The Midnight Special, October 17, 2020

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  1. (Tim Grimm): “Thirteen Years”; Tim Grimm; Vault Records VR013
  2. Hobart Smith w/Stephen Wade: “On Music/Cumberland Gap”; Stephen Wade et al.; A Storyteller’s Story/Patuxent CD-333
  3. Rhiannon Giddens: “Music and Joy”; Rhiannon Giddens; Songs of Our Native Daughters Smithsonian Folkways/SF CD 40232
  4. Shemekia Copeland: “Uncivil War”; Shemekia Copeland; Uncivil War/Alligator 5001
  5. Ruthie Foster: “Up Above My Head (I Hear Music in the Air)”; Ruthie Foster; Runaway Soul / Blue Corn BCM0202
  6. Yo-Yo Ma, Stuart Duncan, Edgar Meyer, Chris Thile, Aoife O’Donovan: “Every Note A Pearl”; Stuart Duncan, Chris Thile, Yo-Yo Ma, Edgar Meyer, Aoife O’Donovan; Not Our First Goat Rodeo/Sony Classical 19439738551
  7. Hugh Blumenfeld: “Mozart’s Money”; Hugh Blumenfeld; Mozart’s Money/Prime CD PCD 021
  8. Phil Ochs: “The Bells”; Phil Ochs; All The News That’s Fit to Sing/Hannibal HNCD 4427
  9. Martyn Joseph: “Days of Decision”; Martyn Joseph; Pipe Records PRC DO29
  10. Corky Siegel: “Midnight Radio”; Corky Siegel; Stuff Stuff / SR81-111
  11. Shemekia Copeland: “Under My Thumb”; Shemekia Copeland; Uncivil War/Alligator 5001
  12. The Capitol Steps: “Rolling Kidney Stones”; The Capitol Steps; Whole Newt World/Capsteps CSCD 1015
  13. Yo-Yo Ma, Stuart Duncan, Edgar Meyer, Chris Thile, Aoife O’Donovan: “The Trappings”; Stuart Duncan, Chris Thile, Yo-Yo Ma, Edgar Meyer, Aoife O’Donovan; Not Our First Goat Rodeo/Sony Classical 19439738551
  14. Tim Grimm: “These Rolling Hills”; Tim Grimm; Vault Records VR013
  15. Allison Russell: “You’re Not Alone”; Rhiannon Giddens & Allison Russell; Songs of Our Native Daughters Smithsonian Folkways/SF CD 40232
  16. Paul Simon: “American Tune”; Paul Simon; There Goes Rhymin’ Simon Warner/R2 78900
  17. Benjamin Luxon & Bill Crofut: “Waly Waly” (Water is Wide); Benjamin Luxon & Bill Crofut; Two Gentlemen Folk/Telarc CD-84401
  18. Tom Prasada-Rao: “Is There Anybody Here?”; Tom Prasada-Rao; Out of the Blue/Ahimsa BFD 1005
  19. Martyn Joseph: “There But For Fortune”; Martyn Joseph; Pipe Records PRC DO29
  20. Odetta w/The Holmes Brothers: “Two Little Fishes and Five Loaves of Bread”; Odetta w/The Holmes Brothers; Shout, Sister, Shout/M.C. Records MC-0500
  21. Lara Herscovitch: “Shine Sister Shine”; Lara Herscovitch; Highway Philosophers laraherscovitch.com
  22. Jack Van Geem & Nancy Zeltsman: “Simple Gifts”; Jack Van Geem & Nancy Zeltsman; Bridge American Gifts / Bridge 9534
  23. Kenita R. Miller (Mama), Phillip Boykin (Tonton) & company: “We Dance”; New Broadway Cast; Once on This Island/Broadway Records BR-CD09318
  24. Yo-Yo Ma, Stuart Duncan, Edgar Meyer, Chris Thile, Aoife O’Donovan: “We Were Animals”; Stuart Duncan, Chris Thile, Yo-Yo Ma, Edgar Meyer, Aoife O’Donovan; Not Our First Goat Rodeo/Sony Classical 19439738551
  25. Tim Grimm: “Over Hill and Dale”; Tim Grimm; Vault Records VR013
  26. Raye Zaragoza: “They Say”; Raye Zaragoza; Woman in Color/Rebel River Records www.RayeZaragoza.com
  27. Steve Goodman: “Mama Don’t Allow It”; Steve Goodman; Jessie’s Jig & Other Favorites/Red Pajamas RPJ-010CD
  28. Shemekia Copeland: “Give God the Blues”; Shemekia Copeland; Uncivil War/Alligator 5001
  29. Martyn Joseph: “I’m Gonna Say it Now”; Martyn Joseph; Pipe Records PRC DO29
  30. Leela & Ellie Grace: “Song That Bird Sings”; Leela & Ellie Grace; Leela & Ellie Grace/Grace Family Music 001
  31. Loudon Wainwright III w/Vince Giordano & The Nighthawks: “I’d Rather Lead A Band”; Loudon Wainwright III; I’d Rather Lead A Band Search Party/66691CD
  32. Anne Hills: “Two of a Kind”; Anne Hills; Don’t Panic/Flying Fish FFCD 70608
  33. Vienna Teng: “Radio”; Vienna Teng; Inland Territory Zoe 01143-1125-2

