May 24, 1997
Live from Jesse Auditorium, Columbia, Missouri, with Iris DeMent and Leo Kottke.

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00:00Logo
00:11Tishomingo
01:10Opening credits
01:59GK talk about Columbia and the School of Journalism (RA)
04:56Journalism School (Jesse James) Song (M)
08:40Applause
09:10Inner Children's Theater--Princess and the Pea (RA)
16:08applause--GK talks with Leo Kottke (RA)
18:33CRIPPLE CREEK
21:28applause--Leo introduces next tune
22:12CORRINA, CORRINA
26:33applause--GK back announce
26:56GK talk about Columbia (RA)
28:30quote from William Least Heat Moon
30:24quote from Ken LaZebnik about summer
31:35applause
31:40IN MY LIFE/RAVEL PAVANNE/THE BAND PLAYED WALTZING MATILDA
39:09applause
39:45GUY NOIR--SUMMER ATTIRE (RA)
50:52applause
51:05GK introduces Iris DeMent (RA)
52:10THE WAY I SHOULD
56:21applause--GK talks with Iris
57:09WALKING HOME
102:42applause
103:34BLUES MY NAUGHTY SWEETIE GIVES TO ME
107:14Welcome back to the second half--GREETINGS
109:28GK talks to Prairie Home Postmaster
110:00more Greetings
112:19CAFE BOEUF--Screening reservations (RA)
115:20Coming up next week...
116:22LOVE'S OLD SWEET SONG
120:36applause
121:08WHEN MY MORNING COMES AROUND
125:10applause
125:29MONOLOGUE (RA)
147:00TIMES TWELVE--LEO KOTTKE
150:06applause
151:24LEASH (RA)
151:50GK intro Leo and Iris (RA)--THE BANKS OF MARBLE
155:20applause--FINAL CREDITS
156:53DEEP RIVER BLUES
158:27"That's our show for tonight from Old Missou"

Guest Information
  • Iris DeMent
  • Leo Kottke
  • Scripts
  • Inner Children's Theater
  • Guy Noir
  • Cafe Boeuf
  • Leash

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