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THE MIDNIGHT SPECIAL
April 23, 2016

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways 40068/71
  2. Kiss Me Kate (orig.cast): Brush Up Your Shakespeare (Cole Porter) Angel 077776476025
  3. Ray Jessel: The Shakespearean Tragedy Rag The First Seventy Years LML 171
  4. National Lampoon: Shakespeare Knock Knocks White Album Label 21 2002
  5. The Arrogant Worms: William Shakespeare's in My Cat Russell's Shorts self 555-2
  6. Beyond the Fringe (Jonathan Miller, Alan Bennet, Peter Cook, Terry Jones): So That's the Way You Like It A Poke in the Eye (with a sharp stick) Transatlantic 331
  7. Martin Carthy: Oor Hamlet (Adam McNaughtan) The Carthy Chronicles Free Reed 60
  8. Alfred Deller: How Should I Your Love Know (Ophelia's song from Hamlet) (Shakespeare, PD) The Three Ravens Vanguard 479
  9. Andy Griffith: Hamlet American Originals Capitol 077779847624
  10. Tim Harrison: The Parting Letter to Ophelia Wheatfield with Crows Second Ave. 2008
  11. The Mrs. Ackroyd Band (Les Barker): Hip Hop Hamlet Dark Side of the Mongrel Mrs. Ackroyd 020
  12. Chicago A Capella: To Be or Not To Be (Juhani Kamulainen/Wm. Shakespeare) Shall I Compare Thee Cedille 90000 085
  13. Cliff Eberhardt: Trouble for Life Shrew Songs: Music for The Taming of the Shrew Bard 84501-72075
  14. Kiss Me Kate (orig.cast): I Hate Men (Cole Porter) Angel 077776476025
  15. Cliff Eberhardt: Some Call Love Shrew Songs: Music for The Taming of the Shrew Bard 84501-72075
  16. Kiss Me Kate (orig.cast): So in Love (Cole Porter) Angel 077776476025
  17. Rufus Wainwright: Take All My Loves (Sonnet 40) Take All My Love - 9 Shakespeare Sonnets DGG 4764-02002
  18. Paul Robeson: Monologue from Othello (Wm. Shakespeare, PD) Live at Carnegie Hall Vanguard 72020-2
  19. David Piper: Desdemona Lucky Penny Trough 1304
  20. Lord Richard Buckley: Mark Antony's Funeral Oration His Royal Hipness, Lord Buckley Discovery 71001
  21. Will Holt: Caesar's Death (Kurt Weill/Geo.Kaiser, trans.Will Holt) A Kurt Weill Cabaret MGM 4180
  22. The Young Novelists (Graydon James & Laura Spink): Small Town Hymns (Folkstage - March 14, 2015) WFMT recording
  23. Evie Ladin: Under the Waterline Jump the Fire Evil Diane 00261-43605
  24. David Wilcox: Reverie What Are Records 44626-01072
  25. Carrie Newcomer: Abide A Permeable Life Available Light 02
  26. (Johnny) Wayne & (Frank) Shuster: A Shakespearean Baseball Game Wayne & Shuster Columbia 8231
  27. Frally Hynes: A Woman's Face (Sonnet 20) Rufus Wainwright: Take All My Love - 9 Shakespeare Sonnets DGG 4764-02002
  28. Anna Prohaska: A Woman's Face (Sonnet 20) Rufus Wainwright: Take All My Love - 9 Shakespeare Sonnets DGG 4764-02002
  29. Elvis Costello and the Brodsky Quartet: For Other Eyes (Cassidy-M.P.Thomas-MacManus) The Juliet Letters Warner Bros. 945180-2
  30. Stuart Moffat: Romeo and Juliet (Mark Knopfler) October Island Dambuster 007
  31. West Side Story (orig.B'way cast-Carol Lawrence-Larry Kert): Tonight (L.Bernstein/S.Sondheim) Columbia
  32. Andy Griffith: Romeo and Juliet American Originals Capitol 077779847624
  33. Anne Hills w/ Eugene Friesen: Romeo and Juliet (Peter Erskine/Anne Hills) Points of View Appleseed 1119
  34. Elvis Costello and the Brodsky Quartet: Romeo's Seance (M.P.Thomas-MacManus) The Juliet Letters Warner Bros. 945180-2
  35. West Side Story (orig.B'way cast-Reri Grist): Somewhere (L.Bernstein/S.Sondheim) Columbia
  36. Elvis Costello and the Brodsky Quartet: I Thought I'd Write to Juliet (MacManus) The Juliet Letters Warner Bros. 945180-2
  37. Electric Bonsai Band: Happy Endings (Romeo & Juliet) (Andrew Ratshin) Lounging in the Belly of the Beast Yellow Tail 10009
  38. William O'Reilly: Prospero to Miranda (Tempest) From My Mother to You: The O'Reilly Family in Concert, March 9, 1996 Jamie O'Reilly no#
  39. Loreena McKennitt: Prospero's Speech (Tempest) The Mask and Mirror Warner Bros. 945420-2
  40. Anna Prohaska: Farewell (Sonnet 87) (R.Wainwright/Wm.Shakespeare) Rufus Wainwright: Take All My Love - 9 Shakespeare Sonnets DGG 4764-02002
  41. Loreena McKennitt: Cymbeline (Loreena McKennitt/Wm.Shakespeare) The Visit Warner Bros. 926880-2
  42. Alfred Deller: Heigh Ho, The Wind and the Rain (Twelfth Night) (Shakespeare) The Three Ravens Vanguard 479
  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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