The Midnight Special, October 10, 2020

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  1. Keb’ Mo’: “Every Morning”; Keb’ Mo’; Keb’ Mo’/Epic EK 57863 CD
  2. Stan Freberg: “John & Marsha”; Stan Freberg; Tip of the Freberg – Disc 1/Rhino R2 75645
  3. Amy Fradon: “She Loved Moses”; Amy Fradon w/Rick Danko; Passion Angel Leo/100 CD
  4. Dev Singh: “Moses”; Dev Singh; Balboa Rampur Records/SR-110CD
  5. Dick Gaughan: “Turn, Turn, Turn”; Dick Gaughan; Redwood Cathedral/Appleseed 1027
  6. Cliff Eberhardt: “She Loved He”; Cliff Eberhardt; Mona Lisa Cafe/Shanachie 8017
  7. Lara Herscovitch: “Castle Walls”; Lara Herscovitch; Highway Philosophers laraherscovitch.com
  8. Debra Cowan: “Polly on the Shore”; Debra Cowan; Greening the Dark Muzzy House Music/819
  9. Odetta: “Katy Cruel”; Odetta; Odetta Sings of Many Things RCA Victor/LSP-2923
  10. Haroula Rose, Peter Bradley Adams, Zac Rae: “Rachel’s Song”; Haroula Rose, Peter Bradley Adams, Zac Rae; Once Upon a River River Run Films/53789 CD
  11. Bruce Cockburn: “Pacing the Cage”; Bruce Cockburn; Charity of Night/Rykodisc RCD 10366
  12. Grace Griffith: “Wondering Where the Lions Are”; Grace Griffith; Minstrel Song/G2 G2 CD 10068
  13. Rachel Garlin: “Democracy Demands”; Rachel Garlin; Charterhouse pre-release download
  14. Richard Schindell: “Darkness, Darkness”; Richard Shindell; Reunion Hill/Shanachie 8027
  15. The Lone Bellow: “Dust Settles”; The Lone Bellow; Half Moon Light/Dualtone 803020198920
  16. Merle Travis: “Midnight Special”; Merle Travis; Travis Pickin’ CMH/6255
  17. Ruston Kelly: “Pressure”; Ruston Kelly; Shape & Destroy Rounder/1166100919
  18. (Laura Cortese): “From The Ashes”; Laura Cortese & The Dance Cards; Compass 7 4752 2
  19. Richard Thompson & Danny Thompson: “Sweetheart on the Barricade”; Richard Thompson & Danny Thompson; Industry/Hannibal HNCD 1414
  20. Red Molly: “1952 Vincent Black Lightning”; Red Molly; The Red Album/Red Molly 88295 06511
  21. The Folkaltones: “One Door Opens”; The Folkaltones (Miriam Rosenblum, Hal Aqua, Carla Sciaky); Propinquity Tuning Up / Propinquity
  22. Jason Isbell: “Only Children”; Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit; Reunions Thirty Tigers/SER99932
  23. Dennis Warner: “Carefully Taught”; Dennis Warner; Pilot Me Main Trail Productions/MTP0814-11
  24. Pete Seeger: “Tomorrow is a Highway”; Pete Seeger; If I had a Hammer: Songs of Hope & Struggle/Folkways SF CD 40096
  25. Guy Carawan: “Little Black Flies”; Guy Carawan; Songs with Guy Carawan/Folkways F-3544
  26. Taj Mahal w/Ramata Diakate & Toumani Diabate: “Queen Bee”; Taj Mahal with Toumani Diabate; Kulanjan/Hannibal HNCD 1444
  27. The Arrogant Worms: “Heimlich Maneuver”; The Arrogant Worms; Dirt!/Arrogant Worms AW-999
  28. Mary Chapin-Carpenter: “Everybody’s Got Something; Mary -Chapin Carpenter; Lambent Light Records The Dirt and The Stars / LLR003
  29. Scott Cook: “Just Enough Empties”; Scott Cook; Canada Council for the Arts Tangle of Souls / 76868 22515
  30. Susan Werner: “To Be There”; Susan Werner; Long Live susanwerner.com/1 95269 03327 9
  31. Colby Maddox: “The Midnight Special – fiddle”; Colby Maddox; Midnight Special Collection Maddox 2020
  32. The Smothers Brothers: “The Saga of John Henry”; The Smothers Brothers; The Best of The Smothers Brothers/Vanguard 79595-2
  33. Carol Elizabeth Jones w/James Leva & Laurel Bliss: “Nine Pound Hammer”; Carol Elizabeth Jones w/James Leva & Laurel Bliss; Cataloochee/5-String Productions 5SP0801
  34. Windborne: “Gimme Just Little More Time”; Windborne; Recollections Revolutions Wand’ring Feet Publishing/WFR101
  35. (Melanie DeMore): “Intro to One Foot/Lead With Love”; Melanie DeMore w/Alastair Moock; Moockshake Music 00261 48083
  36. Alastair Moock w/ Crys Matthews: “One Foot/Lead With Love”; Alastair Moock w/Crys Matthews; Be A Pain/Moockshake Music 00261 48083
  37. Christine Lavin: “First Dance/Last Dance” (song for David Ippolito); Christine Lavin; On My Way to Hooterville christinelavin.com/1 95269 03230 2
  38. Tim Grimm: “Gone”; Tim Grimm; Gone The Single Vault Records/VR016
  39. Renee Elise Goldsberry, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Phillipa Soo, Ensemble: “It’s Quiet Uptown”; Original Broadway Cast; Hamilton/Atlantic 551093-2
  40. Carmen Cusack & Company: “Sun is Gonna Shine”; Original Broadway Cast, feat. Carmen Cusack; Bright Star/Razor & Tie 84501-02
  41. Loudon Wainwright III w/Vince Giordano & The Nighthawks: “So the Bluebirds and the Blackbirds Got Together”; Loudon Wainwright III; I’d Rather Lead A Band Search Party/66691CD
  42. Meklit & The Kronos Quartet: “The President Sang Amazing Grace”; Meklit & The Kronos Quartet; Long Time Passing Smithsonian Folkways/TBE
  43. Joan Baez: “Ring Them Bells”; Joan Baez with Mary Black; Ring Them Bells/Guardian 7243 8 34989 2 5
  44. Mahalia Jackson: “I’m On My Way (to Canaan Land)”; Mahalia Jackson; Apollo Sessions Vol II (1946-51)/Pair PCD-2-1346
  45. Garnet Rogers: “Small Victory”; Garnet Rogers; Folkstage: Garnet Rogers/WFMT 01-19-2013 (1 of 2)
  46. Andy Beyer: “The Midnight Special Solo (Long)” Instrumental; Andy Beyer; Midnight Special Collection AABeyer/MS 004

