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THE MIDNIGHT SPECIAL
June 25, 2016

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways 40068/71
  2. Rebekah Long: Ain't Life Sweet (Rebekah Long-Donna Ulisse- Rick Stanley) LUK 43157-43890
  3. Maria Sangiolo: Life Is Sweet Fairy Moons - Songs of the Ring Raging River 105
  4. Al Day: The Good Life (Somebody Else's Troubles - November 18, 1977) WFMT Recording
  5. Anya Turner & Robert Grusecki: Life Is Good Greetings from Yorkville self ARR 5103
  6. Aileen Vance: Sweet Life Avenida 003
  7. Erika Kulnys: Keep Your Feet Moving Rise Up self 44667-03699
  8. Ivas John: Keep Your Train Movin' Good Days a Comin Right Side Up 88295-28487
  9. Brother Sun: Keep on Going (Pat Wictor) Weights & Wings self 53701-21522
  10. Mary Chapin Carpenter: On and On It Goes The Calling Zoe 01143-1111-2
  11. Bright Star (orig.cast-Emily Padgett, Jeff Blumenkrantz & ensemble): Another Round (Steve Martin-Edie Brickell) Ghostlight 84501-02
  12. Evie Ladin Band: Drinking About You (E.Ladin) Jump the Fire Evil Diane 003
  13. The Hot Sardines w/ Alan Cumming: When I Get Low I Get High (Marian Sunshine) French Fries + Champagne Decca 0024858-02
  14. David Mallett: Survivor Celebration North Road 06548-68572
  15. Johnsmith: Survivors Kickin' This Stone Blue Pine 83707-84062
  16. Richard Dyer-Bennet: The Vicar of Bray (trad) Richard Dyer-Bennet 1 Smithsonian Folkways 40078
  17. David Massengill: Number One In America Coming Up for Air Flying Fish 70590
  18. Ragtime (orig.cast-Vanessa Townsell-Crisp-Brian Stokes Mitchell): Till We Reach That Day (Stephen Flaherty/Lynn Ahrens) RCA Victor 09026-63167-2
  19. Graham Nash: Cracks in the City This Path Tonight Blue Castle 1516-8
  20. Millpond Moon (Rune Hauge-Kjersti Misje): Blowin' in the Wind (Bob Dylan) Broke in Brooklyn Tikopia 84501-80023
  21. Alec Baldwin: Hays Code The Phone Book, Version 3 Radio Foundation
  22. Tom Lehrer: Smut The Remains of Tom Lehrer Warner-Rhino 79831
  23. Shelly Berman & Lovelady Powell: Cleans and Dirties The Sex Life of the Primate Laugh.com 1186
  24. Michael J. Miles w/ Darol Anger: My Favorite Things (Richard Rodgers) A-sides Right Turn on Red 00261-44144
  25. Kevin Elliott: I'm an Old Panhandler Patterns of Blue Soona Songs 018
  26. Sesame Street: The People in Your Neighborhood (Jeff Moss) Platinum All-Time Favorites Sony Wonder 67660
  27. M.C. Hansen: In My Neighborhood From Whitehorse to the Crow's Nest self no#
  28. Tom Waits: In the Neighborhood Swordfish Trombones Island 90095-1
  29. Yves Lambert Trio (Tommy Gauthier & Olivier Rondeau): Les Oripeaux de ma mignonne (The clothes of my sweetie) / Reel a Chabot (Lambert?) Laissez Courir les Chiens La Pruche Libre 2-4561
  30. Andrew Finn Magill w/ John Doyle: Jigs - Don't Touch That Green Linnet (Tommy Peoples) / Dancing Eyes (S.Ryan) / The Humors of Cavan (trad) Roots self 00261-44064
  31. Peadar MacMahon: Abdul Abulbul Amir (Percy French, PD) The Legacy of Percy French self 00261-43198
  32. The Chad Mitchell Trio: Maladyozhenaya (The Russian Song) (Milt Okun- Mitchell-Frazier-Kobluck) The Very Best of the Chad Mitchell Trio Vanguard 794942
  33. Steve Poltz: Mother Russia Folksinger self 41444-16982
  34. Harmonious Wail: Moscow Nights (trad-M.Matusovsky-V.Soloyev-Sedoy) Gypsy Swing Naxos World 76056-2
  35. Mary Beth Cross: The Medley - Summertime (Geo.Gershwin/Ira Gershwin- Dubose Heyward) / Pas de Deux (MB Cross) / Moondance (Van Morrison) / Pas de Deux Francais (MB Cross) Feels Like Home self 0106
  36. Gordon Lightfoot: Summer Side of Life Gord's Gold Reprise 2237-2
  37. David Myles: I Wouldn't Dance So Far Little Tiny 009
  38. Madeleine Peyroux: Dance Me to the End of Love (Leonard Cohen) Careless Love Rounder 11661-3192-2
  39. Thom Bishop: Mr. Arthur's Place The Amber Ages self 88295-42195
  40. Don White: Last Dance More Alive self 14118-01031
  41. Paul Simon: Insomniac's Lullaby Stranger to Stranger Concord 39780-02
  42. Shawn Colvin: All Through the Night (trad,arr.Alec Wilder) Holiday Songs and Lullabies Columbia 09550
  43. 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:

Rebeka Long, Ivas John, Evie Ladin, Hat Sardines, Graham Nash, Millpond Moon, Kevin Elliott, Andrew Finn Magill, Yves Lambert Trio, Peadar MacMahon, Mary Beth Cross, David Myles, Thom Bishop, Paul Simon

CD of the week: Graham Nash

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