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THE MIDNIGHT SPECIAL
February 27, 2016

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways 40068/71
  2. Willie Nelson: They Can't Take That Away From Me (Ira & George Gershwin) Summertime - Willie Nelson Sing Gershwin Legacy 88875167052
  3. Jenny Ritter: A History of Happiness Raised by Wolves Fiddle Head 008
  4. The Small Glories (Cara Luft & JD Edwards): Time Wanders On (Cara Luft-Bella Hardy) Wondrous Traveler self 44667-03620
  5. Alice Wallace: Grateful Memories, Music & Pride California Country 27217
  6. Kathy Mattea: I Have Always Loved You (Dan Hill-Tommy Lee James) The Innocent Years Mercury 088170139-2
  7. Lucinda Williams: Place in My Heart The Ghosts of Highway 20 Highway 20 2003
  8. (James) Moors & (Kort) McCumber: My Heart Is Open Live from Blue Rock self 89577-74732
  9. Solas w/ Karan Casey: Sixteen Come Sunday (trad,arr.Solas) All These Years THL 002
  10. Lady Maisery: Let No Man Steal Your Thyme Mayday Root Beat 19
  11. John Roberts & Tony Barrand: Thyme (trad) Spencer the Rover is Alive and Well... Swallowtail 0001
  12. Lady Maisery: The Lady and the Blacksmith (trad,arr.Lady Maisery) Mayday Root Beat 19
  13. Niamh Parsons: Maid on the Shore (trad) Blackbirds & Thrushes Green Linnet 1197
  14. The Pentangle: Sovay (trad,arr.Pentagle) Sweet Child Castle 0607681121-2
  15. Leyla McCalla: Song for a Dark Girl (Leyla McCalla/Langston Hughes) Vari-Colored Songs Music Maker 142
  16. Billie Holiday: Strange Fruit (Abel Meeropol) The Definitive Billie Holiday - Ken Burns Jazz Verve 314549 081-2
  17. Pierce Pettis: Legacy While the Serpent Lies Sleeping Windham Hill WD-1087
  18. Sultans of String w/ Anwar Khurshid: Journey to Freedom (McKhool- Laliberte-Kurshid) Subcontinental Drift McKhool 2060
  19. Hal Holbrook as Mark Twain: Problems of Missionarying (Samuel Clemens) The Best of Hal Holbrook in Mark Twain Tonight! Columbia Legacy 86228
  20. (Michael) Flanders & (Donald) Swann: The Reluctant Cannibal At the Drop of a Hat CDS7974642
  21. Kimmie Rhodes: Cannibals (Mark Knopfler) Covers Sunbird 0019
  22. James Curley: Halleluiah, You Never Know There Used to be a Train Sidewalking Crab 00261-39321
  23. Sloan Wainwright: Today (S.Wainwright-Kate McGarrigle) Upside Down & Under My Heart Derby Disc 00261-33046
  24. Jefferson Airplane: Today (Marty Balin-Paul Kantner) The Worst of Jefferson Airplane RCA Legacy 82876-75893-2
  25. The New Christy Minstrels: Today (Randy Sparks) The Definitive New Christy Minstrels Collectors' Choice 042-2
  26. Kathy Mattea: Calling Me Home (Alice Gerrard) Sugar Hill 4085
  27. Steve Brooks: I'll Take You Home Frog 08
  28. Cosy Sheridan: Sing Goodbye Pretty Bird Waterbug 0116
  29. Mid-City Aces (Michael & Cameron Dupuy, Gina Forsyth): Breaux Bridge Hot Step (Gina Forsyth) Mid-City Aces self 1601
  30. Eden MacAdam-Somer & Larry Unger: Red Mountain (Unger) Through Many a Land Black Socks 31
  31. Deliverance (orig.soundtrk-Eric Weissberg & Steve Mandell): Dueling Banjos (Arthur "Guitar Boogie" Smith, arr.E.Weissberg) Warner Bros. 75 Years of Film Music Rhino 75287
  32. Martin Mull: Dueling Tubas (Smith/arr.Mull-Spring) Martin Mull and His Fabulous Furniture Capricorn 0117
  33. Lou & Peter Berryman: If (Dueling Paranoias) Double Yodel Cornbelt 10
  34. Willie Nelson w/ Cyndi Lauper: Let's Call the Whole Thing Off (George & Ira Gershwin) Summertime - Willie Nelson Sing Gershwin Legacy 88875167052
  35. Monica Rizzio: Willie Nelson Washashore Cowgirl self 59716-18317
  36. Honor Finnegan: Take Me Roses and Victory self 00261-43531
  37. (James) Moors & (Kort) McCumber: You Take Me Somewhere (Moors-McCumber-Jim Gilmour) Live from Blue Rock self 89577-74732
  38. Lauren Heintz: Where I Belong Gatorbone 0050
  39. Altan: The Wheels of the World (trad,arr.Altan) The Poison Glen Compass 745712
  40. Lucinda Williams: If There's a Heaven The Ghosts of Highway 20 Highway 20 2003
  41. Jenny Ritter: Remember the Life Raised by Wolves Fiddle Head 008
  42. Lisa Null: Ash to Ash Legacies Folk-Legacy 145
  43. The Small Glories: Wondrous Traveler (trad, arr.Small Glories) self 44667-03620
  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:

Willie Nelson, Jenny Ritter, The Small Glories, Alice Wallace, Moors & McCumber, Solas, Lady Maisery, Steve Brooks, Mid-City Aces, Monica Rizzio, Honor Finnegan, Lauren Heintz, Lisa Null

CD of the week: Lady Maisery

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