December 12, 1998
Live from Town Hall in New York, New York, with comedian and bestselling author Al Franken, jazz singer Ann Hampton Callaway, and violinist Jaime Laredo and cellist Sharon Robinson.

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Recorded on December 12, 1998, from New York, New York.
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00:54Opening Credits
02:10Talk About New York, Christmas Tree, Weather
03:34White Christmas/Verse
04:09White Christmas Chorus with Audience
05:14Sons of Knute Christmas Dance and Dinner
07:16White Christmas
08:08Applause-GK Intro Guy's All-Star Shoe Band
09:01I Would Do Anything for You
11:56Al Franken/GK Movie
22:51Al Franken's Chanukah Story
28:50Chanukah Medley
36:17Applause-GK Intro Jamie Laredo and Sharon Robinson
38:03Passacaglia for Violin and Cello
45:00Applause-GK Back Announce
45:45Guy Noir
53:10Applause-GK Intro Ann Hampton Callaway
55:35Let's Defy the Odds
59:12Round Midnight
103:20Applause-GK Segue to Intermission
104:00The Lady's in Love With You
107:11Welcome Back/Greetings
110:45Celebrity Classics-Electra
120:13Sugarfoot Stomp
122:20Applause- Announce Jaime And Sharon
124:02Picky! Picky! Picky!
126:08Applause-GK Talk to Jaime and Sharon
150:40If We Never Meet Again
152:35Applause-Ken Takes a Bow
153:15GK Intros Ann Hampton Callaway
153:59How High The Moon?
158:00That's Our Show for Tonight!
158:29Ring Dem Bells-Playoff

Guest Information
  • Ann Hampton Callaway
  • Al Franken
  • Jaime Laredo
  • Sharon Robinson
  • Scripts
  • Guy Noir
  • The Celebrity Classics Theater - Electra
  • Lake Wobegon, The Movie
  • Bebopareebop Rhubarb Pie

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