A Prairie Home Companion
SATURDAY, May 31, 1997

Music performed on A Praire Home Companion, May 31, 1997
Bailey Hall, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York


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:

Serena Wong, chimesmaster
Rory Block, guitar, vocals; Peter O'Brien, drums; Mike Demicco, guitar; Greg Schleich, keyboards; Rob Leon, bass
The Cornell University Glee Club, under the direction of Scott Tucker:
Tenor 1: Taylor Heanue, Ken Ho, George Jaramillo, Ethan Settembre, Andrew Swan;
Tenor 2: Alexander Brose, Timothy Green, Anthony Mangaser, Carib Mendez, Stephen Searl;
Bass 1: Garrick Applebee, Jonathan Fuller, Michael Kassatly, Michael Raniere, Brian Ray;
Bass 2: I-San Hsieh, Ryan Nakagawa, Bruce Pan, Michael Raffaele, Eric Saidel; piano: Joe Ferrante

ALMA MATER (FAR ABOVE CAYUGA'S WATER)
Serena Wong
w: Archibald C. Weeks, Wilmot M. Smith; m: H.S. Thompson
© 1988 Cornell University Glee Club

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

MOVE IT ON OVER
Garrison Keillor, RD, AS, PD, GH, AK
w/m: Hank Williams; new words: Garrison Keillor
© 1947 Acuff-Rose-Opryland Music, Inc.; © 1997 Garrison Keillor

"CAFE BOEUF" THEME (LA VIE EN ROSE)
Richard Dworsky (underscore)
w/m: Luis Guglielmo Guglielmi, Edith Giovanna Gassion, Mack David
© Harms Inc. and Polygram International (ASCAP)

CORNELL MEDLEY

RIDE THE CHARIOT
The Cornell University Glee Club; soloists: Carib Mendez, Alexander Brose
w/m: Traditional
arr: William Henry Smith
© 1939 Max T. Krone, pub. Neil A. Kjos Music Company

ALMA MATER (FAR ABOVE CAYUGA'S WATER)
The Cornell University Glee Club
w: Archibald C. Weeks, Wilmot M. Smith; m: H.S. Thompson
© 1988 Cornell University Glee Club

ALMA MATER (Parody)
The Cornell University Glee Club
w: Traditional; m: H.S. Thompson

THE BIG RED TEAM
The Cornell University Glee Club; piano four-hands: Joe Ferrante, Richard Dworsky
w/m: Romeyn Berry, Charles E. Tourison
© 1988 Cornell University Glee Club

FIGHT FOR CORNELL
The Cornell University Glee Club; piano four-hands: Joe Ferrante, Richard Dworsky
w/m: Kenneth Roberts, Theodore J. Lindorff
© 1988 Cornell University Glee Club

EVENING SONG (O TANNENBAUM)
The Cornell University Glee Club
w: Henry Tyrrel; m: Traditional
© 1988 Cornell University Glee Club

GRANDFATHER'S CLOCK
Garrison Keillor, RD, AS, PD, GH, AK
w/m: Henry Clay Work
© 1876 C.M. Cady

TERRAPLANE BLUES
Rory Block
w/m: Robert Leroy Johnson
© King of Spades Music (BMI)
album: "Gone Woman Blues: The Country," Rounder Records 11575

SILVER WINGS
Rory Block, PO, MD, GS, RL
w/m: Rory Block
© Brown Foot Publishing (BMI) and Happy Valley Music (BMI)
album: "Ain't I A Woman," Rounder Records 3120

I CAN'T GIVE YOU ANYTHING BUT LOVE (in "Ulysses" script)
Garrison Keillor, RD, AS, PD, GH, AK
w: Dorothy Fields; m: Jimmy McHugh; new words: Garrison Keillor
© 1928 (Renewed 1956) Mills Music, Inc.; © 1997 Garrison Keillor

AT THE JAZZ BAND BALL (Intermission)
The Guys All-Star Shoe Band
w/m: Edwin B. Edwards, James La Rocca, Anthony Sbarbaro, Larry Shields
© 1918
album: "Shake It, Break It, and Hang It on the Wall," A Prairie Home Companion catalog, #52213

THE PRINCE OF DENMARK'S MARCH (TRUMPET VOLUNTARY)
Serena Wong
m: Jeremiah Clarke

LIZA (under "Greetings")
Andy Stein, Pat Donohue
w: Ira Gershwin, Gus Kahn; m: George Gershwin
© 1929 New World Music

IF YE LOVE ME
The Cornell University Glee Club
w/m: Thomas Tallis
Unpublished; ed: Kevin Lash (Cornell alumnus)

FALL CREEK
Pat Donohue
m: Pat Donohue
© 1997 Pat Donohue

BIG ROAD (aka BIG ROAD BLUES)
Rory Block
w/m: Thomas A. "Tommy" Johnson
© Kokomo Music (ASCAP)
album: "Mama's Blues," Rounder Records 3117

GOT TO SHINE
Rory Block, PO, MD, GS, RL
w/m: Rory Block
© Brown Foot Publishing (BMI) and Happy Valley Music (BMI)
album: "Mama's Blues," Rounder Records 3117

MOURNFUL OATMEAL
Garrison Keillor, Richard Dworsky
w: Garrison Keillor; m: Traditional chant
© 1997 Garrison Keillor

"POWDERMILK BISQUITS" THEME
Garrison Keillor, RD, AS, PD, GH, AK
w/m: Garrison Keillor

I JUST WISH THAT SHE WERE HERE
Garrison Keillor, RD, PD, GH, AK
w: Garrison Keillor; m: Pat Donohue, Garrison Keillor
© 1994 Garrison Keillor

ALMA MATER (FAR ABOVE CAYUGA'S WATER) (Reprise) (Closer)
The Cornell University Glee Club, Garrison Keillor, audience, The Guys All-Star Shoe Band
w: Archibald C. Weeks, Wilmot M. Smith; m: H.S. Thompson
© 1988 Cornell University Glee Club

Some other albums available by guest artists:

Rory Block
"Ain't I A Woman," Rounder Records 3120
"Angel of Mercy," Rounder Records 3126
"Best Blues & Originals," Rounder Records 11525
"Blue Horizon," Rounder Records 3073
"Color Me Wild," Alacazam Records 1003
"Early Tapes 1975ö76," Alacazam 111
"Gone Woman Blues: The Country," Rounder Records 11575
"High Heeled Blues," Rounder Records 3061
"House of Hearts," Rounder Records 3104
"I've Got a Rock in My Sock," Rounder Records 3097
"Mama's Blues," Rounder Records 3117
"Rhinestones & Steel Strings," Rounder Records 3085
"Tornado," Rounder Records 3140
"Turning Point," Munich Records 145
"Volume 2: Best Blues & Originals," Network Records 43
"When a Woman Gets the Blues," Rounder Records 3139

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