The Midnight Special, January 2, 2022

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  1. Traditional: “Midnight Special”; Leadbelly; RCA Victor LPV-505
  2. Steve Goodman & David Amram: Midnight Special NYE 1975 – “It’s New Year’s Eve/Let’s Have a Party”; Steve Goodman & David Amram; WFMT
  3. Kat Eggleston: Midnight Special NYE 1997 – The Only Word; Kat Eggleston, Kim & Reggie Harris, James Keelaghan, Anita Silvert; WFMT
  4. Annie Gallup: Midnight Special NYE 1997 – “Sweet Good Nature”; ; WFMT
  5. Kim & Reggie Harris: Midnight Special NYE 1997 – “Hold On”; ; WFMT
  6. Anita Silvert: Midnight Special NYE 1997 – “I’ve Grown About as Much as I Can Handle”; ; WFMT
  7. James Keelaghan: Midnight Special NYE 1997 – “Tomorrow is Another Day”; ; WFMT
  8. Anita Silvert: Midnight Special NYE 1997 – “All Roads Converge”; ; WFMT
  9. Ensemble: Midnight Special NYE 1997 – “When I’m Gone”; Kat Eggleston; WFMT
  10. John McCutcheon and Crys Matthews w/Heather Mae: Midnight Special NYE 2019 – “Clarinet Polka” & “The Only Way Out”; John McCutcheon and Crys Matthews w/Heather Mae; WFMT
  11. Tim Grimm, Sonia, Joe Jencks, Mari Black + Cast of Jacques Brel…: Midnight Special NYE – “Midnight Madness/Auld Lang Syne/If We Only Have Love (Brel)”; Tim Grimm, Sonia, Joe Jencks, Mari Black + Cast of Jacques Brel…; WFMT
  12. Bill Giardini: “The Midnight Special – Accordion” (Traditional); Bill Giardini; Midnight Special Collection | Midnight Special Collection BillGiardini/MS011
  13. James Lee Stanley: “New Year’s Song”; James Lee Stanley; Midnight Special New Year’s Eve Show – 2014 digital download 12.20.2020
  14. Allison Russell: “Little Rebirth”; Allison Russell; Fantasy FAN01125
  15. (Greg Greenway): “Every Little Day”; Greg Greenway; Face Productions SOH003
  16. Steve Tilston: “Mirror Dance”; Steve Tilston; Market Square Music MSMCD124
  17. Denice Franke: “Dance to the Moon”; duet: Denice Franke & Eric Taylor; Comfort | Certain Records DF003
  18. Elena Moon Park: “Flower Dance”; Elena Moon Park; Unhurried Journey | moonpark music moonpark music 001
  19. Kenita R. Miller (Mama), Phillip Boykin (Tonton) & company: “We Dance”; New Broadway Cast; Once on This Island/Broadway Records BR-CD09318
  20. Della Mae: “First Song Dancer”; Della Mae; Headlight | Rounder 1166100770
  21. (Amy Ray & Emily Saliers): “Feel This Way Again”; Indigo Girls; Rounder 1166100867
  22. Brother Brothers: “On The Road Again”; Brother Brothers; Calla Lily | Compass 7 4757 2
  23. Pete Seeger: “Quiet Joys of Brotherhood” (Richard Fariña); Pete Seeger; Columbia CK 65287
  24. Robin & Linda Williams: “A Better Day A-Comin’”; Robin & Linda Williams; Oakenwold Recordings 001
  25. Tekla Waterfield & Jeff Fielder: “Better Days”; Tekla Waterfield & Jeff Fielder; teklawaterfield.com [2021]
  26. Ruthie Foster Big Band: “Brand New Day”; Ruthie Foster Big Band; Live at the Paramount | Blue Corn Music BCM2001
  27. Ollabelle: “Before This Time”; Ollabelle; Columbia CK 90572
  28. Steve “Q” Quinn: “The Midnight Special – Harmonica Gritty” (Traditional); Steve “Q” Quinn; Midnight Special Collection | Midnight Special Collection SQuinn/MS012
  29. Leonard Cohen: “First We Take Manhattan”; Leonard Cohen; Columbia I’m Your Man / CK 44191
  30. Cliff Eberhardt: “The Long Goodbye”; Cliff Eberhardt; Red House RHR CD 129
  31. Erin McKeown: “Get Happy” (Harold Arlen, Ted Koehler); Erin McKeown; Sing You Sinners | Nettwerk 0 6700 30564 2 7
  32. Yvonne Elliman, Michael Jason, Chorus: “Could We Start Again, Please?”; Yvonne Elliman, Michael Jason, Chorus; Jesus Christ Superstar Orig. Broadway Cast | Decca DL7-1503
  33. Paul Kelly & Paul Grabowsky: “If I Could Start Today Again”; Paul Kelly & Paul Grabowsky; Please Leave Your Light On Cooking Vinyl/GAWD031CD
  34. Tracy Chapman: “New Beginning”; Tracy Chapman; Elektra 7559-61850-2
  35. The Folkaltones: “One Door Opens”; The Folkaltones (Miriam Rosenblum, Hal Aqua, Carla Sciaky); Propinquity Tuning Up / Propinquity
  36. The Waymores: “Bright New World”; The Waymores; Waymores 00261 35267
  37. Spencer LaJoye: “Where the Air is Clearest”; Spencer LaJoye; spencerlajoye.com [2021]
  38. Eric Bibb: “New World Comin’ Through”; Eric Bibb; Good Stuff | Earthbeat R2 75265
  39. Edie Carey: “One Shot Deal”; Edie Carey; Another Kind of Fire | Carey 50185-2
  40. Ellis Paul: “The Day After Everything Changed”; Ellis Paul; BW The Day After Everything Changed / BW0010
  41. Pat Donohue: “This Is the Beginning”; Pat Donohue; Bluesky Records BSR 915
  42. Laura Love: “I Still Believe (Unplugged)”; Laura Love; Laura Love 88295 68276
  43. Andrew Beyer: “The Midnight Special – cigar box slide”; Andrew Beyer; Midnight Special Collection AABeyer/MS 004

