November 16, 1996
Live from The Town Hall in New York City, with Al Franken, Alice Playten, pianist Jaki Byard, and the cast of Radio Gals.

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Recorded on November 16, 1996, from New York, New York.
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Tishomingo/MN/NY (11:19)(M)
Lives of The Cowboys (8:39)(RA)
Royal Radio (4:12)
Dear Mr. Gershwin (3:26)
Fireside (4:19)
Capt's Choice (1:00)(RA)
Autumn in NY (5:36)
Guy Noir (18:44)(RA)
Dueling Als (3:00)(RA)
Intermission (3:36)
Greetings (4:51)
Fred Farrell (1:30)(RA)
Elderly in Space (3:27)(RA)
Royal Jam (3:41)
Family Suite (7:23)
Monologue (19:52)(RA)
Queenie (4:19)
Oedipus (7:54)(RA)
Credits (:47)
Good Night Irene (1:14)

Guest Information
  • Jaki Byard
  • Al Franken
  • Alice Playten
  • Radio Gals Cast
  • Scripts
  • Minnesota
  • Cowboys
  • Captain's Choice
  • Guy Noir
  • Dueling Als
  • Fred Farrell
  • Oedipus

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