The Midnight Special, June 6, 2020

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Playlist

(1)

Lead Belly: The Midnight Special

Last Sessions

Smithsonian Folkways 40068/71

(2)

Eric Andersen: My Land Is a Good Land

‘Bout Changes & Things

Vanguard 79206

(3)

Iris DeMent: Wasteland of the Free

The Way I Should

Warner Bros. 946188-2

(4)

Kim & Reggie Harris: In the Heat of the Summer

Folk Era 1412

(5)

Tom Paxton: Clarissa Jones

Morning Again

Elektra import 812276509-2

(6)

Ruthie Foster Big Band: The Ghetto

Live at the Paramount

Blue Corn 2001

(7)

Judy Collins: It Isn’t Nice

Fifth Album

7300-2

(8)

Sally Rogers & Claudia Schmidt: Still on the Bridge

We Are Welcomed

Pragmavision 00261-44066

(9)

Roy Zimmerman: DWB

The Faucet’s on Fire!

Metaphor 925

(10)

Lord Richard Buckley: His Majesty the Policeman

Bad Rapping of the Marquis De Sade

World Pacific 21889

(11)

Jan Hammarlund: A Policeman Needs a Riot

Uncovered Malvina Reynolds

Skordemane 09

(12)

Big Bill Broonzy: Police Station Blues

All the Classic Sides 1928-1937

JSP 7718

(13)

Billie Holiday: Strange Fruit

The Definitive Billie Holiday – Ken Burns Jazz

Verve 314549 081-2

(14)

Ben Bedford: Land of the Shadows (for Emmett Till)

Hopeful Sky 202

(15)

Bob Gibson: The Ballad of Fred and Mark

Bob Gibson

:The Ballad of Fred and Mark (B.Gibson/Marion Fischer)

(16)

Julie Gold: Tiger in New Jersey

Try Love

Gadfly 263

(17)

Vincent Cross: Michael Brown

Old Songs for Modern Folk

Rescue Dog 90394-17067

(18)

Peter Mulvey: Song for Michael Brown

Lift Every Voice

self no#

(19)

Avenue Q (orig.cast): Everyone’s a Little Bit Racist

Avenue Q

(Robert Lopez/Jeff Marx) Victor 82876-55923-2

(20)

Big Bill Broonzy: Black, Brown & White

Big Bill Blues

Vogue 600041

(21)

Jimmie Driftwood: What Is The Color Of The Soul Of Man?

Voice Of The People

Monument 8006

(22)

Amythyst Kiah, Rhiannon Giddens, Leyla McCalla, Allison Russell: Blood and Bones

Songs of Our Native Daughters

Smithsonian Folkways 40232

(23)

Len Chandler: To Be a Man

Columbia 9259

(24)

Phil Ochs: Outside of a Small Circle of Friends

Farewells & Fantasies

Rhino R2-73518

(25)

Thom Bishop aka Junior Burke: Somebody Feels the Water

The Wireless Wonder

Stuff 1222

(26)

Puppets of Castro (Andrew Lorand): Mr. Smith

Puppets of Castro

Trough 1307

(27)

Eliza Gilkyson: Slouching Towards Bethlehem

Roses at the End of Time

Red House 238

(28)

Pete Morton: The Grenfell Carol

A Golden Thread

Further 003

(29)

Brant Miller: No Interest in That

Roots, Rhymes & Branches

self 100

(30)

Michael Johnson: You’ve Got to Be Carefully Taught

The Early Albums

MJ Blue 99001

(31)

Daryl Mosley: Do What the Good Book Says

The Secret of Life

Pinecastle 1241

(32)

Eliza Gilkyson: A Hard Rain’s a Gonna Fall

20 20

Red House 316

(33)

Pat Wictor & Deborah Latz: William Butler Yeats Visits Lincoln Park and Escapes Unscathed

Counterpoise

Duology 001

(34)

Joe Jencks: For What It’s Worth

The Candle and the Flame

Turtle Bear 072707-1

(35)

Schooner Fare: We the People

Outer Green 8885

(36)

Claudia Schmidt: My Quarantine Prayer

(private recording)

(37)

Robert Jones w/ Matt Watroba: I Wrestled with the Angel

Common Chords

(38)

Paul Robeson w/ Alan Booth,piano: Balm in Gilead

Live at Carnegie Hall

Vanguard 72020-2

(39)

Brant Miller: Love Is a Living Thing

Roots, Rhymes & Branches

self 100

(40)

John McCutcheon: Vespers

Cabin Fever- Songs from the Quarantine

Appalsongs no#

(41)

The Persuasions: Blowin’ in the Wind

Knockin’ on Bob’s Door

Zoho

(42)

Steve Turner: Peace Descends

Rim of the Wheel

Tradition Bearers 1104

(43)

Tom Paxton: Peace Will Come

(Holsteins, Chicago – 6/83) WFMT recording

(44)

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