The Midnight Special, October 3, 2020

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  1. Allison Lupton & Craig Werth: “When Trouble Comes”; Allison Lupton & Craig Werth; Lupton & Werth digital single
  2. Judy Collins: Anathea; Judy Collins; Judy Collins 3 & 4 (CD reissue) Wildflower/WFL 1301-2
  3. Taproot: “Shut the Door”; Taproot; If You Build It Taproot/TR001
  4. Jane Sapp, Pete Seeger & Si Kahn: “Harriet Tubman”; Jane Sapp, Pete Seeger & Si Kahn; Carry It On/Flying Fish FFCD 70104 1987
  5. Kelly Mulhollan: “The Crossing” (Crossing Jordan); Kelly Mulhollan; Never Ending Conversation Termite Tracs/591
  6. Leyla McCalla: “Mèsi Bondye”; Leyla McCalla; Vari-Colored Songs: A Tribute to Langston Hughes Smithsonian Folkways/SFW40241
  7. Robert A. Wagner: Friedrich Nietzsche Meets Langston Hughes; Robert A. Wagner Minus the Little Wretches; Songs from the Land of Unimarts, Pit-bulls + Karaoke Machines Moon Dog/5637528037
  8. Robert A. Wagner: All of my Friends; Robert A. Wagner Minus the Little Wretches; Songs from the Land of Unimarts, Pit-bulls + Karaoke Machines Moon Dog/5637528037
  9. Kate Campbell: “Signs Following”; Kate Campbell; Moonpie Dreams Compass/7 4238 2
  10. (Wendy Wall): “Fall From Grace”; Wendy Wall; Wildbird CD001
  11. Danny Sewell as Bill Sikes: “My Name” (Bill Sikes); Original Broadway Cast; Oliver! RCA Victor/BMG CD 41132 RG
  12. James McCandless: “Beat the Devil”; James McCandless; Sea of Freedom St. Christopher/CD 4001
  13. Howard Armstrong: Intro to John Henry; Howard Armstrong; Louie Bluie Blue Suit/BS-106D
  14. Howard Armstrong: “John Henry”; Howard Armstrong; Louie Bluie Blue Suit/BS-106D
  15. Amythyst Kiah w/Allison Russell: “Polly Ann’s Hammer”; Amythyst Kiah w/Allison Russell; Songs of Our Native Daughters Smithsonian Folkways/SFW CD 40232
  16. Susan Werner: “Snake Oil”; Susan Werner; Flyover Country susanwerner.com/1 95269 03327 9
  17. Leonard Cohen: “Field Commander Cohen”; Leonard Cohen; Can’t Forget Columbia Legacy/88875074162
  18. Andy Beyer: “The Midnight Special – Melodica”; Andy Beyer; Midnight Special Collection AABeyer/MS 004
  19. Robert Earl Keen: “Mariano”; Robert Earl Keen; Live No. 2 Diner Sugar Hill/SH CD 1051
  20. Lucy Kaplansky: “My Name Joe”; Lucy Kaplansky; The Tide Red House/RHR CD 190
  21. Dev Singh: “Still We Come”; Dev Singh; Balboa Rampur Records/SR-110CD
  22. Kristin Lems: “Old Cap Streeter”; Kristin Lems; You, Me, and All of the Above Carolsdatter Prodns/8 89211 61203 1
  23. Bob Childers: Narration: Outlawing; Bob Childers; Ribbon of Highway, Endless Skyway Music Road/33792 71802 (1 of 2)
  24. Woody Guthrie: “Pretty Boy Floyd”; Woody Guthrie; Dust Bowl Ballads Buddha/74465 99724 2
  25. The Ash Grove Players: “I Ain’t Got No Home/Old Man Trump”; The Ash Grove Players; Single Download Ash Grove Players
  26. Jake Dewar & Ross Childs: “Fraud”; Good Ass Group; Bandcamp We All Miss Hugs
  27. Rory Block: “Ain’t I A Woman”; Rory Block; Ain’t I A Woman Rounder/ CD 3120
  28. Cathie Ryan: “Grace O’Malley”; Cathie Ryan; Somewhere Along the Road Shanachie/78047
  29. Harvey Reid & Joyce Andersen: “Billy Gray”; Harvey Reid & Joyce Andersen; Kindling the Fire Woodpecker Records/WP-118CD
  30. Steve Goodman: “Rovin’ Cowboy” (The Ballad of Dan Moody); Steve Goodman; Words We Can Dance To Electra/7E-1061
  31. Michael Troy: “Ricky the Kid”; Michael Troy; Romancing the Moon Troy Town Songs/MT001
  32. (Michael Smith): “Hey Kid”; Jamie O’Reilly; Jamie O’Reilly JOCD2019
  33. Megon McDonough: “Spirits in the Material World”; Megon McDonough; Spirits in the Material World McDonough/001
  34. Merle Travis: “Midnight Special”; Merle Travis; Travis Pickin’ CMH/6255
  35. Phil Ochs: “The Highwayman”; Phil Ochs; There But For Fortune Elektra/9 60832-2
  36. David Massengill: “On The Road to Fairfax County”; David Massengill; Coming Up For Air Flying Fish/FF 70590 CD
  37. Vince Martin & Fred Neil: “Tear Down the Walls”; Vince Martin & Fred Neil; Tear Down the Walls Elektra/EKS-7248
  38. Josh White: “Joshua Fit the Battle of Jericho”; Josh White w/Sam Gary; The Elektra Years: Disc 1 Rhino/RHM2 7879 (1 of 2)
  39. Barbara Barrow, Colby Maddox, Linda M. Smith, Chris Walz, Al Erlichl: “Ballad of Floyd Knowles”; Old Town School of Folk Music Cast; Grapes of Wrath Folkstage/228.2003
  40. Joan Baez: “Lily of the West”; Joan Baez; Vol. 2 Vanguard/79595-2
  41. Loreena McKennitt: Bonny Swans; Loreena McKennitt; Mask and Mirror Warner/9 45420-2
  42. Joel Mabus: “Two Little Sisters”; Joel Mabus; Pepper’s Ghost & Other Banjo Visitations Fossil Records/#2313
  43. Misssissippi John Hurt: “Stagolee”; Mississippi John Hurt; Immortal Mississippi John Hurt Vanguard/VMD 79248
  44. Chita Rivera, et al.: “Cell Block Tango” (Chicago); Chita Rivera, Cheryl Clark, Michon Peacock, Candy Brown, Graciella Daniele, Pamela Sousa; Legends of Broadway: Chita Rivera Sony/BMG
  45. David Roth: Nine Gold Medals; David Roth; Digging Through My Closet Folk Era/FE1414 CD
  46. The Avett Brothers: “Victory”; The Avett Brothers; The Gleam III Loma Vista/LVR01338
  47. Andy Beyer: “The Midnight Special Solo (Short)” Instrumental; Andy Beyer; Midnight Special Collection AABeyer/MS 004

