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February 8, 2014

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways SFCD40068/71
  2. Pete Seeger: Little Birdie (trad-Lilly Mae Ledford) Sing-a-Long Live at Sanders Theatre, Cambridge, MA 1980 Smithsonian Folkways 40027/28
  3. Downtown Ramblers: Singing with the Birds (Oskar Reuter) On the Other Side of the City DTR 320470-146583
  4. Jan Krist & Jim Bizer: Little Bird Too Yellow Room 17
  5. Steve Goodman w/ Corky Siegel: I'll Fly Away (Albert E. Brumley) Live at the Earl of Old Town Red Pajamas 017
  6. The Foghorn String Band: Be Kind to a Man While He's Down (Da Costa Woltz's Southern Broadcasters) Outshine the Sun self no#
  7. John Gorka: Don't Judge a Life Bright Side of Down Red House 271
  8. Chad Elliott: Redemption Man self 00261-28268
  9. Mike + Ruthy: I'll Keep It with Mine (Bob Dylan) Mike and Ruthy Humble Abode 010
  10. Claudia Schmidt: Strong Woman Has a Bad Day Polka New Whirled Order Red House 275
  11. Steve Gillette & Cindy Mangsen: The Family Car (Lou & Peter Berryman) Berrymania: The Songs of Lou & Peter Berryman Compass Rose 14
  12. Paul Benoit: Little Rays of Sunshine Have You Seen Me self 66433-06242
  13. Bobby Hicks: Prosperity Special (trad) Fiddle Patch Rounder 0416
  14. Mike + Ruthy: Summer Sun (Mike Merenda-Ruthy Ungar) Million to One Humble Abode 012
  15. John Gorka: Really Spring Bright Side of Down Red House 271
  16. C. Daniel Boling: Summer Sweetcorn Sleeping Dogs Berkalin 10012
  17. The Irish Rovers: The Recruiting Sergeant (trad,arr.-adpt Geo. Millar-Red Maddie) 40 Years A-Rovin' Rover 2005
  18. Beoga: Our Captain Calls All Hands (trad,arr.Beoga) Live at 10 Compass746212
  19. Molasses Creek: The King's Shilling (Ian Sinclair) Something Worth Having Soundside 13
  20. Magpie: Follow the Money (Greg Artzner-Terry Leonino) Of Changes and Dreams Sliced Bread 75320
  21. Elizabeth LaPrelle & Anna Roberts-Gevalt: Old Kimball Sun to Sun self no#
  22. Bob Gibson: Yes I See (trad/B.Gibson) Elektra 7197
  23. Bigfoot: Coal Harbor Bend I've Got a Bulldog Yodel-Aye-Hee 00261-35857
  24. Lunasa: Ryestraw set - The New Day March (Kevin Crawford) / Ryestraw / An Old Woman Would (trad,arr.Lunasa) La Nua self 00261-29505
  25. Pete Seeger w/ Frank Hamilton: Ryestraw (trad) Nonesuch and Other Folk Tunes Smithsonian Folkways 2439
  26. April Verch: Edward in the Treetop / Yellow Jacket / Quit That Tickling Me (trad) Bright Like Gold Slab Town 13-01
  27. Bill Cosby: Chinese Mustard The Bill Cosby Collection Capitol 7974492-3
  28. Marlene Dietrich & Rosemary Clooney: Too Old to Cut the Mustard (Bill Carlisle) Live at the Cafe de Paris Columbia 47254
  29. Neil Young: Old Man Live at the Cellar Door (Nov.30-Dec.2, 1970) Reprise 535854-2
  30. Nora Jane Struthers & The Party Line: The Baker's Boy Carnival Blue Pig 2222
  31. Joan Baez: Railroad Boy Joan Baez Vol. 2 Vanguard 795952
  32. Savourna Stevenson w/ June Tabor (v) & Danny Thompson: The Baker (S.Stevenson/Liz Lochhead) Singing the Storm Cooking Vinyl 102
  33. Lunasa: The Last Pint (new version of Aibreann) (Pierre Bensusan) The Story So Far. . . Compass 744752
  34. Kevin Crawford w/ Sean Smyth, f; Arty McGlynn, g): The First Pint (Colin Farrell) / The Flying Wheelchair (Charlie Lennon) / The Humours of Derrycrossane (trad) In Good Company Green Linnet 1211
  35. Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Elmer Fudd & Taz: She Loves You (Lennon-McCartney) Bugs & Friends Sing the Beatles Rhino 71769
  36. Peter Sellers: Can't Buy Me Love (Lennon-McCartney,adpt.Sellers) A Celebration of Sellers EMI 827781-2
  37. William Shatner: Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds (Lennon-McCartney) Golden Throats 2 Rhino 71007
  38. Anonymous Canines: I Want to Hold Your Hand (Lennon-McCartney) Live from the Pounds - The Beatles - The Lost Tapes Dove 60020
  39. Peter Sellers: A Hard Day's Night (Lennon-McCartney, adpt.Sellers) A Celebration of Sellers EMI 827781-2
  40. George Burns: A Little Help from My Friends (Lennon-McCartney) Golden Throats 4: Celebrities Butcher Songs of the Beatles Rhino 72593
  41. Cathy Berberian: Ticket to Ride (Lennon-McCartney) Exotic Beatles III Pele 14
  42. Peter Sellers: Help (Lennon-McCartney,adpt.Sellers) A Celebration of Sellers EMI 827781-2
  43. The Weavers: The Frozen Logger (James Stevens) The Weavers on Tour Vanguard 73116
  44. Pete Seeger: I Come and Stand at Every Door (James Waters/ Nazim Hikmet, arr.P.Seeger) Gazette Volume Two Smithsonian Folkways 2502
  45. Malvina Reynolds: What Have They Done to the Rain Ear to the Ground Smithsonian Folkways 40124
  46. Odetta: One Grain of Sand (Pete Seeger) Where Have All the Flowers Gone - The Songs of Pete Seeger, Vol. 1 Appleseed 1024
  47. Pete Seeger: Both Sides Now (Clouds) (Joni Mitchell) Pete Seeger Now Omni 125
  48. Judy Collins: Turn! Turn! Turn! (Pete Seeger/Ecclesiastes) Judy Collins #3 Wildflower 1301-2
  49. Kim & Reggie Harris and Magpie: When I'm Gone (close) (Phil Ochs) Spoken in Love Long Tail 003-2

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