A Prairie Home Companion
SATURDAY, April 5, 2003

Music performed on A Prairie Home Companion, April 5, 2003 at the John Glas Fieldhouse, Bemidji State University, Bemidji, MN

Performers:

Garrison Keillor, Sue Scott, Tim Russell, Tom Keith
The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band
: Richard Dworsky, piano, keyboard, organ; Peter Ostroushko, fiddle, mandolin; Pat Donohue, guitar; Gary Raynor, bass; Arnie Kinsella, percussion

Guests:

Susan Carol Hauser, poet
Ricky Skaggs and Kentucky Thunder: Ricky Skaggs, vocals and mandolin; Mark Fain, bass; Jim Mills, banjo; Paul Brewster, guitar; Darren Vincent, guitar; Cody Kilby, guitar; and Luke Bulla, fiddle
The Red Line Swingers: Under the direction of Del Lyren. Trumpet: Graham Steeds, Davin Rosenberg, Amy Burmeister, Betsy Danielson, Shannon Murray, Ryan Sackett, Katie VanDerMeer, Melinda Schoeneck and Sarah Shaw. Trombone: Andy Kurcan and Kevin Petroske. Euphonium: Matt Voeltz. Saxophone: Priya Muehr, Jared Larson, and Angie Midciff. Tuba: Clint Noling and Matt Kistner. Percussion: Dave Quamme
Concordia Language Village Foreign Language Speakers: Marcos Erickson, Spanish; Helene Nordlund, Norwegian; Rob Carruthers, Chinese; Lauri Saukko, Finnish; Christine Schultz, French
Bemidji State University Chamber Singers: Under the direction of Brad Logan. Soprano: Talia DeBenedet, Cara Johnson, Brenda Kennedy, Becky Litzau, and JoAnna Swantek. Alto: April Drietz, Becky Gaalaas, and Melinda Schoeneck. Tenor: Andy Leshovsky, Josh Nice, John Persell, and Ethan Rogers. Bass: Andy Miller, Jon Olson, Carl Peterson, and Travis Sjaaheim.

TISHOMINGO BLUES (Opening theme)

Garrison Keillor, Guy's All-Star Shoe Band
w/m: Spencer Williams; new words: Garrison Keillor
© 1917 Joseph W. Stern and Co.; © 1989/ 2002 Garrison Keillor

WIPE OUT

The Red Line Swingers
w/m: The Surfaris
© Lawrence P. Watkin for Wilson Fuller Berryhill & Conolly, Miraleste Music Company, Robin Hood Music Company (BMI)

BEMIDJI STATE UNIVERSITY FIGHT SONG

The Red Line Swingers
w/m: traditional

PAUL BUNYAN script underscore

Richard Dworsky
m: Richard Dworsky
© 2003 Richard Dworsky

BLACK-EYED SUZIE

Ricky Skaggs and Kentucky Thunder
w/m: traditional, arranged by Ricky Skaggs
© Heartbound Songs, Inc. (ASCAP)
rec.: “Live at the Charleston Music Hall” Skaggs Family 901004

A SIMPLE LIFE

Ricky Skaggs and Kentucky Thunder
w/m: Harley Allen
© Coburn Music (BMI)
rec.: “Live at the Charleston Music Hall” Skaggs Family 901004

GUY NOIR THEME

Richard Dworsky, Gary Raynor, Arnie Kinsella
w: Garrison Keillor/ Richard Dworsky
m: Richard Dworsky
© 1995 Keillor/Dworsky

GUY NOIR script underscore

Richard Dworsky
m: Richard Dworsky
© 2003 Richard Dworsky

POWDERMILK BISCUIT THEME

Garrison Keillor, Guy's All-Star Shoe Band
w/m: Garrison Keillor
© Garrison Keillor

VINCE LOMBARDI MADRIGAL

Bemidji State University Chamber Singers
w: Vince Lombaardi quotes/ Garrison Keillor
m: "Shoot, False Love, I Care Not" Thomas Morley
arrangement © 1930 E.C. Schirmer Music Co.

OF THE FATHER'S LOVE BEGOTTEN

Bemidji State University Chamber Singers
w/m: traditional
arranged: Edwin Fissinger, from Three Sacred Pieces
arrangement © Walton Music

LORD WON'T YOU COME DOWN HERE

Garrison Keillor, Ricky Skaggs, Bemidji State University Chamber Singers, Guy's All-Star Shoe Band
w/m: traditional

DINAH (intermission)

Guy's All-Star Shoe Band
w: Sam M. Lewis, Joe Young; m: Harry Akst
© 1925 Mills Music, Inc.

LAVERNE'S RES RAG

Guy's All-Star Shoe Band
m: Peter Ostroushko
© 2003 Sluz-Duz Publishing Co. (BMI)

SFX script underscore

Richard Dworsky
m: Richard Dworsky
© 2003 Richard Dworsky

GOIN’ TO THE CEILI

Ricky Skaggs and Kentucky Thunder
m: Ricky Skaggs
© Heartbound Songs, Inc. (ASCAP)
rec.: “Live at the Charleston Music Hall” Skaggs Family 901004

UNCLE PEN

Ricky Skaggs and Kentucky Thunder
w/m: Bill Monroe
© Unichappell Music (BMI)
rec.: “Live at the Charleston Music Hall” Skaggs Family 901004

BEMIDJI BLUES

Guy's All-Star Shoe Band
m: Peter Ostroushko
© 2003 Sluz-Duz Music Publishing Co. (BMI)

LORD, WON'T YOU COME DOWN HERE (reprise)

Garrison Keillor, Ricky Skaggs, Bemidji State University Chamber Singers, Guy's All-Star Shoe Band
w/m: traditional

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