The Midnight Special, July 4, 2020

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Playlist

(1)

Lead Belly: The Midnight Special

Last Sessions

Smithsonian Folkways 40068/71

(2)

Michael Smith & Anne Hills: Spoon River

Paradise Lost and Found

Redwing 5406

(3)

*Naomi Caryl Hirshhorn & Hal Lynch: Spoon River

(song) (Hirshhorn-Aidman)

(4)

*Naomi Caryl Hirshhorn: He’s Gone Away

(song) (trad)

(5)

*Charles Aidman: The Hill

(6)

Gathering Sparks: Spirits in the Graveyard

Sparks

:Spirits in the Graveyard (June Lewis)

(7)

*Charles Aidman: Tom Beatty

(8)

Geoff Bartley: Play the Cards the Way They Lie

Blackbirds in the Pie

self 1004

(9)

*Charles Aidman: Benjamin Pantier

(10)

Craig Werth: Good Old Dog

The Spokes Man

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(11)

*Joyce Van Patten: Mrs. Benjamin Pantier

(12)

The Once: My Husband’s Got No Courage

Row Upon Row of the People They Know

Borealis 212

(13)

*Joyce Van Patten: Margaret Fuller Slack

(14)

Working (orig.cast – David P. Kelly-Lynn Thigpen): If I Could’ve Been

Working

(Micki Grant) Fynsworth Alley 302062114-2

(15)

Joel Mabus: Soldier’s Joy (trad)

Flatpick & Clawhammer

Fossil 793

(16)

*Charles Aidman: Knowlt Hoheimer

(17)

Bob Gibson & Bob (Hamilton) Camp: Civil War Trilogy – First Batalion

At the Gate of Horn

Collectors’ Choice 227-2

(18)

*Betty Garrett: Lydia Pucket

(19)

*Robert Elston & Charles Aidman: Harry Williams

(20)

Phil Ochs: The War Is Over

Farewells & Fantasies

Elektra-Rhino 73518

(21)

*Robert Elston: Fiddler Jones

(22)

Tim O’Brien & Darrell Scott: Fiddler Jones

Memories and Moments

Full Skies 94504-79904

(23)

*Betty Garrett: Ollie McGee

(24)

*Charles Aidman: Fletcher McGee

(25)

Mort Shuman: Song for Old Lovers

My Death

Reprise 6358

(26)

*Robert Elston: Lucius Atherton

(27)

*Naomi Caryl Hirshhorn: Times Are Getting Hard

(song) (trad-Hirshhorn-Aidman)

(28)

*Charles Aidman: Eugene Carman

(29)

Leo Kottke: From the Cradle to the Grave

Greenhouse

One Way 21-18457

(30)

*Naomi Caryl Hirshhorn & Hal Lynch: The Water Is Wide

(song) (trad)

(31)

*Robert Elston & Joyce Van Patten: William and Emily

(32)

Aoife & Bobby Clancy: Kisses Sweeter Than Wine

Silvery Moon

Appleseed 1065

(33)

*Naomi Caryl Hirshhorn & Hal Lynch: Paper of Pins

(song)

(34)

*Charles Aidman: Roscoe Purkapile

(35)

*Betty Garrett: Mrs. Purkapile

(36)

Connie Kaldor: Choppy Water (Rocky Marriage Breakdown)

Small Cafe

Philo 1205

(37)

Kim & Reggie Harris: Let Me Fly

Steal Away

Appleseed 1022

(38)

*Charles Aidman: Shack Dye

(39)

*Hal Lynch: Freedom

(trad-Hirschhorn-Aidman)

(40)

Leyla McCalla w/ Rhiannon Giddens, Allison Russell: I Knew I Could Fly

Songs of Our Native Daughters

Smithsonian Folkways 40232

(41)

*Betty Garrett: Hannah Armstrong

(42)

Phil Ochs: That Was the President

I Ain’t Marching Anymore

Hannibal 4422

(43)

*Joyce Van Patten: Faith Metheny

(44)

Iris DeMent: Let the Mystery Be

Infamous Angel

Philo 1138

(45)

John Hasbrouck: Down to the River to Pray

Some These Days

Ruthless Rabbit 1964

(46)

Tom Paxton: About the Children

The Things I Notice Now

Collectables 6972

(47)

*Joyce Van Patten: Mrs. Charles Bliss

(48)

*Betty Garrett: Pauline Barrett

(49)

Priscilla Herdman: Lies

Seasons of Change

Flying Fish 309

(50)

*Robert Elston: The Village Atheist

(51)

Kirtana: Why the Sufis Whirl

This Embrace

Wild Dove 104

(52)

*Joyce Van Patten: Mabel Osborne

(53)

The Beatles: Eleanor Rigby

1

Capitol 724352932528

(54)

*Charles Aidman: Franklin Jones

(55)

*Naomi Caryl Hirschhorn: In the Night

(song)

(56)

*Charles Aidman & Company: Dippold the Optician

(57)

Tom Russell w/ Iris DeMent: Box of Visions

The Long Way Around

Hightone 8081

(58)

*Charles Aidman: Alexander Throckmorton

(59)

Michael Smith: Last Days of Pompeii

Love Stories

Flying Fish 70404

(60)

*Betty Garrett: Amanda Barker

(61)

*Robert Elston: Willard Fluke

(62)

A.L. Lloyd: The Unfortunate Rake

Smithsonian Folkways 3805

(63)

*Joyce Van Patten: Lois Spears

(64)

Misty River: Life Is Good

Stories

self 005

(65)

Robert Elston: Abel Melveny

(66)

David Stoddard: Stuff

Get Off My Lawn

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(67)

*Charles Aidman: Hod Put

(68)

*Robert Elston: Indignation Jones

(69)

*Joyce Van Patten: Minerva Jones

(70)

*Charles Aidman: Doctor Myers

(71)

*Betty Garrett: Mrs. Myers

(72)

*Charles Aidman: Willie Metcalf

(73)

*Naomi Caryl Hirshhorn: I Am, I Am

(song) (Hirshhorn-Aidman)

(74)

Pete Seeger: My Old Brown Earth

Pete

Seeger: My Old Brown Earth

(75)

*Charles Aidman: Barney Hainsfeather

(76)

Maxwell Street Klezmer Band, Donald Jacobs, clarinet: Undzer Toyrele (Our Beloved Torah)

Old Roots New World

Shanachie 67008

(77)

*Betty Garrett: Lucinda Matlock

(78)

Fred Holstein: Hymn Song (I Believe If I Lived My Life Again)

(Utah Phillips) Holstein 01

(79)

*Robert Elston: Petit, the Poet

(80)

Gordon Lightfoot: The Leaves of Grass

Sunday Concert

Bear Family

(81)

*Joyce Van Patten: Anne Rutledge

(82)

*Naomi Caryl Hirschhorn & Hal Lynch: Spoon River

(song) (reprise)

(83)

Iris DeMent: Our Town

Infamous Angel

Philo 1138

(84)

*Charles Aidman: Last Poem

Tomorrow Is My Birthday

)

(85)

Tom Paxton: The Parting Glass

Redemption Road

Pax 010

(86)

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