A Prairie Home Companion
SATURDAY, December 12, 1998


Performed on A Prairie Home Companion, December 12, 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
Ken Peplowski, clarinet
Guests:
Jaime Laredo, violin, and Sharon Robinson, cello
Al Franken, writer, actor
Ann Hampton Callaway, vocals; with Ted Rosenthal, piano; Michael Formanek, bass; Tom Rainy, drums
TISHOMINGO BLUES (Opening theme)
Garrison Keillor, GASB, KP
w/m: Spencer Williams; new words: Garrison Keillor
( 1917 Joseph W. Stern and Co.; (c) 1989 Garrison Keillor
WHITE CHRISTMAS
Garrison Keillor, GASB, KP
w/m: Irving Berlin; new words: Garrison Keillor
(c) 1940, 1942 (Renewed 1968, 1969) Irving Berlin; (c) 1998 Garrison Keillor SONS OF KNUTE CHRISTMAS DANCE AND DINNER (JOHNNY JOHNSON'S WEDDING)
w/m: Garrison Keillor
(c) Garrison Keillor
WHITE CHRISTMAS (reprise) w/m: Irving Berlin
(c) 1940, 1942 (Renewed 1968, 1969) Irving Berlin
I WOULD DO ANYTHING FOR YOU
Ken Peplowski, The Guys All-Star Shoe Band
w/m: Bob Williams, Alexander Hill, Claude Hopkins
(c) 1932
"Garrison Keillor and Al Franken Movie" script
ORIGINAL SCRIPT THEME
Rich Dworsky, Andy Stein, Pat Donohue, Greg Hippen (underscore)
m: Richard Dworsky
(c) 1998 Richard Dworsky

FIRST REWRITE THEME
Rich Dworsky, Andy Stein, Greg Hippen (underscore)
m: Richard Dworsky
(c) 1998 Richard Dworsky


SECOND REWRITE THEME
Rich Dworsky (underscore)
m: Richard Dworsky
(c) 1998 Richard Dworsky
Al Franken's "Channukah in the Midwest"
Rich Dworsky (underscore)

AWAY IN A MANGER
Al Franken
w: Anonymous, John T. McFarland; m: James Ramsey Murray; new words: Al Franken
(c) 1998 Al Franken

O COME, ALL YE FAITHFUL (ADESTE FIDELES)
Al Franken
w/m: Traditional (Latin); new words: Al Franken
(c) 1998 Al Franken

THE CHRISTMAS SONG
Al Franken
w/m: Mel Torme, Robert Wells; new words: Al Franken
(c) 1946 (Renewed 1974) Edwin H. Morris & Company; (c) 1998 Al Franken
CHANUKA MEDLEY
The Guys All-Star Shoe Band, Ken Peplowski

AL HANISIM
w/m: Traditional

Y'VANIM
w/m: Traditional

S'VIVON
w/m: Traditional

SOV, SOV, SOV
w/m: Traditional

MA'OZ TZUR
w/m: Traditional
"BEEBOPAREEBOP RHUBARB PIE" THEME (SHORT'NIN' BREAD)
Garrison Keillor, Tim Russell, Sue Scott, Tom Keith, GASB, KP
w/m: Traditional; new words: Garrison Keillor
(c) Garrison Keillor

DECK THE HALLS (ending quote)
w/m: Traditional (Welsh)
PASSACAGLIA (for violin and cello)
Jaime Laredo, Sharon Robinson
m: John Halvorsen (after Handel)
"GUY NOIR" THEME
Garrison Keillor, GASB, KP
w: Garrison Keillor/Richard Dworsky; m: Richard Dworsky
(c) 1995 Keillor/Dworsky
album: "Guy Noir, Radio Private Eye," HighBridge 39261
LET'S DEFY THE ODDS
Ann Hampton Callaway, TR, MF, TR
w/m: Ann Hampton Callaway
(c) Works of Heart Publishing (ASCAP)
arr: Bill Mays, Ann Hampton Callaway

