November 2, 2002
Live from St. Paul, Minnesota, with singer/songwriter Iris DeMent and accordion player Dan Newton joins the Guy's All-Star Shoe Band.

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00:12Tishomingo Blues
02:06Opening introductions
02:55GK talks about upcoming elections, President Bush, voting, Governor Larry
05:55GK talks to southernmost and northernmost audience members, Ricardo and Megan
08:05SFX/ Duct Tape script
11:42Whiskey & Gin - Guy's All-star Shoe Band
14:20GK introduces Iris Dement
15:07Old Fashioned Love - Iris Dement and band
19:27Genetics script
21:28Poor Babes in the Woods - GK
24:23Dancing Chickens script into Powdermilk Biscuit Break
32:00Johnny B. Goode Polka - Dan Newton and band
35:59Story of Bob script
44:01Dismal Lives script
46:30GK talks to Iris about the Grand Ole Opry
47:20I'll Take My Sorrows Straight - Iris Dement
51:41Mama's Opry - Iris Dement
56:10Calling for You
1:00:00Intermission - Tennessee Blues
1:08:23Don't Get Around Much Anymore - GK & audience
1:12:08That's The Way Love Goes - Iris Dement and GK
1:16:33English Majors script
1:18:54Monday Morning Blues - Pat Donohue and band
1:39:38Stranger Blues - Pat Donohue and band
1:43:21Surely I Will - Iris Dement
1:49:09Hamlet script
1:57:08Whiskey & Gin (reprise)

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Iris Dement Dan "Daddy Squeeze" Newton
Garrison and Sue Scott Iris Dement
Scott, Russell and Keith Garrison Keillor

Guest Recordings
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  • Dan Newton
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  • Dan Newton
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  • Duct Tape
  • Genetics
  • Dancing Chickens
  • Story of Bob
  • Dismal Lives
  • English Majors
  • Hamlet

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