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THE MIDNIGHT SPECIAL
April 16, 2016

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways 40068/71
  2. Steve Goodman: Lincoln Park Pirates Live at the Earl of Old Town Red Pajamas 017
  3. John Hartford: Before They Tow My Car Away Iron Mountain Depot RCA LSP-4337
  4. Thom Bishop: Chicago's Trying to Make a Fool of Me (Thom Bishop- Fred Rubin) (Earl of Old Town - October 20, 1974) WFMT recording
  5. Steve Poltz: Lake Wish Again Folksinger 98 Pounder 41444-16982
  6. Dr. West's Medicine Show & Junk Band: The Eggplant That Ate Chicago (Norman Greenbaum) Euphoria Sundazed 11070
  7. James Durst: Pre-Minstrel Syndrome Element of Surprise WorldWind 14
  8. Steve Poltz: Folksinger 98 Pounder 41444-16982
  9. Mike Agranoff: The Modern Folk Musician (Gilbert-Sullivan/ parody Agranoff) The Modern Folk Musician self 102C
  10. Pat Donohue: Would You Like to Play the Guitar (Jimmy Van Heusen- Johnny Burke/parody by Pat Donohue) Nobody's Fault Bluesky 930
  11. Merle Haggard: More Than My Old Guitar Roots, Volume 1 Anti 86634-2
  12. Curtis & Loretta: What Each One Needs (Loretta Simonet) When There's Good to Be Done Haymarket 109
  13. Susan Werner: My Different Son Kicking the Beehive Sleeve Dog 84501-42863
  14. Salamander Crossing: Color Outside the Lines (Jeff Kelliher) Henry Street- A Retrospective Signature Sounds 1261
  15. (David) Mitchell & (Robert) Webb w/ Olivia Colman: Religion The Two Faces of Mitchell & Webb Universal 8246704
  16. Roy Zimmerman: Religious Freedom (To Burn Our Own Witches) (private recording)
  17. Bob Franke: I But a Little Girl Brief Histories Flying Fish 70495
  18. James Durst: Lady of the Gramphone Renewed WorldWind 12
  19. Kristin Lems: The Three Madonnas (Judy and Joni and Joan) Oh Mama-Plus! Carolsdatter 83707-20602
  20. Dave Van Ronk: Song for Joni Songs for Ageing Children Cadet 50044
  21. Joni Mitchell: Blue Love Has Many Faces Rhino 544846
  22. Nathan Bell: She Only Loves Blue (Joni) Black Crow Blue Stone Barn 1005
  23. Beth Wood: My Miles Davis Kind of Blue You Take the Wheel Mehaffey 22
  24. Terri Hendrix: Fifty Shades of Hey Love You Strong - Project 5.1 Wilory 30013
  25. Marie-Lynn Hammond: Menopause Blues Imprompt 2 Vignettes 7882
  26. The Billys: I'm Not Growing Older (Bill Melanson) The Time Has Come Bang-a-Bucket 001
  27. Pete Seeger & friends: Well May the World Go (trad/P.Seeger) Pete Living Music 0032
  28. Nick Annis: In the Beginning (Folkstage - March 21, 2009) WFMT recording (also on his album Steal the Cow)
  29. James Durst: Talking Life (Problem Solved) Internationally Unknown WorldWind 15
  30. Brother Sun (Joe Jencks): Viva La Evolcuion (Jencks) Weights & Wings self 53701-21522
  31. Heather Pierson: You Don't Know Him the Way I Do Still She Will Fly Vessel 88295-25768m
  32. Steve Gillette: You Don't Know Her Like I Do Steve Gillette Vanguard 79251
  33. Locust Honey String Band: I've Forgotten More Than You'll Ever Know About Him (Cecil Null) Never Let Me Cross Your Mind self 88295-11399
  34. Sean Watkins: Letters Never Sent 26 Miles Sugar Hill 3955
  35. Frank Solivan: You Don't Write (John Cruz) Family Friends & Heroes Compass 746642
  36. Sue Demel w/ Michael Smith, guitar: Love Letter on a Fish (Michael Smith) (The Midnight Special New Year's Eve Party, December 31, 2010) WFMT recording
  37. Merle Haggard: What Happened The Bluegrass Sessions Hag-McCoury 0008
  38. Phil Ochs: Okie from Meskogee [sic] (Merle Haggard) Gunfight at Carnegie Hall Collectors' Choice 150-2
  39. Merle Haggard: The Okie from Muskogee's Comin' Home The Essential Merle Haggard - The Epic Years Epic-Legacy 90568
  40. (Teresina) Huxtable-(Carol) Christensen-(Liz) Hood: (Talk to Me of ) Mendocino (3:20) (Kate McGarrigle) Under the Weather Fool's Hill2005
  41. Heather Pierson Trio: Still She Will Fly Vessel 88295-25768
  42. Cosy Sheridan: Sometimes I Feel Too Much self 00261-43774
  43. Heather Styka: Sugar Coat The Bittersweet Tapes Kite Stripe 04
  44. David Mallett: Whatever Gets You By (David & Molly Mallett) Celebration North Road 06548-68572
  45. James Durst w/ Howard Levy: I Wish You Good Evening Wish I Were Here WorldWind 23
  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:

Steve Polz, Curtis & Loretta, Terri Hendrix, Brother Sun, Huxtable-Christensen-Hood, Frank Solivan, Cosy Sheridan, Heather Styka, David Mallett

CD of the week: Cosy Sheridan

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