A Prairie Home Companion
SATURDAY, January 17, 1998

Music performed on A Prairie Home Companion January 17, 1998
Fitzgerald Theater, St. Paul, Minnesota

Performers:

Garrison Keillor, Sue Scott, Tim Russell, Tom Keith
The Statesboro Blues Band: Richard Dworsky, piano; Ken Holmes, reeds; Pat Donohue, guitar; Joel Sayles, electric bass; Jesse Wheeler, percussion

Guests:

Greg Brown, guitar, vocals
Connie Dover, vocals, and Roger Landes, bouzouki, cittern
The Ensemble Singers of the Plymouth Music Series, under the direction of Philip Brunelle. soprano:
Kathleen Hanson, Barbara Nelson,
Andrea Schussler, Ruth Spiegel, Amy Walter-Peterson, Linda Zelig;
alto: Suzanne Buenning, Anna Dick, Rosita Elhardt, Barbara Kastens,
Karen Lovgren Kennedy, Christy Thompson; tenor: Claude Cassagne,
Robert Griffin, David O. Henderson, Thomas Larson, J. David Moore,
Glen Todd; bass: Steve Burger, Jerry Johnson, Michael Jorgenson,
Arthur LaRue, Michael P. Schmidt, Robert C. Smith;
piano: Charles Kemper; violins: Elsa Nilsson, Kristin Kemper

TISHOMINGO BLUES (Opening theme)
Garrison Keillor, SBB
w/m: Spencer Williams; new words: Garrison Keillor
( 1917 Joseph W. Stern and Co.; (c) 1989 Garrison Keillor

AND NOW IT'S JANUARY (NOW IS THE MONTH OF MAYING)
The Ensemble Singers of the Plymouth Music Series
w/m: Thomas Morley; new words: Garrison Keillor
© Garrison Keillor

A WOOLEN SCARF AROUND MY FACE
The Ensemble Singers of the Plymouth Music Series
w/m: Thomas Morley; new words: Garrison Keillor
© Garrison Keillor

GK'S WINTER SONG
Garrison Keillor, SBB
w/m: Garrison Keillor
© Garrison Keillor

ROLLIN' AND TUMBLIN'
Pat Donohue, SBB
w/m attributed to Robert Johnson

"GUY NOIR" THEME
Garrison Keillor, SBB
w: Garrison Keillor/Richard Dworsky, m: Richard Dworsky
© 1995 Keillor/Dworsky
WILD MOUNTAIN THYME
Connie Dover, RL
w/m: Traditional
arr: Connie Dover, Roger Landes

THE PRIEST'S BOOTS
Connie Dover, RL
w/m: Traditional
arr: Connie Dover, Roger Landes

"WESTERN" THEME ("The Lives of the Cowboys" Script)
The Statesboro Blues Band
m: Pat Donohue, Richard Dworsky, The Guys All-Star Shoe Band
© 1994

LONELINESS HOUSE
Greg Brown, PD, JS, JW
w/m: Greg Brown
© Hacklebarney Music (ASCAP)
album: "Slant 6 Mind," Red House Records 98

SPRING AND ALL
Greg Brown, RD, PD, JS, JW
w/m: Greg Brown
© Hacklebarney Music (ASCAP)
album: "Slant 6 Mind," Red House Records 98

TRAMP ON THE STREET
Garrison Keillor, SBB
w/m: Cole, Grady, and Hazel
© 1940, 1947 Rialto Music Pub. Corp.

LA BLANCHE NEIGE (WHITE SNOW)
The Ensemble Singers of the Plymouth Music Series
w: Guillaume Apollinaire; m: Francis Poulenc
© 1943 Durand & Co.

THE SNOW
The Ensemble Singers of the Plymouth Music Series
w: C. Alice Elgar; m: Edward Elgar (op. 26, no. 1); ed: Robert Carl
© 1985 National Music Publishers

FISHING BLUES (Intermission)
Pat Donohue, The Statesboro Blues Band
w/m: Henry Thomas, J. M. Williams
© MCA / Northern Music Company

TISHOMINGO BLUES (welcome back to the second half; gong)
Garrison Keillor, SBB
w/m: Spencer Williams; new words: Garrison Keillor
( 1917 Joseph W. Stern and Co.; © 1989 Garrison Keillor

THE TITANIC
Garrison Keillor, Greg Brown, SBB
w/m: Traditional; new words: Garrison Keillor
© 1998 Garrison Keillor

NEARER MY GOD TO THEE
w/m: Sarah F. Adams

BUTTON UP YOUR OVERCOAT (under "Greetings")
Pat Donohue
w: B. G. DeSylva, Lew Brown; m: Ray Henderson
© 1928 DeSylva, Brown, and Henderson

THE DEVIL AND THE FARMER'S WIFE
Connie Dover, RL
w/m: Traditional
arr: Connie Dover, Roger Landes
rec: "Dragon Reels," Ranger Music RMCD4321 (BMI)

LÀ CI DAREM LA MANO (from "Don Giovanni") (in monologue)
Garrison Keillor
w/m: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
© 1961 G. Schirmer, Inc.

MISSISSIPPI MEDITATION
Rich Dworsky, Ken Holmes, Joel Sayles
m: Rich Dworsky
© 1998 Rich Dworksy

WINTER RAIN
Greg Brown, Pat Donohue
w/m: Greg Brown
© Hacklebarney Music (ASCAP)

KARIN BOYE'S EVENING PRAYER
The Ensemble Singers of the Plymouth Music Series
w/m: Egil Hovland
© 1990 Norsk Musikforlag A/S

Other recordings available by guest artists:

The Ensemble Singers of the Plymouth Music Series, under the direction of Philip Brunelle
"Welcome Christmas," BMG 68015
"Witness, Volume I - Spirituals and Gospels," Collins Classics 1449
"Witness, Volume II - The Music of William Grant Still," Collins Classics 1454
"Witness, Volume III - Toward the Future," Collins Classics, March 1997 release
"An American Romantic," Collins Classics, February 1998 release

Connie Dover
"Somebody," Taylor Park 101
"Wishing Well," Taylor Park 201
"If Ever I Return," Taylor Park 301

Greg Brown
"Slant 6 Mind," Red House Records 98
"Further In," Red House Records 88
"Live One," Red House Records 78
"Poet Game," Red House Records 68
"Dream Cafe," Red House Records 47
"Bath Tub Blues," Red House Records 42
"Down in There," Red House Records 35
"One Big Town," Red House Records 28
"One More Goodnight Kiss," Red House Records 23
"Songs of Innocence and of Experience," Red House Records 14
"In the Dark With You," Red House Records 8
"44 & 66," Red House Records 2
"Iowa Waltz," Red House Records 1


Roger Landes
"Dragon Reels," Ranger Music RMCD4321 (BMI)

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