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THE MIDNIGHT SPECIAL
December 30, 2017

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways 40068/71
  2. Pat & Victoria Garvey: Fugacity Mr. & Mrs. Garvey Epic 26403
  3. Buffy Sainte-Marie: God Is Alive, Magic Is Afoot (Ste.-Marie/Leonard Cohen) The Best of Buffy Sainte-Marie Vanguard 3/4
  4. Steve Martin & Edie Brickell: Sun's Gonna Shine (Martin/Brickell) Love Has Come for You Rounder 11661-9150-2
  5. Greg Brown: Rooty Toot Toot for the Moon One More Goodnight Kiss Red House 23
  6. John McEuen (banjo) w/ Matt Cartsonis, v: My Favorite Dream (Boudleaux Bryant) Made In Brooklyn Chesky 388
  7. Kat Goldman: The One to Dream The Working Man's Blues self 77320-18782
  8. Junior Burke: Wake Up and Dream (Ed Tossing/Jr.Burke) Spot of Time self 88295-66823
  9. Anya Turner & Robert Grusecki: Dream On self 5106
  10. Nowell Sing We Clear: Bring the New Year In (Pete Coe) Nowell, Nowell, Nowell! Golden Hind GHM-109
  11. Cathy Fink, Marcy Marxer & Tom Paxton: On the Last Day of the Year (Cathy Fink-Tom Paxton) Hudson Harding Happy Holidays (compilation)
  12. Robert K. Wolf: Brand New Old Lang Syne Hudson Harding Happy Holidays (compilation)
  13. Magpie & friends: At the End of Another Year (Bob Zentz) (NYE Midnight Special 1/1/2003) WFMT recording
  14. The Paperboys: Better Than the Last (Tom Landa) At Peace with One's Ghosts self no#
  15. Lee Murdock: My Mother's Eyes Between Two Worlds Depot 027
  16. Michael Smith: I Brought My Father With Me Such Things Are Finely Done Tales-from-the-Tavern 019
  17. The Grimm Brothers: Wack Wack Wacker Drive (private release)
  18. Chicaga (Shelly Perkins): Streets (What's In a Name) Duo 1600
  19. Aliotta, Haynes, Jeremia: Lake Shore Drive (Haynes-von Heitlinger) Quicksilver 1019
  20. Bob Gibson & Michael Smith: The Bells of St. Michaels Chicago Songwriters: An Oral Tradition (recorded live at the Goodman Theater, March 29, 1982) WFMT recording
  21. Tom Paxton: Jimmy Newman 6 Collectables 6973
  22. Jacques Brel: La Colombe If You Go Away Philips 634
  23. John McCutcheon: Not In My Name The Greatest Story Never Told Red House163
  24. Rachel Baiman: Shame Free Dirt 0083
  25. The Steel Wheels: Till No One Is Free (Eric Brubaker-Trent Wagler) Wild as We Came Here Big Ring 005
  26. Magpie: Sailing Up My Dirty Stream (Pete Seeger) Of Changes and Dreams Sliced Bread 75320
  27. Paul Metsers: Warriors of the Rainbow Pacific Pilgrim Sagem 379
  28. Pete Seeger: Sailing Down My Golden River Pete Living Music 0032
  29. Mickey Newberry: San Francisco Mabel Joy Looks Like Rain Mercury 61236
  30. Kacey Jones: Christmas Card from a Hooker in Minneapolis (Tom Waits) Every Man I Love Is Either Married, Gay or Dead IGO 69291-89112
  31. Jim Post w/ Anne Hills and Howard Levy: Lily White (Nate Herman) Jim Post and friends Flying Fish 70419
  32. Claudia Schmidt: Drinking Buddy Claudia Schmidt Flying Fish 70066
  33. Michael Johnson & Mark Henley: Troubled for You (Ted Sherman) (Earl of Old Town - December 8, 1974) WFMT recording
  34. Carrie Elkin & Danny Schmidt: Company of Friends (Danny Schmidt) For Keeps Red House 278
  35. David Roth & Anne Hills: I Stand for Love (David Roth) Rhubarb Trees Wind River 4051
  36. Carrie Elkin: American Tune (Paul Simon) The Penny Collector self 07
  37. Rupert Wates: Oh the Times The Lights of Paris Bite 88907-21347
  38. John Lennon: Imagine Lennon Legend Parlophone 7243-8-21954-2
  39. Chris Thile: Thanks for Listening Thanks for Listening Nonesuch 564711-2
  40. Hal Holbrook as Mark Twain: The Mary Ann (Samuel Clemens, assembled Holbrook) Mark Twain Tonight! Columbia 3080
  41. Si Kahn: People Like You In My Heart Philo 1169
  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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