September 23, 2006|
This week on A Prairie Home Companion, it's the night of nights, the height of heights on Exchange and Wabasha, the 33rd annual Season Premiere Broadcast, Meatloaf Supper, and Street Dance. Featuring bluegrass blowtorches Old Crow Medicine Show, sultry songbird Prudence Johnson, and the big guns John Niemann and Andy Stein are sitting in with the Guy's All-Star Shoe Band. Actress Erica Rhodes joins the Royal Academy of Radio Acting; Tim Russell, Sue Scott, and Tom Keith. Meanwhile, outside the Fitzgerald Theater, the Street Dance and Meatloaf Supper begins at 5pm with an outdoor APHC simulcast, at 6pm the heavenly meatloaf is served, and the dancing begins promptly at 7pm with the fiery Salsa Del Soul Orchestra, plus performances from all the great talent on the broadcast, hot/cold beverages, and Cash Prizes!!!
Contests this year include:
1. "Loon Calling" judged by Tom Keith
2. "Loudest Child & Beautiful Baby"
3. "Mr. Wonderful" judged by Sue Scott
4. "Salsa Dancing"
AND NEW THIS YEAR
5. "Name that Seed" – Identify jars of common seeds
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|00:02:22||GK opens, talks about rain, autumn, Rosh Hashanah, corn crop was pretty good this year, sugar beets, hawk weekend in Duluth|
|00:04:45||"City of St. Paul" - GK/Shoes|
|00:08:46||GK talks about writing songs, Vanity Fair magazine|
|00:09:26||"I Can't Help it If I'm Still in Love With You" - GK/Prudence, Shoes|
|00:15:50||"Mountain Air" - Pat Donohue and Shoes (Pat and GK intro)|
|00:18:52||GK talks to Pat about how it will be hard to play so fast when he gets old|
|00:19:14||Ruth Harrison, Reference Librarian script|
|00:26:43||"Something Good" - Prudence Johnson and Shoes|
|00:29:14||Powdermilk Biscuit Break|
|00:31:10||GK intros the Old Crow Medicine Show|
|00:33:16||"Elkhorn Ridge" - Old Crow Medicine Show|
|00:36:27||Ketch intro Kevin Hayes, next tune|
|00:37:05||"Let it Alone" - Old Crow Medicine Show|
|00:40:30||"Deportees" - Prudence and GK/Shoes|
|00:44:12||Guy Noir script|
|00:54:44||GK intros next tune|
|00:55:13||"Corrina, Corrina" - GK/ Pat/ Shoes|
|00:58:56||Intermission/"Everybody Loves My Baby"|
|01:04:02||St. Paul script|
|01:07:08||GK talks with Butch about Fred Swanson|
|01:09:17||"Minnesota Street Rag" - Butch Thompson, piano|
|01:16:00||"Sportin' Man" - Pat Donohue and Shoe Band|
|01:25:52||"I Will Always Love You" - Prudence/GK/ Shoes|
|01:28:39||GK talks with Old Crow Medicine Show|
|01:29:28||"Bobcat Tracks" - Old Crow Medicine Show|
|01:32:55||"I Hear Them All" - Old Crow Medicine Show|
|01:36:41||News From Lake Wobegon|
|01:53:54||GK intros actors, Old Crow, credits, Dixie Hoedown closer|
Photos from the show|
Click images to view slideshow. (Photos taken by Andrea McAvey and Amanda Jakl)
|Garrison sings about the City of Saint Paul.
||Pat Donohue with "Moutain Air."
|Tom Keith makes a "rustley-horsey" kind of sound.
||Garrison introduces Old Crow Medicine Show.
|Garrison joins the crowd for the Old Crow Medicine Show set
||The youngest contestant, a mere 4 years old, tries her darndest to prove she's the loudest, if not the cutest.