The Midnight Special, May 25, 2024

By Marilyn Rea Beyer |

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  1. Traditional: “Midnight Special THEME”; Leadbelly; Midnight Special; RCA Victor LPV-505
  2. Koerner, Ray and Glover: Good Time Charlie; Koerner, Ray and Glover; Blues, Rags and Hollers; Red House Records RHR CD 76
  3. Spider John Koerner: Everybody’s Going for the Money; Spider John Koerner; Raised By Humans; Red House Records RHR CD 44
  4. Spider John Koerner: “Jack of Diamonds”; Spiker John Koerner; Stargeezer; Red House Stargeezer / RHR CD 84
  5. Spider John Koerner: Nightbird Eyes; Spider John Koerner; What’s Left of Spider John; Hornbeam HBR 0002
  6. Annie Gallup: For the Million Candles Burning (Jensen/Gallup); Annie Gallup; Did You Hear the Red-Winged Blackbird?;
  7. Edith Piaf w/Les Campagnons de la Chanson: Les Trois Cloches (Villiard); Edith Piaf w/Les Campagnons de la Chanson; The Passion of Edith Piaf, Disc 2; Primo PRMCD6053 21
  8. Tracy Nelson: Three Bells (Reisfeld/Villiard); Tracy Nelson; You’ll Never Be A Stranger at My Door; Memphis International/MerLess Records DOT O219
  9. Richard Shindell: The Things That I Have Seen; Richard Shindell; Blue Divide; Shanachie SH8014
  10. Dick Gaughan: “Waist Deep in the Big Muddy”; Dick Gaughan; Sail On; Appleseed 1016 CD
  11. John McEuen: Killed at the Ford; John McEuen; The Newsman: A Man of Record; Compass 748182
  12. Ana Egge: Where Berries Grow; Ana Egge; Sharing in the Spirit; StorySound 161-058
  13. Seeger, Pete: “Where Have All the Flowers Gone?”; Windborne; Recollections Revolution; Wand’ring Feet Publishing WFR101
  14. Judy Collins: I’ll Be Seeing You; Judy Collins; Judith; Elektra 0.00E+00
  15. Mala Oreen: Moon Same Moon; Mala Oreen; Awake; Tourbo 065
  16. Terry Klein: What You Lose Along the Way; Terry Klein; Good Luck, Take Care; 8 2547998302 5
  17. Stephen Schuch: Midnight Special (Piano Only); Stephen Schuch; single; Stephen Schuch [2022]
  18. Bob Dylan: Masters of War; Bob Dylan; The Freewheelin’ Bob Dylan; Columbia CK 8786 CD
  19. Tim O’Brien: “Señor (Tales of Yankee Power)” (Dylan); Tim O’Brien; Red on Blonde; Sugar Hill SHCD 3853
  20. Aaron Nathans & Michael G. Ronstadt: All Along the Watchtower (Dylan); Aaron Nathans & Michael G. Ronstadt; Crooked Fiddle; Nathans & Ronstadt NRCD001
  21. Sue Fink: “Hymn of the Cicada”; Sue Fink; Cicada Suite (2-song EP); [2021]
  22. McKain Lakey: Cicadas in the Trees; McKain Lakey; Somewhere; 7 55491 19329
  23. Natalia Zukerman: The Great Forgetting; Natalia Zukerman; The Great Forgetting;
  24. Steve Goodman: Ballad of Penny Evans; Steve Goodman; Somebody Else’s Troubles; Buddha 7446599626 2
  25. Magpie: The Vacant Chair; Magpie; The Civil War – Songs and Stories; Long Tail Records LT 007
  26. Giulia Millanta: Conversation with a Ghost; Giulia Millanta; Conversation With a Ghost; Ugly Cat Music UCM05
  27. Mouths of Babes: I Am Willing (Near); Mouths of Babes; World Brand New; Wild Awake Music WAM0004
  28. Eric Bogle: And the Band Played Waltzing Matilda; Eric Bogle; By Request; Greentrax CDTRAX 210
  29. Grace Griffith: “Hills of Shiloh” (James Friedman, Shel Silverstein); Grace Griffith; My Life; Blix Street G2-10085
  30. Pete Seeger: Down By The Riverside (Trad.); Pete Seeger, Odetta, Joan Baez, Theo Bikel, Bernice Johnson; Live at Newport; Vanguard VCD 77008
  31. Colby Maddox: “The Midnight Special – fiddle”; Colby Maddox; Midnight Special Collection; Midnight Special Collection CMaddox/MS 009
  32. David Mallett: Summer of My Dreams; David Mallett; Parallel Lives; Flying Fish FF CD 670
  33. Dennis Caraher: Eisenhower on the Beach; Dennis Caraher; Practicing Dying; CD Baby B003JMP2TU
  34. Niamh Parsons w/Graham Dunne (Laird/Starrett/McRory): John Condon (Laird/Starrett/McRory); Niamh Parsons w/Graham Dunne (Laird/Starrett/McRory); The Old Simplicity; Green Linnet GLCD 1232
  35. Joe Jencks: We Cry Out; Joe Jencks; What Kind of Brother; Turtle Bear TBM/TBR 1101002-1
  36. Tanglefoot: Summer Ghosts; Tanglefoot; Agnes on the Cow Catcher; Borealis BCD143
  37. Jacob Furr: Voices on the Sea; Jacob Furr; Farther Shores; 1.31.1012
  38. Eileen Penman: Graves in Spain; Eileen Penman; Scots in the Spanish Civil War ¡No Pasaran!; Greentrax CDTRAX3639
  39. Robin Laing: Picasso Paints Guernica; Robin Laing; Scots in the Spanish Civil War ¡No Pasaran!; Greentrax CDTRAX3639
  40. Joni Mitchell: The Fiddle and the Drum; Joni Mitchell; Clouds; Reprise 8122797178-2
  41. Mark O’Connor w/James Taylor: “Johnny Has Gone for a Soldier” (Traditional); Mark O’Connor w/James Taylor; Liberty; Sony SK-63216
  42. Hudost: Beat the Drum Harder; Hudost; Anthems of Home; Open Sesame Music OSM 015
  43. Craig Bickhardt: England or Me; Craig Bickhardt; Outpourings; Stone Barn Records SBCD 1123
  44. Kim & Reggie Harris and Magpie: “When I’m Gone” (Phil Ochs); Kim & Reggie Harris and Magpie; Spoken in Love; Spoken in Love | Long Tail LT003-2 CD
  45. Phil Ochs: “I’m Going to Say It Now”; Phil Ochs; There But For Fortune; There But For Fortune | Elektra 9 60832-2
  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