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THE MIDNIGHT SPECIAL
June 4, 2016

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways 40068/71
  2. Larry Kaplan: A Little Tune and a Simple Rhyme Furthermore. . . Folk-Legacy 148
  3. Grit Laskin: A Few Simple Words Borealis 001
  4. Tommy Makem: Little Road and a Stone to Roll (John Stewart) Live at the Irish Pavilion Shanachie 52036
  5. Susie Glaze: Lay Down Your Weary Tune (Bob Dylan) Green Kentucky Blues self 00261-24096
  6. Dry Branch Fire Squad: The Tavern Choir (Geo.Jones-Jim Lauderdale) Don't Forget This Song self 88295-04427
  7. Larry Gatlin: Midnight Choir (Mogen David) (L.Gatlin) Straight Ahead Columbia 36250
  8. Helen Bonchek Schneyer: Dwelling in Beulahland (trad) Ballads, Broadsides & Hymns Folk-Legacy 059
  9. Chaim Tannnenbaum: Blessed Are the Poor in Spirit (trad,arr.C.Tannenbaum) Storysound 161-017
  10. Hamilton (orig.cast - Lin-Manuel Miranda, Christopher Jackson): One Last Time (Lin-Manuel Miranda) Atlantic 551093-2
  11. Andrew McKnight:vGeorge Washington Something Worth Standing For Falling Mountain 1050
  12. 1776 (orig.cast-William Daniels): Is Anybody There (Sherman Edwards) Sony 48215
  13. Roy Zimmerman: My Vote, My Voice, My Right The Faucet's on Fire! Metaphor 88295-30016
  14. Bill Staines: The Rivers of Texas (trad) The Whistle of the Jay Folk-Legacy 70
  15. Chaim Tannenbaum: Ain't No More Cane on the Brazos (trad) Chaim Tannenbaum Storysound 161-017
  16. Josephine Baker: La Seine (Parsons-Monod-LaFarge) The Fabulous Josephine Baker RCA Victor 2427
  17. Cosy Sheridan: Napolean - The Musical Sometimes I Feel Too Much self 00261-43774
  18. Niamh Parsons w/ Graham Dunne: Done With Bonaparte (trad-Mark Knopfler) Heart's Desire Green Linnet 1219
  19. Steve Turner: Napolean's Farewell to Paris (trad,arr. S.Turner-Oliver Knight) Rim of the Wheel Tradition Bearers 1104
  20. Randy Newman: Short People Guilty: 30 Years of Randy Newman Rhino-Reprise 75567
  21. Dry Branch Fire Squad: I've Always Been a Rambler (trad) Don't Forget This Song self 88295-04427
  22. Frank Solivan: I Am a Rambler Family Friends & Heroes Compass74664-2
  23. Tom & Ben Paley: Didn't He Ramble (Will Handy) Paley & Son Hornbeam 0004
  24. Ilya Toshinskiy: Red Grass Hadley Music Group 1017
  25. Andrew Finn Magill w/ Sean Earnest: Reels - Miss McDonald's (trad) / The Siesta (T.Morrow) self 00261-44064
  26. Bright Star (orig.cast-A.J.Shively): Bright Star (Steve Martin- Edie Brickell) Ghostlight 84501-02
  27. Jean Rohe: O Bright Star Jean Rohe & The End of the World Show Laundry Line no#
  28. Cliff Edwards (fr. Pinocchio): When You Wish Upon a Star (Leigh Harline/Ned Washington) Academy Award Winnning Songs, Vol. 1 - 1934-45 Rhino R2 72276
  29. Scott Ainslie: When I See an Elephant Fly (fr. Dumbo) (Oliver Wallace-Ned Washington) The Last Shot Got Him Cattail 2014
  30. Bob (Elliot) & Ray (Goulding): Elephant Protest PSA The Very Best of Bob & Ray - Legends of Comedy High Bridge 978-1-61573-099-5
  31. Darryl Purpose: When Buddha Smiles at the Elephant (Darryl Purpose- Paul Zollo) Still the Birds Blue Rock 2020
  32. Dr. Rowan Williams, The Archbishop of Canterbury: The Lost Elephants of Denbigh (Les Barker) Cat Nav: Songs and Poems of Les Barker Osmosys 050/051
  33. The Bills: Lullaby for Elephants (Richard Moody) Trail of Tales Borealis 239
  34. Beth Wood: Paper Kites Spring Tide self 888295-410199
  35. Missy Raines and the New Hip: Kite (Sarah Siskind) New Frontier Compass 74604-2
  36. Heather Styka: Dragon Kite Lifeboard for Atlantis Kite Stripe 02
  37. Roosevelt Dime: Wealth Addicted (Eben Pariser-Andrew Green) Red Shoes self 88295-41905
  38. Jon Shain & Joe Newberry: All Your Neon Dollars (Jon Shain) Crow the Dawn Flyin' 011
  39. Crowes Pasture (Monique Byrne-Andy Rogowin): Pay to Play (Bryne-Rogowin) Crowes Pasture self 88295-44492
  40. Jaime Michaels: Singing for My Supper Once Upon a Different Time Frumdahart 1012
  41. Mick McAuley w/ Colm O Caoimh: Doireann's Waltz Highs & Bellows self 88295-39615
  42. Richard Shindell: The Last Fare of the Day Thirteen Songs You May or May Not Have Heard Before Amalgamated Balladry 1810
  43. Lydia Hol: Carry Me Home Heading North self 28855-00991
  44. Sally Rogers & Claudia Schmidt: Love Call Me Home (Peggy Seeger) We Are Welcomed Pragmavision 35
  45. 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:

Larry Kaplan, Chaim Tannenbaum, Cosy Sheridan, Darryl Purpose, The Bills, Beth Wood, Jaime Michaels, Sally Rogers & Claudia Schmidt

CD of the week: Chaim Tannenbaum

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