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THE MIDNIGHT SPECIAL
May 28, 2016

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways 40068/71
  2. C. Daniel Boling: Leadbelly, Woody & Pete These Houses Berkalin 10021
  3. Cosy Sheridan: Woody Guthrie Watch Over Me Sometimes I Feel Too Much self 00261-433774
  4. Sparky Rucker: Lead Belly rap (Folkstage - May 2, 2015) WFMT recording
  5. Pete Seeger: Huddie Ledbetter (Lorre Wyatt-Pete Seeger) Pete Living Music 0032
  6. Steve Chizmadia: Song for Pete Jack of All Trades self 94465-93982
  7. The Hillbenders: Welcome (Peter Townshend) Tommy: a Bluegrass Opry Compass 74650-2
  8. Sally Rogers & Claudia Schmidt: We Are Welcomed (Sally Rogers) Pragmavision 35
  9. Jim Gary: Big Door Big Door . . . Little Wonder self 88295-11607
  10. Sloan Wainwright: My Door Is Always Open to You Uncovering self 00261-43140
  11. Ben Bedford: Lincoln's Man Butterchine 37101 29434
  12. C. Daniel Boling: I Brought the War with Me These Houses Berkalin 10021
  13. David Maloney: Memorial Day My Father's Shoulders Pelican 9045
  14. Thom Bishop: The Amber Ages (Linn Brown/Thom Bishop) self 88295-42195
  15. Diana Jones: Pony Live in Concert Goldmine 16892-33024
  16. John Wort Hannam: Man of God Love Lives On Rebel Tone 06152015
  17. Buffy Sainte-Marie: Native North American Child Moonshot Vanguard 79312-2
  18. John Schindler: Modern American Indian Memory Train self 86851-3669-2
  19. Sloan Wainwright: Conversation (Joni Mitchell) Uncovering self 00261-43140
  20. Truckstop Honeymoon: Romantic Conversations Homemade Haircut Squirrel 1055
  21. Leon Rosselson: Conversation on a Mobile The World Turned Upside Down Fuse 077
  22. Hunter & Stan Freberg: Conversation Songs in the Key of Freberg self 16892-10156
  23. The Dustbowl Revival: Never Had to Go (Z.Lupetin) With a Lampshade On Signature Sounds 2077
  24. Monica Rizzio: You and Me Washashore Cowgirl self 59716-18317
  25. Hackensaw Boys: Don't Bet Against Me (Charismo) Free Dirt 0078
  26. Thom Bishop: Too Friendly to Be Just Friends The Amber Ages self 88295-42195
  27. RJ Cowdery: Love Is Our Cross to Bear (John Gorka) Something Fine Goose Pie 00261-42373
  28. Red Tail Ring: The Heart's Swift Foot (Michael Beauchamp-Laurel Premo) Earthworks 8503
  29. Brian Regan: Peanut Butter & Jelly Live Uproar 37772
  30. Mary Lu Walker: Peanut Butter The Best of Mary Lu Walker self 780809-182084
  31. Shel Silverstein: Peanut-Butter Sandwich The Best of Shel Silverstein Columbia Legacy 94722
  32. John McCutcheon w/ Barbara Freeman: Peanut Butter (HB Barnum) Howjadoo Rounder 8009
  33. Mick McAuley w/ Colm O Caoimh: Jackson Scot's Reels - Jackson's Favorite, All Hands Around, Scott Skinner's (trad,arr. M.McAuley) Highs & Bellows self 88295-39615
  34. Yves Lambert Trio (Yves Lambert - Tommy Gauthier - Olivier Rondeau): RagReel (Lambert) La Pruche Libra 2-4561
  35. Stan Rogers: Try Like the Devil Turnaround Borealis 215 (died June 2, 1983)
  36. Cy Coleman: At Least I Tried (originally written for Barnum) (Cy Coleman/Michael Stewart) Columbia 89999
  37. Guy Clark: Die Tryin' (Guy Clark-Randall Stewart) Cold Dog Soup Sugar Hill 1063
  38. Bob Gibson: I Come For to Sing (trad) Joy Joy! The Young and Wonderful Bob Gibson Riverside 9909-2
  39. Don Lange: Keeper of the Flame Take the Children and Run self 84501-51167
  40. Stan Rogers: Leave Her, Johnny, Leave Her (trad) From Coffee House to Concert Hall Fogarty's Cove 012
  41. Alice Peacock: Time Live from Space self 53089-10022
  42. David Myles: Turn Time Off So Far Little Tiny 009
  43. Sally Rogers & Claudia Schmidt: Who Knows Where the Time Goes (Sandy Denny) We Are Welcomed Pragmavision 35
  44. Kim & Reggie Harris and Magpie: When I'm Gone (close) (Phil Ochs) Spoken in Love Long Tail 003-2

fill: Fairport Convention: End of a Holiday (Simon Nicol) What We Did On Our Holidays Hannibal 4430

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:

C. Daniel Boling, Cosy Sheridan, Sally Rogers & Claudia Schmidt, Sloan Wainwright, Thom Bishop, David Maloney, Diana Jones, Monica Rizzio, RJ Cowdery, Alice Peacock, David Myles

CD of the week: C. Daniel Boling

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