January 27, 1996
Live from the Fitzgerald Theater in St. Paul, Minnesota, with The Horseflies, Jack Knife and the Sharps, Kate MacKenzie and The Vibro Champs.

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Recorded on January 27, 1996, from St. Paul, Minnesota.
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00:00PR Logo
00:11TISHOMINGO BLUES
01:04Credits
02:15Mozart's Birthday verse
02:55GK talk about Winter Carnival
03:35BLUE SKIRT WALTZ / DU LIEBST MIR IM HERZEN
06:39GK talks with Jeff Smith about tobaggan ride
08:50Minnesota: A Sate of Contentment (RA)
11:26ANOKA, THE HOME OF MY DREAMS
14:15Mozart talk
15:02Sonnet for Mozart
16:07MOZART STRING QUARTET #11 in D MAJOR
17:34GK introduces Helen Schneyer
19:55LONESOME ROBIN
25:29GK talk with Jeffrey
27:33Fred Farrell (RA)
29:00PLAISIR D'AMOR
31:19ARGENTINE LOVE SONG
34:08GK introduces Rosemary Clooney 5.36.25 HEY THERE
39:32SWEET KENTUCKY HAM
43:45GK talks with Alan Frechtman and Jeffrey
45:30LA INFLUENZA (Opera)
46:10BACK IN THE CITY (Intermission)
59:16Welcome back
1:10:43Puccini Mouth Wash
1:14:37DWELLING IN BEULAHLAND
1:18:59WHEN OCTOBER GOES
1:23:26Thanks to Rosemary
1:24:15Monologue (RA)
1:42:45DEBUSSY STRING QUARTET
1:45:41Famous Celebrities (RA)
1:51:02GK introduces choir
1:51:42WE SHALL WALK
1:54:09Credits
1:56:07BLUE SKIRT MEDLEY
1:57:55Good night everybody!

Guest Information
  • Rosemary Clooney
  • Ensemble Singers of the Plymouth Music Series
  • Janis Hardy
  • Maria Jette
  • Helen Bonchek Schneyer
  • Vern Sutton
  • Scripts
  • Minnesota
  • Fred Farrell
  • Puccini Mouth Wash
  • Famous Celebrities

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