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May 9, 2015

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways SFCD40068/71
  2. Guy Carawan: We Shall Overcome (trad-Louise Shropshire- Zilphia Horton-Carawan-Seeger) Best of Guy Carawan Prestige-International 13013
  3. Guy & Candie Carawan: I'll Be All Right (with intro) / We Shall Overcome (trad-Louise Shropshire-Zilphia Horton-Carawan-Seeger) (Armstrong Backyard, Wilmette, IL - August 13, 1978) WFMT recording
  4. Fannie Lou Hamer: Woke Up This Morning (trad,arr.Robert Zellner) Songs My Mother Taught Me Smithsonian Folkways 40216
  5. Buffy Sainte-Marie: It's My Way Power in the Blood True North 603
  6. Woody Guthrie's American Song (Berwick Haynes & Company): Better World (Woody Guthrie) / Lonesome Valley (trad) Woody Guthrie's American Song - Live from the Freight & Salvage Coffeehouse Freight & Salvage 35885-28012
  7. Guy Carawan: Ain't You Got a Right to the Tree of Life (G.Carawan) Flying Fish 70525
  8. Mark O'Connor (w/ Chris Thile, Bryan Sutton & Byron House): Emily's Reel Thirty-Year Retrospective OMAC 5
  9. Flynn Cohen: Young Emily (trad) The Lazy Farmer Wepecket Island 025
  10. Heather Styka: Emily While This Planet Spins Beneath Our Feet Kite Stripe 03
  11. Jon Vezner: Emily Ever After (J.Vezner-Billy Jonas) Catz of the Colosseum self 84501-77826
  12. Lord Richard Buckley: His Majesty the Policeman Bad Rapping of the Marquis De Sade World Pacific 21889
  13. Bob Gibson & Hamilton (Bob) Camp: Chicago Cops (Gibson-Frank Hamilton) At the Gate of Horn Collectors' Choice 227-2
  14. Al Jolson-Richard J. Daley: brief comment about police inserted in the song Chicago (Fred Fisher) old 45 rpm
  15. Jan Hammarunds: A Policeman Needs a Riot (Malvina Reynolds) Uncovered Malvina Reynolds Skordemane 09
  16. The Conception Corporation: Officer Muldowney Complete Conception Rhino 7728
  17. West Side Story (orig.B'way cast): Gee, Officer Krupke (L.Bernstein/S.Sondheim) Columbia 60724
  18. Brother Sun (Greg Greenway): In the Name of Love (Greenway) Some Part of the Truth self 53701-21112
  19. Guy Carawan: Love's Gonna Carry Us (Fred Small) The Land Knows You're There Flying Fish 391
  20. John McCutcheon: Joe Hill's Last Will (McCutcheon/Joe Hill) Appalsongs 2015
  21. John Fullbright: Going Home Songs Blue Dirt 290500
  22. Natasha Borzilova: Never Going Home Wilder Days Hadley Music Group 1013
  23. Dan Weber: I'm Comin' Home What I'm Lookin' For Highway 142 Music 1502
  24. Jean Shepherd: Credit Cards Jean Shepherd and other foibles Collectors' Choice 343-2
  25. Bonnie Dobson: Living on Plastic Take Me for a Walk in the Morning Dew Hornbeam 0003
  26. Andy Revkin: Bills, Bills, Bills A Very Fine Line Very Fine Lines 00261-39405
  27. Austin Lounge Lizards: Xmas Time for Visa (Hank Card-Conrad Deisler- Tom Pittman-Bo Resnick-Korey Simeone) The Drugs I Need Blue Corn 0603
  28. New Lost City Ramblers: Dollar Down and a Dollar a Week (Arkansas Woodchoppers) Modern Times Smithsonian Folkways F-31027
  29. Mark O'Connor: Fascinating Rhythm (Geo.Gershwin/Ira Gershwin) In Full Swing Odyssey 18063
  30. The True Falsettos: He Ain't Got Rhythm (Irving Berlin) Slummin' Earthwork 4701
  31. Marley's Ghost: There's Religion in Rhythm (Willard Robison) Spooked Sage Arts 0208
  32. Leonard Cohen: Choices Can't Forget - A Souvenir of the Grand Tour Columbia Legacy 88875074162
  33. Joseph Sobol: The Road Not Taken (Jos.Sobol/Robert Frost) Citternity Kiltarten Road 1010
  34. Jonathan Edwards: Choices (Michael E. Curtis - Billy Wayne Yates) Rollin' Along Strictly Country Records SCR-68
  35. Truckstop Honeymoon: Your Mother Is a Sociopath (Mike West) Steamboat in a Cornfield Squirrel 1056
  36. Mike Nichols & Elaine May: Mother and Son In Retrospect Mercury 314 532 373-2
  37. Billie Holiday: My Yiddishe Momme (Jack Yellen-Lew Pollack) Black Sabbath - The Secret Musical History of Black-Jewish Relations Idelsohn Society 018
  38. Brother Sun: The House That Jack Built (Brad Warren) Some Part of the Truth self 53701-21112
  39. Sue Massek w/ Alice Gerrard & Si Kahn: Down on the Picket Line (trad/Sarah Ogan Gunning) Precious Memories Strictly Country Records 75
  40. Patty Stevenson & Craig Siemsen: You Go, I Go (Craig Siemsen) Paint Me a Picture Larrea 1282
  41. John McCutcheon: There Is Power in a Union (Joe Hill) Joe Hill's Last Will Appalsongs 2015
  42. Lucy Kaplansky: Mother's Day (Lucy Kaplansky-Richard Litwin) Reunion Red House 255
  43. Anne Hills: Mother (Tom Paxton) The Things I Notice Now Appleseed 1133
  44. Connie Kaldor: Mother's Prayer Out of the Blue Coyote 1015
  45. Robin & Linda Williams: A Mother's Prayer (trad) Radio Songs Red House 204
  46. Bob Dylan: Restless Farewell The Times They Are A-Changin' Columbia 8905
  47. J.P. Jones: The Parting Glass (trad/J.P.Jones) Anywhere I Wander Vision Company 2015
  48. Guy & Candie Carawan: This May Be the Last Time (trad) (Armstrong Backyard, Wilmette, IL - August 13, 1978) WFMT recording
  49. Kim & Reggie Harris and Magpie: When I'm Gone (close) (Phil Ochs) Spoken in Love Long Tail 003-2

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