Folk Next Door

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The Folk Next Door was the name of a concert series and CD releases produced on by WWUH, the University of Hartford radio station in West Hartford, CT, USA. There were nine concerts and CDs in all, one each year starting in 1991. Featured artists included Sloan Wainright, Dar Williams, Hugh Blumenfeld, The Nields, Please and Thank You Band, Lui Collins, Dewey Burns, Bruce Pratt, Kate McDonnell and Freddie Tane, The Hartford Gospel All Stars, Catie Curtis, and Dave Drouillard.



Folk Next Door 1[edit]

  1. Lui Collins Friendship Waltz
  2. The Patons Come Love Come
  3. Dewey Burns Just How Long
  4. Please and Thank You Band Pittsburgh Medley
  5. McDonnell Tane Ordinary Man
  6. Heartwood I Give You Light
  7. Donna Martin The Shirt Off My Back
  8. Last Fair Deal Out of My Mind
  9. Amy Davis & Dan Gardella Take Me to the Zydeco Dance
  10. Hugh Blumenfeld Waiting for the Good Humor Man
  11. Steve Nystrup Canary Island
  12. Dave Drouillard Oh, Sweet Mary
  13. Richard Shindell Home Team
  14. John Whelan Gan Aimn
  15. Bruce Pratt Drivin' Through the Delta
  16. Don Sineti The Dreadnought
  17. Stan Sullivan The Passing Lane
  18. Delta Boogie May We All Shout Together
  19. Zydeco Zombies Ossan Two-Step
  20. The Nields Anchorman

Folk Next Door 2[edit]

"Honey Hide The Banjo Its The Folk Next Door Again!"

  1. Dar Williams The Babysitter's Here
  2. Kate McDonnell Seeking Passage
  3. Catie Curtis Slave to My Belly
  4. Robin Lawlor Francesca
  5. Ellen Cross The Letters
  6. Grassroots Bill Cheatham
  7. J.P. Jones Bold Troubador
  8. Hugh Blumenfeld & Ed Smith Friends of a Traveler
  9. Donna Martin Coming Home
  10. Lui Collins Step Into the Water
  11. Hartford Gospel Stars 99½ Won't Do
  12. Barbara Kessler Happy With You
  13. Peter Lehndorff East Longmeadow
  14. Eric Von Schmidt Champagne Don't Hurt Me Baby
  15. Please and Thank You Band Katy Hill
  16. Bruce Pratt The Unknown
  17. The Nields (Just Like Christopher Columbus)

Folk Next Door III[edit]


  1. Chanting House Salome
  2. Madwoman In the Attic Oconee
  3. Peter Lehndorff Marriage
  4. J.P. Jones Moving Train
  5. Jeter La Ponte L2 Jeune Marie'e
  6. Lucy Kaplansky You Just Need a Home
  7. Steve Nystrup Weasel
  8. Kim Trusty Keep On Moving
  9. Peg Loughran The Traveler
  10. Patrick McGinley St. Patrick's Isle
  11. Gypsy Reel White Face Waltz
  12. Ed Smith I Got a Tune
  13. Madwoman In the Attic Nothing Like Food
  14. Amy Gallatin Forever Ride
  15. Tim Cote Television
  16. Gospel Stars He Will Understand
  17. Dar Williams February

Folk Next Door IV[edit]

"Local Color"

  1. Greg Greenway Ghost Dance
  2. Erica Wheeler Arrow Heads
  3. Michael Jerling Starting Tomorrow
  4. New Middle Class I'll Rock Your Candle
  5. Jim Henry Baby's Coming Home
  6. Kate McDonnell Drink the Rain
  7. Dave Drouillard American Flyer
  8. Travor Hollow Parallax
  9. Sally Rogers Hard Work
  10. Andrew Calhoun Tunnelvision
  11. Madwoman In the Attic These Eyes
  12. Hugh Blumenfeld Mozart's Money
  13. Les Sampou Holyland
  14. Cyd Slotteroff At Last
  15. Bobbi Carmitchell Life on the Greener Side
  16. Susanne McDermott Farther Still
  17. Greg Greenway Crack in the Wall
  18. Travor Hollow You Don't Call Me Darling Anymore

Folk Next Door V[edit]


  1. Sloan Wainwright Band Hey Girl
  2. Cordelia's Dad Katy Cruel
  3. Ratsy Bell Bottomed Lunch Box
  4. Gabriel Dorman I Am God Just a little Bit
  5. Chilo Simple
  6. Salamander Crossing Trip Me Up
  7. Dana Pomfret Tricks on You
  8. Bayou Brethem Port Arthur Blues
  9. Nancy Tucker Everything Reminds Me of My Therapist
  10. Morrigu Jane's Reel/ A Punch In the Dark
  11. Stan Sullivan Dark Belgian Chocolate
  12. St. Patrick's Pipe Band Gardens of Skye/ Over the Sea to Skye/ Within A Mile of Edinburgh Town/ The Waters of Kylesku/ Molly Darling
  13. Cordelia's Dad A Sailor's Life
  14. Chilo That Hair

