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THE MIDNIGHT SPECIAL
August 27, 2016

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways 40068/71
  2. Jim Kweskin & Geoff Muldaur: Just a Little While to Stay Here (Eugene Monroe Bartlett, PD) Penny's Farm Kingswood 1603
  3. Guy Davis: Let Me Stay Awhile Butt Naked Free Red House 142
  4. The Rooftop Singers: Walk Right In (Darling/Svanoe/Cannon/Woods) The Rooftop Singers - Best of the Vanguard Years Vanguard 79749-2
  5. Lisa Gutkin: From Here on In (L.Gutkin/Woody Guthrie) self 88295-39260
  6. Jim Kweskin & Geoff Muldaur: Down on Penny's Farm (trad) Penny's Farm Kingswood 1603
  7. Mountain Heart: Maggie's Farm (Bob Dylan) Blue Skies Compass 746622
  8. Davy Joe Malone (David Maloney): Finnegan's Farm A Little Homespun Wobble Pelican 9044
  9. Switchback: The Farmer Leaves the Dell (FitzGerald-McCormack) The Fire That Burns Waygood 110102
  10. Lisa Redfern: Steve Martin Chickadee Hurricane 111
  11. Bill Berry: The Day We Stole Steve Martin Awkward Stage Songwriter's Square 001
  12. Steve Martin w/ The Steep Canyon Rangers: King Tut Rare Bird Alert Rounder 11661-0660-2
  13. The Pines: Aerial Ocean (David Huckfeld-Benton Ramsey) Above the Prairie Red House 291
  14. Richard Shindell: The Dome Careless Amalgaated Balladry 1811
  15. The Cantrells: Stand Right Here (Emily Cantrell) Weather Reports Sombrero 13797-00092
  16. John Flynn: Don't Just Do Something (Stand There) Mercy self 010
  17. Andrew McKnight: Something Worth Standing For Falling Mountain 1050
  18. Red Tail Ring: Fall Away Blues (Laurel Primo-Michael Beauchamp) Earthwork 8504
  19. Beth Wood: Everything Falls Away The Weather Inside Blue Rock 1030
  20. Gretchen Peters: Everything Falls Away Blackbirds Scarlet Letter 10
  21. The Pines: Hanging from the Earth (David Huckfeld-Benton Ramsey) Above the Prairie Red House 291
  22. Joel Mabus: Poison in the Glass No Worries Now. . . Fossil 2009
  23. Lou & Peter Berryman: Why Am I Painting the Living Room? What, Again?! Cornbelt CR900
  24. David Mitchell & Robert Webb: Faith in Humanity That Mitchell & Webb Sound, Series 5 BBC Audio
  25. Bryan Bowers: Aura (Mark Graham) For You Flying Fish 70524
  26. The Freight Hoppers: Nobody's Business (Earl Johnson, PD?) Waiting on the Gravy Train Rounder 11661-0433-2
  27. Jim Kweskin & Geoff Muldaur: Gwabi Gwabi Penny's Farm Kingswood 1603
  28. Miriam Makeba: The Click Song Belafonte Returns to Carnegie Hall RCA Victor 09026-62690
  29. Soweto Gospel Choir: Emlanjeni (Zulu) / Yelele (Tswana) (By the Rivers) (trad-arr. Jimmy Mulovhedzi) Divine Decade Decca 0019931-02
  30. Red Tail Ring: Ghost Whispers (Laurel Primo-Michael Beauchamp) Fall Away Blues Earthwork 8504
  31. Carrie Newcomer: Haunted The Beautiful Not Yet Available Light 03
  32. Jim Patton & Sherry Brokus: Ghosts in This Room Tonight (Jim Patton) The Hard Part of Living Berkalin 10099
  33. Anna Fermin: Because a Fire Was in Her Head The Contender Pink Room 20543-30223
  34. Melissa Menago: If the Fire Goes Out Little Crimes Chesky 384
  35. Jaime Michaels: The Heat Once Upon a Different Time Frumdahart 1012
  36. Richard Shindell: Before You Go Careless Amalgaated Balladry 1811
  37. Jacques Brel: Ne Me Quitte Pas Brel Barclay Universal 543625-2
  38. Buffy Sainte-Marie: Until It's Time for You to Go The Best of Buffy Sainte-Marie Vanguard 3/4
  39. Judy Collins & Willie Nelson: When I Go (Dave Carter) Strangers Again Wildflower 0032
  40. Steve Gillette & Cindy Mangsen: Birdsong (C.Mangsen) Home By Dark Compass Rose 13
  41. Lisa Redfern: Chickadee Hurricane 111
  42. Darlingside: Birds Say (Mitchell-Mukharji-Paseltiner-Senft) Thirty Tigers 96859-96584
  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:

Kweskin & Muldaur, Lisa Gutkin, Lisa Redfern, Bill Berry, Richard Shindell, The Cantrells, John Flynn, Red Tail Ring, Carrie Newcomer,Jim Patton & Sherry Brokus, Jaime Michaels, Darlingside

CD of the week: Red Tail Ring

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