January 14, 2006
This week, we'll be in the very heart of Minnesota, broadcasting from the Ted Mann Concert Hall at the University of Minnesota. Luckily, that failing grade in organic chemistry does not disqualify us from doing live radio on campus. Featured guests include rising Nashville star Adrienne Young, Bulgarian violin prodigy Bella Hristova, Jazz singer Prudence Johnson, and sitting in with the Guy's All-Star Shoe Band, the maestro, Andy Stein. Also with us, The Royal Academy of Radio Acting, Tim Russell, Sue Scott, and Tom Keith. Join us Saturday, there's bound to be something you'll go-pher.

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Segment 1
00:00:12Tishomingo Blues
00:02:43"Wagner's Hojohoto" - Maria Jette
00:04:01University script
00:07:58"You Ain't Goin' Nowhere" - GK, Prudence Johnson, Shoe Band
00:10:25GK talks about his first class at the U of MN, Latin with Margaret Forbes
00:11:14Robert Sonkowsky recites a poem by Horace
00:14:29"Recitative and Scherzo" (Kreisler) - Bella Hristova
00:19:38GK talks to Bella
00:21:16Gopher script
Segment 2
00:24:05GK introduces Adrienne Young
00:24:51"Plow to the End of the Row" - Adrienne Young and Hans Holzen
00:28:28GK introduces the next tune
00:29:08"The Art of Virtue"- Adrienne Young, Hans Holzen, and Guy's All-Star Shoe Band
00:32:15Powdermilk Biscuit Break/Andy Stein fiddle medley
00:35:36"Don't Think Twice, It's Alright"/"Knockin' on Heaven's Door" - GK, Prudence Johnson, Adrienne Young, Shoe Band
00:40:38GK talks to Bella Hristova
00:41:32"Tango #3 Caprice" (Piazzola) - Bella Hristova
00:44:39Guy Noir script
00:57:50"Brokedown Palace" - Adrienne Young, Hans Holzen, GK, Prudence Johnson, Shoe Band
Segment 3
01:02:00Intermission (Shine)
01:06:06Welcome Back to the 2nd Half, "Wagner's Hojotoho"
01:07:30GK introduces the University of Minnesota Hockey Pep Band, talks with their director Skeeter Burroughs, they play cadences and the U of MN Rouser
01:17:23GK dedicates the next tune to listeners Joe and Kay
01:17:38"In My Life" - Garrison Keillor, Prudence Johnson, and Guy's All-Star Shoe Band
Segment 4
01:20:17GK introduces Maria Jette and Sonya Thompson, talks about Birgit Nilsson
01:22:38"Schlaf', in Meinen Arn"/"Schwedisches Wiegenlied" - Maria Jette, Sonya Thompson, Andy Stein, and Gary Raynor
01:26:34"Wagner's Hojotoho" - Maria Jette
01:27:46GK talks about his horrible Latin translations, Margaret Forbes
01:29:00Robert Sonkowsky recites "Cicero", GK translates
Segment 5
01:32:37GK introduces Bella Hristova
01:33:08"Vocalise" (Rachmaninoff)- Bella Hristova and Richard Dworsky
01:39:07News From Lake Wobegon
01:55:42"Brokedown Palace" closer - Adrienne Young, Hans Holzen, GK, Prudence, band

Photos from the show
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The Weisman Art Museum, designed by Frank Gehry It's the first of several Brunhildes, embodied by Maria Jette
Sue Scott and Tim Russell perform the script "Gopher." Adrienne Young with Hans Holzen perform the title cut from Adrienne's cd, "Plow to the End of the Row."
Adrienne Young sends an appreciative nod to Andy Stein during the opening sax solo for "Guy Noir." Tom Keith makes a submarine ping by way of a green coffee mug.

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  • Bella Hristova
  • Adrienne Young
  • Robert Sonkowsky
  • Maria Jette
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  • Prudence Johnson

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  • Gopher script
  • Guy Noir script

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