Performers, Music Sources and Credits
Saturday, January 1, 2005
Live from the Fitzgerald Theater in St. Paul, Minnesota

Performers
Garrison Keillor, Sue Scott, Tim Russell, Tom Keith
The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band: Richard Dworsky, piano, keyboard, organ; Pat Donohue, guitar; John Niemann, fiddle, guitar, and mandolin; Gary Raynor, bass; Arnie Kinsella, percussion; Andy Stein, fiddle, tenor sax; Greg Hippen, bass; Cindy Cashdollar, steel guitar, dobro; Randy Sabien, fiddle, mandolin, guitar;

Guests
VocalEssence: Philip Brunelle, conductor
Singers of Musica Sacra: Soprano: Jacqueline Horner, Joan Krause, Ellen Taylor Sisson, Janine Ullyette, Cynthia Richards Wallace. Alto: Sarah Bleasdale, Meg Bragle, B.J. Fredricks, Karen Goldfeder. Tenor: Gregory Davidson; Jim Fredericks; Todd Frizzell, Steven Raiford. Bass: Frank Barr, Hayes Biggs, Elliot Levine, Alan Rasmussen, Mark Wagstrom. Musica Sacra Players: Violin I: Alexander Simionescu, Violin II: Jenny Lind Nilsson, Viola: Susan Pray, Cello: Michael Mermagen, Bass: Barbara Wilson, Flute: Sheryl Henze



Music

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.; © 1989/2004 Garrison Keillor

COLD WEATHER script underscore
—Richard Dworsky
—m: Richard Dworsky
—© 1996 Richard Dworsky

SINGIN' IN THE SNOW (SINGIN' IN THE RAIN) (in "Cold Weather" script)
—Garrison Keillor and Guy's All-Star Shoe Band
—original w/m: Arthur Freed and Nacio Herb Brown © EMI Robbins Catalog (ASCAP)
—New words: Garrison Keillor © 1996 Garrison Keillor

OKLAHOMA (in "Cold Weather" script)
—Garrison Keillor and Guy's All-Star Shoe Band
—original w/m: Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II
—© Willaimson Music (ASCAP)
—New words: Garrison Keillor © 1996 Garrison Keillor

FRED FARRELL script underscore
—Richard Dworsky
—m: Richard Dworsky
—© 1996 Richard Dworsky

AULD LANG SYNE (closer)
—Richard Dworsky, Butch Thompson, The Statesboro Blues Band
—w: Robert Burns; m: Traditional Scottish

FASCINATION (excerpt, in "Winter" script)
—The Guys All-Star Shoe Band (underscore)
—m: F. D. Marchetti
—© 1932 F. D. Marchetti

NASHVILLE PICKIN'
—Pat Donohue, GASB
—m: Doc Watson and John Pilla
—© 1966 Watson/ Pilla

THE FLU BLUES (WHIPPING THAT OLD T. B.)
—Pat Donohue, Garrison Keillor, GASB, BT
—w/m: Jimmie Rodgers; new words: Garrison Keillor, Pat Donohue
—© 1933 (Renewed) Peer International Corporation; (c) 1999 Garrison Keillor, Pat Donohue

"WESTERN" THEME ("The Lives of the Cowboys" theme)
—The Currently Employed Band
—m: Pat Donohue, Richard Dworsky, The Guys All-Star Shoe Band
—© 1994 Salspot Music/ Richard Dworsky (BMI)

GUY NOIR THEME
—Richard Dworsky, Andy Stein, Gary Raynor, Arnie Kinsella
—w: Garrison Keillor/ Richard Dworsky
—m: Richard Dworsky
—© 1995 Keillor/Dworsky

GUY NOIR script underscore
—Richard Dworsky, Andy Stein
—m: Richard Dworsky
—© 2001 Richard Dworsky

SPEED THE PLOW/ COLD FROSTY MORNING/ SALT CREEK
—The Barn Owl Band
—m: traditional

A TOAST TO THE NEW YEAR
—Richard Dworsky and Tony Ross
—m: Richard Dworsky
—© 2003 Richard Dworsky

THE PLEASURE OF LEISURE
—Richard Dworsky and Tony Ross
—m: Richard Dworsky
—© 2003 Richard Dworsky

PRAIRIE SUNRISE
—Peter Ostroushko, Pat Donohue, Richard Dworsky, and the Minnesota Orchestra
—m: Peter Ostroushko
—© 2003 Sluz Duz Music Publishing Co. (BMI)

BLUE GUITAR STOMP (Intermission)
—Guy's All-Star Shoe Band
—w/m: C. Smith
—© Peer International

MUSETTE CAPRICE
—Stas Venglevski
—m: Stas Venglevski
—© Stas Venglevski
—rec.: "Accordion Illusions"

NUTCRACKER script underscore
—Stas Venglevski

CHINESE DANCE, ARABIAN DANCE, and TREPAK (from The Nutcracker Suite)
—m: Peter Ilych Tchaikovsky
—rec.: "The Nutcracker Suite"

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

ROLY POLY
—Guy's All-Star Shoe Band
—w/m: Fred Rose
—© Sony/ATV Milene Music (ASCAP)

CATCHUP script underscore
—Richard Dworsky
—m: Richard Dworsky
—© 2004 Richard Dworsky

CATCHUP THEME
—Richard Dworsky, with Arnie Kinsella
—w: Garrison Keillor
—m: Richard Dworsky
—© Garrison Keillor and Richard Dworsky

SMOKE HOUSE BLUES
—Butch Thompson, piano
—m: Charles Luke
—© Edwin H. Morris & Co.

GK TALK underscore
—Butch Thompson
—m: Butch Thompson
—© 2004 Butch Thompson

Milton "Soupy" Schindler material:

FOUR FLUSHERS WALTZ
—Soupy Schindler and Bill Hinckley
—m: Schindler/ Hinckley
—© Schindler/ Hinckley
—originally broadcast September 25, 1976

GRIZZLY BEAR
—Soupy Schindler and Jack's Auto Repair Jug Band
—m: traditional
—originally broadcast September 25, 1976

ONLY YOU
—Soupy Schindler, Judy Larson, and Bill Hinckley
—w/m: Buck Ram, Ande Rand
—(c) 1955 (Renewed 1983) Hollis Music Inc.
—originally broadcast September 14, 1974

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