January 17, 1998
Live from the Fitzgerald Theater in St. Paul, Minnesota, with Greg Brown, Connie Dover, and The Ensemble Singers of the Plymouth Music Series.

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Recorded on January 17, 1998, from St. Paul, Minnesota.
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00:00Logo
00:12Tishomingo
0O:54Opening credits (RA)
01:42B part of Tishomingo
02:17Applause/"Good to be with you on a winter's night"
03:15NOW IT'S JANUARY
03:58applause--GK segue/talk about Madrigals
04:45A WOOLEN SCARF
06:15applause--GK segue
06:50GK'S WINTER SONG "They say it might get down to -30" (RA)
08:50applause--GK welcome new stations/baby talk
12:12ROLLIN' AND TUMBLIN' (RA)
15:23applause
15:41GUY NOIR--"No Class" (RA)
24:44applause--GK segue/Intro Connie Dover
25:54WILD MOUNTAIN THYME (RA)
30:44applause--GK back announce/Connie translate song
32:59THE PRIEST'S BOOTS (RA)
35:09applause
35:36COWBOYS--Chicken chokers (RA)
41:18applause--GK back announce--intro Greg Brown
42:47applause--Greg Brown talk
43:06LONELINESS HOUSE (RA)
47:05applause--Greg Brown segue
48:07SPRING AND ALL (RA)
51:44GK Announce musicians
52:57TRAMP ON THE STREET
58:10applause--segue to choir--recite lyrics in English
59:35THE WHITE SNOW by Poulenc (RA)
100:55applause--GK intro next piece
101:50THE SNOW by Elgar
106:57applause--GK back announce/segue to intermission (RA)
107:47FISHIN' BLUES
111:11APPLAUSE--WELCOME BACK GONG--NEXT WEEK
111:48T-TUTT ANNOUNCEMENT
114:37TITANIC (RA)
118:40APPLAUSE--GREETINGS (RA)
121:00GK intro Connie and Roger
121:20THE DEVIL AND THE FARMERS WIFE
125:35applause
125:56MONOLOGUE (RA)
150:04APPLAUSE--MISSISSIPPI MEDITATIONS
151:13GREG BROWN--WINTER RAIN
153:49APPLAUSE/CREDITS/EVENING PRAYER INTRO
155:28EVENING PRAYER
157:45applause
158:00THAT's our show for tonight....

Guest Information
  • Greg Brown
  • Connie Dover
  • The Ensemble Singers of the Plymouth Music Series
  • Scripts
  • Guy Noir
  • Cowboys

  • Music Information
    Performers, music scipts and credits
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