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98.7 WFMT CHICAGO HOST CHICAGO PLAYLISTS NATIONAL PLAYLISTS QUESTIONS
 
THE MIDNIGHT SPECIAL
December 31, 2017
Requests
8:00-10 PM

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways 40068/71
  2. The Pajama Game (orig.B'way cast): Once-a-Year Day (Richard Adler/Jerry Ross) Columbia 89253
  3. Josh White: Raise a Ruckus (trad) The Elektra Years Rhino Handmade 7879
  4. Bud & Travis: La Bamba (trad, arr. Bud & Travis) Latin Album Folk Era 1471
  5. Sons of the Never Wrong: I'll Fly Away (Albert E. Brumley) The Old Town School of Folk Music Songbook - Volume Four Bloodshot 004
  6. Dos Boys: Riders on the El (The Doors/M.J. Jenkins & M.F. Jenkins) Will Sing for Food self 0784
  7. Michael Johnson: May You Never (John Martyn) Early Albums MJ Blue 99001
  8. Stan Rogers: Witch of the Westmorelands (Archie Fisher) Between the Breaks. . .Live Borealis 216
  9. Steeleye Span: Sheepcrook and Black Dog (trad, arr. Steeleye) A Parcel of Steeleye Span 50999 6 85436 2
  10. Hamilton Camp: Blame It on the Turkeys (Hamilton Camp-John Brent) (Unity Church - Chicago, March 31, 1985) WFMT Recording
  11. Steve Gillette & Cindy Mangsen: Double Yodel (Lou & Peter Berryman) Berrymania: Songs of Lou & Peter Berryman Compass Rose 14
  12. Larry Gatlin: Midnight Choir (Mogen David) (L.Gatlin) Straight Ahead Columbia 36250
  13. Carl Sandburg: Five Marvelous Pretzels (old 78 rpm)
  14. Josh White & Josh Jr.: One Meat Ball (Hy Zaret-Lou Singer) In Tribute to Josh White - House of the Rising Son Silverwolf 1015
  15. Utah Phillips: Moose Turd Pie Good Though! Philo 1004
  16. Second City: I Hate Liver (Rasche-Stahl) WFMT Recording
  17. Harry Belafonte: Man Piaba (Belanfonte/J.K.Rollins) Mark Twain and other folk favorites RCA 1022
  18. Steve Goodman: I'm My Own Grandpa (Dwight Latham-Moe Jaffe) Somebody Else's Troubles Buddha 7446599626 2
  19. Gogi Grant (Myrtle Audrey Arinsberg): The Wayward Wind (Stanley Lebowski/Herb Newman) The Best of Gogi Grant (no label)
  20. Bob Zentz: Horizons Folk-Legacy 139
  21. Michael Smith: Last Day of Pompeii Love Stories Flying Fish 70404
  22. The Bills: Nowhere to Be (And All Day to Get There) (Atkinson-Frye) Let Em Run Red House 186
  23. Will Holt: The First Time We Went Waltzing (The Waltz of Time) (Jacques Brel, trans-arr.Will Holt) (Mother Blue's Chicago - December 17, 1965) WFMT recording
  24. Anne Hills - Priscilla Herdman - Cindy Mangsen: At the Turning of the Year (Anne Hills) Hand & Heart 2000
  25. Judy Collins & Jeff Bridges: Make Our Garden Grow (Leonard Bernstein/Richard Wilbur) Strangers Again Wildflower 0032

January 1, 2018 1:15-2:00 AM

  1. John Fahey: Auld Lang Syne (trad-Burns) Christmas Guitar Varrick 002
  2. Pete Seeger: O Had I a Golden Thread If I Had a Hammer Smithsonian Folkways 40096
  3. John Hartford: Gentle on My Mind RCA Country Legends: John Hartford RCA 74465 99837 2
  4. Fred Holstein: Thanksgiving Eve (Bob Franke) Fred Holstein: A Collection Holstein 01
  5. Utah Phillips: Touch Me Starlight on the Rails: A Songbook Daemon
  6. Ed Trickett: Before They Close the Minstrel Show (Bob Coltman) The Telling Takes Me Home Folk-Legacy 46
  7. Phil Ochs: Changes There But for Fortune Elektra 960832-2
  8. Leonard Cohen: Hallelujah Various Positions Passport 6045
  9. Mary Chapin Carpenter: Transcendental Reunion Ashes and Roses Zoe 01143-1150-2
  10. Bob Dylan: Restless Farewell The Times They Are A-Changin' Columbia 8905
  11. Cindy Mangsen & Anne Hills: Ring Around the Moon (Greg Brown) Long Time Traveling Hogeye 09
  12. Richard Dyer-Bennet: The Lonesome Valley (trad, arr.Dyer-Bennet) Dyer-Bennet #1 Smithsonian Folkways 40078

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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