A Prairie Home Companion
SATURDAY, May 15, 1999


Music performed on A Prairie Home Companion, May 15, 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, baritone sax; Pat Donohue, guitar; Greg Hippen, bass; Arnie Kinsella, percussion
Guests:
Greg Brown, guitar, vocals; with Bo Ramsey, guitar, vocals
Junior Brown, guitar, vocals; with Jeff Rowe, rhythm guitar; Steve Layne, bass; Peter Amaral, drums
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
WALKING MEDLEY
Garrison Keillor, GASB

WALK OVER GOD'S HEAVEN
w/m: Thomas A. Dorsey; new words: Garrison Keillor
(c) Unichappell Music, Inc. (BMI); (c) 1999 Garrison Keillor

WALK RIGHT IN
w/m: Gus Cannon (1929), arr: Erik Darling, W. Svanoc (1962); new words: Garrison Keillor
(c) 1930, 1963; (c) 1999 Garrison Keillor

I WALK THE LINE
w/m: Johnny Cash; new words: Garrison Keillor
(c) 1956 HiLo/Unichappell; (c) 1999 Garrison Keillor

WALK OVER GOD'S HEAVEN (reprise)
w/m: Thomas A. Dorsey; new words: Garrison Keillor
(c) Unichappell Music, Inc. (BMI); (c) 1999 Garrison Keillor
GOT THE BLUES (CAN'T BE SATISFIED)
Pat Donohue, GASB
w/m: Mississippi John Hurt
"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
"BERTHA'S KITTY BOUTIQUE" THEME
Garrison Keillor, RD
m: Prokofiev; new words: Garrison Keillor
(c) Garrison Keillor
SOLID HEART
Greg Brown, BR, PD
w: José Flores; m: Greg Brown
(c) 1999 Hacklebarney Music (ASCAP)
rec: "Solid Heart," Red House Records (1-800-695-4687 or http://redhouserecords.com)
BUILD A LITTLE VILLAGE
Greg Brown, BR, GH, AK
w/m: Greg Brown
(c) 1999 Hacklebarney Music (ASCAP)
MY LOVE IS LIKE A RED, RED ROSE
Garrison Keillor, GASB
w: lyrics paraphrased from the following poems; m: Traditional Danish, "Velkommen"

SONG OF SOLOMON (2: 8, 10-12, 14)
MY LOVE IS LIKE A RED, RED ROSE (Robert Burns)
THE PASSIONATE SHEPHERD TO HIS LOVE (Christopher Marlowe)
A DRINKING SONG (William Butler Yeats)
DAFFODILS (Robert Herrick)
TIME (Robert Herrick)
ODE (William Wordsworth)
SONG OF SOLOMON (2: 8, 10-12, 14) (reprise)
A BOY'S BEST FRIEND/"POWDERMILK BISCUITS" THEME
Garrison Keillor, The Guys All-Star Shoe Band

A BOY'S BEST FRIEND
w/m: Traditional

"POWDERMILK BISCUITS" THEME
w/m: Garrison Keillor
(c) Garrison Keillor
"GUY NOIR" THEME
Rich Dworsky, Andy Stein, Greg Hippen, Arnie Kinsella
w: Garrison Keillor, Richard Dworsky; m: Richard Dworsky
(c) 1995 Garrison Keillor, Richard Dworsky
album: "Guy Noir, Radio Private Eye," HighBridge 39261

