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THE MIDNIGHT SPECIAL
July 2, 2016

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways 40068/71
  2. Michael Henchman: Heartland 40 Miles from Midnight Pulse Nine 1125
  3. Jack Williams: Heartland Across the Winterline Wind River 14004
  4. Win Stracke: El-a-noy (trad) Songs of Old Town Flair no#
  5. Chris Miller: Till I'm Home in Illinois Rabbit Flat Revisited Prairie Sphynx 07541-97252
  6. Mustard's Retreat: Hopelessly Midwestern (Joel Mabus) The Wind and the Crickets... Palmetto 2029
  7. Mollie O'Brien & Rich Moore with Brigid & Lucy Moore: The Beehive State (Randy Newman) Daughters Remington Road 88295-44556
  8. Utah Phillips: Shark Fishing (in Utah) The Moscow Hold & Other Stories Red House 118
  9. Rosalie Sorrels: I've Got a Home Out in Utah (R.Sorrels-B.Phillips) If I Could Be the Rain Folk-Legacy 31
  10. Chaim Tannenbaum: Brooklyn 1955 Chaim Tannenbaum StorySound 161-017
  11. Dave Murphy: Brooklyn Street American Landscape Phoenix Night 00261-43120
  12. Millpond Moon: Broke in Brooklyn Tikopia 84501-80023
  13. Hamilton (orig.cast-Leslie Odom, Jr.-Daveed Diggs): Guns and Ships (Lin-Manuel Miranda) Atlantic 551093-2
  14. 1776 (orig.cast-Paul Hecht-David Ford): Cool, Cool, Considerate Men (Sherman Edwards) Sony 48215
  15. Joe Hickerson: Valley Forge (Bob Coltman) Drive Dull Care Away Folk-Legacy 58
  16. Norah Jones: American Anthem (Gene Scheer) The War - A Ken Burns Film Legacy 88697-10203-2
  17. Noah Wall w/ Ed Snodderly: Trouble in Mind (Richard Jones) Down Home Blues Chesky 380
  18. Richard & Mimi Farina: Pack Up Your Sorrows (Richard Farina/Pauline Marden) Celebrations for a Grey Day Vanguard 79174-2
  19. Ralph Stanley: Worried Man Blues (A.P. Carter) A Distant Land to Roam Columbia/DMZ 82796-93629-2
  20. Ray Jessel: Don't Ever Try to Cross an Englishman The First 70 Years LML 171
  21. Noel Coward: Mad Dogs and Englishmen The Noel Coward Album Sony 47253
  22. Kenneth Williams: Buy British (Peter Cook) The World of Kenneth Williams Brit. Decca 64
  23. (Michael) Flanders & (Donald) Swann: Song of Patriotic Prejudice At the Drop of Another Hat EMI 7974642
  24. Scrambled Feet (orig.cast-Jeff Haddow-Evalyn Baron-John Driver): British (John Driver-Jeffrey Haddow) DRG 6105
  25. Harry Cox: What Will Become of England (:53) (trad) Rounder 11661-1839-2
  26. Lois Morton: English Doesn't Turn Me On 20th Century Girl self no#
  27. Jimmie Driftwood: Battle of New Orleans (James Morris) Newly Discovered Early American Folk Songs RCA Victor 1635
  28. Ryanhood: Start Somewhere (C.Hood-R.Green-R.Alfred) self 88295-00534
  29. Harpeth Rising: The Borderline (Jordanna Greenberg) Shifted Grim Rising 88295-29506-2
  30. Sarah Jarosz: Take Another Turn Undercurrent Sugar Hill 39109-02
  31. Sofia Talvik: Big Sky Country Makaki 17
  32. Antje Duvekot: Long Way The Near Demise of the High Wire Dancer Pantjebear 008
  33. Carol McComb: Idaho Sky Tears Into Laughter Kaleidoscope 41
  34. Kathy Kallick Band: My Montana Home Foxhounds Live Oak 610
  35. David Ackles: Montana Song American Gothic Collectors' Choice 311-2
  36. Peter Ostroushko: Montana Heart of the Heartland Red House 70
  37. Ralph Stanley: O Death (trad) O Brother Where Art Thou? - orig.soundtrk Mercury 088-170-069-2
  38. Noah Wall: Death Don't Have No Mercy (Rev.Gary Davis) Down Home Blues Chesky 380
  39. Mollie O'Brien & Rich Moore with Brigid & Lucy Moore: The Day I Die (Diana Jones) Daughters Remington Road 88295-44556
  40. The Stanley Brothers (Ralph & Carter) & The Clinch Mountain Boys: Long Journey Home (trad) (University of Chicago Folk Festival, February, 1961) WFMT Recording
  41. Deborah Robins: Your Lone Journey (Doc & Rosa Lee Watson) Lone Journey Zippety Whippet 00261-43778
  42. Four Shillings Short: One More Banjo Laid Down (Joe Lamay) Blow Ye North Winds, Blow self 88295-22693
  43. Ralph Stanley & The Clinch Mountain Boys: Will You Miss Me (A.P. Carter) (University of Chicago Folk Festival, January, 1984) WFMT Recording
  44. 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:

Mollie O'Brien & Rich Moore with Brigid & Lucy Moore, Chaim Tannenbaum, Dave Murphy, Millpond Moon, Hamilton, Noah Wall, Sarah Jarosz, Sofia Tavlik

CD of the week: Mollie O'Brien & Rich Moore with Brigid & Lucy Moore

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