A Prairie Home Companion
SATURDAY, May 8, 1999


Music performed on A Prairie Home Companion, May 8, 1999
Fitzgerald Theater, Saint Paul, Minnesota

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:
Morten Gunnar Larsen, piano
Charlie Musselwhite, harmonica, guitar, vocals; with his band: Felton Crews, bass; Joe Heinemann, piano; David Rokeach, drums; John Wedemeyer, guitar
Vern Sutton, vocals; with Keith Weber, piano
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
BEGIN THE BEGUINE
Vern Sutton, KW, AS, PD, GH, AK
w/m: Cole Porter
(c) 1935 (Renewed) Harms, Inc.
"BEEBOPAREEBOP RHUBARB PIE" THEME (SHORT'NIN' BREAD)
Garrison Keillor, Vern Sutton, Tim Russell, Sue Scott, Tom Keith, GASB
w/m: Traditional; new words: Garrison Keillor
(c) Garrison Keillor

LOVE IS A MANY-SPLENDORED THING (reprised several times)
Vern Sutton
w: Paul Francis Webster; m: Sammy Fain
(c) 1955
MOTHER'S WALTZ (in "Mom" script)
Rich Dworsky, Andy Stein
m: Richard Dworsky
(c) 1999 Richard Dworsky
ROCKIN' ALONE (In An Old Rocking Chair)
Garrison Keillor, Vern Sutton, GASB
w/m: Bob Miller
(c) 1932 The Crawford Music Corporation
NORWEGIAN RAG #1
Morten Gunnar Larsen
m: Morten Gunnar Larsen
(c) 1974 Morten Gunnar Larsen (TONO)
FINGERBREAKER
Morten Gunnar Larsen
m: Jelly Roll Morton
rec: "Fingerbreaker," Decca Records 460499
LOOK FOR THE SILVER LINING (Script)
WHILE WE'RE YOUNG
Garrison Keillor, RD
w: William Engvick; m: Alec Wilder, Morty Palitz
(c) 1943 Ludlow Music, Inc.
NO
Charlie Musselwhite and his band
w/m: Burton Gaar, George Hollinshead
(c) 1997 Sound Ventures Music (BMI)
rec: "Continental Drifter," Pointblank Records 47130
VOODOO GARDEN
Charlie Musselwhite and his band
w/m: Tom McFarland
(c) 1988 Wiosna Nasra Music
rec: "Continental Drifter," Pointblank Records 47130
IF I SHOULD HAVE BAD LUCK
Charlie Musselwhite
(c) Musselwhite Music
RUNNIN' WILD (Intermission)
The Guys All-Star Shoe Band
w: Joseph W. Grey; m: Harrington Gibbs
(c) 1923 Leo Feist
KETCHUP (THE GOOD YEARS) (in "Ketchup" script)
Rich Dworsky
w: Garrison Keillor; m: Richard Dworsky
(c) 1998 Garrison Keillor, Richard Dworsky
YOU'RE LUCKY TO ME (under "Greetings")
Andy Stein, Pat Donohue
w/m: Andy Razaf; m: Eubie Blake
(c) 1930 Shapiro, Bernstein & Co., Inc.
MISS MANNERS ON MUSIC
Vern Sutton, KW
w: Judith Martin (aka "Miss Manners"); m: Dominick Argento
(c) Boosey & Hawkes
DON'T YOU LEAVE ME HERE
Morten Gunnar Larsen
m: Jelly Roll Morton
arr: Morten Gunnar Larsen
rec: "Fingerbreaker," Decca Records 460499
PRAIRIE HOME COMPANION BLUES
Charlie Musselwhite (improv)
m: Charlie Musselwhite
(c) 1999 Musselwhite Music
MY TIME SOMEDAY
Charlie Musselwhite and his band
w/m: Charlie Musselwhite
(c) 1999 Musselwhite Music
rec: "Continental Drifter," Pointblank Records 47130
THE PICTURE FROM LIFE'S OTHER SIDE
Garrison Keillor, GASB
w/m: B. Vaughan
BILL BAILEY, WON'T YOU PLEASE COME HOME? (closer)
Rich Dworsky, Keith Weber, Morten Gunnar Larsen
w/m: Hughie Cannon
(c) 1902 Howley, Haviland & Dresser
Some other material available by guest artists:

Morten Gunnar Larsen
"Fingerbreaker," Decca Records 460499
"Maple Leaf Rag," Herman Records 1009
Charlie Musselwhite (see http://www.charlie-musselwhite.com)
"Ace of Harps," Alligator 4781
"Blues Never Die," Vanguard 153
"Continental Drifter," Pointblank/Virgin Records 47130
"Harmonica According to Charlie," Blind Pig 5016
"In My Time," Alligator 4818
"Louisiana Fog," Blues Legends 1221
"Memphis Charlie," Arhoolie 303
"Rough News," Virgin 42856
"Signature," Alligator 4801
"Stand Back! Here Comes Charley," Vanguard 79232
"Stone Blues," Vanguard 79287
"Tennessee Woman," Vanguard 6528
"Where Have All the Good Times Gone?" Blue Rock-it 103
Vern Sutton
"The Best of Vern Sutton," 10,000 Lakes Label

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