The Midnight Special, September 12, 2020


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  1. The Chenille Sisters: “Namedroppings”; The Chenille Sisters; True To Life Red House/RHR CD 67
  2. Leo Kottke & Mike Gordon: “How Many People Are You?”; Leo Kottke & Mike Gordon; NOON ATO Records/8.28.20
  3. Paul Simon: “Pigs, Sheep and Wolves”; Paul Simon; You’re The One Warner/78907
  4. Robert Klein: “Animals All”; Robert Klein; New Teeth Epic/EK 33535
  5. Janis Ian: “Jolene” (Steps out…); Janis Ian; God & the FBI Windham Hill/01934 11498 2
  6. Dolly Parton: “Jolene”; Dolly Parton; Live and Well Sugar Hill/SUG-CD-3998 2 of
  7. Vocolot: “Sarah and Hagar”; Vocolot; Heart Beat Oyster Music/OA1119
  8. Matthew Broderick: “Rosemary”; Matthew Broderick (Broadway Revival Cast: 1995); Great Musical (Various) RCA Victor/09026 63806-2
  9. Rhiannon Giddens: “Don’t Call Me Names”; Rhiannon Giddens; Single release Nonesuch/8.24.2020
  10. Kirk Mann: “Say Their Names”; Kirk Mann; Say Their Names Hudson Harding/MANN2020
  11. The Gilberts: “Not Always”; The Gilberts; Tell Me (pre-release)
  12. Jacques Brel: “Marieke”; Jacques Brel; Ballades et Mots D’Amour – Disc 1 Barclay Universal/543 151-2
  13. Meyer/Thile/Duncan: “Voila!”; Stuart Duncan, v; Chris Thile, mand; Yo-Yo Ma, vc; Edgar Meyer, db; Sony
  14. Laura Love: “Blind Bartimus”; Laura Love; Octoroon Mercury/314-534-649-4
  15. Peter Mulvey: “Old Simon Stimson”; Peter Mulvey; Notes from Elsewhere Signature Sounds/SIG2008
  16. Merle Travis: “Midnight Special”; Merle Travis; Travis Pickin’ CMH/6255
  17. Shelley Plimpton: “Frank Mills”; Shelley Plimpton; Great Musical (Various) RCAVictor/82876-56085-2
  18. MacAlias (Karine Polwart & Gill Bowman): “John C. Clarke”; MacAlias (Karine Polwart; Highwired CDTRAX/199
  19. McCandless, James: “Lily Langtry”; James McCandless; Sea of Freedom St. Christopher/CD 4001
  20. Kevin Kling: “Taxidermy”; Kevin Kling; Home and Away East Side Digital/81582
  21. Adriana Calcanhotto: “O Homem Deu Nome a Todos Animais “(Man Gave Names to All the Animals); Adriana “Partimpim” Calcanhotto; Partimpim Dios Sony Entertainment/2004 2009
  22. Jack Williams: “Coyote”; Jack Williams; Across The Winterline Wind River/WR14004 D
  23. Carrie Newcomer: “Birds on a Telephone Wire”; Carrie Newcomer; Visions and Dreams Windchime/CD Wind 103
  24. Vienna Teng: “Radio”; Vienna Teng; Inland Territory Zoe 01143-1125-2
  25. Todd Snyder: “Vinyl Records”; Todd Snider; New Connection Oh Boy/)BR-023
  26. Deidre McCalla: “Mama’s Little Baby Girl”; Deidre McCalla; WFMT’s Folkstage Folkstage 03-03-07 2 of 2
  27. Cielito Lindo Family Band: “Proud Corazon”; Cielito Lindo Family Band feat. Lilia (age 11); exclusive download Cielito Lindo/9.12.2020
  28. Peter Rowan & Jerry Douglas: “Chicka-Li-Lee-O”; Peter Rowan & Jerry Douglas; Yonder Sugar Hill/SHCD-3847
  29. Rose Polenzani: “Mary Lee”; Rose Polenzani; Rose Polenzani Daemon/DAM 19029
  30. Big Bill Broonzy: “Swing Low Sweet Chariot”; Big Bill Broonzy; Bill Broonzy Story Verve/314 547 555-2 Disc 1 of 3
  31. Merle Travis: “Midnight Special”; Merle Travis; Travis Pickin’ CMH/6255
  32. Stephen Sondheim: “Company” (Bobby, Baby); Original Broadway Cast; Company Sony/SK 65283
  33. Emily Barker: “Machine”; Emily Barker; A Dark Murmuration of Words Thirty Tigers/2020 Everyone Sang
  34. Jonell Mosser with John Hall: “Slaying Dragons”; Jonell Mosser and John Hall; Little Black Dress J3/7 00261 48096 1
  35. Jan Krist: “Frankenstein”; Jan Krist; Robin Hood
  36. David Olney: “Mr. Rat and Mr. Flea”; David Olney; Mr. Rat and Mr. Flea
  37. Frank Morey: Stack O’ Lee; Frank Morey; Delmark Sessions Delmark/DE-764
  38. Shawn Colvin: “The Facts About Jimmy”; Shawn Colvin; Polaroids: Greatest Hits Columbia Records/CK 93452
  39. Allison Russell: “Quasheba, Quasheba”; Allison Russell; Songs of Our Native Daughters Smithsonian Folkways/SF CD 40232
  40. Christy Moore: “Aisling”; Christy Moore; Smoke & Strong Whiskey Newberry/CM0002-2
  41. Oysterband: “Street of Dreams”; Oysterband; here i stand Omnium/OMM2033CD
  42. Lisa Markley: “Skylark”; Lisa Markley; One Word Soona Songs/SS013
  43. Ray Charles: “Georgia on My Mind”; Hoagy Carmichael & Stuart Gorrell; Standards Rhino/R2 75210
  44. Ariane Lydon: “Seasons Change Again”; Ariane Lydon; Listen to the Crows Overt/108