June 2, 2007|
This week on A Prairie Home Companion we're headed down to the Rhubarb Festival in Lanesboro, Minnesota. Where, with a few samples of the coveted "BeeBopAreeBop" recipe, we'll pucker the pie holes of purists from Pigeon Falls to Plainfield. Joining us, Texas honky-tonk legend Joe Ely with guitarist Rob Gjersoe, local ladies The Rhubarb Sisters will sing some songs about the beloved Rheum, plus longtime duo Bob Bovee and Gail Heil will pitch in a tune or two, and Rich Dworsky and The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band will kick up a cloud of dust out on the Lanesboro softball field. Also with us, The Royal Academy of Radio Acting: Tim Russell, Sue Scott, and Tom Keith, The News from Lake Wobegon, and much more coming up this Saturday on A Prairie Home Companion.
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|00:03:00||GK opens, talks about right field, softball and beer, Rhubarb Festival in Lanesboro|
|00:3:05||GK explains satellite switch, joins previous night's performance|
|00:3:50||"My Girl" The Rhubarb Sisters|
|00:9:26||Adventures in Scripture script|
|00:12:33||"I Heard" Andy Stein and Shoes|
|00:14:35||The Lives of the Cowboys script|
|00:20:50||GK talks about Lanesboro, mixed religions, intros Bob Bovee and Gail Heil|
|00:22:05||"The Farmer is the Man" Bob Bovee and Gail Heil|
|00:26:04||"Come Over and See Me Sometime" Bob Bovee and Gail Heil|
|00:29:40||Powdermilk Biscuit Break|
|00:33:25||GK talks with Orval and Marie Amdahl|
|00:35:30||"The Amdahlís Waltz" Shoe Band|
|00:43:02||GK intros Joe Ely|
|00:43:41||Santa Rosa/ St. Augustine Joe Ely and Rob Gjersoe, INTO Up on a Ridge|
|00:47:40||Guy Noir script|
|00:55:38||GK intros and talks with Yvonne Freese|
|00:58:20||Mouth So Charmful Yvonne Freese|
|01:03:00||Intermission Somebody Stole My Gal|
|01:07:45||Welcome back to 2nd half/Greetings|
|01:10:27||GK talks more about Lanesboro|
|01:15:50||GK talks to Joe Ely|
|01:16:29||"Silver City" Joe Ely and Rob Gjerse|
|01:20:10||"Live Forever" Joe Ely, Rob Gjerse and Shoe Band|
|01:23:50||News From Lake Wobegon|
|01:36:40||"God Bless The Outcasts" Yvonne Freese|
|01:44:38||Rhubarb Rag Shoe Band|
|01:47:20||GK talks to the Rhubarb Sisters about rhubarb|
|01:48:40||The Rhubarb Song GK and Shoe Band|
|01:50:30||Rhubarb One script (with Rhubarb Sisters)|
|01:55:05||Credits, "The Next Time Iím in Town" Shoe Band|
Time Lapse of the show set-up|
Photos from the show
Click images to view slideshow. (Photos taken by Joe Deden, Andrea McAvey, Thomas Scheuzger)
|Garrison throws the softball around between rehearsal sets.
||When the sky was clear the setting could not have been more perfect in Lanesboro.
|Decked out in hostess aprons and pink high tops, The Rhubarb Sisters join GK in their version of the tune "Hold Tight."
||Joe Ely performs "Silver City."
|The Royal Academy of Radio Actors (Tom Keith, Tim Russell, Sue Scott and Garrison Keillor) open with the script "Lanesboro."
||Bob Bovee and Gail Heil, local tunesmiths, talk with Garrison under the big Rhubarb stage banner.