October 2, 2004
This week we welcome folk-rock-blues singer Geoff Muldaur and guitarist/composer/former Dire Straits frontman Mark Knopfler to our second show of the season. Recorded live at home at the Fitzgerald Theater.

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Segment 1
00:00:13Tishomingo Blues
00:02:42GK talks about winter weather, Presidential debates, undecided voters
00:05:34"Bob Dylan Polka" - Dan Newton and Guy's All Star Shoe Band
00:08:02"All the Good Times Are Passed and Gone" - GK, Geoff Muldaur, Mark Knopfler
Segment 2
00:11:48Good Shepherd script
00:13:24GK talks about Mark Knopfler
00:14:39"Song for Sonny Liston" - Mark Knopfler
Segment 3
00:21:49GK talks with Mark Knopfler
00:23:20"Back to Tupelo" - Mark Knopfler
00:29:20Powdermilk Biscuit Break
00:31:02improvised SFX script, Viking script
00:36:46"Hi-Flyers Stomp" - Guy's All-Star Shoe Band
Segment 4
00:38:50GK talks to Geoff Muldaur
00:39:30"The Whale Swallowed Jonah" - Geoff Muldaur and Shoe Band
00:42:26"Small Town Talk" - Geoff Muldaur, Mark Knopfler, Shoe Band
00:47:16Guy Noir
00:57:06"Stand Up Guy" - Mark Knopfler
01:02:04Intermission - "Stone's Rag" - Shoe Band
Segment 5
01:06:08Welcome Back to the second half, weather has shifted
01:06:28Bush script
01:11:08"Backslidin'" - Pat Donohue and Shoe Band
Segment 6
01:13:27St. Paul script
01:19:15Geoff talks to GK about his upcoming trip to Germany
01:20:01"Heavenly Grass" - Geoff Muldaur
01:22:55"Stand By Me" - Geoff Muldaur, GK and Shoe Band
Segment 7
01:27:23The News from Lake Wobegon
Segment 8
01:46:22"It's Only Love" - Pat Donohue
01:48:48"All That Matters" - Mark Knopfler
01:53:34Credits, "The Next Time I'm in Town"

Photos from the show
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Geoff Muldaur and the Shoe Band "The Whale Swallowed Jonah" Garrison Keillor as Guy Noir
Garrison Keillor talks to Mark Knopfler Special guest Mark Knopfler
Music Director Rich Dworsky and special guest Mark Knopfler Dan Newton does the "Bob Dylan Polka"

Guest Recordings
  • Geoff Muldaur
  • Mark Knopfler
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    Guest Information
  • Mark Knopfler
  • Geoff Muldaur
  • Dan Newton

  • Scripts
  • Good Shepherd Script
  • Vikings Script
  • Guy Noir
  • Bush Script
  • St. Paul Script

  • Lyrics
  • All The Good Times are Passed and Gone

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