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THE MIDNIGHT SPECIAL
July 9, 2016

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways 40068/71
  2. Golden Ring: This Old World (trad) A Gathering of Friends for Making Music Folk-Legacy 16
  3. Sheldon Harnick: Merry Little Minuet Hidden Treasures 1949-2013 Harbinger 3002
  4. The Mad Show (orig.cast): Hate Song (Mary Rodgers/Steven Vinaver) DRG 19072
  5. Harpeth Rising: I Am Eve (I Am the Reason) (Jordana Greenberg) Shifted Grimm Rising 88295-29506
  6. The Lonely Heartstring Band: If I Had A Hammer (Lee Hays/Pete Seeger) Deep Waters Rounder 11661-3965-02
  7. David Holt & Josh Goforth: I Got Mine (Pink Anderson) Good Medicine High Windy 1293
  8. Trout Fishing in America: Mine! (Ezra Idlet-Keith Grimwood) Family Music Party self 13
  9. Steve Martin & Edie Brickell: Mine All Mine So Familiar Rounder 11661-37395-02
  10. Lucy Kaplansky: This Is Mine (Lucy Kaplansky-Richard Litvin) Flesh and Bone Red House 92
  11. Noah Wall: Nobody's Fault But Mine (Willie Johnson) Down Home Blues Chesky 380
  12. Joel Mabus: Naked Truth Retold Fossil 1808
  13. Tom Paxton: We Didn't Know Ain't That News Elektra import 8122-73565-2
  14. Claudia Schmidt & Sally Rogers: Willful Ignorance (Claudia Schmidt) We Are Welcomed Pragmavison 35
  15. Bill Staines: Dear Friend The Second Million Miles Red House 189
  16. Monica Rizzio: Long Lost Friend Washashore Cowgirl self 59716-18317
  17. Archie Fisher: Song for a Friend A Silent Song Red House 235
  18. Paul Kelly: Sonnet 18 (Shall I Compare Thee to a Summer's Day) (Paul Kelly /Wm.Shakespeare) Seven Sonnets & A Song Cooking Vinyl 024
  19. Nancy Moran: Summer's Day My Gallery Azalea 624
  20. The Tillers: Long Summer Day (trad-Tillers) Hand on the Plow Muddy Roots 84501-93181
  21. Tret Fure: Summer To Me True Compass Tomboy Girl 831-4
  22. Chicago A Cappella: Sonet 18 (Shall I Compare Thee to a Summer's Day) (Robert Applebaum/Wm.Shakespeare) Shall I Compare Thee? Cedille 90000-085
  23. Runa (Maggie White, fiddle): The Hunter Set - Brilliancy / Squirrel Harbor / Chinaquapin Hunting / Dunbar (trad) Live self 41533-76108
  24. Connla: Pilot set - Skyhope (Naill Vallely) / Jackson's (trad,arr.Connla) River Waiting self 060249-471257
  25. Mick McAuley w/ Colm O Caoimh: As I Roved Out (trad,arr.McAuley) Highs & Bellows self 88295-39615
  26. Solas w/ Moira Smiley, vocal: As I Went Out Walking (trad,arr.Solas) All These Years THL 002
  27. Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (orig.B'way cast - Carol Channing): Diamonds Are a Girl's Best Friend (Jule Styne/Leo Robin) Columbia Legacy 48013
  28. BeauSoleil avec Michael Doucet: I Spent All My Money Loving You (Bobby Charles) Alligator Purse YepRoc 2185
  29. Small Potatoes: The Best Things in Life Are Free (DeSylva/Brown) Small Potatoes Alive! self 00261 20910
  30. Garrison Keillor: Reasons for Admission to Insane Asylum The Phone Book, Version 3 (trad-Larry Josephson) Radio Foundation
  31. Runa: Bedlam Boys (trad,arr.Runa) Live self 41433-76108
  32. Rick Lee: Lunatic Asylum (trad) There's a Talk About a Fence Waterbug 0047
  33. Cosy Sheridan: Would You Like To Meet the Voice Inside My Head The Horse King Waterbug 102
  34. Sarah Jarosz: Comin' Undone (Parker Millsap-Sarah Jaroscz) Undercurrent Sugar Hill 39109-02
  35. Woody Pines: Walking Stick (Irving Berlin) Woody Pines Muddy Roots 88295-23757
  36. Bread & Bones: Walking Cane (trad-Richard Ruane) I Know Stories Riptone 00261-24538
  37. Norman Blake & Peter Ostroushko: The Old Hickory Cane (trad) Meeing on Southern Soil Red House 153
  38. Kaia Kater: Hangman's Reel (trad,arr.Kater) Nine Pin Kingswood 1602
  39. Gina Forsyth: Whiskey Before Breakfast (trad) Copper Rooster Waterbug 125
  40. James Gordon: I Picture You Sunny Jim Borealis 241
  41. Terri Hendrix: Found Love You Strong Wilory 30013
  42. Kelley Mcrae: All the Days That Have Come Before (K.Mcrae-Matt Castelein) The Wayside self 98576-86762
  43. Rebekah Long: Here I Am (Donna Ulisse) LUK 43157-43890
  44. Ivas John: Here I Am (Ivas John-Edward John) Good Days a Comin Right Side Up 88295-28487
  45. Heather Pierson: It's Time to Go The Hard Work of Living Vessel 007
  46. Bill Staines: One Goodbye The First Million Miles Rounder 1166-11560-2
  47. Sierra Hull: Lullaby Weighted Mind Rounder 11661-91662
  48. Krista Detor: Emma's Lullabye Chocolate Paper Suites Tightrope 255-102
  49. Coty Hogue: Lullaby Flight Perpetual Hoedown 88295-43109
  50. 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:

Lonely Heartstring Band, David Holt & Josh Goforth, Noah Wall, Claudia Schmidt & Sally Rogers, Monica Rizzio, Paul Kelly, Runa, Connla,Mick McAuley, Sarah Jarosz, Rebekah Long, Ivas John, Sierra Hull, Coty Hogue

CD of the week: Runa

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