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THE MIDNIGHT SPECIAL
March 12, 2016

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways 40068/71
  2. The Beatles: Here Comes the Sun (George Harrison) Abbey Road Apple-Parlophone 746446-2 (George Martin, producer)
  3. Eric Andersen: Hello Sun The Best Of Eric Andersen Vanguard 7/8
  4. Peter Seeger & cast of thousands: Run Come See the Sun (Len Chandler) Sing-a-Long at Sanders Theatre Smithsonian Folkways 40027/8
  5. Him & Her (Brenda Freed & Michael D'Eath): Don't Let the Sun Go Down (Brenda Freed-Val Roesslin-JB Braden) In the Groove Bfreed 7444
  6. Sons of the Never Wrong: Sun Song (Bruce Roper) Consequences of Speech Waterbug 0030
  7. Nerissa & Katryna Nields: This Train (trad-N&K Nields) Sister Holler Mercy House 80336-00458
  8. Eric Bibb & JJ Milteau: Midnight Special Lead Belly's Gold Stony Plain 1387
  9. Michael Menager: There's a Detour Coming Clean Exit self no#
  10. David Francey: Empty Train Laker 1011
  11. Josh Harty: Holding On self 25576-36572
  12. The Small Glories (Cara Luft-JD Edwards): Holding On (C.Luft-Karla Anderson) Wondrous Traveler self 44667-03620
  13. Larry & Nicole: The Waterbed Polka (Larry Rand) Deep-dish Folk Junior Dog 84501 17639
  14. No Fuss and Feathers: Bridges (Catherine Miles-Jay Mafale) Traveling Circus Roadshow 88295-38349
  15. Elizabeth Geyer: The Bridge self 75549-17465
  16. Curtis (Teague) & Loretta (Simonet): The Bridge (L.Simonet) When There's Good to Be Done Haymarket 109
  17. Kathy Mattea: Hello, My Name Is Coal (Larry Cordle-Jenee Fleenor) Calling Me Home Sugar Hill 4085
  18. Lisa Null: King Coal Legacies Folk-Legacy 145
  19. Firesign Theatre: Coal! Dear Friends Columbia 31099
  20. Lisa Null: The Death of Mother Jones (PD) Legacies Folk-Legacy 145
  21. The Nields: Delilah (Nerissa Nield) XVII Mercy House 00261-41870
  22. Rev. Gary Davis: Samson & Delilah (If I Had My Way) The Reverend Gary Davis at Newport (7/65) Vanguard 73008
  23. Girl Crazy (orig.cast-Louise Carlyle): Sam and Delilah (Geo. & Ira Gershwin) Columbia Legacy 60704
  24. Frank Solivan: Mask, Snorkel and Fins Family Friends and Heroes Compass 746642
  25. The Tarriers: The Banana Boat Song (Day-O) (Erik Darling-Bob Carey- Alan Arkin) Folksong America - A 20th Century Revival Smithsonian 046
  26. Jimmy Buffett: It's All About the Water Don't Stop the Carnival Margaritaville 314-524-485-2
  27. David Knutson & The Mrs. Ackroyd Band: Sloop John A (trad/Les Barker) Tubular Dogs Mrs. Ackroyd 014
  28. Harry Belafonte: Jamaica Farewell (Irving Burgie, aka Lord Burgess) Folksong America - A 20th Century Revival Smithsonian 046
  29. Susan Werner: Manhattan, Kansas Kicking the Beehive Sleeve Dog 84501-42863
  30. Honor Finnegan: Swimming Roses and Victory self 00261-4351
  31. Goodbye Blue: Another One on the Way (Charlotte Kendrick-Dan Rowe) Worth the Wait self 88234-52881
  32. David Francey: False Knight (trad-Child 3,arr.Francey) Empty Train Laker 1011
  33. Loretta Lynn: Black Jack David (trad-Child 200,arr.L.Lynn) Full Circle Legacy 888751-68962
  34. Kevin Roth: False Knight on the Road (trad,arr.Roth) Awakenings self 88295-29263
  35. The Hillbenders: Overture from Tommy (Peter Townsend) Tommy - A Bluegrass Opry Compass 74650-2
  36. Frank Solivan: Put Me in Your Pocket (Waldo Lafayette O'Neal) Family Friends & Heroes Compass 74664-2
  37. Terri Hendrix: Wallet Left Over Alls Wilory Farm 23043-44102
  38. Chris Colombi: A Non-Slanderous Political Smear Speech (Robt.Conrad) Geranium 45 rpm
  39. Fiorello! (orig.B'way cast-Howard DaSilva, et.al.): Politics and Poker (Jerry Bock/Sheldon Harnick) Angel 72435650232
  40. The Paul McKenna Band: Song of Choice (Peggy Seeger) Paths That Wind self 060358-920646
  41. Ellen Bukstel & Nick Annis: By My Silence Daddy's Little Girl self 00261-24799
  42. Peter Seeger: Peat Bog Soldiers (Moorsoldaten) (PD) Gazette, Volume Two Smithsonian Folkways 2502
  43. Jon Koonce: It Can Never Happen Here Moon 006
  44. Kim & Reggie Harris: Big, Big World Simplicity Appleseed 1061
  45. Gathering Time (Gerry McKeveny-Hillary Foxsong-Stuart Markus): Who Knows Where the Time Goes (Sandy Denny) Keepsake Treble-G2016-01
  46. 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:

Him & Her, Eric Bibb & JJ Milteau, David Francey, The Small Glories, No Fuss and Feathers, Elizabeth Geyer, Curtis & Loretta, Lisa Null, Fran Solivan, Honor Finnegan, Goodbye Blue, Loretta Lynn, Paul McKenna Band, Gathering Time

CD of the week: Gathering Time

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