June 3, 2006
This week, coming to you from the largest natural amphitheater in the U.S., its a block busting broadcast from The Hollywood Bowl. With very special guest actors, Meryl Streep, Virginia Madsen, and John C. Reilly joining the Royal Academy of Radio Acting, and sitting in with the Guys All-Star Shoe Band will be Andy Stein and Sally Dworsky. Our musical guests are none other than the incomparable Shelby Lynne, and Doyle Lawson and Quicksilver.

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Segment 1
00:00:00Logo
00:00:13"Tishomingo Blues" - GK, Sally Dworsky and Guy's All-Star Shoe band
00:04:40"Goin' to California" - Pat Donahue and the Shoes
00:08:15GK intros Doyle Lawson and Quicksilver
00:08:31"Blue Train" - Doyle Lawson and Quicksilver
00:12:33GK intros and talks to Shelby Lynne
00:13:00"Lonesome" - Shelby Lynne
00:16:33"All Alone" - GK and Meryl Streep
00:19:43Coffee Script
00:22:16Floss Script
Segment 2
00:24:30GK intros Doyle Lawson and Quicksilver
00:25:18"Hard Game of Love" - Doyle Lawson and Quicksilver
00:29:20Powdermilk Biscuit Theme Break - GK and the Shoes
00:30:50Radio Script
00:49:28"Ten Rocks" - Shelby Lynne and Shoes
00:52:30"Baby" - Shelby Lynne and Shoes
00:57:38Intermission
Segment 3
01:01:58GK Welcomes back to 2nd half, Greetings
01:04:15"Silver Haired Daddy" - GK, John C. Reilly, Doyle Lawson
01:06:10Xanax Script
01:06:44GK talks with Doyle Lawson
01:07:03"Since Jesus Came Into" - Doyle Lawson and Quicksilver
01:08:43Bach Script
01:15:55"The Picture" - Sally Dworsky and Rich Dworsky
01:19:32Catchup Script
01:23:12GK talks about the movie
01:24:25"Goodbye to My Mama (Goodbye to My Uncles)" - Meryl Streep, Sally Dworsky, Rich Dworsky, GK
Segment 4
01:28:06The News from Lake Wobegon
Segment 5
01:45:55"One with the Sun" - Shelby Lynne
01:49:02Farewell Script
01:54:34Credits
01:56:20"Red River Valley" - GK, Meryl Streep, Shelby Lynne, Doyle Lawson and Quicksilver
01:58:15"Big Mon" - Shoes, Doyle Lawson, Quicksilver

Photos from the show
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The Hollywood Bowl Meryl Streep runs through a script during rehearsal
Andy Stein lends a sax to "Goin' to California" Garrison Keillor brings us the News from Lake Wobegon
Doyle Lawson and Quicksilver bring down the house with "Big Mon" Garrison and Meryl Streep are "All Alone"

Guest Information
  • Virginia Madsen
  • John C. Reilly
  • Meryl Streep
  • Sally Dworsky
  • Doyle Lawson and Quicksilver
  • Shelby Lynne
  • Andy Stein
  • Guest Recordings
  • Sally Dworsky
  • Doyle Lawson and Quicksilver
  • Shelby Lynne

  • Scripts
  • Coffee script
  • Floss script
  • Radio script
  • Xanax script
  • Bach script
  • Catchup script
  • Farewell script
  • Lyrics
  • Tishomingo Blues
  • Goodbye to My Mama (Goodbye to My Uncles)

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