The Midnight Special, May 16, 2020

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Playlist

(1)

Lead Belly: The Midnight Special

Last Sessions

Smithsonian Folkways 40068/71

(2)

Ellis Delaney: Happy Life

Ordinary Love

Right on Time

(3)

Candide (1989 cast-Jerry Hadley, June Anderson, et.al.): Life Is Happiness Indeed

Candide

DGG 429734-2

(4)

Andrew Kerr: Happy Life

Ain’t It Strange

self 86851-3340-2

(5)

The John Herald Band: Happy Sunny Side of Life

John Herald and The John Herald Band

Bay 215

(6)

Cosy Sheridan: Happiness Is Waiting

Eros

Wind River 4042

(7)

The Special Consensus: Looking Out My Back Door

Chicago Barn Dance

Compass74756-2

(8)

FY5 (Mike Finders, Aaron & Erin Youngberg: Back Door

Eat the Moon

Swingfingers 88295-27955

(9)

Brownie McGhee: Back Door Stranger

Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee 1938-41 – Getting Started

JSP 7721

(10)

Bob Newhart: Nobody Will Ever Play Baseball

The Button Down Mind of Bob Newhart

Warner Bros. 1399

(11)

Terry Cashman: Talkin’ Baseball (special Cubs version)

Lifesong 45 rpm (1982)

(12)

Chuck Brodsky: The Ballad of Eddie Klepp

Letters in the Dirt

Red House 87

(13)

The Mammals: Radio Signal

Nonet

Humble Abode 018

(14)

Indigo Girls (Amy Ray & Emily Saliers): Country Radio

Look Long

Rounder 11661-00867

(15)

Nick Nace: Back on the Radio

Wrestling with the Mystery

Flour Sack Cape 008

(16)

Harry Chapin: W*O*L*D*

Story of a Life

Elektra-Rhino 75875

(17)

Joe Hickerson: WOAD

With a Gathering of Friends

Folk-Legacy 39

(18)

Molly Tuttle: Helpless

(Neil Young) special release

(19)

Vance Gilbert: Helpless Man

Old White Men

Disismye 007

(20)

The Raisin Pickers: I’m Helpless

Drivin’

Flying Raven 004

(21)

Jerry Stiller & Anne Meara: Hershey Horowitz Meets Mary Elizabeth Doyle

Laugh When You Like

Collectables 6581 (Stiller died May 11, 2020 at age 92)

(22)

The King and I (50th anniversary cast – Barbara Cook): Hello Young Lovers

The King and I

Sony 53328

(23)

Rachel Garlin: Capture Me

Modengreens

self 00261-48054

(24)

Jean Shepherd: My First Blind Date

Will Failure Spoil Jean Shepherd?

Collectors’ Choice 266-2

(25)

Company (orig.B’way cast): Have I Got a Girl for You

Company

Legacy 65283

(26)

Matt Watroba: Is It Love?

The Far Si

self 49288-42062

(27)

The Beatles: All You Need Is Love

1

Capitol 7243 5 29325 2 8

(28)

John McCutcheon: John Prine

private recording

(29)

David Roth: John Prine’s Sonic Boom

private recording

(30)

John Prine: Boundless Love

The Tree of Forgiveness

Oh Boy 046

(31)

Nell & Jim Band: By Stars and Sunrise

Western Sun

Whippoorwill 0590

(32)

John Doyle: The Path of Stones

Compass 74739-2

(33)

Pete Morton: The Farmer’s Boy

A Golden Thread

Further 003

(34)

Gretchen Peters: Heaven Help the Child

The Night You Wrote That Song – The Songs of Mickey Newbury

Scarlet Letter 13

(35)

Siobhan Quinn & Michael Bowers: God Bless the Child

One Day

self 00261-44423

(36)

Lui Collins: God Bless the Children

Moondancer

Molly Gamblin’ 1001

(37)

Sons of the Never Wrong: Set All God’s Children Free

3 Good Reasons

Waterbug 0018

(38)

John Prine: I Have Met My Love Today

The Tree of Forgiveness

Oh Boy 046

(39)

Judy Collins: In My Life

Forever – an Anthology

Elektra 62104-2

(40)

Jesse Palidofsky: Water the Seeds of Joy

Dancing Toward the Light

Azalea City 1401

(41)

Richard Ruane: Joy That Carries Me

Things That Strangers Say

Riptone 001

(42)

Garnet Rogers: The Joy of Living

At a High Window

Snow Goose 1121

(43)

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