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August 1, 2015

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways 40068/71
  2. Angela Easterling: I'm Alright Common Law Wife De L'Est 0215
  3. Steve Chizmadia: I'm Alright Jack of All Trades self 94465-93982
  4. Mustard's Retreat: Good Place to Be (David Tamulevich) Yellow Room 016
  5. Heather Pierson Acoustic Trio: Make It Mine Still She Will Fly Vessel 88295-25768
  6. Spoon River Anthology (Cates-Aidman production) Betty Garrett: Lucinda Matlock (Edgar Lee Masters) Columbia 2410
  7. Theodore Bikel & Alberto Mizrahi: To Life! (Jerry Bock/Sheldon Harnick) Our Song Opus Magica 93641-18012
  8. Kristin Lems: Old Cap Streeter You, Me, and All of the Above Carolsdatter 89211-61203
  9. Steve Goodman: Lincoln Park Pirates Somebody Else's Troubles Buddha 7446599626-2
  10. Lotte Lenya: Seerauber Jenny (fr. Threepenny Opera) (Kurt Weill/Bertolt Brecht) Lotte Lenya sing Kurt Weill's Seven Deadly Sins and Berlin Theatre Songs Masterworks Heritage 63222
  11. Judy Collins: Pirate Jenny (Kurt Weill/Bertolt Brecht, trans.Marc Blitzstein) In My Life Elektra 74027-2
  12. Ray Jessel: That Old Kurt Weill Song The First 70 Years LML 171
  13. Evalyn Parry: Instructions for Learning to Ride a Bicycle by Miss Frances Willard, 1895 (Evalyn Parry/Frances Willard) Spin Outspoke no#
  14. John Roberts & Tony Barrand: Daisy Belle (PD) (Folkstage - May 12, 2001) WFMT recording
  15. Mick Moloney: Daisy Bell (PD) Far From the Shamrock Shore Shanachie 78050
  16. Pete Morton: The Little Bike (Folkstage - June 8, 2002) WFMT recording
  17. Evalyn Parry: First Flight Spin Outspoke no#
  18. Katie Dahl: The Ballad of the Lazy Susan and the Dumbwaiter Ordinary Band Waterbug 122
  19. Jeremy Lyons: Lazy Susan Make It Better Five Eighths no#
  20. Old Man Luedecke: Now We Got a Kitchen Domestic Eccentric True North 605
  21. David Steinberg: Lot Disguised as Normal Person Collectors' Choice 675
  22. Iris DeMent: Lot's Wife The Trackless Woods Fariella 1006
  23. Karine Polwart: Tears for Lot's Wife (Karine & Steven Polwart, based on a poem by Anna Akhmatova) Traces Borlealis 9902
  24. Kate & Anna McGarrigle w/ Chaim Tannenbaum: NaCl (Kate McGarrigle) The McGarrigle Hour Hannibal 1417
  25. Amy Helm: Sing to Me Didn't It Rain Entertainment One 5264
  26. Iris DeMent: Listen to Singing The Trackless Woods Fariella 1006
  27. Shari Kane & Dave Steele: I Will Do My Last Singing in This Land (Rev.Gary Davis) Feels Like Home Big Bones 00261-42207
  28. April Verch: The Newpart Slab Town 15-01
  29. Natalie MacMaster & Donnell Leahy: Pastiche for Anne set - Miss Hulton (John Bowie) / Urquhart Castle (Simon Fraser, PD) / Miss Mohnson of Pitworth (trad) / Pastiche for Anne (Joe Derrane) (all arranged by Natalie MacMaster) One Linus 270208
  30. Briar Road (Dan Zahn & Kate Moretti w/Rusty Winchel): Colorado Trail (trad) East Dakota Waltz self 00261-42011
  31. Finest Kind: Goodnight-Loving Trail (Bruce "Utah" Phillips) Lost in a Song Fallen Angle 02
  32. Steve Gillette: The Old Trail (Gillette/C.J.Quarto) The Ways of the World Compass Rose CRM-4CD
  33. Evalyn Parry: The Ballad of Annie Londonderry Spin Outspoke no#
  34. The Weavers: Around the World (trad,arr.-adapt.Weavers) Wasn't That a Time Vanguard 147/50
  35. Lyle Lovett: This Old Porch (Robt.Earl Keen-Lyle Lovett) Lyle Lovett Curb-MCA 5748
  36. Michael Braunfeld: This Town Full Circle self 88295-23392
  37. Justin Townes Earle: Movin' On Nothing's Gonna Change the Way You Feel About Me Now Bloodshot 193
  38. Harpeth Rising: Next Year's Rain (Jordana Greenberg- Rebecca Reed-Lunn) Dead Man's Hand self 84501-55699
  39. Kitty Donohoe: Prayin' for Rain Farmer in Florida Roheen 001
  40. April Verch: It Don't Do Nothing But Rain (Lew Childre) The Newpart Slab Town 15-01
  41. Ralph Stanley: God Gave Noah the Rainbow Sign (trad-A.P.Carter) A Distant Land to Roam Columbia/DMZ 82796-93629-2
  42. Odetta: I Know Where I'm Going (trad) My Eyes Have Seen Vanguard 2046-2
  43. Kim & Reggie Harris and Magpie: When I'm Gone (close) (Phil Ochs) Spoken in Love Long Tail 003-2

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Angela Easterling, Heather Pierson, Kristin Lems, Evalyn Parry, Katie Dahl, Old Man Luedecke, Iris DeMent, Natalie MacMaster & Donnell Leahy, Michael Braunfeld

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