The Midnight Special : December 31, 2012

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December 31, 2012
Lead Belly : The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways SFCD40068/71
The Pajama Game (orig.B’way cast) : Once-a-Year Day (Richard Adler/Jerry Ross) Columbia SK89253
Josh White : Raise a Ruckus (trad) The Elektra Years Rhino Handmade RHM2 7879
Edith Piaff : Milord (C.Monnot/G.Moustaki) The Voice of the Sparrow Capitol 796632-3
Will Holt : On the First Time We Went Waltzing (Jacques Brel, trans.Will Holt) (Mother Blues – 12/17/1965) WFMT recording
Buffy Sainte-Marie : 97 Men In This Here Town (Don’t Call Me Honey) The Best of Buffy Sainte-Marie, Vol. 2 Vanguard 33/34
Judy Henske : The Salvation Army Song (trad,arr.-adpt. J.Henske) Judy Henske Collectors’ Choice 268-2
Tom Waits : The Piano Has Been Drinking (Not Me) Small Change Asylum 1078-2
Wally Cox : There Is a Tavern in the Town (William Henry Hills) RCA Victor 78 rpm 2-5278
Rolf Harris : Court of King Caracticus Epic 26110
Jean Shepard : The Human Comedy Jean Shepherd and other foibles Collectors’ Choice 343-2
Hamilton Camp : Blame It on the Turkeys (Hamilton Camp-John Brent) (Unity Church – Chicago, March 31, 1985) WFMT Recording
Woody Allen : The Moose Standup Comic (Shadows, Washington, DC April 1965) Rhino 75721
Utah Phillips : Moose Turd Pie (edited) Good Though! Philo 1004
John Flynn : Road Kill Caf’?© Haunted by the Ghost of a Chance self 003
Claudia Schmidt : Make It Across the Road Bend in the River Red House254
Thom Bishop : Saturday Evening Special (T.Bishop-Fred Rubin) Bullit 1327 (45 rpm)
The Grimm Brothers : Wack, Wack, Wacker Drive (private recording)
Kate & Anna McGarrigle : Matapedia Hannibal 1394
Artisan : Hold on to Your Dreams (Brian Bedford) Our Back Yard Boing 9604
Tom Lehrer : New Math The Remains of Tom Lehrer Warner Rhino 79831
Hamilton Camp : Get Together (Dino Valenti) Paths of Victory Elektra-Collectors’ Choice 232-2
Free Hot Lunch : I Hate to Wake Up Sober in Nebraska 3:18) (John Corning) Eat This – Live Flying Fish 70540
Steve Goodman : You Better Get It While You Can (The Ballad of Carl Martin) Santa Ana Winds Red Pajamas 003
Richard Dyer-Bennet : So We’ll Go No More A’Roving (trad) Richard Dyer-Bennet 1 Smithsonian Folkways 40078
Pete Seeger & The Weavers : Ramblin’ Boy (Tom Paxton) Reunion at Carnegie Hall -1963) Vanguard 2150
Fill : John Harbison: Auld Lang Syne (trad) Six String Christmas Adelphi 1038
Pete Seeger & Lorre Wyatt and friends : Somos el Barco / We Are the Boat (Loree Wyatt) A More Perfect Union Appleseed 1130
Suzy Bogguss : Night Rider’s Lament (Mike Burton) ( Folkstage – February 11, 2012) WFMT Recording
Greg Brown : Ring Around the Moon 44 & 66 Red House 02
Garnet Rogers : Come Againe, Sweete Love doth now Envite (John Dowland) Sparrows Wing Snow Goose 1127
Cathie Ryan : Fare Thee well (trad,arr.-adapt.Cathie Ryan) Through Wind and Rain Moleanbh 001
Rosalie Sorrels : If I Could Be the Rain (Bruce Phillips) Borderline Heart Green Linnet 2119
Kat Eggleston : Autumn First Warm Wind Waterbug 0041
Peter, Paul & Mary : Autumn to May (trad,arr.PP&M) Peter, Paul and Mary Warner Bros. 1449-2
Stan Rogers : Song of the Candle Turnaround Borealis 215
Danny Schmidt : Company of Friends Little Grey Sheep Waterbug 79