The Midnight Special, August 22, 2020

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Vance Gilbert: “Rocket to the Moon”; Vance Gilbert; Philo Edgewise CD PH 1156 (Peter Mayer): “Astronaut Dreams”; Peter Mayer; Blue Boat BB1206 Ray Bradbury: Your formal education was limited; Studs Terkel & Ray Bradbury; WFMT Studs Terkel Archives WFMT Studs Terkel Archives / 3.18.92 Mickey Calin & The Jets: Orig. Broadway Cast: “Cool”; Mickey Calin & The Jets (Orig. Broadway …

The Midnight Special, August 15, 2020

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(Steven Goodman): “Take Me Out to the Ballgame”; Steve Goodman; Red Pajamas RPJ008CD 1/2 (Count Basie Orch. feat. Taps Miller): “Did You See Jackie Robinson Hit That Ball?”; Count Basie Orchestra feat. Taps Miller; Rhino R2 70710 (Stephanie Corby): “Since I Fell For You”; Stephanie Corby; Steam Heat SH001 (Joan Baez): “Barbara Allen”; Joan Baez; Vanguard 79595-2 (The Mammals): “If …

The Midnight Special, August 8, 2020

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Michael Smith: “Coffeehouse Days”; Michael Smith; MPS 1 CD Joni Mitchell: “Free Man in Paris”; Joni Mitchell; CD / Asylum LP 1974 253 002 Shemekia Copeland: “Uncivil War”; Shemekia Copeland Jay Ungar, arr. Buddy Greene: “Ashokan Farewell”; Buddy Greene w/Stuart Duncan on fiddle; Rufus RMCD 195317 The Bills, formerly The Bill Hilly Band: “Francis”; The Bills (formerly The Bill Hilly …

The Midnight Special, August 1, 2020

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Pat Donohue: “This is the Beginning”; Pat Donohue; Bluesky Records BSR 915 Paul Simon: “That’s Where I Belong”; Paul Simon; Warner 78907 Michael Smith: The Dutchman; Steve Goodman; Buddha 7446599626 2 Michael Smith: Starfisher; Anne Hills; Flying Fish 70621 Michael Smith: We Become Birds; Anne Hills & Michael Smith; Redwing RMCD 5406 Rev. Robert Wilkins: “That’s No Way to Get …

The Midnight Special, July 25, 2020

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The Midnight Special (theme) “Last Sessions” Smithsonian Folkways 40068/71 Jackson Browne: Opening Farewell (4:45) “Saturate Before Using”Asylum 5051-2 (jacksonbrowne.com) Groucho Marx: Hello, I Must Be Going (Harry Ruby / Bert Kalmar) “An Evening With Groucho” A&M 3515 Ferron: As Soon As I Find My Shoes I’m Gone (3:15) “Shadows on a Dime” Lucy-Redwood 004 (ferrononline.com) Robin & Linda Williams: Walkin’ …

The Midnight Special, July 18, 2020

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The underlined artist names and record labels are links to their sites. You can use your browser’s Back button to return to this list from their sites. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways 40068/71 Ian & Sylvia: Play One More (Ian Tyson) The Complete Vanguard Studio Recordings Vanguard 196/99-2 Scott Cook: One More Time Around Groove …

The Midnight Special, July 11, 2020

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The underlined artist names and record labels are links to their sites. You can use your browser’s Back button to return to this list from their sites. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways 40068/71 (Tommy) Byrd & (Kathy) Street: Smile Again (T.Byrd) Love Circles ‘Round self 25479-97592 Julie and John Pennell: Blue Skies (Irving Berlin) Keep …

The Midnight Special, July 4, 2020

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The underlined artist names and record labels are links to their sites. You can use your browser’s Back button to return to this list from their sites. Apropos to the Fourth of July, a program based upon Spoon River Anthology by Edgar Lee Masters. *All readings and noted music from the Joseph Cates production conceived and directed by Charles Aidman …

The Midnight Special, June 27, 2020

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The underlined artist names and record labels are links to their sites. You can use your browser’s Back button to return to this list from the sites. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways 40068/71 Brant Miller: Highway of My Dreams Roots, Rhymes & Branches self 00261-48194 Lara Herscovitch: Highway Philosophers La Rama 20-07 Julie & John Pennell: Gonna Hitch a Ride (Stephen Morgan-Julie Pennell) Keep On Walkin’ JPE 0003 Pharis …