The Midnight Special, January 1, 2022

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  1. Traditional: “Midnight Special”; Leadbelly; RCA Victor LPV-505
  2. Steve Goodman & David Amram: Midnight Special NYE 1975 – “It’s New Year’s Eve/Let’s Have a Party”; Steve Goodman & David Amram; WFMT
  3. Kat Eggleston: Midnight Special NYE 1997 – The Only Word; Kat Eggleston, Kim & Reggie Harris, James Keelaghan, Anita Silvert; WFMT
  4. Annie Gallup: Midnight Special NYE 1997 – “Sweet Good Nature”; ; WFMT
  5. Kim & Reggie Harris: Midnight Special NYE 1997 – “Hold On”; ; WFMT
  6. Anita Silvert: Midnight Special NYE 1997 – “I’ve Grown About as Much as I Can Handle”; ; WFMT
  7. James Keelaghan: Midnight Special NYE 1997 – “Tomorrow is Another Day”; ; WFMT
  8. Anita Silvert: Midnight Special NYE 1997 – “All Roads Converge”; ; WFMT
  9. Ensemble: Midnight Special NYE 1997 – “When I’m Gone”; Kat Eggleston; WFMT
  10. John McCutcheon and Crys Matthews w/Heather Mae: Midnight Special NYE 2019 – “Clarinet Polka” & “The Only Way Out”; John McCutcheon and Crys Matthews w/Heather Mae; WFMT
  11. Tim Grimm, Sonia, Joe Jencks, Mari Black + Cast of Jacques Brel…: Midnight Special NYE – “Midnight Madness/Auld Lang Syne/If We Only Have Love (Brel)”; Tim Grimm, Sonia, Joe Jencks, Mari Black + Cast of Jacques Brel…; WFMT
  12. Bill Giardini: “The Midnight Special – Accordion” (Traditional); Bill Giardini; Midnight Special Collection | Midnight Special Collection BillGiardini/MS011
  13. James Lee Stanley: “New Year’s Song”; James Lee Stanley; Midnight Special New Year’s Eve Show – 2014 digital download 12.20.2020
  14. Allison Russell: “Little Rebirth”; Allison Russell; Fantasy FAN01125
  15. (Greg Greenway): “Every Little Day”; Greg Greenway; Face Productions SOH003
  16. Steve Tilston: “Mirror Dance”; Steve Tilston; Market Square Music MSMCD124
  17. Denice Franke: “Dance to the Moon”; duet: Denice Franke & Eric Taylor; Comfort | Certain Records DF003
  18. Elena Moon Park: “Flower Dance”; Elena Moon Park; Unhurried Journey | moonpark music moonpark music 001
  19. Kenita R. Miller (Mama), Phillip Boykin (Tonton) & company: “We Dance”; New Broadway Cast; Once on This Island/Broadway Records BR-CD09318
  20. Della Mae: “First Song Dancer”; Della Mae; Headlight | Rounder 1166100770
  21. (Amy Ray & Emily Saliers): “Feel This Way Again”; Indigo Girls; Rounder 1166100867
  22. Brother Brothers: “On The Road Again”; Brother Brothers; Calla Lily | Compass 7 4757 2
  23. Pete Seeger: “Quiet Joys of Brotherhood” (Richard Fariña); Pete Seeger; Columbia CK 65287
  24. Robin & Linda Williams: “A Better Day A-Comin’”; Robin & Linda Williams; Oakenwold Recordings 001
  25. Tekla Waterfield & Jeff Fielder: “Better Days”; Tekla Waterfield & Jeff Fielder; teklawaterfield.com [2021]
  26. Ruthie Foster Big Band: “Brand New Day”; Ruthie Foster Big Band; Live at the Paramount | Blue Corn Music BCM2001
  27. Ollabelle: “Before This Time”; Ollabelle; Columbia CK 90572
  28. Steve “Q” Quinn: “The Midnight Special – Harmonica Gritty” (Traditional); Steve “Q” Quinn; Midnight Special Collection | Midnight Special Collection SQuinn/MS012
  29. Leonard Cohen: “First We Take Manhattan”; Leonard Cohen; Columbia I’m Your Man / CK 44191
  30. Cliff Eberhardt: “The Long Goodbye”; Cliff Eberhardt; Red House RHR CD 129
  31. Erin McKeown: “Get Happy” (Harold Arlen, Ted Koehler); Erin McKeown; Sing You Sinners | Nettwerk 0 6700 30564 2 7
  32. Yvonne Elliman, Michael Jason, Chorus: “Could We Start Again, Please?”; Yvonne Elliman, Michael Jason, Chorus; Jesus Christ Superstar Orig. Broadway Cast | Decca DL7-1503
  33. Paul Kelly & Paul Grabowsky: “If I Could Start Today Again”; Paul Kelly & Paul Grabowsky; Please Leave Your Light On Cooking Vinyl/GAWD031CD
  34. Tracy Chapman: “New Beginning”; Tracy Chapman; Elektra 7559-61850-2
  35. The Folkaltones: “One Door Opens”; The Folkaltones (Miriam Rosenblum, Hal Aqua, Carla Sciaky); Propinquity Tuning Up / Propinquity
  36. The Waymores: “Bright New World”; The Waymores; Waymores 00261 35267
  37. Spencer LaJoye: “Where the Air is Clearest”; Spencer LaJoye; spencerlajoye.com [2021]
  38. Eric Bibb: “New World Comin’ Through”; Eric Bibb; Good Stuff | Earthbeat R2 75265
  39. Edie Carey: “One Shot Deal”; Edie Carey; Another Kind of Fire | Carey 50185-2
  40. Ellis Paul: “The Day After Everything Changed”; Ellis Paul; BW The Day After Everything Changed / BW0010
  41. Pat Donohue: “This Is the Beginning”; Pat Donohue; Bluesky Records BSR 915
  42. Laura Love: “I Still Believe (Unplugged)”; Laura Love; Laura Love 88295 68276
  43. Andrew Beyer: “The Midnight Special – cigar box slide”; Andrew Beyer; Midnight Special Collection AABeyer/MS 004

