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THE MIDNIGHT SPECIAL
May 26, 2018

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways 40068/71
  2. Pete Seeger w/ Big Bill Broonzy: Down by the Riverside (Study War No More) (trad) Sing Out with Pete! Smithsonian Folkways 2455
  3. Gibson & Camp: Civil War Trilogy - First Batallion (Bob Camp- Shel Silverstein) / Yes I See (trad-Bob Gibson) / Two Brothers (Irving Gordon) At the Gate of Horn Collectors' Choice 227-2
  4. Greg Cornell & The Cornell Brothers: O Captain! My Captain! (Greg Cornell/Walt Whitman) Come On Home self 88295-54016
  5. Judy Collins: Hey Nelly Nelly (Shel Silverstein-Jim Friedman) 3 & 4 Wildflower 1301-2
  6. Joyce Luna: We Shall Be Seen Every Road We Take self 88295-77323-2
  7. Roy Zimmerman: To the Victims of This Tragedy We Send Our Thoughts and Prayers You're Getting Sleepy Metaphor 924
  8. Joe Jencks: Why Are the Guns Still Firing (Si Kahn-Joe Jencks) The Forgotten - Recovered Treasures from the Pen of Si Kahn Turtle Bear 020118-01
  9. Joyce Luna: Affirmation (The NO Song) Every Road We Take self 88295-77323-2
  10. Michael Flanders & Donald Swann: First and Second Law At the Drop of Another Hat EMI 7974642
  11. Robin Bienemann: Physics 101 Songs About Lessons Learnt self 00261-43737
  12. Carl Sauceman with the Green Valley Boys: A White Cross Marks the Grave (McHan) Battleground Korea Bear Family 17518
  13. Elana James: Hey, Beautiful: Last Letter from Iraq (US Army Staff Sgt. Juan Campos) (Elana James/Juan Campos) Black Beauty Snarf 333
  14. Larry Kaplan: Memorial Day Photograph True Enough Hannah Lane 04
  15. Joe Rollin Porter: Porter Jig Take This Hammer Joropo 314
  16. Rod Abernethy: Lucky Seven The Man I'm Supposed to Be Songs from Downstairs 1101
  17. Reggie Harris: Hunt the Whale Ready to Go self 00261-46565
  18. Blackbeard's Tea Party: Weary Whaling Ground (trad) Leviathan! self 634158-790652
  19. David Steinberg: Jonah The Incredible Shrinking God Uni 73013
  20. Lee Murdock: Whale Song Loving Light Depot 036
  21. Rachael Sage: Myopia Mpress 9009-2
  22. Spoon River Anthology - Cates-Aidman production (Chas.Aidman): Dippold the Optician (Edgar Lee Masters) Masterworks 88985-34234-2
  23. The High Bar Gang: Twenty Twenty Vision (Joe Allison-Milton Estes) Someday the Heart Will Trouble the Mind True North 622
  24. Whit Hill and the Postcards: Farsighted self 49288-32342
  25. Carolann Solebello: Meeting the Muse Shiver Elizabeth 014
  26. Sarah Jarosz: My Muse Follow Me Down Sugar Hill 4062
  27. He-Bird, She-Bird: Little Muse o' Mine (Christine Kellar) He-Bird, She-Bird self 40232-26646
  28. The Jeremiahs: The Midnight Muse The Jeremiahs self 260146-160761
  29. C. Daniel Boling: Rent-a-Snake Live at the Kitchen Sink Berkalin 10037
  30. James Gordon: Men Don't Clean Toilets Songs from Basic Black Pipe Street 1
  31. Utah Phillips: Oliver's Outhouse (trad-Phillips) The Moscow Hold & Other Stories Red House 118
  32. Jim Gary: I Wish Unplugged Bjorn songs private recording
  33. Shawn Colvin: Even Here We Are (Paul Westberg) These Four Walls Nonesuch 79937-2
  34. Anne Hills: Enough Angle of the Light Flying Fish 70648
  35. Rod Abernethy: Abby The Man I'm Supposed to Be Songs from Downstairs 1101
  36. Anna (Roberts-Gevalt) & Elizabeth (LaPrelle): Mother in the Graveyard (trad,arr.A.Roberts-Gevalt) The Invisible Comes to Us Smithsonian Folkways 40229
  37. Pat Wictor: Don't Dig My Grave Too Deep (Rich Dean) Waiting for the Water RiskyDisc 004
  38. Guy Davis w/ The Blind Boys of Alabama: See That My Grave Is Kept Clean (trad,arr.Guy Davis) Juba Dance M.C. Records 0074
  39. Odetta: Ain't No Grave (trad) One Grain of Sand Vanguard 2153-2
  40. Sparky Rucker: Civil War rap / Marching Through Georgia (Henry Clay Work) Folkstage - May 2, 2015 WFMT recording
  41. Lauren Sheehan: When Johnny Comes Marching Home / Johnny I Hardly Knew Ya (trad) The Light Still Burns Wilson River 700261-378534
  42. Spoon River Anthology - Cates-Aidman production (Chas.Aidman): Knowlt Hoheimer (Edgar Lee Masters) Masterworks 88985-34234-2
  43. Nell Robinson & Jim Nunally: Heroes (Guy Clark) Nell Robinson & The Rose of No-Man's Land Compass 746382
  44. Ben Bedford: What We Lost Waterbug 111
  45. Kim & Reggie Harris and Magpie: When I'm Gone (close) (Phil Ochs) Spoken In Love Long Tail 003-2

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Joyce Luna, Reggie Harris, Battleground Korea, Carolann Solebello, Rachael Sage, C. Daniel Boling

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