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December 3, 2011
Rich Warren's favorite CDs of 2011 (a few were released in 2010, but reached WFMT in 2011)
*Favorite of 2011

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways SFCD40068/71
  2. *Spuyten Duyvil: I Hear You Calling (Mark Miller) New Amsterdam self 85767 55749
  3. *Pete Morton: The Sock on the Line Economy Anson 100
  4. *Peter Mayer: All the World Is One Heaven Below Blue Boat 1209
  5. *Abigail Washburn: Divine Bell (A.Washburn-Ketch Secor) City of Refuge Foreign Children 20286 15465
  6. Winterbloom - Antje Duvekot: Thanks for the Roses (Merry Christmas) (Duvkeot) Winterbloom: Traditions Rearranged self 59702 43944
  7. Kat Logan: The Faded Roses of December (Bruce "Utah" Phillips) Singing Through the Hard Times: A Tribute to Utah Phillips Righteous Babe 065
  8. *Peter Mayer: The Garden Heaven Below Blue Boat 1209
  9. *Brother Sun: All I Want Is a Garden (Joe Jencks) Brother Sun self 53701 21102
  10. Steve Jones with Revolver: In My Life (Lennon/McCartney) private recording (in memoriam)
  11. *Susan Werner: My Different Son Kicking the Behive Sleeve Dog 84501 42863
  12. *Kate MacLeod & Kat Eggleston: None But One (Jean Ritchie) Lost and Found Waterbug 100
  13. *Pete Coe: Cruel Mother (trad,arr.P.Coe) Backbone Backshift 57
  14. Cherish the Ladies: The Boat to Bofin (Joanie Madden) / The View Across the Valley (John Brady) / Martin Ainsboro's (trad) Country Crossroads Big Mammy 0006
  15. Natalie MacMaster: Jig Party set - traditional jig / The Butlers of Glen Avenue (Tony Sullivan) / Tee Tie Tum Tittle Tee (N.MacMaster-Matt MacIsaac) / Annette's Chatter (Bruce Gandy) Blueprint Rounder 11661-7056-2
  16. Danu': Fiona's Arrival (jig) (Oisin McAuley) / O'Connells Trip to Parliament (reel) (trad) Seanchas - lore, tradition, mythos self 84501 28959
  17. *Joe Crookston: The Nazarene Darkling & the BlueBird Jubilee Milagrito 62011
  18. *Spuyten Duyvil: Judge Not (Mark Miller) New Amsterdam self 85767 55749
  19. *Tom Russell: Sterling Hayden Mesabi Shout Factory 826663-12775
  20. *Susan Werner: Sleeping on a Train Kicking the Behive Sleeve Dog 84501 42863
  21. Sally Fingerett: You Don't See Me (F.Loewe/S.Fingerett) (private recording)
  22. *Chuck Brodsky: Gerta Subtotal Eclipse Chuckbrodsky.com 8024
  23. *Liz Callaway & Ann Hampton Callaway: That's the Way I Always Heard It Should Be (Carly Simon-Jacob Brackman) Boom! Live at Birdland PS Classics 1199
  24. *Kate MacLeod & Kat Eggleston: Sometimes a Sound (K.MacLeod) Lost and Found Waterbug 100
  25. Naomi Ashley: My Friend James private recording
  26. Heather Styka: Andromeda Lifeboats for Atlantis Kite Stripe 02
  27. *Randall Williams: Suppose Time Einstein's Dreams Masafir 07
  28. *Chuck Brodsky: Out of Time and Place Subtotal Eclipse Chuckbrodsky.com 8024
  29. *Abigail Washburn w/ Kai Welch: Last Train (Washburn-Welch) City of Refuge Foreign Children 20286 15465
  30. *Davy Steele: Long Hellos and Short Goodbyes Steele the Show Greentrax 358
  31. *Randall Williams: The Traveller Einstein's Dreams Masafir 07
  32. *Ann Hampton Callaway: A Case of You (Joni Mitchell) Boom! Live at Birdland PS Classics 1199
  33. *Tom Russell: Heart Within a Heart Mesabi Shout Factory 826663-12775
  34. *Brother Sun: Love Is the Water (Pat Wictor) Brother Sun self 53701 21102
  35. *Kate MacLeod & Kat Eggleston: The Living & the Breathing Wind (Andrew Calhoun) Lost and Found Waterbug 100
  36. *Sally Barker w/ Andy Thorburn, piano: Quietly Sing You to Sleep (Davy Steele) Steele the Show Greentrax 358
  37. *Joe Crookston: I Sing Darkling & the BlueBird Jubilee Milagrito 62011
  38. *Peter Mayer: Singing a Song Heaven Below Blue Boat 1209
  39. *Pete Morton: When We Sing Together Economy Anson 100
  40. 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 ( ).

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