The Midnight Special, December 25, 2021

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  1. Traditional: “Midnight Special”; Leadbelly; RCA Victor LPV-505
  2. The Early Mays: “Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening” (Frost/Gozion); The Early Mays; BWR 001
  3. Janis Ian: “I’m Still Standing”; Janis Ian; Rude Girl pre-release single
  4. Peggy Seeger: “Gotta Get Home By Midnight”; Peggy Seeger; First Farewell | Red Grape RGPSCD4
  5. Malcolm MacWatt: “Avalanche and Landslide”; Malcolm MacWatt; Need to Know NTKBB2021MM
  6. Carrie Newcomer: “Like Molly Brown”; Carrie Newcomer; Available Light Records ALR06
  7. Spencer LaJoye: “Feast”; Spencer LaJoye; spencerlajoye.com [2021]
  8. Dar Williams: “The Christians and the Pagans”; Dar Williams; Razor & Tie RT 2821-2
  9. Dar Williams: “Let the Wind Blow”; Dar Williams; Renew Records 538690252
  10. Corky Siegel & Chamber Blues: “Twisted”; Corky Siegel & Chamber Blues; EXTRAVAGANZA (pre-release) | corkymusic.com [FEB2021]
  11. Tim Grimm: “Dreaming of King Lear”; Tim Grimm; Gone | Vault Records VR017
  12. Robert Plant & Alison Krauss: “You Led Me to the Wrong” (Reed); Robert Plant & Alison Krauss; Rounder 1166101371
  13. Guy Davis: “Got Your Letter in My Pocket”; Guy Davis; M.C. Records MC-0088
  14. Anne Hills: “In the Gloaming”; Anne Hills; Accidental August | Heart & Hand Music HHM20201
  15. Travis, Merle: “Midnight Special” Travis picked guitar; Merle Travis; Travis Pickin’ | CMH 6255
  16. Bohola: “A Childhood Christmas” (Dylan Thomas, et al); Bohola; Bohola Music 01
  17. Tom Paxton: “Marvelous Toy”; Tom Paxton; The Compleat Tom Paxton | Rhino Handmade RHM 7870
  18. Emma’s Revolution: “A Zeeseleh Christmas” (Opatow); Emma’s Revolution; Moving Forward [2021]
  19. Stephen DiLauro: “George Washington’s Dollar Bird”; Stephen DiLauro; American Rivers 2000-101
  20. John McCutcheon: “Christmas in the Trenches”; John McCutcheon; Rounder Rounder 0192
  21. Mark Dvorak: “Under Mistletoe”; Mark Dvorak; Free EP [2021]
  22. Jim Infantino & Jonatha Brooke: The Holly and the Ivy; Jim Infantino & Jonatha Brooke; Hear Music HEAR 9405
  23. Traveler’s Dream: “Good King Wenceslas”; Traveler’s Dream; Traveler’s Dream TD004
  24. German Trad: Carol, “O Tannenbaum (O Christmas Tree)”; Isabella Brown, v; WFMT
  25. Kate McDonnell: “Berlin”; Kate McDonnell; Dog-Eared Discs 7-00261-48550-8
  26. Allison Russell: “Montreal”; Allison Russell; Fantasy FAN01125
  27. AHI: “On Your Way”; AHI (pronounced “eye”); Thirty Tigers 30808CD
  28. Dan+Claudia Zanes: “Star Time”; Dan+Claudia Zanes; Smithsonian Folkways SFW45086
  29. Chris Lavancher: “We Are Stars”; Chris Lavancher; chrislavanchermusic.com [2021]
  30. Andrew Bird & Jimbo Mathus: “Red Velvet Rope”; Andrew Bird & Jimbo Mathus; These 13 | Thirty Tigers 55684CD
  31. Honest Mechanik: “In Between”; Honest Mechanik; honestmechanik.com [2021]
  32. Crys Matthews: “Selfless”; Crys Matthews; Changemakers | crysmatthews.com 3.23.21
  33. Robin & Linda Williams: “Someday and Sometime” (Miller); Robin & Linda Williams; Oakenwold Recordings 001
  34. Cliff Eberhardt: “When We Were Kings (Bill)”; Cliff Eberhardt; cliffeberhardt.net
  35. Diana Jones: “Love Song to a Bird”; Diana Jones; Goldmine Records GMR003
  36. Rob Lutes: “That Bird Has My Wings”; Rob Lutes; Lucky Bear MMMG11550
  37. John McCutcheon: “Be Still”; John McCutcheon; Appalseed [2021]
  38. Sons of the Never Wrong: “Saints and The Martyrs” (Demel/Roper); Sons of the Never Wrong; Songs 3 Records SR3
  39. Jake Blount: “The Angels Done Bowed Down” (source unknown); Jake Blount; Spider Tales DIRT-CD-0097
  40. Laura Love: “I Still Believe (Unplugged)”; Laura Love; Laura Love 88295 68276
  41. Andrew Beyer: “The Midnight Special – cigar box slide”; Andrew Beyer; Midnight Special Collection AABeyer/MS 004

The Midnight Special, December 25, 2021

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  1. Traditional: “Midnight Special”; Leadbelly; RCA Victor LPV-505
  2. The Early Mays: “Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening” (Frost/Gozion); The Early Mays; BWR 001
  3. Janis Ian: “I’m Still Standing”; Janis Ian; Rude Girl pre-release single
  4. Peggy Seeger: “Gotta Get Home By Midnight”; Peggy Seeger; First Farewell | Red Grape RGPSCD4
  5. Malcolm MacWatt: “Avalanche and Landslide”; Malcolm MacWatt; Need to Know NTKBB2021MM
  6. Carrie Newcomer: “Like Molly Brown”; Carrie Newcomer; Available Light Records ALR06
  7. Spencer LaJoye: “Feast”; Spencer LaJoye; spencerlajoye.com [2021]
  8. Dar Williams: “The Christians and the Pagans”; Dar Williams; Razor & Tie RT 2821-2
  9. Dar Williams: “Let the Wind Blow”; Dar Williams; Renew Records 538690252
  10. Corky Siegel & Chamber Blues: “Twisted”; Corky Siegel & Chamber Blues; EXTRAVAGANZA (pre-release) | corkymusic.com [FEB2021]
  11. Tim Grimm: “Dreaming of King Lear”; Tim Grimm; Gone | Vault Records VR017
  12. Robert Plant & Alison Krauss: “You Led Me to the Wrong” (Reed); Robert Plant & Alison Krauss; Rounder 1166101371
  13. Guy Davis: “Got Your Letter in My Pocket”; Guy Davis; M.C. Records MC-0088
  14. Anne Hills: “In the Gloaming”; Anne Hills; Accidental August | Heart & Hand Music HHM20201
  15. Travis, Merle: “Midnight Special” Travis picked guitar; Merle Travis; Travis Pickin’ | CMH 6255
  16. Bohola: “A Childhood Christmas” (Dylan Thomas, et al); Bohola; Bohola Music 01
  17. Tom Paxton: “Marvelous Toy”; Tom Paxton; The Compleat Tom Paxton | Rhino Handmade RHM 7870
  18. Emma’s Revolution: “A Zeeseleh Christmas” (Opatow); Emma’s Revolution; Moving Forward [2021]
  19. Stephen DiLauro: “George Washington’s Dollar Bird”; Stephen DiLauro; American Rivers 2000-101
  20. John McCutcheon: “Christmas in the Trenches”; John McCutcheon; Rounder Rounder 0192
  21. Mark Dvorak: “Under Mistletoe”; Mark Dvorak; Free EP [2021]
  22. Jim Infantino & Jonatha Brooke: The Holly and the Ivy; Jim Infantino & Jonatha Brooke; Hear Music HEAR 9405
  23. Traveler’s Dream: “Good King Wenceslas”; Traveler’s Dream; Traveler’s Dream TD004
  24. German Trad: Carol, “O Tannenbaum (O Christmas Tree)”; Isabella Brown, v; WFMT
  25. Kate McDonnell: “Berlin”; Kate McDonnell; Dog-Eared Discs 7-00261-48550-8
  26. Allison Russell: “Montreal”; Allison Russell; Fantasy FAN01125
  27. AHI: “On Your Way”; AHI (pronounced “eye”); Thirty Tigers 30808CD
  28. Dan+Claudia Zanes: “Star Time”; Dan+Claudia Zanes; Smithsonian Folkways SFW45086
  29. Chris Lavancher: “We Are Stars”; Chris Lavancher; chrislavanchermusic.com [2021]
  30. Andrew Bird & Jimbo Mathus: “Red Velvet Rope”; Andrew Bird & Jimbo Mathus; These 13 | Thirty Tigers 55684CD
  31. Honest Mechanik: “In Between”; Honest Mechanik; honestmechanik.com [2021]
  32. Crys Matthews: “Selfless”; Crys Matthews; Changemakers | crysmatthews.com 3.23.21
  33. Robin & Linda Williams: “Someday and Sometime” (Miller); Robin & Linda Williams; Oakenwold Recordings 001
  34. Cliff Eberhardt: “When We Were Kings (Bill)”; Cliff Eberhardt; cliffeberhardt.net
  35. Diana Jones: “Love Song to a Bird”; Diana Jones; Goldmine Records GMR003
  36. Rob Lutes: “That Bird Has My Wings”; Rob Lutes; Lucky Bear MMMG11550
  37. John McCutcheon: “Be Still”; John McCutcheon; Appalseed [2021]
  38. Sons of the Never Wrong: “Saints and The Martyrs” (Demel/Roper); Sons of the Never Wrong; Songs 3 Records SR3
  39. Jake Blount: “The Angels Done Bowed Down” (source unknown); Jake Blount; Spider Tales DIRT-CD-0097
  40. Laura Love: “I Still Believe (Unplugged)”; Laura Love; Laura Love 88295 68276
  41. Andrew Beyer: “The Midnight Special – cigar box slide”; Andrew Beyer; Midnight Special Collection AABeyer/MS 004

