The Midnight Special, March 13, 2021

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  1. Elena Moon Park: “Brilliant New Idea”; Elena Moon Park; Unhurried Journey | bandcamp
  2. Cliff Eberhardt: “The Next Big Thing”; Cliff Eberhardt; High Above and the Down Below | Red House RHR CD 199
  3. Alison Krauss & Union Station: “New Favorite” (Gillian Welch & David Rawlings); Alison Krauss & Union Station; New Favorite | Rounder 11661-0495-2
  4. Andrew Bird & Jimbo Mathus: “Red Velvet Rope”; Andrew Bird & Jimbo Mathus; These 13 | Thirty Tigers 55684CD
  5. Nanci Griffith: “Once in a Very Blue Moon” (Pat Alger); Nanci Griffith; Once in a Very Blue Moon | Philo PH-1096
  6. Bob Bradshaw: “Blue”; Bob Bradshaw; Ghost Light | [2021]
  7. Gene Parsons: “Dark Moon”; Gene Parsons; I Hope They Let Us In | String Bender SBR 002
  8. Kathy Kallick: “Dark Moon” (Ned Miller); Kathy Kallick; Walkin’ in My Shoes | Live Oak 510
  9. The Brother Brothers: “Waiting for a Star to Fall”; The Brother Brothers; Calla Lily | Compass 7 4757 2
  10. Jaspar Lepak: “Why Should the Devil”; Jaspar Lepak; Desert Ghost | 98576 08749
  11. Sister Rosetta Tharpe: “Up Above My Head”; Sister Rosetta Tharpe and Marie Knight; Martin Scorsese Presents the Blues Warming by the Devil’s Fire | Columbia/Legacy CK 90490
  12. Liz Simmons: “Night in the City” (Joni Mitchell); Liz Simmons, Hanna Sanders, Natalie Haas (cello); Poets | 95999 13529
  13. Jonathan Byrd: “New Moon Rise”; Jonathan Byrd; Cackalack | Waterbug WBG92
  14. Zoe Fitzgerald Carter: “Owl in Kensington”; Zoe Fitzgerald Carter; Waterlines | [2021]
  15. Emmylou Harris: “Immigrant Eyes” (Guy Clark); Emmylou Harris; Songbird | Rhino Records (2) – 8122 79969 0 1
  16. Kate Magdalena: “The Waking”; Kate Magdalena; The Water is Wide | [2020]
  17. Merle Travis: “Midnight Special”; Merle Travis; Travis Pickin’ | CMH 6255
  18. Sean Nua: “O Ro, Song of the Sea”; Sean Nua; The Open Door | Shanachie 79082 CD
  19. Maria Dunn: “The Sailor Song”; Maria Dunn; Maria Dunn | Maria Dunn MARCD04
  20. Danu: “Bridget Donaghue” (Burke Patterson); Danu; All Things Considered | Shanachie SH 78049
  21. Cathy Jordan & Seamie O’Dowd: “I Am of Ireland” (W.B. Yeats and Raymond Driver); Cathy Jordan & Seamie O’Dowd; I Am of Ireland: Yeats in Song | 062321
  22. Dervish: “Peata Beag”; Dervish; Live in Palma, disc 2 | Compass 7 4340 2-2 of 2
  23. Pat Donohue: “Irish Blues”; Pat Donohue; Nobody’s Fault | Bluesky Records BSR 930
  24. Will O’Brien: “Patrick’s Day” (coll. MacEdward Leach); Will O’Brien; Memorial Univ. of Newfoundland | [1951]
  25. Norah Rendell: “St. Patrick’s Day”; Norah Rendell; Spinning Yarns | Two Tap Music TTM016
  26. Chris Sherburn & Denny Bartley: “Kilkelly” (Peter Jones); Chris Sherburn & Denny Bartley; Last Night’s Fun | Sound Out Music SOM 002 CD
  27. The Burns Sisters: “Irish Heartbeat” (Van Morrison); The Burns Sisters; Close to Home | Philo PH 1178 CD
  28. Greg Trooper: “Innisheer”; Greg Trooper and Maura O’Connell; Floating | Sugar Hill SUG-CD-1075
  29. Diana Lawrence: “I’m Going to the West”; Artemisia; Artemisia (2018)
  30. 1960 Broadway Revival Cast: “How Are Things in Glocca Mora?” (Lane/Harburg); 1960 Broadway Revival Cast feat. Jeannie Carson w/Bobby Howes; Finian’s Rainbow | RCA Victor RCA 1057 2 RG
  31. Leon Bibb: “Danny Boy” (Frederic Weatherly); Leon Bibb; Praising Peace: A Tribute to Paul Robeson | Stony Plain Records SPCD 1318
  32. Traditional: “Crowley’s Reel; Brian Boru’s March; Belfast Hornpipe”; James Galway & Friends; RCA 60917-2
  33. Ciaran MacGowan: “Raglan Road” (Trad., Patrick Kavanagh); Ciaran MacGowan; digital single | [2021]
  34. Jim Gaffigan: “Irish Billy Joelle”; Jim Gaffigan; Quality Time | Comedy Dynamics COM 700
  35. Da Vinci’s Notebook: “Face Like Billy Joel”; Da Vinci’s Notebook; Brontosaurus | Da Vinci’s Notebook DVN 003
  36. Mary Chapin-Carpenter: “Where The Beauty Is”; Mary -Chapin Carpenter; The Dirt and The Stars | Lambent Light Records LLR003
  37. Wishing Chair & Kara Barnard: “Wide Sky”; Wishing Chair & Kara Barnard; Dishpan Brigade | Terrakin Records TER0006
  38. (Vance Gilbert): “Icarus by Night”; Vance Gilbert; Philo CD PH 1213
  39. Andrew Bird & Jimbo Mathus: “Sweet Oblivion”; Andrew Bird & Jimbo Mathus; These 13 | Thirty Tigers 55684CD
  40. Tim Grimm: “Dreaming of King Lear”; Tim Grimm; Gone | Vault Records VR017
  41. Anita Aysola: “Heartbeat”; Anita Aysola; Songs for Social Change Volume 5 | Renaissance Artists and Writers Association [2021]
  42. Kim Moberg: “The Raven”; Kim Moberg; Up Around the Bend | KIMMOBERGMUSIC.COM [2020]
  43. Dave Carter: “I Go Like the Raven”; Dave Carter & Tracy Grammer; Drum Hat Buddha | Signature Sounds SIG 1266
  44. Sloan Wainwright: “In Times Like These”; Sloan Wainwright; Red Maple Tree | self [2020]
  45. Eliot Bronson: “Even This is Going to Pass”; Eliot Bronson w/Lori McKenna; Single | New Pain Records [2020]
  46. Michael Ball: “Seasons of Love” (from Rent); Michael Ball; Centre Stage | Hip-O Records Hip-O #440 016 071-2
  47. Carrie Newcomer: “Impossible Until It’s Not”; Carrie Newcomer; The Point of Arrival | Available Light [2019]
  48. Laura Love: “I Still Believe (Unplugged)”; Laura Love; She Loved Red | Laura Love 88295 68276
  49. Andy Beyer: “The Midnight Special – cigar box slide”; Andy Beyer; Midnight Special Collection AABeyer/MS 004