The Midnight Special, February 19, 2022

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Playlist

  1. Traditional: “Midnight Special”; Leadbelly; RCA Victor LPV-505
  2. John Lennon: “Power to the People”; John Lennon; EMI 7243 8 21954 2 9
  3. Louise Kirchen: “Back in the Day”; Louise Kirchen; LouiseKirchen.com 01
  4. Tim O’Brien: “Señor (Tales of Yankee Power)” (Dylan); Tim O’Brien; Sugar Hill SHCD 3853
  5. Flanders and Swann: “The Gas Man Cometh”; Flanders and Swann; EMI Records 0777 7 97466 2 0
  6. MacAlias (Karine Polwart & Gill Bowman): “John C. Clarke”; MacAlias (Karine Polwart; Highwired CDTRAX/199
  7. Lucinda Williams: “I Asked Him for Water” (Howlin’ Wolf); Lucinda Williams; Koch CD 8005
  8. Joe Jencks: “The Candle and the Flame”: ; ; TBM072707-1
  9. Guy Davis: “I Got the Power”; Guy Davis; Red House RHR CD 89
  10. Eamon Friel: “Electric Light”; Eamon Friel; Thran Records THR 1003
  11. Rita Hosking: “Power Moving In”; Rita Hosking; ritahosking.com 0 75549 16963 1
  12. Zoe Speaks: “Power Windows”; Zoe Speaks; Redbird Records RRCD 2002
  13. John Hartford: “Steam Powered Aereo Plane”; John Hartford; Rounder CD 0366
  14. Elliah Heifetz: “Modern Man”; Elliah Heifetz; elliahheifetz.com [2022]
  15. Andrew Beyer: “The Midnight Special – Melodica”; Andrew Beyer; Midnight Special Collection AABeyer/MS 005
  16. Stan Freberg: Washington Crosses the Delaware (Command Decision); Stan Freberg; Rhino Records R2 72476
  17. James Galway, Jay Ungar & Molly Mason: “Presidential Hornpipes”; James Galway, Jay Ungar & Molly Mason; RCA Victor BMG 09026-63883-2
  18. Darryl Purpose: “California/Rutherford Hayes in the Morning” (Purpose/Zollo); Darryl Purpose; Tangible 56819
  19. John Renbourn: “White House Blues” (trad.); John Renbourn; Castle Music CMRCD534
  20. Oscar Brand: “Get on a Raft with Taft”; Oscar Brand; Smithsonian Folkways SFW CD45051
  21. Eric Taylor: “Tractor Song”; Eric Taylor; Eric Taylor/Watermelon CD 1040
  22. New Lost City Ramblers: “Franklin Roosevelt’s Back Again”; New Lost City Ramblers; Songs from the Depression/Folkways FH 5264
  23. Jesse Winchester: “Tell Me Why You Like Roosevelt” (Otis Jackson, adapt. Winchester); Jesse Winchester; Best of Jesse Winchester/Rhino R2 70085
  24. Steve Goodman: “Daley’s Gone” (Trad./Goodman); Steve Goodman; Red Pajamas RPJ-012CD
  25. Phil Ochs: “That Was the President”; Phil Ochs; Hannibal HNCD-4422
  26. Arlo Guthrie: “Presidential Rag”; Arlo Guthrie; Rising Son RSR0011
  27. The Dreamsicles: “Richard Nixon” (Prasada-Rao); Cary Cooper and Tom Prasada-Rao; Folkstage 02-09-08 2 of 2
  28. Amy Dixon-Kolar: “Rosa Sat”; Amy Dixon-Kolar; amydixonkolar.com [2008]
  29. Meklit & The Kronos Quartet: “The President Sang Amazing Grace”; Meklit & The Kronos Quartet; Smithsonian Folkways SFW-40240
  30. Cliff Eberhardt: “Because We Need You Now”; Cliff Eberhardt w/Louise Mosrie; Knew Things | cliffeberhardt.net
  31. Jonas Friddle: “The Midnight Special – fretless banjo”; Jonas Friddle; Midnight Special Collection JFriddle | MS008
  32. Randy Newman: “Mr. President (Have Pity on the Working Man)”; Randy Newman; Warner Bros. MX 2193
  33. Harry Chapin: “I Don’t Want To Be President”; Harry Chapin; Dunhill DZS 041
  34. Joe Glazer: “I Wanna Be President”; Joe Glazer; Collector 1954 CD
  35. Michael Johnson: “White House Pet + intro”; Michael Johnson; Folkstage 06-16-01 1 of 2
  36. David Mallett: “Ten Men”; David Mallett; North Road Records NR CD71909
  37. Holly Figueroa: “Everybody Knows” (Cohen/Robinson); Holly Figueroa; Holly Figueroa 0001
  38. Dave Carter & Tracy Grammer: “Emperor is Naked Today-O; Dave Carter & Tracy Grammer; If I Had A Song – 2 Appleseed/APRCD1055
  39. Lin-Manuel Miranda and Christopher Jackson: “History Has Its Eyes on You”; Original Broadway Cast; Hamilton Atlantic/551093-2
  40. Brad Colerick: “The Stories That We Tell”; Brad Colerick; bradcolerick.com [2021]
  41. Johnsmith: “On the Road to Los Alamos”; Johnsmith; johnsmith.com [2022]
  42. Townes Van Zandt: “Where I Lead Me”; Townes Van Zandt; Omnivore Recordings OVCD-15 1 of 2
  43. The Nields: “Keys to the Kingdom”; The Nields; Zoe 01143 1007 2
  44. Kathy Mattea: “Coal Tattoo” (Wheeler); Kathy Mattea; Captain Potato Records 7653260-2
  45. Billy Joe Shaver: “Old Chunk of Coal”; Billy Joe Shaver; Sugar Hill SUG-CD-4030
  46. Greg Brown: “Remember the Sun”; Greg Brown; yepROC Records YEP-2244
  47. Phil Ochs: “Power and the Glory”; Phil Ochs; All The News That Fit to Sing | Hannibal HNCD 4427
  48. Laura Love: “I Still Believe (Unplugged)”; Laura Love; Laura Love 88295 68276
  49. Andrew Beyer: “The Midnight Special – cigar box slide”; Andrew Beyer; Midnight Special Collection AABeyer/MS 004