The Midnight Special, November 4, 2023

By Marilyn Rea Beyer |

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  1. Traditional: “Midnight Special”; Leadbelly; Midnight Special; RCA Victor LPV-505
  2. Gordon Lightfoot: “Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald”; Gordon Lightfoot; Gordon Lightfoot Songbook Disc 3; Gordon Lightfoot Songbook/Rhino R2 75802 3 of 4
  3. Sandy Denny: Late November; Sandy Denny; North Star Grassman and the Ravens; Hannibal HNCD 4429
  4. Puppets of Castro, feat. Darryl Purpose: Everything is Fine; Puppets of Castro, feat. Darryl Purpose; Nude Descending an Elevator; Trough Records 1 980004418942
  5. Cary Morin: Big Sky Sun Goes Down; Cary Morin; Innocent Allies; 10272023 advance
  6. Jason Wilber: Poet’s Life; Jason Wilber; Time Traveler; WilberTone Records WTR-011
  7. Robert Sarazin Blake: The Storms of November; Robert Sarazin Blake; A Long Series of Memorable Nights Forgotten; Same Room Records SRR013
  8. Terry Klein: Blue Hill Bay; Terry Klein; Leave the Light On; 11102023
  9. Bob & Sarah Amos: November; Bob & Sarah Amos; Everonward; Bristlecone Bristlecone 1010
  10. Mean Mary: “Sad November Breeze”; Mean Mary; Cold; WDRK-4301
  11. Matt Harlan: Warm November; Matt Harlan w/Phoebe Hunt; Tips & Compliments; Berkalin Records BRK-10005
  12. Phoebe Hunt: I Am Not a Traveler (Hunt/S.J. Kelley); Phoebe Hunt; Nothing Else Matters; Popped Corn Records PCR985CD
  13. Antje Duvekot: South; Antje Duvekot; Big Dream Boulevard; Black Wolf BW 006
  14. Alison Brown: “Everybody’s Talkin’” (Fred Neil); Alison Brown w/ Tim O’Brien; Fair Weather; Fair Weather | Compass 742922
  15. Jonas Friddle: “The Midnight Special – fretless banjo”; Jonas Friddle; Midnight Special Collection; Midnight Special Collection JFriddle | MS008
  16. Paul Simon: “The Clock”; Paul Simon; Stranger to Stranger; Stranger to Stranger | Concord Records CRE-39780-02
  17. Don Conoscenti: “Mysterious Light”; Don Conoscenti; Mysterious Light; Cogtone Mysterious Light / 009
  18. Gurf Morlix: “A Matter of Time”; Gurf Morlix; The Tightening of the Screws; Rootball Records CD 7009
  19. Stella Prince: The Rain Might Fall; Stella Prince; 18; 7-32068-31783-6
  20. David Charles: Mountain Standard Time (spoken); David Charles; Desert Places; David HDCD HDCD001
  21. Fendrick & Peck: If I Could Only Turn Back; Fendrick & Peck; Lucky Penny; Fendrick & Peck 8 88295 26411 2
  22. Matt Watroba: The Old German Clockwinder; Matt Watroba; Community Sing, Vol. 1; Common Chord Records CCR121
  23. Michael McNevin: November 4th; Michael McNevin; Secondhand Story; Mudpuddle Mudpuddle0001Cd
  24. Sol Y Canto: Chispita (instrumental); Sol Y Canto; En Vivo, En Familia; Music Amador CD0720
  25. Sol Y Canto: Quizas, Quizas, Quizas (Farres); Sol Y Canto; En Vivo, En Familia; Music Amador CD0720
  26. Krista Detor with Dave Weber and Mike Lindauer: Clock of the World; Krista Detor with Dave Weber and Mike Lindauer; Folkstage: Krista Detor with Dave Weber & Mike Lindauer Disc 2; WFMT Folkstage 12.15.2012
  27. Bruce Cockburn w/Susan Aglukark: To Keep the World We Know; Bruce Cockburn w/Susan Aglukark; O Sun O Moon; True North TND811
  28. Judy Collins: Who Knows Where the Time Goes? (Denny); Judy Collins; Colors of the Day: The Best of Judy Collins; Elektra Records Elektra 75030-2
  29. Bryan Bowers: Who Knows; Bryan Bowers; Sunset Scribblins; Bryan Bowers [2020]
  30. Jim Post: One Blessed Hour (M. Smith); Jim Post; I Love My Life; Jim Post Jim Post 1
  31. Stephen Schuch: Midnight Special [Piano Excerpt]; Stephen Schuch; single; Stephen Schuch [2022]
  32. Lucy Kaplansky: These Days (Browne); Lucy Kaplansky; Last Days of Summer; Lucyricky Records
  33. Jackson Browne: Still Looking for Something; Jackson Browne; Downhill from Everywhere; Inside Records INR 1119
  34. Anne Hills: “When the Frost is on the Punkin…”; Anne Hills; Ef You Don’t Watch Out: Poems of James Whitcomb Riley; Collective Works CW0504
  35. David Mitchell & Robert Webb: Soup of the Day and Pie of the Month; David Mitchell & Robert Webb; That Mitchell & Webb Sound, Series 5, Disc 2; BBC 11102023
  36. Cheryl Wheeler: Intro to Real November Sky; Cheryl Wheeler; Greetings from Cheryl Wheeler – Live; Dias DIAS 1002
  37. Cheryl Wheeler: Real November Sky; Cheryl Wheeler; Greetings from Cheryl Wheeler – Live; Dias DIAS 1002
  38. Enda Reilly: The Wild Swans at Coole (Yeats/Reilly); Enda Reilly; To the Waters and the Wild; EndaDeRoad Records ERD010
  39. Enda Reilly: The Everlasting Voices (Yeats/Reilly); Enda Reilly; To the Waters and the Wild; EndaDeRoad Records ERD010
  40. Rachael Kilgour: The Smell of Autumn Leaves; Rachael Kilgour; My Father Loved Me; Rachael Kilgour 1 97773 73708 7
  41. Sylvia Tyson: Leaves in the Storm; Sylvia Tyson; At The End of the Day; Stony Plain SPCD 1481
  42. Kate Wolf: Pacheco/Red Tail Hawk Medley (Williamson/Schroder); Kate Wolf; An Evening in Austin; Rhino R271487
  43. Jim Malcolm: The Wild Geese (Reid/Jacob); Jim Malcolm; Live in Glenfarg; Beltane Records BELCD103
  44. Tommy Prine: This Far South; Tommy Prine; This Far South; Thirty Tigers NK72189CD
  45. Sam Bush with John Cowan: Crossing the Transippi; Sam Bush with John Cowan; Howlin’ at the Moon; Sugar Hill SHCD-3876
  46. Laura Love: “I Still Believe (Unplugged)”; Laura Love; She Loved Red; Laura Love 88295 68276
  47. Andrew Beyer: “The Midnight Special – cigar box slide”; Andrew Beyer; Midnight Special Collection; Midnight Special Collection AABeyer/MS 004