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March 17, 2012

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways SFCD40068/71
  2. The Chieftains: The Chieftains Reunion (medley of traditional tunes arranged by Paddy Maloney) Voice of Ages Hear Music 33437-02
  3. The Clancy Brothers & Tommy Makem: Rocky Road to Dublin (trad,arr.Clancys) The First Hurrah Columbia 8965
  4. Peggy Seeger: Down by the Flowing River (trad) Love Will. . .Linger On. . . Appleseed 1039
  5. Loreena McKennitt: Down by the Sally Gardens (trad/W.B.Yeats, arr./adapt.L.McKennitt) Troubadours on the Rhine SWR1/Quinlan Road 115
  6. Niamh Parsons: Ye Rambling Boys of Pleasure (trad,arr.Parsons) The Old Simplicity Green Linnett 1232
  7. James McCandless: The Drunken Brawl Out West Somewhere St. Christopher STCD-3001
  8. Peter Sellers: Suddenly It's Folksong (Irish segment) A Celebration of Sellers EMI 7243 8 277781 2 7
  9. Trip McCool: The Choir From Hell The Traveler Thinking Dog 003
  10. The Makem & Spain Brothers: Crossroads Ceili (Kevin Dolan) Up the Stairs Red Biddy 2009
  11. Peggy Seeger: Leftwing Wife An Odd Collection Rounder 4031
  12. Lou & Peter Berryman: Orange Cocoa Cake Double Yodel Cornbelt 10
  13. Carrie Newcomer: One Woman and a Shovel The Geography of Light Philo 11671-1253-2
  14. Antje Duvekot: Ballad of Fred Noonan New Siberia Pantjebare 86851-3153-2
  15. Ben Bedford: Amelia Land of the Shadows Hopeful Sky 202
  16. Randall Williams: Spirit of Amelia One Night in Louisiana Musafir 505
  17. Ari & Mia: Amelia (Tim Erickson/Isaac Watts, arr.Mia & Lev Friedman) Unruly Heart self 84501-44383
  18. Abigail Washburn: Chains (Kai Welch/Tommy Hans) City of Refuge Foreign Children 20286-15465
  19. Tim O'Brien: Thousands Are Sailing to Amerikay (trad) Song of America (compilation of artists) 31 Tigers 1206546-6
  20. Carolyn Hester: The Praties They Grow Small (trad-Peterson) This Life I'm Living Columbia 8832
  21. Mick Moloney: No Irish Need Apply (John Poole, PD) Far From the Shamrock Shore Shanachie 78050
  22. Peter Mulvey: Mood Indigo (Duke Ellington-Barney Bigard-Irving Mills) The Good Stuff Signature Sounds 2045
  23. Antje Duvekot: Sleepy Sea of Indigo and Blue New Siberia Pantjebare 86851-3153-2
  24. Ann Zimmerman: Blue Wild Indigo A-Z 003
  25. Uncle Bonsai: Half of the People (Andrew Ratshin) The Grim Parade Yellow Tail 10025
  26. Bill Cosby: Noah: Me and You Lord Bill Cosby Is a Very Funny Fellow Right! Warner1518-2
  27. Megon McDonough: Talk to God Breathe self 85767-99410
  28. Don Henry: Mr. God Don Henry Love Child no#
  29. Steve Martin & the Steep Canyon Ramblers: Atheists Don't Have No Songs (Woody Platt-Graham Sharp) Rare Bird Alert Rounder 11661-06602
  30. Abigail Washburn: Corner Girl City of Refuge Foreign Children 20286-15465
  31. Small Potatoes: Boy Around the Corner (Madsen/Greene) Small Potatoes Alive! Spuds 00261 20910
  32. Penelope Swales: Corners Justifying Your Longings to the Doctor Black Market 222-2
  33. Kieran Goss: Just Around the Corner Kieran Goss Trio Live Cog 222
  34. Mustard's Retreat: The Luck of the Irish (Michael Hough) Back to Back Red House 72
  35. Pat Gaughan: Luck of the Irish From Erin's Shore self
  36. Patrick Street (Kevin Burke, Jackie Daly, Andy Irvine, Ged Foley): McDemott's Reel / The Ploug and the Stars / Miss McLeod's Reel (trad,arr.Patrick Street) Live from Patrick Street Green Linnet 1194
  37. Dervish: The Trip to Sligo (trad,arr.Dervish) Live in Palma Compass 74340-2
  38. Solas: The Crows of Killimer / Box Reel #2 / Boys of Malin / The Opera House (Eamon McElholm) The Turning Tide Compass 74530-2
  39. Laura Burns & Roger Rosen: Kilkelly, Ireland (Peter & Steve Jones) Fast Folk Smithsonian Folkways 40135
  40. Maria Dunn: New York 1849 From Where I Stand self 01
  41. Cherish the Ladies w/ Deidre Connolly: For Ireland I'd Not Tell Her Name Country Crossroads - The Nashville Sessions Big Mammy 0006
  42. Tommy Makem: Four Green Fields From the Archives Shanachie 52040
  43. Kim & Reggie Harris and Magpie: When I'm Gone (close) (Phil Ochs) Spoken in Love Longtail LT003-2

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