February 7, 1998
Live from the Fitzgerald Theater in St. Paul, Minneosota, with Jean Redpath and Studs Terkel.

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Recorded on February 7, 1998, from St. Paul, Minnesota.
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00:00Logo
00:11Tishomingo
02:04"Good to be with you..." Minnesota talk (RA)
03:50THAT'S ALL RIGHT, MAMA (RA)
06:22applause--segue to Powdermilk Biscuits-- GK talk--losing document on computer
09:30POWDERMILK BISCUIT THEME--with Band features (RA)
11:19APPLAUSE--GK intro Andy Stein
12:20HULA LOU (RA)
14:29Applause--GK segue to script
14:55COWBOYS--Piquant Pumpkin Cannery
24:03applause--GK segue/intro next tune
25:55CATSKILL MOUNTAIN AIR (RA)
28:04applause/intro Studs
28:23STUDS TERKEL TALK... (RA)... The Road Less Travelled by Robert Frost
31:44The Swans of Poole by Wm. Butler Yeats
33:16applause--GK segue to Jean Redpath
33:57SPINNING WHEEL (RA)
36:21applause--Jean talk
37:14RETIREMENT (RA)
39:30Jean talk 39:55 SWEET THAMES FLOW SOFTLY (RA)
43:29applause
43:51MALLEY LEE (RA)
45:50applause
46:13GUY NOIR (RA)
59:46applause--GK back announce/segue to intermission
100:21AVALON
104:12APPLAUSE--Tishomingo theme and gong
104:30Welcome back to the second half--TUTT announcement (RA)
107:05GREETINGS (RA)
110:30BERTHA'S KITTY BOUTIQUE (RA)
115:31applause--GK talk to Jean Redpath
116:32CAN YE SEW CUSHIONS? (RA)
119:40applause--segue to next tune
120:01WOMEN OF OUR TIME (RA)
122:37applause
122:53MONOLOGUE--Indian visits Lake Wobegon (RA)
146:27FIDGETY FEET (RA)
149:07applause--COOKING WITH STUDS (RA)
156:35APPLAUSE--FINAL CREDITS
157:40Give me just a little more time.....
158:27That's our show for tonight!

Guest Information
  • Jean Redpath
  • Studs Terkel
  • Scripts
  • Cowboys
  • Guy Noir
  • Bertha's Kitty Boutique

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