24358
  17. Sister Speak: Like a River promo
  18. Waylon Jennings & Willie Nelson: Mamas Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Cowboys (Ed & Patsy Bruce) The Essential Waylon Jennings RCA Nashville Legacy 88697 07615 2
  19. Mike Nichols & Elaine May: Mother and Son In Retrospect Mercury 314 532 373-2
  20. Carrie Newcomer: My Mamma Said It's True An Angel At My Shoulder Philo 1163
  21. Arlo Guthrie: Oh Mom HARP: A Time to Sing! Appleseed 1054
  22. Nancy White: Daughters of Feminists Momnipotent Children's Group 1025
  23. Emily & Molly Cooksy: My Mom Was a Hippie (Bob Blue) The Best of Bob Blue - Rise Again Black Socks 21
  24. Hot Soup!: The Teacher Song (Sue Trainor) The Way You Like It Souper 016
  25. Working (orig.cast-Bobo Lewis): Nobody Tells Me How (Mary Rodgers/Susan Brikenhead) Fynsworth Alley 302 062 114-2
  26. Pete Seeger: Forty-Two Kids (author unknown) Gazette, Volume One Smithsonian Folkways 2501
  27. Nora Jane Struthers: Thistle Nora Jane Struthers Blue Pig 1111
  28. Roy Forbes (Bim): Thistles Almost Overnight AKA 1003
  29. Mumford & Sons: Thistle & Weeds Sigh No More Glassnote 92038 00223
  30. Michael Smith: Debbie and Sheila (for Laurence A. Davaney) WFMT recording
  31. Terri Hendrix w/ Lloyd Maines: Sisters (Hendrix) (Folkstage - October 21, 2006) WFMT Recording
  32. Bette Midler w/ Linda Ronstadt: Sisters (Irving Berlin) Bette Midler Sings the Rosemary Clooney Songbook Columbia 90350
  33. Girlyman: My Eyes Get Misty (Nate Borofsky) Everything's Easy Girlyman 003
  34. My Sweet Patootie: Hit Me With Your Best Shot (Eddie Schwartz, arr.Young-Swannell) Patootified! Easy Bake 102
  35. Girlyman: Trees Still Bend (Doris Muramatsu) Everything's Easy Girlyman 003
  36. The Capitol Steps: Put Your Cans in the Hand (Ackley/Newport-Eaton) Desperate Housemembers" CapSteps 1031
  37. Big Bill Broonzy: Keep Your Hands Off Her All the Classic Sides 1928-1937 (1935-36) JSP 7718D
  38. Grant & Wilson: Keep Your Hands off My Mojo (Grant) Copulatin' Blues Stash 101
  39. James Gordon: Too Canadian These Days Pipe Street Dreams Wind River 4008
  40. The Arrogant Worms: Canada's Really Big Semi-Conducted Worms 2002
  41. Tom Chapin: Slow Food (John Forster-Tom Chapin) Give Peas a Chance Sundance 82148 11252
  42. Greg Brown: Slow Food In the Hills of California Red House 180
  43. Timothy West & Prunella Scales: My Snailes Have Not Yet Arrived (Les Barker) Missing Persians File - Guide Cats for the Blind Vol. 2 Osmosys 032 (web site)
  44. Abbie Gardner: Break It Slow Hope Gimme Some Ribs 84501 48134
  45. Guy Davis: Right on Time Chocolate to the Bone Red House 164
  46. Ellis: Right on Time Rubberneck 89577 63562
  47. Dan Keding: Mother's Day 1956 The Gypsy Wagon: Tales from the Neighborhood self 08041 00332
  48. Connie Kaldor: That's What Mother's Do Sky With Nothing to Get in the Way Coyote 1035
  49. David Roth: Mother's Day Card Pearl Diver Stockfisch 3576031-2
  50. Kim & Reggie Harris and Magpie: When I'm Gone (close) (Phil Ochs) Spoken in Love Longtail LT003-2

Performer is composer unless otherwise noted. Song is album title unless otherwise noted. Album titles are in italics, composers in parens ( ).

COPYRIGHT © 2011, Window To The World Communications, Inc. All rights reserved.

RICH'S PICKS:

Sarah Jarosz, Hilary James, Ellis, Capitol Steps, Tom Chapin, Abbie Gardner

CD of the week: Ellis

Click here to see a list of upcoming concerts.