February 14, 1998
Live from Saint Paul, Minnesota, with singer Greg Brown, poet Rita Dove and Kate MacKenzie.

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Recorded on February 14, 1998, from Saint Paul, Minnesota.
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00:00Logo (RA)
00:13TISHOMINGO
01:42GK talk about Valentine's Day, Middle Child
04:00CUPID DRAW BACK YOUR BOW
06:16applause
06:43CINDERELLA SONG (S) (RA)
11:21applause--Forward promote guests
11:37BERTHA'S KITTY BOUTIQUE (S) (RA)
13:00applause--intro Rita Dove, talk with Rita (RA)
15:16CHOCOLATE
16:00applause, intro next poem
16:18GHOST WALK
18:49applause, intro next poem
19:12COURTSHIP
20:35applause, intro next poem
20:54THE SECRET GARDEN
21:47applause, intro next poem
22:11PASTORAL
22:50applause--
23:11LUTHERANISM (S)
31:57I'VE JUST SEEN A FACE instrumental playoff
33:10applause--GK intro Greg Brown--GK talk to Greg
35:07VIVID (RA)
38:10applause--Greg intro next tune
38:46HEY, BABY, HEY (RA)
42:07applause--Kate MacKenzie talk with Greg Brown
42:37DRIFTLESS (RA)
45:32applause--GK back announce, segue to GUY NOIR
46:05GUY NOIR (S) (RA)
58:30applause, GK back announce cast, segue to intermission
59:20ROYAL GARDEN BLUES
102:54Welcome back to the second half
103:10GONG
103:15GREETINGS (RA)
107:03applause, intro Rita Dove
107:57MAPLE VALLEY BRANCH LIBRARY
111:01applause
111:15FLIRTATION
111:58applause
112:05TESTIMONIAL
113:04applause GK back announce POWDERMILK BISCUITS
114:35applause--GK talk to Greg Brown about guitar
115:53LITTLE RED HEN (RA)
119:07applause--segue to monologue
119:26MONOLOGUE--VALENTINE'S DAY (RA)
139:30SWING THAT MUSIC (RA)
142:18applause--GK back announce
142:32DEVOTED TO YOU-- LARRY SCRIPT
149:51APPLAUSE Welcome back Rita Dove (RA)
151:06LULLABY MEDLEY--Brahms Lullaby, (RA)
152:40Hush Little Baby
153:47Now the Day is Over
155:45applause--GK segue to credits
156:00CREDITS (RA)
157:00LOVE'S GONNA LIVE HERE
158:31That's our show, goodnight everybody!

Guest Information
  • Greg Brown
  • Rita Dove
  • Kate MacKenzie
  • Scripts
  • Cinderella Songs
  • Bertha's Kitty Boutique
  • Lutheranism
  • Guy Noir

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