The Midnight Special, September 26, 2020

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  1. Aengus Finnan: “One Hand on the Radio”; Aengus Finnan; North Wind Borealis/BCD148
  2. Zoe Mulford: “One Damn Thing”; Zoe Mulford; Small Brown Birds Azalea/1-7-2017
  3. A Chorus Line: “One”; Full company; Original Broadway Cast Sony Classical/SK 65282
  4. Rani Arbo & Daisy Mayhem: “Red Rocking Chair”; Rani Arbo & Daisy Mayhem; Gambling Eden Signature/SIG 1278
  5. Zoë Lewis: “Yellow Room”; Zoë Lewis; Sheep ZoeLewis/1999
  6. Ken Nordin: “Looking at Numbers”; Ken Nordine; Word Jazz Dot Masters, Disc 1 Hip-O Select/B005171-02
  7. Bob Dylan: “Positively 4th Street”; Bob Dylan; Best of the Original Mono Recordings Columbia / Legacy 88697791672
  8. The Fairfield Four: “Four and Twenty Elders”; The Fairfield Four; I Couldn’t Hear Nobody Pray Warner/9 46698-2CD
  9. Jake Armerding: “50 Ways to Leave Your Lover”; Jake Armerding w/Taylor Armerding; Folkstage: Jake Armerding WFMT’s Folkstage 11-20-04
  10. Paul Simon: “Kodachrome”; Paul Simon; There Goes Rhymin’ Simon Warner/R2 78900
  11. Chris Smither: “Confirmation”; Chris Smither; More From the Levee Signature Sounds/SIG CD 2123
  12. Gillian Welch & David Rawlings: “Six White Horses”; Gillian Welch & David Rawlings; The Harrow and the Harvest Acony/ACNY 1109
  13. Amythyst Kiah: “Black Myself”; Amythyst Kiah; Songs of Our Native Daughters Smithsonian Folkways/SF CD 40232
  14. The Mavericks: Suspiro Azul (Blue Sigh); The Mavericks; The Mavericks en Español Mono Mundo Recordings/MMR007-CD
  15. Bob Gibson: “Red Iron Ore”; Bob Gibson; Joy Joy Joy The Young and Wonderful Bob Gibson Riverside/RVCD-9909-2
  16. Merle Travis: “Midnight Special”; Merle Travis; Travis Pickin’ CMH/6255
  17. The Proclaimers: “I’m Gonna Be (500 Miles)”; Craig & Charlie Reid; Sunshine on Leith Chrysalis/
  18. Susan Werner: “Long Live”; Susan Werner; Long Live susanwerner.com/1 95269 03327 9
  19. Peter, Paul and Mary: “500 Miles”; Peter, Paul and Mary; Peter, Paul and Mary Warner/1449-2
  20. Eric Andersen: “Blue River”; Eric Andersen w/Joni Mitchell; Blue River Columbia Legacy/CK 65696
  21. Rachel Garlin: “Mondegreens”; Rachel Garlin; mondegreens RGCD7
  22. Old Blind Dogs: “Bonnie Earl o’ Moray”; Old Blind Dogs; Four on the Floor Compass/744612
  23. Leonard Cohen: “Who By Fire”; Leonard Cohen; Best of Leonard Cohen Columbia/CD34077
  24. Paul Kelly & Paul Grabowsky: “If I Could Start Today Again”; Paul Kelly & Paul Grabowsky; Please Leave Your Light On Cooking Vinyl/GAWD031CD
  25. Eddie From Ohio: “Oh My Brother”; Eddie From Ohio; I Rode Fido Home Virginia Soul/VSR003
  26. Lin-Manuel Miranda and Christopher Jackson: “History Has Its Eyes on You”; Original Broadway Cast; Hamilton Atlantic
  27. Neal & Leandra: “Rock in the River”; Neal & Leandra; Accidental Dreams Red House/RHR CD 85
  28. Lotte Lenya: “Song of Ruth” from The Eternal Road; Lotte Lenya; Lotte Lenya Sings American Theatre Songs Sony/MHK60647
  29. Front Range: “My Lord, What a Mourning”; Front Range; Silent Ground Sugar Hill/SUG-CD-3914
  30. The Kennedys: “Stand”; The Kennedys; Stand Koch / DOC-CD-8675
  31. Terry Callier: “900 Miles”; Terry Callier; The New Folk Sound of Terry Callier Prestige/PRCD 11026-2
  32. Andy Beyer: “The Midnight Special – cigar box slide”; Andy Beyer; Midnight Special Collection AABeyer/MS 004
  33. Lennie Gallant: “Sequoia”; Lennie Gallant; Time Travel Gallant Effort/60693
  34. Eva Cassidy: “Autumn Leaves”; Eva Cassidy; Songbird Blix Street/G2 10045
  35. Leon Russell: “Song For You”; Leon Russell; Leon Russell The Right Stuff/7243-8-34028-2-3
  36. Flanders & Swann: “The Hundred Song”; Michael Flanders and Donald Swann; The Complete Flanders & Swann, Disc 3 EMI Parlophone/CDFSB 1/CDP 7974672
  37. Kate McDonnell: “Tangerine Shirt”; Kate McDonnell; Next Waterbug/WBG 0038
  38. James Keelaghan: “Number 37”; James Keelaghan; Road Hightone/HCD8101
  39. (Mark Erelli & Dinty Child): “Rose Colored Rearview”; Mark Erelli; Mark Erelli 03-27-20
  40. Nick Drake: “Pink Moon”; Nick Drake; Pink Moon (Remastered) Island Records ILPS9184/RM 422849232
  41. Uncle Bonsai: “One in a Million”; Uncle Bonsai; Inessential Uncle Bonsai Yellow Tail/YT10002
  42. The Wyrd Sisters: “3000 Million”; The Wyrd Sisters; Inside the Dreaming Wyrd/CD2
  43. Miyoshi Umeki, Juanita Hall, Conrad Yama, Rose Quong: “Hundred Million Miracles”; Original Broadway Cast (1958); Sheep Sony/SK 53536
  44. Jaime Michaels: “Lavender Moon”; Jaime Michaels; Fool Frumdahart/1007
  45. Gail Finnie Rundlett: “All That is Gold”; Gail Rundlett nee Finnie; BCN 10137-2
  46. Donovan: “Colours”; Donovan; Essential Donovan Epic Legacy/EK 90625
  47. James Lee Stanley: “We’re Not Alone”; James Lee Stanley; Without Susie Beachwood / 2019
  48. Merle Travis: “Midnight Special”; Merle Travis; Travis Pickin’ CMH/6255

