May 17, 2003
Live from the Fitzgerald Theater in St. Paul, Minnesota, with singer Stephanie Davis and Philip Brunelle with VocalEssence. Jorja Fleezanis drops by, and Dan Newton sits in with the Shoe Band.

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00:12GK talks about lunar eclipse, Hello Love
04:07GK talks about spring finally arriving, "being" Republican
06:35Sonnet for No. 43
09:38Fabulous Rag - Pat Donohue and band
12:40GK talks about Stephanie Davis getting out of a speeding ticket in Montana
13:57Mud Season Blues - Stephanie Davis and band
17:33M.R.I. script
26:49GK talks to Jorja Fleezanis
28:40Meditation from Thaïs - Jorja Fleezanis and Christopher Zemiliauskas
34:07Powdermilk Biscuit Break
36:09Who Walked in When I Walked Out- Dan Newton and band
39:33Bud's Coffee script
42:08United America script
46:32GK talks to Philip Brunelle about Norwegian singers
47:37Choir Story script
59:32Intermission - Who's Sorry Now
1:08:07Loving You - Stephanie Davis and GK
1:10:12Syttende Mai script
1:17:47GK talks to singers from Norwegian National Opera
1:28:03Rumanian Folk Dances - Jorja Fleezanis
1:44:57Evening Prayer - VocalEssence
1:47:33I Ride An Old Paint - GK and Stephanie Davis
1:50:38Ketchup script
1:53:04Thanks to guests, We're All Republicans Now - GK
1:55:49The Next Time I'm In Town closer

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Stephanie Davis Nini Ritzau
Jorja Fleezanis VocalEssence
Trond Moe and Knut Moe Garrison Keillor

Guest Recordings
  • Stephanie Davis
  • VocalEssence
  • Dan Newton
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    Guest Information
  • Stephanie Davis
  • VocalEssence
  • Jorja Fleezanis
  • Dan Newton
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  • Sonnet for No. 43 (Bush)
  • M.R.I.
  • Bud's Coffee
  • United America
  • Choir Story
  • Syttende Mai
  • Ketchup

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