Old-Time Music and Songs about Potatoes

The program for January 29, 2000, included some fresh twists to American old-time music and many songs about potatoes, among other things:

First hour:

Artist Song Title Album (Label)
Incredible String Band Sleepers, Awake! Changing Horses (WEA)
Flook! Blackberry Blossom/The Independence Live! (Small Time)
June Tabor Apples and Potatoes Against the Streams (Green Linnet)
Patrick Street Dennis Murphy's Reel... All in Good Time (Green Linnet)
New Set
Martin Carthy The Hard Cheese of Old England [Les Barker's] Oranges and Lemmings (Mrs Ackroyd)
Cordelia's Dad May Blooming Field Comet (Omnium)
Eliza Carthy Miller and the Lass Rice (Topic)
Pete Morton The Mower and the Dairy Maid Tresspass (Harbour)
Steve Tilston & Maggie Boyle The Naked Highwayman Of Moor and Mesa (Green Linnet)
Music Under Announcements
Steve Tilston The Wind that Shakes the Barley... Swans at Coole (Run River)
June Tabor I'll Be Seeing You A Quiet Eye (Green Linnet)
Norma Waterson Al Bowlly's in Heaven/The Very Thought of You The Very Thought of You (Hannibal)
John Renbourn & Stefan Grossman Idaho Potato Snap a Little Owl (Shanachie)
New Set
John Prine & Iris DeMent Let's Invite Them Over In Spite of Ourselves (Oh Boy)

Second hour:

Artist Song Title Album (Label)
Cordelia's Dad Wake Up Spine (Appleseed)
Jody Stecher Little Johnny Sailed from London Oh the Wind and Rain: Eleven Ballads (Appleseed)
Norman Blake "G" Medley Live at McCabe's (Takoma)
Gillian Welch Caleb Meyer Hell among the Yearlings (Almo Sounds)
Leigh Hilger The Ballad of Silas Ebb Casting Shadows (Independent Songwriters' Group)
New Set
Kate MacLeod The Child Constant Emotion (Waterbug)
Leigh Hilger Willi Brown Casting Shadows
Darcie Deaville Blackbird on the Runway/Dalmatian on the Roof Tornado in Slo Mo (Redwing Music)
Mother McRhea's Uptown Jug Champions On the Road Again Live at the Top of the Tangent (Grateful Dead)
Sunshine Skiffle Band Diggin' My Potatoes Beat It, Blow It, Strum It, Hum It (Flying Fish)
Holy Modal Rounders Penny's Farm Too Much Fun (Rounder)
New Set
Faith Petric Idaho Spud "When Did We Have Sauerkraut?" (s/p)
The Hitmen No Man Is a Potato Light in August (Driver Jam Music)
Tom Paxton Don't Slay That Potato One Million Lawyers and Other Disasters
Cheryl Wheeler Potato Sylvia Hotel (Philo)
New Set
Brave Combo Potato Chips Polka Polkas for a Gloomy World (Rounder)