October 7, 2000
Live from the Fitzgerald Theater in St. Paul, Minnesota, A Prairie Home Companion celebrates the start of a new season with special guests Jack Knife & the Sharps, Dick Rees and Norden and Lynn Peterson.

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00:00Logo; Tishomingo
01:45GK Talk About Winter
03:45Limerick/Dvorak Humoresque
06:12Applause - GK Intro Dick Rees and Norden Tegelbruchsteppen (Polka)
08:52Applause - GK Intro Pat Donohue
10:33Mercy Momma Blues
13:34Applause
14:29Let Them Talk
17:50Applause
18:07Minnesota Safety Council
22:58Applause - GK Talk With Dick Rees
24:35Bunadbrura Medley
29:06Applause - GK Back Announce
30:05Powdermilk Biscuits
30:22Musical Break
31:54Applause - GK Talk About Cold
32:36Trevor and Gretel
41:16I Ain't Never
43:30Applause
44:15Rockabye Boogie
47:26Applause - GK Intro Rick's Daughter
48:03Cow Cow Boogie
50:49Applause
51:03Guy Noir
103:40Applause, Seque to Intermission
108:26Welcome Back to the Second Half...Talk About Staff
110:05Hula Lou
112:30Applause - GK Announce Online Street Dance; Greetings
117:43Hils Fra Meg Der Hjemme
120:16Applause
120:30Ketchup
123:57Applause - GK Talk to Dick Rees
125:44Bestefer Waltz Medley
129:25Applause
129:37Monologue
148:45Applause - Basin Street Blues
150:45Applause; GK Talks About Summer
152:27Eager Boy
155:07Applause; Credits; Exchange Street Blues

Photos from the show

Dick Rees of Norden GK with Rick Hollister of Jack Knife & the Sharps
Garrison and Lynn Peterson Char Bostrom and Loretta Kelley of Norden
Jack Knife and the Sharps Click to watch scenes from Street Dance

Guest Information
  • Jack Knife & the Sharps
  • Dick Rees and Norden
  • Lynn Peterson
  • Scripts
  • Minnesota Safety Council
  • Ketchup Advisory Board
  • Trevor & Gretel
  • Guy Noir

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