A Playlist for Mark

A Playlist for Mark, November 5, 2022 

 

 1. Odetta, “Pastures of Plenty” (written by Woody Guthrie) – Mark named his cats Odetta and Woody 

 

2. Big Bill Broonzy, “Glory of Love” – The dean of Chicago acoustic blues players 

 

3. Steve Goodman, “Lincoln Park Pirates” – Lots of Chicago references; about a notorious towing company 

 

4. Loudon Wainwright III, “Not Going to Cry” – A favorite of Mark’s; Loudon talked (and sang) about his memoir at P&P 

 

5. Gillian Welch & David Rawlings, “Acony Bell” – Mark and I (& others) went to a memorable Gillian & David concert at Strathmore 

 

6. Norman Blake & Tony Rice, “I’m Gonna Lay Down My Old Guitar” – Two guitar masters on a song made famous by the Delmore Brothers and Doc Watson 

 

7. Bob Dylan, “Wild Mountain Thyme” – A traditional song, live from the Isle of Wight concert, August 31, 1969 

 

8. Bob Dylan, “When I Paint My Masterpiece” – A request from Mark’s brother Matt, who spoke  

 

9. John Prine, “When I Get to Heaven” – Another request from Matt, from John Prine’s last album 

 

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Afterwards 

 

10. Lucinda Williams with Bill Frisell, guitar, “Place in My Heart”  

 

11. Bill Frisell, “A Hard Rain’s A-Gonna Fall” (written by Bob Dylan) – Another favorite guitarist; another concert we went to, at Wolf Trap Barns 

 

12. Emmylou Harris and Mark Knopfler, “If This is Goodbye” – A Howard Norman suggestion 

 

13. Bob Dylan and the Band, “One Too Many Mornings” – Also from the Isle of Wight concert