The Midnight Special, January 8, 2022

By |

Share this Post


  1. Traditional: “Midnight Special”; Leadbelly; RCA Victor LPV-505
  2. The Decemberists: “January Hymn”; The Decemberists; Capitol 50999 9 47547 2 8
  3. William Pint & Felicia Dale: “January Man”; Pint & Dale; Waterbug WBG CD 0039
  4. Rays Of Romance: “In the Month of January”; Rays of Romance; Frequency Glide FGE 003 CD
  5. Trio Globo: “Cold Day In January”; Trio Globo (Eugene Friesen / Howard Levy / Glen Velez); Stonecutter Records 00261 29876
  6. Steve Goodman: “Rovin’ Cowboy” (The Ballad of Dan Moody); Steve Goodman; Words We Can Dance To Electra/7E-1061
  7. Nickeltown: “January Jones”; Nickeltown; Chimney Frog CFM 101 CD
  8. (Traditional): “The Fox”; Nickel Creek; Sugar Hill CD 3909
  9. Laura Cortese: “Where the Fox Hides”; Laura Cortese & The Dance Cards; Compass 7 4752 2
  10. Goodnight Moonshine: “January Skies”; Goodnight Moonshine; Goodnight Moonshine 8 88295 67973 2
  11. Billy Bragg: “January Song”; Billy Bragg; Cooking Vinyl COOKCD580
  12. (Ken Nordine & Jerry Garcia): “I Love a Groove”; Ken Nordine w/Jerry Garcia & David Grisman; Grateful Dead Records GDCD40152
  13. Matt Price: “January Whiskey”; Matt Price; Yellow Tail Records 10021
  14. Rhiannon Giddens & Francesco Turrisi: “Ten Thousand Voices”; Rhiannon Giddens & Francesco Turrisi; Nonesuch 591336-2
  15. Solas (Peggy Seeger): “Song of Choice”; Solas, feat. Karan Casey & Iris DeMent; Words That Remain | Shanachie 78023
  16. Colby Maddox: “The Midnight Special – fiddle”; Colby Maddox; Midnight Special Collection CMaddox/MS 009
  17. Gillian Welch & David Rawlings: “Elvis Presley Blues”; Gillian Welch & David Rawlings; Time (The Revelator)/Acony ACNY 0103
  18. Richard Thompson: “Galway to Graceland” (Live); Richard Thompson; Walking on a Wire 1968-2009 (Disc 3)/Shout Factory 826663-11088 3 of 4
  19. Gary Myrick: “The Ghost of Elvis”; Gary Myrick; Tangible Records TANGIBLE 56818-2
  20. Steve Goodman: “Elvis Imitators” (Smith/Goodman); Steve Goodman; Red Pajamas/Omnivore RPJ 001/OVCD 336
  21. Rod Picott: “I Coulda’ Been the King”; Rod Picott; Welding Rod RP3167
  22. Christine Lavin: “Cold Pizza for Breakfast”; Christine Lavin; The Bellevue Years | Philo 11671 1220 2
  23. Dave Van Ronk: “The Amoeba Hop” (Christine Lavin); Dave Van Ronk; Big League Babe: Songs of Christine Lavin | CD Baby 1800 PrimeCD 037
  24. Four Bitchin’ Babes: “What Was I Thinking?” (Christine Lavin); Four Bitchin’ Babes; Shanachie 8018
  25. Christine Lavin: “The Best Summer”; Christine Lavin; [2021]
  26. Richie Havens: “My Father’s Shoes” (Cliff Eberhardt); Richie Havens; Forward R2 71735
  27. Cliff Eberhardt: “The High Above and the Down Below”; Cliff Eberhardt; Red House Records RHR CD 199
  28. Buffy Sainte-Marie: “Goodnight” (Cliff Eberhardt); Buffy Sainte-Marie; Chrysalis 0946 3 21920 2 8
  29. Cliff Eberhardt: “Dreams”; Cliff Eberhardt; Tin Pan Ally 1-95269-08022-8
  30. Wiles, Lula: “Oh My God”; Lula Wiles: Eleanor Buckland, Mali Obomsawin, Isa Burke; Smithsonian Folkways (single)
  31. Steve “Q” Quinn: “The Midnight Special – Harmonica Greasy” (Traditional); Steve “Q” Quinn; Midnight Special Collection | Midnight Special Collection SQuinn/MS013
  32. Tom & Dylan May: “Jack London” (C. Kennedy); Tom & Dylan May; Sisters of the Road Cafe 001
  33. James Lee Stanley: “Mary January”; James Lee Stanley; Beachwood BR2473-2
  34. Richard Meyer: “January Cold”; Richard Meyer; Smithsonian Folkways SFW CD 40135 2
  35. John Gorka: “January Floor”; John Gorka; Red House RHR 121
  36. Priscilla Herdman: “January Thaw” (Lui Collins); Priscilla Herdman; Flying Fish FF70230
  37. Bill Staines: “January Snow”; Bill Staines; Rounder CD 11580
  38. Ina May Wool: “January Thaw”; Ina May Wool; Bang Zoom 101
  39. John Prine: “Souvenirs”; John Prine; Atlantic SD 7241
  40. Susan McKeown & Lindsey Horner: “The Winter King”; Susan McKeown & Lindsey Horner; Through the Bitter Frost and Snow | Prime CD PCD 36
  41. Balfa Toujours: “Pa Janvier” (trad.); Balfa Toujours; Rounder Records 11661-6086-2
  42. Guy Davis: “Wintertime Blues”; Guy Davis; Red House RHR CD 80
  43. John Hiatt: “Wintertime Blues”; John Hiatt; New West Records NW6076
  44. Susie Burke & David Surrette: “Give Me Some Hope”; Susie Burke & David Surrette; Madrina Music MM106
  45. Bill Morrissey: “Little Bit of Whiskey”; Bill Morrissey; Philo PH CD 1105
  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