The Midnight Special, May 23, 2020


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Lead Belly: The Midnight Special

Last Sessions

Smithsonian Folkways 40068/71


Michael Johnson: Here Comes the Sun

The Early Albums

MJ Blue 99001


Kelly Hunt: Sunshine Is Long Overdue

Even the Sparrow

Rare Bird 88295-80054


The Early Risers (Putnam Smith & Ashley Storrow): Red Bird

Making Life Sweet

Itchy Sabot 009


Steve Goodman: Red, Red Robin

Artistic Hair

Omnivore 336


Jan Krist & Jim Bizer: Some Sunny Day


Yellow Room 011


Spoon River Antholgy (Cates-Aidman production – Betty Garrett): Lucinda Matlock

Columbia 88985-34234-2


Naming the Twins (Robbie Smith & Kath Glauser): Oh Life!

Sweet Transitions

Duet Right 001


Callaghan: Crazy Beautiful Life

Acoustic Coffee House

self 00261-44015


Chicks with Dip: What a Wonderful World

(Weiss/Thiele) private recording


Anya Turner & Robert Grusecki: A Party

self 02742-51042


Steve Goodman: Let’s Give a Party

Live at the Earl of Town

Red Pajamas 017


Scott Cook: Kitchen Dance Party On

Further Down the Line

self 91061-22085


Noel Coward: I Went to a Marvelous Party

The Noel Coward Album

Columbia 47253


Half A Sixpence (orig.cast Tommy Steele): The Party’s on the House

Half A Sixpence

(David Heneker) RCA 09026-63691-2


Tom Paxton: Wasn’t That a Party

New Songs For Old Friends

Morello 44


My Fair Lady (orig.cast – Julie Andrews): I Could Have Danced All Night

My Fair Lady

Columbia 60539


Betty Comden & Adolph Green: The Party’s Over

Bells Are Ringing

Legacy 89545


Hal Holbrook as Mark Twain: How to Be Seventy (Samuel Clemens)

The Best of Hal Holbrook in Mark Twain Tonight!

Legacy 86228


John Gorka: People My Age

The Company You Keep

Red House 151


Win Stracke: I Have Led a Good Life

(Carl Sandburg) (Hull House benefit 9/8/1974) WFMT recording


Terri Allard: Happy Endings

Makes No Sense

Reckless Abandon 62902


Electric Bonsai Band: Happy Endings (Romeo & Juliet)

Lounging in the Belly of the Beast

Yellow Tail 10009


Eric Taylor: Happy Endings


Eminent 26001-2


Cherish the Ladies: Crowley’s Reels / Tom Ward’s Downfall

New Day Dawning

Green Linnet 1175


Sons of the Never Wrong: Over There

King Fisher King

Waterbug 107


The Pines: There in Spirit

Above the Prairie

Red House 291


We’re About 9: The Hardest Thing to Prove

Future Pilot

self 00261-39744


Cardboard Ox (Tracie Potochnik & Steve Allain): Face to Face

Cardboard Ox

(Tracie Potochnik & Steve Allain):Face to Face (S.Allain)


Atwater-Donnelly: The Spanish Lady

The World Is Old Tonight

Rabbit Island 1013-2


Ernest Troost: Switchblade Heart

Live at McCabes

Travelin’ Shoes 1003


Amy White: Tinderbox Heart

Didn’t We Waltz

Fairewood 053


Jenny Ritter: You Are Also Them

Raised by Wolves

Fiddlehead 008


Elaine Romanelli: Forty Back

The Hour Before

self 88295-24554


Red Tail Ring: Fall Away Blues

Earthwork 8504


Lori Lieberman: Stand For You

Ready for the Storm

Drive On 11511-214


Paul Sachs: The Best Hope Can Do

Love Is Love

self 00261-44393


Joseph Sobol: The Road Not Taken


Kiltartan Road 1010


Geoff Bartley: Let Falling Stars. . .

One Kind Word

Waterbug 0036


The Lucky Sisters: All That Is

So Lucky

Patio Records 0012


Alice Peacock: In All Things

Live From Space

self 53089-10022


Mt. Thelonious (Ian Lubar-Alyssa Avery-Mark Wallace): The Prayer

A Little More Time

self 00385-25942


Spoon River Antholgy (Cates-Aidman production – Charles Aidman): Naomi Caryl Hirschhorn & Hal Lynch – song: Spoon River

(Edgar Lee Masters) Columbia 88985-34234-2


Phil Ochs: Rehearsals for Retirement

Farewells & Fantasies

Elektra-Rhino 73518


Ian McKellen: Prospero’s closing speech from “The Tempest”

BBC Audio


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