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July 2, 2011

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways SFCD40068/71
  2. Roy Zimmerman: I Approve This Message Best of Folkstage WFMT recording
  3. Larry Long w/ Claudia Schmidt: American Dreams (Long) (Come for to Sing benefit - Holsteins - October 25, 1981) WFMT Recording
  4. Kevin So: Our America Life Solo Akoustic WingBone 0519
  5. Claudia Nygaard: Big Country Let the Storm Roll In Bet the Ranch 2-511
  6. Donnie Munro: Heart of America Greentrax 291
  7. Rod MacDonald: Springtime in America Songs of Freedom Blue Flute 104
  8. Greg Brown: Freak Flag YepRoc 2244
  9. Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder: A Simple Life (Harley Allen) Live at the Charleston Music Hall Skaggs Family 6989010042
  10. Tom Michael: Give Me the Simple Life (Harry Ruby-Rube Bloom) / Oh How I Hate to Get Up in the Morning (Irving Berlin) Let Me Be Your Home LML 256
  11. David Bromberg: I Like to Sleep Late in the Morning (S.David Cohen) The Player: A Retrospective Columbia Legacy CK 65263
  12. Brother Sun: Love Is the Water (Pat Wictor) Brother Sun Brother Sun 001
  13. Battlefield Band: That's How Strong My Love Is (Roosevelt Jamison) / The Water Is Wide (trad, arr.Battlefield) Line-Up Temple 2104
  14. Claudia Schmidt: Love Is the Strongest Thing Out of the Dark Flying Fish 70361
  15. Jonathan Edwards: She Loves You (Lennon-McCartney) My Love Will Keep Appleseed 1126
  16. Peter Sellers: She Loves You (Cockney version) (Lennon-McCartney, arr.Sellers) A Celebration of Sellers EMI 7243 8 27781 2
  17. Four Canines: She Loves You (Lennon-McCartney) Live from the Pound - The Beatles - The Lost Tapes Dove 60020
  18. David Tull: The Minutes Go Like Hours When You Sing I Just Want to Get Paid! Toy Car 0110
  19. Matt the Electrician: All I Know (Matthew Sever-Therese Anne- Nathan Felix) Accidental Thief self 84501 51871
  20. BettySoo & Doug Cox: Big Cheeseburgers and Good French Fries (Blaze Foley) Across the Borderline: Lie to Me self 00261 32331
  21. Christine Lavin: Camping The Bellevue Years Philo 11671-1220-2
  22. Ricky Skaggs: I Wouldn't Change You If I Could (A.Q. Smith-P.H.Jones) The Essential Ricky Skaggs Epic Legacy 89068
  23. Babbie Green: Did You Hear What You Just Said Soldiers of the Heart LML 123
  24. Joni Mitchell: Blue Boy Ladies of the Canyon Reprise 6376-2
  25. Jacques Brel: La Statue Live at the Olympia, October, 1961 DRG 8487
  26. Nickeltown: Song of the Itinerant Bible Salesman (Browning Porter/Jeff Romano) Presto Change-O Chimney Frog 101
  27. Gamble Rogers: The Bible Salesman Sorry Is As Sorry Does Flying Fish 362
  28. Ricky Skaggs: God Holds the Future In His Hands (trad) Songs My Dad Loved Skaggs Family 6989010092
  29. Rabbi Joe Black with Maxwell Street Klezmer Band: Open the Gates (Pitchu Li) (Joe Black, based on Psalm 118:19) Eight Nights of Joy Sounds Write 951304
  30. Dean Stevens: Let Justice Roll Down (Aileen Vance) At Last VR 2005
  31. Long Gone Ensemble: Ship's Gonna Sail (Paul Kamm/ Utah Phillips) Long Gone - Utah Remembers Waterbug 96
  32. Phil Ochs: Power and Glory (Gibson/Ochs) Farewells & Fantasies Elektra-Rhino 73518
  33. Paul Robeson w/ American People's Chorus - Victor Symphony Orchestra: Ballad For Americans (Earl Robinson/John LaTouche) Vanguard VCD 117/18
  34. Peter, Paul and Mary: No Easy Walk to Freedom (Peter Yarrow- Margery Tabankin) Gold Castle 171001-2
  35. Bill Camplin: Freedom and Democracy Flying Home Baby Boom 3002-2
  36. Woody Guthrie: This Land Is Your Land My Dusty Road Rounder 11661-1163-2
  37. Jimmy LaFave, Ellis Paul, Slaid Cleaves, Eliza Gilkyson, Sara Lee Guthrie, et.al.: This Land Is Your Land (excerpt) (Woody Guthrie) The Woody Guthrie Tribute Tour Music Road no#
  38. Ellis: Comes Back to Me Right on Time Rubberneck 89577 63562
  39. Randall Williams: Around, Around, Around Best of Folkstage (3/28/2008) WFMT recording
  40. Cyril MacPhee: We'll All Come Back Again When I Say I Do Brakin' Tradition CD 0907
  41. Robin & Linda Williams and Their Fine Group: Don't Let Me Come Home a Stranger (Robin Williams-Jerome Clark) Stonewall Country: Songs from the Musical Red House 244
  42. Lil Rev & Larry Penn: Bloom Where Ya Planted (Lil Rev) Around the Campfire Cookie Man 10
  43. Brother Sun: All I Want Is a Garden (Joe Jencks) Brother Sun Brother Sun 001
  44. Kim & Reggie Harris and Magpie: When I'm Gone (close) (Phil Ochs) Spoken in Love Longtail LT003-2

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Donnie Munroe, Claudia Nygaard, Greg Brown, Tom Michael, Brother Sun, Battlefield Band, BettySoo & Doug Cox, Jonathan Edwards, Long Gone - Utah Remembers, Robin & Linda Williams, Lil Rev & Larry Penn

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