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THE MIDNIGHT SPECIAL
April 30, 2016

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways 40068/71
  2. David Mallett: Celebration (David & Luke Mallett) North Road 06548-68572
  3. The Bills: The Wonders I've Seen (Chris Frye-Scott White- Marc Atkinson) Trail of Tears Borealis 239
  4. Mouths of Babes (Ingrid Elizabeth-Ty Greenstein): Thing With Feathers (Ty Greenstein) Mouths of Babes self 00261-41545
  5. David Maloney: Some Things Are Meant To Be My Father's Shoulders Pelican 9045
  6. Cosy Sheridan: I Am Your Landlord Sometimes I Feel Too Much Cosyng 00261-43774
  7. Corin Raymond & The Sundowners: The Lord Giveth (and the Landlord Taketh Away) (Scott Cook) Paper Nickels Local Rascal 29882-89384
  8. Steve Kahn: Anything Will Do Talking Blues Ravens self 88295-4156
  9. Larry Rand: Trumpalot (F.Loewe/L.Rand) private recording
  10. David Mallett: Girl with the Golden Hair Celebration North Road 06548-68572
  11. Aoife O'Donovan & Karin Bergquist w/ The Cincinnati Pops Orchestra, c.John Morris Russell: I Dream of Jeanie with the Light Brown Hair (Stephen Foster) Fanfare Cincinnati 005
  12. John Gorka: I Saw a Stranger with Your Hair Land of the Bottom Line Windham Hill 1089
  13. Susan & Richard Thomas: High Wire Clown (Susan M. Gallion) Live at Juicy John Pink's (10/9/1976) UVU Little 552
  14. Gene Kelly w/ Judy Garland: Be a Clown (Cole Porter) 'S Wonderful Rhino 72437
  15. Edith Piaf: Bravo Pour Le Clown! (Louiguy/Contet) The Voice of the Sparrow - The Very Best of Edith Piaf Capitol 7966322
  16. Cambridge Circus: Zookeeper (from a private recording May 3 & 4, 1966) WFMT recording
  17. Tom Paxton: Goin' to the Zoo Rounder 11661-80467-2
  18. Laura Nyro: Lite a Flame (The Animal Rights Song) Live - The Loom's Desire Rounder 11661-3186-2
  19. Ben Bedford: The Pilot and the Flying Machine: Part I Waterbug 124
  20. Beth Cahill: The Pilot Songs for Sarah Soonasongs 0008
  21. Kristina Olsen: The Yellow Piper The Truth of a Woman Take-a-Break 2008
  22. Ben Bedford: The Pilot and the Flying Machine: Part 2 Waterbug 124
  23. Mollie O'Brien & Rich Moore: Just Go (Hal Cannon) Love Runner Remington Road 0684
  24. Heather Styka: Singing 500 Miles The Bittersweet Tapes Kite Stripe 04
  25. John Wort Hannam: Roll Roll Roll Love Lives On Rebel Tone 06152015
  26. Chad Elliott: Home Redemption Man self 00261-28268
  27. Cassie & Maggie MacDonald: Sisters (trad, arr.& new verse Cassie MacDonald) Sterling Road self 53677-58517
  28. Golden Ring: Rollin' A-Rollin' (Child #10) (trad) Folk-Legacy CD-16
  29. Cassie & Maggie MacDonald: Hurricane Jane set - Wedding Day (Natalie MacMaster-Donnell Leahy) / Hurricane Jane (Cassie MacDonald) Sterling Road self 53677-58517
  30. Cosy Sheridan: Your Old Age Sometimes I Feel Too Much Cosyng 00261-43774
  31. Modern Man: Los Geezers Del Amor (Rob Carlson-David Buskin- George Wurzbach) Rob Carlson & The Benefit Street Band - Angels on the Radio Presence 3304
  32. Leon Rosselson: Active Ageing Where Are the Barricades Free Dirt 0075
  33. Pete Seeger: Old Devil Time Pete Living Music 0032
  34. Lucy Kaplansky: Reunion (L.Kaplansky/Kaplansky-R.Litvin) Red House 255
  35. David Massengill: Family Reunion We Will Be Together Gadfly 293
  36. David Mallett: They Covered Up the Old Swimming Hole (Jack Clement) The Horse I Rode In On North Road 87158-99772
  37. Ken Whiteley w/ Kim & Reggie Harris: I Shall Be Released (Bob Dylan) Freedom Blues Borealis 242
  38. R.J.Cowdery: Across the Great Divide (Kate Wolf) Something Fine Goose Pie 00261-42373
  39. Kaia Kater: White (Long Time Traveling) (Edmund Dumas, PD, arr.K.Kater-Emily Miller) Nine Pin Kingswood 1602
  40. Yo-Yo Ma w/ Abigail Washburn: Going Home (Antonin Dvorak/ William Arms Fisher, trans.Keith Lipson & Wu Tong) Sing Me Home Masterworks 88875-18101-2
  41. Ian & Sylvia: Nova Scotia Farewell (trad) The Complete Vanguard Studio Recordings
  42. Kate Power & Steve Einhorn: Nova Scotia (Kate Power) Pearls self 70213-25122
  43. John Wort Hannam: Good Nite Nova Scotia Love Lives On Rebel Tone 06152015
  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:

David Mallet, The Bills, David Maloney, Cosy Sheridan, Steve Kahn, Ben Bedford, John Wort Hannam, Ken Whiteley, Kaia Kater, Yo-Yo Ma, R.J. Cowdery

CDs of the week: David Mallett, Ben Bedford

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