The Midnight Special, June 27, 2020


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  • Lead BellyThe Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways 40068/71
  • Brant MillerHighway of My Dreams Roots, Rhymes & Branches self 00261-48194
  • Lara HerscovitchHighway Philosophers La Rama 20-07
  • Julie & John PennellGonna Hitch a Ride (Stephen Morgan-Julie Pennell) Keep On Walkin’ JPE 0003
  • Pharis and Jason RomeroRoll on My Friend Bet on Love Lula 2006
  • Cabin Fever NWOne More Time Around (Caldwell-Bochsler-Johnson) Nightjar self 88295-97227
  • Eric Andersen with Inge Andersen & John SebastianThirsty Boots Woodstock Under the Stars Y&T 17
  • Zahra Glenda Baker & Michael J. MilesShoes (M.J.Miles) Which Side Are You On Right Turn on Red 00261-48193
  • Peter, Paul & MaryNo Easy Walk to Freedom (Peter Yarrow) Gold Castle 171-001-2
  • Pete MortonWe Are the Trees By the Side of the Road A Golden Thread Further 003
  • Brant MillerTrees Got You Covered Roots, Rhymes & Branches self 00261-48194
  • Colleen KattauWhen I Walk In the Woods Besos Kisses self 194660-736543
  • Jim Post – Tom Dundee – Mick Scott: The Medley – Stand in the Light (Post) / Don’t Look for Love (Thom Bishop) / If My Life Were a Book (Tom Dundee) / A Delicate Balance (Tom Dundee) / Stand in the Light) (Earl of Old Town – August 7, 1975) WFMT Recording
  • The Watkins Family Hour (Sara & Sean Watkins): Keep It Clean (Charley Jordan) Brother Sister Family Hour 992
  • Frank MeyerDagnabit Thangmaker 2004
  • Puppets of Castro (Andrew Lorand): Talking Like a Fool Puppets of Castro Trough 1307
  • Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit: River Reunions Southeastern 9992
  • Sara ThomsenRiver Dream Song Like a Seed self 89577-78162
  • Bill StainesSo Sang the River The Second Million Miles Red House 189
  • Eric Brace & Last Train Home: Hudson River (Luke & Daniel Brindley) Daytime Highs & Overnight Lows Red Beet 0025
  • Reggie HarrisHigh Over the Hudson Folkstage – December 22, 2018 (WFMT recording)
  • The Watkins Family Hour (Sara & Sean Watkins): Accidentally Like a Martyr (Warren Zevon) Brother Sister Family Hour 992
  • Van MorrisonCrazy Love Moondance Warner Bros. 3103-2
  • Ellis DelaneyOrdinary Love Singing Crow 893577-78202
  • Jonell Mosser w/ John HallOrdinary Splendor (J.Mosser-J.Hall- Johanna Hall) Little Black Dress self 00261-48096
  • Theodore BikelKum Aher Du Filozof (Come Here, My Philosopher) Treasury of Yiddish Folk & Theatre Songs Elektra-Rhino7827
  • Alan Watts (philosopher): On ourselves (from the WFMT archives) WFMT recording
  • Severn Darden: Metaphysics Lecture (A Short Talk on the Universe) The Sound of My Own Voice (and Other Noises) (recorded at the Second City, January 30, 1961) Mercury 6202
  • Big Bill BroonzyLouise, Louise Blues Big Bill Blues Vogue 600041
  • Paul SiebelLouise Woodsmoke and Oranges Elektra import 8122-76507-2
  • Son of Town Hall (David Berkeley & Ben Parker): Louise The Adventures of Son of Town Hall self 43563-11803
  • Lucinda WilliamsWhen the Way Gets Dark (L.Willaims-Tom Overby) Good Souls Better Angels Highway 20 44216-97119
  • Cabin Fever NWNightjar (Caldwell-Bochsler-Johnson) self 88295-97227
  • TrapezoidNight Song (Lorraine Duisit) Cool of the Day Sugar Hill 1132
  • Scott FabOh Night Someday Soon Somehow self 88295-97787
  • Florence Foster Jenkins w/ Cosme McMoon, piano: Queen of the Night area (W.A.Mozart) The Glory (????) of the Human Voice BMG 09026-61175-2
  • Julie and John PennellFrom Our Wandering Keep On Walkin’ JPE 0003
  • Sutton Foster w/ Megan McGinnis: A Quiet Thing (Kander-Ebb) / Hush, Little Baby (trad) Take Me to the World Ghostlight 83356-02
  • University Park Children’s Ensemble led by Cathy Fink & Marcy MarxerHush (M.Marxer) Pillow Full of Wishes Rounder 8086
  • Carly Simon w/ Ben & Sally Taylor: You Can Close Your Eyes (James Taylor) Into White Columbia 82876-86138-2
  • Kim & Reggie Harris and MagpieWhen I’m Gone (close) (Phil Ochs) 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 parens ( ).