Friday at the Ford

Friday at the Ford CD Collection

The Library has a collection of CDs from Friday at the Ford performers. These may, of course, be borrowed for three weeks. Click on the titles below to see whether items are on shelf. You may reserve them, and they will be held for you at the Checkout Desk. Then listen and tell your friends.

Bob Bovee and Gail Heil

Appeared at Friday at the Ford on November 17, 2000,  November 14, 2003, and April 11, 2008.

When the Cactus is in Bloom – Songs of cowboys are highlighted this collection of western songs.

Cat Catalani

Appeared at Friday at the Ford on March 17, 2000.

Cat Catalani – Cat sings folk and American classics.

Curtis and Loretta

Appeared at Friday at the Ford on March 7, 2003, March 18, 2005, January 19, 2007, March 27, 2009, and September 21, 2012.

Gone Forever – Curtis and Loretta mix their own compositions with traditional folksongs.

Just My Heart for You – This is perhaps the duo’s best CD. “Angel of Bergen-Belsen” always moves our Friday at the Ford crowd.

Mark Dvorak

Appeared at Friday at the Ford on November 20, 1999, November 11, 2005, and September 19, 2014.

The Streets of Old Chicago – Dvorak, an Old Town School of Folk Music regular sings of Chicago and Illinois.

Filisko and Noden

Joe Filisko played Friday at the Ford on January 18, 2008.

Filisko and Noden Live – The duo plays early post-war Chicago blues.

Pat Gaughan

Appeared at Friday at the Ford on January 16, 2009.

From Erin’s Shore – Pat plays a mixture of her own compositions and traditional Irish songs.

Jim Green

Appeared at Friday at the Ford on May 16, 2014

When the Moon Was Full of Mystery – Performing as the Wandering Endorphin, Jim Green exhibits guitar brilliance in mostly instrumental pieces.

Bruce Holmes

Appeared at Friday at the Ford on November 5, 2010.

Life’s an Intelligence Test – The Chicago folksinger’s first collection of thought-provoking songs.

The Old King’s Reel – Bruce sang several of these lively pieces at Thomas Ford.

Hop on Pop

Todd Leiter-Weintraub appeared at Friday at the Ford on September 17, 2004.

As Drawn by Ethan, Age 2 – This is a collection of original compositions by a Western Springs resident.

Bill and Kate Isles

Appeared at Friday at the Ford on September 25, 2009.

Matching Baggage – Gentle folk and country songs from a harmonious duo.

The Shores of My Hometown – One of Bill’s solo CDs.

Tom Kastle

Appeared at Friday at the Ford on January 28, 2011.

Across the Centerline – Mostly original songs from the entertaining singer/songwriter.

Tommy’s Gone to Hilo – Folk songs, many with a nautical theme, recorded at a live concert.

Tom and Chris Kastle

Appeared at Friday at the Ford on May 13, 2005, and March 14, 2008.

Me for the Inland Lakes – A collection of historical songs about the Great Lakes.

Rivers – Tom and Chris sing about rivers and life around them.

Lee Murdock

Appeared at Friday at the Ford on March 20, 1998, and September 15, 2000.

Between Two Worlds – Lee sings folksongs about the Great Lakes and the people who sailed them.

Chris McNamara and Rick Neeley

Appeared at Friday at the Ford on November 12, 2004 and September 14, 2007.

About Time – Local folksingers perform contemporary and original songs.

Dave Potts

Appeared at Friday at the Ford on March 16, 2007

One Night in the South – Songs about living in the South. “Martin” is a song about a high school hero who never went very far from home but still had lots of style.

Dave Rudolf

Appeared at Friday at the Ford on November 1, 2013.

Dave Rudolf’s Bubba Christmas – Dave’s wild and crazy take on the holidays.

Small Potatoes

Appeared at Friday at the Ford on May 17, 2013.

Small Potatoes Alive! – The humorous and very creative duo sing a variety of songs.

Michael Smith

Appeared at Friday at the Ford on February 20, 1998, November 20, 1998, and April 20, 2001.

Love Stories – Two vintage LPs from Flying Fish Records onto one CD

There – Contemporary songs from an Old Town School of Music regular.

Trillium

Appeared at Friday at the Ford on November 9, 2007 and March 12, 2010.

The Moody Leprechaun – Several of these lively pieces were performed at Thomas Ford.

Over the Waterfall – This four-piece band plays everything from Celtic and bluegrass to ragtime.

Chris Vallillo

Appeared at Friday at the Ford on January 25, 2012.

Abraham Lincoln in Song – Vallillo’s acclaimed song set about the Illinois native who became a president.

Aural Traditions – These songs evoke the Midwest of the 1860s to the 1930s.