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THE MIDNIGHT SPECIAL
March 19, 2016

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways 40068/71
  2. Kim & Reggie Harris: Spoken in Love Simplicity Appleseed APRCD1061
  3. David Francey: Alli's Wedding Empty Train Laker 1011
  4. Lucas Chaisson: Love So Loud Telling Time Lowden Proud 20151
  5. Wren (Laura Adrienne Brady): When Happiness Comes Stitch an Ocean Swimming Rabbit 75549-17430
  6. Jacques Brel Is Alive and Well and Living in Paris (orig.cast-Elly Stone, Mort Shuman, Shawn Elliott, Alice Whitfield): If We Only Have Love (Jacque Brel, trans/adapt. Eric Blau-Mort Shuman) Columbia Legacy 89998
  7. April Verch: Don't Come Home a Drinkin' (Loretta Lynn- Peggy Sue Wills) Bright Like Gold Slab Town 13-01
  8. Joel Mabus: Three Nights Drunk (trad) The Banjo Monologues Fossil 1707
  9. Infamous String Dusters w/ Celia Woodsmith: Old Whiskey Bottle Ladies & Gentlemen Compass 74665-5
  10. (Eric) Lambert & (Chris) Walz: Rye Whiskey (trad) Lambert & Walz self 00492-22805
  11. (Teresina) Huxtable, (Carol) Christensen & (Liz) Hood: Open the Door Softly (trad) Under the Weather Fool's Hill 2005
  12. Eric Andersen: Close the Door Lightly When You Go 'Bout Changes & Things Vanguard 79206
  13. Huxtable, Christensen & Hood: Since Love Can Enter an Iron Door (trad) Under the Weather Fool's Hill 2005
  14. Robin Bienemann: Never Rhyme With Dead Songs About Lessons Learnt self 00261-43737
  15. Marty Feldman: Worlds In Rhyme The Crazy World of Marty Feldman Brit.Decca SPA 134
  16. My Fair Lady (orig.London cast-Rex Harrison-Julie Andrews): The Rain in Spain (Frederick Loewe/Alan Jay Lerner) Columbia 60539
  17. Ed Hall: On Eagle's Wings (Michael Joncas) Guitarolio William Tell 89076-54547
  18. Trillium: Danny Boy (trad) The Rattlin' Bog Little Miracles 00261-43034
  19. Nerissa & Katryna Nields: Who Will Shoe My Pretty Foot (Nerissa Nields) Sister Holler Mercy House 80336-00458
  20. Loretta Lynn: Band of Gold (Bob Musel-Jack Taylor) Full Circle Legacy 888751-68962
  21. Barbara Dane: Who's Gonna Shoe Your Pretty Little Foot (trad) Anthology of American Folk Songs Tradition1062
  22. Lady Maisery: Katy Cruel (trad) Mayday Root Beat 19
  23. Frank Solivan: Pretty Woman (Roy Orbison-Ray Rush-Joe Melson) Family Friends & Heroes Compass 74664-2
  24. John McCutcheon: Closing the Bookstore Supper's on the Table ... Rounder 1166-11612-2
  25. Mark Erelli: Magic For a Song self 90394-21185
  26. Lauren Heintz: Big Time Adventure and Small Town Hardware Store (Laura Heintz and Michael Mann) Where I Belong Gatorbone 0050
  27. David Mallett: Main Street (D.Mallett-Jon Vezner) This Town Vanguard 79466
  28. Davey O.: The Main Street No Passengers self 16895-07852
  29. The Nields: Witness (Nerissa & Katryna Neilds) XVII Mercy House 00261-41870
  30. Mad Agnes: Witness (Margo Hennebach) Hush self 00261-31065
  31. Paul Robeson w/Lawrence Brown, piano: Witness (trad) On My Journey - Paul Robeson's Independent Recordings Smithsonian Folkways 40178
  32. John McCutcheon: Not Me This Fire Appalsongs 2007
  33. Joel Mabus: You Voted Red No Worries now... Fossil 2009
  34. Roy Zimmerman: Vote Republican (R.Zimmerman-Melanie Harby) You're Getting Sleepy Metaphor 924
  35. Kim & Reggie Harris w/ Gary Burke, drums, and Don Kreiss & Julie Marshall as the candidates: Read the Lips (R&K Harris) Rock of Ages Appleseed 1034
  36. Graham Nash: Beneath the Waves This Path Tonight Blue Castle 1516-8
  37. David Massengill: Coming Up for Air Flying Fish 70590
  38. Robin Bienemann: Physics 101 Songs About Lessons Learnt self 00261-43737
  39. Joe Filisko & Eric Noden: Travelin' Shoes (Joe Filisko) Missed Train Blues self no#
  40. Andy Cohen: Road Be Kind (Scott Alarik) Earwig 4969
  41. T-Sisters: Seduction of Spring (Erika & Chloe Tietjen) Kindred Lines Spruce & Maple 1010
  42. Ray Jessel & Maude Maggart: Finding Words for Spring (fr. Baker Street) (Ray Jessel-Marian Grudeff) Naughty or Nice LML 243
  43. Donovan: Lullaby of Spring A Gift from a Flower to a Garden BGO 194
  44. Dan Berggren & Dan Duggan: When Spring Comes (Dan Berggren) Rooted in the Mountains Sleeping Giant 0103
  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:

David Francey, Infamous String Dusters, Lambert & Walz, Huxtable, Christensen, & Hood, Robin Bienemann, Loretta Lynn, Lady Maisery, Frank Solivan, Mark Erelli, Lauren Heintz. Graham Nash

CD of the week: Huxtable, Christensen & Hood

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