The Midnight Special, February 11, 2023

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  1. Traditional: “Midnight Special”; Leadbelly; RCA Victor LPV-505
  2. Geoff Bartley: If I Could Be These Things; Geoff Bartley; Magic Crow Records
  3. Rani Arbo & Daisy Mayhem: Heart of the World; Rani Arbo & Daisy Mayhem; Signature Sounds SIG2074
  4. Amanda Palmer: Coin Operated Boy; The Dresden Dolls; 8 Ft. 8ft001
  5. Buffalo Rose: I’m a Machine Man; Buffalo Rose; Misra Records MSR 130
  6. Deirdre Flint: Tinman; Deirdre Flint; Deirdre Flint DF 1001 CD
  7. Jill Sobule: Jetpack; Jill Sobule; Artemis Records ATM-CD-51563
  8. Chicago Shakespeare Theater Orig. Cast: We Are Out There; Chicago Shakespeare Theater Orig. Cast; Exclusive
  9. Chris Henry: Robot Dreams; Chris Henry; Arrandem Records AR-250
  10. The Arrogant Worms: Killer Robots from Venus; The Arrogant Worms; Arrogant Worms Music AW-555-2
  11. Mad Pudding: “Rattle on the Stovepipe”; Mad Pudding; “Rattle on the Stovepipe” Iona/CD055
  12. Kings of Mongrel Folk: Tennessee Robot; Kings of Mongrel Folk; Kings of Mongrel Folk KMF 002
  13. Giulia Millanta: Mad Man on the Moon; Giulia Millanta; Ugly Cat Music UCM07
  14. Jaime Michaels: Wish on the Moon; Jaime Michaels; Southwest Region Folk Alliance SWRFA 2011
  15. Peter Mulvey: “Vlad the Astrophysicist”; Peter Mulvey; Letters from a Flying Machine | Signature Sounds SIG 2024
  16. Peter Calo: Wired to the Moon; Peter Calo; NA
  17. Jerry Goldsmith: Twilight Zone: The Movie, Overture (Goldsmith); Warner Bros. Studio Orchestra, Marius Constant cond.; Rhino R2 75287
  18. Jesse Winchester: Sham-a-Ling-Dong-Ding; Jesse Winchester; Appleseed APR CD 1116
  19. Chet Baker: “My Funny Valentine” (Rodgers & Hart); Chet Baker; Rhino R272515
  20. Beckie Menzie w/Tom Michael: The Look of Love (Bacharach); Beckie Menzie w/Tom Michael; BeMe Music BEMEMUSIC003
  21. Darden Smith: I Say a Little Prayer for You (Bacharach); Darden Smith; Compass 7 4608 2
  22. Catie Curtis: This Girl’s In Love With You (Bacharach); Catie Curtis; Catie Curtis 98576 65392
  23. Hearth & Hymn: Coqui; Hearth & Hymn; Earth-work HAH2019
  24. Hearth & Hymn: The Riddle Song; Hearth & Hymn; Earth-work HAH2019
  25. Mean Mary: “Wherefore Art Thou, Jane?” (Mary James); Mean Mary; Woodrock 8-84501-89250-6
  26. Mark Dvorak: Let Love Go On; Mark Dvorak; Ten Fingers 88295 98538
  27. Emily White: Radio; Emily White; Squeezed Fresh 1 94171163890
  28. Vienna Teng: “Radio”; Vienna Teng; Inland Territory Zoe 01143-1125-2
  29. Matt Harlan: We Never Met (Time Machine); Matt Harlan; Berkalin Records 8 45121 07266 2
  30. Alice Ripley, Jennifer Damiano, Aaron Tveit: Superboy and the Invisible Girl; Alice Ripley, Jennifer Damiano, Aaron Tveit; Ghostlight 8-4433
  31. Aaron Smith & The Coal Biters: The Snow Child; Aaron Smith & The Coal Biters; 9 780989 736282
  32. Wes Collins: Jabberwockies; Wes Collins; Nosy Dog CRIDS 102
  33. Tracy Chapman: Hard Wired; Tracy Chapman; Elektra 62803-2
  34. Nashville Mandolin Ensemble: Where No Mandolin Has Gone Before; Nashville Mandolin Ensemble; CMH CMH CD-8010
  35. Deb Seymour: The Martian Tango Love Song; Deb Seymour; Herkimer HPCD332
  36. Pete Seeger: “Martian Love Song”; Pete Seeger; Smithsonian Folkways Gazette, Vol. 1
  37. The Bonzo Dog Band: I’m The Urban Spaceman; The Bonzo Dog Band; Rhino R2 79787
  38. Dee Carstensen: Underneath My Skin; Dee Carstensen; Exit Nine Exit 9001 2
  39. Neal Gladstone & Co.: Body Works; Neal Gladstone & Co.; Neal Gladstone NEAL G 100001 CD
  40. Juggernauts: [You Gotta’ Have] Skin (Adler/Ross/Sherman); Juggernauts; Juggernauts 6-59696-10102-9
  41. Chris Rosser: “The Great Mystery”; Chris Rosser; Holy Fool/Independent Songwriters Group ISG CD 2020
  42. Deborah Holland: Hard to Be a Human in the Universe; Deborah Holland; Gadfly 257 CD
  43. Pierce Pettis: “Satellite Sky” (Mark Heard); Pierce Pettis; Compass 7 4236 2
  44. Michael Hurley: “Mr. Man in the Moon”; Michael Hurley; Weatherhole | Field Recordings FLD 151
  45. MacAlias (Karine Polwart & Gill Bowman): “John C. Clarke”; MacAlias (Karine Polwart; Highwired CDTRAX/199
  46. Carla Ulbrich: “The Guy Who Changes the Lightbulbs”; Carla Ulbrich; Professional Smart Aleck | Official Seal OSRLCD003
  47. Mike Ward: “Our Time to Shine”; Mike Ward; The Darkness and the Light | Psychosongs 2.5.2021
  48. Gerome Ragni, James Rado, Galt McDermot: What a Piece of Work is Man/Walking in Space (reprise); Ronald Dyson, Walter Harris (Orig. Cast); Victor 82876-56085-2
  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