The Midnight Special, January 7, 2023

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  1. Traditional: “Midnight Special”; Leadbelly; RCA Victor LPV-505
  2. Richard & Mimi Fariña: Pack Up Your Sorrows; Richard & Mimi Fariña; Vanguard 79174-2
  3. Tom Waits: “Come On Up to the House”; Tom Waits; Mule Variations/Epitaph Records Epitaph 86547 2
  4. Lyle Lovett: “Step Inside This House”; Lyle Lovett; Step Inside This House/MCA MCAD2-11831
  5. Matt The Electrician: “When the Lights Went Out”; Matt the Electrician; 6 14511 86642 2
  6. John Prine: “Hello in There”; John Prine; OBR 040
  7. Eric Bibb, Rory Block & Maria Muldaur: “Lean On Me” (Withers); Eric Bibb, Rory Block & Maria Muldaur; Telarc CD-83588
  8. Terry Callier: “Lean On Me”; Terry Callier; Dedicated 610702-44020-2 6
  9. Bernice Johnson Reagon: “Give Your Hands to Struggle”; Bernice Johnson Reagon; Give Your Hands to Struggle | Smithsonian Folkways SF CD 40049
  10. Edie Carey: Intro to “Come Inside” (Live); Edie Carey; WFMT 12-08-2012-2
  11. Edie Carey: Come Inside (Live); Edie Carey; WFMT 12-08-2012-2
  12. John Gorka: “Thirsty Boots” (Eric Andersen); John Gorka; Astor Place TCD 4012
  13. Irene Kelley: Come Some Winter Morning; Irene Kelley; IRK Records
  14. The Kingston Trio: Desert Pete; The Kingston Trio; Capitol 5005
  15. The Rooftop Singers: Walk Right In (Cannon, et al.); The Rooftop Singers; Vanguard VCD-79457
  16. Johnny Irion: Norman Rockwell Blues; Johnny Irion; 412022
  17. Bill Giardini: “The Midnight Special – Accordion” (Traditional); Bill Giardini; Midnight Special Collection | Midnight Special Collection BillGiardini/MS011
  18. Old Town School of Folk Music cast: When We Get to California; Chris Walz, Linda M. Smith, Barbara Barrow, Colby Maddox, Al Ehrich; WFMT Folkstage 2.28.2003
  19. Old Town School of Folk Music cast: Tom & Casy II; Chris Walz, Linda M. Smith, Barbara Barrow, Colby Maddox, Al Ehrich; WFMT Folkstage 2.28.2003
  20. Old Town School of Folk Music cast: I’ll Be There; Chris Walz, Linda M. Smith, Barbara Barrow, Colby Maddox, Al Ehrich; WFMT Folkstage 2.28.2003
  21. (Ruth Ungar): “Someone’s Hurting”; The Mammals; Humble Abode Music HAM 18
  22. Tim & Mollie O’Brien: “Don’t Let Me Come Home a Stranger” (Clark/Williams); Tim & Mollie O’Brien; Sugar Hill SH-CD 3825
  23. Grace Griffith: “Cup of Kindness” (Emmylou Harris); Grace Griffith; Blix Street G2-10108
  24. AHI: “Lift Me Again”; AHI (pronounced “eye”); Thirty Tigers 30808CD
  25. Buffy Sainte-Marie: “Goodnight” (Cliff Eberhardt); Buffy Sainte-Marie; Chrysalis 0946 3 21920 2 8
  26. Cliff Eberhardt: “White Lightning”; Cliff Eberhardt; Long Road | Windham Hill WD-1092 CD
  27. Richie Havens: “My Father’s Shoes” (Cliff Eberhardt); Richie Havens; Forward R2 71735
  28. Dar Williams: “Iowa (Traveling III)”; Dar Williams w/Cliff Eberhardt; Mortal City/Razor and Tie RT 2821-2
  29. Cliff Eberhardt: “When We Were Kings (Bill)”; Cliff Eberhardt;
  30. Travis, Merle: “Midnight Special” Travis picked guitar; Merle Travis; Travis Pickin’ | CMH 6255
  31. The Fairfield Four: Help for the Needy (Today); The Fairfield Four; Warner Bros. 9 46698-2CD
  32. Jorma Kaukonen: Brother Can You Spare a Dime (Harburg); Jorma Kaukonen; Red House Records RHR CD 282
  33. Carole King: On Broadway; E. Clayton Cornelious, James Harkness, Douglas Lyons, Alan Wiggins; Ghostlight 8-4483
  34. Carole King: You’ve Got a Friend; Jessie Mueller, Jarrod Spector, Anika Larson; Ghostlight 8-4483
  35. Stan Freberg: Abominable Snowman; Stan Freberg; Radio Spirits, Inc. SFRD2
  36. Terry Tufts: With a Little Help from My Friends (Lennon/McCartney/Starkey); Terry Tufts; Borealis BCD 144
  37. Jesse Winchester: Stand By Me (King/Leiber/Stoller); Jesse Winchester; Appleseed APR CD 1116
  38. Ian & Sylvia: “Four Strong Winds” (Ian Tyson); Ian & Sylvia; Vanguard VCD-576
  39. Judy Collins: Someday Soon (Tyson); Judy Collins; Elektra 62104-2
  40. Ian Tyson: “Elko Blues/Roan Mare”; Ian Tyson; Vanguard 79533-2
  41. Geoff Bartley: Something Good is Coming Your Way; Geoff Bartley; Magic Crow MCR-1012
  42. Steve Goodman: “When My Rowboat Comes In”; Steve Goodman; Omnivore Recordings OVCD-337
  43. Simon & Garfunkel: “Bridge Over Troubled Water” (Paul Simon); Simon & Garfunkel; Bridge Over Troubled Water | Columbia / Legacy 88697 82724 2
  44. Laura Love: “I Still Believe (Unplugged)”; Laura Love; Laura Love 88295 68276
  45. Andrew Beyer: “The Midnight Special – cigar box slide”; Andrew Beyer; Midnight Special Collection AABeyer/MS 004