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THE MIDNIGHT SPECIAL
September 17, 2016

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways 40068/71
  2. Susan Werner: Something to Be Said Hayseed Sleeve Dog 94504-79964
  3. Chuck Suchy: Home for the Harvest Dakota Breezes Flying Fish 70453
  4. Nora Jane Struthers & The Party Line: Beyond the Farm Carnival Blue Pig 2222
  5. The Friends of Fiddler's Green: Country Life (trad) (Holsteins - June 19, 1983) WFMT recording
  6. Switchback: Star of the County Down (trad, arr. Brian FitzGerald- Martin McCormack) Bolinree Waygood 031705
  7. New Grass Revival: County Clare (Bela Fleck) On the Boulevard Sugar Hill 3745
  8. Ralph McTell: From Clare to Here Red House 86
  9. Sean Keane w/ Arty McGlynn & Nollaig Casey: County of Mayo (trad, arr.Keane-McGlynn-J.Faulkner) All Heart No Roses Shanachie 79085
  10. Anne Hills & Jay Ansill: The Scarecrow (Lal & Mike Waterson) Fragile Gifts Hand & Heart 2016
  11. Rodd Ambroson w/ Janis Carper, Carolyn Lochert, Heidi Muller: Scarecrow (R.Ambroson) Songs from the End of the Road Wallowasong 96873-07990
  12. Rosemary Woods: Crow and Scarecrow Journeys and Dreams Spring 1042
  13. Good Lovelies: When the City Settles (Caroline Brooks-Kerri Ough- Susan Passmore-L.Cooper) Burn the Plan Six Shooter 36766-00074
  14. Red Tail Ring: Love of the City (Michael Beauchamp) Fall Away Blues EarthWork 8504
  15. Katie Dahl: City in the Morning County Line self 07541-13909
  16. Bonnie Koloc: Night in the City (Joni Mitchell) Beginnings Mr. Biscuit 04
  17. Bonnie Koloc: New York City Blues Here to Sing Mr. Biscuit 03
  18. Wonderful Town (orig.cast-Rosalind Russell-Jacquelyn McKeever): Ohio (Leonard Bernstein/ Betty Comden-Adolph Green) Sony 48021
  19. Sheldon Harnick & Jerry Bock: Little Old New York Sheldon Harnick - Hidden Treasures, 1949-2013 Harbinger 3002
  20. Reggie Harris: All About Love (Fox Valley Folk Festival preview, Geneva, IL - September 3, 2016) WFMT recording
  21. Connie Kaldor: All About Love Love Is A Truck Coyote 1025
  22. David Roth: Rising in Love Pearl Diver Stockfish 3576031-2
  23. Good Lovelies: Old Fashioned Love (Caroline Brooks-Kerri Ough-Susan Passmore) Burn the Plan Six Shooter 36766-00074
  24. Suzy Bogguss & Ray Benson: Old Fashioned Love (James P. Johnson-Cecil Mack) Asleep at the Wheel - a Tribute to Bob Wills Liberty 7777-81470-2
  25. Alberta Hunter: Old Fashioned Love Downhearted Blues - Live at the Cookery RockBeat 30244
  26. Wonderful Town (orig.cast-Jordan Bentley): Pass the Football (Leonard Bernstein/ Betty Comden-Adolph Green) Sony 48021
  27. The Second City: Football Returns to the University of Chicago The American Comedy Box Rhino 71617
  28. Tom Lehrer: Fight Fiercely Harvard The Remains of Tom Lehrer Rhino 79831
  29. Madeleine Peyroux: The Highway Kind (Townes Van Zandt) Secular Hymns Impulse 0025437-02
  30. Jerry Jeff Walker: Dust on My Boots Driftin' Way of Life Vanguard 73124
  31. Meg Braun: The Leaving Kind Restless Moon self 45121-08633
  32. Robin Greenstein: Buddha Watches Silently Tears and Laughter Windy 221-2
  33. Lara Herscovitch: Buddha on My Back Misfit self 88295-44954
  34. Darryl Purpose: When Buddha Smiled at the Elephant (Darryl Purpose-Paul Zollo) Still the Birds Blue Rock 2020
  35. Big Bill Broonzy: John Henry (trad,arr.Broonzy) Big Bill Blues Vogue 600041
  36. David LaMotte: John Henry Revisited The Other Way Around DPI 161
  37. Lead Belly: Take This Hammer Shout On Smithsonian Folkways
  38. Susan Werner: I Just Wasn't Made for These Times (Brian Wilson-Tony Asher) Classics Sleeve Dog 34479-92915
  39. Darlingside: Go Back (Don Mitchell-Auyon Mukharji-Harris Paseltine- David Senft) Birds Say Thirty Tigers 96859-96584
  40. David Mallett: You Can't Go Home Again Ambition Flying Fish 674
  41. Scott Wolfson and Other Heroes: We Can't Go Home Again Welcoming the Flood self 88295-35875
  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:

Anne Hills & Jay Ansill, Good Lovelies, Red Tail Ring, Madeleine Peyroux, David LaMotte, Darlingside

CD of the week: Darlingside

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