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THE MIDNIGHT SPECIAL
June 30, 2018

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways 40068/71
  2. The Weavers: Kumbaya (trad, new words, arr. Weavers) Wasn't That a Time Vanguard 147/50
  3. Wylie & The Wild West: (What's So Funny 'Bout) Peace Love and Understanding (Nick Lowe) 2000 Miles from Nashville HiLiner 1117
  4. Crys Matthews: Battle Hymn for an Army of Lovers self 00261-45860
  5. Randy Newman: Political Science Guilty: 30 Years of Randy Newman Reprise-Rhino 75567
  6. Monty Python's Spamalot (orig.cast-Eric Idle): Always Look on the Bright Side of Life - reprise (John DuPrez- Eric Idle) Decca Broadway 0004265-02
  7. A Little Night Music (orig.B'way cast): A Weekend In the Country (Sondheim) Columbia Legacy 65284
  8. Bill Bachmann: Vacation Big World Out There self 00261-27260
  9. Livingston Taylor: Vacation Our Turn to Dance Vanguard 79469
  10. Coco & Lafe: Let's Get Away Cafe Loco SkyHunter 2008
  11. Annie & The Hedonists: My Hearts Own Love (Hazel Dickens) Tonal Indulgence self 00261-42769
  12. Barbara Keith: The Road I Took to You Barbara Keith Warner Bros. 2087
  13. Cardboard Ox (Tracie Potochnik & Steve Allain): Face to Face (S.Allain) Cardboard Ox self 00261-43201
  14. Sutton Foster / Megan McGinnis: Old Friends / Bookends (Paul Simon) Take Me to the World Ghostlight 83356-02
  15. Richard Berman: Seated on This Park Bench Holding Hands Aries 005
  16. Olivia Chaney: O Solitude (Henry Purcell, adapt.Katherine Philips, trans. From La Solitude by Saint-Amant, arr.Olivia Chaney) Shelter Nonesuch 567191-2
  17. Bill Camplin: Oldest of Friends WFMT recording (1977)
  18. Still on the Hill (Donna & Kelly Mulhollan): Optimist Anthem (Kelly Mulhollan) MouthPeace TermiteTracs 94501 08410
  19. South Pacific (orig.cast-Mary Martin): A Cockeyed Optimist (Rodgers/Hammerstein) Columbia 60722
  20. Pete Morton: Song of the Optimist Folkstage - September 13, 2008 WFMT recording
  21. My Fair Lady (orig. Lincoln Center Theater 2018 cast-Lauren Ambrose): Wouldn't It Be Loverly (Frederick Loewe/Alan Jay Lerner) Broadway 10018
  22. Ordinary Elephant (Crystal Hariu-Damore & Peter Damore): Who I Am Before I Go Kitchen Sink 10036
  23. Audra McDonald w/ New York Philharmonic, Andy Einhorn, cond: I Am What I Am (fr. La Cage aux Folles) (Jerry Herman) Sing Happy Decca 0028495-02
  24. Half a Sixpence (orig.cast-Polly James): I Know What I Am (David Heneker) RCA Victor 09026-63691-2
  25. Jaime Michaels: I Am Only (What I Am) Fool Frumdahart 1007
  26. Leonard Cohen: You Know Who I Am Songs from a Room Columbia Legacy 88697 04740 2
  27. Still on the Hill: Another Person's Master (Kelly Mulhollan) Live on Folkstage Termite Tracs 0001
  28. Reggie Harris: Sheep, Sheep / Little David (trad) Ready to Go self 00261-46565
  29. Maggie Drennon: A Man's a Man For a' That (Robt. Burns) Maggie Drennon Loose Goose 6289
  30. Cathy Fink-Marcy Marxer-Sam Gleaves: Hot Pink House Trailer (S.Gleaves) Shout and Shine Community Music 213
  31. Gamble Rogers: Airstream Trailer Orgy Sorry Is As Sorry Does Flying Fish 362
  32. Don Henry: Trailer Song Don Henry Love Child no#
  33. James King: Going to the Races (Carter Stanley) Epilogue - A Tribute to John Duffey Smithsonian Folkways 40228
  34. Ian & Sylvia: Molly and Tenbrooks (trad-Steve Gillette- Linda Albertano) The Complete Vanguard Studio Recordings (orig. Play One More) Vanguard 196/99-2
  35. Katy Moffatt: Seabiscuit Where the Heart Is Centerfire 014
  36. Amy Kucharik: Arrows and Slings Until the Words Are Gone Rag Tiger 03
  37. Cheryl Wheeler: Arrow Greetings from Cheryl Wheeler - Live Dias 1002
  38. Dan Navarro: Arrows Shed My Skin Red Hen 17
  39. Joe Rollin Porter: Be Thou My Vision (trad,arr. J.R.Porter) Take This Hammer Joropo 414
  40. Robin & Linda Williams: They All Faded Away (Robin Williams- Jerome Clark) These Old Dark Hills Red House 256
  41. Tom Clelland: Could Fade Away Next Time Modestine 007
  42. Sutton Foster: It All Fades Away (Jason Robert Brown) Take Me to the World Ghostlight 83356-02
  43. The Roe Family Singers: Hallelujah, I'm Ready to Go (trad) Songs of the Mountains Songs of the Plains Pinecastle 1210
  44. Kate Callahan: Hallelujah (Leonard Cohen, arr. Kelly- Michelle Begley- Cynthia Wolcott-Callahan) Triumph self 1004
  45. 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:

Sutton Foster, Olivia Chaney, Audra McDonald, Reggie Harris, Amy Kucharik, Dan Navarro, Roe Family Singers, Kate Callahan

CD of the week: Sutton Foster

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