The Midnight Special, September 19, 2020

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  1. Guy Clark: “The Cape”; Guy Clark; Songs and Stories Dualtone
  2. Broadway Cast: “The Little Girl and the Wolf”; Peggy Cass, Paul Ford and Wynne Miller; A Thurber Carnival Sony 8691 91138-2
  3. Joni Mitchell: “A Case of You”; Joni Mitchell; Blue Reprise/8122797178-4
  4. The Weavers: “Kisses Sweeter Than Wine”; The Weavers; Kisses Sweeter Than Wine (CD2) Omega/3021-22
  5. Little Women Original Broadway Cast: “Small Umbrella in the Rain”; Sutton Foster and John Hickok; Little Women – Broadway Cast Recording Ghostlight/4405-2
  6. John Prine: “Blue Umbrella”; John Prine; The Singing Mailman Delivers: Live Nov. 1970 Oh Boy/OBR-040
  7. Steve Goodman: “Yellow Coat”; Steve Goodman; Steve Goodman Buddha/7446599625 2 CD
  8. Antje Duvekot: “Famous Blue Raincoat”; Antje Duvekot; Folkstage: Antje Duvekot WFMT/2.8.2008
  9. Leo Kottke & Mike Gordon: “Peel”; Leo Kottke & Mike Gordon; NOON ATO Records/8.28.20
  10. Ye Vagabonds (Brian & Diarmuid Glynn): “Pomegranate”; Ye Vagabonds;
  11. Cosy Sheridan: “Pomegranate Seed”; Cosy Sheridan; Pomegranate seed, the soundtrack to the one-woman musicalogue CMS Records/CMS1211
  12. Ruthie Foster: “Death Came A-Knockin'”; Ruthie Foster; Blue Corn BCM0202
  13. Jeff Black: “Sunday Best”; Jeff Black; B-Sides and Confessions Dualtone/80302-01135-2
  14. Dave Carter & Tracy Grammer: “Emperor is Naked Today-O; Dave Carter & Tracy Grammer; If I Had A Song – 2 Appleseed/APRCD1055
  15. Lara Herscovitch: “Rise”; Lara Herscovitch; Highway Philosophers laraherscovitch.com
  16. Richard Shindell: “Summer Wind, Cotton Dress”; Richard Shindell; Blue Divide Shanachie/8014
  17. Bill Morrissey: “Winter Laundry”; Bill Morrissey; You’ll Never Get to Heaven Philo/CD PH 1194
  18. Sylvia Fricker Tyson: “Spring of ’45”; Quartette; Work of the Heart Denon/CAN9024
  19. Don White: “I’m From Lynn, What Can I Say?”; Don White; The Best of Don White 86851-2805-2
  20. Patty Stevenson & Craig Siemsen: “Pocket Bread and Peanut Butter; Patty Stevenson & Craig Siemsen; One Person Larrea/PC1281
  21. Jim Gaffigan: “The Case Against Cinnabons”; Jim Gaffigan; Beyond The Pale Comedy Central
  22. Original Broadway Cast feat. Carol Channing: “Put On Your Sunday Clothes”; Original Broadway Cast feat. Carol Channing; Hello, Dolly RCA Victor/3814-2-RG
  23. Kate & Anna McGarrigle & Guests: “Alice Blue Gown”; Lily Lanken w/Rufus Wainwright; The McGarrigle Hour Hannibal/HNCD1417
  24. Lonnie Johnson: “Sweet Potato Blues”; Lonnie Johnson; Steppin’ on the Blues CBSSCK46221
  25. Pokey LaFarge: “Sweet Potato Blues”; Pokey LaFarge and the South City Three; Riverboat Soul Free Dirt/DIRT-CD-0060
  26. Dr. West’s Medicine Show: “The Eggplant That Ate Chicago”; Dr. West’s Medicine Show & Junk Band;
  27. The Avett Brothers: “Spanish Pipedream” (Blow Up Your TV); Various Artists; Broken Hearts & Dirty Windows Oh Boy/OBR-042
  28. Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer: “Orange Cocoa Cake; Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer; One Meat Ball: The Album, The Cookbooklet Appleseed/APR CD 1096
  29. Jason Isbell: “Dreamsicle”; Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit; Reunions Thirty Tigers/SER99932
  30. Merle Travis: “Midnight Special”; Merle Travis; Travis Pickin’ CMH/6255
  31. Steeleye Span: “All Around My Hat”; Steeleye Span; Spanning the Years Chrysalis/7243 8 32236 2 6
  32. Steve Tilston & Maggie Boyle: “The Slip Jigs and Reels”; Steve Tilston; Of Moor and Mesa Run River/RRA CD 0018
  33. Hannah Sanders & Ben Savage: “Santa Fe Trail”; Hannah Sanders & Ben Savage; Sungrazing Records Awake / SGR003
  34. Cidny Bullens: “Gender Line”; Cidny Bullens; Walkin’ Through This World BL005
  35. Eliza Gilkyson: “Take Off Your Old Coat”; Eliza Gilkyson; Retrospecto Realiza/7 50532 94502 6
  36. Dave Van Ronk: “History of One Meat Ball”; Dave Van Ronk; One Meat Ball: The Album, The Cookbooklet Appleseed/APR CD 1096
  37. Dave Van Ronk: “One Meat Ball” (song); Dave Van Ronk; One Meat Ball: The Album, The Cookbooklet Appleseed/APR CD 1096
  38. Small Potatoes: “Avocado”; Small Potatoes; Time Flies Folk Era/FE1427CD
  39. Christine Lavin: “Tacobel Canon”; Christine Lavin & The Mistletones; Runaway Christmas Tree Appleseed Recordings/APRCD 1075
  40. Cassandra Wilson: “Hot Tamales (They’re Red Hot)”; Robt. Johnson/Cassandra Wilson; Martin Scorsese Presents the Blues: Robert Johnson Columbia Legacy/CK90494
  41. Pat Kilbride: “Piccadilly”; Pat Kilbride; Undocumented Dancing Green Linnet/GLCD 1120
  42. Susan Cattaneo w/Box Car Lilies: “Worth the Whiskey”; Susan Cattaneo w/Box Car Lilies; Folkstage: Boxcar Lilies Folkstage/9-9-2017 disc 2
  43. Salamander Crossing: “God Bless that Poor Moonshiner”; Salamander Crossing: Rani Arbo, Jeff Kelliher, Andrew Kinsey; Salamander Crossing Signature Sounds/SSRC 1228
  44. Shel Silverstein: “Bury Me in My Shades”; Shel Silverstein; Inside Folk Songs CD: Water Records/215 LP:Atlantic/8072
  45. Tracy Chapman: “Unsung Psalm”; Tracy Chapman; Telling Stories Elektra/62478-2
  46. Merle Travis: “Midnight Special”; Merle Travis; Travis Pickin’ CMH/6255

