A Prairie Home Companion
SATURDAY, February 26, 2000

Music performed on A Prairie Home Companion, February 26, 2000
The Queen's Hall, Edinburgh, Scotland

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:
Battlefield Band: Alan Reid, keyboards, guitar; John McCusker, fiddle; Mike Katz, Highland bagpipe, whistles; Malcolm Stitt, guitar (filling in for Davy Steele)
Ian Rankin, author
Dave Richardson, accordion, ornithologist (with Malcolm Stitt, guitar)
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
WEARY & FAREWELL BLUES
The Guys All-Star Shoe Band
w/m: Matthews, Greene, Cates/Schoebel, Mares, Rappolo
(c) 1956 / (c) 1923 Mills Music, Inc.
arr. (c) 1995 Andy Stein
"WESTERN" THEME ("The Lives of the Cowboys" theme)
The Guys All-Star Shoe Band
m: Pat Donohue, Richard Dworsky, The Guys All-Star Shoe Band
(c) 1994

 

EDINBURGH BLUES (SAN FRANCISCO BAY BLUES)
Garrison Keillor, PD
w/m: Jesse Fuller; new words: Garrison Keillor
(c) 1958, 1986 Hollis Music, Inc.; (c) 2000 Garrison Keillor

 

WHOO-PEE TI YI YO (Edinburgh version)
Garrison Keillor, PD
w/m: Traditional; new words: Garrison Keillor
(c) 2000 Garrison Keillor
Ian Rankin segment
Ian Rankin (read from his books)
w: Ian Rankin
(c) Ian Rankin; U.S. publisher - St. Martin's Press

 

Dead Souls
Black and Blue
"POWDERMILK BISCUITS" THEME
Garrison Keillor, The Guys All-Star Shoe Band
w/m: Garrison Keillor
(c) Garrison Keillor

 

TWO, FOUR, SIX, EIGHT
w/m: Traditional; new words: Garrison Keillor
(c) 1999 Garrison Keillor

 

COMING THROUGH THE RYE
w: Robert Burns; m: Traditional
"Glenfrancisco" script
Rich Dworsky (underscore)
m: Richard Dworsky
(c) 2000 Richard Dworsky

 

GLENFRANCISCO (GOOD VIBRATIONS) (closing theme)
Rich Dworsky
w/m: Brian Wilson, Mike Love; new words: Garrison Keillor
(c) 1966 Irving Music, Inc. (BMI); (c) 2000 Garrison Keillor
THE STRAW MAN
Battlefield Band
w/m: Traditional
arr: Alan Reid
(c) Kinmor Music
rec: "Leaving Friday Harbor," Temple Records 2080
LEAVING FRIDAY HARBOR
Battlefield Band
w/m: John McCusker
(c) Kinmor Music
rec: "Leaving Friday Harbor," Temple Records 2080
"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

 

UNDERSCORE
Rich Dworsky
m: Richard Dworsky
(c) 2000 Richard Dworsky
THAT'S A PLENTY (intermission)
The Guys All-Star Shoe Band
w: Henry Creamer; m: Bert A. Williams
(c) 1909 Edward B. Marks Music Company (BMI)
AIN'T MISBEHAVIN' (under "Greetings")
Rich Dworsky, Andy Stein
w: Thomas "Fats" Waller, Harry Brooks; m: Andy Razaf
(c) 1929 (Renewed) Mills Music, Inc.
A WALK ON THE SHORE
Dave Richardson, MS
m: Dave Richardson
(c) Gilderoy Music (Edinburgh) (MCPS/PRS)
WARM WELCOME
Rich Dworsky
m: Richard Dworsky
(c) 1993 Richard Dworsky
GRANDFATHER'S CLOCK
Garrison Keillor, GASB
w/m: Henry Clay Work
(c) 1876 C. M. Cady
"Ketchup" script
Rich Dworsky (underscore)
m: Richard Dworsky
(c) 2000 Richard Dworsky

 

KETCHUP (THE GOOD YEARS) (theme)
Rich Dworsky
w: Garrison Keillor; m: Richard Dworsky
(c) 1998 Garrison Keillor, Richard Dworsky
TWENTY POUNDS OF GIN
Battlefield Band
rec: "Rain, Hail or Shine," Temple Records 2074

 

THE CANON GATE TWITCH
m: Traditional; arr: Battlefield Band
(c) Kinmor Music

 

STEAMBOAT TO DETROIT
m: Mike Katz
(c) Kinmor Music

 

TWENTY POUNDS OF GIN
m: Mike Katz
(c) Kinmor Music

 

BREAK YER BASS DRONE
m: Gordon Duncan
(c) Grian Music
FOREVER YOUNG (closer)
Garrison Keillor, GASB
w/m: Bob Dylan
(c) 1973 Ram's Horn Music
FLOWERS OF EDINBURGH (playoff)
Battlefield Band, Dave Richardson, Andy Stein, GASB
m: Traditional

Some other material available by guest artists:

recordings:

Battlefield Band
"Across the Borders," Temple Records 2065
"After Hours," Temple Records 2001
"Anthem for the Common Man," Temple Records 2008
"At the Front," Temple Records 2056
"Battlefield Band," Temple Records 2055
"Celtic Hotel," Temple Records 2002
"Home Ground," Temple Records 2034
"Home Is Where the Van Is," Temple Records 2006
"Leaving Friday Harbor," Temple Records 2080
"Music in Trust 1," Temple Records 2010
"Music in Trust 2," Temple Records 2004
"New Spring," Temple Records 2045
"On the Rise," Temple Records 2009
"Opening Moves," Topic Records 468
"Quiet Days," Temple Records 2050
"Rain, Hail or Shine," Temple Records 2074
"Stand Easy and Preview," Temple Records 2052
"There's a Buzz," Temple Records 2007
"Threads," Temple Records 2061
John McCusker
"John McCusker," Temple Records 2059
Boys of the Lough
"Boys of the Lough," Philo 1026
"Farewell & Remember Me," Shanachie Records 79067
"Good Friends, Good Music," Philo 1051
"Midwinter Night's Dreams," Blix Street 10033
"Sweet Rural Shade," Shanachie Records 79068
"To Welcome Paddy Home," Shanachie Records 79061

books:

Ian Rankin
Dead Souls
Death Is Not the End
Black and Blue
The Flood
The Hanging Garden
Hide and Seek
Knots and Crosses
Let It Bleed
Mortal Causes
Strip Jack
Tooth and Nail
Watchman

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