BRIDAL CHORUS (quote)
m: Richard Wagner
'ROUND MIDNIGHT
Ann Hampton Callaway, TR, MF, TR
w/m: Bernard D. Hanighen, Thelonious S. Monk, Charles Cootie Williams
rec: "Easy Living," Touchwood Records, February 1999 release
THE LADY'S IN LOVE WITH YOU (Intermission)
Ken Peplowski, The Guys All-Star Shoe Band
w: Frank Loesser; m: Burton Lane
(c) 1939
I'LL BE HOME FOR CHRISTMAS (under "Greetings")
Pat Donohue, Andy Stein
w/m: Kim Gannon, Walter Kent
(c) 1943 (Renewed) Gannon & Kent Music Co., Inc.
"Celebrity Classics - Electra" script
Rich Dworsky (underscore)
m: Richard Dworsky
(c) 1998 Richard Dworsky

WON'T YOU BE MY NEIGHBOUR? ("MR. ROGERS" THEME)
Richard Dworsky (underscore)
w/m: Fred M. Rogers
(c) Fred M. Rogers (ASCAP)
SUGAR FOOT STOMP
Ken Peplowski, The Guys All-Star Shoe Band
w: Walter Melrose; m: Joe Oliver
(c) 1926 (Renewed) Edwin H. Morris & Company
arr: Andy Stein
PICKY! PICKY! PICKY! (from Conversations for Violin and Violincello)
Jaime Laredo, Sharon Robinson
m: David Ott
(c) 1998 Park Press
IF WE NEVER MEET AGAIN
Ken Peplowski, The Guys All-Star Shoe Band
w/m: Louis Armstrong, Horace C. Gerlach
YOU WANNA BE ME, I WANNA BE YOU (quote - parody of I'VE GOT TO BE ME)
Ann Hampton Callaway
w/m: Walter Marks
(c) 1968
HOW HIGH THE MOON
Ann Hampton Callaway, TR, MF, TR
w: Nancy Hamilton; m: Morgan Lewis
(c) 1940 Chappell & Co.
rec: "To Ella With Love," After 9 Records 2006
arr: Andy Farber
RING DEM BELLS (closer/playoff)
Ken Peplowski, The Guys All-Star Shoe Band
w/m: Duke Ellington, Irving Mills
(c) 1930 Harms, Inc.
Some other material available by guest artists:

 

Ann Hampton Callaway: (see web page: http://www.annhamptoncallaway.com)
"After Ours," Denon Records 18042
"Ann Hampton Callaway," DRG Records 91411
"Bring Back Romance," DRG Records 91417
"Easy Living," Touchwood Records, February 1999 release
"Sibling Revelry" (w/ Liz Callaway), DRG Records 91443
"To Ella With Love," After 9 Records 2006
"This Christmas," Angel-EMI Records 724383330928
Al Franken: albums:
"You're Good Enough, You're Smart Enough, and Doggone It, People Like You" "Rush Limbaugh is a Big Fat Idiot and Other Observations," (books on tape/CD), Dove Audio, DTV-8142
books:
I'm Good Enough, I'm Smart Enough, and Doggone It, People Like Me Rush Limbaugh is a Big Fat Idiot and Other Observations Why Not Me? (1999 release)
Jaime Laredo and Sharon Robinson
"Virtuoso! Treasury of Favorite Violin Encores" (Laredo/Garrett), Dorian 90153
"Legacies" (Kalichstein/Laredo/Robinson), Arabesque 6676
"French Masterpieces for Flute & Piano" (Robinson/Laredo), MusicMasters 67069
Ken Peplowski:
"Grenadilla," Concord Records 4809
"A Good Reed," Concord Records 4767
"The Other Portrait," Concord Records 42043
"It's A Lonesome Old Town," Concord Records 4673
"Encore!" (with Howard Alden), Concord Records 4654
"Live at Ambassador Auditorium," Concord Records 4610
"Steppin' With Peps," Concord Records 4569
"Concord Duo Series, Volume Three," Concord Records 4556
"The Natural Touch," Concord Records 4517
"Groovin' High" (with Scott Hamilton and Spike Robinson), Concord Records 4509
"The Bossa Nova Years" (with The Charlie Byrd Trio), Concord Records 4468
"Illuminations," Concord Records 4449
"Mr. Gentle and Mr. Cool," Concord Records 4419
"Sonny Side," Concord Records 4376
"Double Exposure," Concord Records 4344

 

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