May 11, 1996
Live from the Fitzgerald Theater in St. Paul, Minnesota, with Kate MacKenzie, Michael Cleveland, Solas and Chris Thile.

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Recorded on May 11, 1996, from St. Paul, Minnesota.
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00:00Logo
00:11Tishomingo Blues
02:47Applause--Gk Talks With Kate Mackenzie/Chris Thile
05:20Fishing Opener (Greenland Whale Fisheries)
08:17Applause
08:40Duct Tape: Double-Sided Picnic Tape
09:09Fred Farrell: Condor Cry
10:47Applause
11:46Shadow Ridge
13:51Applause
15:41Stoney Lonesome
17:51Applause--Gk Back Announce
18:22What's The Matter With The Mill?
20:41Applause--Gk Back Announce
21:27Cowboys: Mom Visits The Campsite
29:18Applause--Gk Talks To Seamus Egan
31:39Flowing Bowls --Seamus Egan And Solas
35:30Applause--Gk Talks To Solas
38:22Fear An Bhata
42:42Applause--Gk Talks To Karan Casey
43:47Bertha's Kitty Boutique: King Salmon Caviar
46:16Applause
46:27Celebrities: Mother's Day
52:15Applause--Sweet Ballads For Mothers Day..
52:46Mother The Queen Of My Heart
56:08The Sweetest Gift, A Mother's Smile
59:22Applause--Gk Segue To Pat
59:57I Want You To Be My Baby
102:45Applause/Gk Segue To Intermission
103:13At The Jazz Band Ball
106:47Applause--Welcome Back To The Second Half
107:33Powdermilk Biscuits Theme
109:01Greetings
112:20Don't This Road Look Rough And Rocky
115:55Applause/Gk Talk With Chris Thile And Michael Cleveland
117:19Wheel Hoss
119:42Applause
120:15Mel's Big Boy Buffet
122:42Applause
124:49Newry Highwayman/Boys Of Tulla
129:36Applause
130:00Monologue
149:37Applause
149:50Faith River
152:22Applause--Gk Talk To Michael Cleveland
154:27Credits
155:54Red River Valley

Guest Information
  • Kate MacKenzie
  • Chris Thile
  • Michael Cleveland
  • Solas
  • Scripts
  • Fishing Opener
  • Duct Tape
  • Fred Farrell
  • Cowboys
  • Bertha's Kitty's Boutique
  • Celebrities

  • Music Information
    Performers, music scipts and credits
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