The Midnight Special, October 1, 2022

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  1. Traditional: “Midnight Special”; Leadbelly; RCA Victor LPV-505
  2. Nanci Griffith: October Reasons; Nanci Griffith; Philo 11671-1235-2
  3. Robin & Linda Williams: October Light; Robin & Linda Williams; Red House Records RHR CD 173
  4. Mark Erelli: You’re Gonna Wanna Remember This (Erelli/McKenna); Mark Erelli; Mark Erelli advance single
  5. Duck Baker: Elsie Marley; Duck Baker; Kicking Mule KMCD 3913 2
  6. Steeleye Span: Harvest of the Moon; Steeleye Span; Shanachie 79009
  7. Solas: The Wind That Shakes The Barley; Solas, feat. Karan Casey; Shanachie 78010
  8. Sharon Burch: “Corn Song”; Sharon Burch; Canyon Records CR-535
  9. Kieran Kane, Kevin Welch, Fats Kaplan: “To the Harvest Look Ahead”; Kieran Kane, Kevin Welch, Fats Kaplan; Compass Records 7 4429 2
  10. Annie & Rod Capps: Beautiful Scarecrow; Annie & Rod Capps; Yellow Room YRR022
  11. Elliott Smith: Cold Country (E. Andersen); Elliott Smith; Y&T Music/EA Records rel. 10/21/2022
  12. Mary Chapin Carpenter: Violets of Dawn (E. Andersen); Mary Chapin Carpenter; Y&T Music/EA Records rel. 10/21/2022
  13. Ron Fetner: Crossed the Scarecrow; Ron Fetner; Baywater Music —–
  14. Livingston Taylor: If I Only Had a Brain (Arlen/Harburg); Livingston Taylor; Chesky Records JD97
  15. John Prine: “Paradise”; John Prine; John Prine | Atlantic 19156-2
  16. Annie Sumi: Into Nothing; Annie Sumi; 10-8-21
  17. Jonas Friddle: “The Midnight Special – fretless banjo”; Jonas Friddle; Midnight Special Collection JFriddle | MS008
  18. Paul Kelly & Paul Grabowsky: “If I Could Start Today Again”; Paul Kelly & Paul Grabowsky; Please Leave Your Light On Cooking Vinyl/GAWD031CD
  19. Greg Trooper: Land of No Forgiveness; Greg Trooper; 52 Shakes CD – 0103
  20. Lucy Wainwright Roche & Suzzy Roche: Cold October Day; Lucy Wainwright Roche & Suzzy Roche; self 88295 41156
  21. Bob Martin: The River Turns the Wheel; Bob Martin; Riversong RS1A CD
  22. Claudia Schmidt: Blessing; Claudia Schmidt; 2022
  23. Emily White: What Do I Know; Emily White;
  24. Ellis: Before You Leave; Ellis; Rubberneck Records RN5497-2
  25. Ellis Paul & Vance Gilbert: Comfort You (Morrison); Ellis Paul & Vance Gilbert; Philo 1167-1239-2
  26. Eric Bibb: So Sorry; Eric Bibb; Earthbeat! R2 73830
  27. Curtis & Loretta: Half Empty / Half Full; Curtis & Loretta; Haymarket Music Haymarket 105
  28. Pete Morton: Foregiveness Hill; Pete Morton; Harbourtown HARCD 040
  29. Martyn Joseph: “Knock on the Door”; Martyn Joseph; Pipe Records PRC DO29
  30. John McCutcheon and friends: Ukrainian Now (Chorus); John McCutcheon and friends; 4.29.22
  31. Arnie Brown: “Shche ne vmerla Ukrayina” (Ukrainian National Anthem); Arnie Brown; Private recording 472022
  32. Gary O’Donoghue: Who Can You Ask When You’re God? (Les Barker); Gary O’Donoghue; Osmosys OSMO CD 050/051 1 of 2
  33. Dar Williams: The Weight of the World; Dar Williams; Dar Williams Records DAR518
  34. Peter Ostroushko & Dean McGraw: “Bukavina”; Peter Ostroushko & Dean McGraw; Red House Records RHR CD 40
  35. James Taylor: October Road; James Taylor; Columbia CK 63584
  36. The Kinks: “Autumn Almanac”; The Kinks; Reprise 0647
  37. Eamon Friel: October Turned to Gold; Eamon Friel; Thran THR 1003
  38. Erica Wheeler: “Autumn”; Erica Wheeler; Signature Sound SSRC 1237
  39. Edie Carey: All That Space; Edie Carey; 50185-5
  40. Traditional Irish: “The Last Rose of Summer”; Wynton Marsalis, tr; Eastman Wind Ensemble/Donald Hunsberger; Sony 82849-2
  41. Gail Finnie Rundlett: October Roses (L. Allen); Gail Finnie Rundlett; Cedarwood Hill CH001
  42. Michael Reno Harrell: Three Apple Trees; Michael Reno Harrell; Dancing Bear Records 00261 36148
  43. Tim Grimm: “25 Trees”; Tim Grimm; Gone | Vault Records VR017
  44. Kevin Kling: Painting; Kevin Kling; East Side Digital ESD 81582
  45. Salamander Crossing: “Light in the Window”; Salamander Crossing; Signature Sounds SIG 1244 CD
  46. Dick Gaughan: “Now Westlin Winds” (Robert Burns, 1783); Dick Gaughan; Green Linnet GLCD 3062
  47. Eva Cassidy: “Fields of Gold” (Sting); Eva Cassidy; Blix Street G2 10045
  48. Rupert Wates: “In Time of Breaking”; Rupert Wates; Lamentations | Bite Music 9-23-20
  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