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July 27, 2013

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways SFCD40068/71
  2. The Sweetback Sisters: Glory Hallelujah (trad,arr. Sweetback Sisters) Bulldog Signature Sounds EP demo
  3. Harley String Band: Lay Your Heavy Burden Down (James D. Clark) Didn't Come to Stay Long self 00261-24748
  4. Ralph Stanley & the Clinch Mountain Boys w/ Ralph Stanley II & John Rigsby: Thy Burdens Are Greater Than Mine (Pee Wee King) Clinch Mountain Country Rebel 5001
  5. The Mammals: Lay Down Yr Mountain (Michael Merenda/ Allen Ginsberg) Rock That Babe Signature Sounds 1284
  6. Louise Mosrie w/ Anna Denison: Lay It Down (Mosrie) (Folkstage - July 9, 2011) WFMT Recording
  7. The Band: The Weight (Robbie Robertson-The Band) Music from Big Pink Capitol/EMI 50837
  8. Priscilla Herdman: The Galaxy Song (Eric Idle-John Du Prez) Into the Stars Stardreamer 2001
  9. Randy Brown: Gravity's Engine But Wait There's More. . . self 45121-05625
  10. Martin Swinger: From Your Gravity Moon self 06548-68132
  11. Hounds of Finn: Gravity Pulls (Leslie RichMichlle MacGregor) New Folk 004
  12. (James) Moors & (Kort) McCumber: Gravity self 85767-34241
  13. Will Sexton & Simone Stevens: Come Josephine in My Flying Machine (Fred Fisher/Alfred Bryan, 1911) The Beautiful Old Turn-of-the- Century Songs Doubloon 104
  14. Sarah Alden: Come Take a Trip on My Airship (Ron Shields/ George Evans, arr. Patrick Farrell) Fists of Violets self 00261-36576
  15. Heather Maloney: Flying on Helium (Ken Maluri-Heather Maloney) Heather Maloney Signature Sounds 2053
  16. Tom Rush: Child's Song (Murray McLaughlin) Tom Rush Celebrates 50 Years of Music (live in concert 12/28/2012) Appleseed 1136
  17. The Beatles: She's Leaving Home (Lennon-McCartney) Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band Apple-EMI 746442-2
  18. Bill Camplin: The Daughter Doet: Love Songs and Other Trios Toolroom 105
  19. Don White: She Sings Me to Sleep with Laughter Live in Michigan Lyrmoon/Cdfreedom 86851-9941-2
  20. Bill Staines w/ Melissa Javors: Child of Mine (Staines) The Second Million Miles Red House 189
  21. Alice Gerrard: Unexpected Love Bittersweet Spruce and Maple 1008
  22. Beckie Menzie: Surprise Me (Cheri Coons-Beckie Menzie) Real Emotional Girl Beme 003
  23. Lynn Miles: Million Brilliant Downpour self 001
  24. Slaid Cleaves w/ Jimmy LaFave: Still Fighting the War (S.Cleaves-Ron Coy) Music Road 015
  25. Bill Danoff: Readjustment Blues I Guess He'd Rather Be in Colorado Watch Your Head 83707-61232
  26. (James) Moors & (Kort) McCumber: Love & War Against the Grain self 89577-70732
  27. The Paul McKenna Band: Flying Through Flanders (Sean Gray) / Mrs. Thom (Mike Vass) Elements Greentrax-Compass 74613-2 (paulmckennaband.com)
  28. Steve McDonald: Flodden Field The Flooers O' The Forest - 1513-2013 Five Hundredth Anniversary of the Battle of Flodden Field (a compilation) Greentrax 1513
  29. Jim Post - Tom Dundee - Mick Scott: THE Medley - Stand in the Light of Life and Love (Post) / Don't Look for Love (Thom Bishop) / If My Life Were a Book (Dundee) / Stand in the Light (Post) (Earl of Old Town - August 7, 1975) WFMT Recording
  30. Beyond the Fringe (orig.cast-Peter Cook & Dudley Moore): Royal Box The Complete Beyond the Fringe EMI 7243-8-54043-2-8
  31. The John Hartford String Band: Royal Box Waltz Memories of John Compass 74539-2
  32. Roy Book Binder: The Good Book Peg Leg 7007-2
  33. A Mighty Wind soundtrack - The New Main Street Singers: The Good Book Song (M.McKean/Harry Shearer) DMZ-Columbia 89222
  34. John Forster & Tom Chapin: The Good Book and the Big Bang Broadsides Sundane 82148-10242
  35. Friction Farm: I Read Your Book (Aidan Quinn-Christine Stay) self 00261-38210
  36. The Steel Wheels: Whistle Blows (Trent Wagler) No More Rain self 003
  37. Henhouse Prowlers: Drifter (James Weigel) A Dark Rumor self 84502-18813
  38. Doc Watson w/ Merle Travis: Blow Your Whistle Freight Train (Alton & Raban Delmore) The Vanguard Years Vanguard 155/58
  39. Jen Hajj: Sleepers Awake (J.S.Bach/Jen Hajj) Love Is Everywhere self 87516-96735
  40. Martha Redbone: Sleep Sleep Beauty Bright (Martha Redbone-Aaron Whitby-John McEuen/William Blake) The Garden of Love - Songs of William Blake Blackfeet 93001
  41. Kim & Reggie Harris and Magpie: When I'm Gone (close) (Phil Ochs) Spoken in Love Longtail LT003-2

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Sweetback Sisters, Harley String Band, Moors & McCumber, The Beautiful Old Turn-of-the-Century Songs, Tom Rush, Alice Gerrard, Lynn Miles, Slaid Cleaves, Paul McKenna Band, Roy Book Binder, Friction Farm, Martha Redbone

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