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98.7 WFMT CHICAGO HOST CHICAGO PLAYLISTS NATIONAL PLAYLISTS QUESTIONS
 
July 25, 2015

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways 40068/71
  2. Theodore Bikel: Kretchma (Eugene Raskin) Bravo Bikel - Theodore Bikel Town Hall Concert Elektra 7175
  3. Gene Raskin, Francesca, Theodore Bikel & Eric Weissberg: Those Were the Days (Gene Raskin) Alcazar 45 rpm
  4. Theodore Bikel: Yossel der Klezmer (Yossel, The Musician) (Feingold-Gross) Theodore Bikel sing Yiddish Theatre and Folk Songs Elektra 7281
  5. Theodore Bikel: A Fidler (trad) Theodore Bikel's Treasury of Yiddish Folk & Theatre Songs Elektra 7827
  6. Theodore Bikel: J'ai Perdu Le Do (I Lost the C-note of My Clarinet) (trad) On Tour Elektra 7230
  7. (Michael) Flanders & (Donald) Swann: Ill Wind (Rondo from Mozart's Horn Concerto in E flat) The Complete Flanders & Swann EMI 7974642
  8. Ragtime (orig.cast-Mary Bond Davis & cast): 'Till We Reach That Day (Stephen Flaherty/Lynn Ahrens) RCA Victor 09026-68629-2
  9. Caroline Doctorow: Birmingham Sunday (trad/Richard Farina) Another Country - The Songs of Richard and Mimi Farina Narrow Lane 00261-25450
  10. Theodore Bikel: Follow the Drinking Gourd (trad) From Bondage to Freedom Elektra 7200
  11. Odetta: Freedom Trilogy - Oh Freedom / Come and Go With Me / I'm On My Way (trad) The Tradition Masters Tradition 1085
  12. Ragtime (orig.cast-Brian Stokes Mitchell-Audra McDonald): Wheels of a Dream (Stephen Flaherty/Lynn Ahrens) RCA Victor 09026-68629-2
  13. Rachel Bissex: A Little Wild In White Light One Take 002004
  14. Chuck Brodsky: Rachel's Guitar Tell Tale Heart self 8025
  15. Michael Smith: Gamble's Guitar Live at Dark Thirty self 3564
  16. Gamble Rogers: Finger Pickin' Medley - Mack the Knife (Weill/Brecht- Blitzstein) / No Beer in Heaven (Walter Jagiello) / Caravan (Ellington- Mills-Tizol) / Sheik of Araby (Smith-Snyder-Wheeler) Warm Way Home Oklawaha 1002
  17. The Honey Dewdrops: Guitars (Laura Wortman-Kagey Parrish) Tangled Country self 00261-42043
  18. Bobbie Gentry: Ode to Billie Joe Time-Life's Treasury of Folk Music - Folk Rock, Vol. 4 Time-Life 121-24 7234-99096-2
  19. Sid Griffin: Ode to Bobbie Gentry The Trick Is to Breathe Prima 026
  20. Theodore Bikel: Away with Rum (trad) A Folksinger's Choice Elektra 7250
  21. Bob Newhart: Daddy of All Hangovers Something like this. . . Warner-Rhino 76742
  22. Dos Boys: Sobriety-Challenged Sailor (trad/M.J. & M.F. Jenkins) Will Sing For Food self DB0785
  23. Annie & Rod Capps: Searching for Neverland Yellow Room 019
  24. Dan Weber: Spinning My Wheels What I'm Lookin' For Highway 142 1502
  25. Krista Detor w/ Joe Crookston: Always Somewhere (K.Detor) Flat Earth Diary Tightrope 255-113
  26. April Verch: I Heard the Bluebirds Sing (Hod Pharis) The Newpart Slab Town 15-01
  27. Country Gentlemen: The Bluebirds Are Singing (John Duffey- Peter Kuykendall) The Early Rebel Recordings 1962-1971 Rebel 4002
  28. John McCutcheon: The Bluebird Song (Jean Ritchie) Dear Jean: Artists Celebrate Jean Ritchie Compass 74631-2
  29. Kathy Kallick: The Night the Boat Capsized Cut to the Chase Live Oak 590
  30. Tom & Chris Kastle: The Eastland (O'Carolan,PD / T&C Kastle) Rivers Sextant 0002
  31. Eastland (orig.cast): Only the River Remains (Andre Pluess- Ben Sussman/Andrew White) Eastland - A New Musical Lookingglass Theatre no#
  32. Neil Young + The Promise of the Real: Monsanto Years Reprise 550586-2
  33. Old Man Luedecke: Monsanto Jones (Chris Luedecke) (Folkstage - July 19, 2014) WFMT recording
  34. Peter Alsop: GMO Cafe River of Life Moose School 708
  35. Charlie King & Karen Brandow: Genetically Modified Doxology (Rick Burkhardt) The Distance Remaining Vaguely Reminiscent 9023
  36. Neil Young + The Promise of the Real: A Rock Star Bucks a Coffee Shop Monsanto Years Reprise 550586-2
  37. Theodore Bikel: Three Literature Professors On Tour Elektra 7230
  38. Young Stracke All-Stars (Zelda Zerkel-Morris & Xochil Craig-Santiago): Just a Dream (On My Mind) (Big Bill Broonzy-Wm.Conley) self 88295-28117
  39. Ana Egge w/ The Stray Birds: Dreamer Bright Shadow Grace/Parkinsong 45439-5
  40. 2-Bit Palomino: Things I Dream About (Sharyn Cassidy-Andrea Renfree) Howlin' Dog 122
  41. Meg Braun: Sweet Dreams for You Restless Moon self 45121-08633
  42. David Roth: Dream Come True So Far, So Good Wind River 4053
  43. The Sound of Music (orig.cast-Theodore Bikel-Mary Martin): Edelweiss (Rodgers/Hammerstein) Columbia Legacy 60583
  44. 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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RICH'S PICKS:

Chuck Brodsky, The Honey Dewdrops. Annie & Rod Capps, Dan Weber, April Verch, Ana Egge, 2-Bit Palomino, Meg Braun, David Roth

CD of the week: Meg Braun

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