The Midnight Special, May 21, 2022

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  1. Traditional: “Midnight Special”; Leadbelly; RCA Victor LPV-505
  2. Allison de Groot & Tatiana Hargreaves: The Banks of the Miramichi; Allison de Groot & Tatiana Hargreaves; Free Dirt DIRT-CD-0104
  3. Sons of the Never Wrong: “Oh Chocolay” (Roper); Sons of the Never Wrong; Songs 3 Records SR3
  4. Johnsmith: Trempealeau; Johnsmith; [2022]
  5. Jana Pochop: Solar System; Jana Pochop; 7 98576 11939 3
  6. Vance Gilbert: “Rocket to the Moon”; Vance Gilbert; Philo Edgewise CD PH 1156
  7. Peter Mulvey: “Vlad the Astrophysicist”; Peter Mulvey; Letters from a Flying Machine | Signature Sounds SIG 2024
  8. Mike Stevens: Like a Little Bird; Mike Stevens, feat. Polly Harris; Stony Plain SPCD1452
  9. (Lori McKenna): “Two Birds”; Lori McKenna; Thirty Tigers 67995CD
  10. Leela & Ellie Grace: “Song That Bird Sings”; Leela & Ellie Grace; Leela & Ellie Grace/Grace Family Music 001
  11. Declan O’Rourke: In Painter’s Light; Declan O’Rourke; Schoolkids 7 98576 11939 3
  12. Pete Seeger: Oh, Had I A Golden Thread; Pete Seeger; Columbia C2K 64772
  13. Crys Matthews: “Selfless”; Crys Matthews; Changemakers | 3.23.21
  14. Susan Werner: “To Be There”; Susan Werner; 1 95269 03327 9
  15. Jonas Friddle: “The Midnight Special – fretless banjo”; Jonas Friddle; Midnight Special Collection JFriddle | MS008
  16. Ella Jenkins: “Africa Llamando (Africa is Calling)”; Ella Jenkins; Smithsonian SFW CD 45004
  17. Ella Jenkins: “A West African Chant”; Ella Jenkins; Scholastic SC 7638
  18. Ella Jenkins: “Racing With the Sun”; Ella Jenkins; Smithsonian Folkways SFW CD 45003
  19. Martin Carthy: Scarborough Fair; Martin Carthy; Free Reed FRQCD-60
  20. Waterson:Carthy: “May Song”; Norma Waterson, Eliza Carthy, Martin Carthy, Tim Van Eyken; Topic TSCD562
  21. Martin Carthy: “The Lonesome Death of Hattie Carroll” (Bob Dylan); Martin Carthy; Topic TSD 503
  22. Waterson:Carthy: Rackabello; Waterson:Carthy; Topic TSCD488
  23. James Keelaghan: “Red-winged Blackbird” (David Francey); James Keelaghan; Home | Appleseed Records APR CD 1059
  24. Josh Ritter: “Snow is Gone”; Josh Ritter; Hello Starling | Signature Sounds SIG 1280
  25. Anne Harris: “Over” (Markus James); Anne Harris feat. Markus James; single | [2021]
  26. Ira Antelis & Friends: “We Sing for Ukraine”; Cheryl Wilson, Olha Tsvyntarna, Pavel Roytman, Lynn Jordan, Jeff Morrow, Joanie Pollato, et al.; single
  27. Peter Ostroushko & Dean McGraw: “Bukavina”; Peter Ostroushko & Dean McGraw; Red House Records RHR CD 40
  28. Tom Paxton: “Peace Will Come”; Tom Paxton w/Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer; Pax Records 008
  29. Janis Ian: Better Times Will Come; Janis Ian w/John Cowan, Andrea Zonn, Diane Schuur, et al.; Rude Girl RGR101
  30. Maxwell Street Klezmer Band: Midnight Special Theme; Maxwell Street Klezmer Band; WFMT Folkstage 12.04.21
  31. Shanna in a Dress: Robot; Shanna in a Dress; 2017-1
  32. Nitty Gritty Dirt Band w/Larkin Poe: I Shall Be Released; Nitty Gritty Dirt Band w/Larkin Poe; MRI Associated 860008230607
  33. Lily Henley: Duermite Mi Alma (Sleep My Darling); Lily Henley; Lior Editions/cdbaby B09X5ZTMR9
  34. Luka Bloom: Perfect Groove; Luka Bloom; Bar None AHAON124
  35. Luka Bloom: As I Waved Goodbye; Luka Bloom; Bar None AHAON124
  36. Luka Bloom: Holy Ground; Luka Bloom; Shanachie 5739 CD
  37. Luka Bloom: Be Still Now; Luka Bloom; Big Sky BSCD-0006
  38. David Mallett: How to Handle a Woman; David Mallett; North Road 8 87158 99772 3
  39. Amy Speace: Ginger Ale and Lorna Doones; Amy Speace; Windbone Records WB00219
  40. Holly Near: “The Woman in Your Life” (Alix Dobkin); Holly Near; Calico Tracks CTM003
  41. Keb’ Mo’: Louder; Keb’ Mo’; Rounder 1166101542
  42. Heather Maloney: A Hard Rain’s Gonna Fall; Heather Maloney; Signature SIG 2092
  43. Max Allard: Prelude Near G Major; Max Allard; [2022]
  44. Jonathan Edwards: “Right Where I Am”; Jonathan Edwards; Rising Records 207
  45. Laura Love: “I Still Believe (Unplugged)”; Laura Love; Laura Love 88295 68276
  46. Andrew Beyer: “The Midnight Special – cigar box slide”; Andrew Beyer; Midnight Special Collection AABeyer/MS 004