A Prairie Home Companion
SATURDAY, November 9, 1996

Music performed on A Praire Home Companion, November 9, 1996
The Town Hall, New York, New York

Performers:

Garrison Keillor, Chris Forth, Tim Russell, Tom Keith The Guys All-Star Shoe Band: Richard Dworsky, piano; Andy Stein, fiddle, tenor sax; Pat Donohue, guitar, back-up vocal; Greg Hippen, bass; Arnie Kinsella, percussion.

Guests:

Kate MacKenzie, vocal, guitar
The Steeles with the Steele Family: (all vocal) J.D. Steele with Jason and Courtney; Jearlyn Steele Battle with Venise and Michael; Fred Steele (organ) with Fred, Jr., (drums) and Telisha; Jevetta Steele with Courtland and Kenyari (drums)
Forbes Family: Homer Forbes, vocal, banjo; Lisa Forbes Roberts, lead vocal; Lori Forbes Slate, vocal, bass; Jay Forbes, vocal, guitar, mandolin; with John Glik, fiddle

See below for Albums by Guest Artists.

TISHOMINGO BLUES (Opening theme)
Garrison Keillor, RD, AS, PD, GH, AK
w/m: Spencer Williams; new words: Garrison Keillor
© 1917 Joseph W. Stern and Co.

LET IT BE ME
Garrison Keillor, Kate MacKenzie, RD, PD, GH, AK
w: Mann Curtis; m: Gilbert Becaud
© 1955, 1957, 1960 France Music Co./MCA

THE SIX-MINUTE MACBETH (script)
Garrison Keillor, Sue Scott, Tim Russell, Tom Keith, RD, AS, PD, GH, AK

INSTITUTIONAL UTILITY
m: Russell Warner

THE OLD MAN WHO LOVED CHEESE
w: Garrison Keillor; m: Richard Dworsky
© 1995 Keillor/Dworsky

WITCH SONG
w/m: Richard Dworsky
© 1981 Richard Dworsky

I WONDER WHAT THEY'RE DOING THERE NOW
Forbes Family
As done by The Marshall Family
arr: Forbes Family
album: "In the Shadow of Your Wings," Rebel Records, REB-1733

BURY ME BENEATH THE WILLOW
Forbes Family, John Glik
As done by The Carter Family
arr: Forbes Family

JUST SOMEONE I USED TO KNOW
Forbes Family, John Glik
w/m: Jack H. Clement
© Glad Music Co. (BMI) and Polygram International (BMI)
arr: Forbes Family

THE SWEETEST GIFT (A Mother's Smile)
Garrison Keillor, Kate MacKenzie, RD, PD, GH, AK
w/m: James B. Coats
© Stamps Baxter Music (BMI)

"GUY NOIR" THEME
Garrison Keillor, RD, AS, PD, GH, AK
w: Garrison Keillor/Richard Dworsky, m: Richard Dworsky
© 1995 Keillor/Dworsky
album: "Guy Noir, Radio Private Eye," High Bridge 39261

DON'T MISS THAT TRAIN
The Steeles with the Steele Family
w/m: Traditional
arr: Edwin Hawkins

A NIGHTINGALE SANG IN BERKLEY SQUARE
The Steeles (J.D Steele, Jearlyn Steele Battle, Fred Steele, Jevetta Steele)
w/m: Eric Maschwitz, Manning Sherwin
© Shapiro Bernstein & Co., Inc. (ASCAP) and Colgems EMI Music, Inc. (ASCAP)

TRY THE REAL THING
Talisha Steele, J.D. Steele, Jearlyn Steele Battle, Jevetta Steele, FS, FS jr.
w/m: Edwin R. Hawkins
© Edwin R. Hawkins Music Co. (ASCAP) and EMI U Catalog, Inc. (ASCAP)

BUDDY'S HABITS (Intermission)
The Guys All-Star Shoe Band
m: Arnett Nelson, Charley Straight, John Maxwell Collie
© EMI Mills Music Inc. (ASCAP) (and BMI John Maxwell Collie)

YOU MUST HAVE BEEN A BEAUTIFUL BABY (under "Greetings")
Richard Dworsky, Andy Stein
w: Johnny Mercer; m: Harry Warren
© 1938 Warner Bros. Inc. (Renewed)

I HAVE A FATHER WHO CAN
Forbes Family
w/m: James L. Hendrix
© Zondervan Fiesta Corp. (BMI)
arr: Forbes Family
album: "I'll Look to Him," Rebel Records, REB-1717

FREIGHT TRAIN
Pat Donohue
m: Elizabeth Cotten
© Elizabeth Cotton Estate
arr: Pat Donohue

IRISH HEARTBEAT
Garrison Keillor, Kate MacKenzie, RD, AS, PD, GH, AK
w/m: Van Morrison
© 1988 Essential Music (BMI); In US: Rightsong Music (BMI)

"THAT'S ODD" THEME
The Guys All-Star Shoe Band
m: Richard Dworsky
© 1994

OH HAPPY DAY
The Steeles with the Steele Family (Courtland sings lead)
w/m: Edwin R. Hawkins
© EMI April (ASCAP) and Edwin R. Hawkins Music Co. (ASCAP)

JOY, JOY, JOY (Closer)
Garrison Keillor, Kate MacKenzie, The Steeles, Forbes Family, John Glik, The GASB
w/m: Traditional

Some other albums available by guest artists:

Kate MacKenzie
"Age of Innocence," Red House Records, RHR 91
"Let Them Talk," Red House Records, RHR 66
Stoney Lonesome, "Blue Heartache," Red House Records, RHR 51
Stoney Lonesome, "Lonesome Tonight," Red House Records, RHR 46

The Steeles
"Heaven Help Us All," Elektra Musician, 61290
"This Must be Christmas," Lakefront Records, soon-to-be released

Forbes Family
"Best of the Early Forbes Family," Rebel Records, REB-1120
"Farewell," Rebel Records, REB-1667
"I'll Look to Him," Rebel Records, REB-1717
"In the Shadow of Your Wings," Rebel Records, REB-1733

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