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THE MIDNIGHT SPECIAL
January 16, 2016

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways 40068/71
  2. Jesse Palidofsky: Water the Seeds of Joy Dancing Toward the Light Azalea City 1401
  3. (David) Buskin & (Robin) Batteau: Choose Joy Red Shoes and Golden Hearts Nouveau Retro 00261-27081
  4. Richard Ruane: Joy That Carries Me Things That Strangers Say Riptone 001
  5. Bob Gibson: Joy Joy (trad) Joy Joy! The Young and Wonderful Bob Gibson Riverside RVCD-9099-2
  6. Eileen McGann: There'll Be More Joy (trad) Light Dragonwing 117
  7. No Fuss and Feathers: Union Pacific (Karyn Oliver) Traveling Circus Roadshow 88295-38349
  8. Trout Steak Revival: Union Pacific Brighter Every Day self 07541-85919
  9. Robin & Linda Williams: Riding On the Santa Fe (R&L Williams/J.Clark) All Broken Hearts Are the Same Sugar Hill 1022
  10. Mandy Patinkin: On the Atchison, Topeka and the Santa Fe (Harry Warren/Johnny Mercer) Dress Casual CBS 45998
  11. Billy Joe Shaver: Amtrak (Ain't Comin' Back) Storyteller - Live at the Bluebird 1992 Sugar Hill 1030
  12. Charm City Junction: Train on the Island (trad) Charm City Junction Patuxent 276
  13. Jim Malcolm: The Train from Perth to Lochearn Live in Perth Beltane 111
  14. Aoife O'Donovan: Jupiter In the Magic Hour YepRoc 2428
  15. Cheryl Wheeler: Orbiting Jupiter Driving Home Philo 1152
  16. Pete Nelson: Good Sushi on Jupiter Days Like Horses Signature Sounds 1260
  17. Terry Young: The Lottery Blues Letting Go the Weight of the World self 001
  18. Lew London: Lottery Ticket Swingtime in Springtime Philo 1032
  19. Richard Thompson & Danny Thompson: Lotteryland (Richard Thompson) Industry Hannibal HNCD 1414
  20. Greg Brown: Lotsa Kindsa Money One Big Town Red House 28
  21. (David) Mitchell & (Robert) Webb: Geoff Is Superman I That Mitchell & Webb Sound: Series Four BBC Audio
  22. No Fuss and Feathers: Superman (Karyn Oliver) Traveling Circus Roadshow 88295-38349
  23. (David) Mitchell & (Robert) Webb w/ Olivia Colman: Geoff Is Superman (Message) That Mitchell & Webb Sound: Series Four BBC Audio
  24. Uncle Bonsai: Lois Lane (Andrew Ratshin/Arni Adler) The Inessential Uncle Bonsai Yellow Tail 10002
  25. (David) Mitchell & (Robert) Webb: Geoff Is Superman (Parcel) That Mitchell & Webb Sound: Series Four BBC Audio
  26. Lucy Wainwright Roche: Superman (Brad Roberts) 8 More self 96873-06009
  27. (David) Mitchell & (Robert) Webb: Geoff Is Not Superman That Mitchell & Webb Sound: Series Four BBC Audio
  28. Michael Smith: Tom Dundee Love Letter on a Fish Tales from the Tavern 10
  29. Dolly Varden (Steve Dawson): Favorite Friend (S.Dawson) For a While Mid-fi 303
  30. Leon Rosselson: Where Are the Barricades? Free Dirt-Fuse 0075
  31. Phil Ochs: That's What I Want to Hear Farewells & Fantasies Elektra-Rhino 7351
  32. David Rovics: Behind the Barricades AK Press-Daemon 19041
  33. Richard Thompson & Danny Thompson: Sweetheart on the Barricade (Richard Thompson) Industry Hannibal 1414
  34. The Jeremiahs: Forgotten Sons The Jeremiahs self 260146-160761
  35. Jim Sharkey: A Man Without a Country Sweet Anne's Road self 00261-43437
  36. Rik Barron: Wayfarin' Stranger (trad-arr.Barron-Taylor-Lang) Never So Far self 88295-10948
  37. Don White: Crying Woman's Channel More Alive self 14118-01031
  38. Peter Alsop: Let the Woman in You Come Through Asleep at the Helm Flying Fish 034
  39. Christine Lavin w/ Robin Batteau: Human (Brandon Flowers-Dave Keuning- Mark Stoermer-Ronnie Kannucci, Jr.) Cold Pizza for Breakfast Yellow Tail 0024
  40. The Battlefield Band w/ Leo McCann: The Glasgow Lasses / The Scottish Lovers (trad,arr.Battlefield Band-Leo McCann) Beg and Borrow Temple 2107
  41. Beppe Gambetta & Tony McManus: Sleeping Tune (Gordon Duncan) Round Trip Borealis 238
  42. Free the Honey: Hymn for Renewal (Katherine Taylor-Jeff Scroggins) Fine Bloom self 00261-42858
  43. Burning Bridget Cleary: Another Day (Tim O'Brien-Darroll Scott) These Are the Days self 88295-36410
  44. Kate Campbell: Strangeness of the Day (K.Campbell/W.Aldridge) The K.O.A. Tapes, Vol. 1 Large River 5415
  45. 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:

Jesse Palidofsky, No Fuss and Feathers, Charm City Junction, Jim Malcolm, Leon Rosselson, The Jeremiahs, Jim Sharkey, Don White, Burning Bridget Cleary, Kate Campbell

CD of the week: No Fuss and Feathers

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