December 13, 1997
Live from The Town Hall in New York City, with The Battlefield Band and Diane Krall.

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00:00Logo
00:12TISHOMINGO
00:55Credits
02:00OPEN script (RA)
10:20SANTA CLAUS IS COMING TO TOWN
11:36applause - segue
12:41CHRISTMAS BLUES (RA)
15:47applause - segue
16:11COWBOYS - Dusty and Lefty in the Library (RA)
28:43Applause
28:58Larry scene to end of script
29:40Applause
31:36I DON'T KNOW ENOUGH ABOUT YOU (RA)
35:06APPLAUSE
35:17LOST MIND
39:45applause
40:19THE STORY OF BOB (RA)
50:09applause - GK introduces Battlefield Band (RA)
52:23TWENTY POUNDS OF GIN
55:54applause
56:40HEAVE YO HO
101:06applause - GK segue to intermission
101:40I FOUND A NEW BABY
105:21Welcome back to the second half
106:37STAR MEDLEY (RA)
113:15APPLAUSE
113:40Greetings (RA)
117:15Next week on our show..GK talk with Diana Krall
119:15HAVE YOURSELF A MERRY LITTLE CHRISTMAS (RA)
124:05applause
124:35MONOLOGUE (RA)
144:36PENTHOUSE SERENADE
146:24YOGURT (RA)
147:55applause - GK introduces Battlefield Band
148:29JENNY O' THE BRAES
151:40applause
151:57JOLLY OLD GARDENER
155:12applause
155:55Final Credits
157:11MOBILE LINE
158:13That's our show for tonight...

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  • The Battlefield Band
  • Diane Krall
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  • Tishomingo
  • Cowboys
  • Story of Bob
  • Yogurt

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