A Prairie Home Companion
SATURDAY, April 5, 1997

Music performed on A Praire Home Companion, April 5, 1997
Fitzgerald Theater, St. Paul, Minnesota

Performers:

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

Guests:

Julia Sweeney, actress
Roy Blount, Jr., writer and humorist
Kate MacKenzie, vocals, guitar
Rick Paul, tongue clucker
Rachel Schlafer-Parton, syringe player
Tom Weaver, tooth tapper

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.; © 1989 Garrison Keillor

 

"MAN WALKS INTO A BAR" SONG
Garrison Keillor, RD, AS, PD, GH, AK
w: Garrison Keillor; m: Garrison Keillor, Richard Dworsky
© 1997 Garrison Keillor, Richard Dworsky

SAM AND JANET EVENING (SOME ENCHANTED EVENING) (sung line in a joke)
Tim Russell
w: Oscar Hammerstein II; m: Richard Rodgers
© 1949 (Renewed) Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II

FINE AND DANDY (Excerpt)
The Guys All-Star Shoe Band
w: Paul James; m: Kay Swift
© 1930 (Renewed) Warner Bros. Inc.

I'M LOOKING OVER A FOUR LEAF CLOVER (Excerpt)
The Guys All-Star Shoe Band
w: Mort Dixon; m: Harry Woods
© 1927 (Renewed) Warner Bros. Inc.

DON'T GET AROUND MUCH ANYMORE
Rick Paul, GH, AK
w: Bob Russell; m: Duke Ellington
© 1942 (Renewed 1970) Robbins Music Corporation

 

ODE TO JOY (from Beethoven's Ninth Symphony)
Tom Weaver
m: Ludwig van Beethoven

"WIZARD OF OZ" MEDLEY
Rachel Schlafer-Parton, RD, AS, PD, GH, AK
w: E.Y. Harburg; m: Harold Arlen
© EMI Feist Catalog, Inc.

IF I ONLY HAD A BRAIN
DING DONG, THE WITCH IS DEAD
OVER THE RAINBOW
FOLLOW THE YELLOW BRICK ROAD

YOU MADE ME LOVE YOU
Kate MacKenzie, RD, AS, PD, GH, AK
w/m: Bill Giese; additional lyrics: Kate MacKenzie
© Bill Giese, Kate MacKenzie

"MAN WALKS INTO A BAR" SONG (Reprise)
Garrison Keillor, RD, AS, PD, GH, AK
w: Garrison Keillor; m: Garrison Keillor, Richard Dworsky
© 1997 Garrison Keillor, Richard Dworsky

MILENBERG JOYS (Intermission)
The Guys All-Star Shoe Band
w/m: Rappdo - Mares - Morton
© 1924 Melrose Bros.

NOTORIOUS RAG (under "Greetings")
Pat Donohue
m: Scott Bade
© 1997 Scott Bade

VAUDEVILLE CLOSER (Excerpt)
The Guys All-Star Shoe Band
m: Traditional

THINGS WE SAID TODAY
Kate MacKenzie, RD, PD, GH, AK
w/m: John Lennon, Paul McCartney
© 1964 Northern Songs Limited

TOREADOR SONG (From "Carmen")
Rachel Schlafer-Parton, RD, AS, PD, GH, AK
w/m: Georges Bizet

 

WILLIAM TELL OVERTURE
Tom Weaver, Rick Paul, RD
m: Rossini

LET THE GOOD TIMES ROLL (Closer)
Garrison Keillor, Kate MacKenzie, Pat Donohue, The Guys All-Star Shoe Band
w/m: Sam Cooke
© Abkco Music, Inc.

Some other albums available by guest artists:

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

Old Sweet Songs: A Prairie Home Companion 1974-1976

Old Sweet Songs

Lovingly selected from the earliest archives of A Prairie Home Companion, this heirloom collection represents the music from earliest years of the now legendary show: 1974–1976. With songs and tunes from jazz pianist Butch Thompson, mandolin maestro Peter Ostroushko, Dakota Dave Hull and the first house band, The Powdermilk Biscuit Band (Adam Granger, Bob Douglas and Mary DuShane).

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