The Midnight Special, June 18, 2022

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  1. Traditional: “Midnight Special”; Leadbelly; RCA Victor LPV-505
  2. Deidre McCalla: I Do Not Walk This Path Alone; Deidre McCalla; Maiden Rock Records MRK 5051
  3. Brad Colerick: “The Road to Freedom”; Brad Colerick; [2021]
  4. Rhiannon Giddens: We Could Fly; Rhiannon Giddens; Nonesuch 558805-2
  5. Sultans of String: “I’m Free”; Sultans of String feat. Waleed Abdulhamid w/Meg Contini, Matias Recharte, Rebecca Campbell; Refuge | Canada Council for the Arts MCK2230
  6. Kate Taylor: You Don’t Knock (Staples/Westbrook); Kate Taylor; Red House Records RHR332
  7. Hudost: Beat the Drum Harder; Hudost; Open Sesame Music OSM 015
  8. Kevin Welch: “The Great Emancipation”; Kevin Welch; Music Road MRRCD008
  9. Bill Camplin: “Freedom and Democracy”; Bill Camplin; Flying Home | Baby Music Boom 3002-2
  10. Kate Campbell: “Galaxie 500”; Kate Campbell; Moonpie Dreams Compass/7 4238 2
  11. David Mallett: Daddy’s Oldsmobile; David Mallett; Vanguard 79480-2
  12. Erica Wheeler: “Spirit Lake”; Erica Wheeler; Signature Sound SSRC 1237
  13. John Prine: Bottomless Lake; John Prine; Oh Boy! OBR 002CD
  14. Loudon Wainwright III: You Never Phone; Loudon Wainwright III and Martha Wainwright; Sanctuary NFS 01
  15. Jim Gaffigan: “Anne Frank House,” “Vasa Museum,” “Travel Solo” excerpts; Jim Gaffigan; Comedy Dynamics COM700
  16. Andrew Beyer: “The Midnight Special – organ”; Andrew Beyer; Midnight Special Collection AABeyer/MS 008
  17. John McDermott & Michael P. Smith: I Brought My Father With Me; John McDermott & Michael P. Smith; EMI 0946 3 33462 2 2
  18. Steve Goodman: “My Old Man”; Steve Goodman; Red Pajamas RPJ-012CD
  19. Lyle Lovett: 12th of June; Lyle Lovett; Verve B0035491-02
  20. Taproot: “Me and My Dad” (Deborah Silverstein); Taproot; If You Build It Taproot/TR001
  21. Greg Greenway & Reggie Harris: “A Change is Gonna Come” (Cooke); Reggie Harris & Greg Greenway; self DTTS 01
  22. Mahalia Jackson: Keep Your Hand on the Plow; Mahalia Jackson; Columbia/Legacy C2K 47083
  23. Chris Vallillo: “Keep Your Eyes on the Prize” (trad.); Chris Vallillo; Gin River GR-1012
  24. Laura Love: “Saskatchewan/Juneteenth”; Laura Love w/Terry Hunt; Octoroon Biography OBCD005
  25. The Blind Boys of Alabama w/Patty Griffin: “Jubilee”; The Blind Boys of Alabama w/Patty Griffin; Masterworks 88883 74058 2
  26. Chet Atkins: Sneakin’ Around; Chet Atkins; RCA Nashville 88697 07677 202 Disk 2 of 2
  27. Phil Ochs: “Here’s to the State of Richard Nixon”; Phil Ochs; WFMT 45/A&M 1509-S 1974
  28. Richard Nixon: On Releasing the Watergate Tapes (11.17.1973); Richard Nixon; Rhino World Beat RWB 70567 4
  29. James Gordon: Dale the Mystery Plumber; James Gordon; Pipe Street PSR19
  30. Sue Levinson: The Ballad Of Rose Mary; Sue Levinson; Camp Hill 1001 A
  31. Travis, Merle: “Midnight Special” Travis picked guitar; Merle Travis; Travis Pickin’ | CMH 6255
  32. Guy Clark: “The Randall Knife”; Guy Clark; Dualtone [2011]
  33. Terry Klein: Does the Fish Feel the Knife; Terry Klein; 8 2547998302 5
  34. Woody Guthrie: Howdy Little Newlycome (spoken); Woody Guthrie; Rounder 11661-8087-2
  35. Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer: Howdy Little Newlycome; Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer; Folkstage 8.30.08
  36. Syd Straw: My Daddy Flies (That Ship in the Sky); Syd Straw; Rounder 11661-8087-2
  37. Shanna in a Dress: “Daddy’s Little Girl”; Shanna in a Dress; WFMT [2021]
  38. Drew Holcomb and The Neighbors, feat. Ellie Holcom: See the World; Drew Holcomb and The Neighbors, feat. Ellie Holcom; Magnolia 41767CD
  39. Kieran Kane, Kevin Welch & Fats Kaplin: Til I’m Too Old To Die Young; Kieran Kane, Kevin Welch & Fats Kaplin; Compass 7 4385 2
  40. Steve Perron: Rainbow Baby; Steve Perron; user-12407940
  41. Andrew Vasquez: “Flying Free”; Andrew Vasquez; Putumayo PUT 341-2
  42. Dan + Claudia Zanes: Freedom is a Constant Struggle; Dan + Claudia Zanes; 9.23.2020
  43. Pete Seeger: “We Shall Overcome” (from “Link in the Chain”); Pete Seeger; Columbia C2K 64772
  44. Nanci Griffith: Hard Times Come Again No More; Nanci Griffith; Elektra 62235-2
  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