A Prairie Home Companion
SATURDAY, October 7, 2000

Music performed on A Prairie Home Companion, October 7, 2000 Fitzgerald Theater, Saint Paul, Minnesota

 

Performers:
Garrison Keillor, Sue Scott, Tim Russell, Tom Keith The Currently Employed Band: Richard Dworsky, piano; Andy Stein, fiddle, tenor sax; Pat Donohue, guitar; Gary Raynor, bass; Arnie Kinsella, percussion
Guests:
Jack Knife and the Sharps: Rick Hollister, guitar, vocals; Scott Christenson, bass, vocals; Jeff Bjork, drums
Dick Rees and Norden: Dick Rees, accordian and vocals, Loretta Kelley, hardanger fiddle, Char Bostrom, fiddle, and Art Bjorngjeld, fiddle and button box
Lynn Peterson, vocals
TISHOMINGO BLUES (Opening theme)
Garrison Keillor, Currently Employed Band
w/m: Spencer Williams; new words: Garrison Keillor
© 1917 Joseph W. Stern and Co.; © 1989 Garrison Keillor
HUMORESQUE

Garrison Keillor
m: Antonin Dvorak w: Anonymous
© 1975 Chappell & Co.

TEGELBRUKSTEPPEN
Dick Rees and Norden, Gary Raynor, and Pat Donohue
m: traditional
MERCY MAMA BLUES
Pat Donohue, Currently Employed Band
w/m Tampa Red
LET THEM TALK
Garrison Keillor and Lynn Peterson, Currrently Employed Band
w/m Little Willie John
"MINNESOTA SAFETY COUNCIL" script
Rich Dworsky (underscore)
m: Richard Dworsky
© 2000 Richard Dworsky
BUNADBRURA MEDLEY
Dick Rees and Norden, Gary Raynor, and Pat Donohue
"Bunadbrura" m: Helene Hoeye, © Grappa Musik, Oslo
"Plink Waltz", traditional
"Sekstur", traditional
"POWDERMILK BISCUITS" THEME
Garrison Keillor, Currently Employed Band
w/m Garrison Keillor
© Garrison Keillor
"TREVOR AND GRETEL" script
Rich Dworsky (underscore)
m: Richard Dworsky
© 2000 Richard Dworsky
I AIN'T NEVER
Garrison Keillor, Lynn Peterson, Currently Employed Band
w/m: Mel Tillis and Webb Pierce
new verse: Garrison Keillor
© 1959 (renewed) Cedarwood Publishing
ROCKABYE BOOGIE
Jack Knife and the Sharps
Copyright Controlled
rec: "Hot Rocket" Outta Control Records 2003
COW COW BOOGIE
Jack Knife and the Sharps with Kelly Hollister, vocals
w/m Benny Carter, Gene DePaul, and Don Raye (ASCAP)
"GUY NOIR" THEME
Garrison Keillor, Rich Dworsky, Andy Stein, Gary Raynor, Arnie Kinsella
w: Garrison Keillor, Richard Dworsky; m: Richard Dworsky
© 1995 Keillor/Dworsky
album: "Guy Noir, Radio Private Eye," High Bridge 39261
FINE AND DANDY (Intermission)
Currently Employed Band
w: Paul James; m: Kay Swift
© Harms, Inc. (ASCAP)
HULA LOU
Andy Stein, Currently Employed Band
w: Jack Yellen; m: Milton Charles, Wayne King
© 1924 Ager, Yellen, & Bornstein, Inc.
AIN'T MISBEHAVIN' (under "Greetings")
Rich Dworsky
w: Andy Razaf; m: Fats Waller, Harry Brooks
©1929 (Renewed) Mills Music, Inc.
HILS FRA MEG DER HJEMME
Garrison Keillor, Lynn Peterson, Currently Employed Band, Dick Rees
m: Edith Worsing, w: unknown
arranged by Else Sevig
© 1985 Skandisk Publications
KETCHUP (THE GOOD YEARS) in "Ketchup" script
Rich Dworsky
w: Garrison Keillor; m: Richard Dworsky
© 1998 Garrison Keillor, Richard Dworsky
BESTEFER WALTZ MEDLEY
Dick Rees and Norden, Gary Raynor, Pat Donohue
"Bestefer Vals" m: Tom Andy and Dix Dennie, © Imudico
"Livet I Finnskogarna" m: Jularbo Calle, traditional
BASIN STREET BLUES
Currently Employed Band
m: Spencer Williams
©: (c) 1943 Mayfair Music Corp.
EAGER BOY
Jack Knife and the Sharps
m: L.C. Pratt Jr.
New lyrics: Rick Hollister
EXCHANGE STREET BLUES
Currently Employed Band
m: Rich Dworsky, Pat Donohue
© 2000 Rich Dworsky/Donohue
Some other material available by guest artists:

 

Jack Knife and the Sharps:
"Jack Knife and the Sharps", Outta Control Records 9401
"Ace Café", Outta Control Records 9602
"Hot Rocket", Outta Control Records 2003
Lynn Peterson
"Hymns For the Whole Family", available at www.hymnsandhers.com

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