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THE MIDNIGHT SPECIAL
October 1, 2016

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways 40068/71
  2. The Yellow Room Gang - Kitty Donohoe: Come On Girls The Yellow Room Gang Yellow Room 001
  3. Deborah Liv Johnson: Magic of October White Plains Mojave Sun 1233
  4. James Taylor: October Road Columbia 63584
  5. Robin & Linda Williams: October Light Deeper Waters Red House 173
  6. Michael Peter Smith: October Child Live at Dark-Thirty self 3564
  7. Greg Brown: Freak Flag YepRoc 2244
  8. Anais Mitchell: Young Man in America xoa Wilderland 003
  9. Darlingside: The Ancestor (Don Mitchell-Auyon Mukharji- Harris Paseltine-David Senft) Birds Say Thirty Tigers 96859-86584
  10. A Thurber Carnival (orig.cast-Peter Turgeon-Paul Ford-Alice Ghostley, et.al): The Unicorn in the Garden Sony Masterworks 88691-91138-2
  11. John Gorka: Make Them Crazy Old Futures Gone Red House 165
  12. David Bromberg Band: Why Are People Like That? (Bobby Charles) The Blues, The Whole Blues and Nothing But the Blues Red House 297
  13. David Bromberg Band: A Fool for You (Ray Charles) The Blues, The Whole Blues and Nothing But the Blues" Red House 297
  14. Sister Sadie: I May Be a Fool (Randall Blaker-James Lauderdale) Sister Sadie Pinecastle 1200
  15. Eric Brace & Peter Cooper: Suffer a Fool (Peter Cooper-Don Schlitz) Master Sessions Red Beet 013
  16. Robin Greenstein: Here I Am (Hineni) Tears and Laughter Windy 221-2
  17. Joan Baez: Parable of the Old Man and the Young (Wilfred Owen) Baptism Vanguard 797212
  18. Leonard Cohen: Story of Issac Songs from a Room Columbia Legacy 88607-04740-2
  19. Trifolkal (Greg Trafidlo-Laura Pole-Neal Phillips): A Ram for Abraham (Mike Pearrell) Wickin' Kira 3500
  20. Shelley Posen: Ram in the Thicket Manna Well Done 02
  21. Kevin So: Stronger Side By Side Life Solo Akoustic WingBone 0519
  22. Chicago Farmer: Two Sides of the Story Midwest Side Story self 88295-47701
  23. Paul Sachs: Late for the Protest Love Is Love self 00261-44393
  24. Roy Zimmerman: Someday (We Shall Overcome) The Faucet's on Fire! Metaphor 925
  25. Jenny & Robin Bienemann: Smilin' in Rhode Island (Robin Bienemann) Live at Folkstage self 00261-39965
  26. Mandy Patinkin: Rhode Island Is Famous For You (Arthur Schwartz- Howard Dietz) Kidults Nonesuch 79534-2
  27. Bill Gessner: Rhode Island Welcome to Gessnerville self 0019
  28. David Bromberg Band: You've Been a Good Ole Wagon (Perry Bradford- John Henry) The Blues, The Whole Blues and Nothing But the Blues Red House 297
  29. Pete Seeger: My Get Up and Go Headlines & Footnotes \ Smithsonian Folkways 40111
  30. Maddy Prior & June Tabor: My Husband's Got No Courage In Him (trad/arr.Prior-Tabor) Silly Sisters Beat Goes On 214
  31. The Nordic Fiddlers Bloc (Anders Hall-Olav Mjelva-Kevin Henderson): Deliverance (Olav Mjelva) self 350007-481467
  32. Laura Cortese w/ Yann Falquet: La Petite Marche (Y.Falquet) / Life Is Good Jig (Cortese) / The Physicist (Y.Falquet) All In Always self 88295-29106
  33. John D. Loudermilk: Tobacco Road Volume 1 - Elloree Warner Bros. 1922 (September 21 at 82 in TN)
  34. Buckwheat Zydeco: It Must Be Magic Jackpot! Tomorrow 70008-2 (Stanley Durel, Jr. - Sept. 24 at 68 in Louisiana)
  35. Sam Bayer: The Handyman's Waltz The Great Indoors self 85007-61777
  36. Lou & Peter Berryman: Handyman Love Is the Weirdest of All Cornbelt 15
  37. Billy Bragg: Handyman Blues Tooth & Nail Cooking Vinyl 580
  38. T Sisters (Erika, Chloe, Rachel Tietjen): I Have a Hammer (Tietjen Sisters) T Sisters self 001
  39. Wendy Webb: It's October Again Edge of Town Spooky Moon 2211
  40. Eamon Friel: And October Turned to Gold The Waltz of the Years Thran 1003
  41. Peter Mayer: Winds of October Third Street Blue Boat 1210
  42. Bill Staines: October Winds Wild, Wild Heart Philo 1100
  43. Ennis Sisters: October Wind (Maureen Ennis-Mark Murphy) It's Not About You Rounder 11661-7047-2
  44. 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:

Darlingside, David Bromberg Band, Robin Greenstein, Paul Sachs, Nordic Fiddlers, Laura Cortese, Sam Bayer, T-Sisters

CD of the week: David Bromberg Band

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