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THE MIDNIGHT SPECIAL
May 21, 2016

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways 40068/71
  2. Evie Ladin Band: Ease on Down (trad-Charles Emanuel Smalls) Jump the Fire Evil Diane 00261-43605
  3. The Bills: Trail of Tales (Chris Frey-Marc Atkinson) Borealis 239
  4. Eileen Ivers w/ Tim Shelton, Buddy Connolly, et.al: Walk On Beyond the Bog Road Musical Bridge-eOne 5462
  5. Dry Branch Fire Squad: Load Up the Car (Brian Aldridge) Don't Forget This Song self 88295-04427
  6. Guy Clark: L.A. Freeway Keepers Sugar Hill 1055
  7. Sally Rogers & Claudia Schmidt: Star Girls (Neal Hagberg) We Are Welcomed Pragmavision 00261-44066
  8. Sons of the Never Wrong (Sue Demel): Girl Shanty (Sue Demel) Consequence of Speech Waterbug 0030
  9. Sally Fingerett w/ Janis Ian: Little Girl Please Wait The Mental Yentl Green Fingers 00261-42272
  10. Beth Wood: California Spring Tide Mehaffey 2210
  11. Joni Mitchell: California Hits Reprise 946326-2
  12. The James Low Western Front: Thinking California (James Low) Whiskey Farmer Union Made 4201
  13. Guy Clark: Homegrown Tomatoes Songs and Stories Dualtone 80302-015332-5
  14. Stephanie Davis: Talkin' Harvest Time Blues Crocus in the Snow Recluse 471828
  15. The Jolly Boys: Ripe Tomato (trad, arr.Jolly Boys) Sunshine 'n' Water Ryko 10187
  16. The Gloaming (including Dennis Cahill & Martin Hayes): The Booley House / Lad O'Beirne's Favorite (trad, arr. The Gloaming) The Gloaming 2 Brassland 052
  17. Mick McAuley w/ Colm O'Caoimh: The Sunday Feast Jigs - Palm Sunday, Peter O'Byrnes' Fancy, The Noonday Feast (trad,arr. McAuley) Highs & Bellows self 88295-39615
  18. Red Tail Ring: Ohio Turnpike (Michael Beachamp-Laurel Premo) The Heart's Swift Foot Earth Work 8503
  19. Keith Rea: Pennsylvania Turnpike Northbound Train White Cat 00261-36845
  20. Steve Goodman: Turnpike Tom Steve Goodman Buddha 74465996252
  21. Richard Shindell: Next Best Western Courier Signature Sounds SIG1270
  22. David Mitchell & Robert Webb: Say What You Mean The Two Faces of Mitchell and Webb Universal 8246704-11
  23. Mike Cross: Say What You Mean Carolina Sky Sugar Hill 1006
  24. Lou & Peter Berryman: Djever I Don't Get It Cornbelt 19
  25. The Highwaymen (Willie Nelson-Waylon Jennings-Johnny Cash-Kris Kristofferson): Deperados Waiting for a Train (Guy Clark) The Highwaymen Live - American Outlaws (1990 West Coast Tour) Columbia Legacy 88875100002
  26. Lucy Wainwright Roche & Suzzy Roche: Desperado (Glenn Frey-Don Henley) Mud & Apples self 88295-41156
  27. Susan & Richard Thomas: The Heart, the Desperado (Susan M. Gallion) Live at Juicy John Pinks (10/9/1976) Uvulittle 552
  28. Ben Bedford: Blood on Missouri The Pilot and the Flying Machine Waterbug 124
  29. Vincent Cross: Michael Brown (adapted fr. Louis Collins by Mississippi John Hurt) Old Songs for Modern Folk Rescue Dog 90394-17067
  30. Sally Rogers & Claudia Schmidt: Still on the Bridge (Claudia Schmidt) We Are Welcomed Pragmavision 00261-44066
  31. Guy Clark: Water Under the Bridge Cold Dog Soup Sugar Hill 1063
  32. Liz Meyer w/ Nugget: Water Under the Bridge (Liz Meyer) Strictly Country Records 56
  33. Sally Fingerett: Water Under the Bridge (Howard Berkman) (No Exit Cafe, Chicago - 1/9/1978) WFMT Recording
  34. Guy Clark: Texas-1947 Keepers Sugar Hill 1055
  35. The Highwaymen (Willie Nelson-Waylon Jennings-Johnny Cash-Kris Kristofferson): City of New Orleans (Steve Goodman) The Highwaymen Live - American Outlaws (1990 West Coast Tour) Columbia Legacy 88875100002
  36. Lorne Clarke: Big Train From My Window self 29982-16808
  37. Guy Clark: Somedays You Write the Song Somedays the Song Writes You Dualtone 80302-01471-26
  38. Jason Wilber: A Song for You (Leon Russell) Echoes WilberTone 008
  39. Eric Hansen: I Am Singing My Song My Medicine Half Moon Full Star 006
  40. Ian Robb & friends: Singer's Farewell (Robb-Wesley-Denson) Rose & Crown Folk-Legacy CD-106
  41. Guy Clark: Be Gone Forever (Keith Sykes-Anna McGarrigle) Cold Dog Soup Sugar Hill 1063
  42. 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:

Evie Ladin Band, The Bills, Sally Rogers & Claudia Schmidt, Beth Wood, The Gloaming, Mick McAuley, The Highwaymen, Ben Bedford, Lucy Wainwright Roche & Suzzy Roche, Lorne Clarke

CD of the week: Sally Rogers & Claudia Schmidt

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