The Midnight Special, November 21, 2020

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  1. Claudia Schmidt: “Long Long Time”; Claudia Schmidt; Slow Steady Heart/ 7 00261 480053
  2. Richard Thompson: “A Love You Can’t Survive”; Richard Thompson; Walking On a Wire 1968-2009 (Disc 4)/Shout Factory 826663-11088 4 of 4
  3. Amythyst Kiah: “Black Myself”; Amythyst Kiah; Songs of Our Native Daughters Smithsonian Folkways/SF CD 40232
  4. John Prine: “It’s A Big Old Goofy World”; John Prine; The Missing Years/Oh Boy OBR-009 CD
  5. John Hartford: “Up On the Hill Where They Do the Boogie”; John Hartford; Aereo-Plane/Rounder CD0366
  6. Lucinda Williams: “Passionate Kisses”; Lucinda Williams; Lucinda Williams/Koch Koch CD 8005
  7. Braden Gates: “Norah Jones at Closing Time”; Braden Gates; Kitchen Days/Borealis BCD267
  8. Norah Jones: “Don’t Know Why” (Jesse Harris); Norah Jones; Come Away With Me/Blue Note 7243 5 32088 2 0
  9. David Bromberg Band: “The Hills of Isle Au Haut”; David Bromberg; Big Road/Red House Records RHR CD 315
  10. Casey Neill Trio: “Mingulay Boat Song”; Casey Neill; Skree/Appleseed APR 1031 CD
  11. William Pint & Felicia Dale: “Sugar in the Hold”; William Pint & Felicia Dale; Round the Corner Waterbug/WBG0036
  12. Raffi: “Peanut Butter Sandwich”; Raffi; Singable Songs for the Very Young/Troubadour TR-002
  13. David Amram & Steve Goodman: About “Moby Book”; Studs Terkel interviews Steve Goodman & David Amram; The WFMT Studs Terkel Radio Archives
  14. Steve Goodman: “Moby Book”; Steve Goodman; Jessie’s Jig & Other Favorites/Red Pajamas RPJ-010CD
  15. Andy Beyer: “The Midnight Special – Melodica”; Andy Beyer; Midnight Special Collection AABeyer/MS 004
  16. Diane Taraz: “Raisin Pie”; Diane Taraz; Shoes that Fit Like Sand/Beacon 10127-2
  17. Shemekia Copeland: “Smoked Ham and Peaches”; Shemekia Copeland; Alligator ALCD 4984
  18. Hamilton Camp: “Blame It on the Turkeys” (Camp and Brent); Hamilton Camp; WFMT Recording
  19. David Amram & Studs Terkel: Interview: “Chicago Music Scene”; Studs Terkel & David Amram; The WFMT Studs Terkel Radio Archives
  20. David Amram: “Louisiana Crawfish Etoufee”; David Amram; Southern Stories/Chrome Records CR4202
  21. Tom Waits: “Come On Up to the House”; Tom Waits; Mule Variations/Epitaph Records Epitaph 86547 2
  22. Shelby Lynne & Allison Moorer: “Ol’ 55″”; Various: Shelby Lynne & Allison Moorer; Come On Up to the House/Dualtone 803020200319
  23. Corinne Bailey Rae: “Jersey Girl”; Various: Corinne Bailey Rae; Come On Up to the House/Dualtone 803020200319
  24. Joy Harjo: “Creation Story”; Various: Joy Harjo w/Susan M. Williams, John L. Williams; Native American Currents/Silver Wave SD915
  25. Leonard Bernstein: “The Best of All Possible Worlds” from Candide; London Symphony Orchestra w/Adolph Green, et. al; Bernstein on Broadway/Deutsche Grammophone 480 2620
  26. Grace Griffith: “Make Our Garden Grow” (Bernstein/Wilbur); Grace Griffith; Sands of Time/Blix Street G2 CD 10078
  27. Rise Band: “Time & Tide” (Gerry Geoghegan); Rise Band; Uncertain Wonders/Orrisor OP2000
  28. Peter, Paul and Mary: “The Cruel War”; Peter, Paul and Mary; Peter, Paul and Mary/Warner 1449-2
  29. Merle Travis: “Midnight Special”; Merle Travis; Travis Pickin’ CMH/6255
  30. 10,000 Maniacs: “Let the Mystery Be”; 10,000 Maniacs (Natalie Merchant w/David Byrne); Campfire Songs/Rhino Elektra R2 73900
  31. Tom Paxton: “Along the Verdigris”; Tom Paxton w/Iris Dement; Wearing the Time/Sugar Hill SH CD 1045
  32. Iris DeMent: “Our Town”; Iris DeMent; Infamous Angel/Philo CD PH 1138
  33. Carol Burnett & Joe Bova: “The Swamps of Home” (Rodgers & Barer); Original Broadway Cast (1980); Once Upon a Mattress/MCA MCA-2079
  34. Mary Stribling: “Big Iguana”; Mary Stribling with Combo Amazo; Big Iguana/Mondo Blondo MBCD 102
  35. The Flatlanders: “Pay the Alligator”; The Flatlanders; Now Again/New West NW6040
  36. Nanci Griffith w/Darius Rucker: “Love at the Five and Dime”; Nanci Griffith; Dust Bowl Symphony Elektra 62418-2
  37. Fred Eaglesmith: “Wilder Than Her”; Fred Eaglesmith; Drive-in Movie/Vertical Records VER 4218-2
  38. Bob Dylan: “Tangled Up in Blue”; Bob Dylan; Blood on the Tracks/Columbia CD 92398
  39. Susan McKeown: “Ce leis e?”; Susan McKeown & The Chanting House; Bone/Prime CD PCD 027
  40. Ladysmith Black Mambazo: “Rain, Rain, Beautiful Rain”; Ladysmith Black Mambazo; Shaka Zulu/Warner LP 1987
  41. Doc Watson: “Your Lone Journey” (Doc & Rosa Lee Watson); Doc Watson; My Dear Old Southern Home/Sugar Hill SH CD 3795
  42. Si Kahn: “To Hear Doc Watson Play” (Doc & Rosa Lee Watson); Si Kahn; Best of the Rest: Si Kahn at 75/Strictly Country SCR82
  43. (Laura Love): “I Still Believe (Unplugged)”; Laura Love; She Loved Red/Laura Love 88295 68276
  44. Andy Beyer: “The Midnight Special – cigar box slide”; Andy Beyer; Midnight Special Collection AABeyer/MS 004