The Midnight Special, December 4, 2021

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  1. Traditional: “Midnight Special”; Leadbelly; RCA Victor LPV-505
  2. Patty Larkin: “Tango”; Patty Larkin; Tango | High Street HS 72902 10312-2
  3. Aztec Two-Step: “Baking”; Aztec Two-Step; self [1972]
  4. Golden Bough: “Mrs. Fogarty’s Christmas Cake” (C. Frank Horn); Golden Bough; Christmas in a Celtic Land | Arc Music EUCD 1409
  5. Bettman & Halpin: “A Fruitcake for All Seasons”; Bettman & Halpin; self FLRCD-606
  6. Bill Bourne: “Pie and Ice Cream”; Bill Bourne; Cordova Bay CBR-0452
  7. John Fogerty: “Rhubarb Pie”; John Fogerty; Geffen B0003257-02
  8. Jack Hardy: “Blackberry Pie”; Jack Hardy; Prime CD PCD 53
  9. Judy Collins: “Cook With Honey”; Judy Collins; Elektra 75053-2
  10. Jackie Washington: “I Like Pie, I Like Cake”; Jackie Washington; borealis cd 112
  11. Jack Williams: “Mama Lou”; Jack Williams; Wind River WR4046CD
  12. Larry Groce: “Junk Food Junkie”; Larry Groce; Rhino R2 70743 1 of 2
  13. Jimmy Webb w/Brian Wilson: “MacArthur Park”; Jimmy Webb w/Brian Wilson; Entertainment One EOM-CD-2395
  14. Scott Alarik: “Logan English”; Scott Alarik; CD Freedom cdfreedom 30
  15. Cry, Cry, Cry: “By Way of Sorrow” (Julie Miller); Lucy Kaplansky, Richard Shindell, Dar Williams; Razor & Tie R&T 793018240-2
  16. Andrew Beyer: “The Midnight Special – Melodica”; Andrew Beyer; Midnight Special Collection AABeyer/MS 005
  17. Ralph McTell: “Streets of London”; Ralph McTell; Pulse OLS CD 164
  18. Ralph McTell: “Hands of Joseph”; Ralph McTell; From Clare to Here | Red House RHR CD86
  19. Nanci Griffith: “From Clare to Here” (McTell); Nanci Griffith; Elektra 9 61464-2
  20. Bill Staines: “River”; Bill Staines; Going to the West | Red House RHR CD 56
  21. Peter Mulvey: “River” (Mitchell); Peter Mulvey; Signature Sounds SIG 1268
  22. The Byrds: “So You Want to Be a Rock n’ Roll Star” (Hillman, McGunn); The Byrds; Columbia Legacy CK 65637
  23. Chris Hillman: “When I Get A Little Money” (Barrow); Chris Hillman; Rounder 1166100249
  24. Ian & Sylvia: “Satisfied Mind” (Rhodes/Hayes); Ian & Sylvia; Vanguard 196/99-2 3/4
  25. Peter, Paul and Mary: “Light One Candle”; Peter, Paul and Mary; No Easy Walk to Freedom | Gold Castle 171 001-2 GC
  26. Amy Carol Webb: “Ma’oz Tsur” (Trad.); Amy Carol Webb; Breaking Light | Zebra Z2010
  27. Rachael Sage: “Beginning”; Rachael Sage; Mpress MP6336-2
  28. Kate & Anna McGarrigle w/Ian Vincent Dow: “Counting Stars”; Kate & Anna McGarrigle w/Ian Vincent Dow; NONESUCH 79925-2
  29. Maria Muldaur: “Cool River” (McGarrigle/Bean); Maria Muldaur; Reprise MS 2194
  30. Kate & Anna McGarrigle: “Goin’ Back to Harlan”; Kate & Anna McGarrigle; Matapedia/Hannibal HNCD 1394
  31. Anna McGarrigle and Phillipe Tatartcheff: “Forever and the Same”; Anna McGarrigle and Phillipe Tatartcheff; Hannibal HNCD 1417
  32. Travis, Merle: “Midnight Special” Travis picked guitar; Merle Travis; Travis Pickin’ | CMH 6255
  33. Eric Bibb: “Light Was Worth the Candle”; Eric Bibb; Painting Signs | Earthbeat R2 74382
  34. Harry Chapin: “Taxi”; Harry Chapin; Elektra 75023-2
  35. Beckie Menzie & Tom Michael: “Mr. Tanner” (Chapin); Beckie Menzie & Tom Michael; WFMT 121209
  36. Blind of Boys of Alabama: “Last Month of the Year” (Vera Hall); Blind Boys of Alabama; Go Tell it on the Mountain | Real World Records 72435 90600 2 6
  37. Natalie MacMaster: “Get Me Through December” (Sampson/Lavery); Natalie MacMaster feat. Alison Krauss; In My Hands | Rounder 11661 7025-2
  38. Merle Haggard: “If We Make it Through December”; Merle Haggard; Moneyland | McCoury Music MCM 0005
  39. Natalie Hemby: “Last Resort” (Hemby/Beyer); Natalie Hemby; Fantasy 01265
  40. Chaise Lounge: “Trimming the Tree”; Chaise Lounge; Out Under the Sky | Modern Songbook MSR-015
  41. Zoe Mulford: “Gonna Wear Red”; Zoe Mulford; Roadside Saints | Azalea ACCD-0604
  42. New Grange: “Shalom Aleichem/Breakin’ Up Christmas”; New Grange: Philip Aaberg, Darol Anger, Alison Brown, Mike Marshall, Tim O’Brien, Todd Phillips; Christmas Heritage | KOCH KOC CD 8030
  43. Loreena McKennitt: “The Gloucestershire Wassail” (Trad.); Loreena McKennitt; Quinlan Road B0012096-02
  44. Susan McKeown & Lindsey Horner: “Bold Orion on the Rise”; Susan McKeown & Lindsey Horner; PRIME CD PCD 36
  45. Valerie Thompson: “In the Cold, Cold Night” (Jack White); Valerie Thompson; Hark: Wintery Songs in Eleventy Part Harmony | Epoisse
  46. Laura Love: “I Still Believe (Unplugged)”; Laura Love; Laura Love 88295 68276
  47. Andrew Beyer: “The Midnight Special – cigar box slide”; Andrew Beyer; Midnight Special Collection AABeyer/MS 004