The Midnight Special, April 9, 2022

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  1. Traditional: “Midnight Special”; Leadbelly; RCA Victor LPV-505
  2. Les Sampou: Sweet Perfume; Les Sampou; Les Sampou 9301
  3. Great Big Sea: French Perfume; Great Big Sea; WEA 2 43310
  4. Las Hermanas Cantu: Jabon de Olor (Perfumed Soap); Las Hermanas Cantu (Ninfa & Nori Cantu); Arhoolie CD486
  5. The Lied To’s: Missing You; The Lied To’s; Hollow Body HBR 21
  6. Ina May Wool: “Out Past Yesterday”; Ina May Wool; [2021]
  7. Lester Hirsh: Rose Petal; Lester Hirsh; Movable Springs LMH 2222 CD
  8. Sid Selvidge: Pickin’ Petals; Sid Selvidge; Archer Records ARR-31920
  9. Seamus Begley & Oisin MacDiarmada: Carnations; Seamus Begley & Oisin MacDiarmada; Music Ireland CPCD003
  10. Amy Speace: If You Fall; Amy Speace; Proper/Windbone 8 43563 14990 4
  11. AHI: “Lift Me Again”; AHI (pronounced “eye”); Thirty Tigers 30808CD
  12. Watchhouse (Andrew Marlin & Emily Frantz): “Nightbird”; Watchhouse; Tiptoe Tiger TTM002CD
  13. Irene Kelley: “Garden of Dreams” (I. Kelley, D. Olney, J. Hadley); Irene Kelley; Patio Records 8 84501 95395 5
  14. Under the Big Oak Tree: Local Honey; Under the Big Oak Tree; American Songbird 2018 2-of-2
  15. Spuyten Duyvil: Honey on My Grave; Spuyten Duyvil; Spuyten Duyvil 84501 94593
  16. Sol y Canto: Olor de Chiles (Smell of Chillies); Sol y Canto; Music Amador CD0720
  17. Cassandra Wilson: “Hot Tamales (They’re Red Hot)”; Robt. Johnson/Cassandra Wilson; Martin Scorsese Presents the Blues: Robert Johnson Columbia Legacy/CK90494
  18. Stephen Schuch: Midnight Special [Piano Excerpt]; Stephen Schuch; Stephen Schuch [2022]
  19. Steve Meinrath & Helen Nusbaum: “Vaccination Blues”; Steve Meinrath & Helen Nusbaum; digital single | Meinrath/Nusbaum 001
  20. Tom Lehrer: “I Got It From Agnes”; Tom Lehrer; The Remains of Tom Lehrer, Disc 1 Rhino R2 79831 1
  21. Tom Lehrer: The Elements (live); Tom Lehrer; Rhino R2 79831 2
  22. Tom Lehrer: Lobachevsky (live); Tom Lehrer; Rhino R2 79831 2
  23. Jake Blount: Move, Daniel; Jake Blount; Free Dirt Records DIRT-CD-0097
  24. Susan Cattaneo: Hold Onto Hope; Susan Cattaneo; Jersey Girl Music 7 00261 48921 6
  25. Jake Blount: Where Did You Sleep Last Night; Jake Blount; Free Dirt Records DIRT-CD-0097
  26. Susan Cattaneo: Follow; Susan Cattaneo; 7 00261 48921 6
  27. Jake Blount: Done Gone; Jake Blount; Free Dirt Records DIRT-CD-0097
  28. Steve Goodman: “The Vegetable Song/Barnyard Dance”; Steve Goodman; Somebody Else’s Troubles Buddha/7446599626 2
  29. Peggy Seeger: “Tree of Love”; Peggy Seeger; First Farewell | Red Grape RGPSCD4
  30. Tom Chapin & The Chapin Sisters: Hold Our Ground Forever (Kahn/Chapin); Tom, Abigail & Lily Chapin; 4-1-22
  31. Lucy Kaplansky: (What’s so Funny ’bout) Peace, Love and Understanding?; Lucy Kaplansky; Red House RHR CD 92
  32. Maxwell Street Klezmer Band: Midnight Special Theme; Maxwell Street Klezmer Band; WFMT Folkstage 12.04.21
  33. Elena Moon Park: “Pong Dang Pong Dang” (Nanpa Hong and Seokjung Yoon); Elena Moon Park with Dan Zanes, Barbara Brousal, and Jean Cook; Unhurried Journey | moonpark music moonpark music 001
  34. Warren Zevon: Running Through/Chinese Poem (Kerouac); Warren Zevon and Michael Wolff; Rykodisc RCD 10329
  35. John Jennings: Walking to China; John Jennings; Vanguard 79496-2
  36. Joni Mitchell: Chinese Cafe/Unchained Melody; Joni Mitchell; Reprise 9 46326-2
  37. James Keelaghan: Woodsmoke and Oranges; James Keelaghan; Appleseed APR CD 1059
  38. Leo Kottke: Louise; Leo Kottke; Capitol ST-11000
  39. Paul Siebel: Bride 1945; Paul Siebel; Philo PH CD 1161
  40. Paul Siebel: Then Came the Children; Paul Siebel; Philo PH CD 1161
  41. Martha Scanlan: “Taken or Given” (Martha Scanlan, Jon Neufeld, Patricia Barry); Martha Scanlan; 141180 01029
  42. Keb’ Mo’: Medicine Man; Keb’ Mo’ w/Old Crow Medicine Show; Rounder 1166101542
  43. Arnie Brown: Ukrainian National Anthem; Arnie Brown; Private recording 472022
  44. Martin Carthy: Perfumes of Arabia; Martin Carthy; Free Reed FRQCD-60
  45. Rhiannon Giddens & Francesco Turrisi: Amazing Grace; Rhiannon Giddens & Francesco Turrisi; Nonesuch 075597915730
  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