The Midnight Special : January 2, 2016

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Playlist

January 2, 2016
Lead Belly : The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways SFCD40068/71
Martha Schlamme w/ Tanya Gould, p: Everybody Loves Saturday Night (trad,arr.Elyakum Shapira) At Town Hall Vanguard 2063 :
Tom Waits : (Looking for) The Heart of Saturday Night Asylum 7E-1015
Fred Astaire : The Way You Look Tonight (Jerome Kern/Dorothy Fields) Movie Music: The Definitive Performances Columbia-Epic Legacy 65813
Bryan Bowers : The Scotsman (Mike Cross) Home, Home on the Road Flying Fish 70091
Jack Hardy : Willie Goggin’s Hat The Passing PrimeCD 061
The Trapp Family : Every Year Brings Something New (trad) Sad I Am Without Thee Decca 9759
Susie Burke & David Surette : This Is the Year (David Roth) When the Small Birds Sweetly Sing Madrina 104
Steve Goodman : The Twentieth Century Is Almost Over (Goodman-Prine) Say It in Private Red Pajamas 012
Carl Sandburg : In De Vinter Time Flat Rock Ballads Columbia 5339
Voices of Winter ( Anne Hills Priscilla Herdman Cindy Mangsen ) : Frozen Logger (James Stephens) / Proper Cup of Coffee (trad,arr. Hills-Herdman-Mangsen) Voices of Winter Gadfly 235
Gordon Lightfoot : Song for a Winter’s Night The Gordon Lightfoot Songbook Warner Rhino 75802
Bok -Muir-Trickett : Waltzing with Bears (Dr.Seuss-Dale Marxen) The First Fifteen Years Folk-Legacy 1004
(John) Roberts & (Tony) Barrand : Congleton Bear (trad/John Tams) Eat Bertha’s Mussels – Live at Holsteins Golden Hind 203
Ernie – Jim Henson (Sesame Street) : Rubber Ducky (Jeff Moss) Platinum All-Time Favorites Sony Wonder 67660
Cindy Mangsen : Guide Cats for the Blind (Cindy Mangsen/Les Barker) Cat Tales Compass Rose 10
Lance Brown & friends : Buzzards in Love (private recording)
(Bob) Gibson & (Hamilton) Camp : Skillet Good and Greasy (trad) At the Gate of Horn Collectors’ Choice 227-2
Michael Johnson & Mark Henley : Troubled for You (Ted Sherman) (Earl of Old Town – December 8, 1974) WFMT recording
Kate Wolf : The Ballad of Weaverville (Jim Ringer-Mary McCaslin) Give Yourself to Love Rhino 71483
Andy M. Stewart w/ Manus Lunny : Take Her in Your Arms (A.M. Stewart) Dublin Lady Green Linnet 1083
Claudia Schmidt & Larry Long : I’m Falling in Love With You (And It Feels Okay) (Larry Long) (Come For to Sing Benefit – Somebody Else’s Troubles – 10/25/1981) WFMT recording
Don White : I Know What Love Is The Best of Don White 1992-2009 Lumper Boy 86851-2805-2
David Roth & Anne Hills : I Stand for Love (David Roth) Rhubarb Trees Wind River 4051
Bonnie Koloc : Both Sides Now (Joni Mitchell) Beginnings Mr. Biscuit 04
Art Thieme : Keweenaw Light (Craig Johnson) That’s the Ticket Folk-Legacy 90
(John) Roberts & (Tony) Barrand : Great War trilogy: Valley of the Shadow / Old Barbed Wire / Long, Long Trail (trad) A Present from the Gentlemen Golden Hind 101
Matt Watroba : Their Way (Paul Anka/parody lyrics Bob Blue) Live at the Ark Ledgewood 831
Molly & The Tinker : The IBM Computer (Stan Rogers/parody Brian Leo) Triumphs, Tears & Treasures – The Best of Molly and the Tinker AML 011
Avery Hill : The Work I Do Dreams & Ghosts: A Family Album self 88295-28180
Andy M. Stewart & Manus Lunny : Bridget O’Malley (trad) At It Again Green Linnet 1107
Steve Goodman : Jock O’Hazeldean (trad) (WFMT Studio – New Year’s morning 1974) WFMT recording
Silly Wizard Andy M. Stewart : The Parish of Dunkeld / Curlew (trad) Live in America Green Linnet 3036
Utah Phillips : All Used Up Starlight on the Rails – A Songbook Daemon 19047
Loudon Wainwright III : Last Man on Earth Red House 158
Brett Dennen : The Holidays Are Here (And We’re Still at War) Dualtone promo
Pete Seeger w/ Big Bill Broonzy : Down by the Riverside (Study War No More) (trad) Sing Out with Pete! Smithsonian Folkways 2455
Tom Paxton w/ Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer : Peace Will Come (Paxton) Tom Paxton Live in the UK Pax 008
Fred Small : Peace Is Everything Possible Flying Fish 70625
Freebo : Something to Believe Papabo 2004
John Lennon : Imagine Lennon Legend – The Very Best of John Lennon EMI 72438-21954-2
Wizard of Oz (orig.soundtrk – Judy Garland) : Over the Rainbow (Harold Arlen/E.Y. Harburg) Rhino 71964
Kim & Reggie Harris and Magpie : When I’m Gone (close) (Phil Ochs) Spoken in Love Long Tail 003-2