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THE MIDNIGHT SPECIAL
June 11, 2016

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways 40068/71
  2. John McCutcheon: One More Mountaintop Sermon on the Mound Appalsongs 2008
  3. Tim O'Brien & Darrell Scott: Climbing Up a Mountain (T.O'Brien) Live - We're Usually a Lot Better Than This Full Light 94504-78923
  4. Julie Parisi Kirby w/ T.G.Vanini: Every Day We Sail Around the World (T.G.Vanini) In Her Dream Jaiya 00261-70771
  5. David Myles: When It Comes My Turn So Far Little Tiny 009
  6. Dry Branch Fire Squad: Sweet Little Sheila (Tommy Roe) Don't Forget This Song self 88295-04427
  7. Bob Gibson: Tequila Shiela (Mac Davis-Shel Silverstein) Uptown Saturday Night Hogeye 005
  8. Townes Van Zandt: Pancho & Lefty Rear View Mirror Sugar Hill 1054
  9. Paul Simon: Stranger to Stranger Concord 39780-02
  10. Sloan Wainwright: First Time Ever I Saw Your Face (Ewan MacColl) Uncovering self 00261-43140
  11. RJ Cowdery: When I Find All of You (J Wagner) Something Fine Goose Pie 00261-42373
  12. Michael J. Miles: The Very Thought of You (Ray Noble) A-sides Right Turn on Red 00261-44144
  13. Paul Chasman: Ballad of Muhammad Ali Basics self 27836-02446
  14. Tom Russell: Muhammad Ali Modern Art Hightone1292-88154-2
  15. Tom Prasada-Rao: Come Back Muhammad Ali Out of the Blue Ahmisa 1005
  16. Dave Swarbrick & Simon Nicol: Si Bheag, Si Mohr (Turlough O'Carolan, arr.Swarbrick-Nicol) Close to the White Bear Woodworm 028
  17. Larry Kaplan: Fishing Hole Furthermore. . . Folk-Legacy 148
  18. Brian Regan: Fishing on T.V. Live Uproar 3777-2
  19. Kat Eggleston: On My T.V. (Jano Brindisi) Second Nature Waterbug 0005
  20. Dry Branch Fire Squad: You Take a Cab (Jesse Winchester) Don't Forget This Song self 88295-04427
  21. Joni Mitchell: Nathan La Franeer Song to a Seagull Reprise 8122797179-1
  22. The Incredible String Band: Mercy I Cry City (Mike Heron) The Hangman's Beautiful Daughter Collectors' Choice 289-2
  23. Heather Styka: Blue Vintage Dress The Bittersweet Tapes Kite Stripe 04
  24. Annie Gallup: Blue Dress Courage My Love 800PrimeCD 38
  25. Free Hot Lunch: Blue Dress (Jeff Berg) Free Hot Lunch! New Sound Planet 403
  26. John McCutcheon: Miracle (story) / Step By Step (song-trad) Untold Appalsongs 2009
  27. Patty Stevenson & Craig Siemsen: Step by Step (Patty Sevenson) Paint Me a Picture Larrea 1282
  28. Shawn Colvin & Steve Earle: Ruby Tuesday (Keith Richards-Mick Jagger) Colvin & Earle Fantasy 38974-02
  29. Tom Paxton: Annie's Going to Sing Her Song 6 Collectables-Oldies.com 6973
  30. Reid Jamieson: Hey, That's No Way to Say Goodbye (Leonard Cohen) Dear Leonard self 75531-01211 (juniper@reidjaimeson.com)
  31. Hamilton (orig.cast - (Lin-Manuel Miranda as Hamilton, Daveed Digs as Lafayette): Yorktown (The World Turned Upside Down) (Lin-Manuel Miranda) Atlantic 551093-2
  32. Karan Casey: The World Turned Upside Down (The Diggers Song) (Leon Rosselson) Songlines Shanachie 78007
  33. Randy Newman: The Great Nations of Europe The Randy Newman Songbook, Vol. 1 Nonesuch 79689-2
  34. Pete Morton: Old Boston Town The Land of Time Fellside 269
  35. Hamilton (orig.cast-Jonathan Groff as King George): What Comes Next? (Lin-Manuel Miranda) Atlantic 551093-2
  36. Richard Shindell: Are You Happy Now? Sparrow's Point Shanachie 8002
  37. Kat Eggleston: Trick or Treat Second Nature Waterbug 0005
  38. Fairport Convention w/ Dave Swarbrick: Dirty Linen (trad,arr.Swarbrick) Dave Swarbrick & Fairport Convention - Folk on 2 BBC-Cooking Vinyl 11297-65012
  39. Dave Swarbrick: The Cuckoo's Nest (trad) Rags, Reels & Airs Topic 517
  40. Dave Swarbrick: Lovely Nancy (trad) Live at Jacksons Lane Gadfly 503
  41. Fairport Convention w/ Dave Swarbrick: Now Be Thankful (Dave Swarbrick/Richard Thompson) Meet on the Ledge - The Classic Years 1967-1975 A&M 314561687-2
  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:

Julie Parisi Kirby, David Myles Sloan Wainwright, RJ Cowdery, Larry Kaplan

CD of the week: Larry Kaplan

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