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August 25, 2012

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways SFCD40068/71
  2. Michael Smith: Sure Has Grown Old Man Dancing Bird Avenue preview
  3. Loudon Wainwright III: Grown Man Charisma 7243-8-40625-2
  4. Kate MacKenzie w/ Greg Brown: A Grown Woman (Greg Brown) Greg Brown & friends: Solid Heart In Harmony no#
  5. The Billys: I'm Not Growing Older (Bill Melanson) The Time Has Come Bang-a-Bucket 001
  6. Michael Smith: The Ballad of Dorian Gray Old Man Dancing Bird Avenue preview
  7. Sons Of the Never Wrong: The Great Unknown (Bruce Roper) King Fisher King Waterbug 107
  8. Dar Williams: The Great Unknown The Honest Room Razor & Tie 2816
  9. Babes With Axes (Katie Henry): The Great Unknown (K.Henry) Live Axe self 002
  10. My Fair Lady (orig.cast-Rex Harrison): A Hymn to Him (Loewe/Lerner) Columbia SK 60539
  11. Peggy Seeger: You Men Out There An Odd Collection Rounder 4031
  12. Martin Carthy: Prince Heathen (Child 104) (trad) Signs of Life Topic 503
  13. Peter Cook & Dudley Moore: A Bit of a Chat The World of Pete & Dud Laughing Stock LAFF CD110
  14. Steve Lyon: Sex Education The Doctor - There's No Place Like Mars Flying Fish 306
  15. Lou & Peter Berryman: It's Better Than That What, Again?! Cornbelt 900
  16. Loudon Wainwright III: On to Victory, Mr. Roosevelt (Lee O'Daniel) 10 Songs for the New Depression Cummerbund 00261-29365
  17. The Capitol Steps: Fun Fun Fun 'Til Obama Takes Our Teabags Away (Love-Wilson/Newport-Eaton) Deperate House Members CapSteps 1031
  18. Jesse Winchester: Tell Me Why You Like Roosevelt (PD) The Best of Jesse Winchester Rhino-Bearsville 70085
  19. Joel Rafael: Dear Mrs. Roosevelt (Woody Guthrie) The Songs of Woody Guthrie Vol. 1 & 2 Inside 90714
  20. Sons Of the Never Wrong: I'd Marry You (Deb Lader) King Fisher King Waterbug 107
  21. Jean Ritchie & Oscar Brand: Paper of Pins (trad) Courting and other Folk Songs of So. Appalachians Elekra 122
  22. Alfred Lynch & Celia Salkeld: If You'll Marry Me (trad, rewritten Brendan Behan) HMV 7EG8491 EP
  23. Marry Me A Little (orig.cast-Suzanne Henry): Marry Me A Little (Stephen Sondheim) RCA Victor 7142-2 RG
  24. Runa: The Foggy Dew (Charles O'Neill) Somewhere Along the Road self 003
  25. Ian Robb w/ Margaret Christl & Grit Laskin: The Foggy Dew (trad) The Barley Grain for Me Folk-Legacy CD-62
  26. Tim O'Brien: The Foggy Foggy Dew (trad,arr. Tim O'Brien) Cornbread Nation Sugar Hill 4005
  27. Ed Miller: The Wark O' the Weavers (trad) Come Awa' Wi' Me Wellfield 028
  28. Kitty Donohoe: Sisters of the Lights Bunyan and Banjoes Roheen 002
  29. Dar Williams: The Light and the Sea In the Time of Gods Razor & Tie 79301-83320-206
  30. (David) Buskin & (Robin) Batteau: In This Light Love Remembered Love Forgot self 00261-36210
  31. Jimmy LaFave: Living in Your Light Depending on the Distance Music Road 012
  32. The Clumsy Lovers: Walk in the Light of Your Fire (Jason Homey) Make Yourself Known self 90
  33. Bonnie Koloc: In the Dark (Lil Green) Rediscovered Mr. Biscuit 05
  34. Mike Nichols & Elaine May (w/Marty Rubenstein, piano): Bach to Bach Improvisations to Music Mercury 314558455-2
  35. Louise Taylor: Love in the Dark Tangerine self 00261-35397
  36. The Coal Porters: Never Right His Wrong (Carly Frey) Find the One Prima 025
  37. Rachel Bissex: Starting Over Between the Broken Lines One Take 2002
  38. Jud Caswell: Leave Him Blackberry Time Alderdown 0701
  39. Caroline Herring w/ Mary Chapin Carpenter & Aoife O'Donovan: Traveling Shoes Camille Signature Sounds 2050
  40. Bill Staines: Traveling Shoes Tracks and Trails Philo 1134
  41. Brian Kalinec: Blessings of This Day The Fence Berkalin 10010
  42. Kim & Reggie Harris and Magpie: When I'm Gone (close) (Phil Ochs) Spoken in Love Longtail LT003-2

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Michael Smith, Sons of the Never Wrong, Runa, Buskin & Batteau, Jimmy LaFave, Bonnie Koloc, The Coal Porters, Caroline Herring, Brian Kalinec

CD of the week: The Coal Porters

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