October 23, 1999
Live from The Fitzgerald Theater in downtown St. Paul with special guests Doc Watson with Jack Lawrence, and the gospel group the Fairfield Four.

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02:30Good to be with You
05:50Down by the Sally Gardens
09:41Duct Tape
16:56GK Intro Band
17:30Brain Surgery
20:47GK Intro Doc Watson
22:26Nine Pound Hammer
24:56Doc Talk
25:13Rise When the Rooster Crows
27:50Doc and Jack Talk
28:50Cora is Gone
31:46Powdermilk Biscuits
32:24Music Break
33:25Two Four Six Eight
34:01Doc Intro Tune
34:26In the Jailhouse Now
37:55The Story of Bob
47:28Intro Fairfield Four
48:26I Couldn't Hear Nobody Pray
52:42Help for the Needy
54:39GK Intro Members
56:06Four And Twenty Elders
101:42GK Segue to Intermission
102:23Hot Lips
108:48You've Got That Thing
112:13You Gonna Quit Me Baby
115:46Storms on the Ocean
118:46Doc Segue to Next Tune
119:25Ready for the Times to Get Better
146:54Charlie's Waltz
152:49Down by the Riverside
154:59Final Credits
156:37Swing Low, Sweet Chariot
158:23That's Our Show for Tonight

Photos from the show

Doc Watson Two of the Fairfield Four
Sue Scott and GK Tim Russell and Sue Scott

Guest Information
  • Doc Watson
  • The Fairfield Four
  • Scripts
  • The Story of Bob
  • Brain Surgery
  • Jesse Ventura for Duct Tape
  • Ketchup Advisory Board

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