The Midnight Special, March 11, 2023

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  1. Traditional: “Midnight Special”; Leadbelly; RCA Victor LPV-505
  2. The Duhks: Love is the Seventh Wave; The Duhks feat. Jessee Havey; The Duhks | Sugar Hill SUG-CD-3997
  3. Elena Moon Park: “Count the Waves” (Trad. Indonesian); Elena Moon Park with Peni Candra Rini & friends; Unhurried Journey | moonpark music 001
  4. Ella Jenkins: You Look So Sweet; Ella Jenkins; Smithsonian SF CD45031
  5. Judy Small: Daughters of the Second Wave; Judy Small; Crafty Maids CMM010
  6. Dana Cooper: Traveler Too; Dana Cooper; dog Eared Music
  7. Great Big Sea: Goin’ Up; Great Big Sea; Sire Sire 31023
  8. Loudon Wainwright III & Iris Dement: Pack Up Your Sorrows (Marden); Loudon Wainwright III & Iris DeMent; Astor Place TCD 4012
  9. Robert Earl Keen: Feelin’ Good Again; Robert Earl Keen; Dualtone DUA-1787 1 of 2
  10. Ben Crofut & Chris Brubeck: “San Francisco Bay Blues”; Ben Crofut & Chris Brubeck; Red, White & Blues | Troy 085 CD
  11. Gail Finnie (Rundlett): Banks of the Sacramento (Trad.); Gail Finnie (Rundlett); Cedarwood Hill CH002
  12. Laura Love: Aha Me Riddle I Day; Laura Love; Mercury 314 588 866-2
  13. Sam Bush with John Cowan: Crossing the Transippi; Sam Bush with John Cowan; Sugar Hill SHCD-3876
  14. Braden Gates: “Song for the Line Cook”; Braden Gates; Kitchen Days/Borealis BCD267
  15. Ian F. Benzie: I’se The B’y (Trad.); Ian F. Benzie; Lochshore CDLDL1307
  16. Tom & Chris Kastle: “Dance, Boatman, Dance” (Daniel Decatur Emmet); Tom & Chris Kastle; Sextent Music SX0002A
  17. Sam Pacetti: “Shawnee Town”; Sam Pacetti; Solitary Travel | Waterbug WBG 0033 CD
  18. Andrew Beyer: “The Midnight Special – organ”; Andrew Beyer; Midnight Special Collection AABeyer/MS 008
  19. The Therapy Sisters: I Worry; The Therapy Sisters; Clinical Records CR2004
  20. Mel Brooks: High Anxiety; Mel Brooks; Asylum Records E-45458
  21. Bobby McFerrin: Don’t Worry, Be Happy; Bobby McFerrin; Capitol Records 724385332920
  22. Bobby McFerrin: Whole World (Trad.); Bobby McFerrin feat. Esperanza Spaulding; Spirityouall | Masterworks 8765 45686
  23. Bobby McFerrin: “I Shall Be Released” (Bob Dylan); Bobby McFerrin; Spirityouall | Masterworks 8765 45686
  24. Norman Blake: Flower From the Fields of Alabama; Norman Blake; Shanachie 6053
  25. Norman & Nancy Blake: Forked Deer (trad.); Norman & Nancy Blake; Shanachie 6020
  26. Norman & Nancy Blake: Precious Memories (Faires); Norman & Nancy Blake; Dualtone 80302-01160-2
  27. Peter Keane: Poor Jessie; Peter Keane; Flying Fish FF CD 652
  28. Mississippi John Hurt: Avalon Blues; Mississippi John Hurt; Columbia CK 64986
  29. Tom Paxton: “Did You Hear John Hurt?”; Tom Paxton w/Steve Goodman; New Songs from the Briarpatch | Vanguard VSD 79395
  30. Dan Zanes & Elizabeth Mitchell w/You Are My Flower: My Creole Belle (Hurt); Dan Zanes & Elizabeth Mitchell w/You Are My Flower; Festival Five Records F5R019
  31. Joe Jencks: When The Moon Rises Over Skibbereen; Joe Jencks; Turtle Bear Music TBM 080122-01
  32. John Gorka: “Branching Out”; John Gorka; Red House RHR 47189
  33. Black Umfolosi: Reason to Believe; Black Umfolosi; Jensen Music Int’l [2021]
  34. Stephen Schuch: Midnight Special (Piano Only); Stephen Schuch; Stephen Schuch [2022]
  35. Susie Burke & David Surette: A Healing in this Night; Susie Burke & David Surette; Madrina Music MM 103
  36. Wiles, Lula: “In Dreams”; Lula Wiles: Eleanor Buckland, Mali Obomsawin, Isa Burke; Smithsonian Folkways (single)
  37. Eddie From Ohio: Quick; Eddie From Ohio; Virginia Soul VSR 007
  38. (Jon Gailmor): “Out on a Limb”; Jon Gailmor; Softwood SWD 1995-CD
  39. (Michael Smith): “Last Days of Pompeii”; Michael Smith; Flying Fish FFCD 70404
  40. Jaimee Harris: Sam’s; Jaimee Harris; Thirty Tigers FNR03573CD
  41. Cyril Tawney: Sammy’s Bar – Introduction; Cyril Tawney; ADA Recordings ADA109CD
  42. Cyril Tawney: Sammy’s Bar; Cyril Tawney; ADA Recordings ADA109CD
  43. Mary Hopkin: “Those Were the Days” (Boris Fomin, Gene Raskin); Mary Hopkin; Apple Records 1801
  44. Dan Navarro: Sleep Tonight; Dan Navarro; Red Hen EGG19
  45. Brother Brothers: You Can Close Your Eyes; Brother Brothers (Adam & David Moss); Compass 7-4798-2
  46. Bill Caddick: Custard Creams (Caddick/Barker); Bill Caddick; Osmosys CD 020/21 1 0f 2
  47. Laura Love: “I Still Believe (Unplugged)”; Laura Love; Laura Love 88295 68276
  48. Andrew Beyer: “The Midnight Special – cigar box slide”; Andrew Beyer; Midnight Special Collection AABeyer/MS 004