June 18, 2005
This weekend we're broadcasting live from the Ravinia Festival 2005 in Highland Park, Illinois. There'll be a lot of powerful female vocalists there with us: The Mila Vocal Ensemble, The Ditty Bops, our good friend Prudence Johnson. Plus, Howard Levy on harmonica, Andy Stein on violin, Garrison Keillor with the News From Lake Wobegon, and more. Join us.

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Segment 1
00:00:12Tishomingo Blues
00:02:45GK opens, talks about the beautiful weather in Highland Park
00:03:55"Sta Se Ono" - Mila Vocal Ensemble
00:05:55"I Got My Mojo Workin'" - Pat Donohue and Shoe Band
00:09:37"Sister Kate" - The Ditty Bops
00:12:03Bush script
00:14:35"I Ain't Got Nobody" - Prudence Johnson and Shoe Band
Segment 2
00:18:11"Pat's Donomoe" - Guy's All-Star Shoe Band
00:20:40The Lives of the Cowboys script
00:30:45Powdermilk Biscuit Break (with GK and Mila Vocal Ensemble and The Ditty Bops)
00:33:28SFX (summer evening) script
00:39:47GK introduces the Mila Vocal Ensemble
00:40:37"O, moj Mile" - Mila Vocal Ensemble
Segment 3
00:43:11"I dumaj Zlato" - Mila Vocal Ensemble
00:45:30"It's The Last Time" - Howard Levy and Shoe Band
00:47:22Guy Noir script
01:00:14Intermission/"Dinah" - Shoe Band
Segment 4
01:05:09Welcome Back to the 2nd half, Father's Day announcement from GK
01:10:06"Aura Lee (Chicago)" - GK, Prudence, Shoe Band
01:11:55"I Still Can't Say Goodbye" - GK, Shoe Band, Ditty Bops
01:15:30GK introduces The Ditty Bops, talks with Amanda
01:17:55"Gentle Sheep" - The Ditty Bops
01:21:55"In The Meantime" - The Ditty Bops
Segment 5
01:24:47The News from Lake Wobegon
Segment 6
01:38:02"Dimcho ljo gajdardahiche le" - Mila Vocal Ensemble
01:41:07Dance script
01:43:55"The Jitterbug Waltz" - Prudence Johnson and Guy's All-Star Shoe Band
01:47:27Rotary International acknowledgement
01:48:05Rhubarb script
01:53:25"Down the Road" - Pat Donohue and Guy's All-Star Shoe Band, credits
01:56:21More credits/"Red River Valley" - All

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The Ravinia Festival 2005, in Highland Park, Illinois. The Mila Vocal Ensemble.
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Prudence Johnson sings a sweet song. Sue Scott, Tim Russell, and Fred Newman.
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Cast and performers take a bow. The Ditty Bops.

Guest Information
  • Howard Levy
  • The Ditty Bops
  • Mila Vocal Ensemble
  • Andy Stein
  • Prudence Johnson
  • Guest Recordings
  • Howard Levy
  • The Ditty Bops
  • Prudence Johnson

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  • Bush script
  • Lives of the Cowboys script
  • SFX (Summer evening) script
  • Guy Noir
  • Dance script
  • Rhubarb script
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