The Midnight Special, September 12, 2020

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Playlist

  1. The Chenille Sisters: “Namedroppings”; The Chenille Sisters; True To Life Red House/RHR CD 67
  2. Leo Kottke & Mike Gordon: “How Many People Are You?”; Leo Kottke & Mike Gordon; NOON ATO Records/8.28.20
  3. Paul Simon: “Pigs, Sheep and Wolves”; Paul Simon; You’re The One Warner/78907
  4. Robert Klein: “Animals All”; Robert Klein; New Teeth Epic/EK 33535
  5. Janis Ian: “Jolene” (Steps out…); Janis Ian; God & the FBI Windham Hill/01934 11498 2
  6. Dolly Parton: “Jolene”; Dolly Parton; Live and Well Sugar Hill/SUG-CD-3998 2 of
  7. Vocolot: “Sarah and Hagar”; Vocolot; Heart Beat Oyster Music/OA1119
  8. Matthew Broderick: “Rosemary”; Matthew Broderick (Broadway Revival Cast: 1995); Great Musical (Various) RCA Victor/09026 63806-2
  9. Rhiannon Giddens: “Don’t Call Me Names”; Rhiannon Giddens; Single release Nonesuch/8.24.2020
  10. Kirk Mann: “Say Their Names”; Kirk Mann; Say Their Names Hudson Harding/MANN2020
  11. The Gilberts: “Not Always”; The Gilberts; Tell Me (pre-release) thegilbertsband.com/2020
  12. Jacques Brel: “Marieke”; Jacques Brel; Ballades et Mots D’Amour – Disc 1 Barclay Universal/543 151-2
  13. Meyer/Thile/Duncan: “Voila!”; Stuart Duncan, v; Chris Thile, mand; Yo-Yo Ma, vc; Edgar Meyer, db; Sony
  14. Laura Love: “Blind Bartimus”; Laura Love; Octoroon Mercury/314-534-649-4
  15. Peter Mulvey: “Old Simon Stimson”; Peter Mulvey; Notes from Elsewhere Signature Sounds/SIG2008
  16. Merle Travis: “Midnight Special”; Merle Travis; Travis Pickin’ CMH/6255
  17. Shelley Plimpton: “Frank Mills”; Shelley Plimpton; Great Musical (Various) RCAVictor/82876-56085-2
  18. MacAlias (Karine Polwart & Gill Bowman): “John C. Clarke”; MacAlias (Karine Polwart; Highwired CDTRAX/199
  19. McCandless, James: “Lily Langtry”; James McCandless; Sea of Freedom St. Christopher/CD 4001
  20. Kevin Kling: “Taxidermy”; Kevin Kling; Home and Away East Side Digital/81582
  21. Adriana Calcanhotto: “O Homem Deu Nome a Todos Animais “(Man Gave Names to All the Animals); Adriana “Partimpim” Calcanhotto; Partimpim Dios Sony Entertainment/2004 2009
  22. Jack Williams: “Coyote”; Jack Williams; Across The Winterline Wind River/WR14004 D
  23. Carrie Newcomer: “Birds on a Telephone Wire”; Carrie Newcomer; Visions and Dreams Windchime/CD Wind 103
  24. Vienna Teng: “Radio”; Vienna Teng; Inland Territory Zoe 01143-1125-2
  25. Todd Snyder: “Vinyl Records”; Todd Snider; New Connection Oh Boy/)BR-023
  26. Deidre McCalla: “Mama’s Little Baby Girl”; Deidre McCalla; WFMT’s Folkstage Folkstage 03-03-07 2 of 2
  27. Cielito Lindo Family Band: “Proud Corazon”; Cielito Lindo Family Band feat. Lilia (age 11); exclusive download Cielito Lindo/9.12.2020
  28. Peter Rowan & Jerry Douglas: “Chicka-Li-Lee-O”; Peter Rowan & Jerry Douglas; Yonder Sugar Hill/SHCD-3847
  29. Rose Polenzani: “Mary Lee”; Rose Polenzani; Rose Polenzani Daemon/DAM 19029
  30. Big Bill Broonzy: “Swing Low Sweet Chariot”; Big Bill Broonzy; Bill Broonzy Story Verve/314 547 555-2 Disc 1 of 3
  31. Merle Travis: “Midnight Special”; Merle Travis; Travis Pickin’ CMH/6255
  32. Stephen Sondheim: “Company” (Bobby, Baby); Original Broadway Cast; Company Sony/SK 65283
  33. Emily Barker: “Machine”; Emily Barker; A Dark Murmuration of Words Thirty Tigers/2020 Everyone Sang
  34. Jonell Mosser with John Hall: “Slaying Dragons”; Jonell Mosser and John Hall; Little Black Dress J3/7 00261 48096 1
  35. Jan Krist: “Frankenstein”; Jan Krist; Robin Hood JanKrist.com/2020
  36. David Olney: “Mr. Rat and Mr. Flea”; David Olney; Mr. Rat and Mr. Flea davidolney.com/6.5.2020
  37. Frank Morey: Stack O’ Lee; Frank Morey; Delmark Sessions Delmark/DE-764
  38. Shawn Colvin: “The Facts About Jimmy”; Shawn Colvin; Polaroids: Greatest Hits Columbia Records/CK 93452
  39. Allison Russell: “Quasheba, Quasheba”; Allison Russell; Songs of Our Native Daughters Smithsonian Folkways/SF CD 40232
  40. Christy Moore: “Aisling”; Christy Moore; Smoke & Strong Whiskey Newberry/CM0002-2
  41. Oysterband: “Street of Dreams”; Oysterband; here i stand Omnium/OMM2033CD
  42. Lisa Markley: “Skylark”; Lisa Markley; One Word Soona Songs/SS013
  43. Ray Charles: “Georgia on My Mind”; Hoagy Carmichael & Stuart Gorrell; Standards Rhino/R2 75210
  44. Ariane Lydon: “Seasons Change Again”; Ariane Lydon; Listen to the Crows Overt/108

The Midnight Special, September 5, 2020

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  1. Ben Vereen: “Magic to Do” Pippin; Ben Vereen; Broadway’s Greatest Leading Men Decca/314-541-634-2
  2. Tracy Grammer: “Phantom Doll”; Tracy Grammer; Flower of Avalon Signature/SIG1292
  3. Spider John Koerner: “Titanic”; Spiker John Koerner; Red House Raised By Humans / RHR CD 44
  4. Les Barker: “Have You Got Any News of the Iceberg?”; Les Barker; Mrs. Ackroyd Records Up the Creek Without a Poodle / DOG012
  5. June Tabor: “I Want to Vanish”; June Tabor; Against the Stream Green Linnet/GLCD3096
  6. Leo Kottke & Mike Gordon: “Noon to Noon”; Leo Kottke & Mike Gordon; NOON ATO Records/8.28.20
  7. Susan Piper: “Bagels With Angels”; Susan Piper; New On the Planet Slice Bread/CDSB71150
  8. Babbie Green: “High Tea with Lewis Carroll”; Babbie Green; LML Music Soldiers of the Heart / LML CD-123 1 of 2
  9. Eliza Gilkyson: “Through the Looking Glass”; Eliza Gilkyson; Retrospecto Realiza/7 50532 94502 6
  10. Fred Koller: “Goodnight Little Houseplant”; Fred Koller; Gadfly No Songs Left to Sell / Gadfly 274
  11. Ellen Greene & Rick Moranis: “Suddenly Seymour”; Ellen Greene & Rick Moranis; Rhino Entertainment Warner Bros. 75 Yrs. of Film Music / R2 75287-4
  12. Josh Ritter: “Bone of Song”; Josh Ritter; Hello Starling Signature/SIG1280
  13. Zoe Mulford with Windborne: “Songs Stay Sung”; Zoe Mulford with Windborne; “Songs Stay Sung” Azalea/9-4-2020
  14. Joan Baez: “Wings”; Joan Baez; Dark Chords on a Big Guitar Koch/KOC-CD8622
  15. Merle Travis: “Midnight Special”; Merle Travis; Travis Pickin’ CMH/6255
  16. William Pint & Felicia Dale: “The Tryphina’s Extra Hand”; William Pint & Felicia Dale; Round the Corner Waterbug/WBG0036
  17. Hannah Sanders & Ben Savage: “Selkie Song”; Hannah Sanders & Ben Savage; Sungrazing Records Awake / SGR003
  18. The Kennedys: “Anna and the Magic Gown”; The Kennedys; Stand Koch / DOC-CD-8675
  19. David Olney: “My Lovely Assistant”; David Olney; Loud House Records Migration / LHR2005
  20. Dust Poets: “I Married a Magician”; Dust Poets; Lovesick Town Dust Poets/dms9628
  21. Claudia Schmidt: “Basic Hygiene”; Claudia Schmidt; “Basic Hygiene” Pragmavision/IR 22031
  22. Steve Goodman: “The Vegetable Song/Barnyard Dance”; Steve Goodman; Somebody Else’s Troubles Buddha/7446599626 2
  23. Bill Harley: “That’s Where You Come From”; Bill Harley; Mistakes Were Made Round River/203
  24. Michael Doucet: “Abandonne”; Michael Doucet w/Sarah Quintana; Lachere Prise (Let it Go) Compass / 7 4740 2
  25. Malinky: The Dreadful End of Marianna for Sorcery; Malinky feat. Karine Polwart; Last Leaves Greentrax/CDTRAX190
  26. Dirk Powell: “I Ain’t Playing Pretty Polly”; Dirk Powell; When I Wait For You Compass / 7 4766 2
  27. Scott Ainslie: “Terraplane Blues”; Scott Ainslie; Terraplane Cattail/1196 CD
  28. Len Spencer: “First recorded promotional messages on the Edison Phonograph”; Len Spencer; Great Speeches of the 20th Century Rhino World Beat/RWB 70567 2
  29. Robert Johnson: “Phonograph Blues”; Robert Johnson; Cross Road Blues – A Proper Introduction to Robert Johnson Proper Records/INTRO CD2010
  30. Merle Travis: “Midnight Special”; Merle Travis; Travis Pickin’ CMH/6255
  31. Greg Trooper: “Floating”; Greg Trooper; Floating Sugar Hill/SUG-CD-1075
  32. Twisted Pine: “Dreamaway”; Twisted Pine; Right Now Signature / Sig CD 2121
  33. Lerner & Loewe: “Follow Me” (Nimue’s song); Marjorie Smith as Nimue (Lady of the Lake); Sony Camelot / SK 60542
  34. Buskin & Batteau: “Guinevere”; Buskin & Batteau; Folkstage: Buskin & Batteau WFMT / 12/4/2010
  35. The Dillards with Don Henley: “Always Gonna Be You”; The Dillards with Don Henley; “Always Gonna Be You” Pinecastle/pre-release
  36. Raye Zaragoza: “They Say”; Raye Zaragoza; Woman in Color download 9.4.2020
  37. Lou & Peter Berryman: “Resolution #9”; Lou & Peter Berryman; We Don’t Talk About That! Cornbelt/CR800CD
  38. National Lampoon feat. Chevy Chase: “Mission Impeachable”; National Lampoon feat. Chevy Chase; Greatest Hits of the National Lampoon Uproar/UP3854-2
  39. The Geyer Street Sheiks: “Sixteen Tons”; Geyer Street Sheiks; Great Dream BJam/CD 101
  40. Taj Mahal with Toumani Diabate: “Take This Hammer”; Taj Mahal with Toumani Diabate; Kulanjan Hannibal/HNCD 1444
  41. John Sieger: “Martha’s Machine”; John Sieger; FR Modern Folk Vol. II / FR0320
  42. Dolly Parton: “Old Black Kettle”; Dolly Parton; “Old Black Kettle” RCA Nashville Legacy/828276 81529 2
  43. Eric Bibb: “Shingle By Shingle”; Eric Bibb; Good Stuff Earthbeat/R2 75265
  44. Reggie Harris: “Hickory Hill”; Reggie Harris & Greg Greenway; Deeper Than the Skin DTTS 01

