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  1. Lead Belly : The Midnight Special Last Sessions Smith/Folkways SFCD-40068/71
  2. Tanglefoot: Awkward Donald (Callan/Grant/Parrish/Ritchie) Music In The Wood Tanglefoot TML-14-0896CD (705-639-2129)
  3. George & Gerry Armstrong: Mairi's Wedding Simple Gifts Folkways FA 2335
  4. Billy McComiskey, Liz Carroll, Daithi Sproule: The Frog's Wedding (trad) (University of Chicago Folk Festival, 2/389) WFMT tape
  5. Four Bitchin' Babes (Megon McDonough): Butter Buy Me Bring Me Take Me: Don't Mess My Hair Philo CDPH 1150
  6. Julius Monk's Dime A Dozen: Cholesterol Love Song (J.Reizner) Cadence CLP 3063
  7. Tom Waits: Eggs and Sausage Nighthawks At The Diner Asylum 7E-2008
  8. Monty Python: Spam The Worst/Best Of Monty Python Buddah BDS 5656-2
  9. Second City: I Hate Liver (Rasche/Stahl) WFMT tape
  10. Free Hot Lunch: I Hate To Wake Up Sober In Nebraska (J.Corning) Eat This/ Live Flying Fish FF 70540
  11. Deb Seymour: I Hate Beer Martian Tangos and Other Strange Affairs Herkimer HPCD332 (3343 Washington St., San Francisco, CA 94118)
  12. The Mad Show (orig.cast): Hate Song (Barer-Siegel-Vinaver/M.Rodgers) Columbia OS 2930
  13. Judy Collins: Little Brown Dog (trad) Golden Apples Of The Sun Elektra EKS-7222
  14. Christina Smith & Jean Hewson: Liar's Song Like Ducks! Borealis BCD108 (416-530-4288 or email or website.)
  15. Roberts & Barrand: The Derby Ram Dark Ships In The Forest Folk-Legacy CD-65 (800-836-0901 or email or website)
  16. John McCutcheon & Tom Chapin: Starlight (McCutcheon) Doing Our Job Rounder CD 0411
    Fairport Convention (Simon Nicol): End Of a Holiday What We Did On Our Holidays Hannibal HNCD-4430

  18. Robin & Linda Williams: The Genius (R&L.Williams/J.Clark) Devil Of A Dream Sugar Hill SHCD-1059
  19. Townes Van Zandt: For The Sake Of The Song Rear View Mirror Sugar Hill SHCD-1054
  20. Steve Earle: Ft. Worth Blues El Corazon Warner Bros. 9 46789-2
  21. Original Broadway Cast (Mandy Patinkin): Finishing The Hat (Sondheim) Sunday in the Park with George RCA HBC1-5042
  22. Barbara Silverman: I'm Goin' Back To Dixie (C.W.White) Carry Me Home Silver Beam BJS 004 (773-267-3363)
  23. Rickie Simpkins (vocal Don Rigsby): Back To Dixie (P.Goble/D.Lawson) Dancing On The Fingerboard Pinecastle PRC-1063 (PO Box 456, Orlando, FL 32802)
  24. The Volo Bogtrotters: Down Where The Watermelon Grows (trad) Old Time String Band With Vocal Accompaniment Marimac 9067D (773-282-2453 or email.)
  25. Original Soundtrack: Gee, Officer Krupke (Bernstein/Sondheim) West Side Story Sony SK 48211
  26. Mary Ann Rossoni: One In The Jury Half Slips & Garters Rossoni TGT 1005 (401-453-6650 or email.)
  27. David Bromberg: Send Me To The 'Lectric Chair (G.Brooks) Wanted Dead Or Alive Columbia KC 32717
  28. Kevin Gordon: Heaven And The Hanging Tree Cadillac Jack's #1 Son Shanachie 6029
  29. Joan Baez: Restless Farewell (Bob Dylan) Any Day Now Vanguard VCD-79306/7
  30. Tanglefoot: Song For The Road The Music In The Wood Tanglefoot TML-14-0896
  31. Phil Cooper & Mararet Nelson: Peruvarsia Tolppatanssi (trad) The Only Dance We Know Porcupine PPCD1313 (630-584-1262)

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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