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  1. Lead Belly : The Midnight Special Last Sessions Smith/Folkways SFCD-40068/71
  2. John McCutcheon & Tom Chapin: Well May The World Go (trad/P.Seeger) Doing Our Job Rounder CD 0411
  3. Bob Gibson: Joy Joy (trad) Joy Joy! The Young and Wonderful Bob Gibson Riverside RVCD-9099-2
  4. Holly Near w/John Bucchino: When Somebody Thinks You're Wonderful (Harry M. Woods) With A Song In My Heart Calico Tracks CTM-CD-9701 (517-484-1712 or email.)
  5. The Klezmer Conservatory Band: Oy, S'iz Gut (Oh, It's Good) (Abe Einstein/Jacob Jacobs) Dancing In The Aisles Rounder CD 3155
  6. George Burns: With A Little Help From My Friends (Lennon/McCartney) Golden Throats 4: Celebrities Butcher Songs Of The Beatles Rhino R2 72593
  7. Andy M. Stewart: Ramblin' Irishman (trad/arr.Stewart/O'Beirne) Donegal Rain Green Linnet GLCD1183
  8. Boys Of Wexford: County Of Queens (Tom Lenahan) Break The Glass no label (210-684-9308)
  9. Patrick Street: The Midnight Ramble / The Bogman / The Old Stage (trad) Made In Cork Green Linnet GLCD1164
  10. Dave Van Ronk: Cocaine (trad/Van Ronk) Dave Vank Ronk And The Hudson Dusters Verve/Forecast FTS-3041
  11. John Forster: Helium Helium Philo PHCD-1214
  12. Woody Guthrie: Take A Wiff On Me Muleskinner Blues: The Asch Recordings, Vol. 2 Smithsonian/Folkways SFCD-40101
  13. Golden Ring: Nonesuch (trad) A Gathering Of Friends For Making Music Folk-Legacy CD-16 (800-836-0901 email or website.
  14. Circle Of Women (Freyda Epstein): O' She Will Bring/Music Priestess (trad) Circle Of Women EarthBeat! R2 72879 (800-346-4445 or email.)
  15. Loreena McKennitt: Skellig The Book Of Secrets Warner Bros. 9q6719-2
  16. The Young Tradition: Medieval Mystery Tour (trad/Jansch-Renbourne) Galleries Vanguard VSD-79295
  17. Circle Of Women: Simple Gifts (trad) Circle Of Women Earthbeat! R2 72879 (800-346-4445 or email.)
    Fairport Convention (Simon Nicol): End Of a Holiday What We Did On Our Holidays Hannibal HNCD-4430

  19. Patrick Street: Her Mantle So Green (trad) Made In Cork Green Linnet GLCD-1184
  20. Joan Baez: All in green went my love riding (e.e.cummings/P.Schickele) Baptism Vanguard VSD-79275
  21. Circle Of Women: Spirit Of The Plants (Lisa Thiel) Circle Of Women EarthBeat! R2 72879
  22. Neil Young: I Am A Child The Bridge School Concerts, Vol. One Reprise pre-release
  23. The 2000 Year Old Man: See Moses Run In The Year 2000 Rhino R2 72944
  24. Fairfield Four: Four and Twenty Elders (trad/arr.FF) I Couldn't Hear Nobody Pray Warner Bros. 9 45598-2
  25. Jacques Brel: Ne Me Quitte Pas (If You Go Away) If You Go Away Philips PCC 634
  26. Suzzy Roche: Two Bumps On A Log Holy Smokes Red House RHRCD-104
  27. Richard Shindell: I'll Be Here In The Morning (Townes Van Zandt) Reunion Hill Shanachie 8027
  28. Four Bitchin' Babes (Sally Fingerett): Breakfast Dishes Gabby Road Shanachie 8028
  29. Horton Barker: Wayfaring Stranger (trad) Horton Barker Traditional Singer Folkways FA-2362
  30. Nomos: Poor Weary Wanderer (John Spillane) Set You Free Green Linnet GLCD 3120
  31. Ricky Scaggs: Rank Stranger (trad) Bluegrass Rules! Rounder CD-0801
  32. Mustard's Retreat: Welcome Back (Hough/Tamulevich) The Wind And The Crickets Palmetto PM2029 (800-PALM-CDs or website.)
  33. John McCutcheon & Tom Chapin: Welcome The Traveler Home (McCutcheon) Doing Our Job Rounder CD 0411

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