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September 28, 2013

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways SFCD40068/71
  2. Childsplay (Lissa Schneckenburger): Don't Get Weary Children (trad-Uncle Dave Macon) / Jim Short's Reel (trad) As the Crow Flies Childsplay 006
  3. Georgia Sea Island Singers - Peter Davis: Rock in the Weary Land (trad) Southern Journey - Georgia Sea Islands - Biblical Songs and Spirituals, Vol. 12 Rounder 11661-1712-2
  4. Martha Redbone: I Rose Up at the Dawn of the Day (Martha Redbone-Aaron Whitby-John McEuen/William Blake) The Martha Redbone Roots Project - The Garden of Love - Songs of William Blake Blackfeet 93001
  5. The Tillers: Weary Soul Hand on the Plow Muddy Roots 84501-93181
  6. Pullman Porter Blues (orig. Goodman cast-Larry Marshall, Jmichael, Senuwell Smith, Chic Street Man and Anderson Edwards): Sweet Home Chicago (Robt.Johnson) Goodman Theatre recording
  7. Mike Felten: Made in Chicago aka Johnny Lunchbucket Landfill 2307
  8. Dr. West's Medicine Show & Junk Band: The Eggplant That Ate Chicago (Norman Greenbaum) Euphoria: The Best of Dr. West's Medicine Show & Junk Band Sundazed SCD11070
  9. The Tillers: Old West Side Hand on the Plow Muddy Roots 84501-93181
  10. Arranmore: South Side Irish (Walsh-Black-McEldowney) The Collection Toucan Cove MLG2 50818
  11. Harpeth Rising: It Don't Really Matter (David & Jordanna Greeberg) Tales from Jackson Bridge self 84501-97178
  12. Childsplay: Leave No Millionaire Behind (Pierce Woodward) As the Crow Flies Childsplay 006
  13. The James Connolly Songs of Freedom Band: Be Moderate (Mat Callahan/James Connolly) Songs of Freedom PM Press 017-2
  14. Spuyten Duyvil: Scratch Temptation self 84501-94593
  15. Michael J. Miles: Come on in My Kitchen (Robt. Johnson) The Magic Banjo Right on Red no#
  16. (Michael) Flanders & (Donald) Swann: The Reluctant Cannibal At the Drop of a Hat EMI 7974642
  17. Nancy Moran: In My Kitchen Objects in the Mirror Are Closer Than They Appear Azalea 623
  18. Lance Brown: Kitchen Blues Too Busy to Work self 00261-27281
  19. Naomi Ashley: Hawaiian Honeymoon Trying to Fly self
  20. Sam Baker: The Tattooed Woman Say Grace self no#
  21. Aoife O'Donovan: I'm Alone Fossils YepRoc 2321
  22. Artisan (Hilary Spencer-Jacey Bedford-Brian Bedford): The Sky Is Falling (Brian Bedford) Random Play Boing 1018
  23. Paul Sills Story Theatre (orig.cast): Henny Penny (trad-Sills) with the song I Feel Like I'm Fixin' to Die Rag (Joe McDonald) Columbia SG 30415
  24. Bob Gibson w/ Shel Silverstein: Killed by a Coconut (Shel Silverstein) Makin' A Mess Asylum 61697-2
  25. David Bromberg: Keep On Drinkin' (Big Bill Broonzy, arr.D.Bromberg) Only Slightly Mad Appleseed 1135
  26. April Verch: Don't Come Home a Drinkin' (Loretta Lynn- Peggy Sue Wills) Bright Like Gold Slab Town 13-01
  27. Jeni (Hankins) & Billy (Kemp): Drunkard's Path Sweet Song Coming 'Round - Live Out West Jewell Ridge 007
  28. Mandolin Orange (Andrew Marlin-Emily Frantz): Waltz About Whiskey This Side of Jordan YepRoc 2338
  29. Capitol Steps: The Great Health Care Trial Balloon (Webb/parody Newport-Eaton) Liberal Shop of Horrors CapSteps 1030
  30. Mike Nichols & Elaine May: Calling Dr. Marx Nichols & May Examine Doctors Mercury 314558457-2
  31. Austin Lounge Lizards: Rasputin's HMO (Mark Graham-Tom Pitman) Never an Adult Moment Sugar Hill 3918
  32. Jamie O'Reilly Trio: Blue River (Joseph Meyer/Alfred Bryan) Souvenir self no#
  33. Eric Andersen: Blue River Blue Rain - Live Appleseed 1101
  34. Cara Dillon: Blue Mountain River (Cara Dillon-Sam Lakeman) Cara Dillon Rough Trade 06076-83202-2
  35. Rose Cousins: This Light We Have Made a Spark Old Farm Pony 003
  36. Joni Mitchell: Court and Spark Asylum 7E-1001
  37. Otter Creek (Peter & Mary Danzig): Shiver Into Spark (Peter Danzig) self 80074-22572
  38. Guy Davis w/ Fabrizio Poggi: Black Coffee Juba Dance M.C. Records 0074
  39. Mississippi John Hurt: Coffee Blues Legend Rounder 11661-1100-2
  40. Noctambule (Marla Fibish & Bruce Victor): Insomnia (Fibish-Victor/Robt. Service) Travel in the Shadows self 001
  41. Old Man Luedecke: Tortoises and the Hares (Chris Ludedecke) Tender Is the Night True North 569
  42. Dan Zanes & Elizabeth Mitchell: Raccoon and Possum (trad,arr.Zanes-Mitchell,add.lyrics Anna Padgett) Turn Turn Turn Festival Five 010
  43. Meg Hutchinson: Everything More Beautiful Beyond That Red House 270
  44. The Biddies (Kitty Donohoe-Jan Krist-Claudia Schmidt): I Walk In Beauty (trad) (Folkstage - July 28, 2007) WFMT Recording
  45. Different Shoes (Tom Judge-Pixie Lauer-Anne Dodson-Elmer Beal): Navajo Prayer (trad-Josh Bogen) (Hogeye Music Store - April 1, 1988) WFMT recording
  46. Kim & Reggie Harris and Magpie: When I'm Gone (close) (Phil Ochs) Spoken in Love Longtail LT003-2

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Childsplay, The Tillers, Harpeth Rising, The James Connolly Songs of Freedom Band, Spuyten Duyvil, Naomi Ashley, Sam Baker, Aoife O'Donovan, David Bromberg, Jeni & Billy, Guy Davis, Dan Zanes & Elizabeth Mitchell Noctambule, Meg Hutchinson

CD of the week: Childsplay

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