The Midnight Special, February 8, 2020


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Lead Belly: The Midnight Special

Last Sessions

Smithsonian Folkways 40068/71


Eddy Lawrence: World Without End

Eddy & The Abstract Truth

Snowplow 110


Trout Steak Revival: Arrows in the Dark

The Light We Bring

self 194660-495990


Chuck Brodsky: The World as You Once Knew It

Subtotal Eclipse

self 8024


Ellie Grace: Enough

On the Side of Love

self 00261-47941


Molly Tuttle: Don’t Let Go

When You’re Ready

Compass 74727-2


The Kings Singers: Don’t Let Go

Swimming Over London

Signum 192


Pete’s Posse: Don’t Let Me Go

The Conversation

Epact 126


Jack Williams: Don’t Let Go

Wind River 4039


Matt Watroba: Farewell Superior Sperm (Fresh Water Whaling)

The Far Si

self 49288-42062


Utah Phillips: Shark Fishing (in Utah)

The Moscow Hold & Other Stories

Red House 118


The Arrogant Worms: The Last Saskatchewan Pirate


self 444


Pete Seeger w/ Reggie Harris: We Shall Overcome – Evolution of a Song

Let Me People Go!

Appleseed 1084


Guy & Candie Carawan: I’ll Be All Right (with intro) / We Shall Overcome

(trad-Louise Shropshire-Zilphia Horton-Carawan-Seeger) (Armstrong Backyard, Wilmette, IL – August 13, 1978) WFMT recording


Pete Seeger: We Shall Overcome

Pete Seeger – The Smithsonian Folkways Collection

Smithsonian Folkways 40225


Claudia Schmidt: Long Long Time

Slow Steady Heart

self 99261-48053


Roy Zimmerman: Someday (We Shall Overcome)

The Faucet’s on Fire!

Metaphor 925


Kingston Trio (Bob Shane, lead v): Scotch and Soda

The Best of. . .

Capitol 1705


Steve Owen: Gin and Mountain Dew

…like an Atheist in Nashville

Ethic 001


Vaughn Monroe & His Orchestra with the Andrews Sisters & Norton Sisters: Rum and Coca-Cola

The Victory Collection

Smithsonian-RCA 3-1243


Molly Tuttle: Sleepwalking

When You’re Ready

Compass 4727-2


Gordon Lightfoot: Talking in Your Sleep

Summer Side of Life

Reprise 2037


Lyle Lovett: Sleepwalking

Step Inside This House

Curb-MCA 2-11831


Hananel: Sleepwalking

Maiden Voyage

Gaterbone 00261-39706


The Capitol Steps: The Sound of Sanders

The Lyin’ Kings

CapSteps 1039


The Music Man (2000 cast): Iowa Stubborn

The Music Man

(Meredith Willson) Atlantic 92915-2


The Capitol Steps: The Hardest Rhyme

The Lyin’ Kings

CapSteps 1039


Kim & Reggie Harris: Now Let Me Fly

Steal Away

Appleseed 1022


Rhiannon Giddens: At the Purchaser’s Option

Freedom Highway

Nonesuch 558805-2


Odetta: Spiritual Trilogy Medley – Oh Freedom / Come and Go With Me / I’m on My Way

The Tradition Masters

Tradition 1085


Robin & Jenny Bienemann: Beautiful Girl

Live at Folkstage

(11/23/13) self 00261-39965


Susie Malcolm: John C. Clark

The Berries

Beltane 113


Cabaret (orig.cast – Jack Gilford): Meeskite


Columbia 60533


Katie Dahl: The Ballad of the Lazy Susan and the Dumbwaiter

Ordinary Band

Waterbug 122


Shane Hennessy: Effervescent


Exchequer 002


Andy Statman: Raw Ride

Monroe Bus

Shefa 3008


Connie Kaldor: These Prairies

Everyday Moments

Coyote 1060


Bill Staines: Prairie Song

Rodeo Rose

Philo 1079


Tom May: Open Spaces, Prairie Winds

Trace of the Toubador – Live

no label/#


Don Lange: Fields of Illinois

Natural Born Heathen

Flying Fish 060


The Flyin’ A’s: Letting Go

No Holds Barred

Flying A 00191


Dylan Thomas: Do Not Go Gentle into That Good Night



Rainbow Girls (Erin Chapin, Vanessa May, Caitlin Gowdey): Do Not Go Gentle

American Dream

self 00261-45849


C. Daniel Boling: I Will Not Go Gently

These Houses

Berkalin 10021


Kim & Reggie Harris and Magpie: When I’m Gone (close)

Spoken in Love

Long Tail 003-2

Performer is composer unless otherwise noted. Song is album title unless otherwise noted. Album titles are in italics, composers in parentheses