May 16, 1998
Live from the Fitzgerald Theater in St. Paul, Minnesota, with Studs Terkel, Peter Ostroushko, and The Ensemble Singers of the Plymouth Music Series.

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Recorded on May 16, 1998, from St. Paul, Minnesota.
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00:00Logo
00:14TISHOMINGO (RA)
02:10GK TALK ABOUT BIRTHDAY!!!
03:10SPRING SONNET (RA)
04:25APPLAUSE SEGUE TO COLLEGE GRADUATION
04:50COLLEGE MEDLEY INTRO-GK (RA)
05:15WHIFFENPOOF SONG-"At the tables of McDonald's.."
08:12THE HALLS OF IVY - "Here we stand, music majors..."
09:50FAR ABOVE CAYUGA'S WATER "Now's the time for...."
10:41APPLAUSE
10:57C-MAJOR SOCIETY (RA)
14:44APPLAUSE-GK TALK WITH PETER OSTROUSHKO (RA)
17:35MIRACLE
22:00APPLAUSE--PETER INTRO VOCALISTS (RA)
23:10MY PEOPLE ARE BUILT LOW TO THE GROUND
27:27APPLAUSE--GK SEGUE
27:43NIAGARA (RA)
28:44APPLAUSE--
29:02MINNESOTA CHOIRS/SHENANDOAH (RA)
40:15APPLAUSE
40:37GUY NOIR-BUNCO ARTISTS (RA)
59:22APPLAUSE-GK BACK ANNOUNCE PERFORMERS...
100:00PANAMA (RA)
103:40GK WISHES STUDS HAPPY BIRTHDAY, CHOIR SINGS HAPPY BIRTHDAY (RA)
106:13STUDS TALKS
107:33SOLIDARITY FOREVER
109:38APPLAUSE/BAND PLAYS HAPPY BIRTHDAY PLAYOFF
110:07MORE GREETINGS (RA)
113:00GK AND PETER OSTROUSHKO TALK (RA)
113:55I'M SO GLAD YOU CAME INTO MY LIFE
118:00APPLAUSE
118:20MONOLOGUE (RA)
141:37APPLAUSE
141:48DVORAK-VESPERS (RA)
143:53DVORAK-YOUNG BIRCHES
145:44APPLAUSE-GK DESCRIBE SONGS
146:17COOKING WITH STUDS (RA)
152:13APPLAUSE--GK GIVES FINAL CREDITS--SEGUE TO NEXT TUNE (RA)
153:38IN THE GLOAMING
155:53CREDITS/BLACKBERRY BLOSSOM STARTS UNDER CREDITS
157:02THAT'S OUR SHOW FROM THE FITZGERALD THEATER!
158:14GOOD NIGHT FROM ST. PAUL!

Guest Information
  • Studs Terkel
  • Peter Ostroushko
  • The Plymouth Music Series
  • Scripts
  • College Medley
  • C-Major Society
  • Niagra
  • Minnesota Choirs
  • Guy Noir
  • Cooking with Studs

  • Music Information
    Performers, music scipts and credits
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