April 27, 2002
Rebroadcast July 10, 2004
Live from Town Hall in New York City, with blues and folk singer Odetta, Vince Giordano and the Nighthawks, actress and Broadway singer Kristin Chenoweth, mezzo-soprano Alexandra Hughes and pianist Rob Fisher.

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00:11Tishomingo Blues
02:11GK talks about Town Hall, NYC
03:54New York script, into Limehouse Blues- the Nighthawks
17:19GK talks to Vince Giordano
18:28Jimmy's Tiger - Vince Giordano's Nighthawks
21:47Dream A Little Dream - Kristin Chenoweth
25:23GK talks to Kristin Chenoweth
26:22The Girl in 14G - Kristin Chenoweth and Rob Fisher
31:25Powdermilk Biscuit Break, GK talks about his opera
33:54Mohair Sam - Guy's All-Star Shoe Band
36:43Earth Day script
39:09Midnight Special - Odetta
44:46Roberta - Odetta
49:35Rhubarb script
55:08Bonding script
1:03:50Intermission - I'll See You in My Dreams
1:12:26Peninsula Clothes script
1:13:25Power Mower Society
1:15:36To A Wild Rose - Alexandra Hughes
1:20:34O My Dear Richard Gear - Alexandra Hughes
1:25:42Ain't No Sweet Man Worth the Salt in My Tears - Vince Giordano's Nighthawks
1:29:42Monologue (The News from Lake Wobegon)
1:50:04Rock Island Line - Odetta
1:55:08His Eye is On The Sparrow - Kristin Chenoweth and GK
1:57:15Good Old Days - Vince Giordano's Nighthawks

Rebroadcast July 10, 2004

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AS DONE, July 10, 2004
New York, New York
This broadcast was a repeat of the April 27, 2002, performance. The "Earth Day" script was omitted, and the "Lives of the Cowboys" script from the April 20, 2002, performance was added.

01:15:52 The Lives of the Cowboys (from 04/20/02)

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Kristin Chenoweth Odetta
Alexandra Hughes Vince Giordano
GK and Kristin Chenoweth Odetta and "Roberta"

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  • Kristin Chenoweth
  • Rob Fisher
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