June 24, 2006
This week, we'll throw our mountain bikes on the truck and head west into Pueblo country to bring you a show from Abravanel Hall in Salt Lake City, Utah. With very special guests Linda Ronstadt & Ann Savoy, performing as the ZoZo Sisters, folk music legend Ramblin' Jack Elliott, and sitting in with the Guy's All-Star Shoe Band, instrumentalist John Niemann and singer Prudence Johnson. Also with us, the Royal Academy of Radio Acting: Tim Russell, Sue Scott, and Fred Newman, the News From Lake Wobegon, and much more, live from the beehive state this Saturday on A Prairie Home Companion.

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Segment 1
00:00:13"Tishomingo Blues" - GK, Guy's All-Star Shoe band
00:02:48SFX Script
00:10:40"School's Out" - Pat Donohue and Guy's All-Star shoe band
00:13:25GK Intros Jack Elliott
00:13:37"Call Me A Dog" - Ramblin' Jack Elliott
00:15:30GK talks with Jack Elliott
00:19:30"Engine 143" - Ramblin' Jack Elliott
00:23:26Cowboys Script
00:34:16Powdermilk Biscuit Theme Break
Segment 2
00:35:44GK Intros Linda Ronstadt/Ann Savoy
00:36:29"Adieu False Heart" - Linda Ronstadt/Ann Savoy, their band, and Gary Raynor
00:40:20GK talks with Linda and Ann
00:41:35"Walk Away Renee" - Linda Ronstadt/Ann Savoy, their band, and Gary
00:45:15Guy Noir Script
00:53:35GK intros Prudence and next song
00:54:09"I Think of You" - GK, Prudence Johnson, and Shoes
00:58:14GK talks with Jack Elliott
00:59:15"San Francisco Bay Blues" - Ramblin' Jack Elliott and Shoes
01:01:55Intermission/"Salty" - Guy's All-Star Shoe Band
Segment 3
01:06:27GK Welcomes back to 2nd half and does Greetings
01:10:14"Good Old Summertime" with "Come, Come, Ye Saints" - GK, Prudence Johnson, Shoes
01:14:30Rhubarb Script
01:23:57GK talks with Jack Elliott
01:24:37"Rangers' Command" - Ramblin' Jack Elliott
Segment 4
01:28:23The News From Lake Wobegon
Segment 5
01:42:40GK talks with Linda and Ann
01:43:25"Plus Tu Tournes" - Linda Ronstadt/Ann Savoy, their band, and Gary
01:46:14"Too Old To Die Young" - Linda Ronstadt/Ann Savoy and their band
01:49:50Coffee Script
01:54:08GK talks with Jack Elliott
01:54:54"So Long, it's been good to know ya" - Ramblin' Jack Elliott, GK, and Shoes
01:57:10"Goodnight Ladies" - GK, Jack Elliott, Prudence Johnson, Linda Ronstadt, Ann Savoy, Guy's All-Star Shoe Band

Photos from the show
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View from side stage Stage manager Albert Webster gives music director Rich Dworsky the on-air cue
Garrison gives a time out John Niemann brings us his fiddle this weekend
Folk legend Ramblin' Jack Elliot Ann Savoy of the ZoZo Sisters

Guest Information
  • Ramblin' Jack Elliott
  • Linda Ronstadt and Ann Savoy (The Zozo Sisters)
  • Prudence Johnson
  • John Niemann
  • Guest Recordings
  • Ramblin' Jack Elliott
  • Linda Ronstadt/Ann Savoy
  • Prudence Johnson

  • Scripts
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  • The Lives of the Cowboys script
  • Guy Noir script
  • Rhubarb script
  • Coffee script

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