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THE MIDNIGHT SPECIAL
August 13, 2016

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways 40068/71
  2. Anne Hills & Jay Ansill: Follow That Road (Anne Hills) Fragile Gifts Hand & Heart 2016
  3. Joan Baez w/ Richard Thompson: She Never Could Resist a Winding Road (Richard Thompson) 75th Birthday Celebration Razor & Tie 00001
  4. JP Jones: Endless Highway Touch Vision Company 80547-16966
  5. Jerry Jeff Walker: Old Road Driftin' Way of Life Vanguard 73124
  6. Joseph Sobol: The Road Not Taken (Jos.Sobol/Robt.Frost) Citternity Kiltarten Rd. 00261-36960
  7. The Special Consensus w/ John Cowan: Take Me Home, Country Roads (John Denver) Country Boy: A Bluegrass Tribute to John Denver Compass 74627-2
  8. The High Bar Gang: Don't This Road Look Rough and Rocky (Lester Flatt-Earl Scruggs) Someday the Heart Will Trouble the Mind True North 622
  9. The Earls of Leicester: I'm Working on a Road (To Glory Land) (Lester Flatt) Rattle & Roar Rounder 11661-00001
  10. Geoff Samuels w/ Cindy Cashdollar, dobro: Out of Gas (Tom Stratton-Geoff Samuels) Peaceful Waters self 88295-44441
  11. Michael Howard: Gasoline Dream self 90394-22369
  12. (Aubrey) Atwater & (Elwood) Donnelly: Spanish Lady (trad) The World Is Old Tonight Rabbit Island 1013-2
  13. Patricia Shih: I Am Counting Woman with One Closed Eye Glass 0040
  14. Anne Hills & Jay Ansill: Counting the Beats (Jay Ansill/Robert Graves) Fragile Gifts Hand & Heart 2016
  15. Tangleweed: The Whistle Tree (Scott Judd-Paul Wargaski-Billy Oh) In the Unlikely Event of a Water Landing Squatney 45005
  16. Jenn Rawling & Basho Parks: Whistle Bird (Jenn Rawling) Take the Air Waterbug 106
  17. The Goons (Peter Sellers-Harry Secombe-Spike Milligan): Whistle Your Cares Away (Milligan-Stephens) The World of the Goons Brit.Decca 569
  18. John Prine: Fish and Whistle Souvenirs Oh Boy OBR-021
  19. Sally Rogers & Claudia Schmidt: Cool of the Day (Jean Ritchie) We Are Welcomed Pragmavsion 35
  20. The Cantrells: Goodbye Cool World (Emily Cantrell) Weather Reports Sombrero 4477
  21. Kelly Mulhollan: Jeremiah 4:19-26 (End of the World) (Mulhollan/Bible) Never Ending Conversation Termite Tracs 591
  22. Bill Kirchen & Austin de Lone: The Times They Are A-Changing' Transatlantica Red House 296
  23. James Gordon: Change Train Sunny Jim Borealis 241
  24. Harpeth Rising w/ David Greenberg: The End of the World (David Greenberg) Grimm Rising 84501-78747
  25. The Steel Wheels: End of the World Again (Trent Wagler) Leave Some Things Behind Big Ring 004
  26. Rosalie Sorrels: From Way Up Here (Malvina Reynolds-Pete Seeger) No Closing Chord - The Songs of Malvina Reynolds Red House 143
  27. Pierce Pettis: From Way Up Here Tinseltown High Street 10311-2
  28. John Gorka: Downtown Tonight Before Beginning: The Unreleased I Know - Nashiville 1985 Red House 292
  29. Liz Callaway: I Know a Place / Downtown (Tony Hatch) Boom - Live at Birdland PS Classics 1199
  30. Allan Sherman: Crazy Downtown (Tony Hatch, parody Sherman) My Son, the Greatst - The Best of Allan Sherman Rhino 75771
  31. Greg Greenway: The Skin I'm In 20,000 Versions of the Sun Sheen of Heat 006
  32. Chuck Suchy: Ancient Voices Evening In Paris Little Bluestem 103
  33. Kathy Mattea: Who's Gonna Know (Jon Vezner) Walking Away a Winner Mercury 3145188522
  34. Krista Detor w/ Amanda Biggs: For All I Know Barely Tightrope 255 114
  35. Lorne Clarke: If You Know From My Window self 29982-16808
  36. John Gorka: I Know Before Beginning: The Unreleased I Know - Nashiville 1985 Red House 292
  37. Mick Sullivan & Stephen Read: Play By the Rules (Mick Sullivan) Common Ground Hometown 1A
  38. Annie Gallup: There Are Rules Cause and Effect 800PrimeCD 028
  39. Sam Bush: Play By Your Own Rules (Sam Bush/Stephen Mougin) Storyman Sugar Hill 00011
  40. Lou & Peter Berryman: Perseids House Concert Cornbelt 12
  41. Mike, Peggy & Penny Seeger: Watch the Stars (trad) American Folk Songs for Christmas Rounder 11661-02682
  42. Suzanne Buirgy w/ Janis Ian: Shooting Stars A Small Word Atune 20903-2
  43. Geoff Bartley: Let Falling Stars. . . One Kind Word Waterbug 0036
  44. Joan Baez: My Lord What a Morning (trad) In Concert Vanguard 79598-2
  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:

Anne Hills & Jay Ansill, Joan Baez 75th celebration, JP Jones, High Bar Gang, Earls of Leicester, Atwater & Donnelly, Tangleweed, The Cantrells, James Gordon, John Gorka, Greg Greenway, Sam Bush

CD of the week: Anne Hills & Jay Ansill

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