April 28, 2001
Live from the Fitzgerald Theater in beautiful downtown St. Paul, Minnesota, A Prairie Home Companion welcomes Paul Geremia, Tom Paxton, luthier David Folland, the New Wood Quintet, and Charmian Carr, Liesl, from The Sound of Music.

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Me and A Couple of Angels (Tom Paxton)
News from Lake Wobegon

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02:00GK Talk About Spring, Intro Charmian Carr
04:38Applause, GK Talk with Charmian
07:38Sixteen Going on Seventeen - GK and Charmian
10:28Applause, GK Back Announce, More Talk, Applause
11:25GK Talk About Arbor Day, Intro David Folland
13:02GK Talk with David Folland
17:22Dvorak Quintet - poco andante
20:48GK Recites "Trees"- By Howard Nemerov
22:21Dvorak Quintet - scherzo
25:09Applause, GK Back Announce
25:36Trees (song)- GK and Rich Dworsky
28:32Applause, GK Intro and Talk with Paul Geremia
30:20If A Woman's Love was Whiskey - Paul Geremia
33:25Applause, Paul Intro My Kind of Place
36:55Applause, GK Back Announce
37:20Powdermilk Biscuit Break
39:01Applause, GK Back Announce, Intro Tom Paxton, Applause
39:32Shut and Drink Your Arsenic - Tom Paxton and Band
40:45Applause, GK Back Announce, Tom Intros Next Tune
41:15Did You Hear John Hurt? - Tom and Band
44:28Applause, GK Talk with Tom
45:26My Pony Knows the Way - Tom, GK and Band
48:33Applause, GK Back Announce, Guy Noir script
01:01:35Applause, GK Back Announce
01:02:06Runnin' Wild - Intermission
01:06:12Applause, Welcome Back, into Flood script
01:14:26Applause, Greetings
01:17:14Ol' Man River Audience Sing-a-long
01:21:10Applause, GK Talk with Tom Paxton
01:21:40Me and A Couple of Angels - Tom and Band
01:25:09Applause, GK Back Announce, Monologue
01:43:37Strings: Dvorak Cypresses, No. 9 "My Dearest One"
01:46:32Applause, GK Back Announce, into String Players
01:47:08Ketchup script
01:49:40Applause, GK Intros Paul Geremia
01:50:29Stocking Feet Blues - Paul Geremia
01:53:22Applause, GK Back Announce, Chicago Seeds script
01:56:44Applause, GK Thanks Guests, Credits
01:57:52Do-Re-Mi Closer

Photos from the show
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Paul Geremia Tom Paxton
GK with Charmian Carr Paul Geremia and If A Woman's Love was Whiskey
David Folland The New Wood Quintet playing instruments made by David Folland
Charmian Carr aka Liesl

Music Information
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Guest Information
  • Paul Geremia
  • Tom Paxton
  • David Folland
  • Charmian Carr
  • Scripts
  • Guy Noir
  • Flood
  • Ketchup
  • Chicago Seeds

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