A Prairie Home Companion
SATURDAY, April 18, 1998

 


Music performed on A Prairie Home Companion, April 18, 1998
The Town Hall, New York, New York


Performers:

Garrison Keillor, Sue Scott, Tim Russell, Tom Keith The Guys All-Star Shoe Band: Richard Dworsky, piano; Andy Stein, fiddle, tenor sax; Pat Donohue, guitar; Greg Hippen, bass; Arnie Kinsella, percussion


Guests:

Walter Bobbie, actor
Roy Blount, Jr., actor
Danielle Di Vecchio, actress
Tracy Thorne, actress


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


I'M JUST WILD ABOUT HARRY (playoff - Jokes, part 1)
The Guys All-Star Shoe Band
w/m: Noble Sissle, Eubie Blake
© 1921 (Renewed) Warner Bros. Inc.


SITTIN' ON TOP OF THE WORLD
Pat Donohue, The Guys All-Star Shoe Band
w/m: Traditional


CASUAL STROLL (intro - "The Oldest Living Comedy Team in the World")
The Guys All-Star Shoe Band
w/m: Rich Dworsky
© 1998 Rich Dworsky


BY THE BEAUTIFUL SEA (playoff - "The Oldest Living Comedy Team in the World")
The Guys All-Star Shoe Band
w: Harold R. Atteridge; m: Harry Carroll
© 1914 Shapiro, Bernstein & Co.


TA-RA-RA BOOM-DE-AY! (playoff - Jokes, part 2)
The Guys All-Star Shoe Band
w/m: Henry Sayers
© 1878 Francis, Day & Hunter


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


TIGER RAG
The Guys All-Star Shoe Band
w: Harry DeCosta; m: Original Dixieland Jazz Band
© 1917 Hal Leonard


JEEPERS CREEPERS (playoff - Jokes, part 3)
The Guys All-Star Shoe Band
w: Johnny Mercer; m: Harry Warren
© 1938 (Renewed) Warner Bros. Inc.


HOW COULD YOU BELIEVE ME WHEN I SAID I LOVE YOU WHEN YOU KNOW I'VE BEEN A LIAR ALL MY LIFE
Walter Bobbie, RD, AS, GH, AK
w: Alan Jay Lerner; m: Burton Lane
© 1950, 1951 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc.


I'LL SEE YOU IN MY DREAMS (Intermission)
The Guys All-Star Shoe Band
w: Gus Kahn; m: Isham Jones
© 1924 Leo Feist


MAIRZY DOATS (under "Greetings")
Andy Stein, Pat Donohue
w/m: Milton Drake, Al Hoffman, Jerry Livingston
© 1943 Miller Music Corp,; © 1971 Renewed and assigned to Hallmark Music Co. Inc.


KNOCK, KNOCK, WHO'S THERE
Andy Stein, GASB
w/m: William Henry Davies, Vincent Lopez
© 1936
arr. Andy Stein


LOOK FOR THE SILVER LINING (quote)
w: Bud De Sylva; m: Jerome Kern
© 1920 T.B. Harms Company


MY MAMMY (quote)
w: Sam Lewis, Joe Young; m: Walter Donaldson
© 1920 (Renewed) Donaldson Publishing Company, Bourne Co., and Warock Music Co.


PRIMAVERA
Pat Donohue
m: Pat Donohue
© 1998 Pat Donohue


COME HOME, FATHER (FATHER, DEAR FATHER, COME HOME WITH ME NOW)
Garrison Keillor, GASB
w/m: Henry Clay Work


WON'T YOU BE MY NEIGHBOUR? ("MR. ROGERS" THEME) (in "Celebrities" script)
Richard Dworsky (underscore)
w/m: Fred M. Rogers
© Fred M. Rogers (ASCAP)


ALLEGRO CON BRIO (from Symphony No. 5 in C minor, op. 67) (playoff - "Celebrities" script)
The Guys All-Star Shoe Band
m: Ludwig van Beethoven
arr: The Guys All-Star Shoe Band (tango version)


FINE AND DANDY (playoff - Jokes, part 5)
The Guys All-Star Shoe Band
w: Paul James; m: Kay Swift
© 1930 (Renewed) Warner Bros. Inc.


WEARY BLUES / FAREWELL BLUES
The Guys All-Star Shoe Band
w/m: Matthews, Greene, Cates/Schoebel, Mares, Rappolo
© 1956 / © 1923 Mills Music Inc.
arr: Andy Stein

Some material available by guest artists:

Roy Blount, Jr.
Crackers
First Hubby
What Men Don't Tell Women
Roy Blount's Book of Southern Humor
Be Sweet: A Conditional Love Story, Knopf
If Only You Knew How Much I Smell You, Bullfinch Press

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