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June 18, 2011

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways SFCD40068/71
  2. Mary Poppins (orig.soundtrack-Ed Wynn): I Love to Laugh (R&R Sherman) Buena Vista STER-4026
  3. Eric Hansen: Awake and Laugh Here in the Dark Half Moon Full Star 003
  4. Singing in the Rain (orig.soundtrk-Donald O'Connor): Make 'Em Laugh (Nacio Herb Brown/Arthur Freed) That's Entertainment - Disc 2 Rhino 72182
  5. Billie Holiday: Laughing at Life (Kenny-Kenny-Todd) Lady Day: The Master Takes and Singles Columbia Legacy 88697 13178-2
  6. Sweet Honey in the Rock: I Love to Laugh (Carol Maillard/Maillard-Jnani) Still the Same Me Rounder 11661-810-2
  7. A Funny Thing Happened On the Way To the Forum (orig.B'way cast-Zero Mostel): Comedy Tonight (Sondheim) Angel ZDM07777 64770 22
  8. The John Wright Band: Good Noise (John Gorka) Language of the Heart Greentrax CDTRAX201
  9. Numerous: The WFMT Laughing Tape compiled by Marty Robinson & Lovice Becker (1966) WFMT tape
  10. Spike Jones, Del Porter vocal: Now Laugh (Del Porter) (Not) Your Standard Spke Jones Collection Collectors' Choice 329-2
  11. Brian Joseph: We're Gonna Laugh FrogSongs 0115
  12. Randy Newman: Laugh And Be Happy Guilty: 30 Years of Randy Newman Reprise/Rhino R2 8122 75567
  13. Rudy Vallee: There Is a Tavern in the Town (composer unknown) (old 78rpm)
  14. Do Re Mi (orig.cast-John Reardon): Make Someone Happy (Jule Styne/Betty Comden-Adolph Green) RCA Victor 09026-61994-2
  15. Ken Whitely: I Want to Be Happy (Irving Caesar/Vincent Youmans) Another Day's Journey Borealis 203
  16. The Four Bitchin' Babes: A Happy Song (Nancy Moran) Diva Nation HemHaw 002
  17. Jack Brown: The Road to Happy (Folkstage - August 28, 2010) WFMT recording
  18. Dave Carter & Tracy Grammer: Happytown (All Right With Me) Tanglewood Tree Signature Sounds 1257
  19. The Yellow Room Gang - Jim Bizer: Happy New Day Yellow Room 009
  20. Rev. Gary Davis: Oh, Glory, How Happy I Am Acoustic Rainbow Roots - Vol. 34
  21. Donovan: Happiness Runs (2004 version) Try for the Sun: The Journey of Donovan sampler Epic Legacy
  22. Summer Stock (orig.soundtrk-Judy Garland): Get Happy (Harold Arlen/Ted Koehler) That's Entertainment - Disc 2 Rhino 72182
  23. Iris DeMent: This Kind of Happy The Way I Should Warner Bros. 946188-2
  24. Candide (orig.1989 cast-Jerry Hadley-June Anderson): Oh, Happy We (Bernstein/Wilbur) DGG 429734-2
  25. Bugs Bunny, Yosemite Sam, Porky Pig, Daffy Duck, et.al.: Happy Trails (Dale Evans) Looney West Warner Bros. 2-52002
  26. Kim & Reggie Harris and Magpie: When I'm Gone (close) (Phil Ochs) Spoken in Love Longtail LT003-2

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