The Midnight Special, April 22, 2023

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  1. Traditional: “Midnight Special”; Leadbelly; RCA Victor LPV-505
  2. Dave Carter & Tracy Grammer: “Gentle Arms of Eden”; Dave Carter & Tracy Grammer; Drum Hat Buddha | Signature Sounds SIG 1266
  3. The Chromatics: Habitable Zone; The Chromatics; Kludge CD-260
  4. Matt Lenny & The Breakdown: In The Garden; Matt Lenny & The Breakdown;
  5. Tom Chapin w/Judy Collins: This Pretty Planet; Tom Chapin w/Judy Collins; 112022
  6. Jesse Winchester: “Defying Gravity”; Jesse Winchester; The Best of Jesse Winchester | Rhino R2 70085
  7. Karan Casey: I Thank My Lucky Stars; Karan Casey; Cadiz/Crow Valley 5391531741292
  8. Windborne: Earth’s Burdens (E. Jones); Windborne; none
  9. Ben Bedford: “Letters from the Earth”; Ben Bedford; Waterbug Records WBG 124
  10. Greg Brown: Spring Wind; Greg Brown; Dream Café | Red House RHR CD 47
  11. Cheryl Wheeler: “Quarter Moon”; Cheryl Wheeler; Different Stripe | Philo EMI 116711 217-2
  12. Sultans of String: “The Power of the Land”; Sultans of String feat. Dr. Duke Redbird & Twin Flames; Refuge | Canada Council for the Arts MCK2230
  13. Jake Blount: The Downward Road (J.Williams/trad.); Jake Blount w/Demeanor; Smithsonian Folkways SFW 40247
  14. John McCutcheon: Sorry Land; John McCutcheon; Appalseed Appalseed2022
  15. John Prine: “Paradise”; John Prine; John Prine | Atlantic 19156-2
  16. Joni Mitchell: “Big Yellow Taxi”; Joni Mitchell; Ladies of the Canyon | Reprise 8122797178-3
  17. Jonas Friddle: “The Midnight Special – fretless banjo”; Jonas Friddle; Midnight Special Collection JFriddle | MS008
  18. David Roth: Women Planting Trees; David Roth; Wind River WR4053CD
  19. 10,000 Maniacs: “Let the Mystery Be”; 10,000 Maniacs (Natalie Merchant w/David Byrne); Campfire Songs/Rhino Elektra R2 73900
  20. Windborne: Le Diable et la Fermier; Windborne; none
  21. Val Vigoda and Wade Mccollum: Adrift on an Icefield (Milburn/Vigoda); Val Vigoda and Wade Mccollum; Broadway Records BR-CD08017
  22. Val Vigoda and Wade Mccollum: Eye of the Storm; Val Vigoda and Wade Mccollum; Broadway Records BR-CD08017
  23. Bomethius: As Bad As They Say; Bomethius; Jonathan Hodges
  24. Pete Seeger: My Dirty Stream; Pete Seeger; Columbia CK 65287
  25. Brian McGrath: Tea Leaves; Brian McGrath; Brian McGrath
  26. (Loudon Wainwright III): “Hard Day on the Planet”; Loudon Wainwright III; BBC/Fuel Sessions BBC 302 061 054
  27. Original Broadway Cast: The Last Flower; Tom Ewell w/Don Elliott Quartet; Sony 8691 91138-2
  28. John Batdorf: Home Again; John Batdorf; BatMac 8 37101 28835
  29. James Lee Stanley: “Redwood Landing”; James Lee Stanley; Beachwood Without Susie / Beachwood 2019
  30. Bonnie Raitt: “Home”; Bonnie Raitt; Sweet Forgiveness/Warner Bros. R2 78382
  31. Stephen Schuch: Midnight Special (Piano Only); Stephen Schuch; Stephen Schuch [2022]
  32. Diane Patterson: Holy Land; Diane Patterson; 1-1-2013
  33. Bill Bourne: Holy Holy; Bill Bourne; Second Story Second SSR#2002
  34. Peter Case: Icewater; Peter Case; Geffen GEFD-24482
  35. Sawyer Fredericks: The Golden Tree; Sawyer Fredericks; Windrake Recordings WREP2023
  36. Emma’s Revolution: Living Planet (Mankita); Emma’s Revolution; Moving Forward MFM1334
  37. Aaron Nathans & Michael G. Ronstadt: A Man and a Whale; Aaron Nathans & Michael G. Ronstadt; Crooked Cyclone 1 95269 21928 4
  38. John Roberts & Tony Barrand: “Jonah and the Grampus” (spoken); John Roberts & Tony Barrand; Golden Hind Music GHM-107
  39. Tim O’Brien: “Out on the Rolling Sea”; Tim O’Brien w/Tracy Nelson; When No One’s Around | Sugar Hill SHCD-3866
  40. Michael Doucet: “Water, Water”; Michael Doucet; Lachere Prise (Let it Go)/Compass 7 4740 2
  41. Darwin Song Project: “Trust in the Rolling Ocean”; Karine Polwart, Stu Hanna, Jez Lowe, Rachael McShane; Shrewsbury 2009 | Shrewsbury Folk Festival SFFCD01
  42. Peter Mayer: Ocean Mary; Peter Mayer; Blue Boat BB1206
  43. Ruthie Foster: “Ocean of Tears” (Sidney Wyche, Theodore McRae); Ruthie Foster; Blue Corn BCM0202
  44. Brother Brothers: Ocean’s Daughter; Brother Brothers; Compass 7 4725 2
  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