The Midnight Special, September 4, 2021

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Playlist

  1. Traditional: “Midnight Special”; Leadbelly; RCA Victor LPV-505
  2. Michael Smith: “Sister Clarissa”; Michael Smith; Flying Fish FFCD 70404
  3. Joe Jencks: “What Did You Learn?” (Si Kahn); Joe Jencks; Turtle Bear 020118-01
  4. Carrie Newcomer: “Like Molly Brown”; Carrie Newcomer; Available Light Records ALR06
  5. Betsy Rose: “Read My Lips”; Betsy Rose; Kaleidescope K-43
  6. Steve Seskin: “Don’t Laugh at Me”; Steve Seskin; Seskin Records SR 112
  7. Harry Chapin: “Flowers are Red (Live)”; Harry Chapin; Elektra/Rhino R2 75875
  8. Dick Gaughan: “Waist Deep in the Big Muddy”; Dick Gaughan; Appleseed 1016 CD
  9. Roberts & Barrand: “Ford O’ Kabul River” (Peter Bellamy & Rudyard Kipling); Roberts & Barrand; CD Baby [2008]
  10. Holly Near: “I Ain’t Afraid”; Holly Near; hollynear.com [2000]
  11. The Kennedys: “Stand”; The Kennedys; Stand Koch / DOC-CD-8675
  12. Small Potatoes: “1000 Candles, 1000 Cranes”; Small Potatoes; smallpotatoesmusic.com [2000]
  13. Full cast: “Better World / Lonesome Valley” medley; Lisa Asher, Berwick Haynes, Sam Misner, Matt Mueller, and Megan Smith; Woody Guthrie’s American Song Freight & Salvage Coffeehouse and American Song Productions
  14. Emma’s Revolution: “Peace, Salaam, Shalom”; Emma’s Revolution; emmasrevolution.com [2001]
  15. Colby Maddox: “The Midnight Special – fiddle”; Colby Maddox; Midnight Special Collection CMaddox/MS 009
  16. Tom Prasada-Rao: “10,000 Sorrows”; Tom Prasada-Rao; Tom Prasada-Rao 10,000 Sorrows/Youtube 3.15.2020
  17. Leonard Cohen: “Who By Fire”; Leonard Cohen; Best of Leonard Cohen Columbia/CD34077
  18. Sloan Wainwright: “This I Know” (Sloan Wainwright, Stephen Murphy); Sloan Wainwright; sloanwainwright.com [2016]
  19. Ken Nordine: “Confessions of 13-04-1920”; Ken Nordine; Geffen B0005171-02
  20. Jim Infantino: “Stress”; Jim Infantino; Gadfly CD 209
  21. Alisa Amador: “Slow Down”; Alisa Amador; Alisa Amador [2021]
  22. John McCutcheon: “Farmer”; John McCutcheon; Appalseed [2021]
  23. Merle Travis: Intro & “Sixteen Tons”; Merle Travis; Rounder Records 82161-0451-2
  24. Malcolm Holcombe: “Money Train”; Malcolm Holcombe; Need to Know Music 2019+
  25. Storyhill: “Lay Down Your Weary Tune” (Bob Dylan); Storyhill; Red House Records RHC CD 246
  26. Joni Mitchell: “Carey”; Joni Mitchell; Reprise 8122797178-4
  27. Indigo Girls: “Get Out the Map”; Indigo Girls; Epic EK 67891
  28. Cheryl Wheeler: “Summer’s Almost Over”; Cheryl Wheeler; Philo Defying Gravity / 11671-1240-2
  29. Christine Lavin: “The Best Summer”; Christine Lavin; christinelavin.com [2021]
  30. Travis, Merle: “Midnight Special” Travis picked guitar; Merle Travis; Travis Pickin’ | CMH 6255
  31. Peggy Seeger: “Intro/I’m Gonna Be An Engineer”; Peggy Seeger; WFMT [1999]
  32. Cosy Sheridan: “The Little Train”; Cosy Sheridan; Bonneville Worldwide Entertainment BWE 0165
  33. Kate McDonnell: “Ballad of a Bad Girl”; Kate McDonnell; Dog-Eared Discs 7-00261-48550-8
  34. Rev. Gary Davis: “Bad Company”; Rev. Gary Davis; Pure Religion & Bad Company/Smithsonian SFW40035/FL 125
  35. David Mitchell & Robert Webb: “Pact with the Devil”; David Mitchell & Robert Webb; That Mitchell & Webb Sound, Series Two, Disc 3 | BBC Audio ISBN 13:978 1846 070716
  36. Jaspar Lepak: “Why Should the Devil”; Jaspar Lepak; Desert Ghost | jasparlepak.com 98576 08749
  37. Kristin Lems: “But for the Grace of Jane”; Kristin Lems; Kristen Lems [2020]
  38. Susie Burke: “Song of Bernadette” (Leonard Cohen); Susie Burke; Madrina Music MM#101CD
  39. The Malvinas: “Saint Anthony” (Gina Forsyth); The Malvinas; 3-Legged Dog MALV1116
  40. Sons of the Never Wrong: “Saints and The Martyrs” (Demel/Roper); Sons of the Never Wrong; Songs 3 Records SR3
  41. Josh Ritter: “Wings”; Josh Ritter; Signature SIG1280
  42. Chris Stuart & Backcountry: “Saints and Strangers”; Chris Stuart & Backcountry; Backcountry BCK-837
  43. David Francey: “Saints and Sinners”; David Francey; Laker LKR 1001
  44. Laura Love: “I Still Believe (Unplugged)”; Laura Love; Laura Love 88295 68276
  45. Andrew Beyer: “The Midnight Special – cigar box slide”; Andrew Beyer; Midnight Special Collection AABeyer/MS 004