The Midnight Special, August 22, 2020


Share this Post


  1. Vance Gilbert: “Rocket to the Moon”; Vance Gilbert; Philo Edgewise CD PH 1156
  2. (Peter Mayer): “Astronaut Dreams”; Peter Mayer; Blue Boat BB1206
  3. Ray Bradbury: Your formal education was limited; Studs Terkel & Ray Bradbury; WFMT Studs Terkel Archives WFMT Studs Terkel Archives / 3.18.92
  4. Mickey Calin & The Jets: Orig. Broadway Cast: “Cool”; Mickey Calin & The Jets (Orig. Broadway Cast); Masterworks Broadway West Side Story /88691 94841 2
  5. David Broza and Alberto Rios: “Chileno Boys”; David Broza w/Jackson Browne & Shawn Colvin; Window to the World At Masada / 90792 00212
  6. Jud Caswel: “451”; Jud Caswel; Alderdown Lost & Found / ALD 0401
  7. Twisted Pine: “Papaya”; Twisted Pine; Signature Right Now / Sig CD 2121
  8. (Sweet Honey in the Rock): “Pata Pata”; Sweet Honey in the Rock; Appleseed APR CD 1134
  9. Tom Prasada-Rao: “The Year of Losing Things”; Tom Prasada-Rao; Tom Prasada-Rao The Year of Losing Things / 8-15-2020 on FB
  10. The Last Word Quintet: “Saving Grace”; The Last Word Quintet;
    Last Word Quintet The Last Word Quintet Live at Studio 5 / CD2020

  11. Barbara Saint John: “Dreamers in the Night”; Barbara Saint John; Mystic Pilgrim Emily / Mystic Pilgrim 002
  12. The Byrds: “Mr. Spaceman”; The Byrds; Columbia/Legacy Essential Byrds C2k 89110 1-2
  13. John Prine: “Linda Goes to Mars”; John Prine; Oh Boy German Afternoons / OBR-003CD
  14. (Cole Porter): “Begin the Beguine”; The Bills (formerly The Bill Hilly Band); Borealis BOREALIS BCD 145
  15. Leonard Cohen: “Everybody Knows”; Leonard Cohen; Columbia I’m Your Man / CK 44191
  16. Peter Sellers: “Political Party Broadcast”; Peter Sellers; EMI A Celebration of Sellers / 7243 8 27782 2 6
  17. Grant Peeples: “Unsustainable”;
    Grant Peeples; Peeples Bad Wife / Feb 2020

  18. Ray Bradbury: You started to write Studs Terkel & Ray Bradbury; WFMT Studs Terkel Archives / 3.18.92
  19. Chris Rosser: “Federico Fellini”; Chris Rosser; Independent Songwriters Group Holy Fool / ISG CD 2020
  20. Susan Werner: “Movie of My Life” (bonus track); Susan Werner; Bottom Line BLine 63440-47305-2
  21. Mark Graham: “Moby Dick”; Mark Graham; Mark Graham Inner Life / MG 1998
  22. (Kurt Weil & Bertolt Brecht): “Mack the Knife”; Jimmie Dale Gilmore; Windcharger 11661 3173 2
  23. Joe Ely: “Up On the Ridge”;
    Joe Ely; MCA Twistin’ in the Wind / MCAD-70031

  24. Butch Hancock: “If You Were a Bluebird”; Butch Hancock; Sugar Hill East Away the Night / SH-CD 1048
  25. Ani DiFranco’s Prison Music Project: “Villain”; Aranesa Turner, AniDiFranco;
    Righteous Babe Long Time Gone /RBR094-D

  26. David Wilcox: “We Make the Way by Walking”; David Wilcox; Freshly Baked Records 002
  27. Pierce Pettis: “Little River Canyon”; Pierce Pettis; Compass State of Grace / 7 4315 2
  28. Cheryl Wheeler: “Summer’s Almost Over”; Cheryl Wheeler; Philo Defying Gravity / 11671-1240-2
  29. (Jay Ungar, arr. Buddy Greene): “Ashokan Farewell”; Buddy Greene w/Stuart Duncan on fiddle; Rufus RMCD 195317
  30. Corky Siegel: “Midnight Radio”; Corky Siegel; Stuff Stuff / SR81-111
  31. Jenny Reynolds: “Before I know You’re Gone”; Jenny Reynolds Any Kind of Angel / 7 00261 48218 7

  32. Eric Taylor: “Blue Piano”;
    Eric Taylor; Emminent Scuffletown / EM-26001-2

  33. Denice Franke: “Summer Places”;
    Denice Franke; Folkstage Folkstage / 9-11-99

  34. Ray Bradbury: The thing that’s interesting about Ray Bradbury;
    Studs Terkel & Ray Bradbury;  WFMT Studs Terkel Archives / 3.18.92

  35. Bailey Jester: “The Music Box”;
    Bailey Jester (Matt Jordan & Young Hines); Johnny Cut Travelin’ Show BAI 002

  36. Don Conoscenti: “Mysterious Light”; Don Conoscenti; Cogtone Mysterious Light / 009
  37. Orig. Broadway Cast of Hair: “Walking in Space”; Hair: Original Broadway Cast; Victor Hair / 82876-56085-2
  38. John Prine: “Space Monkey”;
    John Prine; Oh Boy Live on Tour / OBR 015CD

  39. Ellis Paul: “The Day After Everything Changed”;
    Ellis Paul; BW The Day After Everything Changed / BW0010

  40. Tom Paxton: “Pandora’s Box”;
    Tom Paxton; Vanguard Best of the Vanguard Years / 79561-2

  41. (Pete Morton): “We Are All Trees By the Side of the Road”; Pete Morton; Further 003
  42. Tret Fure: “Small Town”; Tret Fure; Tomboy Girl Records True Compass / Tomboy Girl 83104
  43. Jack Williams: “Young at Heart”; Jack Williams; Wind River Don’t Let Go / WR 4039CD
  44. Ariane Lydon: Fried Green Tomatoes; Ariane Lydon; Folkstage 2005