May 9, 1998
Live from the Fitzgerald Theater in St. Paul, Minnesota, with Finnish group Troka and Charles Brown and his Quintet.

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Recorded on May 9, 1998, from St. Paul, Minnesota.
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00:00LOGO
00:14TISHOMINGO/TALK ABOUT MOTHER'S DAY (RA)
03:11NONSENSE SONG "A BOY'S BEST FRIEND IS HIS MOTHER"
04:07WHATEVER FLOATS YOUR BOAT
08:18APPLAUSE
08:30TROKA-MONSTER POLSKA (RA)
10:45applause
11:20FAMOUS CELEBRITIES (RA)
15:42APPLAUSE--GK INTRO CHARLES BROWN (RA)
17:30GEE
20:07DRIFTIN' BLUES
25:30APPLAUSE
25:51GUY NOIR (RA)
36:20applause
36:35POWDERMILK BISCUITS (RA)
38:13applause
38:29WHO'S YOUR LITTLE WHOSITS? (RA)
40:48applause
44:16IIKKO'S COURTSHIP MARCH
47:03APPLAUSE
47:23A MORNING IN SEKSMAN'S MEADOW
50:51APPLAUSE-GK BACK ANNOUNCE
51:27SILVER LINING-THE HARRY SPANIEL SHOW... (RA)
103:46APPLAUSE--SEGUE TO INTERMISSION (RA)
104:20SHIM-ME SHA WABBLE (M)
108:18WELCOME BACK TO THE SECOND HALF/GREETINGS (RA)
112:22MOTHER MEDLEY (RA)
115:44APPLAUSE
116:03ACADEMY OF ACCENTS (RA)
118:43applause
121:22THESE BLUES--CHARLES BROWN QUINTET (RA)
125:20applause
125:45MONOLOGUE (RA)
136:05GRIEG
137:42MONOLOGUE CONTINUES
145:26RICH DWORSKY'S ORIGINAL TUNE (RA)
147:45APPLAUSE
148:08FRED FARRELL) (RA)
150:04APPLAUSE
150:22KETCHUP (RA)
152:04APPLAUSE--GK INTRO TROKA (RA)
152:54PROGAY OSKA (RA)
155:45APPLAUSE--FINAL CREDITS
157:14A FOOL SUCH AS I
158:26That's our show for tonight....

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  • Charles Brown Quintet
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  • Silver Lining
  • Academy of Accents
  • Fred Farrell
  • Ketchup

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