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THE MIDNIGHT SPECIAL
September 24, 2016

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways 40068/71
  2. Reggie & Kim Harris: Look 'Em in the Eye Resurrection Day Appleseed 1132
  3. Sparky & Rhonda Rucker: We Shall Not Be Moved (trad) Let Freedom Ring Tremont 68454-80102
  4. Peter, Paul & Mary: No Easy Walk to Freedom (Peter Yarrow- Margery Tabankin) Gold Castle 171001-2
  5. Theodore Bikel: Oh Freedom (trad) While I'm Here Red House 286
  6. Good Lovelies: Four O'Clock (Caroline Brooks-Kerry Ough- Susan Passmore) Burn the Plan Six Shooter 36766-00074
  7. Bessie Smith: Empty Bed Blues, Pt. 2 Chattanooga Gal - Young Woman Blues Proper 411
  8. Bonnie Koloc: I Can't Sleep (If I Can't Sleep with You) (Steve Goodman) Timeless Mr. Biscuit 01
  9. Wonderful Town (orig.cast-Sydney Chaplin-Rosalind Russell): What a Waste (Leonard Bernstein/Betty Comden-Adolph Green) Sony 48021
  10. Working (orig.cast-Lynne Thigpen): If I Could've Been (Micki Grant) Farnsworth Alley 302062114-2
  11. Anya Turner & Robert Grusecki: Ev'ryone's a Star in New York A Party self 02742-51042
  12. Lang Lang, piano, Andra Day, v.: Empire State of Mind (Alicia Keys- Shawn Carter-Angela Hunte-Bert Keyes-Sylvia Robinson-Janet Sewell- Alexander Shuckburgh) New York Rhapsody Sony 86985332922
  13. Wonderful Town (orig.cast-ensemble): Christopher Street (Leonard Bernstein/Betty Comden-Adolph Green) Sony 48021
  14. Greg Brown: Rexroth's Daughter Covenant Red House 148
  15. Dan Weber: What I'm Lookin' For Highway 142 1502
  16. Tricia Alexander: I Know What I'm Looking For We Are the People Rampur 119
  17. Katie McNally Trio (McNally,fiddle-Neil Pearlman, piano,-Shauncey Ali, viola: Scotty Fitzgerald's (Sandy MacIntyre) / Hills of Glenorchy (trad) The Boston States self 88295-45244
  18. The Nordic Fiddlers Bloc (Anders Hall, Sweden, fiddle-viola, Olac Mjelva, Norway, hardanger-octave fiddle, Kevin Henderson, Shetland, fiddle): Talon's Trip to Thompson Island (K.Henderson) Deliverance self 350007-48167
  19. Laura Cortese: Right Where You Want Me All in Always self 88295-29106
  20. Good Lovelies: Into the Dark (Caroline Brooks-Kerry Ough- Susan Passmore) Burn the Plan Six Shooter 36766-00074
  21. David Mitchell & Robert Webb: Dating in the Dark That Mitchell & Webb Sound, Series 5 BBC Audio
  22. Mike & Ruthy (Ruth Ungar): In the Dark (Lillian Green) The NYC EP Humble Abode 013
  23. Greg Brown: In the Dark With You Red House 08
  24. Rebecca Pronsky: Shadow Known Objects Acme Hall 0100
  25. Della Mae: Long Shadow (Courtney Hartman-Sara Siskind) Della Mae Rounder 11661-36378-02
  26. Ana Egge: Bright Shadow Grace/Parkinsong 45439-5
  27. Joe Filisko & Eric Noden: On the Move self no#
  28. Tim O'Brien: I Gotta Move (Tim O'Brien-John Hadley) Pompadour Howdy Skies 2015
  29. Blue Highway: Last Time I'll Ever Leave This Town (Tim Stafford- Jon Weisberger) Original Traditional Rounder 11661-00108
  30. Anne Hills & Michael Smith: Roll Me Home (Mike Jordan) Paradise Lost & Found Redwing 5406
  31. Rachel Sage: 7 Angels Choreographic Mpress 5423-2
  32. Sharon Goldman: I Could Have Sworn Kil Isha (A Woman's Voice) self 88295-47004
  33. Grace Griffith: Calling All Angels (Jane Siberry) My Life Blix St. 10085
  34. Katie Dahl: Young Men Ordinary Band Waterbug 122
  35. The Cantrells: Me Myself and I (Gordon-Roberts-Kaufman) Weather Reports Sombrero 13797-00092
  36. Billie Holiday: All of Me (Simons-Marks) Lady Day - The Best of Billie Holiday Columbia Legacy 85979
  37. Eddie Holstein w/ The Pickin' Bubs: I Love Me (Jack Hoins- Will Mahoney-Edwin Weber) Eddie Holstein Holstein 004
  38. Jack Tempchin: Circle Ties That Bind One More Song Blue Elan 1026
  39. Carolann Solebello: Ties That Bind Glass of Desire Elizabeth 010
  40. Kate MacLeod & Kat Eggleston: The Living and the Breathing Wind (Andrew Calhoun) Lost and Found Waterbug 100
  41. Jack Tempchin: Still Looking for a Way to Say Goodbye One More Song Blue Elan 1026
  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:

Theodore Bikel, Good Lovelies. Katie McNally Trio, Nordic Fiddlers Bloc, Laura Cortese, Rebecca Pronsky, Rachel Sage, The Cantrells, Jack Tempchin

CD of the week: Jack Tempchin

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