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THE MIDNIGHT SPECIAL
December 3, 2016
Favorites of 2016

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(- [hyphen] before entry means not one of the favorites)

  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways 40068/71
  2. Susie Burke & David Surette: Give Me One More Day (David Surette) Waiting for the Sun Madrina 106
  3. Brother Sun: Mighty Long Way (Greg Greenway) Weights & Wings self 53701-21522
  4. The Bills: Happy Be (Scott White) Trail of Tales Borealis 239
  5. C. Daniel Boling: I Will Not Go Gently These Houses Berkalin 10021
  6. (Aubrey) Atwater-(Elwood) Donnelly Trio (Cathy Clasper-Torch): I've Been a Foreign Lander (trad) The World Is Old Tonight Rabbit Island 1013-2
  7. -Shirley Collins: Washed Ashore (trad,arr.Collins-Kearey) Lodestar Domino 389
  8. Larry Kaplan: The Sea Ran High (L.Kaplan/trad) Furthermore Folk-Legacy 148
  9. -Joe Crookston: Out on the Run Georgia I'm Here Milagrito 201419
  10. -The Piedmont Melody Makers (Alice Gerrard, Chris Brashear, Cliff Hale, Jim Watson): Trials Troubles Tribulations (trad) Wonderful World Outside Vigortone 2007
  11. -Terri Hendrix: Troubles On Your Mind (Lloyd Maines/Terri Hendrix) Slaughterhouse Sessions, Project 5.2 Wilory 30015
  12. The Bills: What Trouble Is (Chris Frye-Adrian Dolan-Marc Atkinson) Trail of Tales Borealis 239
  13. -Rani Arbo & daisy mayhem: Julian of Norwich (Sydney Carter) Wintersong Signature Sounds 0111
  14. Red Tail Ring: Shale Town (Laurel Premo) Fall Away Blues Earthwork 8504
  15. -Roy Zimmerman: The Faucet's on Fire! Metaphor 925
  16. -(Michael) Flanders & (Donald) Swann: The Gas-Man Cometh At the Drop of Another Hat EMI 7974642
  17. -Lee Murdock: Out on Holiday Loving Light Depot 036
  18. -Robbie Schaefer: Message In a Bottle (Sting) In the Flesh self 0825-40202-2
  19. -Tom Lewis w/ Friends of Fiddler's Green: Message in a the Bottle Tinker Tailor Soldier Singer! Self Propelled 104
  20. Laurel Premo & Anna Gustavsson: Fine Times at Our House (trad) I Walked Abroad self 00261-44728
  21. Red Tail Ring (Michael Beauchamp-Laurel Premo): Camp Meeting on the 4th of July (trad) / May Day (Premo) Fall Away Blues EarthWork 00261-44331
  22. No Fuss and Feathers: How Much Time (Catherine Miles-Jay Mafale) Traveling Circus Roadshow 88295-38349
  23. Madeleine Peyroux: More Time (Linto Kwesi Johnson) Secular Hymns Impulse 0025437-02
  24. Larry Kaplan: New Year (L.Kaplan/C..F.Smith) Furthermore Folk-Legacy 148
  25. Brother Sun: Viva La Evolucion (Joe Jencks) Weights & Wings self 53701-21522
  26. Susie Burke & David Surette: Time Marches On (Susie Burke) Waiting for the Sun Madrina 106
  27. -Neil Young + Promise of the Real: After the Gold Rush Earth Reprise 554514-2
  28. Larry Kaplan: Beacon Furthermore Folk-Legacy 148
  29. C. Daniel Boling: Leadbelly, Woody & Pete These Houses Berkalin 10021
  30. Brother Sun: Mighty Mighty River (Greg Greenway) Weights & Wings self 53701-21522
  31. No Fuss and Feathers: Motherless Child (trad-Solebello) Traveling Circus Roadshow 88295-38349
  32. Madeleine Peyroux: Trampin' (trad,arr. Peyroux) Secular Hymns Impulse 0025437-02
  33. Red Tail Ring: Fall Away Blues (Laurel Premo) EarthWork 00261-44331
  34. The Bills: When the Last Leaf Falls (Chris Frye) Trail of Tales Borealis 239
  35. -Joe Crookston: Fall Down as the Rain Georgia I'm Here Milagrito 201419
  36. The Bills: Wonders I've Seen (Chris Frye-Scott White-Marc Atkinson) Trail of Tales Borealis 239
  37. Madeleine Peyroux: Shout Sister Shout (Sister Rosetta Tharp- Bill Dodgett-Lucky Millinder) Secular Hymns Impulse 0025437-02
  38. C. Daniel Boling: Big Old Heart These Houses Berkalin 10021
  39. Madeleine Peyroux: Highway Kind (Townes Van Zandt) Secular Hymns Impulse 0025437-02
  40. No Fuss and Feathers: Union Pacific (Karyn Oliver) Traveling Circus Roadshow 88295-38349
  41. Susie Burke & David Surette: Another Train (Pete Morton) Waiting for the Sun Madrina 106
  42. The Bills: Wonder (Scott White) Trail of Tales Borealis 239
  43. (Aubrey) Atwater-(Elwood) Donnelly Trio (Cathy Clasper-Torch): The Jamestown Homeward Bound (trad) The World Is Old Tonight Rabbit Island 1013-2
  44. Brother Sun: When I'm Gone (close) (Phil Ochs) Weights & Wings self 53701-21522

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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Since this is the Favorites of 2016 there are no Rich's picks or CD of the week. All CDs played, except those preceded by a hyphen are favorites of 2016.

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