The Midnight Special, February 4, 2023

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  1. Traditional: “Midnight Special”; Leadbelly; RCA Victor LPV-505
  2. Spider John Koerner: “Sail Away Ladies” (Traditional); Spider John Koerner; Smithsonian Folkways SFW 40086
  3. Friction Farm: “Katie Raise Your Sails” (Aidan Quinn & Christine Stay); Friction Farm; Friction Farm 00261 38210
  4. Dave & Phil Alvin: The Stuff They Call Money (Broonzy); Dave & Phil Alvin; Yep Roc CD-Yep-2384
  5. Windborne: The Trolley Problem (Broonzy/L. Rowan); Windborne; 1222022
  6. Hamilton Camp: 219; Hamilton Camp; Beachwood BR24712
  7. Jeff Talmadge: Train Sounds Like Tomorrow; Jeff Talmadge; Bozart 1002
  8. Juliet Wyers: “Clear”; Juliet Wyers; Juliet Wyers 001
  9. Bill Camplin: “Keep on Looking for Life”; Bill Camplin; Understory | Camplin TR108
  10. Susan Piper: Wait ‘Til Tomorrow Comes; Susan Piper; Sliced Bread CDSB71150
  11. Darryl Purpose: “I Can Get There From Here”; Darryl Purpose; A Crooked Line | Tangible 56819
  12. Brooks Williams & Aaron Catlow: I’ve Endured (Reed); Brooks Williams & Aaron Catlow; Red Guitar, Blue Music RGBM2201C
  13. Jamie O’Reilly: Mountain Morning (Monaghan/MP Smith); Jamie O’Reilly; Jamie O’Reilly JO002
  14. Spencer LaJoye: Plowshare Prayer (Live); Spencer LaJoye; 3.4.22
  15. Travis, Merle: “Midnight Special” Travis picked guitar; Merle Travis; Travis Pickin’ | CMH 6255
  16. Kate Taylor: You Don’t Knock (Staples/Westbrook); Kate Taylor; Red House Records RHR332
  17. Shemekia Copeland: “Walk Until I Ride”; Shemekia Copeland; Uncivil War/Alligator 5001
  18. Studs Terkel & Mrs. Rosa Parks: Dec. 1, 1955 Still Telling It; Studs Terkel & Mrs. Rosa Parks; WFMT 2583557-3-1
  19. Ollabelle: “I’m Willing to Run All The Way”; Ollabelle; Columbia CK 90572
  20. Mahalia Jackson: “I Will Move On Up a Little Higher”; Mahalia Jackson; Apollo Sessions Vol I/Pair PCD-2-1332
  21. John McCutcheon: “Jericho”; John McCutcheon; Rounder Records Rounder CD 0467
  22. Studs Terkel & Mrs. Rosa Parks: Tired Feet; Studs Terkel & Mrs. Rosa Parks; WFMT 2583557-3-1
  23. Kim & Reggie Harris w/Bethany & Rufus: “If You Miss Me from the Back of the Bus”; Kim & Reggie Harris w/Bethany & Rufus; Appleseed Records APR CD 1102
  24. Studs Terkel & Mrs. Rosa Parks: Reasons; Studs Terkel & Mrs. Rosa Parks; WFMT 2583557-3-1
  25. Crys Matthews: “Call Them In”; Crys Matthews; Single Honoring John Lewis | self released [2021]
  26. Bobby McFerrin: Joshua (Trad.); Bobby McFerrin; Masterworks 8765 45686
  27. Chris Vallillo: “Keep Your Eyes on the Prize” (trad.); Chris Vallillo; Gin River GR-1012
  28. Studs Terkel & Mrs. Rosa Parks: Ending Thoughts; Studs Terkel & Mrs. Rosa Parks; WFMT 2583557-3-1
  29. Barbara Dane & the Chambers Brothers: “Come By Here”; Barbara Dane & the Chambers Brothers; Smithsonian SFW CD 40227
  30. Andrew Beyer: “The Midnight Special – organ”; Andrew Beyer; Midnight Special Collection AABeyer/MS 008
  31. Jake Blount: Take Me to the Water / Prayer (B. Jones); Jake Blount w/Mali Obomsawin, Brian Slattery; Smithsonian Folkways SFW 40247
  32. Jake Blount: The Downward Road (J.Williams/trad.); Jake Blount w/Demeanor; Smithsonian Folkways SFW 40247
  33. Cliff Eberhardt: “The High Above and the Down Below”; Cliff Eberhardt; Red House Records RHR CD 199
  34. Taproot: “Shut the Door”; Taproot; If You Build It Taproot/TR001
  35. Holly Near: “I Ain’t Afraid”; Holly Near; [2000]
  36. Kate Campbell (Campbell/Gordon): Freedom Train; Kate Campbell (Campbell/Gordon); Large River LR-4104
  37. David Wilcox: “We Make the Way by Walking”; David Wilcox; Freshly Baked Records 002
  38. James Keelaghan: Walk On (Keelaghan/MacLellan); James Keelaghan; Borealis BCD276
  39. James Lee Stanley: “Never Say Never”; James Lee Stanley; Beachwood Without Susie / Beachwood 2019
  40. Laura Zucker: Let It Roll; Laura Zucker; 6-66449 16599-3
  41. Jonas Friddle & The Majority: Use Your Voice; Jonas Friddle & The Majority; 8 84501 92481 8
  42. Peter Mulvey: I Want a Voice; Peter Mulvey; This is Boston…Not Austin, Vol. 2/Eastern Front EFR 503
  43. Tangerine Trousers: Cathedral Bells; Tangerine Trousers; Tangerine Trousers TT 001
  44. Bob Dylan: Ring Them Bells; Bob Dylan; Columbia CK 45281 CD
  45. Pete Seeger & Lorre Wyatt: “Keep the Flame Alive”; Pete Seeger & Lorre Wyatt; A More Perfect Union/Appleseed APR CD 1130
  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