December 19, 1998
Live from Town Hall in New York, New York with Broadway star Sarah Jessica Parker, pianist André Watts, Walter Bobbie, and fiddler Christy O'Leary.

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Recorded on December 18, 1998, from New York, New York.
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00:14Tishomingo, Opening Credits
03:00Way Down upon the Hudson River
05:55Applause-GK Talk about Celebrating Christmas
08:30The Christmas Song-Sarah Jessica Parker
10:28Pat Donohue's Christmas Feature
10:45Angels from the Realms of Glory
15:57Applause-GK Segue to Script
21:12Applause/Gk Intro Andre Watts
22:41Nocturne in C# Minor Opus 27 #1
27:25Applause-GK Talk to Sarah Jessica Parker
28:47Guy Noir - Week Before Christmas
40:00Applause-GK Welcome Christy O'leary and Group/Talk with Christy O'leary
43:47Tretton Dags Visa/Norvegian Wedding March
48:47Whelan's Ass Jig
52:43A Christmas Carol: The Carol Continues
1:04:25Applause, Segue to Intermission
1:05:02Jolly Old St. Nicholas
1:08:32Applause-GK Promo Trip Giveaway
1:14:31Polish Christmas Carol-Walter Bobbie and Rob Fisher
1:16:11Applause-GK Talk with Rob Fisher
1:16:58GK Talk about Trip Giveaway/Name Drawing
1:21:43GK Talk about Handel's Messiah
1:22:40Messiah Feature
1:25:15Applause-GK Back Announce/Intro Andre Watts
1:27:40Chopin Etude in Ab Opus 25, #1
1:44:00Audience Sings-Monologue Contines, Silent Nights
1:56:37Trip We Took over the Mountain
1:58:26That's Our Show for Tonight

Guest Information
  • Walter Bobbie
  • Christy O'Leary
  • Sarah Jessica Parker
  • André Watts
  • Scripts
  • Guy Noir
  • A Christmas Carol: The Carol Continues
  • Bebopareebop Rhubarb Pie

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