A Prairie Home Companion
SATURDAY, December 19, 1998


Music performed on A Prairie Home Companion, December 19, 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, singer
Rob Fisher, piano
André Watts, piano
Sarah Jessica Parker, actress
Christy O'Leary, Uilleann pipes, tin whistle; with Claire Mann, flute, fiddle; Frank Kilkelly, guitar
TISHOMINGO BLUES (Opening theme)
Garrison Keillor, GASB
w/m: Spencer Williams; new words: Garrison Keillor
( 1917 Joseph W. Stern and Co.; (c) 1989 Garrison Keillor
WAY DOWN ALONG THE HUDSON RIVER (OLD FOLKS AT HOME)
Garrison Keillor, GASB
w/m: Stephen Foster; new words: Garrison Keillor
(c) 1851 Firth, Pond & Co.; (c) 1998 Garrison Keillor
THE CHRISTMAS SONG
Sarah Jessica Parker, RD
w/m: Mel Torme, Robert Wells
(c) 1946 (Renewed 1974) Edwin H. Morris & Company
CHRISTMAS FEATURE
Pat Donohue, GASB

PAT-A-PAN
w/m: Traditional (Burgundian)

GOD REST YE MERRY GENTLEMEN
w/m: Traditional
ANGELS MEDLEY
Garrison Keillor, Rob Fisher, Rich Dworsky, GASB, audience singalong

verse:
w: James Montgomery (ANGELS FROM THE REALMS OF GLORY)
m: Traditional (ANGELS WE HAVE HEARD ON HIGH)

chorus:
w: Traditional (ANGELS WE HAVE HEARD ON HIGH)
m: Traditional (ANGELS WE HAVE HEARD ON HIGH)
"BEEBOPAREEBOP RHUBARB PIE" THEME (SHORT'NIN' BREAD)
Garrison Keillor, Tim Russell, Sue Scott, Tom Keith, GASB
w/m: Traditional; new words: Garrison Keillor
(c) Garrison Keillor
NOCTURNE in C# minor (op. 27, no. 1)
André Watts
m: Frederic Chopin
"GUY NOIR" THEME
Garrison Keillor, GASB
w: Garrison Keillor/Richard Dworsky; m: Richard Dworsky
(c) 1995 Keillor/Dworsky
album: "Guy Noir, Radio Private Eye," HighBridge 39261
MEDLEY
Christy O'Leary, Claire Mann, Frank Kilkelly
TRETTON-DAGS VISA
m: Traditional
NORWEGIAN WEDDING MARCH
m: Traditional
JIG MEDLEY
Christy O'Leary, Claire Mann, Frank Kilkelly

WHELAN'S ASS JIG
m: Traditional

NOEL HILL'S REEL
m: Traditional

THE WOMAN I LOVE SO WELL
m: Traditional
THE HOLLY AND THE IVY (theme - "A Christmas Carol: The Carol Continues" script)
The Guys All-Star Shoe Band (underscore)
w/m: Traditional (French)
JOLLY OLD ST. NICHOLAS (Intermission)
The Guys All-Star Shoe Band
w/m: Traditional
DO YOU KNOW WHAT IT MEANS TO MISS new ORLEANS (under "Greetings")
Andy Stein, Pat Donohue
w: Eddie De Lange; m: Louis Alter
(c) 1946 (Renewed) Scarsdale Corp.
LULAJZE JEZUNIU
Walter Bobbie, Rob Fisher
w/m: Traditional (Polish)
Messiah Medley
The Guys All-Star Shoe Band
m: George Frideric Handel
arr: Andy Stein
ETUDE IN Ab Major (op. 25, no. 1)
André Watts
m: Frederic Chopin
O LITTLE TOWN OF BETHLEHEM (in monologue)
Garrison Keillor, audience, RD, PD
w: Phillips Brooks; m: Lewis H. Redner
SILENT NIGHT (in monologue)
Garrison Keillor, audience, RD, PD
w: Joseph Mohr; m: Franz Gruber
TRIP OVER THE MOUNTAIN (closer/playoff)
Christy O'Leary, Claire Mann, Frank Kilkelly
w/m: Traditional
Some other material available by guest artists:

 

Rob Fisher:
. . . and the Coffee Club Orchestra, "Shakin' the Blues Away," Capitol Records 54390

Christy O'Leary:
"The Northern Bridge: Songs and Tunes from Ireland and Scandinavia," Old Bridge Music

André Watts
"At Carnegie Hall," EMI Classics 64598
"Chopin Recital," EMI Classics 54151
"Plays Liszt - Album 1," EMI Classics 64599

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