The Midnight Special : July 4, 2009

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July 4, 2009
Lead Belly : The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways SFCD40068/71
Marty Robinson : Radio Marvelous (WFMT station ID) WFMT recording
The Weavers : Wasn’t That a Time (Walter Lowenfels/Lee Hays) Vanguard CD149
Stan Freberg : Declaration of Independence Stan Freberg presents the United States of America, Vol. 1 Rhino R2 72476
1776 (orig.B’way cast – David Ford, Paul Hecht, : Cool, Cool Considerate Men (Sherman Edwards) Columbia SK 48215
Bob Dylan : The Times They Are a-Changin’ MTV Unplugged Columbia CK-67000
Beyond the Fringe ’64 (Alan Bennet – Peter Cook – Dudley Moore – Paxton Whitehead) : Home Thoughts From Abroad The Complete Beyond the Fringe EMI 8540452
Odetta, Arlo Guthrie , Will Geer, : This Land Is Your Land (Woody Guthrie) A Tribute to Woody Guthrie, Part Two
Buffy Sainte-Marie : Little Wheel Spin and Spin The Best of Buffy Sainte-Marie Vanguard VCD-3/4 interspersed with excerpts from:
A Thurber Carnival (orig.B’way cast – Tom Ewell – Peggy Cass – Paul Ford, : Word Dance, Part One (James Thurber) Columbia KOS 2024 *and*
Fiddler Bob Beers : Fuller La La (trad) Psalty Songs with Psalery and Pfiddle Prestige Int. 13047
Voices Incorporated : Street Cries Roots album unknown
Porgy & Bess (orig.B’way cast – Helen Dowdy – Ray Yates) : Street Cries (Strawberry Woman’s Call & Crab Man’s Call) (Geo.Gershwin – Du Bose Hayward – Ira Gershwin) MCA-2035
Marias & Miranda : French & Dutch Street Cries & The Grindstone Man (trad, arr. Marais) Open Air Concert M-2362
John Hartford : The All Collision All Explosion Song The Walls We Bounce Off Of Small Dog A-Barkin’ SD394CD
Earl Doud : Kids and the Swimming Pool Sounds Funny Epic BN598
Lead Belly : The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways
Second City : Modern Education (WFMT recording)
Second City : Golden Hits of the 11th Century (1971)
Bob Conrad : Great Square Inches of Art (WCLV recording)
Buffy Sainte-Marie : My Country Tis of Thy People You’re Dying Little Wheel Spin and Spin Vanguard VSD-79211
Firesign Theater : Temporarily Humbolt County (excerpt) Waiting for the Electrician or Someone Like Him Columbia Legacy CK 85773
Floyd Westerman : B.I.A. (source unknown)
John Greenway : The Psycotherapy Song (trad) Cat Came Back and other Fun Songs Prestige Int. 13011
Severn Darden with Howard Alk : Vienna, 1885 (excerpt) The Sound of My Own Voice Mercury OCS2022
Gateway Singers : The Ballad of Sigmund Freud (B.March – L.Glasser – D.Lazar) The Gateway Singers at the Hungry i Decca DL8671
John Jacob Niles : Go ‘way From My Window John Jacob Niles Sings Folk Songs Smithsonian Folkways F-2372
Marlene Dietrich : Go ‘way From My Window (J.J.Niles) Marlene Dietrich in London Columbia OS2830
The Greenbriar Boys : The Train That I Ride (Wakefield) Better Late Than Never Vanguard VSD 79233
Odetta : 900 Miles (trad) Odetta Sings Folk Songs RCA Victor LSP 2643
Hal Holbrook as Mark Twain : On Smoking and Other Indulgences Mark Twain Tonight! (S.Clemens) Columbia OS2019
Ed McCurdy : Tobacco Is An Indian Weed (trad) Sin Songs: Pro / Con Elektra EKL24
Carl Sandburg : Cigarettes Will Spoil Your Life The Great Carl Sandburg Lyrichord LL-66
George & Gerry Armstrong : Simple Gifts (trad) Smithsonian Folkways FA-2335
Lead Belly : The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways
Steve Lyon : The Wilted Lettuce Orgy The Doctor – There’s No Place Like Mars Flying Fish FF306
The Establishment : Restaurant (The Art of Conversation) (WFMT studio – 10/6/65) WFMT recording
Steve Goodman : Chicken Cordon Bleus Artistic Hair Red Pajamas RPJ-001CD
Mike Nichols & Elaine May : Transference Nichols & May Examine Doctors Mercury 314558457-2
Tom Lehrer : The Wiener Schnitzel Waltz The Remains of Tom Lehrer Warner Rhino R2 79831
Judy Collins : Fisherman Song Forever an anthology Elektra 62104-2
Jim Post : Dance, Gypsy Dance (Kendell Kardt) Ship Shape self
Kenneth Williams : Hand Up Your Sticks The World of Kenneth Williams Brit. Decca SPA64
Biff Rose : The Shah’s Embroidered Psychodelic Pants Half Live at the Bitter End Buddah BDS5078
William Mooney : Mocking Bird (R.David Cox, based on Stephen Vincent Bennet) Half-Horse, Half Alligator RCA VDS-113
Thom Bishop: Mountain Whippoorwill (Rocky Maffit/Stephen Vincent Bennet) (Earl of Old Town – October 20, 1974) WFMT Recording :
Nina Simone : Sugar In My Bowl (Brymn-Simone-Williams) The Very Best of Nina Simon 1967-1972 RCA Victor
Buffy Sainte-Marie : 97 Men In This Here Town – Don’t Call Me Honey The Best of Buffy Sainte-Marie, Vol. 2 Vanguard VCD 33/34
Judy Henske : Salvation Army Song Judy Henske Collectors’ Choice CCM-268-2
Paul Robeson : Joshua Fit the Battle of Jericho (trad) The Essential Paul Robeson CDAJS244
Mahalia Jackson : Joshua Fit the Battle of Jericho (trad)
Josh White & Samy Gary : Joshua Fit the Battle of Jericho (trad) The Elektra Years Rhino Handmade RHM2-7879
Carousel (orig.cast-John Raitt) : Sililoquy (Rodgers/Hammerstein) Decca 012157980-2
A Little Night Music (orig.B’way cast – Glynis Johns) : Send in the Clowns (Stephen Sondheim) Columbia SK 65284
Walter Huston : September Song (Kurt Weill/Maxwell Anderson) Broadways Greatest Leading Men Decca 3145416342
Norm Pellegrini : Tribute to Ray Nordstrand (Nordstrand Memorial Tribute – Old Town School of Folk Music – October 29, 2005) WFMT recording
Tom Dundee : A Delicate Balance Lyfe Thyme a Rhyme Flyte FR4444
Judy Collins : Golden Apples of the Sun (trad-Judy Collins / W.B.Yeats) Maids & Golden Apples Wildflower WFL-1299-2
Peter Yarrow : Weave Me the Sunshine Peter, Paul and Mary: The Collection Readers Digest OPCD-8505
Hair (orig.B’way cast) : Let the Sunshine In (Galt MacDermot / Gerome Ragni-James Rado) RCA Victor 82876-56085-2
Jacques Brel Is Alive and Well and Living in Paris (orig.cast – Elly Stone – Mort Shuman – Shawn Elliott – Alice Whitfield) : If We Only Have Love (Brel, trans. Eric Blau-Mort Shuman) Columbia SK89998
Richard Dyer-Bennet : The Lonesome Valley (close) (trad) Dyer-Bennet #1 Smithsonian Folkways SFCD40078