The Midnight Special, January 21, 2023

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  1. Traditional: “Midnight Special”; Leadbelly; RCA Victor LPV-505
  2. Great Big Sea: “When I’m Up (I Can’t Get Down)” (Oysterband); Great Big Sea; Sire 31023
  3. Johnny Cash: Daddy Sang Bass (Perkins); Johnny Cash; Columbia/Legacy 88697 00739 2
  4. The Beatles: Honey Don’t (Perkins); The Beatles; Capitol CDP 7243 8 66874 2 5
  5. The Byrds: Eight Miles High; The Byrds; Rounder 116101798
  6. David Crosby: Paint You a Picture; David Crosby; Ground Up Music B0025264-02
  7. Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young: Deja Vu (Crosby); Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young; CSN Records
  8. Les Barker: Deja Vu; Les Barker; WFMT 6.19.1999
  9. Les Barker: “Have You Got Any News of the Iceberg?”; Les Barker; Mrs. Ackroyd Records Up the Creek Without a Poodle / DOG012
  10. Les Barker: An Infinite Number of Occasional Tables; Les Barker; WFMT 6.19.1999
  11. June Tabor: Maybe Then I’ll Be a Rose (Barker); June Tabor; Green Linnet GLCD 3139
  12. Kim Richey: “Hello Old Friend”; Kim Richey; Mercury B001O074IG
  13. (Wendy Wall): The Long Goodbye; Wendy Wall; Wildbird CD001
  14. Firesign Theatre: Radionow Says Goodby and Hello; Firesign Theatre; Rhino R2 75509
  15. Bill Giardini: “The Midnight Special – Accordion” (Traditional); Bill Giardini; Midnight Special Collection | Midnight Special Collection BillGiardini/MS011
  16. Red Molly: “Can’t Let Go” (Randy Weeks); Red Molly; James | Red Molly 84501 27407
  17. Chris Smither: “Let It Go”; Chris Smither; More From the Levee Signature Sounds/SIG CD 2123
  18. Twisted Pine: “Well You Can Do It Without Me”; Twisted Pine; Right Now Signature / Sig CD 2121
  19. James Keelaghan: Walk On (Keelaghan/MacLellan); James Keelaghan; Borealis BCD276
  20. Anne Harris: “Open Your Doors”; Anne Harris; Rugged Road Records [2003]
  21. Aireene Espiritu: “Wide Open”; Aireene Espiritu; Put Back Charlie | [2014]
  22. Eric Andersen: “Close the Door Lightly”; Eric Andersen; Vanguard VMD 79206
  23. Jack Hardy: “I Oughta’ Know”; Jack Hardy; PRIME CD PCD69
  24. Camille West: It’s Hell to Be Psychic; Camille West; Mother Tongue Records MT CD 102
  25. Richie Havens: “Freedom” (trad., Havens); Richie Havens; Cotillion SD 3-500
  26. Richie Havens: “Here Comes the Sun”; Richie Havens w/Bill Keith, Joe Price; Alarm Clock | Stormy Forest SFS 6005
  27. Richie Havens: “On The Turning Away” (Moore/Gilmour); Richie Havens; Wishing Well | Stormy Forest SF 2021
  28. Cliff Eberhardt w/Richie Havens: The Long Road; Cliff Eberhardt w/Richie Havens; Windham Hill WD-1092 CD
  29. Steve “Q” Quinn: “The Midnight Special – Harmonica Greasy” (Traditional); Steve “Q” Quinn; Midnight Special Collection | Midnight Special Collection SQuinn/MS013
  30. Diane Patterson: Silk and Honest Pay; Diane Patterson; 7 55491 22110
  31. Fred Eaglesmith: “Wilder Than Her”; Fred Eaglesmith; Drive-in Movie/Vertical Records VER 4218-2
  32. Peter Mulvey & SistaStrings: Soft Animal; Peter Mulvey & SistaStrings; Righteous Babe 8.12.22
  33. Joe Filisko & Eric Noden: Worst Enemy; Joe Filisko & Eric Noden; RootsDuo
  34. Bill & The Belles: “Good Friends are Hard to Find”; Bill & The Belles; [2021]
  35. David Mitchell & Robert Webb: Friends of Darth Vader; David Mitchell & Robert Webb; BBC Audio 4056 76809
  36. Billy Strings and Terry Barber: Long Journey Home (Trad.); Billy Strings and Terry Barber; Rounder 116101798
  37. Bob Dylan: “Talkin’ New York”; Bob Dylan; Columbia CS 8579
  38. Lois Morton: Come to Suburbia; Lois Morton; avail. on iTunes 10.1.2008
  39. Pete Seeger: “Little Boxes” (Malvina Reynolds); Pete Seeger; Headlines & Footnotes | Smithsonian Folkways SFW CD 40111
  40. Jess Klein: Gates of Hell; Jess Klein; 1-85922 00019-9
  41. Norah Jones: “My Blue Heaven” (Donaldson/Whiting); Norah Jones; Vanguard 225/26-2
  42. Rev. Robert B. Jones: What Are They Doing in Heaven Today? (W. Phillips); Rev. Robert B. Jones; RoJo Records 88295 31706
  43. Laura Cortese: Daylight; Laura Cortese & The Dance Cards; Compass 7 4752 2
  44. Jimmy LaFave: The Great Night; Jimmy LaFave; Bohemia Beat BB0007
  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