A Prairie Home Companion
SATURDAY, April 15, 2000

Music performed on A Prairie Home Companion, April 15, 2000
The Town Hall, New York, New York

(6th ANNUAL) Talent From Towns Under Two Thousand Contest

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:
1999 WINNER: Jason Moody, violin
2000 FINALISTS: Bon Temps Roulez: Dan Schingel, lead guitar; Tom Cummings, bass; John Giffin, rhythm guitar; Kenny Johnson, drums; Dennis Stroughmatt, fiddle, vocals
The Camptown Ladies: Melissa Carper, bass; Gina Gallina, clawhammer banjo (The Ray Marklund Stagehand's Award)
Leilani Clark, vocals; with Daniel Clark, piano (1st place)
The Local Girls: Brenda Catania, vocals; Gay Dalzell, vocals; Mimi Hart, vocals; with Mike McGannon, guitar; Bill Watson, bass
Lonesome Brothers: Jim Armenti, guitar, vocals; Ray Mason, bass, vocals; Bob Grant, drums
Molasses Creek: Gary Mitchell, guitar; Kitty Mitchell, bass; David Tweedie, fiddle; Stan Brown, banjo (2nd place)
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
BREVITY
Garrison Keillor, GASB
w: Garrison Keillor; m: Garrison Keillor, Pat Donohue, Rich Dworsky
(c) 2000 Garrison Keillor, Pat Donohue, Rich Dworsky
DANSE DE MARDI GRAS
Bon Temps Roulez
w/m: Traditional
arr: Bon Temps Roulez
rec: "Les Memoires Bien et Mauvais"
SHOW TWO-BEAT (playoff - Bon Temps Roulez)
The Guys All-Star Shoe Band
m: Richard Dworsky
(c) 1998 Richard Dworsky
"Staten Island Ferry" (script)
Rich Dworsky (underscore)
m: Richard Dworsky
(c) 2000 Richard Dworsky

 

BRIDAL CHORUS, from Lohengrin (HERE COMES THE BRIDE) (playoff)
The Guys All-Star Shoe Band
m: Richard Wagner
CROW, BLACK CHICKEN
The Camptown Ladies
w/m: Traditional
arr: The Camptown Ladies
rec: "All the Doo-Dah Day" (soon to be released)
SOFT-SHOE SWING (playoff - The Camptown Ladies)
The Guys All-Star Shoe Band
m: Richard Dworsky
(c) 1998 Richard Dworsky
ELLIE MAY'S HAVING A PARTY
Lonesome Brothers
w/m: Jim Armenti
(c) Jim Armenti (BMI)
rec: "Diesel Therapy," Tar Hut
NOBODY KNOWS YOU WHEN YOU'RE DOWN AND OUT (playoff - Lonesome Brothers)
The Guys All-Star Shoe Band
w/m: Jimmie Cox
(c) 1923, 1929, 1950, 1959 1963 (Renewed) MCA Music Publishing
"POWDERMILK BISCUITS" THEME
Garrison Keillor, The Guys All-Star Shoe Band
w/m: Garrison Keillor
(c) Garrison Keillor

 

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

 

WHEN IT'S SPRING IN ST. PAUL, MINNESOTA (MOONLIGHT ON THE RIVER COLORADO)
Garrison Keillor, PD
w: Billy Moll; m: Robert A. King; new words: Garrison Keillor
(c) 1930 Shapiro, Bernstein & Co.; (c) 2000 Garrison Keillor
NITEY NITE
Leilani Clark, DC, GH, AK
w/m: Charles Piliero
(c) 1999 Charles Piliero
rec: "I'm Amazed"
CLASSICAL ALLEGRO (playoff - Leilani Clark)
The Guys All-Star Shoe Band
m: Richard Dworsky
(c) 1998 Richard Dworsky
WATERMAN
Molasses Creek
w/m: Gary Mitchell
(c) Gary Mitchell
rec: "Ocracoke Island"
PLAY ON/OFF #1 (playoff - Molasses Creek)
The Guys All-Star Shoe Band
m: Richard Dworsky
(c) 1998 Richard Dworsky
KETCHUP (THE GOOD YEARS) (in "Ketchup" script)
Rich Dworsky
w: Garrison Keillor; m: Richard Dworsky
(c) 1998 Garrison Keillor, Richard Dworsky
LET YOURSELF GO
The Local Girls
w/m: Irving Berlin
(c) 1936 Irving Berlin
rec: "Let Yourself Go"
CASUAL STROLL (playoff - The Local Girls)
The Guys All-Star Shoe Band
m: Richard Dworsky
(c) 1998 Richard Dworsky
I'LL SEE YOU IN MY DREAMS (intermission)
The Guys All-Star Shoe Band
w: Gus Kahn; m: Isham Jones
(c) 1924 Leo Feist
WRAP YOUR TROUBLES IN DREAMS (under "Greetings")
Andy Stein, Pat Donohue
w: Ted Koehler, Billy Moll; m: Harry Barris
(c) 1931 (Renewed) Shapiro, Bernstein & Co., Inc.
INTRODUCTION ET TARANTELLE (op. 43)
Jason Moody, RD
m: Pablo de Sarasate
WHEN YOU WISH UPON A STAR (in monologue)
Garrison Keillor (recited first line only)
w/m: Ned Washington, Leigh Harline
(c) 1949 (Renewed) Bourne Co.
TEARS
Pat Donohue, AS, GH, AK
m: Stephane Grappelli, Jean (Django) Reinhardt
(c) Jewel Music Publishing Co., Inc. (ASCAP)
HOBO
Molasses Creek (2nd place)
w/m: David Tweedie and Stan Brown (c) David Tweedie and Stan Brown
HOLLYWOOD FANFARE (1st place announcement)
The Guys All-Star Shoe Band
m: Richard Dworsky
(c) 1998 Richard Dworsky
I'M AMAZED
Leilani Clark, Daniel Clark (1st place)
w: Val Halloran, Donald Johns; m: Daniel Clark
(c) Val Halloran, Donald Johns, Daniel Clark
rec: "I'm Amazed" (soon to be released)
GOODNIGHT IRENE (closer)
Garrison Keillor, Talent-from-Towns-Under-Two-Thousand contestants, GASB
w/m: Huddie Ledbetter, John A. Lomax; new words: Garrison Keillor
(c) 1936 Ludlow Music; (c) 2000 Garrison Keillor

Recordings available from Talent-from-Towns-Under-Two-Thousand contestants:

Bon Temps Roulez
"Les Memoires Bien et Mauvais"
(visit their web site at home.globaleyes.net/oldtime5/bb)
The Camptown Ladies
"All the Doo-Dah Day" (soon to be released)
(send an email request to camptownladies@yahoo.com)
Leilani Clark
"I'm Amazed"
(visit Leilani's web site at: www.leilaniclark.8m.com )
Lonesome Brothers
"Lonesome Brothers," Tar Hut
"Diesel Therapy," Tar Hut
(visit their web site at www.lonesomebrothers.com
The Local Girls
"Let Yourself Go"
(visit their web site at www.zip33.com)
Molasses Creek
"Ocracoke Island"
"Wildheart"
"Citybound"
(visit their web site at molassescreek.com)

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