Folk Next Door VI[edit]

"The Emperor of Ice Cream"

  1. Karen Savoca and Pete Heitzman You Just Don't Get It
  2. Jeremy Wallace Johnny
  3. Lisa McCormick Right Now
  4. Don Sineti and Chris Morgan John Kanaka
  5. Jano Cowboy King
  6. The Mollys Pride Over Dollars
  7. The Muster Bunch Tatter Jack/ Drums and Guns
  8. Dana Robinson Wishing Tree
  9. Scott McAllistar, Meredith Cooper, Jeff Mucciolo Seaside Jig
  10. Ratsy Leave Her Behind
  11. Washboard Slim and the Blue Lights Firehouse Blues
  12. Ilene Weiss Answer to Come
  13. Sloan Wainwright Band For My Pride
  14. Sloan Wainwright Band No One's Makin' Me Do It
  15. Ratsy Don't Judge the Herd
  16. Ilene Weiss Woman of a Calm Heart

Folk Next Door VII[edit]

"May Day"

  1. Beth Amsel Saint Mark
  2. Tom Prasado-Rao Walk A Million Miles
  3. Peter Lehndorff Peugot
  4. Chris and Meredith Thompson House Divided
  5. Mark Mulcahy Tempted
  6. Justina and Joyce Sip of Water
  7. Gideon Freudmann Adobe Dog House
  8. Hugh Blumenfeld Bill's Dick
  9. Darryl Purpose Child of Hearts
  10. Erin McKeown Fast as I Can
  11. Jeremy Wallace Missing you this Morning
  12. Louise Taylor Deep, Dark River
  13. Erica Wheeler Nowhere to Go
  14. Stephen Nystrup Come on the Road
  15. Lost Wages Tarpology

Folk Next Door VIII[edit]


  1. River City Slim and the Zydeco Hogs La Valse de Kaplan
  2. Margo Hennebach and Mark Saunders On Preacher Hill
  3. Michael Hsu Your Boyfriend, Your Dad
  4. Lucy Chapin Barefeet
  5. Joe Flood Big Daddy Blues
  6. Sonya Hunter Nonesuch
  7. Einstein's Little Homunculus Celibacy
  8. Freddie White When Jesus Gets to Town
  9. Maggie Carchrie Peurt A Beuill
  10. Mark Erelli Midnight
  11. Cheryl Hoenemeyer Angela
  12. Michael Veitch American Song
  13. Amy Gallatin and Stillwaters California Blues
  14. Joe Flood Always Will Always Mean You
  15. Sonya Hunter Prohibition
  16. Mark Erelli The River Road
  17. Cheryl Hoenemeyer 2%
  18. Amy Gallatin and Stillwaters Tennessee Fluxedo

Folk Next Door IX[edit]


  1. Alastair Moock Lonely Heart
  2. Rebekah Hayes One Candle Burns
  3. Robin Greenstein Sacred Song
  4. Eric Garrison Breathing
  5. Adrienee Jones and Rani Arbo Uninvited Ghost
  6. Lisa Moscatiello Second Avenue
  7. Cece Borjeson (and Ruth George) A 'Soalin' (Trad.)
  8. Groovelily Sitting on the Fence
  9. Meg Hutchinson When It Rains
  10. Meg Hutchinson Ockham's Razor
  11. Gene and Mim Lose My Mind
  12. Andrew McKnight Western Skies
  13. Bernice Lewis Mercy
  14. Eric Burkhart and Humpty Daddy No One Lives Here
  15. Kevin Briody Walnuts and Rice
  16. The Roadbirds West Texas Wind
  17. Eric Burkhart and Humpty Daddy

At home for the holidays with the Folk Next Door[edit]

  1. Dar Williams The Christians and the Pagans
  2. Hugh and the New Coventry Carolers Kosher for Christmas
  3. Madwoman in the Attic The Cherry Tree Carol
  4. Ilene Weiss His Initials
  5. The Nields Merry Christmas Mr. Jones
  6. Mark Saunders Joy to the World
  7. Margo Hennebach Winter Snows
  8. Donna Martin Merry Christmas Baby
  9. Ratsy If You're Not Dead
  10. The New Coventry Carolers The New Coventry Carol
  11. Patrick McGinley/ Mark Saunders Lefty Gets a Gift
  12. Susan McKeown/ Lindsay Horner Through the Bitter Frost and Snow
  13. Steven Nystrup Amazing Grace/ Christmas Morning
  14. Hugh Blumenfeld This Mountain
  15. Steven Nystrup Greensleeves
  16. Peter Lehndorff Santa's Back
  17. Amy Gallatin and Stillwaters Silent Night

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