The Midnight Special, August 29, 2020

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  1. Scott Cook: “Put Your Good Foot in the Road”; Scott Cook; Canada Council for the Arts Tangle of Souls / 76868 22515
  2. Elizabeth Cotten: “Mamma, Nobody’s Here But the Baby”; Elizabeth Cotten; Smithsonian Folkways Shake Sugaree, Vol. Two / F-31003
  3. (Alastair Moock): “Freight Train/The Story of Elizabeth Cotten”; Alastair Moock; Moockshake Music 00261 48083
  4. David Massengill: “Sightseer”; David Massengill; Plump The Return / Plump 5903-2CD
  5. Eric Andersen: “Belgian Bar; Eric Andersen; WFMT Folkstage: Eric Andersen / 11-7-98 (2)
  6. Fred Neil: “The Dolphins”; Fred Neil; Rhino Washington Sq. Memories / R274264
  7. Malcolm Dalglish & The Ooolites: Sail Away Ladies; Malcolm Dalglish & The Ooolites; Ooolitic Music Pleasure / OM 1112
  8. Brooks Williams: “Inland Sailor”; Brooks Williams; Red Guitar Blue Music Work My Claim / RGBM-2020
  9. Coco & Lafe: “OCean Beach”; Coco & Lafe; Skyhunter Cafe Loco / SKY 2008
  10. Joni Mitchell): “California”; Joni Mitchell; Reprise Blue / 81227978-4
  11. (Michael Merenda): “You Can Come to My House”; The Mammals; Humble Abode Music HAM 18
  12. Jerry Orbach & Company: “Lullaby of Broadway”; Jerry Orbach & Company; RCA 42nd Street Orig. Broadway Cast Recording / RCA 1 3891
  13. The Stray Birds: “Best Medicine”; The Stray Birds; Yep Roc Best Medicine / YEP-2408
  14. (Geoff Bartley): “Fullerton Street Strut”; Geoff Bartley; Waterbug WBG-0052
  15. Kathleen Edwards: “Ashes to Ashes”; Kathleen Edwards; Dualtone Total Freedom / 803020199521
  16. R. B. Morris: “Going Back to the Sky”; R.B. Morris; rbmorris.com Going Back to the Sky / 1.20.20
  17. Leonard Cohen: “First We Take Manhattan”; Leonard Cohen; Columbia I’m Your Man / CK 44191
  18. Orig. Broadway Cast of Cabaret: “Cabaret”; Jill Haworth/Original Broadway cast; Sony Classical Cabaret / SK60533
  19. Jesse Winchester: Club Manhattan; Jesse Winchester; Sugar Hill Gentleman of Leisure / SH CD 1062
  20. Peter Mulvey: “The Dreams”; Peter Mulvey; Eastern Front Deep Blue / EFR-CD-112
  21. Les Barker: “Travel Iron”; Les Barker; Mrs. Ackroyd Records Up the Creek Without a Poodle / DOG012
  22. Mandy Patinkin: “I’ll Be Seeing You”; Mandy Patinkin; CBS Mandy Patinkin / MK 44943
  23. (Eliza Gilkyson): “Promises to Keep”; Eliza Gilkyson; Red House RHR CD 316
  24. Spider John Koerner: “Jack of Diamonds”; Spiker John Koerner; Red House Stargeezer / RHR CD 84
  25. Odetta: Deep River; Odetta; Legacy International Ballads and Blues / CD 354
  26. James Lee Stanley: “Saving Grace”; James Lee Stanley; Two Man Band – Two Beachwood/BR24262
  27. (Traditional): “Venezuela”; Rita Connolly; Topic MRBCOLL
  28. Grant Peeples: “Venezuela”; Grant Peeples; Bad Wife Peeple / Feb 2020
  29. (Scott Joplin): “Solace – Mexican Serenade”; Mike Agranoff; BFD BFD104C
  30. Mary Chapin-Carpenter: “The Dirt and the Stars”; Mary -Chapin Carpenter; Lambent Light Records The Dirt and The Stars / LLR003
  31. Paul Brady: “The Lakes of Pontchartrain”; Paul Brady; Compass Records Missing Liberty Tapes / 7 4335 2
  32. Martyn Joseph: “Song of My Returning”; Martyn Joseph; Pipe Records PRC DO29
  33. Bumper Jackson: “Si Tu Vois Ma Mere”; Bumper Jacksons (Jess Eliot Myhre, clarinet); Hearth Music Sweet Mama, Sweet Daddy, Come In
  34. Edith Piaf: “La Vie En Rose”; Edith Piaf; Primo The Passion of Edith Piaf / PRMCD6053
  35. Bob Fox: “Greek Lightning”; Bob Fox; Woodworm Dreams Never Leave You / WRCD035
  36. Susan Werner: “Bring Round the Boat”; Susan Werner; Bottom Line BLine 63440-47305-2
  37. Conception Corporation: “Welcome to Bummerland”; Conception Corporation; Rhino Complete Conception (1 of 2)
  38. Conception Corporation: “Ego Trip”; Conception Corporation; Rhino Complete Conception (1 of 2)
  39. Birds of Chicago: “Superlover”; Birds of Chicago; Signature Sounds Love in Wartime / 7-01237-20942-5
  40. Hannah Sanders & Ben Savage: “One Grain of Sand”; Hannah Sanders & Ben Savage; Sungrazing Records Awake / SGR003
  41. Pete Seeger: “Sailing Down My Golden River”; Pete Seeger; Living Music Pete / Living MUS 0032
  42. Kathy Kallick: “Stronger Cup”; Kathy Kallick; Sugar Hill Call Me A Taxi / SH CD 3856
  43. (Muriel Anderson): “Two Shores”; Muriel Anderson; Muriel Anderson CDG 2000