The Midnight Special, December 25, 2021

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  1. Traditional: “Midnight Special”; Leadbelly; RCA Victor LPV-505
  2. The Early Mays: “Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening” (Frost/Gozion); The Early Mays; BWR 001
  3. Janis Ian: “I’m Still Standing”; Janis Ian; Rude Girl pre-release single
  4. Peggy Seeger: “Gotta Get Home By Midnight”; Peggy Seeger; First Farewell | Red Grape RGPSCD4
  5. Malcolm MacWatt: “Avalanche and Landslide”; Malcolm MacWatt; Need to Know NTKBB2021MM
  6. Carrie Newcomer: “Like Molly Brown”; Carrie Newcomer; Available Light Records ALR06
  7. Spencer LaJoye: “Feast”; Spencer LaJoye; spencerlajoye.com [2021]
  8. Dar Williams: “The Christians and the Pagans”; Dar Williams; Razor & Tie RT 2821-2
  9. Dar Williams: “Let the Wind Blow”; Dar Williams; Renew Records 538690252
  10. Corky Siegel & Chamber Blues: “Twisted”; Corky Siegel & Chamber Blues; EXTRAVAGANZA (pre-release) | corkymusic.com [FEB2021]
  11. Tim Grimm: “Dreaming of King Lear”; Tim Grimm; Gone | Vault Records VR017
  12. Robert Plant & Alison Krauss: “You Led Me to the Wrong” (Reed); Robert Plant & Alison Krauss; Rounder 1166101371
  13. Guy Davis: “Got Your Letter in My Pocket”; Guy Davis; M.C. Records MC-0088
  14. Anne Hills: “In the Gloaming”; Anne Hills; Accidental August | Heart & Hand Music HHM20201
  15. Travis, Merle: “Midnight Special” Travis picked guitar; Merle Travis; Travis Pickin’ | CMH 6255
  16. Bohola: “A Childhood Christmas” (Dylan Thomas, et al); Bohola; Bohola Music 01
  17. Tom Paxton: “Marvelous Toy”; Tom Paxton; The Compleat Tom Paxton | Rhino Handmade RHM 7870
  18. Emma’s Revolution: “A Zeeseleh Christmas” (Opatow); Emma’s Revolution; Moving Forward [2021]
  19. Stephen DiLauro: “George Washington’s Dollar Bird”; Stephen DiLauro; American Rivers 2000-101
  20. John McCutcheon: “Christmas in the Trenches”; John McCutcheon; Rounder Rounder 0192
  21. Mark Dvorak: “Under Mistletoe”; Mark Dvorak; Free EP [2021]
  22. Jim Infantino & Jonatha Brooke: The Holly and the Ivy; Jim Infantino & Jonatha Brooke; Hear Music HEAR 9405
  23. Traveler’s Dream: “Good King Wenceslas”; Traveler’s Dream; Traveler’s Dream TD004
  24. German Trad: Carol, “O Tannenbaum (O Christmas Tree)”; Isabella Brown, v; WFMT
  25. Kate McDonnell: “Berlin”; Kate McDonnell; Dog-Eared Discs 7-00261-48550-8
  26. Allison Russell: “Montreal”; Allison Russell; Fantasy FAN01125
  27. AHI: “On Your Way”; AHI (pronounced “eye”); Thirty Tigers 30808CD
  28. Dan+Claudia Zanes: “Star Time”; Dan+Claudia Zanes; Smithsonian Folkways SFW45086
  29. Chris Lavancher: “We Are Stars”; Chris Lavancher; chrislavanchermusic.com [2021]
  30. Andrew Bird & Jimbo Mathus: “Red Velvet Rope”; Andrew Bird & Jimbo Mathus; These 13 | Thirty Tigers 55684CD
  31. Honest Mechanik: “In Between”; Honest Mechanik; honestmechanik.com [2021]
  32. Crys Matthews: “Selfless”; Crys Matthews; Changemakers | crysmatthews.com 3.23.21
  33. Robin & Linda Williams: “Someday and Sometime” (Miller); Robin & Linda Williams; Oakenwold Recordings 001
  34. Cliff Eberhardt: “When We Were Kings (Bill)”; Cliff Eberhardt; cliffeberhardt.net
  35. Diana Jones: “Love Song to a Bird”; Diana Jones; Goldmine Records GMR003
  36. Rob Lutes: “That Bird Has My Wings”; Rob Lutes; Lucky Bear MMMG11550
  37. John McCutcheon: “Be Still”; John McCutcheon; Appalseed [2021]
  38. Sons of the Never Wrong: “Saints and The Martyrs” (Demel/Roper); Sons of the Never Wrong; Songs 3 Records SR3
  39. Jake Blount: “The Angels Done Bowed Down” (source unknown); Jake Blount; Spider Tales DIRT-CD-0097
  40. Laura Love: “I Still Believe (Unplugged)”; Laura Love; Laura Love 88295 68276
  41. Andrew Beyer: “The Midnight Special – cigar box slide”; Andrew Beyer; Midnight Special Collection AABeyer/MS 004

