The Midnight Special, April 16, 2022

By |

Share this Post


  1. Traditional: “Midnight Special”; Leadbelly; RCA Victor LPV-505
  2. James Kahn: “Risin’ of the Sea”; James Kahn; James Kahn 1 95269 15086 0
  3. Tim O’Brien: Same Boat, Brother; Tim O’Brien; Howdy skies HOW-CD-2021
  4. Le Vent du Nord: Le navire de Bayonne (The Ship of Bayonne); Le Vent du Nord; Cie du Nord CIE012
  5. Carrie Newcomer: “Like Molly Brown”; Carrie Newcomer; Available Light Records ALR06
  6. Great Big Sea: “Lukey”; Great Big Sea; Sire 31023-2
  7. Ed McCurdy: Lukey’s Boat; Ed McCurdy; Empire Musicwerks 545 450 823-2
  8. Laura Love: Aha Me Riddle I Day; Laura Love; Mercury 314 588 866-2
  9. Declan O’Rourke: The Harbour; Declan O’Rourke; Schoolkids CD-SMR-077p
  10. Wylie & the Wild West: Sea of Heartbreak; Wylie & the Wild West; HiLine HLR1117
  11. Andrea Von Kampen: Water Flowing Downward; Andrea Von Kampen; Fantasy FAN01291
  12. Lynn Miles: “When My Ship Comes In”; Lynn Miles; True North TND531
  13. Redbird: “Lighthouse Light”; Redbird: Kris Delmhorts, Peter Mulvey, Jeffrey Foucault; Redbird | Signature SIG 1291
  14. Don Conoscenti: “Mysterious Light”; Don Conoscenti; Cogtone Mysterious Light / 009
  15. Ralph McTell: “The Mermaid and the Seagull”; Ralph McTell; Castle Music PLS CD 164
  16. Rupert Wates: Oh Captain; Rupert Wates; Bite Music Ltd. 6-20953-65372-8
  17. John McCutcheon: Sculley’s Reel/Morrison’s Jig; The Wind That Shakes the Barley; Rounder Select 82161-0476-2
  18. Andrew Beyer: “The Midnight Special – Melodica”; Andrew Beyer; Midnight Special Collection AABeyer/MS 005
  19. Leon & Eric Bibb: Shenandoah/Water is Wide; Leon & Eric Bibb, feat. Tommy Keenlyside; Stony Plain SPCD 1318
  20. Richard Thompson: “Pharaoh”; Richard Thompson; Acoustic Classics II | Beeswing Records BSWCD003
  21. Paul Robeson: “Go Down Moses”; Paul Robeson; Ballad for Americans and Great Songs | VCD VCD 117/18
  22. Bob Franke: Israelite; Bob Franke; Franke 1
  23. Rabbi Joe Black w/Maxwell Street Klezmer Band: Who Let the Slaves Out?; Rabbi Joe Black w/Maxwell Street Klezmer Band; URJ Books and Music 951304
  24. Six13: “The Red Sea Shanty” (Trad., Six13, Sherwood Schwartz, George Wyle); Six13; seasonal single | [2021]
  25. Pete Seeger: Dayenu; Pete Seeger; Smithsonian Folkways SFW CD 45024
  26. Theodore Bikel: Next Year in Jerusalem; Theodore Bikel; Star ST 119-18
  27. Ted Neeley & Yvonne Elliman: “What’s the Buzz?”; Ted Neeley & Yvonne Elliman; Jesus Christ Superstar (film soundtrack) | MCA MCA2-11000
  28. Kate Campbell: The Last Song; Kate Campbell; Eminent EM-25050-2
  29. The Harlem Spiritual Ensemble: The Angel Rolled the Stone Away; The Harlem Spiritual Ensemble; Arcadia ARC 1995-2
  30. Gillian Welch: “By the Mark”; Gillian Welch; Almo Sounds ALM SD 80006
  31. David Olney: Thirty Coins of Gold; David Olney; Philo CDPH 1204
  32. Steve Goodman w/Vin Scelsa: Easter Parade; Steve Goodman w/Vin Scelsa; Red Pajamas RPJ-009CD
  33. Steve Goodman w/David Amram and Vin Scelsa: Rudolph The Red-Nosed (Easter) Reindeer; Steve Goodman w/David Amram and Vin Scelsa; Red Pajamas RPJ-009CD
  34. Gene Autry: Peter Cottontail; Gene Autry; Columbia-Legacy C2K 63779 2 of 2
  35. Bill Giardini: “The Midnight Special – Accordion” (Traditional); Bill Giardini; Midnight Special Collection | Midnight Special Collection BillGiardini/MS011
  36. Jonas Friddle & The Majority: Sail Away Ladies; Jonas Friddle & The Majority; 8 84501 92481 8
  37. Eddie From Ohio: “You & Me In A Rowboat to Rio”; Eddie From Ohio; Virginia Soul Records VSR CD 005
  38. Walter Bobbie and ensemble: “Sit Down You’re Rockin’ The Boat”; Nathan Lane, JK Simmons, Walter Bobbie, et al.; RCA 09026 61317 2
  39. Keb’ Mo’: “Rock Me on the Water” (Jackson Browne); Keb’ Mo’; Music Road Records MRR CD 018
  40. Rain Perry: Melody and Jack; Rain Perry; 6 54434 01122 6
  41. Art Thieme: Keweenaw Light; Art Thieme; Folk Legacy CD-90
  42. The Waifs: Lighthouse; The Waifs; Compass 7 4360 2
  43. Benjamin Luxon & Bill Crofut: Bold Nelson/The Eddystone Light; Benjamin Luxon & Bill Crofut; Telarc CD-84401
  44. Sierra Ferrell: “The Sea”; Sierra Ferrell; Rounder 1166101288
  45. Amy Speace: “The Sea & The Shore”; Amy Speace w/Robby Hecht; How to Sleep in a Stormy Boat | Wind Bone 59709 60466
  46. Sean Nua: “O Ro, Song of the Sea”; Sean Nua; The Open Door | Shanachie 79082 CD
  47. Lee Murdock: Downbound on Superior; Lee Murdock; Depot DEP 11 CD
  48. Tom Kastle: Cold Winds; Tom Kastle; Madyson Music MAD2010
  49. Laura Love: “I Still Believe (Unplugged)”; Laura Love; Laura Love 88295 68276
  50. Andrew Beyer: “The Midnight Special – cigar box slide”; Andrew Beyer; Midnight Special Collection AABeyer/MS 004