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LIVE FROM WFMT CHICAGO HOST SCHEDULE PLAYLISTS QUESTIONS
 
THE MIDNIGHT SPECIAL FOLK FESTIVAL
September 28, 2008
At the North Shore Center for the Performing Arts
Skokie, Illinois

Rich Warren: welcome and introduction

Anne Hills
I Don't Want Your Millions Mister (Woody Guthrie) / My America (Erik Balkey)
Little Orphant Annie (Anne Hills / James Whitcomb Riley)
A Voice from the Farm (Anne Hills / James Whitcomb Riley)
Follow That Road (Anne Hills)
Smilin' Through (Richard Tauber)

Small Potatoes (Jacquie Manning & Rich Prezioso)
Cherokee Bill (James McCandless)
Waltz of the Wallflowers (Jacquie Manning)
Ballad of Penny Evans (trad/Steve Goodman)
1000 Candles, 1000 Cranes (Rich Prezioso)
I Will Pass This Way Again (Rich Prezioso)

Vance Gilbert
A Change Is Gonna Come (Sam Cooke)
Goodbye Pluto (Vance Gilbert)
Welcome to Lovetown (Vance Gilbert)
Unfamiliar Moon (Vance Gilbert)
Old Man's Advice (Vance Gilbert)

The Makem and Spain Brothers (Shane, Conor & Rory Makem, Liam & Mickey Spain)
Outlawed Repparee (Tom Brett, James English, Seamus McGrath, and Michael O'Brien)
When We Danced in Donegal (Conor Makem)
The Jolly Beggar (trad, arr. Makem-Spain)
Whiskey Row (Liam Spain)
The Jolly Waggoner (trad, arr.Makem-Spain)
Four Little Girls (Jimmy Driftwood)
I Bid You Goodnight (trad, arr. Makem-Spain)

Intermission

Tom Paxton & Anne Hills, with Marcy Marxer
Kisses Sweeter Than Wine (trad-H. Ledbetter-The Weavers)

Bethany & Rufus (Bethany Yarrow & Rufus Cappadocia)
Nobody's Fault (trad, arr. Yarrow-Cappadocia)
Who's Gonna Be Your Man(trad, arr. Yarrow-Cappadocia)
Sail Away Ladies (trad, arr. Yarrow-Cappadocia)
Wayfarin' Stranger (trad, arr. Yarrow-Cappadocia)
O Death (trad, arr. Yarrow-Cappadocia)

Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer
Ishikawa (Cathy Fink)
Howdy Little Newly Come (Cathy Fink/Woody Guthrie)
Birds and Ships (Billy Bragg/ Woody Guthrie)
Scat Like That (Cathy Fink)
Banjo Pickin' Girl (trad, arr. Fink-Marxer)

Tom Paxton with Rich Prezioso, lead guitar (all songs in set by Tom Paxton)
How Beautiful Upon the Mountain (with Anne Hills, Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer)
I Am Changing My Name to Fannie Mae
Sarah Palin
What a Friend You Are
And If It's Not True
Jennifer's Rabbit
Katy
Jennifer and Kate
Marry Me Again
Comedians and Angels
Ramblin' Boy (with ensemble and Joe Filisko, harmonica)

ENSEMBLE: When I'm Gone (Phil Ochs)

Engineer producer host: Rich Warren
House sound: Terry Gurney