The Midnight Special, December 18, 2021

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  1. Traditional: “Midnight Special”; Leadbelly; RCA Victor LPV-505
  2. Lui Collins: “Awaiting the Snow”; Lui Collins; Philo PH 1077
  3. Jack Williams: “Across the Winterline”; Jack Williams; Across the Winterline | CD Baby B00000I0G9
  4. Johanna Gorman-Baer & Disa Carneol: “Pilgrimage” (tune: Wyeth); Johanna Gorman-Baer & Disa Carneol; Folklore Village 50-1
  5. Michael Smith & Co.: “Paradise Lost”; Michael Smith & Co.; Snow Queen SQ01
  6. The Stone Poneys: “Different Drum” (Mike Nesmith); The Stone Poneys; Capitol 2004
  7. Earl Scruggs w/Jeff Hanna: “Some of Shelley’s Blues” (Nesmith); Earl Scruggs w/Jeff Hanna; Columbia Legacy CK 92793
  8. Corey Harris: “Boats Up River” (Jackson); Corey Harris; M.C. Records MC-0089
  9. Claudia Schmidt: “Gather You In”; Claudia Schmidt; Claudia Schmidt 7 00261 46122 9
  10. Mala Oreen: “Ragged Queen”; Mala Oreen; Tourbo 065
  11. Susan McKeown & Lindsey Horner: “Through the Bitter Frost and Snow”; Susan McKeown & Lindsey Horner; PRIME CD PCD 36
  12. Gurf Morlix: “A Better Place”; Gurf Morlix; Rootball Records CD 7009
  13. Cosy Sheridan: “The Daffodils Will be Waiting”; Cosy Sheridan w/Charlie Koch; The Longest Night of the Year, Vol 2, Disc 1 (Various) | Hudson Harding 8 88295 94961 3
  14. Dar Williams: “Today and Every Day”; Dar Williams; Renew Records 538690252
  15. Abby Posner: “Emergency Use Only”; Abby Posner; abbyposner.com [2021]
  16. Robert Plant & Alison Krauss: “It Don’t Bother Me”; Robert Plant & Alison Krauss; Rounder 1166101371
  17. Jonas Friddle: “The Midnight Special – fretless banjo”; Jonas Friddle; Midnight Special Collection JFriddle | MS008
  18. Joel Mabus: “How Like the Holly”; Joel Mabus; Fossil 1209
  19. Adrienne Jones: “Caroling, Caroling” (A. Burt); Adrienne Jones; Adrienne Jones AJ001
  20. Carrie Rodriguez: “The Cherry Tree Carol” (Trad.); Carrie Rodriguez, violin; Blue Rock BRA-CD1210
  21. Joan Baez: “The Cherry Tree Carol” (Trad.); Joan Baez; Vanguard 79595-2
  22. Loreena McKennitt: “Dickens’ Dublin (The Palace)”; Loreena McKennitt; Parallel Dreams | Quinlan Road CD 103
  23. Grace Pettis, Bob Bennett, Billy Crockett: “Silver Bells”; Grace Pettis, Bob Bennett, Billy Crockett; Blue Rock BRA-CD1210
  24. Pierce Pettis: “If it Wasn’t For the Night” (Pettis/Wilcox); Pierce Pettis; Blue Rock BRA-CD1070
  25. Peter Ostroushko: “Shchedryk/Carol of the Bells” (Trad./ Mykola Leontovych/Peter J. Wilhousky); Ostroushko w/Ruth Mackenzie, Tatiana Riabokin, and the Nowytski Sisters; Heartland Holiday Life at the Fitzgerald | Borderland Productions BLP 01
  26. Riders in the Sky: “Let it Snow/The Last Christmas Medley You’ll Ever Need to Hear” (Sammy Cahn/Jule Styne); “Ranger Doug” Green, Fred “Too Slim” LaBour, “Woody Paul” Chrisman, Joey Miskulin; Rounder 11661 0445 2
  27. Christine Lavin & The Mistletones: “The Christmas/Kwanzaa/Solstice/Chanukah/Ramadan/Boxing Day Song”; Christine Lavin, Gregory Clark, Julie Gold, Ervin Drake, Emily Bindiger, David Lutken; Runaway Christmas Tree Appleseed Recordings APRCD 1075
  28. The Roches: “Joy to the World”; The Roches; Rykodisc RCD 10311
  29. Sultans of String w/Benoit Bourque: “Les Anges dans nos campagnes / Cootes Paradise Reel” (trad./McKhool); Sultans of String w/Benoit Bourque; McKhool MCK2075
  30. Finest Kind: “The Holly and the Ivy”; Finest Kind; Fallen Angle Music FAM 07
  31. Chris Smither: “Coventry Carol”; Chris Smither; Homunculus Music 1996 01
  32. Joel Mabus: “Hark the Herald Angels Sing”; Joel Mabus; Fossil 2212
  33. Claudia Schmidt: “December Danger”; Claudia Schmidt; Claudia Schmidt 7 00261 46122 9
  34. Tom Kastle: “Thundersnow”; Tom Kastle; www.tomkastle.com
  35. Richard Schindell: “Darkness, Darkness” (Young); Richard Shindell; Reunion Hill/Shanachie 8027
  36. Katie Dahl: “In the Dark”; Katie Dahl; Wildwood | Leaky Boat Records 00261 47688
  37. Mandy Marylane: “Dragnet for Jesus” (Carr); Mandy Marylane; Y&T Music 6831395
  38. Sister Wynona Carr: “Don’t Miss that Train”; Sister Wynona Carr; Specialty SPCD-7016-2
  39. Billy Strings: “Know It All”; Billy Strings; Rounder 1166101423
  40. Anita Aysola: “Heartbeat”; Anita Aysola; Songs for Social Change Volume 5 | Renaissance Artists and Writers Association [2021]
  41. Alisa Amador: “Together”; Alisa Amador; alisaamador.com EP
  42. Heidi Muller: “Cassiopeia”; Heidi Muller; Cassiopeia | Cascadia CM 103
  43. Rob Lutes: “Knives”; Rob Lutes; Lucky Bear MMMG11550
  44. Spencer LaJoye: “Breathing”; Spencer LaJoye; spencerlajoye.com [2021]
  45. Zoe Mulford: “Answer the Knock at the Door”; Zoe Mulford; Azalea ACCD-1603
  46. Eric Bannan and Chris Rosser: “Sacred Spaces”; Eric Bannan and Chris Rosser; Reality Check Media
  47. Mahalia Jackson: “Amazing Grace”; Mahalia Jackson; Proper Records INTRO CD 2053
  48. Laura Love: “I Still Believe (Unplugged)”; Laura Love; Laura Love 88295 68276
  49. Andrew Beyer: “The Midnight Special – cigar box slide”; Andrew Beyer; Midnight Special Collection AABeyer/MS 004

