The Midnight Special, May 27, 2023

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  1. Traditional: “Midnight Special”; Leadbelly; RCA Victor LPV-505
  2. Four Bitchin’ Babes: Bob Dylan’s Poetry (Debi Smith); Four Bitchin’ Babes; Shanachie Shanachie 8039
  3. Murray McLauchlan: Home from the Forest (Lightfoot); Murray McLauchlan; Borealis BCDNBM500
  4. Beth DeSombre: He Was There; Beth DeSombre; BF005
  5. Iain Matthews & Elliott Murphy: The Ballad of The Soldier’s Wife; Iain Matthews & Elliott Murphy; Eminent EM 25070-2
  6. Dayna Kurtz: You’ll Always Live Inside of Me (Charles/Coe); Dayna Kurtz; M.C. Records MC-0077
  7. Glen Campbell: May 21st 1969 instrumental intro (Manning); Glen Campbell; Surfdog 2-528496
  8. Glen Campbell: Nothing But the Whole Wide World (J. Dylan); Glen Campbell; Surfdog 2-528496
  9. Kate MacLeod: The Flowers of Joy (Ritchie); Kate MacLeod; single
  10. Bruce Cockburn w/Susan Aglukark: To Keep the World We Know; Bruce Cockburn w/Susan Aglukark; True North TND811
  11. Bruce Cockburn: When the Spirit Walks in the Room; Bruce Cockburn; True North TND811
  12. Bruce Cockburn: King of the Bolero; Bruce Cockburn; True North TND811
  13. Ray Bonneville: On the Blind Side; Ray Bonneville; single
  14. Natalie Merchant: Guardian Angel; Natalie Merchant; Nonesuch 75597907858
  15. Jonas Friddle: “The Midnight Special – fretless banjo”; Jonas Friddle; Midnight Special Collection JFriddle | MS008
  16. Jeffrey Jones: A Song for His ‘n’ Hers; Jeffrey Jones; Smithsonian Folkways FS8580
  17. Ginni Clemmens: Love Somebody (Malvina Reynolds); Ginni Clemmens; Smithsonian Folkways FS8580
  18. Studs Terkel: Interview excerpt: Marge Summit; Marge Summit; WFMT 2490649-3-1 excerpt
  19. Paula Walowitz: Surprise; Paula Walowitz; Smithsonian Folkways FS8580
  20. Kitty Barber: Pancake Blues; Kitty Barber; Smithsonian Folkways FS8580
  21. Dev Singh: Carry It On (G. Turner); Dev Singh; Smithsonian Folkways FS8580
  22. Fred Holstein (Rich Warren intro.): Gotta Travel On (Trad., et al); Fred Holstein (Rich Warren intro.); WFMT History 12.13.2001
  23. Jeff Black: “Always on my Way Back Home”; Jeff Black; Lotos Nile 8 58732 96639 5
  24. Washington Revels: “Tenting on the Old Camp Ground” (Walter Kittredge); Washington Revels feat. Douglas Jimerson, Jacqueline Schwab, Gallery Voices; Washington Revels WRCD2011
  25. Bruce Caton: “On the Eve of Antietam – Mr. Lincoln’s Army”; Marilyn Rea Beyer/Joel Mabus “Shenandoah”; Doubleday ISBN 038541689X
  26. Kelly Hunt: Men of Blue & Grey; Kelly Hunt; Rare Bird RBR001
  27. Emmylou Harris & Linda Ronstadt: “1917”; Emmylou Harris & Linda Ronstadt; Western Wall/The Tucson Sessions/Asylum 62408-2
  28. Mouths of Babes: If I Had Known; Mouths of Babes; Wide Awake WAM0003
  29. Stephen Schuch: Midnight Special (Piano Only); Stephen Schuch; Stephen Schuch [2022]
  30. The Refugees: For What It’s Worth (Stills); The Refugees; 6 32623 97972 4
  31. Wendy Waldman: You Plant Your Fields (Waldman/Lowery); Wendy Waldman; Longhouse LGH-3715
  32. Sam Bush: Everything is Possible (Bush/Holland); Sam Bush; Sugar Hill SUG00011
  33. Kate Rusby: “The White Cockade” (Trad.); Kate Rusby; Pure Records/Compass 7 4370 2
  34. Molasses Creek: Strangest Dream/Find the Cost of Freedom Medley (McCurdy/Stills); Molasses Creek (Kim France/Gerald Hampton/Gary Mitchell/Fiddler Dave Tweedie); Soundside Records MC008
  35. The Milk Carton Kids: When You’re Gone; The Milk Carton Kids; Far Cry Records FCR00005CD
  36. Niamh Parsons w/Graham Dunne (Laird/Starrett/McRory): John Condon (Laird/Starrett/McRory); Niamh Parsons w/Graham Dunne (Laird/Starrett/McRory); Green Linnet GLCD 1232
  37. The Golden Ring: Richmond/Last Letter Home (trad., Hooker/McDade); The Golden Ring; Folk Legacy CD 121
  38. The Rough & Tumble: God of War; The Rough & Tumble; 1 97545 42169 5
  39. Seeger, Pete: “Where Have All the Flowers Gone?”; Windborne; Wand’ring Feet Publishing WFR101
  40. Original Broadway Cast: The Last Flower; Tom Ewell w/Don Elliott Quartet; Sony 8691 91138-2
  41. Pete Seeger, Odetta, Joan Baez, Theo Bikel, Bernice Johnson: Down By The Riverside (Trad.); Pete Seeger, Odetta, Joan Baez, Theo Bikel, Bernice Johnson; Vanguard VCD 77008
  42. Anne Harris: Lily of the Valley; Anne Harris; Rugged Road Records 8 88295 82053 0
  43. Doc Watson: Peace in the Valley (Dorsey); Doc Watson; United Artists Records 90119
  44. Laura Love: “I Still Believe (Unplugged)”; Laura Love; Laura Love 88295 68276
  45. Andrew Beyer: “The Midnight Special – cigar box slide”; Andrew Beyer; Midnight Special Collection AABeyer/MS 004