January 29, 2000
Live from The Fitzgerald Theater this week, A Prairie Home Companion welcomes the Cajun sounds of BeauSoleil avec Michael Doucet, Butch Thompson and Laura Sewell playing the music of Joseph Lamb, and singer/songwriter Lynn Peterson.

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Be Thou My Vision
News from Lake Wobegon

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02:09Good to be With You. People Getting Used to Winter, Recipes in Church Cookbook
04:28Intro to Joseph Lamb Material
05:25Sensation Rag
08:02Applause, GK Back Announce
08:26Duct Tape
10:15GK Welcomes BeauSoleil
13:00La Terre De Mon Grandpere
16:17Applause - Michael Intro Next Tune
16:48Cajunization Blues
21:02Applause - GL Segue
29:53Applause - GK Segue to Powdermilk Break
30:27Powdermilk Biscuit Break
31:50Applause - GK Talks About Joseph Lamb
33:59More Lamb Talk
35:35Arctic Sunset
37:24More Talk, Cottontail Rag
40:59Applause - GK Back Announce
42:39Be Thou My Vision
45:24Applause - GK Back Announce
46:15Oriental Strut
48:44Applause - GK Announce Band Members
49:03Guy Noir - Sharing Office with Celebrity Sunset Cruises
102:45Applause - GK Segue to Intermission
103:08My Honey's Lovin Arms
106:52Welcome Back to the Second Half…Intro Winners of Contest
111:15What Goes On/Don't Be Cruel Medley
120:12Rhubarb - Monitoring Your Computer Activity
124:40Applause - GK Intro Butch Thompson
125:33American Beauty
128:56Applause - GK Back Announce
148:05Squeeze Me
153:32Applause - Intro BeauSoleil
156:58Applause - GK Back Announce Credits
158:00Iko, Iko

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BeauSoleil Butch Thompson
BeauSoleil Butch Thompson on piano
Laura Sewell BeauSoleil
Laura Sewell on cello David Doucet of BeauSoleil
Garrison Keillor
Garrison Keillor explaining the the importance of ketchup

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