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THE MIDNIGHT SPECIAL
July 23, 2016

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways 40068/71
  2. Sam Bush: Everything Is Possible (Sam Bush-Deborah Holland) Storyman Sugar Hill 00011
  3. Suessical (orig.cast-Anthony Blair Hall): It's Possible (McElligot's Pool) (Stephen Flaherty/Lynn Ahrens-Dr.Suess) Decca 012159792-2
  4. Lara Herscovitch: The Bravest Thing Misfit La Rama 1606
  5. Dan Zanes w/ Elena Moon Park w/ Derick Grant, taps: I Can Do That (Marvin Hamlish/ Edward Kleban, fr. A Chorus Line) 76 Trombones Festival Five 014
  6. Fred Small: Everything Possible Everything Possible - Fred Small in Concert Flying Fish 70625
  7. Mollie O'Brien & Rich Moore w/Brigid & Lucy Moore: I Don't Wanna Grow Up (Tom Waits-Kathleen Brennan) Daughters Remington Road 0685
  8. Peter Pan (orig.1954 B'way cast-Mary Martin): I Won't Grow Up (Mark Charlip/Carolyn Leigh) RCA Victor 3762-2
  9. Ian & Sylvia: Child Apart (Ian Tyson) The Complete Vanguard Studio Recordings
  10. Connla: Daily Growing (trad,arr.Connla-Ciaran Carlin) River Waiting self 060249-471257
  11. The Del McCoury Band: Never Grow Up Boy (Del McCoury-Harley Allen) The Company We Keep Sugar Hill 0002
  12. The Farm Hands: Dig in the Dirt (Keith Tew) Pine Castle 1199
  13. Kristine Schmitt w/ The Lonesome Ace Stringband: That's What the Good Dirt's For Good Dirt self no#
  14. Michael Flanders & Donald Swann: The Hippopotamus Song (Mud, Mud, Glorious Mud) At the Drop of a Hat EMI 7974652
  15. Runa: Fear A Bhata (trad,arr. Runa) Live self 41533-76108
  16. Gordon Bok, Ann Mayo Muir, Ed Trickett: Fear A Bhata (trad) The First Fifteen Years, Volume II Folk-Legacy 1004
  17. Connla: The Boatman (Mary Dillon, arr.Connla) River Waiting self 060249-471257
  18. Joan Baez w/ the Indigo Girls & Mary Chapin Carpenter: The Water Is Wide (trad) 75th Birthday Celebration Razor & Tie 00001
  19. Lee Murdock: Wild Mountain Thyme (trad-McPeake family) What About the Water Depot 034
  20. Pieta Brown: Flowers of Love Paradise Outlaw Red House 280
  21. Randall Kromm: Flower Song of Summer Time Won't Let Us Stay self 14118-01024
  22. Maria Dunn: Music in the Meadow Gathering Distant Whisper 06
  23. Ameranouche: Clair de Lune (Django Reinhardt) Sun Shine Soul Red Squirrel 88295-24303
  24. Signal Ridge: Man in the Moon (Brandon Allai) Here Comes the Rain self no#
  25. Steeleye Span: The Mooncoin Jig (trad,arr.Steeleye) A Parcel of Steeleye Span EMI 50999685436-2
  26. Loudon Wainwright III: Over the Hill Older Than My Old Man Now 2nd Story 161-005
  27. Maria Dunn: When I Was Young Gathering Distant Whisper 06
  28. Joan Baez: Forever Young (Bob Dylan) 75th Birthday Celebration Razor & Tie 00001
  29. Robin Bienemann: Let That Be a Lesson Songs About Lessons Learnt self 00261-43737
  30. Michael Johnson: You Have to Be Carefully Taught (Rodgers/Hammerstein) The Early Albums MJ Blue 99001
  31. Drew Nelson: Lessons Tilt-A-Whirl Red House 249
  32. Lyal Strickland: Always Made the Mistake Preservation Shedding Dog 00261-44237
  33. Judy Kass: Take a Lesson Better Things self 00261-39826
  34. Renee Fleming: Characters from Wagner's Ring Cycle The Phone Book, Version 3 Radio Foundation
  35. Henry Morgan: Morgan on Wagner The American Comedy Box Rhino 71617
  36. Pat Donohue: Opera guitar medley including O Mio Babbino Caro (G.Puccini) (Folkstage - February 6, 2016) WFMT recording
  37. Florence Foster Jenkins w/Cosme McMoon, piano: Queen of the Night area (W.A.Mozart) The Glory (????) of the Human Voice BMG 09026-61175-2
  38. Harry Chapin: Mr. Tanner Short Stories Flashback R2-76106
  39. Lee Murdock: Heave Her Up and Bust Her (trad) Freshwater Highway Depot 017
  40. Larry Kaplan: The Sea Ran High (PD) Futhermore Folk-Legacy 148
  41. Stan Rogers: The Flowers of Bermuda Between the Breaks. . . Live! Borealis 216
  42. One Riot One Ranger: Who'll Stop the Rain (John Fogarty) Sidetracks Hayden's Ferry 98042
  43. James Gordon: No Matter Where This River Flows Sunny Jim Borealis 241
  44. Joan Baez & Jackson Browne: Before the Deluge (Jackson Browne) 75th Birthday Celebration Razor & Tie 00001
  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:

Sam Bush, Lara Herscovitch, Mollie O'Brien & Rich Moore, Connla, Runa, Joan Baez, Maria Dunn, Lyal Strickland, Larry Kaplan, James Gordon

CD of the week: Joan Baez

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