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THE MIDNIGHT SPECIAL
May 14, 2016

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways 40068/71
  2. Yo-Yo Ma & Sarah Jarosz: Little Birdie (trad,arr.Colin Jacobsen) Sing Me Home Masterworks 88875-18101-2
  3. Leah Kaufman: Sweet Sweet Five Fingers Boojum 4001
  4. Solas w/ Mairead Phelan: Little Bird of Heaven (Martha Scanlan) All These Years THL 002
  5. Darryl Purpose: The Birds (Darryl Purpose-Paul Zollo) Still the Birds Blue Rock 2020
  6. Brother Sun: Where Are You Moses (Joe Jencks) Weights & Wings self 53701-21522
  7. Odetta: Moses, Moses (John Davis-Alan Lomax) One Grain of Sand Vanguard 2153-2
  8. Paul Robeson: Go Down, Moses (trad) The Essential Paul Robeson ASV 244
  9. Ken Whiteley: Freedom Is a Constant Struggle (trad, arr-adapt.K.Whiteley) Freedom Blues Borealis 242
  10. Andy Ferrell: The Price of Freedom At Home and in Nashville self 88295-30268
  11. Janis Joplin: Me and Bobby McGee (Kris Kristofferson-Fred Foster) Pearl Columbia Legacy 90282
  12. Annie Gallup: About Freedom Cause and Effect Prime CD 028
  13. Cathy Barton & Dave Para: Living on the River (Jerry Rasmussen) Roustabout 04
  14. Red Clay Ramblers: The Winding Stream (A.P., Sarah & Maybelle Carter Meeting in the Air Sapsucker 2326
  15. Anne Hills: Song of the Brook (Michael Smith/Opal Whiteley) Beauty Attends: The Heartsongs of Opal Whiteley Collective Works Media 0502
  16. Lorne Clarke: The Creek From My Window self 29982-16808
  17. Claudia Schmidt: Here Comes Joy Spinning Pragmavision 43157 37775
  18. The Bills: Happy Be (Scott White) Trail of Tales Borealis 239
  19. Jon Shain & Joe Newberry: How Happy (Jon Shain) Crow the Dawn Flyin' 011
  20. Lucy Wainwright Roche & Suzzy Roche: Mary (Patty Griffin) Mud & Apples self 88295-41156
  21. Alice Peacock: I Am Mary (Alice Peacock-Gary Becker) self 83089-10022
  22. Jim Malcolm: My Mary (Robt. Tannahill, PD, arr.J.Malcolm) The Corncrake Beltane 110
  23. The Jeremiahs: Mary (Adam Holmes) The Jeremiahs self 260146-160761
  24. The Conception Corporation: Rock and Roll Classroom Complete Conception Rhino 7728
  25. Working (orig.cast-Bobo Lewis): Nobody Tells Me How (Mary Rodgers/Susan Brikenhead) Fynsworth Alley 302 062 114-2
  26. Don White: Junior High School More Alive self 14118-01031
  27. Loudon Wainwright III: School Days The Atlantic Recordings Rhino Handmade 7709
  28. Brother Sun: I Won't Look Down (Greg Greenway) Weights & Wings self 53701-21522
  29. Martin Simpson: Look Up, Look Down (trad-Martin Simpson) True Stories Topic-Compass 74523-2
  30. Dougie MacLean: Not Look Down Inside the Thunder Dunkeld-Blix St. 10084
  31. Brendan Hogan: Looking Up at Down Again Long Night Coming self 86851-2782-2
  32. The Matchsellers (Andrew Morris-Julie Bates): Look at Me (Andrew Morris) Songs We Made Up self no#
  33. Mark Erelli: Look Up (Mark Erelli-Dinty Child) For a Song self 90394-21189
  34. James McCandless: Michelangelo Sea of Freedom St. Christopher 4001
  35. Ben Bedford: Scioto The Pilot and the Flying Machine Waterbug 124
  36. Cathy Barton & Dave Para: The Big Scioty (trad) Living on the River Roustabout 04
  37. Julie Gold: Discontinued (private recording)
  38. Susan Werner: Irrelevance Kicking the Beehive Sleeve Dog 84501-42863
  39. Harmonious Wail: Only the Young (Jimmy Seals-Charles Eugency) Resist Temptation Range 00009-2
  40. Andrew McKnight: Rust on My Halo Beyond Borders Falling Mountain 1043
  41. Rose Maddox w/ the Vern Williams Band: Rusty Old Halo (Bob Merrill) This Is Rose Maddox Arhoolie 9062
  42. Dave Gunning: A Halo That Fits Lift Wee House of Music 2015
  43. Lucy Wainwright Roche & Suzzy Roche: Both Sides Now (Joni Mitchell) Mud & Apples self 88295-41156
  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:

Yo-Yo Ma, Solas, Darryl Purpose, Ken Whiteley, Andy Ferrell, Lorne Clarke, The Bills, Jon Shain & Joe Newberry, Lucy Wainwright Roche & Suzy Roche, The Jeremiahs, Mark Erelli, Ben Bedford

CD of the week: The Bills

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