The Midnight Special, May 1, 2021

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  1. Susan Werner: “May I Suggest?”; Susan Werner; New Non-Fiction | Susan Werner S. W. 6566134372
  2. Julie Andrews & the Orig. Broadway Cast: “The Lusty Month of May” (Lerner/Loewe); Julie Andrews & the Orig. Broadway Cast; Camelot | Sony SK 60542
  3. Clive Gregson: “Over the Garden Wall”; Clive Gregson; Long Story Short | Compass Compass 7 4227 2
  4. Brad Colerick: “Come What May” (Brad Colerick & Rob Laufer); Brad Colerick; Cottonwood | Back 9 Records BN0401
  5. Peggy Seeger: “Dandelion and Clover”; Peggy Seeger; First Farewell | Red Grape RGPSCD4
  6. Antje Duvekot: “Dandelion”; Antje Duvekot; Big Dream Boulevard | Black Wolf BW 006
  7. Heather Styka: “Long Spring”; Heather Styka; While This Planet Spins Beneath Our Feet | Kite Stripe Records KSR03
  8. Jim Malcolm: “Flowers of Edinburgh” (Trad./lyrics, Malcolm); Jim Malcolm; Live at Glenfarg | Beltane Records BELCD103
  9. Tony Cuffe: “When Rosy May Comes in Wi’ Flowers” (Robert Burns); Tony Cuffe; Complete Songs of Robert Burns | Linn Records HONCD 5047
  10. Hungrytown: “One Morning In May”; Hungrytown: Rebecca Hall & Ken Anderson; Hungrytown | Listen Here! Records LH501
  11. Terry Allen: “Whatever Happened to Jesus (and Maybelline)?” (Terry Allen & Chuck Berry); Terry Allen and The Panhandle Mystery Band; Smokin’ the Dummy / Bloodlines | Sugar Hill SHCD-1057
  12. Crooked Still: “Baby, What’s Wrong with You?” (John Hurt); Crooked Still: Aoife O’Donovan (vox), Brittany Haas (cello), Gregory Liszt (banjo), Tristan Clarridge (fiddle), Corey DiMario (bass); Still Crooked | Signature Sounds SIG2013
  13. Tom Paxton: “Did You Hear John Hurt?”; Tom Paxton w/Steve Goodman; New Songs from the Briarpatch | Vanguard VSD 79395
  14. Mississippi John Hurt: “Candy Man Blues”; Mississippi John Hurt; Avalon Blues – Complete 1928 OKeh Recordings | Columbia Legacy CK 64986
  15. The Mrs. Aykroyd Band: “Will the Turtle Be Unbroken?” (AP Carter/Les Barker); David Knutson (lead), Les Barker, Eileen McGann, Alison Younger, Hilary Spencer; Tubular Dogs | Mrs. Ackroyd Records DOG 014
  16. Steve “Q” Quinn: “The Midnight Special – Harmonica Greasy” (Traditional); Steve “Q” Quinn; Midnight Special Collection | Midnight Special Collection SQuinn/MS013
  17. Sons of the Never Wrong: “One Simple Question” (Bruce Roper); Sons of the Never Wrong; One if By Hand | Gadfly Records 268
  18. Greg BROWN: “Who’d Woulda Thunk It?”; Greg Brown; In the Dark With You | Red House Records RHR 008
  19. Last Forever: “Who’ll Water My Flowers?” (Traditional); Last Forever: Sonya Cohen (vocals), Bill Ruyle (hammered dulcimer); There is No Eye: Music for Photographs (various) | Smithsonian Folkways SFW CD 40091
  20. Sultans of String feat. Ahmed Moneka & Imad al Taha: “Imad’s Dream” (Chris McKhool, Kevin Laliberte, Imad Al Taha); Sultans of String feat. Ahmed Moneka; Refuge | McKhool MCK2230
  21. Jem Moore & Ariane Lydon: “Recuerdos de la Alhambra” (Francisco Tárrega); Jem Moore & Ariane Lydon; O Susannah | Beacon BCN 10134-2
  22. Sones de Mexico Ensemble of Chicago: “Esta Tierra Es Tuya”; Sones de Mexico Ensemble of Chicago; Esta Tierra Es Tuya (This Land is Your Land) | CD Baby SM 0407
  23. The Byrds: “Armstrong, Aldrin and Collins”; The Byrds; Ballad of Easy Rider | Columbia CS 9942
