June 30, 2001
Live from Tanglewood in the Berkshires of western Massachusetts, A Prairie Home Companion welcomes singer/songwriter Mary Chapin Carpenter, the Juilliard String Quartet and Rob Fisher.

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Audio Highlights
Late for Your Life (Mary Chapin Carpenter)
News from Lake Wobegon

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02:04GK Talk About Tanglewood, Massachusetts Song
04:49Bush script
06:33Applause, GK Intro Pat Donohue
06:59Mystery Train - Pat and GASB
10:03Applause, GK Back Announce, Melville script
20:38Applause, GK Back Announce, GK Intro Juilliard Quartet
23:21Debussy String Quartet in G Minor, Op. 10 (First Movement)
30:02Applause, 2nd Movement of Debussy
34:16Applause, Powdermilk Biscuit Break
36:47Applause, Guy Noir
48:02Applause, GK Back Announce, GK Intros Mary Chapin Carpenter
49:11In the Name of Love - Mary Chapin Carpenter
52:48Applause, Mary Talks, He Thinks He'll Keep Her
57:08Applause, GK Back Announce
57:31GK Sends Our Love to Chet Atkins Family, Talks About Chet
58:24Joy, Joy, Joy - GK, GASB, Rob Fisher, Audience
1:01:33Applause, Panama (Intermission)
1:05:50Welcome Back to the Second Half, 1812 SFX script
1:10:39Applause, Patriotic Medley - GK, Rob, Rich, Audience
1:15:14Applause, Greetings
1:17:50GK Intro Pat, Tanglewood Bob
1:20:51Applause, GK Back Announce, Intro Rob Fisher
1:21:39Won't You Be My Ginger - Rich Dworsky/Rob Fisher
1:23:26Applause, GK Back Announce, Monologue
1:41:20Ragtime Nightingale - Rob Fisher
1:43:52Applause, English Majors
1:48:53Applause, GK Intro MCC, Late for Your Life
1:52:36Applause, Only for You - GK & GASB
1:56:52Applause, Credits
1:58:19Shake It, Break It, and Hang It on the Wall

Photos from the show
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Mary Chapin Carpenter Joel Smirnoff of the Juilliard String Quartet in Guy Noir
Erica Rhodes in the Melville script Koussevitzky Music Shed at Tanglewood
GK and the Guy's All-Star Shoe Band during the pre-show warm-up Cellist Joel Krosnick of the Juilliard String Quartet
Mary Chapin Carpenter singing Late for Your Life

Guest Recordings
  • Mary Chapin Carpenter
  • the Juilliard String Quartet
  • Rob Fisher
  • Music Information
    Performers, music sources and credits
    Guest Information
  • Mary Chapin Carpenter
  • the Juilliard String Quartet
  • Rob Fisher
  • Scripts
  • President Bush
  • Melville
  • Guy Noir
  • Tom Keith - SFX
  • English Majors
  • Tanglewood Bob

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