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June 20, 2015

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways 40068/71
  2. Groucho Marx: Everybody Works But Father (Harry Ruby) An Evening with Groucho A&M SP3515
  3. Marilyn Monroe (from the orig. soundtrk Day & Night): My Heart Belongs to Daddy (Cole Porter) Movie Music - The Definitive Performances Columbia-Epic Legacy 65813
  4. Marty Feldman: My Father's Shirt (King-Junkin) The Crazy World of Marty Feldman Brit. Decca SPA134
  5. Austin Lounge Lizards: Get a Haircut, Dad (Bruce Newman) Highway Café of the Damned self 15891-39012
  6. The Kennedys: West (Pete Kennedy) self 00261-41880
  7. Hungrytown (Rebecca Hall-Ken Anderson): Further West (Rebecca Hall) Listen Here 503
  8. James McCandless: Out West Somewhere St.Christopher 3001
  9. Mary McCaslin: Way Out West Philo 11671-1011-2
  10. Matthew Byrne: Banks of Sweet Dundee (trad) Hearts & Heroes self 79444-00525
  11. Robin & Linda Williams: Step It Out Nancy (trad-R.Williams-J.Clark) Dixie Highway Sign June Appal 031
  12. Josh White: Frankie and Johnny (trad) Josh White Decca 8665
  13. The Threepenny Opera (orig.B'way cast-Gerald Price): The Ballad of Mack the Knife (Kurt Weill/Bertolt Brecht, trans.adapt. Marc Blitzstein) Decca 012159463-2
  14. Ernest Troost: Switchblade Heart Live at McCabes Travelin' Shoes 1003
  15. Anne Lister: The Song of the Knife A Flame in Avalon Hearthfire 003
  16. Les Barker: Cosmo the Fairly Accurate Knife Thrower A Cardi and Bloke Mrs. Ackroyd 011
  17. Annie & Rod Capps: Take Me to the Fair Searching for Neverland Maynard/Yellow Room 019
  18. Joni Mitchell: That Song About the Midway Clouds Reprise 6341-2
  19. Bonnie Raitt: Stayed Too Long at the Fair (Joel Zoss) Give It Up Reprise 2643
  20. Peter Cook & Dudley Moore: Religions Not Only Peter Cook . . . But Also Dudley Moore Brit.Decca 4703
  21. Willie Nelson & Merle Haggard: Family Bible (Claude Gray- Paul Buskirk-Walt Breeland) Django and Jimmie Legacy 88875093782
  22. David Roth: If I Could Write a Song Like Berlin So Far, So Good Wind River 4053
  23. Susan Werner: Maybe If I Sang Cole Porter Live at the Tin Angel" self 002
  24. Eric Bogle: Do You Know Any Dylan? At This Stage Greentrax 286

Produced by Tom Russell and Barry Walsh
Act One:

  1. Overture (with Jimmie Dale Gilmore, Norwegian Wind Ensemble arr. Mats Halling)
  2. This Is the Last Frontier
  3. Guilty / Johnny Behind-the-Deuce (with David Olney)
  4. Sam Hall (with Johnny Cash) (trad)
  5. The Rose of Roscrae (Tom Russell-Gretchen Peters-Barry Walsh)
  6. Hair Trigger Heart
  7. He'll Be Dead Before He Hits the Ground (with Joe Ely, Augie Meyers)
  8. You Gotta Dance / St. James Hospital (trad) (with Fats Kaplan, Moses Clear Rock Platt)
  9. Ain't No More Cain on the Brazos (with Jimmy LaFave, Gretchen Peters) (trad)
  10. The Last Running (music: I Will Be Standing by John Plantania-Chip Taylor)
  11. Home on the Range (trad/Higley) / America (with Walt Whitman) (trad)
  12. Just a Closer Walk (with Augie Blood) (trad, additional rap by Tom Russell)
  13. Cowboy Voices Beyond the Campfire (with Ramblin' Jack Elliott, Jack Hardy, David Massengill, Tex Ritter)
  14. He Wasn't a Bad Kid, When He Was Sober
  15. The Sidekick's Last Testament (with David Olney)
  16. Johnny's Campfire Soliloquiy #1
  17. The Unfortunate Rake / The Streets of Laredo (with A.L.Lloyd, Jimmy Dale Gilmore) (trad)
  18. The Hands of Damien
  19. This Is the Last Frontier / Campfire Soliloquy #2
  20. Carrickfergus / The Water Is Wide (with Finbar Furey) (trad)
  21. The Fairground Pugilist (with Sourdough Slim)
  22. Campfire Soliloquy #3
  23. Campfire Ghosts / Cowboy Voices (with Blackie Farrell, Ross Knox, Glenn Ohrlin, Pat Russell)
  24. Crazy Horse / Custer's Luck (with John Trudell, Thad Beckman)
  25. Johnny Behind-the-Deuce #2 - Molokai
  26. She Talks to God
  27. Rock of Ages (trad-Augustus Toplady) / Gunpowder Sunset Overture

All songs by Thomas George Russell or if marked traditional, arranged by Tom Russell, unless otherwise noted.
Act One played in its entirety by permission of the artist and record label.

Kim & Reggie Harris and Magpie: When I'm Gone (close) (Phil Ochs) Spoken in Love Long Tail 003-2

Performer is composer unless otherwise noted. Song is album title unless otherwise noted. Album titles are in italics, composers in parens ( ).

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