  24. Ted Neeley & Yvonne Elliman: “What’s the Buzz?”; Ted Neeley & Yvonne Elliman; Jesus Christ Superstar (film soundtrack) | MCA MCA2-11000
  25. Claudia Schmidt: “Somebody Else’s Restaurant”; Claudia Schmidt; Wings of Wonder | Red House Records RHR 144
  26. Sally Rogers: “What Can One Little Person Do?”; Sally Rogers; What Can One Little Person Do? | Round River 302
  27. Charlie Mosbrook: “Shining Through”; Charlie Mosbrook; Something to Believe | Open Mic Records 003
  28. Charlie King: “Eight Hours” (excerpt); Charlie King w/Anne Feeney; Vaguely Reminiscent VRS9012 CD
  29. Anne Feeney: “Who’s the Criminal”; Anne Feeney; If I Can’t Dance | CD Baby 0837101213042
  30. Sweet Honey in the Rock: “Step-By-Step”; Sweet Honey in the Rock; Other Side | Flying Fish FF366
  31. The Jones Family: “Hal-an-tow”; Chuck, Brenda and Chenoa— Jones; Shambling Gate Records SGR 1616
  32. Waterson:Carthy: “May Song”; Norma Waterson, Eliza Carthy, Martin Carthy, Tim Van Eyken; Topic TSCD562
  33. Tom Chapin and Friends: “Jubilation”; Tom Chapin and Friends; Join The Jubilee | Gadfly 214
  34. Jonas Friddle: “The Midnight Special – fretless banjo”; Jonas Friddle; Midnight Special Collection JFriddle | MS008
  35. Dana Robinson: “What Would Woody Do?”; Dana Robinson; Avenue of the Saints | Threshold Music TM0007
  36. Woody Guthrie: “What Did the Deep Sea Say” (Woody Guthrie & Gilbert “Cisco” Houston); Woody Guthrie w/Cisco Houston; Woody Guthrie Sings Folk Songs | Smithsonian Folkways SF CD 40007
  37. Amy Speace: “The Sea & The Shore”; Amy Speace w/Robby Hecht; How to Sleep in a Stormy Boat | Wind Bone 59709 60466
  38. Cliff Eberhardt: “Everyone’s Wounded”; Cliff Eberhardt; Knew Things | Self 1-95269-08022-8
  39. Bitter Melon: “How Deep Can You Bury That Man?” (Charlie Madigan); Bitter Melon: Al Day, Charlie & Eamon Madigan, Sally Craig, Randy Lee; Cracks in the Foundation | Bitter Melon Music 001
  40. Andrea McCardle: “Maybe” (Charles Strouse & Martin Charnin); Andrea McCardle; Annie | Sony SK 60723
  41. Wild Carrot & The Roots Band: “Who Knows What Tomorrow May Bring?”; Wild Carrot & The Roots Band; Crowd Around the Mic | Chocolate Dog CDM001
  42. Mean Mary: “What About Today?” (Mary James); Mean Mary; Alone | Woodrock Records WDRK 43021
  43. Salamander Crossing: “Five Days In May”; Salamander Crossing; Bottleneck Dreams | Signature Sounds SIG 1244 CD
  44. Eilen Jewell: “How Long?”; Eilen Jewell; Letters from Sinners & Strangers | Signature Sounds Recordings SIG 2006
  45. Ladysmith Black Mambazo: “How Long?”; Ladysmith Black Mambazo; Shaka Zulu | Warner LP 9-25582-1
  46. Mary Flower: “Where You Been?”; Mary Flower; Livin’ with the Blues Again | Little Village Foundation LVF 1028
  47. Kathy Mattea: “Where’ve You Been?” (Jon Vezner & Don Henry); Kathy Mattea; The Midnight Special Folk Festival, Disc 3 | WFMT 9.20.09-3
  48. JD Souther: “Come What May”; JD Souther; Tenderness | Masterworks 88875 03394 2
  49. John McCormick: “May You Never” (John Martyn); John McCormick; Western Island | Phantom Records PH 007
  50. Laura Love: “I Still Believe (Unplugged)”; Laura Love; She Loved Red | Laura Love 88295 68276
  51. Andrew Beyer: “The Midnight Special – cigar box slide”; Andrew Beyer; Midnight Special Collection AABeyer/MS 004