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THE MIDNIGHT SPECIAL
October 22, 2016

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways 40068/71
  2. Paddy Mills: The Good Life Slack Tide 45121-09830
  3. Paul Kelly & Charlie Owen: Good Things (Maurice Frawley) Death's Dateless Night Cooking Vinyl 655
  4. Lucy Kaplansky: Life Is Beautiful (Amy Correia) Reunion Red House 255
  5. Tia McGraff: Crazy Beautiful (Tia McGraff-Tommy Parham) Bandana 00261-42154
  6. Joel Mabus: You Can't Fool Me (private recording)
  7. 110 In the Shade (orig.cast-Inga Swenson-Robert Horton): You're Not Foolin' Me (Harvey Schmidt/Tom Jones) RCA Victor 1085-2
  8. Tom Paxton: I Believe I Do Outward Bound Elektra 8122-76509-2
  9. Roy Book Binder: Step Right Up The Good Book Peg Leg 7007-2
  10. Donna Adler: Dorian Gray Stories to Keep Grace Street 00261-34446
  11. Aaron Smith and the Coal Biters: Dear Donna The Way the World Turns self 88295-31755
  12. Michael Smith: The Ballad of Dorian Gray Old Man Dancing Bird Avenue 84501 80657
  13. Tangleweed: New Drink for the Old Drunk (Eric Bachmann) In the Unlikely Event of a Water Landing Squatney 45005
  14. James Lee Stanley: The More I Drink Alive at Last - In Philadelphia Beachwood 33086-20162
  15. Madeleine Peyroux: If the Sea Was Whiskey (Leonard Casten-Willie Dixon) Secular Hymns Impulse 0025437-02
  16. The Good Intentions (R.Peter Davies-Gabrielle Monk): The Trouble with Whiskey (R.Peter Davies) The Long Unbroken Line Tres Pescadores 10
  17. Anne Hills: Under the Olives (Jay Ansill/Robt.Graves) Fragile Gifts Hand & Heart 2016
  18. Kismet (orig.soundtrk-Howard Keel): Under the Olive Tree (Borodin-Robert Wright/George Forrest) Rhino 72482
  19. Kenny White: The Olives and the Grapes Long List of Priors MVP 2385
  20. Bob Newhart: Abe Lincoln vs. Madison Avenue Something Like This. . . Warner Rhino 76742
  21. John McCutcheon: Running For President (McCutcheon/Si Kahn) Bigger Than Yourself Rounder 8044
  22. Louis Jordan: Jordan For President (Jordan/Fletcher Peck) Five Guys Named Moe Decca/MCA 10503
  23. David Wilcox: Mr. Advertising Man Home Again A&M 75021-5357-2
  24. Mandolin Orange: Take This Heart of Gold Blindfaller YepRoc 2487
  25. Sultans of String w/ Dala: Heart of Gold (Neil Young) Move McKhool 2050
  26. The Bombadils: What Gold Could Never Buy (Luke Fraser/Thomas Moore, add.lyrics Luke Fraser) New Shoes Borealis 243
  27. Laurie Lewis & The Right Hands: Your Eyes The Golden West Hightone 8194
  28. Richard Dyer-Bennet: Eggs and Marrowbone (trad) Richard Dyer-Bennet #5 Smithsonian Folkways 40142
  29. Guy Davis w/ Fabrizio Poggi: My Eyes Keep Me in Trouble (trad) Juba Dance MC 0074
  30. David Bromberg: Eyesight to the Blind (Sonny Boy Williamson) The Blues, The Whole Blues and Nothing But the Blues Red House 297
  31. Katherine Rondeau: Leftover Wine (Melanie Safka) New Hope Chateau self 88295-49486
  32. Debbie Diedrich: I Can Still Taste the Wine Ninety Miles Out West Broadway 3593-70007-2
  33. Sally Barris: Last Drink of Wine (Sally Barris-Teresa Langworthy) Restless Soul Wrensong 37101-42205
  34. The Coal Porters: The Blind Bartender (Sid Griffin) No.6 Prima 027
  35. David Wilcox: Single Candle (Folkstage - March 17, 2012) WFMT recording
  36. David LaMotte: Just One Candle The Other Way Around DPI 161
  37. Chris Stuart: A Single Candle Angels of Mineral Springs Backcountry 836
  38. Joanne Lurgio: Share Your Light Rise from the Storm self 88295-23426
  39. The Savage Hearts: Heaven on Earth (Kevin Slick) Playing It Forward self 00261-44670
  40. (Madeline) Fendrick & (Brian) Peck: Be Still The Sandhill Crane self no#
  41. Caroline Doctorow: To Be Here Dreaming in Vinyl Narrow Lane 00261-44675
  42. Luka Bloom: Be Still Now Dreams in America Compass 74547-2
  43. 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:

Paddy Milles, Paul Kelly Charlie Owen, Aaron Smith, Tangleweed, James Lee Stanley, Madeleine Peyroux, Kenny White, The Bombadils, David Brombert, Katherine Rondeau, David LaMotte, Joanne Lurgio, The Savage Hearts, Fendrick & Peck, Caroline Doctorow, Anne Hills & Jay Ansill

CD of the week: Fendrick & Peck

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