Town Hall Song Lyrics
Saturday, April 9, 2005
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Hey folks do we have a show
Just like they did a long time ago
We got a big band, a much of hot shots
A terrific pianist named André Watts
And we have Odetta, a legend of jazz
And blues and folk, what a presence she has
So light up the lights and let's hear the drums
Live from New York, here it comes.

Hey folks its your big chance
Get a song in your hear, get the lead out of your pants.
We've got music and singing and comedy
At least I think so but it's not up to me
The theater's packed and that is the truth
I am a Lutheran who's trying to get Luth
The lights are dimming, the curtain parts
And I'm hoping to win your hearts!

Old Sweet Songs: A Prairie Home Companion 1974-1976

Old Sweet Songs

Lovingly selected from the earliest archives of A Prairie Home Companion, this heirloom collection represents the music from earliest years of the now legendary show: 1974–1976. With songs and tunes from jazz pianist Butch Thompson, mandolin maestro Peter Ostroushko, Dakota Dave Hull and the first house band, The Powdermilk Biscuit Band (Adam Granger, Bob Douglas and Mary DuShane).

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