February 4, 2006
February: The ebb of Minnesota life. With frozen pipes, a dark cloudy sky, and a self-described vampire running for Governor, it seemed like a good time to get out of town for awhile. So this week, we’ll go to the beautiful Bayfront Amphitheater in Miami, Florida. Featuring jazz luminaries Vince Giordano, Butch Thompson, and Dan Barrett, Cuban chanteuse Aymee Nuviola and her band, and sitting in with the Guy’s All-Star Shoe Band, Andy Stein. Also with us, the Royal Academy of Radio Acting, the News from Lake Wobegon, and much more this week on A Prairie Home Companion.

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Segment 1
00:00:00Logo
00:00:14Tishomingo Blues
00:02:42GK talks about the storm, FEMA, Bush's State of the Union speech
00:04:01"Biscayne Bay/Railroad Bill" - GK/ Guy's All-Star Shoe Band
00:06:53GK talks about the airplanes flying overhead
00:07:30GK intros Vince Giordano, talks about bass sax
00:07:56"Florida Lowdown" - Vince Giordano and Guy's All-Star Shoe Band
00:09:39GK talks about Overtown and the musicians that played there
00:10:28Fritz Electronics script
00:13:30Guy's Shoes spot (White Shoes)
00:13:58GK introduces and talks with Bianca Vallejo
00:15:46"Guantanamera" - Bianca Vallejo and Steve Scherker
00:17:52GK talks more with Bianca
00:18:35"Cuando Salí de Cuba" - Bianca Vallejo and Steve Scherker
00:20:09GK talks to Bianca about traveling
00:22:02"The Man Who Put Larson in Larceny" - GK and Shoe Band
00:24:42Powdermilk Biscuit Break
Segment 2
00:28:00GK talks about the excitement of Miami
00:28:29Guy Noir script
00:44:07GK introduces the Shoe Band
00:44:30"Saturday Night Function" - Shoe Band
00:48:18GK talks about the layout of Miami, their Hispanic population, intros Aymee Nuviola
00:50:10"Monton de Estrellas" (Mountain of Stars) - Aymee Nuviola
00:56:11GK talks to Aymee, Bianca translates
00:57:40"El Ratón" - Aymee Nuviola
01:04:21Intermission/"Milenberg Joys"
Segment 3
01:08:32Welcome back to the 2nd half, greetings
01:13:43GK makes announcement about this summer's cruise
01:14:08"Spanish is the Loving Tongue" - GK/ Shoe Band
01:17:49GK talks with Bob Leary
01:18:19"Down Among the Sheltering Palms" - Bob Leary and Shoe Band
01:21:13Bush script
01:23:20GK talks more about Miami, talks to Aymee
01:28:40"Yo Se Que Es Mentira" - Aymee Nuviola
Segment 4
01:34:50News From Lake Wobegon
Segment 5
01:47:58GK talks to Bianca
01:48:59"Vacilon que Rico Cha Cha" - Bianca Vallejo and Steve Scherker
01:50:23Catchup script
01:54:30GK talks about Bayfront Park statues, Burmese Pythons
01:56:17Credits/"Florida Lowdown" closer



Photos from the show
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Vince Giordano brings his bass saxophone into the mix Garrison talks with eleven-year-old guest Bianca Vallejo
Soundman Fred Newman can't take the pressure anymore Cuban-born singer/songwriter Aymee Nuviola
Bob Leary adds his banjo and guitar to the Guy's All-Star Shoe Band Dan Barrett spices up the Shoe Band with a bit of cornet

Guest Information
  • Aymee Nuviola
  • Dan Barrett
  • Bob Leary
  • Bianca Vallejo
  • Butch Thompson
  • Vince Giordano
  • Andy Stein
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  • Butch Thompson
  • Dan Barrett
  • Vince Giordano

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  • Fritz Electronics
  • Guy Noir script
  • Bush script
  • Catchup script
  • Lyrics
  • Biscayne Bay/Railroad Bill
  • The Man Who Puts 'Larson' in Larceny
  • Spanish is the Loving Tongue

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