The Midnight Special, September 5, 2020


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  1. Ben Vereen: “Magic to Do” Pippin; Ben Vereen; Broadway’s Greatest Leading Men Decca/314-541-634-2
  2. Tracy Grammer: “Phantom Doll”; Tracy Grammer; Flower of Avalon Signature/SIG1292
  3. Spider John Koerner: “Titanic”; Spiker John Koerner; Red House Raised By Humans / RHR CD 44
  4. Les Barker: “Have You Got Any News of the Iceberg?”; Les Barker; Mrs. Ackroyd Records Up the Creek Without a Poodle / DOG012
  5. June Tabor: “I Want to Vanish”; June Tabor; Against the Stream Green Linnet/GLCD3096
  6. Leo Kottke & Mike Gordon: “Noon to Noon”; Leo Kottke & Mike Gordon; NOON ATO Records/8.28.20
  7. Susan Piper: “Bagels With Angels”; Susan Piper; New On the Planet Slice Bread/CDSB71150
  8. Babbie Green: “High Tea with Lewis Carroll”; Babbie Green; LML Music Soldiers of the Heart / LML CD-123 1 of 2
  9. Eliza Gilkyson: “Through the Looking Glass”; Eliza Gilkyson; Retrospecto Realiza/7 50532 94502 6
  10. Fred Koller: “Goodnight Little Houseplant”; Fred Koller; Gadfly No Songs Left to Sell / Gadfly 274
  11. Ellen Greene & Rick Moranis: “Suddenly Seymour”; Ellen Greene & Rick Moranis; Rhino Entertainment Warner Bros. 75 Yrs. of Film Music / R2 75287-4
  12. Josh Ritter: “Bone of Song”; Josh Ritter; Hello Starling Signature/SIG1280
  13. Zoe Mulford with Windborne: “Songs Stay Sung”; Zoe Mulford with Windborne; “Songs Stay Sung” Azalea/9-4-2020
  14. Joan Baez: “Wings”; Joan Baez; Dark Chords on a Big Guitar Koch/KOC-CD8622
  15. Merle Travis: “Midnight Special”; Merle Travis; Travis Pickin’ CMH/6255
  16. William Pint & Felicia Dale: “The Tryphina’s Extra Hand”; William Pint & Felicia Dale; Round the Corner Waterbug/WBG0036
  17. Hannah Sanders & Ben Savage: “Selkie Song”; Hannah Sanders & Ben Savage; Sungrazing Records Awake / SGR003
  18. The Kennedys: “Anna and the Magic Gown”; The Kennedys; Stand Koch / DOC-CD-8675
  19. David Olney: “My Lovely Assistant”; David Olney; Loud House Records Migration / LHR2005
  20. Dust Poets: “I Married a Magician”; Dust Poets; Lovesick Town Dust Poets/dms9628
  21. Claudia Schmidt: “Basic Hygiene”; Claudia Schmidt; “Basic Hygiene” Pragmavision/IR 22031
  22. Steve Goodman: “The Vegetable Song/Barnyard Dance”; Steve Goodman; Somebody Else’s Troubles Buddha/7446599626 2
  23. Bill Harley: “That’s Where You Come From”; Bill Harley; Mistakes Were Made Round River/203
  24. Michael Doucet: “Abandonne”; Michael Doucet w/Sarah Quintana; Lachere Prise (Let it Go) Compass / 7 4740 2
  25. Malinky: The Dreadful End of Marianna for Sorcery; Malinky feat. Karine Polwart; Last Leaves Greentrax/CDTRAX190
  26. Dirk Powell: “I Ain’t Playing Pretty Polly”; Dirk Powell; When I Wait For You Compass / 7 4766 2
  27. Scott Ainslie: “Terraplane Blues”; Scott Ainslie; Terraplane Cattail/1196 CD
  28. Len Spencer: “First recorded promotional messages on the Edison Phonograph”; Len Spencer; Great Speeches of the 20th Century Rhino World Beat/RWB 70567 2
  29. Robert Johnson: “Phonograph Blues”; Robert Johnson; Cross Road Blues – A Proper Introduction to Robert Johnson Proper Records/INTRO CD2010
  30. Merle Travis: “Midnight Special”; Merle Travis; Travis Pickin’ CMH/6255
  31. Greg Trooper: “Floating”; Greg Trooper; Floating Sugar Hill/SUG-CD-1075
  32. Twisted Pine: “Dreamaway”; Twisted Pine; Right Now Signature / Sig CD 2121
  33. Lerner & Loewe: “Follow Me” (Nimue’s song); Marjorie Smith as Nimue (Lady of the Lake); Sony Camelot / SK 60542
  34. Buskin & Batteau: “Guinevere”; Buskin & Batteau; Folkstage: Buskin & Batteau WFMT / 12/4/2010
  35. The Dillards with Don Henley: “Always Gonna Be You”; The Dillards with Don Henley; “Always Gonna Be You” Pinecastle/pre-release
  36. Raye Zaragoza: “They Say”; Raye Zaragoza; Woman in Color download 9.4.2020
  37. Lou & Peter Berryman: “Resolution #9”; Lou & Peter Berryman; We Don’t Talk About That! Cornbelt/CR800CD
  38. National Lampoon feat. Chevy Chase: “Mission Impeachable”; National Lampoon feat. Chevy Chase; Greatest Hits of the National Lampoon Uproar/UP3854-2
  39. The Geyer Street Sheiks: “Sixteen Tons”; Geyer Street Sheiks; Great Dream BJam/CD 101
  40. Taj Mahal with Toumani Diabate: “Take This Hammer”; Taj Mahal with Toumani Diabate; Kulanjan Hannibal/HNCD 1444
  41. John Sieger: “Martha’s Machine”; John Sieger; FR Modern Folk Vol. II / FR0320
  42. Dolly Parton: “Old Black Kettle”; Dolly Parton; “Old Black Kettle” RCA Nashville Legacy/828276 81529 2
  43. Eric Bibb: “Shingle By Shingle”; Eric Bibb; Good Stuff Earthbeat/R2 75265
  44. Reggie Harris: “Hickory Hill”; Reggie Harris & Greg Greenway; Deeper Than the Skin DTTS 01