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THE MIDNIGHT SPECIAL
September 3, 2016

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways 40068/71
  2. O'Connor Band (Kate Lee-Mark O'Connor): The Sweet Ones (Kate Lee-Jon Weisberger) Coming Home Rounder 11661-00003
  3. Sam Bayer: The Songs That Write Me The Great Indoors self 85007-61777
  4. Eric Bibb & JJ Milteau: Swimmin' in a River of Songs (Eric Bibb) Lead Belly's Gold Stony Plain 1387
  5. Jack Tempchin: Song for You (J.Tempchin-Keith Harkin) One More Song Blue Elan 1026
  6. The Pines: Where Something Wild Still Flows (David Huckfelt-Benson Ramsey) Above the Prairie Red House 291
  7. Paul Reisler & Bobby Read, w/ Leslie Tucker: Peace of Wild Things (P.Reisler) Birth of a River EarthSea-Platinum 15095-3729-2
  8. Richard Shindell: The Deer on the Parkway Careless Amalgamated Balladry 1811
  9. Banjo Nickaru & Western Scooches: When the Red, Red Robin (Harry Woods) Very Next Thing On the Bol 0003
  10. Kristine Schmitt & The Lonesome Ace Stringband: Wild Bird Blues (K.Schmitt) Good Dirt self no#
  11. Erika Kulnys: Hummingbird Rise Up self 44667-03689
  12. Molsky's Mountain Drifters (Bruce Molsky-Allison de Groot-Stash Wyslouch): Free a Little Bird (trad) Molsky's Mountain Drifters Tree Frog 1601
  13. Solas, Mairead Phelan, v.): Little Bird of Heaven (Martha Scanlon) All These Years THL 0902
  14. Jim Kweskin & Geoff Muldaur: The Cuckoo (trad) Penny's Farm Kingswood 1603
  15. Bob Gibson: Cuckoo Again (Shel Silverstein) The Perfect High Mountain Railroad 52794
  16. Jacob Miller & The Bridge City Crooners: Love Will Make You Crazy (Jacob Miller) Pacific Ragtime self 00261-44092
  17. The Freight Hoppers: Fall on My Knees (trad?) Waiting on the Gravy Train Rounder 11661-0433-2
  18. Ernest Troost: Resurrection Blues Live at McCabes Travelin' Shoes 1003
  19. Sam Bayer: Salvation The Great Indoors self 85007-61777
  20. Camille West: Getting Raptured 2000 Diva's Day Off Mother Tongue 103
  21. David LaMotte: Give God the Blues The Other Way Around DPI 161
  22. Jim Kweskin & Geoff Muldaur: C-h-i-c-k-e-n (Mississippi John Hurt) Penny's Farm Kingswood 1603
  23. Utah Phillips: Egg Sittin' Horse The Moscow Hold & other stories Red House 118
  24. The Juggernaut Jug Band: Ain't Nobody Here But Us Chickens (Joan Whitney - Alex Kramer) Live Lunch self 59696 10102
  25. The Pines: There in Spirit (David Huckfelt-Benson Ramsey) Above the Prairie Red House 291
  26. Carrie Newcomer: Cedar Rapids 10 AM The Beautiful No Yet Available Light 03
  27. Darlingside: She's All Around (Mitchell-Mukharji-Paseltine-Senft) Birds Say Thirty Tigers 96859-96584
  28. Switchback (Brian FitzGerald-Martin McCormack): The Has-Been That Never Was The Fire That Burns Waygood 110102
  29. Bill Berry: (You Was) Nobody Then (2:46) Awkward Stage Songwriter's Square 63677-00020
  30. Darlingside: Harrison Ford (Mitchell-Mukharji-Paseltine-Senft) Birds Say Thirty Tigers 96859-96584
  31. Christine Lavin: Harrison Ford Getting in Touch With My Inner Bitch self 60355-30382
  32. Anna Fermin's Trigger Gospel: Heaven in My New Shoes Go Sighlow 003
  33. Bryan Bowers: Workin' on the Car (Tom Dundee) Bristlecone Pine Seattle Sounds 34134-04002
  34. Mary Flower: Broke Down Automobile Blues Jubilee Resounding 408
  35. Joe Jencks: Auto Mechnically Declined (Folkstage - August 27, 2016) WFMT recording
  36. The Stray Birds: Hands of Man (Oliver Craven-Maya De Vitry) Magic Fire YepRoc 2475
  37. Dave Gunning: Hardworking Hands (Dave Gunning-Ron Hynes) (Folkstage - February 13, 2016) WFMT Recording
  38. Carrie Newcomer: The Work of Our Hands A Permeable Life Available Light 02
  39. Eddy Lawrence: I Worked With My Hands Used Parts PrimeCD 008
  40. Pat Humphries: Hands (Phil Ochs) Appleseed 1045
  41. Brother Sun: These Hands (Dave Gunning-George Canyon) Some Part of the Truth self 53701-21112
  42. 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:

O'Connor Band, Sam Bayer, Jack Tempchin, Richard Shindell, Erika Kulnys, Molsky's Mountain Drivers, Kweskin & Muldaur, Carrie Newcomer, Darlingside, Bill Berry, The Stray Birds

CD of the week: Jim Kweskin & Geoff Muldaur

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