The Midnight Special, December 11, 2021

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  1. Traditional: “Midnight Special”; Leadbelly; RCA Victor LPV-505
  2. Bill Staines: “If I Come to Need an Angel”; Bill Staines; Red House Records RHR CD 262
  3. Jeanie Stahl: “Music To Me”; Jeanie Stahl & Bill Staines; Daring CD 3017
  4. Dennis Warner: “Old Jack”; Dennis Warner; Rockhouse RHP-5045-06
  5. Nanci Griffith: “Roseville Fair” (Bill Staines); Nanci Griffith; Once in a Very Blue Moon | Philo PH-1096
  6. Bill Staines: “Walker Behind the Wheel”; Bill Staines; Philo CD 1134
  7. Bill Staines: “River”; Bill Staines; Going to the West | Red House RHR CD 56
  8. Bill Staines: “Down the Road”; Bill Staines; Rounder CD-11560
  9. James Lee Stanley: “Deck the Halls with Sugar Plum Faeries”; James Lee Stanley; Beachwood 7 33086 24692 4
  10. Joel Mabus: “Let’s Do Christmas Right”; Joel Mabus; Fossil 1209
  11. Nancy Beaudette: “Silvertone Guitar”; Nancy Beaudette; Moonlit Pond MPR2012
  12. Megon McDonough: “The Christmas Guitar”; Megon McDonough; Yellow Tail 10026
  13. Lois Morton: “Thrift Shop Rag”; Lois Morton; Lois Morton [2013]
  14. Jonathan Richman: “Lonely Little Thrift Store”; Jonathan Richman; Vapor 2-47086-AB
  15. Billy Crockett: “Coasting Into Christmas”; Billy Crockett; Blue Rock BRA-CD1210
  16. Leroy Anderson: “Sleigh Ride”; Imani Winds; Koch KICCD-7748
  17. Colby Maddox: “The Midnight Special – fiddle”; Colby Maddox; Midnight Special Collection CMaddox/MS 009
  18. Angela Lansbury & Company: “We Need A Little Christmas” (Jerry Herman); Angela Lansbury & Company; Original Broadway Cast: Auntie Mame | Columbia SK 60959
  19. Gayle Peevey: “I Want a Hippopotamus for Christmas” (Rox); Gayle Peevey; Rhino RNLP 825
  20. Beckie Menzie & Tom Michael: “I’ll Miss Fields This Christmas” (Kent/Gannon/Gordon); Beckie Menzie & Tom Michael; WFMT 121209
  21. Win Stracke: “Clout City Christmas”; Win Stracke; WFMT 001 1-2
  22. Jackson Browne: “The Rebel Jesus” (live); Jackson Browne; Hemifran MFH 1001
  23. Trilogy: “Turn it Around”; Eileen McGann, Cathy Miller, David K.; Two Thousand Years of Christmas | Dragonwing DRGN-114
  24. (Traditional): Welcome Table; Reggie Harris & Greg Greenway; (self) DTTS 01
  25. Anne Harris: “Open Your Doors”; Anne Harris; Rugged Road Records [2003]
  26. Tom Waits: “Come On Up to the House”; Tom Waits; Mule Variations/Epitaph Records Epitaph 86547 2
  27. Lyle Lovett: “Step Inside This House”; Lyle Lovett; Step Inside This House/MCA MCAD2-11831
  28. Connie Kaldor: “Warm in Here”; Connie Kaldor; Prairie Christmas | bandcamp conniekaldor.com
  29. Odetta: “Children, Go Where I Send Thee”; Odetta; Christmas Spirituals | Vanguard 79079-2
  30. Richard Dyer-Bennett: “Lonesome Valley” (Guthrie); Richard Dyer-Bennet; Richard Dyer-Bennet, Vol. 1 | Smithsonian Folkways SF CD 40078
  31. Emily Mitchell (trad.): “What Child Is This?”; Emily Mitchell; Albany TROY1438
  32. Eric Bibb feat. Andre de Lange: “Home”; Eric Bibb; Blues People/Stony Plain SPCD 1379
  33. Simon & Garfunkel: “Homeward Bound”; Simon & Garfunkel; Simon & Garfunkel Collection/Sony CBS Sony 35DP 13
  34. James Keelaghan: “Sing My Heart Home”; James Keelaghan; Home/Appleseed APR CD 1059
  35. David Lafleche: “Extraordinarily Ordinary”; David Lafleche; davidlafleche.com none
  36. Bob Franke: “Predictions”; Bob Franke; In This Night | Flying FFCD 70563
  37. Matt The Electrician: “When the Lights Went Out”; Matt the Electrician; matttheelectrician.com 6 14511 86642 2
  38. Rachael Sage: “Unconditional”; Rachael Sage; Mpress MP6336-2
  39. Ye Vagabonds (Brian & Diarmuid Glynn): “Pomegranate”; Ye Vagabonds; WFMT’s Folkstage
  40. Cosy Sheridan: “Pomegranate Seed”; Cosy Sheridan; Pomegranate seed, the soundtrack to the one-woman musicalogue CMS Records/CMS1211
  41. Bob Dylan: “What Was It You Wanted?”; Bob Dylan; Oh, Mercy | Columbia CK 45281 CD
  42. Gail Finnie Rundlett: “All I Really Need” (Raffi); Gail Finnie Rundlett; Full Circle BCN10137-2
  43. Geoff Bartley: “The Song of Imaginary Gifts”; Geoff Bartley; Blackbirds in the Pie | Self McR1004
  44. Sons of the Never Wrong: “Count Your Blessings” (Irving Berlin); Sons of the Never Wrong; Faintly Spoken Music
  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

The Midnight Special, December 4, 2021

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  1. Traditional: “Midnight Special”; Leadbelly; RCA Victor LPV-505
  2. Patty Larkin: “Tango”; Patty Larkin; Tango | High Street HS 72902 10312-2
  3. Aztec Two-Step: “Baking”; Aztec Two-Step; self [1972]
  4. Golden Bough: “Mrs. Fogarty’s Christmas Cake” (C. Frank Horn); Golden Bough; Christmas in a Celtic Land | Arc Music EUCD 1409
  5. Bettman & Halpin: “A Fruitcake for All Seasons”; Bettman & Halpin; self FLRCD-606
  6. Bill Bourne: “Pie and Ice Cream”; Bill Bourne; Cordova Bay CBR-0452
  7. John Fogerty: “Rhubarb Pie”; John Fogerty; Geffen B0003257-02
  8. Jack Hardy: “Blackberry Pie”; Jack Hardy; Prime CD PCD 53
  9. Judy Collins: “Cook With Honey”; Judy Collins; Elektra 75053-2
  10. Jackie Washington: “I Like Pie, I Like Cake”; Jackie Washington; borealis cd 112
  11. Jack Williams: “Mama Lou”; Jack Williams; Wind River WR4046CD
  12. Larry Groce: “Junk Food Junkie”; Larry Groce; Rhino R2 70743 1 of 2
  13. Jimmy Webb w/Brian Wilson: “MacArthur Park”; Jimmy Webb w/Brian Wilson; Entertainment One EOM-CD-2395
  14. Scott Alarik: “Logan English”; Scott Alarik; CD Freedom cdfreedom 30
  15. Cry, Cry, Cry: “By Way of Sorrow” (Julie Miller); Lucy Kaplansky, Richard Shindell, Dar Williams; Razor & Tie R&T 793018240-2
  16. Andrew Beyer: “The Midnight Special – Melodica”; Andrew Beyer; Midnight Special Collection AABeyer/MS 005
  17. Ralph McTell: “Streets of London”; Ralph McTell; Pulse OLS CD 164
  18. Ralph McTell: “Hands of Joseph”; Ralph McTell; From Clare to Here | Red House RHR CD86
  19. Nanci Griffith: “From Clare to Here” (McTell); Nanci Griffith; Elektra 9 61464-2
  20. Bill Staines: “River”; Bill Staines; Going to the West | Red House RHR CD 56
  21. Peter Mulvey: “River” (Mitchell); Peter Mulvey; Signature Sounds SIG 1268
  22. The Byrds: “So You Want to Be a Rock n’ Roll Star” (Hillman, McGunn); The Byrds; Columbia Legacy CK 65637
  23. Chris Hillman: “When I Get A Little Money” (Barrow); Chris Hillman; Rounder 1166100249
  24. Ian & Sylvia: “Satisfied Mind” (Rhodes/Hayes); Ian & Sylvia; Vanguard 196/99-2 3/4
  25. Peter, Paul and Mary: “Light One Candle”; Peter, Paul and Mary; No Easy Walk to Freedom | Gold Castle 171 001-2 GC
  26. Amy Carol Webb: “Ma’oz Tsur” (Trad.); Amy Carol Webb; Breaking Light | Zebra Z2010
  27. Rachael Sage: “Beginning”; Rachael Sage; Mpress MP6336-2
  28. Kate & Anna McGarrigle w/Ian Vincent Dow: “Counting Stars”; Kate & Anna McGarrigle w/Ian Vincent Dow; NONESUCH 79925-2
  29. Maria Muldaur: “Cool River” (McGarrigle/Bean); Maria Muldaur; Reprise MS 2194
  30. Kate & Anna McGarrigle: “Goin’ Back to Harlan”; Kate & Anna McGarrigle; Matapedia/Hannibal HNCD 1394
  31. Anna McGarrigle and Phillipe Tatartcheff: “Forever and the Same”; Anna McGarrigle and Phillipe Tatartcheff; Hannibal HNCD 1417
  32. Travis, Merle: “Midnight Special” Travis picked guitar; Merle Travis; Travis Pickin’ | CMH 6255
  33. Eric Bibb: “Light Was Worth the Candle”; Eric Bibb; Painting Signs | Earthbeat R2 74382
  34. Harry Chapin: “Taxi”; Harry Chapin; Elektra 75023-2
  35. Beckie Menzie & Tom Michael: “Mr. Tanner” (Chapin); Beckie Menzie & Tom Michael; WFMT 121209
  36. Blind of Boys of Alabama: “Last Month of the Year” (Vera Hall); Blind Boys of Alabama; Go Tell it on the Mountain | Real World Records 72435 90600 2 6
  37. Natalie MacMaster: “Get Me Through December” (Sampson/Lavery); Natalie MacMaster feat. Alison Krauss; In My Hands | Rounder 11661 7025-2
  38. Merle Haggard: “If We Make it Through December”; Merle Haggard; Moneyland | McCoury Music MCM 0005
  39. Natalie Hemby: “Last Resort” (Hemby/Beyer); Natalie Hemby; Fantasy 01265
  40. Chaise Lounge: “Trimming the Tree”; Chaise Lounge; Out Under the Sky | Modern Songbook MSR-015
  41. Zoe Mulford: “Gonna Wear Red”; Zoe Mulford; Roadside Saints | Azalea ACCD-0604
  42. New Grange: “Shalom Aleichem/Breakin’ Up Christmas”; New Grange: Philip Aaberg, Darol Anger, Alison Brown, Mike Marshall, Tim O’Brien, Todd Phillips; Christmas Heritage | KOCH KOC CD 8030
  43. Loreena McKennitt: “The Gloucestershire Wassail” (Trad.); Loreena McKennitt; Quinlan Road B0012096-02
  44. Susan McKeown & Lindsey Horner: “Bold Orion on the Rise”; Susan McKeown & Lindsey Horner; PRIME CD PCD 36
  45. Valerie Thompson: “In the Cold, Cold Night” (Jack White); Valerie Thompson; Hark: Wintery Songs in Eleventy Part Harmony | Epoisse
  46. Laura Love: “I Still Believe (Unplugged)”; Laura Love; Laura Love 88295 68276
  47. Andrew Beyer: “The Midnight Special – cigar box slide”; Andrew Beyer; Midnight Special Collection AABeyer/MS 004

