The Midnight Special, August 6, 2022

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  1. Traditional: “Midnight Special”; Leadbelly; RCA Victor LPV-505
  2. The Lovin’ Spoonful: “Summer in the City” (John Sebastian, Mark Sebastian, Steve Boone); The Lovin’ Spoonful; Buddha BMG 74465 99732 2
  3. Eilen Jewell: “Too Hot to Sleep”; Eilen Jewell; Signature Sounds Recordings SIG 2006
  4. Ann Miller: Too Darn Hot (Porter); Ann Miller; Rhino R2 72182 – 6
  5. Robert Johnson: “They’re Red Hot”; Robert Johnson; Columbia / Legacy 88697 85907 1
  6. The Geyer Street Sheiks: “Dance Around in Your Bones” (Kahn, Gus and Donaldson, Walter); The Geyer Street Sheiks; B-Jam BJR 101
  7. Big Smith: “12-inch, 3-speed, Oscillating Fan” (Scott Young); Big Smith; Big Smith Records/CD Baby 7127
  8. The Two Sisters: “Hot Time in the Old Town Tonight”; The Two Sisters; Acoustics CDACS 064
  9. Cephas & Wiggins: “Dog Days of August”; Cephas & Wiggins; Smithsonian Folkways SFW CD 40204
  10. Carolann Solebello: “Hound Dogs in August”; Carolann Solebello; Elizabeth Records ELZ 011
  11. Switchback: “Dog Days” (McCormack, Martin; FitzGerald, Brian); Switchback; Waygood WG110113
  12. McKain Lakey: Cicadas in the Trees; McKain Lakey; 7 55491 19329
  13. Lou & Peter Berryman: Heard About the Heat?; Lou & Peter Berryman; Cornbelt CR11
  14. Mollie O’Brien: “Alaska”; Mollie O’Brien; Sugar Hill Tell It True / SH-CD 3846
  15. Roland Roberts: Alaska Time; Roland Roberts;
  16. Megan Bee: Andy; Megan Bee; 7 00261 48957 5
  17. Dan+Claudia Zanes: “Long Hot Summer Nights”; Dan+Claudia Zanes; Smithsonian Folkways SFW45086
  18. Michael Veitch: August Nights; Michael Veitch; 0
  19. Andrew Beyer: “The Midnight Special – organ”; Andrew Beyer; Midnight Special Collection AABeyer/MS 008
  20. Bill Morrissey: Car and Driver; Bill Morrissey; Standing Eight/Philo CD PH 1123
  21. The Grateful Dead: Friend of the Devil (Garcia/Dawson/Hunter); The Grateful Dead; Rhino 08122 7955984
  22. The Grateful Dead: Uncle John’s Band (Garcia/Hunter); The Grateful Dead; Rhino 08122 7955984
  23. I See Hawks in L.A.: I Fell in Love With the Grateful Dead; I See Hawks in L.A.; Western Seed Records WSR – CD 006
  24. Jimmie Dale Gilmore: Ripple (Garcia/Hunter); Jimmie Dale Gilmore; Windcharger 11661 3173 2
  25. Michael Smith & Jamie O’Reilly: Ballad of Dorian Gray; Michael Smith & Jamie O’Reilly; Jordemo Jordemo 001 CD
  26. Terry Klein: Cheryl; Terry Klein; 8 2547998302 5
  27. Graham Sharp: “Bad Apple”; Graham Sharp; Yep Roc Records YEP 2796
  28. Robert Earl Keen: Shades of Gray; Robert Earl Keen; Arista Austin ARCD-8834
  29. South For Winter: Ten Black Crows; South For Winter; 659696527614
  30. Kate McDonnell: “Ballad of a Bad Girl”; Kate McDonnell; Dog-Eared Discs 7-00261-48550-8
  31. Shemekia Copeland: Gullah Geechee (Hahn/Kimbrough); Shemekia Copeland; Alligator ALCD 5010
  32. Scott Ainslie: Amazing Grace (Newton); Scott Ainslie; Cattail 1196 CD
  33. Stephen Schuch: Midnight Special [Piano Excerpt]; Stephen Schuch; Stephen Schuch [2022]
  34. Louis Armstrong: Mack the Knife (Weill/Brecht); Louis Armstrong and his U.S. All Stars; Columbia/Legacy CK 61440
  35. Steeleye Span feat. Maddy Prior: The Black Freighter (Pirate Jenny); Steeleye Span feat. Maddy Prior; Chrysalis 7243 8 32236 2 6
  36. Steve Goodman: “Lincoln Park Pirates”; Steve Goodman; Red Pajamas RPJ-017
  37. Joe Jencks: When The Moon Rises Over Skibbereen; Joe Jencks; Turtle Bear Music TBM 080122-01
  38. Chris Farrell: Widowville; Chris Farrell; Ballad Records BLD 002
  39. Alastair Moock w/Dave Carter & Tracy Grammer: Paradise (Prine); Alastair Moock w/Dave Carter & Tracy Grammer; Alastair Moock/MoockMusic
  40. Peter Case: Icewater; Peter Case; Geffen GEFD-24482
  41. Tom Russell: He Wasn’t a Bad Kid, When He Was Sober; Tom Russell; Frontera FR-9 1
  42. The Hot Club of Cowtown: Billy The Kid; The Hot Club of Cowtown; Gold Strike WR4047CD
  43. Carolina Chocolate Drops: “Tom Dula”; Carolina Chocolate Drops (Rhiannon Giddens, Dom Flemons, Justin Robinson); Dona Got A Ramblin’ Mind | Music Maker MMCD78
  44. Marty Robbins: El Paso; Marty Robbins; Rhino Records Rhino R2 70718
  45. Corky Siegel: Mexico; Corky Siegel; advance single
  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