April 12, 2003
Live from Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter, Minnesota, with musicians Del Rey, Steve James, and Cindy Cashdollar. Accordion player Dan Newton joins the Shoe Band.

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02:18One More Spring in Minnesota - GK, strings, and Shoe band
05:18GK talks about St. Peter, spring coming, war ending, news, Sadaam Hussein
09:10Gustie Rouser/ Beer Barrell Polka - GK and Shoe Band
11:29GK talks to Tormod, Norwegian whistler
13:36O Mio Babbino - Tormod
16:14Body Piercing Script
19:05Downtown Strut- Shoe band and resonator guitarists
22:37GK intros Barbara's Shop Quartet
24:14Johnny Angel - Barbara's Shop Quartet
28:03Rugged But Right - Barbara's Shop Quartet
30:03Powdermilk Biscuit Break
32:06It Gets Lonely in a Small Town - GK, band, Cindy Cashdollar
36:16The Lives of the Cowboys script
48:43Newton From Idaho - Dan Newton and Shoe band
51:30Barb's Photo script
53:53GK talks about Gustavus Adolphus College
56:31I Remember You - Gustavus Jazz Lab Band
1:00:53I'm Beginning to See the Light - Gustavus Jazz Lab Band
1:03:15Intermission - It's a Sin to Tell a Lie - Shoe band
1:11:24GK talks to Cindy Cashdollar about Resofest
1:12:15Slideshow - Cindy Cashdollar, Del Rey, and Steve James
1:16:01Saturday Night in Jail - Steve James, Cindy Cashdollar, and Del Rey
1:20:24GK talks to Tormod
1:22:07Someday My Prince Will Come - Tormod
1:45:21Jerusalem of Gold - strings
1:49:00Ketchup script
1:52:42GK talks about St. Peter
1:54:08You Are My Sunshine, credits, the Next Time I'm in Town

Photos from the show
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Tormod Borgen Rogne Del Rey
Steve James Barbara's Shop
James, Del Rey, and Cashdollar GK and cast

Guest Recordings
  • Cindy Cashdollar
  • Steve James
  • Dan Newton
  • Tormod Borgen Rogne
  • Music Information
    Performers, music sources and credits
    Guest Information
  • Tormod Borgen Rogne
  • Cindy Cashdollar
  • Steve James
  • Del Rey
  • Dan Newton
  • Scripts
  • Body Piercing
  • The Lives of the Cowboys
  • Barb's One Hour Photo
  • Ketchup
  • Spring in Minnesota [lyrics]

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