(THEME FROM) STAR WARS
Rich Dworsky (underscore)
m: John Williams
(c) 1977
HIGHWAY PATROL
Junior Brown and his band
w/m: R. Simpson, R. Rush, D. Payne
(c) 1966 Beechwood Music Corp. (BMI)
rec: "Guit With It," Curb Records 77622; "Junior High," Curb Records 77783
MY WIFE THINKS YOU'RE DEAD
Junior Brown and his band
w/m: Junior Brown
(c) 1993 Mike Curb Music/Jamieson Brown Music (BMI)
rec: "Guit With It," Curb Records 77622; "Junior High," Curb Records 77783
FREEBORN MAN
Junior Brown and his band
w/m: Keith Allison, Mark Lindsay
(c) 1967 Boom Music (BMI)
rec: "12 Shades of Brown," Curb Records 77635
CLARINET MARMALADE (Intermission)
The Guys All-Star Shoe Band
w/m: Larry Shields, H. W. Ragas
(c) 1918, 1946 Leo Feist
AIN'T MISBEHAVIN' (under "Greetings")
Rich Dworsky, Andy Stein
w: Andy Razaf; m: Thomas Waller, Harry Brooks
(c) 1929 (Renewed) Mills Music, Inc.
TROUT SONG (DIE FORELLE parody)
Garrison Keillor, RD, AS, PD, GH
w/m: Franz Schubert; new words: Garrison Keillor
(c) 1999 Garrison Keillor
THIS WORLD IS NOT MY HOME
Garrison Keillor, Greg Brown, Bo Ramsey, Pat Donohue, GASB
w/m: Albert E. Brumley
(c) Albert E. Brumley and Sons
REAL GOOD FRIEND
Greg Brown, BR
w/m: Greg Brown
(c) 1999 Hacklebarney Music (ASCAP)
MARRIAGE CHANT
Greg Brown, BR
w/m: Greg Brown
(c) 1999 Hacklebarney Music (ASCAP)
HAIL TO THEE, OUR ALMA MATER (in monologue)
Garrison Keillor
w: Garrison Keillor; m: H. S. Thompson ("Far Above Cayuga's Waters") and Franz Joseph Haydn ("Einigkeit und Recht und Freiheit" - German national anthem)
(c) 1936 The Thorton W. Allen Company ("Far Above Cayuga's Waters"); (c) Garrison Keillor
ORIGINAL DIXIELAND ONE-STEP
The Guys All-Star Shoe Band
w: J. Russel Robinson, George Crandall; m: D. J. "Nick" Larocco
(c) 1917 (Renewed) Edward B. Marks Music Company
KETCHUP (THE GOOD YEARS) (in "Ketchup" script)
Rich Dworsky
w: Garrison Keillor; m: Richard Dworsky
(c) 1998 Garrison Keillor, Richard Dworsky
ROCK-A-HULA BABY
Junior Brown and his band
w/m: Benjamin Weisman, Fred Wise, Dolores Fuller (ASCAP)
(c) 1961 (Renewed) Gladys Music, Inc.
rec: "Long Walk Back," Curb Records 77897
THIS WORLD IS NOT MY HOME (reprise/closer)
Garrison Keillor, Greg Brown, Bo Ramsey, GASB
w/m: Albert E. Brumley
(c) Albert E. Brumley and Sons
Some other material available by guest artists:

Greg Brown
"Solid Heart," Red House Records (1-800-695-4687 or http://redhouserecords.com)
"One Night Live 1982," Red House Records 128
"Slant 6 Mind," Red House Records 98
"Further In," Red House Records 88
"Live One," Red House Records 78
"Poet Game," Red House Records 68
"Dream Cafe," Red House Records 47
"Bath Tub Blues," Red House Records 42
"Down in There," Red House Records 35
"One Big Town," Red House Records 28
"One More Goodnight Kiss," Red House Records 23
"Songs of Innocence and of Experience," Red House Records 14
"In the Dark With You," Red House Records 8
"44 & 66," Red House Records 2
"Iowa Waltz," Red House Records 1
Junior Brown
"12 Shades of Brown," Curb Records 77635
"Guit With It," Curb Records 77622
"Junior High," Curb Records 77783
"Long Walk Back," Curb Records 77897
"Semi-Crazy," Curb Records 77843
Bo Ramsey (www.boramsey.com)
"In the Weeds," Trailer Records
"Down to Bastrop," Shed Records, Trailer Records
Bo Ramsey and the Backsliders "LIVE," Trailer Records

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Lovingly selected from the earliest archives of A Prairie Home Companion, this heirloom collection represents the music from earliest years of the now legendary show: 1974–1976. With songs and tunes from jazz pianist Butch Thompson, mandolin maestro Peter Ostroushko, Dakota Dave Hull and the first house band, The Powdermilk Biscuit Band (Adam Granger, Bob Douglas and Mary DuShane).

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