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THE MIDNIGHT SPECIAL
January 30, 2016

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways 40068/71
  2. Rebecca Folsom: Extraordinary Days self 40232-37565
  3. Susie Burke & David Surette: Give Me One More Day (D.Surette) Waiting for the Sun Madrina 106
  4. Ellis: Times Like These (E.Delaney-T.Delaney) The Guest House Singing Crow 89577-74932
  5. Sweet Honey in the Rock: IDK (I Don't Know), But I'm LOL! (Maillard-Kahlil-Robinson-Casel) #LoveInEvolution Appleseed 1140
  6. Lunasa: Maids in the Kitchen set: Mrs. O'Sullivan's / The Kitchen Maids (Angus McDonald) The Kinnitty Sessions Compass 74377 2
  7. Tim O'Brien: Pretty Fair Maid in the Garden (trad-arr.O'Brien) Fiddler's Green Sugar Hill SUG-CD-4006
  8. Annie Gallup: The Truth About Disguise Backbone 800-PRIMECD PCD020D
  9. Roscoe Holcomb: Little Birdie (trad) San Diego State Folk Festival 1972 Tompkins Square 5210
  10. Laurie Lewis & The Right Hands w/ Linda Ronstadt: Pretty Bird (Hazel Dickens) The Hazel and Alice Sessions Spruce and Maple 1013
  11. Cosy Sheridan: Pretty Bird Waterbug 0116
  12. Norman Savitt & Howard Levy: Blues for the Great Pyramid (N.Savitt) Norman Savitt and Friends Balkan Samba 004
  13. Harvey Reid w/ Brian Silber: The Great Pyramid (H.Reid-B.Silber) Fruit on the Vine Woodpecker 113
  14. Eddie Holstein: A Good Time (with intro) (John Prine) (Folkstage - April 16, 2005) WFMT recording
  15. Chip Taylor & John Prine: Sixteen Angels Dancing 'Cross the Moon (C.Taylor-J.Prine) Train Wreck 054
  16. Lou & Peter Berryman: Two Little Birds The Universe: 14 Examples Cornbelt 17
  17. Honor Finnegan: Fortune Cookie Roses and Victory self 00261-43531
  18. Zoë Lewis: Fortune Cookie Fishbone Wishbone Funnybone Dog Called Dog 83707-40852
  19. The Yellow Room Gang (Matt Watroba): The Package of Cookies (M.Watroba) Decade Yellow Room 018
  20. Sloan Wainwright: There But for Fortune (Phil Ochs) Rediscovery Derby Disc 00261-24334
  21. Lunasa: The Ravens Rock set - The Raven's Rock (Cillian Vallely) / Ruby's Reel (Kevin Crawford) / The Beehive (Nollaig Casey) La Nua self 00261-29505
  22. Burning Bridget Cleary w/ Brian Buchanan, fiddle: Chloe's Passion set - Skin the Peelers (trad) / Chloe's Passion (Angus MacDonald) / Farewell to the Whalley Range (Michael McGoldrick) These Are the Days self 88295-36410
  23. Judy Collins & Ari Hest: Strangers Again (Ari Hest-Marvin Etzioni) Wildflower 0032
  24. Al Day Trio (Chris Walz - Marc Edelstein): Immediate Blue (Folkstage - May 31, 2014) WFMT recording
  25. Tom Waits: Martha Closing Time Elektra 5061-2
  26. Terre Roche: Stick Up Hair Imprint Earth Rock 00261-42315
  27. Tim O'Brien: Pompadour Howdy Skies 2015
  28. Trout Fishing in America: My Hair Had a Party Last Night (Ezra Idlet-Keith Grimwood) Family Music Party Trout 13
  29. Peter Cook & Dudley Moore: A Bit of a Chat The World of Pete & Dud Laughing Stock 110
  30. Honor Finnegan: In Bed Roses and Victory self 00261-43531
  31. Steve Goodman: Wonderful World of Sex (Michael Smith) No Big Surprise Red Pajamas 008
  32. Loudon Wainwright III w/ Dame Edna Everage (Barry Humphries), Paul Asaro, piano: I Remember Sex Older Than My Old Man Now 2nd Story 161005
  33. No Fuss and Feathers: How Much Time (Catherine Miles-Jay Mafale) Traveling Circus Roadshow 88295-38349
  34. Finest Kind: Give Me Just a Little More Time (trad) Lost in a Song Fallen Angle 02
  35. The Swamp Brothers: Time Time Time (Steven Bacon) The Tennessee Sessions Itchy Sabot 007
  36. The Pines (David Huckfelt-Benson Ramsey-Alex Ramsey) w/ John Trudell & Quiltman: Time Dreams Above the Prairie Red House 291
  37. Ellis: I'm on Fire The Guest House Singing Crow 89577-74932
  38. Jean Mann: I'm on Fire (Bruce Springsteen) Between the Rocks and the Stars Blue Flower Friday 84501-98889
  39. Peter Cooper: Two Fires (Eric Taylor) Depot Light - Songs of Eric Taylor Red Beet 020
  40. Jesse Palidofsky: Glad You Made It Through the Fire Dancing Toward the Light Azalea City 1401
  41. Susie Burke & David Surette: Another Train (Pete Morton) Waiting for the Sun Madrina 106
  42. Pete Morton with Full House: Another Train Game of Life Fellside 271
  43. 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:

Rebecca Folsom, Susie Burke & David Surette, Ellis, Sweet Honey in the Rock, Laurie Lewis, Honor Finnegan, Burning Bridget Cleary, Judy Collins, Terre Roche, No Fuss and Feathers, Swamp Brothers, The Pines Jesse Palidofsky, Pete Morton with Full House

CD of the week: Ellis

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