The Midnight Special, August 22, 2020

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  1. Vance Gilbert: “Rocket to the Moon”; Vance Gilbert; Philo Edgewise CD PH 1156
  2. (Peter Mayer): “Astronaut Dreams”; Peter Mayer; Blue Boat BB1206
  3. Ray Bradbury: Your formal education was limited; Studs Terkel & Ray Bradbury; WFMT Studs Terkel Archives WFMT Studs Terkel Archives / 3.18.92
  4. Mickey Calin & The Jets: Orig. Broadway Cast: “Cool”; Mickey Calin & The Jets (Orig. Broadway Cast); Masterworks Broadway West Side Story /88691 94841 2
  5. David Broza and Alberto Rios: “Chileno Boys”; David Broza w/Jackson Browne & Shawn Colvin; Window to the World At Masada / 90792 00212
  6. Jud Caswel: “451”; Jud Caswel; Alderdown Lost & Found / ALD 0401
  7. Twisted Pine: “Papaya”; Twisted Pine; Signature Right Now / Sig CD 2121
  8. (Sweet Honey in the Rock): “Pata Pata”; Sweet Honey in the Rock; Appleseed APR CD 1134
  9. Tom Prasada-Rao: “The Year of Losing Things”; Tom Prasada-Rao; Tom Prasada-Rao The Year of Losing Things / 8-15-2020 on FB
  10. The Last Word Quintet: “Saving Grace”; The Last Word Quintet;
    Last Word Quintet The Last Word Quintet Live at Studio 5 / CD2020

  11. Barbara Saint John: “Dreamers in the Night”; Barbara Saint John; Mystic Pilgrim Emily / Mystic Pilgrim 002
  12. The Byrds: “Mr. Spaceman”; The Byrds; Columbia/Legacy Essential Byrds C2k 89110 1-2
  13. John Prine: “Linda Goes to Mars”; John Prine; Oh Boy German Afternoons / OBR-003CD
  14. (Cole Porter): “Begin the Beguine”; The Bills (formerly The Bill Hilly Band); Borealis BOREALIS BCD 145
  15. Leonard Cohen: “Everybody Knows”; Leonard Cohen; Columbia I’m Your Man / CK 44191
  16. Peter Sellers: “Political Party Broadcast”; Peter Sellers; EMI A Celebration of Sellers / 7243 8 27782 2 6
  17. Grant Peeples: “Unsustainable”;
    Grant Peeples; Peeples Bad Wife / Feb 2020

  18. Ray Bradbury: You started to write Studs Terkel & Ray Bradbury; WFMT Studs Terkel Archives / 3.18.92
  19. Chris Rosser: “Federico Fellini”; Chris Rosser; Independent Songwriters Group Holy Fool / ISG CD 2020
  20. Susan Werner: “Movie of My Life” (bonus track); Susan Werner; Bottom Line BLine 63440-47305-2
  21. Mark Graham: “Moby Dick”; Mark Graham; Mark Graham Inner Life / MG 1998
  22. (Kurt Weil & Bertolt Brecht): “Mack the Knife”; Jimmie Dale Gilmore; Windcharger 11661 3173 2
  23. Joe Ely: “Up On the Ridge”;
    Joe Ely; MCA Twistin’ in the Wind / MCAD-70031

  24. Butch Hancock: “If You Were a Bluebird”; Butch Hancock; Sugar Hill East Away the Night / SH-CD 1048
  25. Ani DiFranco’s Prison Music Project: “Villain”; Aranesa Turner, AniDiFranco;
    Righteous Babe Long Time Gone /RBR094-D

  26. David Wilcox: “We Make the Way by Walking”; David Wilcox; Freshly Baked Records 002
  27. Pierce Pettis: “Little River Canyon”; Pierce Pettis; Compass State of Grace / 7 4315 2
  28. Cheryl Wheeler: “Summer’s Almost Over”; Cheryl Wheeler; Philo Defying Gravity / 11671-1240-2
  29. (Jay Ungar, arr. Buddy Greene): “Ashokan Farewell”; Buddy Greene w/Stuart Duncan on fiddle; Rufus RMCD 195317
  30. Corky Siegel: “Midnight Radio”; Corky Siegel; Stuff Stuff / SR81-111
  31. Jenny Reynolds: “Before I know You’re Gone”; Jenny Reynolds
    www.jennyreynolds.com Any Kind of Angel / 7 00261 48218 7

  32. Eric Taylor: “Blue Piano”;
    Eric Taylor; Emminent Scuffletown / EM-26001-2

  33. Denice Franke: “Summer Places”;
    Denice Franke; Folkstage Folkstage / 9-11-99

  34. Ray Bradbury: The thing that’s interesting about Ray Bradbury;
    Studs Terkel & Ray Bradbury;  WFMT Studs Terkel Archives / 3.18.92

  35. Bailey Jester: “The Music Box”;
    Bailey Jester (Matt Jordan & Young Hines); Johnny Cut Travelin’ Show BAI 002

  36. Don Conoscenti: “Mysterious Light”; Don Conoscenti; Cogtone Mysterious Light / 009
  37. Orig. Broadway Cast of Hair: “Walking in Space”; Hair: Original Broadway Cast; Victor Hair / 82876-56085-2
  38. John Prine: “Space Monkey”;
    John Prine; Oh Boy Live on Tour / OBR 015CD

  39. Ellis Paul: “The Day After Everything Changed”;
    Ellis Paul; BW The Day After Everything Changed / BW0010

  40. Tom Paxton: “Pandora’s Box”;
    Tom Paxton; Vanguard Best of the Vanguard Years / 79561-2

  41. (Pete Morton): “We Are All Trees By the Side of the Road”; Pete Morton; Further 003
  42. Tret Fure: “Small Town”; Tret Fure; Tomboy Girl Records True Compass / Tomboy Girl 83104
  43. Jack Williams: “Young at Heart”; Jack Williams; Wind River Don’t Let Go / WR 4039CD
  44. Ariane Lydon: Fried Green Tomatoes; Ariane Lydon; Folkstage 2005

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 …