The Midnight Special, November 27, 2021

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  1. Traditional: “Midnight Special”; Leadbelly; RCA Victor LPV-505
  2. Dave Frishberg: “I Want to Be a Sideman”; Dave Frishberg; Arbors Records 19291
  3. Blossom Dearie: “I’m Hip” (D. Frishberg, R. Dorough); Blossom Dearie; Verve 440 065 334-2
  4. Amy Helm: “Long Daddy Green” (D. Frishberg, B. Dearie); Amy Helm; Yep Rock YEP-2643
  5. Dave Frishberg: “Do You Miss New York?”; Dave Frishberg; Arbors Records Do You Miss New York? / 19291
  6. Dave Frishberg: “Van Lingle Mungo”; Dave Frishberg; Rhino R2 70710
  7. Ronnie McCoury: “You’ve Got a Friend in Me” (R. Newman); Ronnie McCoury; McCoury Music MCM 0007
  8. Beckie Menzie: “Real Emotional Girl” (R. Newman); Beckie Menzie; BeMe Music BEMEMUSIC003
  9. Odetta: “Mama Told Me Not to Come” (R. Newman); Odetta; Polydor 24-4048
  10. Judy Collins: “Feels Like Home” (R. Newman); Judy Collins w/Jackson Browne; Wildflower CLO 0032
  11. Martin Simpson: “Louisiana, 1927” (R. Newman); Martin Simpson; Topic/ Compass 7 4466 2
  12. Tret Fure: Louder Than the Guns; Tret Fure; Tomboy Girl Records [2021]
  13. (Jay Ungar, arr. Buddy Greene): “Ashokan Farewell”; Buddy Greene w/Stuart Duncan on fiddle; Rufus RMCD 195317
  14. Traditional: Spiritual, “Down by the Riverside”; Pete Seeger, voice & g; Smithsonian/Folkways 40096
  15. Bob Gibson: “Lula Gal”; Bob Gibson; Riverside RVCD-9909-2
  16. Laurel Premo: “Hop High” (Trad.); Laurel Premo; Free Dirt LPS-CD-0211
  17. Jake Blount (Trad./Dink Roberts): “Roustabout”; Jake Blount; Spider Tales DIRT-CD-0097
  18. Jonas Friddle: “The Midnight Special – fretless banjo”; Jonas Friddle; Midnight Special Collection JFriddle | MS008
  19. Mickey Calin & The Jets: Orig. Broadway Cast: “Cool”; Mickey Calin & The Jets (Orig. Broadway Cast); Masterworks Broadway West Side Story /88691 94841 2
  20. Stephen Sondheim: “Bobby, Baby” from Company; Original Broadway Cast; Company Sony/SK 65283
  21. Angela Lansbury: “Everything’s Coming Up Roses” (Jule Styne and Stephen Sondheim); Angela Lansbury; RCA 09026-63805-2
  22. Bernadette Peters & Mandy Patinkin: “Move On” (Sondheim); Bernadette Peters & Mandy Patinkin; RCA Victor 60359-2-RCDJ
  23. Judy Collins: “Send in the Clowns” (Sondheim); Judy Collins; Elektra 62104-1
  24. Zero Mostel/Orig. Broadway Cast: “Prologue – Tradition” (Bock & Harnick); Zero Mostel/Orig. Broadway Cast; RCA RCD1-7060
  25. Sara Thomsen and Paula Pedersen: “Hanerot Halalu”; Sara Thomsen & Paula Pederson; Winter Wanderings | sarathomsen.com sarathomsen.com
  26. Bud & Travis: “Delia’s Gone” (Trad.); Bud & Travis; Sony RD-046-2
  27. Rabbi Joe Black w/Maxwell St. Klezmer Band: “Ocho Kandelikas” (Flory Jagoda); Rabbi Joe Black w/Maxwell St. Klezmer Band; Eight Nights of Joy | URJ Books and Music 951304
  28. Ian Robb, Ann Downey, Shelley Posen: “On Chanukah” (Nutall/Posen); Ian Robb, Ann Downey, Shelley Posen; Digital download | welldonemusic.shelleypose.com welldonemusic.shelleypose.com
  29. The Maple Street Project: “A Light on the Hill” (Mel Green); The Maple Street Project; Tuesday Records MSP002
  30. Rick Moranis: “My Mother’s Brisket”; Rick Moranis; My Mother’s Brisket | Warner Music Nashville 535492-2
  31. Rabbi Joe Black w/Maxwell St. Klezmer Band: “Yodel Dreidel” (Joe Black); Rabbi Joe Black w/Maxwell St. Klezmer Band; Eight Nights of Joy | URJ Books and Music 951304
  32. Ella Jenkins: “I Got a Harmonica for Hanukkah”; Ella Jenkins; WFMT Folkstage 10-29-05 1 of 3
  33. Herdman, Hills & Mangsen: “Hot Buttered Rum” (Tommy Thompson); Herdman, Hills & Mangsen; Gadfly Records 235
  34. Steve “Q” Quinn: “The Midnight Special – Harmonica Greasy” (Traditional); Steve “Q” Quinn; Midnight Special Collection | Midnight Special Collection SQuinn/MS013
  35. Bill & The Belles: “Good Friends are Hard to Find”; Bill & The Belles; billandthebelles.com [2021]
  36. John Prine: “Hello in There”; John Prine; OBR 040
  37. David Roth: “May the Light of Love”; David Roth; Folk Era FE 1410 CD
  38. Jack Hardy: “I Oughta’ Know”; Jack Hardy; PRIME CD PCD69
  39. Kate MacLeod & the Pancakes: “Forget Me Nots” (Jack Hardy); Kate MacLeod & the Pancakes; Waterbug Records WBG0063
  40. Lui Collins: “Tinker’s Coin” (Jack Hardy); Lui Collins; Philo PH 1077
  41. The Village Dudes: “Ten to One” (Jack Hardy); The Village Dudes; Blue Flute Music bfm 110
  42. Laurie Lewis: “Christmas Time’s a Comin'”; Laurie Lewis; Signature Sounds Recordings SIG 1251
  43. Lee Murdock: “The Christmas Ship”; Lee Murdock; Fertile Ground | Depot DEP009CD
  44. David Massengill: “Number One In America”; David Massengill; Massengill No. 1
  45. Darryl Purpose: “You Must Go Home for Christmas”; Darryl Purpose; Same River Twice | Tangible tangible cardboard
  46. Rani Arbo & Daisy Mayhem: “Maybe This Christmas” (Ron Sexsmith); Rani Arbo & Daisy Mayhem; Signature SIG 0111
  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

