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THE MIDNIGHT SPECIAL
September 10, 2016

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways 40068/71
  2. The Weavers (Fred Hellerman, lead): Fight On (Fred Hellerman) Wasn't That a Time Vanguard 147/50
  3. Emma's Revolution: Keep On Moving Forward (Pat Humphries) Roots, Rock & Revolution Moving Forward 1334
  4. Terry Tufts: The Better Fight Borealis BCD 172
  5. The Weavers (Fred Hellerman, lead): Last Night I Had the Strangest Dream (Ed McCurdy) The Weavers at Carnegie Hall, Vol. 2 (April 1, 1960) Vanguard 79075
  6. The Good Lovelies: Heebie Jeebies (Boyd Atkins) Live at Revolution self 36766-00045
  7. Madeleine Peyroux: Tango Till They're Sore (Tom Waits) Secular Hymns Impulse 0025437-02
  8. Tom Lehrer w/ The Richard Heyman Orchestra: Masochism Tango The Remains of Tom Lehrer Rhino 79831
  9. Charlie Roth: 12 Step Tango Tavern Puzzles GrownFolk 89577-55862
  10. Wonderful Town (orig.cast-Rosalind Russell): One Hundred Easy Ways (Leo.Bernstein/Betty Comden-Adolph Green) Sony SK 48021
  11. Paul Simon: 50 Ways to Leave Your Lover Still Crazy After All These Years Warner Bros. 78901
  12. Loose Ties: 1000 Ways to Play the Fool (Ben Winship) Tangled Roots Blue Planet 2002
  13. Switchback: Rocky Mountain Express (Brian FitzGerald- Martin McCormack) Kanoka WayGood 110113
  14. The New Lost City Ramblers (Mike Seeger-Tracy Schwarz-John Cohen): Railroading on the Great Divide (Sara Carter) Smithsonian Folkways 31041
  15. Larry Penn w/ Lil Rev: In the Mist of Colorado's Mountain Railroads (Larry Penn) Around the Campfire Cookie Man 10
  16. Fred Hellerman: When Banana Skins Are Falling (A.Franzzini- Paul DeFrank-Irving Mills) Caught in the Act Honeywind 107
  17. Peter Sellers: Boiled Bananas and Carrots (Collins-Murray) A Celebration of Sellers EMI 7243827781-2
  18. Matt McGinn: Have a Banana (trad-McGinn) The Best of Matt McGinn, Volume 2 Greentrax 253
  19. Bonnie Koloc: Elise (Howard Levy/Bonnie Koloc) Rediscovered Mr. Biscuit 05
  20. Marie-Lynn Hammond: Elise cherche dans le ceil (Elise looks skyward) (Marie-Lynn Hammond/Paul Savoie) Vignettes Vignettes 7881-2
  21. Mike West: Elise Home Binky 1026
  22. Wonderful Town (orig.cast-Rosalind Russell): Swing! (Leo.Bernstein/Betty Comden-Adolph Green) Sony SK 48021
  23. Billie Holiday: Swing! Brother, Swing! (L.Raymond-W.Bishop- C.Williams) Lady Day - The Best of Billie Holiday Columbia Legacy 85979
  24. Madeleine Peyroux: Shout Sister Shout (Bill Doggett-Lucky Millinder- Sister Rosetta Tharpe) Secular Hymns Impulse 0025437-02
  25. The Coal Porters: Save Me from the Storm (Neil Robt. Herd) No. 6 Prima 027
  26. Bob Dylan: Shelter from the Storm Blood on the Tracks Columbia 33235
  27. Kim & Reggie Harris and Magpie w/ David Roth: In the Shelter (K&R Harris) Guide My Feet Appleseed 1029
  28. Wonderful Town (orig.cast-Rosalind Russell, Jacquelyn McKeever & ensemble): Wrong Note Rag (Leo.Bernstein/Betty Comden-Adolph Green) Sony SK 48021
  29. Jonathan & Darlene Edwards: Tiptoe Through The Tulips (Dubin/Burke) Jonathan and Darlene's Greatest Hits - Volume II Corinthian 103
  30. Captain Ambivalent and the Accordion of Gold: You Can't Sing, You're Ugly, And the Sixties Are Over (Daniel Biemer) Fear the Accordion self 00261-34704
  31. Bonnie Koloc: You Played Me Just Like a Piano With You on My Side Flying Fish FF 70437
  32. Bill Berry: The Piano Tuner with the Lazy Eye Awkward Stage Songwriter's Square 001
  33. Robert Grusecki & Anya Turner: It's Called a Piano Greetings from Yorkville self 02742-51032
  34. Peter Mulvey: Some People Letters from a Flying Machine Signature Sounds SIG2024
  35. Roy Zimmerman: Everybody Is Everybody Else The Faucet's on Fire! Metaphor 925
  36. Antje Duvekot: Glamorous Girls New Siberia self 86851-3153-2
  37. James Lee Stanley: The Street Where Mercy Died Alive at Last - In Philadelphia Beachwood 33086-20162
  38. Carrie Newcomer: The Season of Mercy The Beautiful, Not Yet Available Light 03
  39. John Flynn: Mercy self 010
  40. Robin Greenstein: Hole in the Ground Tears and Laughter Windy 221-2
  41. Audra McDonald: I'll Be Here (Adam Gwon) Go Back Home Nonesuch 517766-2
  42. Kitty Donohoe: There Are No Words Northern Border Roheen 007 (actually, original, pre-CD recording)
  43. Red Tail Ring: Wondrous Love (trad) / Lay Aside Your Crown (Laurel Primo) Fall Away Blues EarthWork 8504
  44. Theodore Bikel: When I'm Gone (close) (Phil Ochs) While I'm Here Red House 286
    (no, this is not a permanent change of our closing theme)

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:

Madeleine Peyroux, The Coal Porters, Bill Berry, Carrie Newcomer, John Flynn, Robin Greenstein, Red Tail Ring

CD of the week: Madeleine Peyroux

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