September 9, 2006
This week on A Prairie Home Companion, it's a Halloween compilation re-broadcast featuring Rhonda Vincent, The Mid-Winter Tuba Quintet, and Soprano Maria Jette. Our own Tim Russell sings "Can't Take My Eyes off Your Throat", the Guy's All-Star Shoe Band swings with a tune called "Jekyll & Slide", folk-rocker Tim Eriksen sings "O Death", and Garrison reads Edgar Allen Poe's "The Raven". Join us for all that, and a bag of chips, this Saturday on A Prairie Home Companion.

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Segment 1
00:00:00Logo
00:00:12Tishomingo Blues
00:00:57GK Intro
00:02:21"O Death" - Tim Erickson
00:05:25"Can't Take My Eyes Off Your Throat" - Tim Russell (Vampire)
00:06:04Department of Folksong ("Worms" - "Anne Boylen" - "Lady Isabel") GK and Prudence Johnson, with Shoes
00:15:19"Otello" Halloween Aria, Maria Jette, soprano and Charles Kemper, piano
00:18:58GK Introduces Rhonda Vincent & The Rage
00:19:31"Martha White Theme" - Rhonda Vincent & The Rage
00:21:25"Frankie Bell" - Rhonda Vincent & The Rage
00:24:59"Bringing Mary Home" - Rhonda Vincent & The Rage
00:28:09Powdermilk Biscuit Break
Segment 2
00:30:07"Haunted House" - John Niemann and Shoes
00:33:50Vampire Singing Contest
00:36:19"Magic Flute" Halloween Aria, Maria Jette, soprano and Charles Kemper, piano
00:39:53Fred Farrell script
00:40:53"Banks of the Ohio" - GK and Prudence Johnson with Shoes
00:44:52Guy Noir script
Segment 3
00:57:49GK talks with Rhonda Vincent
00:58:43"Kentucky Borderline" - Rhonda Vincent & The Rage
01:02:33Intermission, "Some of These Days" - Shoes
01:06:17Welcome back to the 2nd half
01:07:11"You Don't Love God, If You Don't Love Your Neighbor" - GK, Rhonda Vincent & The Rage
Segment 4
01:10:53The News From Lake Wobegon
Segment 5
01:26:27"The Raven" by Edgar Allen Poe, GK and Rich Dworsky, piano
01:40:53"The Little Man That Wasn't There" - Andy Stein and Shoes
01:44:24"I'm Hopin', Here's Hopin'", Adam Granger and Shoes
01:47:34Ruth Harrison, Reference Librarian script
01:53:08"Lovesick Blues" - GK and Shoes
01:55:04Credits
01:55:58"Long Black Veil" - GK and The Midwinter Tuba Quintet

Photos from the show
Click images to view slideshow. (Photos taken by Andrea McAvey and Melissa Sperl)

Actors Tim Russell and Sue Scott, with a message from the English Majors of America. Guitarist John Niemann plays a part in our Halloween celebration, with "Haunted House."
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GK, Rich Dworsky and The Midwinter Tuba Quintet with "Long Black Veil." Tim Russell, with a little back up from the Shoe Band.

Guest Information
  • Midwinter Tuba Quintet
  • Tim Eriksen
  • Adam Granger
  • Prudence Johnson
  • Andy Stein
  • Rhonda Vincent and the Rage
  • Guest Recordings
  • Tim Eriksen
  • Prudence Johnson
  • Rhonda Vincent & the Rage

  • Scripts
  • Fred Farrell
  • Guy Noir script
  • Ruth Harrison script
  • Lyrics
  • Vampire Contest
  • Otello Halloween Aria



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