The Midnight Special, November 20, 2021

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  1. Traditional: “Midnight Special”; Leadbelly; RCA Victor LPV-505
  2. Tret Fure: “Old Tin Cup”; Tret Fure; Tomboy girl 83109
  3. Rachel Bissex: “Dancing With My Mother”; Rachel Bissex; Alcazar ALC 121
  4. Diane Taraz: “Raisin Pie”; Diane Taraz; Shoes that Fit Like Sand/Beacon 10127-2
  5. Vance Gilbert: “Pie & Whiskey”; Vance Gilbert; Good Good Man | Disismye Music 01/24
  6. Lui Collins: “Making Pies” (Patty Griffin); Lui Collins; Waterbug WBG 69
  7. Tom Pacheco: “Annie’s Homemade Pies”; Tom Pacheco; Frog’s Claw Recordings 6 34479 88183
  8. Zoe Lewis: “Pies for the Public”; Zoe Lewis; Dog Called Dog 001
  9. Nancy Moran: “Harold’s Pies”; Nancy Moran; Azalea Az 624 CD
  10. Helena Bonham Carter: “Worst Pies In London” (Sondheim); Helena Bonham Carter; Nonesuch 368572-2
  11. Suzie Vinnick: “Oreo Cookie Blues”; Suzie Vinnick; Suzie Vinnick SV004
  12. Sons of the Never Wrong: “Everybody’s Gotta'”; Sons of the Never Wrong; Gadfly 282
  13. Jonas Friddle: “Cookie Jar”; Jonas Friddle w/Anna Jacobson; Bare Handed Productions 88295 85639
  14. Don McLean: “American Pie”; Don McLean; Capitol 72435-84279-2-9
  15. Jonas Friddle: “The Midnight Special – fretless banjo”; Jonas Friddle; Midnight Special Collection JFriddle | MS008
  16. Arlo Guthrie: “Alice’s Restaurant Massacre”; Arlo Guthrie; Warner Bros. 3117-2 CD
  17. Bonnie Koloc w/Elliott Delman: “Burgundy Wine” (Carpenter); Bonnie Koloc w/Elliott Delman; WFMT 10.29.05
  18. Muriel Anderson: “Mansikka (instrumental)”; Muriel Anderson; self CGD2020
  19. Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer: “Orange Cocoa Cake” (Berryman); Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer; One Meat Ball: The Album, The Cookbooklet Appleseed/APR CD 1096
  20. Sara Grey: “Cranberry Song”; Sara Grey; Waterbug CD 0044
  21. Lou & Peter Berryman: “Uncle Dave’s Grace”; Lou & Peter Berryman; House Concert | Cornbelt CR 12
  22. Hamilton Camp: “Blame It on the Turkeys” (Camp and Brent); Hamilton Camp; WFMT Recording
  23. Heather Styka: “Brooklyn”; Heather Styka; Kite Stripe Records KSR03
  24. Rufus Wainwright: “Cigarettes and Chocolate Milk”; Rufus Wainwright; Rufus Wainwright 0044-50369-2
  25. Jim Kweskin: “Java Jive” (Oakland/Drake); Jim Kweskin; Mountain Railroad MR 52782
  26. The Yellow Room Gang: “The Package of Cookies” (Matt Watroba); The Yellow Room Gang; Yellow Room Records YRR018
  27. Bill Giardini: “The Midnight Special – Accordion” (Traditional); Bill Giardini; Midnight Special Collection | Midnight Special Collection BillGiardini/MS011
  28. Kim & Reggie Harris, Rabbi Jonathan Kligler, et al.: “The New Colossus/Give Me Your Tired, Your Poor/Motherless Child”; Ellen Jahoda, Kim & Reggie Harris, Rabbi Jonathan Kligler; Appleseed Records 0611587108425
  29. Jean Redpath: “Sonny’s Dream” (Hynes); Jean Redpath; Philo CD 1131
  30. Malcolm MacWatt: “Letter from San Francisco”; Malcolm MacWatt; Need to Know Music NTKBB2021MM
  31. AHI: “On Your Way”; AHI (pronounced “eye”); Thirty Tigers 30808CD
  32. Kevin So: “Just Like You (I’m an American)”; Kevin So; Wing Bone WBCD 6978 2
  33. Elena Moon Park: “Unhurried Journey”; Elena Moon Park with Elizabeth Mitchell, vocals; Unhurried Journey | moonpark music 001
  34. Diana Jones: “Love Song to a Bird”; Diana Jones; Goldmine Records GMR003
  35. Bill Miller: “Reservation Road”; Bill Miller; Warner Western 9 45324-2
  36. Various/John Gorka: “Bracero” (Phil Ochs); Various/John Gorka; Appleseed CD-SB71176
  37. Judy Collins: “Deportee/Plane Wreck at Los Gatos Canyon” (Guthrie/Hoffman); Judy Collins; Wildflower Records WFL 1301-2
  38. Anne Harris: “Vauban”; Anne Harris; Rugged Road Records [2008]
  39. Reggie Harris & Greg Greenway: “Mighty Long Way”; Reggie Harris & Greg Greenway; self-released DTTS 01
  40. Valdy: “Chocolate Goodnight”; Valdy; Classic Collection | A&M cd9147
  41. Laura Love: “I Still Believe (Unplugged)”; Laura Love; Laura Love 88295 68276