The Midnight Special, October 30, 2021

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  1. Traditional: “Midnight Special”; Leadbelly; RCA Victor LPV-505
  2. Fairport Convention: “Tam Lin” (Trad.); Fairport Convention; A&M CD 4257
  3. Archie Fisher: “Witch of the West-mer-lands”; Archie Fisher; Folk-Legacy CD-61
  4. The Waybacks: “Black Cat” (James Nash); The Waybacks; Compass Records 7 4474 2
  5. Monty Python: “Witch Burning”; Monty Python; Arista/Legacy 88697 08408 2
  6. Mala Oreen: “Ghost Cat”; Mala Oreen; Tourbo 065
  7. Mary Stribling: “Big Iguana”; Mary Stribling with Combo Amazo; Big Iguana/Mondo Blondo MBCD 102
  8. Kim Kuzma: “Windmills of Your Mind” (LeGrand/Bergman); Kim Kuzma; Independent (no label) [2015]
  9. Jud Caswell: “Chasing the Leaves”; Jud Caswell; Alderdown ALD1501
  10. Johanna Gorman-Baer & Disa Carneol: “Terror Time” (Ewan MacColl); Johanna Gorman-Baer & Disa Carneol; Folklore Village 50-1
  11. Josh Ritter: “Silverblade”; Josh Ritter; Pytheas Recordings CD-PYTH-14
  12. Chris Stuart & Backcountry: “The Crime at Quiet Dell”; Chris Stuart & Backcountry; Backcountry Music BCK-842
  13. Grace Griffith: “Hills of Shiloh” (James Friedman, Shel Silverstein); Grace Griffith; Blix Street G2-10085
  14. Jake Blount: “The Angels Done Bowed Down” (source unknown); Jake Blount; Spider Tales DIRT-CD-0097
  15. Jonas Friddle: “The Midnight Special – fretless banjo”; Jonas Friddle; Midnight Special Collection JFriddle | MS008
  16. Michael Smith: “Panther in Michigan”; Michael Smith; Flying Fish FF94
  17. Michael Smith: “Love Letter to a Fish”; Sue Demel, voice & g; WFMT (70 Essential Years)
  18. Sons of the Never Wrong: “Muddy, Muddy River”; Sons of the Never Wrong; We Three Sons SR3
  19. The ZIM Band: “Look at What the Cat Drug In”; The ZIM Band; [2021]
  20. Trout Fishing in America: “The Cat Came Back”; Trout Fishing in America; Big Trouble | Trout TRT 7CD
  21. Allison Russell: “Nightflyer”; Allison Russell; Fantasy FAN01125
  22. Joe Crookston: “Darkling and the Bluebird (Fear & Transcend)”; Joe Crookston; Darkling & The BlueBird Jubilee/milagrito rae62011
  23. Judy Henske: “High Flying Bird”; Judy Henske; Collectors’ Choice Music CCM-269-2
  24. Dom Flemons: “Tyin’ Knots in the Devil’s Tail”; Dom Flemons; Smithsonian Folkways Recordings FW CD 40224
  25. Anne Heaton: “Selkie”; Anne Heaton; 53688 10072
  26. Diana Jones: “The Sea is My Mother”; Diana Jones; Goldmine Records GMR003
  27. Andrew Beyer: “The Midnight Special – Melodica”; Andrew Beyer; Midnight Special Collection AABeyer/MS 005
  28. Ken Nordine, narr., w/Billy Vaughan Orch.: “The Shifting Whispering Sands”; Ken Nordine, narr., w/Billy Vaughan Orch.; Dot 45-15409
  29. Johnny Cash: “Ghost Riders in the Sky”; Johnny Cash; Silver/Columbia Legacy CK 86791
  30. Kris Delmhorst: “Horses in the Sky”; Kris Delmhorst; CEN 01
  31. Neal & Leandra: “Wild Horses”; Neal & Leandra; Red House RHR CD 85
  32. Bob Elliott & Ray Goulding: “Komodo Dragon”; Bob Elliott & Ray Goulding; Rhino R2 71617 – 1
  33. Mary Stribling: “Mister Komodo”; Mary Stribling with Combo Amazo; Mondo Blondo CD 103
  34. Ray Lambiase: “A Dragon in My Wagon”; Ray Lambiase; Raytone Records RT5120
  35. Jamie O’Reilly: “Wolves in the Winter”; Jamie O’Reilly; J. O’Reilly Productions JO002
  36. Peter Spencer: “Wolverine”; Peter Spencer; Autumnsongs Recordings 2000
  37. Laura Cortese: “Where the Fox Hides”; Laura Cortese & The Dance Cards; Compass 7 4752 2
  38. Taproot: “Away Ye Merry Lasses”; Taproot; Grand Design TR002
  39. Sloan Wainwright: “Hard Candy”; Sloan Wainwright; Red Maple Tree | self [2020]
  40. Capathia Jenkins & Louis Rosen: “Many Ghosts at the Party”; Capathia Jenkins & Louis Rosen; RoseCap 1001
  41. Watchhouse (Andrew Marlin & Emily Frantz): “Nightbird”; Watchhouse; Tiptoe Tiger TTM002CD
  42. Laura Love: “I Still Believe (Unplugged)”; Laura Love; Laura Love 88295 68276
  43. Andrew Beyer: “The Midnight Special – cigar box slide”; Andrew Beyer; Midnight Special Collection AABeyer/MS 004